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From Velocals. I discovered them on ebay.

From Velocals. I discovered them on ebay.
03-18-15, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Beautiful example of what I call the "85-1/2"...

Beautiful example of what I call the "85-1/2" Rockhopper. It rolled out in mid-85, as configured on your ride, but was not in the Specialized catalog until the '86 year. By then they had already...
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Posted By Rockbopper

Thanks, I will. I've got lots f photos of the...

Thanks, I will. I've got lots f photos of the rebuild. The paint is Porsche engine compartment gray. A friend was painting on his car and offered to do the frame. For a six pack of good beer!
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Posted By Rockbopper

Another update on the 'unidentified Specialized"...

Another update on the 'unidentified Specialized" that was positively identified as an '89 with the help of this group. I stripped the paint job, re-painted it, put on decals, and put it back...
01-05-15, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

426767 This is my "grinders". An' 85 Rockhopper...

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This is my "grinders". An' 85 Rockhopper that has served all purposes for me over the past the 30 yrs. that I've owned it. It is now an urban daily- rider that I take grinding on long...
01-05-15, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

That is a beautiful ride! you must be one tall...

That is a beautiful ride! you must be one tall dude to ride that big of a frame with the seat post and stem set that high! Nice picture, too...
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Posted By Rockbopper

Here's an update on the "unidentified...

Here's an update on the "unidentified Specialized". It is definitely an '89 Rockhopper, and all of the components, except the saddle , are original and date code correct. I noticed - excitedly -...
12-14-14, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Here are a few more photos of the '84 stumpy. See...

Here are a few more photos of the '84 stumpy. See if the pictures are right side up... IPhone photos don't seem to play nice here...

Everything is going together nicely. I do need 2 mm brake...
12-14-14, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

My '84 Stumpjumper just arrived last night. I'm...

My '84 Stumpjumper just arrived last night. I'm itching to put it together. First look out of the box and it looks like an excellent one in superb mechanical and cosmetic regards. Components are all...
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Posted By Rockbopper

Thanks Clang, both useful ideas. Indeed, the 89...

Thanks Clang, both useful ideas. Indeed, the 89 catalog fairly describes the components and look. I finally got out to my farm where I stashed the bike (no room at home...) and put a fridge magnet to...
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Posted By Rockbopper

Thank you, all. The stickers were what made it...

Thank you, all. The stickers were what made it difficult to find one like it. It say's 'American Made' in several places, and it is obviously aluminum, and states so in a few places. It's a weird...
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Posted By Rockbopper

Here are photos of some components. Thank you for...

Here are photos of some components. Thank you for looking.

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Posted By Rockbopper

Unidentified Specialized

I picked up a bike last night off local CL 'cause it was cheap ($50), and looked like a doable refurbish for donation to our excellent local bike cooperative (Boise Bicycle Project). I've surfed a...
12-08-14, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Our bikes probably new each other in the...

Our bikes probably new each other in the factory... Amazingly close serial numbers!

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Posted By Rockbopper

Me neither, but I'll find out when I get a look...

Me neither, but I'll find out when I get a look at the serial number. I have seen that color on '84s in web photos. The components seem to be correct..
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Posted By Rockbopper

Vintage Specialized Stump Jumper Mountain Bicycle...

Vintage Specialized Stump Jumper Mountain Bicycle | eBay...
12-07-14, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Oops, make that an '85 Rockhopper, not '84. Date...

Oops, make that an '85 Rockhopper, not '84. Date code G0385, or March of '85.
12-07-14, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Rockbopper

1984 Rockhopper, all original components,...

1984 Rockhopper, all original components, original owner. Set up as a grocery getter, around town and light touring bike. It does gets its feet dirty in the Boise foothills occasionally.
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12-06-14, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Thank you for the welcome. Yep, a Nitto rack...

Thank you for the welcome. Yep, a Nitto rack (that attaches to the brake bosses) with a Weld wire basket zip-tied on. Totally functional. It rides like a dream, especially after the addition of the...
12-06-14, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

1985 Specialized Rockhopper. My Urban Assault...

1985 Specialized Rockhopper. My Urban Assault Vehicle (UAV) 'Rover'. All original components with add-on of Nitto front rack (usually has Weld basket attached), Bontrager fenders, and Schwalbe Big...
12-06-14, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

I hear the Ellensburg area is good riding. BTW -...

I hear the Ellensburg area is good riding. BTW - I had an early 70's Gitane road bike that I road to near-death in the '70s until it was stolen.
12-06-14, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Rockbopper

The current "look" of my '85 Rockhopper. This is...

The current "look" of my '85 Rockhopper. This is the "official" photo from the 'Bike Builder's Gallery' in Boise last May. This is before being refurbished, but is how it rides now. Usually, with...
12-06-14, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Rockbopper

Here is an early 1985 Specialized Rockhopper I...

Here is an early 1985 Specialized Rockhopper I purchased new in May '85 from the LBS in Fort Collins, Colorado. I was a new grad student there and needed a commuter/campus/town bike that would,...
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