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06-20-17, 10:03 PM
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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
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Posted By Aemmer

Group photo, A few restored Ritchey's: 567397

Group photo, A few restored Ritchey's:

567397
02-27-17, 07:20 PM
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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, 12:53 PM
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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
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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
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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...
12-15-16, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Chris, I wanna see your BG

Chris, I wanna see your BG
04-06-16, 12:42 AM
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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
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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.
03-12-16, 12:55 PM
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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...
03-10-16, 11:23 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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, 06:25 PM
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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
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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...
10-21-15, 09:13 PM
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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
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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...
10-02-15, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Thanks, way too geeky in my projects not to keep...

Thanks, way too geeky in my projects not to keep things era correct. Mafac's on both of them.

On the black bike, I am sticking to a catalog build with the exception of an upgrade to the saddle...
10-02-15, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Thanks, Which one draws you in? I really dig...

Thanks,
Which one draws you in? I really dig them both.

A lot of gathering, cleaning, and patience in those pics. Exciting to finally see them start to come together. Still have a few pieces to...
10-02-15, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Projects: ...

Projects:

http://i952.photobucket.com/albums/ae6/t-window/Ritchey%20Mckinley%201982/IMG_1889_zpscdhwfkch.jpg...
12-14-14, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

The good thing about collecting the early/mid...

The good thing about collecting the early/mid 80's stuff is there wasn't a lot of choices. It is easy to find the components you seek from a decent mass produced donor bike.

Yes, I have researched...
12-14-14, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

double post.

double post.
12-14-14, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

This looks fantastic! Well preserved. I would...

This looks fantastic! Well preserved. I would gladly add it to the collection. 20 years in the garage and going strong!
12-14-14, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

Hard to go wrong with a Fat. Did the seller have...

Hard to go wrong with a Fat. Did the seller have the original fork? Things are looking a little compressingly depressed with that suspension fork on there now. Great foundation for a project.
12-14-14, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

I dig the Timber Wolf! Fantastic paint. If you...

I dig the Timber Wolf! Fantastic paint. If you ever want to trade those black M700 canti's for silver, I would gladly oblige and pay all shipping. I need a black set for my Mountain Goat project and...
05-14-14, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

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05-14-14, 06:24 PM
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05-12-14, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Beautiful Moots. I am kinda disc brake...

Beautiful Moots.

I am kinda disc brake illiterate. Curious if the disc mount is capable of modern disc's and if so, will you make the switch when the right wheels and brakes come along.
05-04-14, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

The front two bikes both have 2.125 tires...

The front two bikes both have 2.125 tires mounted. The Moots was designed so it could take either 26" 27" or 700C rims. Thus the tall crown clearance and the adjustable brake mounts. Kent was into,...
05-04-14, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

ECS, You have your part of the world to...

ECS,
You have your part of the world to yourself.
Just find me the right Series 1/2/3 Breezer, Koski, Cunningham, or possibly a Potts.
We will work a deal :)
05-04-14, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

I was prepping a few of my bikes to take to a...

I was prepping a few of my bikes to take to a show today, but got rained out.
05-02-14, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

A lot of cool ECS. American, Koski, Bullseye,...

A lot of cool ECS. American, Koski, Bullseye, DA.......etc...
04-23-14, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Do those spin wheels have aluminum or composite...

Do those spin wheels have aluminum or composite brake surfaces?
03-17-14, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

That will be fun. Cool.

That will be fun. Cool.
03-16-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Dig the SuperComp!

Dig the SuperComp!
03-16-14, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

The Craig Mitchell bike Charlie, You need to...

The Craig Mitchell bike Charlie,
You need to find that one!
03-15-14, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

I collect early high end Mountain bikes. I like...

I collect early high end Mountain bikes. I like to focus on the N. Ca. builders.


That said, The serial number makes this one of the first 150 or so bikes RS made. Certainly a grail bike for...
03-14-14, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Lots of cool on PDX CL I drove down there last...

Lots of cool on PDX CL I drove down there last weekend to swoop a little gem that was listed several days before closing the deal.
02-24-14, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

Dirty Potts: ...

Dirty Potts:

http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp255/Aemmer/Steve%20Potts%20Steelhead%201994/IMG_7133.jpg...
01-25-14, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

The paint is so nice, that was the goal, to get...

The paint is so nice, that was the goal, to get it to stand out. I don't think my wife will like that Regal saddle, and have a hunch it will come off for something a little more modern. This bike was...
01-25-14, 01:36 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

Have a few things to change and clean up, but...

Have a few things to change and clean up, but initial build, done:


http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp255/Aemmer/Davidson%20Custom%20199X/IMG_6597.jpg...
01-22-14, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

I know I am too stuck up on being a purist when...

I know I am too stuck up on being a purist when the saddle matches so well, but I only see it as too new. Really like that bike.
01-22-14, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Steve, Steve, Steve, You are going the wrong...

Steve, Steve, Steve,
You are going the wrong direction.

Purge not pickup.....
Either way, that looks like it was a safe buy for the money.

Full disclosure. Like you I recently fell off the...
01-03-14, 01:26 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

I am far from an expert on FS bikes, but this...

I am far from an expert on FS bikes, but this brings up a good topic. How serviceable are these FS bikes going to be in 20 years? Will they become something to collect? Will they all have sloppy...
01-01-14, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Vintage or Classic. I do not agree with you...

Vintage or Classic.

I do not agree with you that there is nothing vintage in this thread, but I will certainly agree that there is a lot in this thread that isn't vintage in my eyes. Thats the...
01-01-14, 02:45 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

The Smoke lites are good 1.9's I have a few sets...

The Smoke lites are good 1.9's I have a few sets of skinwall and blackwalls saved. I like the beefy 2.1's though:
...
12-31-13, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

Tires are tough to put a price on. any that are...

Tires are tough to put a price on. any that are old enough to be era correct can not be trusted. After ruining an early Crossroads one month and a brand new 34 year old Uniroyal Nobby (that took me...
12-31-13, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Aemmer

The Yeti was a great project. Thanks. I...

The Yeti was a great project. Thanks.

I have a hard time throwing out (mostly) skinwalls (which makes it tough to park in the garage) along with other old MTB junk. This year my resolution is to...
12-31-13, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Aemmer

Tires, brakes, bar ends etc..... Their most...

Tires, brakes, bar ends etc..... Their most coveted vintage part is their white Porcupine tires. If you have any spares send them my way... great gripping, but fast wearing. I didn't think they were...
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