BoTM BotM April 2021 - The Vote

Bike of The Month

Pick your winner

  • Dogsbolx94‘s 1994 Roberts Dogs Bolx

    Votes: 6 4.5%
  • WimVDD's 1991 Look Mi90 "Quadrex"

    Votes: 5 3.8%
  • nporternz's 1990 Marin Team Titanium

    Votes: 19 14.4%
  • thekidmalone's 1992 Cycles Berthoud

    Votes: 11 8.3%
  • zygote2k’s 1983 Ritchey Competition

    Votes: 7 5.3%
  • foxb13’s 1994 Raleigh USA John Tomac Design Series MT700 RSI

    Votes: 3 2.3%
  • craigsmith’s 1991 Mantis XCR EC

    Votes: 13 9.8%
  • Peachy’s 1989 Overbury’s Pioneer

    Votes: 5 3.8%
  • Jimi911’s 1989 Trimble Inverse 4

    Votes: 6 4.5%
  • Boy”o”boy’s 1989 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp

    Votes: 7 5.3%
  • 44Racing’s 1994 Kona Hei

    Votes: 32 24.2%
  • Dami's 1997 Schwinn Straight 6

    Votes: 13 9.8%
  • Corduroyboy’s 1995 Fuquay

    Votes: 5 3.8%

  • Total voters
    132
  • Poll closed .

44Racing

BoTM Triple Crown
BoTM Winner
GT Fan
Ok looking at the rarity of some of the parts I expected it to be in that ball park. For me,I voted for your Kona for a few reasons really. It is what I'd want to build if I had the funds, it brings back memories of the awesome machines and parts I yearned for in my youth. Plus your attention to detail is stunning.
Either way it's a deserved winner, I wasn't trying to take anything away from that 😉

That's really appreciated mate 😍

To be honest with today's ridiculous retro taxed prices in parts it is probably a £5K + build, but it certainly didn't cost me anything like that at all.
 

amclean

Retro Newbie
All of them are superb, a credit to their owners. Some of this comes down to personal preference in a way unfortunately. For me the Roberts, Marin, Kona, Cycles Berthoud, Raleigh Tomac, Mantis, Kona and Fuquay are all amazing builds and immaculate.

But due to personal preference the Kona edges it, bias perhaps from a 94 Explosif owner.
 

Matt-k

Retro Guru
The Hei Hei was the one I always went back to after studying them all but with so many truly top bikes it wasn't easy and this makes the win even better for the Kona. I do love that Ritchey though.
 
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