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07-06-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By shoota

I see. I'm such a noob when it comes to racks....

I see. I'm such a noob when it comes to racks. Here's a pic of the style I'm looking for. But the bosses on my '86 Schwinn Voyageur are in the middle of the fork, not in front like this one. I'm...
07-06-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By shoota

WTB: front rack

Hopefully a vintage Blackburn rack suitable for an 80s touring bike with mid fork eyelets.
06-30-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By shoota

That could do. Wanna send me pics? I'll pm you my...

That could do. Wanna send me pics? I'll pm you my email.
06-30-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By shoota

ISO: cheap DT shifters

Just need a set of braze-on friction shifters. Surely someone has a pair sitting around doing nothing. Campy would be cool.
06-29-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By shoota

Bump. Open to basically any shifter at this point.

Bump. Open to basically any shifter at this point.
06-25-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By shoota

My buddy has the current Exploro for all the...

My buddy has the current Exploro for all the reasons you've mentioned. It's pretty hard to beat a 17lbs gravel bike, the thing is a rocket. But the best part about the new ExploroMax is that they've...
06-23-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,837
Posted By shoota

I think they're about 19mm ID. Basically, these...

I think they're about 19mm ID. Basically, these tires are never going to balloon way out past their listed width.
06-23-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,837
Posted By shoota

My buddy has the 35mm version and they're...

My buddy has the 35mm version and they're something like 33-34mm measured. My 40mm are now 40mm measured after some miles. But they aren't very durable. This dry Summer heat has made the roads a...
06-19-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By shoota

And some won't even do 10s. Ask me how I know...

And some won't even do 10s. Ask me how I know *sigh*
06-19-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By shoota

I've heard good things about the X5. Limited...

I've heard good things about the X5. Limited sizes but worth a look: https://bikecloset.com/product/x5-terra-military-green-tangy-green/
06-18-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By shoota

Short chainstays = lively acceleration feel

Short chainstays = lively acceleration feel
06-18-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By shoota

I'd highly recommend getting two wheelsets with...

I'd highly recommend getting two wheelsets with the same hubs or there's a good chance you will be adjusting the brake calipers every time you switch. Even with the same hubs it's not a guarantee...
06-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By shoota

Pretty sure that's what I listed it here for....

Pretty sure that's what I listed it here for. Maybe I'm thinking of my Tommasini..
06-17-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By shoota

Then why didn't mine sell at $800 :(

Then why didn't mine sell at $800 :(
06-17-20, 09:00 AM
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Views: 238
Posted By shoota

Dibs pending a PM

Dibs pending a PM
06-17-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By shoota

ISO: orphaned 10s Dura-Ace dt shifter

CLOSING THIS REQUEST
Ideally I just need the right hand one but if you have a set for cheap I'd be interested. (A 10s DA rear derailleur would be good to have if you have that as well.)
06-17-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By shoota

Been listed for a while. Selling the frame might...

Been listed for a while. Selling the frame might be an issue...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3261924233859372/
06-16-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By shoota

BUT, if you're dead set on it then watch this...

BUT, if you're dead set on it then watch this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHXYN1JH8Oc
06-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By shoota

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an...

I'm gonna burst your bubble here, but just buy an entry level gravel bike. You're going down a rabbit hole that you won't like the end of.
06-16-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By shoota

As another data point I'll throw my two cents in....

As another data point I'll throw my two cents in. I'm not in particularly great shape right now but the vast majority of my gravel rides are very similar to yours. 30-40 miles, 1500-2500ft of...
06-15-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By shoota

Nice find. Too bad they're coming form China,...

Nice find. Too bad they're coming form China, they wouldn't show up for months right now :/
06-15-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By shoota

Naw, it's nothing more than compatibility with...

Naw, it's nothing more than compatibility with older bikes that use quill stems.
06-15-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By shoota

Agreed. 10s Sram was the best shifter ergonomics...

Agreed. 10s Sram was the best shifter ergonomics EVAR
06-15-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By shoota

Any more 25.4 bars out there to look at?

Any more 25.4 bars out there to look at?
06-14-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,167
Posted By shoota

I feel like Iíve seen a Nishiki in this colorway...

I feel like Iíve seen a Nishiki in this colorway before.
06-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,803
Posted By shoota

I thought of you guys when I saw this. Sooooo...

I thought of you guys when I saw this. Sooooo nice, if you can fit it. Decent price too. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3261924233859372/
...
06-12-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By shoota

The top tube CTC on the Voyageur is 56cm. The CTC...

The top tube CTC on the Voyageur is 56cm. The CTC Seat Tube is 57cm. You're a Schwinn 23".
06-12-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,107
Posted By shoota

I did everything suggested here and still...

I did everything suggested here and still couldn't get mine to stop slipping. You know what the culprit was? The inside of the dropout and the face of the skewer both had grease and grime on them....
06-12-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 871
Posted By shoota

I just got my grubby mitts on this exact...

I just got my grubby mitts on this exact frameset. It's beautiful. In fact it's so nice I'm having a hard time figuring out how to build it up.
06-09-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By shoota

CASE CLOSED! 52telecaster hand delivered the...

CASE CLOSED!

52telecaster hand delivered the Voyageur all the way from IL!! With a bonus Bianchi Volpe! Both in my size! I couldn't be more stoked! Thanks everyone, this forum is awesome!
06-09-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By shoota

Dang. You were right, dodgy seller alright.

Dang. You were right, dodgy seller alright.
06-08-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By shoota

+1 on the Warbird. It's an amazing bike.

+1 on the Warbird. It's an amazing bike.
06-04-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By shoota

Vittoria Terreno Dry 700x31 if you're using a...

Vittoria Terreno Dry 700x31 if you're using a narrow rim. (And if you can find them)
05-30-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By shoota

Messaged him and got dibs, just gotta figure out...

Messaged him and got dibs, just gotta figure out logistics.
05-29-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By shoota

Sorry, narrow wide. It refers to the shape of the...

Sorry, narrow wide. It refers to the shape of the teeth. They alternate narrow and wide to fit snugly inside the chain so it does drop off the chainring.

Something like this if you have a 5-arm...
05-28-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By shoota

No, but you should use a NW chainring.

No, but you should use a NW chainring.
05-28-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By shoota

I've never ridden the Race King MTB tires but we...

I've never ridden the Race King MTB tires but we have hard packed dirt roads here too and squirmy is never a word that entered my mind. "Fast" "Grippy" "Light" - those words entered my mind.
I also...
05-28-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By shoota

Terra Speed

Terra Speed
05-27-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By shoota

Terra Speed. No doubt.

Terra Speed. No doubt.
05-26-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By shoota

So the price is a wash - non-factor. That...

So the price is a wash - non-factor.

That leaves the choice to other metrics. In this case, I'd lean heavily on which one "speaks" to you. Feature wise they are very similar.
Which one fits...
05-23-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By shoota

Poop. Alright, well I didnít spend anything on it...

Poop. Alright, well I didnít spend anything on it and itís not worth anything either so oh well :/
05-23-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By shoota

I think it can be spot welded and ridden around...

I think it can be spot welded and ridden around the neighborhood.
05-23-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By shoota

Cracked dropout

Can this be fixed? If so, how?
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/0191e58e_f302_43d2_a6d3_39e3335b1a6a_525106047412679ce4edaca0a43d1afd82bc8ba0.jpeg
05-23-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By shoota

I love those, but that price tag, ouch. Thanks...

I love those, but that price tag, ouch. Thanks for the contribution!
05-18-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By shoota

It would fit you nicely.

It would fit you nicely.
05-16-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By shoota

Tempting but that's likely way more project than...

Tempting but that's likely way more project than I'm in for right now.
05-14-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By shoota

Fook me that is awesome. Whatever you do don't...

Fook me that is awesome. Whatever you do don't ride it, cause that paint will chip when the slightest breeze kicks up.
05-13-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By shoota

lol

lol
05-13-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By shoota

Sounds like she needs a different bike.

Sounds like she needs a different bike.
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