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 Post subject: barracuda?
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:32 pm 
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does anyone know anything about the barracuda brand? been identifying an old barracuda ghetto and then got offered a barracuda rock (not getting it though). but in all honesty I've never heard of them until now and its got me intrigued.

anyone got any info on the barracuda brand? and what is the barracuda rock :lol: ? is it that bad because cant find anything about it on google.


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 Post subject: Re: barracuda?
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:52 pm 
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Hasn't there been two different firms selling bikes under the 'cuda name. I presume you mean the late 80's firm which sold reasonable steel bikes, not the nineties/Noughties brand which sold BSO rubbish?


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 Post subject: Re: barracuda?
PostPosted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:59 pm 
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umm pass :lol:

to be honest I dont know anything about them, it all started with this

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but just wanted to try and find some more info for someone as this bike was given to him for free and he wanted to find more about it.


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 Post subject: Re: barracuda?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:05 am 
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Chopper1192 wrote:
Hasn't there been two different firms selling bikes under the 'cuda name. I presume you mean the late 80's firm which sold reasonable steel bikes, not the nineties/Noughties brand which sold BSO rubbish?
http://www.barracudabicycles.com/ 8)

http://www.barracudabikes.co.uk :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: barracuda?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:06 am 
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Here's a nice post from an old member of the site:
http://old-metal.blogspot.nl/2009/06/ba ... -mark.html


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 Post subject: Re: barracuda?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:47 am 
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I had a ghetto think it was £249 I got it in 2001 was ok upgraded everything to lx and had jury gusset forks was a good go anywhere hop over anything bike not a bad frame but a wee bit harsh on the trail


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