Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:43 pm

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 30 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next
Author Message
 Post subject: '91 Alien ACX
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:16 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:00 am
Posts: 920
Location: Melbourne, Australia
After about 10 months of waiting and gathering parts i've finally finished the '91 ACX I got from a fellow 'RetroBiker'. Here she is:

Image

Image

Spec. is as follows:

Frame: '91 Nishiki Alien ACX 18"
Fork: Rock Shox RS-1, NOS 1 1/8 crown & threaded steerer, w/Boulder CNC Brace
Headset: NOS M-735 XT 1 1/8
Stem NOS Syncros Cattleprod (Now Ringle' Zooka - purple!)
Handlebar Answer Hyperlite, silver
Grips Specialized
Brakes M-900 XTR w/NOS M-735 pads
Cantilever cable hangers M-900 XTR
Brake Levers M-900 XTR
Shifters M-900 XTR
Front Derailleur M-900 XTR 34.9 down pull
Rear Derailleur: M-900 XTR
Cassette: NOS M-900 12-32
Chain: NOS HG-91
Cranks: M-900 XTR (a bit rough)
Chainrings: 26 = Blackspire, 36 = Sugino, 46 = Sugino
Bottom Bracket: New UN-54, 68/107
Pedals: M-735 XT
Quick Releases: NOS M-900
Rims: M-231 HA, 32 hole
Hubs: M-900 32 hole
Spokes: New DT Competition 2.0/1.5/2.0
Nipples: New DT Brass 14g
Tyres: Geax ...
Saddle: Specialized BG Pro Ti (yes, yes. I'm looking for something more appropriate)
Seatpost: NOS Kalloy 30.8 (from a '90 Alien ACX)
Weight: 27.2 lb


Last edited by Arran on Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:29 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 16, 2007 4:58 pm
Posts: 864
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
That's a great looking bike. Inspires me to get my ACX built up. Thanks!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:51 pm 
.o.T.M Triple Crown Winner
.o.T.M Triple Crown Winner
User avatar

Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2007 6:07 pm
Posts: 3042
Location: Finland
I really wanted that bike in past.... :oops:

But, I really want it now again... :D


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:38 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:28 pm
Posts: 1676
Location: Derbyshire
That's really nice - grats!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:56 pm 
Old School Grand Master
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:48 pm
Posts: 5111
Location: Out here in the perimeter...
Beautiful looking bike mate....exceptionally minty :D

Nice to see another e-stay on here too :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:37 pm 
MacRetro rider
MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:58 pm
Posts: 4434
Location: Third stone from the sun.
That look's superb 8) , top job :wink:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:46 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
User avatar

Joined: Thu Oct 27, 2005 11:00 am
Posts: 5223
Location: York
square tubes & elevated chainstays - very nice, very nice indeed 8)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:42 pm 
Lincs AEC
Lincs AEC

Joined: Fri Sep 07, 2007 8:34 pm
Posts: 12314
Location: Branston, Lincoln
Nice 8)

Very nice 8)

Don't see many RS 1's these days.... :shock:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:51 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:00 am
Posts: 920
Location: Melbourne, Australia
neilll wrote:
Beautiful looking bike mate....exceptionally minty :D

Nice to see another e-stay on here too :)


Thanks for the kind words Guys. The '91 is a great companion for my NOS '90...

Image

Sorry about the image quality. I just took the photo with my phone in my office at work.

I actually have 8 e-stay bikes neilll:

'90 Nishiki Alien ACX
'90 Nishiki Ariel
'90 (?) Kirk Magnesium
'91 Nishiki Alien ACX
'91 Alpinestars AlMega DX
'91 Fisher Montare
'91 Haro Extreme Team
'94 Haro Extreme


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:56 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:12 am
Posts: 2461
Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Arran wrote:
neilll wrote:
I actually have 8 e-stay bikes neilll:

'90 Nishiki Alien ACX
'90 Nishiki Ariel
'90 (?) Kirk Magnesium
'91 Nishiki Alien ACX
'91 Alpinestars AlMega DX
'91 Fisher Montare
'91 Haro Extreme Team
'94 Haro Extreme


Where the evidence to back up such wild claims :D


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 30 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Paul R, Retro_Roy 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