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...
In the style of Tony Hart welcome to the Retrobike Gallery. The long awaited gallery is now online, members are able to setup their own photo albums. Full details are here.
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. Grove Hardcore Not only is the bike uber cool it also has one of the best stories behind it, read Rody's own words here. Get your votes in for September NOW!!
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.. Kestrel MXZ Breezer Storm Get your votes in for August here.
Retrobike Bike Of The Month June 2006 is Retroking #1s Zinn. A bona-fide classic. Zinn Get your votes in for July here.
Today is retrobike's first anniversary! It's been a good year all told, what started as a vague idea has grown into something big. Lets hear your thoughts on retrobike's first year in the forum .
Retrobike Bike Of The Month May 2006 is escapegoat's Mountain Goat Whiskeytown Racer. Mountain Goat Whiskeytown Racer Get your votes in for June here.
Retrobike Bike Of The Month April 2006 is Biglev's 1988 Klein Pinnacle. Well sort of, sadly he's sold it. Still this is certainly a fine example of a Pinnacle - a model often overlooked for the showier Klein Attitudes and Adroits. Klein Pinnacle You know the drill now. Get your votes in for May here.
April the 2nd saw fifteen hardy souls brave the rain to meet up at Cannock Chase in the Midlands, UK. Plenty of fine retro kit was on display including 2 Kleins, 3 Fats, a Yeti, Ibis, Pace and Roberts. Gump and Sylvain The morning saw the large group tackle the 8 mile 'Follow the Dog' trail. The inevitable mechanicals and mixture of skill and fitness levels meant this was a leisurely loop. Following a lunch taken sheltered in swinnertons bikes the remenants of the group set out for an...
Retrobike Bike Of The Month March 2006 is Pete's Fat Chance Titanium. The second month in a row a ti bike has won. Also the first time (and almost certainly not the last) that Fat City have scooped the award. Vote for the April contest here.
Retrobike Bike Of The Month February 2006 is Steve's 1993 Orange Vitamin T. Another fine winner from a classic UK manufacturer. Vote for the March contest here.
Retrobike are now offering t-shirts and stickers ! Get them from the shop!
The first UK retro ride of the year is taking place this year in Cannock Chase on Sunday April 2nd 2006. Meet 11am at Birches visitors centre. All welcome, but bring your retro rigs and kit. More details in the forum here.
Bike Of The Month January 2006 is Repack Rider's 1983 Ritchey Everest. A super old school classic ! Vote for the February contest here.
Finally someone has put together a pretty definitive and excellent Mint Sauce resource on the web at www.thisiswhy.co.uk. Check it out now.
Bike Of The Month December 2005 is Sylvain's ibis ti. Very classy. Place your votes for the January contest now!