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09-24-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1
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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: 611
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: 611
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...
Replies: 17
Views: 443
Posted By katsup

I like the paint on that one.

I like the paint on that one.
09-19-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
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?
09-18-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By katsup

You can just use a spacer to fit 10sp cassettes...

You can just use a spacer to fit 10sp cassettes on 11sp road freehubs.

Maybe also install a spoke protector (dork disc)?
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By katsup

That is an older one. The most common one I get...

That is an older one. The most common one I get now a days is the buyer asking if they can send me a code so they can verify I'm a "real" seller.
Replies: 17
Views: 443
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.
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By katsup

Nothing in the album, not sure why. You are...

Nothing in the album, not sure why.

You are already at 5 posts, go visit the introduction forum and say hi a few times to reach 10 then you can post your own photos.
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By katsup

Not sure about the error, but if you try to...

Not sure about the error, but if you try to upload a photo in a reply, it gets uploaded to your album, even if you can't post the reply.
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By katsup

Upload the photos to your album: ...

Upload the photos to your album:

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/526501
09-11-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 138,784
Posted By katsup

You are right. The Deore DX was on the 1990 Trek...

You are right. The Deore DX was on the 1990 Trek 790 (red one) and I thought it carried over to the 1992, but I am wrong....
09-11-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 138,784
Posted By katsup

His is the slow blue one.

His is the slow blue one.
09-10-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 138,784
Posted By katsup

Your Trek 790 should have full Deore DX...

Your Trek 790 should have full Deore DX components which is a very nice group. A common problem is the shifters gumming up from 30yr old grease, this can be cleared up by spraying WD-40 or other...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,388
Posted By katsup

Looks amazing, have you been able to ride it?

Looks amazing, have you been able to ride it?
09-10-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By katsup

They forgot to paint the fork :)

They forgot to paint the fork :)
09-08-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
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...
09-06-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,704
Posted By katsup

Use trigger shifters (Shimano SL-M315) and any...

Use trigger shifters (Shimano SL-M315) and any grips you want. Make sure you get the 7sp version.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By katsup

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,586
Posted By katsup

The tube working it's way outside the rim is...

The tube working it's way outside the rim is likely the cause, as others have mentioned.

Another scenario is the rims heating up with braking and blowing the tube. The recent heat wave in...
09-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By katsup

Price is high pre covid, and still a little on...

Price is high pre covid, and still a little on the high end post covid (at least I think so).

What did the seller say about it having Sora vs 105? The 2015 Vaya 3 had Sora and there is a $450...
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By katsup

OP posted the tandem in question to his gallery....

OP posted the tandem in question to his gallery. No idea the value of the bike, but those Brooks saddles are worth $80-$100 each, if in decent shape.
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/19053205
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Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By katsup

I have both a road runner burrito and small...

I have both a road runner burrito and small speedslev bag. I did replace the zipper pull on the speedslev with a rope one as the stock zipper bounced and made a lot of noise.

Both bags are nice,...
09-05-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,228
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.
08-25-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By katsup

Listed a modern bike at $1000 firm. Get a...

Listed a modern bike at $1000 firm. Get a response "Will not pay over $150.00". The bike ended up selling for $1100. That deal was interesting, but I went out of the way for that buyer, hence the...
08-23-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 194,978
Posted By katsup

It's Fuji's folding bike. I see them occasionally...

It's Fuji's folding bike. I see them occasionally on the local craigslist.
08-23-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 58,208
Views: 8,502,813
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: 58,208
Views: 8,502,813
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, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,488
Views: 1,934,167
Posted By katsup

Must be the camera angle or something as that...

Must be the camera angle or something as that head tube looks larger than mine, and my 970 is also a 22in.
08-22-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7,488
Views: 1,934,167
Posted By katsup

Nice, yours looks like a 25in. I've tried...

Nice, yours looks like a 25in.

I've tried the drop bar on a 950 (https://www.bikeforums.net/20472848-post6084.html) I had, but it wasn't for me. I was more comfortable on my bikes made for drop...
08-22-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,488
Views: 1,934,167
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...
08-16-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By katsup

The cheap disc brakes are on par with rim brakes....

The cheap disc brakes are on par with rim brakes. Maybe in wet conditions they will be better.

Like bikes, parts are selling like crazy during the pandemic. The high demand is causing low...
08-14-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By katsup

You can use electrical tape, or something...

You can use electrical tape, or something similar, in place of the rim tape. It's not the best option, but it will work if you can't find rim or tubeless tape.
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By katsup

Thank you cb400bill and PatTheSlat I just...

Thank you cb400bill and PatTheSlat

I just double checked and no bottle cage bosses, 81 Miyata 310 it is.
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By katsup

Assistance Identifying Frame

Asking for assistance on what this frame could be. I got it this way with just the headset parts in the bag....
Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
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: 374
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: 606
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: 259
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: 22
Views: 813
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: 680
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: 1,363
Views: 239,183
Posted By katsup

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Forum: Touring
08-01-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,677
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: 450
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: 480
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: 583
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: 448
Views: 167,050
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: 945
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: 1,571
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: 663
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...
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