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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:12 pm 
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Hi guys,

For my forty years, I wanted to do something special. I totally fan of titanium mtb since 1991 after reading a magazine.
1976-1986-2016 three dates that marks my life.
My birth, the birth of the first titanium mtb with Gary Helfrich and bring together 40 titanium mtb in my garden.

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Many thanks to Brad, 24pouces and Albatros38 for help.

Listing bikes :
Boulder Ti
Bontrager Ti-lite (x 3)
Clark Kent F16 curve
Diamond Back Axis TT Ti
Emery Ti
Fat Chance Ti 1999
Funk Ti
GT Xizang 1997
Ibis (Mojo x 2, Silk Ti)
Kona Hei-Hei 1992
Litespeed (1990, Kitsuma)
Merlin (Mountain x 3, Elevated, Newsboy, Taïga, Fat Ti, Fat Ti XL, XLM x 2)
McMahon x 2
Morati HC 1.2
MBK 994
Serotta (Ti-max, CST)
Specialized Ultimate (carbon with titanium lugs by Merlin)
Tomac Revolver
Voodoo (D-jab x 2, Canzo Ti x 3)
Vitus Ti

More pictures details arrive for bikes.


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:20 pm 
Ain't no party like an S Club party
Ain't no party like an S Club party
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Great effort!

Reckon Ashok could do that, by himself, for his 100th birthday...

:)


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:24 pm 
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Well.......that's just ridiculous :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:36 pm 
BoTY & PoTM Winner
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Im impressed, I know of iconic shows that didn't have that many....

Congrats on your birthday, Please tell us all you had enough time in between well deserved beers that you took individual pics of them all....

What a thread and ref that would be for titanium...., and Retro Bike.

Well done to all involved.


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:37 pm 
BoTY & PoTM Winner
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The amount of money sat there boggles my mind, that's before thinking of the history of it all.... 8)


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:12 pm 
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sinnerman wrote:
The amount of money sat there boggles my mind, that's before thinking of the history of it all.... 8)


Thank you for your comments, other pics :

Ibis familly with two Morati crankset, two Ti forks and limited R-S Sidney
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Three rare French titanium
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Three Litespeed
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Three Bontrager
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And ten Merlin
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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:14 pm 
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BoyBurning wrote:
Great effort!

Reckon Ashok could do that, by himself, for his 100th birthday...

:)



I'm agree with you, Ashock is the largest titanium collector. :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:15 pm 
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Wow, that's crazy.

What a party!


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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:16 pm 
BoTY & PoTM Winner
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Those Bontragers.....Gasp.


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PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2016 1:16 am 
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Agree, love the Ti Bontys, especially the gussets. Maybe needs a few more Fat Tis, a 93 and 94 maybe ;) . Bad case of want for some of the Ti forks 8)

Happy Big Four Ohh btw :D


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