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Forum: Touring
12-05-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 2,262,112
Posted By BRAZUCA

What a beautiful bike! This is how I want my LHT...

What a beautiful bike! This is how I want my LHT to look next year, but with black Brooks acessories. Very nice indeed, congrats!
Forum: Touring
11-30-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 2,262,112
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you fantasminha for the reply and the tip,...

Thank you fantasminha for the reply and the tip, I will look for both pumps the Topeak and the Park Tool.
Forum: Touring
11-30-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 2,262,112
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you juggleaddict. I found it on line.

Thank you juggleaddict. I found it on line.
Forum: Touring
11-21-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 2,262,112
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hi there, I'm looking for a frame pump that would...

Hi there, I'm looking for a frame pump that would fit my 58cm LHT, similar to yours. What kind of pump is that one? Thanks.
Forum: Touring
11-14-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,320
Posted By BRAZUCA

OK folks, maybe I'm too excited about my "new" to...

OK folks, maybe I'm too excited about my "new" to me LHT, but it's a 58 cm with 700cc wheels and I just rode it unloaded. I just "loved" it and could not find a more confortable and versatile bike. I...
11-14-12, 04:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 11,763
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you 10 Wheels!

Thank you 10 Wheels!
Forum: Touring
11-12-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,989
Posted By BRAZUCA

Nice bike!

Nice bike!
11-12-12, 08:17 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 11,763
Posted By BRAZUCA

OK, folks, I'm a fan of classic and vintage, just...

OK, folks, I'm a fan of classic and vintage, just want to start saying this. I've made some comment on this thread that I was not getting the "Wow" factor that I was looking for when looking for a...
Forum: Touring
11-11-12, 09:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Update #5: Yes!! The Trucker is mine!! Here are...

Update #5: Yes!! The Trucker is mine!! Here are some quick pictures taken with a phone camera, I drove 50 miles ea. way to pick it up, the previous owner had the original receipt with the date of...
Forum: Touring
11-09-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thanks NCbiker, if everything goes well, I should...

Thanks NCbiker, if everything goes well, I should have a "sister" bike of yours. Quick question, what is the front hub and derailleur on the complete LHT 2011? Also, the handlebar shifter is a...
Forum: Touring
11-09-12, 12:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Update #4 (I think).OK, I have good news and...

Update #4 (I think).OK, I have good news and first of all thanks for all the advices and comments. I reached a pricing agreement with the seller of the 2011 LHT black that I mentioned in the...
Forum: Touring
11-05-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Update #3: So, I sold the Trek 600 and I'm on my...

Update #3: So, I sold the Trek 600 and I'm on my way to raise cash for my touring bike. I realized I would not have time to work in updating the '83 Trek and better let someone enjoy that classic...
11-01-12, 07:29 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 11,763
Posted By BRAZUCA

I saw the LHT on the sale section, beautiful bike...

I saw the LHT on the sale section, beautiful bike specially with that set-up and the 105 crank and Ultegra shifters, but it is too small for me, it has to be a 58-60 cm. I like the LHT, it is a steel...
10-31-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 11,763
Posted By BRAZUCA

OK folks, I started thinking about a touring bike...

OK folks, I started thinking about a touring bike and checking the touring posts here on bike forums and got interested in the Surly LHT that I took it for a test ride today and since I was at the...
10-31-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24,041
Views: 2,840,159
Posted By BRAZUCA

Beautiful bike, really beautiful and the new...

Beautiful bike, really beautiful and the new saddle is a great addition! Good to know that you are commuting with it and no problems at all. Congrats!
Forum: Touring
10-22-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Here is a picture of my vintage Trek 600, it's a...

Here is a picture of my vintage Trek 600, it's a '83 with Suntour BL. Trying to sell it right now, but may change plans and build it with newer components. Decisions, decisions...
...
Forum: Touring
10-22-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

UPDATE #2: I just did the test ride on the Trek...

UPDATE #2: I just did the test ride on the Trek 520 today during lunch time, I did not go to far but took the time to shift several times, adjust my fit and feel the bike, I was not in a hurry.
...
Forum: Touring
10-19-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

UPDATE: They called me today from the LBS and the...

UPDATE: They called me today from the LBS and the Trek 520 is in the store. I was planning to go there during lunch time today but it's been raining all day in Indianapolis today. I will go there...
Forum: Touring
10-18-12, 12:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,671
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hello Alexaschwanden. Thanks for the update and...

Hello Alexaschwanden. Thanks for the update and nice picture as well as a long ride that day. I will test ride a 60cm Trek 520 tomorrow, it was supposed to be today but the transfer from the LBS...
Forum: Touring
10-17-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

That is true: Raleigh Sojourn and Jamis Aurora as...

That is true: Raleigh Sojourn and Jamis Aurora as well as the Fuji Touring, I have to agree that those should be considered as well.
Forum: Touring
10-17-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

I agree with you guys, there is not a lot out...

I agree with you guys, there is not a lot out there, but looking at reviews from a few years back, the components were indeed better at the same price level, so for sure, Surley is increasing its...
Forum: Touring
10-17-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,409
Posted By BRAZUCA

Northeast coast of Brazil!

Northeast coast of Brazil!
Forum: Touring
10-16-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

OK folks, I really appreciate your comments. Here...

OK folks, I really appreciate your comments. Here is a quick update: I did not get the call today from my LBS regarding the availability of the 60cm Trek 520 for me to ride, today is the day the...
Forum: Touring
10-15-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,512
Views: 2,262,112
Posted By BRAZUCA

I know, this is kind of an old post, but just in...

I know, this is kind of an old post, but just in case, what tires are those in your Trel 520? Those are pretty "fat" tires and they fit.
Forum: Touring
10-15-12, 05:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you for the detailed feedback MassiveD, I...

Thank you for the detailed feedback MassiveD, I will take your comments into consideration. I agree that the 35-37 mm tires are a plus and since there is a difference in the length of the top tube...
Forum: Touring
10-14-12, 11:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

SStorkel, I agree with you, I can easily take a...

SStorkel, I agree with you, I can easily take a few extra BB7 pads and I will be touring in the US only. I may take the bike to Brazil to ride it there on vacation, but I can take some BB7 pads as...
Forum: Touring
10-14-12, 11:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thanks LeeG. I will ride both and see, I read in...

Thanks LeeG. I will ride both and see, I read in many places that if you are not riding loaded all the time, the Trek 520 may be a better all around bike and also good for touring, let's see. Very...
Forum: Touring
10-14-12, 11:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you bradtx, great advice and I will do it....

Thank you bradtx, great advice and I will do it. Like I said, my LBS has a Trek 520 60 cm in their warehouse and it will be available on Tuesday. The other LBS is a stocking shop for Surly and they...
Forum: Touring
10-14-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you fuzz2050, greatly appreciated. I'm not...

Thank you fuzz2050, greatly appreciated. I'm not in a hurry, I can use my Trek 600 for now and the biking season in Indiana is coming to an end soon, so, I will push for a discount since I found both...
Forum: Touring
10-13-12, 11:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 27,380
Posted By BRAZUCA

Stock 2013 Surly LHT/Disc Trucker vs. Trek 520: Which one is better equipped?

Hi folks, starting to look for a touring bike but will be using it a lot for commuting, everyday rides, weekends 20 - 30 miles rides and light touring a couple of times a year. Anyway, I like steel...
10-11-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,638
Posted By BRAZUCA

A new Trek 520 touring bike could fit the bill...

A new Trek 520 touring bike could fit the bill for 90% of riding styles IMHO, but still, at near $1,500 I could buy a lot of classic steel....anyway, I may still do that one day....
10-11-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By BRAZUCA

By the way, I will need new tires on mine, any...

By the way, I will need new tires on mine, any recommendation? Thanks.
10-11-12, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hi Calamarichris and your expertise on Pelotons...

Hi Calamarichris and your expertise on Pelotons may help me here. I bought it as an '85 from the seller, but the serial number on the headbadge is: 0674 (therefore, since it is ending in 4, I'm...
Forum: Touring
10-10-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,671
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hey man, I was looking for reviews on Trek 520...

Hey man, I was looking for reviews on Trek 520 and end up reading your post. Any new updates? How's your Trek 520 holding up? Thanks.
I just saw a new one today on my LBS for $1385.00 + tax.

...
10-10-12, 01:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By BRAZUCA

Haha. I like that Colonel!!

Haha. I like that Colonel!!
10-10-12, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By BRAZUCA

I decided to keep both for one full season and...

I decided to keep both for one full season and really get a better feeling. The Trek is great for around the neighborhood rides or light touring and very confortable. The Peloton is exciting and...
10-09-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By BRAZUCA

The Trek is a 24" frame, not a big difference,...

The Trek is a 24" frame, not a big difference, but it is there. Both are basically original as far as I can tell. Trek has Suntour BL vs. Superbe Pro on the Peloton. Anyway, no sweating over it...
10-09-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,433
Posted By BRAZUCA

I want to love my 83 Trek 600 more than my 84 Schwinn Peloton, but...

I can't and I don't really know why. I really really love vintage Treks and will continue to, the steel made Treks are fantastic bikes but since I got my 84 Peloton, I just can't take the Trek over...
10-09-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thank you Chris_in_Miami for the information!

Thank you Chris_in_Miami for the information!
10-08-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,448
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hi Colonel, is that a 25" frame? Beautiful!!

Hi Colonel, is that a 25" frame? Beautiful!!
10-08-12, 02:26 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 56,629
Posted By BRAZUCA

Thanks for the compliment calamarichris! I will...

Thanks for the compliment calamarichris! I will be keeping it as stock as possible, that's how I like it and your suggestion of a replacement gum hoods is on the list. I have to put back on it the...
10-08-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By BRAZUCA

Hey folks, how does the chainstay length compare...

Hey folks, how does the chainstay length compare to the Trek touring bikes (520/620/720)? Does anyone know?
10-08-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By BRAZUCA

Wow!! Beautiful bike. I'm searching for 25" frame...

Wow!! Beautiful bike. I'm searching for 25" frame of the Voyageur and even though I have not settled on a "SP", more and more I'm leaning towards one. (which will make it even more difficult to...
10-06-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By BRAZUCA

Beautiful, classy! Congratulations!!

Beautiful, classy! Congratulations!!
10-04-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 362,711
Posted By BRAZUCA

There is one in Indy but kinda pricey in my...

There is one in Indy but kinda pricey in my opinion $850 asking. You can see it on the link below:
10-03-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 588,794
Posted By BRAZUCA

This is my '83 Trek 600 Suntour BL in excellent...

This is my '83 Trek 600 Suntour BL in excellent condition, 100% original and a 24" frame. It fits me OK but I just got a 25" (63cm) Schwinn frame that it just fits me really well and I want another...
10-03-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,721
Posted By BRAZUCA

What kind of oil you are using to lube your classic bike?

Hi folks, simple question here for someone learning every day more about classic bikes. Anyway, I cleaned and degreased my Schwinn and it is time to lube the chain and moving parts. What do you guys...
10-01-12, 08:32 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 56,629
Posted By BRAZUCA

Looking forward to see the pics after the built....

Looking forward to see the pics after the built. What year is it ?
10-01-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By BRAZUCA

Very nice Sloar! Congrats! I have two boys and...

Very nice Sloar! Congrats! I have two boys and they helped me wash and polish my bikes this weekend (they were not there the full time and neither at the same time, but it was a start, haha). I...
09-30-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 35,044
Posted By BRAZUCA

Here is my new to me Schwinn Peloton...right...

Here is my new to me Schwinn Peloton...right timing for the C&V red bike thread!

http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x330/brazucaindiana/Peloton23.jpg
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