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07-10-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By sloar

Youíre absolutely correct, looks a lot better....

Youíre absolutely correct, looks a lot better. Thanks.
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07-10-24, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By sloar

Trek 728, my new favorite.

Every once in awhile a bike comes along that just feels perfect. Iím really picky about the bikes I keep and this is one of them. Pretty much the original setup from 1982, of course new tires, cables...
06-28-24, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,335
Posted By sloar

I just looked at my 83 catalog and that’s how...

I just looked at my 83 catalog and that’s how they have it. There is a little metal Ferrell in the cable stop....
06-21-24, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By sloar

Bike was well taken care of, one of the easier...

Bike was well taken care of, one of the easier rebuilds I’ve done in awhile. I’m keeping it original as possible since everything works good. I did order new Paselas and the Trek downtime decals. Of...
06-20-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By sloar

Thanks Bill!

Thanks Bill!
06-20-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By sloar

SR SP-11 Eleven touring pedals

Nice condition, $35 shippedSOLD
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06-19-24, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By sloar

1982 Trek 728 find.

Just got back with this beauty. I wanted to take a just found pic before I tear into it. Needs some TLC and a few items to make it mine. Definitely excited about this one and yes itís a keeper. ...
06-08-24, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By sloar

Cleaned up pretty nice. Makes my wife crazy that...

Cleaned up pretty nice. Makes my wife crazy that it took a month to hang a kitchen light, but Iíll completely overhaul a bike in one day....
06-08-24, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By sloar

Trek Y Foil garage sale find.

Found this one this morning at a garage sell. Too big and odd for me but the price was right....
06-07-24, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By sloar

It’s definitely going back to black. It’s my...

It’s definitely going back to black. It’s my everyday rider and the tan is only on there until the new wrap arrives.
06-06-24, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By sloar

With black tape. ...

With black tape.
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06-06-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,225
Posted By sloar

Opinions on new bar tape

I needed to refresh my bar tape and had to order a box of black Cinelli cork. This tan generic tape is all I had on hand. Not horrible but I like black better....
06-05-24, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By sloar

Eureka Solitaire tent and MSR stove

Stove is new, SOLD
One man tent, excellent condition SOLD
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05-18-24, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By sloar

Sugino track crankset and IRD b/b NIB

170 arms 48t ringSOLD
bottom racket SOLD

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05-18-24, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By sloar

Brooks B17 and Brooks bar tape

ALL SOLD


B17 NIB $80 shipped
bar tape $45 each shipped
light brown sold still have the dark...
Forum: Touring
05-07-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By sloar

I did mention that it had Shimano Deore. It’s a...

I did mention that it had Shimano Deore. It’s a pretty good rider, buti keep going back to the LHT, which I’m keeping.I’ve always ridden drop bars, but the Jones bars are very comfortable.
Forum: Touring
05-02-24, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By sloar

Point taken. The Surly is a 2009 56cm is...

Point taken. The Surly is a 2009 56cm is basically stock with Shimano XT. I put the Jones bars on and used friction thumb shifters. I really like the setup and was really surprised how much I like...
Forum: Touring
05-02-24, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By sloar

Surly is a 56cm with Jones bars and the Masi is a...

Surly is a 56cm with Jones bars and the Masi is a 57cm. The Surlys brakes with Kool Stop pads work better than the disc brakes on the Masi. I am in the process of changing the brake cables on the...
Forum: Touring
05-01-24, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By sloar

Surly LHT or Masi Special Giromondo

Iím going to make my own decision after I ride the Masi a few times, I just picked it up today. But if you had to decide between the two and it be your only bike which on would you choose....
04-16-24, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,876
Posted By sloar

I had a Rossi, great rider. Came with the same...

I had a Rossi, great rider. Came with the same cranks
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04-16-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By sloar

New owner has it listed. ...

New owner has it listed.
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04-12-24, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By sloar

It was listed in Indy for $50, good price just...

It was listed in Indy for $50, good price just for the parts. I planned on getting it today since I was busy yesterday. Evidently someone had an idea what it was, sold quick.
04-11-24, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By sloar

Any idea on this frame?

Best pics I can get.
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Forum: For Sale
04-11-24, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By sloar

I’m a retired firefighter and now I can’t afford...

I’m a retired firefighter and now I can’t afford one. Just retired a few weeks ago and my wife just told me we are now on a strict budget.
Forum: Touring
04-06-24, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,430
Posted By sloar

Opinions on Surly front rack

When I bought my Surly the seller threw in new front and rear Surly racks. Iíve always used Tubus racks, I like the rear but the front looks like overkill. Anyone one use the Surly front rack?...
03-16-24, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By sloar

Thanks, and that was exactly why I went with...

Thanks, and that was exactly why I went with friction.
03-16-24, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By sloar

C&V even with newer bikes

Hanging up my fire helmet Tuesday and planning some trips this summer. I changed the bars on my touring bike and just couldnít get along with newer shifters. I wanted something simple and reliable....
03-16-24, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By sloar

Love this bike, if I can get my bike sold I may...

Love this bike, if I can get my bike sold I may be talking to you.
Forum: Touring
03-13-24, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By sloar

Jones bars for the win! I’ve always been curious...

Jones bars for the win! I’ve always been curious about alternative bars but I’ve never wanted to spend the money. This time I had a chance to try and today’s ride won me over. Started out just a...
03-09-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By sloar

Not too exciting, but for $15 Iím not...

Not too exciting, but for $15 Iím not complaining. The lady thought I was crazy for wanting it. ...
03-07-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,854
Posted By sloar

That will clean up nice!

That will clean up nice!
03-06-24, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By sloar

Straight axel, bearings are in cages and all...

Straight axel, bearings are in cages and all there. I mustíve bent the dust cover when I put it back in. Had an extra that I carefully installed and everything is fine now.
03-06-24, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By sloar

Bent dust cap on the drive side. Go figure.

Bent dust cap on the drive side. Go figure.
03-05-24, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By sloar

$15 to save this bike, itís going to take a...

$15 to save this bike, itís going to take a little elbow grease and rusted nuts to replace. But for the price I think itís worth it. So far nothing is stuck or broke....
02-27-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By sloar

Had to order a few things to get this finished....

Had to order a few things to get this finished. Shorter stem, cable stop for the front brake and a Brooks.So far so good!...
02-27-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,022
Posted By sloar

Good spot for a flick stand.

Good spot for a flick stand.
02-25-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,230
Posted By sloar

I went with the basic fork mount stop. I like how...

I went with the basic fork mount stop. I like how it replaces the hideous fender bolt. Thanks for all the replies.
02-05-24, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By sloar

Picked this up last night, if I didn’t know any...

Picked this up last night, if I didn’t know any better I’d swear it was Italian.
02-05-24, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By sloar

1999 Marin San Marino

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01-27-24, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By sloar

Nice details. ...

Nice details.
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01-27-24, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By sloar

Clinchers

Clinchers
01-27-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By sloar

Rossi swap meet find, questions

Picked this up today and really don’t know too much about it. I know they had low and high end models. Any idea about this one? I dig the Rino crankset, had a Rino seat post but it was to small...
12-21-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By sloar

My youngest always liked vintage bikes, she liked...

My youngest always liked vintage bikes, she liked what I liked. Until she turned into a teenager....
12-19-23, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By sloar

How bad of condition is the Dura Ace that came on...

How bad of condition is the Dura Ace that came on it. If it were mine I’d try to use it, I love the 7400 series.
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By sloar

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12-10-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By sloar

Campy aero brake levers

Levers in good condition, hoods are a little rough but useable. $30 shipped...
12-08-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 57,615
Posted By sloar

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12-07-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By sloar

My OCD will not let me get a donor bike and leave...

My OCD will not let me get a donor bike and leave it unbuilt. Iíll end up replacing the parts that I stole off it.
12-06-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,654
Posted By sloar

I ordered a Medium, didn’t really check on sizes....

I ordered a Medium, didn’t really check on sizes. I’m 5’9” and it’s ok but I wish I would’ve ordered a large. Check their size chart before ordering.
12-06-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By sloar

Bike is a rider, the spokes are solid and I’ve...

Bike is a rider, the spokes are solid and I’ve been riding it. But, new rims are in the future. Once snow starts to fly I’ll be building a new set.
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