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07-06-14, 09:10 PM
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Posted By WNG

jbchybridrider Excellent photo of your Peugeot....

jbchybridrider Excellent photo of your Peugeot. I never get tired of seeing it, gorgeous paint and set up.
06-24-14, 11:16 AM
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A great score sixty-fiver! I saw the pics in the...

A great score sixty-fiver! I saw the pics in the other thread as well. Nicely built.
Is this DBR aluminum or titanium? Looks like it's titanium.
06-24-14, 11:09 AM
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Posted By WNG

^ Sakae Ringyo Litage series. Sakae Ringyo, also...

^ Sakae Ringyo Litage series. Sakae Ringyo, also known as SR was a Japanese bike parts manufacturer before the rising Yen and Shimano killed off the Maeda Group.
SR-Suntour is the Taiwanese company...
06-19-14, 10:27 AM
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But this deserves a dedicated thread to showcase...

But this deserves a dedicated thread to showcase these beauties here for GT fans. What a wonderful collection! Like a GT museum. Only mtbs, or includes BMX and road bikes?
06-17-14, 05:25 PM
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Posted By WNG

^Welcome aboard! The Norco looks showroom new! ...

^Welcome aboard! The Norco looks showroom new! Nice score. It should serve you well and be loads of enjoyment. I've been enjoying mtb-ing for the first time this Winter, and it's a blast. Even...
06-10-14, 10:52 AM
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Wow, showroom condition! It's gorgeous, did you...

Wow, showroom condition! It's gorgeous, did you restore it or find it as is?
06-04-14, 10:23 PM
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Incredible, that it didn't sell quicker, it looks...

Incredible, that it didn't sell quicker, it looks all business. And it's gorgeous with the two-tone Miyata scheme.
05-12-14, 11:41 AM
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Posted By WNG

^Sexy single speed! Ti accessories too! A very...

^Sexy single speed! Ti accessories too! A very nice ride, Vonruden.
What gearing are your running? Curious how you got it done with vertical dropouts.
05-04-14, 12:14 PM
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Posted By WNG

^Excellent condition! Nice Fisher score.

^Excellent condition! Nice Fisher score.
05-02-14, 02:26 PM
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^Wow, that's one big vintage Mongoose! Rear...

^Wow, that's one big vintage Mongoose!

Rear wheel: You can easily cold set the frame for a 130mm OLD Freehub, or simply wedge it in there...only 2mm spread per side.
A 130mm road width will give...
05-01-14, 07:56 PM
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Posted By WNG

eastcoaststeve Another Trek beauty, this time...

eastcoaststeve
Another Trek beauty, this time in bonded Aluminum.
04-24-14, 12:35 PM
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Posted By WNG

BigEyeBri Wow that HaroCross is turning out...

BigEyeBri

Wow that HaroCross is turning out great! I like the paintjob, not commonplace. And you have a more desired Tange straight tapered fork too.
I took the liberty to try to post one of the...
04-23-14, 04:24 PM
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Posted By WNG

@BigEyeBri...

@BigEyeBri (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=371073)

Thank you very much BigEyeBri! And welcome to the C&V Forum! Pull up a chair and join right in!
Definitely get some photos of your...
04-23-14, 10:06 AM
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Posted By WNG

A great job on the Pink Bubblegum Bridgestone!

A great job on the Pink Bubblegum Bridgestone!
04-21-14, 11:58 AM
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Posted By WNG

Velocivixen The Hardrock Ultra is basically...

Velocivixen
The Hardrock Ultra is basically equivalent to the base Rockhopper. Some the models shared frames, just components differed. Your Ultra appears to be the same as my 92 Hardrock Cruz...
04-19-14, 06:55 PM
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Posted By WNG

Nice job on the Hammer! Looks great cyclotoine.

Nice job on the Hammer! Looks great cyclotoine.
04-15-14, 08:38 AM
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Posted By WNG

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/misc/quote_icon.p...

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by Velocivixen http://www.bikeforums.net/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png...
04-14-14, 09:00 PM
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Posted By WNG

Wonderful job, looks really nice! I had...

Wonderful job, looks really nice!

I had picked up the same Sorrento frame, no fork, and also built a grocery getter/street cruiser. Here is a pic of mine.
...
04-09-14, 06:25 AM
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Posted By WNG

LOL! I'm an OCD poster child! Saguaro Thanks...

LOL! I'm an OCD poster child!
Saguaro Thanks Craig! I've been bitten by the off-road bug recently. So nice out on the trails in Winter. But I'll segue back to road going bikes for the next...
04-09-14, 06:14 AM
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Posted By WNG

I read DorkDisk's solution to his Haro Extreme...

I read DorkDisk's solution to his Haro Extreme and thought, Hmmm, how clever! Thanks for the idea!

Sounds cool! I'll have to measure the Haro stem's extension. Hope it's a match or close to your...
04-08-14, 11:01 PM
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Posted By WNG

[QUOTE=likebike23;16628223]I scored a sweet 1986?...

[QUOTE=likebike23;16628223]I scored a sweet 1986? Ross Mt Hood today. It's pretty much original except for the tires and saddle, and in decent shape. The chrome has some surface rust and it's missing...
04-08-14, 07:20 PM
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Posted By WNG

frantik cyclotoine DorkDisk Italuminium Thanks...

frantik cyclotoine DorkDisk Italuminium
Thanks guys! So many nice rides here that it inspires and keeps my enthusiasm high. This one was a pleasant surprise find.
neo_pop_71
Fantastic bit of...
04-07-14, 06:33 PM
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Posted By WNG

Other than dirty wheels and some paint chips, the...

Other than dirty wheels and some paint chips, the bike was in very good condition. The Rapid Fire shifters weren't engaging, typical. Bike got overhauled, new complement of Jagwire housing and...
04-07-14, 06:27 PM
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Posted By WNG

Hmmm, intriguing idea Sixty Fiver. But maybe in...

Hmmm, intriguing idea Sixty Fiver. But maybe in the future, as this is the only mtb I have for the desert trails.
bane That's because there are a good number of belt failures being reported by...
04-05-14, 11:55 PM
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Posted By WNG

There you go now....treating me like the...

There you go now....treating me like the red-headed stepchild! :D
I am the son that was steered away from the family business. But has returned. "Say Hello to my little friend!"
...
04-05-14, 03:58 PM
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Posted By WNG

Place holder! Just a quick photo update on my...

Place holder! Just a quick photo update on my 1991 Haro Impulse Comp.
Almost done overhauling, and outfitting it to play in the desert. Replaced some of the original Exage 400LX parts with Deore...
03-30-14, 11:58 AM
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Posted By WNG

Got lucky yesterday when I spotted this (unknown...

Got lucky yesterday when I spotted this (unknown year) Haro Impulse Comp in Craigslist. It was posted as Impulse mountain bike, and would have flew under my radar, had it not for the familiar shape...
03-17-14, 01:15 PM
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Posted By WNG

Wow, that Breezer looks fantastic! Thanks for...

Wow, that Breezer looks fantastic! Thanks for that bit of history.
11-29-13, 10:48 PM
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Oh man, that's drool worthy!!! I also have a...

Oh man, that's drool worthy!!!

I also have a fascination for the e-stay frames. A special chapter in mtb development. With one of our own here (ftwelder) being it's father.
I once found a Nishiki...
11-29-13, 12:38 PM
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Nice find! I picked up one of these series 3.8...

Nice find! I picked up one of these series 3.8 in a M300 LE back in Boston. Nice frameset, can't wait to see how it looks all polished up! Hope you write up your steps.
I'm doing the same thing...
10-22-13, 12:33 PM
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Posted By WNG

Doesn't look too bad...take a wire wheel on a...

Doesn't look too bad...take a wire wheel on a drill to it, or dip in oxalic acid. Take all the rust off first, then paint it or powdercoat it.
10-20-13, 09:20 PM
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Posted By WNG

Nice work Glenn! The purple anodized pieces...

Nice work Glenn! The purple anodized pieces really make the bike pop!
10-12-13, 01:17 PM
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Posted By WNG

OMG! That's a Wonder Light! I had one of those...

OMG! That's a Wonder Light! I had one of those when I was a kid. I guess I have a flashlight fetish. Too bad mine is lost to time.

The bike is very cool, and I can see why you're trying to...
08-02-13, 05:17 AM
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Posted By WNG

Yup, a 88 blue/chrome Sierra. I bought one for...

Yup, a 88 blue/chrome Sierra.
I bought one for 10.00 that was in sad shape but mostly intact. Partially stripped to its chrome base.
I was going to strip it completely and build a touring bike out...
02-25-13, 01:01 AM
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Posted By WNG

That Yeti is gorgeous!!!

That Yeti is gorgeous!!!
02-10-13, 11:09 AM
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Posted By WNG

THAT SUCKS! :notamused: Sadly, most of...

THAT SUCKS! :notamused:

Sadly, most of today's younger generation have such entitlement and no accountability issues, that such incidents are commonplace. No respect for another person's property....
02-03-13, 12:57 PM
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Posted By WNG

IthaDan's correct. Your $5 GF (great score!) is...

IthaDan's correct. Your $5 GF (great score!) is a '91 Advance. With the 1 1/4" Evolution front end set up. I believe this was during the period before Trek acquired them. An entry model made with...
01-04-13, 08:28 AM
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Posted By WNG

Yes, most mtbs from that time frame were 130mm....

Yes, most mtbs from that time frame were 130mm. Some sporting 6 speed rears. I'd cold set it back to 133mm and be able to use both 130 and 135mm wheels.

+1 with Glenn's suggestion. Both are...
08-17-12, 12:45 PM
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Posted By WNG

Of course, we're pretty friendly here. That's a...

Of course, we're pretty friendly here. That's a nice Merlin!
08-04-12, 09:47 PM
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Posted By WNG

Hey, I picked up the very same 88 Sierra, a 19"...

Hey, I picked up the very same 88 Sierra, a 19" sized one but the finish isn't in as good a shape. I'll be stripping it down to the chrome and see if it can polish up nicely. I plan for a LHT styled...
02-08-12, 04:14 PM
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Posted By WNG

A very nicely preserved example you have! I was...

A very nicely preserved example you have! I was given a 91/92 Nyala, a few models below yours. I thought the ride of the lugged steel frame was superb. One of my favorite rigid MTBs to have my leg...
12-12-11, 03:38 AM
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Posted By WNG

I think that's a 95 Rockhopper as well. Note the...

I think that's a 95 Rockhopper as well. Note the Gripshifts, and the Alivio crank. There's a national recall on that Alivio MC-12 crank btw. Check the model # and go see an authorized Shimano dealer.
10-31-11, 01:49 PM
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Posted By WNG

wow!

wow!
10-03-11, 06:24 PM
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Posted By WNG

^Really nice paint job on that one! Looks like an...

^Really nice paint job on that one! Looks like an '88.
07-22-11, 04:36 PM
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Posted By WNG

You've posted this fine machine previously around...

You've posted this fine machine previously around here. Thanks for more photos. I can't get over how nice the final results are, what a transformation! It's one of my favorite bikes posted here! Hats...
07-22-11, 04:24 PM
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Posted By WNG

Gorgeous! Another sweet build robatsu! I really...

Gorgeous! Another sweet build robatsu! I really like the celeste and brown bar contrast.
04-22-11, 11:06 AM
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Posted By WNG

Ha! That's a cool 'klunker'! :thumb: I spotted...

Ha! That's a cool 'klunker'! :thumb:
I spotted what you did with a pair of stem shifters...interesting idea.
I think mounting them on the lower top tube would be neat too.
03-26-11, 11:30 PM
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Posted By WNG

^ Man, that's a gorgeous classic mtb.

^ Man, that's a gorgeous classic mtb.
03-26-11, 02:33 PM
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Posted By WNG

+1 I like the great color scheme. Superb ride.

+1 I like the great color scheme. Superb ride.
02-24-11, 01:42 PM
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Posted By WNG

Nicely composed photo! What a great frame, I want...

Nicely composed photo! What a great frame, I want one of those pretty badly. Looking forward to the completed Yeti.
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