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...
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.
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 .
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.
A new section is now up and running on retrobike - Auction Watch. This section keeps tabs on all of your favourite retro searches across ebay.co.uk, ebay.com and ebay.de.
The site has been up and running for four months now during which time we've had over 10000 visits. Not bad I reckon. The forum is always busy with a lot of great bikes to be seen in the Reader's Bikes section and a lot of real interesting scans (including some posted by a Mountain Bike legend) in the Scans section. If you like the site why not link to us from your own site using this html- <a href="http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/"><img...
According to http://ibisbicycles.com/ 'Velo Club Ibis returns in September 2005'. A few more details can be found here. Sweet!
Welcome to www.retrobike.co.uk a new website dedicated to retro bicycles. From Fat Chance to Raleigh, from Eddy Merckx to Klein, be it road, mountain or BMX if it's old school it's in. The site features three sections - The front page (here!) The forum The gallery Enjoy! Any comments (good or bad) click here and drop me a note.
Then check out the new retrobike Auction Watch section here.