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04-29-18, 01:26 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Incredible work!

Incredible work!
04-29-18, 01:25 PM
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Lovely. So you rode the North Canol Road? How far...

Lovely. So you rode the North Canol Road? How far did you go and when did you do it? The road is maintained on Yukon side but it considered more of a trail on the NWT side these days.
06-20-17, 11:52 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

He didn't paint your bike but he did paint later...

He didn't paint your bike but he did paint later ones. toxic design laboratory :: HOME (http://www.toxikdesignlab.com/)
06-19-17, 11:10 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Swoon:eek:

Swoon:eek:
08-29-16, 06:10 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Not sure when tioga came out but they made a...

Not sure when tioga came out but they made a wicked burly plastic toe clip.
08-29-16, 06:09 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

definitely, bars, stems, their saddles are very...

definitely, bars, stems, their saddles are very popular. They have always done tires and those are still bigger than most bike brand tires. Their softgood are very popular too, shoes, cloths,...
06-23-16, 10:52 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I visited a coastal british columbian frame...

I visited a coastal british columbian frame builder who had an old ritchey in his quiver or mostly more modern bikes. I asked him what the deal was and he said he liked to ride it sometimes but it...
06-01-16, 01:58 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

build details please!

build details please!
06-01-16, 08:59 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

You have some incredible bikes. Interesting to...

You have some incredible bikes. Interesting to see someone else using a headshock, they were a good idea. The JP Mprgen is bizarre and I'd guess that front "suspension" does not work all that well. I...
04-18-16, 12:15 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

You'd have to go pretty high, I've never heard of...

You'd have to go pretty high, I've never heard of that happening. Hydraulic is so superior to mechanical it isn't even funny. And massively superior to V or Canti on a mountain bike, maybe not for...
04-18-16, 10:43 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

yeah not vintage. Gearing to too high for polo...

yeah not vintage. Gearing to too high for polo and more polo players would put the brake on the front these days.
03-30-16, 02:23 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Wild. Does it have regular nipples at the rim or...

Wild. Does it have regular nipples at the rim or do you do all the tension at the hub. I always found those shimano wheels with the nipples on the hub a pain but then this one looks a lot easier to...
03-30-16, 10:53 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Fantastic, control tech bars and stem would...

Fantastic, control tech bars and stem would really bring it all together... what is the crazy front wheel?
07-06-15, 02:43 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

That's a beauty, thanks for sharing.

That's a beauty, thanks for sharing.
05-07-15, 12:15 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

HOLY CRAP that is sweet!

HOLY CRAP that is sweet!
04-08-15, 11:16 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Nothing ugly about that. Always amazed by the...

Nothing ugly about that. Always amazed by the results some people get with brush on paint. I might have to try that this summer on my Rocky Mountain Blizzard which I may do a very similar build on,...
04-08-15, 11:03 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

well cared for? Looks like it just came out of...

well cared for? Looks like it just came out of the box! I couldn't own that bike as I'd not be able to ride it.
03-25-15, 10:15 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

The value in that saddle is in the steel parts...

The value in that saddle is in the steel parts for recovering. I have seen people ride worse and claim comfort. They might also like riding on a 1" piece of webbing, the exact opposite of those...
01-29-15, 11:05 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I had a thought last night as I was looking at a...

I had a thought last night as I was looking at a thread about a schwinn homegrown FS with "Sweet spot" technology. There are more than 20 piece to the rear triangle that had to be welded together. My...
01-29-15, 11:03 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I'll give you 50 for the crank!

I'll give you 50 for the crank!
01-27-15, 12:26 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Looks pretty awesome to me. Colours are a little...

Looks pretty awesome to me. Colours are a little all over the place but whatever, is that an AC crank? Are those grafton brakes? Sick if so. That frame is a highly collectible beauty. This was pretty...
01-04-15, 01:18 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I don't think most people realize this one here,...

I don't think most people realize this one here, but this is a very important bike historically. One of the first full suspension bikes with a decent design functionally. I read that the disc brake...
12-05-14, 12:25 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Really? You mean the powder coat is original? Did...

Really? You mean the powder coat is original? Did you just do a resto on it? It looks like it just rolled out of the showroom (aside from the Easton post which should be replaced with a syncros...
11-30-14, 04:16 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I have a black cattlehead that is totally beat...

I have a black cattlehead that is totally beat also which I was considering what to do with. I think you can buy decals on ebay for syncros. I have a few 27.0 post for my rocky mountains and one 27.2...
11-30-14, 01:04 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Beautiful, to you powder coat or paint the stem?

Beautiful, to you powder coat or paint the stem?
10-30-14, 04:03 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

definitely quirky. but yeah super cool. I can't...

definitely quirky. but yeah super cool. I can't get behind the active only when seated rear suspension, but then again I am a west coaster and we need the suspension most when descending and out of...
05-23-14, 09:53 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Saddle Up, that looks like it was just removed...

Saddle Up, that looks like it was just removed from the original box!
05-01-14, 06:35 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Wow, no comments yet.. that looks great. what a...

Wow, no comments yet.. that looks great. what a classic beauty.
04-22-14, 09:56 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I have heard good things, made from the original...

I have heard good things, made from the original moulds, I am sure they are great. Lots of vintage resto guys are using these. I'll probably get a pair if I ever get my '92 RMB blizzard restored.
04-22-14, 09:55 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I had one of those for a few years. They are...

I had one of those for a few years. They are great bikes, that stem isn't stock, but is definitely an upgrade and those tires are bad @$$!
04-16-14, 11:48 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I am comforted by the fact that I haven't really...

I am comforted by the fact that I haven't really heard of these frames braking and the reality is that by the time I got my first rocky in 1995 (a hammer) the welding was light years better. I...
04-15-14, 09:48 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j282/abier622/My...

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j282/abier622/My%20Bikes/Rocky%20Mountain%20Hammer%201991/IMG_3368.jpg
and some gratuitous raunchy welds for sixtyfiver...
04-11-14, 07:04 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I'll say... not to mention those purple toplines,...

I'll say... not to mention those purple toplines, M900 derailleurs and is that a weyless skewer set or something else? minty flight also just sweet.
04-09-14, 07:58 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

You can always go a step further and put a nice...

You can always go a step further and put a nice USE suspension seatpost and a girvin flex stem in there. Girvin's are pretty damn cheep. If you decide to part with the bar/stem combo, please let me...
04-08-14, 08:56 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

They just need new elastomers. Many vintage forks...

They just need new elastomers. Many vintage forks are perfectly servicable, rock shox mag for example, though they are pretty noodly by todays standard. I am looking forward to running a mag 21 on my...
04-07-14, 08:10 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Wow wng. That thing is immaculate!

Wow wng. That thing is immaculate!
04-06-14, 12:13 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Wow, that never even occurred to me! Hmmm is...

Wow, that never even occurred to me! Hmmm is there a rocky mountain e-stay in my future? hmmmmmm.... alfine 11..hmmm
04-05-14, 08:27 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

looking forward to updates, that thing is hot!

looking forward to updates, that thing is hot!
03-05-14, 11:22 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Awesome looking ride. Love the fork... this thing...

Awesome looking ride. Love the fork... this thing looks like a surefooted beast!
02-28-14, 04:14 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

that is a really nice looking giant.

that is a really nice looking giant.
02-24-14, 03:26 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

What!? Non-Drive side? That is ridiculously...

What!? Non-Drive side?

That is ridiculously sweet. Do you ride that?
01-22-14, 11:25 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

I thought they might be, there's your winning...

I thought they might be, there's your winning lottery ticket right there!
01-22-14, 12:43 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Does it fit then? I am sure you know this but...

Does it fit then? I am sure you know this but there is some serious coin in that machine. The skewers alone can fetch $150 in decent shape, the older mag for is pretty valuable and the XC pro...
01-13-14, 04:54 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

They are, anything with early amp rear suspension...

They are, anything with early amp rear suspension is collectable as are anything with manitou (which suck, but they still have a huge collector following). I recently picked up a 1993 ROcky Mountain...
01-01-14, 01:47 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

well said. The general cut-off over on retrobike...

well said. The general cut-off over on retrobike UK is 1997. After '97 suspension and brakes started to accelerate. Discs were already on the market and the cantilever brake gave way to the linear...
12-31-13, 02:15 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Well I could use some tires, but I am sure you...

Well I could use some tires, but I am sure you know what is worth what. However I would love some of those lighter coloured tires, would look good against the red on my Rocky Mountain The Edge and...
12-31-13, 01:14 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

There were two separate thoughts in that previous...

There were two separate thoughts in that previous post of mine and I edited for clarity. One was re: onza, the other re: rocky mountain bicycles.

I gave a set of racing porcs in way better shape...
12-30-13, 09:07 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Onza was a component company in the 1990s (they...

Onza was a component company in the 1990s (they still exist in name). They sold tires, grips, brakes, pedals, bar ends, chainrings and may have even nearly brought a crank to production.. they had a...
12-29-13, 12:00 AM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Nice! I have a '91 which even has an Onza sticker...

Nice! I have a '91 which even has an Onza sticker on it. Essentially the same frame but red. Please do a build thread for it.
12-19-13, 12:19 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Nice Auchen, Rock Shox Mag still going strong?

Nice Auchen, Rock Shox Mag still going strong?
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