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01-20-24, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,477
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi Trak, I thought I'd leave it out due to the...

Hi Trak, I thought I'd leave it out due to the 26" wheelsize. I was trying to limit the thread to 700c based hybrids. They seem to be most populace size in the hybrid category.
01-16-24, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,866
Posted By prairiepedaler

I know why you weren't allowed in. You tried...

I know why you weren't allowed in. You tried entry with a Lions Paw instead of real grip mark master! Welll, duhhhhh.
...
01-05-24, 08:18 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,349
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nice ending, glad to hear you bagged it. ...

Nice ending, glad to hear you bagged it. Curious, did you see it in this thread and then were prompted to buy it?
10-28-23, 07:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By prairiepedaler

Studs on ... in October?!

No, no no no no!

Winnipeg just received an early taste of winter over the last few days with temperatures about 10 degrees lower than normal. The jet stream brought in arctic air and then snow...
09-23-23, 07:13 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,856
Posted By prairiepedaler

This ad must be a parody. It ticks all the boxes ...

This ad must be a parody. It ticks all the boxes

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/marin-mouton-bike/1672737455
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1019801869/listings/1
...
09-19-23, 07:00 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,349
Posted By prairiepedaler

Marinoni Frame - $180

Not bad I guess.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/marinoni-road-bike-frame/1672359044
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09-12-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,477
Posted By prairiepedaler

Added now

Added now
Forum: Commuting
08-30-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,115
Posted By prairiepedaler

My bad, I read the review of the wrong Michelin...

My bad, I read the review of the wrong Michelin tire. Your whiteknighting on behalf of these Protek Cross, and the second nod from Arupka, probably makes them a tire worth exploring. When the current...
08-25-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,349
Posted By prairiepedaler

To the Batmobile, Robin!

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1658717808

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Forum: Commuting
08-09-23, 07:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,115
Posted By prairiepedaler

I use a Marathon for the front, and the Marathon...

I use a Marathon for the front, and the Marathon Plus for rear.
07-26-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,477
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sure, that'd work. I'll see about hotlinking in...

Sure, that'd work. I'll see about hotlinking in the above list over to some of the model specific threads. The list will undoubtedly grow and we'll make it a great resource (hopefully)!
07-16-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By prairiepedaler

TY for the share!

TY for the share!
07-16-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,477
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ye Olde Hybrid Thread

I'd like this thread to be a reference base for all the older model hybrid (pre-2000) bicycles that were made, whether in North America or elsewhere.

Feel free to post up photos, along with...
07-15-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,294
Posted By prairiepedaler

Indeed! Welcome aboard there Geery

Indeed!

Welcome aboard there Geery
07-11-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 241,171
Posted By prairiepedaler

While doing a little shopping, I locked up beside...

While doing a little shopping, I locked up beside this. The fellow said a friend gave it to him who'd done an actual Triathalon on it. Appears to be original 105 throughout, Nitto stem on top of it....
07-09-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kuwahara Sage, extended edition. I think...

Kuwahara Sage, extended edition.

I think there is a potential for these extenders to become loose as there are double the quills and undoubtedly other mating of surface factors. BUT, I'll try it...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-30-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,505
Posted By prairiepedaler

This nice old Argos tourer used the same brake...

This nice old Argos tourer used the same brake setup implemented in a more sophisticated manner than the Mikado.
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Forum: Touring
06-03-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,328
Posted By prairiepedaler

Is The Touring Bike Slowly Dying Out?

https://tomsbiketrip.com/is-the-touring-bike-dying-out/

I feel like the Jack Colton Colombian based character in Romancing the Stone when he finds out that the Doobie Brothers broke up... 20 years...
05-22-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bike Laden Street in Holland - VID

Looks cozy. Don't quite know how the 5.2l Cummings Hemi Supercharger king cab would fit in.

https://twitter.com/FilmendeFietser/status/1658484773839593473
Forum: Commuting
05-20-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,642
Posted By prairiepedaler

It's Ok. You committed three felonies...

It's Ok. You committed three felonies (https://www.amazon.com/Three-Felonies-Day-Target-Innocent-ebook/dp/B00505UZ4G) today and didn't even know it.

Daily rider year round......
05-20-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,896
Posted By prairiepedaler

Boy that Shasta is snappy. I ride a Sage which is...

Boy that Shasta is snappy. I ride a Sage which is a little lower down on the rung and also a younger bike. One thing I don't like about that Shasta frame is the chainstay mounted U and that the...
05-16-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,349
Posted By prairiepedaler

Dawes Super - $35

It will either be ridden and enjoyed or back up on the site within a day or two for 15 times the asking.DescriptionSelling as is. Pick up near Lucky Supermarket, Jefferson St.
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05-06-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,019
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bicycling compared to walking

Not that long ago I read a few books by Sebastian Junger, one of which detailed his long backpacking trip on foot he'd made with a couple of colleagues. Both books are worth reading. I encourage...
04-12-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,726
Posted By prairiepedaler

Took 'em off, finally

After more than 5 months on, today was the day the studs came off and a non-studded interim tire set was put on. Man, does that feel good now. Deep winter riders know the feeling!
04-05-23, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'd forgotten that there was this thread...

I'd forgotten that there was this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1175162-eaton-s-cobra-cantilever-brakes.html) on the Cobra too.
04-03-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By prairiepedaler

Yeah, I remember Glider but not Beekay for...

Yeah, I remember Glider but not Beekay for Eaton's. There are still many a Glider "gliding" around out there. Here are a few more manufacturers for Eaton's found at this blog:
...
03-29-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,803
Posted By prairiepedaler

One outstanding point that was made in the book...

One outstanding point that was made in the book "The End of Average" was the author cited a 5000 soldier study conducted by the Scottish military to determine an average metric of the human body to...
03-29-23, 05:53 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,291
Posted By prairiepedaler

I knew I was in the presence of BF greatness when...

I knew I was in the presence of BF greatness when I had a look at the banned and suspended list. :lol:
03-28-23, 07:03 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,291
Posted By prairiepedaler

As mentioned, the bicycle is the most elegant and...

As mentioned, the bicycle is the most elegant and energy efficient form of transportation yet created by the genius of the Western Mind. I think and believe we should properly encourage its'...
03-26-23, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By prairiepedaler

Trailer hitch, or maybe kiddos handlebars? Looks...

Trailer hitch, or maybe kiddos handlebars? Looks like a Trek.
03-25-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,291
Posted By prairiepedaler

The doomgoblin is always good for a laugh. Or, I...

The doomgoblin is always good for a laugh. Or, I should say Dr. Doomgoblin now (considering the honourary doctorate in theology).
03-25-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,291
Posted By prairiepedaler

Can we make Bicycles Sustainable Again?

The Steel is Real guys are sure to schwing their thumbs up on this article. The bike is the most elegant and energy efficient form of transportation ever to emerge from the mind of Western Man. Some...
Forum: Touring
03-18-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,480
Posted By prairiepedaler

Steering Damper

Has the OP ever ridden with a steering damper installed? I ride using one purchased from Velo Orange to help out with loads on the front fork mounted rack. I find it moderately helpful but the spring...
02-25-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 241,171
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hard Working Winter Trek 1000

I locked up next to this T1000 the other day. He was using non-winter rated tires. Nice bell. I hadn't seen a Krypto lock like that one before. Either that, or it is the cloth labelled Krypto and not...
02-22-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 68,218
Posted By prairiepedaler

Glad you bagged it. It is amazing they only put...

Glad you bagged it. It is amazing they only put one set of bottle bosses on a touring bike. I mean, they bothered with a pump peg!

That headset is "fashionable". Looks like a knurled texture to be...
02-02-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,064
Posted By prairiepedaler

I live in Winnipeg.

I live in Winnipeg.
01-12-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By prairiepedaler

Poor old Hungary. Can't even afford modern...

Poor old Hungary. Can't even afford modern buildings. This is the City of Pécs.
...
12-24-22, 11:53 AM
12-24-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,255
Posted By prairiepedaler

Heads up when riding your E

https://pssjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13037-022-00318-9
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12-22-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,815,130
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'm on PB, but don't forum post there.

I'm on PB, but don't forum post there.
12-12-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By prairiepedaler

Gone Sillium with Drillium

https://www.cyclist.co.uk/in-depth/11080/drillium-bikes

That derailleur is also good for straining pasta. Hey, it is Italian after all.
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11-22-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,104
Posted By prairiepedaler

It is called the law enforcement growth industry....

It is called the law enforcement growth industry. Many towns in the USA rely heavily on tickets in order to stay afloat. Read "Why We Drive" by Mathew Crawford. He has a very healthy dedication of...
11-19-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,117
Posted By prairiepedaler

Fred Flintstones' Winter Tires

We can see where Fred got the name for his daughter.

These are Schwalbe Marathon GT365 which are currently installed as an interim season tire and are swapped out when "only studs will do" weather...
Forum: Touring
11-14-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,617
Posted By prairiepedaler

I do like the old steel tourers for their style,...

I do like the old steel tourers for their style, and often times, value. Usually much cheaper than a new equivalent tourer. I don't like the fact they are old though, having snapped 3 1980's steel...
11-08-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,815,130
Posted By prairiepedaler

You'll have to ask this guy for an answer. ...

You'll have to ask this guy for an answer.

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11-06-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 241,171
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nishiki International by Shields

Shields up - Nishiki ahead! Spotted yesterday downtown. Glad that the rider decided to use a brake.
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09-28-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,520
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi, have your Doc check your Magnesium levels.

Hi, have your Doc check your Magnesium levels.
09-22-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By prairiepedaler

I ride a Kuwahara "sage" and it uses a similar,...

I ride a Kuwahara "sage" and it uses a similar, but not quite, headset. One thing about these types of headsets and their sawtooth interface is it makes headset bearing adjustment a little simpler....
09-13-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 54,949
Posted By prairiepedaler

BRC Jaguar

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/538x328/image_2022_09_13_212352150_16a5b5bf05e623c94dad7f7bd5aa67030a09c573.png...
09-12-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 49,349
Posted By prairiepedaler

Trek 830 - $60

Accurately & realistically priced, IMO

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/mens-mountain-bike/1632752951
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1019907085/listings/1
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