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It's a 1992 model (23" and lugged even).
I had actually considered building it up for myself as a 26" tourer.
That's a relatively inexpensive Xero Element XSM-3 Rim and hub wheelset he...
After seeing the nice Schwinn High Plains of '3speedslow' above on this page I thought I would share a recent build a friend and
I did of a High Plains for a friend of his.
This came to me as a...
I just installed a set of those Gotham tires on an early 90's Rockhopper a few days ago to replace a set of Geax tires that I found to be too noisy for me and my mostly urban street riding and...
Two sets of Dia Compe non aero drilled brake levers.
No hoods as you can see in pics. Hoods were missing or toast.
Single Mafac non-aero lever , no hood.
$20 for the 5 levers...
Suntour Perfect 6 speed freewheel 14x28.
Used but low miles. It's the gold brassy finish color whatever that's called.
$22 shipped in Continental USA
Sugino GS double Crank with drilled rings of 42T and 52T / 170mm Crank arms / 144 BCD
(According to Sheldon Brown's Chain Ring Guide.
In nice shape and looks to be very low miles. Polished finish...
Two Matching Derailer Sets, Suntour Cyclone M-II and Shimano Deer Head
Both are in good lightly used condition.
See pics and ask questions.
Suntour Cyclone M-II front and rear derailer...
I had not heard of this Centurion model, the Futura, I saw in a local CL ad that someone at
an antique mall has up for sale asking 275.
Ad says racing model, perhaps similar to an Ironman??? Not...
I really like what you've done with your Panasonic mtb....
badger_biker. Very nice work.
Is there more of your project story linked elsewhere?
Stopped on my Saturday ride through downtown Dallas and snapped these Prickly Pair Cactus blossoms.
I got in a nice ride yesterday while temps were nice before another cold front hit on my great old Peugeot mtb converted to a 1x7 urban cruiser with 26 x 2.3" street tires.
The old bridge...
I may give the Kroil a try on an old lower end Puch I am unable to remove the seat post from.
I did try PB Blaster and a few other sprays with no success. The bike was not rusty when I picked it...
Here's a drive train shot since pic up against fence is non drive side.
Thanks on the compliment eom.
I think it is a 1986 model Univega mtb.
I tried to minimize cost on the build and thankfully these days there are some decent
reasonably priced non...
Enjoyed riding my vintage Univega mtb on a nice country ride 2 weeks back after making a few changes on cables, bar tape and tires.
gomango, those 3 bikes are outstanding!
That's a great looking Marin you have there. Nice job.
Wow! Four pages in one day.
When I considered starting this thread yesterday I was thinking there might not be any interest.
I am continually amazed at the details of some of these classic and...
Please post zoomed in pics of your vintage bike or components
or pics from a unique angle.
I looked for similar threads but did not see one.
I was just thinking of the artistic beauty of a...
I have tried this penny/coin tip described here on the Velo Orange site with success a few times:
The Velo ORANGE Blog: Bike Tips and Tricks
My Peugeot Orient Express in current config is 30.8 lbs...quite a tank.
It is a heavy frame to begin with at 8.9 lbs for the bare frame & fork.
On the plus side it has lots of room to spare between...
Those are actually Chinese made knock offs, and heavy at that but help make this bike a blast to ride.
CST Metropolitan Palm Bay Wire Bead Tire 26-Inch x 2.35
METROPOLITAN PALM BAY...
I forgot to mention, I did install this :
Shimano SM-CB90 In-line Brake Cable Adjuster with in-line barrel adjuster and cable quick-release
since those Tektro's did not have a quick release but...