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Photos of my 1987 Schwinn High Sierra

Old 11-03-11, 04:33 PM
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Photos of my 1987 Schwinn High Sierra

This bike has gone through a couple of changes since I posted it last. I'm actually thinking about selling, (I have something cooler working up) so I went ahead and documented the bike as is.

Details are at My Blog

And I'll put some photos here.





Lots more photos and details on the blog post. If someone knows how to resize these, please go ahead and do so.
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Old 11-03-11, 07:01 PM
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This looks good. I really like the black chrome.

A question: Is that a bottle opener on the quick release for your seat? If so I'm jealous.

I like the way you have used the front fork bosses for lights. I'm not sure how much riding you do at night, but I would rotate them downards and in front ~20' or so (unless they are just there for you to be seen). Peter White has a good write up on light adjustment on his website.
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Old 11-03-11, 07:20 PM
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I must be the only person still using one of these as a MTB?
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Looks good. This what you need a crankset for?
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Hey, that is an 86'. Nice bike!
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I generally keep one of the lights rotated up towards drivers and one on the road.

I need the crankset for my chrome Ross that may be replacing this bike.

It is indeed a bottle opener - when I sell the bike, that might stay with me.
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I still take mine out on the trails. It's a capable bike. I did break my nose while riding it though,
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This one is all loaded down like an Harley Ultra, so it's not much of a trail bike. I'm building a Ross Mt. Whitney to be a little more dirt oriented.
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Great looking bike Custermustache! I'm curious how the geometry compares to the mt. Whitney, are they the same size?
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