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07-22-22, 02:28 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

As last follow up before this challenge ends the...

As last follow up before this challenge ends the Motive Stone Grinder is working great as a cargo bike turns out with the slightly heavier weight and good balance it works nice for slightly heavy...
07-02-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

As follow up still riding the stone grinder bit...

As follow up still riding the stone grinder bit found a purpose for the bike. Turns out the combination of slightly odd low gearing and sturdy hard frame make for a great short range cargo bike...
06-18-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

As a follow up of the clunker bikes I built up...

As a follow up of the clunker bikes I built up this year the lowly Motive stone grinder is still going strong and will likely be the one that I will keep and ride. A bit of sleeper but the 4130...
06-11-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

That sucks but myself also I wouldn't ride that...

That sucks but myself also I wouldn't ride that tire or wheel any farther. Maybe time to start looking for a donor bike even bottom end with decent wheels and tires.
06-08-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Will completed the challenge a 2nd time today...

Will completed the challenge a 2nd time today with a very unimpressive clunker 29er not super vintage but about 20 years old, clunky , heavy and ugly with pretty every feature we here at the forums...
06-01-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Got the second clunker bike complete and in good...

Got the second clunker bike complete and in good working order. Have spent only $25 in nominal bin and zero out of packet. Bike free from thrift store junk pedals $10 different stem $10 and $5 for...
06-01-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

You got it right there's supposed to be two...

You got it right there's supposed to be two washers a standard washer and bushing extra smooth type washer on the inside.
05-26-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Well i got a ed from the thrift store for free a...

Well i got a ed from the thrift store for free a Trek 29er rattled canned and dirty but basically in good working order needed some pedals and longer stem that had in my parts bin so $20 and about 3...
05-03-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

You'd be surprised a standard bottle holder car...

You'd be surprised a standard bottle holder car or semi modern bike are the same so bunch of stuff will fit. This is why I try to have two semi flexi cages on nearly all my builds.
05-03-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

If your looking for a small easy build this one...

If your looking for a small easy build this one is about as good as it gets and yes these while middling US built GT's have really great three tone paint jobs and cosmetics and you get a nearly $50...
05-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Got the Motive Stone Grinder fully complete and...

Got the Motive Stone Grinder fully complete and working good with gears and brakes on budget say 107 or so FMV in parts all salvage thaI paid $0 for only paid 22 cents for a washer out of pocket....
05-02-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

I like your ambition have tried this in the past...

I like your ambition have tried this in the past doesn't work as well as one would expect. I can say from some experience that there's a very good chance of ending up with two really not so great ...
05-01-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Got the first real long ride in on my challenge...

Got the first real long ride in on my challenge bike the Stone Grinder road up to Alma on the bike trail and a bit did bit of riding around there about 20 miles total so I'm about 60 miles down so...
04-28-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Today for right about budget 1987/88 Motive Stone...

Today for right about budget 1987/88 Motive Stone Grinder MTB done to a state where I can make the 100 miles. 50$ for my start pile $40 for cheap used tires and pathed tubes a junk crank set with...
04-23-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Had to make a stem change back to the original...

Had to make a stem change back to the original stem just to much wiggle with the slight difference in bars on the Stone Grinder with this sorted out and the BB rebuilt I'm pretty much done and gained...
04-22-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

\ Hard to say but for starters if you got it out...

\ Hard to say but for starters if you got it out of a dunbster or trash sure yet... Pretty much got eliminated in the challenge prior yearsr for bikes that were too good. My last entry a trash...
04-21-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today so got some more work...

Very nice weather today so got some more work done on the Motive. Turns out the tires were bad looked good but failed after about five miles so replaced them with used junk set of Kendas and patched...
04-20-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Well got some work done on the Stone Grinder...

Well got some work done on the Stone Grinder turns out most of the drive train and brake levers were a no go got it pieced together with some additional parts and rolling for a short ride. So i'm in...
04-15-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

I actually have similar setup bike that I have...

I actually have similar setup bike that I have done tone of country mountain miles on center pulls with basic linear pull aero levers and modern brake shoes work great....
04-15-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

I probably have a couple basic headset type...

I probably have a couple basic headset type hangers and spacers in my parts bins that I would let you have for shipping pm if interested. You could also just go with basic linear pull brake so...
04-15-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 22,482
Posted By zukahn1

Pickings for project bikes are pretty slim were...

Pickings for project bikes are pretty slim were I'm at In Fairplay Colorado so it looks like I will be going with a bike from my small death pile that was a free curb find a late 80's Motiv Stone...
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