Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: badger_biker
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.61 seconds.
07-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks! Sorry for the slow reply - I retired at...

Thanks! Sorry for the slow reply - I retired at the end of May so my screen time is way down this summer😊. That is a Salsa bar tape. I think I got it through a Trek LBS. I liked the color.
06-16-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

Yes they are 52mm.

Yes they are 52mm.
06-05-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

Thank you!

Thank you!
06-05-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

Iím pretty sure it is 1975. I had a typo in the...

Iím pretty sure it is 1975. I had a typo in the title and couldnít seem to change it. Both years list Universal brakes by mine has Campy. Mid year production change maybe?
06-02-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

Bump and bonus

Bump and adding the Silca Impero pump with Campy head to sweeten the deal. ...
05-11-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By badger_biker

1975 Motobecane le Champion - 55cm

I need to start reducing my stable and am sadly parting with my 1975 Motobecane le Champion. I’ve had it for about 10 years and 850 miles and it looks to have very few miles before I owned it. Very...
05-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By badger_biker

As supplies dwindled and local demand fizzled a...

As supplies dwindled and local demand fizzled a couple years ago I gave up on flipping. Now I need to reduce the number of keepers I've accumulated in the process as I'm heading into retirement. Most...
05-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

Yes I prefer bar ends with a triple and wide...

Yes I prefer bar ends with a triple and wide range gearing. It's nice to be able to feather the FD when you need to.
05-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

I don't have a picture after the saddle swap but...

I don't have a picture after the saddle swap but this is how it came stock.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0166_9b3b41faed877b09b3d7b4baa9715cfbb2cf6212.jpg
04-30-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

Well I thought I'd update all of you who gave me...

Well I thought I'd update all of you who gave me some great suggestions and information.
As much as I liked the Cutthroat with the higher stack height I opted for the Diamondback Haanjo 5C EXP. If...
04-30-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,558
Posted By badger_biker

A very nice looking build! A tip I got when I...

A very nice looking build! A tip I got when I bought my first Brooks in a bike shop in the UK was to warm it in the oven and then put on the proofhide. It soaks into the leather much better and is...
04-14-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,086
Posted By badger_biker

Pretty much the same for me. I think being in...

Pretty much the same for me. I think being in the at risk age group any exercise I do can't hurt the immune system so when I can't bike due to weather I've done some time on my treadmill.
04-10-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

Are you running 700c or 650b? I'm kind of...

Are you running 700c or 650b?

I'm kind of locking in on the carbon GRX 600 versions of Warbird with 650b, Cutthroat, or Diamondback Haanjo EXP as my main options based on tire size and gearing....
04-06-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By badger_biker

Very nice looking bike! How does it ride on...

Very nice looking bike! How does it ride on pavement? I'm looking for an all purpose bike and considering the Cutthroat vs Warbird. I like the option of getting the bars up on the Cutthroat and...
04-06-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

Thanks - good info. I took a beating on a...

Thanks - good info. I took a beating on a gravel/road tour in Idaho a few years ago on my Specialized Expedition with 38mm tires and wider is definitely in the cards for me.

@wheelsmcgee - what...
04-03-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,906
Posted By badger_biker

Help a touring guy find a light comfy gravel bike

I'm heading for retirement and considering treating myself to a light and comfortable all purpose bike. That led me to gravel bikes of which I know little.
I'm a C&V guy with an assortment of mid...
02-11-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 596
Posted By badger_biker

I was bummed about missing it 2 years in a row...

I was bummed about missing it 2 years in a row due to the untimely snow storms. Other than tall quill stems with face plates I didn't have anything to look for but its always a fun event and I still...
02-05-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 99,708
Posted By badger_biker

What tires and size are you running dualresponse?...

What tires and size are you running dualresponse? No way can I get fenders over my Fat Franks but I love the ride. Here is a picture finally....
12-09-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By badger_biker

I have a 1984 model I've owned since new. I...

I have a 1984 model I've owned since new. I found a set of 700c wheels on CL for pretty cheap and have nice cushy 35 mm Michelin tires on it that make for a great smooth ride on trails and gravel. ...
10-31-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 99,708
Posted By badger_biker

I'm really liking all the recent green Cimarron...

I'm really liking all the recent green Cimarron postings. I have to get my 85 up here with the latest configuration. dualresponse - thanks for the paint codes and nice job on your Cimarron. You'd...
10-07-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,765
Posted By badger_biker

15 years ago as a present to myself for turning...

15 years ago as a present to myself for turning 50. A 2004 Specialized Sequoia Elite. It's the newest bike I currently own and although one of the lightest and fastest it is down in the lower third...
09-09-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,787
Posted By badger_biker

My ratio of riding to wrenching has gone the...

My ratio of riding to wrenching has gone the direction of riding since the C&V market downturn but some bikes very rarely get in the rotation and all seem to barely get anything more than a tire...
Forum: Touring
08-27-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By badger_biker

stardognine I have that same gold sleeping bag...

stardognine I have that same gold sleeping bag and it was advertised as either a warm weather bag or it could be used as a liner for the full Frostline down sleeping bag. I just used mine a couple...
08-19-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,425
Posted By badger_biker

The 86 model I had for a while also had cartridge...

The 86 model I had for a while also had cartridge wheel bearings that were smooth as silk and definitely worth keeping those original 27" wheels for. I already had an 87 Voyageur when I picked up...
08-19-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,490
Posted By badger_biker

Well played on taking the drive and chance! Nice...

Well played on taking the drive and chance! Nice save from the dump story too. Enjoy one of the best production touring bikes of the era.
08-16-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 2,382,941
Posted By badger_biker

t_e_r_r_y Sweet set up! Tell me about that stem...

t_e_r_r_y Sweet set up! Tell me about that stem set up you have. Is the Cigne stem mounted over a quill adapter? I'd have to get the adapters for the stem to fit my 25.4 mm Midge bars. Just...
08-14-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,558
Posted By badger_biker

Right now 10 more than my wife thinks I need. ...

Right now 10 more than my wife thinks I need. About the time one falls out of my riding rotation and I think it will be the next to go I ride it and think what a great bike it is so it stays.
08-12-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,806
Posted By badger_biker

Prowler - I'm jealous since the GAP and C&O are...

Prowler - I'm jealous since the GAP and C&O are on my bucket list. I love your set up with the Cannondales. Best of luck on your trip and may it lead you to many more. You have me by 2 years and I...
Forum: Touring
07-18-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,401
Posted By badger_biker

Although maybe not meeting the OP's original...

Although maybe not meeting the OP's original criteria I agree with Tourist in MSN about the comfort of this Keen model. I'm on my first season and have only used them sans cleats with toe clips but...
07-09-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,751
Posted By badger_biker

When decent bikes were more plentiful to find...

When decent bikes were more plentiful to find cheap and fix and flip I checked in more often to look for parts, knowledge, other examples of bikes new to me etc. Since that era has passed for me and...
Forum: Touring
07-01-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,713
Posted By badger_biker

I also used Maps.me on a trip overseas. It was a...

I also used Maps.me on a trip overseas. It was a huge help in a couple instances to pinpoint our location when we got off track and couldn't identify our whereabouts with printed maps. You can have...
06-28-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,858
Posted By badger_biker

Lol! No not Done Done :-) Someday I'll have to...

Lol! No not Done Done :-) Someday I'll have to thin the herd and my Specialized Expedition will get priority over the 1000 because it has been upgraded and modified for loaded touring. As of now...
06-27-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,870
Posted By badger_biker

About 3-4 years ago when the Mpls market was...

About 3-4 years ago when the Mpls market was super hot the competition increased for the raw product due to additional flippers getting in on the action. I feel fortunate that for various reasons,...
06-27-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,858
Posted By badger_biker

I havenít done anything with pictures on here in...

I havenít done anything with pictures on here in a while so I hope this comes through from PB.
My Ď84 Yata. Never had a disappointing ride on it. The gearing is perfect for general riding. Iíd make...
03-27-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By badger_biker

I've looked at that Origin 8 stem before. Has...

I've looked at that Origin 8 stem before. Has anyone seen similar options with more "neck" to get it up higher out of the steering tube? At my age the more upright position seems to be better and I...
03-14-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,577
Posted By badger_biker

I wouldn't blink an eye if I happened upon a nice...

I wouldn't blink an eye if I happened upon a nice vintage touring bike with 27" wheels. There are enough good tire options having adequate width including Paselas and Schwalbe for a more rugged...
10-29-18, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By badger_biker

Here's my experience with Accushift. I'm running...

Here's my experience with Accushift. I'm running 6 speed barcons with an older Shimano Deore RD on a Suntour Winner Pro freewheel with excellent indexed shifting results. The spacing on that FW is...
10-24-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,213
Posted By badger_biker

Beautiful bike and excellent color choice! I've...

Beautiful bike and excellent color choice! I've always thought having a Roberts would be cool to match my first name and town I live in. Tempting if I could liquidate some of my inventory.........
10-24-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,720
Posted By badger_biker

Function. Specifically anything to do with...

Function. Specifically anything to do with touring. Mid 80's to early 90's production touring bikes and all the braze on fittings, gadgets, bags, etc. that went with them.

Also tried and true...
10-10-18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,471
Posted By badger_biker

I think many of us reveled in the freedom and...

I think many of us reveled in the freedom and expanse of territory a bicycle exposed us to as a youth. For me part of the draw of C&V bikes is an attempt to relive those feelings only with a better...
09-13-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,222
Posted By badger_biker

Congrats on landing a great bike and joining the...

Congrats on landing a great bike and joining the 1000 club! My '84 model may be my favorite bike to ride - so comfortable and it rides faster than it looks or weighs.
08-14-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,903
Posted By badger_biker

Very pretty bike! I hope I might run across you...

Very pretty bike! I hope I might run across you riding it sometime in the TC metro to take a closer look.

Did you add the upper Blackburn rack? As I recall they came with just the low rider. ...
08-08-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 998
Posted By badger_biker

To the OP - I have the same 1990 ST400 and also...

To the OP - I have the same 1990 ST400 and also quickly replaced the OEM brakes which I did not like at all. They have very minimal adjustment for the pads. Smart move to upgrade them if you can. I'm...
07-03-18, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,563
Posted By badger_biker

If the brakes have an adjustable straddle cable...

If the brakes have an adjustable straddle cable you might want to try and get a wider angle on the straddle cable to get better leverage. Too high of a triangle can diminish the stopping power.
06-25-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,407
Posted By badger_biker

+1 I prefer the smooth ride of any of my touring...

+1 I prefer the smooth ride of any of my touring bikes (that's why I've kept them over the years) but my 1000 feels the fastest and least like a tourer. My 1990 Cannondale ST400 would probably come...
06-25-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,362
Posted By badger_biker

Just a note on the sizing. I know everyone is...

Just a note on the sizing. I know everyone is proportioned differently but I have the same size Cimarron and at 5' 10" I'm not having any issues with the height. It looked big when I got it but...
06-19-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By badger_biker

Always nice to see more touring bike pictures!...

Always nice to see more touring bike pictures! Thanks for more of that beauty.

I prefer the narrow version of the B-17 and tried a C-15 on my Miyata 1000 for a while. I really wanted to love that...
Forum: Touring
06-11-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By badger_biker

dannwilliams - Thanks for sharing your pics. I...

dannwilliams - Thanks for sharing your pics. I wish I could have joined but I wound up building a pergola for my daughter's deck with my son so I have no regrets. Maybe next year.
06-07-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 25,721
Posted By badger_biker

I had a mini cheese head and a Goofy character on...

I had a mini cheese head and a Goofy character on a bike so I took a picture. The combo seemed to appropriate for a slightly goofy lifelong Badger resident and Packer fan hooked on vintage bikes. :-)
06-07-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,904
Posted By badger_biker

I'm in. I've used Strava for some time. Always...

I'm in. I've used Strava for some time. Always riding a C&V bike but never bother to indicate which one and just keep the default Cannondale.

Thanks for setting it up.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.