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01-24-23, 08:02 PM
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Posted By daywood

1994 Specialized Hardrock Sport

I just finished this drop bar conversion . . . although maybe not technically a conversion because it didn't have any kind of bar when I got it. But it originally had a flat bar, so here we are. I...
01-22-23, 01:36 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

2008/9 may not seem vintage in terms of age, but...

2008/9 may not seem vintage in terms of age, but as this MTB has 26 inch wheels, a 3 x 9 chainset and a stem that has some length to it, it sure seems retro by modern MTB standards.

I've just...
01-17-23, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna. Custom built for me, once...

1983 Ritchey Annapurna. Custom built for me, once even had my name on it. This bike has taken me a lot of places, including Canada's Northwest Territories. Plug on the stem is carved from lignum...
01-16-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By jjames1452

Because the N hit N+1 again, I have not mentioned...

Because the N hit N+1 again, I have not mentioned it to her. She knew about it, because the bike shop called when we were in the car together and I had the phone on speaker.
I am not keeping this...
01-16-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 734,952
Posted By big john

There is a bike path across the top of this dam,...

There is a bike path across the top of this dam, about 2 miles long. It connects two very different areas and has access to a network of trails and dirt roads, some of which are now under water....
01-15-23, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Ogsarg

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Dry most of the year and a trickle in a typical...
01-14-23, 11:58 AM
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Posted By victorm

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01-13-23, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Trsnrtr

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01-12-23, 09:26 PM
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Posted By steine13

I'm posting about my Rockhopper again -- now...

I'm posting about my Rockhopper again -- now reborn as a winter commuter. There's not much left other than frame/fork/crank and the bearings connecting them.
See...
01-12-23, 08:51 AM
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Posted By victorm

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01-11-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,741
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Posted By curbtender

Deleting pictures and came across this New Years...

Deleting pictures and came across this New Years day ride shot. Between the storms from Emeryville looking towards downtown Oakland....
01-11-23, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Positron400

Amazing paint job! I presume those are Rene...

Amazing paint job!
I presume those are Rene Herse/Compass tyres? Looks lush!
01-11-23, 11:28 AM
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Posted By tjfastback66

Hard Rock - Winter Tires SO FUN! ...

Hard Rock - Winter Tires SO FUN!
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01-11-23, 10:44 AM
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Posted By DCilliams

Here's my Serotta Colorado ATX. Original paint....

Here's my Serotta Colorado ATX. Original paint. Such a smooth ride.

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01-09-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,738,987
Posted By katsup

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01-08-23, 06:55 PM
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Views: 748
Posted By canklecat

Before the pandemic slowed medical services to a...

Before the pandemic slowed medical services to a crawl and limited it to necessary procedures only, the VA did full body imaging to assess my injuries after having been hit by cars twice in less than...
01-07-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bald Paul

Choose a bike near the back of the room. Draft.

Choose a bike near the back of the room. Draft.
01-06-23, 05:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,325
Posted By gobicycling

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume...

It makes no sense to me to turn the music volume up to max and then have to yell over the loudspeaker. I hate that. Additionally, our spin bikes are monitored with a display available to the...
01-06-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,219
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Very solid bike, built like a Taiwanese tank ...

Very solid bike,
built like a Taiwanese tank
to battle the road
01-05-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,219
Posted By rje58_too

This one (below) is the only drive side photo...

This one (below) is the only drive side photo I've got, and I posted the other one because I just thought it was more appealing.
...
01-05-23, 11:49 AM
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Views: 734,952
Posted By rsbob

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01-04-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By HelpSingularity

It was weird because I originally started adding...

It was weird because I originally started adding a little tart cherry juice to my water to help relieve sore muscles, which it did totally help. I had surgery in August so I had been off my bike. So...
01-04-23, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,738,987
Posted By Inusuit

I have a 1995 Rockhopper in avocado. I put 1.75...

I have a 1995 Rockhopper in avocado. I put 1.75 Schwalbe Land Cruisers on. They roll smooth on pavement and give me stability when exploring gravel roads and dirt trails. I haven't ridden my road...
01-03-23, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,219
Posted By rje58_too

Thanks for everyone's input! $148.65 and some...

Thanks for everyone's input! $148.65 and some effort (I had help with the shifters/brakes) later, it's ridable! That is to say, man! It rides like a dream! Here's an "after" photo:
...
01-03-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By HelpSingularity

My orthopedic surgeon told me at the tender age...

My orthopedic surgeon told me at the tender age of 66 that I was SOL and just had the knees of a 66 year old man and all I could do was to try to slow the inevitable. Cycling actually makes them feel...
01-02-23, 11:11 AM
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Posted By retrodude

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12-30-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 22,166
Posted By WGB

For Canadians who need a cotter press. I...

For Canadians who need a cotter press.

I can't recommend the hammer removal method as if you bend the cotter itself, the replacements aren't good quality. If you have access to a bench press, use...
12-26-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,402
Views: 3,384,502
Posted By defraz

I vaguely remember something about a...

I vaguely remember something about a collaboration between Tom Ritchey for the first mtb frames from Cinelli, but i'm not able to recall the details. Cinelli made frame for some other, in particular...
12-25-22, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Wright Bros

My lugged '92 Trek 930 with first design Origin8...

My lugged '92 Trek 930 with first design Origin8 Gary Bar and Terry stem. The silver sleeve on the top tube is to protect the top tube from the handlebars.
...
12-24-22, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Korina

steine13, and here's my RockHopper Sport from...

steine13, and here's my RockHopper Sport from 1992!


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Getting ready to...
12-20-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 959
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All A Happy Holiday

Wishing a Merry Christmas to All, and a Bountiful New Year!...
12-20-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By bblair

58" Samsung smart TV, Klipsch sound bar, both...

58" Samsung smart TV, Klipsch sound bar, both courtesy of Costco on Black Friday. Wahoo KickR Snap (wheel on), which is getting noisy, so I just crank up the tunes....
12-20-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,738,987
Posted By steine13

Well if Rockhoppers are your thing... I got your...

Well if Rockhoppers are your thing... I got your Rockhopper right here.


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This...
12-19-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,391
Posted By VtwinVince

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12-19-22, 05:57 AM
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Views: 2,738,987
Posted By hihik

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12-19-22, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,738,987
Posted By Positron400

Absolutely incredible build! Do tell us more...

Absolutely incredible build! Do tell us more about the componentry!
12-18-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,391
Posted By krakhaus

Did some updates to my bike room / art studio...

Did some updates to my bike room / art studio this past year.

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12-16-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,738,987
Posted By DQRider

The C&V forums are littered with pics of that...

The C&V forums are littered with pics of that bike, but here are a couple, since you asked:

https://i.imgur.com/bLMinp8.png

https://i.imgur.com/aX25Kyj.png

The pullback handlebar is used...
12-16-22, 10:08 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Rockhoppers are a very nice canvas when you want...

Rockhoppers are a very nice canvas when you want to innovate. Back in 2016, I built one into what I thought of as an "Organic Cargo Bike" for my runs to the Farmer's Market.
...
12-15-22, 09:31 PM
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Views: 734,952
Posted By robobike316

Time to get out the skis, the trails are getting...

Time to get out the skis, the trails are getting a bit difficult to navigate!
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12-15-22, 04:36 PM
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Views: 2,738,987
Posted By hihik

Specialized Rockhopper 1998

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12-14-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By Pacelineg

I just put the finishing touches to my setup...

I just put the finishing touches to my setup which included building a rocker plate.

I'm ready for some group rides!
...
12-14-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 734,952
Posted By big john

4 of us have been doing rides on Tuesdays for...

4 of us have been doing rides on Tuesdays for some time now, sometimes others join. We pick routes with low car traffic....
12-14-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 22,166
Posted By WGB

Posted today Fonthill, Ontario (near Niagara) ...

Posted today Fonthill, Ontario (near Niagara)
Seller usually has other nice bikes

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/st-catharines/bartali-road-bike-58cm/1623403935?undefinedBartali road bike -...
12-13-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 734,952
Posted By Biker395

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12-13-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By jamesdak

For now I guess it would be this slightly...

For now I guess it would be this slightly tattered Raleigh Team USA. Picked it up as a frameset for the paint scheme. Had to do a lot of paint touch up on it and then polished the heck out of it....
12-13-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,685
Posted By smd4

This game only works well of you have two or more...

This game only works well of you have two or more bikes. What if I only have one bike? Then my cheapest/worst quality bike is also my most expensive.
12-12-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 734,952
Posted By botty kayer

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This was a train station toilet in Birmingham, England. I wasn't even wearing a...
12-11-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By John E

My mountain bike is 34 years old; my road bikes...

My mountain bike is 34 years old; my road bikes range from 41 to 63 (shown) years old; every frame I own is steel. Steel is real.
...
12-09-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 917
Posted By Trsnrtr

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