Spring Cleaning - Grove/Zinn/Kona content
Thinning the bike collection down from around 20 to only 3 sure gives me a lot more time to spend tinkering with each. I think I've finally gotten
the Grove to where I really like it. Even had a chance to paint the fork to match. Bonus points for the Control Tech seatpost!
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The Zinn got a new bar/stem combo which improved handling greatly. Love this bike!
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Kona Cinder Cone was converted back to geared duty from single speed.
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Nice rides....how big is that grove?
what kind of brakes are on the Grove?
Never bothered to measure...I'd say it's a medium.
Originally Posted by syklystt
Not sure. I've posted pics here before trying to find out and never got an answer. They are similiar to several but haven't found an exact match yet. They are, however, the easiest brakes to set up, EVAR!!!
Originally Posted by this is mike
I remember a thread on it but how about some measurements on that Zinn? Year ect.
Zip ties? Not on my bike!
650B rims or wheel set. 80's vintage 32 or 36 x 135mm
I don't have any measurements handy right now. From what I've been able to find out by emailing Lennard is that it was probably built for someone on his Zinn/Alfalfa/Shimano road racing team around the mid 80's. Apparently after race duty, it was repainted white (you can see the fuchsia team color under the white) and re-decaled. Oddly enough, the Grove is a team bike as well...
Originally Posted by jeff
Original color of the Zinn...
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Those brakes look like Gravity Rim Crushers.
All the pics of Rim Crushers I've seen have the hole completely drilled out. I don't think they're Joe's, Critical Racing, Grafton, Curve or Gravity Research
Originally Posted by KDXdog
Here's a thread seeking the same info...unfortunately, same result... View topic - Red Canti's | Retrobike
Thank you so much for that. I've always wondered what the heck they were.
Originally Posted by KDXdog
Glad I could help!
Originally Posted by sho220
That was quite a garage sale.
You tease! I thought you were selling the Grove!
The family having the garage sale were from Colorado...Boulder I believe. Nice vintage mtb's are pretty rare in the VA/DC area. This was a fairly good deal for 10 bucks.
Originally Posted by girlonbike
Nah...it's a keeper...
Originally Posted by mfh126
What about 17 you purged?
Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.
Over the past couple years I've been selling them off one by one...only one I really regret selling is this one...
Originally Posted by Aemmer
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This guy was being a pain and didn't want to go back in his tub after cleaning today so he got to chill out in the snake room for a while...
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Yeah. I like that Rocky Mountain. They strike me as sleepers.
What kind of....snake....is that?
Ball Python is my guess. Snakes are fantastic pets. Vintage bikes are good pets too I suppose.
Originally Posted by girlonbike
Awesome Assault Sho!!
My Grove Team had a similar fade. Glad to hear that you are keeping it because I regret selling mine
"Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth"
Correct X 3
Originally Posted by Rumpfy
I would have to stumble on one heck of a find to ever consider replacing the Grove. I'll probably just continue upgrading it. That was one good thing about thinning the herd so much. It does leave room for that epic find...
Originally Posted by J Ro
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