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10-22-19, 05:00 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Off the top of my head, the parts are <91, 93...

Off the top of my head, the parts are <91, 93 IBOC had a triangular top tube. Im going to guess 91 IBOC
10-21-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 718
Posted By DorkDisk

Shogun...

Shogun 1000https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20191005_151102_7c299ab3bdcd3d3cf7b9f91b3d0ac1f599db4957.jpg

Shogun Kaze...
10-20-19, 09:02 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

You also seem to have the cam end of S-Works...

You also seem to have the cam end of S-Works skewers
10-20-19, 08:59 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Thanks; the final build is going to be more...

Thanks; the final build is going to be more subdued than what you see.

130mm 0 deg is way too long and low for me these days.
...
10-20-19, 08:38 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

The differences are there; but depending on what...

The differences are there; but depending on what you are swapping out, YMMV. I've had good luck indexing this 7 sp Accushift thumb shifter w/ Shimano deralleur on a (coincidentally) '95 M500
...
10-20-19, 08:32 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

That's a score in terms of parts. Ritchey cranks,...

That's a score in terms of parts. Ritchey cranks, XT Vs, Nuke Proof hubs, M950 front derailleur; but no shifters? Dia Compe PC-7 were short pull? Can't remember.

Frame is repaint? Don't recall DBR...
10-20-19, 08:27 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

That's a good point. Purple was the most...

That's a good point.

Purple was the most seen in the mags. When I bought my CNC parts BITD (via phone and credit card or snail mail and check) I always got silver or black.

Those bar ends were...
10-18-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By DorkDisk

Hi. Depending on where in NYC you end up living,...

Hi. Depending on where in NYC you end up living, you might have the space. I'm in Manhattan (midtown) and use a storage space in Harlem; and each little box fits 4 bikes easily....
10-18-19, 04:34 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

short cage XT, Logic cranks, thumbies, 987 brakes...

short cage XT, Logic cranks, thumbies, 987 brakes - that's a nice setup you got
10-18-19, 04:28 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Good eye. Hot still a work in progress. ...

Good eye. Hot still a work in progress.

Boots have particles of the Macaw tires, which are crumbling; and bits of other colored tires it came in contact with....
10-16-19, 09:14 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

That's a nice setup. Do you have the XPress...

That's a nice setup. Do you have the XPress shifters?
10-14-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Yus it is a Judy XC, as for if it's worth it to...

Yus it is a Judy XC, as for if it's worth it to fix it up, it depends. :o

If you can find a Risse or Englund air cartridge, that's the way to go IMO.
...
10-13-19, 05:49 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Here is some 90's CNC and anodized MTB porn,...

Here is some 90's CNC and anodized MTB porn, including the (in)famous Macaw tire.
...
10-13-19, 05:08 PM
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Views: 180,906
Posted By DorkDisk

From what I recall, Trek Singletracks didn't use...

From what I recall, Trek Singletracks didn't use a pulley; they used a bottom bracket mounted bolt (pic2) and the housing pulled the cable. The housing stop goes in the cable fixing bolt and the...
10-13-19, 06:16 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Many others made 29ers in the 90s. Off the top of...

Many others made 29ers in the 90s. Off the top of my head, Diamondback made the Overdrive, Bianchi had one also... Tires were hard to get at that time, things were not like today in terms of supply...
10-13-19, 06:13 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Challenge accepted. ...

Challenge accepted.
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I have a set of CODAs also but these are in...
10-09-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By DorkDisk

Friction fronts (thumb shifters) or DT shifters...

Friction fronts (thumb shifters) or DT shifters with top clamps are great for these conversions. The EZ Fire shifters will work with the proper front derailleur as mentioned, but make sure you get...
10-07-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,350
Posted By DorkDisk

Last time from a bike shop: 1990 First time...

Last time from a bike shop: 1990
First time from ebay: last week
10-07-19, 06:55 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Nice bike. Didn't know there were only 10 made....

Nice bike. Didn't know there were only 10 made. I've seen two in person, plus yours online....
10-07-19, 06:52 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Manitous were elastomer

Manitous were elastomer
10-07-19, 09:24 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Not old enough for this sub, but... Slapped...

Not old enough for this sub, but...

Slapped on a GRX today. Was a little apprehensive about not ordering a FD but it seemed like my 600 derailleur could swing it (no pun intended). Sure enough;...
10-04-19, 06:45 AM
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Views: 3,883
Posted By DorkDisk

I don't have to think

I don't have to think
10-04-19, 06:38 AM
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Views: 471
Posted By DorkDisk

Might be related to the...

Might be related to the made-in-Mexico-by-Alubike, licensed from Colnago and Ferrari MTBs...
10-01-19, 03:59 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Love those Konas. Great color, and great job -...

Love those Konas. Great color, and great job - looks new. What is your seatpost diameter?
10-01-19, 03:57 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Nice. Those had a Tange Prestige front triangle...

Nice. Those had a Tange Prestige front triangle and an Al rear with the Horst link. A great example of old school short travel.
09-22-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By DorkDisk

If you have a triple with a 46-48t big ring, a...

If you have a triple with a 46-48t big ring, a 12-28 cassette will give you the small jumps that are better suited for road riding.

For a 36t big ring, an 11-28 cassette would be good.

Smooth...
09-22-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By DorkDisk

Fix the old bike. Learn to ride it.

Fix the old bike. Learn to ride it.
09-22-19, 08:22 AM
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Views: 924
Posted By DorkDisk

Most of my bikes have mismatched components which...

Most of my bikes have mismatched components which disqualifies them from cycling perfection to many.

I do work on fit constantly - I find my setups changing as I get older. The bike I built as a...
09-17-19, 06:27 AM
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Views: 51,672
Posted By DorkDisk

Thanks. Yes, they are VO with Campa Super Record

Thanks. Yes, they are VO with Campa Super Record
09-06-19, 05:53 AM
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Views: 546
Posted By DorkDisk

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Just replaced the old style stubby and fat pads with these...
09-05-19, 07:11 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Nice Stumpjumper, and great condition also. Its...

Nice Stumpjumper, and great condition also. Its great to see original owners on these old bikes. I understand about the parts, I have this 93 Breezer that is getting more and more pricey to keep...
09-04-19, 04:27 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

That's a nice one. Ours shared the same frame....

That's a nice one. Ours shared the same frame. The Comp model had a higher end tubeset AFAIK.

I swapped out my front cantilevers for V brakes, and now run the same pads front and rear. The ride is...
08-31-19, 05:41 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Great build, great work. Spent a lot of my youth...

Great build, great work. Spent a lot of my youth on Megabites. Great tires.

Maybe the deerhead derailleur got swapped out?
08-27-19, 04:40 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Reunited, after a long while

After looking for one of these, I finally scored a cheap complete Haro Extreme in great condition. This is a 91 and they were made in USA (tacked in Mexico and welded in SoCal)

I used to have a 92...
08-27-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 968
Posted By DorkDisk

S-Works, they build the high end stuff. Its...

S-Works, they build the high end stuff. Its basically a Stumpjumper with nicer tubing. FWIW a 92 Stumpjumper Comp is about 26lbs, these were about 23lbs according to a review in a magazine I have...
08-27-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By DorkDisk

I've had/have IGHs over the years, including a...

I've had/have IGHs over the years, including a Nexus with chain; have sold and worked on numerous Nexus and Alfine bikes.

IGH with belt have a few unique benefits:

1/ no oily chain
2/ no chain...
08-26-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By DorkDisk

This site (http://www.bikerecyclery.com/) buys...

This site (http://www.bikerecyclery.com/) buys and sells vintage stuff, including catalogs and memorabilia.

Do you have a Supergo/Bikepro catalog from about 93 or 94? I'm looking for one of those.
08-26-19, 05:50 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

As illustrated above, Terry used a smaller front...

As illustrated above, Terry used a smaller front wheel on smaller sizes which may throw off your visual sizing. But it is CL, it may have the wrong size listed.
08-25-19, 10:35 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

New York Terry and Beast of the East

Here's a couple of nice Terrys for the shorter ladies:

A Beautiful Precision 50 cm (purple)...
08-24-19, 06:38 PM
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Posted By DorkDisk

'95 M500 (2.8 frame) ...

'95 M500 (2.8 frame)


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08-24-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 180,906
Posted By DorkDisk

Started working on this 91 Haro Extreme. ...

Started working on this 91 Haro Extreme.

First I just wanted to make it street safe as it had no brake ferrules. Yesterday I trued the rims, replaced the freehub body with 8sp, repacked the...
08-24-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,154
Posted By DorkDisk

Quill stems are easier to adjust height, and are...

Quill stems are easier to adjust height, and are easier to get your bars up really high - which is what these bikes seem to be prioritizing.
08-22-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By DorkDisk

Looks just like mine on my Lightning MTB. As...

Looks just like mine on my Lightning MTB. As mentioned above, Venturi was a road model. Other brands used Breezer dropouts, some others like Koski and Ritchey used similar ones also, but these have...
08-21-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,030
Posted By DorkDisk

GT all terra... which one? Many had a funky...

GT all terra... which one? Many had a funky arrangement for the brake cable on the underside of the top tube called Groove Tube. This makes it difficult to run a clamp on stop for V brakes. YMMV
...
08-15-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 64,127
Posted By DorkDisk

Truly celestial

Truly celestial
08-15-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 64,127
Posted By DorkDisk

Thanks for the detail, cooperryder. I noticed the...

Thanks for the detail, cooperryder. I noticed the Willow rings and the DA crankset but I didn't put the two together and just assumed it was a DA triple (how dumb of me)
08-15-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,102
Posted By DorkDisk

Didn't Jacqui Phelan also do this, way back?

Didn't Jacqui Phelan also do this, way back?
08-15-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By DorkDisk

My experience says yes, but mine are all the same...

My experience says yes, but mine are all the same type and all top of the line for their production year when the learning curve was steep. A touring bike usually has longer chainstays which make for...
08-15-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 64,127
Posted By DorkDisk

Wow, stunning. It has the UV paint to match the...

Wow, stunning. It has the UV paint to match the U+V brakes.
08-15-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 64,127
Posted By DorkDisk

I really like your bike, cooperryder. Is that a...

I really like your bike, cooperryder. Is that a half step plus granny setup?
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