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    moaaar shimz
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    Pimpin' the old school...

    I just saw this bike from a local rider... 2007 888 Marzocchi RC2X and 2008 Roco TST WTF....


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    I love seeing old bikes still in use. If dude digs the ride and it isn't broken, why not keep 'er running? At Whistler I always see ancient Konas ripping up the slopes, always brings a smile...

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    It's in good shape too. I'd rock it.

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    retro-sweetness, but I wonder if that old bike was really rated to run and 8" DC fork

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    If you've ever seen the Fundamentals movie by DIRT Mag you'll see Ben Reid rocking one of those before he started riding on an IronHorse and he could rip on it.

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    One of our friends has a almost mint condition M1 from 1998! He knows he won't get much $$ out of it so he's just riding whenever he gets the urge..
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    Is it just me or is that chain ring huge? haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jared5755
    Is it just me or is that chain ring huge? haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jared5755
    Is it just me or is that chain ring huge? haha
    It's probably the smallest size you can run with that integrated AC chainguide...
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    The internet sounds like a tough place to ride.

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    haha, sweet.

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    That guy must be frickin tall to ride that!!

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    think about how cool that thing must of been when it come out

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    Those bikes were awesome, not a prob handling a 888.
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    how cool is dat
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    A friend still rides one, though at his skill level its hard to tell if its any good, havent felt the urge to ask for a ride, maybe some day
    DON'T TELL ME I'M STILL ON THAT FECKIN' ISLAND! ....

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    thats just awesome... watched some old dh videos, and those giants shreds!!!

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    Glad to see I am not alone...

    I have been racing since the mid-nineties. Here is my 1997 Schwinn Straight 6. I figure like a few others, if it ain't broke don't fix it. A couple of years ago, I got a Straight 8 Super Deluxe Pull shock. It increases the travel only to 6.5 inches, but in doing so raised the BB to 15 1/2 inches. I am running a 24 inch rear wheel to get the BB back to a respectable 14 3/8 inches. The longer fork on made a slight difference in the BB. It also affected the HT angle. Previously it was 67 degrees, now it is 64. Every couple of years it gets something new. This years updates are a gently used 2005 Boxxer WC and Ti spring for the Pull shock. I also converted to Ghetto tubeless. It rides as good as the first day I got it.
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