yeah I went from the 21" to the 23" thereafter
stock this bike had 25.4mm diameter handlebars, but affordable wide bars for my bike frame, that is, with a 1" threaded headset, meant I’d wanna go with a 26.0 diameter handlebar, so I went out and got a Nitto Technomic stem off craigslist to match my new Nitto bars
hell yeah. also yes, I actually pulled my Traveller III out of a dumpster all the way back in the day
I was actually looking at the kind of earliest crop of production mountain bikes (or all-terrain bikes per Schwinn catalogs) that had very comfort-oriented geometry. A Schwinn Cimarron has a 72 deg head tube angle, and a frame that fillet-brazed at the headtube, lugged at the seat post. Some are made expensive, others…
I loved the kickstand on the bike as a reminder not to take this not too seriously (same as the reflector on the front that came on the bike) but I did take off the kickstand after it was clogging with a ton of mud as of late.
yeah, I went back and forth and back and forth and back and forth again. I was scared of the Crust stem making the bike too nervous, but it has been fun so far! I am still learning about bike geometry, but it has been informative riding my girlfriend’s 53cm Straggler and Big Green back to back on some four-wheeler… Read more