Can The Mountain Bikes Of Today Really Compete? | Dirt Shed Show 364 Feat. Chris Akrigg

In the Dirt Shed Show this week we’re wondering if modern mountain bikes can even come close to retro bikes in terms of superstar status!? In 20 years’ time, will we walk into a bike shop and marvel at the 2022 ‘retro’ mountain bike hung on the wall, or will it still be all about the bikes from the start of the MTB movement?

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0:00 – Intro
1:14 – The Golden Era Of MTB?
4:10 – MTB News
6:06 – Sickest Thing Of The Week
6:46 – Chris Akrigg Pro Corner
11:51 – Hacks & Bodges
14:45 – The New Orbea Onna
15:29 – Caption Contest
16:36 – Shout Outs
19:09 – The Bike Vault
25:47 – Fails & Bails

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Thanks to Chris Akrigg for joining us in the shed this week and talking to Martyn for the podcast! What do you think? Can the mountain bikes of today hold a candle to some of the retro beauties that we put on walls to admire from the past?

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