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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 3:39 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Greater Manchester, Stockport, England, UK
Really crisp currently doing up (or trying to return to oem condition) a 1992 Pantera. With the original stem probably rusted in place. Wondering how you found working with the old stem - Not sure if it's relevant but would you have any advice on getting it off. (So I can work on the headset either new bearings or replacement.)

Some photos of the aluminium stopper/bolt now rattling around between base of the Orange stem and the bottom of the steerer tube.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nevermindt ... 824799740/

Again not sure if this is an area of your expertise but am guessing it might be someones:

1) Guessing my bike would have had a Deore LX rear derailleur. Anyway know this for sure?
2) The front brakes are V Brakes which means they can't be original parts as I think these kicked off in about 1996. The rear break is an EXAGE mountain caliper brake.
3) I bought this bike along with two others and a load of bent wheels and old parts for £20 locally. I suspect the Araya silver aluminium rims with quick release are the most likely original wheelset.

It seems that the only stuff I can find online about the bike indicates Suntour components but then some people mention Euro spec was Shimano and I think a lot of the LX parts on the bike were original. Sorry to bump your thread!


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:02 pm 
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Beautifully done! I would love to add one of these to the collection some day.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:12 pm 
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Coo Lummy what a corker.

Let me know about any rides when you are going to take the Cyclone, and I'll bring my Caygill for a 90's rigidfest.


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