After much clamour and demand thought it was finally time retrobike got round to doing a jersey. Since my design skillz are weak thought it best I throw things open to the masses AND give you all something to do over Christmas rather than watch Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark for the 20th time. Go for any style you like - whether it be totally original or inspired by some old classics (Brooklyn anyone ;-) ). Remember nothing too garish - I want to be able to wear it...
The new retrobike archive is now online here > http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/gallery2.php . The archive already contains hundreds of scans, photos and articles, however this is only a starting point, with your help it can be bigger and better............
Saturday saw the latest UK Retrobike meet take place at Cannock Chase. Everybody was riding retro, from an 89 Nishiki through a few Fats to a '97 Kona.
Jezza and Trimble
More pictures in the gallery with details in the forum.
Using archival footage, still photographs and interviews Billy Savage's film Klunkerz tells the story of the sport of mountain biking from those who were there. Some of the biggest names in the industry, as well as some more obscure characters recount the events that shaped the sport we know and love.
The first screenings were to sell out crowds at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Check a review here as well as Charlie Kelly's words in the forum. Billy has sent retrobike a picture from the...
October 21st sees the thirtieth anniversary of the first Repack race. To quote Repack Ride
"October 21 of this year will mark the 30th anniversary of the day six friends decided to answer once and for all time who was the fastest dirt descender in the world. The contest took place on the hill they called "Repack," and apparently the question is still open.
I have it on good authority that some of those same principals will show up on the site, possibly at 10:00 a.m., and I think I'll bring...
Retrobike Bike Of The Month September 2006 is Monster's Fat Chance 10th Anniversary
Fat Chance 10th Anniversary
What could be finer that a Fat 10th. Another deserved winner.
Get your votes in for October NOW!!
Retrobike Bike Of The Month August 2006 is Rody's Grove Innovations Hardcore.
Not only is the bike uber cool it also has one of the best stories behind it, read Rody's own words here.
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Retrobike Bike(s) Of The Month June 2006 Retroking #1's Breezer Storm & retrobikeguy's Kestrel MXZ. The first tied contest - both deserve their place on the front page..
Get your votes in for August here.