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11-18-20, 01:56 PM
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Posted By ScottRyder

That is stunning!! Scott

That is stunning!!

Scott
09-15-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,312
Posted By ScottRyder

Careful, they're addictive! I've restored three,...

Careful, they're addictive! I've restored three, the earliest is a 1978 in red/white. Get a bunch, grab your friends and beers and play "Lord Nelson", which is a seaborne version of dodge ball.
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08-31-20, 07:31 AM
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Views: 212,201
Posted By ScottRyder

Fuji gods are happy! Scott

Fuji gods are happy!

Scott
07-27-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,118
Posted By ScottRyder

Those are fantastic, plus I love that they have...

Those are fantastic, plus I love that they have some provenance with Ken. I've got a set as well, size 6 US, super small! Is there anyway you'd let me share the images on my Fujita blog?
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06-09-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By ScottRyder

More modern, stronger materials. The old...

More modern, stronger materials. The old tubulars were super fragile, in the 70's I would get flats all the time. Went to clinchers for 30 years, now I'm back with the "sew ups". One flat in 5...
06-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 771
Posted By ScottRyder

I use the Continental Gatorskin tubulars on my...

I use the Continental Gatorskin tubulars on my Araya rims. They're pretty durable, I've actually gotten more flats on clinchers with tubes than the Conti's. I keep a spare under my saddle so I...
05-23-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,789
Posted By ScottRyder

Strictly looking at their feed as a photographer,...

Strictly looking at their feed as a photographer, I didn't find it to be very evocative or visually pleasing. But that's hard when your imagery is coming from many different sources and styles. ...
05-01-20, 08:04 AM
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Views: 212,201
Posted By ScottRyder

Nice job!! Yea, lots of decals but they're so...

Nice job!! Yea, lots of decals but they're so cool.

Scott
04-09-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,588
Posted By ScottRyder

1982 Fuji "Professional" in the buff. ...

1982 Fuji "Professional" in the buff.


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Scott
04-09-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,588
Posted By ScottRyder

1972 Fuji "Newest" stripped of it's paint, naked....

1972 Fuji "Newest" stripped of it's paint, naked.

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Scott
04-03-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,304
Posted By ScottRyder

The tunnel sticker is a classic!! Same with the...

The tunnel sticker is a classic!! Same with the parking permits to the nude beach.

In my day on Cape Cod back in the 60's we'd always play a trick on the tourists. Off of the bayside beaches, on a...
03-09-20, 07:15 AM
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Views: 212,201
Posted By ScottRyder

The red looks spectacular! Scott

The red looks spectacular!

Scott
03-04-20, 03:14 PM
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Views: 212,201
Posted By ScottRyder

I just added some new material to the Classic...

I just added some new material to the Classic Fuji site, Richard Nadler's article and photos on the restoration of his 1974 Newest. Really nice work! Photo of Richard and the link below:

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03-03-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,304
Posted By ScottRyder

Ha!! We're doomed now for sure!!! Hope we get to...

Ha!! We're doomed now for sure!!! Hope we get to meet at some point.

Scott
02-08-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Just an update. I've completed uploading all the...

Just an update. I've completed uploading all the catalogs from the Bill Reavis/ClassicFuji collection to my blog, 1972 thru 1991, plus some earlier Japanese domestic and international catalogs. Bill...
02-07-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,643
Posted By ScottRyder

A few of my favorites "elegant" components over...

A few of my favorites "elegant" components over the years:

Nitto "Crystem" stem
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02-02-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,905
Posted By ScottRyder

Mark. I'm more than willing to share my...

Mark. I'm more than willing to share my collection of Fuji catalog scans that I'm slowing putting up on my blog. I noticed you only have 1976 posted and I have '72 thru '91. Since classicfuji.com...
01-23-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,744
Posted By ScottRyder

One of my first cameras was a 4x5 view camera and...

One of my first cameras was a 4x5 view camera and then I "upgraded" to an 8x10 vintage lightweight Rochester Optical Camera Co. with a modern lens.. Lugged it all over the mountains of New England...
01-23-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,744
Posted By ScottRyder

The F4 was some beast!!! I sold mine awhile back....

The F4 was some beast!!! I sold mine awhile back. Regret it of course.

Cheers,

Scott
01-22-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,744
Posted By ScottRyder

This is a great thread!! I've had many older...

This is a great thread!! I've had many older cameras pass thru my hands over the years. I'll start with this Canon FT QL. Came with camera case, camera bag, flash and two Canon lenses. Bought it at a...
01-18-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Thanks Don! Don't forget to check out my...

Thanks Don!

Don't forget to check out my Fujita saddle blog as well .. they are so closely associated with Fuji. Somehow I'd like to get this connected to Velobase in the future.
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01-18-20, 08:31 AM
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Views: 189,716
Posted By ScottRyder

Perhaps less exotic then some of the others here,...

Perhaps less exotic then some of the others here, this 1987 Team Fuji TT bike is a time capsule. With it's crazy paint job, it was a dream to photograph. From our book "Japanese Steel: Classic...
01-18-20, 08:20 AM
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Views: 189,716
Posted By ScottRyder

Thank you very much for that compliment! The TT...

Thank you very much for that compliment! The TT bikes certainly created a lot of buzz when they came into the studio. My lighting director, John, who is not a bike person, referred to them as the...
01-13-20, 09:27 AM
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Views: 189,716
Posted By ScottRyder

First of all, great thread!! ...

First of all, great thread!!


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01-13-20, 09:15 AM
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Views: 189,716
Posted By ScottRyder

Awesome, that top photo is from my book "Japanese...

Awesome, that top photo is from my book "Japanese Steel: Classic Bicycle Design from Japan". I'll post some more photos of it.

Cheers,

Scott
01-12-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Yes, there is an archive page that you can view...

Yes, there is an archive page that you can view and search the previous posts. https://classicfuji.posthaven.com/archive

And since it's a new week, I've posted the 1973 catalog as well.

Thanks...
01-11-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By ScottRyder

VintageFuji.posthaven.com is now ClassicFuji.posthaven.com

For the followers of the vintage Fuji line:

Since the passing of Bill Reavis and ClassicFuji.com late last year I've been scrambling to find a way to continue to get history and info available for...
01-11-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

In addition to the link that cb400bill last...

In addition to the link that cb400bill last October, I have begun to post full catalogs on my Fuji blog with it's new name: https://classicfuji.posthaven.com

Let me know how they look. I'll...
01-11-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Thank you, I really appreciate that. Scott

Thank you, I really appreciate that.

Scott
10-19-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,793
Posted By ScottRyder

The 1984 Aero Super Pro from my book "Japanese...

The 1984 Aero Super Pro from my book "Japanese Steel: Classic Bicycle Design from Japan". This one is all original. Good section on Lotus in the book as well.

Cheers,

Scott
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10-19-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,857
Posted By ScottRyder

Thats gorgeous! I wish it was in the book...

Thats gorgeous! I wish it was in the book "Japanese Steel". But this one was, as weird as bikes get:
...
08-21-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,257
Posted By ScottRyder

Thank you, I appreciate that! Scott

Thank you, I appreciate that!


Scott
08-15-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,257
Posted By ScottRyder

Yes, there are some wonderful Nishikis in the...

Yes, there are some wonderful Nishikis in the book:

1983 International
1979 Superbe
1981 Comp II
1972 Professional
1981 Ultimate

Cheers
08-15-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

I appreciate everyone's support and excitement...

I appreciate everyone's support and excitement about continuing on with Bill's work. He was a member here at one point but I can't remember his forum name. I'm 100% sure we will dedicate the website...
08-15-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Thank you sir, we may take you up on that!! ...

Thank you sir, we may take you up on that!!

Scott
08-08-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Thanks Kurt, mmmmmm I thought someone from my...

Thanks Kurt, mmmmmm I thought someone from my Fuji group was going to grab it. I bought vintagefuji.com because it meshes with my Vintage Fuji Archive that's currently on Posthaven. If...
08-01-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

Personally I wouldn't know how to do that, but...

Personally I wouldn't know how to do that, but someone in my Fuji group may. Although for me, the content is what's the most important (rather then the domain) and we have that, plus tons of other...
07-30-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,589
Posted By ScottRyder

I'm a little late joining this thread. Yes,...

I'm a little late joining this thread.

Yes, unfortunately the creator and owner of ClassicFuji.com, Bill Reavis passed away in April. After a few emails went unanswered I did some research and saw...
07-15-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,257
Posted By ScottRyder

Usually there's photography studios available for...

Usually there's photography studios available for rent in most areas, that's one option. And you're right, the other is to pack up the whole deal and drive down and shoot it at some warehouse....
07-14-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,257
Posted By ScottRyder

Luckily there were a few members who helped Mr....

Luckily there were a few members who helped Mr. Bevington with research and questions. Team effort!

Kiddingly, I think the next book should be about what it took to do the first book. :lol: It was...
07-12-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,257
Posted By ScottRyder

I'm glad to hear everyone is enjoying the book! I...

I'm glad to hear everyone is enjoying the book! I was really blessed to get to photograph such beautiful machines!! What do you think we should do next? Any thoughts?

Scott
05-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,934
Posted By ScottRyder

It was an incredible day!! I didn't take many...

It was an incredible day!! I didn't take many photos but here's two:

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02-28-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,736
Posted By ScottRyder

Here's one of mine,I love this stem!! 1978 Fuji...

Here's one of mine,I love this stem!! 1978 Fuji Pro.



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05-04-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,739
Posted By ScottRyder

old's' cool, no disrespect intended, I do agree...

old's' cool, no disrespect intended, I do agree with you in principle. But is it enough to warrant concern? My gut feeling says no, that's it's a wonderful marketing tool for the visual or weight...
05-29-11, 06:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,194
Posted By ScottRyder

Ok, now you need to discover that almost new...

Ok, now you need to discover that almost new "Newest"! An affordable one ....

That is undoubtably the most perfect specimen of an Ace I've seen, well done!

Scott
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