Just finished updating the retro and reissued parts thread today, which can be found here. Loads of stuff added including NOS XC Pro and spare L shape brackets for ringle H20 cages. If you find anything else out there please add to the thread!
New retrobike hats are now in stock, click here to buy one :D All our hats are high quality Beechfield items embroidered here in the UK. The new styles are as follows
-> Black beanie with gray/silver retrobike logo
-> Brown beanie with white retrobike logo
-> Black peaked beanie (or knitted army cap) with white logo
-> Blue peruvian beanie with white logo
We still also have a small stock of fitted baseball caps.
The first Mountain Bike Club Reunion will be held on 10th & 11th July in Kent. The MBC was active from 1986 to 1990, running the national championship series, a mix of rides and races. Starting with six members it grew to more than 2,000 before the two founders, Jeremy Torr and Max Glaskin, realised they needed to earn livings. While all retrobikes will be welcomed, the main aim is to get the retrobikers together again so they can compare their varying degrees of memory loss. For the...
Morvélo is proud to announce that one of the most talked about events of last year, the Brighton Big Dog, is on for Saturday 14th August 2010 and online entries are now open here!
Noted for it's great atmosphere and cracking course, this years event will not only offer more of the same, but now with added chunks. More singletrack, more partying, more categories, more close racing, more laid back fun, more of the type of event that sold out in it's first year.
This 6 hour race around the...
MBR magazine joined us at last months Thetford meet. The resulting article is out in this months (April 2010) MBR and is the best piece on the site in the press to date - top work! Click here to see the article and forum discussion.
The article features five riders and bikes with pictures by Geoff Waugh and words by Andy Waterman. The bikes includes Jon's (aka Jonnyboy666) Orange Aluminium Elite, Neill's Eastern Woods Research, Rekiborter's (aka Chris) Parkpre Pro Image, Jango's (aka...
6-7-8 AUGUST 2010, Pickering Moor, North Yorkshire Moors National Park
So here it is - North East &Yorkshire Area Groups flagship event. Our second year promises to big bigger and better in 2010. There are a few innovations and tweaks to make your weekend one to remember this year. Now with RetroBike Classic Event Status we are going to be pulling out all the stops to make this one of the highlights of your year. Click here for more details!
The February 2010 Bike of The Month saw another textbook win for Oneschnark. This time his immaculate 1989 Ibis SS avec Mavic VTT took the plaudits.
Feb 2010 BoTM winner - Oneschnark's 1989 Ibis SS
In second place by an extremely narrow two votes was Si Sithlord with his painstakingly assembled Ritchey P20. Third place was taken by TiFat's Amp B3.
Feb 2010 BotM 2nd and 3rd - Sithlord's Ritchey P20 & TiFat's Amp B3
Don't forget to check out the March 2010 'Downhill Special' BoTM poll.
Saturday 27th February saw 24 riders both young and old turnout for the North West area's Trough of Bowland ride. For a full ride report and a lot of pictures check the aftermath thread here.
No garage queens here
..of Paul Componenet Engineering (nice parts since 1989) fame.
1 ) Retrobike: What's going on at the mo at Paul Comp? How's business?
PP: Business is very good. We're buying new machines and expanding the building to meet worldwide demand.
2 ) RB: What do you guys get asked for most these days? Hubs? Brakes? Small plastic horses? (Love those product shoots.)
PP: The Chain Keeper has been a huge success, and we have several new mounting styles in the works. The market for brakes and...
The Lycra Kingfisher recee'ing the Gisburn trails in the snow!
Welcome retrobikers to the North West of England’s very first National Retrobike Event. The riding will take place at the fantastic revamped Gisburn Forest Trail Centre. This venue has been especially chosen to blow away those winter cobwebs and allow riders of all abilities and fitness levels to enjoy some fantastic all weather trails. The retrobike banter is friendly and infectious, so if you're planning on making this your...
For those who have missed the various announcements we here at Retrobike are putting on a fine array of rides all around the UK this year, click here for more details.
Last weekend saw a car park full of old bikes descend on Thetford Forest. Over 20 riders turned out and included some guests from MBR (watch this space ;-) ). A good ride (and lunch) was had by all on the well drained trails. For the full aftermath click here.
Retrobike meets Thetford
Next big ride coming up is on the...
The next Retrobike Endura kit order will be going in sometime mid to late March for summer delivery.
The kit in all its glory!
This time we will also be ordering custom Retrobike Endura baggy shorts and 3/4.
Click here for more details and to order.