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02-13-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

I really like the Ardent Race. Iíve used it as a...

I really like the Ardent Race. Iíve used it as a rear tire (2.35) on my hardtail all over the Colorado front range and also quite a bit in Hawaii. They work well for rides with mixed terrain, like if...
02-12-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

I appreciate your responses. For some reason...

I appreciate your responses. For some reason having a stranger on the internet sympathize helped!

The bike is beautiful hopefully the weather cooperates enough for a little ride this weekend. Iím...
02-12-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

Itís an Ibis Ripley AF NGX

Itís an Ibis Ripley AF NGX
02-11-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

Thank you! I know itís only tires but they arenít...

Thank you! I know itís only tires but they arenít even close to what I expected. I maxed out my play money budget for awhile buying the bike and I donít have time to waste screwing around trying to...
02-11-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

Okay, thanks for responding. Iím stoked on...

Okay, thanks for responding.

Iím stoked on the bike. Iím going to change my attitude and just appreciate the bike.
02-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By turky lurkey

Short(ish) travel bike with Enduro Tires

I just bought a 130/120 trail bike online from a local shop. I picked it up a couple days ago and it had Maxxis Assegai tires front and rear. The spec sheet said it would have Aggressor tires which...
02-06-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks for the tip! The bike is basically just...

Thanks for the tip!
The bike is basically just balanced in the stand and not really clamped, but appreciate you mentioning that.
02-06-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By turky lurkey

Nevermind! Duh! Those are carbon spacers! ...

Nevermind!

Duh! Those are carbon spacers!
Can I delete the thread?
02-06-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By turky lurkey

Grooves in Carbon Steerer tube

Hi Mechanics!
Please help. I just bought this 2003 Specialized Allez off Craigslist. Pretty cool old bike actually, with full Dura-Ace.
It had a reflector band around the steerer tube under the...
01-09-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9,811
Views: 1,047,285
Posted By turky lurkey

100% I want one, but that one, at that price...

100%
I want one, but that one, at that price isnít worth chasing too hard.
01-09-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,811
Views: 1,047,285
Posted By turky lurkey

Well its a 58... The seller updated the ad. ...

Well its a 58... The seller updated the ad.

The weird thing is I emailed the seller this morning and told them I think it might actually be a 58, and I sent a link to a short YouTube video they...
01-09-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9,811
Views: 1,047,285
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks. Yeah could be 56, which would probably...

Thanks.
Yeah could be 56, which would probably also be okay for me. I emailed the seller and am waiting for a call back.
01-09-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9,811
Views: 1,047,285
Posted By turky lurkey

Good morning Bike Forums! Please help me with...

Good morning Bike Forums!
Please help me with the sizing on the bike in the ad below?

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/portland-87-or-88-centurion-iron-man/7256733896.html

The seller...
03-04-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,196,140
Posted By turky lurkey

Had fun riding my 1985 Rockhopper around this...

Had fun riding my 1985 Rockhopper around this afternoon.

https://image.ibb.co/fRMUNn/5_DD7_ED91_A284_47_E9_8_D1_D_D7_E2_A2_AECF23.jpg
03-03-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17,387
Views: 1,882,908
Posted By turky lurkey

Beautiful day on the Oregon Coast! ...

Beautiful day on the Oregon Coast!

https://image.ibb.co/iQV9L7/ACB90097_DA0_A_4_F4_C_BBBD_14_B8_BA2_D0_E30.jpg
https://image.ibb.co/eHt1YS/6_E3_A3419_437_D_49_CD_B47_E_78_AD8_B369_FCA.jpg
03-01-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 21,979
Posted By turky lurkey

https://image.ibb.co/fieEYH/1965_Schwinn_Super_Spo...

https://image.ibb.co/fieEYH/1965_Schwinn_Super_Sport_2.jpg
02-28-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,624
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks! I have fun riding it. Itís sort of my...

Thanks! I have fun riding it. Itís sort of my Sunday drive type bike. For relaxed pace days when the weather is nice.
02-27-18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,624
Posted By turky lurkey

Nice! I have one too. Mine came to me with d.t....

Nice! I have one too. Mine came to me with d.t. shifters but I have since purchased some N.O.S. Schwinn Approved bar ends to be installed one of these day. I still have the gold freewheel but...
02-26-18, 11:29 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 33,831
Posted By turky lurkey

https://image.ibb.co/eFTtJH/3_AAE4_CBF_22_AE_4_E13...

https://image.ibb.co/eFTtJH/3_AAE4_CBF_22_AE_4_E13_931_D_6788421130_BC.jpg
02-24-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 257,612
Posted By turky lurkey

89 Schwinn Traveler

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01-29-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 184,272
Posted By turky lurkey

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lur...

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/turky_lurkey/media/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg.html)
09-23-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,477
Posted By turky lurkey

I've discovered that I don't have enough...

I've discovered that I don't have enough clearance between my front tire and the fender on one of my bikes for a squirrel to fit between. R.I.P little squirrel.
Replies: 7
Views: 7,431
Posted By turky lurkey

Sure, but when you quoted half my sentence you...

Sure, but when you quoted half my sentence you changed the context a bit. The rest of the sentence included "if they are in decent shape". In reality I do know a little about old Schwinns and am...
Replies: 7
Views: 7,431
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks! I hadn't realized until after I started...

Thanks! I hadn't realized until after I started this thread and did a bit more research that the "Continental Touring" bike was a little different than the drop bar bike I had in mind. After I...
Replies: 7
Views: 7,431
Posted By turky lurkey

1960 Schwinn Continental value?

Here is the ad (no picture):

Selling 2 vintage 1960 Schwinn Continental Touring 10 Speed bicycles.

"Serial Numbers L037043 and L041673 made in November 1960.
They are 2 different size frames,...
08-24-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,850
Posted By turky lurkey

^Nice bike! though I'm a little confused as to...

^Nice bike! though I'm a little confused as to why you don't think it deserves a lot of love. Those old 60's Super Sports with the down tube shifters and chrome forks are fairly rare, and ride nice....
08-24-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 300,971
Posted By turky lurkey

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lur...

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF8880_zps16cf57da.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/turky_lurkey/media/DSCF8880_zps16cf57da.jpg.html)
07-13-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,562
Posted By turky lurkey

My tires say 40-60 psi. I run them at 22 psi...

My tires say 40-60 psi. I run them at 22 psi front and 28 psi rear. Lower pressure means better traction (though at some point probably also more rolling resistance, and more flats). You'll have to...
05-30-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks for taking an interest in my new bike! I'm...

Thanks for taking an interest in my new bike! I'm really stoked on it. I agree on the disc up front. I got the bike out for a ride this morning, and covered 13-14 miles with lots of single track,...
05-27-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By turky lurkey

Hey thanks. I did end up getting the old bottom...

Hey thanks. I did end up getting the old bottom bracket out. I let it soak in penetrating oil for a couple hours, then put a cheater bar on my ratchet and it came out without too much struggle. ...
05-27-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks, nice to have some encouragement on this...

Thanks, nice to have some encouragement on this project.
I have already encountered my first challenge. The old junk bottom bracket seems to be pretty well stuck. Hopefully a good soak in liquid...
05-26-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,824
Posted By turky lurkey

'98 Specialized FSR Extreme project

Well this may or may not be a good idea but I think I am going to try and build up this bike frame I acquired today. I have never owned nor worked on a full suspension bike before. From what I can...
05-21-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By turky lurkey

Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I...

Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I just pulled the trigger on a Rockshox Reba Team fork. Should arrive in about a week! I had to spend just a little more, $310 with free-shipping from...
05-21-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks for responses guys! cobba - That does...

Thanks for responses guys!

cobba - That does look like a nice fork you linked. I am definitely getting tempted to up my budget just a bit and might buy it. Before I do what do you guys think...
05-21-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By turky lurkey

Another new fork thread!

Here is the bike i've been riding and upgrading:
2002 Rockhopper Comp.

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/IMG_20150520_062810_zpslu1fyllj.jpg...
05-20-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By turky lurkey

Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I...

Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I yield to hikers whenever possible, and always make sure I am willing and able to do so. However, it is much easier/quicker for hikers to step aside than...
05-14-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,000
Posted By turky lurkey

Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A...

Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A couple weeks ago I acquired the same bike. I have been keeping an eye out for an Apex at a good price for a couple years, since I sold my '87 that was a...
05-13-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 630
Posted By turky lurkey

This thread is kinda old now. But ya, that...

This thread is kinda old now.

But ya, that is pretty funny!
05-10-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By turky lurkey

I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based...

I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based on personal experience with similar looking Brooks saddles. Hopefully I'm wrong!
03-06-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,196,140
Posted By turky lurkey

1st generation Rockhopper (1985): ...

1st generation Rockhopper (1985):

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/turky_lurkey/media/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg.html)
02-21-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By turky lurkey

Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded...

Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded shorts is what I wear . They are light weight, many are flexible (have some stretch), have little friction on your saddle. durable, and offer great...
01-26-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,193
Posted By turky lurkey

Thank you! This is why I was unsure. I had...

Thank you!
This is why I was unsure. I had looked up reviews on the HS1 and I just didn't see a lot of information or history behind them. Of the reviews I did read some people were complaining...
01-26-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,193
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks guys. I am going to order the set. ...

Thanks guys. I am going to order the set.

roccobike - I am not currently running Avid V's though I ordered some and they should be arriving today. I am currently running lower lever shimano V's....
01-26-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,193
Posted By turky lurkey

Avid BB7's with HS-1 Rotors

I am shopping for my first set of disk brakes, and I am going to install them on my 2002 Rockhopper (yes it has disc mounts!). I definitely want to go with the BB7's and would also like to get the...
01-25-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,464
Posted By turky lurkey

I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a...

I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a quality, lightly used set of disc compatible wheels today. I am going to send the V's back and order a set of Avid bb7's.
01-24-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,196,140
Posted By turky lurkey

I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished...

I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished up and put back together:

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9350_zps443a58a4.jpg
...
01-24-15, 02:54 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 99,928
Posted By turky lurkey

My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled,...

My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled, and polished:

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9354_zpsc0dcde5f.jpg

My current project is this recently acquired 1985...
01-23-15, 06:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,464
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually...

Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually already considered that somebody might have installed canti levers, but I haven't bothered to try and figure it out. Though I probably should find out...
01-23-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,464
Posted By turky lurkey

I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on...

I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on several bikes, as I am typically a bit of a C&V guy and have owned and ridden several mid 80's to early 90's mtb's. One thing I really like about the...
01-22-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 74,464
Posted By turky lurkey

Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just...

Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just bought it off craigslist a month or so ago and it had hardly been ridden. It is a solid bike that seems to be up to taking a beating. I really think I...
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