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11-03-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Lbxpdx

I think it is Miyata from 1984.

I think it is Miyata from 1984.
11-03-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Lbxpdx

What year is this Univega?

I found this at a thrift store and decided it should sit in my garage until spring where it will then find a new home to enjoy, but Iím not sure what year it is.

sugino crank
suntour tech front...
10-17-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lbxpdx

those are my 14 year olds. Cons, Docs or Crocs.

those are my 14 year olds. Cons, Docs or Crocs.
10-16-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lbxpdx

I realized the first pic didnít show the beauty...

I realized the first pic didnít show the beauty of the stem/handlebar.

...
10-16-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Lbxpdx

Spirit, Spirit HSS, SL and Life - Niobium is a...

Spirit, Spirit HSS, SL and Life - Niobium is a special steel with Manganese, Chrome, Nickel, Molybdenum and Niobium.
10-16-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,285
Posted By Lbxpdx

My 85 SP I took for a spin while visiting my...

My 85 SP I took for a spin while visiting my folks.

...
10-16-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Lbxpdx

I will second that. I found the seat tube angle...

I will second that. I found the seat tube angle to be a bit aggressive for me so I picked up a VO Grand Cru that had a fair amount of setback.
10-16-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 508
Posted By Lbxpdx

I just took my 85 out for spin yesterday. It...

I just took my 85 out for spin yesterday. It really is a comfy bike. When I bought mine this summer, two were available. 27Ē wheels with a 23Ē frame was too big for my 31.5Ē inseam. Iím sure a...
10-15-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,323
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís so ugly itís cool?

I stopped by goodwill while visiting my folks and didnít have the heart to leave this there. Do I need it? Nope. Odds are someone else will though. I canít say that Iíve seen a paint job like this...
09-17-22, 04:16 PM
09-13-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Lbxpdx

Looks like Iíll go and buy some velox. I was...

Looks like Iíll go and buy some velox. I was sitting at home and the LBS wasnít open, so I figured I would try making a strip. I picked up a 91 Bridgestone MB3 for $30 and when changing the tube...
09-10-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Lbxpdx

Rim tape from old tubes?

I canít tell if Iím cheap or industrious. Iím sure there are lighter and better materials available, but I have quite a few dead tubes that need to be repurposed.
09-04-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Lbxpdx

What brand crankset is this?

Any idea on the brand of this crank?

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09-04-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Lbxpdx

What brand of crank has this logo?

Wondering what brand this is?


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09-03-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Lbxpdx

yes it is.

yes it is.
09-03-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Lbxpdx

i have the park hanger tool and bent it back in...

i have the park hanger tool and bent it back in shape yesterday. Worked like a charm.

the bike does fit, the pic was how I bought it, but it doesnít matter, as it will be up for sale probably...
09-02-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Lbxpdx

Yard sale find

I guess Iím out of date, but I was surprised to find a disc break bike at a yard sale. The hanger was bent and the rear derailleur needs to be replaced as the bump that the stop hits busted off, but...
08-30-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Lbxpdx

my buddy swing by for a BBQ with his kids and I...

my buddy swing by for a BBQ with his kids and I may build it up for the boy. He is 14, 5í10Ē and will need something to get to high school.
08-29-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Lbxpdx

have you been talking to my girlfriend?

have you been talking to my girlfriend?
08-29-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Lbxpdx

What did I buy?

picked this up super cheap, but I have no idea what it is

what I do know:
tig welded
steel
triple cage mounts
down tube shifter bosses
mid fork mount
700c
08-29-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Lbxpdx

A few months ago I bought an 85 Schwinn Voyageur...

A few months ago I bought an 85 Schwinn Voyageur and the stock bars are 39cm. They looked way to narrow and I figured Iíd replace them ASAP, but felt great.
08-28-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Lbxpdx

New Handlebars make me feel like I have a new bike

In a lot of parts and tools I picked up yesterday was a pair of Nitto Dream bars in 42cm. I had Compass Rando bars in 44cm, but found that I was constantly making adjustments with my seat or...
08-28-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Lbxpdx

Of the top of my head, I found two E3 dynamo...

Of the top of my head, I found two E3 dynamo headlights and a tail light, 3 unopened octagonal VO stems in different lengths, Suntour XCpro black thumbies, unopened VO cork grips and bunch of new...
08-27-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Lbxpdx

Tools, tools and other cool stuff.

I was looking for a set of Nitto bars on CL this morning and struck some gold. Not only did I get a set of Nitto bars, I actually got three, but I scored two boxes of parts and an awesome selection...
08-27-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 291,753
Posted By Lbxpdx

itís factory. Black fade to conch. Someone tried...

itís factory. Black fade to conch. Someone tried to scrap off the black. I think they thought it wasnít factory.
08-25-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By Lbxpdx

Drop bar to mtb brake cable adapters?

Does someone make a collar or sleeve that can be put on a drop bar brake cable so it can be adapted for a mtb brake lever?

id like to have a set of upright bars for my bike, but Iíd like to...
08-23-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Lbxpdx

sounds like we both have problems. I wasnít...

sounds like we both have problems.

I wasnít trying to brag, just showing my addictive behavior.

when I get interested in things, I kinda hyper focus and buy quality stuff when itís a super...
08-23-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,426
Posted By Lbxpdx

grabbed it from the library. Thanks for the...

grabbed it from the library. Thanks for the suggestion. Looks to be interesting.
08-23-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Lbxpdx

I donít want it to get any worse. Iíve got 20...

I donít want it to get any worse. Iíve got 20 plus guitars, 15 custom and vintage pool cues, a box of vintage and retro watches, two drawers of sunglasses. I need to thin everything down.
08-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís starting to look a little ridiculous

So I think Iíve bought 11 bikes in the last month, and Iíve only sold 3. Iíve obviously a problem(preference) for late 80ís/early 90ís MTBís. Non of these have cost me more than $150, most much...
08-23-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By Lbxpdx

When I bough these bikes, I intended to sell the...

When I bough these bikes, I intended to sell the Guerciotti and the Bridgestone, possibly the Miyata. Now I have 15 bikes in the garage, with 10 of them being project bikes. I need to be realistic...
08-22-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By Lbxpdx

this was part of a group of bikes/parts that were...

this was part of a group of bikes/parts that were going off to the scrap yard.
08-22-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By Lbxpdx

dowa anyone recognize this signature? ...

dowa anyone recognize this signature?

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08-22-22, 07:57 PM
08-22-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 846
Posted By Lbxpdx

I went out looking for hardware today and brought home 4 bikes instead.

First up is a 1990 Trek 930, which Iím stoked about for a few reasons. I have three lugged 9xx bikes, 18Ē, 20Ē and 22Ē. Now I can see which one fits best with uprights and sell the other two. ...
08-21-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,697,119
Posted By Lbxpdx

rubena v66 flash made in Czech Republic ...

rubena v66 flash
made in Czech Republic


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08-21-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,697,119
Posted By Lbxpdx

sounds like you are local to PDX. It is a...

sounds like you are local to PDX.

It is a Japanese made Avion with full XT. Iím not a fan of the low stem, so now Iím on the hunt for good deal on a LD stem so I can put drops on it.
08-21-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,697,119
Posted By Lbxpdx

Here is my 1984 Trek 850 that I picked up a few...

Here is my 1984 Trek 850 that I picked up a few years ago Itís on the small side, but a very comfortable bike. ...
08-21-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,697,119
Posted By Lbxpdx

I picked up this old Ibis Avion yesterday ...

I picked up this old Ibis Avion yesterday


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08-20-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Lbxpdx

Late 80ís IBIS Avion

I just picked this up today, because it was a deal. Full XT, good tires, needs a clean up and realistically a paint job.

Iím assuming 87 as it has a U brake.

can anyone chime in and educate me...
08-18-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Lbxpdx

What did I buy? Vortex Genesis

I bought this for the suntour thumbies, but Iím curious what it is. I believe it is from 1988, Tange Double butted MTB, sakae KK hubs, sakae crankset with shimano derailleurs, with dia compe brakes....
08-15-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Lbxpdx

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

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08-15-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Lbxpdx

Rockhopper year help

I swung by a yard sale as it was closing and was given an older Rockhopper minus the wheels. It has exage mountain parts with a u brake. Is this an 87 or an 88?

Solid blue and double butted.
08-13-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lbxpdx

it is a technomic stem. It is barely above the...

it is a technomic stem. It is barely above the the bolt that passes through the crown for the front rack.

and yes, I did adjust the saddle between the photos.
08-12-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Lbxpdx

thanks, but all I could find was downtube and...

thanks, but all I could find was downtube and stem, not thumbies.
08-12-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Lbxpdx

Sorry for the miscommunication, MIJ= Made in...

Sorry for the miscommunication, MIJ= Made in Japan. Iím use to the acronym from guitar forums.
08-12-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Lbxpdx

Suntour power thumb shifters

I picked up a set of these for cheap as one would not move. It appeared clean from the outside, but upon opening it, it looked like this.

...
08-12-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Lbxpdx

the bike is labeled MIJ, I was just trying to...

the bike is labeled MIJ, I was just trying to determine a timeframe.
08-12-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lbxpdx

it has the parts of an 84, but the serial number...

it has the parts of an 84, but the serial number of early 85.

I did some adjustments once I got home and while the racks should be leveled, I think it looks and feels a touch better.
...
08-12-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lbxpdx

thank you for taking the time for such a detailed...

thank you for taking the time for such a detailed response. I messaged the guy I bought the bike from as he had a few Schwinn brochure pages in his listing trying to get the page with the geometry,...
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