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08-08-22, 02:36 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Really nice weather past couple of days 70...

Really nice weather past couple of days 70 degrees no wind or rain and good air quality. Took a nice Sunday ride on the back roads and local trails to check out the late season wild flowers.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree on the $100 or so value as is I...

I would agree on the $100 or so value as is I would start at bit more say $150 if selling the paint and lug work on this one are bit nicer than you see on most lesser Puegoets. Where are you...
07-22-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By zukahn1

As last follow up before this challenge ends the...

As last follow up before this challenge ends the Motive Stone Grinder is working great as a cargo bike turns out with the slightly heavier weight and good balance it works nice for slightly heavy...
07-19-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By zukahn1

Based on components it's a 630b. Very nice...

Based on components it's a 630b. Very nice riding bikes I have 620 one of the best riding bikes I have owned.
07-18-22, 02:30 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Not so special 5 mile or so ride to town and...

Not so special 5 mile or so ride to town and back
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Even with almost no original...
07-13-22, 04:56 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today took the SS Gravel...

Very nice weather today took the SS Gravel Grinder Nishiki out of the back of the shed quick wash and took it for a short 10mile or so ride on local back roads and trails. A lot of wild flowers most...
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By zukahn1

I have done some heavy MTB biking on a 1970's ...

I have done some heavy MTB biking on a 1970's resto mod SS 70's gravel grinder. So yes you don't need the latest or greatest you just need a trail and good functioning bike.
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice bike but it's rough shape while maybe...

Very nice bike but it's rough shape while maybe not a tone of miles it has some heavy wear on the drive train and rims enough that it stands out in pics so add a couple digits to the miles estimate....
07-02-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By zukahn1

As follow up still riding the stone grinder bit...

As follow up still riding the stone grinder bit found a purpose for the bike. Turns out the combination of slightly odd low gearing and sturdy hard frame make for a great short range cargo bike...
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By zukahn1

Rough tublar diisc wheel for screw type freewheel...

Rough tublar diisc wheel for screw type freewheel not much I would say it's worth about what you paid for it. Isn't really something that could be road and just isn't nice enough to be a wallhanger.
06-29-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice frame set interesting to see a frame of...

Very nice frame set interesting to see a frame of this quality with no identifiers on It. The alternative cable routing through the rear chain stay is a bit unusual other than that I see nothing that...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,763
Posted By zukahn1

I would while not high end a these were well...

I would while not high end a these were well built under there own and other brands Panasonic built a lot mid to very top end bikes. All of there stuff seemed to have very good to exceptional frame...
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice big late 80's early 90's classic steal...

Very nice big late 80's early 90's classic steal Track bike with great frame made just before they went to the near freak funny bikes in the early 90's. I would agree even local sale $1200 is not...
06-18-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By zukahn1

As a follow up of the clunker bikes I built up...

As a follow up of the clunker bikes I built up this year the lowly Motive stone grinder is still going strong and will likely be the one that I will keep and ride. A bit of sleeper but the 4130...
06-11-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By zukahn1

That sucks but myself also I wouldn't ride that...

That sucks but myself also I wouldn't ride that tire or wheel any farther. Maybe time to start looking for a donor bike even bottom end with decent wheels and tires.
06-10-22, 02:19 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather in the 70's and mild here in...

Very nice weather in the 70's and mild here in the Rockies so I put the original stem and seat back on the 2nd clunker challenge 100 bike and took it for a last round about ride back to the thrift...
06-08-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice sunny day with temps in the mid 70's...

Very nice sunny day with temps in the mid 70's got some time and was able to ride the heavy slow clunker challenge 29er to Alma and back about 20 miles so I now have over 100 miles on this so...
06-07-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By zukahn1

Another thing is online here or evil bay is to...

Another thing is online here or evil bay is to buy Suntour claw hanger which you can attach nearly any RD to.
06-05-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,711
Posted By zukahn1

Nice day in the mid 60's and sunny took the...

Nice day in the mid 60's and sunny took the Clunker challenge bike for a short 10 miles or so on local trails and through town. With the heavy Clunker 29er about 10 miles is all I want to do.
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06-04-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By zukahn1

+1 Suntour VGT would be my 1st choice, be sure...

+1 Suntour VGT would be my 1st choice, be sure whatever you get has a older type heavy claw hanger, also while nearly any nicer Suntour with a claw hanger should work and look better vintage correct...
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By zukahn1

Great looking bike I really like the medium...

Great looking bike I really like the medium geometry on these 70's Spanish bikes somewhat aggressive but with longer chain stays and top line shows they spent a a bit more on tubing and...
05-27-22, 03:53 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today in the mid 70's which is...

Very nice weather today in the mid 70's which is a nice change from the 3 feet of snow we had early in the week in Fairplay. There's still a lot of snow in places so I took a short ride over to town...
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be la mid 80's Japanes built Schwinn...

Looks to be la mid 80's Japanes built Schwinn pretty nice basic road bike.

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05-25-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By zukahn1

Trek 29er BSO

Today I got this this trek 29er BSO from the local thrift store for free. Had to clean and strip some rattle can paint to figure out what it was and what the components are. Everything worked good...
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Views: 539
Posted By zukahn1

I would say basic rider nicely cleaned set up...

I would say basic rider nicely cleaned set up with current component's with a bit of polish $200-250 is about the most your get. On a bike like this buyers wan't good original finish and mostly...
05-15-22, 07:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

First day this year nice enough for shorts 70 or...

First day this year nice enough for shorts 70 or so and clear with almost no wind. Tuned and cleaned up the old Hardrock and went on a nice ride to Alama on the bike path and took the hard way back...
05-10-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice day today in the mid 60's got the gears...

Very nice day today in the mid 60's got the gears nicely sorted out on the clunker challenge bike Stone Grinder. Went for a nice long ride up to Alma on the bike trail and road the Skull Tree trail...
05-06-22, 03:09 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today got a bit of work done on...

Very nice weather today got a bit of work done on the already completed clunker challenge bike the lowly Stone Grinder. Doug through my parts pins and found a couple nice old school Sugino chain...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,104
Posted By zukahn1

Really like the build great job still 90 percent...

Really like the build great job still 90 percent original and looks better than new nice touch that you kept and polished the original rims with good original looking tires.
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By zukahn1

I really like the look of the two tone Chameleon...

I really like the look of the two tone Chameleon paint also it highlights the nice welds and wishbone rear chain stay nicely.
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By zukahn1

Around the time this bike was built a lot of MTBs...

Around the time this bike was built a lot of MTBs even mid to even higher had nutted rear and about have the exage stuff was nutted,So if the wheels seem to match the nutted is likely original
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By zukahn1

I would say late 80s not 90's but a pretty good...

I would say late 80s not 90's but a pretty good deal for a $100 if the Araya dimpled rims & hubs are good. it should be good buy. While not high end the exchage components are pretty good. and...
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By zukahn1

Also it is real small bike with a hyper...

Also it is real small bike with a hyper aggressive top line setup long stem looks to track past over the front axel which will make the bike nearly no ride for 95% of buyers unless they pay a...
05-02-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By zukahn1

What size is the Stem, fork. headset if the 1...

What size is the Stem, fork. headset if the 1 1/8th they would work nicely if some one wants to do suspension to rigid fork conversion on a older 90's MTB?
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By zukahn1

I say sell the bike individually good chance in...

I say sell the bike individually good chance in most markets you would get close to twice as much selling to two different individuals than selling to one person. Buyers who buy more than one bike...
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By zukahn1

I see three roads for this bike First sold as...

I see three roads for this bike First sold as project bike as is $175 , 2nd parted out for $500 with all the hassle fees on ebay. or third put the basic parts on the bike to make it a good...
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By zukahn1

Not the greatest price but it sounds like the...

Not the greatest price but it sounds like the bike will be going to someone who appreciates how nice for bike this bike is glad it found a good home.
04-26-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,711
Posted By zukahn1

Nice day today in the mid 50's after a couple...

Nice day today in the mid 50's after a couple days of freezing temps and heavy snow. So got a bit more work done on my Clunker Challenge bike the Stone Grinder and took it for a short slushy ride on...
04-21-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,353
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today so got some more work...

Very nice weather today so got some more work done on the Motive. Turns out the tires were bad looked good but failed after about five miles so replaced them with used junk set of Kendas and patched...
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By zukahn1

Depending on the group parts ordered good chance...

Depending on the group parts ordered good chance the stem bars are original. If in good shape you got a very good deal on the bike probably half FMV so I would say don't worry about the stem and bars...
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By zukahn1

Based on the head badge it's mid 80's American...

Based on the head badge it's mid 80's American built Mongoose very nice chrome hand welded frame set. The build is a bit of mess just yuck on the bars brakes, miss matched pedals, cheap white tires...
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree the cost of putting a nice group on...

I would agree the cost of putting a nice group on a bike like this can overwhelm the value of the bike. When I thin on it bit, On top of that this one reads like an ex bumb level or tri race bike...
Replies: 17
Views: 4,785
Posted By zukahn1

Do you have the matching bottom bracket and dust...

Do you have the matching bottom bracket and dust caps? As is without I would guess $75 with the dust caps BB I would guess $100. Very nice crank but not very well known outside Italy so not a big...
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By zukahn1

With the SLX tubing and sprint shifters it's a...

With the SLX tubing and sprint shifters it's a bit of a hodepodge mix for a Paramount different years different levels. If in average good working condition with nice wheels say $400 but try for...
04-11-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 763
Posted By zukahn1

If there good I'm fine with older tubes and even...

If there good I'm fine with older tubes and even fine with somewhat old tires if in very good shape. I would just go ahead and ride, carry a spare tube on long rides and stop worrying.
Replies: 17
Views: 796
Posted By zukahn1

I would say have some patience and expand your...

I would say have some patience and expand your listings some to near by markets on CL and maybe some other forums. I do believe this bike can be sold for close $1000 it just may take a bit of time...
04-08-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By zukahn1

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much...

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much any center pull to help this is to run short section of modern thin cable liner over the center of the straddle cable.
04-08-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,711
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today in the 50's for the first...

Very nice weather today in the 50's for the first time in about 5 months. Got to take the old single speed Nishiki trainer for short ride to the Library Book Garage to do some volunteer work.
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Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By zukahn1

The Suntour DR's if in good working shape with...

The Suntour DR's if in good working shape with nice pulley's should be worth some money $25-100 plus shipping each depending on model overall condition here on BF's or Ebay.
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree the Deore parts and Biopeace...

I would agree the Deore parts and Biopeace chainring's date it as 87/88.. Nice shape in good working order I would say $250 so in value while real nice bike late 80's and 90's higher end Schwinn...
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