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11-29-22, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Silver Steve

Here's mine. 1993 Rockhopper Expert. All...

Here's mine. 1993 Rockhopper Expert.
All original except for the tires, grips, XTR SPDs, and full carbon saddle :D...
10-26-22, 10:29 AM
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Posted By VtwinVince

Here is the latest addition to my hoard, a '95...

Here is the latest addition to my hoard, a '95 Lava Dome that was all original. I put a few upgrades on it. including M950 cranks....
10-25-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8,497
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Posted By rudymexico

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3c0752f4_0fdf_4027_b490_e8a51dc88f2b_0fb2477acf67be2ee7df4f7c955551a1c0f7b0ff.jpeg...
10-24-22, 07:13 AM
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Posted By RustyJames

My 11 y/o is looking for a little freedom and...

My 11 y/o is looking for a little freedom and wants to start riding a bike to school. He has a very decent BMX bike but dad (me) isn’t too hip on him slinging his 18 lb backpack on his back and...
10-23-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 114,514
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Coast Wheels in Anaheim, CA, USA

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10-17-22, 07:16 PM
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Views: 114,514
Posted By DesmoDog

This is on a '69 Typhoon frame I recently...

This is on a '69 Typhoon frame I recently aquired.
http://teamyikes.com/Typhoon/Sticker_7860.jpg

As pointed out on another forum, the format of the data on the sticker seems to pre-date 1969, but...
10-11-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By halb

I have a pair of Performance wheels with sealed...

I have a pair of Performance wheels with sealed bearing hubs.
By all appearances they are Avocet/ Ofmega brand. Quick releases match that brand.
Mine have Performance rims which are clearly...
10-10-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By RCMoeur

In the early 1990s, I bought several sets of...

In the early 1990s, I bought several sets of Performance cartridge bearing nutted hubs on closeout (about the time of the big switchover to cassette freehubs). They seem to be well-constructed by...
10-10-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Bad Lag

I bought a set of wheels from Performance Bike...

I bought a set of wheels from Performance Bike Shop in about 1985. They have (present tense) stainless spokes, MAVIC MA2 rims and those sealed bearing hubs.

I have no idea how many miles are on...
10-10-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Bianchigirll

I agree they look like lots of other mid level...

I agree they look like lots of other mid level hubs, but appear to be branded for Performance mail order shop
10-10-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By dddd

I believe that those are Taiwan-sourced, similar...

I believe that those are Taiwan-sourced, similar to hubs branded Sovos and KK so probably from the same big factory.
I have long suspected that the factory tooling may have come from a defunt...
10-05-22, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Weaselshark

funny I don’t have a good pic of my regular...

funny I don’t have a good pic of my regular rider, which is a different Ritchey Timberwolf, but it maybe doesn’t look as proper with its fenders, child seat, handlebar bag, etc…

...
08-30-22, 05:03 PM
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Posted By merziac

You usually need proper knobby tires for any...

You usually need proper knobby tires for any actual off road challenges. ;)
08-30-22, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Hi_c

My 1989 Rockhopper Comp

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I bought this in mostly original condition from a...
08-30-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By RB1-luvr

1989 SuperGo Access Comp Deore. Owned since new...

1989 SuperGo Access Comp Deore. Owned since new (purchased mail order from Cycology). Raced it til the late 90s. Drop bar converted for Cape summer vacation bike. Apology if I've posted it...
08-30-22, 11:09 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

GT Zaskar currently going through drop bar...

GT Zaskar currently going through drop bar conversion

https://i.imgur.com/tWpwgKW.jpg
08-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,497
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Posted By wrk101

Two recent MTB finds, 1989 ish Specialized...

Two recent MTB finds, 1989 ish Specialized Stumpjumper and 1987 ish Mountain Goat. Mountain Goat moved on to a collector friend.

As far as exact years, I have stopped spending time identifying...
08-04-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8,497
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Posted By DQRider

Shots From This Evening's Ride

1984 Peugeot Canyon Express
"Betty Blue"

https://i.imgur.com/3IFYRYn.png


https://i.imgur.com/N8RKYOZ.png
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05-25-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,739,679
Posted By curbtender

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

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05-23-22, 08:06 PM
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Views: 2,739,679
Posted By curbtender

Had to get the bb tapped but found some new 34/28...

Had to get the bb tapped but found some new 34/28 chainrings.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/765x1020/resized_20220523_171059_da040d4b2d5c76430f35b8da261b5317af0823bc.jpeg
05-23-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,739,679
Posted By DMC707

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

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

https://i.imgur.com/N8ezsOv.jpg

and do projects count? This frameset is the reason i picked up the above Bridgestone --- this is another Bridgestone from my...
04-28-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 228,300
Posted By BurittoGrande

88 Rockhopper

My newest acquisition. I was not looking for an old MTB but it caught my eyes on FB marketplace. Now I have a new project and a handful of parts headed my way…. Will do some new rubber, handlebar,...
03-06-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8,497
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Posted By katsup

Here is my wife's only bike, a first year 970. ...

Here is my wife's only bike, a first year 970.

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03-03-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,739,679
Posted By retrodude

I'm am the lucky owner of six vintage MTBs which...

I'm am the lucky owner of six vintage MTBs which I'd like to share. The Kilauea is currently getting much better paint and decals from yours truly but like many of us, the stable keeps getting tweaks...
02-28-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8,497
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Posted By victorm

Ritchey Ultra

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02-07-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By repechage

Leave the green fork

Leave the green fork
02-07-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My buddy in college had a 88-89 Rockhopper that...

My buddy in college had a 88-89 Rockhopper that was all teal. He pretzled the fork jumping off a low wall, replaced it with similar bought from the shop. Might be how yours ended up like that. I...
02-07-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

Sounds like your binder is squashed. These folks...

Sounds like your binder is squashed. These folks say 26.6 is correct: https://www.retrobike.co.uk/threads/seatpost-size-for-a-1988-stumpjumper.126127/

Also, notice that T-mar (which I'm pretty...
02-07-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

^ Of course T-mar is right about the post! 25.4...

^ Of course T-mar is right about the post! 25.4 does sound way too small. I should have noticed that. What is the OD of the seat tube?
02-07-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By T-Mar

The fork would have orignally been mageneta. I've...

The fork would have orignally been mageneta. I've attached the 1988 catalogue page. Also, the dual eyelets are correct for the base Stumpjumper, though it's hard to see in the scan. The Comp version...
02-06-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

Darn, I don’t think I have a record of that. You...

Darn, I don’t think I have a record of that. You could try your 25.4 with a soda can shim - if it goes in with the shim, size up. Or maybe someone will come along with the answer.
02-05-22, 07:26 PM
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Posted By theblackbullet

Here's my 1991? IronHorse MT600R . I've been...

Here's my 1991? IronHorse MT600R . I've been spending more time on this bike than anything else in the stable lately. It's the stiffest steel bike I've ridden. Real long and low. I really love it....
02-05-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

If it’s a true keeper and you prefer magenta,...

If it’s a true keeper and you prefer magenta, I’ll change my vote to “do it”.
I liked the bike a lot as an all-rounder, and probably would have kept it if it had been a size down. But I wound up...
02-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

Here is a pic of mine before I sold it. Notice...

Here is a pic of mine before I sold it. Notice the fork has double eyelets like yours. My guess is there was another model that used the green fork, and somewhere along the line one of those was used...
02-05-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Inusuit

Your bike, your call of course. I'm a fan of...

Your bike, your call of course. I'm a fan of older Specialized bikes and have done some cosmetic restoration of my Rock Combo. I think the magenta fork would make the bike really pop, especially if...
02-05-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By due ruote

I wouldn’t have even noticed that the fork was...

I wouldn’t have even noticed that the fork was wrong, and I used to own the same bike. I agree with others - ride it as is and enjoy.
If you do decide to paint, I would think a quality match by a...
02-05-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Bianchigirll

More Celeste is always better even if it is Faux...

More Celeste is always better even if it is Faux Celeste
02-05-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By nomadmax

Matching old paint is going to be a chore and, in...

Matching old paint is going to be a chore and, in the end, after all that effort it still probably won't match in color and certainly not in patina. My advice is to spend your time and energy on...
02-04-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,739,679
Posted By coldroadsteel

Still Truckin

Replacing parts as needed, still a sure footed smooth riding machine, still makes me smile....
01-30-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8,497
Views: 2,739,679
Posted By browngw

Starting to work on this old beast this week. It...

Starting to work on this old beast this week. It is a 1985 Raleigh Bighorn made in Canada and still has my LBS's sticker on it. Suntour shifted , but I have some Montech stuff I might use. I have...
01-17-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By DaveSSS

You won't find a RD with a 52T wrap capacity. ...

You won't find a RD with a 52T wrap capacity. Most RDs that can handle a sprocket larger than a 36 are 1X and don't need more than 42T of wrap, for a 10-52. An MTB might use a 34 with a 10-52. A...
01-09-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By T-Mar

The 04 should not be the first two characters of...

The 04 should not be the first two characters of the serial number. Like the other Technium, The Vision was built in the Kent Washington facility, so the first character should be an R. Being a 1980s...
01-07-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By T-Mar

That's definitely the OEM Shimano U-brake in the...

That's definitely the OEM Shimano U-brake in the photo.
01-06-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dylansbob

Found a pic of mine "as found". Same fork with...

Found a pic of mine "as found". Same fork with the low rider bosses, although mine came with a rollercam I think. Mine is stripped in the rafters, with most of it's parts going to resurrect an...
01-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By Smokinapankake

I had a a Diamond Back Apex with Shimano deers’...

I had a a Diamond Back Apex with Shimano deers’ head components that had a lugged unicrown fork just like the one pictured. It also had mid fork braze-ons and fender eyelets at the dropouts…...
01-06-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By T-Mar

They probably were made on the same production...

They probably were made on the same production line. By this era most of the mass production frame manufacturers weren't building their own forks but buying a pre-manufactured, off-the shelf fork...
01-06-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By cb400bill

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/26.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/26.html
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01-06-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By C9H13N

My ‘87 Schwinn High Sierra has the same “lugged...

My ‘87 Schwinn High Sierra has the same “lugged unicrown” fork. I’d wager a fair amount they were made on the same production line.
01-06-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By cb400bill

My 1985 Mountain Tour Tamarack was a 650B bike....

My 1985 Mountain Tour Tamarack was a 650B bike. Are these newer ones also 650B?

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-WVM_01glnSE/T8ulKfid_6I/AAAAAAAAD-4/-uQ7M6XLkQE/s1024/P1020948.JPG
01-06-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By sd5782

Sounds like a hoarding problem on your part.

Sounds like a hoarding problem on your part.
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