2 Trike - no suspencion tubeless wheels plastic muddy tesco crank and reverse gears
3 no suspencion bike- apex 4 stablisers 3 gears one worked pig iron frame construction
4- fs bike- red 2" front travel back didnt really work tubed tyres 5 gears
6- fs bike - blue hyper rust techonilgy tesco brand the suspencion smelt funny 5 gears
9- fs- black allways found it hard to pedal dad said tyres where fine they fell off =)
10- anouther cheap fs bike- 6 gears this time baby i was rocketing when i wasent going over bumps then the wheels turned buckled so bad it got stolen funny days....
became fat bad years lol
13-bike thingey wasent achually worth more than £100 and 14 gears yeuh
13.1- didnt like the bike took it back bought a mongoose rockeydale frame way to big for me
14- bought some up grades
15- still rideing my god its damaged but decide to get a xbox
15.3 - stopped getting fat got fit and sexy still rideing my good old mongoose
16- yup i should really get a nice bike now
1. Girls Schwinn green 20" coaster
2. Huffy BMX w. bananna seat, black
3. Schwinn Letour Tour, bronze
4. car for 6 years
5. Cannondale M800 Beast of the East, gloss black w. orange splatter
6. Stumpjumper, maroon, Deore DX
7. Stumpjumper M2FS, XT, Specialized carbon judy
8. Trek Y33 XTR/XT Judy long travel 3"
9 Blur 2003, XT, talus 125
Hand me down tricycle (I am the youngest) ~ 2 to 3 years old: learned how to pedal
Neighbors cruiser bike loaner: about 7 or 8 years old; learned how to bike 2 wheels.
Department Store easy rider with solid rear tire single speed: I lived in the country so I had done off road since, mainly fire road, and industrial type roads.
BMX: about 15 y/o to adulthood: considered my first "wheel" as I assembled it and bought the frame and parts out of my earnings
Cannondale M200 sort of. Rigid bike bought second hand from a re cycle bike shop.
Cannondale Jekyll 600 disc
Rocky mountain ETSX 50
Enjoying mountain biking...
This could take a while, mostly chronological...
- race inc bmx
- redline proline
- panda pro am
- schwinn predator
- GT performer
- MCS pro bmx
- Elf doublecross 24in bmx
- redline proline bmx
- Shimano skykomish mtb
- Scott chromoly mtb
- Torker 24in bmx
- Marin bear mtn
- SC Chameleon (slalom)
- SC Heckler
- SC Chameleon (xc)
- Intense Uzzi SL
- Chameleon (2nd slalom)
- Da Bomb Sputnik urban rig
- Specialized enduro ht (setup as singlespeed)
- Surly 1x1
- Litespeed Pisgah
- SC heckler (new style, 5th element coil shock, AM build)
- SC Chameleon (xc build)
- On One Inbred SS
- SC heckler (AM build, dhx coil, etc)
- Surly 1x1 (basic build)
- SC Bullit (freeride/am build)
- Surly Instigator (am build)
- Specialized enduro ht (am build)
- Cove stiffee fr hardtail, urban rig
- SC Blur LT (am build)
- Rock Lobster road bike (lugged and brazed baby )
- Rock Lobster EBB SS, rigid
- Specialized Rockhopper Pro disc xc with custom build
- SE Racing Assassin 20in bmx bike (for nostalgia sake)
That should just about do it. I may be forgetting something in there but who cares, thats a lot of bikes and fun. Obviously there were some repeats in there. Some frames I tried in multiple sizes and build configurations. I am trying to settle down in my old age and spend more time riding / less time wrenching, buying, and selling
1. Huffy Timberwolf
2. Schwinn Powermatic Mag
3. Schwinn Frontier (This bike got me into the sport)
4. Fuji Gran Tourier
6. Cannondale Super V 700sx (I loved this bike so much, but I out grew it and sold it.)
7. Nishiki International (My first SS Conversion)
This weekend I am purchasing my first SS MTB and Im STOKED
here is my list....
Starting around 1972
various "dump" bikes cobbled together
Yamaha "moto bike"
1st real BMX bike 1981, Mongoose team
Raleigh Grand Prix (10 speed)
GT BMX 20"(cant remember model)
GT BMX 24"
1st mtbike 1984, used Ross (Tom Kellog hand built frame)
Motobecane road bike
GT team avalanche
Klein road bike (old used model)
Raliegh Technium road bike
Cannondale beast of the east
Cannondale touring bike used for cyclocross
Bianchi Cross project (cyclocross)
**Cannondale CAAD 3 road bike
Trek (steel hartail cant remember the model)
Cannondale CAAD 3 mtn
**Cannondale MT4000 mountain tandem (technically I only own the front half)
Jamis (cant remeber the model) hardtail
Tomac 98 special (won in a raffle & immediatly sold)
**Fuji fixed gear track bike
Gary Fisher Cake
Surly Karate Monkey
Salsa Dos Niner
**On-One inbred 29er
**Giant TCR-c1 road bike
**Flyte cyclocross bike
** indicates that I still have the bike
Holy crap I've had a lot of bikes
Last edited by A_A; 09-06-2006 at 08:19 PM.
Flying-O BMX bike - outgrew
Giant Awesome MTB (24" wheels) - outgrew
Schwinn (early Al bike) - broke
Schwinn Moab (steel) - warranty for above, outgrew
97 Specialized Stumpjumper (new) - broke
Monty X-Lite 221, 2000 (modified trials bike) - broke, reparied, broke, repaired, sold
Trek 760 SS road bike - gave away
Cove Stiffee FR - sold
Planet X Zebdi, steel prototype (stock trials bike) - broke
99 Specialized S-Works - broke (2005)
Brisa B26D (stock trials bike) - sold
Trek 760 SS road bike (different one), now geared
Diamondback BMX Cruiser - gave away
Salsa Ala Carte (2006)
I ride my bikes until they fall apart...
this is my current ride: GT avalanche 1.0 disk
this is my ride before: 1998ish GT LTS
GT timberline before that, which had LX parts and a indy c fork
CCM excel 16speed i think...
1974 Peugot kid racer with a Sturmey Archer 3-speed
1976 SUN brand kid racer with a 10-speed
1979 full size upright 10 speed, kind of an early hybrid
1983 Raleigh road bike of some kind, 10 speed. Really like it, so fast
1986 Orbit touring bike (stolen)
1994 Some Marin hybrid (stolen)
1996 Trek 730 ridden daily, still going strong
2006 SIR9 29er, waiting for the frame to arrive!
rip the line
Starting with the green machine at 3 years old
The green machine.(wish they made these bigger for adults)
Mongoose bmx when they were good bikes. Uncle bought it for me.
rip the line
Starting with the green machine at 3 years old
The green machine.(wish they made these bigger for adults)
Mongoose bmx when they were good bikes. Uncle bought it for me.
Schwinn ten speed.
2001 Schwinn moab 1
2000 Rocky mountain spice.
Gary fisher Idrive 5.0
2004 Specialized Stumpjumper fsr
Jamis 2.0 ss
Surly karate monkey ss
Gary fisher rig. ss
Redline monocog ss
2005 rocky mountain slayer
Trek 8500 racing bike hardtail
Salsa Dos Niner that got stolen.
2006 Yeti 575 Race that I still own and the best of all of them.
-1984 Kuwahara Nova
-1987 Trek 830
-1989 Specialized Rockhopper Comp
-1994 Scott Comp CST
-1995 GT RTS-2
-1999 Azonic DS-1
-1998 GT Lobo Thermoplastic
-1998 Specialized FSR
-2000 Karpiel Disco Volante
-2002 Diamondback RM-24
-2004 Kona Hoss
-2004 Santa Cruz Bullit
-2005 Specialized Enduro Expert
-2005 Bianchi Giro
Of these I still have the Disco, the Hoss, the Specialized Enduro, the Bianchi, and the RTS-2 frame.
Oh, to think of all the money I could have saved if I had just taken the minute to THINK before purchasing some of these!!! But, it's all part of the fun.
1987 Huffy MTB of some sort. I don't remember much about it except that all the bmxer kids made fun of me for having such a huge bike.
1988 Sears road bike. Painted it florescent orange. Had drum brakes.
2000-2001 Giant ATX 850 (euro model) (quickly advanced beyond it's limits)
2001-2001 Giant NRS 1 (too small)
2002-2003 Cannondale Jekyll 800
2002-2004 Cannondale Scalpel 800
2003-2004 Cannondale F3000
2003-2006 Airborne Thunderbolt
2004-2004 Specialized FSR Expert (didn't last long, never got comfy on it)
2004-2006 Kona Kikapu (bought in 05 on sale and seriously modified)
2005 Redline Conquest Pro
Move a lot in the military, so I've sold a bunch of stuff I wish I hadn't, currently down to the Liberator, the Kona, and the Redline.
Rider On The Storm
Bridgestone 600 (year ?) -stolen
Giant Cadex (1991) -still have, works great
K2 4000 Proflex (1998) -unrideable front shocks and rear suspension linkage blown
Cannondale Prophet 800 (2006) -current
I also ride my wife's Specialized RockHopper hardtail from 1999.
I'm blown away by all the different bikes some of you have owned. I tend to ride the same rig until it falls apart (had been riding the K2 since 2000).
OK, I thought this was a silly thread, but then I made my own list and it was a fun time. Some bikes I had forgotten about completely.
-01- blue "Gator" bike [~1981 - 1983] (16" wheels)
-02- cheap generic chrome BMX bike [~1984 - 1990]
-03- my dads huffy 10-speed [~1988 - 1990]
-04- 1990 Giant Chinook [1990 - 1992] stolen!
-05- 1992 Giant Aquapulco [1992 - 1993] crashed to death
-06- 1993 Giant Iguana [1993 - 1999] eventually stolen
-07- 1995 GT Pantera [1995 - 1997] also stolen!
-08- 1972 Schwinn Colegate [~1995 - ~1998] rebuilt as a funky cruizer
-09- 1996 Giant CFR [1998 - 2000] upgraded nicely but shortly replaced
-10- 1997 GT Zaskar [1997-2003] built up frame, later converted to "hard core" bike
-11- 1996 Bianchi Grizzly [1998 - 2001] built up the frame as a city/winter bike
-12- 2000 Salsa Ala Carte [2000 - present] built up frame, now a SS
-13- 1993 Miyata Team Miyata [2000 - present] built up with newer parts, still my main road bike
-14- ~1991 Ross Mt. Hood [2000-present] the nasty weather commuter
-15- 1996 Barracuda A2V [2001 - 2006] singlespeeded
-16- 2002 Bruce Gordon BLT [2002 - present] took me from one coast to the other
-17- 2004 Titus Loco-Moto [2004-2005/6]
-18- 2006 Soulcraft Option 3 [2006 - present]
Last edited by FishMan473; 09-09-2006 at 08:27 AM.
I have a car. I made a choice. I ride my bike.
Bike to the Bone...
04 Schwinn Mesa
02 Cannondale Jekyll 800
04 Stumpjumper FSR
05 Titus Motolite
06 Banshee viento
Jesse - these are every bike you've OWNED or every bike you've RIDDEN? 'Cause that's a lot of bikes to have owned. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
Originally Posted by Jessep
1. Black Huffy Python 16" wheels
2. Orange Huffy 20" wheels
3. 86 Diamondback bmx, with mags
4. Schwinn Sidewinder 21 speeds, 26"
5. 98 Dyno VFR
6. 99 Dyno Zone (still have)
7. 97 GT Mach 1
8. 00 Fuji Nevada, cannibalized into a race bike (still have)
9. Raleigh Technium road, pink and fixed (pissed that I sold)
10.01 Cannondale XR800 (16,000 miles and still ridden daily)
11. 02 Klein Attitude Race (sold to fund first car)
13. 02 Specialized Rockhopper, cannibalized into a race bike (still have)
I am almost 20 so that makes a little more than a bike every other year, I get team bikes this year so I am not too sure how many I will be adding but it looks promising.
- Huffy Dragster, not my first bike, but the first I can remember. My Mother tells me I T'boned the neighbor's car on it not too long after I got it since it was really too big for me Conveniently I don't remember that.
- Columbia BMX Bike, rode the heck out of that thing.
- Schwinn Tandem yellow tandem my sister and I rode around with, cool generator lights and all.
- Mongoose SuperGoose 24" wheels, so good that my Mother put some smooth tires on it and rode it for years when I was done with it.
- 1987 Cannondale SR400 Sold when I bought the F3000, now I wish I'd kept it.
- Mid 90's Gary Fisher Mt. Tam Polished frame, great for a month till I broke the frame. LBS gave me a credit towards the F3000.
- 1996 Cannondale F3000 Magic crank, XTR, Syncros Ti, Spinergy Rev X Rocks, all the good stuff. My Brother in law now has it but I have dibs on buying it back if he ever sells it.
- 2000 Cannondale F5000SL Another one I should have kept.
- Schwinn Tandem, yellow just like the one my sister and I rode as kids, bought it at a garage sale for $75, restored it with steel wool and degreaser, repacked all the bearings and rode it a couple of times and scared the crap out of my GF, sold it on eBay for $300.
- 2005 Cannondale Prophet 1000 Should have gone FS sooner.
- 2006 Cannondale R800 CAAD 8 Road. Down to 16 lb. doesn't resemble stock anymore.
Expert Pushing SSer
Wow, some similarities here:
Originally Posted by Plim
197?? Big wheel, zat count?
197?? had two wheels, purple then rattle can painted orange
1979? KHS Duster BMX (Rode this gem to pick up Devo's Freedom of Coice album opening week)
1980's Scorpion BMX
1985 Univega Nuovo Sport, completely non-stock upon sale
1988 Nishiki Colorado (traded for a fishing pole and reel)
1992 Bridgestone MB-3 (gutted for the next bike)
1991? Klein Rascal (my sister has this)
1997 Bontrager Privateer Comp (stolen)
2003 Dean Scout (still have)
2002 On-One Inbred (sold for the next one)
1999? Dean Private (converted SS)
2006 Bianchi Volpe (commuter)
This does not even begin to describe the many projects that have come and gone in my brain
Moots YBB geared
Moots YBB SS
7 Verve 29er SS
Wolf nipple chips
I'm not really doing this because I think someone will actually read it, but more for my own amusement. These are bikes that I actually rode, not just fiddled around with.
1) Big Wheel!
2) blue trike
3) 1985? Western Flyer Dirt Duster
4) Murray Red Wing 24" wheel 10 speed
5) Murray something with suspension
6) 1995 Schwinn Moab S << first bike I purchased myself
7) 1999 Trek 7000 << current frame, broken
8) Nuke Proof "Prime" frankenbike later turned SS << current frame
9) 198? Schwinn Sprint 12
10) 1987? Schwinn Super Sport later turned fixie <<current
11) 2001? Monty Alp 219
12) 2003 KHS Flite 2000 <<Current
13) 1972 Schwinn Varsity converted to crappy SS Cross bike project, broke on first ride
14) 1995ish Redline BMX
15) GT Borrego frame converted to SS commuter for school
16) 2004 Santa Cruz Blur
17) 2006 Cove Handjob << Current
18) 2006 Kona Explosif 2-9, broke within a month.
19) 2006 Voodoo Dambala 29 <<Current
20) early '90s Giant Allegro 14 speed
That should be everything up to now? Still want to get a trials bike again.
1.Giant Iguana - 2002
2. Rocky Moutain Carve - 2002
3. Giant Iguana- broke the old one, got new frame from giant, made it single)-2003
4.Redline DJ - 2002- this was a bomber cromo DJ bike
5. Giant NRS 1- 2003
6. Redline Monocog - custom painted pink, it was sick bird!
7. Giant TCR 2 - 2005
8. Kona Kula Primo - 2006
Not that many bikes, but I am not even eighteen so...
1998 trek 720 hybrid - for the road
1998 gary fisher big sur hard tail
2000 klein mantra race my first fs bike
Little red fire engine (not a bike, but the first set of wheels I remember)
Bright orange banana seat bike
A few 10/12 speed bikes before I regained my senses and got back to the dirt.
Then there are the bike I bought or built up
1996 - Kulahara Mesa
1998 - Diamondback Ascent
2000 - Kona Hardtail (name ???, but white paint with color speckles throughout)
2000 - Specialized HardRock
2001 - Stinky Dee-Lux
2002 - Ellsworth Joker
2002 - Giant NRS
2002 - Airbomb Nukeproof Hardtail
2004 - Ellsworth Joker
2004 - Specialized BigHit DH
2005 - Giant Reign
2005 - Giant Trance
2005 - Iron Horse 7 Point 7 (frame too large)
2005 - Santa Cruz VP-Free
2005 - Iron Horse 7 Point 5
2005 - Iron Horse MK III Expert (current XC/AM ride)
2006 - Santa Cruz Nomad (current AM/Freeride bike)
You may notice that I now like the virtual pivot type bikes. For the record the Iron 7 Point bikes are the best Freeride bikes I have been on. They pedal expeptionally well, soak up all the bumps, mine was just too heavy as I had it setup with a full on DH/Freeride build, it was cheaper and easier to look for another frame rather than to try to drop the weight on the 7 Point and still keep it slack and plush.
The VP-Free is an excellent park bike, but you don't want to be pedalling it too far. The Nomad is close to the 7 Point bikes in terms of pedalling and taking the bumps, but I was able to drop a good 4 lbs with pretty much the same component build. The build I have on my Nomad puts it around 37-38 lbs, it is still pretty heavy but perfect for what I ride. I also have second set of wheels/tires that drop it to around 34-35, should I want that epic all day singletrack, techincal XC ride.
That's my ride list. I reckon that the Nomad and the MK III will remaing as the current rides, as I can't image any other bikes working better for the type of riding I like to do.
1) Columbia Playbike 88, 20" wheels, sissy bar, banana seat, 5 speed stickshift/SA hub, 1968-1973
2) Murray Eliminator clunker, 10 speed Tourney, 1973-1979
3) Raleigh Chill MTB, 18 speed Deore, 1985-1987
4) Schwinn Super Sport road bike, 18 speed 600, 1987-1990
5) Fiorelli Campionissimo road bike, 21 speed Chorus/Dura Ace, 1988-present
6) GT Talera MTB, 21 speed STX-RC, 1993-1997
7) GT Pantera MTB, 24 speed Deore XT, 1997-2003
8) Motobecane Fly MTB, 27 speed Deore XT, 2003-2004
9) Leader 735 road bike, 27 speed Ultegra, 2003-2005
10) Salsa Ala Carte MTB, 27 speed Deore XT, 2004-present
11) Gunnar Roadie road bike, 27 speed Ultegra, 2005-present
Last edited by cpuffe; 09-13-2006 at 12:12 PM.
Couple of Huffies (stolen)
Schwinn Swing bike...you could disconnect the rear...what a gimic
Diamond Back Team BMX....sweet.
Schwinn Ten speed...only roadie.
Bridgestone 3 ?
Proflex 856...ruint me for FS until very recently
Cannondale F400..current and ready to upgrade
I'm A Pedalphile
Man, you guys have had a lot of bikes. I'm only 22, so I still have some time to lengthen my list I guess...
2. Black and Purple Huffy w/ coaster brake
3. 6 speed Murray (Stolen)
4. 18 speed Huffy
5. 21 speed Royce Union (Stolen 2 weeks after I bought it)
6. 21 speed Pacific (The bike that I got into mountain biking with. Also had to constantly fix it up and replace parts, which is how I learned to work on bikes)
7. Custom built Schwinn Homegrown S-Carbon (Ordered a frame and an XT build kit. Sweetest looking bike I've ever had. Bought and sold for $1100 a year later)
8. Gary Fisher Sugar 2 (Bought for $1100 with my shop discount. Sold for $1350 two years later.)
9. Redline Monocog singlespeed (Bought for college commuting, fell in love with it, selling this week because I need the money. I plan on building up a new, sweeter singlespeed before I start law school.)
10. Santa Cruz Blur (Ordered frame and each individual component so that it was EXACTLY what I wanted. Full XTR, Chris King, Fox Forx, etc... Never added up my total price on it, but it was in the area of $3000 with all parts bought at wholesale or employee purchase price)
11. 2007 Lemond Zurich (I plan on ordering it in the spring from the new shop I recently started working at)
Mountain: Santa Cruz Blur
Road: Trek Madone 5.2 SL
Commuter: Sette Reken 1x9
Team Murray BMX
Schwinn Predator BMX
Hutch Windstyler BMX I still drive it regularly
Schwinn La Tour Road
Raleigh Mt. Hood or was it a Ross Mt. Hood MTB
Performance Brand ??? MTB
2005 Cannondale Chase 2 DJ
Keep The Rubber Side Down
I thought I had owned to many bikes to this point in my life; but it looks like I'm runing way behind!
Here is my list:
02 Some 16" wheeled bike with training wheels which I don't remember what brand it was
03 1972 Murray. Banana seat and all. I had more fun on that bike than any other since
---------------------------- Long pause with out a bike. I think it lasted 5+ years--------------------
04 1982 Sears Free Spirit
05 1970something Raleigh Profesional road bike
06 1986 Miele mountain bike: THE worst bike I've ever owned.
07 1996 Trek ST120
08 1996 Trek Y33 (warranty after the ST120 broke after only 1 1/2 months of use)
09 1998 Trek VRX (warranty after the Y33 frame broke. VRX was the second WORST bike I've ever owned)
10 1998 Softride Norwester - awesome commuter bike
11 2001 Catamount
12 2003 Diamondback XTS (all mountain/Freeride)
13 2004 Raleigh Inferno XC
14 2004 Diamondback XTS Moto (Freeride/DH)
15 2004 Banshee Morphine
16 2003 Raleigh Professional (road)
17 2005 Raleigh Rush Hour (Track)
The last 5 are still in the coral
Some of my happiest memories in life took place on my bicycles. - Me
dog meat ankles
03 FUJI Tahoe (POS, can't get rid of it)
04 Jekyll 1000 (I will kill the mother****er who stole this bike and eat his children)
05 Cove Stiffee (sold it and regretted it)
05 Rockhopper (lots of mods, not really a Specialized anymore)
06 Cannondale Synapse 3 Carbon Road bike
TRAIL KUBUKI CORNDOGGER
1965-66 Black Schwinn Spitfire
1966-68 Red Schwinn Spitfire
1972-1978 Black Royce Union 3-speed
1983-84 Red Schwinn Spitfire
1984-85 Maroon American Flyer (Nishinki knockoff) - first MTB
1985-1990 Black Schwinn High Sierra
1990-1999 White Trek 950
1999-2002 Grey Marin Palisade Trail
2002-2004 White Specialize Stumpy
2004-present Black Giant NRS
2005-present Black Surly 1x1
2005-present Orange Lemond Poprad
2006-present Shitstain Brown Surly Karate Monkey
They're showing up about one per year these days...
Nobody cares what kind of bike you ride.
Late, but present
1979-83: Various BMX beaters and tricycles that I don't remember. I was a kid and didn't care what I rode, I was riding! They were left, stolen, donated, or trashed.
1985-87: Swap meet-brand BMX bike. Again, didn't care what brand. It was gold and looked cool! (remember, still young) Got stolen.
2001-2006: Bought a 2000 GT XCR-5000 (I-drive) in my adult life to get back into biking. Sold it last June.
2003-Present: Got a 1987 (?) Diamondback Outlook as a present and got converted into a SS and back into geared. Still lovin' it!
2004-Present: Bought a 1987 Centurion Elite R/S road bike with Shimano 600 parts for off-offroad duty. Still have it.
2003-2005: Bought a 1989 (?) Bridgestone 400 Touring bike for my SS road experiments. Converted back to geared and sold to a friend.
2003-Present: Bought a 1960s Sears Brand bike (made in Austria) for my tinkering experiments. Still functional and collecting dust/rust.
2005-Present: 2005 IRO Mia! frame and fork. Built into a 34x18 disc SS. This ride is currently my main squeeze.
2006-Present: 2003 Iron Horse Rogue Ti Frame. Built into a 3x8 geared hardtail. Still have it for geared rides.
2006-?: Bought a Zion 660 EBB Frame for my next project... Coming Soon.
"Make me proud, son. Or at least less ashamed." -- Abe Simpson
1. my trike...oh how i miss the good ole days..
2. wal-mart special single speed bike
3. unknown road bike
4.cannondale F300(current bike)
er..um..ah..sure that sounds right
Every bike I can remember
Some red solid-rubber tired JC Penney
Spalding 5-speed road bike
Mongoose IBOC Comp
Ritchey Road Logic
Bill Holland Titanium road
Quintana Roo USA Zero Gravity TT
Vision Tech TT
Titus Racer X titanium
Kelly Knobby X
Voodoo Wanga One
On One Il Pompino SS cross
Jeff Lyon BigFish SS cross
Fat Chance Yo Eddy
Voodoo Dambala 29er SS
Voodoo Loa titanium 'cross
Mountain Cycle Stumptown SS cross
Javelin Trilite 700 TT
Fuji Track Pro
K2 Razorback Team SL
LandShark Road Shark fixie
1) 12" kids bike
2) 20" bike
3) toys r us 26" huffy full suspension
4) 2001 or 02 trek 820
5) 04 haro X2
6) 05 trek 1500 road bike
7) 06 trek remedy 6
and i still want more.
things i want but the parents won't let me get. gotta love being in high school
1) 06 gary fisher Marlin (for school)
2) 07 trek EX7
Schwinn Sting Rey
Volks cycle 10 speed
Panasonic DX5000 Road bike
??$200 mt bike.
Girvin Proflex 855
Psycle Werks Wild Hare
Ventana El Saltamontes
Kona Dr Dew
Thats a lot of bikes
Originally Posted by Jessep
Originally Posted by shredder111
1984 Huffy BMX (not sure what happened to that one)
1992 Roadmaster MTB (Broke it)
1993 Giant Rincon (Stolen)
2003 Specialized Hardrock CrMo (Sold it to a needy friend. Stupid, Stupid, Stupid)
2004 Haro Extreme X2 (Still have)
2004 Mercier Road Bike (Still have)
2005 Cannondale Prophet (Though it is technically a loaner, I have had it for so long it feels like mine)
2006 Phat Cycle Beach Cruiser (Still have)
Next Bike? Santa Cruz Nomad
Getting a dropper post is like getting a bidet. I didn't know I needed one until I get one and boy, does my ass thank me.
I have owned an inordinate number of bikes in my lifetime (too many to list) but one of the most memorable would be my CCM Mustang chopper which was THE ride to have if you were a kid growing up in Canada in the 70's.
I re-organized the garage and shop today so I'd have room to keep the current herd...
1955 Peugot PLX 10 Grande Tourisme
1955 Mercury 10 speed (English)
1960's Peugot 10 speed (stll seeking some ID on this one)
1960's Peugot PLX 10 Grande Tourisme (looks like the '55 Peugot but not nearly as nice)
1973 Raleigh / Carlton singlespeed road bike
1978 Raleigh Superbe 3 speed
1978 Raleigh Super Grande Prix
1980's Raleigh Criterium 12 speed - now a 3 speed hybrid commuter.
1985 (?) Bianchi road bike
85-ish Miyata 213 St 18 speed
1987 Kuwahara Cascade
2001 Trek 6500 HT... bought at auction for the ZX frame.
I ride with 65'er...he's a mountain goat....But then again, we need to throw him in the mud and pack his pockets with lead shot before a scale will read him. - Psycho Mike
-Environmental stickers don't mean shite when they are stuck to CARS!-
1) Royce Union - Got it on a whim at Fedmart or some random place, stolen outside my house 2 weeks later
2) Some other random bike, it was blue
3) Diamond Back SIlver Streak - first "real" bike - 3 piece crank model, got it for xmas 1983
4) Some mtn bike - I want to say a Nishiki, from 1986. My younger brother and his friends destroyed it. First bike I bought with all my own money at 11 years old.
5) GT Mach One - 1988
6) SE Quadangle - 1990? Pieced it together from friends stuff. I wish I still had it, growing up Quadangles were always the coolest.
7) Dyno 24" Cruiser - 1996, broke collarbone, sprained wrist and back, stitches on eye when the stock front wheel folded on a 20' double, I now make sure I have good wheels on everything
8) Fuji mtn bike - 1998
9) Robinson Ruckus 20" BMX - 1999
10) Cannondale SuperV4000 - 2001 - sold last year to buy Trek.
11) Colnago C40 - 2004 - 30th bday present to myself
12) Trek Session 77 - 31st birthday present to myself
now I want to build up another 24" Bmx Cruiser and a Blur
I just finished building my GF a Superlight.
BOLD = Still have
Last edited by angryswede; 09-18-2006 at 01:56 AM.
1983 - something my dad bought from grand auto store that had 5-star mag wheels (did my first wheelie on it, immediately after i learned how to bail before you land on you neck while attempting to wheelie)
1986 - some 10-speed from kmart that managed to last me 5 years without oiling the chain
1991 - some toys-r-us mtn bike that i replaced stickers and convinced everyone i had a giant iguana... which got stolen when i was in the driver's training trailer on a saturday morning.
1994 - rigid aluminum trek mtn bike with grip shifters. i think it was the first year grip shifters were offered from trek. surely biking wouldn't get any better than this!
2000 - spec rockhopper pro... 80mm of rock destroying suspension!
2003 - santa cruz heckler... somehow its the biggest but lightest bike i've owned since the raider's last superbowl win
My list is pretty short, but I've loved riding each of these bikes...
Nishiki Sport - Sold.
Bianchi Strata LX - Retired and sitting in my garage, but rode heavily before getting hooked on mountain biking.
2001 DiamondBack XR1 DBR - Ride every other day
2006 Titus Moto-Lite (Aluminum) - I broke the swing arm mount on frame. Titus is repairing.
2006 Titus Moto-Lite (Titanium) - Ride every other day
Aaaah the listing of things. Its funny how the internet is such a handy medium to indulge one's penchant for cataloging stuff. I gotta admit that this is a long list and I'd be stretching to remember them all but here goes (in order IIRC)
2.Trek 520 Touring
3.Trek 360 Racing
5.Ross Mt Hood
6.Schwinn High Sierra
7.50th anniversary Paramount
9.'87 Specialized Rockhopper
11.Red Shred Cannondale
12.'88 Trek 7000
13.Gitane Track Bike
14.'72 Paramount Track bike
15.Viner Track bike
16.Reynolds 531 Austro Daimlier
17.'88 Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo
19.Trek 660 (2 of them actually)
20.Tomasso Road Bike
21.'89 Trek 990
22.'90 Trek 8000
23.'91 Trek 8300
24.Stowe Road Bike
25.'93 S Works Stumpjumper
26.'93 Stumpjumper Comp
27.Walter Croll Road Bike (still own)
28.'95 Trek 990
30.Miyata Team Road Bike
31.Performance Cromo Road Bike
32.'97 Trek 8500
33.Trek 9.8 OCLV
34.'03 Trek 6700
35.'01 Fisher Sugar1 (still own)
36.'03 Trek L200 Euro City Bike (still own)
37.'04 Lemond Victoire Ti Road Bike
38. Early '80s Guerciotti Road Bike (still own)
39. Lemond Poprad (still own)
40. Fisher Hardtail Two Niner (still own)
41. Tsunami TT Bike (still own)
42. Fetish SAC Roadbike (still own, lowbrow daily driver)
43. 2007 Trek Top Fuel 8 (newest addition to the stable 8^)
Whew, that was a lot of work. I think I'll lay down now.
Murray 24" BMX Cruiser in about 1982
Kmart-special hot pink and neon green MTB in about '90-'92
Sears branded "cross"(training) bike with MTB style and road wheels in '93, rode that thing all over Seattle when I first moved here.
Blue Shogun MTB, bought from Play It Again Sports in Northgate in '94, my first messenger bike and it came with those silly Scott MTB aero bar things (which later got cut off to about 20" wide for serious high speed whitelining)
Some kind of Diamond Back MTB, was neon orange when my friend bought it from a pawnshop at first and Pike, then he painted it rattle can green. Under heavy messenger work the rattle can got roughed off by constant locking and banging and the bike ended up a lovely multi-layered orange/green/bare steel mix. Lasted forever.
Kona Hahanna full rigid, tan, with the original Project Two fork. Great bike. Bought used from a friend mostly stock, ended up spec'ed with full XT and Syncros group with a CK threaded headset (purple, of course) before it got run over in Seattle's beautiful Lake Union neighborhood. It gave it's life for me, as that accident was the closest I have ever come to death (that I know about).
GT Avalanche, brushed aluminum, with a Ritchey rigid steel fork and the surviving remnants of the group from the Hahanna. Purchased for me by the driver in the above-listed accident's insurance company. Sold when I switched jobs and need some scratch, still regret selling the Syncros tubular cranks, seatpost and bar ends that were on it.
Kona Fire Mountain, red, the last year they were steel. Another great Kona frame, lasted through two years of messenger work, ended up full XT/LX with Salsa highlights. Replaced the crappy R(eally)S(uspect)T(echnology) fork with a Project Two rigid.
Iron Horse SGS Sport ('03). First freeride bike, not bad. Broke the frame after two seasons.
Kona Smoke Commuter. Yet another great steel Kona, still have this bad boy, which just became nearly all XT.
Iron Horse Yakuza Waka-Gashira. Not bad for a freeride hardtail, but ultimately too piggy to do it all. Sold it last September and still in the market for an All Mountain bike that can handle freeriding.
Iron Horse Yakuza Kumicho. Good in a way, but too big for me. As an aside, I will never buy another single pivot bike.
Fetish Cycles Obsession DJ/park bike. Fun, light and single speed all the way!
'06 Transition Dirtbag, newest member of the family! It sports many aof the parts from the Kumicho, with Azonic Outlaw wheels and an X.7/Saint/RF Diabolus custom group.
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Mongoose Decade Pro
A different Mongoose Decade Pro
Dyno Pro Comp
Fat City Monster Fat
Bontrager Privateer Comp
Nishiki Century 12
* Kelly Deluxe
* Bianchi Pista
* Giant TCR composite 1
* = still have
I keep bikes for a long time.
now the world is gone i'm just o n e
92 Giant atx 760
96 Cannondale m800
94 Gary Fisher xc
96 Cannondale Cad 3
99 Kona Chute
97 Yeti DH6
03 Kona Stinky Primo
05 Jamis Dakar
05 Giant Trance
02 Specialized Stumpjumper m4
Old-School Knight Rider themed Big-Wheel (plastic wheeled, plastic-bodied trike, direct-drive front wheel). I was TINY when I had this. 3 or so.
A huffy kids' bike for my 5th birthday (1984). Don't remember the model. All black and BMX styling without actually being a BMX bike. Had the number 7 all over it. Fixed gear, coaster brake. Ditched it when we moved in '88
Huffy Challenger. Typical cheapo 20" BMX bike. I got it for Christmas in 1986. I was still riding it in 1990. I don't know what happened to it.
Brown Raleigh Three speed. Old, probably late 70s. My grandfather found it on the side of the road (to be picked up by trash truck). I thought it was lame, but it was alright. I wonder if my parents still have it. Hmm... I got it in '90 but my dad made it his soon after since I didn't ride it.
Blue unknown-brand heavy-ass 10-speed road bike. probably from the 70's too. Same pile the raleigh was in. This bike was HOT STUFF for me. And it was fast as hell...until I tacoed a wheel in a pretty high-speed wipeout on gravel (I don't know what I was thinking riding it on gravel). '90 to '95.
Mt. Something x-mart mountain-bike. Mt. Hood? Mt. Horn? Mt. I bought-it-at-kmart. Whatever. First actual mountain bike. Put through hell and back. Got it in '94, stopped riding in '97 when I got out of high school (and then I got fat as hell, got married, etc). I broke it out in 2002 again, had to replace a bunch of stuff. Destroyed the freewheel rear wheel, needed new cables, new brakes, and the BB was disintegrating. Kept riding it, eventually BROKE the front wheel (broke a spoke, cracked and bent the rim, and tore the tire completely open) doing some off-road crap. Threw it away. I was done cycling.
2006 Next Power-X DS 26. Wal-mart. $60. Awwwww yeaah. August '06. Started commuting for fun and fitness. Broke the rear freewheel in about 6 weeks. Sold on craigslist for $25 as-is. I was hooked again.
'99 Diamondback Sorrento, late Sept. '06. $100 used at the LBS. Awesome bike. Just got in from my first snow/slush/ice commute. I've put a few hundred miles on it already. I love it to death! Still have it.
'98 Diamondback Outlook, Early nov. '06. Almost free on craigslist. Guy got it for xmas in '98, and then never, ever rode it. I replaced the cheapo freehweel rear wheel with a cheapo (yet more bulletproof) Shimano/Alex freehub wheel. Great bike at a great price. Still have it.
wow, this is scary
This is strange. I never knew I've had so many bikes....and I'm only 20
-Random yellow bike back in Pakistan
-Red Huffy BMX bike- beaten to death
-Red Huffy mountain bike- also beaten to death
-GT Backwoods Racing Series- beaten to near-death and 'donated' for $25 in-store credit
-Huffy 'Racing' road Bike- bought for $10 at yardsale and 'raced' until it died. Donated it.
-Giant Rincon CroMo 4130 beater- still alive
-Specialized Hardrock 199?- My 1st SS love that was thrown away by the UMBC Campus Physical Plant- #0(k them...
-Giant NRS1- my first real mtb...my pride and joy
-Jamis Dakota- eBayed
-Simplon Cirex- eBayed
-Klein Mantra Race Carbon from '99/'00- damn sweet ride. Still can't get over it.
-Moser m76 Road frame- slooooowly getting built up. Saving up for a full Dura Ace ep!!!
-Zion 853 EBB mtb- also slooowwwly getting built up. Kooka Cranks!!
-Specialized Hardrock 199?- Off CL. Replaced my first real SS love, the Hardrock that was thrown away...
-Schwinn Crisscross- My brother in Richmond uses it but oh I love it too. Steel rocks.
-Salsa Ala Carte from the mid '90's- Sahweet steel ride. Love it.
-Iron Horse Warrior Special Edition- meh, eBayed
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