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    Merlin....vintage?

    Been away for awhile and so getting acclimated to the new look. I was looking for a Merlin thread under the manufacturers list and don't see one. I see Litespeed but no Merlin? I guess I'm wondering are they still in business? I've got a Merlin Taiga I was going to place in the classifieds and was looking for some info and this was always the place I came for vintage MTB info. The frame is a mid '90's so 20 years old but I can't seem to find any resources to nail down specifics before I put in the FS classifieds.
    88 Mt.Goat Dlx, 86 MB1, 85 Ritchey, 91 Wicked, 93 Merlin, Rig, GT 98 AV,

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    Catalogues | Merlin Archive | Retrobike

    The Merlin name got bought by Competitive Cyclist. There was a hiatus, but they can be ordered again now.

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    I had a early Merlin, from 1986 I think. I loved that bike. I broke the frame in 1995 and Merlin replaced it with a current frame, that bike was awesome too. I sold that one in 2001, it was one of those regrettable times when you sell something, still wish I had it.

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    Ditto. I was stupid to sell my Merlin. It was all the mountain bike I'll ever need.

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    I think Merlin was sold to Light Speed way back when, before Comp Cycles bought the name.

    The Merlin that built your bike is long gone Iím afraid.

    7 cycles (Rob Vandermark) is the closest thing to the original Merlin still out there. Rob Was a main guy at the original Merlin.

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