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10-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By katsup

The Space Horse has a steel fork while the...

The Space Horse has a steel fork while the Renegade's is carbon, this contributes to the weight difference. I personally like the steel fork look more so I'd lean toward the Space Horse. However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,925
Posted By katsup

Ask the shop what they would take. Offer to pay...

Ask the shop what they would take. Offer to pay cash.
10-22-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,365
Posted By katsup

The seat stay holes look like they are for a rear...

The seat stay holes look like they are for a rear rack.
10-22-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By katsup

OP's gallery with the bike photos ...

OP's gallery with the bike photos
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/528709

I'd vote for just replacing the shifter and making the bike rideable as is. Not worth messing with a drop bar...
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By katsup

In my market, I'd list that Giant Sedona frame w/...

In my market, I'd list that Giant Sedona frame w/ fork for $40 and maybe take $20. It's not a sought after model, and in my experience, buyers that know how to build bikes are looking for nicer...
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By katsup

OPs gallery with the photos: ...

OPs gallery with the photos:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/528279
10-04-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By katsup

March 18, 2021 at 10:23

March 18, 2021 at 10:23
Forum: Touring
10-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By katsup

Additional grip on the pedal (more choices) ...

Additional grip on the pedal (more choices)
Deeper gash, and more blood, if you slip off
09-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By katsup

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork...

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork tape over it. I don't ride very much rough terrain, but I'd like to think the extra rubber helps with the vibration.
09-25-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By katsup

I've been doing the same as SurferRosa, put down...

I've been doing the same as SurferRosa, put down the tools and ride more. I did sell off all the bikes that I didn't love and even found one I've been looking for back in July.

I've also found...
09-24-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By katsup

Yes, as long as you don't damage the tire. It...

Yes, as long as you don't damage the tire. It may get messy if you run tubeless.
09-20-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By katsup

You keep mentioning rigid frame, you must have a...

You keep mentioning rigid frame, you must have a suspension hybrid. I've tried those as as well, hated them. They had a heavy pogo stick feel to them. My more expensive mountain bike with Fox...
09-20-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By katsup

A bike in the $6-900 range will be around the...

A bike in the $6-900 range will be around the same weight as his current. I've done 30+ mile rides on rigid mountain bikes with no problem. I'm even more comfortable on them compared to a 2010 Trek...
09-19-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By katsup

I'd vote adding nice tires to your Univega Alpina...

I'd vote adding nice tires to your Univega Alpina Uno (1993?) and keep riding / enjoying that.

What is your reason for wanting a new bike?
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By katsup

The DB ascent is a good bike, but it is a common...

The DB ascent is a good bike, but it is a common model. Wait for something nicer / more rare to come along, especially at the asking price of $250.
09-08-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 789
Posted By katsup

Patience. Just enjoy the bikes you have an be...

Patience. Just enjoy the bikes you have an be happy that more people are enjoying the hobby.

Any bike that is listed at pre covid prices will sell fast so you have to be on top of it. Component...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By katsup

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/140x51/without_pics_5444aef1c24347adc5017afa7517342424dcdb1a.png
09-05-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,627
Posted By katsup

Look for models that have Deore (LX, DX, XT,...

Look for models that have Deore (LX, DX, XT, etc...) components. Manufactures use these higher end components on their better frames.
08-23-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 58,617
Views: 8,592,110
Posted By katsup

I see it as more of a trophy bike over a rider so...

I see it as more of a trophy bike over a rider so not sure if I can justify buying it. At the moment, I'm waiting it out and maybe it will sell so I'm no longer tempted.
08-23-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 58,617
Views: 8,592,110
Posted By katsup

1984 Trek 770 - $850 ...

1984 Trek 770 - $850
https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/bik/d/santa-barbara-trek-770-vintage-bike-1984/7181733275.html...
08-22-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,547
Views: 1,962,693
Posted By katsup

Finished my Trek 970...

Finished my Trek 970 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21582092-post7238.html) last week and got it dirty today. It didn't have the original wheels, so I used my my spare set (mid 90's Deore LX) and made...
Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By katsup

This is a 23" frame (58cm). It looks to be a...

This is a 23" frame (58cm). It looks to be a 1993 which came with Deore LX.
08-02-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 245,233
Posted By katsup

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/fog_cutter_front_ed7f3d21edc77492cebb2f0697d080b312fd9337.jpg
Forum: Touring
08-01-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,896
Posted By katsup

I actually like the blue and green together. ...

I actually like the blue and green together.

Congrats on the bike.
07-28-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By katsup

I'm with you on the Crank Brothers Speedier. I no...

I'm with you on the Crank Brothers Speedier. I no longer fear a tight fitting tire unless I am on a ride and don't have it with me. Plus no sore thumbs from trying to get the tire on....
07-24-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By katsup

I really like the Superstand ...

I really like the Superstand

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/269x440/superstand_ad5813ac348d797d8dab27662ddbaae33a5a53ec.jpg
07-24-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By katsup

One that you can find in stock that is your size?...

One that you can find in stock that is your size?

You didn't get us the type of bike you want, so I'll suggest a penny-farthing.

Sorry your bike got stolen.
07-19-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By katsup

Why not use a XT derailleur? I think that would...

Why not use a XT derailleur? I think that would be your main issue with compatibility.
07-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By katsup

Does having a XO-2 bug you when you have a RB-1...

Does having a XO-2 bug you when you have a RB-1 and MB-1 :lol:
07-13-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By katsup

I put the item in front of my house window about...

I put the item in front of my house window about 15min before they are due to show up and watch it. The buyer usually sees it when driving so they know they are at the right place and the sun helps...
07-11-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7,547
Views: 1,962,693
Posted By katsup

Picked up this 970 in the morning, overpaid...

Picked up this 970 in the morning, overpaid considering the cheap wheels and missing the bottom half of the rear shifter; but it's in my size and a bike I've been looking for. I've already put on a...
07-10-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,220
Posted By katsup

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.
07-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,870
Posted By katsup

Leave it unlocked and see if it gets stolen.

Leave it unlocked and see if it gets stolen.
07-01-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,725
Posted By katsup

For us bike nerds = gravel / cx / touring bike or...

For us bike nerds = gravel / cx / touring bike or similar.
For the casual rider = rigid mountain bike.

I voted gravel as "general" mountain bike implies suspension.
06-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,462,674
Posted By katsup

You can run higher speeds, but you may be dealing...

You can run higher speeds, but you may be dealing with a 130mm spacing. Some of them have 135mm spacing which is easier to find a rear for.
06-17-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By katsup

There were no Trek 770 Multitrack models. The...

There were no Trek 770 Multitrack models. The only Trek 770 models were 80's road bikes.
06-13-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By katsup

Here is the OP's gallery with photos ...

Here is the OP's gallery with photos
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/18165257

Looks like something got under the paint or sticker.
06-08-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By katsup

I have all 3, but haven't used the nut as it's on...

I have all 3, but haven't used the nut as it's on a spare tube somewhere. The only one currently in use is the rubber grommet as the smooth collar sticks out the rim. The smooth collar is the...
06-07-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,378
Posted By katsup

It varies from butt to butt. Find a bike store...

It varies from butt to butt. Find a bike store with a loaner program to test several.

Typically, wide cushy saddles are not comfortable for rides longer than a few miles.
06-06-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,792
Posted By katsup

You say that you are a beginner, is this your...

You say that you are a beginner, is this your first bike?

The majority of us on here have bought our "last" bike many times.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,844
Posted By katsup

He's keeping it in good condition for the next...

He's keeping it in good condition for the next owner, whether he sell it (I know OP said he wouldn't) or his kin. The C&V crowd will love finding this bike when that time comes.
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By katsup

In my market, with the high quarantine demand,...

In my market, with the high quarantine demand, and if everything is working properly, the bike wouldn't last at $150. I'd try to get closer to $100 though.

I dig the paint, it may be ugly unique...
05-27-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By katsup

You are at 9 posts now so you might as well post...

You are at 9 posts now so you might as well post once more to hit 10.
05-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By katsup

If you tried to quote my reply, it had photos....

If you tried to quote my reply, it had photos....
05-25-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By katsup

I am not sure what country you are in, but do you...

I am not sure what country you are in, but do you have Jamis or Marin dealers? If so, I'd be looking at the Marin Muirwoods (https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/20-muirwoods-29er) or Jamis Sequel or...
05-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By katsup

You need 10 post to post photos, it's a anti spam...

You need 10 post to post photos, it's a anti spam thing. Here is your photo...
05-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By katsup

For "simple easy dirt tracks" I'd be looking at a...

For "simple easy dirt tracks" I'd be looking at a rigid bike that can fit 40mm+ tires vs a bike with lower end suspension like the Marlin 5. I can't think of any suggestions in your market / price...
05-20-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By katsup

You haven't ridden since you were a kid and you...

You haven't ridden since you were a kid and you want to jump back into it with a $2000 bike?

Start with something cheaper. I usually say used, but options are limited right now due to high...
05-17-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By katsup

There is a DT Swiss 350 option under $500 from...

There is a DT Swiss 350 option under $500 from Colorado Cyclist that you can get built with 32 spokes.

https://www.coloradocyclist.com/custom-cyclocross-wheelsets

Don't forget to use the promo...
05-16-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,667
Posted By katsup

Picked up this Apex at the start of the...

Picked up this Apex at the start of the quarantine. Tore it apart to clean / repacked the bearings, then got it dirty again.
...
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