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  1. #76
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    Neat thread!

    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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    Big Wheel
    Couple of Huffies (stolen)
    Schwinn Swing could disconnect the rear...what a gimic
    Diamond Back Team BMX....sweet.
    Schwinn Ten speed...only roadie.
    Jamis Diablo...stolen
    Bridgestone 3 ?
    Trek 8000...stolen
    Proflex 856...ruint me for FS until very recently
    Cannondale F400..current and ready to upgrade

  3. #78
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    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...

    1. Tricycle

    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

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    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

  5. #80
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    Good Lord...

    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:

    01 Tricycle
    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)
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    09 1998 Trek VRX (warranty after the Y33 frame broke. VRX was the second WORST bike I've ever owned)
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    10 1998 Softride Norwester - awesome commuter bike
    11 2001 Catamount
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    12 2003 Diamondback XTS (all mountain/Freeride)
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    13 2004 Raleigh Inferno XC
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    14 2004 Diamondback XTS Moto (Freeride/DH)
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    15 2004 Banshee Morphine
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    16 2003 Raleigh Professional (road)
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    17 2005 Raleigh Rush Hour (Track)
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    The last 5 are still in the coral
    Some of my happiest memories in life took place on my bicycles. - Me

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    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

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    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.

  8. #83
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    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

  9. #84
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    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) that sounds right

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    Every bike I can remember

    Some red solid-rubber tired JC Penney
    Huffy Dragster
    Spalding 5-speed road bike
    Giant Iguana
    Mongoose IBOC Comp
    Litespeed Obed
    Ritchey Road Logic
    Merlin Road
    Bill Holland Titanium road
    Quintana Roo USA Zero Gravity TT
    Vision Tech TT
    Titus Racer X titanium
    Kona Explosif
    Lemond Poprad
    Trek XO-1
    Kelly Knobby X
    Voodoo Canzo
    Voodoo Zobop
    Voodoo Wazoo
    Voodoo Hoodoo
    Voodoo Wanga One
    On One Il Pompino SS cross
    Jeff Lyon BigFish SS cross
    Yeti ARC
    Fat Chance Yo Eddy
    Litespeed Ultimate
    Bianchi BASS

    Still have:
    Colnago C40
    Colnago Tecnos
    Intense Spyder
    Voodoo Bizango
    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

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    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

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    Schwinn Sting Rey
    Yamaha bicycle
    Volks cycle 10 speed
    Panasonic DX5000 Road bike
    ??$200 mt bike.
    Bridgestone MB1
    Girvin Proflex 855
    Surly Cross-Check
    GT LTS
    Psycle Werks Wild Hare
    Titus Switchblade
    Turner XCE
    Yeti 575
    Ventana El Saltamontes
    Kona Dr Dew
    Giant XCE1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jessep
    I may of missed a few...

    1989 Bridgestone MB-1
    1990 Bridgestone MB-1
    1991 Bridgestone MB-1
    Bianchi cross(now fixed)
    Bianchi Ibex
    Bianchi Pista

    Cannondale Chase 2
    Cannondale Darwin (yes I did ride one)
    Cannondale F4000sl
    Cannondale Gemini 800
    Cannondale Jekyll 900SL
    Cannondale Judge 1
    Cannondale Prophet 2 MX
    Cannondale Prophet 4000
    Cannondale Prophet 4Cross
    Cannondale Synapse Carbon

    Eddie Mercxx road
    edge cycles Icarus full suspension

    Ellsworth Chaos
    Ellsworth Epiphany
    Ellsworth Flight
    Ellsworth ID
    Ellsworth Moment
    Ellsworth Rogue
    Ellsworth Specialist
    Ellsworth Truth (the crappy one)
    Ellsworth witness (sweet)

    Fisher Cake 2 DLX
    Fisher Fat Possum XO
    Fisher King Fisher 2
    Fisher Procaliber
    Fisher Rig
    Giant ATX Team XC
    Giant XcX DS1
    GT I-drive
    Ibis Bow-ti
    Ibis Mojo
    Ibis Ripley

    Ironhorse 7.7
    Ironhorse MKIII
    Ironhorse Yakuza

    Lemond zurich road

    Litespeed Bella
    Litespeed Ghisallo
    Litespeed Mount Diablo
    Litespeed Niota Ti
    Litespeed Pisgah

    Marin (Something crappy)
    Merlin Newsboy
    Merlin Works 4.0 (wow)
    Merlin XLM 6/4
    Nishiki Manitoba
    Redline MX-2 BMX

    Santa Cruz Blur (old one)
    Santa Cruz Blur 4X
    Santa Cruz Blur LT
    Santa Cruz Blur XC
    Santa Cruz Heckler
    Santa Cruz Jackal
    Santa Cruz Nomad
    Santa Cruz Tazman

    schwinn 1960 cruiser
    Schwinn Aluminium MTB,
    Schwinn something MTB
    Schwinn Tourney ATB

    SE Racing PK Ripper Looptail,

    specialized hardrock
    Specialized P.1 (still have)
    Specialized Rockhopper Comp FS
    Specialized Stumphumper 120

    Titus quasimoto
    Titus racer x
    Titus supermoto
    Titus titanium 29" racer x exogrid

    Trek Fuel EX 9.5
    Trek Jack 1
    Trek Police Bike FS (bar ends and a rear rack)
    Trek Remedy 66
    Trek session 77
    Trek Y

    Yeti ASR Full Carbon
    Yeti 575
    Yeti 303
    Yeti DH9
    Yeti ARC Ti
    Yeti ARC
    Thats a lot of bikes
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  14. #89
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    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.

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    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!-

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    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

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    My list is pretty short, but I've loved riding each of these bikes...

    Road Bikes
    Nishiki Sport - Sold.
    Bianchi Strata LX - Retired and sitting in my garage, but rode heavily before getting hooked on mountain biking.

    Mountain Bikes
    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

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    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)

    1.Schwinn Varsity
    2.Trek 520 Touring
    3.Trek 360 Racing
    5.Ross Mt Hood
    6.Schwinn High Sierra
    7.50th anniversary Paramount
    9.'87 Specialized Rockhopper
    10.M600 Cannondale
    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
    18.Nishiki Alien
    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
    29.'91 Stumpjumper
    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.

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    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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    Let's see...

    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

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    Trek 820
    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

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    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.

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    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 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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    GT Edge Ti (Current Ride)
    GT Xizang (Current Ride
    GT Avalanche LE (Prestige)
    Panasonic PICS Team America
    Panasonic Mountain Cat 7500
    Panasonic Pro ATB
    Panasonic DX5000
    Panasonic DX4000
    Fuji Royale
    Sekai 2400 LTD
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