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1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

#1 2019-10-20 2:58am

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1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

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1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

Took me a year to collect all the correct parts, but I was finally able to complete my 1985 catalog build for this year’s calendar contest.  I added a few custom touches when I built the wheels.


PARTS:
Frame: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe Signature Edition - full chrome-moly - refinished in white by prior owner to look like Eric’s Rupes race bike 19.5” Tope Tube, Top Tube and Down Tube are 1 1/4” in diameter, rear stays are 3/4” in diameterFork: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe - “R” stamped on steering tube - chrome-molyHeadset: Mongoose Stamped - Chrome
Handlebars: Mongoose Pro Class - chrome-moly - unknurledStem: Mongoose Pro Class - OG finishGrips: Oakley O-Wings - BlackPad: Mongoose - NOS set
Cranks: Mongoose Pro Class 180mm three-piece tubular chrome-moly with Tange sealed BBSprocket: Tagaki Aluminum Chainwheel - 44TChainring bolts: Mongoose Pro Class - ChromePedals: SR MP-470 Chromed - 1/2”Chain: Izumi - Silver/black (I couldn’t find TYC in acceptable shape)
Brake Levers: Dia-Compe Tech 3 - ChromeBrake Calipers: Dia-Compe MX1000 - ChromeBrake Cables: Dia-Compe - Date stamped BlueBrake Pads: Dia-Compe
Seat: Mongoose M1 - BlackSeat Clamp: Dia-Compe hinged - ChromeSeat Post: Mongoose Pro Class - chrome-moly - Chrome
Hubs: SR Sealed Bearing hubsRims: Pro Class Alloy Rims - Hard Anodized with blue strips, stainless steel spokes and red nipplesFreewheel: Shimano - Chrome 16TTires: Cheng Shin Reproductions - 20x2.125 Front, 20x1.75 Rear

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#2 2019-10-20 7:56pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

I passed on white Rupe FF 6 years ago....here.
Regret i did not snag it.

Yours looks awesome!!


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#3 2019-10-20 7:58pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

super cool


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#4 2019-10-20 8:44pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

Awesome build. cool
Now I want one. lol


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#5 2019-10-20 11:13pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

Great build!


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20” White Bear Forks

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#6 2019-10-21 1:27pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

I appreciate it guys...


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#7 2019-10-21 1:42pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

Very nice!  I have a couple of them sitting here but just cant seem to get around to building them...Other builds have been getting priority.


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#8 2020-02-23 2:13pm

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Re: 1985 Mongoose Eric Rupe

Keep coming back and looking..

I want a Rupe!!

Last edited by tacoman (2020-02-23 2:13pm)


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