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10-23-21, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Lbxpdx

1991 Stumpjumper

I was checking out CL and noticed this old girl, though it was a three hour drive away. After a few messages back and forth, the guy told me that he was actually going to drive in to my area to see...
10-17-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,324
Posted By obrentharris

Is this really a problem? I have thousands of...

Is this really a problem? I have thousands of trouble-free miles on an XT derailleur with Ultegra shifters using a Wolf Tooth Tanpan. Really a very simple device with very little to go wrong. Not a...
10-16-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,240
Posted By mstateglfr

Your current bike is an aluminum gravel frame and...

Your current bike is an aluminum gravel frame and you ride unpaved roads all the time. You've been riding it for however long and however many miles- you know the answer to your question- no it isn't...
10-14-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 703
Posted By squirtdad

I so goofed up in that earlier post.....am...

I so goofed up in that earlier post.....am editting with a "never mind" missed 812 is 1x thanks for getting it right
10-10-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Repack Rider

45th Anniversary coming up

On October 21, 1976 I agreed to help a few friends settle an argument as to who was the fastest downhill rider on our modified "klunker" bikes. We had decided that a time trial was the way to make it...
10-10-21, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7,264
Views: 2,955,715
Posted By vp1337

Technically still not a MTB, but pretty close. ...

Technically still not a MTB, but pretty close.

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10-05-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By mechanicmatt

Mongoose Rockadile '97

I rebuilt this today. Thought I'd share.
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10-02-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) SPECIALIZED Stumpjumper M2 Team

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09-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By tdipail

Parts are startng to trickle in! The best...

Parts are startng to trickle in!

The best part arrived first.

https://i.postimg.cc/pdzzm3Rz/IMG-9388.jpg (https://postimg.cc/nsVC5Rsh)

then the Atlas cranks and BB, BB tool, 34t oval...
09-14-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By jamesdak

Couldn't agree....less. :p ...

Couldn't agree....less. :p


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Really, really good ride with a wonderful old...
09-08-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,125
Posted By Gravel Rider

Bombtrack

Brought a 2021 Bombtrack Hook home today. Looking forward to many adventures. Share your photos if you own a Bomber!...
08-13-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By mstateglfr

I love that thread due to the creativity. That...

I love that thread due to the creativity.
That thread also saddens me due to the overwhelming number of examples of clearly ill-fitting bikes due to kludges that make the bike 'fit' with a drop...
08-05-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,400
Posted By bOsscO

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more...

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more violet than purple; the Montana spray can colour I used on this restomod is RV-264 'Galaxy Violet'...
08-05-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,400
Posted By mstateglfr

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08-05-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,400
Posted By LucasHartong

1994 Giant Cadex CFR3 (carbon/alu) with...

1994 Giant Cadex CFR3 (carbon/alu) with Campagnolo Stratos group. Very light, very loved. :)
...
07-29-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,524
Posted By msu2001la

Agree with all of this. I was into MTB in the...

Agree with all of this. I was into MTB in the 90's as well, and still remember the first time I tried a set of XT linear pull v-brakes. What a huge improvement over cantilevers. The same can be said...
07-28-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,524
Posted By chaadster

The complexity is in the system design, and the...

The complexity is in the system design, and the difficulty is in the setup process.

If we accept that anything on a bike is hard to do— something I think we must— then I’d say that canti setup is...
07-27-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,524
Posted By chaadster

Man, setting up cantis used to be like an art...

Man, setting up cantis used to be like an art form, and lots of folks did not have the skills to do it right. In order to get the pads to hit the rim cleanly with max leverage involved rectifying so...
07-26-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By indofulioh

Thanks! This was really helpful. As I suspected,...

Thanks! This was really helpful. As I suspected, getting the front shifter/derailleur/crankset combo just perfect can be a huge challenge when mixing Shimano road/MTN components.

But it also...
07-01-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By nomadmax

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact...

I wouldn't do anything until I knew the exact numbers of what was on the bike before and what's on there now. A thread asking "How do my shoes fit" is basically worthless, even in a forum full of...
06-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By DarKris

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than...

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than stellar experience with the bike shop I got it from I now have my first carbon bike

...
06-17-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,013
Posted By MrBeebs

Miyata 1000 - Shimano 11sp 105 groupset -...

Miyata 1000
- Shimano 11sp 105 groupset
- Shimano CX 50 brakes (works great for these bikes with smaller post widths, just needs better pads)
- Brooks C17 seat (love it for all weather comfort)
-...
06-15-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Chuckles1

Ok, but gravel bike is better

My gravel bike is my favorite between road, gravel, and hybrid. I got a flat-bar hybrid this year with long wheel base, 700c tires, 180mm hydro discs, and put a geared rear hub drive kit on it. It...
06-15-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By Chinghis

1993 StumpJumper. Rigid fork, 1.5" slicks. Used...

1993 StumpJumper. Rigid fork, 1.5" slicks. Used to be called a Mountain Bike, now it's a hybrid. I just ride it wherever I want - gravel, road, buffed single-track.
06-07-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,834
Posted By Elvo

https://blackmtncycles.com/product-category/frames...

https://blackmtncycles.com/product-category/frames/
06-07-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By jsigone

Just got a 2021 Specialized Diverge E5 elite 56cm...

Just got a 2021 Specialized Diverge E5 elite 56cm (aka no future shock with GRX 2x10) I hate high stack up on my bike and this one is upright enough w/o the gizmo under the stem.
added WTB venture...
05-23-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 316,427
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-8zzw...

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Brent
05-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By franswa

Nbd

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05-10-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By JaccoW

My vintage 1992 Koga-Miyata Traveller touring...

My vintage 1992 Koga-Miyata Traveller touring bike turned gravel. 40x622 tyres and an Ultegra 2x 11 Deore drivetrain. Microshift bar-ends are on their way... somewhere but they are sold out...
05-07-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 227,444
Posted By franswa

Got some accessories to go with the new bike rack...

Got some accessories to go with the new bike rack ;)

...
05-03-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,509
Posted By fabiofarelli

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04-19-21, 05:20 PM
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Views: 2,596,255
Posted By SEATrek

My new 2021 FX5 Sport taken this morning on a...

My new 2021 FX5 Sport taken this morning on a ride in Woodinville, WA, near my home. Loving this bike, smooth and fast and comfortable. Replaced my 2012 7.5FX which I have a friend selling for me. I...
04-18-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 316,427
Posted By franswa

Crushed it today! ...

Crushed it today!


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04-17-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,511
Posted By mechanicmatt

I really like this bike, I actually had this...

I really like this bike, I actually had this version of the 750 and the lugged one that I kept and have shown here. It took me 5 years to decide what to do with the both of them and I sold the one I...
04-16-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,511
Posted By ctak

1983 Centurion Pro Tour 15 and 1980 Pro Tour

2 Centurion Pro Tours set up for long rides, both with ample clearance for 700x38mm (up to 42mm depending on manufacturer). Takes me 90 min to get out to most gravel / logging trails from where I...
04-15-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,511
Posted By bikemig

Great pics and a fine looking drop bar conversion.

Great pics and a fine looking drop bar conversion.
04-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By Warren128

I just finished this build yesterday. It's a 2000...

I just finished this build yesterday. It's a 2000 Litespeed Appalachian.

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04-15-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,511
Posted By bikemig

1993 Bridgestone XO 2

This bike is more modern than most of the ones on this thread but it clearly owes a lot to the French 650b constructeur bikes. The 1993 Bridgestone XO 2 has road bike geometry and 26 inch wheels...
04-15-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,511
Posted By mechanicmatt

Did a back road ride in southern Tennessee...

... never have I ever been chased by so many dogs. I planned on going 20 mi plus, however all the dogs spooked me into making it a 12 mile run.
...
04-12-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 2,357,493
Posted By WimVDD

that's gorgeous. Did you ever ride it?? Looks...

that's gorgeous. Did you ever ride it?? Looks unused...
04-11-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 316,427
Posted By franswa

Bridge at the end of our ride ...

Bridge at the end of our ride


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03-26-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By Badger6

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge...

One week on...I finally upgraded my 2015 Diverge (Gen1) (it will remain in the stable as a rain bike). This new 2021 Diverge (Gen3) is hard to describe as simply an "upgrade." It is so different. The...
03-16-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By mechanicmatt

The gravelish bikes of my house...

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03-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By esarhaddon

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and...

Found a new 2017 Bombtrack Hook 2 steel frame and built it up with some new wheels and my older 6700 triple groupset + mech discs. One ride down done, and I am enjoying the wider rubber compared to...
03-02-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By zen_

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A brutal midwest winter is finally letting go!
03-02-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By phrantic09

Here’s mine. One month old and needs some...

Here’s mine. One month old and needs some tweaking with fit and some new tires

...
03-01-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,081
Views: 3,588,558
Posted By Jazzguitar

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first...

Built it up last week, yesterday was the first ride that I got to take it offroad. Looking forward to spring!...
02-23-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,698
Views: 487,205
Posted By HTupolev

Building new wheels for my '79 Fuji America. ...

Building new wheels for my '79 Fuji America.

Origin8 LD-2100 hubs, silver Sapim Laser spokes with silver-plated Sapin brass nipples, Pacenti Brevet 700c 36H roles.
...
02-21-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 2,357,493
Posted By '02 nrs

ltd. Paramount mtb Buell/

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Suntour xc pro.
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02-21-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 2,357,493
Posted By Vonruden

Jamis Diablo with Tange Steel ...

Jamis Diablo with Tange Steel

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