1983 StumpJumper: The
Bike that changed the Industry.
first "production" mountain bike available to dealers as a complete
bike. After this bike hit the sales floor every manufacturer in
the world jumped on the mountain bike band wagon.
one is about as original as you will find. Got it from the original
owner, a friend who no longer rides, with the 1983 sales receipt
from Gregg's Greenlake Cycle in Seattle, $800.00, which sounds pretty
high end for '83.
steel with nice simple lugs. Great components including Sugino AT
triple, Suntour Mountech F/R derailleur and Suntour silver thumbies,
5sp freewheel/cartridge bearing hubs, Mafac cantis with Tommesselli
motor cycle brake levers, one piece Bullmoose handlebar/stem.
cleaned and lubed, I replaced the headset bearings, BB and rear
hub cartridge bearings and the derailleur cables, rides nice. I
don't do single track so it gets ridden for fun and utility around