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10-26-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By katsup

Interesting you felt that comfort difference as...

Interesting you felt that comfort difference as the geometry isn't much different....
10-25-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By katsup

Nice looking bike, but you may be more...

Nice looking bike, but you may be more comfortable on a 22in frame (vs 20in).
10-25-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 741
Posted By katsup

Nothing more than what I had before the covid...

Nothing more than what I had before the covid bike boom started. I even sold a lot of spare parts and extra bikes.

If for some reason a bike is not ride able, I'll ride one of my others.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,927
Posted By katsup

Ouch, I actually gave you a good logical answer...

Ouch, I actually gave you a good logical answer back at post 3.

It seems like you just want to argue now.
10-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By katsup

The Space Horse has a steel fork while the...

The Space Horse has a steel fork while the Renegade's is carbon, this contributes to the weight difference. I personally like the steel fork look more so I'd lean toward the Space Horse. However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,927
Posted By katsup

Ask the shop what they would take. Offer to pay...

Ask the shop what they would take. Offer to pay cash.
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By katsup

The bike is facing the wrong direction, but for...

The bike is facing the wrong direction, but for the components I can see, you got the original XT components. You did good at $150, especially since you got a rigid fork with it. I also would of...
10-23-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,128
Posted By katsup

N+1 time ... or at least W+1.

N+1 time ... or at least W+1.
10-22-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,376
Posted By katsup

The seat stay holes look like they are for a rear...

The seat stay holes look like they are for a rear rack.
10-22-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By katsup

OP's gallery with the bike photos ...

OP's gallery with the bike photos
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/528709

I'd vote for just replacing the shifter and making the bike rideable as is. Not worth messing with a drop bar...
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By katsup

Your bike doesn't have the original stem or...

Your bike doesn't have the original stem or tires. The wheels appear original, but I can't see the hubs to be sure. The hubs should say Deore LX, and probably M560, if they are original.

A tire...
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By katsup

Are you 6ft+ tall? If not, pass as it's not your...

Are you 6ft+ tall? If not, pass as it's not your size.

The bike itself is not high end, just a decent bike that can be ridden. If it is ride ready (looks OK in the non drive side photos) then...
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By katsup

cb400bill is on the right track OP's Photo...

cb400bill is on the right track

OP's Photo Gallery
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/19487364
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By katsup

In my market, I'd list that Giant Sedona frame w/...

In my market, I'd list that Giant Sedona frame w/ fork for $40 and maybe take $20. It's not a sought after model, and in my experience, buyers that know how to build bikes are looking for nicer...
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By katsup

OPs gallery with the photos: ...

OPs gallery with the photos:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/528279
10-12-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By katsup

Please post a photo of your Trek 9000. Is it...

Please post a photo of your Trek 9000. Is it that early / mid 90's full suspension mountain bike?

The verve is a comfort bike, I rode an earlier one (w/ suspension) and wasn't a fan. It always...
10-10-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 752
Posted By katsup

I've been throwing on the Shimano M310 or M315 on...

I've been throwing on the Shimano M310 or M315 on riders and they work well. They are now my preferred choice if choosing modern 7/8sp shifter.

The OP has a few additional options in the 9sp+...
10-04-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By katsup

March 18, 2021 at 10:23

March 18, 2021 at 10:23
10-03-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 553
Posted By katsup

Op did not specify that he wishes to stay within...

Op did not specify that he wishes to stay within Shimano's specifications. The mentioned rear dérailleurs will clear a 42t cassette, whether it's recommended or not.
...
10-02-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By katsup

Shimano doesn't have end caps for their wheels. ...

Shimano doesn't have end caps for their wheels. The GRX wheelset is thru axle only. There are some XT wheels out there that are QR, but not as easy to find.

Hope and DT Swiss are 2 examples have...
Forum: Touring
10-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By katsup

Additional grip on the pedal (more choices) ...

Additional grip on the pedal (more choices)
Deeper gash, and more blood, if you slip off
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By katsup

It really depends on the market and condition,...

It really depends on the market and condition, but it's worth more than your accent and hardrock combined.

In today's covid market, I'd estimate between $250-$350 USD in my market.
09-30-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By katsup

The Trek 950 is 2nd in the line up of Trek's...

The Trek 950 is 2nd in the line up of Trek's Steel bikes for 1993 (under 970, no 990 that year). Not sure where the high plains fits, but it's somewhere in the middle / low end.

Go for the Trek...
09-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By katsup

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork...

I wrap an old inter tube first then Salsa cork tape over it. I don't ride very much rough terrain, but I'd like to think the extra rubber helps with the vibration.
09-25-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,226
Posted By katsup

I've been doing the same as SurferRosa, put down...

I've been doing the same as SurferRosa, put down the tools and ride more. I did sell off all the bikes that I didn't love and even found one I've been looking for back in July.

I've also found...
09-24-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
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: 1,067
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: 1,067
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: 587
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: 1,067
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: 10
Views: 393
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: 17
Views: 1,036
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: 587
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: 250
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: 250
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: 250
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: 568
Views: 145,857
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: 568
Views: 145,857
Posted By katsup

His is the slow blue one.

His is the slow blue one.
09-10-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 145,857
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: 27
Views: 2,731
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: 664
Posted By katsup

They forgot to paint the fork :)

They forgot to paint the fork :)
09-08-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 789
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: 17,335
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: 674
Posted By katsup

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,720
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: 201
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: 509
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: 1,351
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: 39
Views: 1,627
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: 923
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...
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