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What most of these answers don't take into account is that the weight difference is very noticeable because a human being powers a bicycle. For example let's look at cars and Lbs/HP, First up is a Fiat 500 2,465/100, that's 24.65 LBS/HP. Get into a 3,300 LB car that has 300 HP and that LBS/HP drops to 11 LBS/HP. The engine of a car doesn't feel the sensation ...


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The derailleur in the first photo doesn't appear to be mounted correctly. See how there's a big gap between the axle and dropout slot? I think you should just go with a regular, bolt-on derailleur. Non-replaceable hangers are usually found on steel frames (check yours with a magnet) and are perfectly fine to use. With steel, you can just bend it back into ...


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RockHopper had aluminum frame, 26" wheels, Shimano Deore / Deore-LX derailleur, RockShox Judy front suspension, V-brakes, thin metallic pedals. I would consider this as mid-range from that era. Judy forks have remained consistant in their pecking order (give or take) for all this time. Similarly for Deore / LX. Could argue that LX is closer to modern ...


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Sorry to hear about your loss. A bicycle that is 19 years old is unlikely to be covered by home insurance, as its value has been diminished to zero in eyes of an insurance company. Even if you have saved receipts, inflation has certainly reduced the amount of money you would get to a microscopic value not covering a cost of a new bicycle. Unless you have ...


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