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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:13 am 
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brocklanders023 wrote:
Oh yeah, nice one. Is Mr Crud still in charge or did he sell out?


Yes, I'm told Pete Tomkins is still at the helm.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:24 am 
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secret_squirrel wrote:
We need 2 threads - ceased to exist & shadows of their former selves.


Agree. Then there's 'the ghosts of shadows' and then 'shadows of ghosts' :)


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:31 pm 
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Local Motion
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Rox

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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:51 pm 
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Shogun
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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:32 pm 
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Was going to say Suzue, but they are still around albeit out of the MTB side by the looks of it:
http://www.suzueltd.com/suzue_history.html

I think Maillard, Huret and Sachs was absorbed into SRAM.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:44 pm 
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Schwinn
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Onza
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AMP Research (kinda)
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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 1:58 am 
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Mongoose (1990-1995) now they aint what they used to be
Muddy Fox (1985-1994?) shadow of it former self


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:36 am 
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Coyote (California based, they were around in the late 80s, early 90s).


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:28 am 
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Aren't Onza in the shadows of their former selves category? Still around but not doing much.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 9:30 am 
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Onza are an entirely separate company.


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