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05-06-20, 01:22 PM
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Posted By danders

Two piece crankset swap

Like the upgrades I see here. Wanting lower gearing on my 90's rockhopper.
Looking at SHIMANO ALIVIO FC-M4050 22-30-40 to get lower gearing, there is
this 16% hill..........

Any concerns about...
Forum: Touring
04-22-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 828
Posted By danders

I would try a shorter taller stem 1st with drop...

I would try a shorter taller stem 1st with drop bars. The multiple positions a drop bar has is a big advantage for me. Maybe the V/O happy stem?
04-20-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,341
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Posted By danders

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1991? GF tassajara
Decent condition, fits wife. Didn't realize significance of...
04-13-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,749
Posted By danders

Old single speed, cut off wheel mostly. If your...

Old single speed, cut off wheel mostly.
If your dremel ever runs but bit doesn't spin it is
likely just the shaft coupling.
Forum: Touring
04-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 87,048
Posted By danders

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Not sure if this is one of the good years? Not touring anything but my...
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By danders

Low Gear Range: Road Shifters & Gears For Easier...

Low Gear Range: Road Shifters & Gears For Easier Hill Climbing - CyclingAbout.com (http://www.cyclingabout.com/wider-gear-range-road-shifters-gears-for-easier-hill-climbing/)

Thought this was...
02-29-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 116,300
Posted By danders

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I ended up with a VO Milan, I went to a bike shop I have never been to and they...
02-29-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 116,300
Posted By danders

V/O Postino

Opinions on this bar or similar options. 25.4/22.2
I bought a mid 90's Rockhopper, thought of doing drop bar but that would cost more than I paid for bike.
I'm finding that I feel too stretched out...
02-15-20, 08:17 AM
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Views: 1,883,696
Posted By danders

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Picked this Rockhopper up last week, have been looking for some time. 199?...
Forum: Touring
02-10-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By danders

Currently 26/32 is my low. 24/34 and 26/36 are...

Currently 26/32 is my low. 24/34 and 26/36 are very close to same ratio.
24/36/48 seems like it might be too large of a jump from 24/36? A 12-36 cassette would tend to move everything lower.
I...
Forum: Touring
02-09-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By danders

I am considering switching from 11-32 to 12-36 ...

I am considering switching from 11-32 to 12-36 If that not low enough 48-36-24?
I agree with keeping the middle ring at 36 since it is so useful in the flats
02-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By danders

I added some punctuation to make my O.P. more...

I added some punctuation to make my O.P. more clear, Yes New cable and housing, Carb cleaner followed by lube.
I had watched that utube how to and others like it. I will repeat the flush and lube,...
02-09-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By danders

Shimano 105 front derailleur triple

Vintage 2005 on a Fuji world. Are these generally problematic? I have made some progress, up shifting is not so stiff,
new cables and housing,cleaned and lubed the best I could without removing....
01-07-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,715
Posted By danders

The 700c Surly Bridge Club is tempting. Kona Dew...

The 700c Surly Bridge Club is tempting. Kona Dew also, everyone is playing this game.
Currently on a used Coda sport that is one size large. Bought used so didn't pay much, A tourist bought it in...
05-20-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By danders

Thanks for the help, especially on the fit. The...

Thanks for the help, especially on the fit. The seller is 5'9" and the seat was surprisingly low in the pictures.
05-20-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By danders

Jamis Coda vs Aurora

Recently got back into cycling for fitness, not doing long rides but have some steep hills to get heart rate up.

Currently I have a 21" Coda sport that I like but feel it may be a bit big for me...
11-27-18, 07:50 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 91,506
Posted By danders

Thanks for the input, Is there a chance that I...

Thanks for the input, Is there a chance that I would find the stem acceptable?
Bike is on the other side of town so no time to see till later this week or weekend.
I do appreciate everyone's help...
11-26-18, 09:37 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 91,506
Posted By danders

Portland Oregon CL It was originally posted at...

Portland Oregon CL
It was originally posted at $150 for bike then he decided to keep in less than 24hrs. Now asking $275 for bike and wind trainer but in email said he would sell bike alone..........
11-25-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 91,506
Posted By danders

Comp TA FS

A Comp TA came up for sale in my area and correct size. 54cm bike, 5'8" me.
Looks good and seems to have been on a wind trainer lately.
The bad is the stem is crazy high and long (angles up). What...
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