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1988 Schwinn Sierra

26" vintage MTB turned commuter turned MTB turned commuter. Purchased Jun-2015 for $90 on craigslist.

Frame:
Schwinn Sierra 21"

Fork/Headset:
Ritchey black

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
IXF Crank/BB

Pedals:
Rant Trill

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
IXF Crank / Raceface chainring + bashguard / Shimano 9 spd

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Microshift Advent 9 spd

Handlebars/Stem:
Soma Dream Riser (50mm rise, 780mm width) / Ritchey Adjustable

Saddle/Seatpost:
WTB / Origin 8 Pro-Fit, 26.0 mm

Brakes:
Avid FR-5 levers / Avid SD 7 Front / Shimano Exage Rear / Kool Stop Supra

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Specialized / Mavic / Kenda Kiniption 2.3

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Specialized / Mavic / Kenda Kiniption 2.3

Accessories:
ESI XL Chunky grips; Thule Yepp Mini kid seat; Sunlite front rack; Axiom rear rack; Wald 137 (front basket); Wald 582 (rear basket)

More Info:
1" to 1 1/8" adapter

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. June 2015 - New bits
  3. 2015 MTB Mode
  4. 1x6 Wide Ass Bar Commuter
  5. 2016 MTB mode
  6. October 2017
  7. Early 2021
  8. Mid 2021

Current Stage Info:

Updated cockpit and drivetrain. Added baskets.

Added by dickeysezso. Last updated 11 months ago.

6 Comments

milk_farts

milk_farts says:

Just bought one of these off craigslist and am looking to change it to a 1x. What was your process for that part of the build?

Posted about 2 years ago

greenwaychampion

greenwaychampion says:

Yeah dude.

Posted about 5 years ago

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

fuck yeah

Posted over 6 years ago

dickeysezso

dickeysezso says:

thx b

Posted about 6 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

Have an old Specialized MTB going thru the same process. These old MTBs were so well made and bulletproof. This ones super nice. Enjoy

Posted about 7 years ago

dickeysezso

dickeysezso says:

Thanks! Its super fun and versatile. Switches from commuter to mountain bike and tourer nicely.

Posted almost 7 years ago