Mountain bikes are pretty good these days, especially compared to what we were riding ten or twenty years ago, but that doesn't mean that everything is better than it used to be. Inspired by Seb Stott's recent op-ed
, episode 162 of the Pinkbike podcast sees Kazimer, Henry, and I put our rose-tinted glasses on to reminisce about 8-speed drivetrains, hefty steel hardware, and full-length VHS movies.
Aside from the price tags, is there anything you miss about bikes from ten or twenty years ago?
THE PINKBIKE PODCAST // EPISODE 162 - THINGS WE MISS ABOUT OLD BIKES
Jan 19th, 2022
Inner tubes aren't on the list.
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