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Forum: Fatbikes
11-10-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By tilsover

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10-19-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,084,783
Posted By etherhuffer

Yep. The best bike is the one you ride.

Yep. The best bike is the one you ride.
10-19-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,084,783
Posted By Prowler

So many great looking touring bikes here. I've...

So many great looking touring bikes here. I've been enjoying this thread for years. Here's a current photo of my old lump. No where as nice looking as most of the bikes here but she's a worker, and a...
09-14-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,555
Posted By rgvg

Picked up Voyageur #2 on my lunch break today. It...

Picked up Voyageur #2 on my lunch break today. It first came up on fb a few months ago but the price was a bit high. After a few months the price just about halved so I inquired about it. I was...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-27-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By spambait11

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07-02-23, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,599,058
Posted By Korina

Like frkl said, adjust your FD limit screws to...

Like frkl said, adjust your FD limit screws to say in the middle ring and take off the shifter. This way, when you realize how much of a pain 1x actually is, it'll be easy to go back to 3x. :D
06-28-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 3,599,058
Posted By Eusam

It's nice to see all these different builds! I...

It's nice to see all these different builds! I just got a drop bar mountain bike going, once I finish tweaking it I'll try to get some pictures up. I built new wheels and put drop bars on it, but I...
06-18-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By xiaoman1

5000th Post and Some Thoughts

To All,
I have been approaching my 5000th post on Bike Forums, I have made some good friends and obviously learned quite a bit from members here, I hope that I have also made a few contributions....
Forum: Fatbikes
06-01-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By Teamdarb

What rim size and width? Do not overlook the...

What rim size and width? Do not overlook the VeeTires Speedster i.e. Jones bike...I think they run to 3.5 they run quieter and wear a bit better. I have run them on an 80mm wide rim without issue....
05-28-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 362,994
Posted By Commando

As I was scrolling these photos, I immediately...

As I was scrolling these photos, I immediately noticed the happiness and pride on the young guys face in this 'happy snap'. Then I read the caption that it was you with your dad so it gave more life...
05-08-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 362,994
Posted By Commando

No major update on my Miyata, but I spent the...

No major update on my Miyata, but I spent the Easter weekend riding it while on a family holiday, so I've got a few ideas of what changes I'm going to try.
The tyres are a bit too wide, they're...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-01-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By dphillips

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Forum: Fatbikes
05-01-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By Carl J

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04-24-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,555
Posted By dschad

1986 Voyageur - 700c x 45mm VO SS fender install

Hi all,
I just installed the VO 700c x 45mm stainless smooth fenders on my 1986 which I bought new while working at a Schwinn shop during high school. I wanted to share my experience in case...
04-16-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 83,212
Posted By RCMoeur

So you've decided to go full Suntour? :)

So you've decided to go full Suntour? :)
04-15-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By scarlson

As I ride through the valley where I normally...

As I ride through the valley where I normally train
I look down and admire my bike's handmade chromoly frame!
But that's just perfect for an Amish like me,
You know I shift with my hands, not...
04-14-23, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 83,212
Posted By AdventureManCO

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04-14-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 83,212
Posted By Straightblock

Whenever I see this thread has new posts, I...

Whenever I see this thread has new posts, I imagine AdventureManCO standing on a ledge and the rest of the forum standing below yelling "Jump! Jump! Jump!"
04-08-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By big chainring

Raleigh Twenty...bought it for the Brooks

Thought this was a pretty cool bike when I saw it on ebay. Seller had swapped to alloy wheels and some nice tires. And it was outfitted with a Brooks Pro!

Just pulled the trigger on it Monday and...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-04-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Kapusta

First post-snow mud-season ride of the year. ...

First post-snow mud-season ride of the year.

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Forum: Fatbikes
03-31-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By CrimsonEclipse

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03-25-23, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By molleraj

Now up to 35 miles on this steed and pretty...

Now up to 35 miles on this steed and pretty impressed with it. I did a bunch of work before taking it for some short (6-10 mile) test rides, including adjusting the seat, installing a bottle cage,...
03-25-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By 5colellla

1992 22 Schwinn Crisscross - upgraded

I just finished the upgrades to the Schwinn Crisscross I picked up last month....
Forum: Fatbikes
03-10-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,092
Posted By tilsover

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03-07-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By amillhench

1986 Schwinn Passage

Ahhh the satisfaction of a completed build. 1986, made in Mississippi, Schwinn Passage constructed out of (mostly) Columbus Tenax.



Replaced brakes, pads, cables and housing, wheels, shifters,...
03-04-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By Whit51

I use both and I like the Pro best. It just...

I use both and I like the Pro best. It just works for me. Seems less slippery than the B17. I like a dead flat saddle alignment with no tilt and sometimes I have trouble setting up a B17 this way. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-02-23, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By bikemig

A fatbike is one of the few modern bikes that I...

A fatbike is one of the few modern bikes that I think I'd like to buy one day.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-01-23, 11:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By MarcusT

I know many fat bike owners ride snow, snow,...

I know many fat bike owners ride snow, snow, snow, but believe me when I say, even without snow they are a blast. The flotation, sure grip of the tires make almost any terrain rideable.
Yes, there...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-28-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By Hooligans

That would be my point of view too. Regardless...

That would be my point of view too. Regardless of cost. Good enough for the intended purpose is good enough!

I didn't notice if you said it before, but how does the new bike compare to the...
02-25-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8,840
Views: 2,982,417
Posted By bikemig

Specialized Stumpjumper

Mid 90s 16.5 inch stumpjumper. I just picked this up for a friend. The bike won't need much work as it was ridden by someone who was a fair mechanic. He was the original owner and kept the bike...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-24-23, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I was skeptical about this bike at the price, the...

I was skeptical about this bike at the price, the components are not rock-bottom department store pieces like others, it uses microshift advent stuff, and bike shop quality cables, heck a replacement...
02-18-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 83,212
Posted By AdventureManCO

'The actual bike' The good news: The wheels...

'The actual bike'

The good news: The wheels turn?
The bad news: I'm more of a glass-half-full kinda guy. The wheels turn!
...
02-18-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 83,212
Posted By AdventureManCO

Huffy + Campagnolo Super Record = The Ultimate C&V Sacrilege build

*****shield ye eyes, all ye purists who may enter here!!!*****

"Offensive'... 'Unconscionable'...'Unbelievable'...'Pointless'...'Waste of Time'...'Absurd'...'Crazy'...'a...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-16-23, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By MarcusT

It depends. I have a lower end chinese fatty and...

It depends. I have a lower end chinese fatty and that bike has survived everything I can throw at it. I've gone through deep water, sand, snow and with some bearing repacking, it has worked...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-16-23, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Went out tonight in some high moisture content...

Went out tonight in some high moisture content snow and it did fine. I've pushed this Chinese bike pretty hard last few times out, big ruts obstacles etc. and no chain throws, bent rims, broken...
02-13-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,840
Views: 2,982,417
Posted By katsup

Was in the mood for something different yesterday...

Was in the mood for something different yesterday so I took out the 95 ParkPre on a 20mi ride.
...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-11-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Kapusta

Main thing I added to mine were fenders. Front...

Main thing I added to mine were fenders. Front and rear are from Mudhugger. Downtube fender is some sort of SKS. I ride a lot of wet and mud with the fatbike, and this setup keeps me completely dry...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-10-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By RocThrower

Congrats on that great looking Wednesday! I...

Congrats on that great looking Wednesday!

I rode my ICT for over a year or so before settling on a rack with bags this winter. I went with the Surly Disc Rack Wide and some Ortlieb bags. Now I can...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-07-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By MarcusT

Great looking bike I cannot comment on all...

Great looking bike
I cannot comment on all that, but will contribute this:
I kept the flat bars and no bar-ends because I do a lot of bushwacking and the ends get caught in the branches. I use a...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-06-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,477
Posted By Hooligans

Fatbikes are fun and here to stay.

I thought it might be nice to put a positive post at the top of the page. I've been living around Fairbanks, AK for ten years, and after all this time seeing fatties out and about, I finally bought...
02-05-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,840
Views: 2,982,417
Posted By tjfastback66

Ride with second Wheelset and Winter tires on the...

Ride with second Wheelset and Winter tires on the Schwinn High Sierra - About 20 degrees outside but fulll SUN!

...
01-31-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 515,406
Posted By blurcovenky

It's a Minneapolis thing.

It's 'Coffee Outside', a casual Sunday morning ride organised by Recovery Bike Shop in NE Minneapolis. My faithful Bridgestone MB-5 helping me sail the salty frigid seas (Streets) to and from work...
01-29-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 515,406
Posted By FREEBIRD1

5"-8" last night, had to use the fatty for sure. ...

5"-8" last night, had to use the fatty for sure.
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Forum: Fatbikes
01-27-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,802
Posted By Kapusta

I will say that part of the reason I went with a...

I will say that part of the reason I went with a Wednesday is my love of steel for HT and rigid MTBS, as well as road/gravel. Only my FS bike is non-ferrous (Al).

After having owned this a while,...
01-20-23, 11:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,714
Posted By Andy_K

AdventureManCO I want to explicitly express my...

AdventureManCO I want to explicitly express my appreciation that you took the time to do this. I'm a numbers geek, so I fully approve the motivation. I thought about doing something similar myself...
01-08-23, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 515,406
Posted By DQRider

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01-07-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 515,406
Posted By rumrunn6

gorgeous

gorgeous
01-07-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 515,406
Posted By dphilips

We had a little snow yesterday and I made it out...

We had a little snow yesterday and I made it out this morning while it was still sticking to the trees.
...
12-19-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,477
Posted By 52telecaster

Closer to my size.... ...

Closer to my size....
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12-05-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 114,555
Posted By polymorphself

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