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07-22-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Randallace

think the pedals are original ? i thought it...

think the pedals are original ? i thought it originally had MKS G-8000 's ?
07-19-15, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

I picked it up with a raleigh usa , talon - 200...

I picked it up with a raleigh usa , talon - 200 groupset - i think early 90's as well
07-19-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

rear is rd - m452 -NC -- SO ...MARCH 89 ? ...

rear is rd - m452 -NC -- SO ...MARCH 89 ?

front is fd-m452 - NE -- AND MAY 89 ?

SO THESE DATE MY BIKE AS A 1989 THEN ? BEING AS THEY ARE IN THE FIRST HALF YEAR MANUFACTURE?
07-19-15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

thanks so much for your information - i will look...

thanks so much for your information - i will look up those letters here in a few - and i paid 40
07-19-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

could this be it ? RockHopper & RockHopper...

could this be it ?

RockHopper & RockHopper Comp | Specialized Catalogue 1989 | Retrobike...
07-19-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

so how rare are these older models? any value...

so how rare are these older models? any value here ? ( before i go upgrading stuff )
07-19-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

Is there a serial number database on specialized...

Is there a serial number database on specialized bikes ?
07-19-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

THE ONE I FOUND -IT BELONGS TO BLINK OVER AT RAT...

THE ONE I FOUND -IT BELONGS TO BLINK OVER AT RAT ROD BIKES

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2555/3895976401_a26106243a_b.jpg
07-19-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

I did the image search and came up with one...

I did the image search and came up with one claiming 1989 , identical paint work , but there isnt one on the mombat sheet ? Am i using it wrong ?
07-19-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

According to mombat spec sheet - HERE ...

According to mombat spec sheet -

HERE

http://mombat.org/Specialized_Specs.htm

the 1987 was only available in olympic blue and yellow

BUT THE 1988 MATCHES COLOR WISE
07-19-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/004_zpsh3nxo7bm.jpg


http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/015_zpsj24evbqd.jpg

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07-19-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By Randallace

Help track down the year of this rockhopper please

SO I BOUGHT THIS ROCKHOPPER OFF LOCAL CRAIGSLIST FROM THE SECOND OWNER - HE GOT IT IN THE EARLY 1990S - I BELIEVE IT MAY BE A 1988 ROCKHOPPER COMP , BASED ON PHOTOS IN THE CATALOG AND THE BIOPACE...
06-28-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

ok - i got the hanger straightened out - think im...

ok - i got the hanger straightened out - think im gonna convert this to a cross bike , looking for suggestions as to shifters and brake sets for cross use
06-18-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

Would heat help ?

Would heat help ?
06-18-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

Shoud be done with the wheel on the bike so I...

Shoud be done with the wheel on the bike so I can align it with the cassette teeth then ?
06-18-15, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsrxhebueq.jpg
06-18-15, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

At home - still learng bicycle repair - working...

At home - still learng bicycle repair - working off the park big book , and a DVD set - bought this as a stripped frame - would like to get it on its feet for my kid
06-18-15, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Randallace

Trek 700 bent hanger

What's the best way to straighten the derailer hanger on this trek 700 ?

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsp3yldj7u.jpg
06-17-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

ok - i can see im not going to get any answers...

ok - i can see im not going to get any answers here - will ask somewhere else , thanks
06-16-15, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

wheel i have - parted a mongoose pro rockadile sx...

wheel i have - parted a mongoose pro rockadile sx that had one on it , also had mozo shocks but they were threaded headset
06-16-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsoaqfpi3a.jpg
06-16-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsy5zwstpw.jpg

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsrydievzo.jpg
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06-16-15, 05:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

I have a set of manitu axel 100 mm travel front...

I have a set of manitu axel 100 mm travel front shocks - would those be better than the gila ?
06-14-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

The sound of the silence is deafening

The sound of the silence is deafening
06-14-15, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

* rear tire just exploded on the initial test...

* rear tire just exploded on the initial test ride **

looks like tire and tube shopping is next on todays list

the gila shocks did well off road, till the rear tire incident

where does...
06-14-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps3ylcrxy9.jpg

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsy0h3wgce.jpg
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06-14-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightand...

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps91nlnk8n.jpg
06-14-15, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,476
Posted By Randallace

Hello - looking for info and advice on a giant iguana

Hi - picked up a basket case giant iguana at a thrift store ,( sub 80 price range ) after 3 hours in my rack it's ready to ride , but I have some questions on this model - from my research I think...
05-23-15, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Randallace

help identify this road bike

ok - was at a thrift store and came across an old road bike , only identifying logos were a golden circle and the word hawk in it .. and a seat tube decal bearing the same golden circle, and the word...
Replies: 9
Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

It does fit those specs , mostly , this one is in...

It does fit those specs , mostly , this one is in amazing condition for its age , paid sub 100
Replies: 9
Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

Anyone have more info on This brand ? I've not...

Anyone have more info on This brand ? I've not encountered them before now .....I'm new to the mtb scene , mainly have stuck to vintage coasters , but have picked up a. Few nice mtb's in the last...
Replies: 9
Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

I spent 2 hours cleaning , tuning , lubricating...

I spent 2 hours cleaning , tuning , lubricating and adjusting the bike . I also installed 2 kenda tires and tubes w/rim strips . It rides like a dream .....and looks killer !! Gonna hate to see it...
Replies: 9
Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

pics as requested ...

pics as requested

http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s109/rknightandkarr/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsbaazle7r.jpg
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Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

I'm in ohio - USA will post pics when I get...

I'm in ohio - USA

will post pics when I get home
Replies: 9
Views: 7,746
Posted By Randallace

Univega alpina 5.1 ?

Picked up a EXCELENT condition univega alpina 5.1 today in the 19 inch size - looks like never ridden - looking for info on these - and maybe a value ? To see if I did ok on it or not , LOL
...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

not everyone looks at bicycles from a monetary...

not everyone looks at bicycles from a monetary value standpoint -sometimes I've been known to "help out " the weirdest and low end of bikes , if I find them interesting - - I'm not saying I am...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

Thanks again ! Just a wealth of information...

Thanks again ! Just a wealth of information flowing here this evening ! I'd say my co- worker gave me a nice gift , and it should be fun to go forward from here !
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

Ramzilla - Was done with an iPhone , quick and...

Ramzilla -
Was done with an iPhone , quick and dirty photography in between jobs - I'm obviously new here , and to the schwinn road bikes ,I've mainly stuck to middleweights and balloon tire bikes ,...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

So any guesses what my frame is made of ? 4130 ?

So any guesses what my frame is made of ? 4130 ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

So these would be appropriate to the bike then ?...

So these would be appropriate to the bike then ? Just trying to figure out what should and shouldn't be on there

anyone just happen to have the badge I need , laying around ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

And what's with the weird " wing nuts" on the...

And what's with the weird " wing nuts" on the front wheel ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

So the bicycles did not bear the schwinn name...

So the bicycles did not bear the schwinn name then ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

Thanks for the answer both there and here -...

Thanks for the answer both there and here - :thumb:

Its the helpful guys , like you , that allow me to enjoy my new collecting hobby , so thanks again - I've been riding and redoing schwinn bikes...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

Worth a repaint as a nice rider ? I have...

Worth a repaint as a nice rider ?

I have great love for schwinn bikes - since it's a first year bike I may keep it - would it be hard to find a badge and decals ?
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

A guy on the cabe said its a 1972 schwinn world...

A guy on the cabe said its a 1972 schwinn world traveler - Panasonic made in japan for import - first year made - agree ??
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

Any guess on year with the provided serial number...

Any guess on year with the provided serial number ? Is the 1963 guess wrong ? Chicago ? Or import ? Badge looks to have been round, not oval
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/...

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/04/image_zpsgyuyykge-1.jpg


http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/04/image_zps5kcfk2w3-1.jpg

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Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/...

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/04/image_zpsdpn2zfxr-1.jpg


http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/images/imported/2015/04/image_zpsfwjoktfg-1.jpg

...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By Randallace

What is it ?

Ok - a guy at work whom knows I'm into bikes brought me in an old " racing bike" his next door lady friend was gonna throw away - I know it's schwinn, and the serial number looks to be from 1963 ? ...
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