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09-15-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,461
Posted By rebelLT

New 1991 Schwinn High Plains

I have recently been looking for a nice 20 inch frame to build as a 26" expedition bike for my wife. I have a weird thing for old schwinn steel and found a 91 High Plains on the Clist. I have a...
09-12-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,171
Posted By rebelLT

Don't fixate on speed.....Learn to spin at a...

Don't fixate on speed.....Learn to spin at a comfortable speed and work your gearing into your spin, then work on stamina until you get to the point were you can ride as long as you want. Who could...
09-12-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,467
Posted By rebelLT

Headphones? I would read the rest though I...

Headphones? I would read the rest though I covered my eyes with my hands........:)
09-12-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By rebelLT

How can they not know?

mt track xl (http://kansascity.craigslist.org/bik/5218725686.html)
11-03-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,487
Posted By rebelLT

specialized crossroads enigma bike

I picked this up for 80 bucks to convert to a touring-ish rig for my wife. I looked it over and found it is a specialized crossroads sport that only appears to have about 25 miles on it before the...
Forum: Touring
06-06-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,158
Posted By rebelLT

be tough. Tour with whatever. I pack everything...

be tough. Tour with whatever. I pack everything in trash bags anyway. I had expensive bags on my early tours. Things got wet anyways!!
Forum: Commuting
06-06-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,677
Posted By rebelLT

I got back into cycling a few years ago and did...

I got back into cycling a few years ago and did the same thing with a cheapish hybrid. I am glad I did as I learned a lot about wrenching. Having said that.......There are FAR TOO MANY sub 100...
06-06-14, 09:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,883
Posted By rebelLT

Peace Brother. I had a friend who passed years...

Peace Brother. I had a friend who passed years ago and we SHARED the hobby of digging and collecting old coins. He asked me to put some back into circulation after he died so others might enjoy...
04-08-14, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By rebelLT

deore lx brake cartridge replacement?

I need to replace the brake shoes on a pair of deore lx cantilever brakes. I don't know the model, though they were the common black anodized ones with the cartridge pads. Does anyone know where I...
Forum: Touring
03-17-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,842
Posted By rebelLT

You don't have to outrun the dogs. You just have...

You don't have to outrun the dogs. You just have to outrun your partner
02-09-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,389
Posted By rebelLT

sunrace or microshift 3x7?

I am building an early 930 frame for a commuter/light tourer, mostly rail trail with vintage deore or better components for a friend. I am sticking with 7 speed and allready have the wheelset and...
01-23-14, 01:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,541
Posted By rebelLT

I don't know much about "newer" hollowtechs as I...

I don't know much about "newer" hollowtechs as I work on old square taper rigs. Could it be possible that the bearing has been replaced with a wider axle version? Pushing the chainrings out of...
Forum: Touring
12-05-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 286,159
Posted By rebelLT

another gt

here is mine, an early 90's outpost frame with 36H deore XT hubset, araya annodized rims, Sake crankset, XT derailleurs, 7 speed, Deore brakes. etccccc.... I am in the process of hanging the parts...
10-29-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By rebelLT

Freewheel questions.

I am building a single speed 74 Schwinn Traveler for my son to use as a campus bike/single speed. I had a set of alloy 700 wheels with a 7 speed freewheel in the garage from another project that I...
10-28-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,996
Posted By rebelLT

look on the bottom of the bottom bracket. is...

look on the bottom of the bottom bracket. is there a plastic piece screwed onto it? I cant tell from the pic if you derailleur is top or bottom pull. If the arm where the cable attaches points...
10-07-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,286
Posted By rebelLT

I think I will keep things fairly low budget...

I think I will keep things fairly low budget until I see how I like riding it. Maybe keep the current components and change the bar, shifters, chain, tires/tubes, pedals, seat. FOR NOW! ha
10-06-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,286
Posted By rebelLT

pic test

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K. This is a test and my first attempt to post a pic here. Please b patient
10-06-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,286
Posted By rebelLT

GT Arette...What should I do?

I have what I believe to be an early 90's GT arette Hybrid bike sitting in the shop. 700c wheels, suntour components, U brake on the back wheel, CRAZY purple popcorn like paint job. Araya wheelset,...
07-14-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By rebelLT

I too find that I ride 99 percent in the middle...

I too find that I ride 99 percent in the middle chainring. All of my bikes are 7 or 8 speed and I have contemplated taking off the front derailleur and two chain rings and running my bike as a seven...
07-13-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 653
Posted By rebelLT

st m564 lever specs?

Seven speed brake shifter set marked as deore lx. Model is st-m564. Anyone know if the levers are long or short pull? Or did they make two versions?
01-02-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By rebelLT

St ef51 for cantis?

My commuter is and old gt arette with a canti brake on the front and a u brake on the back. I had to ditch the original suntour stuff and switched the wheelset. I have been running with a standard...
01-02-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By rebelLT

You can get an extension. A stem with a different...

You can get an extension. A stem with a different angle. Or and adjustable stem. Though the adjustable stem is not recommended if you are ridding off road. You can also combine the above. Though the...
01-02-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By rebelLT

St ef51 for cantis?

My commuter is and old gt arette with a canti brake on the front and a u brake on the back. I had to ditch the original suntour stuff and switched the wheelset. I have been running with standard...
Forum: Commuting
12-29-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,871
Posted By rebelLT

I would say that the bike rack cut on the...

I would say that the bike rack cut on the original post was done with a gas powered chop saw. Would have been through in a few seconds
12-29-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,229
Posted By rebelLT

WOW! I didn’t expect this much of a response. ...

WOW! I didn’t expect this much of a response. Thanks all for the warm welcome. I can clarify a little. The bike currently has a set of v brakes. I mistakenly ID’ed it as an early 90’s model...
12-28-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,229
Posted By rebelLT

Drop bar conversion shifter options?

I am building a touring rig for my wife and am converting the bars to drops. The bike is an early 90ís Giant Boulder steel frame with standard shimano 3x7 setup. I donít have ANY experience with...
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