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10-14-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,151
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

My Marin pinemountain with "upright upgrades"...

My Marin pinemountain with "upright upgrades" plus purchase price cost 1080.00. The Co-op adv 2.1 was on sale the entire setup end up costing 1100.00. My vintage specialized hardrock was 400.00 with...
10-10-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,151
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

There isn't the best hybrid because that niche is...

There isn't the best hybrid because that niche is made up of amateur/recreational demographics.

Try to find a hybrid/comfort bike with tripple butted cromo frames and full deore/105 group set...
10-10-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,585
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

um not true. 26 inch is a world wide standard...

um not true. 26 inch is a world wide standard with overstock galore. 26 inch will never dissappear. Theres a reason why 26 inch was chosen as a sweet spot for tough terrain.
09-16-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,857
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

kill the thread! He gets it! Lots of handlebar...

kill the thread! He gets it! Lots of handlebar options - awesome! Lol
06-25-18, 03:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,813
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Guys i think is post has been

Fully responded to. Lol
05-27-18, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,813
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

r u ok?

r u ok?
03-18-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,251
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Pics, pics, pics!. Maybe you have the beginning...

Pics, pics, pics!. Maybe you have the beginning of a lucrative hobby/product line.
03-18-18, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,251
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Wow..... speechless. Awesome!

Wow..... speechless. Awesome!
01-02-18, 02:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,857
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Nitto promenade or bosco handlebar depending on...

Nitto promenade or bosco handlebar depending on your stem and size frame.
12-31-17, 12:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,813
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

http://i65.tinypic.com/2cfpe20.jpg ...

http://i65.tinypic.com/2cfpe20.jpg

https://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_603921_-1___

If breaking spokes or fighting to keep wheels in true have ever been an issue with your road...
12-29-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,824
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Is that trek steel or aluminumnumnum?

Is that trek steel or aluminumnumnum?
12-28-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Well if you need a cheaper tough 700c wheelset...

Well if you need a cheaper tough 700c wheelset theres...
https://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_603921_-1___204727
12-28-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,067
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Your right, but what would the members who like...

Your right, but what would the members who like to answer posts with assumptions and deviated topics do? It would mess with their ranting routine. Again you're right, would love to see that myself.
12-27-17, 03:51 PM
12-27-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Found Another Wheelset For 300# Riders, Cheap!

http://sk.uploads.im/t/0h7ty.jpg (http://uploads.im/0h7ty.jpg)
After making several calls, I found a prebuilt wheel graded with a weight capacity of 300lbs by the manufacturer/builder .

"Quality...
12-26-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Mine is a 1992 hardrock with 130mm spacing so i...

Mine is a 1992 hardrock with 130mm spacing so i dont know if early 90's is the cut off. I know specialized is still making bikes, but my message was cut off (forum typing on my phone too quickly)....
12-26-17, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

3 vintage Specialized Mountain Bike Questions.

1. When did specialized (or most mountain bikes) switch from 130/132.5 to 135mm rear spacing?

2. What was the last year for specialized chromo steel mountain bike frames?

3. When did...
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Anyone know the rear spacing on a 92 Specialized Hardrock?

Id it 130, 132.5 or 135?

Also, has anyone built a mountain bike wheel with a road bike hub/shimano 105 in order to fit it into a 130mm vintage mountain bike rear?
12-23-17, 03:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Any 280+lbs with 26" ryhno lite/deore 32 spokes?

So it turns out i need a new 26" 9speed rear for my vintage specialized hard rock. No one makes a pre built rim brake 9speed 36 spoke rhyno lite/deore combo. However, 32 spoke setset ups are...
12-22-17, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,686
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Check out the marin pine mountain series. I own...

Check out the marin pine mountain series. I own one,you wont regret it.
12-22-17, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Chime in on personal experience with Weinmann dm30 Wheels

They have 36 12 gauge spokes. Double wall... Respond only if you have experience with their longevity. Thanks!
12-22-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

DO THEY MAKE THESE FOR 26 INCH WHEELS?!?! DAMN...

DO THEY MAKE THESE FOR 26 INCH WHEELS?!?! DAMN IT!:crash:
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Never apologize for saying the truth. I'll check...

Never apologize for saying the truth. I'll check it out, thanks again.
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Strip the same thing and sell every part. 99...

Strip the same thing and sell every part. 99 cents to 20 bucks a pop. Then dumpster dive for more bikes and do the same thing. Before you know it, you'll have money to buy a decent commuter. I did...
11-30-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,699
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

1. Your budgeted for the used/vintage bike market...

1. Your budgeted for the used/vintage bike market because a decent pair of tires, innertubes and labor will be 50(+) bucks.
To be honest, save up and raise your budget to 400. if you're serious...
11-28-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,360
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

I've got a beautiful 88 specialized sirrus with...

I've got a beautiful 88 specialized sirrus with full 105 groupset.

I have not listed on eBay yet. If you are interested, I'll list it sooner. Cheers
11-23-17, 03:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,781
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

You tell em!

You tell em!
11-23-17, 03:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

What's the exact specs on the Vuelta HD's and...

What's the exact specs on the Vuelta HD's and where can I get them? Great looking out.
11-19-17, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,939
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Question

What's your current weight. IM asking because I like the larkspur and wonder how its handling your weight. Also, are you running the stock wheels?
11-19-17, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

I tried all the serfas seats and to me they were...

I tried all the serfas seats and to me they were too hard. Tried the royal's ...No way.
What works for me

1. Forte Easy rider
2. Any bontrager with springs.
3. This unbranded seat. Just got it...
11-18-17, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

REI ADV 2.1 IF YOU CAN STILL FIND ONE. THEY'RE...

REI ADV 2.1 IF YOU CAN STILL FIND ONE. THEY'RE SOLD OUT ONLINE, BUT I BOUGHT THE LAST ONE IN MY VICINITY FROM THE REI STORE. THEY ARE ON SALE FOR 823.00.
https://i.imgur.com/lmre***.jpg

Specs:...
11-18-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,560
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

I'll take pics, but the only thing I did was...

I'll take pics, but the only thing I did was upgrade the wheels to a weinman dm30 wheels with 12 gauge spokes (experimenting on the durability of cheap 36 spoke wheels) and MKS lambda pedals. I'll be...
11-18-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,560
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

https://i.imgur.com/beXorZU.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/beXorZU.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/EkABMpC.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bprpoLG.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/e3DJCb3.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/QWjeBsb.jpg
11-18-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,560
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

damn it, so many bike projects i forgot. Im going...

damn it, so many bike projects i forgot. Im going outside to take pics right now, lol
11-14-17, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

OK MIKEY ..Welcome and thanks for coming. ...

OK MIKEY ..Welcome and thanks for coming.

Now there's no such thing as spending "a little extra" when it comes to getting a bike for heavy riders. If you want something durable
(keeping you from...
Forum: BMX
11-14-17, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Bought one of them and it's great, thank guys!

Bought one of them and it's great, thank guys!
11-14-17, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Is the weinmann dm30 26 inch wheel DURABLE?

It's the 36 hole 26 inch. Any personal experience?
11-07-17, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

I've broken one too many mag pedals, I stick with...

I've broken one too many mag pedals, I stick with alloy. I don't care about bike weight, just my weight lol. Need to know which is the best pedal between the two. Thanks for sharing.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-17, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,038
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

For resale purposes go with Steve McQueen. ...

For resale purposes go with Steve McQueen.

For an ageless fashion statement proving men can flaunt hot pink, go for hot pink.

Yellow if you want to fly under the radar and blend in.

The...
11-06-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Which pedal wins?

Just between these two pedals:

* PRIMO SUPER TENDERIZERS ALLOY PEDALS

* WELLGO V8 COPY FLAT PEDALS

3 main points:

1.) Best pedal for 260+ rider doing only street/fire roads/ rough terrain...
11-06-17, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,213
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

1. Marin Larkspur cs2 ...

1. Marin Larkspur cs2
https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/larkspur-cs2

2. Marin Stinson
https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/stinson

3. Electra townie 21d or 7d.
11-06-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,777
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Here we go

ON THE CHEAPER/HEAVIER DURABLE SIDE:

* Primo super tenderizer
* Wellgo v8 copy (make sure to regrease and adjust straight out of the box.

PRICY SIDE:

* Easton Fatboys
* Pedaling...
11-06-17, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Easy Easy answer

R.E.I co-op adv 2.1 or 3.1. Has all durable components ready to go. Both on sale for $823.93.
BECOME A MEMBER FOR 20.00 AND RECEIVE 10 PERCENT CREDIT BACK AT THE END OF THE YEAR! However, I may have...
11-06-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,568
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

F

For more upright riding positions it sucks. For more aggressive riding geometry it's fine. If the rider is past 300+ pounds, I have no clue. Cheers.
11-06-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

What's your goal exercise or adventure.

I hit 340 once. These are my subsequent "bike build lessons."

At your weight class, you need to focus on the entire bike ...with two things in mind:

1.) Durability
2.) Comfort

Wheel debate:...
11-06-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,560
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

UPdate

Waiting for my catalyst pedals to come in and I'll send pics.

The build took a turn when I found a handle bar to eliminate the adjustable stem and the **** tube adapter.

Bought a box bmx...
Forum: BMX
11-06-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

Who wins Primo Super Tenderizer Alloy vs Well Go V8's?

* PRIMO SUPER TENDERIZERS ALLOY PEDALS
Vs
* WELLGO V8 COPY FLAT PEDALS

Which is best based these criterias:

1.) Best pedal for 260+ rider doing only street/fire roads/ rough terrain...
10-11-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,613
Posted By Big Dave Crowe

S.O.S! Swap 24 speed or higher into a Trek 7000 Frame

http://i63.tinypic.com/11s2t51.jpg[/IMG]
I want to keep my 2011 trek alpha1 frame because:
A. The geometry is perfect for me.
B. The frame is heavy duty, just how I like em.

Here's The Spec's:...
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