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08-03-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By tiger1964

Yeah, was waiting for "needs zircon-encrusted...

Yeah, was waiting for "needs zircon-encrusted shift levers".
Forum: Touring
07-28-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,999
Posted By mark d

brought my rod on my c&o trip recently. as stated...

brought my rod on my c&o trip recently. as stated above by others fishing and riding did not mesh well on this trip. the need to hit the trail early to avoid the heat and stop early enough to make...
07-19-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 677,977
Posted By Meech33

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Specialized Diverge E5
07-19-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 677,977
Posted By Meech33

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07-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By cudak888

Kmart-branded backwards forks

Found this Kmart e-blast in my spambox. Online shopping: Perfected. Front forks: Not so perfected.
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07-08-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By friday1970

Original paint. The photo may actually look...

Original paint. The photo may actually look better than reality. There are a few rust spots on the frame. I'm not the original owner and it has definitely seen some use from whoever owned it before...
07-08-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By Andy_K

Very nice! And thanks for sharing the details. ...

Very nice! And thanks for sharing the details.

Are the cable guide's on your bike offset to one side? It looks like they are, but I was just looking at a picture of my Sequoia and the guide looks...
07-07-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By twolve

Iíll have to take some pictures in the daylight,...

Iíll have to take some pictures in the daylight, but here are a few closer up photos.

I took of the fenders (whatís rain in a Sacramento Summer?). Seller didnít have the original parts. I believe...
07-07-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By friday1970

This is one of my Treks. A 1987 Trek Elance 330. ...

This is one of my Treks. A 1987 Trek Elance 330.
52cm. Converted to 650b using Pacenti wheels and Pari-moto tires. Tektro 559 brakes. Currently runs Microshift R8 shifters, RS-500 crankset, 105RD,...
07-07-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By twolve

I ended up buying the Sequoia and will post more...

I ended up buying the Sequoia and will post more pictures later.

Iím fairly certain itís a Konno frame, but either way itís a really cool bike, Iím very excited for it!
07-06-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19,733
Views: 3,232,010
Posted By sheddle

Nah. No way an old Peugeot automobile gets a blue...

Nah. No way an old Peugeot automobile gets a blue book value of $2500 :p
07-06-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By Sjtaylor

Just finished this build. ...

Just finished this build.
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07-05-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 677,977
Posted By Meech33

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07-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By BocaJr

Nice work! Looks like a comfortable cockpit ready...

Nice work! Looks like a comfortable cockpit ready for many miles. I just finished up an '85 Trek 720 in real bad shape, no racks left. Put it back mostly stock.
...
07-05-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Sjtaylor

This build is complete except for a pair of...

This build is complete except for a pair of schwalbe marathon plus tires and the fenders and racks that came with the bike.

This frame is one size smaller than I normally ride. Need to see how get...
07-04-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

750, 950, 930, 970. The originals. The mountain...

750, 950, 930, 970. The originals. The mountain stuff came later, and they don't register to this C&V road bike lover. Your 750 is gorgeous. Dual Trek panels? No more legit than that! Still on the...
07-03-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,723
Posted By 1987cp

Looks like you were smarter than I was in that...

Looks like you were smarter than I was in that regard. The Market Basket seems quite safe when used with the curved strut attachment that goes behind the fork crown (and which I keep attached to my...
06-30-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By trail_monkey

I tried it and I use a strip of velcro to secure...

I tried it and I use a strip of velcro to secure it to the drop. It seemed to work pretty well.
06-30-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By rosefarts

There's a Trek 531 fork on eBay right now for...

There's a Trek 531 fork on eBay right now for $160 (I think that's crazy but who knows).

In theory you could sell the fork and recoup the money.

Other than that, you could cut off the rear...
06-22-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By Germany_chris

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I got the mud flaps on last night so now it’s...
06-21-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By ryansu

Nice 410 casanewt . I had a 420 that I sold last...

Nice 410 casanewt . I had a 420 that I sold last fall but did like how it rode, but since I had just lucked into a 1987 520 with a Reynolds 531 frame I let the 420 go, I really like how the 520 rides...
06-21-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By casanewt

Finally got the Trek 410 out for a proper...

Finally got the Trek 410 out for a proper shakedown ride this morning. I can now see why so many like the ride quality of this frame. Very comfortable but also responsive. 28MM tire width is...
06-20-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By MediocreMatt

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1993 Trek 2200 just got her back together
06-20-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By casanewt

So, due to my crazy addiction of scouring...

So, due to my crazy addiction of scouring Craigslist and FB Marketplace over the last couple of years for awesome deals, I have gathered quite a collection of Eighties touring bikes in my frame size...
06-19-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By revcp

Shimano Sante Group

Good used condition Shimano Sante Group. Perfectly functional 7 speed index shifting. The are a few rubs and a few scratches in the group--rear derailleur, one of the brakes (photo) has a crack in...
06-18-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By casanewt

There are so many classics popping up for sale...

There are so many classics popping up for sale the last two months or so. I'm lucky to be in a position to jump on them when I can. People are clearing out their garages! I have this exact 1984 520...
06-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By casanewt

There are so many classics popping up for sale...

There are so many classics popping up for sale the last two months or so. I'm lucky to be in a position to jump on them when I can. People are clearing out their garages! I have this exact 1984 520...
06-18-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By seedsbelize

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Full Columbus SL. What a ride! What a fit! The decals...
06-18-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By DQRider

My Sequoia 650b Conversion

This is one of my most comfortable and sweet-riding bikes:

https://i.imgur.com/Zjlb6NF.png
I guess I hadn't really thought about it as a touring bike - All my bikes are touring bikes the way I...
06-18-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By seedsbelize

For those of you who don't already know, let me...

For those of you who don't already know, let me introduce myself. I am not a photographer. I am not a neat, or clean freak. I have bikes, in order to ride them, caring not(mostly) for how they look,...
06-17-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By Brian Gunter

Here's three

I have three touring bikes. Unfortunately none of them are properly sized for my stature. Two are too big and one is too small. The first is a 1974 Schwinn Paramount P10 that is 60cm frame and is...
06-17-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By Sedgemop

'82 950

Just pulled the 950 out of storage and took a quick photo. Going to get it ready for summer riding with some tubulars and fresh bar tape, at least. Might go for some clipless pedals this year too.
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06-16-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By powermatt99

1985 520. Camping. ...

1985 520. Camping.
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Firewood run. ...
06-16-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 451,621
Posted By cb400bill

Still fine tuning some things, but here is my...

Still fine tuning some things, but here is my pewter 1980 Trek 710.

...
06-13-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By ryansu

Finished refurbishing this 87 Trek 520 last...

Finished refurbishing this 87 Trek 520 last weekend, after a longer test ride this week I realize I have more work to do but its Mostly done...
06-13-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By cog_nate

'86 Schwinn Voyageur: ...

'86 Schwinn Voyageur:
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... OK, this is actually no longer mine. It rode...
06-06-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Olympic 12 turns 18

This started out as an uninteresting sport bike but became my favorite. I've had lots of different touring bikes and prefer long chain stays but like something that is a bit quicker than conventional...
06-06-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 677,977
Posted By jbchybridrider

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there...

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there long exposures but I'm excited. Just finished the fine tuning for the maiden ride tomorrow.
It's a 92-93 Giant Innova "was" flat bar hybrid turned...
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By chobbs77

That is surprisingly simple. I wish it was still...

That is surprisingly simple. I wish it was still like that.
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By The Golden Boy

From 1976-1985 Trek's hierarchy was pretty...

From 1976-1985 Trek's hierarchy was pretty simple. There's a few deviations here and there- but it's all pretty easy.

A 200 or 300 level frame was usually HiTen frame/fork (differentiated by the...
06-05-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 785,575
Posted By Insidious C.

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks...

I picked this 85 Trek 720 a few months ago. Racks were not included but luckily I had on hand some nice front and rear touring racks (Blackburn and Tubus) and the pictured B17. If I go missing from...
05-27-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By oneclick

The crank turned out better than I expected: ...

The crank turned out better than I expected:


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Now it will get a final...
05-21-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By oneclick

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one...

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one they can pm me. Inkjet on modeler's decal paper.

(Either I didn't wait long enough or used the wrong sort of clearcoat, unmounted ones are...
05-20-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,867
Posted By noglider

We had 2.125" tires on our tandem, and they were...

We had 2.125" tires on our tandem, and they were wide enough to cause occasional rubbing against the fender. I had to adjust the fenders frequently. When it was time to replace them, I browsed for...
05-19-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

My customs are a joke - literally. My VeloCheapo...

My customs are a joke - literally. My VeloCheapo Fake Legnano required some adornment so I went all out and opened MacPaint to make some decals, based on the original (photo 2)
...
05-19-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,867
Posted By Hudson308

I like Kenda Kiniptions. They're FAT (26 x 2.3"),...

I like Kenda Kiniptions. They're FAT (26 x 2.3"), reasonably priced ($30-35 each), and roll easily.
Some may sneer at the Kenda name or the advertised weight (775 grams), but honestly they feel much...
05-19-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,361
Posted By @johnoliva1

I ride daily as a commuter mostly, our drummer...

I ride daily as a commuter mostly, our drummer James rides a lot, but suffered a broken collar bone and has been hesitant to go after it, and Sweet Dave was a BMX guy who occasionally rides with us....
05-19-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,371
Posted By robertorolfo

This was the scene outside my LBS just a few...

This was the scene outside my LBS just a few hours ago. Pretty crazy... ...
05-18-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By hankamania

I did a 650B conversion on my mom's '86 912 (she...

I did a 650B conversion on my mom's '86 912 (she bought it new) a couple of years ago. I'd bought an '88 712 and built it up as 650b, and due to some ordering mishaps, I wound up with an extra set of...
05-18-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By 52telecaster

when starting with a 27 inch wheeled bike you may...

when starting with a 27 inch wheeled bike you may need more brake reach than the tektros offer. They make an 800 that probably would reach.
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