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    The Official John Grafton Photo Thread

    Who's got them? Post them up. Let's see those fine, rare parts.

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    Nice!

    SC's mounted to a Tioga Showa fork on a 1 of 60 (aprox) Tomac Sig.





    Two finger levers and black mags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    Official John Grafton Photo Thread
    Looking for a picture of John...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed View Post
    Looking for a picture of John...
    Pony up, picture collector!

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    heres a couple

    Grafton on the Fat SAB.
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    By The Pound

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    A big ole box of em seems to take away from the rareness of them.

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    Tell me that box is not just sitting in your house!

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    I am really getting the sense that cyclist are hoarders. Not that there is any thing wrong with that, I am probably saying that out of jealousy from some of the other pics that have been posted on the vintage forum.
    I use to be lean & mean... Now I'm just an a$$hole!

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    A big ole box of em seems to take away from the rareness of them.
    DC gets cynical when we're not making a fuss over his work.
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    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

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    2nd'ed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mattytruth View Post
    Grafton on the Fat SAB.
    LOve those cranks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

    JG:
    The man has spoken. His address is in the other thread,

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

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    Believe me, I've tried to make it happen, but it's out of my hands.

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    haha. Componets.


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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

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    now this is sooo classic.

    Great products John...Thanks.

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    rumpfy, what bike is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    That's sad. They should be on bikes. Send them back to me.

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    this is my general response whenever i see piles of hoarded vintage bits. redistribute the wealth and/or get them on bikes. sad to see nice hardware gathering dust in boxes or sitting in display cases.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    Believe me, I've tried to make it happen, but it's out of my hands.
    Ha! Too late to disavow the picture now. Probably should have mentioned you lifted the photo before you got called out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xy9ine View Post
    this is my general response whenever i see piles of hoarded vintage bits. redistribute the wealth and/or get them on bikes. sad to see nice hardware gathering dust in boxes or sitting in display cases.

    How is that any different than all the nice parts hanging on bikes that don't get ridden?

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    bikes that dont get riddin, what kinda nonsense is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Nice!

    SC's mounted to a Tioga Showa fork on a 1 of 60 (aprox) Tomac Sig.





    Two finger levers and black mags.

    I'm bummed, I don't even have any mags.
    JG

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    I'm bummed, I don't even have any mags.
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    Get them from Martin! He must have loads of them.

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    Instructions

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    Quote Originally Posted by burritoguru View Post
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    That's old. Before I moved to Durango.

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    Hey John,
    Why not do a short run of brakes, say 500 sets. Minty fresh ones are selling for a lot on the bay. Make em, saturate the market and then take a little vacation on an island off the coast of Belize for a while. When cash wanes, come back later and do the same with your cranks.
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    On a serious note, what is the story with all this half there Grafton stuff selling on the bay currently? Say the 25 different drive side only cranks in every color perceived. I have heard different rumors but am curious what you say?
    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    On a serious note, what is the story with all this half there Grafton stuff selling on the bay currently? Say the 25 different drive side only cranks in every color perceived. I have heard different rumors but am curious what you say?
    When I moved back to So Cal I only had so much room. Left a lot of stuff in a storage unit. Then forgot about it. Brought most of the good stuff with me. Someone got a lot of things, storage shelves, tools, bike parts, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Grafton View Post
    When I moved back to So Cal I only had so much room. Left a lot of stuff in a storage unit. Then forgot about it. Brought most of the good stuff with me. Someone got a lot of things, storage shelves, tools, bike parts, etc.

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    Pretty sure moondog142 on eBay has it all.

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    Borrowed picture but....it's sweet!
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    That threatens my delicate sensibilities.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    1991 Grafton Performance Commercial

    John sent me the link to this. Super rad!

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    Awesome!
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Ahhh...

    I can't read this forum. Makes me smile. I've got a pair of Mag-lites on my cross bike and another pair in the parts bin. The joystix were awesome cranks. Loved the look. I remember seeing a pair of Grafton clipless pedals in a shop in SF in the early 1990's and drooled on the case.

    Good stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Steel View Post
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    Love the jersey!
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    The Official John Grafton Photo Thread-grafton-blue.jpg

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    ahhh....smells like the 1990s! Good stuff.

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    Grafton's not dead, just running out of parts, thanks to all you retro hooligans.

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    PS. Love the devil duck.

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    John you made the bed buddy. Hope you are well. Let me know when you get ready to sell that Halloween-clad whiskey goat!

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    Hi! I am new to that community and there can't be a better first post than sharing photos of Grafton parts. Here are my NOS NIB speed traps titanium MTB pedals. Enjoy!

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    Itís remarkable how close the weight of both pedals is. Even todays production methods could not ensure that easily.

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    Black:



    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting View Post
    Cool Only cleats for the speed traps, fat finger and stop cable hangers are missing. Otherwise the grafton collection would be complete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by espress0 View Post
    Cool fat finger and stop cable hangers are missing
    Any color In particular?


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    Thats really cool! Looks like you are a real Grafton lover!!!

    I have them in pruple.

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