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05-21-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Dropper post wont stop dropping

I have a KS eTen R dropper post on my MTB. It had been working properly for the last two seasons but now when I sit on it the post slowly drops all the way down to the lowered position. When I...
03-16-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,346
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Xtracycle accessory compatibility

Ive been riding a xtracycle free radical conversion of one type or another for 6 or 7 years now and were ready to move up to a purpose built bike. Were looking at the Yuba sweet curry or the...
11-13-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Looking through all the available kits I don’t...

Looking through all the available kits I don’t see one that’s specifically for SRAM road. I know all SRAM road levers use the same ends but I don’t know which Jagwire kit would work.
11-11-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Replace SRAM HRD hoses

I want to put different color brake hoses on my new road bike. Its got SRAM Red HRD flat mount hydraulic brakes. Im new to working on hydraulic brakes. I want to change out the stock black hoses...
07-14-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Hey man - I'm trying to sell my 57cm Team Miyata....

Hey man - I'm trying to sell my 57cm Team Miyata.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1149708-81-team-miyata-58cm-450-a.html
07-14-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

'81 Team Miyata 58cm - $450

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05-13-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

bump. Still available

bump. Still available
09-21-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I have a 80's KHS tourer in 59/60cm (need to...

I have a 80's KHS tourer in 59/60cm (need to measure to be sure) that I need to sell. Its got a ton of braze-ons, canti brakes, nice lugged frame, etc. all the good stuff you'd expect from a nice...
09-21-16, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

No, the way the stays are indented (see the photo...

No, the way the stays are indented (see the photo album) there's not any extra clearance to be gained by moving to 650B and likely the widest tire it would fit as 650B is not more than 28mm. Not...
09-12-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

130mm rear hub.

130mm rear hub.
09-11-16, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

pM'd lotek and Siu. man.... sorry I didn't see...

pM'd lotek and Siu. man.... sorry I didn't see you listed as a mod for this forum or I would have pinged you too.

Thanks anyway.
09-11-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

thanks man, I'm actually pretty reluctant to sell...

thanks man, I'm actually pretty reluctant to sell it but where I live in Vermont I just can't ride 25mm tires on an Aluminum frame anymore...it hurts me (gettin old's a son-of-a-..)
09-11-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

AH GEEZ. I meant to post this in C&V Sales,...

AH GEEZ.

I meant to post this in C&V Sales, can a mod please move this for me?
...sorry
09-11-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

$200 - Klein Stage Comp 57cm

57cm Klein Stage Comp - $200

based on the serial number it appears to be a 1997 model. Light fast and stiff. Comes with everything you see: seatpost, BB & headset, stem, bars and Shimano 105...
09-08-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

cool story bro.

cool story bro.
09-08-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Both are equally Meh.

Both are equally Meh.
09-08-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,199
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I have a Durkopp frame from the 50's. Paint is...

I have a Durkopp frame from the 50's. Paint is rough and the seat tube is pretty effed up but who knows... might be repairable if you have the time/money/desire.

Want it?

Check out the old...
07-11-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Sounds like it was written by a scorned former...

Sounds like it was written by a scorned former Shimano marketing exec
07-10-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was...

Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was just a crusty C&V thing! (I ride biopace rings on my xtracycle)

That's kinda what I was thinking of trying...i like close spacing for road...
07-09-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

So basically ride it til the front shock dies and...

So basically ride it til the front shock dies and then replace it
07-09-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or...

Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or 11x1 setups and I can see how not dealing with a front derailleur would be nice.

I'm just trying to get an idea of why some upgrade or another...
07-09-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I...

I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I have, but I was thinking about a 10x1 or 11x1 drivetrain and possibly upgrading the cable actuated brake calipers which are grabby as hell and...
07-09-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with...

IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with what makes you happy. Or do what you said and chase the allure of a higher end frame and build it up with decent parts.

The best part about the...
07-09-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

2008 Kona Four

I'm just getting back into mountain biking, spent last fall on an old 90's hardtail Trek and this spring I picked up a used '08 Kona Four for $300. I've been having lots of fun on all the...
06-20-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

just email me. alario @ gmail . com

just email me.

alario @ gmail . com
06-20-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of...

Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of years, originally purchase at the trexler town swap many moons ago.
06-19-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

price drop. $100

price drop. $100
05-30-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,984
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Next thing you know its gonna be dogs and cats...

Next thing you know its gonna be dogs and cats sleeping together. Madness!!

I'll do my hair up pretty, tuck it back real good and go wee wee wherever I like.
05-02-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,640
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

M13. I think the CR-18's look clunky and...

M13.

I think the CR-18's look clunky and dumb.

On the other hand I've been really happy with Velocity rims in general, I'd pick the least offensive looking one from their stock and just deal.
04-17-16, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Yeah I actually started with a pipe brush but...

Yeah I actually started with a pipe brush but this gunk needed more persuasion than that could provide. Small wonder the old brakes worked at all.
04-17-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Made it back alive, so the brakes work. ...

Made it back alive, so the brakes work.


incidentally, if anyone has an Arai drum brake they wanna get rid of let me know.
04-16-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

These are replacing some seriously crusty avid...

These are replacing some seriously crusty avid single digits. So far so good. I'll check back in after I bomb a few hills
04-16-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

emery cloth wins! all good now

emery cloth wins!

all good now
04-16-16, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

new Canti brake wont fit on Canti post

Title says it all.. I'm putting new canti brakes (Tektro720) on my 92' Cannondale RT2000 (tandem). The rear set went on just fine. Front set I had to hammer the friggen old brakes off and the new...
04-13-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Yeah if the Captain wasnt too big for me I...

Yeah if the Captain wasnt too big for me I wouldn't be letting this go. Its only a 6 hour drive for you!
04-10-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Price Drop - now $750

Price Drop - now $750
03-30-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Pics updated!

Pics updated!
03-29-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Oh jeez I forgot to post the full bike pics! What...

Oh jeez I forgot to post the full bike pics! What a fail! I'll update that this eve.
03-29-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Dump your frame on CL and buy mine! Buy high and...

Dump your frame on CL and buy mine! Buy high and sell low, it's the C&V way!
03-29-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Timbo! Yessir that's correct and silver brazen by...

Timbo! Yessir that's correct and silver brazen by men of Germanic heritage. Perfect for a path racer gravel grinder enduro all road period sensitive board tracker restomod!
03-28-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

92/93 Cannondale Tandem $750

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Big Cannondale tandem. $750
...
03-28-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Austro Daimler Inter-10 $100

Late 70's Inter-10

Full 531 Frame and Fork, silver brazed by Austrians.
its a 62cm seat tube c-to-c and a 59cm top tube c-to-c. Comes with BB and Headset both of which could stand to be serviced...
10-01-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,171
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Would love to go but its a long trip and just not...

Would love to go but its a long trip and just not in the cards this time around. I always have a good time and have found some awesome stuff there over time.


What's your best grab from T-Town?...
09-28-15, 07:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,747
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Nice job, Tom. I'm happy to see that frame get...

Nice job, Tom. I'm happy to see that frame get on the road. Do the carbon fork.
09-20-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,538
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Yeah very good. Weather couldn't have been better...

Yeah very good. Weather couldn't have been better and the turnout was very good. Awesome to meet you Jon! My lovely wife got some pictures I'll post after I eat a cheeseburger.
09-20-15, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,538
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Heading down in a few hours. You still coming,...

Heading down in a few hours. You still coming, Anton?

I'll be on my '39 Dawes.
09-08-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,828
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Lotek! Thanks for the words. I've never...

Lotek! Thanks for the words.

I've never actually ridden a full suspension bike. All the mtb'ing I used to do was on a rigid bike. I've got a 90s Specialized Ground Control maybe I should put...
09-05-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,828
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Thanks for all the suggestions, really helpful. ...

Thanks for all the suggestions, really helpful.




Yeah we have such a small population that if they broke it up in to multiple regions there'd be like 2 posts daily to each region/city. But i...
09-05-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,828
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Stowe and smuggs are less about downhill than...

Stowe and smuggs are less about downhill than whiteface and more about single track and both have a smattering of easily accessible machine made trails that beginners can get off the pavement on. Off...
09-04-15, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,828
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

No idea what any of that means. My mtb knowledge...

No idea what any of that means. My mtb knowledge stops at about 1992.

Saying to find a quality hard tail from the 90s needs some narrowing down for me. I rode a low end hard tail in the 90s. I...
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