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12-17-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By FujiSam

Do it!!!

This '84 Schwinn High Sierra and my 20" BMX are the only bikes I ride on the trails around here (SE Michigan)! Super great workout and fun to focus on front wheel, think more about momentum, and then...
12-16-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Snow cruise just for fun on the '84! ...

Snow cruise just for fun on the '84!
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10-22-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

I never know where to put this bike...

Finally splurged for some new rubber (SE Cub) for the '84 High Sierra...and bars...and a reissue Haro flex fighter as the cherry on top for the beautiful 80s SR stem :) I think I can call this one...
Forum: BMX
09-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,302
Posted By FujiSam

Thanks! It has 26" wheels, it's just a very small...

Thanks! It has 26" wheels, it's just a very small frame. I love it so much I made another out of an '84 High Sierra!
...
08-27-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,284
Posted By FujiSam

Awesome bikes, everyone!! My '79 Fuji Royale...

Awesome bikes, everyone!! My '79 Fuji Royale grinder is one of my favorites. Newest update not pictured is a set of Shimano 600 clip-ins to match the rest of the group :)...
Forum: BMX
08-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By FujiSam

Love the DXs! I have a pair on my 1984 Schwinn...

Love the DXs! I have a pair on my 1984 Schwinn High Sierra BMX conversion and I absolutely love them. Powder coated white :) By far my favorite pedal in terms of feel and grip. I had to rebuild them,...
08-20-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,957
Posted By FujiSam

Bullmoose Benotto

Built up this sweet Benotto frame (for my partner) with the bullmooses from my High Sierra! It's awesome and the feel is great-- not so aggressive that you can't cruise around the neighborhood, but...
08-19-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 166,263
Posted By FujiSam

They're awesome! I've used them on a couple other...

They're awesome! I've used them on a couple other bikes. Very smooth rolling, no vibration at all, and great grip. I like them because I can ride them both on the street and trails with no issues--...
08-19-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 166,263
Posted By FujiSam

Benotto!

Just finished putting together this sweet Benotto for my partner! Nothing special about it other than it's cool to see a Benotto MTB. Parts bin special: Bullmooses from my High Sierra, Peugot...
07-28-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 2,120,245
Posted By FujiSam

'84 Schwinn High Sierra

Recently converted this awesome High Sierra frameset into my new favorite singlespeed trail beast! NOS IRC Mythos XCs just fell into my lap the other day! Powder coated the cantis, MTE-100 seatpost,...
06-17-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Early morning sprint on The Newest before the...

Early morning sprint on The Newest before the kids wake up :)
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06-10-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

Wow, that's gorgeous! The lugs are very distinct...

Wow, that's gorgeous! The lugs are very distinct and ornate. The color scheme reminds me of the later Opus. Very cool with the grey chainrings, too. Would love to find one of those!
05-21-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Found some trails close to home to shred with my...

Found some trails close to home to shred with my 3-year-old and the Franken-Fuji that got thrown together out of pure boredom :)...
05-18-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,779
Posted By FujiSam

+1 for CR-18s if you go new! I ride them and love...

+1 for CR-18s if you go new! I ride them and love them on my all-around bike. They are very sturdy and look appropriate as well. True that 700c has way way better tire options, but there are plenty...
05-17-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

Thank you!

Thank you!
05-17-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,860
Posted By FujiSam

I picked up this '72 Fuji The Newest frame and...

I picked up this '72 Fuji The Newest frame and forks a week before lockdown. Just finished it yesterday!...
05-17-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

The Newest Rides Again!!!

Waited the longest time for the littlest part to finish this build lol: the Suntour chainstay clamp-on cable stop arrived yesterday! I could finally put a chain on, setup the derailleurs, and TAKE IT...
05-15-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Sorry had to wait for the rain to stop before I...

Sorry had to wait for the rain to stop before I could take a couple shots in daylight! ...
05-15-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Scored this awesome old school SR BMX stem off a...

Scored this awesome old school SR BMX stem off a low-end Raleigh mountain bike! Popped it right onto the '87 Schwinn Sierra and it really completes the bike! ...
05-13-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Major win getting the bikes upstairs! Also,...

Major win getting the bikes upstairs! Also, jealous of that Mt. Fuji :thumb:
05-13-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

I was aiming to push slightly fewer gear inches...

I was aiming to push slightly fewer gear inches than my BMX bike to account for some light sustained climbing. Hard to ride for too long with this setup though as I'm exclusively out of the saddle...
05-13-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

42/20-- worked out really well for this type of...

42/20-- worked out really well for this type of ride. Not much elevation change. Great for getting up to speed quickly, handling short climbs, and navigating technical stuff/terrain changes without...
05-13-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Hit some singletrack on the singlespeed '87...

Hit some singletrack on the singlespeed '87 Sierra conversion and it was a blast!!...
05-13-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Omg, beautiful bike!

Omg, beautiful bike!
05-12-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,016
Posted By FujiSam

Update: it is 25" sorry!

Update: it is 25" sorry!
05-12-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,016
Posted By FujiSam

My bike flipper friend in town just told me they...

My bike flipper friend in town just told me they picked up a Voyageur frameset at an estate sale but that it was too big for him. I'll follow up and see if it is perhaps the right year and size.
05-05-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,086
Posted By FujiSam

I ordered a full set thought their eBay store on...

I ordered a full set thought their eBay store on 4/8 and received them on 4/30. At least on eBay, it states that items will typically ship 1-2 weeks after purchase, so I wasn't expecting them to get...
05-04-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

Thanks mkeller234 ! Can't wait to ride it!

Thanks mkeller234 ! Can't wait to ride it!
05-04-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

Got the Blue Line group all cleaned up and I...

Got the Blue Line group all cleaned up and I think they look awesome with the color scheme! Also removed a tiny spacer from the freewheel to eliminate the play. Turns out there is a pretty gnarly...
05-04-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,715
Posted By FujiSam

From my '76 Fuji Sports 10

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05-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,648
Posted By FujiSam

1976 Fuji Sports 10

Bought it exclusively because of the color from a bike flipper in Columbus, OH my first year of grad school. I'd ridden mountain and BMX since I was a kid, but the very second I rode down the street...
05-01-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Fuji Newest Update

Finished the decals and got the wheelset! Hubs next!
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05-01-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

tyler_fred thanks!! I'm so glad that part is over...

tyler_fred thanks!! I'm so glad that part is over with, I was nervous about it. Now, back to the wrenches and grease!
05-01-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

Decals done!

Applied the VeloCals yesterday and the bike is totally transformed! Remind not to do the decal thing on a bike with 2 names and a slogan ever again hah! So many letters! I've seen "The Newest" in a...
05-01-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,488,016
Posted By FujiSam

Thanks!! I love it so much and I am definitely...

Thanks!! I love it so much and I am definitely planning to keep it forever!
04-30-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,618
Posted By FujiSam

Thanks for the support! And beautiful bike and...

Thanks for the support! And beautiful bike and workshop! I've already started and phew it is pretty difficult, but going fine so far :)
...
04-30-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,033
Views: 655,618
Posted By FujiSam

Got the VeloCals decal set for the '72 Newest!...

Got the VeloCals decal set for the '72 Newest! I'm not really the patient type, so I'm not looking forward to applying these to be honest
lol!!...
04-27-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 3,488,016
Posted By FujiSam

Updated the cockpit on the '79 Royale with some...

Updated the cockpit on the '79 Royale with some 600 levers and double wrap
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04-27-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By FujiSam

Super nice! They have a shop in Ypsilanti a...

Super nice! They have a shop in Ypsilanti a couple miles from me. Down to earth folks, so I order a lot of stuff to pickup there because they have tons of online inventory.
04-27-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17,001
Views: 1,812,053
Posted By FujiSam

Good gravel through Michigan farms today ...

Good gravel through Michigan farms today
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04-27-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,133
Posted By FujiSam

Stopped on my ride today because I saw a good...

Stopped on my ride today because I saw a good frame for this thread :lol: Which version do you like better??...
04-27-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,133
Posted By FujiSam

'79 Fuji Royale ...

'79 Fuji Royale
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04-27-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,209
Posted By FujiSam

Nice! Oh you have to stop in-- some really great...

Nice! Oh you have to stop in-- some really great bikes, promo stuff, and other smalls in there. Literally has a closet full of NOS Paramounts, Aces, and Raleigh Professionals. He says he also has a...
04-27-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,209
Posted By FujiSam

Just to update the thread-- the Ace and many...

Just to update the thread-- the Ace and many other rarities are STILL hanging in Bike Tech in Detroit 😂 I just moved to Ann Arbor last August and happened into that shop and obviously started...
04-27-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Thanks-- are you asking about the Newest or the...

Thanks-- are you asking about the Newest or the Sierra?! The Newest I found at a local recycling/reuse center just the frame and forks for $25! I thought I was dreaming and I basically dove on it and...
04-27-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Scrubbing up my chrome '97 Huffy Tremor with some...

Scrubbing up my chrome '97 Huffy Tremor with some aluminum foil because I just learned that's a thing!! Works like a charm! Also did the forks, lugs, and stays on the '72 Newest. ...
04-25-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 212,484
Posted By FujiSam

The Newest is slowly coming together! Half parts...

The Newest is slowly coming together! Half parts bin, half ordered parts :). I came across the Sugino Mighty Competition 55/42 crankset for a major score. Brakes are Shimano single-pivot from another...
04-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,463
Posted By FujiSam

Looks great! This FSA Comet 1x crankset and BB...

Looks great! This FSA Comet 1x crankset and BB (https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/bop/d/dallas-fsa-comet-1x-crankset-bb/7112737159.html) just popped up in Dallas for $70 fyi! Not of the era, but a...
04-23-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 166,263
Posted By FujiSam

Done! But new bars on the way-- these ones are a...

Done! But new bars on the way-- these ones are a bit flexy :/
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04-23-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,455
Posted By FujiSam

Finished the '87 Schwinn Sierra BMX cruiser...

Finished the '87 Schwinn Sierra BMX cruiser conversion...except I have a new set of bars coming as I am flexing these ones too much already :lol: lol. Some proper S&M Slam Bars will be the finishing...
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