Can I turn my old mountain bike into a decent road bike/commuter?
I was seeing if I could turn my 1993 Specialized Stumpjumper into a road bike.
- mt75689Lv 75 years ago
I used to commute with a mountain bike. I put the skinniest tires possible on it, and I put road bike gears on it. It worked great. It wasn't as fast as a road bike, but I used to average 21 mph on it.
- MtrlpqbikerLv 75 years ago
It could make a decent commuter, but as a road bike? Not really
- ?Lv 75 years ago
The only thing you can do is put slicks or road tires on it.
I put Kenda Cross tires on my mountain bike and it works great on the road as well as gravel bike paths that that have muddy sections. I have anther comfort mountain bike that came with universal tires that work just as well.
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- DavidLv 65 years ago
Which one is it?
Bikepedia lists it as being available with both suspension and rigid forks.
A rigid fork MTB of that era is likely to make a nice commuter.
Add some narrower tires with less/no tread, maybe a tighter spaced cassette, and ride your heart out.
It can be nice and useful road-going bike - even the 46T big ring can come in handy - but don't think of it as a "road bike".
- WleAtl-2Lv 75 years ago
just ride it on the road
and maybe get some $20 slick tires for it
there you go
nice sturdy bike
- David D.Lv 65 years ago
Get a pair of these. http://www.amazon.com/Kenda-163026-Slick-Bicycle-B...
Don't try to make any other changes. Waste of money.
- OldHippieLv 75 years ago
Install some slick or at least semi-slick tires. That's about the best you can do. Anything else is waste of both time & $$$.
- Anonymous5 years ago
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