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
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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
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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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My bed comforts my body. Sleep comforts my mind. The trail comforts my soul. And without a soul, what is a body anyway?
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