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07-24-16, 09:10 PM
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Posted By bananafruitcake

pic? and congrats on the results!:)

pic?
and congrats on the results!:)
07-24-16, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,823
Posted By bananafruitcake

I really think you need to at least visit a local...

I really think you need to at least visit a local bike shop and ride some hybrids while consulting with more of an exert on sizing. It's concerning to read at Dick's you did not automatically adjust...
07-24-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By bananafruitcake

Converting a 80's DB MTN to a Hybridish Bike Will these Tires work?

DB has a beefy 2.0-2.2 tire not sure, '88 Stumpjumper.
Can we put these on the same rims?

Nashbar Rambler City Tire (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_569819_-1___)

Or what do...
05-30-15, 09:48 PM
05-29-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By bananafruitcake

Son of A.... thanks for not giving me whiz for...

Son of A.... thanks for not giving me whiz for not knowing this... lol, yes under the rubber rigged cover on the other side is the same thing...

any insight on the shimano sticker?
05-29-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By bananafruitcake

Cool 1985 Cannondale MTB

I love old USA Cannondales and jumped all over this on craigs (new home owner's found in garage abandoned).
Pics show pretty much how I found it (took off the wiring from an old computer)

It's...
05-17-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,969
Posted By bananafruitcake

and if it's been a while since the tube was...

and if it's been a while since the tube was filled, remember to press on the presta valve end a couple times before filling (before screwing on the adapter)
05-16-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,761
Posted By bananafruitcake

Damn sorry ... You're an artist and a good...

Damn sorry ...
You're an artist and a good person... hope he just brings it back to you....
04-28-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 303,964
Posted By bananafruitcake

http://i.imgur.com/cA12OSP.png Really great...

http://i.imgur.com/cA12OSP.png

Really great shot
04-26-15, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By bananafruitcake

80's? (additional pics of the whole bike might...

80's? (additional pics of the whole bike might help - unable to make out shifters, derailer, etc.) and really take time to do the math before spending any money on it...
Honestly it's maybe a $40...
04-16-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

ah, that happens... instead of buying close... if...

ah, that happens... instead of buying close... if funds permit, buy a good upgrade both for you and the potential future sale...
04-16-15, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By bananafruitcake

4-500? 1-150 where I live... still a great deal...

4-500? 1-150 where I live... still a great deal at 40!
old cannons are great bikes
04-16-15, 05:37 PM
04-16-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

keep the original saddle and grips if you ever...

keep the original saddle and grips if you ever decide to sell... it helps
04-15-15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

+1 great bike as is

+1 great bike as is
11-15-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By bananafruitcake

+1 on make sure it fits and consider going the...

+1 on make sure it fits
and consider going the hybrid route vs mtb...

worth considering (a TEST ride) and this time of year potential super savings
Nishiki Women's Montour Hybrid Bike 2014 |...
11-10-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By bananafruitcake

x2 it all depends on the year

x2 it all depends on the year
10-29-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By bananafruitcake

Due to the age and relative value of your set...

Due to the age and relative value of your set up...
I would keep an eye out for a set or rear ARAYA wheel.

Many older MTBs that I have found to fix up (@ garage sales or craigs for $10-$40) have...
10-09-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By bananafruitcake

yep, a uni... and $60 should be it... schwinns...

yep, a uni... and $60 should be it... schwinns like this are on sale for $89.99/$99.99 quite a bit....
10-07-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

[QUOTE=MikesChevelle;17195731]As luck would have...

[QUOTE=MikesChevelle;17195731]As luck would have it, I received this email today, responding to my concern on the frame.
...
09-29-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

I don't blaim you, that's why I asked why not go...

I don't blaim you, that's why I asked why not go by the coop first, perhaps they have everything you need.
09-29-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

why not just swing by the coop first?

why not just swing by the coop first?
09-28-14, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By bananafruitcake

nah not with a pic, I just picked up a...

nah not with a pic, I just picked up a specialized rhopper for $20 yesterday... mom selling son's bike who just got a car... needs some cleaning and a new shifer - but rideable...
no way someone...
09-28-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

Good luck, personally I would call to start adn...

Good luck, personally I would call to start adn then memorialize in an email...
For me, too much gets loss in traslation with email...
09-28-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By bananafruitcake

Great find, nice cleanup... super great price......

Great find, nice cleanup... super great price... congrats!
09-28-14, 01:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,185
Posted By bananafruitcake

Stand your ground, you are not crazy. I would...

Stand your ground, you are not crazy.
I would now contact TREK about the LBS shinanigans and let them have an opportunity to make it right.
By contacting TREK directly you will carve communication...
09-23-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By bananafruitcake

Everything everyone else wrote x2... but what...

Everything everyone else wrote x2...
but what that tech said to you? wow, find another tech...
did he/she even check the derailer alignment?, adjust the screw(s)?, adjust the barrel, measure the ...
09-22-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By bananafruitcake

Join Kona forums and post your pics They have...

Join Kona forums and post your pics
They have their own techs that monitor and answer questions - Very helpful

KONA OWNER FORUMS & SUPPORT (http://forums.konaworld.com/index.php)
09-22-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,596
Posted By bananafruitcake

Yes it appears to be a bit too small... but for...

Yes it appears to be a bit too small... but for bashing around town, probably fine.
Pick up a new taller, extended, USED, handlebar set-up and switch it our yourself...

But if you plan on buying...
09-22-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By bananafruitcake

Nice bike and worth getting to know. Google...

Nice bike and worth getting to know.
Google "Mountain bike parts" to understand the different parts of your bike

The part pictured is your front derailer, hopefully an adjustment of the high /...
09-19-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By bananafruitcake

Thanks I was having a helluva time finding that...

Thanks I was having a helluva time finding that fork on any I googled...
But what makes you think it's a 500 please?
09-19-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By bananafruitcake

Haven't bought this yet, and trying to find out...

Haven't bought this yet, and trying to find out what it is just in case there is info about potential issues with components.
The bike is not for me, but a coworker and I do not want him to start...
09-18-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By bananafruitcake

90's Killer V? any additional info?

90's Killer V? any additional info?
09-18-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By bananafruitcake

Mystery Cannondale - BEFORE Buying - Need help with model and year Please

Might check this out for a tall friend (might be a 22")
Any ideas the model? seller acquired this as part of a storage auction.
Thanks!

407179
09-10-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By bananafruitcake

lmao x2 but you better bring exact change....

lmao x2 but you better bring exact change....
09-10-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By bananafruitcake

Not a bad deal but x2 it may be too tall... but...

Not a bad deal but x2 it may be too tall... but close enough to take for a spin (do not buy it if you need the saddle all the way down).
Check it out completely as if you do not was to tinker/adjust...
09-08-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bananafruitcake

google (kona bike dealer) is your friend - Al's...

google (kona bike dealer) is your friend -
Al's bicycle Northwest
7930 North Macarthur
Oklahoma City, OK
phone:...
09-08-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bananafruitcake

I would let him/her know you are interested but...

I would let him/her know you are interested but did a lil homework on the age/original price...
Mention bicycle blue book....heck, print it and take it with you...
Then ask if they are open to an...
09-08-14, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By bananafruitcake

It's a 2009 2009 Kona Blast - New and Used Bike...

It's a 2009
2009 Kona Blast - New and Used Bike Value (http://www.bicyclebluebook.com/searchlistingdetail.aspx?id=16934)
Here's the blue book
2009 Kona Blast - New and Used Bike Value...
09-07-14, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By bananafruitcake

Take a look at this one and others on this site...

Take a look at this one and others on this site (reputable site).
Save up to 60% off new Hybrid Bicycles | Adventure Hybrid 29er Bikes Elite Adventure Sport Trail...
09-07-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By bananafruitcake

They are both overpriced and still need...

They are both overpriced and still need repairs....
Of course buy whatever you want and makes you happy...

Was the Specialized too big? because that is a $100 bike fully functional...
and much...
09-06-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By bananafruitcake

Sorry but NO to both..... and watch out for first...

Sorry but NO to both..... and watch out for first edtion rox shocks... most cannot be serviced....
09-05-14, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By bananafruitcake

lol no, my "newness" is trying to write why ......

lol no, my "newness" is trying to write why ... and still learning proper lingo

The spring inside the rear derailers started to give out and created a "pause" or skips while shifting. I was able...
09-04-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By bananafruitcake

x2 just keep what you have Since the LBS...

x2 just keep what you have
Since the LBS switched out the shifters recently, you should be able to go back for minor adjusments but do it sooner than later (they owe you at least tweaking for the...
09-04-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By bananafruitcake

26' Speacialized HardRock...

26' Speacialized HardRock (http://springfield.craigslist.org/bik/4652601265.html)

ah damn, I called the seller for ya... and asked the frame size, he needed a couple hours and edited the post to a...
09-04-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By bananafruitcake

Never thought of that, just trying to save $ as...

Never thought of that, just trying to save $ as his link shows new shifters for $13 and he asked about a $5 source...
I have a hard time spending that much on a bike maybe work $70-$125 all fixed...
09-04-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By bananafruitcake

No it is not worth $125 in it's current condition...

No it is not worth $125 in it's current condition (all fixed up?, then it would be...)
09-04-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By bananafruitcake

ah well the cables may be just need to be...

ah well the cables may be just need to be loosened and greased under the housing...

If you buy new cable and housing do not buy one of the Bell kits from Wally's as your cable/housing is different...
09-04-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,558
Posted By bananafruitcake

Just do whatever you can to deter full theft or...

Just do whatever you can to deter full theft or partial theft (saddle/wheels) on any new bike you decide to buy.
I live in a big bike riding college town, sadly I've sold a bunch of fixed up 90's...
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