Bridgestone MB-5, Bullmoose bars, Newbaums red tape, cork grips,
shellac, Brooks "Champion Flyer", original Ritchey Megabite tires.
this bike on craigslist for $75 and took it Idaho to ride on the
trails I first started riding in the late 80's. Wanted to use the
same type of equipment as back then to see if my skills have improved.
Suspension has made me lazy.
Suspension takes away far more than it adds.
One thing that has improved is my judgement; I'm no longer too cool
to walk when it's to steep to ride.
Mountain bike brakes have come a long, long, way.