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Old 03-29-22, 06:50 AM
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Specialized Street Stomper

Picked this one up for when my daughter heads off to college in a few years, a late 80s Specialized Street Stomper. Nothing high-end, but an ideal campus cruiser.





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Old 03-29-22, 07:03 AM
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that's to clean to send off to college. lol..
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Old 03-29-22, 07:23 AM
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that's to clean to send off to college. lol..
+1. Make sure to get her a good lock too!
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Old 03-29-22, 08:25 AM
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+1. Make sure to get her a good lock too!
And change the seat post quick release to a bolt.
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I rebuilt a late 70s 80s Rockhopper for my nephew to use as a college cruiser. He's finished college and he still has the bike so miracles sometimes do really happen.

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Old 03-29-22, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I rebuilt a late 70s Rockhopper for my nephew to use as a college cruiser. He's finished college and he still has the bike so miracles sometimes do really happen.
Late 80s, methinks....

A late 70s Rockhopper would indeed be a unique beast!
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Late 80s, methinks....

A late 70s Rockhopper would indeed be a unique beast!
It was a typo, fixed now . . .
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Late 80s, methinks....

A late 70s Rockhopper would indeed be a unique beast!
I paid $50 for this bike (u brake and all), rebuilt it, and shipped it off to my nephew as his college bike (after replacing the quick release seatpost adjustment). He rode it everywhere and managed to not have it stolen, . Good deals like that are getting harder to find post COVID though.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I paid $50 for this bike (u brake and all), rebuilt it, and shipped it off to my nephew as his college bike (after replacing the quick release seatpost adjustment). He rode it everywhere and managed to not have it stolen, . Good deals like that are getting harder to find post COVID though.
Screaming good deal!
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Those Street Stompers were heavy, but such a great cruiser.
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He's finished college and he still has the bike so miracles sometimes do really happen.
Our little boy got through college at the University of Minnesota with the same 1991 Schwinn Sprint. He bequeathed it unto some friends after he graduated.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
I rebuilt a late 70s 80s Rockhopper for my nephew to use as a college cruiser. He's finished college and he still has the bike so miracles sometimes do really happen.
My son rode his MB-2 through five years of college. He didn't want to take it to his new job, so I have it on the back burner as a future project. After all those Indiana winters, it could use some fresh paint.
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