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08-17-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 679
Views: 237,997
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bike from Bellingham, Washington to Great White North

I haven`t worked out the gories on this arrangement but there is a road bike in Bellingham, WA I am interested in. Anyone up for the fun can make contact via PM and I`ll fill you in. I`d take care of...
08-17-22, 02:58 PM
08-17-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello to responders, thank you for the input. I...

Hello to responders, thank you for the input. I should have clarified that the tool query was for the keyed NDS cup and not the lockring. I would usually swap this old BB out for a cartridge but I...
08-16-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By prairiepedaler

Which tool for this Kuwahara Bottom Bracket

I might have answered my own question here, but which wrench (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/adjustable-cup-wrench-hcw-11) do I need for this kind of bottom bracket cup on the NDS? A pin...
08-15-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By prairiepedaler

Interesting French Bike Website and YT Channel

Found out about this (https://confreriedes650.org/category/materiel/occasions/) site while perusing a video on this (https://www.youtube.com/c/SAUVEURCYCLOTOURISTE/videos) channel.

You never know...
08-15-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,660
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ergonomic Bar Ends with Integrated Mirror

I like using bar ends on my bike not only for hand positioning options, but the hollow end (where a plug would go) on many newer ergonomic style bar ends does not have the plug hole provision that...
08-14-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

For that money, if it fit I'd mod it out for...

For that money, if it fit I'd mod it out for single rider cargo duty. If that didn't work out, lotsa parts there. Looks like they hiked it to 3 bills, so decision made!
08-14-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By prairiepedaler

If there is a reasonably priced 31.8 110-130mm...

If there is a reasonably priced 31.8 110-130mm High Charisma stem out there, I am all ears. I might have to bite the bullet on a V.O. happy stem otherwise. Pricing has gone nuts.
08-13-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

ISO - Velo Orange Happy Stem 110mm black

Before buying one of these stems new, I thought I'd try here beforehand. Not sure what I have to trade (I'm in Canada BTW): Suntour a-3000 Fr / Rear derailleurs + shifters? Or, an outright buy. Lemme...
08-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sunny Cycles up!

Sunny Cycles up!
08-12-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

We expect a full report! With photos of the event...

We expect a full report! With photos of the event too, of course
08-11-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,769
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello, do you mind me sending you a PM on this?

Hello, do you mind me sending you a PM on this?
08-11-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

Went and took a look at the spoked ones - bent...

Went and took a look at the spoked ones - bent beyond truing I'd say. I should've asked before taking the time to go there. Araya 300 700c rims and Exage Hubs.
08-10-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

Zipp disc rear + Wheelset - $60

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1628148370

https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/18416138/listings/1

Mom says she'll let the 3 go for $60.

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08-10-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,660
Posted By prairiepedaler

Always!

Riding without a handlebar mounted left side mirror feels like riding naked now. Never tried a glasses or helmet mirror before although probably very useful. At this stage, I see those as kind of...
08-07-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

Is that a freewheel type hub?

Is that a freewheel type hub?
08-03-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 70,671
Views: 11,557,343
Posted By prairiepedaler

Looking at this frame again, it doesn't appear to...

Looking at this frame again, it doesn't appear to be a 25". Looks smaller.
08-02-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 70,671
Views: 11,557,343
Posted By prairiepedaler

Very nice. It'd be great to own one. They...

Very nice. It'd be great to own one. They (Litespeed, or anything titanium, does not rear it's head around here hardly ever (https://www.bikeforums.net/21548660-post864.html). Carbon and aluminum...
08-01-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

His n' Hers Raleighs - $200

These look nice for the price. Suntour superbe cranks, leather trim, cromo forks.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-cruiser-commuter-hybrid/oakville-halton-region/his-and-hers-touring-bikes/1627242924...
07-31-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

20 Bikes $100

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1627253619

https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1012901971/listings/1
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07-31-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By prairiepedaler

Auburn Indiana Bike Show

Anyone visit this thing?


https://bloomington.craigslist.org/bik/d/auburn-classic-bicycles-auburn/7508833395.html

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07-31-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,303
Posted By prairiepedaler

It's not pretty, but it gets the job done; A 2 B...

It's not pretty, but it gets the job done; A 2 B mit cargo done 365
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/dsc00647_03e108d36b07c69ce576f95626625b858cfb8661.jpg...
07-31-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

Indeed. Oh to be stateside sometimes

Indeed. Oh to be stateside sometimes
07-30-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello Dweenk, tnxs for the response. I definetely...

Hello Dweenk, tnxs for the response. I definetely need the bar width (lock-on grips, seperate shifters/levers plus bar ends). 640 is going to be too narrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,932
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here in the 4th windiest city in Canada, and home...

Here in the 4th windiest city in Canada, and home to the windiest intersection in the land, plus being tall & presenting a wide cross section to frontal wind I can say with complete certainty wind is...
07-30-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 603
Posted By prairiepedaler

I was going to rebuild a freehub body for winter...

I was going to rebuild a freehub body for winter duty. In the past I've been "seat sacked" while pedaling because the pawls didn't engage in the cold. Not comfy down there when it happens. There is a...
07-30-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 70,671
Views: 11,557,343
Posted By prairiepedaler

These Diamondbacks are like the Rodney...

These Diamondbacks are like the Rodney Dangerfield of old mountain bikes. Dangerbacks henceforth named.
07-30-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 70,671
Views: 11,557,343
Posted By prairiepedaler

Looks like a 25. Daddy wants! :D

Looks like a 25. Daddy wants! :D
07-28-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

Tall guy shout out - 40 Stem, high riser bars

Looking for a 50mm+ Riser Bar (~700mm wide) and about a 110-130mm Stem in both a 31.8mm. Pictures are for example. I'll use as many such stems as these as possible - it's the bane of height. I have...
07-25-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sounds like good reasoning to me and tnxs for...

Sounds like good reasoning to me and tnxs for your input. I'll give it a whirl and see what happens
07-25-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By prairiepedaler

Shimano SL-MT50 - 7 Speed compatible

Has anybody a pair of these on a rig with a 7spd cassette (or knows for sure from another example)? Will it pull a 7 speed. These are strictly friction shifters. This shifter was rated as a 3 x 6....
07-25-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ah, there she is. Lookin' good OC!

Ah, there she is. Lookin' good OC!
07-24-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 70,671
Views: 11,557,343
Posted By prairiepedaler

That picture is simply marvellous. Unabashed. It...

That picture is simply marvellous. Unabashed. It is reminiscent of that 200th+ ranked Braasch guy who whipped both Williams sisters at tennis back to back and who apparently had a smoke & scotch in...
07-24-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,843
Posted By prairiepedaler

I too had noticed that even though the chainstays...

I too had noticed that even though the chainstays are longer on a bike (like that Dutch cruiser mentioned), the seat tube angle impinges upon any sort of storage area benefit behind the seat and load...
07-21-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By prairiepedaler

Dream a little Dream for Me

Here we have a whole bike for $100 with undoubtedly some good parts, then we have a guy who is offering a rear wheel with no axle with no indication of how much wear has been done to the rims....
07-21-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By prairiepedaler

The guy said it sold this afternoon. Was up for...

The guy said it sold this afternoon. Was up for 11 days so go figure. It was a 24" and I take a 25". Maybe another BF member bought it. He wanted $250. I'd rather put that towards something I really...
07-21-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By prairiepedaler

I posted a picture (can't find it) I'd taken of a...

I posted a picture (can't find it) I'd taken of a local bike in the wild whose owner had shimMacGyvered up his post with a handkerchief. It looked kind of like a two wheeled Molotov. I'm not ready to...
07-21-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By prairiepedaler

Thanks T-Mar, for this info and the Squint. ...

Thanks T-Mar, for this info and the Squint.

If a bike like this comes along really inexpensively in the right size I'd probably bag it as a spare but I just know I wouldn't use it much. I'm not a...
07-21-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,843
Posted By prairiepedaler

https://electricbikereview.com/forums/threads/new-...

https://electricbikereview.com/forums/threads/new-radmission-mid-step-on-the-way-to-me.48412/

Similar milkcrate positioning.
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07-20-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

Mercier - $100

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/vintage-bike/1625914213
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1025342242/listings/1
...
07-20-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By prairiepedaler

Old Leader Tourer

There are a few threads here on BF about these bikes, branded "Leader". I haven't been able to find anything definitive though as to manufacturer or level of quality. There is one for sale here...
07-18-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By prairiepedaler

Assuming these are original parts on this EX...

Assuming these are original parts on this EX model, this is what it came stocked with according to this...
07-17-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5,127
Views: 548,324
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hey Hondo! Thank you for offering to help out....

Hey Hondo! Thank you for offering to help out. The picture capture of the axle I'd put up is from that guys ad on da Bay. The wheel I've got has a Ritchey hub which is designed to take that axle. He...
07-17-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By prairiepedaler

Thank you for taking the time out to scan this in...

Thank you for taking the time out to scan this in and post it up!
07-17-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 17,594
Posted By prairiepedaler

Maruishi MTB - $120

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/marushi-adult-mountain-bike/1625467561
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/16404149/listings/1

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07-17-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By prairiepedaler

O... I forgot.

O... I forgot.
07-16-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 194,159
Posted By prairiepedaler

Maxam Hog

Was out shopping for tall bikes and saw this thing offered at a yard sale. Never heard of this brand before. Had Araya VP series single walls and Exage 300 for cranks. Tange PG MTB Tubes. Could have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,313
Posted By prairiepedaler

What would it take to make that happen?

What would it take to make that happen?
07-16-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,649
Posted By prairiepedaler

Surely not the cheapest! Frugality and lack of...

Surely not the cheapest! Frugality and lack of funds yes, but cheap no. In my case, I wanted a suspension post which is tough to find economically in a 26.0 if at all. A 25.8 showed itself up at the...
07-16-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By prairiepedaler

I suggested to the shop steward he have them...

I suggested to the shop steward he have them bronzed. In any case, left them there for show n' tell. Never seen anything like 'em!
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