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    Blue Collar Classics

    I have a bike collection, but I'm not a collector. I just hang onto most of my bikes, and I started riding a long time ago.

    You guys would hate me for my Ritchey P-21. Once one of the coolest MTBs you could have, I got it in 1994 when my 1987 American Breezer was stolen.

    It is now my town bike, and the paint and frame are battered. The wheels and tires are mismatched, and the saddle is worn out. The remains of a broken pump clip are still under the bottle cage screws.

    It's a town bike.



    As I make my daily journey, I see bikes that the people on this forum would give a lot to own and restore, but to their owners they are just the bike, representing basic transportation, not collectible treasures. So I take photos when I can, and after starting this thread with my own bike, I'll add a few others I have run across.

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    This Nishiki Alein is somebody's town bike in Durango,




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    A Mountain Goat at the Fairfax Festival, "parked" on the ground and unsecured. I never did spot the owner.


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    A cheaper Nishiki. This guy was riding in Mill Valley, and I stopped him to get the photo. It's his town bike.




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    A Ritchey in a garage. When I first posted this, some of you tried to get me to identify the owner so you could make him an offer. He doesn't want to give it up.




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    This guy got evicted, and he left a lot of stuff. His landlord said I could have the bike.

    It's a Funk, obviously stolen because the Serial # was ground off. I did my best to find any reports of a stolen Funk, but without success, so I gave it to my friend who turned it into his street bike.


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    A nice old Fisher chained up in Durango.


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    A well-worn WTB Phoenix outside the Iron Springs Brewery. Terrible light.






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    The most battered Cunningham in the world. Front derailleur gone, torn off by the owner's pants cuff. Rear brake cable and roller cam wedge wrapped around handlebars.





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    the cunningham...

    now these are the blue collar bikes that should be posted here.
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    My size too! I'd love to find that bike.

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    Wish somebody would leave a Funk lying around my place.

    Cool bikes..thanks for posting.



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    Remind me to bring bolt cutters on my next trip to Colorado. here is my blue collar Fat





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    Awesome thread idea. This is something I was thinking about actually- posting up photos of bikes out in the real world, randoms that you see out on bike racks, on the trails, or at races. Bikes that are obviously getting used and have a story to tell. I had a bike to start the thread, and was looking for more, but you beat me to it.

    Before I continue, I gotta say, I wish your Ritchey was the standard definition for "battered." I think that bike looks great.

    Here's my contribution. There's a local here in Tucson with a Yeti Ultimate, apparently he's the original owner. He can be seen riding it around town pretty frequently. It's funny, but he kinda looks like the Yeti on the headbadge. Definitely cool to see this rolling around town, though it does look a little beat up close. Pics stolen from https://www.43bikes.com/








    Check it out- his headset is the same color as the one on my Ultimate. Must be the Arizona sun.


    And the owner-

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    fantastic

    (my personal fave is the fisher!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    The sticker on the head tube is what a lot of folks here probably looked like when seeing this one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    This Nishiki Alein is somebody's town bike in Durango,



    I can offer some info about this loved Alien, it belongs to my good friend Chad, manager of the durango devo team, champion bike polo guru, and SSWC09 promoter.

    It was his first mountain bike around 91, and its the only possession he's owned his whole life. You can read his ramblings at

    durangodevo.wordpress.com
    sswc09.wordpress.com

    The day CK took this photo, he had ridden it to town to view and celebrate Klunkerz, but he and myself were turned away for not being film fest passholders.


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    Cool thread, CK. I've always dug utility bikes for some reason.

    I have a commuter made out of an 87 John Tomac Signature Mongoose. Pure utility - no regard for looks.

    No pics, though.

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    That Cunningham makes me sad. That guy needs an anoymous gift certificate to his local shop...

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    That FUNK is hot.. his susp. forks were art.

    Does anyone care about Nishikis?


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    Awesome. These well used and beat bikes are much more interesting than some of the ridiculously overpriced, retro-for-retro's sake builds that get posted here. I'm still psyched that the gentleman who owns that lovely 10th Anniversary Fat rides the heck out of it.

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    I made a special trip to add this one to the collection, although I have known about it for a long time.

    The original owner committed suicide over 20 years ago, and left his most prized possession, this Ibis, to his best friend. The friend rode it a lot, but in the end was not as avid a cyclist, and the bike lives outside the house, exposed to the elements. Note the cheap saddle and the mismatched levers.




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    The Avion is one of the most successful of the broader base, Asian made boutique bikes.

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    Lots o' bungee cords there.

    Truly a wealth of useless information.


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    Quote Originally Posted by WTB-rider
    Lots o' bungee cords there.
    Looks a little like a confused slingshot.
    Get on your bikes and ride!

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    I wish I could commute now but I don't have any outside bikes and no indoor parking is available at my work. This is my last commuter sled. I used to run CX tires and ride it in the Don Valley too for all you Canadjuns.


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    A Muddy Fox is hardly a classic bike, but this one has to be 20+ years old, and someone rode it today. Besides, when do you ever see a Muddy Fox?


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    Cool Avocet tires too. Muddy Fox is common in Japan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I wish I could commute now but I don't have any outside bikes and no indoor parking is available at my work. This is my last commuter sled. I used to run CX tires and ride it in the Don Valley too for all you Canadjuns.

    Got any pics from another angle. The front looks great.

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    there's a 40 page thread on this topic over on mtb-classic.de for those who cannot get enough of seeing neglected and abused bikes (POS and higher end)

    https://www.mtb-news.de/forum/showthread.php?t=95669


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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Cool Avocet tires too. Muddy Fox is common in Japan.
    And in the UK of course; I'm sure Retrobiker Kaiser will not mind me posting a link to this rather nice example:

    http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/vie...y+fox+prestige

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    I've posted this before. I saw this bike sitting outside for two months. No lock. Apparently abandoned. (I undid the seat QR to see) My wife wouldn't let me take it home.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I've posted this before. I saw this bike sitting outside for two months. No lock. Apparently abandoned. (I undid the seat QR to see) My wife wouldn't let me take it home.

    You are a better man than I. I am not sure I could take that kind of temptation. If you took it though you could never really enjoy it.
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    My wife cautioned me strongly not to get involved in potential dodgy business!

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    This one has been saved now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete_mcc


    This one has been saved now.
    That looks very similar to my Easton frame... My frame was imported by Gothenburg (Sweden) skateshop 'ProStüff' back in 1991-92 and sold by them under the name 'Tucker' - and if there's another brand named 'Tucker', it has nothing to do with this, it was their own name for the bikes they built... The frames were delivered powdercoated only with Easton stickers,(clearcoted above) and they put 'Tucker' on them w/ vinyl cut-outs... Still one of the stiffest frames I ever ridden - even now as it's on wheels again after 15 years in the basement, hehe...



    The colortone & Easton stickers in the picture is fake, it's really in a semi-horrid mustard yellow - the changed colortone & photoshoped stickers are for mock-up reasons only, the frame is one step away from going to the powdercoaters för a new coat of 'higway yellow' and then stickers & clearcoat on top...

    Oh, and I don't know who they bought the frames from in the US, but they were absolutely high end frames back then, Yeti-priced...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carsten
    there's a 40 page thread on this topic over on mtb-classic.de for those who cannot get enough of seeing neglected and abused bikes (POS and higher end)

    https://www.mtb-news.de/forum/showthread.php?t=95669

    They have a thread like in the GT manufacturers section of the German forum also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I've posted this before. I saw this bike sitting outside for two months. No lock. Apparently abandoned. (I undid the seat QR to see) My wife wouldn't let me take it home.

    i can picture you w/ th wife, in Japan and most of the time you are wondering about the Ritchey. hehehehe...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carsten
    there's a 40 page thread on this topic over on mtb-classic.de for those who cannot get enough of seeing neglected and abused bikes (POS and higher end)

    https://www.mtb-news.de/forum/showthread.php?t=95669


    this goes against every law of man and nature.
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    It just goes to show that they're just bikes after all
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    Turned away in Durango?

    Hey,
    Sorry about that. It wasn't our fault! Nobody told us about the situation and they couldn't give us another screening. Hope you got see it, eventually. You can still get it on my www.klunkerz.com website. Once again, sorry you couldn't get in.
    Ride on,
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    Quote Originally Posted by ameybrook
    I can offer some info about this loved Alien, it belongs to my good friend Chad, manager of the durango devo team, champion bike polo guru, and SSWC09 promoter.

    It was his first mountain bike around 91, and its the only possession he's owned his whole life. You can read his ramblings at

    durangodevo.wordpress.com
    sswc09.wordpress.com

    The day CK took this photo, he had ridden it to town to view and celebrate Klunkerz, but he and myself were turned away for not being film fest passholders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterendo
    Hey,
    Sorry about that. It wasn't our fault! Nobody told us about the situation and they couldn't give us another screening. Hope you got see it, eventually. You can still get it on my www.klunkerz.com website. Once again, sorry you couldn't get in.
    Ride on,
    Billy
    No worries Billy, thats water under the bridge. In hindsight, we were pretty naive to think we could walk in during the FF.

    I actually havent seen it. I suck.


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    Such a cool town. I hope to get back there soon. I'm self-distributing, so if you know anyone who wants a copy, send 'em my way. I stuff the envelops m'sef, with a post card or two in there.

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    I'm kinda late to this thread but I think I finaly found a category for my bike.
    From now on when people ask "WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?" I can say it's a Blue Collar Classic.
    I've had it for 27 years and its virtualy unchanged.
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    Classic!

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    Awesome. That ride is way cool. Great vintage ride....
    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    This one-owner 1982 Ritchey was too big for the woman who bought it from me, but she is still riding it.








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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    This one-owner 1982 Ritchey was too big for the woman who bought it from me, but she is still riding it.
    Does she know what she has?

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    Quote Originally Posted by J_Westy
    Does she know what she has?
    I told her that there were plenty of people willing to take it off her hands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PLSD
    I'm kinda late to this thread but I think I finaly found a category for my bike.
    From now on when people ask "WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?" I can say it's a Blue Collar Classic.
    I've had it for 27 years and its virtualy unchanged.
    Nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider

    Titrons

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    Good lord that is a valuable set of pedals! Not to mention the entire bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 92gli
    Titrons


    great thread.

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    Chit, You could get more for the pedals the the rest of the bike.

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    Depends

    Quote Originally Posted by ckevlar
    Chit, You could get more for the pedals the the rest of the bike.
    That depends on what is in the basket.
    Wanted:Nothing. I have too much.

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    Today's finds. This Klein looks well used, but that saddle angle...Oh my!




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    Show her this auction. She may decide to replace the pedals.

    https://cgi.ebay.com/Old-School-BMX-...d=p3286.c0.m14


    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    This one-owner 1982 Ritchey was too big for the woman who bought it from me, but she is still riding it.


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    That is amazing. It's only money right. Vintage BMX is so expensive in relation to Mtb. What do first Gen beartraps go for?
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    This is refreshing

    Quote Originally Posted by gm1230126
    They have a thread like in the GT manufacturers section of the German forum also.
    ...rather than depressing. It's sad to see some great bikes in the hands of non avid bikers that just don't care about them and leave them outside to decay, often unused. It's also extremely refreshing to see old mountain bikes that are ridden often, that aren't pristine barely ridden wall hangers/investments/antique road show fodder.

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    The vintage BMX is insanely overpriced, and a lot of the parts were garbage. The vintage MTB market, while still out of my price range, usually offers quality parts.

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    I saw this in Fairfax after my ride. I'm guessing that this is the hand-me-down town bike. The front brake cable is broken, but the red ano SP QR, bottle carrier and pedal cages are nicely matched, so it looks like someone was proud of this bike...once.






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    just beggin for a rebuild with some dirt drops in that stem...

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    I need that stem for my dirt drop build! Wonder if it's 1 1/8"

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    I spotted this '80s Ross outside the Coffee Roastery in Fairfax. Although it was originally an inexpensive bike and is not "collectible" in the VRC sense, you have to appreciate the care it has received for the last 20+ years. This bike is immaculate! The owner told me he has a newer Trek, but he still loves his old Ross.




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    Quote Originally Posted by 1 cog frog
    I need that stem for my dirt drop build! Wonder if it's 1 1/8"

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    FWIW I believe all Marins were 1 1/8th by 1993 (that bikes model year), that is obviously not the stock stem though.

    That Ross would look sweet with some Fisher Grateful Dead decals on it.

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    or Mongoose ones. Anyone got a set?
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Quote Originally Posted by mechagouki
    That Ross would look sweet with some Fisher Grateful Dead decals on it.

    LOL!
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    or Cunningham

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    I think you can get Cunningham decals at your local hardware store.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Quote Originally Posted by mechagouki
    FWIW I believe all Marins were 1 1/8th by 1993 (that bikes model year), that is obviously not the stock stem though.

    That Ross would look sweet with some Fisher Grateful Dead decals on it.
    My 89 Marin Team is 1 1/8.
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    I spotted this one today, a real heartbreaker. A fillet-brazed Ritchey sitting outside in the yard. We've only had six inches of rain in the last week, and there was no saddle on the bike. I dumped a cup of black water out of the frame before I took the photos.

    This bike needs to be saved. I asked the resident whether it was for sale, and he told me it belonged to his son, who had gone to a newer bike, and he would ask. If it looks like it can be acquired, I'll mention that here and see if there is any interest. The guy I spoke to also showed me his Gary Fisher Joshua, which didn't interest me as much.






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    Sad.

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    Gee........?

    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    I spotted this one today, a real heartbreaker. A fillet-brazed Ritchey sitting outside in the yard. We've only had six inches of rain in the last week, and there was no saddle on the bike. I dumped a cup of black water out of the frame before I took the photos.

    This bike needs to be saved. I asked the resident whether it was for sale, and he told me it belonged to his son, who had gone to a newer bike, and he would ask. If it looks like it can be acquired, I'll mention that here and see if there is any interest. The guy I spoke to also showed me his Gary Fisher Joshua, which didn't interest me as much.
    I don't think there would be any interest in that old junker ...how may PM's have you gotten so far?

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    This Miyata caught my eye because it has a saddle that is worth more than the bike it's attached to.

    I would like to know the story behind this combination of Brooks B-72 and "old but not vintage" machinery.




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    Nice fillet brazed (but not Teasdale) Fisher being used as a town bike. The same owner had a Teasdale Fisher frame also, but not built up.





    Interesting stepped seat cluster.



    If it were a Teasdale, it would say so here.




    For comparison, here is the BB of the Teasdale Fisher. Check out the difference in the way the chainstays are attached.


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    Nice Fisher! It don't mean a thing if it ain't got the Tees'
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    That Fisher is really nice.

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    Somebody rescue that Ritchey.
    Please..........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aemmer
    Somebody rescue that Ritchey.
    Please..........

    Happy to.

    Saved one just today actually...


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    Hey RR where is that Cunningham? I swear I've seen it before back when I lived in Santa Barbara ('00-'04).

    Oh and the B-72 in the mid-line MTB. When I used to work in a pretty neighborhood oriented shop in Seattle we put a lot of B-72s on bikes like that because someone wanted something more comfortable.

    I like a lot of the bikes in this thread because as a builder I'm not interested in building bling. I'll let others carry on with that madness. I like to build bikes for folks that will ride them into the ground.

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    Right on Rumpfy,
    Just another weekend score in Northern California.......
    Nothing like a hand made frame from one of the founders of the sport.
    I hope you got some decent parts off it as well.

    One of these days I am going to take a seminar from you all on how to find these project bikes. Ever since Ritchieb came up with those two early vintage Ritchey's, I have been looking at the local Clist more often. No luck yet, but when one finally comes up, I will be chasing Stan to be the first one there.

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    Aemmer I have a feeling Stan won't be at the front of the line when you get there. The search for many of these bikes has gone long beyond craigslist these days. It's relational networking in many cases. Somebody knows someone who has them and also knows the person that wants it bad and connections are made. Sometimes it takes a couple days sometimes months to even over a year before it happens. Sure others on have experienced this in locating a bike. Sure a few will make it to craigs and the bay but many of the best are and will be found by word of mouth and networking.
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    Yup, it's all about who you know.....unless you just get lucky

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    In my case, my business gets me into several people's houses every day, and I always look in the garage.

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    case in point...

    lucky #1.....should be picking up a '92ish Fab Foes Weasel (borderline VRC but definately C) tomorrow. It was for sale back in June, I made an offer but never got a response. The ad expired and I forgot about it. Well, the owner re-emailed me last week to see if I was still interested...XT, Foes F1 fork, front/rear disk, MY SIZE!, clean and regularly serviced...oh, and at a lower price cause you just don't have room for it? Heck yeah I'm interested.

    lucky #2.....another deal half made..paid for, just coordinating delivery. More details to follow.

    While neither one of these are handbuilt Ritcheys etc, I think they are still very desireable rides, They are both bikes that were available to most anyone that was paying attention, I just got lucky..

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    Guy calls me out of the blue and says he has two Cunninghams to sell. No joke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    lucky #1.....should be picking up a '92ish Fab Foes Weasel
    no such bike. Unless "ish" gives you a 6-8 year window. btw, it's Foes Fab.

    I just can't see you joining the freeride/DH scene for some reason, but maybe it's just me.

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    oops..

    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    no such bike. Unless "ish" gives you a 6-8 year window. btw, it's Foes Fab.

    I just can't see you joining the freeride/DH scene for some reason, but maybe it's just me.
    Don't know where my head was at on that one...sorry. The other bike is the '92ish one...My bad, can't even blame beer for that one, haven't had a drop .

    No, probably not my style of riding, but they are such cool bikes. I've seen it named both ways but I think your's is the correct one. Foes Fab Weasel...Oh yeah, according to sources here, I don't ride at all..... so it doesn't matter

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    Did someone say "Cunningham?"

    Here is a 'crosser by CC. Can't be many of these.


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    Nice bike to take an expedition on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider
    Did someone say "Cunningham?"

    Here is a 'crosser by CC. Can't be many of these.

    that's a really cool bike.

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    post deleted..sorry
    Last edited by da'HOOV; 10-28-2009 at 02:18 PM. Reason: mis placed

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    I don't care a bit about the bike, or that you posted it - but it's kind of irritating to see you post something that you know doesn't belong here and think it's OK so long as you slap "if you don't like it, move on" at the end.

    I recommend that you say it the way you really mean it, and start writing "if you don't like it, kiss my butt" instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob
    I don't care a bit about the bike, or that you posted it - but it's kind of irritating to see you post something that you know doesn't belong here and think it's OK so long as you slap "if you don't like it, move on" at the end.
    I agree.

    What troubles me more, is that all the bikes posted here (most by CK), are real world bikes...bikes that are found around town. Bikes that get used.


    There is no way in HELL that Stan rides this bike...around town or as intended.

    To that end, I'm not sure why he's posted it here. Neat bike...just unrelated to this thread.
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    sorry guys, you're absolutely right. post deleted.

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    re: '92ish Weasel info

    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    no such bike. Unless "ish" gives you a 6-8 year window. btw, it's Foes Fab.
    I was a little early on the dating and you were a little late... MBA reviewed the Weasel in Sept '95...so I guess we were both 3 years off

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    I was a little early on the dating and you were a little late... MBA reviewed the Weasel in Sept '95...so I guess we were both 3 years off
    having a hard time with thread selection today?

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    I took this in D'town Seattle at a Sounders game.
    One of my all time fav's.
    92-94 Kona Hot. Great looking bike. Would love to find the owner.
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    That Hot appears in need of rescue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    That Hot appears in need of rescue.
    mmmm.... KOna Hot.
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