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08-19-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Wide tires help smooth out the rough streets in...

Wide tires help smooth out the rough streets in my area.

I think these Michelin's roll well for a fattish tire even though they are about 200g's heavier each over the DTH's which I will be using...
08-18-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I changed to even fatter tires on my 2nd Trek...

I changed to even fatter tires on my 2nd Trek 950.

They are a discontinued Michelin Pilot Sport that measure 61mm wide on my calipers.
...
08-18-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14,009
Views: 1,258,996
Posted By cooperryder

30 miles this AM b4 heat got too bad. My...

30 miles this AM b4 heat got too bad.

My Trek 950 at fountain at SMU.
(Southern Methodist...
08-15-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you DorkDisk. Good eye on the unusual...

Thank you DorkDisk.

Good eye on the unusual crank configuration.

I attached a pic for a better look.

I guess not many old mtbs have DA cranksets, especially in a triple with a 28T granny...
08-14-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you amillhench. I have two and both...

Thank you amillhench.

I have two and both are 22" 1989 lugged 950's.
The first one is pictured earlier in this thread.
http://www.bikeforums.net/20739318-post155.html

I liked the first one so...
08-04-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950. This is my...

Another pic of my lugged Trek 950.
This is my 2nd lugged 950.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1550/20190730_124933_7715452d4759f1991f541fc4853c306c345c661e.jpg
08-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 21,203
Posted By cooperryder

I encountered this slim critter while cycling a...

I encountered this slim critter while cycling a trail within the Colorado town we were visiting this summer.

...
07-23-19, 11:39 AM
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Views: 714,432
Posted By cooperryder

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb...

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb in slightly cooler temps this morning.

Like occasionally playing with photo apps.
...
07-22-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14,009
Views: 1,258,996
Posted By cooperryder

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Sunday I meet up with my friend and rode in Irving ,TX trying some of the...
07-21-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,956
Posted By cooperryder

Northbend I enjoyed reading about your...

Northbend
I enjoyed reading about your adventure immensely.

Congratulations on a such an outstanding accomplishment!

I was able to do an 'almost' across USA trip in 2004 starting in Astoria,...
07-16-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By cooperryder

You might like seeing some of the conversions...

You might like seeing some of the conversions here :

http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions-259.html

Or here:
...
07-06-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike) I...

That's a sharp looking cockpit. (and bike)
I have a set of those same shifters.
Hope your daughter enjoys her cool bike.
07-05-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

stanman13, Beautiful and nicely done! ...

stanman13,

Beautiful and nicely done!

Love the variety of colors on your bars!
I need to get creative like that on one of my cockpits.

My first vintage mt bike I experimented with and...
07-05-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

There are sure some great looking bikes posted...

There are sure some great looking bikes posted recently.

Very nice!

These vintage mt bike frames are so versatile for building up and customizing to ones preferences.

After adding decent...
06-27-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By cooperryder

Cool to see this thread resurrected. I am...

Cool to see this thread resurrected.

I am really enjoying my 86 Passage.

The upright bars and tall stem work great for me.
I spread my riding over a handful of bikes but I am always ...
06-03-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Very ,very nice DQRider! I really like that...

Very ,very nice DQRider!
I really like that color blue.

It look like the paint is in excellent condition.
06-03-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,124
Posted By cooperryder

Late 80's lugged Trek 950 mt. bike, originally...

Late 80's lugged Trek 950 mt. bike,
originally a scratched up royal blue.

I asked powder coater to get as close to chrome as he could but he told me up front a shiny silver was how it would turn...
05-28-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,406
Posted By cooperryder

Also some decent looking Raleigh's in your...

Also some decent looking Raleigh's
in your price range.



https://chicago.craigslist.org/search/bia?sort=pricedsc&max_price=150&min_price=70&query=Raleigh
05-28-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By cooperryder

Cool idea! Thanks for doing it. A year or...

Cool idea!
Thanks for doing it.

A year or two ago a local news article indicated the Dallas area had more of these type bikes than any other area in the US if I recall correctly.

They were...
05-26-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7,034
Views: 714,432
Posted By cooperryder

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05-26-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Trek 950

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I recently finished up a lugged Trek 950.
It was originally a bright...
04-27-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14,009
Views: 1,258,996
Posted By cooperryder

Had a nice Tour d' Dallas today in pleasant...

Had a nice Tour d' Dallas today in pleasant weather on my Trek 950.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x2000/20190427_160836_d10d36382769fd9c97f8457588f524f7bdd435e7.jpg...
04-10-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,155
Posted By cooperryder

1980 Centurion Semi Pro

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04-03-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I have found several used shifters on eBay from...

I have found several used shifters on eBay from this era
for not too much dough.

I also have some modern versions like rivbike sells that work well.

Sun Race Shifters ...
04-02-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Hard to go wrong for flat resistance with many of...

Hard to go wrong for flat resistance with many of the Schwalbe models.

I installed a set of Soma branded tires that look about identical to the Fairweathers you linked on my daughter's bike about...
04-02-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Great looking Stumpjumper!

Great looking Stumpjumper!
04-02-19, 08:31 AM
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Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Some nice looking parts there! Hope you post...

Some nice looking parts there!

Hope you post pics when you've finished the build.
03-24-19, 08:22 PM
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Views: 1,258,996
Posted By cooperryder

Nice riding day in Dallas with temps up to high...

Nice riding day in Dallas with temps up to high 70's, it might have hit 80.
Hello springtime!

One pic at a city park and one with Grassy Knoll in background downtown.

On my Schwinn Passage...
03-22-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

What a nice Trek 850, it looks like it's in...

What a nice Trek 850,
it looks like it's in almost pristine condition.
03-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,790
Posted By cooperryder

I thought my 1986 Miyata 1000 even though a...

I thought my 1986 Miyata 1000 even though
a touring bike had a compliant super nice ride unloaded.

I felt like I wasn't giving up much opposed to a road model but gaining a lot more in comfort ....
03-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Now that's one of the coolest bike photos I've...

Now that's one of the coolest bike photos I've seen in a while.

Nicely done photo and Rockhopper.

Two super black beauty bikes in a row.
03-21-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Cool 820 Trek! Love the fenders and...

Cool 820 Trek!

Love the fenders and generator hub and black color theme,
a very versatile machine!
03-13-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,790
Posted By cooperryder

You have received a lot of great input. Like...

You have received a lot of great input.

Like others have said, those vintage tourers are made to take a load.

I did two different month long tours on a 1983 Specialized Expedition loaded up...
02-11-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you BicycleSafari . Flats have been...

Thank you BicycleSafari .

Flats have been fairly rare on my Rat Traps.

The first couple hundred miles I had 3 or 4 flats on them.
I run tubes and for a while used the 'not cheap' Schwalbe...
02-11-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I saw on the Compass \ Rene Herse website that...

I saw on the Compass \ Rene Herse website that they offer the Rat Trap Pass tire in black on the Extra Light version.

I went with the Standard version.
Currently the listed price is $68 vs $86.
...
02-08-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By cooperryder

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1116700...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1116700-1984-diamondback-rebuild-pic-heavy-2.html

Did you see this thread?
Some good pictures there.

and here.
...
02-05-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Another pair of 26 x 2.15 tires I have are the...

Another pair of 26 x 2.15 tires I have
are the Tioga Power Blocks.

They are also foldable tires and weigh about the same as the Maxxis DTH around 550 grams each.

I really can't tell a lot of...
02-05-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you. I like the DTH tires. As I...

Thank you.

I like the DTH tires.
As I recall the weight is right around 550 grams each and they are a foldable tire
for what that's worth.

They roll well and I don't think I have ever flatted...
02-04-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I finished up a project myself last week ,a 1990...

I finished up a project myself last week ,a 1990 Trek 7000.

I stripped the paint some time back and finally got around to repainting and rebuilding it.
...
02-04-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

That turned out so nice! I love chrome ...

That turned out so nice!

I love chrome bikes.
02-04-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I really like your Sierra. Cockpit looks...

I really like your Sierra.

Cockpit looks super.

I should try some tape on one of mine .

I hope you enjoy many fun miles on it.
02-04-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 349,293
Posted By cooperryder

Thank you. I like the DTH tires. As I...

Thank you.

I like the DTH tires.
As I recall the weight is right around 550 grams each and they are a foldable tire
for what that's worth.

They roll well and I don't think I have ever...
02-03-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 349,293
Posted By cooperryder

Trek 7000 mt bike from 1990 repainted a copper...

Trek 7000 mt bike from 1990 repainted a copper color.

​​​​​I currently have it set up as a 1x10 with SRAM shifter, derailer and cassette.
...
01-16-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 842
Posted By cooperryder

This thread made me laugh out loud. Sense of...

This thread made me laugh out loud.

Sense of humor especially in in the winter is always good.

nlerner and eja_ bottecchia (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/eja_-bottecchia-199880.html) are...
01-14-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

Yes, I 2nd the welcome and look forward to seeing...

Yes, I 2nd the welcome and look forward to seeing pics of your Mt Whitney soon.
01-13-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,247
Posted By cooperryder

I have a 1986 Passage as well that I like a lot. ...

I have a 1986 Passage as well that I like a lot.

I also ran into this issue of narrow spacing of the brake mount posts.

I tried Tektro 720 and TRP Eurox cantilever brakes
and could not get...
01-10-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 949
Posted By cooperryder

Some years back I had the 25.5" Semi Pro in the...

Some years back I had the 25.5" Semi Pro in the orange color.

At the time with the available data it was thought to be a 1975.

I think I have a pic with the SN I can try to find for comparison....
01-09-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

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Thanks Clyde.

I do have a mostly complete list of parts I...
01-09-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I forgot to mention I have a friend with the...

I forgot to mention I have a friend with the Bridgestone CB-0
that really likes it a lot and has loaded it up with racks and panniers and done a few tours on it.
01-09-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 53,922
Posted By cooperryder

I have been thoroughly enjoying riding my Trek...

I have been thoroughly enjoying riding my Trek 950.

It's one of those builds that every time I hop on it and ride a ways I just think, "Dang! This is one great riding bike!."

Fit and everything...
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