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12-19-19, 03:00 PM
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Posted By dedhed

FD = front derailleur RD = Rear derailleur

FD = front derailleur
RD = Rear derailleur
12-19-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By cyccommute

I've done many of these kinds of conversions and...

I've done many of these kinds of conversions and never found there to be a problem with them. Bikes that have cable that runs from the handlebars to a hanger can simply be routed to the noodle on...
12-19-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By Retro Grouch

The issue that nobody has mentioned is the rear...

The issue that nobody has mentioned is the rear cable routing.

Linear pull (V) brakes require a section of cable housing adjacent to the brake arm. Many bikes with candy brakes lack a...
12-18-19, 11:47 AM
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Posted By cyccommute

As long as you keep the v-brake levers with the...

As long as you keep the v-brake levers with the v-brakes, it isn't an issue. Short pull (cantilever) brake levers don't work on v-brakes and vice versa so don't mix them.
12-17-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By Thomas15

A crack in an AL frame is probably going to be...

A crack in an AL frame is probably going to be difficult to work around. OTH, mixing various types of components can also be a challenge.

Just my experience, flat bars, drop bars, both have their...
12-15-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By bcpriess

If no one has suggested it, make sure you have...

If no one has suggested it, make sure you have hydraulic front brakes if you plan on riding in falling winter precipitation. Brake cables get wet and freeze up a lot faster than you expect.
12-12-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By rumrunn6

oh sorry for any misunderstanding didnít intend...

oh sorry for any misunderstanding didnít intend to ďmockĒ you, buying used is my standard contribution when I see bike shopping threads. Cuz Iím so horrified by prices for new stuff. Best wishes for...
12-12-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By katsup

It's not that simple as there is still movement...

It's not that simple as there is still movement when locked out (though minimal) and you are riding with the additional weight of having the fork all the time. But I like steel bikes so there is...
12-11-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By katsup

I personally wouldn't want the DS due to the...

I personally wouldn't want the DS due to the suspension, as I only like suspension for actual mountain bike riding. To do 40+ miles I'd also have to add bar ends for different hand placements. Some...
12-11-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By coffeesnob

I have the ds 8.3 I agree perfect type bike for...

I have the ds 8.3 I agree perfect type bike for different type of paths
12-11-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,461
Posted By Lab4Us

My Trek Dual Sport 3 seems as if it would fit...

My Trek Dual Sport 3 seems as if it would fit your criteria. While I’m far from an experienced expert, I have multiple very comfortable 20+ mile rides on it and it holds its own on dirt, gravel,...
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