For me, the splatter paint CinderCone is the essence of the early gen trail-smashing steel rigs…whereas this is the ‘feel’ of the really hard-charging days of the late 90s…that colourway is particularly redolent of that blossoming time….
…I remember a day (I‘m saying that a lot now) when Chris was tanking down the bridleway into Alfriston, flints everywhere, a canopy of damp trees above, and we heard him cursing and blinding at the top of his voice, behind us. He’d just built a rig which was almost exactly as the green one here, and a flint had come up off the front wheel and really whanged the bottom bracket shell. He was furious. Really furious. Calm down boy, sh+t happens…..
This is just the thread for applying to be in the poll.
A few days after the end of the month @raidan73 will create a separate thread, collating all the entrants, with a poll giving you the ability to vote on your favourite
One of the next on the work stand for me is this 1990 Kona Explosif. Bit of a poster bike for me at the time, but I joined the mountain biking scene a bit too late, and other kit was more affordable for me so I never pursued actually buying one. I did flirt with one around ‘92, by having a...