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Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-13, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Donkey Hodie
Wow! Thanks for the great advice, photos of your...

Wow! Thanks for the great advice, photos of your conversion, and all the useful information! I am plan on keeping my stumpy as stock as possible at first, and as time goes on, possibly upgrading it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-13, 07:38 PM
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Views: 971,633
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I'm definitely going to do the stumpjumper first....

I'm definitely going to do the stumpjumper first.



Does this mean I wouldn't have to cold set or spread the rear chainstays? I would prefer to not have to do that as I would like to keep the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-13, 04:03 PM
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Views: 971,633
Posted By Donkey Hodie
This is hands down one of the most entertaining...

This is hands down one of the most entertaining and informative threads that I've read in a long time. It's because of all the beautiful builds here that I am seriously contemplating doing the drop...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-26-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 914,330
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Yep, thats the one...Thanks! I think I scored...

Yep, thats the one...Thanks! I think I scored good with it. I'm looking forward to hooking it up.

Nice Schwinn! I love the old chrome mtn bikes.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-25-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 914,330
Posted By Donkey Hodie
oops. double post. Don't know why that happened.

oops. double post. Don't know why that happened.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-25-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 914,330
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Just picked up this 1986 Mongoose ATB that was on...

Just picked up this 1986 Mongoose ATB that was on craigslist for 70.00 bucks. I love these old Mongoose ATBs. My first real geared bike was a light blue one. I kind of like the clean look of the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 971,633
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I noticed that ad today. I'm thinking I might...

I noticed that ad today. I'm thinking I might have to sang this one up! :thumb:



This is a truly beautiful looking build. Very inspiring!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,181
Views: 971,633
Posted By Donkey Hodie
It's been ages since I posted at bikeforums, but...

It's been ages since I posted at bikeforums, but I had to say that this is a beautiful looking build. I just acquired a near-pristine 1983 grey stumpjumper that I am thinking of setting up with drops...
Forum: Commuting 05-06-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,988
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Oh, man! The Salsa Vaya and Casseroll both look...

Oh, man! The Salsa Vaya and Casseroll both look very nice! All of Salsa's bikes look really nice this year actually. If I were you, and could afford it, I would go with either the Vaya or the...
Forum: Commuting 08-28-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Love the Lotus!

Love the Lotus!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-03-09, 03:29 PM
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Views: 1,489
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Thanks for the information Blue Order!

Thanks for the information Blue Order!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,353
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Here is my U.S.A. made Raleigh Portage: ...

Here is my U.S.A. made Raleigh Portage:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=8992856&postcount=4963

I have yet to put on the higher Nitto Stem, and the 48 cm Noodle bars I have for it. Need...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Thanks man! I actually wanted a long haul trucker...

Thanks man! I actually wanted a long haul trucker for some years now, but just recently I jumped on this beauty for somewhat less than it would cost for a complete LHT. Although I really couldn't...
Forum: Commuting 05-28-09, 12:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,260
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I read somewhere either here on the bikeforums or...

I read somewhere either here on the bikeforums or elsewhere on the net that Raleigh U.S.A. in the 80"s was really owned by Huffy. If this is true then I guess my new to me 25ish year old bike is...
Forum: Commuting 05-27-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
My latest Bicycle... Raleigh Portage Touring...

My latest Bicycle...
Raleigh Portage Touring bike. Everything is original except the foam handlebar tape. I am going to add a 48cm noodle bar, and a higher nitto stem. The Portage came stock with...
Forum: Commuting 05-26-09, 03:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,663
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Try behind restaurants, and ask at convenient...

Try behind restaurants, and ask at convenient stores as well.
Forum: Commuting 04-18-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I love these old three speed conversions. Great...

I love these old three speed conversions. Great set-up.
Forum: Commuting 04-14-09, 03:30 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I like it, but I would love it with a SA 3 speed....

I like it, but I would love it with a SA 3 speed.
Very nice.
What kind of fenders are those?
Forum: Commuting 04-13-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Nice whip!:thumb: I just ran across sanner...

Nice whip!:thumb:
I just ran across sanner bikes on the net the other night. Nice looking lugged or tig welded frames for reasonable prices. I might be looking to purchase one in the future.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-09, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,353
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I have a Raleigh Portage Touring bike on the way!...

I have a Raleigh Portage Touring bike on the way! I hope I did not pay to much for it. Turns out that someone else wanted it very much. The opposing bidder spent all afternoon on the final auction...
Forum: Commuting 03-31-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
I'm not sure what it is. I think the guy who...

I'm not sure what it is. I think the guy who built it up said it was an Italian racing frame. He might have said it was a torpedo, but I am not sure about that. It is a much lighter than it looks in...
Forum: Commuting 03-30-09, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Here is my Surly 1x1 8-speed commuter bike, and...

Here is my Surly 1x1 8-speed commuter bike, and my (new to me) vintage purple 3-speed. The purple bike is built up with used vintage components down to the SA aw hub and the B-72. I love the Surly...
Forum: Commuting 11-14-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
sweet crosscheck! what brand and type of...

sweet crosscheck! what brand and type of handlebars are you using on it?
Forum: Commuting 10-16-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,683,815
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Very nice craigslist find. Looks like you have a...

Very nice craigslist find. Looks like you have a perfect commuter setup there.
Forum: Foo 09-29-08, 01:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 19,116
Posted By Donkey Hodie
Pee-Wee is very real.:notamused:

Pee-Wee is very real.:notamused:
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