Category: MTB-frames

ODI Yeti logo grips

These handlebar grips where marketed as “own a pair of Yetis for five bucks” IIRC.
Very funny advertising because I remember I wanted to purchase a Yeti ARC in 1993, and it had a neat price of ‘only’ 1895 dollar, remember though that included a Yeti designed Answer Accu-Trax rigid fork.
Wow what a bargain, jus think [...]

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Posted in Grips, Yeti on Feb 1st, 2011, 1:03 am by Retro mountain biker     

Bridgestone MB-2 1990 frame and fork

Bridgestone was a unique cycle brand during the early 90′ies. The company was lead in the US by a person that is categorized into what is popularly referred to as a “retro grouch”. Since I am not from US I guess a retro grouch is someone preferring, augmenting, winning arguments and sticking by old things [...]

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Posted in Bridgestone on Jun 27th, 2010, 10:08 pm by Retro mountain biker  4 comments   

Manitou 2 CNC machined high end suspension fork from Manitou

Manitou was a frame shop and MTB-thinktank back in the early days of mountain biking. Manitou is known for their original aluminium MTB frame that had some unique aspects. First the frame was made of unpainted polished alloy tubes, some parts of the frame were CNC-machined and Manitou had his own fork, a rigid very [...]

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Posted in Suspension forks, Yeti on Oct 17th, 2009, 12:25 am by Retro mountain biker  1 comment   

Retro Yeti Ultimate vintage collector mountain bike frame

 
Here in Sweden vintage Yeti frames or bikes typically do not show up on classified ads very often so I was excited to find a classic retro Yeti Ultimate bike on one of Sweden’s more popular online classifieds site.
After an initial discussion with the seller, one packet of Yeti Ultimate was on its way to Vintage-MTB-Parts [...]

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Posted in Yeti on Sep 15th, 2009, 10:15 pm by Retro mountain biker  2 comments   

Retro genuine Yeti Cycles downtube logo stickers

Thinking of repainting your vintage Yeti frame?
This pair of genuine (not repro) vintage Yeti Cycles stickers would look awesome on that fresh painted turquoise painted Yeti FRO, Ultimate or ARC. You will have to do the cutting though which any scissor will handle, but it is up to you not to cut this fine piece [...]

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Posted in Stickers, Yeti on Sep 6th, 2009, 12:24 am by Retro mountain biker  3 comments   

Genuine Yeti Cycles head badge sticker featuring Yeti man

Frames and parts wears down with time –yes, even frames as hardcore as those by Yeti Cycles-, at least with frames you can make it look as new with a repaint.
Sourcing stickers for your favourite frame have never been easier than now, if you can not find it on the internet you can always create [...]

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Posted in Stickers, Yeti on Sep 6th, 2009, 12:05 am by Retro mountain biker  3 comments   

What is wrong in this picture of my Yeti FRO?

During the comming months I am going to put my frames up on the blog. I thought I would offer a small teaser of my 17.5 inch Yeti FRO 1991.
Yes, there is something wrong with my Yeti in the picture, if you fail to see it there is no help.

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Posted in Yeti on Jun 6th, 2009, 3:54 pm by Retro mountain biker  1 comment