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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    I can still hear the popping sound from scooders brain when he saw the smoke coming off that tire
    Yeah! Gotta say that was one of the highlights of that ride. hahaha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    I can still hear the popping sound from scooders brain when he saw the smoke coming off that tire
    Well you know what they say about tires at the racetrack ...
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    Klein MC1 quill stem

    I got this from a former Klein employee so it might be a one-off. It's rather plain looking but the quill is sized the same as an MC1 (1.25") so you could run drops on MC1 frames without adapters. It has a 26mm diameter stem-eye.
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    Quote Originally Posted by holden View Post
    I got this from a former Klein employee so it might be a one-off. It's rather plain looking but the quill is sized the same as an MC1 (1.25") so you could run drops on MC1 frames without adapters. It has a 26mm diameter stem-eye.
    That's sweet! For me, it doesn't have enough reach or rise to run off road drops but it's awesome!

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    the one above looks controltech-ish. does the bolt take an insert?


    cx style


    and there's another one floating around out there with 2 pinch bolts
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Not necessarily rare but interesting ... to me ...
    Tomorrow I'll try to take equally crappy pictures of some of the bikes and parts taht might be interesting as well as Grafton stuff to be posted in the appropriate thread
    Thats some good tire stash. And of course the T-Disk collection is inspiring. You have more than I do now.....and I've been doing this for a long time. You got issues.


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    Rumpfy's part is played by Danny DeVito ...
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    NOS tires are getting exceedingly rare - especially with Rumpfy buying them and skidding them into oblivion on its maiden voyage. You are him are like separated at birth.
    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    I can still hear the popping sound from scooders brain when he saw the smoke coming off that tire
    Cracks me up every time I think about it. I have a white OnZa Porc to be sacrificed at K'Ville this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    the one above looks controltech-ish. does the bolt take an insert?
    Yes, good call, there is an insert. The quill is very Klein (domed top) but the stem portion is quite Control Tech-like with the single pinch bolt and there are machining and weld similarities. I imagine someone grafted the two examples for this part.

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    What Am I Made Of?

    The metal bottom bracket spindle on the scale is the rarest, most exotic bike part I own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    The metal bottom bracket spindle on the scale is the rarest, most exotic bike part I own.

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    Wow, that's light. Really really light. Beryllium is my best guess.

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    Rare in the box Morrow for my newly acquired 41' ish DX.
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    Or maybe a Magnesium alloy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    The metal bottom bracket spindle on the scale is the rarest, most exotic bike part I own.

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    Magnesium. Who made it?

    Don't think I'd exceed 20mph on rough terrain with that thing holding my cranks on...

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    found a package deal/ killer V900

    Ibis ti bars- pulstar hubs w/araya rm400 rims,m900 combos,ringle,post-bottle cage-front skewer,onza pedals.CL find $$$ too low to post.wheels are tru & bearings exc.all the stickers maybe a factory bike???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue View Post
    Wow, that's light. Really really light. Beryllium is my best guess.
    BNSS got it. The spindle is one of two that were made of beryllium in the mid-90s by an aerospace company at a manufactured cost of $1000 each. It weighs the same as magnesium but is far stiffer and stronger, and is a controlled material because of its importance to national defense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    BNSS got it. The spindle is one of two that were made of beryllium in the mid-90s by an aerospace company at a manufactured cost of $1000 each. It weighs the same as magnesium but is far stiffer and stronger, and is a controlled material because of its importance to national defense.
    Cool...Spaceship parts!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PiasRoller View Post
    Cool...Spaceship parts!
    Hard to find, heavily guarded!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    BNSS got it. The spindle is one of two that were made of beryllium in the mid-90s by an aerospace company at a manufactured cost of $1000 each. It weighs the same as magnesium but is far stiffer and stronger, and is a controlled material because of its importance to national defense.
    It's also toxic and machinists bust be extremely careful when handling and maching it so as to not breath any dust.

    Berylliosis

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    The metal bottom bracket spindle on the scale is the rarest, most exotic bike part I own.
    That reminded me of this part I have. Yes, it's titanium. Yes, it's hollow in the center. No, I don't know why it's nutted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dr.welby View Post
    That reminded me of this part I have. Yes, it's titanium. Yes, it's hollow in the center. No, I don't know why it's nutted.
    It's a bontrager race lite bottom bracket, there was also a more conventional race version. Made by titec and shown n the 95/96 components catalog, it seems only a handful ever made it out of the factory



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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    It's a bontrager race lite bottom bracket, there was also a more conventional race version. Made by titec and shown n the 95/96 components catalog, it seems only a handful ever made it out of the factory
    DING! You win a prize! Didn't bother to save a set of cups, though.

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    Doesn't get much rarer than this, one of two that I know of*, the other was made by Ross at Salsa for Joe Breeze to use on his wacky experimental bike. 78 degree head tube, zero fork offset (meaning no trail), and almost no bar offset. Joe's was shorter, this one was probably rejected for putting the bars too high.






    *If anyone else has one or knows more about these I'd be interested in hearing about them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Anomie- View Post
    Doesn't get much rarer than this, one of two that I know of*, the other was made by Ross at Salsa for Joe Breeze to use on his wacky experimental bike. 78 degree head tube, zero fork offset (meaning no trail), and almost no bar offset. Joe's was shorter, this one was probably rejected for putting the bars too high.
    Neat stem. Joe's experimental bike still had trail though right? I think you'd need a 90 degree head angle and no offset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post


    The Best posted picture of 2012
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    Better suited to non-aggressive 125# gals named Russell.
    I ride so slow, your Garmin will shut off.

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    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    Tandem stoker stem ?
    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee
    Better suited to non-aggressive 125# gals named Russell.
    I ride so slow, your Garmin will shut off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by banks View Post
    Tandem stoker stem ?
    Nope. Same bike and stem as this pic
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    totally wacky
    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee
    Better suited to non-aggressive 125# gals named Russell.
    I ride so slow, your Garmin will shut off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    Salsa ED?

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    Compact Kooka

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnwing View Post
    Hi Crell,

    Could you snap a picture of those old levers and post it? As I recall the levers were slightly different in shape in the first iteration. Haven't seen a pair in years. Mine got stolen along with my hardtail Raleigh a few years back.

    Might you be open to a trade if I can find you a set of light weight levers like Kooka's or TWP's? email me . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed View Post
    Neat stem. Joe's experimental bike still had trail though right? I think you'd need a 90 degree head angle and no offset.
    You're right, there would be some trail. Not much, but not zero. It's funny, when talking to Joe about that bike he didn't seem to think it was a big deal, although in retrospect he was able to ride it on all of the trails he usually rode, so I guess it wasn't (after some practice at least).

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    Wacky Ti Saddle

    This saddle has more than just Ti rails; it has a Ti shell. I'm guessing it was made by Fizik based on the pad that has been glued on, and I kind of remember a product announcement. It's about 10 grams heavier than a vintage Flite Evolution with a carbon shell.

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    That´s Gipiemme Pluma -saddle

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    Thanks! Mystery solved.

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    Manufacturer is Iscaselle, not Gipiemme.

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    yepp, they are different...

    a little bit.

    but my isca is welded. the gipiemme has rivets. so i'm not sure.
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    Talk about over engineered!

    This is a full mechanical disk brake made by Shimano 1980?
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    I distinctly remember seeing a prototype pair of Machine Tech cranks back in the day. Must be a few kicking around somewhere!

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    Not Machine Tech, but almost as rare Sims Litening cranks. I had these as a regular Ebay search for years and this set finally came up for sale last summer. At first I thought they were the titanium ones because of the pressed and bolted on spider (in the BikePro catalog the spider and arm on the aluminum Litenings are one piece) but after comparing them closely to photos of the ti version and taking the same measurements as those shown in BikePro I found they are definitely the aluminum version. That's okay though, as they still look cool and weigh 100 grams less than the ti ones.

    I don't think Sims made these for more than a year or two and not in any large quantity judging by how hard they are to find, even finding pictures of them is difficult.





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    rare? kinda. overlooked? surely. cool? indeed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flyingcloud View Post
    I distinctly remember seeing a prototype pair of Machine Tech cranks back in the day. Must be a few kicking around somewhere!
    @MOMBAT.org! inside and outside via John Olsen.
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    Those look deadly on the ankles

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    Quote Originally Posted by First Flight View Post
    @MOMBAT.org! inside and outside via John Olsen.
    I believe them's the ones!

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    The only Cunningham I'll probably ever own...
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    IRD booster (in black, natch). can't be too many of those layin' around...
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    Quote Originally Posted by dr.welby View Post
    The only Cunningham I'll probably ever own...
    Oh my.....That resides in N. Co. ?
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff View Post
    Oh my.....That resides in N. Co. ?
    We had one of those on the wall in the service department when I worked at Lee's in the late 80's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgltrak View Post
    We had one of those on the wall in the service department when I worked at Lee's in the late 80's.
    I'll head down there and see if it still is.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    not sure about rarity, but I thought it was cool enough that I needed it:


    Moots ti stem:

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    Quote Originally Posted by First Flight View Post
    @MOMBAT.org! inside and outside via John Olsen.
    Wow I never actually believed those existed. I remember trying to order them from CBO when they used to put everything in those ads with the tiny font. They had the listed and I tried and tried but they kept telling me "soon, soon". Never happened so I assumed they were vaporware.
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    John Olsen peruses this forum. Let me ping him just so he can check them out.

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    I have this:

    Try this: HTFU

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    that crank that Jeff at MOMBAT posted was a Machine Tech crank (at least that's what Jeff thinks and I vaguely remember!). Machine Tech machined it and glued it together; I broke it. Sorry. Machine Tech got revenge on me by letting me ride one of their silent rear hubs, which would not engage if you slowly spun the cranks while coasting. A number of good face plants resulted, because the drive not engaging is a very bad thing on a Strange Bike with the pitch axis stability of a GB R1. I also broke a Magic crank, a Sweet Wings fabricated 4130 sheet crank (genius and beautiful- wish I still had it), and a Moravian fabricated titanium crank (pictures tomorrow). I wasn't very fast, but I was a good crank and rear hub tester.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StrangeBike13 View Post
    I wasn't very fast, but I was a good crank and rear hub tester.
    HAHA! That's really great, John. Looking forward to your pictures!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StrangeBike13 View Post
    I also broke a Magic crank...
    Been there, done that:
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    The first production hydraulic mountain bike brakes?

    Yes, kids, William Matthauser made very ingenius and usable hydraulic rim brakes for years before the European stuff came out. Late in his life, he lived near me in Anacortes, Washington, right on a main ride route, so I saw him quite often. He was a really good engineer, if not a great stylist! Here is a shot of one set that I have:
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    Very Sad Crank

    Some of the most expensive cranks available were the lovely Moravia (?) cranks fabricated from sheet titanium, aledgedly in an old MIG parts factory in the Czech Republic. Super light, and strong enough for most riders. And no, this did NOT go up my calf, for which I am grateful. SGLTRK and Strangebike13: Sad crank breakers.
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    Figure 8 brakes

    Anybody remember these brakes? They worked pretty well, once you got them set up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StrangeBike13 View Post
    Some of the most expensive cranks available were the lovely Moravia (?) cranks fabricated from sheet titanium, aledgedly in an old MIG parts factory in the Czech Republic. Super light, and strong enough for most riders. And no, this did NOT go up my calf, for which I am grateful.
    Morati. Great title, John. "Very Sad Crank"

    edit: how did you break that crank. Looks brand new.

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    Anybody remember these brakes? They worked pretty well, once you got them set up.
    oooh.....3dv.

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    Very SAD cRANK

    GOB, as I remember, I only rode it twice. It broke on a very steep climb somewhere. Darned glad I didn't have to pay for it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StrangeBike13 View Post
    Anybody remember these brakes? They worked pretty well, once you got them set up.
    They were by IRD right? I have an identical pair of the IRD ones that used the weird cam and aluminum tube that threaded on. Can't recall what they were called.
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    Figure 8 brakes

    No, Rock Crusher, there was no cam! The rollers are wrapped by that cable so that the cable crossed. It increased leverage and gave a non-linear pad movement, so if you set 'em up just right the pads would have some clearance, but a lot of leverage once the pads got to the rim. Very trick. I used the other set, and they worked pretty well.

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    The ones with rollers are IRD Switchback, the ones with cam and aluminum tube are called IRD Widget.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huelse View Post
    The ones with rollers are IRD Switchback, the ones with cam and aluminum tube are called IRD Widget.
    I thought I had a picture of Salsa Luma's cable set up but I can't find it. John does describe it perfectly but it's nice to have a visual connection as well.

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    Thanks, Huelse! That has been bugging me for a while. IRD made some innovative bits. Anybody have any of their really long cranks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    I thought I had a picture of Salsa Luma's cable set up but I can't find it. John does describe it perfectly but it's nice to have a visual connection as well.
    stolen from MOMBAT


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    Sweet! Thanks Huelse. (For some stupid reason, I always forget about mombat.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by StrangeBike13 View Post
    Thanks, Huelse! That has been bugging me for a while. IRD made some innovative bits. Anybody have any of their really long cranks?
    Those were Bullseye cranks in lengths between 190 and 225mm. But with "Interloc" decals on it.

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    Bontrager cutdown (reliable provenance)
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    Hite Rite

    Picking these up with a grip of other vintage parts today. I know what the Hite Rite is but not sure what the other Mt. Tamer quad gear is, maybe someone can shed some light on that.

    Gonna have some slingshots stems and bullmoose stamped specialized to i will post up see what every one thinks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YakimaDeathYaks View Post
    Picking these up with a grip of other vintage parts today. I know what the Hite Rite is but not sure what the other Mt. Tamer quad gear is, maybe someone can shed some light on that.

    Gonna have some slingshots stems and bullmoose stamped specialized to i will post up see what every one thinks.
    The Mt Tamer quad allows you to use freewheel cogs as a 4th position inner chain ring for extra low gearing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dr.welby View Post
    The only Cunningham I'll probably ever own...
    This thing isn't really doing me any good, so if you're a Cunningham completist and wanted to trade it for a Salsa fit stem, PM me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dr.welby View Post
    This thing isn't really doing me any good, so if you're a Cunningham completist and wanted to trade it for a Salsa fit stem, PM me.
    Neither, but I do need a fit stem for a MTB drop bar project..
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    WTB shifter mounts

    hard to find these days.
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    Mafac bits

    short canti, long canti, lever
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockychrysler View Post
    Bontrager cutdown (reliable provenance)
    Specialized hubs on those MA40's? I used to love that shop. They had an old (new for the time) Tesch 101 for a long time taunting me in the very early 90's, luckily I was riding a Fuso that was even prettier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKamp View Post
    Specialized hubs on those MA40's? I used to love that shop. They had an old (new for the time) Tesch 101 for a long time taunting me in the very early 90's, luckily I was riding a Fuso that was even prettier.
    Suntour sealed bearing.
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    Can anyone ID these brakes?






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    Quote Originally Posted by sho220 View Post
    Can anyone ID these brakes?





    Not sure about the brakes but your springs are on the wrong side. I think they should wind tighter for spring, not open for spring. Just have to swap right for left and it should be good I think.
    Try this: HTFU

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockcrusher View Post
    Not sure about the brakes but your springs are on the wrong side. I think they should wind tighter for spring, not open for spring. Just have to swap right for left and it should be good I think.
    ha...thanks for that. Fronts were fixed but unfortunately the backs are wound the same way...one is a little smaller so I guess the original was lost along the way...

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    Rek Tek booster


    NOS WTB NP Ti


    More NOS stuff
    Westpine

    matching Paul's USA

    Grafton hangers

    Bullseye


    DK Swag


    Have a few pairs of these


    NOS Suntour XC thumbies


    Rek Tek Ti bar ends


    DK Ti bar/stem combo


    polished Ibis Ti
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    Hi All,

    I just signed up for this forum. I recently pulled my 88 Brodie Romax out of storage and need to get my posts up to put up some pics. It has a few cool rare parts.

    Nice to meet Y'all,
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    Some more Paul parts

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    FTW Stem


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    The Paul's assortment is nice. And cool to see an ahead stem with a cable guide! Rad.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Yah, the stem actually is mounted onto a threaded fork with a brazed on extension ala Potts or Ibis

    Ringle Trail Stem



    Paragon Machine Works chainring


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    I wouldn't say super rare, but I don't see this Ibis stem w/2 bolt very often:


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    man that is a purdy stem!
    Looking for/WTB : Grove Innovations Assault Fork, Grove Innovation Hammerhead Stem or Hothead Bar Stem

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    Not mine...unfortunately:


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    Turbo 200

    Don't know much about this item other than it was a show part. Never seen one before, looks like it would be a comfy mtb ride. Its listed as a vintage fixie part which I would interpret as track? Also the long post is 26.4??
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    Quote Originally Posted by rismtb View Post
    Its listed as a vintage fixie part which I would interpret as track?
    I interpret that as trying to sell to people who spend a lot of money of bikes and pay a premium for vintage yet don't actually know that much about bikes.

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    I said pardon

    start build'in
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    Let's see those rare parts!-img_6580_zps44213efe.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by rismtb View Post
    start build'in
    wowza. thats a lot of dollars in cnc right there!
    Looking for/WTB : Grove Innovations Assault Fork, Grove Innovation Hammerhead Stem or Hothead Bar Stem

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    Umma Gumma's

    NOS Umma Gumma's Ground Control/S Not too rare but cool nonetheless. Any other tire nut's out there?
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    Another set of Bontrager MA40 cutdowns with Bullseye hubs, Bontrager type 2 fork

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    I have a pair of cutdown MA2 as well, all courtesy of the Cycle Connection folks in Santa Rosa around 1987.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawnw View Post
    NOS Umma Gumma's Ground Control/S Not too rare but cool nonetheless. Any other tire nut's out there?
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    Yeah I'm addicted to tires. Back a few pages (page 12 post 297) are just some of them but I have NOS Smoke Comp Lites, various Specialized UGs, skinwall Darts and Smokes, butterscotch Psychos among others.

    Would like your UG GC tires though!
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    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    Quote Originally Posted by tswitz1234 View Post
    I have a pair of cutdown MA2 as well, all courtesy of the Cycle Connection folks in Santa Rosa around 1987.
    Cool. Maybe a thread with your bike and put your lurking days behind ya.

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    No exactly rare back in the day but in NOS condition today would be like hen's teeth I belive. Saw it in an auction and I just had to win them. I don't even have an era appropriate bike to put it on..../firstworldproblems

    Let's see those rare parts!-imag0177.jpg

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    I loved Ground Control S's, Extreme S's too!

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    I love shark fins!

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