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Conk
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Apr 02, 2004 17:48 |  #1

After Timmy's post on considering a new bike I thought it would be a good idea to start a "Show Your Ride" topic rather than hijack Timmy's topic.
So here is mine and me. Not the best shot of the bike. It's a 2000 GT Avalanche, XT drive train with LX braking. No disc's :cry: . Z2 Bombers and Rhino lites. I've outgrown it and would love to upgrade but my next bike is waaay out of budget for me. $3400.00 CDN for the Specialized Epic. :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Apr 02, 2004 19:13 |  #2

Well, its not really in the same class, but its the best I could do on short notice. :)

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Apr 02, 2004 19:44 |  #3

Here's a couple of pics I found on the 'net...
It is an M reg Volvo 440...In the UK they use regs or registrations to tell the year. In this case, the licence plate is M812 MPR making it an M reg. The older ones would have been like MPR 812M. The latter is also known as the first time thru or around. The newest regs I have seen are 04, and other than running out of letters in 2001, the 01/51 (2nd half of 2001) reg, I can't imagine why they went this way. They went in 2002 to 02/52; 2003 was 03/53 and so on. There are some letters that are not used/special designation. Letters I, O, S, U, V, Z, I have not seen. The letter Q is reserved for kit cars. Here are a few pics:

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These are the British oblong plates I amy have mentioned to the people on the other sied of the Atlantic.



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Apr 03, 2004 01:13 |  #4

Bikes, cars, tractors, girls, what??! lol

heres my car err truck I mean

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Apr 03, 2004 01:28 |  #5

shelbix2020 wrote:
Bikes, cars, tractors, girls, what??! lol

heres my car err truck I mean
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Apr 03, 2004 06:52 |  #6

I spend too much on photography...

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Apr 03, 2004 11:03 |  #7

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Just kidding! :mrgreen:

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Apr 03, 2004 13:54 |  #8

Conk wrote:
After Timmy's post on considering a new bike I thought it would be a good idea to start a "Show Your Ride" topic rather than hijack Timmy's topic.
So here is mine and me. Not the best shot of the bike. It's a 2000 GT Avalanche, XT drive train with LX braking. No disc's :cry: . Z2 Bombers and Rhino lites. I've outgrown it and would love to upgrade but my next bike is waaay out of budget for me. $3400.00 CDN for the Specialized Epic. :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Conk,
Wrong bike to choose.... :lol: :lol:

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The only way to ride VT :!:

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Apr 03, 2004 15:18 |  #9

IanD wrote:
Conk,
Wrong bike to choose.... :lol: :lol:
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The only way to ride VT :!:

Maybe, but when I test rode the Epic it was soooooo sweet. By the time I'm able to afford it there will likely be a new desire for me to drool over anyway.
The way things are right now it seems the way for me to go is to build one a bit at a time. Then I won't have to drop a few g's all at once. I know it's the more expensive way to go but I guess that's the trade off for getting exactly what you want.


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Apr 03, 2004 18:50 |  #10

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Apr 03, 2004 19:01 |  #11

On my way back to Channel Island harbor, Oxnard, Ca.

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The Captain and crew finally got their stuff together, now if we can only remember where we left it. :cool:

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Apr 03, 2004 19:45 |  #12

Conk,
Take a VT 1 out for a test ride. I believe they are available up at Whistler Bike Rentals for demo rides.


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Apr 03, 2004 19:52 |  #13

IanD wrote:
Conk,
Take a VT 1 out for a test ride. I believe they are available up at Whistler Bike Rentals for demo rides.

Hmmmm. I've done Sun Peaks but Whistler has always been in the plans. I go to Squamish lots, so I'll have to check it out. I know what's going to happen too. I'll ride one then end up hating my GT.

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I'd love to try that tandem on a Burnaby moutain downhill. That's where the photo of me was taken. I know it's not meant for it but hey, That's why they call me Mad Dog. Some even call me Crash Dog. 8)


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Apr 03, 2004 20:04 |  #14

Conk wrote:
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Just kidding! :mrgreen:

ROFLMAO!


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Apr 04, 2004 03:13 |  #15

slow86gn wrote:
http://home.earthlink.​net/~johnwdumas/index.​htmlexternal link I have a Schwinn Homegrown, SAS and a full suspension tandem.

thats crazzy lol how the heck do you dirt bike with your wife[I assume] on the back of your bike, or front ?!? I wouldnt think youd get very far hehe, I keeed I keeed, only joking :lol:


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