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03-19-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

If for some reason your into retro cycling...

If for some reason your into retro cycling computers well then goodwill currently has a bunch of nos,
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/140899337
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/140899134...
Forum: Touring
03-17-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By metalrideroz

Some obscure spots in this one. I felt maybe the...

Some obscure spots in this one. I felt maybe the music was more prominent than usual which lead to a different feel? My bike doesn't leave the shed when it's that cold haha. Good work.
Forum: Touring
03-08-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By metalrideroz

Great to see you back on the bike. The beaches...

Great to see you back on the bike. The beaches look great but are probably too cold, bloody tassie! I remember reading your website many moons ago and wanting a bike friday, didnt happen, haha.
03-07-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

Colorado goodwill has an 853 lemond for someone...

Colorado goodwill has an 853 lemond for someone that rides a 56?ish,
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/140095060
03-04-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,790
Posted By metalrideroz

Dont see this one very often "designer select"...

Dont see this one very often "designer select" circa 2000

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x617/531dsdecal_c70527619e76fe78cbf60f8192b3a5620ceea976.jpg
03-03-22, 01:37 AM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

North Georgia goodwill has sprouted an 853 Croll,...

North Georgia goodwill has sprouted an 853 Croll,
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/139945984

Looks well used, 60/62-ish?
01-31-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

Who's in Michigan? Large trek with cantis, buy it...

Who's in Michigan? Large trek with cantis, buy it now for $80. Could do worse.
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/138209116
01-09-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

So, who's near Spokane WA?, 2x 3rensho at...

So, who's near Spokane WA?, 2x 3rensho at goodwill,
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/137073228
https://shopgoodwill.com/item/137070917
Forum: Touring
11-18-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,583
Posted By metalrideroz

No personal experience. They are made by...

No personal experience. They are made by Panaracer. There are other similar options available but I just linked a less well known brand. I didn't see your post before about buying the ultrasports,...
Forum: Touring
11-17-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,583
Posted By metalrideroz

Have you actually weighed the stock wheelset?...

Have you actually weighed the stock wheelset? I've found cheap(ish) aftermarket wheelsets are sometimes barely any lighter than the alex rim/shimano hub combos that come stock on many bikes. Also,...
Forum: Touring
11-16-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By metalrideroz

Not sure my garbage monitor gives the full...

Not sure my garbage monitor gives the full experience but even at 1080 this is quite the sight.

I don't know if you follow photography (not video) but the cameras have moved so far away from being...
11-13-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 846
Posted By metalrideroz

Another data point. Before I gave up on leather...

Another data point. Before I gave up on leather saddles I had a tin, like the one pictured on the left, turn into smelly liquid in about 18 months. Not sure why. I mixed it together and applied it...
Forum: Touring
11-08-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By metalrideroz

Are you riding one of the larger frame models...

Are you riding one of the larger frame models with 700c wheels? Mine is 26 inch. That may explain it, though you would think the fork mounts would still be spaced the same? Anyway, glad you got it...
Forum: Touring
11-05-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By metalrideroz

How To: Tubus Duo rack on Long Haul Trucker

You would assume probably the second most ubiquitous low rider rack, behind the Tara, would bolt straight onto probably the most ubiquitous touring bicycle, a Surly Long Haul Trucker. It seems not.
...
Forum: Touring
10-26-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By metalrideroz

Great work as usual. I await the full length...

Great work as usual. I await the full length version to watch in one go. Thought you would have ridden down every road in the Tohoku region by now, it appears not! I wonder if you will tour the...
08-13-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 19,216
Posted By metalrideroz

Did koga-miyata make steel mtbs? It seems you...

Did koga-miyata make steel mtbs? It seems you could do with one!
Out of curiosity I was browsing marktplaats.nl for koga-miyata, it seems your spoilt for choice and they seem rather cheap!
Is it...
08-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,668
Posted By metalrideroz

I say leave the flats on and Taj would too haha....

I say leave the flats on and Taj would too haha. You made a good choice and with the move to disc and TA for modern road stuff I'm sure you'll be able to find a high end rim brake wheelset at a...
Forum: Touring
08-04-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By metalrideroz

Hope you have a good trip. Maybe you can seek out...

Hope you have a good trip. Maybe you can seek out some of that aomori apple cider to "test" if you go that far north.
08-04-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,668
Posted By metalrideroz

Where did you source those rims?

Where did you source those rims?
07-29-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

San Diego retro mtb people there's an XTR...

San Diego retro mtb people there's an XTR groupset with a cannondale in the way at Goodwill,
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/126922648
07-28-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,464
Posted By metalrideroz

Michelin has a new-ish 559 tyre. Michelin Pilot...

Michelin has a new-ish 559 tyre.
Michelin Pilot Pump
smooth tread design
folding bead
26x2.3
claimed 675g
https://www.bike-components.de/en/Michelin/Pilot-Pump-26-Folding-Tyre-p81083/
Forum: Touring
07-14-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By metalrideroz

Just as an aside, in my .txt file of japan spots...

Just as an aside, in my .txt file of japan spots that I have yet to link together into a route, I have several of those long slides saved.
One in Kyoto,
google maps photo...
07-14-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,464
Posted By metalrideroz

Will be fine for your usage but they are rather...

Will be fine for your usage but they are rather low volume and skinny. I would prefer something wider with more volume.
07-12-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

colorado residents, cool '97 fisher hoo koo e koo...

colorado residents, cool '97 fisher hoo koo e koo at goodwill,
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/125573324
Forum: Touring
07-09-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By metalrideroz

In a sea of terrible drone footage, needless slow...

In a sea of terrible drone footage, needless slow motion and framing that poisons my eyes, your composition of shots is striking. It makes these videos really easy to watch and the recurring themes...
07-03-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

Colorado residents, centurion pro tour at...

Colorado residents, centurion pro tour at goodwill,
https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/125106791
04-12-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By metalrideroz

Replacement westwood rod-brake rims are still...

Replacement westwood rod-brake rims are still available here but not sure about the shipping situation at the moment,...
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By metalrideroz

Really enjoyed this one keith. Crazy to think on...

Really enjoyed this one keith. Crazy to think on such a small island there is still unvisited places. Glad you were able to use the audio from the action cameras aswell since it's usually terrible.
Forum: Touring
03-10-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,876
Posted By metalrideroz

58cm lht available here. Not in stock but...

58cm lht available here. Not in stock but orderable(2-7 days)
https://www.bike-components.de/en/Surly/Long-Haul-Trucker-26-Frameset-p31198/
Forum: Touring
12-13-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By metalrideroz

How has that tye-dye jersey not atomized? ...

How has that tye-dye jersey not atomized?
Excellent video as usual and looking forward to seeing more of hokkaido in the following parts.
Time for a new saddle?
10-31-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,389
Posted By metalrideroz

Park now falls short of the quality they used to...

Park now falls short of the quality they used to be. Cyclus or Birzman/Lezyne seem to be a better option now. TIP: Search ebay for NOS Tacx or Park, usually the same price or less than buying current...
Forum: Touring
09-29-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By metalrideroz

tb14 to 105 hubs?...

tb14 to 105 hubs? (https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=235_357&products_id=2723&zenid=cij0edmm54umra52e8ham7i3h5)
09-18-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,012
Posted By metalrideroz

You could polish the rust off then coat with this...

You could polish the rust off then coat with this (https://www.flood.com/products/paint-additives/penetrol-oil-based-paint-additive). It seems to be called "owatrol oil" in your location. Works fine,...
07-04-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,464
Posted By metalrideroz

Info for above mentioned new schwalbe micro...

Info for above mentioned new schwalbe micro knobbly 54-559, claimed 490g,
https://www.schwalbe.com/en/mtb-reader/billy-bonkers...
05-29-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 65,948
Posted By metalrideroz

If you made one with an extra 50mm height any...

If you made one with an extra 50mm height any extra unneeded could just be cut off as per current design right? I would like to try one.
11-19-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,689
Posted By metalrideroz

Hope you don't mind me adding this to your...

Hope you don't mind me adding this to your thread. This one made its way to Australia at some point from east coast US.
...
08-06-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,615
Posted By metalrideroz

veloflex master 28,...

veloflex master 28, https://www.bike-components.de/en/VELOFLEX/Master-28-Folding-Tyre-Set-p66307/
grand bois cypres 30, https://global.bluelug.com/grand-bois-cypres-700c.html
04-27-19, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By metalrideroz

You can easily sell the pedals for more than the...

You can easily sell the pedals for more than the asking price you mentioned, no reason not to buy it.
04-01-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 68,827
Views: 11,107,862
Posted By metalrideroz

Want badly. :twitchy: Shame wrong continent.

Want badly. :twitchy: Shame wrong continent.
03-24-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,502
Posted By metalrideroz

Not down to metal. It has proven to be very...

Not down to metal. It has proven to be very durable.
03-23-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,502
Posted By metalrideroz

This is powdercoat. The type of powder used...

This is powdercoat. The type of powder used matters, some have that thicker plasticy finish regardless of how much is...
12-21-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,170
Posted By metalrideroz

Amazing find. Get some drops on it!

Amazing find. Get some drops on it!
10-17-11, 08:27 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,248
Posted By metalrideroz

If any of those shoes are US12, i'll take a pair.

If any of those shoes are US12, i'll take a pair.
08-20-11, 09:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,755
Posted By metalrideroz

No problems with my superbes but if you are using...

No problems with my superbes but if you are using a super stiff outer cable like Jagwire sometimes you will find that it actually pushes down on the brakes making them go to one side. Getting the...
08-18-11, 03:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By metalrideroz

Rigida hopefully not dead

Is http://www.rigida.com/ working for anyone? Just when I want to buy some 28s(635mm), even the chinese site rigida.cn is a no go, hopefully just a new website on the way? worried......
06-10-11, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By metalrideroz

Trying clips, what do i need to use these 80s? pedals

To go with a recently rebuilt bike consisting of parts from just about every year of the 80s I'm going to try clipless pedals after a lifetime of distaste(coming from a BMX background) for them.
I...
05-12-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By metalrideroz

Identify weird forks, Panda Tandem Pista?

I'm trying to figure out what bike these forks are from.
They came in a parts lot of 70/80s used and NOS parts.
Has anyone seen this logo before?
The imprint on the steerer tube says "panda...
04-09-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By metalrideroz

Theres only four cogs to shift across, i'm sure...

Theres only four cogs to shift across, i'm sure it will work even if not very well.

Yes, the brakes are rubbish.

Will do.

The link was a current website with a photo of the rim and size...
04-09-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By metalrideroz

Info on English bike w/ campag. 4spd?

Anyone got an idea of the maker of this frame or recognize the headtube or seat tube logos?
Lots of photos here
http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z390/metalrideroz/english%204%20speed/

Bottom...
02-11-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,487
Posted By metalrideroz

Yes I can get oxalic acid but its really...

Yes I can get oxalic acid but its really expensive and hard to find. A local harware has store has 2kg for $45! It's rebranded as rust and stain cleaner but the ingredients list says 100% oxalic...
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