Leaving the country and selling my baby. Had this bike for 2 years or so and have ridden daily all year round. Looks like a fixy but is three speed. Perfect city/winter bike b/c it's low maintenance. Flatless tires (no flat since I bought them 2 years ago) and expensive fenders. Toured with it, use it for everything.
$200, will be available in September.
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Could you also get make, model, and year. Then we'd almost be up to all the basic info I look for in a used bike ad.
You work in a bike shop. Can't you tell at a glance what size it is?
5' to 5'6" is a pretty big range and the bike that fits one end of that spectrum does not fit the other.
There is no such thing as a flatless tire, not even a Marathon Plus is 100% flat proof.
When you put up an ad trying to get money for a bike now that you will not give up for another month saying it has fenders with not on it in the picture what kind of a response did you think you would get?
Looks like a 19" Nirve Wilshire in burgundy to me.
What kind of use did you put it through? Salted roads, etc.?
hey everyone, indeed it is a Nirve Euro frame. I haven't measured the frame yet. stay tuned. I have ridden through salted roads, snow, shitty gravel and potholes, tons of rain. it's been tuned up and spic an span.
The Nirve site says 19" = 49 cm... wierd. I used to see this bike around semi-regularly and I'd estimate 16" to 17" range.
That might be a measurement from BB to the "virtual top tube"
It seems every company measures things differently. The fact that this one is using inches already makes it suspect. What is this? 1982?
It's not 1982, It's America, the only home to old english measurement in the world. Because we are the best, and can do what we want, even when it handicaps us. We go the extra inch, or whatever.
Just don't ask us to do a word problem.
Just be happy we never adopted Whitworth-pattern threaded fasteners & related wrenches...
Anyone who has worked with an 80's or older Raleigh 3-speed made in Nottingham England knows what I'm talking about...