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04-01-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By sloar

The Best Bang For Your Buck Thread.

I was out this morning riding my Trek 420, I was amazed how smooth the ride was. Then I started thinking what a great bike for the very small amount of money I paid. There’s no way you can buy a new...
03-22-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,214
Views: 406,951
Posted By sloar

I also just picked up a 420, bought of the...

I also just picked up a 420, bought of the original owner that told me he hardly ever rode it. Pics are how I picked it up, he had it hanging in a really nice garage.


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03-22-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,284
Posted By nlerner

I use the smallest-sized stainless hose clamps to...

I use the smallest-sized stainless hose clamps to attach my basket to a Nitto rack. Zip ties have a tendency to wear out/degrade over time, I have found.
03-21-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By ilikebikes

1961 Schwinn Klunker

I built this up roughly 10 months ago. Didnít paint it, I like original paint no matter whatís left of it. 😉 hasnít seen a trail...yet.
pics to come....
03-21-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By sloar

Picked up a mint Trek 420

I love finding bikes like this. Bought it off an elderly man that bought it brand new, rode it a few times then put it up and it shows. This is how I bought it, havenít even wiped it down. Iím gonna...
03-21-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I suggested that the cable might have been miss...

I suggested that the cable might have been miss routed in my first reply but without an image I wasn't sure. Glad the problem is so easily dealt with. Andy
03-18-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By OldsCOOL

I had an Ď85 Trek 460, their entry level racer...

I had an Ď85 Trek 460, their entry level racer for weekend warriors. Not as light as I wanted but did discover the key to a lighter feel was in the wheels, tubes and tires. Put some fast rolling...
03-17-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By SJX426

Given what it is and where it lined up in the...

Given what it is and where it lined up in the product offering, it is light! Great job. You might even get use to down tube shifters. I rode them for most of my life. they become automatic in use.
03-16-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By bwilli88

Nice looking bike.

Nice looking bike.
03-16-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Wildwood

I usually end up spending a little bit more on a...

I usually end up spending a little bit more on a build, but not too much more. In addition to not selling much stuff, i have a preference for tubulars.The last coupe of years, it seems,
I'm...
03-15-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Le Mechanic

It depends a lot on what type wrap you're using...

It depends a lot on what type wrap you're using as the others have said. If you're going full retro with some super thin cotton tape, those clumps will likely show through. Most modern handlebar wrap...
01-18-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By BookFinder

:50: What grubetown said. It all boils down...

:50: What grubetown said.

It all boils down to how you plan to use it. The last time I bought a new bike was in 2003. Truth told, the only bikes I've owned that were ridden strictly as they were...
01-18-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By grubetown

If youíre looking for a single track riding...

If youíre looking for a single track riding mountain bike, I would keep looking.
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