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12-15-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,284
Posted By bOsscO

beicster I did a resto-mod on this '93 Mongoose...

beicster I did a resto-mod on this '93 Mongoose IBOC Comp that measures 22.5" which fits me (I'm 6'-3").
The head tube is 8" tall! The main triangle is bonded aluminum while the rear is welded...
12-15-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,284
Posted By noobinsf

I have an early 90's Univega Alpina Comp MTB that...

I have an early 90's Univega Alpina Comp MTB that is a large size (will measure later and update this post) and is made with Tange MTB double butted. Pretty nice.

EDIT: Looks like the seat tube is...
11-29-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Chombi1

RIP Eddie B...... Just seeing his name bring...

RIP Eddie B......
Just seeing his name bring back lots and lots of memories of thos golden days of competitive cycling in the 80's.
11-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 2,569,567
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1989 Marin Pine Mountain drop bar...

Here’s my 1989 Marin Pine Mountain drop bar conversion. Bought as complete bike that I believe was 100% original with full Shimano Deore XT components. It was in fairly rough/neglected shape so I did...
11-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By steelbikeguy

photos of the headtube would probably help. Most...

photos of the headtube would probably help. Most builders would have some sort of ID there.

on the slim chance that it helps, I had a custom frame built by Gordon Borthwick back in 1989. He mostly...
11-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 2,569,567
Posted By 10speedterror

greetings from Philadelphia! hereís the...

greetings from Philadelphia!

hereís the current iteration of my commuter/all Ďrounder/do it all machine

started out as just a nashbar 3000x frame (straight gauge tank weight tubing) i got off...
11-17-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,860
Posted By plonz

I"ll cover a few of your points For your...

I"ll cover a few of your points

For your progressive sanding, 1000 will get you a clean, satin finish but you'll need a 3rd step to get a chrome-like finish. My typical 3 steps are 600/1000/2500...
11-14-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 363,999
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished this ParkPre today. First venture...

Just finished this ParkPre today. First venture into replacing the elastomers in a shock. Very easy job and feels great. Pretty cool early 90's ride. ...
11-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 363,999
Posted By Mr. 66

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A little Red Ryder Rockhopper gets some refreshing.
11-14-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 363,999
Posted By J.Higgins

Started a drop-bar conversion with this...

Started a drop-bar conversion with this Stumpjumper. Curious frame rub on the DS chainstay. Its as if the rider had been riding through muck and debris and it had gotten caught in the crank and he...
11-13-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 363,999
Posted By VtwinVince

Just starting this CBS\Tony Hoar build, it's a...

Just starting this CBS\Tony Hoar build, it's a 531 frame.
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11-11-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 363,999
Posted By SJX426

Finally working on the 1984 Trek 760 bought in...

Finally working on the 1984 Trek 760 bought in 2014 as an incomplete project with franken build. Ratty frame condition in terms of finish. Started a thread on it....
10-23-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 2,569,567
Posted By lneves

1991 Bridgestone CB-1 dropbar/650b conversion

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10-21-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7,006
Views: 2,569,567
Posted By wintermute

I shared several photos of my Kuwahara doomsday...

I shared several photos of my Kuwahara doomsday tourer-in-progress where the camera angle made it look like there was an ungodly amount of stem showing. Here's a more accurate photo showing that...
06-03-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,014
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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06-01-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By OTS

Bumpity Bump

Bumpity Bump
05-29-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By 52telecaster

the dropouts are stamped but 3d with a hanger. It...

the dropouts are stamped but 3d with a hanger. It did have the weinmanns on it. I just ordered aome auaomong tektros for the 650bs. I wanted to try it with this frame because it has massive tire...
05-29-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By tricky

Misleading thread title! Definitely not foolproof...

Misleading thread title! Definitely not foolproof as indicated by the replies from Randyjawa and wrk101. Perform at your own risk...
05-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By Mr. 66

Here's what I got from "The Yard" at Bikeworks a...

Here's what I got from "The Yard" at Bikeworks a few years back as purchased, when I had it built last it was all Dura Ace mashings....
05-28-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By 52telecaster

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Last summer. This year its going to drink the 650b koolade. This one had...
05-28-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By jdawginsc

Foolproof seized seatpost extractor tool

RJ, eat your heart out...


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05-24-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By Chriscraft760

another 1983 Trek 720 ...

another 1983 Trek 720



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05-23-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By casanewt

On that note... ...

On that note...

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05-23-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By belacqua

Been on bike forums since 2008; this is the first...

Been on bike forums since 2008; this is the first time I felt someone had photographed not the bike, but the ride. Excellent.
05-23-20, 10:47 AM
05-16-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By OTS

FS 80ís Netroh (Large Size) Mountain Bike (Columbus Cromor)

FS 80ís Netroh (Large Size) Mountain Bike (Columbus Cromor)

I am selling this because it is too big for me and I need to generate some funds to complete some builds. What I know about Netroh...
05-11-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Ď83 Trek 720 ...

Ď83 Trek 720
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04-22-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By Chrisp72

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This is my Kuwahara Caravan. I'm in the process of getting it ready...
04-16-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Iím going to inspect it right now, Iíll report...

Iím going to inspect it right now, Iíll report back. But great call on checking the bead, I had to replace a tube before I installed it, totally could have been rushing. 👍

!! I didnít set the bead...
04-15-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By kwhiner

'85 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe/'92 Cannondale T600

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'92 Cannondale frame with a variety of newer pieces....
04-07-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,471
Posted By Padgett

One vote for a 93 or earlier Trek 900 series. I...

One vote for a 93 or earlier Trek 900 series. I just picked up a 950 frame/fork and it seems great.
03-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Who knew?! ...

Who knew?!

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03-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By natterberry

That was deemed an essential business here....

That was deemed an essential business here. Thanks, JB!

...
03-17-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There are growing reports of TP looting going on....

There are growing reports of TP looting going on.

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03-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By 52telecaster

my gf picked some up at gfs. We dont horde,...

my gf picked some up at gfs. We dont horde, except for bikes and hifi gear. She hordes art supplies and post cards.
03-15-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By Ottomotion

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03-15-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By verktyg

Last night I stopped by the Yemeni owned mom and...

Last night I stopped by the Yemeni owned mom and pops grocery store up the street to get some extra TP for some house guests. On the way out, I mentioned that American needed to learn to use their...
03-15-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By gugie

Our local supermarket stock up the TP shelves...

Our local supermarket stock up the TP shelves every evening. By 9am they're all gone.

Right now there's plenty of food and TP in the supply chain. Some things people are stocking up on all at...
03-15-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By bikemig

There are some bits of info that my life would...

There are some bits of info that my life would have been better off with not knowing. This is one of them.
03-15-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,531
Posted By 52telecaster

No TP.

But i did get groceries today.
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03-14-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By roadsnakes

' " Is there decent car-free bike paths down...

'
" Is there decent car-free bike paths down there? "

The bike path from Bay View (South Shore Park) to the beach at Grant Park has to be one of the nicest rides in the country. Views of the lake...
02-17-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By thinktubes

Need closure....

Need closure....
02-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,014
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...
01-31-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By qcpmsame

^^^ Good on you Kurt, well offered my friend....

^^^ Good on you Kurt, well offered my friend. that is what this forum is all about.

Bill
01-31-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By bulgie

Sorry man, my ISP is trying to wring more money...

Sorry man, my ISP is trying to wring more money from me. I have the cheapest bare-bones service, so they change my IP address now and then -- for no reason other than extortion money wringing. I...
01-30-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
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
01-29-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By LBCwanabe

Does this count? ...

Does this count?
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01-29-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 812,190
Posted By rod_saetan

1980s Mercian, un-laden and loaded to the hilt. ...

1980s Mercian, un-laden and loaded to the hilt.
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01-23-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,863
Posted By droppedandlost

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01-19-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14,150
Views: 3,093,484
Posted By norcalmike

This poor Jim Merz Allez has seen better days but...

This poor Jim Merz Allez has seen better days but I think I can save it.
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