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07-14-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By katsup

The hubs that come with Giant SR3 (and SR2) are...

The hubs that come with Giant SR3 (and SR2) are cup and cone, not cartridge.
07-13-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,230,427
Posted By katsup

Sister 970's ...

Sister 970's

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/trek_970s_forum_0b9d5f0c463a6ec599b86c504c73da5f15ed80e2.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By katsup

$910 ...

$910
https://www.ebay.com/itm/224513398724?hash=item34460a9

$1200
https://www.ebay.com/itm/224526462295?ViewItem=&item=224526462295

Seller is the same for both. Looks like the $1200 was taken...
07-05-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By katsup

First figure out if the bike is the right size...

First figure out if the bike is the right size for your height. If not, move it on and find another.

For the brakes, koolstop pads is one of the goto for cantilever. Cheap pads will not stop...
07-02-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 208,508
Posted By katsup

Not really, other than having a spare part should...

Not really, other than having a spare part should you ever need (if they are still compatible).

​​​​​​Nice bike.
06-25-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By katsup

Here is how this one ended up. I was going to...

Here is how this one ended up. I was going to clean the frame, but decided to just leave the patina in the end.

Thanks again T-Mar for the information about the frame....
06-21-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By katsup

The problem with these types of bikes is that you...

The problem with these types of bikes is that you spend so much time with them that you fall in love so you'll still cry if they go missing. Plus mine end up looking nicer than intended.
...
06-12-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 913
Posted By katsup

If you take your car into the mechanic, you have...

If you take your car into the mechanic, you have to leave it with them while they order parts. I blame those automobile advocates for telling everyone to drive.
06-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,367
Posted By katsup

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on...

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on your bike (or borrow a friend's) and test ride it to see if you notice a difference. You can isolate from there.
06-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,296
Posted By katsup

For those worried about your account or eBay...

For those worried about your account or eBay getting hacked and emptying your checking account.....link a checking account that has limited funds and is not linked to your main. Plenty of banks offer...
05-16-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,366
Posted By katsup

They are nice to ride on the same trails / gravel...

They are nice to ride on the same trails / gravel roads where you'd ride a gravel bike.
04-20-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,067
Posted By katsup

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as...

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as well. You can buy shims one of your wheelsets to match the rotor position of the other.
04-14-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By katsup

Nashbar 8000 DTX Mountain Bike

I couldn't resist picking up this frame when I saw it for sale locally a few weeks ago. I haven't been able to find anything about this bike online so hoping that someone has seen this bike before...
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By katsup

Bicycle blue book is not reliable with real life...

Bicycle blue book is not reliable with real life prices. They are a company that buys and sells after all.

We really need to see photos of the bike and even then, market varies by location. Make...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By katsup

If it is tuned up, $120 in my market.

If it is tuned up, $120 in my market.
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By katsup

Is it a competition in your household to buy the...

Is it a competition in your household to buy the best or have the most bikes? Just wait for the nicer stuff, they were easier to find pre covid but they are out there.
03-24-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By katsup

A road link is not needed with the Ultegra RX...

A road link is not needed with the Ultegra RX RD-RX800-GS and a 40T cassette. I've used this same derailleur with a 42T before, the front was 48/32.
...
03-18-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,037
Posted By katsup

I broke my left clavicle about 4 years ago (in my...

I broke my left clavicle about 4 years ago (in my mid 30's) and I was given the option of surgery or letting it heal. I choose the healing option and was told to move my arm around in 3 positions...
03-16-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By katsup

Your original question is if a Hard Rock frame is...

Your original question is if a Hard Rock frame is just as good as a Stumpjumper frame. You can see in the catalog you linked, they are not.

Maybe in 1989, the base level Stumpjumper had the same...
03-10-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By katsup

Not familiar with Dalby forest, but 300-400...

Not familiar with Dalby forest, but 300-400 will not get you much, especially with the current covid 19 demand.

I'd personally fix up the Kona and ride that.
03-10-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,160
Posted By katsup

Your '93 is much better than the one I bought a...

Your '93 is much better than the one I bought a few years ago. Mine even came with a free BSO.
...
03-03-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,015
Posted By katsup

I'm with ya bikemig, late 80's to early 90's are...

I'm with ya bikemig, late 80's to early 90's are my favorite. I went a little nuts buying all that were nicely priced (pre covid), but had to put restrictions on myself for which to keep, so got down...
02-22-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,050
Posted By katsup

Not sure I'd buy a new cantilever only bike /...

Not sure I'd buy a new cantilever only bike / frame, but I happily ride the canti bikes I own. At this time, those are all old rigid mountain bikes.
02-18-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By katsup

List the components separately on eBay. Not...

List the components separately on eBay. Not worth your time / money to buy frame and build it for an unknown amount.
02-17-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By katsup

Good to know. I have heard of that with the TRP...

Good to know. I have heard of that with the TRP HY/RD brakes, but not the Spyre.


Juin Tech makes 2 and 4 piston hybrid calipers as well. I believe they are the same calipers as Yokozuna, just...
02-09-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,370
Posted By katsup

I agree with you there. When I was riding with...

I agree with you there. When I was riding with groups, only 10% of us were on hard tails, despite how easy the trails were. However, no one looked down on you having a cheap bike, we were all just...
02-08-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,230,427
Posted By katsup

I gave my Trek 970 a few updates as it's...

I gave my Trek 970 a few updates as it's currently being used to mountain bike with my buddy while I wait for my new bike to arrive in April.

XT / Mavic Wheels
3x9 XT Shifters
26x2.35 Tires (Max...
02-03-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By katsup

I put a drop bar on a Stumpy a few years back,...

I put a drop bar on a Stumpy a few years back, but it wasn't for me. The bike was converted back and sold off.
...
01-30-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,989
Posted By katsup

To me, this reads "I don't want to sell my...

To me, this reads

"I don't want to sell my bikes (or go through the trouble) so I'm making excuses"

And nothing is wrong with that.
01-23-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By katsup

You may be able to test with just the old front...

You may be able to test with just the old front tire. It would help isolate the cause and be faster than looking for answers here.

In any case, good luck.
01-23-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By katsup

Put the old tires back on and test to confirm it...

Put the old tires back on and test to confirm it is not the headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,572
Posted By katsup

Thru Axles

Thru Axles
01-04-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,514
Posted By katsup

Lean the bike up against something... Buy a...

Lean the bike up against something...

Buy a bike stand, the superstand is my favorite.
...
12-28-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,936
Posted By katsup

I once had a tube failure with the patched tube...

I once had a tube failure with the patched tube in my saddle bag so I now put the patch tube back in the wheel at home, plus I know it's good if it lasts overnight. I've since figured out why the...
12-23-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,101
Posted By katsup

They exist because people with gravel bikes want...

They exist because people with gravel bikes want to buy "gravel" tires.
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By katsup

The bike has a neat look. If it is in running...

The bike has a neat look. If it is in running condition (no flats, bearings smooth, etc..), I'd start it at $150 and slowly drop to $100 if it doesn't sell.

Bicycle demand caused by covid has...
12-18-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,311
Posted By katsup

That is a cool story. Perhaps I should expand my...

That is a cool story. Perhaps I should expand my CL searches to include San Diego, even if it's a 3 hour drive. Enjoy!
12-14-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By katsup

I have a pair of the Hope RS4 20Five and like...

I have a pair of the Hope RS4 20Five and like them a lot. They get used mostly for road riding and I chose them over DT Swiss as they came with QR end caps which I needed. I have picked up a few DT...
12-03-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,072
Posted By katsup

I didn't see your two Diamondbacks, but the...

I didn't see your two Diamondbacks, but the outlook sounds better.

I looked on CL and the only one that stood out was this Specialized Sportrock for $125. It's not the best bike in terms of...
11-23-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,927
Posted By katsup

Kudos for fighting it out to get the good deals...

Kudos for fighting it out to get the good deals post covid. I use to do it as a hobby pre covid, but I rarely try now since there is so much more competition. A lot of the ones I flipped this year...
11-13-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,107
Posted By katsup

Until this post, I couldn't figure out whether...

Until this post, I couldn't figure out whether the "guy" was a customer or another employee.

Just a self centered person that thinks that they are more important.
11-05-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,615
Posted By katsup

They are for dunlop / woods valve.

They are for dunlop / woods valve.
11-04-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,443
Posted By katsup

Not really minimal, but I like to be self...

Not really minimal, but I like to be self sufficient.

Tire Repair = Tube, mini pump, patch kit, 2 tire levers
Chain Repair = Chain links, chain cutter, quick link tool
Misc Repair = Allen keys,...
10-30-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,234
Posted By katsup

I'd say the new price point for a good new bike...

I'd say the new price point for a good new bike is around $600. This puts you in the category of a good hybrid (Giant Escape 2, Trek FX 2, etc...)

Think of it this way, your $200 bike lasted you...
10-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
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: 4,394
Posted By katsup

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

Ask the shop what they would take. Offer to pay cash.
10-22-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,839
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: 475
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: 12
Views: 1,798
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: 806
Posted By katsup

OPs gallery with the photos: ...

OPs gallery with the photos:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/528279
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