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    Official Ibis Picture Thread

    Picture Thread starter which was suggested by another forum member.

    Good stuff, Ibis is. Favs are the Scorcher and the Ti Mojo. The two Ti frames I've been looking for are the Fat and Ibis. I found an Ibis first. My Ti Mojo follows, next post.

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    http://www.firstflightbikes.com/ibis.htm

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    96 Ibis Ti Mojo, small

    (This was originally posted at Retrobike. I'm in the process of modifying the build though)

    Nicely crafted titanium frame acquired from an original owner. The detailing and build of these frames is quite impressive. I'm not 100% sure of the year, but it could also be a 97.

    I went for a silver/gray-biased build for the components, de-NIB'ing quite a few parts. I'll likely swap the DKG for a silver version once I find one.

    The Mag-21 SL has the classic paint loss problem but I like the patina it gives to the bike.

    The Magic Motorcycle crankset was a no-brainer, once-in-a-lifetime purchase. This is the second version with a low 1x serial. Beautifully detailed.

    { spec }
    Frame: 96 Ibis Ti Mojo, small
    Fork: Rock Shox Mag-21 SL, 1"
    Headset: Chris King 1" threadless w/reducer
    Hubset: XTR M900
    Rims: Mavic 231
    Skewers: Cook Brothers
    Tires: Ritchey Megabite
    Stem: Ibis Ti, modified-polish
    Handlebars: AC Ti
    Grips: ODI
    Brake levers: Machine Tech
    Shifters: Suntour XC
    Brakes F+R: Machine Tech Zero-Flex
    Brakes straddle: Machine Tech
    Derailleur F: Proshift
    Derailleur R: Proshift
    Crankset: Magic Motorcycle ver. 2
    Bottom Bracket: Coda Magic for 73mm
    Cogset: Tioga Ti
    Chain: Shimano 7401
    Pedals: Suntour Superbe Track
    Saddle: Flite Ti perforated
    Seatpost: Ritchey Force
    Seat collar: DKG
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    Here's mine, bought new in 1995. XT/XTR build.


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    Quote Originally Posted by holden
    (This was originally posted at Retrobike. I'm in the process of modifying the build though)

    Nicely crafted titanium frame acquired from an original owner. The detailing and build of these frames is quite impressive. I'm not 100% sure of the year, but it could also be a 97.

    I went for a silver/gray-biased build for the components, de-NIB'ing quite a few parts. I'll likely swap the DKG for a silver version once I find one.

    The Mag-21 SL has the classic paint loss problem but I like the patina it gives to the bike.

    The Magic Motorcycle crankset was a no-brainer, once-in-a-lifetime purchase. This is the second version with a low 1x serial. Beautifully detailed.

    { spec }
    Frame: 96 Ibis Ti Mojo, small
    Fork: Rock Shox Mag-21 SL, 1"
    Headset: Chris King 1" threadless w/reducer
    Hubset: XTR M900
    Rims: Mavic 231
    Skewers: Cook Brothers
    Tires: Ritchey Megabite
    Stem: Ibis Ti, modified-polish
    Handlebars: AC Ti
    Grips: ODI
    Brake levers: Machine Tech
    Shifters: Suntour XC
    Brakes F+R: Machine Tech Zero-Flex
    Brakes straddle: Machine Tech
    Derailleur F: Proshift
    Derailleur R: Proshift
    Crankset: Magic Motorcycle ver. 2
    Bottom Bracket: Coda Magic for 73mm
    Cogset: Tioga Ti
    Chain: Shimano 7401
    Pedals: Suntour Superbe Track
    Saddle: Flite Ti perforated
    Seatpost: Ritchey Force
    Seat collar: DKG
    Whoa! Now that is about as eclectic a parts mix as I've ever seen.

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    1997 Ibis Alibi

    1997 Ibis Alibi with RS Judy SLs, Hershey cranks, WTB wheelset, LP Composite bar and Caramba stem, Suntour XC Pro post - the most compliant aluminium frame I ever rode...

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    i need new pics. now it has a 950 xtr cranks, turbo saddle and kore silver stem.
    bought new in 00.
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    Colker - I really like your flooring. Bike looks good too.

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    Well, mine is the oldest so far, but probably owned for the shortest amount of time by the current owner. Not sure of the year, Scot Nicol said maybe 1990, but based on the serial number of one of the bikes on First Flight's website I would say more likely 1991 or even 1992.

    The bike is a size too small but rides great. The post may look really jacked up but it is actually only 1/2 inch higher than the post on my other bikes.

    It is what I would call a 10 footer in that if you get real close it shows its battle scars but from far away it looks nice.

    You seen this picture before. The post has since been replaced with a silver Thomson and the bar will soon be replaced with a flat bar. Eventually a rigid fork as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Colker - I really like your flooring. Bike looks good too.

    thanks. it's an "old", late 60s house and the detailing is fantastic. vintage baby...
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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    Well, mine is the oldest so far, but probably owned for the shortest amount of time by the current owner. Not sure of the year, Scot Nicol said maybe 1990, but based on the serial number of one of the bikes on First Flight's website I would say more likely 1991 or even 1992.
    The banner style decal began in 1993. Repaint?

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    1988/9 Cousin It

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    1991 SS in Team Livery

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    Alloy Mavic skewers - a sure sign of good taste!

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    Nice. Did you change some stuff around on the SS? Different saddle and post?

    Whats the story on the serial numbered RD?

    I need some of those RM-3 bars...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrkawasaki
    1997 Ibis Alibi with RS Judy SLs, Hershey cranks, WTB wheelset, LP Composite bar and Caramba stem, Suntour XC Pro post - the most compliant aluminium frame I ever rode...

    Mr K

    Those are great frames. I had one 10-11 years ago and really liked it. Very solid and confidence inspiring handling. I liked the machining on the front of the chainstays. We need a picture of that. I'll see if I can dig up a picture of mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Nice. Did you change some stuff around on the SS? Different saddle and post?

    Whats the story on the serial numbered RD?

    I need some of those RM-3 bars...
    I did change the post and seat, but you've got to have a freaky weird eye for details to notice. The previous post was also an IRD, but the step is closer to the clamp area. The seat on there now is a gray perforated Specialized Pro Long. Previously, the seat was a smooth black leather Specialized Pro Long.

    The R/D was a custom Shimano made short cage for team riders. The silver guard keeping the chain on the tension pulley is riveted on.

    You missed the special washers under the nut on the rear brake, though.

    RM-3 bars...hmmm.

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    I had one for a very short while. I believe Monkey Wrench has it now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I had one for a very short while. I believe Monkey Wrench has it now.


    I dont beleive you. I think you stole that picture from Stan.

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    I've got one in restoration, will post pictures as soon as Scot Nicol sends me decals. I guess he's a busy guy, been waiting for six weeks now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    The serial number is 1743. The 91 on first flight is 1101 and the 92 is 1586. Scot said likely mine is 1990, but I found those serial numbers after the fact and guess thinking about it right now mine must be 92 or later. So the decals are correct then, huh?

    It has clearly been crudely touched up (spray paint) in places and in other places the paint looks excellent. Unfortunately a previous owner took a body hammer to the right stay to increase chainring clearance other than that the frame is A-OK.

    By this point the SS was a US made frame, thought still entry level Ibis, correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    The serial number is 1743. The 91 on first flight is 1101 and the 92 is 1586. Scot said likely mine is 1990, but I found those serial numbers after the fact and guess thinking about it right now mine must be 92 or later. So the decals are correct then, huh?
    Well, Scot's got the little black book of frame numbers, but 1743 would seem to indicate 1993 to me if FFB's got a #1101 from '91 and a #1586 from '92. Mine is #1108 and I bought it in '91. The year of your decals would seem to match the serial number.


    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    By this point the SS was a US made frame, thought still entry level Ibis, correct?
    Not necessarily. I believe the Avion marque was discontinued after the 1990 model year. In '90, they had Avion (Japanese production made), Avion SS (Sebastopol made) and Custom. In '91, there was just the SS and maybe still the custom. I wouldn't necessarily use the term "entry level" but Ibis' base model. It was possible to also get a custom SS, which is what mine is. I requested a 24" top tube on the 20" frame size, rollercam bosses on the C/S, and the brazed-on seat binder. I reamed out the bb shell and installed pressed in the bearings.

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    I think Scot probably has bigger things to worry about than what some punk ass with an old SS wants to know about his frame. I was just tickled he responded at all.

    Yeah, entry level was kind of a crude choice of words. Kind of sounds cheap, especially considering there was only about $100 difference between the SS and the Mojo.

    So would you guess a 92/93 SS is Japanese or Sebastopol/US made? From reading the 90(?) brochure the Avian was Japanese and finished in their shop but the Avian SS was made at their shop. And the 92 brochure doesn't seem to suggest either way. Frankly it really doesn't matter much as the finish is still outstanding whether Japanese or US made.

    Your SS is outstanding by the way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I dont beleive you. I think you stole that picture from Stan.


    ER, why did you get rid of it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    I reamed out the bb shell and installed pressed in the bearings.
    why? i thought threaded was an improvement. not necessarily?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I dont beleive you. I think you stole that picture from Stan.

    I stole the picture from the seller actually...
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister


    ER, why did you get rid of it?

    It was pre-SS. Looking back, it was a cool bike.

    I don't know, it didn't do anything for me. Absolute tank of a bike. I probably should have given it more trail hours but at the time I was more interested in the parts on it and flipping the rest.

    The wheelset and cranks for the Yeti, rear brake on the front of the Valkyrie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    It was pre-SS. Looking back, it was a cool bike.

    I don't know, it didn't do anything for me. Absolute tank of a bike. I probably should have given it more trail hours but at the time I was more interested in the parts on it and flipping the rest.

    The wheelset and cranks for the Yeti, rear brake on the front of the Valkyrie.

    1 or 2 sizes too big for ya.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1
    1 or 2 sizes too big for ya.
    Decent fit actually. Saddle height in that pic was not set for me.
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    We got this bike from the original owner in truly perfect condition. Never bought a cleaner used anything ever.

    I swapped the wheels and shifters so I could have 8 speed rapid fire in place of the deore thumbies and seven speed.

    I have the original wheels for sale and the brake levers and thumb-shifters went to Smurf hunter for his project.

    Love to ride this bike on pavement and off. It's especially fun with the BOB trailer, which makes it about four feet longer than my Cherokee.
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    Quote Originally Posted by holden
    Stem: Ibis Ti, modified-polish
    Could you post a close up of the stem, pretty please? I think Ibis stems are the best looking. What's modified polish?

    Incidentally, does anybody know the history behind the Ibis stem design? I seem to recall that they were originally made by Gary Helfrich at Arctos Machine, who sold the design to Ibis. Not sure where I got this info, though. Probably from the darker recesses of my mind, most likely!

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    I'm afraid to post this with the SS built as a city bike. Actually all three have a fair amount of changes from this pic (not that you can see too much). Don't worry, a Campy OR build patiently awaits.


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    Quote Originally Posted by joeadnan
    Could you post a close up of the stem, pretty please?
    This site has some Ibis stem images:
    http://www.kalimotxo.com/mtb/parts_s...nium_ibis.html
    ... I believe the owner is a member here too.

    The previous owner of my Ibis stem heavily dulled the shiny finish, hence "modified polish". The flatness visually works though with the corroded Mag-21 Ti legs, otherwise it's kind of a bummer.

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    i wonder why we can't see more ibis.. i mean check the fat chance thread and compare the sheer number of bikes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1
    i wonder why we can't see more ibis.. i mean check the fat chance thread and compare the sheer number of bikes.
    Because Ibis owners are too busy riding their bikes to prowl internet forums.

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    Hopefully a friend of mine will send a couple pictures of his custom from 85 to post up. Think olives.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    Think olives.
    Gin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IF52
    Hopefully a friend of mine will send a couple pictures of his custom from 85 to post up. Think olives.

    I've got an 85ish and an 89 to post sometime hopefully soon.

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    sadly, this one just hangs, along with the spanky behind it.

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    Vintage Dropbar Ibis

    Here's another one for you vintage Ibis fans, an early dropbar Ibis dating from around 1987.
    • Koski Duratrac fork
    • Specialized dropbars with LD stem
    • Modolo brake levers / Suntour Barcon shifters
    • WTB Classic Greaseguard hubs
    • IRD seatpost / Hite-Rite
    • Selle Italia Turbo Perforated saddle
    • Suntour Roller Cam rear brake
    • Deore XT crankset / Suntour XC Compe pedals
    • Phil bottom bracket

    I am the original owner and have had some great times on this bike. With a little luck, I hope to be riding this one for another 22 years!



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    Ok, that's now my favorite bike this summer! I really dig the subtle fade.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightshade_rider
    Here's another one for you vintage Ibis fans, an early dropbar Ibis dating from around 1987.
    • Koski Duratrac fork
    • Specialized dropbars with LD stem
    • Modolo brake levers / Suntour Barcon shifters
    • WTB Classic Greaseguard hubs
    • IRD seatpost / Hite-Rite
    • Selle Italia Turbo Perforated saddle
    • Suntour Roller Cam rear brake
    • Deore XT crankset / Suntour XC Compe pedals
    • Phil bottom bracket

    I am the original owner and have had some great times on this bike. With a little luck, I hope to be riding this one for another 22 years!


    That is the perfect Ibis.

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    from th bottle holder placement to the seatstays fastback to salsa like brazing, paint, drop bars, level top tube, ird post, modolo levers.
    who needs another bike?
    WTB: Bomber Z2 1 1/8 steerer, in good to excellent shape OR bomber rebuild kit.

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    Yup, really hot. Don't ever sell it, as I'm sure you've been asked to. I have one similar a few doors down from me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    That is the perfect Ibis.

    Absolutely!

    Truly a wealth of useless information.


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    Mine and you have seen

    Mine is a 95 team paint scheme with minor touch ups and is in use as a daily rider for dog runs in the neighborhood. I know, why beat it when there are cheapies around. Well, I don't have any cheapies.

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    Too many bikes, and just enough time to ride them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightshade_rider
    Here's another one for you vintage Ibis fans, an early dropbar Ibis dating from around 1987.
    • Koski Duratrac fork
    • Specialized dropbars with LD stem
    • Modolo brake levers / Suntour Barcon shifters
    • WTB Classic Greaseguard hubs
    • IRD seatpost / Hite-Rite
    • Selle Italia Turbo Perforated saddle
    • Suntour Roller Cam rear brake
    • Deore XT crankset / Suntour XC Compe pedals
    • Phil bottom bracket

    I am the original owner and have had some great times on this bike. With a little luck, I hope to be riding this one for another 22 years!


    WOW . This is the reason to come back to this forum. Great bike. Love the colours, the parts, frame, etc..

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    i am starting a build inspired by the drop bar ibis.
    red mikkelsen frame
    specialized db fork, threaded by me.
    chorus headset.
    sugino dirt drop stem
    midge bars
    cane creek levers
    shimano barcons.
    thomson black seatpost.
    avocet 02 saddle.
    new xt rear derr.
    circa 95 xt front derr.
    95 lx crankset.
    dia compe 987 canti brakes
    xtr rear hub.
    xt front hub.
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    Stunning, that is the bike I think about when I think Ibis. Rad!
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    Beautiful Ibis, Nightshade. I remember your Ritchey as well, which was also a beaut!

    Love it!

    Just curious, do you remember your reasoning for going with the Koski fork vs the Type II at the time of purchase? Either fork is a great choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by singletracktourist
    Just curious, do you remember your reasoning for going with the Koski fork vs the Type II at the time of purchase? Either fork is a great choice.
    Hi Singletrack-

    I didn't actually purchase the bike, it was acquired on a trade basis, so I just trusted the guys at Ibis with the details of the build. Besides, I didn't know much about bike technology back then. I think the Koski Duratrac was fairly new at that time and Scot must have been impressed with it. I remember limited availability of the fork delayed completion of the bike for awhile.

    I can't comment on the Type II vs Koski since I have had no airtime with the Type II, but I can tell you the Koski is alot more damp than the biplane fork on the Ritchey!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightshade_rider
    Hi Singletrack-

    I didn't actually purchase the bike, it was acquired on a trade basis, so I just trusted the guys at Ibis with the details of the build. Besides, I didn't know much about bike technology back then. I think the Koski Duratrac was fairly new at that time and Scot must have been impressed with it. I remember limited availability of the fork delayed completion of the bike for awhile.

    I can't comment on the Type II vs Koski since I have had no airtime with the Type II, but I can tell you the Koski is alot more damp than the biplane fork on the Ritchey!

    HI. if it's not too much to ask: what's the chainstays size/number?
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    Old Ibis

    Good stuff in here... here's mine:
    '96 Hakkalugi

    '97 Mojo

    '01 Hakkalugi frame... NOS

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruppe_a
    Good stuff in here... here's mine:
    '96 Hakkalugi
    Bike appears to be level, but the tt is forward sloping? Is that a shorter than stock fork?

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    Bike has the original fork, if anything my 30 year old deck is probably a little jacked...

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    beautiful with the moustaches

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    Here's the three in my garage..
    MaiTai Singlespeed This showed up under the Christmas tree one year as a used frame. Origin unknown. I tried to contact the e-bay seller who my gf bought it from for more info but got zero. Anyone?

    2001 Hakkalugi: Fresh paintjob this year:

    1994 Ti Mojo:
    Rule #5 almost always applies!

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    Here's my only Ibis item, a polished titanium mountain stem. I've posted it a few times throughout this forum, but saw this thread and figured I'd post a couple of photos. I bought it form the original owner, who purchased it along with his 1992 Ibis XtraMojo. Anyway, it's slightly too big at 135mm (I usually run a 120 -125mm), so right now it's making a lovely paperweight.

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    Wow. That Mai Tai is sharp, also really liking all the Ti stems. The Ti Mojo seems to holding up really well after all the years, is it the original finish?

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    I took both the Mai Tai & the Ti Mojo down to bare metal & re-decaled last winter. The Mai Tai originally had a banner decal. I didn't like the big decal as it tore up easily so I went a little older style. That's the beauty of ti. Steel wool + WD40 = shiny like new!
    Rule #5 almost always applies!

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    Just picked up another pretty Ibis titanium stem that matches the one I already have.

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    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...

    wanted:
    - older 80's merlin titanium
    - potts type I or II fork
    merlintitanium.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by newsboymerlin
    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...

    this pic always freaks me out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1
    this pic always freaks me out.
    ditto.

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    [QUOTE=newsboymerlin]i have some ibis stems too hanging around...QUOTE]

    I think you crossed the line from collecting to hoarding at some point.
    Need: McMahon brake for roller cam mounts, Mountain Goat fork.

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    [QUOTE=muddybuddy]
    Quote Originally Posted by newsboymerlin
    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...QUOTE]

    I think you crossed the line from collecting to hoarding at some point.
    a long time ago..
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    [QUOTE=muddybuddy]
    Quote Originally Posted by newsboymerlin
    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...QUOTE]

    I think you crossed the line from collecting to hoarding at some point.

    wanted:
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    - potts type I or II fork
    merlintitanium.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by newsboymerlin
    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...

    This pic makes me realize that I don't have a real problem.

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    Wow! I am sort of worried by the pic too. Do you keep your obsessive behavior centered on bikes, or do you have any other fantastic collections?
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    ibis

    Now I know why it is impossible for me to find a 1 1/8 120 +10 ibis ti stem
    and
    the reason why prices on these stems are astronomically high.
    Nice collection

    Quote Originally Posted by newsboymerlin
    i have some ibis stems too hanging around...


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    I tried to use this pic to justify to my prettier half that I don't 'have a problem" when it comes to bike hoarding as she calls it. It didn't work but I thought it was worth a try...
    Rule #5 almost always applies!

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    I have a friend that I ride with and he has four Ibis bikes in his garage. A Ti road bike two steel mountain bikes and a trials bike. I need to snap a picture. He used to race for Ibis in the early 90's.

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    Here's a new one I picked up recently from the original owner. A 1987 Custom with a few WTB bits here and there.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Official Ibis Picture Thread-img_3377.jpg  

    Official Ibis Picture Thread-img_3361.jpg  


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    Good job Joe. Very, very nice.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

    Want:
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    Man, I miss that Ibis I had. If only I had a bigger basement.
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    That is one big f'n dude!
    Yes I am!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Steel
    Here's a new one I picked up recently from the original owner. A 1987 Custom with a few WTB bits here and there.
    Wow, what a find!
    Frame details look identical to the '87 I posted earlier in this thread.
    But with WTB roller cams front and rear, and WTB drops...
    Incredible bike, thanks for posting.

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    From the Appetite Seminar.
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    Look at the cool bikes in the above pic--an Ibis, a Turner and that Rocky Mountain. The Gary Fisher doesn't deserve to be in this pic--its paintjob is disgusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightshade_rider
    Wow, what a find!
    Frame details look identical to the '87 I posted earlier in this thread.
    But with WTB roller cams front and rear, and WTB drops...
    Incredible bike, thanks for posting.
    Your's came up about the same time I was trying to land mine. I referred to your pics a few times. I thought (still do) that yours was beautiful. When I was riding it up on Tam a few weeks back I was looking around to see if I could find the same old shack you had yours propped up against. I thought that would have been pretty cool to post up some pics taken at the same location.

    So thank you for posting yours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Steel
    Your's came up about the same time I was trying to land mine. I referred to your pics a few times. I thought (still do) that yours was beautiful. When I was riding it up on Tam a few weeks back I was looking around to see if I could find the same old shack you had yours propped up against. I thought that would have been pretty cool to post up some pics taken at the same location.

    So thank you for posting yours.
    That shack is actually our 80 year old, long-neglected barn in Sebastopol.

    Your top picture looks like Marin Headlands, north of Tennesse Valley?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nightshade_rider
    Your top picture looks like Marin Headlands, north of Tennesse Valley?
    That sounds about right. Taken from Coastal Trail singletrack that drops from Pantoll Station to Hwy 1.

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    Sneak Peek


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    I hate you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I hate you.
    LOL!! You'd hate me more if it was Aluminum and built 41.4 miles south of Sebastopol

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    True. But that bike is one of the most desirable Ibis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    TEASE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
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    Wow. Love the relief of the paint. Let's see a whole spread...

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    here is one of my Hakkalugi, bought this a few months ago

    i been too busy riding and making $$$ to give it a full baby wipe & photo shoot
    also '94 Ti Mojo on the horizon

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    I have no pics :-( but the two best bikes ive ever owned were a ibis avion ss i bought off this guy that said he worked at ibis and lived in petaluma in maybe 90 (brand new frame and fork) and my bow-ti i bought from pedal pusher in maybe 98 or so

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    Quote Originally Posted by fast540 View Post
    I have no pics :-( but the two best bikes ive ever owned were a ibis avion ss i bought off this guy that said he worked at ibis and lived in petaluma in maybe 90 (brand new frame and fork) and my bow-ti i bought from pedal pusher in maybe 98 or so



    I remember taking the trek to the pedal pusher (Bike Pro) many times.


    What no pics? : (
    OK, hahaha, lets just bump this thread a little

    Yesterday:



    Today:

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    rear cable hanger is in the wrong place. ;-)

    looks good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting View Post
    I remember taking the trek to the pedal pusher (Bike Pro) many times.


    What no pics? : (
    OK, hahaha, lets just bump this thread a little

    Yesterday:



    Today:


    I spot 4 differences

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    What model is that CRC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    I spot 4 differences
    yeahbut, the tire labels and valve stems are perfectly positioned

    very nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtdrop View Post
    rear cable hanger is in the wrong place. ;-)
    Ha! That's an "upgrade".

    Whoever originally built it didn't read the instructions that came with the brakes

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting View Post
    Ha! That's an "upgrade".

    Whoever originally built it didn't read the instructions that came with the brakes
    please upgrade the stem to 135mm..
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    You all finished now CRC?

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    Cassette label. Cassette size. Rear brake housing. Saddle set back. Peddles of course. Long chain. Head set.




























    I need a life......



















    and that bike.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

    Want:
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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
    please upgrade the stem to 135mm..
    Colkervision®!

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    Love the attention to detail CRC... particularly in the pics Awesome project.

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