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11-09-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 206
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Posted By sarahbruce

Oh boy... I'm influencing people now! Yeah, we...

Oh boy... I'm influencing people now!
Yeah, we moved away from all the cool mountain biking trails so it's used for road and gravel now. I do actually have the orange knife still attached, but it's...
11-09-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 369,879
Posted By sarahbruce

This is my new to me garage sale find! I made a...

This is my new to me garage sale find! I made a couple upgrades and added some accessories to bring it into service. I am waiting on a rack to arrive and will be setting that up shortly. So far I am...
11-09-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Well, it looks like everyone is having fun in my...

Well, it looks like everyone is having fun in my absence! Whoops, I may have forgotten about this thread that I started! Anywho... this is the current state of my 720. It is now used by both my wife...
08-02-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

This looks nice! What model is it? Bruce

This looks nice! What model is it?
Bruce
07-31-17, 04:13 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Y'alls 750s are making me jealous! A friendly...

Y'alls 750s are making me jealous! A friendly forum member gave me a lead on a local 750, but for some reason the seller has a communication problem...oh well.

On a different note- I bought a new...
07-26-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By sarahbruce

Well you and me are twins cormacf! I have the...

Well you and me are twins cormacf! I have the same exact dimensions as you listed, and struggle with this same issue. I do not do any "cyclecrossing" however, so I am not sure what my advice is...
07-23-17, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

I really like the two Crosscuts above! Both...

I really like the two Crosscuts above! Both really nice builds and I can feel the love of a somewhat "normal" bike being heavily upgraded/customized. I never see one for sale locally in my size...but...
07-23-17, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 445,959
Posted By sarahbruce

If you are looking for singletrack, Santos is...

If you are looking for singletrack, Santos is huge! Lots of very nice trails of all skill levels. If paved trails are more your thing, Baseline has a good loop, but is not very long. A paved trail is...
07-20-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Geax Evolutions- They have mixed reviews, but i...

Geax Evolutions- They have mixed reviews, but i like them so far. I only have a couple hundred miles on them though. I am pretty sure I bought them from Nashbar and they were closed out priced for...
07-19-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Thanks for all the compliments! I wish you lived...

Thanks for all the compliments! I wish you lived a little closer, as I feel we could get you setup correctly with a little time and hands on diagnosing. I don't know if you have any clearance for...
07-18-17, 03:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Really nice! I can't believe how big those...

Really nice! I can't believe how big those brifters look though, they must be comfortable atleast !
Bruce
07-18-17, 09:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

I added a Sunlite rack and Wald 137 basket to the...

I added a Sunlite rack and Wald 137 basket to the front! My $2 thrift store find camera bag fits perfectly and even has straps to hold it securely to the basket. Did a sort of "test run" this morning...
07-18-17, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,914
Views: 445,959
Posted By sarahbruce

Rode 21miles this morning, a mix of...

Rode 21miles this morning, a mix of road/singletrack! The good old Trek handled everything with style and grace...however I had to stop multiple times to remove spiders that were crawling around on...
07-16-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 274,846
Posted By sarahbruce

Thanks! Yeah I paid $60...so I definitely scored!...

Thanks! Yeah I paid $60...so I definitely scored!
Bruce
07-15-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 274,846
Posted By sarahbruce

Just picked up this nice one for my mom! Schwinn...

Just picked up this nice one for my mom! Schwinn Classic SS- Pretty nice bike shop Schwinn. I wouldn't necessarily pay retail for one, but I found this for cheap, and it is in absolutely new shape!...
Forum: Touring
07-10-17, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By sarahbruce

In both of the above pics, it seems like there is...

In both of the above pics, it seems like there is an easy solution, to me... I would take one of the top bolts, out of the sliding drop outs, and bring it to the local hardware store. Find a longer...
07-10-17, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By sarahbruce

Looks like you found some good tires locally,...

Looks like you found some good tires locally, which is always nice! On a side note, apparently there is a pretty big following for the Continental Speed Rides, both on here, and some review sites....
07-09-17, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By sarahbruce

What price range are you looking for? There seems...

What price range are you looking for? There seems to be more and more options for tires in similar sizes, which is a good thing, ranging from $12 - $65 a piece.
Bruce
07-08-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Wow, that is a big one! Nice ride, those...

Wow, that is a big one! Nice ride, those handlebars look right at home!
Bruce
07-04-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Haha, I am about 3 1/2" taller than you, but...

Haha, I am about 3 1/2" taller than you, but would not be even close to straddling that bike! I am the opposite of you, short legs and long torso... That is a great looking bike though, love the...
07-04-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Holey moley! This looks fantastic! Can you tell...

Holey moley! This looks fantastic! Can you tell us more about the paint job? I am guessing powdercoat...
Bruce
07-03-17, 02:04 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Nice 720! Looks like a great setup! Bruce

Nice 720! Looks like a great setup!
Bruce
07-03-17, 09:40 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Woah! I am very jealous! That is a beauty! I...

Woah! I am very jealous! That is a beauty! I don't see very many of the higher end numbers locally. It's all 700s and 720s. What a score!
Bruce
07-03-17, 06:30 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Looks like a very meticulous overhaul and...

Looks like a very meticulous overhaul and upgrades! How do you like those Ergon pedals? I have eyeballed them a few times online, but am unsure if I will like the design, and the fact that they run...
07-03-17, 06:25 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Really nice, I have always liked Treks two-toned...

Really nice, I have always liked Treks two-toned paint jobs!
Bruce
07-02-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

DONE:lol:...

DONE:lol: http://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1113412-show-your-trek-multitrack.html#post19692406
07-02-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 44,785
Posted By sarahbruce

Show your Trek Multitrack!

After posting a bunch of my pics in the "Post pics of your hybrid" thread I thought it would be nice to have a separate thread for the very versatile Trek Multitracks!

So, anyone who owns or has...
07-02-17, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

Yeah hopefully the guy I am buying the front rack...

Yeah hopefully the guy I am buying the front rack from ships it tomorrow. I think I might start a new thread in this hybrid section maybe called "Show your Trek Multitrack" or something. It would be...
06-29-17, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

Thanks for the compliments! The orange thing is a...

Thanks for the compliments! The orange thing is a Morakniv. It is a great budget knife, especially for camping duties! I modified this one significantly.
Bruce


http://i.imgur.com/FZa5IAa.jpg?1
06-28-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

Wow! That is a great looking bike and seems like...

Wow! That is a great looking bike and seems like a steal for the price they are selling for! Very nice!
Bruce
06-28-17, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

I actually have a pretty nice Bontrager rear rack...

I actually have a pretty nice Bontrager rear rack that would be perfect on here, but I am just wanting to do something different. I have the bikepacking saddlebag from my 29+ rig and it fits...
06-28-17, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

This is setup with a super budget drivetrain-...

This is setup with a super budget drivetrain- Stock rear wheel (with true 7spd freehub), 7of8 cogs 8 speed shimano cassette, 8spd x4 sram trigger shifter and rear derailleur (take offs from another...
06-25-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

Thanks, it is slowly coming together. I found...

Thanks, it is slowly coming together. I found some new handlebars, but unfortunately my basket came in without the mounting struts... Also it was my first ride with the new Stashers top tube bag!...
Forum: Touring
06-23-17, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,905
Posted By sarahbruce

I tried the VO Crazy Bar (steel version) for a...

I tried the VO Crazy Bar (steel version) for a few hundred miles of pavement, dirt roads and singletrack. Although the main outward position was ok, the "bullhorns" were useless, for me. I just...
06-18-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

A front basket and new handlebars are being...

A front basket and new handlebars are being delivered today! This was my setup on a refreshing evening ride yesterday.
Bruce
http://i.imgur.com/TqPcNjC.jpg?1
06-09-17, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

That is a great looking bike! Pretty well...

That is a great looking bike! Pretty well equipped for $550 too! It could go all over the place- pavement, multi use trails, dirt roads, gravel, and even some nice singletrack would be no problem...
Forum: Touring
06-09-17, 03:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,017
Posted By sarahbruce

I love everything about your post and pic! Bruce

I love everything about your post and pic!
Bruce
Forum: Touring
05-26-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,377
Posted By sarahbruce

I trim the zip tie(s) flush with a sharp knife,...

I trim the zip tie(s) flush with a sharp knife, it helps to prevent cuts to myself from random edges.

You may already know this, but there are different quality of zip ties...I recently restocked...
05-09-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

Wow, that is pretty crazy! Hopefully yours was...

Wow, that is pretty crazy! Hopefully yours was just a random defect, but I will keep my fingers crossed...
Bruce
05-08-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,526
Posted By sarahbruce

Saturday shopping trip! Bruce ...

Saturday shopping trip!
Bruce
http://i.imgur.com/jLF9TgN.jpg?1
05-08-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

I don't have a set of working calipers, but this...

I don't have a set of working calipers, but this is what I eyeballed with a good ruler!
45mm width, 45mm height, on a 24mm external width rim.
I am running them at 22psi/front and 30psi/rear,...
05-08-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

They are 29x1.9 Geax Evolutions. They fit...

They are 29x1.9 Geax Evolutions. They fit perfectly and make for a very smooooth ride!
Bruce
05-08-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,389
Views: 2,154,296
Posted By sarahbruce

My "new to me" Trek 720 Multitrack! Bruce ...

My "new to me" Trek 720 Multitrack!
Bruce
http://i.imgur.com/Oh4SnMN.jpg?1
Forum: Touring
05-08-17, 05:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,377
Posted By sarahbruce

Just to put in my 2 cents... I've ridden...

Just to put in my 2 cents... I've ridden 1000miles on 29x3 tires in the last two months, and they really do excel on rough/dirt/washboard roads! Sure there is a weight disadvantage over "regular"...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-17, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,491
Posted By sarahbruce

This is an old pic, but one of my favorites! I am...

This is an old pic, but one of my favorites! I am actually trying to decide which size Wald basket to go on my current hybrid.
Bruce

http://i.imgur.com/mx91wmP.jpg?2

Obviously this is a staged...
Forum: Touring
05-07-17, 05:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,377
Posted By sarahbruce

I just wanted to add some encouragement! I have...

I just wanted to add some encouragement! I have been riding a bunch with a good friend that has an ECR and he loves it! I am definitely jealous... He bought the stock build. I think he has only...
Forum: Touring
04-03-17, 05:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,797
Posted By sarahbruce

I just looked up the specs on the Aurora, and it...

I just looked up the specs on the Aurora, and it you definitely could be right. It comes with 32s, for some reason they seemed wider in person. Most of the time there is room for some finesse when...
Forum: Touring
04-03-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,797
Posted By sarahbruce

My local shop just brought in a Jamis Aurora and...

My local shop just brought in a Jamis Aurora and it is a really nice looking bike! It is below your price range and seems to fit your criteria, along with being pretty well equipped. The color...
04-02-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,277
Posted By sarahbruce

There is a product made for this specific...

There is a product made for this specific purpose- VO Wheel Stabilizer (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/vo-wheel-stabilizer.html)
I tried one a few years ago and wasn't really impressed, but...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,932,560
Posted By sarahbruce

My wife's bike has some new bags and parts, so I...

My wife's bike has some new bags and parts, so I thought I should take a pic and post it up! She commutes a very modest 3mile round trip to work, but also uses her bike for most other transportation,...
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