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06-18-20, 05:23 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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06-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,307
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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
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Views: 758,440
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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Views: 758,440
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 2,338
Views: 758,440
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
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Views: 758,440
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
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Views: 1,590,490
Posted By cooperryder

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I rode 24 miles yesterday on my recently acquired 1985 Miyata 610.
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02-18-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,704
Posted By cooperryder

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Brushed on textured paint I bought at Home Depot.
02-17-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 40
Views: 2,307
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: 758,440
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: 104
Views: 13,830
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: 13,574
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: 13,574
Posted By cooperryder

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Trek 950 with front rack and groceries....
01-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,203
Posted By cooperryder

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01-13-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15,665
Views: 1,590,490
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
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Views: 919
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
Replies: 15,665
Views: 1,590,490
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: 15,665
Views: 1,590,490
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: 15,665
Views: 1,590,490
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 15,665
Views: 1,590,490
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: 2,063
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, 10:32 AM
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Views: 1,590,490
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: 2,338
Views: 758,440
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 762
Views: 74,292
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 7,080
Views: 782,631
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 554
Views: 110,531
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: 2,762
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: 1,945
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...
04-02-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

Great looking Stumpjumper!

Great looking Stumpjumper!
03-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
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.
01-09-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

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Thanks Clyde.

I do have a mostly complete list of parts I...
01-09-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

I have been thoroughly enjoying riding my Trek...

I have been thoroughly enjoying riding my Trek 950.

It's one of those builds that every time I hop on it and ride a ways I just think, "Dang! This is one great riding bike!."

Fit and everything...
12-16-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 782,631
Posted By cooperryder

Playing with photo apps. ...

Playing with photo apps.

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11-28-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 712,028
Posted By cooperryder

Thanks very much for the info TMar. So with a...

Thanks very much for the info TMar.
So with a GE leading SN that would indicate mine
as well as SooopaDoopa's Internationals are 1985 models from the Asian market.
The several 1985 parts on mine...
07-27-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

I am stoked about completing a late 80s Trek 950...

I am stoked about completing a late 80s Trek 950 with a lugged frame.

Paint was bad so I went with a single color powder coat.

I need to order some decals.

Since the Sunlite North Road alloy...
04-14-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,183
Posted By cooperryder

Resurrecting this thread to say I was able to fit...

Resurrecting this thread to say I was able to fit Vittoria Rubino Pro Tires in a 700 x 28 on my recently acquired 1987 Circuit.

It's the 23 inch size.
01-29-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

Thanks. Those are Sunlite Northroad Touring bars....

Thanks. Those are Sunlite Northroad Touring bars.
I have them on 3 bikes now.

I like that the rise on them is higher than the Nitto Albatross bar
which is a bar I also like. The taller rise...
11-10-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

Here is a 1990 Trek 850 I rode for a couple of...

Here is a 1990 Trek 850 I rode for a couple of years.
11-10-17, 08:46 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,531
Posted By cooperryder

Vintage MTB To Upright Bar / Urban Bike Conversions

Hey List members,

I have thoroughly enjoyed, been thankful for, learned from and participated in the Vintage MTB Drop Bar Conversions thread.

Since that thread is for Drop Bar conversions and I...
10-26-12, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 2,330,800
Posted By cooperryder

I am really liking the Tektro RL340's which I...

I am really liking the Tektro RL340's which I have on 2 of my bikes.

At first I was skeptical as the Tektro R200A's had been my 'go to' levers.

After trying the RL340's I now prefer them by a...
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