Show us your MTB

Discussion in 'Mountain Biking, Trials and BMX' started by jowwy, 14 Aug 2017.

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  1. Afnug

    Afnug Everything you can imagine is real

    I think this was its first outing, I was shocked that I took out a sparkling bike and came back with it in that state, now fitted with a Thompson dropper post.
     
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  2. Threevok

    Threevok Über Member

    Location:
    South Wales
    or when you can't wait for rain, invest in an organic bike wash...

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  3. Nigeyy

    Nigeyy Guru

    Location:
    Massachusetts, USA
    WP_20171121_11_14_55_Pro.jpg Land Locked Forest, Burlington, Massachusetts., loads of fun!
     
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  4. 3narf

    3narf For whom the bell dings

    Location:
    Stroud
  5. Dave 123

    Dave 123 Guru

    Here's my Scott Aspect. Tons of fun!

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    It really is great fun, very light too.
     
  6. Nigeyy

    Nigeyy Guru

    Location:
    Massachusetts, USA
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    Noanet Woodands, Massachusetts, from just over an hour ago. My hardtail -a 1996 Mongoose Rockadile updated with disc brakes, fork and dropper seatpost. Been experimenting with a Panaracer Swoop 26x2.4s..... Seem to be pretty good for the riding I do.

    Edit: yes I do know the saddle needs adjusting, have to take care of that!
     
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  7. Yorksman

    Yorksman Senior Member

    Forest trail on the german/belgian border:
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  8. SteCenturion

    SteCenturion I am your Father

    Just dropped a very scary *to me* £££ on a new (see used) FS on the bay of E.

    This will be my 1st Mtb for 20 years as I am a ......... 'Roadie' really but hate winters on road.

    I dare not post a photo yet as a) it is ripped from ebay, b) is not a physical thing until collected & c) don't want to tempt the "ripped off" fate.

    Safe to say it's my biggest gamble/ebay purchase ever !
     
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  9. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    You swapped sides?
     
  10. SteCenturion

    SteCenturion I am your Father

    Just having a 'dabble' mate.

    Might as well stay away from the ice, potholes & $#!T€ drivers on my skinny road tyres & go get mucky !
     
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  11. ChrisEyles

    ChrisEyles Veteran

    Location:
    Devon
    Pics when it comes!
     
  12. SteCenturion

    SteCenturion I am your Father

    It's here .....

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    & here ......

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    Has a few battle scars but just cosmetic & I think it needs a good service & front wheel spokes tensioning but overall satisfied (would have loved a 'Minter' but was never gonna happen).

    It won't stay like this for long ......

    *I have plans*
     
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  13. dan_bo

    dan_bo How much does it cost to Oldham?

    Location:
    Failsworth
    yowser! Paint job and a half!
     
  14. SteCenturion

    SteCenturion I am your Father

    I'v shown the prettier side, there are some paint chips, several in fact mainly on the non drive side & a big one under bottom bracket shell.

    Currently has stock Sram 2x10 but looking at a change to 1x11/12, new bar, stem, grips, flats & a new wheel set built up (I already have the rims), new tyres *maybe* & a dropper post !

    It's a carcass basically !
     
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  15. ChrisEyles

    ChrisEyles Veteran

    Location:
    Devon
    @SteCenturion thought that looked pretty sweet in black and white when I first saw it, but that is flippin' gorgeous in full technicolour!
     
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