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Posted By BikingViking793

Thanks. That was what I was thinking, but I've...

Thanks. That was what I was thinking, but I've never seen a Sport model with such good specs. Usually they are all entry level components. So this one threw me off with 600 components and 531 steel....
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Posted By BikingViking793

1985 Trek 600

What is the value of a Trek 600? This one seems in pretty good shape, but it does have a couple bigger chips in the paint. Seller says no dents. The things I have noticed that aren't stock so far are...
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Posted By BikingViking793

thanks. Think this one isnít what Iím looking...

thanks. Think this one isnít what Iím looking for.
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Posted By BikingViking793

Sorry, I should have said derailleurs. The...

Sorry, I should have said derailleurs. The headset is also Shimano 600.
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Posted By BikingViking793

Vintage Trek Road Bike Value Model?

Hello. I found a vintage Trek road bike that interests me, but I'm not an expert on old Treks. The previous owner of the bike is deceased so the seller doesn't know everything about the bike. The...
08-04-22, 07:51 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

that definitely sounds like what could be...

that definitely sounds like what could be happening. Would explain why it has only happened after coasting. Iíve not had this happen with other bikes, is the free hub defective in some way or just...
08-04-22, 07:46 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I do t think I ever use the largest. Usually in...

I do t think I ever use the largest. Usually in the middle somewhere.
08-03-22, 05:23 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Ping noise from rear wheel when pedaling after coast

Hello. I just finished building my Surly Cross Check this year and so everything is new on it. I originally built it up with some entry level wheels and had no noise. I since upgraded to some...
06-15-22, 11:18 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

More tire clearance is only reason I would go...

More tire clearance is only reason I would go newer. Wider tires comfy.
06-05-22, 01:10 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I don't think you will see a bike for a shorter...

I don't think you will see a bike for a shorter person with a lot of saddle post showing. That seems to just be the way it goes. Of course it may be I can put the saddle up a little bit. I just...
06-05-22, 01:08 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Both bikes are comfortable enough for long rides,...

Both bikes are comfortable enough for long rides, I just have to move around a lot more with the Fuji. That makes me believe I could make some change that would make the Fuji more comfortable.
06-05-22, 01:06 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

The Fuji is about .5" farther from the front of...

The Fuji is about .5" farther from the front of the saddle to the top of the hoods. But again, when the Fuji had a really short stem it was far more uncomfortable. So that's why I'm unclear on what...
06-04-22, 07:42 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

For example. The Felt I can ride for hours with...

For example. The Felt I can ride for hours with no hand fatigue or numbness. The Fuji I start getting numb and moving hands at around 45min to an hour. I've tried to set them up similarly. Since this...
06-04-22, 07:34 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I have a bike that gives me no numbness or...

I have a bike that gives me no numbness or fatigue when I ride it. I am trying to figure out what I might change on other bikes for the same effect. They seem to be set up in a very similar manner....
06-04-22, 11:59 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Hand Fatigue

I still haven't been able to figure out how to set up a bike to eliminate hand fatigue. I've read a lot on it, but I haven't found a good source to really explain it to me. Most sources suggest...
05-25-22, 07:35 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I use the kool stop bead jack also. Works great.

I use the kool stop bead jack also. Works great.
05-12-22, 01:41 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I much prefer 165 cranks to longer. For whatever...

I much prefer 165 cranks to longer. For whatever reason Iím faster.
05-07-22, 10:17 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

You have good taste, I kept seeing that one for...

You have good taste, I kept seeing that one for sale and thought it was a nice looking bike. But I really like yellow too.
05-04-22, 08:04 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

None. If something gets sore I fix it with bike...

None. If something gets sore I fix it with bike fit.
04-26-22, 07:02 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

This one isn't my size, but am I correct to think...

This one isn't my size, but am I correct to think it's a pretty good deal? Not familiar with Maserati for a bike brand, but the bike looks beautiful and has Campy....
04-26-22, 04:43 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

that one is nice. The one that was for sale was...

that one is nice. The one that was for sale was different. It had no mention of model.
04-25-22, 07:13 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

That looks good, did he just polish the paint off?

That looks good, did he just polish the paint off?
04-25-22, 06:37 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Ok so I looked a bit harder and have seen a few...

Ok so I looked a bit harder and have seen a few now. A Bottecchia with full Campy that would have been great, but they said sold early that day. I saw a Windsor that's too expensive and wrong size....
04-24-22, 01:33 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Sounds like there are more options than I...

Sounds like there are more options than I thought. Thank you for giving me some more hope of finding one.
04-24-22, 01:31 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Smaller. 21" for my old Schwinns.

Smaller. 21" for my old Schwinns.
04-24-22, 09:01 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Oh that is pretty.

Oh that is pretty.
04-24-22, 07:43 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

How rare are chrome lugs?

I really like the look of chrome lugs on a vintage bike and was thinking I've seen very few with them for sale. I'm looking for a road bike from the 70s. Were there many bikes made with them? Are...
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Posted By BikingViking793

thanks. I guess decent shape for its age is in...

thanks. I guess decent shape for its age is in the $400-500 sort of range?
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Posted By BikingViking793

Late 80s Schwinn Paramount

I'm curious what a fair price is for a late 80s Schwinn Paramount. This one has a black frame with SLX tubing and a Suntour Sprint groupset. Appears to be a 12 speed. I don't see them for sale very...
04-09-22, 05:33 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Mystery Schwinn

Hello. I found this bike for sale, the seller doesn't seem to know much, but claims it's from the 40s or 50s. I'm really stumped on it as I can't find anything that quite looks like it. Anyone know...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 09:54 AM
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Views: 430
Posted By BikingViking793

HmmmÖ. Did I post this in the wrong forum?

HmmmÖ. Did I post this in the wrong forum?
03-26-22, 11:40 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I just built a bike with Microshift r10. ...

I just built a bike with Microshift r10. Everything went together nice. Weather not good here yet so no real miles on the bike yet.
03-26-22, 09:54 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

That what I did for this one. I must have did it...

That what I did for this one. I must have did it right based on the feedback. Thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 07:45 PM
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Views: 430
Posted By BikingViking793

Will my Zac 19 rims convert to Tubeless?

I have Weinmann Zac 19 rims and 700x32 tubeless ready tires. Can I convert these rims to tubeless without issues? I've read you can convert about any rim but want to check opinions before I give it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-22, 07:32 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Same here, like my 420 a lot, I'd use the 750.

Same here, like my 420 a lot, I'd use the 750.
03-25-22, 05:51 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Small/small the chain will rub the large...

Small/small the chain will rub the large chainring. I guess that's just something that happens sometimes with a compact crankset? Other than that no odd noise.

Yes the cassette is a 11-28. ...
03-25-22, 05:38 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Is My Chain too long?

I'm working on a new build, and it seems like maybe my chain is too long? I used the largest cog/largest chainring method to get the length. The guide pulley is really not close to the largest cog at...
03-22-22, 04:43 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Road bike for nice paved routes. Cyclocross bike...

Road bike for nice paved routes. Cyclocross bike I use for gravel routes. Mountain bike for off-road trails. Hybrid bike for slower family rides. Dedicated road bike for indoor trainer.
02-18-22, 10:51 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

If your serial number starts SL9 that would be a...

If your serial number starts SL9 that would be a Chicago made frame from November of 79.
...
02-11-22, 09:20 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

canít put a price on all the joy it brings.

canít put a price on all the joy it brings.
01-28-22, 09:48 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

It is likely a matter of fit. Something is...

It is likely a matter of fit. Something is different your knees done like.
01-28-22, 09:44 AM
01-02-22, 01:27 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Nice bike! One of my favorites.

Nice bike! One of my favorites.
12-25-21, 10:58 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Any reliable bike that enjoyable to ride.

Any reliable bike that enjoyable to ride.
12-25-21, 10:48 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

I guess a rider first. I mean nothing beats a...

I guess a rider first. I mean nothing beats a glorious ride on a beautiful day. But I also really like my vintage bikes and researching bike history. And I really enjoy building bikes...
12-25-21, 10:45 AM
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Views: 1,404
Posted By BikingViking793

Wahoo Tickr. Worked great on Zwift today. Could...

Wahoo Tickr. Worked great on Zwift today. Could never get my apple watch to work consistently....
12-23-21, 08:23 PM
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Posted By BikingViking793

Maybe a Coast King. That was the Coast to Coast...

Maybe a Coast King. That was the Coast to Coast brand.
12-23-21, 11:17 AM
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Posted By BikingViking793

The super Le tours II were only 79 and should be...

The super Le tours II were only 79 and should be Chicago. Do you have the made in decal or the type of steel decal? Should be on the seat tube. Your serial number does seem to be Japan.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By BikingViking793

I just bought wheels elsewhere after not getting...

I just bought wheels elsewhere after not getting a response.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By BikingViking793

was this very long ago? Iíve still gotten no...

was this very long ago? Iíve still gotten no response.
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