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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    anyone got more pics of the small parts?hubs, cable hanger,etc.......btw this thread is killin me,lucky bastids the lot of ya......
    update your pics ER!!!

    Hmm...not sure why the images broke. Some of this may be a repeat from other threads (or this one).

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    Sister bike to my 84 Potts, smaller, one serial number newer:
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    Quote Originally Posted by stan lee
    That's a good question...I've seen a bunch of different cams and maybe 3 or four different arms. There is a crazy pair of Suntours on e-bay right now...maybe we need more rollercam pictures posted?
    Those Suntours are XCD - aka the Roller Cam's darkest hour

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    I want these brakes



    Many years ago I had these brakes... I sold them for no good reason. Anyone have any for sale?

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    Quote Originally Posted by xjoex
    Many years ago I had these brakes... I sold them for no good reason. Anyone have any for sale?
    They turn up on ebay periodically, keep your eyes open.

    Which version are you looking for, the one that breaks or the one with the slippy clamp?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mwr
    They turn up on ebay periodically, keep your eyes open.

    Which version are you looking for, the one that breaks or the one with the slippy clamp?
    I have a couple of pairs of these which I'm not using yet, (they're not for sale, sorry xjoex). How can I tell which version I have?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonter
    I have a couple of pairs of these which I'm not using yet, (they're not for sale, sorry xjoex). How can I tell which version I have?
    Post a picture and we can tell you.

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    it's in the springs

    as far as the "good" ones go, they would be the ones with the Straight linear spring like in the picture above.

    the "tawain" version that came OEM has a Bent and Kinked spring that goes up the arm but not in a straight path.

    ebay sometimes for sure.

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    I've got a set of the Taiwan brakes here that came on a Jamis bike I used to have - I didn't figure they were worth anything, but don't really know - they never did work well, IIRC the problem with them was that the springs are too weak. That was back when V-brakes were introduced and it wasn't worth my time to fight with them so they got replaced.
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    I have an NOS set of the good ones but I was thinking of keeping them for the springs. Am I correct in assuming that the springs are the same as on the rollercams?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stan lee
    That Cunningham is amazing! Did you get it as is or did you have to piece it together?

    Thanks. It came with a Mag 20 on it with a flat bar and stem. Luckily the original owner still had the original type II, the roller cam that went with it, the LD stem and the drop bars. I quickly put all that stuff back on it.

    Ive been getting some grief from the VBP (vintage build police) about the semi-modern crankset on it, so I probably should switch those out. They do look out of place on there. The reason why I havent really bothered with it is because Charlie C. put them on and dialed everything in with the bb width, shifting, etc. Plus I like the compact spider while running a double. But yeah, I need to put some Specialized cranks on... Its an amazing riding bike for sure. I highly recommend one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mwr
    They turn up on ebay periodically, keep your eyes open.

    Which version are you looking for, the one that breaks or the one with the slippy clamp?
    I had a pair with slippy clamps that broke. Must have been a transition model. They were the US made ones with the linear springs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue
    I had a pair with slippy clamps that broke. Must have been a transition model. They were the US made ones with the linear springs.
    Thats weird because the ones that slipped were much beefier. Where did they break?

    FYI, I have seen about 3 different versions of the cantilever. I'll post some pics when I get a chance of the different versions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Thats weird because the ones that slipped were much beefier. Where did they break?

    FYI, I have seen about 3 different versions of the cantilever. I'll post some pics when I get a chance of the different versions.
    The blue clamp area broke. I can't really speak for the circumstances as they were on a bike being lent to a friend. I think one of the bolts broke too.

    Luckily, I found another pair at a swap a couple of years back so i have a full set and some spare parts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Is the Phoenix frame known for rusting like that too? I've wondered at times if there's a way to open up the bottom of the seat tube into the BB area on mine.
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    That sure is a sad sight. Steve said this particular problem came from the bike being hung by it's rear wheel causing the water to sit in that spot.

    Rumpfy and this frame are a match made in heaven. He always wanted a Potts and he has a thing for damaged frames.

    Ive never heard of any rust issues on Phoenixes. Not yet anyway.

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    Interesting - I hang my Phoenix by the back wheel because if I hang it by the front wheel my Bomber fork leaks. I'd be greatly saddened if my frame died like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob
    Interesting - I hang my Phoenix by the back wheel because if I hang it by the front wheel my Bomber fork leaks. I'd be greatly saddened if my frame died like that.

    Better fix the seals on your Marzocchi. Wouldnt hurt to put some framesaver in there either.

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    Honestly the fork has leaked like that since new, if it didn't work so well I'd be pissed

    Amen on the frame saver, something I should've done a long time ago. Besides, I love the smell of that stuff.

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    is there a breather hole at the seat tube bb shell?i got a ton of action tec dry valves
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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob
    Is the Phoenix frame known for rusting like that too? I've wondered at times if there's a way to open up the bottom of the seat tube into the BB area on mine.
    As FB said, water got into the seat tube long ago and it was hung in storage for quite a few years where the water settled and worked it's way through.

    I don't know if the BB is sealed, or just the amount of grease in there is what kept the rust from going any further down.

    At any rate, the preivious owner rode this bike to death, from one end of the state to other.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Rumpfy and this frame are a match made in heaven. He always wanted a Potts and he has a thing for damaged frames.

    .

    Yeah, I have a soft spot for basket cases. I can't bare (bear?) to see them put out to pasture.

    I'll eventually have that crack fixed. Or should I just sell off the parts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue
    The blue clamp area broke. I can't really speak for the circumstances as they were on a bike being lent to a friend. I think one of the bolts broke too.
    Sorry, I didn't mean to imply there is a good version and bad version. There is not a good version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    is there a breather hole at the seat tube bb shell?i got a ton of action tec dry valves
    IIRC there is no hole at the BB shell - it's totally sealed. The headtube and seattube are the same.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mwr
    Sorry, I didn't mean to imply there is a good version and bad version. There is not a good version.
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    Some more Pott metal:

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    Wow, beautiful paint

    Seeing that last pic reminded me to ask - are the Phoenix decal sets available anywhere, or will I have to have decals custom made if I repaint my frame?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Some more Pott metal:

    Kinda weak.


    ETA on the finished bike(s)?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Some more Pott metal
    Very cool. Do you know the RAL code for that Nishiki green?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mwr
    Very cool. Do you know the RAL code for that Nishiki green?

    haha! I remember you once said that jealousy is ugly. Indeed it is.

    Thanks for completely ruining the paint job for me buddy.

    Rumpfenheimer, not sure on the build time. I still havent even taken complete inventory on needed parts. I know Im close, but I think there are a couple things I need.

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    FB: those restores or new? just too nice...

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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob
    Wow, beautiful paint

    Seeing that last pic reminded me to ask - are the Phoenix decal sets available anywhere, or will I have to have decals custom made if I repaint my frame?

    Thanks. Only one is mine and Im not so sure about that shade of green... The other belongs to a buddy.

    As for the Phoenix stickers, you'd probably have to have some made.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dRjOn
    FB: those restores or new? just too nice...
    These are NOS frames from 1987-88. Steve Potts had them in his shop unpainted and not quite finished (no brake bosses or cable guides) so he finished them up for me and I had D&D paint em in a classic Potts scheme. Im currently building mine up slowly:

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    wow. veeeeerrry special...look forward to seeing the finished products..

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    Wink Just a little bit off the WTB main track but ...

    I just stumbled over this really nice sounds out off the Point Reyes Woods

    http://www.thebrightblackmorninglight.com/

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    [QUOTE=Fillet-brazed]
    Im currently building mine up slowly:

    QUOTE]

    And extreemly properly. We can already make out roller cams, WTB cable guide, WTB/King headset and what looks like a LD stem. Wholly crap that is great stuff.

    So is that a 118mm front hub by any chance? It would be mighty cool if it was.

    Amazing, absolutely amazing.

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    [QUOTE=Boy named SSue]
    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Im currently building mine up slowly:

    QUOTE]

    And extreemly properly. We can already make out roller cams, WTB cable guide, WTB/King headset and what looks like a LD stem. Wholly crap that is great stuff.

    So is that a 118mm front hub by any chance? It would be mighty cool if it was.

    Amazing, absolutely amazing.

    The guy already has a big enough ego. This isn't helping.
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    [QUOTE=Rumpfy]
    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue


    The guy already has a big enough ego. This isn't helping.
    He'll never be able to bring himself to riding it. This bike will tear him apart.

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    [QUOTE=Boy named SSue]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy

    He'll never be able to bring himself to riding it. This bike will tear him apart.

    He's a sucky rider too...so yeah.
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    [QUOTE=Rumpfy]
    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue


    He's a sucky rider too...so yeah.
    Hey!

    BoynamedSue, it doesnt have the wide fork, but I do have a wide flange hub on it. I'll get some pics.

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    [QUOTE=Fillet-brazed]
    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy

    Hey!

    BoynamedSue, it doesnt have the wide fork, but I do have a wide flange hub on it. I'll get some pics.
    I was just thinking along the lines of "what other feature would make it more ridiculously cool?"

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    [QUOTE=Boy named SSue]
    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed

    I was just thinking along the lines of "what other feature would make it more ridiculously cool?"

    Spokie dokes.
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    Here's a cool old jersey.
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    Does anyone have a scan of the WTB phoenix brochure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Depends on if you know how to properly tighten a threaded headset.

    Do you have any pictures of the set up for us to look at?

    The picture you posted and the way you are talking about set up with spacers make it seem like this is threadless.
    Yeah, threadless for sure. These were intended for threaded set ups but I'd guess that it should be fine if you clamp your stem down tight enough.

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    if it's dented it won't work on a threadleess set up unless you file the dent out.
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    can anyone advice on the recent WTB cable hanger reproductions? I wonder if they are stiff or if they flex (is the flex going to loose the headset??)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    can anyone advice on the recent WTB cable hanger reproductions? I wonder if they are stiff or if they flex (is the flex going to loose the headset??)
    Depends on the repro I suppose. I had a repro one from a trusted source and it worked just fine.
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    I've had no troubles with them loosening up your headset and I don't mind using repros but I would have liked to have known that what I was buying was a reproduction. Should I sell it down the line, I would want the buyer to know so now I guess I'm keeping them all until I can sort which is which.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    I've had no troubles with them loosening up your headset and I don't mind using repros but I would have liked to have known that what I was buying was a reproduction. Should I sell it down the line, I would want the buyer to know so now I guess I'm keeping them all until I can sort which is which.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister View Post
    look at the sides, see a difference?
    the ones i am talking about seem to have smooth sides if that is what u mean... the one I have has smooth sides and the flex looses a threaded hs unless is in-between spacers. hope it ll work better with the new bike



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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    the ones i am talking about seem to have smooth sides if that is what u mean... the one I have has smooth sides and the flex looses a threaded hs unless is in-between spacers. hope it ll work better with the new bike

    Depends on if you know how to properly tighten a threaded headset.

    Do you have any pictures of the set up for us to look at?

    The picture you posted and the way you are talking about set up with spacers make it seem like this is threadless.
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    Are we talking about taperlew's? I have one on a bike between the locknuts and it seems to work fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Depends on if you know how to properly tighten a threaded headset.

    Do you have any pictures of the set up for us to look at?

    The picture you posted and the way you are talking about set up with spacers make it seem like this is threadless.

    oh thank you... let me explain better... ESL here
    i had the cable thing on another bike w threaded headset... the thing flexed a lot and it seemed to loose the headset.
    until i placed two mini spacers (rings?) with the dent on top and on the bottom of the hanger. i am not sure it was the right solution but it did work..

    now i took the hanger off to use it on the phoenix, and since it has a threadless headset i hope will work better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    Are we talking about taperlew's? I have one on a bike between the locknuts and it seems to work fine.
    it did work fine for a while but then the headset start getting loose on long rides. i dont know if i may have set up something wrong but i did not have the problem after i placed the spacers and after i put the old hanger on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    oh thank you... let me explain better... ESL here
    i had the cable thing on another bike w threaded headset... the thing flexed a lot and it seemed to loose the headset.
    "headset seemed to loosen"
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    until i placed two mini spacers (rings?) with the dent on top and on the bottom of the hanger. i am not sure it was the right solution but it did work..
    keyed spacers

    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    now i took the hanger off to use it on the phoenix, and since it has a threadless headset i hope will work better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    now i took the hanger off to use it on the phoenix, and since it has a threadless headset i hope will work better.

    Hollister said it.
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    It does work better and those hangers are a rip-off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machianera View Post
    It does work better and those hangers are a rip-off.
    Haha, oooook!

    They're only a rip-off if you over pay for them. I've never had an original or repro slip on me. Flex isn't the problem.
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    We should coordinate so that one person gets one per week and finish bidding at 15 bucks or so. The funny thing is, we're all bidding against each other on ebay. ha!

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    They seem to go for the low $40s or the mid $20s. Either way, I've been happy with mine (though I was probably in the over-paying former camp).

    That said, he should have a clear disclaimer in the ad that they are repros. Kinda shady as it is.
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    my guess is there are 100's made. They probably cost $1-3 each. And they flex 3mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    The funny thing is, we're all bidding against each other on ebay. ha!
    I miss the old days when you could see who else was bidding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy View Post
    I miss the old days when you could see who else was bidding.
    So agreed. Next week, nobody is to bid more than $11 (Reasonable markup for his efforts). If we do this right, we could control the price of all vintage Mtn bike parts on the bay. ..

    Hey, is that legal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    Hey, is that legal?
    Not if it works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    So agreed. Next week, nobody is to bid more than $11 (Reasonable markup for his efforts). If we do this right, we could control the price of all vintage Mtn bike parts on the bay. ..

    Hey, is that legal?
    well .. it's as good a fantasy as any other like dating 3 supermodels at once or making big money as a bike designer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer View Post
    So agreed. Next week, nobody is to bid more than $11 (Reasonable markup for his efforts). If we do this right, we could control the price of all vintage Mtn bike parts on the bay. ..

    Haha, never happened.
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    Wow, 10 years since I started this thread and my Phoenix still isn't built! It is finally in progress though.
    A question for all you Phoenix owners. Mine has brazed on cable guides under the BB. Do you run the inner cables through these and directly against the BB shell or do you use some sort of thin tube as a "guide"?
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    Edit: I just re-found the Phoenix thread so have posted this question there as it seems a more appropriate place.
    Last edited by moonter; 12-29-2015 at 01:58 PM. Reason: Found the Phoenix thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonter View Post
    Wow, 10 years since I started this thread and my Phoenix still isn't built! It is finally in progress though.

    10 year long project!? I've had some lengthy ones, but that's a long timeline for a resto. What was the hurdle?
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    More than 10 years requires that the bike be put up for a VRC lottery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    10 year long project!? I've had some lengthy ones, but that's a long timeline for a resto. What was the hurdle?
    Indecision, idealism, cash flow, other hobbies, lack of motivation, other bikes, children, life, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonter View Post
    Indecision, idealism, cash flow, other hobbies, lack of motivation, other bikes, children, life, etc.
    I'll give you a shipping address where you can return what you have so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    I'll give you a shipping address where you can return what you have so far.
    Don't you already have (nearly) everything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mauricer View Post
    Don't you already have (nearly) everything?
    Hoping to find a rigid one some day.

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    i'll just leave these here...

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    Love your photo as usual!

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    I have had this for quite a while .
    It's laced to a At20
    Pretty sure it's a 1989

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    I had the pleasure of taking out my new (to me) Phoenix on the dirt for the first time today. It was just a loop around Tamarancho and a run down Endor, but that was enough to convince me that the bike is magic. It didn't stand out much on the initial, technical climbs, but once you get it up to speed it's an absolute blast! Stable as can be and not at all jarring over the gnarlier terrain.









    The only problem I have is that I was planning on installing my WTB drops and drop shifter mounts on this bike. Now that I know how well it rides as is, I'm going to have trouble bringing myself to change it that radically. Or maybe that means I need two...

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    I have felt the same way. I've been passively on the hunt for an SE that would be set up totally differently than my current set up. I don't really do dupes but that's one of my favorite bikes.

    Yours is great although I would change the fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeDumler View Post
    I had the pleasure of taking out my new (to me) Phoenix on the dirt for the first time today. It was just a loop around Tamarancho and a run down Endor, but that was enough to convince me that the bike is magic. It didn't stand out much on the initial, technical climbs, but once you get it up to speed it's an absolute blast! Stable as can be and not at all jarring over the gnarlier terrain.

    The only problem I have is that I was planning on installing my WTB drops and drop shifter mounts on this bike. Now that I know how well it rides as is, I'm going to have trouble bringing myself to change it that radically. Or maybe that means I need two...

    Nice! That's a pretty accurate assessment of how the Phoenix is. Fine going up, but the headed down (and the faster you head down), the better.
    I took my Phoenix through Endor as well. Wrong bike for that kinda trail, but not bad for a 20+ year old rig!

    If you're stoked with the current set up, don't be in a rush to undo it.
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    I totally agree with you on the fork. The first thing I did after getting the bike home was call Steve to inquire about a Type II, however the price was a bit discouraging. I can't justify spending more for a fork than I did on the entire bike. I'll keep my eyes open for a 1-1/8" Type II on the second hand market, but I'm not holding my breath. In the meantime, I'm having Curtis Inglis make me a matching fork and stem for the bike, and while I wait for that, I'll trade the Judy out for a Marzocchi Z2 that I have hanging in the garage. That should tighten up the front end a bit.

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    Nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeDumler View Post
    I totally agree with you on the fork. The first thing I did after getting the bike home was call Steve to inquire about a Type II, however the price was a bit discouraging. I can't justify spending more for a fork than I did on the entire bike. I'll keep my eyes open for a 1-1/8" Type II on the second hand market, but I'm not holding my breath. In the meantime, I'm having Curtis Inglis make me a matching fork and stem for the bike, and while I wait for that, I'll trade the Judy out for a Marzocchi Z2 that I have hanging in the garage. That should tighten up the front end a bit.
    I've only seen one suspension corrected Type II 1 1/8" threadless fork come down the line and it's on YoNate's Phoenix. Price was pretty close to the cost of a new one IIRC. They are definitely spendy, but a lot of work goes into them. Cool forks for sure.

    That Z2 should feel way better. I had a Fox Float 80 RCL knocked down to 70mm and the result has been a delight.

    That said, Curtis is awesome. Love his work and it'll do right by that Phoenix.

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    It is a 36 hole , laced to an AT20
    It will be removed and used on a future Mavic wheel build

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    Potts Fork

    Not sure how true this is but thought Id revive an old thread. Info is from a good source.

    Could very well be the most rare Type 2 out there - I've never seen another. This came straight from Steve Potts about 15 years ago. It was built with Don Koski's legendary fork blades that taper from 1" at the iconic crown to 3/4" at the Shimano dropouts. Taper wedge stem on top of the 6 3/32" x 1" steerer tube. Roller cam mounts of course with the stainless steel caps.All Things WTB-263e586b-0320-422a-9f64-94aefd081130.jpgAll Things WTB-03b5278b-acc7-4264-8bb4-a02b2e1e4fc6.jpgAll Things WTB-26839316-7274-431d-b03e-d7586b7e5a16.jpgAll Things WTB-45440ce0-40f4-4888-99ef-dd52b57e5c9f.jpg
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    MH has one, with koski dropouts if memory serves
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Anyone here interested in some Speedmaster cantilever brakes? I have my front and rear set - been sitting in storage for years and years. I think I even have the original receipt and packaging insert.

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