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    But I guess I shouldn't have listed it here -- it was anything but a mountain bike.

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    here goes:

    1998- Next wipeout (will never forget my first bike)
    2001- mongoose K.O.
    2003- huffy bmx
    2006- next power x (snapped the bars, and the frame. big p.o.s.)
    2006- diamondback bmx (first real bike felt incredible)
    2008- shwinn cruiser ($40 at walmart and needed a bike)
    2009- 80's kawasaki kx-175 mtb ( $20 at a garage sale and still works without any maintnance to this day)

    moved to a city area and got out of riding for a few years, got back into it around 8 months ago

    2011- Fezzari kings peak (current bike) with an outrageous amount of miles and mods done to it. Got this bike in october, and havent gone more than a few days without taking it out for a ride. its a cool thing when you grow up on shitty bikes for the most part, than you reaaaaally learn to appreciate the modern hobby grade bikes
    Yes, my bike did cost more than my truck. And it was worth every penny.

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    Is the Novara king buzz a good bike for a beginner who rides trails and jumps?? found it for $550

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    2006 Schwinn Ranger from Target ($100 special)
    2008 IRO Mark V Fixed Gear
    1982 Raleigh Super Touring
    2003 Giant NRS 2

    I regret selling the first two on the list. Don't think I'll ever be letting any of my bikes go.

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    '60s era Schwinn single-speed cruiser, blue. Learned to ride on that bike, first by taking suicide gravity runs as I couldn't reach the pedals. Later hose-clamped some 2x4 blocks to the pedals.
    '70-something Schwinn Stingray, lime green
    '70-something Centurion LeMans 10sp, great bike that one
    '79 Mongoose MotoMag, nickel-plated
    '87 Nishiki Backroads
    '90 Specialized Hard Rock
    '99 Cannondale M400 w/ Rock Shock
    '12 Gravity 29.4

    There was an '80s Huffy mtb from monkey wards in there somewhere, best left forgotten.

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    My List

    Huffy Desperado
    Vintage 3-speed hubbed bike (don't remember brand)
    Mongoose 'Supergoose II' bmx
    CW bmx
    Road bike (can't remember the brand) - Stolen
    Nishiki mountain bike with Biopace chainrings
    '93-'94 Peugeot Shimano LX equipped hard tail mountain bike (added a Manitou elastomer fork later)
    '01 Giant NRS 2
    '05 Giant Trance 2
    '10 Sun Uno Fixie - Stolen
    '11 Trek Rumblefish

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    Man I have nothing on some of you guys:

    Schwinn Banana seat, prolly about 1970 vintage-don't know what happened to it, think I just wore it out.
    Schwinn ten speed - had all the way through high school
    A&A BMX built myself - stolen
    Schwinn BMX built myself, forget the model - stolen.

    Didn't have a bike the entire time I was in the Air Force, ten years.

    Bought a Nishiki mountain bike in the early nineties and rode that until recently. Cleaned it up and gave it to my son in law.

    Now own:
    Felt Z6 road bike
    Trek Mamba
    Trek Fuel EX7

    There were a few others in there that I don't remember anymore but I do remember breaking a few frames and welding or brazing them up for BMX use. I think I probably only had two or three for a very short period of time.

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    Listen!

    Dang, I can do this with Guitars, motorcycles and cars, but never thought about bicycles

    Here goes .... the early ones are going to be tough



    Probably some tricycle of some type

    Then some bike with training wheels

    Then some hand me down banana bike

    THEN I got a brand new Western Auto banana bike that I had to chip in $10 towards (my Dad wasn't very rich) ..... but $10 back then is like $5,000 today! and it was a click grip 3 speed. and it got stolen.

    Then I bought some funky Schwinn banana bike thing that had a 24" rear wheel and a 20" front.

    Then, I bought my first 10 speed! a Sears with simplex derailers and good hubs and all that stuff

    Upgraded to a VisCount 10 speed with the chrome moly frame and aluminum fork. It was pretty dang light. Kept that one a long time.

    Finally got my first mountain bike called a Panasonic. It actually was spec'd out pretty good over some of the cheaper units of the 80s.

    Bought a Trek 8000 in the 90s .... that was a great bike!! Still have it.

    Bought a Lemond road bike in the early 00s ..... that thing was great! Poor / rude drivers and cell phones put an end to road riding sadly.

    Bought a Trek 8500 in the early 00s .... that was a great bike, still have it.

    Bought a pair of Schwinn banana bike reissues .... lemon peeler and a stingray, still have em ... but probably going to sell em now.

    Bought a used 08 Santa Cruz last year and that is a great bike!!


    I guess that's it.
    Mountain bike riding is the new dirt bike riding. It's cheaper and you don't get shot at as often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Tweedbucket View Post
    Dang, I can do this with Guitars
    No way! Are you THE Tweedbucket from HC?

    The smilie here sucks.

    Cannondale M800
    Gary Fisher somethingorother
    Rocky Mountain somethingorother
    Cannondale SL2

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    Can't remember the ones from when I was a teen, but one was pink! Don't ask!

    I'm rubbish at selling/parting with things so still got all my bikes I've bought/built since 2005/6

    First one is some raw 14" dirt jump frame that I used for XC, but this thing can take a serious beating! Has a raked out 65 deg HA with 150mm forks. They said it'd break in '06, turns out it's the fashion now

    Trek session 77, similar geometry to most modern DH bikes after certain tweeks. Heavy but it'll never break.

    2009 Devinci Frantik, my go to bike. This is such a fun bike. Light for such a strong bike.

    Lastest addition is my Ragley Bagger, took it to Bala for an uplift the other week. I'm amazed at how much more supple it is than my alloy hardtail!

    Rob.

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    -2000 Walmart Mongoose FS with rim brakes (Stolen by my neighbor)
    -2008 Specialized Rockhopper Disc (two-his & hers)
    -2009 Trek Mountain Train 201 (gave to sister & brother in law)
    -2012 Specialized Rockhopper Comp 29 (gave to father in law)
    -2012 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Elite
    -2012 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Elite (on lay away)

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    Various Bigwheels
    Some kind of streamer/tassle equipped 16" solid rubber tired thing (1978)
    Orange Huffy with a huge shock absorber under the top tube. Must have weighed 40 lbs.(1981ish?)
    Murray Baja as soon as I saw the commercial before Christmas it was all my parents heard about.
    1987 Schwinn Impact. Had this till 2009!
    2003 Trek 5900 OCLV, uber carbon blah blah blah.(for sale).
    2012 Giant Talon2 with fork upgrade (sold).
    Late 80's Diamondback Apex, current commuter with various mods.
    Brand new Gravity G29 ss (1st trail ride is tomorrow).
    Next? Hoping to sell the afore-mentioned Trek 5900 and build or buy a Cyclocross type bike for commuting and (as I get in shape) the 2013 race season in AZ.

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    This could take some time, so I'll not put all the childhood stuff. I'll start as a teenager.

    The BMX Years
    83 Diamond Back Silver Streak
    84 Raleigh Aero Pro Burner
    85 DP Firebird Freestyler

    Onto MTB
    87 Cannondale SM600
    89 Saracen Tufftrax
    90 Cannondale SM800

    Then a big gap- cars, motorcycles, drinkin' girls etc.

    86 Cannondale
    95 Proflex
    92 Fat Chance Yo Eddy (aquafade)
    94 Fat Chance Shockabilly
    92 Mountain Goat WTR
    89 Concorde
    94 Kona Hei Hei
    93 Klein Attitude
    94 Fat Chance Titanium
    92 Fat Chance Yo Eddy (white)
    89 Pace RC100
    07 Yeti 575
    93 Klein Quantum road bike
    89 Yeti FRO
    83 Stumpjumper
    37 Schwinn Excelsior
    09 On One Inbred
    07 Moots Rigamootis
    08 Independent Fabrication Ti Delux
    09 Cotic Soul
    11 Banshee Spitfire

    Current crop
    37 Excelsior Klunker
    74 Caloi roadbike hot rodded into a 1920's style path racer.
    77 Breezer Series One Replica
    84 Mongoose ATB Pro
    86 Cannondale SM600
    92 Fat Chance Yo Eddy Aquafade
    96 Kona Humuhumunukunukuapua'a
    12 Cotic BFe
    12 Salsa Fargo
    12 Strangelove 29er
    And just ordered Surly Pugsley.

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    Hmm.

    20" bikes
    1990ish Mongoose
    1996 Haro aluminum
    1997 Hoffman Flash
    2003 GT Thumper

    MTBs
    1995 GT Talera
    1996 Cannondale F700, XT/XTR
    1997 GT Avalanche LE, full XTR
    2012 Jamis Dragon 29 Sport (current)

    Road
    2006 Bianchi Giro (current)

    Vintage
    1960 Pierce Arrow (current)
    1968 Schwinn Racer (current)
    1970s Bianchi

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    95ish BMX days - Dyno VFR


    99 Diamond back outlook

    01 got my hands on a 03 GT DHi. ( I knew a guy lol) Got stolen!


    Now 98 Rock Machine

    Future - some kind of GT

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    Growing up had a couple of Huffies
    My first Mtn bike,1989 Scwinn
    Number 2: GT RTS 1 full suspension
    3: Haro flight line
    4: Haro 29er comp

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    1. Some green thing with plastic wheels til the wheels fell apart
    2. A big Huffy that looked like a motorcycle...except not cool.
    3. My sister's old blue 10 speed
    4. A GT BMX bike
    5. A 1995 or so Diamond Back Mountain bike with bright purple bar ends (stolen)
    6. 2004 Trek 8000 (gift from my dad that got me to fall in love with MTB)
    7. 2011 Specialized FSR XC
    8. 2011 Trek Fuel EX8
    9. 2007 Specialized Big Hit III
    10. 2010 Trek Remedy 9.9
    11. 2012 Specialized Demo 8i

    All but 10 and 11 are now gone...
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    Red tricycle
    Small red and black Walmart bike which I learned to ride on
    Huffy Roadmaster dark blue
    Diamondback Option BMX bike
    Trek 4300 yellow
    Trek 4300 blue/silver
    GT Avalanche 3.0 black/neon yellow
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    I had some childhood bikes that I only rode for short periods of time before i outgrew them...

    ?? Trek 800 sport
    02 Specialized Rockhopper a1 fs comp (rode that bike til it died , sold)
    05 Fisher Tarpon (sold)
    09 Soma Groove (sold)
    06 Ellsworth Moment, love this bike (sold)
    70 Raleigh Supercourse 10 speed (now ss)
    ?? Specialized steel hardrock sport (sold)
    00 Litespeed Toccoa
    06 Gary Fisher Cake 1 DLX
    10 Redline Conquest Team
    09 Vassago Jabberwocky

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    Quote Originally Posted by dankilling View Post
    Sears MX (late 70's with black/orange fade paint and a moto seat, bent the frame jumping curbs)
    BCA Freestyle (early 80's white and purple, broke the frame)
    86 Haro FST (red, broke it in half on a quater-pipe)
    87 GT Pro Freestyle Tour (chrome! boy I miss this bike, sold to a friend because my grades sucked)
    87 Trek 800 (black with blue graphics, converted to singlespeed in 2001 until it cracked)
    88 BCA 'racer' 10-speed roadie (sliver, donated to local bike works)
    90 Schwinn Sprint roadie (teal, still in my parents garage)
    99 Kona Nunu (back into MTB, my father rides it now)
    01 Trek 1000 roadie (white/blue, my brother in law rides it now)
    02 Yeti Kokopelli (grey and black, sold to a needy college kid for a song)
    03 Santa Cruz Chameleon (red, sold in 2004 because it was too small)
    03 BT Raven (trials bike, sold to fund the Vicious)
    04 Vicious Slider Cross bike (puzzle paint- still have this one)
    05 Giant STP (sold to fund the second chameleon)
    05 Santa Cruz Chameleon (red again, sold to fund the XTC)
    05 Surly Cross Check (was run over by an old lady in 7/08)
    06 Giant XTC (great for short-track but sold to fund the Anthem)
    07 Giant Anthem (sold to fund the el mar)
    08 Surly Karate Monkey (Husker Blu -still have this one)
    08 Surly Cross Check (replaced the one the lady ran over)
    08 Salsa El Mariachi SS (current main ride- love it!)

    Wow, thats more than I realized.....
    Adding the next round.....
    2008 Fort RD SLC (rode hard, sold to a friend)
    2010 Giant TCX (still racing this one)
    2011 Traitor Crusade SSCX (Love. Seriously.)
    2011 Niner EMD9 (replaced the Chameleon)
    1987 Schwinn Circuit (lugged, columbus, american made, updated to Rival 2x10)

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    Great Thread - Nice walk down the old lane..

    I have been riding bikes since before I can remember.. These are the first "Real" Bikes that I have owned:

    1986 Mongoose Californian (First got into BMX racing and needed a real bike)
    1987 Haro Sport (Uprgaded everything- Profile Cranks, 3 wheel sets - Peregrine HP48's. ACS Z48 free coasters, and stock Skyway Mags)
    1988 Haro Group 1 RS1 (Back into BMX Racing)
    1989 DiamondBack Ascent Ex (First Mountain bike) Stolen
    1990 DiamondBack Apex
    1994 Klein Attitude Sea and Sky XT (Used some HS Gradution $$ - Well Spent..Upgraded the crap out of this over the next few years)
    1997 Klein Mantra race (Uprgaded most everything over a year or so and then cracked it)
    1996 Klein Attitude Team (Worked for a shop and got an insane deal $450 for the Fuselage as a leftover - Built this up Crazy light and high end XTR everything including V's, RaceFace Cranks W/ Ti BB, Hugi mavic 517cd Wheels, Ti Bolts everywhere, Rigid Klein Fork and Judy SL with Ti) Sold this bike for $1k in 2000 to pay for a vacation with the GF... DUMBEST thing I have ever done
    1999 Santa Cruz Chameleon (Built XTR, White Bros Fork, Chris King on Velocity Wheels, etc)

    --------- Quit Riding for no apparent reason for 12 Years--------

    2012 Salsa el Mariachi Ti - Back into Riding with vengeance.. Broke the frame in 100miles
    2012 Santa Cruz Tallboy XT/XTR Chris King wheels

    Next?????........

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    Awesome thread! Brings back some good memories. Not a big list compared to some of the previous posters but had a ton of fun on each! I saw that some threw in their non-human powered bikes so I did the same.

    1) Red Schwinn Stingray with banana seat and handlebar tassels
    2) Yellow Schwinn Stingray converted to jinky BMX bike (parents too cheap for a Predator)
    3) Schwinn World Sport 10 speed
    ---Long break before another bike
    4) Trek 420 road bike
    5) Trek 4200 (or something) fluorescent yellow road bike
    6) GT Bravado MTB
    7) LeMond Zurich
    8) Roark custom titanium road
    9) Harley V-Rod
    10) Triumph Speed Triple
    11) Santa Cruz Superlight
    12) Dawes track bike
    13) Triumph Thruxton
    14) Niner Air 9

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    Update:

    1998 Schwinn Frontier - Single speed now
    2009 Sette Reken
    2009 Cannondale Six 5
    2011 Motobecane CX bike - Sold
    2012 Cannondale CAAD 10

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    My list (I am sure I am missing some)

    Banana seat girls bike with a cracked frame (Big thanks to my folks for making me the coolest
    boy on the block :-( )
    Early 1980 Panda BMX
    Mid 1980 Mongoose BMX
    1959 Schwinn
    1934 Schwinn girls
    Early 1970s Schwinn Sting Ray 3 speed stick shift
    Early 1970s Schwinn Sting Ray
    1963 Sting Ray
    1951 Schwinn Panther
    1953 Schwinn Panther
    1937 Schwinn straight bar
    1941 Schwinn DX
    1950 Schwinn girls Deluxe
    1937 Schwinn Ranger
    1941 Cantilever Autocycle (8/9 orginal paint)
    1935 Schwinn double diamond
    1937/38 Schwinn C model
    Trek Single Track
    1941 Schwinn Super Deluxe Cantilever Auto Cycle
    1950 Schwinn B6
    1941 Schwinn DX (Another one)
    1936 Schwinn c model
    1938 Schwinn Cantilever Autocycle
    1946 Schwinn DX
    1955 Schwinn girls 24"
    2005 Specialized Stumpjumper

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    Oh man cool topic. I have owned twice as many bikes as on this list but I'm not going to count bikes I only had a very short while, beaters that never really worked, project / novelty bikes, etc. I've built a few monstrosities not on this list.

    1. 80’s Raleigh cruiser with banana seat, blue
    2. late 80’s Kuwahara 5 speed 20”, black
    3. early 90’s GT BMX race bike
    4. 1992 Trek 830 Antelope – got me into XC racing
    5. 1993 Rocky Mountain Stratos – raced for several years until I was sponsored, everything pimped out on this bike.
    6. 1994 Norco TNT – full XTR, Fox fork – ultimate machine, bought Nov stolen Feb ☹
    7. 1996 Marin Team Titanium – racing machine, took me to several big races
    8. 2001? Monty mod trials bike, cromo frame!
    9. 2003? Twenty Four Bicycles Le Toy – insanely overbuilt hardtail for hucking
    10. 2003? Planet X Zebdi trials bike
    11. 2005 243 Racing hardtail, similar build to Le Toy.
    12. 2005 Woodman trials bike – no-holes-barred ultralight build, 19-20 lbs
    13. 2003ish Independent Fabrications Team Slalom - one of the employee's own bikes - why did I sell that bike?????
    14. 2002 Santa Cruz Chameleon, blue
    15. 2008 Giant Bowery singlespeed/fixed gear
    16. 2008 Santa Cruz Chameleon, white
    17. 2008 Soma Rush fixed gear
    18. 2004 Kona Dawg
    19. 2008 Adamant A1 trials bike
    20. 2010 Premium Garrett Reynolds BMX
    21. 1969 Raleigh Twenty folding bike (fully restored / pimped out with modern parts)
    22. 2010 Salsa Vaya touring bike
    23. 2010 Kona Paddy Wagon
    24. 2011 Transition Bottlerocket
    25. 2012 Transition Bandit 29
    26. 2011 Transition TR250

    And the list grows...

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    I'm sure I posted in this thread before (but then it could have been another forum...)

    1977 Some gold kiddies bike
    1979 some red slightly larger kiddies bike
    1982 Hallmark "chrommo BMX
    1984 MT Racing UFO
    1987 Cyclops 10 speed (BSO)
    198 9DiamondBack Apex
    1994 DiamondBack Axis TR
    1994 Manitou FS
    2004 Specialised Epic
    2004 Yeti ARC
    2008 GT Zaskar Re-Issue
    2012 Cannondale Synapse 3 Carbon
    1996 GT Xizang

    here's most of them in 1 spot
    All the gear and no idea.

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    Here's mine (not as big as some though)
    1994 Giant Iguana
    1995 Balance AL250
    1997 Marin Nail FRS (manitou F/S look-a-like) Still have the frame, although it's looking quite sad now
    1999 Voodoo Hoodoo - aluminium framed version
    2004 Kona Kikapu
    2008 Merida One-Five-O
    2011 Marin Mount Vision XM8
    I don't crash, I just have slightly uncontrolled dismounts!

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    1995 Schwinn Badlands
    2007 Surly 1x1
    2000 Cannondale F700SX

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    1979ish KMX 'BMX knockoff'
    1985 Schwinn Sprint
    1994 Trek 930 singletrack
    1994 Tommasini Sintesi
    2012 9:zero:7

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    1970 Huffy 10 speed road hybrid of some sort (first bike).
    1991 Schwinn MTB (model unrecalled).
    2000 Specialized Rockhopper
    2001 Kona Caldera
    1997 Kona King Kahuna
    2010 Trek EX8

    oh yeah ...... 2005 Bianchi Giro (roadie)

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    1995 Mongoose Rockadile RIP.....
    1995 Mongoose IBOC Zero-G (still have this old steal beast)
    2009 Jamis Dragon
    2011 Tomac Automatic and Tomac Type X

    A small but well ridden list

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    Every bike I can remember, from 1987/1988

    Atala mtb Eos 300
    Specialized Hardrock
    2 self made mtb ss
    Daccordi cx
    Wilier Escape
    Cinelli Bootleg Racing Rats
    Cannondale Bad Boy
    Kona Stuff
    Viner Shark
    Cannondale R400
    Cannondale F500
    Scott Aspen
    Specialized Rockhopper
    Specialized Sirrus
    Specialized Stumpjumper ht
    Scott Aspect 30
    Kona Jake
    Scott Scale
    2 Specialized Hardrock
    Focus Mares Ax 3
    Kona Ute

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    1. Red tricycle
    2. Some old bike from the 70's with solid tires
    3. Kmart bike - cracked at the stem, stabbed myself in the side of the knee
    4. Another Kmart bike
    5. Yet another department store bike (maybe Toys R Us?)

    Asked for a mountain bike when I was 13, but my mom wasn't having it. I then took about a 17 year hiatus from biking in any form.

    6. Ungodly horrible dual suspension bike from Target
    7. 1997(?) Research Dynamics Coyote One - my grandpa got it at a yard sale for $5, thought I might be able to use it
    8. 2012 Trek/GF Marlin

    All in all, quite a horrible bike history. Having cheap parents did not help.

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    As a young kid I had dept store bikes. I'll start with what I can remember...
    20 or 24 inch murray MTB
    ironhorse bmx (currently my ski bike!)
    Eastern traildigger bmx, lots of custom parts
    70s Columbia 3 speed street bike, custom
    2002 specialized stumpjumper m4 pro
    2012 gt gtr series 2.0 road bike
    2012 trek superfly 100 al pro
    Novara buzz stripped down and made into a Singlespeed CX
    I work at a bike shop. Trek, Gt, fuji, DB, etc...

    2012 Trek Superfly 100 al pro-sold
    Soon to be 2014 trek slash 8

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    How in the heck can you people remember all the bikes you've ever owned? I'll try but I'm sure I'm going to miss a few lol Now this in't in any order.

    1980's Team Murray
    1980's Religh 20" BMX
    1980's GT Performer
    1980's GT Pacifica
    1987 Hutch Excel (white)
    1980's Hutch Pro Racer
    1980's GT Wold Tour
    1990 GT Dyno chrome
    1990's GT Dyno black

    MTB

    2007 KHS XC 104 (FS)
    2013 Cannondale Trail 7 (HT)

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    70's no name that my dad painted for me, birthday present
    late 70's wallmart type road bike, turned the handlebars around (sticking up), took the mudgards off and rode the hills (mtb before it had a name )
    _______ no bike

    late 90's Scott Peak
    1999 kona Explosif
    2000 Ventana El Saltamontes
    2012 Santacruz Nickel

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    I inherited my sisters bike when I was 4. I learned to ride it in one day and my dad helped me paint it black and we put ape hangers on it.

    I had a moto-cross style bike that had a rear shock on it. It was stolen the week I got it.

    Sears 10 speed. I rode that bike everywhere. I was riding cyclocross long before I know what cyclocross was

    GT Hybrid
    Specialized Stump Jumper
    Miele road bike
    Cannondale F900
    Bontrager road bike
    Jamis Dakota CroMo
    Schwinn Fastback road bike
    Santa Cruz Super Light
    Jamis Dragon
    Specialized Epic
    Gary Fisher Rig
    Zion 727 29er
    Specialized S-Works road bike
    Salsa Mamasita
    Specialized Roubaix road bike
    Salsa Selma
    Salsa Chile Con Crosso
    Salsa Mamasita Replacement Frame
    Giant XTC29 1

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    walk down memory lane

    Schwinn Stingray
    Schwinn Stingray painted silver with BMX bars (same bike!)
    Motobecane mirage (hit by a truck, I survived the bike did not)
    Cycle Pro with yellow mag wheels
    Redline 102b with SE Racing Landing Gear Forks and Z-rims
    Trek 610
    Specialized Allez
    Specialized Stumpjumper
    Fisher Procaliber
    12 year break
    Fisher X-Caliber 29er, currently 1x9 with a rigid fork
    Specialized Roubaix Expert
    Salsa Fargo (3 days old)

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    Haro BMX
    Rigid Trek
    IRO Mark V Single Speed
    03 Cannondale Gemini 900
    Felt Jetty Beach Cruiser

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    1969- MTD Banana seat bike
    1974 Sears Free Spirit 10 spd.
    1982 S&S 26'' Rainbow Cruiser
    1985 Diamond Back Meanstreak, first MTB
    1986 Trek 400 road bike
    1987 Jamis Dakota, couldn't afford the Dakar
    1988 Schwinn Circuit, Columbus SL, made in Mississippi,
    1990 Trek 950 MTB,
    1996 Voodoo Bizango, broke it the first week I had it. Tange prestige was a little too light for me.
    1996 Voodoo Wanga, crash replacement programs are great!
    1997 Specialized Stumpjumper Pro
    1998 Lemond Buenos Aires
    1998 Gunnar Rockhound
    1999 Bianchi BUSS single speed
    2007 Gunnar Sport
    2007 SE Lager
    2008 Serotta GP Suisse
    2010 Focus Black Forest Expert
    2011 Salsa Mukluk
    2011 Surly Troll
    2012 Felt New Belgium Cruiser

    Still own eight of them, but I will always regret selling the S&S cruiser, the Voodoo Wanga and the Schwinn Circuit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LostBoyScout View Post
    Oh man cool topic. I have owned twice as many bikes as on this list but I'm not going to count bikes I only had a very short while, beaters that never really worked, project / novelty bikes, etc. I've built a few monstrosities not on this list.

    1. 80’s Raleigh cruiser with banana seat, blue
    2. late 80’s Kuwahara 5 speed 20”, black
    3. early 90’s GT BMX race bike
    4. 1992 Trek 830 Antelope – got me into XC racing
    5. 1993 Rocky Mountain Stratos – raced for several years until I was sponsored, everything pimped out on this bike.
    6. 1994 Norco TNT – full XTR, Fox fork – ultimate machine, bought Nov stolen Feb ☹
    7. 1996 Marin Team Titanium – racing machine, took me to several big races
    8. 2001? Monty mod trials bike, cromo frame!
    9. 2003? Twenty Four Bicycles Le Toy – insanely overbuilt hardtail for hucking
    10. 2003? Planet X Zebdi trials bike
    11. 2005 243 Racing hardtail, similar build to Le Toy.
    12. 2005 Woodman trials bike – no-holes-barred ultralight build, 19-20 lbs
    13. 2003ish Independent Fabrications Team Slalom - one of the employee's own bikes - why did I sell that bike?????
    14. 2002 Santa Cruz Chameleon, blue
    15. 2008 Giant Bowery singlespeed/fixed gear
    16. 2008 Santa Cruz Chameleon, white
    17. 2008 Soma Rush fixed gear
    18. 2009 Kona Humu
    19. 2004 Kona Dawg
    20. 2008 Adamant A1 trials bike
    21. 2010 Premium Garrett Reynolds BMX
    22. 1969 Raleigh Twenty folding bike (fully restored / pimped out with modern parts)
    23. 2010 Salsa Vaya touring bike
    24. 2010 Kona Paddy Wagon
    25. 2011 Transition Bottlerocket
    26. 2012 Transition Bandit 29
    27. 2011 Transition TR250

    And the list grows...
    Added the missing Kona Humu and +1 for a new addition to the family:

    28. 2013 Surly Ogre

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    Gary Fisher Marlin
    Fuji Roubaix
    Motobacon Fantom Elite
    Gary Fisher carbon Superfly
    Specialized Tricross Comp
    Specialized Stumpjumper Evo 29

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    Mongoose rockadile
    GT Karakoram
    Yeti 575
    Yeti Asr 7
    Lynn Woods
    JRA cycles

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    16" solid-tired bike dad found on the side of the road and fixed up for me - late 1970s.
    Some sort of Huffy BMX...I remember it had mag wheels - 1979.
    BMX bike called a "Cobra"..I believe it was legit - early 1980s.
    Schwinn Predator b/c the above-mentioned Cobra was stolen - early 1980s.
    Jamis beach cruiser - mid 1980s.
    GT Talera - first mountain bike..was my going away to college gift - 1991.
    GT Corado - had XT top mounts and a Manitou M-Sport fork - 1993....the bike that got me to where I am today.
    Specialized Stumpjumper FSR - 1995....I was a FS pioneer!
    Dirt Research Kanai - 1996...did some fun things to this one most notably a Girvin Pro-Link suspension fork..yeah baby yeah!
    Schwinn Homegrown - 1997...one my all-time favorites and the bike that got me to be a fairly decent XC racer.
    Redline Monocog 29er - 2009...got me into 29ers and rigid SSing....a rebirth of sorts for my riding!
    Mongoose IBOC Road (1996 model year) - 2010...finally bit the bullet and got a road bike...yeah...its a full Campy 'Goose!!
    Specialized Stumpjumper Evo 29 HT - 2012....in a word....MONEY!
    Geologist by trade...bicycle mechanic (former) by the grace of God!

    2012 Specialized Stumpy EVO 29 HT

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    Murray bmx style bike (dept. store bike with16" wheels and training wheels)
    Huffy bmx style bike (moved up to 20" wheels)
    Roadmaster mtb style bike (18 speeds and handbrakes!)
    Magna mtb style bike (coil spring shock, 21 speed!) I bent the crown on this bike and my dad replaced it with a 24" BMX fork
    Raleigh M22 (first "real" mountain bike)
    Raleigh M80 (first bike with brand name suspension and components)
    Specialized Rockhopper A1 Comp Disc (first bike with disc brakes)
    Scott Scale 30 (first carbon frame)

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    An assortment of bikes as a kid...
    2008 kink bmx bike complete
    a custom fit s1 (that I still have and haven't rode in a year or so)
    Just bought an Iron Horse Quantum 2 mtb

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    A few more ...

    Mountain:
    93 Cannondale M700
    95 Klein Rascal
    96 Trek Y-33
    96 Manitou System DH
    01 Iron Horse G-Spot
    01 Schwinn Straight 6
    02 Foes Fly
    03 Intense Spider
    03 Titus Quasimoto
    03 Titus Quasimoto DH
    05 Titus Moto-lite
    05 Banshee Scirocco
    06 Seven Duo
    06 Ellsworth Moment
    06 Gunnar Ruffian 29er SS
    07 Niner RIP9
    08 Sinister Ridge
    08 Vassago Optimus Ti 29er SS
    05 Seven Sola Ti
    08 Ellsworth Tiruth (still have)
    08 Ellsworth Moment
    06 Ellsworth Rogue
    07 Ellsworth Epiphany
    09 Jones Spaceframe / ti truss fork (still have)
    09 Cotic BFe
    10 Knolly Delirium (still have)
    11 Pivot Mach 5.7 carbon (still have)
    12 Knolly Chilcotin (still have)
    12 Canfield Formula 1 Jedi (still have)

    Road:
    05 Orbea Lobular
    05 Orbea Aletta Tri
    06 Titus FCR Ti
    05 Independent Fabrication Club Racer fixie
    07 Orbea Ora Tri
    05 Seven Elium SG
    09 Seven V-II
    10 Pinarello Dogma 60.1 (still have)
    10 Moots Vamoots CR (still have)
    10 WIlier Triestina Cento1 (still have)
    Kokopelli Racing

    "Curb drops to flat, or curb drops to transition? There's a BIG difference there." Qfactor03

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    2013 Update

    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    Young Punk Days:
    1) 1975 JCPenney 5-speed w/ sissy bar.
    2) 1978 D&G 20" BMX w/ Motomag wheels.
    3) 1979 Red Line Chrome Moly 20" BMX w/ Tuff Wheels.
    4) 1980 FMF Alloy 20" BMX w/ Cook Bros. headset.

    Dope Fiend Days:
    1) 1997 Specialized Rockhopper A1 FS - Traded for leather jacket + $50 cash.
    2) 1999 Pacific Full-Suspension - Found it dumpster-diving. Abandoned it after RD broke.
    3) 2001 NEXT 24" Full-Suspension - Found it in front of house. Later stolen, while locked.
    4) 1997 Roadmaster hardtail - Lost my license, and this was my primary ride.
    5) 1993 Giant Innova hardtail - Unattended bike, in front of house. Left Roadmaster behind.
    6) 2001 Giant Warp DS3 - Saw kids cut lock, and chased them away. Got bike easy
    7) 2004 Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo hardtail - Purchased for $40. Stolen from rehab facility.

    Recovered XC Rider:
    1) 2006 Trek 4900 Disc - Great bike to train on, but weighed 33lbs. Sold it after 1400miles.
    2) 2006 Cannondale F600 Furio - Lost 50lbs of fat, riding this bike. I have a new addiction.
    3) 2005 Cannondale F2000 SL - Final XC race weight was 18.7 pounds, with 2x9 XTR crankset and Maxxis 310g tires. For "show" only...but climbed like a raped ape.
    4) 2010 Giant Anthem X2 - 22.9 pound, "gravitating" Trail beast never ceases to amaze me. Very FAST downhill too.

    Fast Bike Fanatic:
    1) 2007 Cannondale System Six - 15 pound, uber-thick, carbon headtube and Hollowgram Si BB30 crankset makes for a bike that accelerates like a rocket and easily handles 54mph descent without a hint of sketchiness.
    2) 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra - Rescued this beat-up, Hybrid frameset/fork/bars combo from the aluminum recyclers, for $30 and gave her a new life, with paint respray, fork rebuild and ALL weight weenie race components. Weight as shown, is 19.81 pounds/8.9kg:

    BEFORE:




    AFTER:





    Nearly as fast as my road race bike!!!
    Last edited by Cayenne_Pepa; 03-16-2013 at 09:01 PM.
    "The ONLY person who needs to race.....is the entrant"

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    Every bike you've ever owned list...

    1. Schwinn silver SS coaster brake
    2. Trek 26" rigid MTB
    3. Trek 3700 (just sold, got $190!)
    4. Cannondale SL 4 Trail 29er

    And in 1 month:
    5. 2013 Giant Composite XTC 1 29er

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    1. 1972 powerlite bmx
    2. 1997 gt backwoods
    3. 1996 gt rts. still have and ride
    4. 1960's sting ray
    5. 1980shwinn world sport. still have and ride
    6. 2005 fuji adventure hi. my current bike
    7. 1985 shwinn predator bmx. still have and ride
    8. intense crabtree bmx.
    and many more i have forgotten the name of.
    mountain biking is my passion. ill bike just about any were even it its off limits to bikers.

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