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    1st generation Rockhopper (1985): ...

    1st generation Rockhopper (1985):

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg
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    Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded...

    Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded shorts is what I wear . They are light weight, many are flexible (have some stretch), have little friction on your saddle. durable, and offer great...
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    Thank you! This is why I was unsure. I had...

    Thank you!
    This is why I was unsure. I had looked up reviews on the HS1 and I just didn't see a lot of information or history behind them. Of the reviews I did read some people were complaining...
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    Thanks guys. I am going to order the set. ...

    Thanks guys. I am going to order the set.

    roccobike - I am not currently running Avid V's though I ordered some and they should be arriving today. I am currently running lower lever shimano V's....
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    Avid BB7's with HS-1 Rotors

    I am shopping for my first set of disk brakes, and I am going to install them on my 2002 Rockhopper (yes it has disc mounts!). I definitely want to go with the BB7's and would also like to get the...
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    I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a...

    I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a quality, lightly used set of disc compatible wheels today. I am going to send the V's back and order a set of Avid bb7's.
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    I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished...

    I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished up and put back together:

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  8. My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled,...

    My wife's 1984 Stumpjumper, freshly overhauled, and polished:

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9354_zpsc0dcde5f.jpg

    My current project is this recently acquired 1985...
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    Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually...

    Thanks for the insight guys. I had actually already considered that somebody might have installed canti levers, but I haven't bothered to try and figure it out. Though I probably should find out...
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    I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on...

    I like cantilevers as well. I have had them on several bikes, as I am typically a bit of a C&V guy and have owned and ridden several mid 80's to early 90's mtb's. One thing I really like about the...
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    Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just...

    Thanks, I really like my Rockhopper. I just bought it off craigslist a month or so ago and it had hardly been ridden. It is a solid bike that seems to be up to taking a beating. I really think I...
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    Might as well keep this thread alive. I have...

    Might as well keep this thread alive.

    I have been on the verge of making an upgrade to disk brakes on my '02 Rockhopper since it does have the mounts, but good V-brakes are so cheap now I decided...
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    I found this one on Craigslist for super cheap...

    I found this one on Craigslist for super cheap this morning. Everything is original, mostly in great shape and ready to be polished up. Except the great tragedy: the seller told me the wheels were...
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    Cool! Have fun out there.

    Cool! Have fun out there.
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    +1 You should be able to get a replacement...

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    You should be able to get a replacement shifter cheap, then do a tune up and ride the bike you have (will be very cheap if you do the work yourself). You can have a lot of fun on a rigid bike...
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    What bike did you get?

    What bike did you get?
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    Pretty funny!

    Pretty funny!
  18. Yes, thats a good point. I do use those on a...

    Yes, thats a good point. I do use those on a couple of my bikes. The thing I like about the Ultraglide freewheel better is that is has the 28t cog. I really hate to lose the 28t because it is ideal...
  19. Get this NOS Shimano freewheel 14t-34t. Also put...

    Get this NOS Shimano freewheel 14t-34t. Also put on a long cage derailleur and a new chain. I use one of these freewheels with a modern Shimano Deore derailleur on my '86 Cannondale for long...
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    This happened to me a couple months back due to...

    This happened to me a couple months back due to my own error. I rotated the shifter all the way down on my Varsity to mess with the bar tape then walked away. Came back later for a ride and the...
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    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lur...

    http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9320_zps393a035b.jpg
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    I worked in the construction trades for about 12...

    I worked in the construction trades for about 12 years. I am a journeyman carpenter, and I worked for the Hawaii sheet metal workers union for a few years. I spent the last couple years of my career...
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    If your determined to spend a bunch of money then...

    If your determined to spend a bunch of money then I would get a new bike. It sounds like the bike you have is about as good as its gonna get.
  24. It wouldn't have been fun trying to ride a gravel...

    It wouldn't have been fun trying to ride a gravel bike to the top of this mountain a couple days ago (nor down it) with an inch-two of snow on the rocky single track.
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  25. I agree, 1987. I had one. It was a pretty great...

    I agree, 1987.
    I had one. It was a pretty great bike, especially for being pretty mid-level in the Schwinn line-up.
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