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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:59 am 
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Here's my second Blizzard project! A 1991 Rocky that was used as a commuter for a number of years so it has a lot of chips/scratches. I'm considering a repaint, but think I'll just build it up as is and do a bit of paint touch ups for now. I'm planning on going XT build with a bit of Syncros parts (of course!).
Unfortunatly, the last owner tossed the Powerlite fork (aaahhh!). But I did find an old threadless Tange fork in storage that will work fine for now.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:12 am 
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nice! Blizzard Mania! You really must get a 1990 now.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:39 pm 
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cyclotoine wrote:
nice! Blizzard Mania! You really must get a 1990 now.

Funny! Maybe, if one appears I might have to grab it. Would that be too excessive???
I think I need to get these ones build up 1st and maybe branch out and get a different Rocky for the next build.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:36 pm 
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cool! that's one model year i've not owned at one point or another, although fairly close to the 92 i still have. registering for updates! ;)


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 2:45 am 
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This is my all-time #1 favorite.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 4:38 am 
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Very nice! My vote is to leave it unpainted with original patina.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:13 pm 
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Very nice! That's a bike I have been looking for since switching from road to MTB!

I ended up getting a 92' Recebtly and decided to cheat and will be painting it in the 91' colours :D

What's the plan with this one? Do you have a 27.0 Syncros for it?

Someone on here has a Powerlite for sale :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 03, 2014 1:27 pm 
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Very nice, I'd also leave it as is


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:22 am 
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shutter wrote:
Very nice! That's a bike I have been looking for since switching from road to MTB!

I ended up getting a 92' Recebtly and decided to cheat and will be painting it in the 91' colours :D

What's the plan with this one? Do you have a 27.0 Syncros for it?

Someone on here has a Powerlite for sale :wink:

I've always liked the paint job on this one, but I do think the 92 with black top/white bottom is pretty cool too. However you paint your 92 Blizzard, I'm sure your it will look great! There's not much different between the 91-92 except for placement of the cable stops and a pulley for the front derailleur.
I haven't found a syncros post yet but on the lookout for one, and I did see RockiMtn's Powerlites...they are tempting!


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:45 am 
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I had some XT 730 cranks set aside for this bike, then lucked out and found these!
The rings are late 90s, and the I-Beams are 96 model year I think (since they have the 74/58 bcd). They are a bit more modern than the bike, but I think they'll look cool with the blue RM decals. :D


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