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Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:11 pm
by junkyarddog
took this on a 5 mile ride today... its maiden voyage....rode great and I had fun

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:15 pm
by junkyarddog
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

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Wed May 27, 2015 10:41 pm
by junkyarddog
I will now refer to this bike as frankenbike.........awaiting parts upgrades at the moment

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:39 pm
by junkyarddog
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

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:47 am
by junkyarddog
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

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm
by BIGDCYCLES
Nice urban assault vehicle. I need to get my Hardrock back together in gravel grinder form. Those steel frames ride nice.

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:52 am
by junkyarddog
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

Re: JYD' s $5 specialized rockhopper build

PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:33 pm
by junkyarddog
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