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11-19-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,292
Posted By thorstein

'84 Stumpjumper Sport ...

'84 Stumpjumper Sport


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10-31-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

FD replaced Mk-II

I finally got the Cyclone Mk-II installed & it works great - nice & smooth. I slight twitch has developed in my right eye, but I'm sure that will go away after a bit (or when I can find a gen 1...
10-24-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

I think I recall his liking for it as well....

I think I recall his liking for it as well. Hopefully I can get over not having a matching FD, but I think I'll end up at least coordinating the Cyclone theme. The Mountech is slated to be mounted on...
10-23-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

The top one has a clamp, but it is the, not sure...

The top one has a clamp, but it is the, not sure about correct terminology here, compression strap type not the hinged arm type.
10-23-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

fd done

My front derailer bit it today.

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(Post) fatigued Cyclone hinge....
10-09-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

Your name isn't Drew by any chance? 😂

Your name isn't Drew by any chance? 😂
08-23-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,988
Posted By thorstein

I usually have coffee before a ride and rarely...

I usually have coffee before a ride and rarely after. I don't often stop while on a ride, but I should probably plan better routes!

Coffee press is my go to. I'll give the Kalita pour over or moka...
08-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By thorstein

I'd give Express Bike Shop a try. Just off...

I'd give Express Bike Shop a try. Just off Lexington on Selby. By far my favorite shop in the Cities.

They had spacers when I went in there this spring.
06-03-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 25,648
Posted By thorstein

Any updates on this bike? Have you been able to...

Any updates on this bike? Have you been able to use it for its custom purpose? I enjoyed following the progress and seeing all the modifications.
05-31-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,069
Posted By thorstein

I've had folding 1 1/4" Pasela PTs for the past...

I've had folding 1 1/4" Pasela PTs for the past 2-3 years and put 2,000+ miles on with no problems. The urban routes I ride have glass shards once in a while & other such hazards, but I've yet to...
04-15-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

I second the DTH suggestion. 2.1"s fit on my '84...

I second the DTH suggestion. 2.1"s fit on my '84 Stumpjumper. I've had them on for the past three years. Gravel roads, wooded single track, & paved surfaces are all handled well with them. I...
04-03-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 43,279
Posted By thorstein

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It's currently wet & cold here, so I'm doing a little maintenance...
03-07-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,609
Posted By thorstein

Post a pick when it's in portage mode!

Post a pick when it's in portage mode!
01-12-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,358
Posted By thorstein

I've got 1 1/4" Paselas on my '89 Voyageur with...

I've got 1 1/4" Paselas on my '89 Voyageur with fenders. It would fit wider without, but probably not with the fenders.
01-09-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By thorstein

I'd go with Maxxis DTH unless you plan to be...

I'd go with Maxxis DTH unless you plan to be riding in mud. I've done a bunch of single track & had no problem, but I'm not an agressive rider either.

They've been great pavement/gravel/trail...
12-14-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,020,398
Posted By thorstein

Nice! I aspire to a trip like that & I want to...

Nice! I aspire to a trip like that & I want to visit Banff some day! Also, I'm a little envious of the Expedition!

Are you doing a solo trip‽
11-11-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,391
Posted By thorstein

Another option would be the lowsaddle longflap....

Another option would be the lowsaddle longflap. It's 15L vs 11L for the Pendle. I've had it a couple years & really like it. I've fit a laptop & lunch in it without extending the longflap Also, a...
10-30-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By thorstein

What year is yours? My son has a '90 or '91...

What year is yours?

My son has a '90 or '91 High Plains that still has a level top tube. We fit 2.25" WTB knobbies on it, but the clearance was so close he wore some paint off the chains stays...
10-25-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 99,867
Posted By thorstein

I believe it's a reference to the weight of the...

I believe it's a reference to the weight of the model.
10-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 293,174
Posted By thorstein

1984 Stumpjumper Sport

This came to me pretty much stock except for the saddle. I replaced the Mountech rd after the upper pulley seized on me (I did clean it up & get it working, but figured it was a ticking time bomb). I...
10-07-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 3,353,292
Posted By thorstein

Interesting! Mine is an original XC body that...

Interesting! Mine is an original XC body that hasn't given me any trouble even after repairing the broken off b-stop tab. I'm on the lookout for derailer bodies that could be subbed in when it...
10-06-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 3,353,292
Posted By thorstein

Love those SunTour 3 pulley derailers! Which one...

Love those SunTour 3 pulley derailers! Which one is it? I can't quite tell from the pic.
09-27-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 931
Posted By thorstein

There's a 15T cog on my '69 Twenty that does...

There's a 15T cog on my '69 Twenty that does pretty well most of the time. The only time I want a larger cog is going up the 7% grade hill on my way home from work.
I agree with rhenning though, 2nd...
09-27-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 3,353,292
Posted By thorstein

Looks great! Are those tires Panaracer Paselas?...

Looks great! Are those tires Panaracer Paselas? I'd love to hear a report on how they do. I've got 2.1" Maxxis DTHs on my '84 Stumpjumper Sport & I like them a lot, but I'm thinking I could go a...
09-09-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

I'll bet you're right about starting with a flat...

I'll bet you're right about starting with a flat surface & tightening the bolt flush. I guess that wasy hope with adding the JB Weld - more surface area to spread out the perpendicular force on the...
09-09-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

The bolt clears the hanger, but it does look...

The bolt clears the hanger, but it does look awfully close. I measured beforehand, & in the last picture of my previous post, the derailer is mounted. It was shifting cleanly through all the gears,...
09-08-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

How long is it good for?

I just finished adding JB Weld to hopefully support the bolt. I'll hopefully remember to post updates on how the repair holds up.
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09-06-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

screwed

I drilled & tapped the body for a 4mm bolt. It went pretty smoothly even if the bolt didn't end up completely square. I'm thinking I'll build up behind the bolt head with J B Weld - can't hurt &...
09-06-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

Thanks for the offer. From what I read, The...

Thanks for the offer. From what I read, The Golden Boy identified 2 kinds of 3 Pulley cages: one with "3 Pulley System" & one without. It seemed the LePree worked with the unmarked cage, but mine is...
09-05-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

Kind of what I had been thinking, but I think...

Kind of what I had been thinking, but I think I'll give it a go & look for a replacement body.



It seems like XC double pulleys are available, so I'll try this for when the bolt inevitably...
09-05-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By thorstein

Toasted, right? Suntour XC Three Pulley

I really like this derailer, but am pretty sure it is beyond help. Is there any magic to repair the now missing stop? J-B Weld or something else? Is the best case scenario finding a donor to put the...
08-26-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,609
Posted By thorstein

Thanks! I like my B17 a lot as well as my...

Thanks! I like my B17 a lot as well as my Carradice Lowsaddle Longflap, so I'll look into those.

Ha! Yeah, I should have clarified. The Panaracer Paselas in 1.75”.
08-25-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,609
Posted By thorstein

How about the saddle & bag? I'd love to get a...

How about the saddle & bag? I'd love to get a Brooks for my '84 Stumpjumper Sport, but looking to save some money.
Also, have you tried the 1.75 Panaracers? I've currently got 2.1" Maxxis DTHs, but...
08-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,213
Posted By thorstein

I probably wouldn't do the whole oxalic treatment...

I probably wouldn't do the whole oxalic treatment myself. Instead, I'd knock off (wire wheel/brush, fine sand paper, etc.) any active or dust bubbling, then do a few coats of boiled linseed oil to...
07-16-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,026
Views: 293,174
Posted By thorstein

Personally, I would stick with the Hard Rock. I...

Personally, I would stick with the Hard Rock. I like the sleaker steel tubing rather than the oversized aluminum tubing on the GT.

Unless there's really something you like about the GT, I don't...
07-16-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,609
Posted By thorstein

Here are my two '84 Stumpjumper Sports: ...

Here are my two '84 Stumpjumper Sports:

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06-18-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By thorstein

sad turn with an upshot

Sad turn of events, the spindle is pitted!
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The upshot is that...
06-18-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By thorstein

Yeah, I figured they didn't use copper bearings,...

Yeah, I figured they didn't use copper bearings, but maybe that exploded cage chewed all the chrome plating off.
06-18-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By thorstein

I think my reading skills were a little suspect....

I think my reading skills were a little suspect. Seems clear he was saying 1/4" is the correct size.

Odd about the cage being in there if it's not original.
06-17-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By thorstein

Thanks! Yes, more grease is needed, I just...

Thanks!

Yes, more grease is needed, I just put in enough to hold the bearings in place.

I'll try to figure out the size of the bearings or are you saying they're 6mm / 15/64"?
06-17-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By thorstein

BB overhaul help: Raleigh DL1 Tourist

Hearing a squeak, I resolved to overhaul the bottom bracket of my '75 Raleigh DL1 Tourist. Glad I did since this is what I found:

...
05-06-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By thorstein

Looks nice without the front rack, much cleaner...

Looks nice without the front rack, much cleaner since you've got the bag up on the handlebars. It's a shame those front paniers can't be mounted on the rack without resting on the brakes - at least...
05-06-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By thorstein

Thanks for the info on the franken-derailer. I...

Thanks for the info on the franken-derailer. I just put one on my Stumpjumper & like it so far - love the quirkyness of it

I have the same front rack set up as you on my '89 Voyageur & like it a...
05-05-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By thorstein

Your SP looks great! Hard to beat the front &...

Your SP looks great! Hard to beat the front & rear racks like you have with the Brooks & matching bar tape AND nicely set up fenders! It looks clean & sleek.

I'm impressed you were able to mount...
04-28-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,009
Posted By thorstein

Or the right one since you were successful.

Or the right one since you were successful.
04-28-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,520
Posted By thorstein

Impressive customizations! That bag guard is...

Impressive customizations! That bag guard is great! I just found a '92 for my son - it is all original & looked like is left the garage twice.

The Maxxis DTHs are really good tires. I have them on...
04-18-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,135
Posted By thorstein

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Not the cleanest work & some filing still needs to be done....
04-17-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 18,135
Posted By thorstein

newest version

I finally got around to making a proper quick release bracket. This is kind of a proof of concept & I haven't filed it down & painted it yet, but it works great! The skewer grips the bracket well.
...
03-28-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,306
Posted By thorstein

The first response to your thread has the bars...

The first response to your thread has the bars flipped.






Seems like it could be a fit issue, maybe try a larger or smaller frame. I would probably have thought the same thing, but after...
03-22-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By thorstein

To me the silver rims and tan sidewalls make the...

To me the silver rims and tan sidewalls make the bike look sleek and light in the bottom pic. The black rims and sidewalls make it look chunky and heavy. (Then again, I don't think I've ever liked...
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