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10-28-18, 10:37 AM
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Posted By vp1337

One of the best bikes in the thread!

One of the best bikes in the thread!
10-18-18, 10:08 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Getting there! Still need a proper seat and...

Getting there! Still need a proper seat and correct diameter seatpost.
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09-17-18, 10:48 AM
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Posted By vp1337

I'm with thumbies right now as well, but honestly...

I'm with thumbies right now as well, but honestly I don't like their position. Plus bar ends look so much cleaner!


Thank you Julian, couldn't find the thread yet but will keep looking! :)
09-13-18, 09:20 AM
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Posted By vp1337

I've got a casette, and I'd like indexed...

I've got a casette, and I'd like indexed shifting. 6-7-8 speed are compatible afaik, but 9 and above aren't. I've found some 8 speed Ultegra available, but not sure I wanna spend 70 quid on something...
09-13-18, 06:29 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Somewhat off-topic question, but where do you...

Somewhat off-topic question, but where do you lads get all these bar-end shifters? I'm located in Hungary, in the last 3-4 years I've been looking for used bike parts ads in several Facebook groups...
09-06-18, 11:49 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Cheers! It's made by Kalloy UNO, I don't know the...

Cheers! It's made by Kalloy UNO, I don't know the exact model as my lbs ordered it for me. It is about 80 mm long and fits to a 1" fork.
09-06-18, 10:16 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Almost done! It's in a rideable state finally....

Almost done! It's in a rideable state finally. Need a 26.8 seatpost (probably, not sure yet, 26.4 falls in, it's coke can shimmed right now and tightened like a mofo), proper saddle, bar tape needs...
09-04-18, 01:03 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Absolutely lovely! How's the front shifting?...

Absolutely lovely! How's the front shifting? Thought the MTB and road front derailleurs have different pull ratios?
09-03-18, 03:14 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Hey, it's a Peruzzo Marte. It works for 2 bikes,...

Hey, it's a Peruzzo Marte. It works for 2 bikes, but not for 3 unfortunately (even tho they claim it can hold 3, it physically cannot haha).
09-03-18, 12:45 PM
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Posted By vp1337

And here's the frame for the previous stuff....

And here's the frame for the previous stuff. Scott Windriver 1989. I'm currently waiting for my ordered components to arrive.
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09-02-18, 01:56 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Thanks and you're welcome!

Thanks and you're welcome!
09-02-18, 12:41 PM
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Posted By vp1337

That's the bodging part. :) These '89 XT...

That's the bodging part. :) These '89 XT thumbies' clamps are forged aluminum, so they aren't really bendable. Therefore I took my DX thumbies' clamps (steel), bent them up, found some longer screws...
08-31-18, 09:35 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Bodging, cleaning, assembling. Soon. :) ...

Bodging, cleaning, assembling. Soon. :)


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x234/1_28cf1661171d1142b64eae3d76a8f201caa04448.jpg...
08-29-18, 03:30 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Looks proper fantastic if you ask me!

Looks proper fantastic if you ask me!
08-21-18, 05:58 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Absolutely true. Lovely bike!

Absolutely true. Lovely bike!
07-25-18, 12:51 PM
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Posted By vp1337

An update to my conversion (altough it's not an...

An update to my conversion (altough it's not an MTB but a trekking bike originally).



https://farm1.staticflickr.com/860/41824868000_f4ef039451_b.jpg...
04-22-18, 11:20 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Too bad they cost more than most of my complete...

Too bad they cost more than most of my complete bikes...
03-25-18, 11:04 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Almost too bloody good!

Almost too bloody good!
12-31-17, 06:05 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Fixed that for ya buddy, looks absolutely...

Fixed that for ya buddy, looks absolutely amazing! Make sure to keep us updated on this, super rad!
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12-23-17, 06:06 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Here's my Marin Bear Valley SE 1992 finally in a...

Here's my Marin Bear Valley SE 1992 finally in a ridable form:

https://www.pedalroom.com/p/monstermarin-34920_16.jpg (https://www.pedalroom.com/bike/monstermarin-34920)

Gonna change seatpost,...
11-07-17, 11:21 AM
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Posted By vp1337

Lush! Beautiful job!

Lush! Beautiful job!
10-24-17, 09:35 AM
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Posted By vp1337

My ratty low budget SS is almost ready. I've...

My ratty low budget SS is almost ready. I've removed the toe clips and shortened the chain already. Will probably swap the seatpost and the saddle as well, and I'll install a celeste bar tape instead...
09-19-17, 04:28 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Yeah, haha, it was cringe at first then love at...

Yeah, haha, it was cringe at first then love at second sight. Perfect for a frankenbike.
09-19-17, 02:25 PM
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Posted By vp1337

That's why it's a work in progress. ;) Most of my...

That's why it's a work in progress. ;) Most of my parts are acquired already, I need a pair of tyres and some cables and it's ready to be assembled.
09-18-17, 02:29 PM
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Posted By vp1337

Work in progress Marin Bear Valley SE |...

Work in progress

Marin Bear Valley SE | Tange OS butted CrMo tubing (~18.5")
Marin Rockstar forks
Ritchey Logic threaded 1 1/8" headset
Shogun stem
Tektro levers
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