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12-30-13, 07:01 PM
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Posted By surreal

googled it

googled it
11-06-13, 06:30 PM
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Posted By surreal

It might actually be cool to build a u-brake...

It might actually be cool to build a u-brake equipped mtb with a Potts-mod stem and the funky cable routing, but I doubt it. That convoluted twist sorta kills the braking feel....

I have become a...
11-06-13, 09:55 AM
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Posted By surreal

Should work with 26s, depending on the distance...

Should work with 26s, depending on the distance between the axle and the hole drilled in your crown. Most u-brakes have a lot of vertcal adjustment for the shoes... Prolly won't work on a...
10-22-13, 07:12 AM
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Posted By surreal

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/489057/990_...

http://www.danscomp.com/products-PARTS/489057/990_Brake_Plate.htmlFWIW, danscomp still sells generic bolt-on 990 plates...
10-18-13, 06:16 PM
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Posted By surreal

Nonsense. Saddle aside, that's a rad bicycle.

Nonsense. Saddle aside, that's a rad bicycle.
10-18-13, 09:56 AM
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Posted By surreal

I see what you're getting at... but this is a...

I see what you're getting at... but this is a semantics discussion, where circular arguments loom around every corner. However, re: "paperboy" bikes, by the 50's, there were derailers, canti brakes,...
10-18-13, 07:29 AM
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Posted By surreal

Cool; I thought my mind was playing tricks on...

Cool; I thought my mind was playing tricks on me...
10-17-13, 04:46 PM
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Posted By surreal

I agree that there's little that's old-school or...

I agree that there's little that's old-school or retro about that Krampus, save that it's full-rigid steel. A lot of tech "advancements" going on there...
10-17-13, 04:44 PM
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Posted By surreal

Are you joking? you can see the steerer tube...

Are you joking? you can see the steerer tube thru the whole...
10-16-13, 10:04 PM
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Posted By surreal

That S&S is stupidly hott. I'm jealous.

That S&S is stupidly hott. I'm jealous.
10-15-13, 12:26 PM
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Posted By surreal

If you want a Surly mtb with some vintage flare,...

If you want a Surly mtb with some vintage flare, try a LHT with a mountain-flavor build. If 80s mtbs weren't so plentiful, i'd want to build a fake-retro mtb out of a trucker, just for kicks.
10-11-13, 06:42 AM
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Posted By surreal

Totally understood, although (oddly enough) I was...

Totally understood, although (oddly enough) I was talkin' about the Tange u-brake forks.... =D

Seriously, a very nice score you got there...
10-10-13, 08:14 PM
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Posted By surreal

What's up with the forks, though? Sellin'?

What's up with the forks, though? Sellin'?
12-09-10, 05:43 PM
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Posted By surreal

now, that's a cool city bike. -rob

now, that's a cool city bike.

-rob
12-07-10, 06:28 PM
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Posted By surreal

that dekerf is awesome, but it made me realize...

that dekerf is awesome, but it made me realize that some ppl have a whooooooooooooole lotta post showing....

-rob =D
12-06-10, 11:24 PM
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Posted By surreal

When i worked at a shop, the BMXicans who didn't...

When i worked at a shop, the BMXicans who didn't want to buy a Fly or Proper really liked the diatech fiesta:
http://www.danscomp.com/480004.php?cat=PARTS

Alternatively, try to score a deore...
11-17-10, 06:50 PM
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Posted By surreal

quite interesting, but the bb drop makes me...

quite interesting, but the bb drop makes me uneasy...
-rob
11-12-10, 06:25 PM
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Posted By surreal

With a wee bit of tuning, everything works...

With a wee bit of tuning, everything works nicely. I discovered, to my delight, that the freehub body was updated to hyperglide. There's a 7speed cassette on it now, so i'm running the shifters...
11-11-10, 09:57 PM
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Posted By surreal

Great bikes on this thread... I just picked...

Great bikes on this thread...

I just picked this up today, off of craigslist. It's a 1988 Miyata Terra Runner. Triple-butted "splined" chromoly steel, 19.5" frame, full m60 Deore group. This...
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