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10-12-21, 03:52 PM
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Posted By bOsscO

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I...

It's cranberry harvest season here in the PNW. I took these pics October 12 last year. ...
11-09-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,740
Posted By no67el

Re: bars

Hey thanks for the info--- and the video. Very interesting! I may have to try something like this-- I've been looking for a 80's era steel MTB frame to do a build around with Rat Trap Pass tires or...
11-09-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 275,142
Posted By tashi

This IS the way man! Reminds me of a few...

This IS the way man! Reminds me of a few commuters I've had over the years - ****kicked ex race bikes perfect for hauling both stuff and ass around town.
11-05-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,740
Posted By no67el

Whoops--- just saw that others have posted the...

Whoops--- just saw that others have posted the lye/caustic soda videos..... and that the OP managed to use lye to free the Fat! Sorry for the redundant info.

Great Success....! I love the...
09-25-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,288,430
Posted By ofajen

Yes... hereís a recent photo. I have the smooth...

Yes... hereís a recent photo. I have the smooth tires on since itís still warm and relatively dry conditions.

...
09-24-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,288,430
Posted By bOsscO

Looks rad.

Looks rad.
04-08-20, 01:07 PM
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Views: 155,641
Posted By flangehead

More Araya

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1156/araya_62e28c116ac32edf9ddecfa2089023aea846d05c.jpg
Araya rim.


Sure enough, same rims on the 1990 Fuji Palisade that I'm...
04-05-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By Russ Roth

Geometry does matter in terms of positioning your...

Geometry does matter in terms of positioning your body in an optimal way to get the right amount of power and comfort for the purpose of the ride you're doing. An old late 80s/early 90s mtb would...
04-05-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By Happy Feet

Depends on what you want to do and how much...

Depends on what you want to do and how much advantage you want/need from the bike.

This is my 92 rigid 26" Marin. I put a cheap suspension fork on it and it served pretty well as an off road...
04-05-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By DMC707

Depends on how "old school" you go back the...

Depends on how "old school" you go back

the new mtb's with the slacker angles are made for higher speed more aggro riding and a lot of these are taking design cues from downhill technology more so...
03-18-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,288,430
Posted By IsleRide

1997 Scott

Found this interesting Scott full chromo frame with quality dropouts and "suspension geometry" 20.5" CTC.

Budget build using new and used parts. Stable geometry. Climbs like a Billy Goat. (11-34 8...
01-20-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,758
Posted By smallpox champ

'85 Stumpjumper Sport, recently cleaned up for my...

'85 Stumpjumper Sport, recently cleaned up for my father. Mostly original except the bars and stem were long gone, my shop had the bullmoose laying around.

...
01-19-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 194,194
Posted By BFisher

Do you mean the bike, or the library? I agree...

Do you mean the bike, or the library? I agree either way.
:lol:
01-15-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By due ruote

Somebody got their moneyís worth. The threads...

Somebody got their moneyís worth.
The threads posted above should answer most of your questions. I have always had good luck with Weldwood contact cement. No heat, no soaking, no clamps. Also no...
01-15-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By P!N20

There are plenty of online guides, but one I've...

There are plenty of online guides, but one I've been meaning to try this one: https://www.instructables.com/id/refurbish-a-bike-saddle-with-leather/

It includes soaking the leather to make it more...
01-15-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By noobinsf

This thread has some good advice:...

This thread has some good advice: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/716680-recover-your-saddle.html
01-06-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 3,288,430
Posted By Nethengeic

1993 Stumpjumper FS

I built a Tange Prestige Stumpy for my dad. Heís thrilled. Iím too young to be doing this stuff. :thumb: Iíll post pics when I get 10 posts. Itís got a Surly Singleator, Syncros bars, 105 levers, GT...
09-12-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,740
Posted By Murray Missile

I got tired of going to the car wash and bought a...

I got tired of going to the car wash and bought a small electric power washer for.... uh........ washing the siding. Yeah, that's it, washing the siding on the house. :innocent:
09-12-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 194,194
Posted By merziac

Yep, saw that and get it, still just a matter of...

Yep, saw that and get it, still just a matter of time, you invite them, they will come. ;)
09-09-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 109,314
Posted By thumpism

There was a Pete's in Baltimore as late as the...

There was a Pete's in Baltimore as late as the '90s.
09-07-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14,821
Views: 3,605,389
Posted By billnuke1

Cyclepro

Interesting find on the curb...everything seems to work as I should. Has had some attention or at least some over attention.
Prob going to a nephew with a new found bike interest.
Not a whole...
09-07-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 137,292
Posted By Mechanicjay

I commuted on K40s for a while. Then switched...

I commuted on K40s for a while. Then switched to Paselas. I found the K40s to not have a great longevity to them. 1300 miles and the rear was done, the front wasn't far behind, sidewalls became...
09-03-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,758
Posted By obrentharris

Great find, a very nice bike! That saddle was...

Great find, a very nice bike!
That saddle was popular with MTB riders in the eighties. The ground off big chainring is a fine period piece, a home-made bash guard to protect the smaller chainring...
09-02-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,758
Posted By merziac

Padgett Well it's obviously a bit rough, no...

Padgett

Well it's obviously a bit rough, no matter, a Fat Chance is a grail bike regardless, great find. Looks like the fork might not be original, again no matter and may be.

The outer ring...
09-02-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8,207
Views: 2,636,758
Posted By 2cam16

Any Chance is a good bike,IMO. Congrats! If it...

Any Chance is a good bike,IMO. Congrats! If it was mine, like my other old mtb's, I'd try to bring it as close to original as possible.
But it's all on you and what you want to do with it. Keep us...
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