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10-21-13, 04:49 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Fair enough. Guess I was put on my heels when I...

Fair enough. Guess I was put on my heels when I was asked to forward it to him. I read some ego behind that. Probably shouldn't have projected.

Either way, I'm curious to see if this gets tried...
10-21-13, 12:52 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

I guess I'm just confused- "BMX" calipers are...

I guess I'm just confused- "BMX" calipers are used all the time on mountain bikes. What would be different about a bolt on roller cam that has been designed to attach to the frame where traditional...
10-21-13, 10:37 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

What? You asked for an image of a pit bull...

What?

You asked for an image of a pit bull brake with a single center bolt on a mounting plate. All of those have a single center bolt on a mounting plate. To that point, I've never seen a pit...
10-20-13, 11:04 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Oh come on. Did you even try a Google image...

Oh come on. Did you even try a Google image search??...
10-20-13, 10:27 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Look into locating some Odyssey Pitbull brakes. ...

Look into locating some Odyssey Pitbull brakes. They're out there.
10-14-13, 05:53 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Forget the [gussied up RockShox Mag 21] fork, how...

Forget the [gussied up RockShox Mag 21] fork, how about those cantis!

I would imagine you got a great price on that, nice work.

Sell me those cantis
08-01-13, 04:38 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

My new bar bike. Already signed up for the...

My new bar bike. Already signed up for the chainstay brake mafia, but here's my proof I guess. Biopace, chainstay mounted u-brakes and thumbies. Love it.

I'm really having trouble with the...
07-08-13, 10:07 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Speaking of Ned: ...

Speaking of Ned:

http://i.imgur.com/ZjcDal.jpg (http://imgur.com/ZjcDa)

Gallery- http://imgur.com/a/qiclQ

I've since traded it to a friend who's swapped the fork out and converted it to...
06-29-13, 10:34 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

I tend to agree with this. I grew up riding a...

I tend to agree with this. I grew up riding a rigid mtb. A LOT. I've noticed that the skills I learned riding that thing over terrain I had no place riding over has translated to all of my riding....
06-29-13, 09:23 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

They're bottomed, most likely from shot...

They're bottomed, most likely from shot elastomers.



Well, no sh*t sherlock. What the hell is the point of this post? Take a look around, this is C&V, it's not about the numbers, never has...
06-28-13, 06:02 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Way cool, but why the hell is that fork on that...

Way cool, but why the hell is that fork on that bike? Nevermind the RD, the brake levers would have cost more than it.
03-05-13, 04:01 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

I love that moser. So so very much. I...

I love that moser. So so very much.

I totally meant to psot this in the drop bar thread. :lol: Whoops.
03-05-13, 11:29 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Alright drop bar thread, I have this fat...

Alright drop bar thread,

I have this fat chance:

http://i.imgur.com/y04Aul.jpg

And a full tricolor [sti] group. I'm approaching the critical mass of boredom to go ahead and do this. One...
02-28-13, 01:35 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

I always liked the 737 group. That's the one...

I always liked the 737 group. That's the one year that it came with cantis before the v brakes came out. Very nice find.

Elastomers are ~$50. I always liked the early manitou forks (before the...
02-26-13, 10:41 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Whatever, you've been riding it for 6 years,...

Whatever, you've been riding it for 6 years, you're not dead. Leave it.

(Check the problem solvers link in my post, headset reducing spacers)

Edit: I'm really off tonight, I usually don't miss...
02-26-13, 09:06 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

http://problemsolversbike.com/products/headtube_re...

http://problemsolversbike.com/products/headtube_reducers

Or, put your life in your hands and mount a front basket on that thing- it'll effortlessly handle loads with that little trail.

Check...
02-10-13, 10:05 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Just looking at these levers hurts my wrists. ...

Just looking at these levers hurts my wrists. How do you do ride with them so flat?
02-06-13, 11:08 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

No need to apologize, I'm the same way. Part of...

No need to apologize, I'm the same way. Part of what got me started on this long strange trip of being a bicycle nut was swapping parts out on my trek in the mid 90s.
02-05-13, 03:26 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

You're on to something there- The fork isn't from...

You're on to something there- The fork isn't from the same time as the exage. As a rule of thumb, [elastomer] Quadras came out in the time of stx components. Exage was more the a [air/oil] mag...
02-05-13, 02:37 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

That's the first quarda fork I've seen in a long...

That's the first quarda fork I've seen in a long time that didn't have blown elastomers and was sitting on its bumpstops.

I always liked the satin finishes on those Marins. And exage? That puts...
02-01-13, 06:26 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

I think that bike's from an era more like 1990...

I think that bike's from an era more like 1990 than the mid-90s. I think that was the last gasp of Fisher himself owning Fisher before trek took over. Somewhere in the middle, as best as I've been...
01-08-13, 09:45 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

http://www.suspensionforkparts.net/eshop/index.php...

http://www.suspensionforkparts.net/eshop/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=29
11-17-12, 12:06 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

This bike makes the 14 year old me (born in 1980)...

This bike makes the 14 year old me (born in 1980) feel all tingly inside. Please post more pics.

Where did you find the blonde tioga tires?
11-17-12, 11:19 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Thanks for this. Did you work for Chris Chance? ...

Thanks for this. Did you work for Chris Chance? You either talk a very convincing game or have extensive knowledge of these bicycles.

I've been in [local bike guru] Glenn Swan's ear about...
11-16-12, 06:05 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Just checked, the seatpost is a 26.4. Here are...

Just checked, the seatpost is a 26.4. Here are some pictures, they're not great, but hopefully they'll help you pin it down. The only decal on the bike was from "D+D Frame Services". That has me a...
11-16-12, 04:44 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Well yea, there's that. Was kind of a buddy...

Well yea, there's that. Was kind of a buddy deal, but still amazing.




The guy I got it from is from VT, he told me the bike had passed through many hands in the area over the years. I guess...
11-16-12, 03:47 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Can anyone tell me about this fat chance I picked...

Can anyone tell me about this fat chance I picked up today?

http://i.imgur.com/y04Aul.jpg (http://imgur.com/y04Au)

http://i.imgur.com/m9VBml.jpg (http://imgur.com/m9VBm)
11-12-12, 01:22 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Fixed that for you. Edit: now I see it, man...

Fixed that for you.

Edit: now I see it, man Klein had the best paint.
10-29-12, 11:12 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

[/quote] There was also a corresponding plug...

[/quote]

There was also a corresponding plug (rubber expanding grommet) that went inside the seatpost with a chain tool and... box wrenches? A local shop still has the pair in their original...
09-03-12, 09:25 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Didn't get down in there this time with the bike,...

Didn't get down in there this time with the bike, but I'm headed back up there later this month. Might have to bring the stable.
09-02-12, 09:23 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Had the Cinelli out today. ...

Had the Cinelli out today.

http://i.imgur.com/HDZptl.jpg (http://i.imgur.com/HDZpt.jpg)
03-30-12, 08:45 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

Cool bike. If it were me, i'd be hunting down...

Cool bike. If it were me, i'd be hunting down some rue 9/16" DX clone platforms. Those adapters kick the pedals out too far for my liking. What is that rear LX deraileur? looks like you have at...
03-24-12, 07:58 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

That's an 18" I'm 6' and the cinelli is a......

That's an 18" I'm 6' and the cinelli is a... 20-21", haven't found a sticker on it. I think I have 4 different generations of LX on that trek.

For reference this '91 mb-4:
...
03-24-12, 05:09 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Early 90s midrange with late 90s midrange update...

Early 90s midrange with late 90s midrange update (bought this bike when I was 12, doesn't really fit, but I'm not about to let it go)-

http://i.imgur.com/dfvNpl.jpg (http://imgur.com/dfvNp)
...
03-19-12, 11:49 AM
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Posted By IthaDan

That stem came on it?

That stem came on it?
03-18-12, 09:45 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Those optical indicator lx levers came out in 94....

Those optical indicator lx levers came out in 94. I think the rest of that lx is a mishmash of two generations- the cranks match the shifters, but the deraileurs and brakes are the generation before....
03-12-12, 05:54 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Heh, thanks, it was waiting outside the CoOp I...

Heh, thanks, it was waiting outside the CoOp I work at a couple weeks back, donated, and seeing how it was my size and I hadn't yet claimed one for my own, I adopted it. I have about $50 in it at...
03-12-12, 05:38 PM
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Posted By IthaDan

Got it tightened up and ridable (took a tire, a...

Got it tightened up and ridable (took a tire, a chain, a bottom bracket and about an hour of wrenching)-

http://i.imgur.com/8eqnUl.jpg (http://imgur.com/8eqnU)

I love this thing, I'm keeping...
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