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06-30-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 110,699
Posted By ryansu

I placed it 1993 due to the Power oval tube...

I placed it 1993 due to the Power oval tube sticker and the Shimano 400 CX group which I think was one year only.
06-29-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 110,699
Posted By ryansu

about the only vintage info I found was this...

about the only vintage info I found was this https://univegacatalogs.wordpress.com/
03-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By ryansu

That wasn't me tricky but I have always thought...

That wasn't me tricky but I have always thought those Gevenalle shifters looked cool and would love to try them but I have never had a pair on a bike of mine
12-12-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,650
Posted By ryansu

I believe I have the BB I will have to check

I believe I have the BB I will have to check
11-09-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

Thanks Man I plan to be back riding vintage steel...

Thanks Man I plan to be back riding vintage steel in 2021!
11-09-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

Well my plan for finishing the challenge on bike...

Well my plan for finishing the challenge on bike 2 was cut short by a doctor visit. My heart has been pumping at less than optimal levels so I am on some new meds, cutting back on exercise except...
11-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

Per your question on the front brake cable...

Per your question on the front brake cable routing here is a picture of the front reflector holder with the cable stop/adjulster
...
10-31-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

I like fork too, its a 1986ish Shogun Prairie...

I like fork too, its a 1986ish Shogun Prairie breaker I and the fork decal is Tange MTB chromo
10-18-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

Ride #2...

Ride #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) on the Shogun combo challenge - coffee and clunker. Not very far as I still feel like I am riding with one lung tied...
10-16-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14,382
Views: 3,223,586
Posted By ryansu

I went out of my way to pick this up, The paint...

I went out of my way to pick this up, The paint is beat up, the original Deore thumbies were replaced by Sunrace. I had been hoping for Deore XT but it was all standard Deore. The good news is it was...
10-12-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 430,959
Posted By ryansu

what are them weird metal rods comin' outta the...

what are them weird metal rods comin' outta the down tube for? :D Funny thing is I came to C&V when I got tired of replacing my brifters every couple years, by comparison DT shifters are bullet...
10-12-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,160
Posted By ryansu

I like Leyzene pumps - I have three - and 80 psi...

I like Leyzene pumps - I have three - and 80 psi is perfectly adequate for me to get home, I don't even consider that limping, I can see that if I felt I just had to have 120 PSI that the leyzene...
10-12-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By ryansu

The important stuff - does it fit? how does it...

The important stuff - does it fit? how does it ride? good luck with the seat post
10-11-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 430,959
Posted By ryansu

Cleaned up all 4 bearings on the Shogun Prairie...

Cleaned up all 4 bearings on the Shogun Prairie breaker and mounted new tires so I can do a combo of clunker/coffeeneuring challenge
...
10-10-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

Got all 4 bearings serviced and new tires...

Got all 4 bearings serviced and new tires (Schwable City Jet 26 x 1.5) mounted on clunker #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) , so my totals are: Bike $50, tires...
10-09-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,655
Posted By ryansu

+1 pm Trek 420 I was able to get 700 x 32 on an...

+1 pm Trek 420 I was able to get 700 x 32 on an 85 frame with room to spare,
10-09-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 910
Posted By ryansu

nice find, Miyata and Shimano tri color - very...

nice find, Miyata and Shimano tri color - very nice and I agree with the clubman loose the awful "comfort" saddle :lol:
10-09-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

I decided for my second Clunker this year to have...

I decided for my second Clunker this year to have a theme - Combo Challenge! This Saturday the annual Coffeenuring (https://chasingmailboxes.com/category/coffeeneuring/)challenge kicks off so I am...
10-08-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By ryansu

is affecting the ride of the bike ? (no) so it...

is affecting the ride of the bike ? (no) so it comes down to if you can live with it .....
10-08-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By ryansu

^^^ If not a multi tool from Amazon will provide...

^^^ If not a multi tool from Amazon will provide the hex wrenches and a be a good take along tool for rides, I like the Topeak ones. failing that a metric hex wrench set from the local hardware store...
10-07-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,985
Posted By ryansu

would adding S and S couplers ...

would adding S and S couplers (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_Torque_Coupling)be an option ?
10-07-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By ryansu

Have you looked at Retro Peugeot?...

Have you looked at Retro Peugeot? (https://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/) I find the catalogs very helpful in narrowing down the year
...
10-06-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ryansu

Yes, all things considered I would have kept it...

Yes, all things considered I would have kept it but it was the unique intersection of; 1) a bike that was duplicated in my stable, 2) crazy market prices and 3) a need for the $$$$. And my...
10-06-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,954
Posted By ryansu

Very cool Project Happy Feet I recently picked up...

Very cool Project Happy Feet I recently picked up something similar; also 85/86, slack touring style geo, thumbies, bullmoose, biplane fork, made in Japan etc. I am going to ride mine in the clunker...
10-05-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,865
Posted By ryansu

OP One suggestion is to make sure your LBS knows...

OP One suggestion is to make sure your LBS knows Vintage bikes - you may already know this, I am blessed to have a couple C&V friendly shops in my area for stuff I can't deal with myself. Some...
10-05-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

Thanks for the endorsements I have a set of the...

Thanks for the endorsements I have a set of the Maxxis DTH order
10-04-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,311
Posted By ryansu

Back in 2008 when gas hit $5 a gallon in much of...

Back in 2008 when gas hit $5 a gallon in much of the country old bikes came out of attics, basements, garages sheds etc. because people didn't want to spend $50 or more filling the tank if they could...
10-04-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,311
Posted By ryansu

sand canyons are awesome and yes they still have...

sand canyons are awesome and yes they still have them (https://www.swifttire.com/product/sand-canyon-27-x-1-38-folding-tan/), out of stock like pretty much all bike parts these days
10-04-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

Dork Disk how do you like those Maxxis tires?

Dork Disk how do you like those Maxxis tires?
10-04-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By ryansu

Clunker Challenge bike! :lol: Seriously sloar...

Clunker Challenge bike! :lol: Seriously sloar that was highway robbery
10-04-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,311
Posted By ryansu

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire...

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire options - there is a whole thread on them - so I will turn the question around why switch? The only reason I really see is to get a bigger tire and...
10-04-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 306,154
Posted By ryansu

schundog Sweet R800 what year is it? I had a 1998...

schundog Sweet R800 what year is it? I had a 1998 R800 that I rode for about a decade.
10-04-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 306,154
Posted By ryansu

two options 1) make 10 comments over two days or...

two options 1) make 10 comments over two days or 2) post photos to the gallery (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/) and then folks can view them there
10-04-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

Thanks for the wise words DQRider I think this...

Thanks for the wise words DQRider I think this bike will be fun and one thing I like about the clunker challenge is that it forces me to ride a bike, a lot, before I fill a cart with new stuff. It...
10-03-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By ryansu

I have been looking for an old Rock Hopper to no...

I have been looking for an old Rock Hopper to no avail so far in my price range, components, size vector but I did have this Shogun Prairie Breaker I come up and for $50 with lugs, bullmoose bars,...
10-03-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,023
Posted By ryansu

Well if my math is correct we have until into the...

Well if my math is correct we have until into the second week of November before the 100 days of the challenge are up, My work contract ended at the close of September so that leaves me with some...
10-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By ryansu

I loved the ride of the bike -531 main tubes,...

I loved the ride of the bike -531 main tubes, nice size for me etc and I sold it anyway as it duplicated a bike I already had and spent way more to refurb and dial in :lol: and in the summer I had to...
10-03-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 114,325
Posted By ryansu

Hi T-Mar here is a recent pick up of a Shogun...

Hi T-Mar here is a recent pick up of a Shogun Prairie breaker I MTB. with a serial of M5K57089 Perhaps October of 85 if no I in 3rd spot so late 85 for the 86 model year??
...
10-03-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,424
Posted By ryansu

Its Olive green with brown straps and IIRC I...

Its Olive green with brown straps and IIRC I ordered it directly from Carridice. see link here (https://www.carradice.co.uk/bags/saddlebags/barley-saddlebag-green) I think there is even one in...
10-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,424
Posted By ryansu

That longflap is sweet and cavernous OP, I have...

That longflap is sweet and cavernous OP, I have the smaller barley bag on my Nishiki,
...
10-03-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14,382
Views: 3,223,586
Posted By ryansu

In my search for an old RockHopper I came across...

In my search for an old RockHopper I came across this and couldn't pass it up, my size, $50, bullmoose bars, thumbies, biplane fork and I have never had a Shogun pass through my hands before....
10-01-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 62,919
Views: 9,586,906
Posted By ryansu

Moto GJ for $150 I would be all over this if it...

Moto GJ for $150 I would be all over this if it was my size appears to be a 25" frame
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/720446661852431
10-01-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 62,919
Views: 9,586,906
Posted By ryansu

Trek 520 Cirrus probably an 87 I just sold one of...

Trek 520 Cirrus probably an 87 I just sold one of these 531 main tubes smooth riding bike $240 appears nearly 100% stock...
09-30-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By ryansu

SurferRosa I am realizing my issue was not...

SurferRosa I am realizing my issue was not expanding my price range enough. Here is a local LC too big and too expensive for me but they are out there
...
09-30-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By ryansu

88 Versailles did have that crazy color scheme ...

88 Versailles did have that crazy color scheme

https://www.bikeboompeugeot.com/Brochures%20USA/Peugeot%201988%20USA%20Brochure/Peugeot%201988%20USA%20Brochure%20Page%2010.jpg
09-30-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
Posted By ryansu

OP there is thread in C&V on sport touring...

OP there is thread in C&V on sport touring (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1044414-show-your-classic-sports-touring-bicycle.html) bikes if you need some ideas/inspiration The closest I...
09-30-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By ryansu

agreed based on components the Trek wins hands...

agreed based on components the Trek wins hands down the 200gs stuff is fine but very entry level, XT is like buttah
09-30-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ryansu

Sold

Sold
09-30-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By ryansu

Well I am a cheap bastard :lol:

Well I am a cheap bastard :lol:
09-30-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,058
Posted By ryansu

hmm I must be looking in the wrong places. I see...

hmm I must be looking in the wrong places. I see GT pretty routinely, I have occasionally found GJ but never in my size and I am not sure I ever come across a GR for sale and have only see one in...
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