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09-21-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 313
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Posted By av1

Rockhopper comp 1994: with some modernization I...

Rockhopper comp 1994: with some modernization I like it a lot....
09-16-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

No, nothing is original apart from the fork,...

No, nothing is original apart from the fork, frame , front derailleur and the seatpost.
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09-07-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994 ...

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994

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05-20-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,344
Posted By av1

Schwalbe Durano foldable 1.1, 28mm - light, fast...

Schwalbe Durano foldable 1.1, 28mm - light, fast road tire , no flats for 2000km on good asphalt, makes my drop bar-ed 26er to feel almsost like a road bike, i use them for exercising for climbing a...
05-16-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,457
Posted By av1

Nice bike & tires combo, a proper signature as...

Nice bike & tires combo, a proper signature as well /except the bead head nymphs part/. 🤔
05-16-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By av1

I got this for a similar project - a Specialized...

I got this for a similar project - a Specialized rockhopper comp '94 double buttet cro mo. My only complaint is the 1 inch fork, making the stem availability problematic, but I have one 100mm for 1...
05-16-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,250
Posted By av1

Scott. :popcorn

Scott. :popcorn
Forum: Touring
05-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,469
Posted By av1

Thats posh. 3x7 on rigid 25 years young bike will...

Thats posh. 3x7 on rigid 25 years young bike will do.
Forum: Touring
05-08-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,469
Posted By av1

Bike industry is in the business of making...

Bike industry is in the business of making profits, not just making bikes. The aim is to make you spend money one way or another, the more you spend the better The very first rule of marketing is to...
Forum: Touring
05-07-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,732
Posted By av1

Mr Orange is dead. He hit a brick wall as his...

Mr Orange is dead. He hit a brick wall as his disc brake run out of oil or something.
Forum: Touring
05-07-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,732
Posted By av1

:P Really?! And what else they sell that we...

:P
Really?! And what else they sell that we should have?:roflmao2:
05-01-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,920
Views: 3,468,065
Posted By av1

Its a work in progress, 40-47mm tires, mavic...

Its a work in progress, 40-47mm tires, mavic rims, deore hubs, drop bars, so i am using the one from the second photo.
...
Forum: Touring
04-30-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,732
Posted By av1

God bless the rim brakes!

God bless the rim brakes!
04-23-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 156,822
Posted By av1

A few photos from the ride today. ...

A few photos from the ride today.
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04-23-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 156,822
Posted By av1

20km asphalt and forest paths.

20km asphalt and forest paths.
04-23-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

Definitely a no go.😋

Definitely a no go.😋
04-21-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

It was until i fired the mechanic.

It was until i fired the mechanic.
04-20-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

I am waiting and staring for it.

I am waiting and staring for it.
04-20-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

3 x 7 from a couple of days ago - 48-36-26 to...

3 x 7 from a couple of days ago - 48-36-26 to 12-28 and a photo from the easy part....
04-20-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

Thats important to clarify. Over here - some 12%...

Thats important to clarify. Over here - some 12% grades and not always on a nice asphalt but on a winding rough forest path too, so on mixed terrain ride - both asphalt and forest paths, maybe they...
04-20-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

3 x 7 is all i ever need.😎

3 x 7 is all i ever need.😎
04-19-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,584
Posted By av1

I am not fan of singles or doubles either.

I am not fan of singles or doubles either.
10-26-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

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Before to start a short ride today...
09-08-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,323
Posted By av1

Not a 700 wheelset?

Not a 700 wheelset?
09-03-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,302
Posted By av1

There should be a cheaper alternatives to Paul...

There should be a cheaper alternatives to Paul motolite v brakes for swapping wheel sizes between 26 to 28 and even to 27,5 if available for v brakes. It could be cheaper to make a decent v brake...
08-02-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By av1

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04-08-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

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Thanks, shifters are mtb diameter 22.2mm mounted on a pure fix drop bar...
04-01-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

Using this Scott Boulder '94 frame with flat bars...

Using this Scott Boulder '94 frame with flat bars since 2012 finally converted it to a drop...
01-15-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,453
Posted By av1

Aero over weight and rr! I made over 20 short...

Aero over weight and rr! I made over 20 short rides on a 14km mixed road, some flat, some up and down, on two of my bikes on equal terms with each bike. They have the same drive train , speeds , 28mm...
01-05-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,459
Posted By av1

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All purpose bike - the same bike I got since being a student many moons...
01-05-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,752
Posted By av1

Thanks, I put an old rack from other bike when...

Thanks, I put an old rack from other bike when needed, it feels quite stable at rear with heavy rack
01-05-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,752
Posted By av1

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My current commuter is build around 500 Usd mark at 11kg/24lb and looks...
09-18-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,048
Posted By av1

For the lazy and shrewd... friction thumbies...

For the lazy and shrewd... friction thumbies forever
09-17-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

I was in the same situation and decided that the...

I was in the same situation and decided that the current line of shimano bar end shifters are too posh for my tastes so i am using the thumbies. Also i am not connvinced that i will like the position...
09-10-18, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By av1

Cheap and cheerful with Pure cycles drop bar. ...

Cheap and cheerful with Pure cycles drop bar.

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09-09-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,840
Posted By av1

Pure cycles offer a 22.2mm drop bar that will fit...

Pure cycles offer a 22.2mm drop bar that will fit mtb shifters.
09-02-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

Good job😎 i have the same deore xt that i may use...

Good job😎 i have the same deore xt that i may use for similar project so thanks for your input.
09-02-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

How are the shifters mounted unless the bar is...

How are the shifters mounted unless the bar is thinner diameter than the standart 23.8mm road bar?:foo:
07-20-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 16,465
Posted By av1

After the sabotage against Nibali i am turning it...

After the sabotage against Nibali i am turning it off
06-04-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,408
Posted By av1

Yep, its 26 inch frame 20,5 size born as a mtb ,...

Yep, its 26 inch frame 20,5 size born as a mtb , now a city commuter with road tires and sort of a hybrid to me.
06-04-18, 12:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,408
Posted By av1

thanks, this Boulder is in Scott catalogues from...

thanks, this Boulder is in Scott catalogues from 1994. Tires, wheels, saddle, handlebar, crankset , grips, bar ends , stem, v brakes and cables are new. Shifters, seat post, front and rear mech are...
06-04-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,408
Posted By av1

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Specialized overendz are are ok to me.
04-29-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 156,822
Posted By av1

13+km city commuting.:speedy:

13+km city commuting.:speedy:
04-28-18, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,084,686
Posted By av1

Thanks. I like retro steel frame with modern...

Thanks. I like retro steel frame with modern parts, so apart from the fork and frame the original parts are Ricthey seat post, deore lx 7 speed shifters, deore lx front mech and rear derailleur. New...
04-28-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7,701
Views: 2,084,686
Posted By av1

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With a new Pro stem.
04-19-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 158,225
Posted By av1

Urban commuter.:speedy:

Urban commuter.:speedy:
04-06-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

I've heard that the steel cages will brake after...

I've heard that the steel cages will brake after some time if you put them on a regular 23.8mm drop bar, so I got the Purecycles 22.2mm drop bar and the thumbies fit with no need to open the cages....
04-06-18, 02:07 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,732
Posted By av1

Green-ish and fast green:)

Green-ish and fast green:)
04-06-18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

Thanks. The thumbies are still the same ones that...

Thanks. The thumbies are still the same ones that the bike was fitted as new - shimano sl my 20 - 3 speed friction front , 6 speed indexed/ friction rear. The current setup for my city commuting is...
04-05-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,053
Views: 2,617,510
Posted By av1

Converted 26 inch commuter.

Converted 26 inch commuter.
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