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09-23-16, 04:55 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

I have been chasing this frame for a lot of...

I have been chasing this frame for a lot of years...finally got my hands on it yesterday...built myself a fun ride:
08-29-16, 11:03 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Christophe and Specialized were the two I used. ...

Christophe and Specialized were the two I used.



Steve
04-11-16, 04:06 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

An oldie for the ladies, (with some cool BMX...

An oldie for the ladies, (with some cool BMX Parts):


http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_0449_zpsvzy1grec.jpg...
03-12-16, 06:19 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Got this unloved Homegrown today...gonna give it...

Got this unloved Homegrown today...gonna give it some TLC:





http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/homegrown1_zpsxfbc9s4x.jpg...
03-12-16, 06:17 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

At least if it's Tim's blood it's vintage :lol: ...

At least if it's Tim's blood it's vintage :lol:




Steve
03-12-16, 04:08 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Tim, that blue camo paint is soooooooo...

Tim, that blue camo paint is soooooooo cool....love it.



Steve
12-19-15, 02:28 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

How so? Steve

How so?


Steve
12-19-15, 09:37 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

That's Tim's (Aemmer) black Ritchey...it is a...

That's Tim's (Aemmer) black Ritchey...it is a stunning bike. Thought he posted full shots on here, but it may have been on the MTBR VRC Ritchey thread.


Steve
10-18-15, 07:12 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

One of my favorite detail shots of all time. ...

One of my favorite detail shots of all time.



Steve
07-24-15, 10:37 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Yes, all Suntour except the Shimano U-brakes. It...

Yes, all Suntour except the Shimano U-brakes. It even has an XC Pro seat post and those funky Suntour levers with the cable entry out front.




Steve
07-23-15, 06:49 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks eom, it was almost in my backyard...I...

Thanks eom, it was almost in my backyard...I actually missed the CL post a couple months ago...a friend sent me a link to the old ad and it was a done deal...had to have it.



Steve
07-23-15, 05:36 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

1988 Columbine Mountain Presige. Feel...

1988 Columbine Mountain Presige.


Feel like I won the lottery.




http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/ColumbineMTB1_zpsoil0div7.jpg...
06-08-15, 05:04 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Here's one you don't see every day. ...

Here's one you don't see every day.



1988 Jeffrey Richman brazed frame and stem:




http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_0183_zpslu8pub5n.jpg...
05-04-14, 05:58 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Bummer the show got rained out...I would imagine...

Bummer the show got rained out...I would imagine those three beauties would have been a hit a hit with the crowd.


Wish you didn't have so much into that Champion...I'll never be able to afford...
05-01-14, 08:20 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

cyclotoine, thanks for the compliment...glad...

cyclotoine, thanks for the compliment...glad you enjoyed it.







Ah, the man knows his Treks...yes, the first bonded aluminum Trek MTB.
05-01-14, 10:50 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

1987 Trek 8000 ...

1987 Trek 8000



http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/trek80007_zpsf37b86d7.jpg (http://s695.photobucket.com/user/eastcoaststeve/media/trek80007_zpsf37b86d7.jpg.html)



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04-11-14, 07:23 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thank for the compliments on the old Trek...

Thank for the compliments on the old Trek guys...glad you like the build.


I tried to put it together with the higher end stuff I could never afford back in the day.


Skewers are Odyssey...
04-11-14, 06:51 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

1991 Trek 830 Back in 1990, I spent every...

1991 Trek 830


Back in 1990, I spent every nickel I had on a shiny neon Trek 830...I really wanted the aluminum 6000, or the carbon 8900, but there was no way that was gonna happen.

My $369...
04-11-14, 06:46 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

What size frame are you looking for WNG? I might...

What size frame are you looking for WNG? I might have something cool hanging in the rafters.




Steve
01-25-14, 12:41 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thank god your wife isn't as tall as...

Thank god your wife isn't as tall as you...otherwise you would have had to come up with another reason to add that awesome bike to your stable. ;)



(btw: haven't gotten a chance to ease the...
01-22-14, 02:57 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Hahahaha...you got me. :p I knew we were...

Hahahaha...you got me. :p

I knew we were both going to have trouble keeping the "sell not buy" New Year's Resolution...

Your "lapse" looks pretty tasty...love those Davidsons.


Steve
01-22-14, 07:33 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Yup, I was a bit surprised when I noticed all the...

Yup, I was a bit surprised when I noticed all the bling in the CL ad...really didn't need another bike, but couldn't pass this one up. Yup on the Nuke Proof hubs, the cranks are Grafton, and I'm with...
01-22-14, 07:30 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

I normally ride a 17-18" frame, but I have a...

I normally ride a 17-18" frame, but I have a couple of 16"s that are fun to play on for jumps and stuff...I'm sure this one will be a fun ride.

Yeah, it's pretty well equipped...thought for sure...
01-21-14, 06:21 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Picked this up last night with the intent to use...

Picked this up last night with the intent to use it as a donor for a frame I wanted to build up.....



http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/M2_zps7bdf6c41.jpg...
12-29-13, 11:27 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

19 bucks....that was a score!Shame about the...

19 bucks....that was a score!Shame about the BB....what did you end up doing with the frame?Steve
12-29-13, 08:15 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Pics of your Stratos? I wanted one so bad back in...

Pics of your Stratos? I wanted one so bad back in 90/91.

Steve
10-16-13, 08:54 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Haven't posted in a while, but finishing this one...

Haven't posted in a while, but finishing this one made me smile, so....

Seriously vintage.

S&S Bigfoot:


http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_2288_zps2ef9bdbc.jpg...
12-13-12, 10:04 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

I don't think it's Aremet...since it's not broken...

I don't think it's Aremet...since it's not broken (yet). Pretty sure it's regular steel, but it is pretty light.



Steve
12-13-12, 10:02 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Pretty sure they are XC 500's...always thought...

Pretty sure they are XC 500's...always thought hey looked so cool. Found out today they look better than they ride, lol.



Steve
12-13-12, 10:01 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Cranks are Caramba with a Caramba machined one...

Cranks are Caramba with a Caramba machined one piece double chainring, Salsa granny bolted on. Yup, 3x1...I've wanted to try it for a while, and it worked suprisingly well: no walking and no...
12-13-12, 03:00 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Probably the only one of these out on the trails...

Probably the only one of these out on the trails today...


http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/IMG_1287.jpg




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11-14-12, 08:14 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

T, I never get tired of looking at your...

T, I never get tired of looking at your Rodriguez...such a classy bike.

What ever happened to the dark blue one with the "lipstick" paint, ? (you know, the one that was more my size, lol.)
...
09-30-10, 03:43 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Finished the rebuild on my $25 Klein...total...

Finished the rebuild on my $25 Klein...total investment $96...,so I won't feel too guilty riding it hard.






http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/96attitudefull.jpg
09-05-10, 07:44 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Picked this one up today. Needs a lot of...

Picked this one up today.


Needs a lot of work, but for what I spent, can't complain.



$25 Klein: :)
12-11-09, 07:42 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

One from the more "modern" side of vintage: ...

One from the more "modern" side of vintage:


always wanted a FTW frame. I finished the build tonight and am stoked at how nice it came out



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11-06-09, 10:37 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Finished this one today and wanted to share: ...

Finished this one today and wanted to share:





http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/vv313/eastcoaststeve/kleinlxbotmentry2.jpg
09-23-09, 08:06 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

I love this thread... gave the Bonty a...

I love this thread...


gave the Bonty a little refresh today while waiting for parts for my current project. I think it came out quite nice:




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06-28-09, 10:30 AM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Finished up the build on this one a few weeks...

Finished up the build on this one a few weeks ago....





http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/vintbreeztrials1.JPG
03-29-09, 09:59 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Finished the re-build on this one a few days ago....

Finished the re-build on this one a few days ago. It was completely hammered when I got it. Patience, elbow grease, and a few bucks made it a sweet rider.



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01-09-09, 07:13 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Sorry for being a tease ;). The Campy...

Sorry for being a tease ;).


The Campy dropouts belong to this:


Yo Eddy Fork in really bad shape:
http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/yoedyforkbefore.JPG
01-08-09, 11:18 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

A pleasant little suprise when I took the front...

A pleasant little suprise when I took the front wheel off the latest vintage mountain bike to join my garage...






http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/uglyforkdrop.JPG
11-30-08, 10:07 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Cyclodan, I'm pretty sure it's a '92 from...

Cyclodan,

I'm pretty sure it's a '92 from the calalog scan I found online. Thumbies are DX same for FD and cranks. If he had another Rocky, it'd be right next to this one by now, lol.

Funny...
11-30-08, 05:43 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

One from the Great White North: ...

One from the Great White North:




http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/rmhammer4.JPG


http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/rmhammer5.JPG
11-17-08, 05:54 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Picked up my first full-suspension MTB last...

Picked up my first full-suspension MTB last week...still managed to keep it vintage though:




http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/gtltssideshot.JPG
09-17-08, 09:23 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

One more bike to cram in the garage...I think I'm...

One more bike to cram in the garage...I think I'm just about to hit critical mass, but I really can't help myself when it comes to cool old bikes.



...
09-14-08, 09:31 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Spent some time on the trails Friday with my...

Spent some time on the trails Friday with my "vintagest" mountain bike:




http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/klunker5abstract.JPG
02-25-08, 07:37 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Re-Cycle, Thanks. I'm really stoked with...

Re-Cycle,

Thanks. I'm really stoked with how it turned out. Rides even better than it looks and at 19lbs, it floats over the singletrack. I feel like a kid again every time I ride it.

The...
02-11-08, 08:48 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Thanks, but believe it or not, all I did with the...

Thanks, but believe it or not, all I did with the paint was clean, degrease, and wax. It still has all the scratches and scrapes, but they don't show in the pics from a few feet away. I'm a huge fan...
02-11-08, 08:31 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Here's the pic I got from the seller on CL: ...

Here's the pic I got from the seller on CL:



http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/kleinasis.jpg



The minute I saw it, I knew it needed to be saved and in my garage. Hard to tell from the...
02-11-08, 04:36 PM
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Posted By eastcoaststeve

Finished the resto/conversion of my dream bike a...

Finished the resto/conversion of my dream bike a few weeks ago; here's how it turned out:




http://www.observedtrials.net/otn4/kleinsinglerearsmall2.JPG
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