1991 Rocky Mountain Hammer

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Massive thanks to Fluffychicken who has had this in his garage waiting to be built ever since we picked it up three or four years ago.
It was in a bit of a state paint wise and it's forks were black.
This is it now after a full respray and new decals, thanks Gil.
Full dx groupset other than the SS7 levers.
Yet to ride it so I'll report back soon.


Frame: Ritchey Logic

Fork: Rocky Mountain

Headset: Tange
Stem: Rocky Mountain
Handlebar: Tioga
Grips: Lock on

Brakes: Deore Dx
Brake Pads: Ritchey
Brake Cables: Shimano M system
Cantilever cable hangers: Onza Chill Pills
Brake Levers: Dia Compe SS7

Shifters: Dx thumbies
Front Derailleur: Deore Dx
Rear Derailleur: Deore dx
Derailleur Cables: Jagwire
Cassette: Shimano 7 speed
Chain: Kmc
Cranks: Deore Dx
Crank Bolts: Srp
Chainrings: Shimano
Chainring bolts: Srp
Bottom Bracket: Un55
Pedals: Ritchey Spds

Hub Skewers: Shimano
Rims: Ritchey Vantage Comp
Hubs: Deore Dx
Nipples: Brass
Spokes: Stainless
Tyres: IRC Mythhos

Saddle: Selle Italia
Seatpost: Kalloy Uno
 

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mk one

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:cool: looking nice with the new paint.

Had me scratching my head this frame for a bit, its obviously a '91 but has later rear cable stops, no tube. For a bit i thought it might be an Equippe, with Tange tubes but not sure if they used Ritchey dropouts? I have however found a pic of a '91 Hammer with the later rear cable stops, the green one. So still confusing.

Picture of the Equippe and the green Hammer:
 

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FluffyChicken

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mk one, eagle eyes :)
Yes, many Rockies ended up without the noodle in 1991, no idea why. I think it's the later models, I could post up some other pictures, Altitude included.
It is actually probably an Equipe here anyway and not a Hammer, but it was in the red colour when I bought it and when buying the decals I hadn't really look at the difference till about a day after, I only had a few years to notice ; -)
Hey ho, looks much nicer dressed up as the more familiar Hammer.
 

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