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PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 5:06 pm 
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Joined: Sun Nov 14, 2010 2:17 pm
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Hello all. Rather embarrassingly, I ended up here whilst trawling the net for Rox T-Shirts...


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:09 pm 
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Joined: Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:21 pm
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Location: Ripon
just seen this site in mbr this mth;
been into cycling since mid 90s as a keep fit thing.
been away for a few years going to a gym;had a mid life crisis
bought a scooter couldnt ride it now im back off roading marin fs
10 yrs old but i bought it new and can not let it go
live in north yorks hi to evry one


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 12:50 pm 
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Joined: Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:23 am
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Location: uk
Hi. Found the site through Singletrackworld. Still riding my '97 Kona Explosif which I've owned from new. It's looking a bit worse for wear now so I was thinking of getting it resprayed. I'm having a spot of bother trying to source new decals though. The ones I can find advertised as 97 Explosif are different to mine. The ones on it are identical to the ones in the brochure on here. Any advice would be appreciated.
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Kev


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2010 3:52 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Joined: Sun May 25, 2008 11:03 am
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Location: Sunny Glasgow
Hi to everyone so far :D
It's a good site and quite family orientated 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 5:26 pm 
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Joined: Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:38 pm
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Location: The Lovely Lincolnshire Wolds and by the sea in Sussex
Hi everyone :D ,

found the site just browsing for retro type stuff.

A brief intro, I'm based Lincolnhire Wolds, ride a Specialised Stumpjumper (and retro road bikes) with a full Deore XT group, Mavic rims...all sorts of other stuff, repainted retro orange by Roberts cycles in south London some years ago, they're top guys, paint still mint despite rides in Scotland, Cornwall, Adalucia and the Picos over last 10 years.

Should I ride suspension? Dunno, one things for sure if a bicycle gets too complex I'll ride my other iron horse!

Anyway, that's all for now, so whether you hardtailers, or softees may your wheels run free.

Cheers, Roadking.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:22 am 
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Joined: Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:09 am
Posts: 14
hi,
I am from Australia and here for the GT STS info :p


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2010 2:50 pm 
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Hello people!

I was obsessed with bikes as a teenager and found this place through eBay while looking for a replacement of my nicked Cannondale.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 2:35 am 
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Location: Perth, Western Australia
Hi my name is Jamie,

I have been living in Sweden for 1 and half now, I moved from Perth, Western Australia, don't ask why until you have see Swedish women. I have been really in to bicycles since I could ride one, first bike was a Raleigh with a fox decals and box on the handle bars which made fox like noises.

I went through the normal progression of trail MTB riding, to bmxing, to downhill MTB riding then to just plain old commuting and exercising. When I came to Sweden I got given a Grandma Monark 1970's bicycle, then moved up to a pre 2000 DBS MTB which was at least 3inches to small for me. Now I have decided to get back into renovating bicycles, so I found myself a trek 950 singletrack for 60 pounds, which I will start a project thread on soon. I also found a beaten up ITOH Mustang racer with some rust holes in the drop outs which hopefully are repairable.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:48 pm 
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Joined: Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:52 pm
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Location: Welwyn Garden City
My name is Iain and I have an addiction....but thats not for here!

Looking to get back into the whole off road scene after spending some time away, running around on a Boardman Hybrid....which, well, just isnt up to the off road stuff :lol:

Recently purchased a Marin Quake which im going to yomp around on whilst I decided to leave 'as is' or make it a little more modern (though that will be after christmas) or maybe....buy another frame and build a 'bitza'


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:12 pm 
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Joined: Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:46 pm
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Hello,

My name is Stef ,I'am a member for almost 2 years now , so it's about time for an introduction.

I started biking in the late 80's , mainly did marathon competitions in Belgium and Europe. Nowadays i'am still on the bike ( and also more wrenching them Wink) but in more relaxing way . I'am also organising low profile GPS-guided long distance and ultra distance marathons throughout Belgium.
more info on www.solosride.be ( only in Dutch , need some info , please contact me).

I've ridden alot of bikes . My first bike was a GT Karakoram , quickly followed by a GT RTS 1 , 3 Manitou'z HT ( all cracked ) , Klein Mantra Pro , Santa Cruz Blur , Speci HT M5 and Speci HT Carbon. All of them are gone and replaced by a Moots Rigormootis and a Matt Chester UtiliTiman SS

For the moment none of my retrobikes are ready to see the daylight but i'am working on a XLM '96 (full xtr )and a Speci Steel Sworks 94 ( full XC Pro ).
Recently i've found some nice complete bikes ( Breezer Storm 91, Stumpjumper '91, Bianchi Araneus '91 and a '87 Belgian branded bike named Ludo " Freeway " .
They all are +/-100 % original and just need a good cleanup
So my winternights are fully booked Wink

Hopefully I can start posting complet builds ( now they all are complet collections ) by the end of this year Rolling Eyes


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