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    All Things WTB

    Here's my Phoenix. It's not finished yet.

    Thanks to Jeroen for the frame and the pic. (how's yours coming on?)

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    Hi,

    here is mine.
    More pics of WTB stuff comes soon.

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    Gary.... Mine is comming along, slowly, but its comming. I have a lot details to finish up and have to make several parts myself and custommade.. It'll be sweet for sure, and worth the waiting. I hoped to have it finished in spring, but it looks like it will be autumn I recon... the agony of waiting..... arrrrh
    No, I am not retro.... I am way ahead of my time...

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    Here's my Phoenix. Since the pic was taken, the front brake was switched to a WTB Speedmaster canti (thanks Mike!).

    If anyone happens to have a matching Type-II fork that they want to part with, let me know.

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    They're both beauties. Keep them coming.

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    More blue.........

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    More to come.

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    My Phoenix last year in the Dolomites and my Potts in my backyard.
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    A little yellow and some more blue. Neither are mine.
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    just some nice WTB parts



    the fork should be from a Cunningham (Potts made?). The non-spoon shaped drop outs i think are indicative but for which builder?




    Would love to get hold of a black WTB-CK - this is not mine...


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    nice looking Phoenix, what fork is that, a IF, Steelman? sure looks like a nice setup.

    I'm stoked to see all the WTB related goods, as soon as my camera is back this weekend i'll get some photos up as well, we've got some interesting stuff hanging around the shop these days.

    A Phoenix comes back this next week from Spectrum, type II 118 and all.

    come on locke, where's the Potts and Cunningham, yer holding out on all of us, so are you mike.

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    It was my Phoenix until it was shipped to Japan:


    And my Potts....which isn't going anywhere.
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    I lined all mine up since I had two already out yesterday. I meant to put them in chronological order but I just realized I screwed up!

    Left to right: 1987 WTB-Trek team bike, '86 Cunningham, '92 Steve Potts Cross Country racer, '98 Phoenix, 98 WTB proto 29er (first ti 29er by Steve).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I lined all mine up since I had two already out yesterday. I meant to put them in chronological order but I just realized I screwed up!

    Left to right: 1987 WTB-Trek team bike, '86 Cunningham, '92 Steve Potts Cross Country racer, '98 Phoenix, 98 WTB proto 29er (first ti 29er by Steve).
    Im filled with envy....
    No, I am not retro.... I am way ahead of my time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    ... so are you mike.
    I'll put some stuff up when I get back. I had to come down here to Australia to pick up a Cunningham fitfinder stem

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I lined all mine up since I had two already out yesterday. I meant to put them in chronological order but I just realized I screwed up!

    Left to right: 1987 WTB-Trek team bike, '86 Cunningham, '92 Steve Potts Cross Country racer, '98 Phoenix, 98 WTB proto 29er (first ti 29er by Steve).
    Nice line-up there. Now all you need are price tags and then open the doors for the sale

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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    nice looking Phoenix, what fork is that, a IF, Steelman? sure looks like a nice setup.



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    thanks nate,
    the fork is neither a IF or a Steelman, it was custom made over here in germany

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    Here's mine. It's a 1998 frame that was green like Pottster's, but I had it repainted gold. Which isn't as nice as I thought, so it'll be reshot again w/something different. Need to get stickers frist though. Love the frame. Best technical trail bike I've owned. Super stout.
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    two amazing examples.

    nice! those are two great examples of steve's work,

    cross country racers were neat because they were tigged, kind of the predecessor to the phoenix, sort of.

    oh, the springs are on backwards on the front toggle cam on the CCR, they need to be flip flopped from side to side.

    thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    oh, the springs are on backwards on the front toggle cam on the CCR, they need to be flip flopped from side to side.
    That's what you get for letting wEs work on anything.

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    Hey fillet Brazed, do have a close up of the 29"? I'd love to see tighter shots of it. What fork are you running on it? Looks like an older Z2 or something?
    Just a regular guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I lined all mine up since I had two already out yesterday. I meant to put them in chronological order but I just realized I screwed up!

    Left to right: 1987 WTB-Trek team bike, '86 Cunningham, '92 Steve Potts Cross Country racer, '98 Phoenix, 98 WTB proto 29er (first ti 29er by Steve).

    I just wet my pants.

    Love that yellow Potts. I want to flog it when it's all finished. That one was def. a bit short for me...but hight of the drops was good.
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    the fork should be from a Cunningham (Potts made?). The non-spoon shaped drop outs i think are indicative but for which builder?
    I have a bontrager with that type of type II fork. I heard it was made by Willits, but I don't know if thats for real or not. I'm still not convinced that it rides as well as the one on my Potts, but it may be the flat bars on the Bontrager.

    Here is the Potts version:



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    Wow, DW! What a beaut! It brings back the lusting memories of me drooling over it while it was listed on ebay. It went to a good home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I just wet my pants.

    Love that yellow Potts. I want to flog it when it's all finished. That one was def. a bit short for me...but hight of the drops was good.
    hey, maybe the stains left in your pants will match the paint!

    Ya, she looked a bit short for you. SSMike calls it "Marin geometry"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~martini~
    Hey fillet Brazed, do have a close up of the 29"? I'd love to see tighter shots of it. What fork are you running on it? Looks like an older Z2 or something?
    Hey Martini, I'll get some shots of it soon. Ya, its an early Z2 Atom modified/lengthened by Steve P by 31mm to accept the bigger wheel. This was made before there were any forks available for the 29ers. Its a fast bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    Nice line-up there. Now all you need are price tags and then open the doors for the sale



    Ive been thinking about installing a turnstile (sp?) at the doorway with a ticket agent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    I'll put some stuff up when I get back. I had to come down here to Australia to pick up a Cunningham fitfinder stem
    Can I get on the waiting list for the CAT FF stem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeroen
    Im filled with envy....
    Hey, your collection is not too shabby either! When you come out here you can swing a leg over them.

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    Carsten, as usual, beautiful stuff!!

    The "non-spooned" dropouts mean Steve most likely did not make it. So, that leaves Chuck Ibis or Charlie C. The color sure is Charlie-ish!

    Great pics!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Can I get on the waiting list for the CAT FF stem?
    You'll be first. Just got it today. It is totally virgin. The original anti-sieze is still on the bolts. It's never been used.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed


    Ive been thinking about installing a turnstile (sp?) at the doorway with a ticket agent.
    Tickets just to view the collection - that should nicely fund your vintage purchase collection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    You'll be first. Just got it today. It is totally virgin. The original anti-sieze is still on the bolts. It's never been used.
    just thought - hey, I've got the technology to post the picture of the FF stem. Here ya go from down under.
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    hey

    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    just thought - hey, I've got the technology to post the picture of the FF stem. Here ya go from down under.

    hey?

    what the heck are you doing in Australia Mike? did you swing down there after tawain or something? just for the fit finder? if so that's an amazing trip. did you buy the set of Hammer Handles he had as well? if not, you should and i'll pay you a travelers fee. hehe.

    anyhow, have a fun trip, that Fit finder is perfect, like you said super sano.

    all for now
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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    hey?

    what the heck are you doing in Australia Mike? did you swing down there after tawain or something? just for the fit finder? if so that's an amazing trip. did you buy the set of Hammer Handles he had as well? if not, you should and i'll pay you a travelers fee. hehe.

    anyhow, have a fun trip, that Fit finder is perfect, like you said super sano.

    all for now
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    Distributor meeting. That would have been a record trip for local pick-up. I thought about the hammer handles but after buying the fit finder, the wife would have had ... well, she wouldn't have been happy at my continued spending. If you find a need to use the fit finder stem, let me know and I'll make arrangements for you to borrow it.

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    hey mike

    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    Distributor meeting. That would have been a record trip for local pick-up. I thought about the hammer handles but after buying the fit finder, the wife would have had ... well, she wouldn't have been happy at my continued spending. If you find a need to use the fit finder stem, let me know and I'll make arrangements for you to borrow it.


    Cool, i bet that's one of the fun things about your job, seeing the far off lands and all.

    thanks for the offer on the Fit Finder, we actually have one, but it definetly isn't new, oh, i had a custom ahead adaptor made for it, so if you'd like to borrow that, same thing, let me know.

    talk to you later.

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    here's some more..

    i can't find my disc with the pics of my Phoenix's and Pott's, but here are some of the ones that are in the shop, and one in cali with my good buddy.

    NOS 90 Steve Potts fillet-brazed rig with Type II and taper wedge stem.

    90-91 Tigg'ed potts for the race team.

    93 Phoenix that has 140 rear with 118 front, it's at spectrum right now being redone with new powder and decals, will share the final build as it recieves full 94 7 speed xt fresh out of the boxes.

    i'll get some photos up of the other WTB related stuff around here once i get the camera figured out, probably later today.

    i think the greatest thing about WTB and the early componentry is that it still is around 20 years or so later, on bikes being ridden and enjoyed because it was designed and built so well. the parts just function perfectly.

    good stuff.

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    Nice, Nate! That top pic of the fb frame is beautiful. Keep em coming.

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    That's what you get for letting wEs work on anything.
    Now now, dont make me call LLOYD. I will also have to pass blame to someone else on that, I do not remember working on the CCR all that much...must have been busy actaully doing my real job helping customers.

    Nate, if you are coming to the FFB swap i will make sure to have them changed for you and i will even throw in a tall glass of Rumpfy for ya.


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    In no particular order, some pictures from my harddisk:





















    No, I am not retro.... I am way ahead of my time...

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    no worries wes

    Quote Originally Posted by timbercomp
    Now now, dont make me call LLOYD. I will also have to pass blame to someone else on that, I do not remember working on the CCR all that much...must have been busy actaully doing my real job helping customers.

    Nate, if you are coming to the FFB swap i will make sure to have them changed for you and i will even throw in a tall glass of Rumpfy for ya.


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    Yup, helping customers is important, and sometimes distracting. the funny thing about the springs being that way, is that in either the 95 or 97 WTB catalog, they have a picture of a toggle cam in the catalog with the springs on the wrong side. everybody's done it at least once, me being a slow learner i've done it quite a few times.

    i think eric and i might actually be making it out for the gathering, when he was out a couple months ago he couldn't quite talking about your place. sounds like a ton of fun, especially now that Jacquie is going to be there as well.

    what's a tall glass of Rumpfy? if it's beer i'll take it.

    all for now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeroen
    In no particular order, some pictures from my harddisk:

    That is lovely. The proportions of everything are just right, in my eyes. Anyone like to guess what stem length/rise that is? 150*10 ?

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    Wink

    a potts swimming with the sharks....

    greez uncle pete
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    Nice one, Uncle Pete! I have never seen that one I dont think. That one would definitely make the finals of a beauty pageant.

    Ok, now youve posted one, lets see the rest.

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    ...crawling through the sea of fillet brazed....
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    more, more, gimme more!!!


    Shark; I'll be travelling to Italy later on this summer. You can be asured I drop by to pay you a visit. Im not sure whether I want to leave though....
    No, I am not retro.... I am way ahead of my time...

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    Mostly all Mill Valley made so far, heres one from Fairfax.

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    arghh!

    man dave,
    that thing is a work, of you know what.

    so rad. thanks for sharing. some day. some day.

    i never get tired of looking at Cunninghams they are right on.

    oh, and er, your front rollercam springs need to be flipped side to side as well, sorry if you already know this. but in this manner they are backwards.

    thanks for sharing, best photo of the day.

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    Spring patrol :)

    Hey Nate, glad you like it. I dont know what happened on the other post with all the other pics, I tried to fix it but cant figure it out right now.

    Im the same way, I could look at his work all day. Neat stuff. On these particular springs I didnt notice that. However on the CCR I just built up, I tried them both ways and the spring is more linear (its essentially longer because it can flex away from the little aluminum holder thing) with it this way. It feels better at the lever cause the spring doesnt stiffen up so quick when you squeeze it. Theres probably a good reason not to run them this way but I havent figured it out yet. On your new Potts, Charlie modified your springs by grinding them flat, I think that also makes the spring more linear. I think. I'll have to fiddle with it a bit more. Or maybe I should just ask Charlie.

    Edit: PS your multi-mount doodads finally went out today. Sorry for the long delay and thanks a million for sending them out.

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    More from Fairfax

    Jacquie's bike in Groesbeek the Netherlands at the Grundig World Cup. I guess this was around 1990. The picture Jeroen showed with the Polka-pants was shot in Houffalize-Belgium a year later when columbus and rockshox sponsored J.
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    Good job! Man,I really like the green bike.

    Nice bike!

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    My WTB Phoenix

    Heres a pic of my Phoenix all the way from the great white north.Enjoy
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    WTB frames, bits, and widgetry.

    welp,

    my camera is bunk, and so i finally got some photos of the WTB bits that are hanging around the shop. Hope nobody minds, but i took quite a few pics cause this happens to be my favorite topic and when the thread was fresh i couldn't take any pictures.

    so here goes.

    91 Potts
    96 Phoenix redone
    Ti Potts 29"er
    93 drop bar phoenix
    86 Swift with pre WTB grease gaurd hubs
    case of WTB parts and what not.
    93 Phoenix just completed last week with 118 front Type II and 140 rear, and all NOS 93 XT.

    all for now, thanks nate

    oh, and if old DL would just give up two of his bikes, i could quit searching, so how about it Dave.
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    and some more.

    last of em.
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    Wow, Nate! What eye candy. I really love that newly repainted light blue Phoenix. Thats such a beauty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    last of em.

    Can't wait to swing past your place again to check it all out, again.

    Beauties.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    welp,
    93 Phoenix just completed last week with 118 front Type II and 140 rear, and all NOS 93 XT.
    .
    All XT except the WTB modded King. Wow, nice collection

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    magnificent

    got any othe rpics of the small white phoenix with pink bits?

    the blue on eis tremendous too...

    do like a wtb/cunningham/potts thread...

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    Oh, and Im not sure I know which "two" youre referring to Nate.

    Looks like youve got some great "trade leverage" there.

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    well yup.

    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue
    All XT except the WTB modded King. Wow, nice collection

    yup King/WTB headsets in the two older phoenix's and Potts for sure, they were such great components.

    oh, and the other pics of the white phoenix are to large except this one, i need to resize them, if only i could at the shop.

    Steve made around 500 Phoenix's in the span of it's existance so they're has to be more out there for folks to post.

    all for now
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    Nice collection Nate!

    And sweet badge for your shop.

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    Good lord Nate!

    I like that, all lined up on the wall. Pretty sight
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    Yeaup. That light blue one does it for me. Where'd you get those hot tires?

    Oh, and a few of those look too big for you there my low statured freind! May I be of assistance in that matter?
    Just a regular guy.

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    [QUOTE=~martini~]Yeaup. That light blue one does it for me. Where'd you get those hot tires?

    hehe,

    yeah the tires, thanks man for the matcher for my one, that was super nice of you to score that for me.

    that blue one is my pals, but he is leaving for Thailand for 2 years, so it'll hang around here. and the Swift belongs to my head mechanic, the rest all fit my shrimpy legs.

    how's things going for you marty?

    all for now
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    I think these will qualify as all things WTB

    Just got the drops installed and cleaned up the "Subway Special" Potts....
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    very clean!

    The Cunningham looks right with the drops, nice switch.

    i would venture to guess that your subway special potts is one of the best finds this year.

    good work.

    thanks for sharing
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    Real nice, CRC. The Indian looks great and so does the Potts! Im still green over that find!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Real nice, CRC. The Indian looks great and so does the Potts! Im still green over that find!
    Seriously. I rode BART into the City this weekend and had my head on a swivel.

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    Keep looking around!

    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue
    Seriously. I rode BART into the City this weekend and had my head on a swivel.

    I've seen a few bikes on BART that need to be "Rescued"

    Theres a guy with a Green / White / Pink fade, all Campy, Klein Attitude I see every once in a while. And another guy with a black Yo Eddy floating around. If you see them hit them with a price, you might be surprised. I always ask people if they want to sell their bikes but I usually dont throw them a number. they usually say no This time I was just desperate so I threw out a number......

    good luck!

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    I didn't see any red ones, so here's a pic of mine.

    Sorry for the crummy pic, she's on the rack due to a broken steerer tube. The fork can be seen hanging on the edge of the trash can in the background.

    I was looking for a Mojo when I found the frameset on e-bay back in about 99. The guy had bought it for his ex-girlfriend, and it had been in a closet since new. It's a dream to ride here in WV, far far better than any of the mass-producted aluminum wonder bikes I've had.
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    Here's another little somethin' somethin'.

    I'm outting it here....as this may be the only time anyone will ever see a picture of it. The real owner is somewhat of a PhotoRecluse.

    It's one serial number off from my Potts behind it:

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    I hope you took more pics....

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Here's another little somethin' somethin'.

    I'm outting it here....as this may be the only time anyone will ever see a picture of it. The real owner is somewhat of a PhotoRecluse.

    It's one serial number off from my Potts behind it:

    Don't get me wrong I like the type II forks but, there's something very poetic about curved blade forks and fillet brazed frames. Those bikes look great together. As far as I'm concerened there are two classic Potts colors that red and a forrest green. First Potts I ever saw was that green color and I still remember that bike....

    very nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Don't get me wrong I like the type II forks but, there's something very poetic about curved blade forks and fillet brazed frames. Those bikes look great together. As far as I'm concerened there are two classic Potts colors that red and a forrest green. First Potts I ever saw was that green color and I still remember that bike....

    very nice.
    Yeah...I've got a bunch for my picture collection.

    The two bikes are identical in almost every way (save size and color)
    What's even crazier...they're only one serial number apart!
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    I think its high time this thread gets a little bump to the top.


    Oh and Nate, I talked to Charlie about the springs since this thread was current, he said having them backward like that would decrease the life of the spring because it was focus the flex into a more concentrated area. They do feel good that way though.

    Anyway, maybe we can add some new photos to this thread...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I think its high time this thread gets a little bump to the top.
    Anyway, maybe we can add some new photos to this thread...
    I agree....whatcha got?
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    This is the best example of Steve's work that I've ever seen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stan lee
    This is the best example of Steve's work that I've ever seen.

    Yeah, thats a neat one with its Ritchey Annapurna-esque fake lugs and those mini-cams.

    I think I recall Steve saying that was one of his personal favorites (as a rider, not necessarily the craftsmanship).

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    There we go. Now thats sweet! I love the fork on that bike!

    I bet it's a great ride.

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    I regret missing out on this little score:



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    Why, Isnt that the what they sell for?

    Thats about what I paid for mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I regret missing out on this little score:
    I bet you do

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssmike
    I bet you do
    I had a chance to c. block that one too. Good thing I'm such a nice guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I agree....whatcha got?

    Well ok, nothing too exciting right now, but here's is the latest set up of my Phoenix with the Roller Cam/Lever Link on the fork. This actually happens to be from last night. This is at the top of Santa Rosalia at the entrance to Demonstration Forest.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I had a chance to c. block that one too. Good thing I'm such a nice guy.

    You have some VRC karma stored up from moderating, I would have spent is if I were you.

    Where was this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I regret missing out on this little score

    Damn. I NEVER see deals like that.

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    don't worry,...

    they are just playing a cruel joke on you.

    i don't think DL would ever sell that Cunningham.

    here's some forks to look at. couple typeII's and a Type I.

    some Ti potts front end w/ toggles

    some nice Type II's that adorn two different Ti 29" potts frames

    and a 91 Potts front end.

    you've all seen this before though. I think DL has much more to share today, he's being stingy.
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    BNSSue, Holden...it was acutally a joke played on the owner.

    Location of the picture is...of course, Marin County.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cursivearmy
    they are just playing a cruel joke on you.

    i don't think DL would ever sell that Cunningham.

    here's some forks to look at. couple typeII's and a Type I.

    some Ti potts front end w/ toggles

    some nice Type II's that adorn two different Ti 29" potts frames

    and a 91 Potts front end.

    you've all seen this before though. I think DL has much more to share today, he's being stingy.
    Now there's a cruel joke...those forks NW, those forks!
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    While we're sharing forks...two canti mount Type II's.



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    Here are a few more pictures of the light blue Phoenix. Where did all of the Cunnignhams on this post come from and how many do you think are in the US? I know that Charlie has a few stored up, but there has to be more out there.
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    Here you go GB...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I lined all mine up since I had two already out yesterday. I meant to put them in chronological order but I just realized I screwed up!

    Left to right: 1987 WTB-Trek team bike, '86 Cunningham, '92 Steve Potts Cross Country racer, '98 Phoenix, 98 WTB proto 29er (first ti 29er by Steve).

    That Cunningham is amazing! Did you get it as is or did you have to piece it together?

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    that blue phoenix

    yeah, we had to sell that Blue Phoenix to this derelect yesterday cause that silly blue paint was clashing with the new decor of the shop, i figure the $450 i got for it is worth it so i don't have to have my eyeballs get sore looking at it.

    tan is such a superior color for phoenix's!

    hope your not melting in the thailand good buddy.

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    [QUOTE=cursivearmy]yeah, we had to sell that Blue Phoenix to this derelect yesterday cause that silly blue paint was clashing with the new decor of the shop, i figure the $450 i got for it is worth it so i don't have to have my eyeballs get sore looking at it.


    $450 seems pretty good considering it's age...I would have taken $375. The stem is the only thing on that bike that's worth any money! I'm glad I never got rid of it, at one point I almost traded it off.

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    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!!!

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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!!!
    Here are a few odds and ends...
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    [QUOTE=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......

    Here are a few more....
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    The older rollercams and roller mountain hardware are so cool. Anyone know how many variations there were? For mounting hardward, I have three different types myself. Sadly only one version of the RC's themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    The older rollercams and roller mountain hardware are so cool. Anyone know how many variations there were? For mounting hardward, I have three different types myself. Sadly only one version of the RC's themselves.

    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?

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