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1994 Bridgestone MB-1 with Bullmoose Bars

Old 08-28-10, 02:15 PM
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1994 Bridgestone MB-1 with Bullmoose Bars

I waited over 2 months for the bars to come in, but it was definitely worth the wait.



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Old 08-28-10, 03:35 PM
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Really sexy bike. It's not dirty enough.
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I like it.
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Old 08-28-10, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by jtgotsjets View Post
Really sexy bike. It's not dirty enough.
Thanks, I just cleaned & waxed it, give me some time
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Old 08-28-10, 03:51 PM
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Too funny! I was waiting forever for those bars to come in as well and it was for my 1993 Bridgestone MB-2.



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Old 08-28-10, 03:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Johnny Alien View Post
Too funny! I was waiting forever for those bars to come in as well and it was for my 1993 Bridgestone MB-2.
They feel good don't they. I rode 26 miles yesterday and my hands didn't hurt at all.
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Old 08-28-10, 04:34 PM
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who made the seatpost
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Both bikes are very nice!!!

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who made the seatpost
It's a Nitto S-84

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Old 08-28-10, 05:00 PM
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Both bikes look great.

Which retailer had the Bullmoose bars guys?

They'd look great on my youngest son's MB-1.
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I have Ritchie/Nitto Bullmoose bars on my MB-2, but they're welded aluminum and black anodized. I had them on my daughter's mountain bike, but somebody told me that they're valuable and I swapped bars with her. I think they have a bit less sweep than the new ones and they have a cantilever brake cable hanger built in.
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
Both bikes look great.

Which retailer had the Bullmoose bars guys?

They'd look great on my youngest son's MB-1.
Thanks, mine came from Rivendell. They had them in stock last week.
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I picked up a set of the old BullMoose bars from my Co-Op in Bloomington. I decided to make the Univega Activa into a cross/mountain bike, as it has clearance for 700X45's...I love the stupid things. I was intrigued by them on the Riv website, but wasn't intrigued enough to pay the premium. Got these for $5. When I pick it up, I'll post pics of it. I really like them too - very comfy. Mine have a square front though - they aren't curved like the new ones. I like the look of the curved ones a whole lot more than these, but both seem really nice...and mine are WIDE. Like, a full 4" wider than standard mountain bars.

I think on the bike at top, I'd straighten out the rack, but aside from that, gorgeous bike.

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Originally Posted by TeeSquare View Post
Thanks, mine came from Rivendell. They had them in stock last week.
I appreciate it.
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Here's some more photos from today's ride.



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Very nice TeeSquare, and great photos!
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BeeeYoooTeeeFulllll Bikes! My favorite.
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So these Bullmoose contraptions are desirable?

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Thanks Chris & Stu

Wow Golden Boy, cool shot. Is that an MB-1 too? These bars would be good for riding the rails
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Originally Posted by TeeSquare View Post

Wow Golden Boy, cool shot. Is that an MB-1 too? These bars would be good for riding the rails
Thanks! No, it's not a Bridgestone- it's an 84 Stumpjumper Sport.

Where did you get your grips? Mine are sorta like that- but grey.

I don't particularly think of the weight of the bars, however, the hand postion thing is really kind of a drag- I'm thinking about putting some bar ends on there, just for somewhere else to have my hands. I'm also thinking about different "riser" type bars and one of the alloy "brake cable through" stems...
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Really nice looking bikes. All the Bullmoose bars I have, all on vintage stumpy's, aren't as swept back as yours. Were they made special for Bridgestone?
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Really nice looking bikes. All the Bullmoose bars I have, all on vintage stumpy's, aren't as swept back as yours. Were they made special for Bridgestone?
Thanks, this is one of the new versions of the Bullmoose bars where the design was tweeked by Grant Peterson at Rivendell to add the curve and the more swept back bars. Read about them here.
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I almost want a pair for my old Grizzly
Hey Bianchigirll, you should get yourself one.

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