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Returning to the MTB world.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by steve45, Jul 14, 2013.

  1. steve45

    steve45 Monkey

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    Hello everyone, its been a long time! 6-7 years i think, and it appears i've missed a lot! I very much doubt anyone would remember me i wasn't a massive post whore back then, but its nice to see familiar names on here that were around all them years ago.

    I'll warn you now this will probably be a long one, if you dont have an attention span i will summarize at the bottom.

    So what have i been up to? a lot has happened in my life since the days i used to frequent these forums, its funny how things come back round.
    Life got serious, a few changes in jobs/lifestyle over the years, but i always had that itch to get back on a bike, but there were so many distractions, biggest one being joining the forces, but on returning from a tour of afghan in winter 2011 i decided to focus my life on doing what I enjoyed, i went out drinking with friends more, i had a foray into fast cars(tuned Mitsubishi Evo VI), and just generaly had a good time, I enjoyed all that but again the pull of the MTB was still there, earlier this year i was warned off for another tour, so i made sure i made the most of the time i had before i go back out there, so i decided to get myself back on 2 wheels, its been slow progress due to work commitments but i'm back and i'm loving it!!!:weee:

    TLDR - Been away for a while, now i'm back.

    Well if you are sad enough to remember who i am you may remember the old bike

    Sadly i made a massive mistake in selling it many moons ago, something i very much regret, i hope the beast is still being used and abused and loved somewhere out there.

    So i had to start again from scratch.

    Introducing my Nukeproof Scalp
    Frame and forks are used but the rest is new.


     

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  2. dhmike

    dhmike Turbo Monkey

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    Nice nukeproof :thumb:
     
  3. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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  4. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Welcome back...dont mind the maggots!
     
  5. DaveW

    DaveW Space Monkey

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    A reanimated back from the dead RM account?........ OMG ZOMBIEMONKEY BACK FROM THE DEAD!!!!!!!

    Ok ok don't panic, this is Ridemonkey so it's obviously not after brains?
    Someone throw a bike part at it, see if that sets it off?
     
  6. steve45

    steve45 Monkey

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    I may me a little crusty round the edges these days but i'm no zombie, however, feel free to chuck as many bike parts my way as you wish!:thumb:
     
  7. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Looks unflexy.