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04-18-24, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Lockback

Just a couple of pics ... ...

Just a couple of pics ...

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04-17-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 950
Posted By Axeman1959

The TREK Verve 3 is a great Hybrid Bike and for...

The TREK Verve 3 is a great Hybrid Bike and for whats its Made for,,,, I really like the way TREK has evolved over the years from my first TREK in 1996 930 single that i made into a commuter bike...
04-14-24, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Korina

When I want to raise or lower my quill stem, I...

When I want to raise or lower my quill stem, I loosen a bolt; if it's not enough buy a longer or shorter stem for not that much. From what I understand, once you've maxed out the height of your...
04-14-24, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By spinconn

New Trek Verve 2

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Well, I had been looking for a used road bike that would be more comfortable than...
04-01-24, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Here's some pics of lockrings. Internal. ...

Here's some pics of lockrings.

Internal. Takes an HG cassette tool.

https://content.competitivecyclist.com/images/items/1200/SHI/SHIU1MV/BLA.jpg

External. These take one of those...
04-01-24, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By SoSmellyAir

For disc rotors, a lock ring with internal...

For disc rotors, a lock ring with internal splines can be tightened and loosened with a cassette lock ring tool, while a lock ring with external splines can be tightened and loosened with a bottom...
04-01-24, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By flan48

Some used Ergons on Ebay: 1. Ergon - GP5-L...

Some used Ergons on Ebay:
1. Ergon - GP5-L Ergonomic Lock-on Bicycle Grips with Bar Ends, Large, Black/Gray 4260477061058 | eBay...
04-01-24, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By travbikeman

The seller asking you this, sort of tells me...

The seller asking you this, sort of tells me he/she does not have many people offering money for the bike.
If he did, then it would have been a solid no, not selling it for that price.
My bet is he...
03-31-24, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Brocephus

I lucked into a near-new 2013 (IIRC) Escape, a...

I lucked into a near-new 2013 (IIRC) Escape, a year (or two?) ago, and I love that thing. It's a 9spd, which I'm still a fan of, and still have spare chains and cassettes from way back. It's got a...
03-30-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By RoadWearier

It's a nice bike. With pedals and a seat bag...

It's a nice bike. With pedals and a seat bag full of tools, tube, patch kit, and a kickstand it still only weighed 26 lbs. On my 16 mile ride I averaged 15.7 mph which for me on an upright hybrid,...
03-30-24, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Murray Missile

They're 29 X 2.0 Flat Guards, I bought them for...

They're 29 X 2.0 Flat Guards, I bought them for another build but neglected to double check the distance between the chain stays at the very front and they wouldn't fit after I got them mounted....
03-29-24, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By travbikeman

So this is just a quick note to all cyclists that...

So this is just a quick note to all cyclists that might be viewing this thread and going jeez louis! :twitchy: I'm noticing so far over 500 views on this thread alone.

For those whom don't...
03-27-24, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By RoadWearier

New to Me Bike Day Raleigh Cadent 2

Only had to drive 200 miles to get it and spend the whole day in my car but worth it! I had very little knowledge about this bike. One red flag is that they seemed to have been sold on Amazon once....
03-25-24, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,839
Views: 2,870,999
Posted By dpicare26

picked up this vintage (early to mid 90's)...

picked up this vintage (early to mid 90's) Mongoose Crossway 850. Nice Tange cromoly frame. ...
02-25-24, 05:57 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 64,819
Posted By seat_boy

This is almost the opposite, a mountainized...

This is almost the opposite, a mountainized comfort bike :)

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02-24-24, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By nathand

1992 Trek 790 rebuild

Finally finished my 1992 Trek 790 drop bar conversion this morning, just in time to take advantage of a beautiful day for a ride here in San Francisco....
02-16-24, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 271
Posted By FBinNY

Short answer is no. The rim is already under...

Short answer is no.

The rim is already under tremendous compression owing to spoke tension. If the gap could close, it would have already.

The longer answer involves a bit of a story.
...
02-15-24, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,008
Posted By sdj

Thanks to all that replied. I get it now. It is...

Thanks to all that replied. I get it now. It is all about the gear ratio & I must consider the ratio of the crankset divided by the cassette to get the lowest gear. I understand that the 2023 Liv...
02-12-24, 11:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,418
Posted By travbikeman

Took it out for the first ride and first ride of...

Took it out for the first ride and first ride of the year this past Saturday after the rain past. C&O canal at Antietam aqueduct.
...
02-05-24, 04:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,418
Posted By Cornchips

Did the Dandenong Creek Trail yesterday in...

Did the Dandenong Creek Trail yesterday in suburban SE Melbourne...
...
02-04-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By plumberroy

Vintage Releigh C-30

Years ago I had a 90's Raleigh C-30 when bought it cheap had to fix some things and rode it many miles
​​​​ I finally got to the point where I could buy better bikes , after I bought my Surlys I let...
02-02-24, 04:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 59,633
Posted By squachie

I do not have a link but here is the info on the...

I do not have a link but here is the info on the stop package. Do not know the original use for them but it worked great because it was a single hole mount with a double stop. i did have to modify a...
02-01-24, 04:59 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 59,633
Posted By squachie

2016 Giant escape 3

Was time to refresh and upgrade this baby. I never liked the way the cable routing was done on this year, I removed 14ft of housing, added stops to the loops and now its much sleeker with only about...
01-27-24, 06:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,418
Posted By Cornchips

Did the Natimuk 'Big Sky Trail' yesterday for a...

Did the Natimuk 'Big Sky Trail' yesterday for a bit of bush bashing...
...
01-27-24, 04:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,418
Posted By Vermilion

First ride in 15 days

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It's still foggy and drizzly, but the snow and ice are gone.
01-23-24, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By travbikeman

I might be going a bit fast on putting my new...

I might be going a bit fast on putting my new bike together. Still have some work to do. Going to order a new Sram Apex Wide crankset, since I purchased a Rival crankset that does not fit this bike...
01-21-24, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By judeen_buck

Follow up to above. I got a quill adapter and...

Follow up to above. I got a quill adapter and tried out a mountain bike handlebar. Not in love with that configuration. I didn't take a pic evidently.
I then hemmed and hawed while it is icy out...
01-20-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By Leebob69

I installed new brake pads. Salmon colored Cool...

I installed new brake pads. Salmon colored Cool Stops. The bike had black Cool Stops in the rear when I got it. Rock hard front Shimano pads up front. After installing the new Cool Stops I used a...
01-20-24, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,615
Posted By italianstallion

Iím a former road cyclist who had enough friends...

Iím a former road cyclist who had enough friends hit by cars that I sold my bike and quit cycling all together about six years ago. My wife and I have since moved into a house that is a quarter mile...
01-15-24, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By fabian.milea

Hi everyone. I've got a Giant Toughroad SLR1 from...

Hi everyone. I've got a Giant Toughroad SLR1 from 2016 and we had a lot of rides together, on all kind of surfaces... from long distance touring along the Danube with the family, to top of the...
01-13-24, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By crawfordvj

My new Nicasio SE ...

My new Nicasio SE

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The frame and wheels are the same as the drop bar Nicasio+...
01-12-24, 12:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,284
Posted By andrewclaus

This is the best method I've found, with the...

This is the best method I've found, with the caveat (or clarification) to set the extra preload by hand, not by wrench, and it shouldn't be as much as 1/8 turn. And the threads must be clean and...
01-07-24, 03:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By choddo

No there seems to be a 7 speed version...

No there seems to be a 7 speed version (https://bike.shimano.com/en-EU/product/component/tourney/SL-RS47-7R.html) of that but Iím sure heís fine with the 45 since he couldnít find a 47 anyway.
01-06-24, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By beauknowsdiddly

Hey, thank you hokiefyd. The specs just say the...

Hey, thank you hokiefyd. The specs just say the originals were " Revo SIS" I'm sure there's more to it than just REVO SIS, but I went ahead and ordered the SL-RS45's. Couldn't find an SL-RS47.
...
01-04-24, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By IdahoBrett

This post came up in a search. I was having...

This post came up in a search. I was having difficulty adjusting the rear derailleur on my 88 Cannondale Black Lightning.

It’s an excellent 31 page pdf. I got my problem sorted out thanks to this...
12-26-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7,839
Views: 2,870,999
Posted By travbikeman

My winter project has been delivered today! Over...

My winter project has been delivered today! Over next few months will be setting this up as a flat bar gravel or hybrid. Planning on putting on 650b Wheel/tire combo. Currently have the Chromoly...
12-26-23, 04:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,418
Posted By Cornchips

Took the Giant Roam out to the 'Ironbarks'; an...

Took the Giant Roam out to the 'Ironbarks'; an under-utilised area of bushland on the outskirts of the township of Stawell in Victoria's west. Despite the recent rain, the ground was rock-hard, with...
12-25-23, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By Vermilion

New riser bar

Replaced the flat bar with a riser. Installed a newer set of shifters because the left one was janky. I needed to replace all the cables and make the bar-to-frame housing segments longer. Then took...
12-17-23, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By Trav1s

730 Multitrack showed up 4 houses down on the way...

730 Multitrack showed up 4 houses down on the way to church this morning with a sign that said "Free." I'm not sure of the age but it looks to be well preserved yet in need of love. I gots this!
...
12-09-23, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By browngw

2006 Gary Fisher Utopia

A friend gifted me his 2006 Gary Fisher Utopia earlier this fall. I've been riding it a little and have decided to hang on to it for a while. Deore equipped...
12-06-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Let me just offer up this disclaimer. I’m not a...

Let me just offer up this disclaimer. I’m not a bike tech but I’m a tool junkie, not afraid to try something that could save me time. It’s 30.00 for the park tool version and honestly I feel that...
12-05-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By nathand

Thanks for the suggestions! Closest local shop I...

Thanks for the suggestions! Closest local shop I tried couldn't help. The second one - which has been around a lot longer - didn't have the exact cones, but sold me an axle assembly that looks like a...
12-04-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By 07morrison

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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19Ē Ď97 restored.

smooth winter training machine

she has some battle...
11-24-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By RJfos

Finally got my 10 posts. Attached are a couple...

Finally got my 10 posts. Attached are a couple pictures of my 1990 750 taken during my recent ride along the Erie Canal Trail from Buffalo to Albany. Originally from central NY, my siblings and I did...
11-18-23, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,582
Posted By AveCaesarAve

A week later, all the service is done... ...

A week later, all the service is done...
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All shifting and brake lines,...
11-17-23, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By rickpaulos

I just discovered this thread so I'll be posting...

I just discovered this thread so I'll be posting all the Multitrack's I've had/photo'd.

IMO, tig welded cromo frames ride very nice. A bit more give in the frame than the lugged versions. The 700...
11-15-23, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By wstephenson

My observations agree with your general sense....

My observations agree with your general sense. The TIGs have 38mm more BB drop and 10mm more fork rake => 10mm less trail. The lugged frames have 5mm longer effective chainstays due to the higher BB...
11-13-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By 07morrison

First post. I just picked up a mechanically sound...

First post. I just picked up a mechanically sound 1997 750 MT (19") yesterday. Plan to add fenders, shorter stem, wider bars and wear out stock drivetrain.
11-10-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 392,078
Posted By Vermilion

Centera shifters

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11-09-23, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 412,909
Posted By wstephenson

I couldn't help myself when I saw this 'lightly...

I couldn't help myself when I saw this 'lightly used' 1996 750 in my size pop up. It really had been babied. I put the 1991 frame I've been restoring on the back burner and built it up with a spare...
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