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PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:13 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:27 am
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Location: luton
Back in the day for me it was allways a set of onza ho cranks and perhaps a disc drive? what about you there must be lots of bits that were seen by you guys as ultimate kit?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2006 12:09 am 
Old School Grand Master
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Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:14 pm
Posts: 14264
Location: Warwick

Cindy Devine's saddle!

No seriously - I always liked seeing proper works/race bikes featured in Mountain Bike Action - especially in black and white pics. They always seemed so refined, used, trick as hell and 'proper' mountain bikes.

I was always keen to see the builds people were using...

I mean how cool and tricked out was this? All the race sponsors stickers and the totally "used" look?

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:09 am 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:26 pm
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Location: Tilting at windmills and shouting at the rain.
Yeti ultimate or c 26 would have been nice, but like most people on this site I was a penniless kid when the peak of mtb cool happened and the best I could afford was a raleigh magnum restickered as a muddy fox courier. Reliving my childhood now that I have money, unfortunately the fitness has left me and the realisation that girls aren't attracted to 30 something year olds with bear bellies and asthmatic wheezes on $4000 bikes has dawned on me...damn you mortal body, damn you aging, how cruel fate can be-give with one hand, take with the other......

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:27 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:18 am
Posts: 17216
Location: near cwmcarn
john tomacs raleigh replica racer :D
after watching the plymouth world cup XC walked back to the campsite & saw about 30people huddled around the back of a minivan.. there to see tomac you might think? Nope! just his bike while bob gregario worked on it.
this was like the holy grail of bikes back then, stupid mega spendy & ultra rare, tho I guess in reality the appeal was more Tomac based? ..whatever, cool looking bike :D

tinkers liddle klein adriot dripping with purple exotica was also pretty cool :)

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