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02-19-24, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By jPrichard10

This photo isn't current; it now has a Simplex...

This photo isn't current; it now has a Simplex fluted seatpost, Mavic fluted stem, CLB levers and an Ideale saddle.

I have a Sachs New Success derailleur set that was maybe going to go on it as...
01-30-24, 03:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

23” 1985 Schwinn High Sierra frame and fork.

1985 Schwinn High Sierra ATB frame and fork. Cantilever brake model, 130mm rear spacing, 68mm ISO bb, 1” JIS head tube and race, for 22.2mm stem and 25.8mm post. More of a touring or ATB bike for 26”...
10-01-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By thumpism

I'm still running the orange bags, so we got viz...

I'm still running the orange bags, so we got viz all over the place.
10-01-23, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By thumpism

Green whale? Mine in a couple of configurations;...

Green whale? Mine in a couple of configurations; as it was run for a long time...
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_0433_15cdbe66fcc60cd6b3d887be6764ae06eddef0cf.jpg...
10-01-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By fender1

My 1986 Sierra and 1990 Trek 950: ...

My 1986 Sierra and 1990 Trek 950:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4646_301fa764e0001fbaefa5a048b893aafb5ab7a21c.jpeg
P...
10-01-23, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,216
Posted By rjhammett

I picked this one up two days ago. It is 23" to...

I picked this one up two days ago. It is 23" to top of the seat tube. I am going to sell it so it will be interesting to see if there is interest in a large frame ATB/MTB.
...
09-08-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,980
Posted By 3alarmer

...I can't imagine they are planning on reselling...

...I can't imagine they are planning on reselling them. So that leaves them with the option of finding a certified non profit, like our local bike co-op, or maybe a national non profit that accepts...
08-23-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By shoota

FS or Trade: 1988 Ironman Master purple smoke

I kinda hate to do this but it's just one size too small. I'd call it a 55cm. It's in great shape.

I'd sell the whole thing for $375 + half shipping (frameset, full Tricolor group, Tricolor hubs,...
08-16-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,292
Posted By Johnny Alien

It will handle differently but won't be...

It will handle differently but won't be problematic. You might prefer it. I have seen people try out stems reversed and coming back toward them. The report was that shockingly it didn't ride weird.
...
08-16-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,407
Posted By SurferRosa

https://youtu.be/t6gcxNFc1I0

https://youtu.be/t6gcxNFc1I0
08-16-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By RB1-luvr

late 80s, early 90s MTB frames make nice drop bar...

late 80s, early 90s MTB frames make nice drop bar conversions. Maybe that's the way to go. You get a heavy-duty frame, and you can have the wheels built to suit if they are not already tough enough.
08-16-23, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By Velo Mule

My vote is for the Trek 700 series of steel...

My vote is for the Trek 700 series of steel hybrid bikes. But this is because I like tinker, swap and upgrade parts. Given that you can make these bikes into a drop bar bike or keep it with upright...
08-07-23, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,936
Posted By DorkDisk

Grip Shift

Grip Shift
08-07-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,936
Posted By Fredo76

I already miss square-taper BBs/cranksets, quill...

I already miss square-taper BBs/cranksets, quill stems, and quick release hubs, so any appearance on this list of those items will be incorrect.
08-03-23, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By Brewsmith

FS: ~59cm Early Merlin Titanium Frameset #604

Now $1000 plus actual shipping complete

With a heavy heart I need to pass this gorgeous frame on to another. Leving my job to take care of the kiddos means I have less time, space and funds to...
07-31-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,008
Posted By shelbyfv

Your concerns are so vague I doubt anyone here...

Your concerns are so vague I doubt anyone here will be able to "help." Not surprised you are having trouble communicating with your prospective providers. However, big spender signal received so...
07-25-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,428
Posted By bikemig

Keep an eye out for the 90s era Trek 750 hybrids....

Keep an eye out for the 90s era Trek 750 hybrids. These were Trek's top end hybrids and they more or less had the same geometry as Trek's touring bike, the 520. The neat thing is that they tend to...
07-25-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,428
Posted By Piff

I'll throw a wrench into the discussion, you...

I'll throw a wrench into the discussion, you could also make a 650b conversion from a road bike with tight clearances and still fit a 35mm tire. Just need to make sure bottom bracket drop isn't...
07-04-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,342
Posted By awac

PTFE- Should you use it? Have a look on green...

PTFE- Should you use it? Have a look on green oils website, and just a couple of random websites talking about ptfe/teflon/pfas

Personally, I have been around mechanical things all my life,...
07-03-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By dddd

What Dylansbob said^^^, any Shimano DT lever can...

What Dylansbob said^^^, any Shimano DT lever can handle a triple.

The triple was not initially part of the 7700 roll-out, it came a couple of years later. 7700/7703 featured the newer actuation...
06-28-23, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,067,232
Posted By cyclehealth

Trek 400T Elance

I purchased this a couple of months ago. Wheels and rear derailleur where not orginal. But frame was in pretty good shape. This bike is my attempt to see if I can still ride a roadbike with drop...
06-28-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By due ruote

38mm Soma Supple Vitesse tires are nice, and...

38mm Soma Supple Vitesse tires are nice, and maybe a bit less spendy than the RH ones.
06-23-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,471
Posted By majmt

Here’s a shot of the Continental Gran Prix...

Here’s a shot of the Continental Gran Prix Classic next another classic tire. Didn’t know the Continentals were discontinued but I thought I saw a sale for them somewhere recently.
...
06-23-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,885
Posted By tyrion

24 hours.

24 hours.
06-21-23, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By squirtdad

soma mixte ...

soma mixte https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/soma-frameset-buena-vista-disc-teal-metallic-5615?category=842#attr=4106
06-19-23, 11:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,938
Posted By heidelbergensis

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Finally, wireless shifting for the working man! Beep...
06-17-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,223
Posted By chain_whipped

The 'hyperbole' started back in the 1970's. ...

The 'hyperbole' started back in the 1970's.
C'mon you know its just a moniker attached to parts with a reputation. Doubt, if anyone actually died to any of it. Hurt or severe injured, most likely....
06-15-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,223
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Here’s my addition to the “Death Machine” list… I...

Here’s my addition to the “Death Machine” list… I haven’t rode carbon since the incident.
...
06-11-23, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By squirtdad

The Ideal saddle is the one that fits you...

The Ideal saddle is the one that fits you best..............sorry just had to
06-11-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,683
Posted By Wildwood

I bought some 33mm back a couple weeks ago - and...

I bought some 33mm back a couple weeks ago - and still on sale @ Somafab. :)
06-09-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,312
Posted By tiger1964

FYI: Not strictly bike, but this week's Lidl...

FYI: Not strictly bike, but this week's Lidl offerings include some tools. I picked up a digital caliper for $9.99; just now I tested it against my existing caliper (NOTE: I am NOT an official...
06-02-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,576
Posted By firebird854

Roommates and I made a new cycling routing app!!

This project has absorbed all of my free time for the past six months while I've balanced cycling and my regular job. Now, I believe my web application is finally ready to be shared with the public!...
05-30-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,649
Posted By Germany_chris

Because max PSI and correct PSI are two different...

Because max PSI and correct PSI are two different things
05-28-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By HillRider

I have used numerous KMC quick links on their own...

I have used numerous KMC quick links on their own and on Shimano chains. Have never had a problem, with any of them.
05-27-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,885
Posted By DQRider

Only this: DQRider's uploaded images - Imgur...

Only this: DQRider's uploaded images - Imgur (https://dqrider.imgur.com/all/#1)

Please pardon the slight deviation from our usual subject matter...

I did freelance motojournalism for many years...
05-27-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,012
Posted By maddog34

31.8mm downtube tubes were not common "back in...

31.8mm downtube tubes were not common "back in the day" when clamp-on downtube shifters were common.

consider switching to bar-end shifters. they are much easier and safer to use.

there are...
05-26-23, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By gugie

You didn't mention the C&V sales forum. You can...

You didn't mention the C&V sales forum. You can find some very fair deals there.
05-26-23, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,390
Posted By mstateglfr

Surly Disc Trucker REI co-op ADV 1.1 Kona...

Surly Disc Trucker
REI co-op ADV 1.1
Kona Sutra SE
Fuji Touring
05-24-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

With the cables detached from the levers and...

With the cables detached from the levers and calipers do

1- Pull on each of the 4 brake levers. Is there any differences in the friction or free motion ov the different levers (I don't expect...
05-24-23, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By shelbyfv

If you still have the bolt, a small washer will...

If you still have the bolt, a small washer will substitute just fine.
05-23-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By veganbikes

They had many more widths and tire sizes all...

They had many more widths and tire sizes all throughout the history of bicycles. However my theory is go as wide as you can fit. You will add more comfort, better contact with the ground, less chance...
05-21-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,218
Posted By drpaddle

Old 27" steel works great on RAGBRAI, and the...

Old 27" steel works great on RAGBRAI, and the ladies love it.:) (When I first started riding RAGBRAI in 1978, steel and 27" weren't old.)...
05-20-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,931
Posted By jamesdak

6 weeks post surgery and back on the steel!!!!!

So stoked. Recovery seemed to be going so slow there for awhile. Didn't think the knee was ever going to start bending right again. Was riding the Azor with the saddle up an additional inch for...
05-20-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,678
Posted By daywood

1986 Schwinn High Sierra

This is about as close as I've come to a restoration. Usually, it's more like, "This is a nice frame. What can we make of it?" But I think these High Sierras have beautifully understated paint...
05-20-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,178
Posted By Kontact

DON'T MODIFY YOUR SHIFTER! If it shifted 10...

DON'T MODIFY YOUR SHIFTER!

If it shifted 10 speed before, changing to a different cog size should not change that. The diameter of the cogs has nothing to do with lateral movement of the...
05-15-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,998
Posted By icemilkcoffee

No guarantees but my guess is the RSX FD-A410-T...

No guarantees but my guess is the RSX FD-A410-T might work better because it was meant to go with the smaller 26/36/46T crankset.
05-15-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 882,400
Posted By SurferRosa

Tried to sell some nice Mavic wheels with a 6400...

Tried to sell some nice Mavic wheels with a 6400 freehub and cassette, but they wouldn't move. Nice rims, so I decided to keep them and rebuild the rear with a 6207 freewheel hub I got from eBay.
...
05-14-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 882,400
Posted By Nemosengineer

Waiting for parts is a dangerous time... It...

Waiting for parts is a dangerous time... It allows you to look at the collection of parts that has been so carefully collected and assembled and decide you really don't like the look...
Levers are a...
05-14-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 882,400
Posted By non-fixie

Made a few small changes to make sure this bike...

Made a few small changes to make sure this bike is ready for a vacation trip: a Koga-Miyata Randonneur frame that I'm using as a test bed for random parts and configurations. In this version...
05-14-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 882,400
Posted By Bianchi84

Great bike! We sold a few of those when I worked...

Great bike! We sold a few of those when I worked in a bike shop in Long Island, NY. I think that finish is Smoke Chrome. I love the Suntour Rollercams... they're on my '84 Cannondale.
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