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  • Premier Icon duncancallum
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    Going through some old photos and found this….

    About 2001 at coed y brenin on my 1998 saracen kili

    Feeling old!

    Premier Icon lovewookie
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    cannondale

    my 1989 Cannondale SM600, taken in 1993.

    resprayed by Venom Cycles in Birmingham in Spokes and Saddles (malvern) team colours, who i did a little bit or racing for back in the day. It was a purple base coat with a duotone lacquer, so in some light it looked kinda blue ish, but in others it was purple metallic. kinda like a flip paint, but in the early 90’s

    Custom Chas Bland 531 fork, flexstem, USE seatpost, XT gears, thumbies, X-Lite Stubbie pro bar ends, snowflake wheel (on those XT hubs with the grease ports) Think it was a MA40MB front rim and a 217SUP on the rear as I broke the original MA40 landing on the steps near Aquarius in Gt Malvern. Dia Compe SS5 levers, 987 front brake and deore U brake rear, crud claw and a Mt Zefal pump!

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    Arse up – head down!… 🙂

    Premier Icon lovewookie
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    nice, colour matched forks. that a stumpy? 1994 ish?

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    I had the frame and fork lowers resprayed by Mercian in Derby.

    Wheels were Mavic Sunset Rims on Sachs Quartz hubs. Full XT for everything else.

    Has there been a better looking rim than Mavic Sunsets!? 🙂

    that a stumpy? 1994 ish?

    Yep, early nineties.

    Premier Icon Alex
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    First MTB, Claude Butler from about 1995. No photos sadly.

    kona ManoMano June 00 - Sep 02

    Missed out a HT, went straight to this from the fully rigid CB. 80mm of travel both ends 🙂 Great colour, narrow bars, long stem. And those V brakes weren’t much use in a claggy Chiltern winter.

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    My first full-suss – did 1000’s of miles on this…

    Premier Icon duncancallum
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    Those whyte designed marins still look modern. Such a great bike

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    A bit of a scratch on my mate’s MacB after an XC race (well, during). About 1997

    Premier Icon reeksy
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    Not sure if this image works, not my bike but v similar to the one I had from new. 1992 Raleigh Dynatech Diablo LX.
    Biopace! Titanium frame! (replaced under warranty when the down tube bubbled st the head tube).
    I think the only upgrade I had was the x lite bar ends.

    https://www.retrobike.co.uk/proxy.php?image=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.drystonepaul.com%2FRetrobike%2F92Diablo-LX%2F92_Diablo-LX-02.jpg&hash=f513a94d5a59f3c66e2a1f9fc849cb4a

    Premier Icon momo
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    An image very much of it’s time! Top of Spooky Wood in 2006, bike owned since 2000

    [url=https://flic.kr/p/9PHAi]Adventurous[/url] by Matt Cotterill, on Flickr

    Premier Icon nickjb
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    First trip to Morzine, summer 2004

    Can’t find any from before that (apart from a very small me on a Tomahawk). Pre digital camera, I suppose

    Premier Icon scuttler
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    1991 rad-as-f

    Lycra seat cover
    Specialized Helmet
    Oakley wish-you-were’s
    Super narrow bars

    Retro bike bragging points if you can identify the three bikes in the two pics.

    Premier Icon masterdabber
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    Still got my old Scott Sawtooth (hanging in the garage). It was the bike I used for family fun days but not for serious off-roading.  Later I took up road riding before resurrecting the Sawtooth to start playing off-road again.

    Took it on local military land and Swinley then bought a full-suspension.

    IMG_1913

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    Ti Inbred – circa 2004 during Coast-to-Coast. I still own this bike, and it’s my only MTB (spec has changed though!)…

    £1.00 for anyone who guesses what this is! I think there’s only one chap who will know though!… 🙂

    Premier Icon mattbee
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    First ‘new’ bike (instead of hand-me-down from my sister)

    Premier Icon mattbee
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    First ‘grown up’ bike.

    Premier Icon mattbee
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    2000 (or ‘01?) Red Bull 24hr on ‘92 Klein Fervour

    Premier Icon mattbee
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    Bontrager Privateer (re-powder coated.)

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    5-Spot

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    As you can see, those Bomber Z3s moved to quite a few bikes over the years!

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    Riding bmx in the early-mid eighties.
    (Me in yellow)
    Leamington Spa bmx track

    Helmet schmelmet…

    Premier Icon Futureboy77
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    Screenshot-20220601-130821

    Way back when!

    Premier Icon dukeduvet
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    Owned this Merlin Malt frame (ignore the Parkpre decals) from new in 1997. Here in 2003 after a hard life. Then decided to restore it – this is after it’s latest rebuild after buying it back from someone.

    Premier Icon kiwijohn
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    A photo from the local paper of me & my Avante Hammer V in 1997.
    v
    It was a local DH when you raced whatever you had.

    Premier Icon Bream
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    Early summer 1987, a 14 years old me 2nd from left on my Raleigh with my Derby Mercury friends. We’d just finished a local charity ride/race event and were back at Elvaston Castle.

    Mercury boys

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    Over the Gap back in 2006 on my old Scott. Bought second hand back in 1994 and still going strong.

    Premier Icon Scienceofficer
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    Y2k Marin Attack Trail my first FS.

    attacktrail

    Premier Icon nickjb
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    Found one of my first full suss

    Premier Icon desperatebicycle
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    kiwijohn
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    A photo from the local paper of me & my Avante Hammer V in 1997.

    Surely flip it 90degrees and you’re stunt riding whilst grabbing your nuts (shamow!) 😀

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    I have more going back a few years before, but these are to hand and not needing scanning in….
    Mabie, BITD.

    My old Clockwork under a friend:
    Simon
    Another Clockwork:
    Mark Water Splash
    and why I wasn’t riding my Clockwork on the day – I was leant a Sub3 demo…
    Filthy dirty

    The Dirty So and So's

    Premier Icon 40mpg
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    A very skinny me on my 1986 Diamond Back Apex. Probably 1987 Surftracks race at Blandford.

    https://i.postimg.cc/mgK0bSCS/FB-IMG-1511439698946.jpg

    Premier Icon BigJohn
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    This is me in a schoolboy crit at Stoneleigh in 1969 when I was 16

    I’m in the blue Velo Club Ventoux jersey which was a tribute to Tommy Simpson’s Peugeot checkered jersey.

    Premier Icon scruff
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    Foes exotica. In reality it was shite, cracked it 3 times, I gave up on the warranty after that and took it to the recycling centre.

    Premier Icon zippykona
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    Old bike ,new photo.
    null

    Premier Icon jimmy748
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    My first proper MTB, before that was a Peugeot Ranger.

    My very pimped out P1, loved that bike.

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    Premier Icon Tracey
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    First mountain bike. Marin Bear Valley 1987

    Windsurfing tour of Jersey 1990

    First full Susser. Enduro Expert 2003 Wharncliffe practicing for my first Alps trip to Verbier

    Been hooked ever since

    Premier Icon nuke
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    Cant believe how small 26″ wheeled bikes look whilst being ridden now we’re use to seeing 29ers….momo & mattbee pics make them look like they are riding kids bikes 😂

    £1.00 for anyone who guesses what this is!

    I can hear the QI klaxon going off if I say original Scandal but the top tube-headtube doesnt look the same as the Scandal 26″ frame I still have in a box somewhere….some weird prototype version (Use to have a 456 prototype done in standard Inbred white but sold that on)

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