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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
    Lynskey Cooper CX
    Giant Propel Advanced SL
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    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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    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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    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!!!
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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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    1985 Huffy BMX (bikejacked)
    1986 Diamondback BMX (bikejacked again ... rough neighborhood)
    1980s Racing Union BMX
    1995 HuffY "mountain" bike (college beater)
    1995 Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo (currently awaiting restoration)
    2007 Banshee Viento (soon to be sold)
    2009 Motobecane Fantom 29 Pro
    2013 Trek Domane 5.2C (first roadie)
    201x Ibis Mojo (on order)

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    Can't remember the very first bike / trike

    Walmart bmx with training wheels
    80s Diamondback bmx
    90s Diamondback venom

    Didn't really bike between early teens and early 20s

    2008 Motobecane 700ht
    2009 Windsor Cliff 29 Team
    2005 Gary Fisher Marlin
    2009 Motobecane Sprint
    2011 Canfield Yelli Screamy
    Rigid 29er built from spare parts
    2012 Niner Rip 9

    With motors

    1995 Yamaha rt100
    2001 Yamaha YZ 125
    2008 Kawasaki kx250f
    2005 Honda CR125r

    Motors and 4 wheels

    Powerwheels Jeep
    1988 Honda 250x
    2005 Honda trx450r

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    1. Some sort of junkyard bike my dad built for me
    2. Some sort of junkyard BMX bike my dad and I built
    3. Huffy Omni 10-speed
    4. Diamond Back Hot Streak freestyle BMX bike
    5. do skateboards count here? Vison Jinx and Powell/Peralta Steve Caballero
    6. 1990s Gary Fisher Aquila
    7. 2006 Gary Fisher Paragon
    8. 2011 Lenz Leviathan 4.0 (current mtb)
    9. 2011 Trek Madone 5.1 (road bike)

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    Centurion Turbo (late 80's)
    1995 GT Tempest
    1998 Schwinn Homegrown (still have)
    2001 GT Aggressor 1.0
    2002 Rocky Mountain Switch
    2003 Rocky Mountain RM-7 WS
    2008 Santa Cruz Blur XC
    2008 Rocky Mountain Slayer SXC 70
    2012 Santa Cruz Heckler (still have)

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    1. Boys' Raleigh racer
    2. Some sort of early 90s Shogun
    3. Specialized Hardrock mid 90s
    4. 1998 Specialized Rockhopper
    5. GT Zaskar LE
    6. Olmo Equipe
    7. Apollo hybrid
    8. Orange P7 singlespeed
    9. Cannondale CAAD 10
    10. 1982 Raleigh Competition
    11. Gazelle Chamonix Dutch bike
    12. Shogun Trailbreaker 3.

    Might have forgotten a few...

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    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
    08 Ellsworth Moment
    06 Ellsworth Rogue
    07 Ellsworth Epiphany
    09 Jones Spaceframe / ti truss fork (still have)
    09 Cotic BFe
    10 Knolly Delirium
    11 Pivot Mach 5.7 carbon (still have)
    12 Knolly Chilcotin
    12 Canfield Formula 1 Jedi (still have)
    16 Knolly Warden Carbon (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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    I've probably replied here in the past but oh, well.

    In order of appearance:

    2000 Diamondback P.O.S. HT 26er
    2002 Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc 26er
    2004 Specialized SJ FSR Pro 26er
    2009 Specialized Epic Comp 26er
    2010 Specialized SJ HT 29er
    2009 Pivot Mach 429 29er
    2014 Kona Dr. Dew 700c
    2014 Trek Remedy 9 27.5
    2013 Specialized Carve Comp 29er

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    Various cheap bmx bikes (Murray, Huffy)
    circa 1991 Huffy 10spd "Mountain Bike"
    1994 GT Timberline
    1997 Gary Fischer HooKooEKoo
    2010 Specialized Crosstrail Comp Disc
    2011 Specialized Sirrus Elite
    2015 Karate Monkey Ops
    2015 Karate Monkey
    Life is too short to ride a bike you don't love.

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    My Bikes
    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/ Skyway Tuff Wheels.
    4) 1980 FMF Alloy 20" BMX w/ Cook Bros. crankset.

    Dope Fiend Days:
    1) 1996 Specialized Rockhopper A1 FS - Traded away 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. I believe the devastated kid's dad "recovered" it, after extensive searching. Karma is a biatch!
    4) 1997 Roadmaster Eliminator hardtail - Lost my license/car, so this was my primary ride.
    5) 1993 Giant Innova hybrid - Unattended bike, in front of house. Left Roadmaster listed above behind as "trade-in."
    6) 2002 Giant Warp DS2 Full-Suspension - Saw kids cut lock and chased them away. Got bike real easy.
    7) 2004 Gary Fisher Zebrano 700c Comfort hardtail - Purchased stripped of paint for $40. Re-stolen from rehab facility.

    Recovered Trail Rider(Photo-Heavy):
    1) 2006 Trek 4900 Disc - First disc bike weighed porkly 34lbs. Sold it after 1400miles:
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-trek-4900.jpg
    2) 2006 Cannondale F600 Furio - Lost 80lbs of fat, riding this bike. I have a new addiction(SOLD):
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-furio_2006.jpg
    3) 2005 Cannondale F2000 SL Optimo - Learned XC bike handling skills on this 19-pound rocket. Purchased cheap($1200) from pro XC racer going thru divorce(SOLD):
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-f2000sl.jpg
    4) 2010 Giant Anthem X2 26er - First NEW bike paid with money I actually earned myself. Transferred components from previous Cannondale race HT. It weighed 22.3 pounds(SOLD):
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-anthem_x2.jpg
    5) 2009 Cannondale CAAD 9/7 - My first foray into road biking. Did my first Century on this 16-pound, full Dura Ace build(SOLD):
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-caad9_done.jpg
    6) 2007 Cannondale System Six - This hybrid carbon/alloy beast remains the lightest and STIFFEST bike I ever rode, at 15.2lbs(SOLD):
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-system_six.jpg
    7) 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra CAAD4 - Found frame/fork in pile of bikes, at automotive boneyard, for $25. Restored with full SRAM X0 9-speed gruppo and SOLD, for huge profit(19.7lbs):
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    8) 2012 Trek Superfly 100 Pro - Upgraded nearly everything to: Easton EC90 carbon wheels, XX1 gruppo, Thomson carbon 730mm bars, XTR Trail brakes, KS-LEV dropper, Monarch RT3 shock, 120mm SID fork, Candy 4ti pedals. At 24.6lbs, it now performs on-par with 2016 Trek Fuel EX9.9. It goes anywhere all-day long. My current go-to bike:
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-2015-11-02-10.05.37.jpg
    9) 2002 Cannondale F3000SL CAAD5 - Converted to 18-pound, flat-bar Cyclocross 29er....after surviving twice being hit by cars - I'm done with Road:
    Every bike you've ever owned list...-2015-08-18-09.21.29.jpg
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    1991 Trek Singletrack 9something?
    2000 Trek 8000
    2001 Trek Fuel 90
    2005 Trek Jack
    Bianchi San Jose
    Fuji Tahoe Comp
    Swobo Otis
    Trek XO1
    Yeti SB66
    Santa Cruz Bronson V2

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    Various BMX bikes (Huffy, Roadmaster, etc)
    Haro Shredder
    GT Transeo
    Surly Cross Check
    Redline Monocog 29er
    1990's Specialized Hard Rock
    Cannondale Trail SL 26"
    Surly Ice Cream Truck
    Surly Ogre
    Surly Ice Cream Truck
    Surly Krampus

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    Every bike you've ever owned list...

    Sure me or my brother had a Big Wheel, also this bizarre 1970s plastic thing one rode by pushing feet back and forth.

    Sears "chopper" with Banana seat and sissy bar. I learned to ride without training wheels about age 5 (broke frame on a sweet jump)

    Red Schwinn Sting-Ray with coaster brake.
    Motobecane 10 speed
    Bianchi 10 speed
    Maruishi Tange steel MTB with Deore XT "Biopace" and Araya anodized rims which was about $950 in 1988. Really realy really wish I hadn't sold that one.
    Peugeot MTB rode to campus for years
    (Long period with no bike at all, another dumb move).

    2006 Trek Solo (1x8 or 9, nice bike)
    Fisher Rig
    Trek Solo S
    *Giant Rincon
    Giant XTC Team
    *Soma Analog
    *Moots Rigormootis
    *Farley 6
    *Cannondale Hooligan
    *Cannonade Fat CAAD with OLAF
    * = still own. No full suspension yet.
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    1991 GT Timberline
    1992 Parkpre 2.0
    1993 Barracuda A2R
    1994 ProFlex 854
    1996 Cannondale SuperV 2000
    1997 Scott DH
    1998 Schwinn 4-banger
    1999 Marin Wolf Ridge
    2002 Kona Stinky
    2005 Cannondale Gemini
    2013 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29
    2014 Giant Defy Advanced
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    My first bikes were from so many years ago I forget their names... had hand-me-downs from family, and tried a bmx once, didnt like that.

    Raleigh (forget any other name of it) - when I was a kid. Rode this until the tires got bald. Just got rid of it actually, to a good cause. That bike had many memories.

    Reebok Switchback was my first decent upgrade after that - loved it, but realized after time it wasn't a good fit for me, and I upgraded from this.

    Kona Mahuna - what I currently ride. I just bought it this year and I'm in love with how much easier it is to ride with a nicely made bicycle. Still can't get over it or believe it. It's really my first entry level mountain bike. Love it. Haven't rode it enough this year, but I'm trying to! I take it everywhere! <3

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    Huffy desperado broke the frame by age 7
    Huffy Lightning BMX
    Schwinn predator black shadow
    Schwin Mtb circa 1987
    2010 Jamis XCT1
    2014 intense Tracer 275 (current )
    2014 trek Madone 2.1 (current)
    2015 NS Bikes Eccentric (current)
    S+1 , bmx cruiser or CX bike

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    Used Schwinn Sting Ray, it was probably at least 10 years old, older than me, anyway.

    1978ish JC Penny's 10 Speed.

    1980 Schwinn Le Tour

    Late 80's mountain bike. Stolen from me quickly. Didn't get to ride it much.

    1986 Miyata 301 road bike.

    Walmart Next Mountain bike (gave it to someone who needed a bike)

    2008 cannondale synapse

    2010 trek 7200 hybrid.

    2002 Gary Fisher sugar 1. Used. Should have kept it.

    2012 Pinarello QuAttro

    2013 CAADX

    2015 surly Krampus SS
    2015 Surly Krampus SS
    2013 CAADX 105
    2012 Pinarello Quattro
    2002 Zurich LeMond

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    80's BMX's
    1992 Warehouse (like Walmart) 10-speed "mountain bike"
    1994 Marin Palisades Trail
    1993 Marin Rocky Ridge (bought second hand at the start of '95)
    1997 Diamondback something (alloy hardtail, black and yellow frame)
    1998 Santa Cruz Heckler
    1999 Giant Mosh Pro-XL
    1999 Kona Kula (I think) full XTR, bought second hand in 01
    2006 DMR Trailstar
    2007 Kona Coilair (built up with the DMR parts, hated it!)
    2005 Turner 5spot (bought second hand in 2008, loved it!)
    2010 Turner 5spot DW
    2015 Knolly Warden

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    Going back to childhood:

    1. Romet kid bike
    2. Escorte foldable
    3. 1992 Huffy Timberline MTB
    4. 1994 Schwinn S95.4
    5. 1999 Schwinn Homegrown Factory Team (still own)
    6. 2001-2003 Titus Loco-Moto (still own)
    7. 2003 Ventana Pantera (still own)
    8. 2006 Titus Moto-Lite (still own)
    9. 2006 Pedal Force HT(still own)
    10.2006 Yeti 575 (still own)

    Also Marin Highway one from 1990's (still own), suffice to say too many bikes, but at least can't say that I can't ride b/c the bike is broke.

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    Beyond the random BMX bikes as a kid, my first bikes were a Low level MTB and a junk yard salvage 10 speed that really started to get my interest in biking. Had them during the ages of 11-13. Then I moved on the the 'real' bikes. Forget the exact models on some.


    1992 Specialized Hardrock
    1993 Dyno BMX
    1995 Mongoose Rockadile
    1999 Kona Lava Dome
    2004 Giant VT3
    2006 Cannondale F500
    ?Early 90's Gary Fisher that I turned into a commuter
    2005 Specialized Epic
    2007 Specialized Allez
    ?(2000) Kona Steel Kahuna that I turned into a single speed
    ? Old Raleigh 10 speed that I turned into a commuter briefly
    2009 Kona Jake (commuter)
    2011 Scott CX Team
    2010 YETI ASR
    2009 Jamis Dragon Pro (won, kept)
    2010 Specialized Epic (won, sold immediately to a junior I raced with)
    2011 Argon 18 Krypton
    2012 Niner EMD
    ?2009 Misfit Psycles singlespeed
    2010 Specialized Stumpjumper HT
    2012 Scott Scale Pro
    *2013 Salas Mukluk 3
    2014 Random Townie bike
    2014 Scott Spark 700 premium
    2014 Scott Scale 720
    *2014 Ridley X-fire
    2014 Scott Spark 900sl
    *2015 Dengfu 27.5 FS

    * Current bikes
    - Biggest regret is selling my Scott Spark 700
    - Favorite bike, likely the Scott CX Team. Rode the snot out of that bad boy. But went disk

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    Hmm, this is an interesting thread. Folks should say how the bike left their possession, there's a lot of stories there.

    - Some big box kiddie bike:
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    - Some kind of huffy BMX, broke head tube junction ghost riding it off a 15ft cliff. Dad re-welded it. Broke again.
    - Some 10sp big box bike of indeterminate brand, given to brother in law as college bike
    - Yakota Toulumne, stolen outside the bowling alley (idiot doesn't lock it)
    - 1995 Klein Rascal, custom build with Deore LX, White Bros custom wheels. Stolen outside of Chem building in college (idiot brings their nice MTB to college)
    - Some specialized Hardrock, traded buddy for paying his utility bill. Other buddy rode it to bars, and "hid it really well". But it was gone.
    - 2001 Specialized Stump Jumper FSR XC Comp, sold Ebay
    - Took a long break from MTB here due to injury and work
    - *2011 Yeti ASR5C
    - *2012 Pivot Firebird
    - *2013 Rocky Mountain Flatline Pro
    - *2014 Felt F5X
    - *2009 SE Bikes Filth Flyer (as a townie)


    * Current bikes

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    Eek!! Haven't ridden that many bikes - but, here we go.
    1st Bike - HMX 600, frame cracked (top tube near headset)... got a guy in street to weld it back together... went again after a month (age 7-10)...

    Diamond Back Sorrento was next bike (aged 27). Bought for commuting. Sat in shed from 31-40. Gave to Father-in-law for parts (after getting next bike).

    Age 40, I got a KHS Winslow 29er. Got hooked on mtb-ing. Sold to a colleague just getting into sport (after I got next bike...)

    14' Kona Process 134, age 41.5... still got it. Ride it more out of town i.e. real gnarly stuff.

    12' Transition Bandit 29er... my home trails go to bike and race day companion. If it were a little shorter in the rear and had a little lower standover, I'd sell the Kona.

    Looks like I need to buy some more bikes :-)

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    Not sure I can remember them all, here goes...

    Huffy BMX
    Department store MTB (Huffy?)
    Redline BMX
    GT Dyno Freestyle / Ramp Bike
    2001 Walmart Mongoose MTB (college bike)
    2009 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Elite
    2010 Specialized Stumpjumber FSR Pro
    2010 Surly Pugsley
    2012 Specialized Epic Expert Carbon 29er
    2012 907 Fatbike (custom build)
    2016 Specialized Fatboy Expert Carbon
    2016 Specialized 6Fattie Expert Carbon

    I'm sure there were many others early on but cannot remember for sure.

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    I'll play! Fun trying to remember them all.


    Road and touring
    1973 Volkcycle
    1979 Miyata 310
    1980 Rodriguez
    1981 Mercian
    1983 Specialized Expedition
    1993 Specialized Allez lugged carbon
    2006 Giant FCR 3
    2008 Surly LHT

    Mountain
    1981 Stumpjumper
    1983 Ross Mt. Whitney
    1984 Stumpjumper
    1986 Stumpjumper Sport
    1988 Ibis Avion
    1993 Diamondback Apex
    1994 Canondale M500
    1999 Raleigh M80
    2009 Fatback
    2014 Salsa Mukluk 2
    The older I get the better I was...

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    1985 Huffy Sigma
    1996 Specialized Stumpjumper Expert 26er Mango
    2002 Allez Carbon
    2003 Cannondale Gemini
    2005 Cannondale Chase
    2008 Cannondale F3 Singlespeed
    2009 Cannondale Rize
    2010 Stumpjumper Comp 29er hardtail
    2011 Stumpjumper S-Works 26er
    2012 GT Fury
    2012 Specialized Status II
    2012 Nomad
    2012 Specialized Allez
    2013 Tallboy LTC
    2013 Stumpjumper FSR Expert 29er
    2013 S-Works Enduro 26er
    2014 Enduro Expert 29er
    2014 Marin Attack Trail CXT-9
    2014 Santa Cruz Bronson C
    2014 Epic Expert World Cup
    2015 Pivot Mach 6
    2015 Bronson CC XO1
    2015 Specialized Fatboy
    2015 Specialized 6Fattie Comp Carbon
    2016 Santa Cruz Hightower CC XO1

    Moved to Colorado in 2003 and found Mojo Wheels in 2010. They let me ride a bike for 3 or so months at a time and return it mildly scuffed and trade it in for the newest great bike sometimes straight across, sometimes for a fee/upgrade charge and they would sell the old one. I would ride away on the newest great bike. Moved to Yellowstone in November 2015 and other than my Hightower I got when I was back in Denver for Spring Break, I don't see the trend continuing.
    Enjoy the ride...

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    Wow that's a lot of bikes. And wow you know the model of your first huffy.

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    1. Yellow Walmart Huffy (with training wheels and rescue heros helmet) 15"
    2. Triax PK7 (this bike was the bee's knees, and then it got recalled for shattering frames. still pissed.)
    3. Walmart Next Mako (all chrome, rusted quickly. it sucked.)
    4. 1996 Cannondale H200
    5. 2002 Fuji Sunfire
    6. Giant Talon 1, 27.5

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    1. Age 12: English racer (Raleight?) 3-speed for Christmas. That bike got serious use riding around the Air Force bases where my father was stationed. Best Christmas present ever. It sparked an interest in cycling that is still going strong over 50 years later.
    2. Age 19: Old school Motobecane bought new at Freewheelin' Bike Shop (RIP Frank Cook). That bike was solid for many, many years and miles. I didn't have a car on a regular basis until my late 20s; bike was my main transport.
    3. Age 36: Rockhopper (early model). Didn't really get any off-road use; there were no trails close by. Bought when my ex's grad school loan check finally arrived. At some point in there I bought my first helmet.
    4) The clock ticks on - Proflex 856
    5) Clock still ticking on: Sweet Juliana Softtail (suspension seatpost). Love that bike and it's still in regular use by my stepdaughter.
    6) Titus Racer X - built up from a used frame. Such a sweet bike! Pre disc brakes, though. Sold it when the 29er bug hit.
    7) early Gary Fisher full suspension 29er. Bought used from a rental fleet. It died at Big Bend Ranch State Park when the chain stay snapped.
    8)Motobecane Ti Fly Team. Awesome bike and now my daily driver in the city.
    9) Salsa Spearfish: Built up from a new frame with parts bought off MTBR classifieds!
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    I can't remember them all but I'll try.

    1)Boys BMX Bike - Black

    2) 87 Columbia Clipper - Brown
    (I actually miss this bike, it was a tank! Probably why I want to get a Fat Bike now)

    3) 3spd Adult Sears Trike (I mowed a little old lady's lawn for a summer to aquire it. If you've never rode one, I highly recommend it.)

    4) Columbia 10spd Road Bike.

    5) Mountain bike I bought from Sears around 1997.

    6) 1999 GT Aggressor (stolen... to this day it was my favorite Mountain Bike)

    7) Think of crappiest Diamondback full suspension bike Walmart sold in the early 2000s. (Glad I only paid $20 at a pawn shop, traded it 3 months later for Giant Sedona SE).

    8) 1995 Giant Sedona SE (soon to be retired)

    9) 2016 Huffy Torch 3.0 ( $17 after free gift cards, its an experiment while I save up for a Wyatt Driftless 2.0).

    Theres a few more in there as well. There was a local trading post in my neighborhood where I grew up. I'd fix them up, sell them and then go back with one fixed up bike and trade it for two or three more clunkers.



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    Huffy Sledgehammer 1992
    Iron Horse MT50
    Iron Horse AT150
    Gary Fisher Wahoo
    Specialized rockhopper comp 2006
    Giant FCR3
    Giant Escape RX composite 2013
    Giant Talon 2
    Giant XTC3 advanced 2016

    The above bikes are from years 1992-2016 (today)

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    1968 - current

    Police auction bike from my grandfather, red Schwinn with ram-horn handlebars, banana seat around 3rd -4th grade.

    Schwinn Cotton Picker Krate bike middle school days for me

    Viscount 10 speed, aerospace aluminum- 1976 First bike I bought with my own savings; $190 or so.

    Specialized HardRock 1991

    2001 Kona Nunu

    2017 Marin Pine One ( I have these last three now )
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    70's Purple Schwinn SS/banana seat
    Late 70/s early 80's Huffy bmx bike
    Mid 80's Laser BMX bike
    1999 Specialized Rockhopper
    1996 Cannondale F500
    2014 Motobecane something or another
    2015 Specialized Rockhopper
    2017 Specialized Stumpjumber 6fattie

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    Easy enough for me. When I bought my first mtb, I had not ridden a bicycle in over 25 years.

    Late 70s: Huffy(?) with banana seat
    Early 80s: Schwinn 12(?) speed road bike
    2012: 2012 Trek Cobia
    2016: 2015/16 Trek 7.5 FX
    2017: 2016 Canfield Brothers Yelli Screamy(frame)

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    Really?! I've never posted in this thread?
    Honestly, I don't know what bike this is. 1974
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    Huffy! 1979
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    ^^^I abused it and broke it, so my parents refused to buy me another bike, so we built junk bikes out of the trash. Largely undocumented, but I know I have a picture somewhere of one version.

    Parents finally relented when I was 10 and I got a "Competition Certified" Huffy Pro-Thunder in chrome! 1983-ish.
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    ^^^Of course I broke the wheels, the fork, the handlebar stem, the handlebars, and the crank, so this is the result. It actually lasted a long time after that. ~1988 I gave it to a neighbor kid and he painted it all silver, including the tires.

    Before college I trash-picked a Schwinn Traveler 10-speed, and then a Panasonic 10-speed. I will have to dig for those pics

    May 9, 1990 - First "real" MTB: Specialized Rock Hopper Sport
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    I realize you can't see the bike. It was teal/turquoise.

    Then I went about building my metal-matrix composite "dream bike": Univega Boralyn 1993
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    Oops.

    They replaced it with a Boralite 1994
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    Oops.

    Specialized StumpJumper M2 to replace the Boracrap 1996
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    Got a deal! Will never get rid of this bike. Cannondale MT1000. 1997
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    aka "Divorce Horse", aka "Marriage Accelerator"

    Eventually the chainstay broke on the M2, but Big S warranted the frame!
    Replaced with SJ M4 2002-ish?
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    Thought I'd try front susp. and disc brakes. SJ M4 2004-ish.
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    This was really a good bike, but the fork was a headache.

    Back to basics, and my first 29er (Niner MCR9). 2007
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    It was a little loud in orange so...
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    Thought I'd try suspension again (Iron Horse Hollowpoint Mk III?). 2008
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    Still got it! My wife actually has it.

    My style was really taxing the MCR, so got a Canfield Nimble 9. 2011
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    It broke, so Chris Canfield sent me a new frame (I paid the upcharge for the chrome - harkening back to the old Huffy Pro-Thunder). 2013
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    My #1!

    Merry Christmas from my wife (she hid it in her car! - it barely fit in her car!). 29er Genesis Cruiser. It's heavy, but at least it's cheap. 2013
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    Then the fatbike bug bit me. 2014 Motobecane Sturgis Bullet. This is a really fun bike!
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    It has recently been disguised as a 29+.

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    I had a Schwinn Lemon Peeler. Junked the springer fork jumping it all the time.

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    Huffy Stone Mountain (gave away to friend)
    Pacific something or other (21 speed/rigid) gave away to friend
    1994 Raleigh MT400 (brother claimed after I joined the Navy and moved away)
    1994 Marin Zig Zag Trail (actually a loaner from bike shop for race season, loved that bike)
    1997 KHS Team (gave away to a friend so we could ride together)
    90's KHS road bike (got frustrated after multiple flat tires, and threw in the dumpter at my apartment Karate Kid style. Never ridden a true road bike since)
    1999 Gary Fisher ProCaliber (stripped frame to put parts on Yeti)
    1999 Yeti ARC (still have, turned into single speed)
    2002 Giant NRS 1 (sold to buy Cdale Super V)
    2002 Cannondale F3000 (still have frame)
    1999 Cannondale Super V 2000 (still have frame)
    1997 Parkpre 925 (still riding, turned into pseudo CX bike)
    Airborne Goblin EVO (29" version) still have frame
    Motobecane FB5 (cracked frame)
    Niner Jet 9 (still riding, parts came from Airborne Goblin EVO)
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    I was born in 1965 - so my memory maybe a little hazy - but here is what I am saying my list looks like:

    - a red tricycle, likely from the 50's
    - a blue CCM Swinger with coaster brakes (likely 20 wheels)
    - a yellow and black CCM muarader
    - a brown Norco squire (10 speed - my dad made me get fenders for it)
    - a sekine 10 speed (it was stolen from a g/f hosue)
    - ???
    - a crappy "huffy" mtn style bike purchased from a catalogue style storre here in canda. that I had lots of issues with
    - a renegade mtn bike (~$300 purchased in 1988)
    - then in 1995 I purchased a raliegh deore LX mtn bike (it was almost $1,000 back then), bike had a front shock (RS Quad something or other)
    - 2002 I purchased a Schwinn moab 2
    - 2013 purchase a rocky mtn altitude
    - 2014 finally purchased a commuter (giant fastroad)
    - 2015 purchased a terk Farley 5 fatbike
    - 2016 purchased a rocky mtn thunderbolt
    - 2017 purchased a rocky mtn blizzard -50

    I would not mid getting a road bike; however, the wife would likely put her foot down and I'd be pressed for storage of an additional rig
    2016 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt BC Edition
    2017 Rocky Mountain Blizzard -50
    2015 Giant Fastroad

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