Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:10 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 38 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next
Author Message
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:44 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 14, 2007 12:31 pm
Posts: 669
Location: The Far East
Mine would be my first pair of Spd pedals purchased back in 1991 from PB Cycles in Wrentham ...

50 quid back in the day and yes you guessed it i panicked on my first ride and fell off still clipped in :lol:

Its been Spds from then on ,come to think of it i still have them downsatirs in the workship :o


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:45 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 14, 2007 12:31 pm
Posts: 669
Location: The Far East
Mine would be my first pair of Spd pedals purchased back in 1991 from PB Cycles in Wrentham ...

50 quid back in the day and yes you guessed it i panicked on my first ride and fell off still clipped in :lol:

Its been Spds from then on ,come to think of it i still have them downsatirs in the workship :o


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:48 pm 
Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
Anglian AEC / Prison Ship Captain
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 15, 2007 1:26 am
Posts: 6045
Location: LOWESTOFT the worlds smallest bore fest
gotta be my woodman frame first proper play frame ive owned handles any thing i throw at or throw it off for that matter (6ft down gaps :shock: oh what fun) 8) 8) 8) matty got his pedals off my boss when he was partnered with cedar cycles the worst bike shop in suffolk thank god the boss started are shop some 10 years ago and got out when he did :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:09 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:29 pm
Posts: 370
Location: Peterborough
My first set of SPuDs in about '94... Made everyone who saw you wonder what they were and how they worked. Watching they're eyes widen as you were able to bunny-hop small children with ease was good too...

Also showed them that you were a proper mountain biker and your bike didn't come from Halfords! :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:22 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 22, 2006 12:04 pm
Posts: 1401
Location: North East Scotland (Aberdeen)
The first expensive seatpost I didn't break!

Bontrager Carbon Seatpost in 1992 (C190 I think). Having bust a Ritchey, 2 x Control Techs and a Syncros on my Blizzard I bought this.

It's now living on my Lloyd and has actually been in constant use since 1992... I've reglued the clamp a couple of times with Araldite but I'm really impressed with this item.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:28 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2007 5:13 pm
Posts: 8182
Location: Tredavoe, Cornwall
My first Time atacs, loved them still do.

Also for bling a Syncros forged chainset. Worked as well as it looked.

Flite saddle,i couldnt ride without one!

I know thats three but i am a greedy git.

Big Al.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:02 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Sat May 20, 2006 2:56 pm
Posts: 4776
Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
My Zaskar LE. Every single part has now been swapped out so that the only original part is the frame, but thats a testament to how bloody good it is. Owned it from new in '93 and I still love it.

This weekend was spend gardening, not riding, but as I walked past the 'LE' I couldn't help but stop to give it a little clean and think about the great rides I've had on it. Properly emotionally attached to it, frightening really.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:12 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 14, 2007 12:49 am
Posts: 807
Location: hiding under the bed
the best thing i ever bought were a pair of 98ish raceface turbines, secondhand about 7 years ago. they have been absolutely pounded, constantly, for the time i have owned them, and i dread the day that i cannot get a bb or pedals or a frame to put them on because the 'standard' has changed. again.
so impressed am i with rf cranks that i now own not only said tubines, but also three sets of turbine lp's, and two sets of diabolus cranks!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:47 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:31 pm
Posts: 26
Location: Oxford, UK
my current ride of pride, my silly old brooklyn machine works park frame with a handful of scratches on.

and probably the specialized i'm about to create a thread on


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:59 pm 
BoTY Winner
BoTY Winner
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2005 6:29 pm
Posts: 975
Location: NorCal, USA
BITD, my M737 SPD's and the first generation gray/tan Shimano mtb shoes with the two velcro straps.

I try and get those first gen SPD's for all my bikes and just recently picked up a nearly new pair of early Shimano mtb shoes. Great stuff.



Greatest purchase since I've been collecting...my 84 Potts.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 38 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4  Next

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 26 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group