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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:03 pm 
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...not sure if this has been posted before but an interesting look at Marin bikes:

http://www.marinculture.com/history


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:54 am 
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thanks for the link. Ive always been a fan of the bikes but ashamedly had never looked into their history. Can safely say Ive learnt a fair bit from that site :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:39 am 
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bought from mr fisher himself no less (well the name was)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:00 pm 
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Chute55uk wrote:
bought from mr fisher himself no less (well the name was)


He gets everywhere!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:04 pm 
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also mentions Joe Murray and others leaving to set up Kona.............


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:03 am 
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Interesting that there's no mention of the iconic zolatone years at all - Marin's heyday for many of us


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:59 am 
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What happened to 1988 ! :D A cracking year in terms of their bike range and the first proper year they were bought into the UK. I've never seen the 1988 catalogue ...not even sure one exists. :cry:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:38 am 
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I've not seen this before. Very interesting. Thanks for posting.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:37 am 
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Could do with a bit more info in places - for instance the relationship with Doug Bradbury and Manitou is a bit glossed over on the FRS section.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:38 am 
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..the lack of some detail adds to the mystery and allure of Marin! 8)


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