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08-04-21, 03:14 PM
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Posted By katsup

He has a separate thread for it. ...

He has a separate thread for it.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1235942-another-930-build.html
07-27-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 211,256
Posted By katsup

That wouldn't last by me. You've been looking for...

That wouldn't last by me. You've been looking for a step thru, hope you are already talking to the seller. Maybe he'll ship or drop off at a bike shop to ship.
07-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By katsup

Not sure if there is a question here, or if you...

Not sure if there is a question here, or if you are looking for suggestions.

As for suggestions, I like smaller handlebar bags. I have a Road Runner Burrito on my main bike, and a few Speedsleev...
07-22-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By katsup

OP's photo gallery with his photo. ...

OP's photo gallery with his photo.
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542574

I doubt it's fake, but maybe a different market. Do the components match the US model? Your photo is of the wrong side...
07-19-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By katsup

By the year I know it's 130 or 135mm, but yes, by...

By the year I know it's 130 or 135mm, but yes, by the BB shell as well.

Almost certain it is a 135mm on the 92 as the ascent was mid level. Oldest DB I've had was a 1990 Apex which was 135mm rear...
07-19-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By katsup

A 92 DB Ascent is steel and most likely 135mm...

A 92 DB Ascent is steel and most likely 135mm rear spacing.
07-16-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By katsup

#1 Put a spacer behind the 7sp cassette on a...

#1
Put a spacer behind the 7sp cassette on a 8sp+ freehub, fits perfect.
https://www.amazon.com/Wheels-Manufacturing-Cassette-Spacer-Converts/dp/B001CJVLWO

#2
Older 7sp rear derailleurs will...
07-14-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By katsup

If the components are original, it should be an...

If the components are original, it should be an 1989 or 1990. I'm leaning toward 1989 due to the biopace chainrings and 4 finger brake levers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 855
Posted By katsup

Shimano skewers here as well. I've used the DT...

Shimano skewers here as well. I've used the DT Swiss RWS skewers for awhile, but got tired of ratcheting it around the fork's dropout (took longer). I didn't notice a difference in feel.
07-14-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By katsup

The hubs that come with Giant SR3 (and SR2) are...

The hubs that come with Giant SR3 (and SR2) are cup and cone, not cartridge.
07-13-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 2,241,467
Posted By katsup

Sister 970's ...

Sister 970's

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/trek_970s_forum_0b9d5f0c463a6ec599b86c504c73da5f15ed80e2.jpg
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By katsup

zonova's Gallery ...

zonova's Gallery
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/542094

How tall are you?
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By katsup

$910 ...

$910
https://www.ebay.com/itm/224513398724?hash=item34460a9

$1200
https://www.ebay.com/itm/224526462295?ViewItem=&item=224526462295

Seller is the same for both. Looks like the $1200 was taken...
07-08-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By katsup

Craigslist, facebook marketplace, etc... It...

Craigslist, facebook marketplace, etc... It doesn't have to be exactly the same as your current wheel, just compatible with your bike. QR and 700C being the most important.
07-05-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,099
Posted By katsup

First figure out if the bike is the right size...

First figure out if the bike is the right size for your height. If not, move it on and find another.

For the brakes, koolstop pads is one of the goto for cantilever. Cheap pads will not stop...
07-02-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 211,256
Posted By katsup

Not really, other than having a spare part should...

Not really, other than having a spare part should you ever need (if they are still compatible).

​​​​​​Nice bike.
06-29-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By katsup

Send another email, different chain or email...

Send another email, different chain or email address. Offer to buy the whole thing. The $40 price is about the cost of a WTB speed anyway.
06-28-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By katsup

You're right. As to how I miss that I don't...

You're right. As to how I miss that I don't know. I'm blaming the heat.
06-28-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 578
Posted By katsup

The ad is 21 days old. It is likely sold and the...

The ad is 21 days old. It is likely sold and the seller just never deleted the ad. He is not responding since he is still getting bombarded with emails. The ad will eventually expire.

This happens...
06-25-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By katsup

Here is how this one ended up. I was going to...

Here is how this one ended up. I was going to clean the frame, but decided to just leave the patina in the end.

Thanks again T-Mar for the information about the frame....
06-21-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By katsup

The problem with these types of bikes is that you...

The problem with these types of bikes is that you spend so much time with them that you fall in love so you'll still cry if they go missing. Plus mine end up looking nicer than intended.
...
06-20-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By katsup

The bikes you listed are different sizes. Did you...

The bikes you listed are different sizes. Did you steal photos from a Google search or are these your actual bikes?

Keep the bikes that fit you. No reason to keep a bike you are uncomfortable on...
06-19-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,307
Posted By katsup

About ...

About
https://www.pinkbike.com/news/intense-announces-951-series-aimed-at-new-mountain-bikers.html

https://www.costco.com/intense-951-trail-bike.product.100692028.html
06-13-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By katsup

I've been thinking about a Unit for quite awhile...

I've been thinking about a Unit for quite awhile now. If they offer it in a nice color frameset I'll likely bite (don't like the current green).

Would you buy a Unit again after riding yours?
06-12-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 948
Posted By katsup

Before covid, a shop could order a part and have...

Before covid, a shop could order a part and have it here in a day or two, just like car parts. They had certain days of the week when they got deliveries, like Tues and Fri.


This is improving...
06-12-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 948
Posted By katsup

If you take your car into the mechanic, you have...

If you take your car into the mechanic, you have to leave it with them while they order parts. I blame those automobile advocates for telling everyone to drive.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,357
Posted By katsup

I had a praxxis alba crankset that would creak....

I had a praxxis alba crankset that would creak. After removing and reinstalling the BB several times, I decided to check the chainring bolts. Tighten them, and the creaking stopped.
06-08-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By katsup

I broke an 11sp XT chain after about 50 miles on...

I broke an 11sp XT chain after about 50 miles on a mountain bike, it was bad shifting on my part, but didn't look close enough to see if it was the connector pin that broke. I had ordered a quick...
06-08-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By katsup

Thanks for that, I'd be curious how many miles...

Thanks for that, I'd be curious how many miles you get out of the Shikoros. It also doesn't sound like you tried the Marathon Supremes as those are folding only as far as I know.

I still have...
06-05-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,411
Posted By katsup

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on...

Ask the bike shop to put a spare front wheel on your bike (or borrow a friend's) and test ride it to see if you notice a difference. You can isolate from there.
06-05-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By katsup

A lot of people like Schwalbe Marathon Supreme...

A lot of people like Schwalbe Marathon Supreme and you can find many reviews of them. Another option is the Soma Shikoro.

These tires are on my list to try in the future, but I don't have an...
06-04-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,468
Posted By katsup

How do the ATB's ride when they are vertical? I...

How do the ATB's ride when they are vertical? I haven't tried that yet.
06-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,331
Posted By katsup

For those worried about your account or eBay...

For those worried about your account or eBay getting hacked and emptying your checking account.....link a checking account that has limited funds and is not linked to your main. Plenty of banks offer...
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By katsup

OPs Gallery =...

OPs Gallery = https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/334887

Don't re lace the wheels, let the new owner decide if they want that. You really should include some rideable tires, you will get more for...
05-24-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,196
Posted By katsup

About 70% of the mountain bikers I see around...

About 70% of the mountain bikers I see around here are on ebikes. I expect more in the future as technology advances and prices drop.

A few of my friends have move to electric assist mountain...
05-16-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,694
Posted By katsup

They are nice to ride on the same trails / gravel...

They are nice to ride on the same trails / gravel roads where you'd ride a gravel bike.
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By katsup

There is one listed in my market for $600 (also...

There is one listed in my market for $600 (also no drive side photo)
https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/bik/d/santa-barbara-high-end-bianchi-project/7320827435.html
...
05-12-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By katsup

Most people I see are just holding the leash with...

Most people I see are just holding the leash with 1 hand while riding. I've seen dogs run in the front wheel or pull the owner in one direction with this setup.

They make a special attachment to...
05-05-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,156
Posted By katsup

As long as the manufacture is still making the...

As long as the manufacture is still making the cartridge bearing you need to replace.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,747
Posted By katsup

It sounds like the front shifter clicks through...

It sounds like the front shifter clicks through the 3 gears. Is the cable routed correctly at the front derailleur? It should go over the little nub.

Note that you should make a post in the...
05-02-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By katsup

The 11sp Shimano cassettes CS-HG700 and CS-HG800...

The 11sp Shimano cassettes CS-HG700 and CS-HG800 will fit on a 8/9/10sp freehub.
05-02-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,229
Posted By katsup

I find my 26in mountain bikes work best on gravel...

I find my 26in mountain bikes work best on gravel / fire roads. I consider them flat bar gravel bikes now a days.

I've barely fit 2.35" knobby tires on my 1992 Trek 970 (front is close). This will...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By katsup

Not road bikes, but I've gotten 3 in this way...

Not road bikes, but I've gotten 3 in this way with the wheels all in the back seat. The car is a Honda Accord....
Replies: 28
Views: 1,747
Posted By katsup

I can re grease and get shifters working in about...

I can re grease and get shifters working in about 10-15 minutes Not a lot of time required.

However, I usually only work on Deore LX or better.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,747
Posted By katsup

I doubt a LBS would spend the time repairing an...

I doubt a LBS would spend the time repairing an old shifter vs just replacing them. What exactly is wrong with them?

If the lever is not engaging the cogs within the lever (common), then the...
04-20-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,116
Posted By katsup

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as...

You may have this problem with two 6 bolt hubs as well. You can buy shims one of your wheelsets to match the rotor position of the other.
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By katsup

No idea about Connecticut, but I'd try to get...

No idea about Connecticut, but I'd try to get $200 in my market. This is assuming the bike is ready to ride with NO issues. If it sits awhile (~1 month) I may take $150, but I'd list it at $220 to...
04-14-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By katsup

This frame also has a name on it in case anyone...

This frame also has a name on it in case anyone recognizes it. Note sure if was added after the fact or by the manufacture.
...
04-14-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By katsup

Dylansbob Thanks, I was guessing 1988 or 89 by...

Dylansbob Thanks, I was guessing 1988 or 89 by the biopace chainrings. T-Mar confirmed it to be 1989.

T-Mar Thank you very much! I have a beat up 88 XT bike that will soon lose all it's parts for...
04-14-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By katsup

Nashbar 8000 DTX Mountain Bike

I couldn't resist picking up this frame when I saw it for sale locally a few weeks ago. I haven't been able to find anything about this bike online so hoping that someone has seen this bike before...
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