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thebrenthamtaffy

Member since Jul 2011 • Last active Apr 2019
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    Sadly not for me... My crazy, hectic but incredibly boring life continues!!! :(

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    Catalogue is on Retrobike:
    http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/d/10­517-2/1993-2.pdf

    Things started to get messy with ranging with the introduction of full suspension and Taiwanese built aluminium bikes such as the Avalanche (Team Avalanche was still steel). Richter seems quite high up in the order...

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    That's an hour drive/cycle from me! I love old GT's but this doesn't quite do it for me. Most of my MTB's in the 90s were GT's...

    £75 is cheap and worth it for the original GT saddle, GT toe clips & straps, GT flip-flop stem, GT lock-nut headset, GT seat collar & QR and Ritchey Megabite tyres so could be a great donor bike for GT parts... or just enjoy it as it is! :)

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    Awesome looking machine... But with gearing like that it won't go uphill very well and with small discs like that won't stop downhill very well... :) Love it though!

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    @Rod_Saetan what a great range of bikes you had/have!

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    Lovely bikes! Love the Motobecane, but WAY too big for little me...

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    Was thinking exactly the same! :) Mind you Chris King x5 certainly adds up!

    Would love to know how it rides...

    However with a 100kg load it will still slow as f**k uphill...

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    "its so light and easy rolling compared to others (douze and urban arrow, but those bikes have their advantages too, more weight, more relaxed)."

    As far as I'm aware our Douze weighs the same as the equivalent Bullitt? Around the 25kg mark?The Bullitt has a longer top tube, but if you're carting nippers around you end up having to have the bars up high to clear the canopies or heads if you're canopy free!

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    We didn't want electric assist so R&M were off the radar. Might regret that decision in 10 years time when I have proper old man legs! :)

    I personally don't like the way R&M look. Very much form follows function and very unrefined looking. They sure do work though as I've ridden one and know a guy who happily carts his two kids around in it...

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    Jealous that you can take dogs to the pub with you. Our hound literally barks and howls her head off, poor girl...

    Good luck eating with 3 labs lingering... :)

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