It is in no way intended to compete with any of the far more concise and established resources already out there, instead it is a collection of useful things related to vintage mountain bikes that I have collected along the way. The rest is a bunch of stuff that you might find useful and might not Pace Forks Timeline This is a timeline of all the forks Pace Cycles produced up until the yearafter which I lost interest.
External image Industry insider douchebag and close friend, Matthew Allen recently published an excellent article about his well abused On-One Pompino which was his daily ride during his time working in Edinburgh. My approach to buying bike parts and subsequently whittling down this mound draws parallels with this. You never know, I could make a whole one with enough split pins.
Mike Wilk is hooked on building and riding bikes that most have forgotten about. Vintage mountain bikes, specifically. For Wilk, the golden era of mountain biking and mountain bike technology was the period of time from to
In these years, mountain biking turned from Underground to Olympia and cult garage brands became professional manufactures famous around the globe, from American and Breezer and to Yeti and Zinc. The aim of this website is to document every bike of my collection and former ones since every bike has it's own special history. Since there is a very frequent exchange of collectors around the globe, this website features other collectors and their bikes. Our goal is to continue the journey and history of these glorious mountain bikes, were we found it, how we identified the model, year and more history, document our discussions with the seller, contact attempts to the original owner, discovery of frame details as well as orientation and part search on catalogues and magazines to finally built and ride all of them.
Full carbon Cannondale Slice TT bike. It's had minimal use, serviced about 6 months ago. Braking is responsive, shifting is quick and smooth.
Hopefully, this can help prove the point that riding is fun no matter how obsolete your bike is. However, this heavy steel bike, alongside these modern-day wonders, emphasizes a deep truth about bikes. I could wax poetic about its thumb shifters and bull-moose bars.
Pretty cool bike I picked up a couple months ago. I already have too many so may let this one go. Clean bike, but does have a couple scrapes. Here is a picture of my A5 Gimpsman butt pack.