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05-14-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 257,692
Posted By Smokinapankake

Made some changes to my Panasonic: ...

Made some changes to my Panasonic:
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Changed...
05-13-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,247
Posted By Smokinapankake

So another 12.2 miles on the Nishiki today. My...

So another 12.2 miles on the Nishiki today. My route took me to the Amphitheater at Barker Park:
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05-12-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,247
Posted By Smokinapankake

So another 10 miles on the Nishiki Prestige, only...

So another 10 miles on the Nishiki Prestige, only this time my daughter came along to keep me company. First stop was Barker Park:
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05-11-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,247
Posted By Smokinapankake

So, after doing nothing else to the Nishiki...

So, after doing nothing else to the Nishiki Prestige, I did an 8 mile loop to the Library:
...
05-08-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 952,896
Posted By Smokinapankake

1986 (I think) Nishiki Prestige of Kawamura...

1986 (I think) Nishiki Prestige of Kawamura origin:
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04-01-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Smokinapankake

Mid 90's. They came out in tandem with their...

Mid 90's. They came out in tandem with their Tri-Align cantilever brakes. Probably no later than '96, I bet. Shimano introduced V brakes in 95, I think, and they pretty much killed cantilevers...
03-10-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

Explosif’s are my favorite Kona’s of all. I had...

Explosif’s are my favorite Kona’s of all. I had a gold 92 for a while; wish I’d never sold it…
03-08-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

A Tange Switchblade or Bontrager equivalent would...

A Tange Switchblade or Bontrager equivalent would be oh so nice. But I'm a sucker for tapered straight blade forks.
03-05-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

Building this one up for my daughter to go...

Building this one up for my daughter to go exploring the trails with me:

...
03-05-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I went down to my local collective to donate...

So I went down to my local collective to donate some bikes and, well, ya know… one thing led to another and before you know it my daughters’ aforementioned Nishiki is getting a serious front end...
02-15-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 270,129
Posted By Smokinapankake

Lookin good! I used that exact same piece on my...

Lookin good! I used that exact same piece on my Raleigh Peak MTB where the cable housing stop broke off on the rear of the top tube. Has been there for years now. Good piece of kit. Nice looking...
02-13-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By Smokinapankake

Out for a ride the other day; it was 47 degrees F...

Out for a ride the other day; it was 47 degrees F so I stopped for a quick pic at the local elementary school.

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02-11-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 270,129
Posted By Smokinapankake

Out for a ride yesterday. It was a lovely 45...

Out for a ride yesterday. It was a lovely 45 degrees F so I stopped at the elementary school to snap a pic:
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02-11-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 55,047
Posted By Smokinapankake

1990 Technium Peak, the top of the line MTB that...

1990 Technium Peak, the top of the line MTB that year:

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02-04-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,983
Posted By Smokinapankake

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-27-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

Picked this up so my daughter can go ride some...

Picked this up so my daughter can go ride some trails with me this summer:

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01-18-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

Recently acquired 1994 Norco Nitro: ...

Recently acquired 1994 Norco Nitro:


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Like...
01-18-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 64,630
Posted By Smokinapankake

Kind of resurrecting an older thread but I wanted...

Kind of resurrecting an older thread but I wanted to chime in and post a few pics of my vintage hybrid, a 1995 Trek Multitrack 7900:

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01-14-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

Kawasaki KZ something or other. Looks like it’s...

Kawasaki KZ something or other. Looks like it’s missing the turbo unit. Nice find!
01-09-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

Thanks for the compliment. It’s been an...

Thanks for the compliment. It’s been an interesting journey, this bike, but I think it’s settling into something that is really useful for me. I don’t know anything about dynamo powered tail lights...
01-07-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Smokinapankake

My B&M headlight mounted on another bike has a...

My B&M headlight mounted on another bike has a short lead (about 3”) with blade connectors for the rear light as well. I assumed this E3 light would be the same way. Probably just cut it and...
01-06-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 774
Posted By Smokinapankake

Supernova E3 Pure3

So I’m installing a Supernova E3 Pure 3 on one of my commuters, and I’m having trouble with the lead to the tail light. Mainly, what to do with it. I’m not using a dynamo powered tail light,...
01-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By Smokinapankake

I had a a Diamond Back Apex with Shimano deers’...

I had a a Diamond Back Apex with Shimano deers’ head components that had a lugged unicrown fork just like the one pictured. It also had mid fork braze-ons and fender eyelets at the dropouts…...
12-31-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,005
Posted By Smokinapankake

I'm amazed that the BB boot inside the BB shell...

I'm amazed that the BB boot inside the BB shell hasn't yellowed with age, or even appears to have turned brittle. Beautiful!
12-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,232
Posted By Smokinapankake

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is...

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is gorgeous! I wouldn’t change a thing on it.
Blasphemers, those who suggest changing the fork…. You don’t want to be listening to that kind of nonsense!
12-30-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

Picked this one up today for cheap: ...

Picked this one up today for cheap:


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1994...
12-30-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 104,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

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Dave’s Bicycles 1711W. Rose College Place

On a...
12-30-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,214
Posted By Smokinapankake

Dynamo powered light to go on my other commuter: ...

Dynamo powered light to go on my other commuter:

...
12-05-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 104,788
Posted By Smokinapankake

On an early 90’s Mt. Shasta: ...

On an early 90’s Mt. Shasta:


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Kent’s is still...
12-01-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,960
Posted By Smokinapankake

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blob:https://www.bikeforums.net/afedda3b-79f6-44e6-af8b-f12d7bedd8da

That Trimble reminded me of these; very similar to Brent Trimble’s carbon monocoque MTB…
Oops, I must’ve done something funky...
12-01-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,960
Posted By Smokinapankake

Imagine threading those cables…

Imagine threading those cables…
11-11-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,338
Posted By Smokinapankake

Maybe, but this bike is all XTR baby!

Maybe, but this bike is all XTR baby!
11-10-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,338
Posted By Smokinapankake

So it’s been a while, but I finally got a new...

So it’s been a while, but I finally got a new chain installed, just in time for mud season which I’m not real fond of. So anyway, here’s a few pics for those of you who might still be interested. ...
11-08-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 257,692
Posted By Smokinapankake

Lots of pics please when you acquire this beauty....

Lots of pics please when you acquire this beauty. So so nice...
10-24-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,133
Posted By Smokinapankake

Today’s ride: ...

Today’s ride:


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10-24-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 270,129
Posted By Smokinapankake

Pics from a few days ago, before it started...

Pics from a few days ago, before it started raining:

...
10-23-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

The very same. I think mine came from Nashbar...

The very same. I think mine came from Nashbar but.... You can find them under several different brand names but I suspect they all come out of the same factory.
10-22-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

Oh man this silly bike has been an adventure, but...

Oh man this silly bike has been an adventure, but I think it’s finally settling in to its fate. Changed shifters, rear derailleur and 9 speed cassette by robbing them from a perfectly finely...
10-22-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Smokinapankake

Out for a ride on this beautiful afternoon and I...

Out for a ride on this beautiful afternoon and I had to stop for a pic or two:

...
10-11-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

Mid to late 90's....

Mid to late 90's....
10-01-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Smokinapankake

Thank you! I really think it spent its life...

Thank you! I really think it spent its life hanging in the garage.

So I made a few more changes, and now I think it’s in it’s pretty much final iteration:

...
09-27-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,051
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I know this is an oldish thread but I wanted...

So I know this is an oldish thread but I wanted to post a quick update. I've been commuting on average twice a week with this light, occasionally with another, non-dynamo hubbed bike, and can say...
09-20-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Smokinapankake

So a few changes as promised: ...

So a few changes as promised:


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09-19-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 270,129
Posted By Smokinapankake

Just picked this guy up yesterday: ...

Just picked this guy up yesterday:


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1995 7900...
09-19-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Smokinapankake

Some guys have all the luck….

….And yesterday that guy was me. I made a 3 hour round trip yesterday to pick up this for a very reasonable $150, down $30 from the sellers’ asking price:

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09-03-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,377
Posted By Smokinapankake

1991 Fat City Cycles Wicked Fat Chance: ...

1991 Fat City Cycles Wicked Fat Chance:


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09-03-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

And so it begins: ...

And so it begins:


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XT cantilevers:

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08-31-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

Last minute decision to commute to work tomorrow...

Last minute decision to commute to work tomorrow on this bike; consider it a shakedown ride. Be interesting to see how it compares to my regular commuter, a 2008 Trek 7300 hybrid that’s been updated...
08-30-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By Smokinapankake

Back in about 1993 the Wheeler 9900 was top of...

Back in about 1993 the Wheeler 9900 was top of the line, aluminum, XTR M900, with a Marzocchi XC500 fork. I think Wheeler was a German brand trying to break into the American market. Your 6600...
08-28-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,169
Posted By Smokinapankake

Made a few more subtle changes - reinstalled the...

Made a few more subtle changes - reinstalled the factory fenders and kickstand (although I don’t know how long it will stay) and put on my favorite seat - a Bell Dart 500 that is no longer being...
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