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 Post subject: Ammaco Trail Master 26 ?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:49 pm 
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Location: Teesside
Hi all,

I have just bought this Ammaco. ... 500wt_1317

I have not picked it up yet and internet searches have not come up with anything, so I would be interested in peoples thoughts or knowledge.

The searches I have done seem to link the Ammaco with this 1985 Mongoose ATB.

What, if any is the relationship?

Much obliged.


PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:51 pm 

Joined: Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:09 pm
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The relationship is that both are/were made by Ammaco, in chrome. I realise that your post is over a year old, however, having just got my bike back after an absence of roughly 6 years, I'm feeling magnanimous.

Assuming your Ammaco Trailmaster 26 is exactly the same as mine, then you'll already know it's an all chrome frame. Originally, its front wheel had a quick release lever, as did the seat post. The original pedals were real, proper, "bear traps" which kept feet in place beautifully but, gave good shin scars if you didn't watch what you were doing. The handlebars are very wide, with a slight angle, making them very similar to "cow horns". What else? Mine was bought for me by my Dearest Daddy as a birthday present, in October 1987. This was back when London was owned by the Muddy Fox Courier. The Ammaco Trailmaster was a VERY expensive bicycle in 1987. I won't tell you just how much: You bought yours second hand, so it is spurious information. 26 years of faithful service from a bicycle which, until I loaned it to my husband (who is a complete Spastic on or in vehicles, of any nature) had never had a puncture and, I had been a bicycle courier for a year in Central London before I met him!!
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