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    Any guesses on what kind of bike this is?

    I'm new to the vintage mtb scene and need some help identifying this bike. It was some unique features that I havent been able to find on any brand i've looked at; namely the rear wishbone stay and the under-the-seat-stay u-brake. I've scoured google images and nothing seems to match! Any help would be greatly appreciated.






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    I have no idea but it's a neat looking bike. The pairing of the ubrake and the sloping top tube make me lean towards something Canadian but I am far from an expert n Canadian bikes. Where did you find it?

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    I found it at a thrift store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Its been repainted and stickered.

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    Didn't we just see that same seat tube junction with the rings a while back? High-rite mount dates it mid to late 80's unless super custom.

    I want to say Coyote again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by delronious View Post
    I found it at a thrift store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Its been repainted and stickered.
    Whoa! In my hood!

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    I`ve seen one of these in the past (also in Canada). It too, had been repainted, and had only "Club Roost" decals on it.
    Wanted: Ritchey built Frame/Fork 85 or earlier.

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    I've never seen a Rek with a rear brake on the opposite side of the stays, but that doesn't mean much as I've only see a few:P
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    I have never seen a bike with a rear brake bridge like that...... puzzling
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    that rek tek looks close mainlyfats. During my search the closest I could find were some of the rock lobster frames with the rear wishbone. Of course no ubrake though. This thunderbolt frame has a lot of similarities:


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    In this case, I think the similarity might be Vancouver. It doesn't have enough seat tube extension to be a T-Bolt IIRCC. Not to say it wasn't built by one of the early Rocky custom builders though.

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    Ascente. They're BSOs. This one was on the Hamilton kijiji last summer for $85 (asking). Was thinking of grabbing it for the tires/T-Bone/Odyssey Aerator seatpost pump.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DFA View Post
    Ascente. They're BSOs. This one was on the Hamilton kijiji last summer for $85 (asking). Was thinking of grabbing it for the tires/T-Bone/Odyssey Aerator seatpost pump.

    I think we have a winner, a couple of minor differences but otherwise spot on. What does BSO stand for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue View Post
    I think we have a winner, a couple of minor differences but otherwise spot on. What does BSO stand for?
    Bike Shaped Object. Usually used for Huffy, Magna, etc.

    I see lots of differences between those two...

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    Interesting bike. Unfortunately the only thing similar is the u-brake positioning. It doesn't have the wishbone stay or seat lug similarities.

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