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    around here it probably would have a hard time...

    around here it probably would have a hard time selling for more than 200.. more like 100-150. it's all good quality stuff though
  2. Serial number indicates it was produced in 1989...

    Serial number indicates it was produced in 1989 but the paint job is a 1990 model year. Kind of like cars, the next year's model comes out before the end of the calendar year

    I'm kind of...
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    it's actually dark purple paint ;) the tires are...

    it's actually dark purple paint ;) the tires are compass 26x1.75 which don't come in blackwall.
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    i believe they are 53cm at the ends. relatively...

    i believe they are 53cm at the ends. relatively narrow for a dirt drop bar
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    I often will give a little background on the...

    I often will give a little background on the bike, like where it was in the line up and/or where it was manufactured.. always facts and nothing personal. but often i feel like people don't really...
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    maybe the cover was to prevent mud build up?

    maybe the cover was to prevent mud build up?
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    crazy drop outs on that fork

    crazy drop outs on that fork
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    i used a Deore (MT-62) shifter clamp which is...

    i used a Deore (MT-62) shifter clamp which is steel, so you can bend it to clamp on the drop bar
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    thanks Velocivixen :) The handlebars are Origin...

    thanks Velocivixen :) The handlebars are Origin 8 Gary II bars, and the cantilever brakes are actually Deore (no XT) MT-62, which are almost identical to BR-M732 except one part is steel on the...
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    Took my 1989 Jamis Dakar out today.. Lugged Tange...

    Took my 1989 Jamis Dakar out today.. Lugged Tange Prestige with Deore XT

    http://i.imgur.com/NjCHZ8q.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/XdSlDsm.jpg
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    i think pretty much every shimano RD made since...

    i think pretty much every shimano RD made since the late 80s uses the "centeron" style pulley.. i think they dropped the name centeron though and just call in a "g pulley", or nothing at all. ...
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    The Trek is a better frame by far. I would keep...

    The Trek is a better frame by far. I would keep the trek and consider swapping in a shimano rear hub with hyperglide cassette, and possibly also a shimano RD with a "centeron" pulley to improve...
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    thanks.. i definitely wasn't planning on drilling...

    thanks.. i definitely wasn't planning on drilling in the frame. i think I'll try with some M4 riv nuts
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    why did you add seat stay brazons? I have one of...

    why did you add seat stay brazons? I have one of those frames, TT-LITE steel, I like it
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    It's a diamondback made by Sandvik... how did...

    It's a diamondback made by Sandvik... how did you buy them from litespeed? just contact them?
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    ^ thank you for the sizing chart. it looks like...

    ^ thank you for the sizing chart. it looks like M5 riv nuts are about 6.8mm wide, but the hole they are going into is about 6mm.. I guess I should try a size down, M4, though the existing mounts are...
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    no they are aluminum, just like the ones i'm...

    no they are aluminum, just like the ones i'm replacing
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    Rivnuts - are there different sizes?

    I need to replace the bottle cage mounts on a TI frame, so I purchased some M5 rivnuts. However, when I tried to put the nut into the hole in the frame, it doesn't fit! I tried lightly tapping it...
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    Haven't tried the Marethon Supremes.. they're...

    Haven't tried the Marethon Supremes.. they're even more costly than the compass tires :eek:
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    yeah i suspect it's a year or two early for that...

    yeah i suspect it's a year or two early for that :D

    btw noglider, you should be able to put that shifter into friction mode by turning the little lever/knob protruding from the side
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    I suspect that is from the mid 80s based on the...

    I suspect that is from the mid 80s based on the thumb shifters and ovaltech chainrings
  22. mine is 20"

    mine is 20"
  23. 56k warning! :D

    56k warning! :D
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    Got some purple ano rims the other day :D Also...

    Got some purple ano rims the other day :D Also swapped on a white saddle.. it's a real 'ass hatchet' so I might swap it back out, but it looks good for the pics!

    http://i.imgur.com/drbvw2f.jpg
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  25. hah I LOVE the ping sound my frame makes. I've...

    hah I LOVE the ping sound my frame makes. I've wondered how the non-infinity frames feel, if any different. I wish I could find another one in my size with all of the original bits

    btw, are you...
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