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Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
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.
08-08-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By katsup

That depends on frame clearance. Note that...

That depends on frame clearance.

Note that mountain bikes usually have 26in wheels while hybrids have 700c.
08-08-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 448
Posted By katsup

I had a similar problem with my front brake when...

I had a similar problem with my front brake when I built my bike, I had two 20mm adapters. I realized this after reading https://www.analogcycles.com/true-facts-about-disc-brake-adapters/
08-08-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By katsup

$72 for the easy conversion kit to maybe get a...

$72 for the easy conversion kit to maybe get a $175 pair of wheels tubeless? Maybe you already have the kit? Personally, I'd spend my money on a better wheelset and possibly sell your current set. ...
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By katsup

I'd say around $100 pre pandemic. Between...

I'd say around $100 pre pandemic. Between $150-$200 now, if it is in rideable shape. More if it was just serviced (bearings, cables, etc...).
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By katsup

Pre pandemic I'd say around $100 to someone that...

Pre pandemic I'd say around $100 to someone that likes red.

During this pandemic, I bet you could get at least $200 since the price of a ready to ride bike is way up. Take lots of photos and...
08-02-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 231,525
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: 16
Views: 990
Posted By katsup

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

I actually like the blue and green together.

Congrats on the bike.
08-01-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By katsup

I use "close enough" size tubes in tires all the...

I use "close enough" size tubes in tires all the time.
08-01-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By katsup

The 2020 Trek Checkpoint SL6 has a MSRP of $3800...

The 2020 Trek Checkpoint SL6 has a MSRP of $3800 and currently bike blue book has a value of about $2500.

Bike blue book was severely undervalued pre pandemic for my market (priced too low on BBB)...
07-31-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By katsup

Contact the bike shop to see if its covered under...

Contact the bike shop to see if its covered under warranty, 30 day sounds too short, especially for Trek. Look for a used wheel to use for the time being.
07-29-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 163,011
Posted By katsup

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/416331 ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/416331

Visit a bike shop, they will probably just give you the parts you need. It should be less than shipping anyway.
07-28-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
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....
07-27-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,313
Posted By katsup

You know things are interesting when you see...

You know things are interesting when you see department store bikes on Craigslist, facebook marketplace, etc... for $100-$200 over retail. They are often marked "last one".
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By katsup

There is a '91 for $400 in Southern California ...

There is a '91 for $400 in Southern California
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/glendale-1991-bridgestone-rb-1-synergy/7166406591.html

I've considered it as it's my size, but decided...
07-24-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
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: 671
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.
07-21-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 633
Posted By katsup

There is nothing wrong with old bikes, especially...

There is nothing wrong with old bikes, especially if they are maintained. Which major city are you near?
07-19-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
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.
07-16-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By katsup

Isn't the Mongoose Hotshot a department (Walmart)...

Isn't the Mongoose Hotshot a department (Walmart) bike? If so, it is NOT a good starting point. You can find better, especially for $600.
07-16-20, 01:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By katsup

I usually use washers as 73StellaSX76 mentioned....

I usually use washers as 73StellaSX76 mentioned. Easy to add and remove as needed.
07-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
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, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,369
Posted By katsup

I've sold 7 bikes this year, but have been trying...

I've sold 7 bikes this year, but have been trying to stop fully restoring the ones that are not for me. I do regret discounting one back in February, but I didn't know where the market was headed at...
07-13-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 809
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...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,029
Posted By katsup

Link Help ...

Link Help
https://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/d/eugene-adult-xsmall-dream-vintage/7150769212.html
$335...
07-12-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By katsup

I've also been unprepared for a flat before. ...

I've also been unprepared for a flat before. Didn't realize I took out my spare tube a week before, got a flat from a stick puncturing the tire. Tried to patch, but failed so I started walking. I...
07-12-20, 12:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By katsup

Geez, it's Bridgestone Saturday, a MB-0 this time...

Geez, it's Bridgestone Saturday, a MB-0 this time for $350
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/burbank-1991-bridgestone-mb0-zip/7157817607.html

That would be tempting if it was my size.
07-11-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By katsup

This 59cm XO-1 just got posted for sale in...

This 59cm XO-1 just got posted for sale in Southern California for $1400

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/garden-grove-bridgestone-xo-1/7157742115.html

it's my size, but not interested...
07-11-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By katsup

Local pick up makes things more difficult. ...

Local pick up makes things more difficult.

Edit: Nevermind, saw the questions section where they offer to take it to a bike shop to pack / ship.
07-11-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7,373
Views: 1,895,764
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: 6,588
Posted By katsup

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,153
Posted By katsup

I saw a clean 91 sell locally for around $400...

I saw a clean 91 sell locally for around $400 about a month ago (not sure the exact price the seller got). I'd place this one around $300 USD.
Replies: 72
Views: 8,048
Posted By katsup

Nice bike, this is mine. ...

Nice bike, this is mine.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/wildwood_567c1566004b8651147adfd54806acee09bd9035.jpg

Note that the front steel fork doesn't have mounting...
07-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By katsup

Unknown, you'll need to measure and cut.

Unknown, you'll need to measure and cut.
07-02-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,735
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: 3,454
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.
07-01-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By katsup

An extra wheelset is really for convenience of...

An extra wheelset is really for convenience of not having to remove and install tires if you want a change. This obviously comes at a cost.

Ride your bike for awhile, if you find yourself wanting...
06-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,373
Views: 1,895,764
Posted By katsup

The mentioned bike does not appear to be in your...

The mentioned bike does not appear to be in your album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/520023
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By katsup

That bike has Deore XT. The market is hot right...

That bike has Deore XT. The market is hot right now for riders like that. Cleaned and tuned up (new cables, housing, grease, tires?), and if nothing is wrong, could fetch $300+ in my market. It would...
06-27-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 31,846
Posted By katsup

1991 Diamond Back Apex on a local fire road. ...

1991 Diamond Back Apex on a local fire road.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/1991_diamond_back_apex_9fe31f99a1924130fcd0e1e0c0b9562585113004.jpg
06-25-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

The backroads sounds like a good option and the...

The backroads sounds like a good option and the price is right.

Did you pick it up?
06-20-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

They made mountain bikes with low step over, but...

They made mountain bikes with low step over, but finding one that will fit a 6'1" rider will be difficult. Maybe you should visit a shop and see what they suggest. Perhaps their is a shop near you...
06-19-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

I browsed your used market a bit and these are...

I browsed your used market a bit and these are the types of bikes I am thinking of

Peugeot Montreal Express. Looks like a large size, will need to confirm. Price is high...
06-19-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

It's expensive for my market (doesn't say the...

It's expensive for my market (doesn't say the year).

Try to find her a bike with no suspension and wider tires, like yours. You mentioned low step so something like the Trek Verve 2...
06-19-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

I don't have any personal experience in this...

I don't have any personal experience in this department, but I'd cautiously ride the bike to see how it does. Your tires are a good size, just try not to jump curbs or anything as your spokes may...
06-19-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 2,383,326
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.
06-19-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By katsup

How wide are you tires on the sedona? It should...

How wide are you tires on the sedona? It should say on the side (700x__). The wheels and suspension (if it has it) will be the weakest parts.

The market is in short supply right now due to the...
06-18-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By katsup

Someone beat you to it ...

Someone beat you to it

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1205097-so-you-re-thinking-about-riding-bike.html
06-18-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By katsup

Does you ascent have the under chainstay rear...

Does you ascent have the under chainstay rear brake that was common in 1988?
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I'd echo what others are saying, leave it as is and just ride it. It's was more of a mid level bike.
06-17-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
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.
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