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07-25-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

TenGrainBread Thanks for the info. I got these...

TenGrainBread Thanks for the info. I got these bars for pretty cheap. I had about decided that they were too wide for what I plan to do for this bike.
07-23-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Short update... I've been trying to source used...

Short update... I've been trying to source used parts to build this to save on cost so I can splurge on a couple things I don't want to compromise on. So far, I've got bars, stem, brake levers,...
06-16-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

1985 Nishiki Riviera GT build

I'd been eye-balling this rolling frameset for about 7 months on Facebook Marketplace. The seller had it priced pretty high as the bike market is booming in Northwest Arkansas. I ended up taking this...
06-02-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,107
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/922x1133/stigmata_9fb13c4540345f3d483bc510888dc236acc735d0.jpg sweetspot In my opinion, my Stigmata feels like the kind of bike that you can ride...
06-02-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

jockstick, what did you end up doing? I'm in the...

jockstick, what did you end up doing? I'm in the same boat. Found a Rivera GT but wondering if 35mm 700c tires will fit
06-02-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,107
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I haven't seen one in person yet but I would...

I haven't seen one in person yet but I would guess that is a conservative tire size. Their other Alpha Allroad claims a max tire of 35mm but I've seen one running 38's with mud clearance. I'm anxious...
06-01-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,445
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Bottom line, If you can demo, ride everything on...

Bottom line, If you can demo, ride everything on your prospective list and if you can try out the different frame materials and decide what feels best for yourself.
Carbon manufacturing has come a...
05-31-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

As others have mentioned Stan's NoTubes. This...

As others have mentioned Stan's NoTubes. This might be the best option. The Crest MK3 is their XC wheelset and weighs less than 1600g. From what I've read and watched the Neo hubs are supposed to be...
05-31-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,445
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Indeed it is! Thanks for sharing this. I was...

Indeed it is! Thanks for sharing this. I was unaware.
05-30-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Great looking bike! I would say it depends on...

Great looking bike! I would say it depends on your budget and what your doing. If you do any racing or want to keep it light weight, there are so nice carbon rims out there. There are also some...
05-30-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,445
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

You can always upgrade components but you can't...

You can always upgrade components but you can't upgrade a frame. If you haven't seen this video, it's worth 5 minutes of your time if your serious about shopping. It gave me piece of mind about...
05-30-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,726
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I'm on a gen 2 Santa Cruz Stigmata I bought on...

I'm on a gen 2 Santa Cruz Stigmata I bought on closeout at the LBS. It's the most comfortable bike I've ever owned and its fast. I've looked at the brand new SC Stigmata that came out last month that...
05-28-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I almost bought a Super X! Its a super fast bike...

I almost bought a Super X! Its a super fast bike and rides comfortably. Went with a Santa Cruz Stigmata I got a similar deal on. If it fits and you like it I'd say go for it. AI seemed like a good...
05-14-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

New Santa Cruz Stigmata

It looks like Santa Cruz is jumping on the gravel band wagon with their brand new Stigmata. It has larger tire clearance up to 700x45 or 650bx2.1, 3 bottle mounts, and fender mounts. The geometry...
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Very cool! Nice looking bike.

Very cool! Nice looking bike.
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Thank you all very much! I might just hang on to...

Thank you all very much! I might just hang on to it and ride it. It would make a fun SS cyclocross bike
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Nishiki Custom Sport value

Does anyone know this exact year or a range for the value?

I set this bike up for gravel riding but I've got another project I need to work on. This bike is very clean. Thank you for any...
04-21-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,020
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

My wife has a Salsa Journeyman Apex 1 650b we...

My wife has a Salsa Journeyman Apex 1 650b we bought last October. It's been the perfect bike. I liked the build for the money and its been very comfortable for her. Really, this choice came down to...
04-21-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

FordTrax, Looking at the Hydra rims and wanted to...

FordTrax, Looking at the Hydra rims and wanted to check back to see if you'd built anything up yet.
Thanks
04-15-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

https://www.raceface.com/products/details/chester-...

https://www.raceface.com/products/details/chester-pedals
I have found the raceface components to be durable. These pedals are only about $50.
04-14-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Pinkbike has a lot of new take off's for cheaper....

Pinkbike has a lot of new take off's for cheaper. You might be able to get one of those or a better quality used one for the same price.
04-14-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

LBS. Also, if you look online check if a demo...

LBS. Also, if you look online check if a demo tour and see if a stop is in your area and test ride some bikes. Facebook has these events listed too.
04-14-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Congrats on the new bike! I bought my wife the...

Congrats on the new bike! I bought my wife the Liv women's version of this bike last year as her first FS mountain bike and she loves it. It's been a great bike and required little maintenance.
I...
02-24-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I was considering the 700x41 knard's but...

I was considering the 700x41 knard's but according to Surly they do not recommend setting them up tubeless. I went with a tubeless ready tire instead.
10-30-17, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I saw the other thread today with pics of your...

I saw the other thread today with pics of your bike. Beautiful ride! I would've made the same choice. Hope you enjoy it! I'd like to hear what you think about it after a few months. Like I said I'm...
10-29-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

hey tye, I was wondering if you'd bought a bike...

hey tye, I was wondering if you'd bought a bike yet?

I'm currently shopping and planning on buying early 2018 or spring.

My list of requirements is the same as yours and also includes thru...
06-12-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Again, i recommended the Kona based on your...

Again, i recommended the Kona based on your description of your intentions of use and terrain you plan to ride. Riding a mountain bike on the street can be tiresome and draining even compared to a...
06-12-17, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Big rove

With the 100 and 135QR hubs you could easily and cheaply convert this to a knobby 650b and have a killer street bike and BA rigid mountain bike.

Kona does a lifetime warranty too.
06-12-17, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

KONA BIKES | ROAD | ROVE | Big Rove AL...

KONA BIKES | ROAD | ROVE | Big Rove AL (http://konaworld.com/big_rove_al.cfm)

This doesn't fit the 650b bill, but it would cover city and non-intense trail riding AND it comes in under budget. 3x9...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-17, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

https://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/no-tubes-c...

https://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/no-tubes-cyclocross-tubeless-system?utm_source=TPA%20On%20Google%20Shopping&utm_campaign=Top%20Placement%20Ads®%20(SPLA)&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=People%20Search...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

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Stan's notubes kit for 700c wheels. I've had good much with this but only used the kit on mountain tires....
05-29-17, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

10% riding up and 10% back to the car hahaha!...

10% riding up and 10% back to the car hahaha! Seriously though, that's probably accurate considering my local trails. I don't have a downhill specific bike but a 150mm travel bike. The dropper...
05-29-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Sorry to hear about your stuff getting stolen! ...

Sorry to hear about your stuff getting stolen!

I demo'd a tallboy 29er and thought the handling was worse compared to the 650b bikes. I just thought it was the trail I was on because there were...
05-29-17, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,740
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Subscribed for build! I rode a 5010 at a SC...

Subscribed for build!

I rode a 5010 at a SC demo this year and it was a great bike! Ended up with a Hightower. Looking forward to the finished product!
05-29-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I went from a schwinn (made by instep) trailer to...

I went from a schwinn (made by instep) trailer to a Burly D'Lite. Money well spent in my opinion. Burley makes top quality stuff. In fact I wished I would bought one sooner. I'd do it!
05-22-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Sorry nobs I was close. I'd take frozen's advice...

Sorry nobs I was close. I'd take frozen's advice on ebay. I think bicycle blue book is about right. I've been bike shopping for the last year and even the 26er stumpjumpers still go for quite a bit....
05-22-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,729
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Its a 2009 S-Works Stumpjumper FSR. Cost $7700...

Its a 2009 S-Works Stumpjumper FSR. Cost $7700 back then. I would contact Specialized with the bike's serial number for any more info but here is a link to specialized bike archive with all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-17, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I have used AbsoluteBlack chainrings on both road...

I have used AbsoluteBlack chainrings on both road and mountain bikes and have been impressed with the quality and difference in performance. I am not familiar with oval doval but I'll check it out....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-17, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 858
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

what little experience I have with the shimano...

what little experience I have with the shimano and FSA, the FSA was more difficult to work on as far as pulling and disassembly while the shimano was easier. but thats 3 piece vs 2 piece crank. If...
05-21-17, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 994
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

eBay?

You might put it on eBay and see if you get any bites. Some diehard 26er riders or some cannondale fan might pay a little bit more but I agree with the above posts.
02-20-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

Burley has the infant snuggler that goes in the...

Burley has the infant snuggler that goes in the trailer for kids 3-12 months. https://burley.com/product/baby-snuggler/
11-07-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

$2500 FS bike

I've been doing my research for a FS bike as well. The Kona Hei Hei is a lot of bike for $2499. Also on my list is the Specialized Stumpjumper base model $2900. its more money but its outfitted with...
11-07-16, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

That looks like a great place to start. At my...

That looks like a great place to start. At my local bike shop, they have a lot of their bikes on clearance right now getting ready for winter and the 2017's. You could pick up a 2016 with better...
09-26-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

I've had my bike and me on the ground and the...

I've had my bike and me on the ground and the trailer stayed on two wheels! I do agree that unless your riding in traffic, I don't worry too much about it.
09-20-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,599
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

haha enjoyed your post! Man, have I been there...

haha enjoyed your post! Man, have I been there too! Great advice though.
09-19-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

haha I wanted to put my son in earlier but my...

haha I wanted to put my son in earlier but my wife was worried he wasn't strong enough. I think she was right... I want them to be big enough to ride but don't want to speed up time because it goes...
09-12-16, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

My oldest son now is almost 3 but I started him...

My oldest son now is almost 3 but I started him in the trailer at 1 year. We just started our younger son. He is 9 months but has great head and neck control and is just about walking on his own. And...
09-06-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,936
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Love this thread

HAHAHAHAHA!!!! Love this thread
09-06-16, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,336
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

on our Outback, i have to put on a 6 inch hitch...

on our Outback, i have to put on a 6 inch hitch extension on for our hitch mount rack so our rear hatch can open and close with the rack on. i like a hitch mount rack because its considerably lower...
09-01-16, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By PumpedUpKicks

That's awesome! I just started my second son in...

That's awesome! I just started my second son in the bike trailer. Both boys sleep well in my Craigslist trailer! I find it to be a great training tool as well. Plus I get to spend time with them!!
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