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06-21-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By prairiepedaler

Doom Bar anyone?

Interesting riser bars. Even more interesting shims. I'd like to try a bar like this because it has a provision for lights in the smaller crossbar. Many riser bars are sloped or crowded near the stem...
06-21-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 69,621
Views: 11,305,185
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nice optical illusion on that bike. It appears...

Nice optical illusion on that bike. It appears that the seatpost extends from the BB all the way up the seat while passing though a mere lug holding it all together.
06-20-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hutsebaut - $350

www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/road-mtb-hybrid-bike-large/1622146205
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/2632784/listings/1

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06-20-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Went and had a look as he was a 10 minute ride...

Went and had a look as he was a 10 minute ride away. That frame is seriously sunfaded. I think the original paint was orange but appears a light salmon colour now. Made in Taiwan. Suntour 7...
06-19-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By prairiepedaler

Those hardtail biggies are tough to find, ain't...

Those hardtail biggies are tough to find, ain't they. You just have to make sure the knurling on the new bar is in the right spots and it will certainly work. Those double clamp bars came in several...
06-19-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,816
Posted By prairiepedaler

Gimme a brake.

Gimme a brake.
06-19-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,060
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bungled the green photo op. Oh well.

Bungled the green photo op. Oh well.
06-19-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 993
Posted By prairiepedaler

Your extremes are about what we can expect here....

Your extremes are about what we can expect here. Hey - it's Winnipeg after all. My lower limit is limited by the bike, which is usually -35c. The telltale to stop riding a bike in winter is when the...
06-19-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 69,621
Views: 11,305,185
Posted By prairiepedaler

The Flip is strong with this one.

The Flip is strong with this one.
06-19-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,816
Posted By prairiepedaler

Breaks? as in " 'dems da "?

Breaks? as in " 'dems da "?
06-19-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kuwahara - $100

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1621950837
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/69286192/listings/1

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06-18-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,739
Views: 3,554,039
Posted By prairiepedaler

Someone hand me over the defib paddles, will ya?

Someone hand me over the defib paddles, will ya?
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello Zuk, by coincidence, the Rocky Mountain...

Hello Zuk, by coincidence, the Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30 in an XXL is on my very short list. Usually available in the $450 range used, depending on condition. It is a touring bike so hopefully it...
06-16-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kestrel KM40 - $450

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/kestrel-carbon-fibre-bike/1621632322
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1008717255/listings/1
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Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi T-Mar, I decided to forgo buying that bike and...

Hi T-Mar, I decided to forgo buying that bike and they seemed to not want to bother wasting too much time accomodating a potential buyer because of the pricetag so no opportunity to obtain a serial#....
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello T-Mar, the owner claims it is a Limited...

Hello T-Mar, the owner claims it is a Limited Edition, so LE it is. They said they bought it in 1988, but whether that was a current year I don't know.

Here is the ad for it >>>...
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin. ...

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin.

https://www.bikeforums.net/22505074-post228.html
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By prairiepedaler

Norco Bike ID SVP

This is the only picture I've got but the seller says it is a made in Japan Norco. A Magnum perhaps? I'm looking at the chainstay length and this doesn't appear to be a tourer.

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Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello Fren, have a look here...

Hello Fren, have a look here (https://www.bikeforums.net/22273215-post35.html) and here (https://www.bikeforums.net/21765208-post1.html) for the frames that most recently caved. The other was a long...
06-14-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Norco Kokanee - $60

Local Koke - $60. Priced correctly, IMO (not pie in the sky dreaming like many local listings).

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/norco-mountain-bike/1621354901...
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

By the sounds of things WRK, I need to go...

By the sounds of things WRK, I need to go shopping in your neighbourhood!
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Thank you to posters for the input on this one....

Thank you to posters for the input on this one. It is helpful to have some confirmation. I only have one bike and like to have a frame or two extra in case of frame failure (3 times in the last...
06-14-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By prairiepedaler

https://www.sfexaminer.com/the_fs/forum/the-hush-h...

https://www.sfexaminer.com/the_fs/forum/the-hush-hush-bohemian-enclave-that-bred-san-francisco-legends/article_b8f4fd47-94a4-5a58-9d3b-0d75ff6300c8.html

" It might not appear on Google maps, but...
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Peugeot MTN Bike - What are we looking at here?

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1621221678

This bike popped up tonight for sale. Looks kind of drecky, conditionwise. Perhaps they just found it someplace. But, it is an Xl and...
06-13-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 69,621
Views: 11,305,185
Posted By prairiepedaler

Cliffhanger resolved! Glad a BF member was able...

Cliffhanger resolved! Glad a BF member was able to snag it. :thumb:
06-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

KONA Sutra - $500

Posted 1 Hour Ago. Wrote about the size, looks too small for me though. Ladies phone number present in the ad.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1621088081...
06-12-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 69,621
Views: 11,305,185
Posted By prairiepedaler

Now Pending. Did a BF member nab it? Stay...

Now Pending. Did a BF member nab it? Stay tuned... same Bat time, same Bat channel!
06-12-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By prairiepedaler

Alan Watts on unregulated City living

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06-12-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Where was that one located? Long gone now. That...

Where was that one located? Long gone now. That frame is similar to this blue ghetto banger (https://www.bikeforums.net/22512695-post953.html) one spotted recently locally.
06-12-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello and thank you for the suggestions for...

Hello and thank you for the suggestions for carriers. UPS doesn't seem to have the most wonderful reputation. I wonder if they are only interested in B2B type servicing. In the off chance I have to...
06-10-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By prairiepedaler

But Randy, you sold it for money which is the...

But Randy, you sold it for money which is the same reason you relentlessly pursued and then sold all those bikes for all those years too. Start another site(?), except don't sell it this time.
06-09-22, 10:06 PM
06-08-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nice ride, lots of braze-onage. BUT, only single...

Nice ride, lots of braze-onage. BUT, only single eyelets on the dropouts. Did they ever make a Volpe which had two per drop?
06-07-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By prairiepedaler

Canadians Only - Bike Postage

For those living in Canada who have recently (within 1.5 years) posted an entire bike to another location, or who have purchased via private sale an entire bike, what'd it cost you? Are some couriers...
06-06-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14,739
Views: 3,554,039
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here in our City, the main dump is completely...

Here in our City, the main dump is completely shut off from any gleaning. Bicycle-wise, the local civic government has an arrangement with their own bike co-op agency called "the Wrench'. They have a...
06-06-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Perhaps someone will step forward and answer the...

Perhaps someone will step forward and answer the call.
06-06-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,208
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hmmm, indeed. It's difficult though to find an...

Hmmm, indeed. It's difficult though to find an old frame that will accept, say, a 38mm tire with fenders. I rode a road bike with 28's and thought I could use a bit more rubber on the road. Usual...
06-04-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,755
Posted By prairiepedaler

Kuwahara Sage - the Wise ol' bickicle

You can see the bike hitched up beside others at different grocery stores on different days. I usually add photos of noteworthy bikes spotted on grocery runs etc in the Spotted in the Wild...
06-04-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Salsa LaRaza

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/road-bike-salsa-la-raza-24-inch-seat-tube/1619964047
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/52487529/listings/1
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Replies: 14
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Velosport where you are is kind of like Sekine...

Velosport where you are is kind of like Sekine was here at one time. I've seen several Velosports show up locally from time to time in varying degrees of quality but hadn't seen an Appalache like the...
05-31-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 69,621
Views: 11,305,185
Posted By prairiepedaler

Even though that Panny and Gios qualifies as...

Even though that Panny and Gios qualifies as hardtail mountain bikes (the type I usually ride), I couldn't ride those in good conscience. A milk crate on the back just wouldn't look right for some...
05-31-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,323
Posted By prairiepedaler

There are always alternatives to the UN55. I used...

There are always alternatives to the UN55. I used one that was purchased from Chain Reaction (before the Shimano National embargo) until the frame snapped on the bike in which it was installed. I...
05-30-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 374,410
Posted By prairiepedaler

The Soft Skin - Criterion Collection

I hadn't heard about this Truffaut work but I certainly enjoyed it. It was a film born in the era of "new wave" French moviemaking. Certainly no CGI or product placement, and shot in black & white.
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05-28-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 265,451
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ok, thanks for that. I see what you mean by the...

Ok, thanks for that. I see what you mean by the Fuji "channelled" tubing. I think though that the Miyata was splined like a rifle barrel is spiral milled out while these others are straight from end...
05-28-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

470 Multitrack

Priced appropriately, IMO

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/trek-roadbike/1618966313
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1002418573/listings/1

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Forum: Touring
05-28-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi there, thanks for the links to those struts....

Hi there, thanks for the links to those struts. One can make anything work with a little ingenuity, for sure. I thought if these "strut slide clamps" were available someplace then why not use them. I...
Forum: Touring
05-28-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By prairiepedaler

HI, I did do some searching around but have not...

HI, I did do some searching around but have not had success... yet!
Forum: Touring
05-28-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here is the rack for sale. ...

Here is the rack for sale.

https://www.evocycles.ca/product/evo-randy-rear-rack-356821-1.htm
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hardware search

Hello, if you have seen this type of hardware for sale seperately before, lemme know. It is the type of clamp on the rack below which fixes the rack to the strut. It doesn't have to be from this...
05-26-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Barn stored Peugeots

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/2-classic-peugeot-sprint-road-bikes/1618663855
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1015478650/listings/1

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