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How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?(42 posts)

How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?Dave Hickey
Jan 16, 2003 9:05 AM
Reading Doug Sloans 43(admitted error) Bianchi's post got me thinking. How many frames from the same manufactuer have you/do you own? Most people know I'm a big LOOK fan, I currently own or have owned 6 LOOK frames. I'm down to 3 but there's always room for a 4th.
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?PDF
Jan 16, 2003 9:09 AM
Three Ritcheys. An Ascent Comp MTB, a Plexus MTB and a Road Logic.
same herelaffeaux
Jan 16, 2003 1:11 PM
I've owmed 3 Ritcheys. Two of which I still have old Timber Comp MTB, and a Swiss Cross.
Two Treks. 1 Al and 1 steel.(nm)PEDDLEFOOT
Jan 16, 2003 9:18 AM
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?BikinCO
Jan 16, 2003 9:41 AM
1 Scrambler circa 1973 (wish I still had)
1 Varsity
1 Paramount (current)
1 Mesa GSX (wife's) (current)
1 S-Carbon Mtb

2 Roadbikes (1 current)
1 Mtb

Independent Fabrication
1 Steel Crown Jewel (current)

Santa Cruz
1 Bullit (current)

1 Steamroller fix gear (current)


Race Inc.
4 Sevens...SS_MB-7
Jan 16, 2003 9:42 AM
1 - '98 Seven Ti Sola MTB -- very old pic. I can't believe I bought those ugly tires! Bike is currently being re-built as a converted singlespeed for use as a backup during my solo 24 hr race.

2 - '99 Seven Ti Axiom Road:

3 - '01 Seven Ti Verve MTB singlespeed with vertical dropouts and eccentric bottom bracket. This was the first frame Seven built using vertical dropouts and EBB to accomodate chain tension and disc brakes. This is my race bike!

4 - '02 Seven Ti Muse singlespeed cross/fixed-gear road. Illoved the idea of vertical dropouts and EBB, I spec'd it on this frame. So simple.

Ride Hard,
Mike B.
please tell me that you're...._rt_
Jan 16, 2003 10:01 AM
sponsored by Seven. otherwise i am convinced that you either have a money tree in your back yard or you are printing it in your basement.

if you add the cost of ALL my bikes together they might equal a Seven....beautiful bikes - you get what you pay for.

he ain't kidding...Mr Shiney Pants
Jan 16, 2003 10:29 PM
I've seen pics on What a beautiful stable!

MSP aka Hollywood
didn't think he was kidding. just wondered_rt_
Jan 17, 2003 8:37 AM
if he had found a way to make money grow on trees. 1 seven is beyond my means nevermind an entire stable of them.

oh, you don't know abouts Seven's Wholesale discount?K-Man
Jan 17, 2003 10:27 AM
I think it something like buy 4 bikes and get the 5th on free?
Not sure though, you better ask Mike.

re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?Juanmoretime
Jan 16, 2003 9:51 AM
2- Specialized one steel and one carbonfiber
1- Giant Aluminum
2- Klein Quantum 2 and Aeolus
4- Deans 1 Aluminum, 1 steel and 2 titanium
1- GT Aluminum
2- Litespeeds bith titanium
1- Santa Cruz Aluminum
? on your Dean'skatie1
Jan 16, 2003 3:30 PM
Did you buy all of the other ones while waiting for your Dean to show up?
? on your Dean'sJuanmoretime
Jan 17, 2003 1:46 AM
Not really although I learned with dealing with Dean, take the time they tell you they will delivery and times that by 2.5 and that's when you will receive it. It's avery small company and it's the price you pay to have a relatively cheap hand built bike.
8 frames, 8 mfrs. (nm)terry b
Jan 16, 2003 9:52 AM
4 Treks..._rt_
Jan 16, 2003 10:05 AM
a '99 Trek 8000 wsd mtb which i sent back for warranty and replaced with:
another '99 Trek 8000 wsd (which i sold to a friend)
an '01 Trek 8000 wsd that i built up and only recently canabalized parts off of for my new ride

and an '01 Trek 5200 OCLV road bike (soon to be sent back for a warranty paint issue)

rt - also owner of an '00 Bianchi giro and a brand-spankin' new Dean Ace 3 mtb
7 CannondalesTig
Jan 16, 2003 10:11 AM
I counted them up and couldn't believe it! Three MTB's (still have one) and four road bikes from the old Criterium frame to a 2.8, and later a CADD 3. Two Treks, one aluminum, one OCLV (stolen).
1 each:
Merckx Fuga (alum. CF seat stays, current main ride)
Romic (steel lugged touring converted to single speed, current ride)
Serotta (steel MTB, lost in a fire)
Tommasini Diamante (lugged steel with Campy Croce D'Aune/Chorus, bent downtube in crash)
Sommers (steel TIG track bike)
Nishiki Alien (steel MTB with elevated chain stays -remember those?!)
Raleigh (early steel MTB with bull moose handle bars)
You're the winner so far, although SS_MB-7 has you on $$$Dave Hickey
Jan 16, 2003 10:16 AM
4 Sevens! Ouch!!
A royal flush with Seven's is hard to beat! I'd take 4 Sevens over 7 'Dale's any day. -nmTig
Jan 16, 2003 10:23 AM
4 Litespeed - 8 Trek - 1 Colnago12x23
Jan 16, 2003 10:27 AM
Litespeed: 2 Ultimates, 1 Classic, 1 Vortex
Trek: 6 oclvs, 1 8700 mtb, 1 660
Colnago: 1 Masterlight
2 Trek, 3 Serotta, 2 Calfee, 2 Burley, 1 Colnago &1 Merlindavet
Jan 16, 2003 11:01 AM
Trek: 540, Y-Foil
Serotta: Atlanta, CSI, Hors Categorie
Calfee: 2 Tetra Pro (one an earlier Carbon Frames Tetra Pro)
Merlin: Ti Road
Burley: Limbo (recumbent) Rivazza (tandem)
Colnago: Master Ti (double down-tube)
that's not the current stable, though, right? nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 16, 2003 11:40 AM
that's not the current stable, though, right? Right!davet
Jan 16, 2003 12:14 PM
All are gone, except for the Rivazza tandem and the Colnago which should be on my doorstep sometime next week. I sold the Merlin and the Calfee last week.

I'm looking at a Della Santa right now. (if I could only find some more info on this bike)
that's not the current stable, though, right? nm12x23
Jan 16, 2003 2:53 PM
No, here's the current harem;
3 Trek oclvs - 1-150, 1-120, 1-110
1 Trek 660 - 1989, my 1st "good bike" can't part with it.
1 Lspeed Classic - polished & for sale (want same in 59)
1 Lspeed Vortex - 2003 and I'm in love
_ the next Colnago - sold my M'light December & already sick over it. CT-1 or Dream b-stay maybe ????
1 old Trek 8700 mtb (the only one that's neglected)
you need a bigger house. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 17, 2003 5:35 AM
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?JS Haiku Shop
Jan 16, 2003 11:39 AM

heh, heh, heh, it's a sickness.


2x surly--steamroller and cross-check
2x merckx--strada and elite
1x look--kg286 :) :) :)
1x specialized--rockhopper


1x bianchi
2x cannondale
2x specialized
1x gary fisher
1x torpado (shoulda kept 'er!)
1x centurion (LOL!)

like it. like it. like it. like it. like it!
7 (4 MTB) Dales with another due next weekdave_w
Jan 16, 2003 11:51 AM
Cannondale 7(and counting)
MTB's f700, Delta V 700(full squish), F1000(CAAD 3), F1000(CAAD 4) and a new F1000sl(Optimo!) on the way.
Road R700(tri geometry), R800(CAAD 3), R1000(CAAD 5 - current fast roadie)

Bianchis 2
Steel(ishawata .022) don't remember model.
Alloro - nice alum ride, y2k I think(bought used)
9 Bianchis...The Walrus
Jan 16, 2003 12:00 PM
...a Reparto Corse Cyclocross SL, B.o.S.S, B.a.S.S, B.u.S.S. and five Axises (Axes?--3 '00s and 2 '01s), plus

1 Airborne Lucky Strike
4 Jamis Dakars
2 KHS-- Montana Team, Cyclocross ST
1 Dean Colonel
3 Kona Jakes
1 Novara Randonee
14 Univegas-- 2 Boralyns, 1 Boralite, 4 Carbolites, 1 Alpina Pro, 5 Dual Actions and a Via Carisma
5 VooDoos-- 4 Wazoos and 1 Nzumbi
5 Litespeeds-- Catalyst, Natchez, Obed FS and 2 Hiwassees

What can I say? It's not my fault--it's a sickness....
Two Moots (nm)Biking Viking
Jan 16, 2003 12:17 PM
The winner is................Dave Hickey
Jan 16, 2003 12:45 PM
1. 14 Univegas The Walrus
2. 9 Bianchis The Walrus
3. 8 Treks 12 x 23
4. 7 Cannondales Tie- Tig and Dave_W
5. 6 LOOKs Dave Hickey
6. 5 Schwinns BikinCO
6. 5 Lightspeeds The Walrus
6. 5 Vodoos The Walrus
Now, if I could just sell half this stuff... (nm)The Walrus
Jan 16, 2003 1:08 PM
Uhhh, I caint count so good today,12x23
Jan 16, 2003 2:30 PM
Make that 9 treks .... I forgot one of the oclvs.
Dave Hickey!dasho
Jan 16, 2003 5:47 PM
Which of your Looks do/did you like the most?
Dave Hickey!Dave Hickey
Jan 17, 2003 6:05 AM
I'd have to say the 281 was the nicest. I haven't ridden the newer 381 yet but I'm sure it's even better.
My turn ?? for U DaveToothpick
Jan 17, 2003 12:30 PM
Just beginning my search for new bike and would like your input. Could you compare the ride of a Trek 5200 to Look KG 361 (or maybe 261 if applicable) if you've had the opportunity to ride them. I have a feeling the LBS won't have the Look in my size, at least yet - so test riding the Look may not be an option. I know the geometries are different - look more "relaxed" form what I gather- but just trying to get any kind of comparison from someone who has more knowlege. Thanks in advance!
re: 2 intenses, 3 specializes, 1surly and 1kelly Nmjrm
Jan 16, 2003 4:00 PM
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?TwoCircles Tim
Jan 16, 2003 4:49 PM
GT - 6 MTB + 4 bmx
Santa Cruz - 3 mtb
One each of Giant (mtb), Specialized (road), Aegis (road), Miele (road)

And two Two Circles single speeds.
7 Tommasini's.....and counting!! (nm)Tommasini
Jan 16, 2003 5:52 PM
2 Bontragersgtx
Jan 16, 2003 7:38 PM
Still have the first--a lugged SL cross frame from the mid-80s. Had a Race mtb frame but hated it--sold it after three months of endos.
4 Ritcheyspeter in NVA
Jan 16, 2003 8:14 PM
Ultra Mtb
P-22 Mtb
Road Classic
Swiss Cross
Me too a Race Lite and Road Lite nmgreg n
Jan 17, 2003 7:02 AM
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?GEORGIADOG
Jan 17, 2003 2:38 AM
I've got a 1998 Trek 5200,2001 Trek 5900 and a 1998 Trek STP 400, nothing but OCLV for me baby!
re: How many frames from the same manufactuer have you owned?Sadlebred
Jan 17, 2003 10:08 AM

1 Suck Creek custom scandium frame (broken--whine! I'm going to make it into a stool) (mtb)
1 Casati (road)
1 Cannondale (track/fixed gear--it's actually used on the velodrome)
1 Airborne Lucky Strike (old race bike)

On the way
1 Kelly Custom MTB-classic steel hardtail

In the past:
1 Cannondale Crit. 3.0 road bike now owned by a friend of mine

May she rest in Peace: