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Posted By zukahn1

During the 80's Specialized was just a great bike...

During the 80's Specialized was just a great bike maker for making good choices when it came to cutting costs and maintaining performance. A good example is on the Hardrock they kept the nice crank...
08-03-20, 04:57 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Been racking my old brain a bit to remember the...

Been racking my old brain a bit to remember the correct JIS spindle for converting a 70's French bike to SS or standard geared with a 80's alloy JIS crank turns out it is indeed a 5N. running the...
08-03-20, 04:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded...

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded saddle off a salvage bike yesterday been looking for one on the cheap for a while for the 89 Hardrock looks and feels great n the bike. So I took it for...
08-02-20, 07:57 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes 65 MM shells are basically older track or ...

Yes 65 MM shells are basically older track or very old geared stuff 1950's or older.
07-31-20, 08:39 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Pacifico Beer Bike Low End Restoration,

Well I guess covid-19 very limited choices in cheaper project bike have got to me so a did a rebuild minor restoration on likely the lowest bike in years Bicycle Force Company of China made Pacifico...
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Posted By zukahn1

At the $500 price I assumed you got wheels too....

At the $500 price I assumed you got wheels too. Even without the wheels you got a very good deal as is still worth about $300. The only catch is in order to resale the bike at a good price if you...
07-21-20, 04:28 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the...

Looking at the setup one issue is the rims on the bike are significantly narrower than the rims these brakes were intended for this can be compensated for by adding washers between the pads and the...
07-21-20, 04:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a ride on the Hack trail in Thompson Park on...

Took a ride on the Hack trail in Thompson Park on the MT-200 really getting to like this bike one of the nicest riding bikes I have owned. Found a couple of nice unmarked trails I hadn't road ...
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Posted By zukahn1

Great frame don't know why but there seems to be...

Great frame don't know why but there seems to be a a lot of these the market Nos with nice custom paint and no fork My guess is they were intended to have carbon fork. As for value no fork needing...
07-13-20, 08:50 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

While a OK frame It it is a 80's hard frame ...

While a OK frame It it is a 80's hard frame with slightly unique geometry and a larger size so not having the matching fork is a issue it would may be a bit hard to find a fork Yet there are...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree a 82/83 frame set as for value I...

I would agree a 82/83 frame set as for value I would say $150 or so.
07-09-20, 06:59 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I Have Alpha 4500 6 speed on one of my bikes a...

I Have Alpha 4500 6 speed on one of my bikes a older MTB and have no real issues shifting with the original AR freewheel and have got good results using spare wheels with 7 or 6 speed Shimmano. Alot...
07-09-20, 06:30 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

The British chrome from this era is actually...

The British chrome from this era is actually pretty heavy nickel chrome so you can clean the rust of with steel woo and WD-40 or other penetrating oil even if you get bit aggressive there will ...
07-08-20, 05:12 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Near perfect riding condition today in the high...

Near perfect riding condition today in the high Rockies about 70 with high pressure so a bit more air at high altitude. So I finally to ride up to the top of Beaver Creek road in Pike National...
07-06-20, 07:11 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

The weight on most vintage mixes will be close to...

The weight on most vintage mixes will be close to the same heavy very few curb much under 30 lbs. The lightest ones I have found were early 80's Shogun top end models and Moto Grand Jubilees and...
07-05-20, 09:02 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have s black semi rough aged but good working...

I have s black semi rough aged but good working exage and a semi nice Sora. I would part with for shipping .
07-04-20, 06:12 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took nice slightly rainy 4th of July ride up to...

Took nice slightly rainy 4th of July ride up to the Skull Tree trail just outside Alma about 15 miles round trip....
06-27-20, 04:46 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a very nice two hour afternoon ride up to...

Took a very nice two hour afternoon ride up to Thompson Park and a good part of the Hack trail on the MT-200. The more I ride this bike it seems the more I like it took the cheapo tire liners out...
06-22-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I...

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I had completely forgotten about turns out while not high end they gave my MT-200 the littler bit of room I needed to make the bike comfortable. Put...
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Posted By zukahn1

As I understand it there just wasn't a lot of...

As I understand it there just wasn't a lot of the pro-race level RBCA contract stuff made likely a few thousand of the lesser UK built road bikes, few hundred or less of the nicer Serrota US...
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice 88 bike current rough shape with garbage...

Nice 88 bike current rough shape with garbage bar none machedi rando grip shifts / thumbies no shifter's brakes project bike to me $100 at best. Please just pass pn this bike.
06-16-20, 05:29 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got some nice half clips in the mail so I was...

Got some nice half clips in the mail so I was able to put some smaller less blocky nice classic pedals on my Ralieigh MT-200 the change actually gives me the half inch more size I needed. Really...
06-15-20, 08:08 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree on the bike being a early 70's UO...

I would agree on the bike being a early 70's UO series bike Peugeot made a lot of these in a lot of variations looking at the great condition there is a good chance the model sticker is still intact...
06-13-20, 07:12 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Somewhat nice ride in Thnmpson Forest yesterday...

Somewhat nice ride in Thnmpson Forest yesterday on the trails just a lot of illegall Dirt bag Dirt bikers's riding single lane slow speed trails walking or MTB at 20-30 miles an hour making some...
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Posted By zukahn1

As a basic rider fixed up ready to ride probably...

As a basic rider fixed up ready to ride probably $100-125. As it sits not much figure it will take $50 in parts and full servicing, if you had all the parts on hand and the tools ability to to do...
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Posted By zukahn1

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and...

For a fairly nice touring model with racks and fenders $100-120seem a bit low.nicely cleaned andserviced readyto ride you could likely get $250 in the current market it would be more but DT...
06-08-20, 08:14 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

BB next to the drive side chain stay as said is...

BB next to the drive side chain stay as said is the most likely location.
06-08-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I got the 28t and a 26t nice steel from...

I got the 28t and a 26t nice steel from Iowegian (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/iowegian-44781.html) thanks. I'm still looking for nice vintage black 38t or 36t but not in a hurry I was able...
06-08-20, 04:42 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Here's something a bit different not nearly as...

Here's something a bit different not nearly as nice as most of the above bikes but a well built and interesting example of a multi construction multi metal frame set Raliegh MT-200 has over sized...
06-06-20, 06:23 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a rainy day ride to Pike forest about...

Took a rainy day ride to Pike forest about 15miles to try out the Raliegh MT-200 i recently finished. Nice ride no one in the Forest and the bike road really nice surprisingly light and nimble for a...
06-05-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Completed restoration of Raliegh MT-200 Dumbster find.

Got a seat post in the mail today and was able to finish restoration of a nice Raliegh MT-200 MTB. Turned out real nice for a dumbster bike. Basically original except for the seat, post and tires...
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Posted By zukahn1

Change the seat even if a it's the cheapest ...

Change the seat even if a it's the cheapest SSO seat shapedwd opject you can find.
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Posted By zukahn1

Not really good deal Daytona stuff with...

Not really good deal Daytona stuff with potentilly worn cassette.
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Posted By zukahn1

There does look to be some wear on the middle...

There does look to be some wear on the middle cogs but it's hard to evaluate a modern cassette from pics. You really need to take it apart and inspect the cogs to know what kinda shap it's in.
06-01-20, 08:16 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I actually have a seat post and stem that may ...

I actually have a seat post and stem that may work for you stem is a vintage SR/Specialized 100mm length with 80mm max stem and the seat post is a nice early kalloy 250mm...
06-01-20, 09:32 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say go with manufactures markings arrows...

I would say go with manufactures markings arrows pointed forward and label above the valve stem on drive side. Most quality new tires actually marked how to mount the tires. As for a semetrical or...
05-30-20, 08:42 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

[QUOTE=branko_76;21506635]...being low-end and...

[QUOTE=branko_76;21506635]...being low-end and not having a matching non-drive-side arm, I decided to treat it as I would a rotted piece of lumber...

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05-29-20, 08:23 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a nice ride yesterday up to Pike National...

Took a nice ride yesterday up to Pike National Forest about ten miles each way great ride. The Forest is still closed to camping or motor vehicles for a few more days so got in a good 10 miles on...
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice bike OK price but not really a flipper....

Nice bike OK price but not really a flipper. Along with the above noted stuff I will mention there looks to be a lot of cog, chainring wear so figure a new freewheel chain and chain rings and...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would like to know what fork it has it just...

I would like to know what fork it has it just looks a bit off. 90% this bike would have had a threaded Suspension fork originally.
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice bike but considering it is none riding...

Very nice bike but considering it is none riding with issues I would say $350-400 bike.ride myself I would shoot for $300 end of the day it is a none rider with mechanical issues that well cost...
05-24-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

This ride was actually from a couple of days ago...

This ride was actually from a couple of days ago on the 22nd internet has not been friendly the last couple of days....
05-17-20, 07:41 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Since Ebay has changed there return policy on...

Since Ebay has changed there return policy on items like this to full refund basically same day you ship it back. I would say buy them I doubt there is any issue with these levers and the seller...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes those are the dimpled 1.75 high walls if ...

Yes those are the dimpled 1.75 high walls if there strait and clean up nice with decent looking spokes there worth $200 or so for the set basically more than the whole bike in it's current state.
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Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be in very good mostly original...

Looks to be in very good mostly original condition under the filth. I will wait to see the results after clean up before giving value also check and tell us if the wheels are 1.50 or 1.75 which will...
05-13-20, 08:33 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have found 38/16 works best for a alround...

I have found 38/16 works best for a alround vintage SS but nice 38 chaninrings at a good price are hard to find. The current new alloy ones tend to wear out in only a couple of months gravel gtinding.
05-11-20, 07:20 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got some new tires so I went for a short rainy...

Got some new tires so I went for a short rainy day ride on one of the many no name roads around Fairplay....
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say there worth around $75-100 piece. If...

I would say there worth around $75-100 piece. If you check on ebay the older Raliegh licences plates are likely worth something also you see stuff like this selling for $20-50 at bigger swap meats.
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Posted By zukahn1

Based on the components I would say this is one...

Based on the components I would say this is one of the mid levels models made in Mexiico. Fairly nice bike and the price is fair considering condition.
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