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07-20-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By tyler_fred

An acquaintance wanted to get rid of this Diamond...

An acquaintance wanted to get rid of this Diamond Back, so I accepted it. I've got to figure out what to do with it. I believe it is circa '95 or '96.
He also gave me a new 8sp chain and a Minora...
07-19-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14,376
Views: 3,221,589
Posted By rustystrings61

FB Marketplace find - a 1988 Specialized Sirrus,...

FB Marketplace find - a 1988 Specialized Sirrus, which is allegedly the same frame as the Allez but with 105 parts instead of 600. Asking price was $65, $50 got it into my truck - and it's even my...
07-14-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By merziac

Some of the polishes and treatments now days can...

Some of the polishes and treatments now days can really bring bike whatever is left of the paint. This paint while faded looks to be in pretty good shape, I would do my best to revive and shine this...
07-11-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Hope this qualifies. ...

Hope this qualifies.
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07-07-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Nbd
Views: 453
Posted By mgopack42

Nbd

Still getting it set up. this is basically right out of the box... will get it on the (gravel) road this weekend! I will get a better picture after it is set up, but for now I will have to live...
06-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By Chach0

Here's another recent build that wasn't supposed...

Here's another recent build that wasn't supposed to happen... this started out as a parts bike for my chrome '86 frame but then this color grew on me so I had to build it too.... this is also an '86...
06-26-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,144
Posted By Deepcherry

I ordered them on the website, after consulting...

I ordered them on the website, after consulting with them about colour choices. I didn't see my colour scheme offered in the online shop but they were happy to create this order to my specifications.
06-20-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By DarKris

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than...

Well NBD was last week and despite a less than stellar experience with the bike shop I got it from I now have my first carbon bike

...
06-19-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By capnjonny

I have spruced up quite a few bikes with faded...

I have spruced up quite a few bikes with faded paint. Here is what I do

strip everything off frame and fork
wipe everything with paint thinner or wd 40 to remove the heavy grease.
Wash with ...
06-18-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Deepcherry

The finest cutting compound I have used is Tamiya...

The finest cutting compound I have used is Tamiya Polishing 'Compound', it is a liquid paste cutting compound designed for plastic scale model polishing. Absolutely incredible stuff, and much more...
06-15-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By tendency

It's hard for me to say w/out seeing the bike in...

It's hard for me to say w/out seeing the bike in person. You'll first need to either remove what's left of the existing clearcoat (which can be done by gentle sanding or using a clear coat removing...
06-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By mikehuangsd

just finished this gravel build based on a...

just finished this gravel build

based on a 2007 Trek 7000 hybrid frame

700x42c tires
34t front, 11-40 back
L-TWOO levers
...
06-14-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By dbhouston

Beautiful bikes, and totally deserving of some...

Beautiful bikes, and totally deserving of some love. Did you see that era of Specialized MTN bikes getting some retro-love at Unbound Gravel this year?...
06-14-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Kabuki12

I would try a wax based non abrasive approach as...

I would try a wax based non abrasive approach as bike paint is very thin and decals can be damaged easily. The wax will bring shine where possible without too much damage , in my experience of...
06-14-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By randyjawa

Were those bikes mine, I would start with the...

Were those bikes mine, I would start with the less aggressive approach - Mother's Cleaning Wax, to see if that achieves the results that I seek. Polishing compound would be next on my list but only...
06-09-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,851
Posted By USAZorro

Other side of the coin... reminds me of an...

Other side of the coin... reminds me of an instance when some guy responded to one of my Craigslist offerings about a dozen years ago. I was listing a fully overhauled 198x Schwinn Traveler for...
04-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,091
Posted By Sonofamechanic

LOL...thanks for the heads up. Klein always...

LOL...thanks for the heads up. Klein always went overboard on color...here’s their version of “green”...almost blinding when you ride it....
04-13-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,091
Posted By scaldin

I was always fond of the Gulf...

I was always fond of the Gulf liveryhttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1100x734/49ee3d5ce87381f852dfbaf40af6c15c_31ed4b8e11d02dfe92b8e1863ddd9bcbd8e88fbf.jpg...
04-08-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,091
Posted By Sonofamechanic

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...sometimes the ugliest is just right...
02-28-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By celesteguy

The work in progress: ...

The work in progress:

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Evnentually 650b with full Sram...
02-27-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By Axxl70

Final try. My 95 Schwinn PDG conversion

Final try:
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02-25-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By noglider

Wilbur76, that's some bad news! I hope you heal...

Wilbur76, that's some bad news! I hope you heal quickly.
02-20-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,353
Posted By jamesdak

That's an Eddy Martens built bike of Martelly...

That's an Eddy Martens built bike of Martelly fame. He confirmed he made it back in 1985. Found it locally a few years back as a weird Ribble decaled mystery bike and have been hacking away at it...
02-14-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By yellowbarber

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of...

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of these "crack-n-fail" 90s m series with pretty much the same setup.
The M700 is a friggin tank. Bought from the original owner near Charlottesville, Va....
02-11-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By Hproduguidon

Peugeot express alpin 1987-1988 ...

Peugeot express alpin 1987-1988
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Peugeot anjou 1987/88 ...
02-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By albrt

I was looking for a mountain bike and found this...

I was looking for a mountain bike and found this 1983 Stump Jumper Sport the other day.

...
02-09-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/tMiNJkF.jpg old Yeti Pro...

https://i.imgur.com/tMiNJkF.jpg

old Yeti Pro Fro.
02-07-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By DorkDisk

A 99 Cannondale F100 with modern parts. I...

A 99 Cannondale F100 with modern parts. I recently had the fork serviced.
...
02-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By esasjl

I took a punt on this Verago frame last year. The...

I took a punt on this Verago frame last year. The size ctc is top tube 57.5 cm and seat tube 56 cm (22"). There are the remains of a "swiss hand-made" decal, but no tube identification. I think the...
02-06-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By Hiro11

New/old cross bike purchased used last month from...

New/old cross bike purchased used last month from the Pro's Closet as nothing is in stock. If this happens to be your old bike: thanks. It has evidently been well maintained and came to me in...
02-03-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By mikehuangsd

my ultimate gravel build, based on a 2006 Schwinn...

my ultimate gravel build, based on a 2006 Schwinn hybrid:
...
02-02-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By vgmightyp

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01-31-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By sheyn

i really wish i saw this thread earlier. Built...

i really wish i saw this thread earlier. Built this few years back off of cheap Craigslist find. really loved everything about it, including all mistakes i made whist doing it and then some imbecile...
01-27-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By pcons713

1992 Trek 950 Singletrack conversion

Here's another of mine, building these up are a great winter project. I used the MicroShift 3x7 to match to the original Deore LX components, although the odd top-pull FD with the cable anchored...
01-25-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By Troy Winter

some more even better pics

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01-25-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By denaffen

This is the circa 95 Bianchi Nyala I've owned...

This is the circa 95 Bianchi Nyala I've owned since new. It's currently in the shop getting a new headset, rear derailleur and deep clean....
01-25-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By Hproduguidon

Mbk 1987 ...

Mbk 1987
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01-24-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By VtwinVince

That's a minty looking DB, looks like a '91....

That's a minty looking DB, looks like a '91. Here's my latest project, a '97 RockHopper....
01-17-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 702,976
Posted By victorm

92 Stumpjumper

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01-11-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By dickendd

1986 Specialized Stumpjumper Sport

Bought back just before COVID hit, and finally got around to tearing it down and rebuilding with new grease and bearings this fall. These pics were taken after my first ride last week. This is one...
01-09-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By fvernon

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89...

I'm in the process of rebuilding my '89 Stumpjumper Comp--I had on a pair of Voodoo Scorcher bars with the original stem (see pics somewhere earlier in this thread), but it set me too high/too far...
12-25-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,804,922
Posted By bikemig

1992 Stumpjumper

I've been working on this 1992 Stumpjumper for a while. It had a lot of scratches that I had to deal with. I used flat white rustoleum and then a model paint that was an OK match to the original...
12-19-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,984
Posted By bwilli88

Not much wrenching on Bikes. But cut this out...

Not much wrenching on Bikes.
But cut this out and painted it
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12-14-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5,042
Views: 3,538,568
Posted By RefRick

Pass Hunter build

I picked up this Velo Orange Pass Hunter frame set for $25 last year on Craigslist, it had never been assembled. A gentleman was selling his friend’s bike collection after he passed unexpectedly. He...
11-30-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By Sonofamechanic

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1991 Attitude in Dolomite—Nokian Hakkapeliitta...
11-26-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By randyjawa

Well done and a very pretty bike. Doesn't it feel...

Well done and a very pretty bike. Doesn't it feel just great to finally complete a project, especially one that experienced the full Monty restoration.

Believe it or not, in all of my years of...
11-25-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By thook

btw, it's time to get some dirt on it! get to...

btw, it's time to get some dirt on it! get to work!!..haha
11-20-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,229,472
Posted By curbtender

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11-18-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,583
Posted By SJX426

Bought a broken Bike Friday New World Tourist for...

Bought a broken Bike Friday New World Tourist for a buck 25. Put another 275 into it and sold it for 925.

3 Wheel sets. First was LF Campy Record with GP4 for 75. The second was NOS part build of...
11-18-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,583
Posted By r0ckh0und

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at...

This Schwinn Cimarron was a pretty good deal at $40

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I...
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