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10-16-13, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Slammin

WheelTired, show them! that's why the thread and...

WheelTired, show them! that's why the thread and forum exist. I'd love to see more of them.
08-08-13, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Yes, it looks like an XC series fork. Though...

Yes, it
looks like an XC series fork. Though none of mine have those valves.
06-06-13, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Mystery solved its defintely an 88 montare. That...

Mystery solved its defintely an 88 montare. That bike looks mostly original it has a bulge stem with rollers those look like rhino bars. Mombat said bulge was on 88. The 85 came with a one piece...
06-06-13, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Slammin

No some Montares were fillet brazed too. I think...

No some Montares were fillet brazed too. I think that's a Montare SC. I had a green and yellow 87 tam I got in 1995, it had one rear eyelet. The old catalog incorrectly states two but I know for...
06-06-13, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Simpleton, what's the serial number start with? I...

Simpleton, what's the serial number start with? I think that's a Montare but if it's a Tam it's one of the very first. I was sure it was an 88 Montare but I know for certain it's not an 86-88 Mt...
04-02-13, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Slammin

I hope you do like it and set it up nice. I...

I hope you do like it and set it up nice. I really like to see your bikes after you clean and restore. So I look forward to your projects. I'm still amazed at how the Alpina Pro turned out...
04-02-13, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Soap and water made that much of a difference?...

Soap and water made that much of a difference? You sounded really unenthusiastic the first time.
02-19-13, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Slammin

@ Calstar, the four digit code is the date code...

@ Calstar, the four digit code is the date code for Schwinn. It means it was made on the 236th day of a 0 year. So it most likely is a 1990\91 model as 3Speed suggested but could also indicate a 1980...
02-14-13, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Slammin

+1 to fat aluminum welds. The seller inlcuded...

+1 to fat aluminum welds.
The seller inlcuded very little information other than size and cost. The the more I look at it, the more I think no way.
02-14-13, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Initially I thought he meant IUD, as in I...

Initially I thought he meant IUD, as in I shouldn't have kids. I can't he imagine he'd be that rude and indifferent without knowing me.
02-14-13, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Slammin

@ Amjesa, You will have to explain it so that my...

@ Amjesa, You will have to explain it so that my 4 year old understands, cause I sure as hell don't.

I U D to you too= "I think you are a dummy"
02-14-13, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Slammin

You know your are a vintage MTB crackhead\Junkie...

You know your are a vintage MTB crackhead\Junkie when you are sitting at home going through your finances and realize, your four year old's violin lesson is twice as expensive and he cries the whole...
01-29-13, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Frantik, Which of these three is not like the...

Frantik,
Which of these three is not like the other. I can tell its possibly on the small side for you. Its not set up like the other two. The other two even though different sizes have same exact...
01-08-13, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Nice, Now show me what you kept. I liked the...

Nice, Now show me what you kept. I liked the reflex and the Team Volvo Cannondale. I remember Tinker riding a similar bike back in 2000.
01-04-13, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Slammin

^ I have that 86 DB Fleet Streak mentioned in...

^
I have that 86 DB Fleet Streak mentioned in the catalog, picked it up for free as a complete. Ive stripped it not sure what to do with it.
12-14-12, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Slammin

My friend who owns a bike shop was trying to talk...

My friend who owns a bike shop was trying to talk me out of putting them on my new build. He complained how bad they performed, calls them marzocchis worst yet. Guess I might follow his advice. You...
12-13-12, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Are those XC 50s or XC 500s?

Are those XC 50s or XC 500s?
11-26-12, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Slammin

^ +1 Im into purple v ...

^ +1 Im into purple v
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6212/6879660700_a7cae05925_b.jpg
11-19-12, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Dan, I have had a love affair with the two brands...

Dan, I have had a love affair with the two brands since college. My buddy Chris, a local competitive racer lets me use his bikes or children as he calls them, lol. He has a nice collection, not as...
11-16-12, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Dan, Its an 89 as I suspected. The single...

Dan,
Its an 89 as I suspected. The single eyelet and rounded bullet shape stays as well as seat size confirms 89 for me. 87s and some early 88s had chainstay brakes. 1990 drop outs gets double...
11-16-12, 04:40 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Dan, what you have there is an 87-89, maybe 89...

Dan, what you have there is an 87-89, maybe 89 regular Fat Chance. It was one of two or three models for a few years I believe they had a team bike early on that was customized for the rider and it...
11-13-12, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Drummerboy, that was identical to my campus bike....

Drummerboy, that was identical to my campus bike. Loaned it to my wife's little brother, never got it back. Man do I love the 90's.......
11-12-12, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Thanks Dan, kept putting the slash in the wrong...

Thanks Dan, kept putting the slash in the wrong place.
Regarding paint, Didn't they?? Somehow the paint jobs always seem to hold up very well over the years, or the owners never rode the shine out...
11-12-12, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Thanks again to forum member cb400bill who has...

Thanks again to forum member cb400bill who has allowed me to be the caretaker of this awesome frame and soon to be built bike.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8482/8177632347_2f70f46cc8_b.jpg
...
10-17-12, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Congrats retofit nice find. Headset: Shimano...

Congrats retofit nice find.

Headset: Shimano (it is if its original: Deore XT)

I'm becoming a bit of a Pinnacle sleuth and can tell you for sure that the Cook Brothers stem tell me it was...
04-16-12, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Isnt that those Bestec cranks on the chrome pug?...

Isnt that those Bestec cranks on the chrome pug? Also found on DiamondBack FleetStreaks in 87-88 models? The ones with the little clip spiders at the end.
03-30-12, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Glenn, Thats a real nice overhaul, glad you are...

Glenn,
Thats a real nice overhaul, glad you are not bothering with a new powder coat and restickering. It looks good. I am really digging those DiamondBack limited edition tires and the NOS Deore LX...
03-29-12, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Slammin

I love this thread lets keep it going. ...

I love this thread lets keep it going.

Here is my 1993 Gary Fisher Tassajara


http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6212/6879660700_a7cae05925_c.jpg
...
03-23-12, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Slammin

It really is a shame. RIP, Mountain Goat, Klein,...

It really is a shame. RIP, Mountain Goat, Klein, Fat Chance, Rictchey Saracen, Muddy Fox and all the other good ones.
Thats why we need to save them from eternal damnation (Scrap Heap).


Here...
03-23-12, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Slammin

^ Nice preRoss example. I thought Ross folded,...

^
Nice preRoss example. I thought Ross folded, anyhow someone is still selling New barracudas on ebay and they seem to be still shipping to Europe.
03-19-12, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Sixty, The idea behind chain stay brakes...

Sixty,

The idea behind chain stay brakes (hidden) was that the chainstays were stronger than the seat stay and provided better braking. But in wet or race conditions because of the location, the...
03-16-12, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Glenn, those are MC2's and not MC1 correct? The...

Glenn, those are MC2's and not MC1 correct? The Pinnacle XCD had Sakae stem riser roller. A Mission Control with noodle would be a sweet upgrade.
03-16-12, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Slammin

That Pinnacle gave me an instant high. Wow can...

That Pinnacle gave me an instant high. Wow can you PM me what your shop is asking for it and where you are located I might have to stop in when I'm in the area. As for the 91 models there was the...
03-15-12, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Reposting since I decided to strip my 1991 Klein...

Reposting since I decided to strip my 1991 Klein Pinnacle to the bare necessities from this:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7188/6907691705_bd4ed71f9c_b.jpg

To this:
...
02-28-12, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Slammin

I love any bike in Grabber Green.......

I love any bike in Grabber Green.......
02-22-12, 08:56 AM
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Posted By Slammin

I meant the bottle cage under the down tube looks...

I meant the bottle cage under the down tube looks crooked. It might just be the camera angle and the pedal making it appear so. The downtube itself is perfectly fine. Pump pegs are nice feature too I...
02-21-12, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Those looks like 20 in wheels. I thought it was...

Those looks like 20 in wheels. I thought it was like the schwinn qualifier that had 20 in wheels on a large frame for car park autocross racing.
02-21-12, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Whats with the three bottle cages. Down tube...

Whats with the three bottle cages. Down tube underneath looks crooked and would be better suited on my Tassajara. Send it over.
02-20-12, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Yes its cable tape, I'm about to take it off....

Yes its cable tape, I'm about to take it off. Battery's been dead for years and I have a Garmin forerunner.
02-20-12, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Here are three vintage and a retro inspired. ...

Here are three vintage and a retro inspired.

1995 Gary Fisher Tassajara
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7062/6907696269_76142c41fd_b.jpg
...
02-19-12, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Slammin

As a compliment to the two tone slingshot here is...

As a compliment to the two tone slingshot here is my Klein Pinnacle.


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7188/6907691705_bd4ed71f9c_b.jpg
02-07-12, 12:05 AM
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Posted By Slammin

Thanks John, his has the lefty fork and disc...

Thanks John, his has the lefty fork and disc brakes it might be a 2001 0r 2002 can't recall it just sits in the basement at his job. Considering the brakes and lefty fork i might try coming up to...
02-06-12, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Slammin

Sorry to put u on the spot but can you give me a...

Sorry to put u on the spot but can you give me a ball park what you paid. Im haggling with a friend who has an unridden one he wants $800 I want to offer $400 maybe $500 at max. You and I both dont...
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