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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:06 pm 
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Why did I part with this bike? Because I was seduced by the suspension and Aluminium frame of a Marin Palisades Trail in my local bike shop at the time. The Marin is great, but I should have kept the Raleigh too I really should!


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:42 pm 
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Tis better to have loved and lost........

Get another, thats the beauty of retro biking, anything is possible


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:44 pm 
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Don't most people have a "Why did I let you go" bike.

Mine was a 1992 17" Orange Prestige. :cry:


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:30 pm 
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Defo, mine was a Dave Yates Diabolo. It was sloppy but sexy.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:59 am 
Devout Dirtbag

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Lol indeed that was my "why did I let you go" bike! I'll just have to make sure I keep my Marin for years to come so it doesn't end up being one I regret down the line either. Oh and I love the Dyna Tec Diablos!!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:26 pm 
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Which model was that, it's the same colour scheme as my old one, which was badged as "team edition" but had the Stx SE groupset


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:34 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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Guess what frame i was given at Thetford....

in that size


and colour.... (ish, its more turquoise)


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:37 pm 
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The team titanium it was called I think. Not sure if it's the same as the team edition. The cranks from out the factory were defiantly Alvio, not Stx Rc. I had the catalogue at the time so that's how I know for sure.

By the time this photo was taken I'd upgraded the cranks to Deore LX, bought some hand built wheels from Birkenhead cycle exchange (manic rims, double butted spokes and StxRc hubs), changed the grip shift to Stx rapidfire and at the time of the photo it had just had a new cassette and free hub body. Lovely bike!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:54 pm 
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You have got me wondering now, mine may have been team titanium actually....

However, she still lives on in a Dyna tech - mtrax reincarnation

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:22 pm 
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Look what I have been and collected today

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