JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:11 pm

took this on a 5 mile ride today... its maiden voyage....rode great and I had fun
2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:15 pm

this thing is still riding great......with the cold and rainy weather I dont get many chances to ride... wanting to build a single speed winter bike and use the current wheels from this bike on the winter bike and get better wheels for this bike
2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Wed May 27, 2015 10:41 pm

I will now refer to this bike as frankenbike.........awaiting parts upgrades at the moment
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2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:39 pm

THE HOPPER IS BACK!!!!!!!!! used some left over parts from parts bikes to get it back together and able to ride again......grips are from a bmx parts bike, brake levers are from a mongoose XR75( bike was in worse shape than I thought so it got parted) glad to have it back together :D
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2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:47 am

did a refresh on this and put the best of what parts I have on it and its together for the last time, still a few small things to finish
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2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
junkyarddog
 
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby BIGDCYCLES » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Nice urban assault vehicle. I need to get my Hardrock back together in gravel grinder form. Those steel frames ride nice.
Mongoose Deception 29er, Triace AL 2.1 26", Vintage SS Conversion 27", Schwinn Criss Cross Mixte 26", Mongoose X-COM 700c (Project Xtreme Commuter)
BMX: 1998 Royce Union Vert X, 2000 Mosh Method, 2006 Redline Romp, 2007 Diamondback Joker
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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:52 am

swapped out the grips with the schwinn ones that I took off the varsity and I ordered some shorter chainring bolts and ditched the guard..... still need to come up with some V brakes and a new freehub....... gonna try to hit a few bike co-ops in portland for some parts I need when I have some extra money
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2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
junkyarddog
 
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Location: somewhere in oregon

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

Postby junkyarddog » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:33 pm

put all the best parts I have on this and made it into a summer commuter... its all together now for hopefully the last time
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2013 GT eggressor- summer commuter bike
97 specialized rockhopper-SS winter commuter
roadmaster mtn sport 24"- wifes
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Joined: Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:30 pm
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