Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:34 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 37 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:39 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:05 pm
Posts: 243
Location: Auckland NZ
Hi Guys, I have just tonight got the BB out and Headset in, although I think I might change out the Logic Headset for a black Tange passage that I have on my Lejuene which I need to change out for a polished Tange Passage that I have in my drawer?? Hope that makes sense.
Thought it would be straight forward with a 1 inch headset, but it turns out the Ritchey logic has a fork bearing race of 26.4 internal and it turns out the Innova is 27.0 so I got another race and it will work,just does not feel right.
I was hoping to have it all put back together enough to test in about a week but it looks like I need to order a BB in then I am on holiday . . . . I will let you guys know how I am going on it,
Lets see some pics guys there must be enough interest out there to keep this thread going?
Thanks for all the replies, talk soon. Paul


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:51 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 18, 2011 7:43 pm
Posts: 771
Location: Netherlands
Great topic! I am the proud owner of a 1992 Koga Miyata fitted with Deore XT/DX spec and with a highend steel frame. It even got a Syncros bar. So not all Hybrid bikes are low spec. This bike was hardly used since the original owner was more into mountain bikes... It is just as new.

Image
Image
Image
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:58 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:18 am
Posts: 19
Location: bandung, indonesia
mine...alpinestar xross :D


Attachments:
IMG_3539.jpg
IMG_3539.jpg [ 89.38 KiB | Viewed 1089 times ]
IMG_3522.jpg
IMG_3522.jpg [ 95.14 KiB | Viewed 1089 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:55 am 
King of the Skip Monkeys
King of the Skip Monkeys
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:34 pm
Posts: 26184
Location: Moomin Valley
Not quite as interesting as the above but here's my effort:

1992 Giant Expedition - triple butted frame with LX.

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 8:39 am 
Old School Hero

Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 5:01 pm
Posts: 226
Location: Not far from my hat
I went modern . . . .
Silk Road
Carbon contact points
SRAM Force
Avid levers and shifters
Spynergy Carbon wheels
Result: it is only a GREAT ride.

But, so is my 'Ballooned' Dekerf Generation.

I wanted to have the 'Ultimate' Hybrid, I already had it in the shed.
I went modern, WHY!!!!!!!


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:52 am 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:05 pm
Posts: 243
Location: Auckland NZ
Hi Guys Thanks for the replies, there is some very nice bikes coming out of the woodwork.

dalecooper . . That is a very nice bike I did not know Koga made this sort of bike . . . though in thought of course they would have!? I like the fact that they went so far.

andy_kingcab . . That bike is Crazy cool, looks fast I bet it is too. Nice bike man. Does it ride hard with the curved seat tube putting you more over the back wheel?

legrandefromage . . Your giant is what I am aiming for with this frame, pretty much the same component choice too, I also really like the colour too. Your bike looks like it has done some comfortable miles? This may be a stupid question but is your frame steel?

joss . . I love that spent a bunch of money on a mouth watering build and you are still thinking of a retro bike hanging in your shed, that says it all really doesn't it?? :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink: .
Classic post joss, Thanks.

Again to all that have posted Thanks, lets keep 'em coming.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 10:51 am 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
User avatar

Joined: Sat May 09, 2009 11:46 pm
Posts: 3929
Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
I'm not usually that keen on Alpinestars, but that Xross looks really nice, I'd not seen one of those before.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:31 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
King of the Skip Monkeys
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:34 pm
Posts: 26184
Location: Moomin Valley
Giant's triple butted own brand steel. It was very flexy!


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:05 pm 
Old School Hero
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:21 pm
Posts: 197
Location: Guernsey, Channel Islands
I'm strangely drawn to these. It's the kind of "early 29er" look that I like. Especially have the hots for that alpinestars. Cool colours, cool bent seat tube, big wheels. what's not to like?

What kind of tyre clearance does it have?

Anyone interested in these type of things, there's a GT arette on ebay with BIN...

Rollo


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:17 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
King of the Skip Monkeys
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:34 pm
Posts: 26184
Location: Moomin Valley
I had a GT something or other with an aluminum frame and 700c wheels. It was quite quick and took a 32mm tyre.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 37 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot] and 44 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group