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01-15-18, 12:22 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

Beautiful bike. Nice piece of East Coast history.

Beautiful bike. Nice piece of East Coast history.
01-15-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,025
Posted By Aemmer

A few things. First, If the Mountech makes you...

A few things. First, If the Mountech makes you nervous and you want to keep it era, a Shimano Deerhead would be proper as some batches of the 83 Stumpy Sport came with them. The Araya 7X are proper...
01-02-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,049
Posted By Aemmer

Sorted thanks. Looking to get in on a sellers...

Sorted thanks. Looking to get in on a sellers booth if anyone has an extra spot. Nothing to sell, just want to get in early. Willing to pay for portion. PM me.Thanks.
12-29-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Aemmer

I was just admiring a set of RM 25's on some M730...

I was just admiring a set of RM 25's on some M730 hubs the other day and thinking how awesome these rims were BITD. The trend went from wide and a decent braking surface to light, narrow and very...
12-26-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,200
Posted By Aemmer

Yes, but they are still lots of fun.

Yes, but they are still lots of fun.
12-26-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Aemmer

Shimano had both 130 and 135 Deore XT rear hubs...

Shimano had both 130 and 135 Deore XT rear hubs in 1990.
06-20-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

No need to paint, fantastic patina. Love this...

No need to paint, fantastic patina. Love this bike. A true classic. Curious, do you remember what month you were able to acquire the M730 groupset?
06-14-17, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Group photo, A few restored Ritchey's: 567397

Group photo, A few restored Ritchey's:

567397
04-23-17, 05:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,951
Posted By Aemmer

After reading this thread I realize I am in a...

After reading this thread I realize I am in a minority. I have several riders ready to go, I also have collectibles that I don't ride and don't feel guilty for not riding. Then there are several...
02-27-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

That paint shouldn't be too hard to match. What a...

That paint shouldn't be too hard to match. What a great project, love the rear drop outs. Always unique things on Kent's builds.
02-24-17, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 830
Posted By Aemmer

Old XT U brakes are much more visually pleasing...

Old XT U brakes are much more visually pleasing than any new BmX brake. They are fairly indestructible and can be bought for cheap.
02-24-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6,474
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Posted By Aemmer

I think I already posted this 1990 Salsa Custom...

I think I already posted this 1990 Salsa Custom here but I dig this picture so much, here it is again. Mural under a bridge about 7 miles into my ride. Need to get back there and take some pictures...
02-12-17, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Good for you. Those guys have done a great job...

Good for you. Those guys have done a great job with the museum, a must see if you are into old mountain bikes.That Breezer is in great shape with a classic ABM build.
02-12-17, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Drop bar Ride today. A little more snow than...

Drop bar Ride today. A little more snow than expected made the shoulder strap worthwhile.


http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r490/tDuctape/IMG_0653_zpspsp4ryds.jpg...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Aemmer

Saddle, housing, pedals, bar ends, not original....

Saddle, housing, pedals, bar ends, not original. Cool bike. $1000
Replies: 30
Views: 1,311
Posted By Aemmer

$500

$500
12-25-16, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By Aemmer

As someone who has owned several under the chain...

As someone who has owned several under the chain stay brakes, I believe The Suntour have the history that come with Charlie Cunningham, where the Shimano have got well..... Which style Suntour you...
12-15-16, 06:37 PM
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Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Chris, I wanna see your BG

Chris, I wanna see your BG
12-14-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,796
Posted By Aemmer

Well said.

Well said.
12-14-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Aemmer

Nope, Charlie, that one is a keeper. The only...

Nope, Charlie, that one is a keeper. The only survivor I have and feel comfortable riding in NW conditions. You know all of mine are done up decadent and to era. That is actually the only one I have...
12-14-16, 12:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,796
Posted By Aemmer

Let me share this. Two things to notice in this...

Let me share this. Two things to notice in this video. The chutes where the packages are sliding down and hitting each other, and the part of the clip where the newscaster states there are 42 miles...
12-13-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,796
Posted By Aemmer

Playing devils advocate here. How do you know it...

Playing devils advocate here. How do you know it was the carrier? Pictures of the box before it was shipped? When you received it? Easy to blame the carrier. Do you (as the shipper) take pictures of...
12-13-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Aemmer

Complete or project? How much do you want to...

Complete or project? How much do you want to spend? Does it have to be an Everest? What do you mean when you say Everest, an R frame? What year? I have a few 80's vintage Ritchey's in the 21" size...
12-11-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6,461
Views: 1,871,316
Posted By Aemmer

Restored to Dirt Drop. Salsa Custom 1990....

Restored to Dirt Drop. Salsa Custom 1990. Scoboni:

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r490/tDuctape/IMG_3254_zpsxspkg5fg.jpg...
11-25-16, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Aemmer

I don't know anything about Mt Tam's from this...

I don't know anything about Mt Tam's from this era but WTB made 140mm hubs during this time frame.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,947
Posted By Aemmer

$300

$300
09-14-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,204
Posted By Aemmer

Just my opinion not facts. I have a hard...

Just my opinion not facts.

I have a hard time thinking a bike will ever be truly collectible if I don't know who the person was who made it.

I would bet the vast majority of bikes posted on C/V...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,286
Posted By Aemmer

I would feel comfortable telling you what you...

I would feel comfortable telling you what you have if I could get the pictures to enlarge. From the very little I can make out, I would guess it is an 85 to 86 B frame. Serial number probably is 8BXX
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Aemmer

Where did this bike end up? Don't see it in the...

Where did this bike end up? Don't see it in the forums.
04-06-16, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Brent, your RL looked fantastic. And the fact you...

Brent, your RL looked fantastic. And the fact you are the original owner adds to the coolness. Great showing of bikes, but yea it was a weird year for racing with several people holding out. I could...
03-24-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

For those of you who are really into vintage...

For those of you who are really into vintage mountain bikes. I suggest attending the Keyesville Classic. 2016 was a stellar year with amazing bikes. Start planning for 2017 now.
03-24-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,057
Posted By Aemmer

I would too if I were riding a Cunningham....

I would too if I were riding a Cunningham. Beautiful bikes, and beautiful brakes.
03-15-16, 12:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,057
Posted By Aemmer

http://www.blackmtncycles.com/2013/12/twenty-years...

http://www.blackmtncycles.com/2013/12/twenty-years-in-making.html


cunningham steering limiter...
03-12-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Thanks, it came out nice. As far as Ritchey's go,...

Thanks, it came out nice. As far as Ritchey's go, this one is pretty rare and won't see much beyond the neighborhood loop on occasion. I understand the concept and frustrations people get when bikes...
03-12-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,186
Posted By Aemmer

509203

509203
03-10-16, 11:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,140
Posted By Aemmer

My 2 cents, for sure do the trip if the weather...

My 2 cents, for sure do the trip if the weather will be good. First overnighter in the rain can deter the desire for future adventures. Be prepared, check the weather, play the odds, get the bug....
03-10-16, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Bruce was a trend setter by a couple of decades...

Bruce was a trend setter by a couple of decades for sure.

When I got the Ritchey it had an amateur bass boat paint job that was pretty scary.
03-10-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Here you are. Sorry, don't stop by here too...

Here you are. Sorry, don't stop by here too often. 1983 Ritchey Competition. Not big on repaints, but I didn't have a choice this time. Fresh paint means fresh parts.
...
03-10-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

BG frame/fork is great, lots of potential. That...

BG frame/fork is great, lots of potential. That would be a fun bike to restore.
10-25-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Motivation to get it off the hooks and build. ...

Motivation to get it off the hooks and build.

For now I personally stick with my WTB Phoenix for that title. Love it.
10-24-15, 06:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,963
Posted By Aemmer

The CIOCC. Limited to roller duty for a few years...

The CIOCC. Limited to roller duty for a few years now, but the fact I bought it new over 25 years ago is making it a difficult purge. Classic case of original owner having sentimental value, the only...
10-24-15, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

I have been looking for the perfect Ibis for...

I have been looking for the perfect Ibis for years now. Most of my collection is early 80's N. Ca. Mountain bikes, and with that certainly comes Ibis. An Avion, two mid 80's Custom's (too small), the...
10-24-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

Right on, I have a Mojo on the way back burner (I...

Right on, I have a Mojo on the way back burner (I picked up here). I got a P2 for the front end. One of these days I will get to it.

Also, nice to see the hand job put to good use. Always...
10-22-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,342
Posted By Aemmer

A lot of NW flavor to this thread. Dig it. ...

A lot of NW flavor to this thread. Dig it.

Thanks for the complement Roger. It was a blast to do.

I always enjoy the kid pics. It was when my boys were that age that I got into vintage bikes....
10-21-15, 09:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,342
Posted By Aemmer

Fall shake down ride, on a summer project. ...

Fall shake down ride, on a summer project.

http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae6/t-window/DSC_0066_zpsagplfizy.jpg (http://s952.photobucket.com/user/t-window/media/DSC_0066_zpsagplfizy.jpg.html)
10-21-15, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

The Ibis is cool. What fork did you use?Kona P2?

The Ibis is cool. What fork did you use?Kona P2?
10-18-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 1,501,818
Posted By Aemmer

http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae6/t-window/Ri...

http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae6/t-window/Ritchey%20Competition%201983/DSC_0247_zpsrl7prwvq.jpg...
10-03-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 19,304
Posted By Aemmer

May 82.

May 82.
10-03-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 19,304
Posted By Aemmer

SP #11...

SP #11 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=11)

http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae6/t-window/Steve%20Potts%20Custom%201982/IMG_1184_zpsd82a3dzg.jpg...
10-03-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,396
Posted By Aemmer

Granted they are all vintage mountain bikes, but...

Granted they are all vintage mountain bikes, but all USA built, and all steel, so a few of you might appreciate them.

R-L: Schwinn, Champion, Ritchey, Mountain Goat, Moots, Salsa, Steve Potts,...
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