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10-20-21, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Padgett

Tennessee Bikepacking

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Smoky Mtns...
10-20-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,543
Posted By Padgett

Thank you and its no problem. That's actually my...

Thank you and its no problem. That's actually my buddies bike along with a pic I shot of him- I just liked that one. Mine is the green/white Gorilla Monsoon with the chunkies :).

With the low...
10-19-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,543
Posted By Padgett

Tennessee Bikepacking

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11-12-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

These take the standard mtb cable. I am not...

These take the standard mtb cable. I am not familiar with the oversized cable you mentioned. After looking into that cable, these are definitely designed for the standard, modern sized cable. Good...
11-08-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 273,636
Posted By Padgett

Nitto Bosco. 55cm chromoly version. Do it....

Nitto Bosco. 55cm chromoly version. Do it. Fantastic bars. Especially for these older MTBs!
11-08-20, 11:03 PM
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Views: 273,636
Posted By Padgett

College Commuter

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11-08-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

How it sits currently.

I love drop bars, but not on this frame. It just did not work for me. Here is how she is equipped now, and I absolutely love it. Its my wannabe Rivendell college commuter extraordinaire. Just having...
11-03-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

Cockpit already come and gone

I have already changed up the cockpit since this picture, but figured an update was due. Having fun with this bike and learning a lot....
09-24-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 3,280,191
Posted By Padgett

Fat Drop Bar

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My current college commuter. Finally made the conversion. Loving this bike....
09-07-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 2,628,017
Posted By Padgett

93 Kona Cinder Cone

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Bike me and my girlfriend restored for her. Full Deore LX group, Kenda Krisp...
04-08-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,458
Posted By Padgett

For your height, a 21" vintage MTB frame should...

For your height, a 21" vintage MTB frame should fit the bill. You could find a 22" frame, but larger than that is pretty rare. I have seen some early 80's schwinns as big as 24".

I am 6' 2" And my...
04-08-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,250
Posted By Padgett

I also have some 27" (shows the age) arayas on my...

I also have some 27" (shows the age) arayas on my schwinn and they are GREAT rims. I know what you mean about repourposed things. I like the idea as well. For example, I am in the middle of a frame...
04-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,444
Posted By Padgett

One vote for a 93 or earlier Trek 900 series. I...

One vote for a 93 or earlier Trek 900 series. I just picked up a 950 frame/fork and it seems great.
04-07-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19,211
Views: 2,414,616
Posted By Padgett

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Just rode... around!
04-07-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,250
Posted By Padgett

Thank you! It's an early MTB. 1985 Fat Chance...

Thank you! It's an early MTB. 1985 Fat Chance Competition, or Kicker. One of the only MTB frame builders on the east coast in the '80's. The exact model has been debated and it could be either as the...
04-06-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,250
Posted By Padgett

Got beaten, but still want to share my pic I just...

Got beaten, but still want to share my pic I just went and got.
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04-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Padgett

Of course for real mountain biking the modern...

Of course for real mountain biking the modern geometry is much better- as modern trails are much different and these bikes are far superior off road machines. However, my argument isn't geared...
01-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 2,628,017
Posted By Padgett

Update on this bike, I think I have too much fun...

Update on this bike, I think I have too much fun on my way to class on this thing. ...
01-09-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

Update!

Its been a while. I got a few things done on the bike, and I didn't get other things done on the bike.

So I replaced the headset because my LBS had a cheap sunlite 1" in stock. Also, i picked up a...
09-13-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

The frame has what seems to be a quite large 30...

The frame has what seems to be a quite large 30 1/2" standover height for this type of frame, but this is the first frame of this style I've had. I can straddle my Schwinn with its 35 1/16"...
09-05-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

2cam16 Absolutely! Its always better when you're...

2cam16 Absolutely! Its always better when you're wrenching on a clean project too.
09-05-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

Don't cringe I won't always wash it like this

Background- I am at college right now, meaning I only have an apartment, and I did not have an option to store a smelly bike. I cant convey the smell through pictures, but it was BAD. This was my...
09-03-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,718
Posted By Padgett

Fat Chance Build Thread

Just saved this Fat Chance from an unknowing and unloving home. I plan to restore/restomod it as I go to fit my needs. The rough plan is to just get it "running" for now. Eventually, I would like to...
09-02-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,186
Views: 2,628,017
Posted By Padgett

Fat Chance

Hey guys, first post here on a bike I JUST picked up. These pictures were taken before I even got the bike inside, as I wanted to document the starting point, down to the spark plug screwed in the...
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