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cobrabyte 05-16-14 08:41 AM

1986 Specialized Rockhopper I converted to a touring bike w/ drops, half-step gearing, slicks, etc. Love it.

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2932/...7a27da6c_b.jpg
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2913/...8a044e03_b.jpg

hairnet 05-16-14 12:29 PM

7 speed cassette? I swapped out the freehub and cones to fit a 8/9/10 freehub on my XT hub

Still holding on to that Panasonic as a possible touring frame for the future.

cobrabyte 05-16-14 01:46 PM

The rear is spaced for a 5 spd so I'm using a new IRD 14-28 freewheel. Works out with a good gear range with the 50-46-28 front rings. I'd hang on to your Panasonic. 26" touring is the way to go IMO.

MaggieJayne 05-16-14 02:06 PM


Originally Posted by cobrabyte (Post 16763781)
1986 Specialized Rockhopper I converted to a touring bike w/ drops, half-step gearing, slicks, etc. Love it.



For some reason that stem is really working for me. How did you find it? It seems like the perfect fit!

cobrabyte 05-16-14 02:29 PM

They were kind of common on older 80's MTB's. Try searching for "dirt drop quill stem"

I think Nitto still makes a version too, but in silver

IAmSam 05-16-14 04:39 PM

1986? Here's my Stumpy from that same year...just took off the rack & slicks to put knobbies back on - taking it to the mtb park for some trail riding this weekend :thumb:

http://i57.tinypic.com/2vcc9dz.jpg

cobrabyte 05-16-14 04:45 PM

^ That color is rad. I took mine on some trails with the slicks and it was definitely a challenge but really fun. I'd love to find a 22" 80's Stumpy one day.

TheDavid 05-18-14 05:13 PM

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/...ps923faa21.jpg

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/...ps3d787814.jpg

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/...ps09f5fb7b.jpg

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/...pse048a7f1.jpg

bro 05-18-14 05:28 PM

looovin the raleigh, and the miele

Sixty Fiver 05-18-14 06:50 PM

http://www.ravingbikefiend.com/bikep...dmay%20(1).JPG

http://www.ravingbikefiend.com/bikep...dmay%20(2).JPG

Sixty Fiver 05-18-14 06:53 PM


Originally Posted by bro (Post 16770016)
looovin the raleigh, and the miele

My brother has some good aesthetic tastes... :)

cobrabyte 05-19-14 06:56 AM

this page is looking awesome

prooftheory 05-19-14 07:05 AM


Originally Posted by cobrabyte (Post 16771421)
this page is looking awesome

+1, including the rockhopper.

A3toxx 05-22-14 09:18 AM

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http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=382078If you can't tell it's a giant. Nothing exciting but it's good for the long haul.

evilcryalotmore 05-24-14 08:32 PM

http://24.media.tumblr.com/66c5e4f27...pv4o1_1280.jpg

Leukybear 05-24-14 08:54 PM

Hehe appearantly everybody cross chains on their first geared bike. :p

evilcryalotmore 05-24-14 09:10 PM


Originally Posted by Leukybear (Post 16789052)
Hehe appearantly everybody cross chains on their first geared bike. :p

its the distortion on the lens im not actually cross chaining, i actually cropped the image because the distortion was so bad that the rear wheel was a oval.

Phil_gretz 05-28-14 05:07 AM

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My '77 Fuji S-10S, an everyman's bike from the year when I graduated high school. I rode to the pharmacy yesterday and had to stop to take a call, deciding to snap this picture because I liked the sun angle on my leaning bike.

The drivetrain is 2 x 6 (52/39 and 13-30T), original SunTour Vx and SL derailleurs, bar end shifters, and SunTour freewheel. It has the satisfying "clunk" of a SunTour upshift, and requiring slight overshift and correction for downshifts.

It has the original Fujita Belt saddle, too, which I find most comfortable. I run 27 x 1 1/8 Paselas. Anyway, it's my general purpose bike and I enjoy riding it.http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=383530

Nagrom_ 05-28-14 08:43 AM

Howdy boys.
https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hpho...75180392_n.jpg

prooftheory 05-28-14 09:01 AM

I didn't know those existed. I'm so getting one.

rex615 05-28-14 09:14 AM

Nice Nano, Nag.

Sixty Fiver 05-28-14 09:39 AM


Originally Posted by Nagrom_ (Post 16798586)

It is so adorable... and orange !

Just swapped my triple for a double and have some 9 speed bits to install... :)

http://www.ravingbikefiend.com/bikep...t600%20(2).JPG

Nagrom_ 05-28-14 01:56 PM

Mines going ten speed and getting mango Chris king hubs.

#askmeifimplayin

johnnytheboy 05-28-14 02:09 PM

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jared1988 05-29-14 06:55 AM


Originally Posted by Nagrom_ (Post 16798586)

So much want, does it fit? I wanted one but I need a 55cm TT


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