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07-13-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 191
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: 13
Views: 306
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: 12
Views: 245
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: 11
Views: 410
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: 11
Views: 410
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: 11
Views: 410
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: 7,250
Views: 1,854,281
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: 101
Views: 2,777
Posted By katsup

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.
Replies: 24
Views: 618
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: 58
Views: 6,619
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: 371
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: 1,504
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: 2,989
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: 375
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: 7,250
Views: 1,854,281
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: 807
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: 231
Views: 29,259
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 6,796
Views: 2,344,497
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: 15
Views: 753
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: 442
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: 526
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: 442
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.
06-16-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By katsup

The Trek FX can handle dirt / gravel, but as...

The Trek FX can handle dirt / gravel, but as mentioned, it's up to you. Wider tires, and possibly wider handlebars, will help with stability and enjoyment.

Disc Brakes are not necessary for...
06-16-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By katsup

Shame on you for not including at least 1 photo. ...

Shame on you for not including at least 1 photo.

I built up my Soma Fog Cutter at the beginning of the year and have been impressed as well.
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By katsup

Your welcome, it was fun to play around with, but...

Your welcome, it was fun to play around with, but I ended up converting everything back after I crashed and badly broke my wrist (different bike). The reach on the 950 was always stretched since I...
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By katsup

That's the year I'm looking for, black with white...

That's the year I'm looking for, black with white splash and green decals. Yours is not my size though (22in).
06-15-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By katsup

What do you use for tracking? My phone will say...

What do you use for tracking? My phone will say that I'm doing 1-2mph when I am clearly stopped at a traffic light. This obviously kills my average as the Strava app doesn't have a "pause when...
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By katsup

There was a red Trek 970 ZX with a rigid fork...

There was a red Trek 970 ZX with a rigid fork listed locally for $250. I assume it sold as the ad got deleted, but then it showed up in a different city for $400...
06-15-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,847
Posted By katsup

Rodriguez is who I was thinking of as well. They...

Rodriguez is who I was thinking of as well. They got their Bandito model under 16lbs with 32mm tires, but you are paying for it.
06-15-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By katsup

The crosstrail was not one of my suggestions as...

The crosstrail was not one of my suggestions as it has front suspension. However, there is a following on this model as others do like it....
06-15-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By katsup

When it comes to bikes in your desired category,...

When it comes to bikes in your desired category, I really like the Jamis Sequel, Jamis Coda, Marin Muirwoods, Giant Toughroad, etc... These are no suspension hybrid style bikes that fit fatter tires,...
06-14-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By katsup

What did you end up with?

What did you end up with?
06-13-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
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.
06-13-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,679
Posted By katsup

You got a more comfortable ride with your Jamis...

You got a more comfortable ride with your Jamis Citizen, but at the expense of "fun". The Citizen geometry, suspension fork and seatpost are not doing you any favors.

A better bike would of been...
06-13-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By katsup

eBay or ali express are the usual sources. The...

eBay or ali express are the usual sources. The problem is that the price has doubled since the pandemic bike craze hit.

Buy the Deore thumbies, they are nice and very durable.
06-13-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By katsup

Shimano currently makes the following two...

Shimano currently makes the following two shifters in 2/3 and 7/8 speeds

SL-M310
SL-M315

There is also many older sets, the Deore thumbies mentioned being one.

Also note that the pull ratio...
06-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By katsup

The worst for me is when the seller disappeared...

The worst for me is when the seller disappeared on me when I was at the meeting spot. ~30min drive, sitting in my car, texting and calling, but no answer. Drive home with nothing.
06-12-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By katsup

Schwinn Impact - $60 =...

Schwinn Impact - $60 = https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/bik/d/warren-26-mens-schwinn-21-speed/7140842157.html
- Not a high end bike, but will get you out riding.

Trek 820 = $160 =...
06-11-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By katsup

OP's Gallery =...

OP's Gallery = https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/18146760

The price is high for pre pandemic, but during the pandemic, all bets are off.

It's a lower end bike with a cheap front suspension...
06-10-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By katsup

If your manager insisted on no bikes inside, I'd...

If your manager insisted on no bikes inside, I'd be looking at folding bikes. Good news that they are letting you put it on a rug.
06-08-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
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: 935
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.
06-07-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By katsup

I'd also suggest removing the DS2 due to the...

I'd also suggest removing the DS2 due to the front suspension. The other 3 you list are similar as manufactures can see what the other offers at said price and get close to matching. What bike shop...
06-06-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By katsup

Not what the OP is looking for.

Not what the OP is looking for.
06-06-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By katsup

I've noticed parts have jumped up 50-100% in...

I've noticed parts have jumped up 50-100% in price, if you can find them in stock. I'm holding off on buying parts for now.
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