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    Official Mountain Goat Picture Thread

    Calling all Goat owners.

    We need pictures of Whiskeytown's, WTLites, Deluxe's, Escape Goats, new Goats, old Goats....

    Post em, give the Klein guys a run for most wild paint.
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    1991 Whiskeytown LIte.

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    1991 Whiskeytown Lite

    <img src="https://www.eandsweb.com/bikes/pics/snakeriver/115_1509.JPG" height="768" width="1024">
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    real cool shot and great looking bike.

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    Mines getting there. Got some dirt on it.
    waiting for my stem to come back from the powder painters
    check out my cut down Magura grip treatment.....

    now if I could just find a black noodle like the one Rumpfys bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    That seat has really gotta go. - FatMikeNYC - got space

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    it was a good week for Goats!

    My (for now) 1992 Whiskeytown FS


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    Quote Originally Posted by ameybrook
    it was a good week for Goats!

    My (for now) 1992 Whiskeytown FS

    That must be a pretty rare bike, I don't recall seeing a lot of those. I wonder how many were built?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    give the Klein guys a run for most wild paint.
    Not a chance. We've got Carsten. (Carsten-Mate, forget about that goat you have and pretend it doesn't exist)

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinguwin
    Not a chance.
    you guys are doomed.
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Hmmm pretty

    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux
    1991 Whiskeytown Lite

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    Nice use of the 2/3 rds rule in photography. Excellent composition.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOrange
    Nice use of the 2/3 rds rule in photography. Excellent composition.


    What about the crank covering up the 'Mountain Goat' logo?

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    don't go too far . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    What about the crank covering up the 'Mountain Goat' logo?

    Looks less "staged" like this. Ala "natural" (or however you say that in Cali)


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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOrange
    Nice use of the 2/3 rds rule in photography. Excellent composition.

    It was a bit of a fluke to get the shot. I was trying to take the pic as quickly as possible before the bike rolled forward and tumbled off the 900-foot cliff.
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    Here I tried to be really artsy, but didn't quite pull it off.

    <img src="https://www.eandsweb.com/bikes/pics/snakeriver/114_1491.JPG" height="768" width="1024">
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    one step farther

    Quote Originally Posted by MrOrange
    Looks less "staged" like this. Ala "natural" (or however you say that in Cali)

    Would be to do this . . .
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    croppy crop

    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux
    Here I tried to be really artsy, but didn't quite pull it off.

    <img src="https://www.eandsweb.com/bikes/pics/snakeriver/114_1491.JPG" height="768" width="1024">
    What? You left plenty for a good crop . . .

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    Since when did this turn into a photog board?Just kidding,I wish I still had my Nikon D50

    Great looking bikes guys,I want one!

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    too late Pingu, too nice to not show it off, err - i mean share it

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    Would someone PLEASE describe how these bikes ride compared to a bike with normal tubes The paint and details are awesome but what about the ride??
    bikes, guns, dogs....perfect

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    Quote Originally Posted by azjeff
    Would someone describe how these bikes ride compared to a bike with normal tubes. The paint and details are awesome but what about the ride??

    You know, they really don't feel that much different than regular tubes. It's non butted aerospace grade 4130 ovalized tubing. I would actually say the front triangle is more rigid not quite as much spring as a regular set of round butted tubes. the ovalization process also has a tendency to make the tubes more rigid, which also leads to slightly more precise steering although on a rigid bike this is not usually a factor. The geometry is just as much of a factor in how these bikes handle. Long chainstay's, bottom bracket height, head angles, etc...
    Curved fork blades and cast crown also tend to give the front end a unique feel but very subtle differences though, nothing glaring. Bike is still fairly new to me so I'm sure as I get more time on it, I'll be able to distinguish its unique handling qualities a little better.

    nothing like riding a slingshot or something

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    here's another really nice Deluxe, painted California Special - not mine...














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    grizzly goat

    Quote Originally Posted by Carsten
    here's another really nice Deluxe, painted California Special - not mine...


    Love that one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Love that one!
    me too! i was ready to pull the trigger on that one when i thought why not check CL one last time and found the Dino Deluxe. couldnt be happier with that one but still very tempted...

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    thank god rumpfy started this thread...






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    Couple of new ones:











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    Quote Originally Posted by First Flight
    Couple of new ones:

    Those bikes truly fit the definition of "retro"

    nice job on that line

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    'nother

    A friends goat from way back. '89 Deluxe custom painted by the owner. One of the few (only?) goats to leave Chico without paint so she could paint it after Cyclart laid down the base.







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    Here's my only Goat, an early '87 WTR, last year of the double seatstays. I think I need to add to this herd









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    Quote Originally Posted by kb11
    Here's my only Goat, an early '87 WTR, last year of the double seatstays. I think I need to add to this herd
    I don't think that I knew that you owned that one. Very nice.
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    EL, I picked this one up locally from the original owner who was a racer at the time. He ordered it with just a two tone, blue/white paint scheme. It was pretty beat up when I got it so I had Russ Pickett do a simple paint job on it.
    "I think it is heavy and often stupid and doesn't work as well as Shimano, but I keep using it. -- NG

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    Quote Originally Posted by kb11
    EL, I picked this one up locally from the original owner who was a racer at the time. He ordered it with just a two tone, blue/white paint scheme. It was pretty beat up when I got it so I had Russ Pickett do a simple paint job on it.
    It looks great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kb11
    Here's my only Goat, an early '87 WTR, last year of the double seatstays. I think I need to add to this herd

    I remember when you brought that to...one of the Sea Otter Retro Meets.

    Exceptional bike!
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    In terms of diversity and complexity of paint work...Goats might have a leg up (no pun intended) on Kleins.

    Not saying Klein paint isn't nice...but a lot of it is the same aside from the few exceptions.


    Every Goat posted so far is a different, involved, creative paint job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    In terms of diversity and complexity of paint work...Goats might have a leg up (no pun intended) on Kleins.

    Not saying Klein paint isn't nice...but a lot of it is the same aside from the few exceptions.


    Every Goat posted so far is a different, involved, creative paint job.
    Beautiful bikes!I am starting to get jealous,but I could never afford one anyways unless I got lucky.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CRed
    Beautiful bikes!I am starting to get jealous,but I could never afford one anyways unless I got lucky.


    Chris

    Ah hey, you never know.

    Just recently there were several eBay Mountain Goats. I believe a stellar example slipped through the cracks for a pretty low number.

    Timing and patience in your searches is the key.
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    "I believe a stellar example slipped through the cracks for a pretty low number."

    Who got that one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by YETIFIED
    "I believe a stellar example slipped through the cracks for a pretty low number."

    Who got that one?
    I don't know.
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    Thanks,I'll keep my eyes open and maybe I'll get lucky.Nothing on ebay right now,but maybe around X-Mas time there will be.

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    I'm not sure what you consider "reasonable," but I don't think that the price of Goats is as great as some other brands. They're pretty reasonbly priced in my mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux
    They're pretty reasonbly priced
    now if i could only find one...

    i must not be lookin hard enough.
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by laffeaux
    I'm not sure what you consider "reasonable," but I don't think that the price of Goats is as great as some other brands. They're pretty reasonbly priced in my mind.
    I'd agree with laffeaux. They dont sell for more than say a Yo Eddy even though there were far fewer Goats made. I'm on the lookout for 19" '88 Goat for a friend. He worked there in '88 and wants one bad for sentimental reasons
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    Another goat in the Herd??


    hmmmmmm bushpig? bushpig? bushpig?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Another goat in the Herd??


    hmmmmmm bushpig? bushpig? bushpig?
    Busted!

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    Busted!

    congrats, really nice. just needs a little TLC... great that it stays within the VRC family

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    Busted!

    LOL!



    SWEET!
    Nice and original. Good thing everyone is at interbike. I can't believe it sat there for three hours good thing I'm out of room and it's too big

    whats the plan for that thing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    whats the plan for that thing?
    This bike is way to big for . I ride an 18/19. However, a have a shelf with bikes in my living room. It comfortably holds 12 bikes, thought it has a couple more than that on it. This one is going to end up there. If time and weather permits, I will be doing a run of stuff this weekend to make space for this bad boy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    This bike is way to big for . I ride an 18/19. However, a have a shelf with bikes in my living room. It comfortably holds 12 bikes, thought it has a couple more than that on it. This one is going to end up there. If time and weather permits, I will be doing a run of stuff this weekend to make space for this bad boy.

    Should fit me juuuust fine. I'll send you the Geigh Goat and you can keep this one with me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    This bike is way to big for . I ride an 18/19.
    I know what you mean......
    I looked forever for a 19". Literally years. I couldn't believe when one came up. It seemed like the only ones that I ever came across were 20-21" I'm a BIG fan of stand over clearance

    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I have a shelf with bikes in my living room. It comfortably holds 12 bikes, thought it has a couple more than that on it. This one is going to end up there.
    That should make for a nice picture don't you think?

    btw are you going to repaint it or leave it original?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I'll send you the Geigh Goat and you can keep this one with me.

    Did it try to hump your bamboo goat or something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    This bike is way to big for . I ride an 18/19. However, a have a shelf with bikes in my living room. It comfortably holds 12 bikes, thought it has a couple more than that on it. This one is going to end up there. If time and weather permits, I will be doing a run of stuff this weekend to make space for this bad boy.
    first thing on the do-list when you've received it: mount the inner tubes properly! the seller seems to be a bit sloppy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carsten
    first thing on the do-list when you've received it: mount the inner tubes properly! the seller seems to be a bit sloppy

    Carsten
    I'd like to rotate the handlebars down too

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I'd like to rotate the handlebars down too

    Yea, I'm not a big fan of that setup either. But what the heck, it looks pretty......

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Did it try to hump your bamboo goat or something?

    I didn't know where to look. It was awkward. Now the other bikes are nervous too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I'd like to rotate the handlebars down too
    Might also be the angle of the picture a bit too...taken from down low.

    I like a bit of up sweep. Better than down sweep.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    I know what you mean......
    I looked forever for a 19". Literally years. I couldn't believe when one came up. It seemed like the only ones that I ever came across were 20-21" I'm a BIG fan of stand over clearance



    That should make for a nice picture don't you think?

    btw are you going to repaint it or leave it original?
    IMHO I'd leave the paint it has. It's such a cool vintage paint job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Might also be the angle of the picture a bit too...taken from down low.

    I like a bit of up sweep. Better than down sweep.
    It was a joke. They are welded to the stem.

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    Nothing a hammer can't fix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury
    Nothing a hammer can't fix.
    Thats what I'm sayin'.
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    I'm finding that Jeff had quite a few versions of his bar/stem combo. Yours has the beefy triangle gussets and the extension welded to the front of the steerer insert. I've seen different gussets including just tigged square and triangle metal plates and the extension welded to the top of the steerer insert. I'd like to find out the timeline on his bar/stem combo and stems. My '82 has the Lindsey fillet brazed stem and a bar with some pretty good sweep back to them. I know that some of the bar/stem combo's had a tendency to fail so I'll have to ask the original owner of mine if my stem is original or he had a combo that failed and this stem was a Lindsey replacement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YETIFIED
    My '82 has the Lindsey fillet brazed stem and a bar with some pretty good sweep back to them.
    What, should I send you a camera for your birthday........

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    What, should I send you a camera for your birthday........

    Awwww, nobody wants to see my junk.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YETIFIED
    Awwww, nobody wants to see my junk.
    C'mon...show us your junk...

    I mean your bike stuff..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carsten
    too late Pingu, too nice to not show it off, err - i mean share it

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    just a rider....


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    Quote Originally Posted by DWF
    just a rider....


    Wow! That is a beaut.

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    Not mine.

    But I thought it was way too cool not to be shared.

    Hopefully the "new" owner will post some pics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Not mine.

    But I thought it was way too cool not to be shared.

    Hopefully the "new" owner will post some pics.
    Huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Huh?
    That one just sold for a small fortune on ebay had you missed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Huh?

    yea, sorry
    you get a little slower as you get older

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    Ah, there it is. Picture wasn't showing up.

    Yeah, I saw that. Aloha must be happy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boy named SSue
    That one just sold for a small fortune on ebay had you missed it.


    What cool paint on that bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Ah, there it is. Picture wasn't showing up.

    Yeah, I saw that. Aloha must be happy.

    Oh yea

    Stayed in the States too. I Wouldn't of thought.

    someone has a cool bike though. I almost took the paint stripper to my frame after seeing that paint job

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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Oh yea

    Stayed in the States too. I Wouldn't of thought.

    someone has a cool bike though. I almost took the paint stripper to my frame after seeing that paint job

    I'll trade you my Bamboo Goat for either your Potts or your C'Ham. Your choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I'll trade you my Bamboo Goat for either your Potts or your C'Ham. Your choice.
    Yea, Maybe if yours had "Sushi Girl"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I'll trade you my Bamboo Goat for either your Potts or your C'Ham. Your choice.

    Or my Timber Comp, eh Rumpf?

    Dang, that was a nice bamboo but a small sized frame. I suppose the valuation of your bamboo WTR just went up 50% or so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Yea, Maybe if yours had "Sushi Girl"
    I'll paint her on. Maybe topless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I'll paint her on. Maybe topless.

    Nice!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooderdude
    Or my Timber Comp, eh Rumpf?

    Dang, that was a nice bamboo but a small sized frame. I suppose the valuation of your bamboo WTR just went up 50% or so.

    Haha! Naaah, not that much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Aloha must be happy.
    Makes me feel warm and fuzzy about my purchases. He's been doing extremely well on th' bay.
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    If you only collect nice stuff, you only have nice stuff to sell.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crconsulting
    Not mine.

    But I thought it was way too cool not to be shared.

    Hopefully the "new" owner will post some pics.

    same one?
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    just uncovered these Mountain Goat price lists from August 82 and January 83. The 82 only lists the Escape Goat but the 83 has the Deluxe, the Escape Goat and the Tandem. Seing the price difference i guess the Deluxe already had the ovalized tandem tubing back then.

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    Good stuff. Thanks for sharin' Carsten.

    I realized I never put my Goat in here. I'll have to snap off some pics. I also noticed someone was making fun of my valve stem installation.

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    Road goat.

    Road goat ?? Easier for forgiveness than permission...
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    Road goat ?? Easier for forgiveness than permission...
    nice! is it the one the recently was on CL?

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    Armwrestled Ameybrook for it.....
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    D you take that pic underwater? Come on man...

    It is nice.... too big for me.

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    Hi everyone,
    New to the forum and the world of vintage bikes...

    I just picked up my first Mountain Goat - a 1990 Whiskeytown Racer frame in reddish/orange. Its definitely a restoration project - missing fork, 2 dings and touch up paint spotted all over, but she's solid and has virtually no chain slap or chain suck damage. It should definitely be a fun project to work on! I remember drooling over the Mountain Goat catalog when I was in college in the early 90's. My WTR actually has a few styling cues that are a bit different than the ones I've seen on the forum or elsewhere on the net:
    - Mine has 3 badges (1 head badge and 2 side seat collar badges). The other pics I've seen had either a head badge OR the 2 side seat collar badges)
    - Mine has the Whiskeytown Racer sticker vertically down the seat tube, instead of horizontally across the top tube.

    Were these just different options from Mountain Goat? Also, does anyone know where I could find a replacement for the California Flag Made in USA sticker?
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    Quote Originally Posted by davin550
    Hi everyone,
    New to the forum and the world of vintage bikes...

    I just picked up my first Mountain Goat - a 1990 Whiskeytown Racer frame in reddish/orange. Its definitely a restoration project - missing fork, 2 dings and touch up paint spotted all over, but she's solid and has virtually no chain slap or chain suck damage. It should definitely be a fun project to work on! I remember drooling over the Mountain Goat catalog when I was in college in the early 90's. My WTR actually has a few styling cues that are a bit different than the ones I've seen on the forum or elsewhere on the net:
    - Mine has 3 badges (1 head badge and 2 side seat collar badges). The other pics I've seen had either a head badge OR the 2 side seat collar badges)
    - Mine has the Whiskeytown Racer sticker vertically down the seat tube, instead of horizontally across the top tube.

    Were these just different options from Mountain Goat? Also, does anyone know where I could find a replacement for the California Flag Made in USA sticker?
    I see you ended up with Ameybrooks M2 Stumpjumper too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I see you ended up with Ameybrooks M2 Stumpjumper too.
    Yup, i sure did. Its a nice frame. Very well done. It doesn't hurt to have 2 projects going on at the same time. Actually, scratch that. Its going to hurt my wallet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davin550
    Hi everyone,
    New to the forum and the world of vintage bikes...

    I just picked up my first Mountain Goat - a 1990 Whiskeytown Racer frame in reddish/orange. Its definitely a restoration project - missing fork, 2 dings and touch up paint spotted all over, but she's solid and has virtually no chain slap or chain suck damage. It should definitely be a fun project to work on! I remember drooling over the Mountain Goat catalog when I was in college in the early 90's. My WTR actually has a few styling cues that are a bit different than the ones I've seen on the forum or elsewhere on the net:
    - Mine has 3 badges (1 head badge and 2 side seat collar badges). The other pics I've seen had either a head badge OR the 2 side seat collar badges)
    - Mine has the Whiskeytown Racer sticker vertically down the seat tube, instead of horizontally across the top tube.

    Were these just different options from Mountain Goat? Also, does anyone know where I could find a replacement for the California Flag Made in USA sticker?
    I'm pretty confident your frame was repainted and redecaled at some point. The canti posts have paint on them and your frame wouldn't have left the Goat farm like that. I would check with First Flight Bicycles/Mountain Goat Bicycles for decals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davin550
    Yup, i sure did. Its a nice frame. Very well done. It doesn't hurt to have 2 projects going on at the same time. Actually, scratch that. Its going to hurt my wallet.
    Haha, yeah, the second one is more accurate.

    Not to derail this thread but:
    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=385450
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    1988 Mountaingoat Deluxe

    First time poster, thanks to Jeff at First Flight for helping me determine the age of this bike. 1988 21" Deluxe Mountaingoat(#21988D), bought this bike in 1992 used as a consiginment in Fort Worth TX. Paint is Dinoflage, at least that's what we call it. She's not a garage queen as she's drug my kids around the block in bike trailers as well as doing the HotterN'Hell 100 twice in skinny tires.

    Components are

    WTB Greaseguard wide flange hubs with Ritchey Vantage Comp rims/z- max megabites
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    Quote Originally Posted by C Miller
    First time poster, 1988 21" Deluxe Mountaingoat(#21988D)

    Welcome!!

    What a great looking bike!!

    I love the paint and matching cranks

    Interesting. It looks that the down tube appears to be round. I wonder what the story is there??

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    1" tube for fat guys

    The way Jeff explained it to me was that the 21" Deluxe bikes got a 1" down tube, mainly a strength issue. Being 6'5" and 250lbs I swear I hear her groan when I throw a leg over her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C Miller
    The way Jeff explained it to me was that the 21" Deluxe bikes got a 1" down tube, mainly a strength issue. Being 6'5" and 250lbs I swear I hear her groan when I throw a leg over her.

    Wow very cool!!

    Never seen one like that. I believe thats the only one we have a picture of here, It's got to be a pretty rare setup.

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    Catalog page stating that the 21"+ sizes use a round down tube

    https://mombat.org/88Catalog3.jpg

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    89 WTR, 90 Deluxe

    Hi all, I just joined...
    I'll get better pics of the Deluxe soon-it's in yet another transformation stage. Blue Sparkle w/ Hot Rod Flames. WTR in a solid Neon Yellow color, what was I thinking with such a basic paint job when they had all those beautiful outlandish ones to pick from?!
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    Hellofa first post. Well done!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelgroe
    Hi all, I just joined...
    I'll get better pics of the Deluxe soon-it's in yet another transformation stage. !
    Wow, can't wait to see that!!!


    Welcome!!!

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    MTB Purists Beware!! 90 Deluxe now fixie!!

    Hi again all,

    Well it's finally ridable, although not on dirt. Semi slick tires and fixed gear. Man, I'm a bad photog, so this is all I can do 'til I get it outside this weekend maybe. Sorry. Ordered new from Palo Alto Bicycles in 1990. I ordered Black Sparkle w/ Hot Rod Flames (two separate paint jobs actually) and it came outta the box in Blue Sparkle! I wasn't so sure at first but in a day or two I liked it better in blue and now am happy this "mistake" was made. Cooks Cranks, McMahon Ti BB, White Ind Eno hubs, C King HS, Brooks Ti saddle, Richey post, Nitto Moustache bars, BF Goodrich Tires, Brooks Grips, Paul quick releases and WTB Rollercam/Paul Levers in garage. If anyone wants better pics, lemme know and I'll try, but no guarantees. Yellow WTR is in Oregon and i can't get to it.
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    Track pedals are definitely keeping it real. Sweet.

    And, ah yeah, more/better (outside) pictures will be appreciated!!

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    my latest contribution to this thread

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    what a great looking bike, feri!


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    Quote Originally Posted by hoeckle
    Great looking bike. I like that paint combo.

    Interesting choice of cable hangers.

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    I love the cable hangers! Get job all around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I love the cable hangers! Get job all around.

    yeah, they look cool. They go back almost a decade older than the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelgroe
    Hi all, I just joined...
    I'll get better pics of the Deluxe soon-it's in yet another transformation stage. Blue Sparkle w/ Hot Rod Flames. WTR in a solid Neon Yellow color, what was I thinking with such a basic paint job when they had all those beautiful outlandish ones to pick from?!
    That blue sparkle with hot rod flames is awesome...my favorite, along with the prehistoric one, of the thread. They painted the best flames anywhere

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    My 21 incher has a round downtube. I was given the option when I ordered it to have 2 oval tubes, or one. Since I was going to do a lot of loaded touring on it I went with the stronger option.
    http://blogericious.blogspot.com/200...-sky-camo.html

    Here's links to my 2 other deluxes too:
    http://blogericious.blogspot.com/200...-eclectic.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by deluxe
    My 21 incher has a round downtube. I was given the option when I ordered it to have 2 oval tubes, or one. Since I was going to do a lot of loaded touring on it I went with the stronger option.
    http://blogericious.blogspot.com/200...-sky-camo.html

    Here's links to my 2 other deluxes too:
    http://blogericious.blogspot.com/200...-eclectic.html
    and
    http://blogericious.blogspot.com/200...-new-coat.html

    wow.

    cool blog; those goats are great and so purposeful in their builds

    do those thumbies have goat head caps???

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    just another bamboo...

    and now looking for a deluxe....





















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    Quote Originally Posted by hoeckle
    and now looking for a deluxe....


    nice. is that the one I think it is? I like seeing brake levers mounted in their proper ergonomic position.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    nice. is that the one I think it is? I like seeing brake levers mounted in their proper ergonomic position.
    Not my old one if thats what you were thinking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Not my old one if thats what you were thinking.
    yeah, thought it looked a little big.

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    Deluxe CA Yuppie

    I purchased the Mountain Goat Frame that was on Craigslist over the past few months. While poorer, I'm happy as a clam. Gotten to know the painter here in town a bit and can't wait to ride through Bidwell Park, soon. Thought I'd share some pictures:
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    Great shape! Nice pick up. Hopefully, eventually a stem will turn up for you!

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    That's the one that was in LA? It's much nicer than I thought. Great pick up.

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    Thanks

    Thanks,

    It came with a soft ride stem. I emailed the fellow in England who had one listed, but it sold last month! So I picked up a period Ritchey stem to start and have a set of Ritchey bars lined up. At Rumphy's suggestion I've picked up a set of XTR M900 shifters/derailleurís and brake levers. Still looking for a few items.

    The owner was visiting someone in LA and that's how it ended up listed there, but he actually lived in the east bay area. The condition is great with the only a couple chips on the top tube and a few patches along the chain stays. The seller was the original owner and kept the holes plugged so it does not appear to have any rust issues(except a at a chip point or two). Russ was pretty impressed with the condition.

    The seller said he had a cafe and kept it and another bike or two on the walls as displays. By word of mount people would come by to see "the bike".

    Difficult to spend so much for a frame, but the quality and condition of the bike, as well as the seller made it a pretty easy decision.

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    My '85 Deluxe is back in service. It wasn't easy getting tires to fit but it is as much fun as I remember.
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    nice! and you dog look like a sweetie!

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    Guess I should post my Goat here in the official thread

    '87 WTR , I did this resto a few years ago and had the original paint repainted by Russ Picket.

    G, notice it has pedals








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    Quote Originally Posted by kb11 View Post
    Guess I should post my Goat here in the official thread

    '87 WTR , I did this resto a few years ago and had the original paint repainted by Russ Picket.

    G, notice it has pedals

    Longer than a few years. You brought it to the first Sea Otter vintage ride in 2005. (you didn't ride, but a few of us did)



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    G, notice it has pedals
    you must realllllly like it!

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    Hi everyone. I just registered here. I saw this thread and I had to.

    I had a Deluxe that was stolen way back in 1990-1991 near SDSU in San Deigo. It was dark blue/candy and I think it was a 20 or 21 incher. If I remember correctly it was all Shimano Deore XT.

    I have the papers around here somewhere with the serial number. I realize I may be showing my hand here, but has anyone ever seen such a bike?

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    Sucks to get ripped off. Especially a really nice bike like a Deluxe How about a stolen bike thread? I bet we'd go 3 pages in a day.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    i want a mountain goat

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    1995 Whiskey Town Racer 12 inch frame

    My 9yr old son's WTR as found from a flea market this past summer. Brakes should be canti's but he does not care. It fits him perfect and he loves to ride it. I was not too familiar with the Mountain Goat brand, but figured the King headset alone was worth the $60 she was asking for the bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hkind View Post
    My 9yr old son's WTR as found from a flea market this past summer. Brakes should be canti's but he does not care. It fits him perfect and he loves to ride it. I was not too familiar with the Mountain Goat brand, but figured the King headset alone was worth the $60 she was asking for the bike.
    Epic first mountain bike!

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    Awesome stoke and awesome score!
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    Deluxe

    As complete.
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    I cannot contribute with a photo of a Whiskeytown Racer so how about a photo of Whiskeytown lake! As viewed from the top of nearby South fork mountain, near Redding CA Thanksgiving morning, 2010.Official Mountain Goat Picture Thread-imageuploadedbytapatalk1324848399.254535.jpg
    MTB Rob was taken!

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    New Goat with classic style, heading to Japan:






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    beautiful work of art right there

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    Quote Originally Posted by NDAAND View Post
    As complete.
    I hope the bike came like that because that is just about the worst build I have ever seen on a beautiful goat. Expensive frameset and ill thought out build. Why why!

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    These kind of post are why I don't often post on this web site.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dcurtis View Post
    These kind of post are why I don't often post on this web site.....

    Just be glad it took you eleven months to notice the bad vibes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y View Post
    Just be glad it took you eleven months to notice the bad vibes.
    LOL! I'm not even sure why he's upset.
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    Posted this in 2 other threads, however belongs here as well. Needs some new shoes, leather bar tape and a Brooks saddle.

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    anything Steel

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    Glad that one found a good home.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
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    Thanks Nate
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    I like it tons! Velox tape and call it good, I wouldn't go all Rivendell on it, but that's me. Again nice bike.

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    Jeff Lindsay with his first Mountain Goat, and Joe, the original owner since 1980. Photo is from the Old Goat Ride, May 10 2015, sponsored by Pullins Cyclery in Chico, featuring myself and mountain bike legend Jeff Lindsay.

    Pullins Cyclery has operated at the same address since 1918. Steve O'Bryan is only the second owner.

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    Right on. I would like to find an old Goat with a biplane like that. So cool!
    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Just put this up in the WIW thread, but it's sadly not mine, (I've been asked to sell it by a customer) figure putting a couple of pix here will help preserve my memory of it.

    Unknown year, but parts put it around 1993 I would guess.





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    5 is the old new black; 6 is the new new black...

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    Hi,
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    I just picked up this bike over the weekend. Its a 1995 mountain goat Joule with some exchanged components. I have to work on the forks they need some new elastomers.

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    some wonderful looking mtb's

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    Red headed step child.


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    Does the "new mountain goat" company offer ovalized tubing? That was a defining feature of the REAL mountain goats that were made in Chico, CA. by the real mtn goat company which is no longer in business.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse View Post
    Does the "new mountain goat" company offer ovalized tubing? That was a defining feature of the REAL mountain goats that were made in Chico, CA. by the real mtn goat company which is no longer in business.
    I'm not sure if they did or not, or if any more frames will be made since Jeff Archer passed away. Most of the new frames were built by Sycip, and I'm not sure if they used ovalized (at the BB) tubing. They definitely did not offer the full frame being ovalized like a "Deluxe." I don't think that tubing exists any more

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