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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 12:56 am 
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New? Nah. Got a retro frame with modern stuff on it as my one concession to 'progress'... That's actually my newest frame too: 1996! :)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:06 am 
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I got a Specialized FSR thing...oddly enough, I find myself bypassing it for something a little older most of the time.............


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:31 am 
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Does 2002 count as new or retro? In one way I suppose you ought to count a 2002 RM Element Team Scandium as 'new' because they still sell the same design. On the other hand, they've been selling that basic design since about 1996, so it's almost like a retro NOS item.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:54 am 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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Location: Tilting at windmills and shouting at the rain.
Retro wise I've got my Fat Ti, Roberts and Slingshot (and my Girlfriends Turner XCE) Modernwise I've just my Seven Serva (half Sola, half Verve - Burly enough for 125mm travel forks, light enough for day long treking!), loads of retro touchs to keep me in touch with the retro masses, just a pity I bought a long travel hardtail just before I moved back from Philly USA to Cambridge, flatsville UK (I've added a load more ti since these were taken to add to the blingness - Actiontec cassette and rings, moots stem and seat post and a lovely ti bolt kit):


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:04 am 
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if yearVintage <= 1996:
    bikes = pinguwinsBikes
else:
    bikes = someoneElses


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 Post subject: Re: What's the point....
PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:07 am 
BoTY Winner
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mrkawasaki wrote:
Nope - nothing post '97 at the moment. Would fancy a Ventana El Ciclon if pushed...

Mr K


Good call.

I was considering one for a while, but my 5x5 El Salt has been a dream.

I like riding my old bikes...but when I get back on the modern...so fast.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:52 am 
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98 is my newest (recently acquired too).

As far as dream bikes, I'd go for something I could use for technical trail riding and downhill, with 6" front and rear, something like a new Foes FXR or Intense 6.6.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:40 am 
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No new bikes but retro frames with 07 kit on :)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:40 am 
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My Avalanche Expert, purchased a couple of months back.


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GTRTS&AVALANCHE wrote:
My Avalanche Expert, purchased a couple of months back.


I still haven't gotten used to the site of hardtails with so much travel up front! The Avalanches look good value these days - how does it ride?


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