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05-31-24, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By katsup

If you are planning on using a 11-42T cassette,...

If you are planning on using a 11-42T cassette, these don't require the 11sp road freehub body. An 8-10sp freehub will work with that cassette. However, I'm pretty sure the stock wheels on a 92 750...
04-02-24, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,118
Posted By katsup

I do have a modern 29" mountain bike that gets...

I do have a modern 29" mountain bike that gets ridden more often, but do keep a 26" bike around for errands or pulling the kid trailer. 1995 ParkPre Pro 825
...
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By katsup

I'm in the $500 ballpark. You can find frames in...

I'm in the $500 ballpark. You can find frames in that category for $700-$800 from manufactures of which you are not.

Feel free to try any price you want and just drop the price if it doesn't sell....
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By katsup

It has better than stock parts on it with the...

It has better than stock parts on it with the wheels being the standout (Phil Wood hubs). It may be worth $700 to the right buyer considering those upgrades parts. However, the market is bad shape...
Replies: 30
Views: 3,248
Posted By katsup

OPs gallery with the photos ...

OPs gallery with the photos
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/32871359

I'd agree around $150-$200 in this market.
01-07-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,875
Posted By katsup

That's maybe it. I don't use any other device,...

That's maybe it. I don't use any other device, just the phone.
01-07-24, 09:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,875
Posted By katsup

OP, the beacon feature you mentioned became...

OP, the beacon feature you mentioned became available to free users awhile back. I just use Strava to track my mileage (beacon for the wife), don't care about the social aspect, so the free version...
12-02-23, 04:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,312
Posted By katsup

The Royce Union I posted is only if your budget...

The Royce Union I posted is only if your budget is super tight and you can't / don't have the patience to find a good used bike. It is still a cheap bike, but it does have some decent components on...
11-26-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,312
Posted By katsup

I'll get flamed on here, but Royce Union (Huffy)...

I'll get flamed on here, but Royce Union (Huffy) has a 18sp Shimano Sora equipped gravel bike for $240 after their 25% coupon in banner. This is a drop bar bike....
11-25-23, 02:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,489
Posted By katsup

Thanks, bought 3 chains.

Thanks, bought 3 chains.
10-29-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By katsup

100mm front and 142mm rear are the measurements...

100mm front and 142mm rear are the measurements we see, but the fact that it says QR instead of TA is concerning. Rear clearly says thru axle so it's probably thru axle front also.

You have any...
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By katsup

https://helena.craigslist.org/bop/d/helena-trek-97...

https://helena.craigslist.org/bop/d/helena-trek-970-bicycle-frameset/7667270523.html...
09-09-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By katsup

Spray the bar and inside the grip with hairspray,...

Spray the bar and inside the grip with hairspray, then it just slips right on. Often just plain water works as well
08-31-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,159
Posted By katsup

I've cut lose a bike like that once, it was...

I've cut lose a bike like that once, it was missing it's wheels, which I assume why it was abandoned. I tracked it for 2 months before I eventually cut the lock and took it home. I only used the...
08-24-23, 11:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,859
Posted By katsup

I only picked up one bike this summer. ...

I only picked up one bike this summer.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20230727_171858252_f7215e2cb850a94a30d9b6fbe4cdd840ff06fa36.jpg
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By katsup

It's the largest size (22-23"). Probably ok for a...

It's the largest size (22-23"). Probably ok for a rider 6ft+. You maybe able to find a catalog scan for the other measurements.

During Covid, maybe $300-$400, now $150-$250. The rear brake hurts...
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By katsup

The value is in the components. Not many people...

The value is in the components. Not many people are looking for aluminum vintage mountain bikes, so the frameset is probably worth $50-$100. The components on top of it may add quite a bit.

If...
06-08-23, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,206,962
Posted By katsup

I had an 10sp XT/XTR groupset laying around so...

I had an 10sp XT/XTR groupset laying around so decided to put it on my ParkPre. Then I topped it off with a new handlebar and tires.

1995 ParkPre Pro 825 w/ Tange Prestige fork
10sp XT Groupset...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By katsup

Not everyone will like the handlebar on your bike.

Not everyone will like the handlebar on your bike.
05-25-23, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By katsup

Looking at the catalog scan that you posted, that...

Looking at the catalog scan that you posted, that year Super Grizzly appears to be Tange, not Tange Prestige.

I've owned a '90 Grizzly (Prestige) and a 92' 970. The Grizzly had the edge with ride...
05-19-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By katsup

Cantilever brakes are suppose to be used with...

Cantilever brakes are suppose to be used with short pull levers.....
04-18-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By katsup

Part it out and sell everything on eBay to get...

Part it out and sell everything on eBay to get the best price.
04-08-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By katsup

You seem to know what brakes are available, not...

You seem to know what brakes are available, not sure why you made this thread. There is not going to be some super secret brake, that stops amazingly, that no one knows about.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,741
Posted By katsup

I've sold the same year iboc team, 20.5in and...

I've sold the same year iboc team, 20.5in and with the original xt crank and cantis, for $280 back in 2018.

You are right that patience is needed. Not everyone is looking for vintage mountain...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,741
Posted By katsup

Some buyer may identify the parts mentioned above...

Some buyer may identify the parts mentioned above and pay $350 for the complete bike, but they are likely just going to part it out.

In this market, I think you'd probably get around $300 to...
02-24-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By katsup

I read online that some guy chatted with Canyon,...

I read online that some guy chatted with Canyon, but they wouldn't provide details on new models.

In all seriousness, anyone who knows is probably subjected to the same NDA. They did just have a...
02-24-23, 01:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,608
Posted By katsup

I have five 26" bikes in my garage, and made an...

I have five 26" bikes in my garage, and made an offer on a used one just yesterday. They make excellent city and flat bar gravel / fire road bikes. When someone asks me to help them find a good...
02-18-23, 12:30 AM
Replies: 841
Views: 29,458
Posted By katsup

Disc brakes with quick release wheels are going...

Disc brakes with quick release wheels are going to fall out of the drop outs.
02-13-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,206,962
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.
...
01-20-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,718
Posted By katsup

I have the green version of your axis, officially...

I have the green version of your axis, officially called axis team. It is also a 1991. I do wish it fit me, but alas, one size too small.

Photo is as purchased from awhile back
...
01-17-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,154
Posted By katsup

A friend of a friend runs the IRC Boken...

A friend of a friend runs the IRC Boken Doublecross tires. All I really know is that he is on his 3rd pair and that he really likes them.
01-09-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,206,962
Posted By katsup

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bianchi_grizzly_aedf8e069e96d9153e6a38918bf7d8f2c64caf36.jpg
12-28-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By katsup

You didn't mention if you want a modern or...

You didn't mention if you want a modern or vintage mountain bike for bike packing. A vintage may feel too much like your gravel bike.

Bikepacking.com recently did a video about their picks for...
12-13-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By katsup

As a seller, I find BBB somewhat annoying. I've...

As a seller, I find BBB somewhat annoying. I've had people get mad at me when I wouldn't match the BBB price. I told them that if they can find the bike at BBB suggested price, I'd buy one too. They...
11-26-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 776
Posted By katsup

The 3 cyccommute posted are sold in road (short...

The 3 cyccommute posted are sold in road (short pull) and mountain (long pull). The BB7 and Klampers use the same name, the road TRP is labeled Spyre.

Edit: veganbikes beat me.
11-16-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,309
Posted By katsup

My El Mariachi was sold new with a rigid fork. I...

My El Mariachi was sold new with a rigid fork. I refer to it as my flat bar gravel / fire road bike more than a mountain bike. Whether a rigid fork would work for you really depends on the terrain...
11-01-22, 12:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,533
Posted By katsup

Not much more than the Juin Tech GT-P are the...

Not much more than the Juin Tech GT-P are the Paul Klampers. You may be able to get them from Germany shops such as bike24 for around the same price.

I run Juin Tech R1 (105 R7000 levers) on my...
09-21-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,079
Posted By katsup

eBay is the only outlet I know to actually sell...

eBay is the only outlet I know to actually sell some items at a decent price. I don't like some of their policies, but I deal with it. Granted I only sell between $3-5k a year.

They usually hold...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By katsup

Unless you are willing to ship, this really...

Unless you are willing to ship, this really depends on your market. I would leave it as is though, unless you want to part out. The person buying this will know bikes.
09-14-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By katsup

What pdlamb said is correct, technically the stem...

What pdlamb said is correct, technically the stem should hold the preload and all you need to do is add the cap.

However, there may be something wrong for the cap to fall off which is why he is...
09-12-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,821
Posted By katsup

What I was trying to get at is that the Roscoe 6...

What I was trying to get at is that the Roscoe 6 is a fine bike, but it is a beginner bike with outdated geometry and specs (rear non boost). With the Roscoe 7, you have the same frame as the 9 so...
Replies: 21
Views: 2,596
Posted By katsup

If the Marin has a rigid fork, go for that one....

If the Marin has a rigid fork, go for that one. It is almost half the cost of the next cheapest and the difference between LX and DX is minimal.

This is assuming all are rideable and in similar...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By katsup

In the Southern California market, between...

In the Southern California market, between $200-$300 if it's ready to ride. Closer to $200 (maybe less now) as the covid bike boom is fading.
08-20-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By katsup

The parts you have listed should work fine with...

The parts you have listed should work fine with the 8sp tourney cassette and derailleurs. Just make sure the shifters you buy are 3x8sp as that shifter comes in a few speeds.


I have BB7 and Paul...
Replies: 16
Views: 3,219
Posted By katsup

I'm expecting a "sold while waiting for valuation...

I'm expecting a "sold while waiting for valuation responses" post.
06-23-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By katsup

This way is cheaper ...

This way is cheaper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pYrK7DOkCk

I use to use a binder clip before I bought the tool.
06-18-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,209
Posted By katsup

The Voodoo Marasa because the Carrera Crossfire 3...

The Voodoo Marasa because the Carrera Crossfire 3 has a cheap suspension fork. In my opinion, a rigid fork is a better option for a hybrid, especially when compared to a cheaper suspension fork.
06-17-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,775
Posted By katsup

I can see lost / missing thru axles as being...

I can see lost / missing thru axles as being rather common reason in the years to come.
06-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,757
Posted By katsup

I had this stand for a few years and a number of...

I had this stand for a few years and a number of refurbished bikes. I have since replaced it, but this is what I remember:

You tend to trip over the feet of the stand quite often.
The covers...
06-06-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,237
Posted By katsup

I have two mountain bikes that I mess with. I do...

I have two mountain bikes that I mess with. I do tend to use the original drive train or parts I already have.

1990 Bianchi Grizzly
- Wasn't a fan of the Suntour XC Pro, so used a mix of XT and...
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