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05-16-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By AdventureManCO

And where I am at now: ...

And where I am at now:

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05-16-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,632
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay, so I decided to strip the frame + fork of...

Okay, so I decided to strip the frame + fork of my Trek 990 and do a 'gun blue' steel finish on the bike, with silver components. This bike is worth the time and work. It rode beautifully before,...
05-12-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,632
Posted By shoota

In the time a posted that and now, I managed to...

In the time a posted that and now, I managed to find a buddy with 650b wheels I could use to test fit. I think I got lucky with my frame and brakes :)
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05-12-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,632
Posted By shoota

In an effort to not start a new thread, has...

In an effort to not start a new thread, has anyone done 26" to 650B on an old mtb? Seems like that would be a good compromise between 26" and 700C. I'm wondering if the brake adjustment is easier...
04-27-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By AeroGut

+1 on the drop-bar conversion, especially if it's...

+1 on the drop-bar conversion, especially if it's a larger size frame. Narrowish tires and you'll have a sturdy but lightweight do anything bike. Those are wonderful frames. Definitely needs to be...
04-27-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By nlerner

Wind chimes...

Wind chimes (https://surlybikes.com/blog/surly_4130_cr_mo_wind_chimes)?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By Gconan

SPD’s all the way! Easy to clip in. Easy to...

SPD’s all the way! Easy to clip in. Easy to clip out. But most of all you can walk around in them! I have crossed streams in them. Walked across logs and been down steep banks in them. There...
04-27-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Classtime

Go through the drop bar and upright MTB threads...

Go through the drop bar and upright MTB threads and do that. What original parts do you still have?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By alfordjo

I use SPD Pedals on both my road bikes. PD-A600 &...

I use SPD Pedals on both my road bikes. PD-A600 & XT PD-M8020

I walk around some when on rides is the reason I use SPD.

If you are concerned about clipping out, get SH-56 cleats. They are...
04-27-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Dwillems26

I vote SS grocery getter. Something you can hop...

I vote SS grocery getter. Something you can hop on real quick to get the mail, find the dog that ran down the street, cruise around the block or take it to events where you won't mind if it gets...
04-24-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,152
Posted By Deal4Fuji

N 95 is the safest number I hear

N 95 is the safest number I hear
04-18-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,348
Posted By Mikefule

"Buy it or build it?" If you have to ask, then...

"Buy it or build it?" If you have to ask, then just buy it.

My personal preference has generally been buy, ride, learn, modify.

I once built a complete bike from parts, exactly as I thought I...
04-08-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,348
Posted By seau grateau

Building a bike from scratch with $1000 will get...

Building a bike from scratch with $1000 will get you approximately a $500 bike.
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