Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Classic & Vintage
Reload this Page >

Show us your vintage mountain bikes!

Notices
Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

Show us your vintage mountain bikes!

Old 05-18-10, 09:43 AM
  #1251  
what???
 
gp88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Austin,TX
Posts: 23

Bikes: 1990 Klein Pinnacle-Cannondale sooon.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
87 Grizzly-aka " The kamp krusher ".

Recent addition to my C/V Mountain Bike obsession.Lugged frame with original fork ,matching cables and bar in Celeste.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
SSPX0122..jpg (103.8 KB, 254 views)
File Type: jpg
SSPX0124..jpg (104.0 KB, 247 views)
File Type: jpg
Celeste..jpg (96.2 KB, 266 views)
gp88 is offline  
Old 05-18-10, 01:24 PM
  #1252  
Senior Member
 
Marrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Used to be there, now I'm here.
Posts: 1,885
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Roger M


How does that fork work?

Been trying to work it out in my head from the pic but it's not happening.
Marrock is offline  
Old 05-18-10, 04:53 PM
  #1253  
Banned.
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Snohomish, WA.
Posts: 2,866
Mentioned: 33 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 469 Post(s)
Liked 2,442 Times in 646 Posts
Originally Posted by Marrock
How does that fork work?

Been trying to work it out in my head from the pic but it's not happening.
Here is a view from the other side. The spring and dampener are inside, and the 'shock' is in the other photo. It's an old design, but it was cool in its day.

Roger M is offline  
Likes For Roger M:
Old 05-19-10, 04:14 PM
  #1254  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Ogden, Utah
Posts: 868
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 217 Post(s)
Liked 663 Times in 258 Posts
Much like a modern slant parallelogram rear derailleur.
Those were high end forks back in the early 90's. My buddy has one on his very nice Marin Team XT...

Love that Suntour XC Pro stuff BTW!!!
Smokinapankake is offline  
Old 05-19-10, 09:15 PM
  #1255  
Senior Member
 
curbtender's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SF Bay Area, East bay
Posts: 7,637

Bikes: Miyata 618 GT, Marinoni, Kestral 200 2002 Trek 5200, KHS Flite, Koga Miyata, Schwinn Spitfire 5, Mondia Special, Univega Alpina, Miyata team Ti, Santa Cruz Highball

Mentioned: 52 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1602 Post(s)
Liked 2,557 Times in 1,212 Posts
Mountain Bike - full suspension - $349 (emeryville)

Date: 2010-05-19, 5:14PM PDT
Reply to: sale-updrr-1749641751@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]



Vintage 1993 Marin Team FRS.

20.5" polished aluminum Mountain bike with front & rear suspension!

Frame Tubing Material 7005 aluminum
Front & Rear Shocks: Answer Manitou 3

Component Group Shimano Deore XT
Shift Levers Shimano Deore XT Rapidfire Plus w/Optical Gear Display

Rear Cogs 8-speed, 11 - 28 teeth
Seatpost Marin Super Lite
Saddle TSI Liberator (light and comfy!)
Handlebar Marin Lite 140g
Handlebar Stem Marin Lite 260g

Downsizing from 3 bikes to 1. Its a classic with full suspension.
  • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
curbtender is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 12:30 PM
  #1256  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 1,143

Bikes: Many. Ralieigh sports`s, Raleigh Superbe, sears Spaceliner, Firestone supercruisers, many vintage mountain bikes, random cruisers, and other unique bikes.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
Heres a picture of that Mongoose I picked up, the spokes aint replaced but the rest of the bike is cleaned. also have to attach rear brake cable.
Only had a set of white walls left so I threw em on. lol
HSean is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 04:53 PM
  #1257  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Ogden, Utah
Posts: 868
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 217 Post(s)
Liked 663 Times in 258 Posts
So Curbtender, did you buy that bike?

That was orignally a Manitou design. They got very good reviews back in the day. I'd love to find one myself!
Smokinapankake is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 05:04 PM
  #1258  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Ogden, Utah
Posts: 868
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 217 Post(s)
Liked 663 Times in 258 Posts
Picked this one up a few weeks ago from the thrift store - its in like new condition. Pics arent so great; the sun was bright, the bike just sparkles, and that makes for a difficult photo (for me, anyway)....









Its a 94 GT Timberline, literally like new. Funny thing - I worked at Fishers Cyclery from 94 - 97 so this may have been sold when I worked there.....

And I only paid 15 dollars for it, as you see it now. No improvements, no changes, just a clean and quick tune.
Smokinapankake is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 06:49 PM
  #1259  
Senior Member
 
curbtender's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SF Bay Area, East bay
Posts: 7,637

Bikes: Miyata 618 GT, Marinoni, Kestral 200 2002 Trek 5200, KHS Flite, Koga Miyata, Schwinn Spitfire 5, Mondia Special, Univega Alpina, Miyata team Ti, Santa Cruz Highball

Mentioned: 52 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1602 Post(s)
Liked 2,557 Times in 1,212 Posts
Originally Posted by Smokinapankake
So Curbtender, did you buy that bike?

That was orignally a Manitou design. They got very good reviews back in the day. I'd love to find one myself!
No, I didn't. I was just posting for interest. I'm trying to sell a few right now. It is a cool bike. Looks like it's still for sale.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1749641751.html
curbtender is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 07:06 PM
  #1260  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Philadelphia's western 'burbs
Posts: 238

Bikes: '89 Bridgestone MB-3, '91 Bridgestone CB-0, '92 Bridgestone RB-2, '94 Bridgestone MB-2, '96 Trek 8000, '05 Jamis Dakar XC Expert

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Here's my 1991 GT Avalanche Team. Tange Prestige Concept frame with full XT group. It even has the original Ritchey Megabite 2.0 Kevlar tires and A'ME grips. It's a recent ebay pick-up--I'm happy with how it cleaned up.






epicurean is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 07:20 PM
  #1261  
I drank the Kool-Aid!
 
Johnny Alien's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Posts: 562

Bikes: Rivendell Roadini, Rivendell Charlie Gallop Protovelo, Rivendell Clem L

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 1 Post
I am always looking for a reason to post my newest bike. 1993 MB-2.

Johnny Alien is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 09:29 PM
  #1262  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 1,143

Bikes: Many. Ralieigh sports`s, Raleigh Superbe, sears Spaceliner, Firestone supercruisers, many vintage mountain bikes, random cruisers, and other unique bikes.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 1 Post
My gt too! I think it's an older Gt, I have no clue.
HSean is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 11:31 AM
  #1263  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Ogden, Utah
Posts: 868
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 217 Post(s)
Liked 663 Times in 258 Posts
Thoso LTS's are mid 90's. I think they replaced the LTS with the I-Drive, which they are still running. My buddy has an LTS-1 with 8 speed XT/XTR, really nice bike. Rides super plush.


Epicurean,

Don't you love those GT flip flop stems and adjustable rake forks? Nice bike, BTW!
Smokinapankake is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 04:03 PM
  #1264  
Senior Member
 
CACycling's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Oxnard, CA
Posts: 4,571

Bikes: 2009 Fuji Roubaix RC; 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0; '92 Diamond Back Ascent EX

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Liked 16 Times in 12 Posts

My wife's "new" 1992 Diamond Back Ascent EX. Bought it NIB on eBay to match the NIB one I bought for myself earlier this year. Deore LX group w/ Diacompe brakes and levers. Took it on its first ride this morning and, after a few minor adjustments to get the fit right, she really likes it. The 18" frame fits her perfectly (she's 5' 9") and she adapted to the thumb shifters easily (she's used to the brifters on her road bike). And to keep the set together, here is mine:

Mine is a 20" frame but other than that, and a couple of different accessories, they are identical. The pics don't do justice to the metalic purple paint job. These beat the heck out of anything I've seen in a bike store lately (especially at the price we got them for).

Last edited by CACycling; 05-21-10 at 04:08 PM.
CACycling is offline  
Old 05-22-10, 08:39 PM
  #1265  
Senior Member
 
Michael Angelo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Hurricane Alley , Florida
Posts: 3,903

Bikes: Treks (USA), Schwinn Paramount, Schwinn letour,Raleigh Team Professional, Gazelle GoldLine Racing, 2 Super Mondias, Carlton Professional.

Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 78 Post(s)
Liked 30 Times in 22 Posts
Vintage TREK MT. TRACK XL 850

Hry Guys
This is my Trek 850, i've had it since new, I got it as a birthday present from my wife when we were first dating back in 1995. It's been kept indoors since new. Only the tires have been changed, I installed continental town and country tires. You can find me most every weekend riding thru Coral Gables, morning rides are nice and cool with hardly any traffic.

Mike
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
Cimg2036SMALL..jpg (99.1 KB, 223 views)
File Type: jpg
Cimg2035SMALL..jpg (99.2 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg
Cimg2034SMALL..jpg (99.5 KB, 248 views)
Michael Angelo is offline  
Old 05-25-10, 04:06 PM
  #1266  
Senior Member
 
CACycling's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Oxnard, CA
Posts: 4,571

Bikes: 2009 Fuji Roubaix RC; 2011 Fuji Cross 2.0; '92 Diamond Back Ascent EX

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Liked 16 Times in 12 Posts


Picked up this 1991 Diamond Back Topanga this week for my older son. He has been using a later model Diamondback that is really heavy as well as being too big for him. Working to get it cleaned up and ready to go for this weekend when he comes home from college for the summer.
CACycling is offline  
Old 05-26-10, 07:14 AM
  #1267  
Senior Member
 
Bikedued's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 10,963
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 205 Post(s)
Liked 107 Times in 60 Posts
The Mt Hood, after a slight cleaning, and some more fitting tires. I wish knobby skinwalls were still available
new, these are off an old Deore DX equipped Yokota.,,,,BD

__________________
So many bikes, so little dime.

Last edited by Bikedued; 05-26-10 at 01:01 PM.
Bikedued is offline  
Old 05-26-10, 07:55 AM
  #1268  
Full Member
 
swen0171's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Indianapolis
Posts: 445

Bikes: 1993 Bridgestone XO-3, 1981 Trek 613, 1988 Fisher Montare, 1986 Univega Alpina Uno, 2010 Surly Long Haul trucker, 2004 Rivendell Quickbeam. 1970s Gitane Mixtie (60cm), 1994 Diamond Back Axis TT

Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 61 Post(s)
Liked 34 Times in 21 Posts
Originally Posted by HSean
My gt too! I think it's an older Gt, I have no clue.
did you pick that up off of CL in Indianapolis? That pic looks familiar?
swen0171 is offline  
Old 06-02-10, 06:14 AM
  #1269  
ILOVEOLDBIKES
 
gwhunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Houston
Posts: 266

Bikes: 1986 Schwinn Paramount, 1995 Schwinn Homegrown Pro, 1973 Lawwill Pro Cruiser, 2000 Cannondale r 600, 1987 Nishiki Medalist, 1964 Schwinn American, 1986 Alan

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 9 Times in 5 Posts
Here goes my latest ride, 1993 Zaskar

gwhunter is offline  
Old 06-02-10, 07:00 PM
  #1270  
Senior Member
 
sykerocker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Ashland, VA
Posts: 4,420

Bikes: The keepers: 1958 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix, 1968 Ranger, 1969 Magneet Sprint, 1971 Gitane Tour de France, 1973 Raleigh Tourist, 3 - 1986 Rossins, and a '77 PX-10 frame in process.

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 221 Post(s)
Liked 237 Times in 129 Posts
My latest build: This one was found at the dump, minus wheels, and is being built for a co-worker of mine. A late-80's (I believe) Diamondback Ascent EX. Did this one with road tyres because the upcoming owner was just looking for something to ride through the neighborhood in the evenings. Managed to keep the parts costs low enough so that I'm looking at a 100% markup for retail - which, if I can't do, I don't bother. Original Shimano Mountain LX drivetrain, Shimano something-or-other wheels, replaced the broken thumb shifters with SRAM twist grips.

__________________
Syke

“No one in this world, so far as I know — and I have searched the records for years, and employed agents to help me — has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby.”

H.L. Mencken, (1926)

sykerocker is offline  
Old 06-02-10, 08:25 PM
  #1271  
Roadie in Training
 
theschwinnman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 409
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Here is my "new" Bianchi Nyala, it is a 1996 model. The frame is built from Tange DB tubing, and has the Bianchi "superlug" gussets on the head tube and seat tube. I know it's not a high end Bianchi, but it is a pretty nice frame, and the finished bike is sub 25 pounds.

I have it built up with a new Shimano Deore grouppo, and some Mavic rims laced to Cannondale Coda Expert sealed bearing hubs. I also used the new Kalloy Uno seat post, and I will recommend it to anyone who wants a nicer seatpost of a uncommon diameter nowadays.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
0525001706..jpg (103.0 KB, 241 views)
theschwinnman is offline  
Old 06-04-10, 11:00 AM
  #1272  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: long island ny
Posts: 6

Bikes: 86 procaliber, 83 mongoose mtb, 85 centirion elite, 07 stumpjumper

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
1987 fisher ProCaliber. purchased at LBS in 87. worked all summer caddying to pay for it.. Deore XT throughout. Did replace seat, handles bar stem, and rear rim. otherwise 95% OEM. Working Union generator light as well, still night ride on local trail... My original 1984 Mongoose ATB in shed, hasn't seen light in 10+ yrs. Just recently got a mint 1987 Wicked fat chance, from orig owner in a Boston Mass. suburb. a sweet ride, Steel is the Real Deal...




Attached Images
File Type: jpg
1987 procaliber..jpg (61.9 KB, 446 views)
File Type: jpg
87 Wicked fat..jpg (4.9 KB, 1072 views)

Last edited by xprop1; 06-10-10 at 09:02 AM. Reason: add photo 2nd bike
xprop1 is offline  
Old 06-12-10, 01:01 AM
  #1273  
barnfullagts
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: WI
Posts: 623

Bikes: GT BI Ti/BI Steel - Edge Ti and Steel Xizang Ti and Psyclone Steel

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 2 Posts
1991 GT Cyclone

1991 GT Cyclone
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
PICT1515..JPG (92.1 KB, 249 views)
File Type: jpg
PICT1483..jpg (66.8 KB, 231 views)
File Type: jpg
PICT1520..JPG (90.9 KB, 209 views)
File Type: jpg
PICT1468..JPG (95.0 KB, 218 views)
gm1230126 is offline  
Old 06-26-10, 04:46 PM
  #1274  
Pro status
 
mtnwkr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Bremerton, Washington
Posts: 303

Bikes: many

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Picked up this 89 sm500 this morning. It was covered in dirt and dust but cleaned up well and appears to have very low mileage-even the tires are in new condition. Stripped it, waxed the frame and built it back up. New grips and chain and she'll be complete. A bit too small for me, this one is looking for a new home.


mtnwkr is offline  
Old 06-27-10, 01:06 PM
  #1275  
Senior Member
 
mumei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: in exile
Posts: 75
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
1993 Rockhopper Expert.

Bought if off of CL to make into a commuter.

After cleaning and adding the SPDs and an old Flite saddle I had; the original saddle was way too cushy for my taste.


Added a rack and slicks.


And a bag.
mumei is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.