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09-10-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,956
Posted By cooperryder

Glad this thread was revived. I think its...

Glad this thread was revived.

I think its been around 2 to 2.5 years I've owned a dark blue 86 Passage and it has become one of my favorites.

I'm running upright bars and thumb shifters.
It...
09-07-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,001
Posted By cooperryder

mongol777...

mongol777 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mongol777-237597.html) Your Roadini turned out great!
Very nicely done!

I like the contrast of the sage green bar tape.

What are your thoughts on...
09-05-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

Around downtown Dallas by Trinity River. ...

Around downtown Dallas by Trinity River.
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09-05-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 50,812
Posted By cooperryder

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09-04-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,095
Posted By cooperryder

Your making good progress. Lots of good tips on...

Your making good progress.
Lots of good tips on the thread.

Regarding the chain...I've had good luck using KMC 6,7,8 speed chains with the removable quick link.
I get them for about 12 to 14...
08-28-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By cooperryder

Thanks for posting this. I relate to this...

Thanks for posting this.
I relate to this statement from the article big time!
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"For all the subsequent tests, I installed 24 tooth granny chainwheels, 34 tooth large cogs,...
08-15-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

As to the effect on handling it depends on the...

As to the effect on handling it depends on the load.

When loaded pretty heavy, say 30 lbs. or so I can feel some rear wiggle but nothing too terrible and with groceries I'm usually not going far...
08-10-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

[/list] Those are some great wheels and parts. ...

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Those are some great wheels and parts.

I'm also looking forward to pics.

I've been enjoying my 1990 Trek 950 made over to my likes.

I did have two 950's but gave up one so my son...
08-09-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,845
Posted By cooperryder

That's the first gray Passage I've seen. It...

That's the first gray Passage I've seen.
It looks to be in great shape!

I'm still enjoying mine after a bit over 2 years.
I think the only original parts left are the Canti's with new pads and...
08-03-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,748
Posted By cooperryder

Original as my 1985 Miyata 610 came to me. ...

Original as my 1985 Miyata 610 came to me.

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06-18-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 50,812
Posted By cooperryder

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06-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,748
Posted By cooperryder

My 86 Schwinn Passage. It's a terrific...

My 86 Schwinn Passage.

It's a terrific riding bike for me.

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06-03-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

More great bikes have been posted here recently. ...

More great bikes have been posted here recently.

Nicely done everyone!

In my area of the greater Dallas/ Ft Worth area I've been seeing so many more people out riding, especially families with...
06-01-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 795,724
Posted By cooperryder

A 1984 Voyageur frame I recently built up for a...

A 1984 Voyageur frame I recently built up for a friend.

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06-01-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

My 1985 Miyata 610. I switched to upright...

My 1985 Miyata 610.

I switched to upright bars, 700c wheels and Shimano XT drive train and canti's.
It's a mighty fine riding machine, I think.
...
05-21-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

That is a beauty DQRider! Does DQ stand for...

That is a beauty DQRider!

Does DQ stand for Dairy Queen?
My wife and I occasionally stop in DQ after a ride for a Blizzard.

Perhaps consider the secondary name of 'Strider' for your Dawes?
...
05-11-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Some cool bikes posted recently! Nice B&W...

Some cool bikes posted recently!

Nice B&W photo dqrider!

Here's a recent snap of Trek 950 also previously shown earlier in thread
on a recent ride.

Yeah, my boredom often results in another...
04-23-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 795,724
Posted By cooperryder

It's my favorite shifting set up among my current...

It's my favorite shifting set up among my current 4 bikes.

I like that they were original to the Passage and of course just shift so smoothly.

As I approach or perhaps I'm already there at old...
04-19-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 795,724
Posted By cooperryder

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Perhaps you mean the red in the side pic?
The red is a flasher mounted...
02-18-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

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I rode 24 miles yesterday on my recently acquired 1985 Miyata 610.
...
02-18-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,314
Posted By cooperryder

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Brushed on textured paint I bought at Home Depot.
02-17-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

I haven't looked at the thread recently and just...

I haven't looked at the thread recently and just saw this.

Thanks for the input.
Much appreciated.
02-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,748
Posted By cooperryder

Here's mine I've had about a month, a 1985 610...

Here's mine I've had about a month, a 1985 610 model in the 23" size.

The only original parts are the crank arms and the 44T chaining.

I've probably got right around a 100 miles on it so for...
01-30-20, 07:19 AM
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Views: 795,724
Posted By cooperryder

According to this fellow a Trek 950 from 1989...

According to this fellow a Trek 950 from 1989 worked for touring on quite a long trip around the perimeter of the USA.

http://m.youtube.com/user/ThreeWheelJourney/about
01-17-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,898
Posted By cooperryder

Thanks very much for the input 'The Golden...

Thanks very much for the input 'The Golden Boy'and 'Prowler'.

That's a good idea on carrying fuel in the DT underside cage.

On two bike tours I've done on a previously owned 1983 Specialized...
01-17-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,119
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you. It's a 1989 Trek 950 mt. bike. ...

Thank you.

It's a 1989 Trek 950 mt. bike.

It came with a bright royal blue color but was pretty scratched up.

I took it to my local powder coater and asked for the closest to chrome coat he...
01-15-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,119
Posted By cooperryder

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Trek 950 with front rack and groceries....
01-14-20, 08:07 AM
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Views: 50,812
Posted By cooperryder

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01-13-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

My good friend and I enjoyed a spin around White...

My good friend and I enjoyed a spin around White Rock Lake this afternoon in low 50's sunny temps.
...
01-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,300
Posted By cooperryder

That's a beautiful bike! Nice job! ...

That's a beautiful bike!

Nice job!

Years back I had a Peugeot with lugs like that which I think are referred to as 'Aztec'.
Enjoy.
12-04-19, 12:48 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Thanks. I ride all over the Dallas area and...

Thanks.
I ride all over the Dallas area and appreciate a fatter tire to help with the rough streets.

I like the Powerblocks. I think they are a decent folding tire weighing in at about
550 g's....
12-04-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

It's a Selle Monte Grappa Oxford Club saddle. ...

It's a Selle Monte Grappa Oxford
Club saddle.

I ordered it out of Europe two years back.

It's not Brooks quality but its working for me so far. I think I got it for $55 to $60.
Finish is...
12-03-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

A nice 40 miler on Trek 950 today in sunny mid 50...

A nice 40 miler on Trek 950 today in sunny mid 50 temps.

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12-03-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Enjoyed a longish ride for me of 40 miles on my...

Enjoyed a longish ride for me of 40 miles on my Trek 950 today.
I think temps topped out in the mid 50's with lots of sunshine.

I'm tired from the ride but the good kind of satisfying tiredness...
10-28-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

You guys are posting some terrific fall pics! ...

You guys are posting some terrific fall pics!

There's not much color at this point at least not that I've seen in the Dallas, TX area.

I did get in a nice 30 miler in wonderful 60's to low...
10-26-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,252
Posted By cooperryder

There is also a lot to be learned on the 'crazy...

There is also a lot to be learned on the
'crazy guy on a bike' touring site.

On my bike tours riding with around 65 pounds of gear I needed at least a 34 cog on my cassette and a 24 small ring on...
10-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,845
Posted By cooperryder

According to the 1986 catalog the Voyageur had...

According to the 1986 catalog the Voyageur had the Dia Compe 981 canti's and the Passage had Dia Compe 960's.

I'm running 700c on my 86 Passage with the original 960's with no problem.

​​​​With...
10-11-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16,399
Views: 1,715,091
Posted By cooperryder

It's State Fair of Texas time in Dallas. I...

It's State Fair of Texas time in Dallas.

I got in 40 miles riding to and from the fair on another warm day that hit 90 degrees by late afternoon.

It was a hot return trip on my Trek 950 #2...
09-28-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 795,724
Posted By cooperryder

I'm still enjoying my 86 Schwinn Passage having...

I'm still enjoying my 86 Schwinn Passage having it around 2 years now.

Got in 25 miles on it today on a stlll darn hot late September day.
...
09-16-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Also if road bars are preferred there are many...

Also if road bars are preferred there are many great conversions
on this helpful thread.

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions-262.html
08-25-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 96,570
Posted By cooperryder

While out riding yesterday I saw a couple dozen...

While out riding yesterday I saw a couple dozen items of clothing strewn along the side of the road concluding with this.

Chewbacca or 'Big Foot?
...
08-04-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950. This is my...

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950.
This is my 2nd lugged 950.

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07-23-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,097
Views: 809,779
Posted By cooperryder

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb...

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb in slightly cooler temps this morning.

Like occasionally playing with photo apps.
...
07-06-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike) I...

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike)
I have a set of those same shifters.
Hope your daughter enjoys her cool bike.
07-05-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

There are sure some great looking bikes posted...

There are sure some great looking bikes posted recently.

Very nice!

These vintage mt bike frames are so versatile for building up and customizing to ones preferences.

After adding decent...
06-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,934
Posted By cooperryder

Cool to see this thread resurrected. I am...

Cool to see this thread resurrected.

I am really enjoying my 86 Passage.

The upright bars and tall stem work great for me.
I spread my riding over a handful of bikes but I am always ...
05-28-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By cooperryder

Cool idea! Thanks for doing it. A year or...

Cool idea!
Thanks for doing it.

A year or two ago a local news article indicated the Dallas area had more of these type bikes than any other area in the US if I recall correctly.

They were...
05-26-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Trek 950

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I recently finished up a lugged Trek 950.
It was originally a bright...
04-02-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Great looking Stumpjumper!

Great looking Stumpjumper!
03-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 139,241
Posted By cooperryder

Now that's one of the coolest bike photos I've...

Now that's one of the coolest bike photos I've seen in a while.

Nicely done photo and Rockhopper.

Two super black beauty bikes in a row.
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