Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:33 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Terry Dolan Cougar
PostPosted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:15 pm 
Newbie

Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Posts: 3
Hello, I'm new to this forum so hoping I've posted in the correct category.

I'm after some info about my Cougar. I absolutely love the paint job, it's like a 90's race disco. Does anyone have any idea what tubing was used, the year it was made or anything else? When I bought the bike 10years ago I was told it was used in the 1992 Olympics as a training bike hmm.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Martin


Attachments:
IMG_20200920_150842.jpg
IMG_20200920_150842.jpg [ 972.66 KiB | Viewed 430 times ]
IMG_20200920_150753.jpg
IMG_20200920_150753.jpg [ 1.78 MiB | Viewed 430 times ]
IMG_20200920_150614.jpg
IMG_20200920_150614.jpg [ 2.72 MiB | Viewed 430 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:25 am 
Devout Dirtbag

Joined: Thu May 28, 2020 5:38 pm
Posts: 124
I think you are correct about it being an Olympic training bike, it stirs a memory about it for sure.

Someone more expert than myself here should be able to give you more info.

Nice frame by the way.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Terry Dolan Cougar
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:32 am 
Newbie

Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Posts: 3
Thanks. He couldn't give me any more detail than that. It's running Shimano 600 and was fully serviced last year. Heres a few more pics.


Attachments:
IMG_20200921_072738.jpg
IMG_20200921_072738.jpg [ 1.88 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_072642.jpg
IMG_20200921_072642.jpg [ 2.16 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_072549.jpg
IMG_20200921_072549.jpg [ 2.58 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_072438.jpg
IMG_20200921_072438.jpg [ 2.73 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_072149.jpg
IMG_20200921_072149.jpg [ 2.14 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_072019.jpg
IMG_20200921_072019.jpg [ 2.38 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_071928.jpg
IMG_20200921_071928.jpg [ 1.89 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
IMG_20200921_071824.jpg
IMG_20200921_071824.jpg [ 2.55 MiB | Viewed 388 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Terry Dolan Cougar
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:11 pm 
Retro Guru

Joined: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:46 pm
Posts: 1031
Nice. Give Dolan an email via their website. Terry may reply :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Terry Dolan Cougar
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:51 pm 
Newbie

Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Posts: 3
I spotted someone suggested that on another post so I've done it, thanks. I spotted he replied to a post on here once too. Thanks


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:55 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

Joined: Thu May 28, 2020 5:38 pm
Posts: 124
Nice condition, it's clearly been well looked after. You've done well there. :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Terry Dolan Cougar
PostPosted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:11 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:16 pm
Posts: 796
Location: Cougar Hunting...
Nice bike.

The tubing is aluminium, probably Oria 7020.

Its unlikely to be a Liverpool built frame as Cougar pretty much stuck to steel in-house at least in the days when Terry owned the brand.

Don't let that put you off though. The imported aluminium frames came from a very good Italian builder who did a lot of outsourced work. With a different set of badges, this could be a Wilier or a Pinarello!


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 46 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group