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 Post subject: Some old bikes........
PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:57 am 
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While not the premium end of the retro bike scene I have been giving new life into these old bikes and getting some new people into the mountain bike scene.

Giant Acapulco

Giant Escaper

Yokota Grizzly Bear

Diamond Back Outlook


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:44 am 
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nice to see some of the bikes we were *actually* riding back in the day rather than those we wanted to!!


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orange71 wrote:
nice to see some of the bikes we were *actually* riding back in the day rather than those we wanted to!!


Here here. Although in the Diamond Back's case- still riding! Theres something nice about them, clean lines, ride pretty well too.


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Just had a full XT (with thumbies) equipped YOKOTA in my workstand in the Workshop having a Service! what a retro beauty!


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:57 am 
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I was contemplating upgrading the groupset on the Yokota to a full retrop XT with Thumbies from the Exage 400LX it is currently running. Heres another photo.


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