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02-12-18, 10:05 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I wish you had dirt drop bars because a 1991...

I wish you had dirt drop bars because a 1991 matte gray Stumpjumper Comp is my favorite Stumpy and I've yet to see one with a drop bar set up. One day I'm going to replace my beautiful gray, the only...
01-07-18, 10:52 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I'm with merida on this building plan. The...

I'm with merida on this building plan.

The frames seem to stick around and get recycled but the nice quality components don't last or if they do the costs are off-putting and reserved for those...
01-02-18, 12:39 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Thanks vp1337 for correcting my photo and I...

Thanks vp1337 for correcting my photo and I appreciate the support!
Peace
12-27-17, 10:22 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Oh my god... you've got to be kidding!

Oh my god... you've got to be kidding!
12-27-17, 10:20 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Thank you due ruote for such kind words, very...

Thank you due ruote for such kind words, very flattering and much appreciated! I'll do my best to exceed your expectations. Here is a side view of the progress, I love what you don't see... internal...
12-25-17, 11:01 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Sorry... no clue why it flipped the photo.

Sorry... no clue why it flipped the photo.
12-25-17, 11:00 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

mack_t- What you had to say about bar...

mack_t-

What you had to say about bar selection is key and second only to frame selection in my opinion. Coming from a mountain bike background with a 55-65 bar to a road with 38-46 bar will...
08-15-16, 10:00 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Man that bike looks crazy tall rollin' on 700c...

Man that bike looks crazy tall rollin' on 700c wheels with 35 tires! Did your mechanic have to dremel or file out the brake pad mounts on the v-brake arms? I tried running Shimano XTR and XT v-brakes...
07-31-16, 09:03 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Here is something a little different than most...

Here is something a little different than most I've seen on this thread, my favorite thread, big thanks to Thrifty Bill aka wrk101 for starting this thread!

I raced my 1991 custom factory color GT...
06-26-16, 07:46 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey Miele Man- Mr. Creosote called it... Summit...

Hey Miele Man-
Mr. Creosote called it... Summit Racing is it's own thing and they include stickers with every order. What you built up is an American made Cannondale SMxxx from the early 1990's. The...
05-30-16, 09:30 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

524420 I decided to pull my old race bike...

524420

I decided to pull my old race bike off the wall, it saw only one season so I figured it was time to roll again. The bike is a custom order 1991 GT Tequesta in the special order "Purple...
04-24-16, 02:27 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

The On One Midge is my favorite bar both on the...

The On One Midge is my favorite bar both on the trails and the pavement too. That said, the Jones H or J bars are super cool, I'd feel good recommending all 3 handlebars.
04-19-16, 05:17 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Yep.

Yep.
04-18-16, 08:14 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Custom Cimarron: possible rehoming

Hey fellow Cimarron lovers-

I'm in a situation of possibly parting ways with my dirt drop '88 LE... I can't believe I'm actually posting this! I'm not there yet and this isn't a for sale ad, so...
02-06-16, 09:31 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey all- I was going through my big boxes of...

Hey all-

I was going through my big boxes of spares and came across some early Cimarron wheels. I have a single front and a complete wheelset. The single front has a Shimano "Deerhead" XT MN-72...
01-31-16, 09:07 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I've had plenty, started with a '67 Mustang...

I've had plenty, started with a '67 Mustang convertible when I was 13, got really into the first generation Chevy vans (had like 8 of 'em, VCVC anyone?), now I'm enjoying my '63 Sweptline. Got if off...
01-31-16, 01:26 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey Reddbiker- Go for it! Media blast the...

Hey Reddbiker-

Go for it! Media blast the frame and get it powder coated, I did and I couldn't be more pleased with the results. This isn't my listing and I have no interest in the sale but there...
01-20-16, 07:03 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey 09box- The tires seemed to be real...

Hey 09box-

The tires seemed to be real winners, no complaints yet and I can't imagine anything coming up. The 70 psi max does really well on pavement and the 35 tire size puts plenty of meat to...
01-20-16, 11:21 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Thanks Chrome Molly & John E for the feedback and...

Thanks Chrome Molly & John E for the feedback and kind words! The finish on the frame was an undertaking, once the rust was removed the steel tubing was covered in patches of black spots and there...
01-18-16, 06:31 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

1980's Paganini Team Cyclocross

Done at last… finally!!!

This Paganini Team CX bike was my new year’s build for 2015 and it took all of 2015 and a bit of 2016 to complete. My goals were to save the frame from rusting away, use...
01-15-16, 11:17 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey thumpism, Right on! That link is for a...

Hey thumpism,

Right on! That link is for a tire that is just as cool as a slick, reminds me of an old hand cut slick. Those tires will work beautifully for my Rat Rod build and the time they are...
01-13-16, 12:13 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hello thumpism- Greetings from one proud...

Hello thumpism-

Greetings from one proud Cimarron owner to another, I always love seeing others' Cimarrons. I'm always intrigued by the variety of set ups on Cimarrons, thank you for posting...
01-13-16, 11:11 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hypno Toad I think you're going to really pleased...

Hypno Toad I think you're going to really pleased with your choice of shift levers, the Gevenalles (RetroShift before being bought) are a great alternative to Shimano STI or Campy Ergo levers. I've...
01-13-16, 10:53 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey superstring, You're not wrong about the...

Hey superstring,

You're not wrong about the D.A. 9 speed not being compatible, spot on with that, I just wanted to point out another great DKG product that works beautifully on a drop bar...
01-11-16, 10:34 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey superstring- Really cool build you put...

Hey superstring-

Really cool build you put together! Some dirt drop conversions don't look like they'd be much fun to ride, however yours looks like it would be an absolute blast to hit the trails...
10-02-15, 03:22 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I love this thread, it is my favorite and I...

I love this thread, it is my favorite and I couldn't believe I had to go tp page 4 of the thread listing to find it... shame! I like what Bill has to say about these conversion and so I figured I'd...
10-01-15, 10:05 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Very cool looking bike Murray Missile, I've...

Very cool looking bike Murray Missile, I've always loved that color! Looks like you've made a great start, I'm looking forward to seeing how you finish it off.

Thanks for sharing and update with...
09-28-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 310
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Here is an update on my Paganini Team CX build......

Here is an update on my Paganini Team CX build...

I spent quite a bit of time using various metal wools (steel, copper, and brass) and a Scotch-Brite pad to remove the surface rust on the frame. I...
09-12-15, 03:26 PM
Replies: 310
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Posted By neo_pop_71

You can proudly say that your wife has good taste...

You can proudly say that your wife has good taste in bikes! My wife loves her Ferrari Red (with chrome lugs) Simonetti with full Campy. Some poor guys on here have wives and girlfriends that don't...
09-11-15, 10:11 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey gomango, Those are three fabulous...

Hey gomango,

Those are three fabulous builds, I've got a bit of bike envy right now!

How do you like the Retroshift levers? I ask because I'm building a Paganini CX bike from the 1980s and I'm...
05-22-15, 04:01 AM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I raced on that same frame back then, that Alcoa...

I raced on that same frame back then, that Alcoa aircraft aluminum was so stout and stiff, easily one of the best climbing bikes I've ever owned.
05-20-15, 10:02 AM
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Views: 9,692
Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey PaintItCeleste, Right on man, thank you...

Hey PaintItCeleste,

Right on man, thank you for the prompt reply with the paint code! I really appreciate the help, I love the different variations of Celeste over the years, but I've never been...
05-19-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,692
Posted By neo_pop_71

I love to build bikes, I'm sure most of you do as...

I love to build bikes, I'm sure most of you do as well, but to get away with some bonus builds I've built a few bikes for my wife and my little angel.

1. My 10 year old's 1995 Barracuda A2Z,...
05-19-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hello PaintItCeleste, Your mum's bike was...

Hello PaintItCeleste,

Your mum's bike was clearly a labor of love that you poured yourself into and it shows, her bike is absolutely stunning... maybe the prettiest bike I've ever seen!!! I would...
05-19-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,725
Posted By neo_pop_71

I have a number of steel bikes that I enjoy but...

I have a number of steel bikes that I enjoy but only one do I call my baby... my resto-mod frankenbike a 1988 Schwinn Cimarron LE. It's always the first bike I reach for and then I have to stop and...
05-19-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,725
Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey Vonruden, good eye my brother, that is a...

Hey Vonruden, good eye my brother, that is a White Industries freewheel. I won't run anything else anymore, they are worth the extra coin. I used to run Shimano 3.3.3. (pre-Dura Ace quality)...
05-18-15, 09:57 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Vonruden, your Ellis is gorgeous, so clean and...

Vonruden, your Ellis is gorgeous, so clean and minimalistic, what a beauty!!! You are the first person that I've seen besides myself running high flange PAUL hubs that aren't laced to silly looking...
05-18-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 41,725
Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey Will, Great to see you posting again!...

Hey Will,

Great to see you posting again! Some mighty nice bikes with some future gems ahead, I'm diggin' it! Is the '83 Expedition new? I love that one, it must be treat to ride. Hey, the Suntour...
05-18-15, 08:43 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Thrifty Bill, you are the best... one for...

Thrifty Bill, you are the best... one for starting this thread (my favorite in C&V for sure) and two for all the great support, advise, and praise! You are truly the Sheldon Brown (R.I.P.) of the...
05-18-15, 07:27 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 70,430
Posted By neo_pop_71

Welcome okmain! Thanks for that cool piece of...

Welcome okmain! Thanks for that cool piece of history... another feather in Schwinn's cap, proof they were still building quality! I ride my 1989 Schwinn 974 Aluminum Series road bike everywhere, I...
05-10-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,835
Posted By neo_pop_71

*** MODS *** Please delete this posting and...

*** MODS ***

Please delete this posting and post #47 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=47) , there was an issue with a photo and I fixed it, when the page reloaded it...
05-10-15, 07:19 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

I am a massive fan of the Magura hydraulic rim...

I am a massive fan of the Magura hydraulic rim brakes, I'm still running a pieced together set with CNC Altek levers on my Pyscle Werks WildHare... however, before Magura hung on a bike, there was...
05-10-15, 07:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,835
Posted By neo_pop_71

I am a massive fan of the Magura hydraulic rim...

I am a massive fan of the Magura hydraulic rim brakes, I'm still running a pieced together set with CNC Altek levers on my Pyscle Werks WildHare... however, before Magura hung on a bike, there was...
05-10-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 70,430
Posted By neo_pop_71

Here is a 1987 Cimarron I picked up recently, I...

Here is a 1987 Cimarron I picked up recently, I did a little stable swap horse trading to bring it home. Definitely no beauty queen like bconneraz minty examples, this one has been enjoyed and has...
04-23-15, 02:27 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Man, that is one minty fresh Cimarron! Okay...

Man, that is one minty fresh Cimarron! Okay bconneraz, granted you are the Cimarron King but that beauty is on a whole other level... what a gem!

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Someone questioned me on a different...
04-20-15, 08:15 PM
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Posted By neo_pop_71

Hey mountaindave, If you think "Thrifty...

Hey mountaindave,

If you think "Thrifty Bill's" (wrk101) two Cimarrons are impressive (as they are, especially the weight weenie!) you should check out Brian's (bconneraz) Cimarron collection or...
01-19-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,395
Posted By neo_pop_71

Hello TheNightOwl, Welcome to the forum! I...

Hello TheNightOwl,

Welcome to the forum! I think you'll find something of interest on a daily basis, I hope you'll continue to visit and be involved in the forum.

As far as your ALX99 is...
01-17-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,206
Posted By neo_pop_71

Thanks devinfan for the kind words, I appreciate...

Thanks devinfan for the kind words, I appreciate that! I really did try today but the only goodies popping on Craigslist were too far away and everything local was way overpriced. My parts stash will...
01-16-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,206
Posted By neo_pop_71

Thanks devinfan for getting creative and starting...

Thanks devinfan for getting creative and starting a great thread, I'm really forward to seeing what others' creativity yields in this challenge!

I don't have a spare mountain bike frame sitting...
01-15-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By neo_pop_71

As did Dave Garoutte, a fellow klunker riding...

As did Dave Garoutte, a fellow klunker riding Marin cyclist from the 1970's, Dave is the man behind DKG. Dave made a shifter mount called the DKG Shift-Ease that allowed you to bolt a Shimano...
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