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1993 Klein Attitude

 

 

It’s 1992 and I’m working for a very well known UK accessory importer, when I get the call to go and look over a potential new store to potentially open as an account. I arrive at the store in Hazel Grove (Stockport area), to find it full of Kleins. At this point I’m in love with MTB’s for the first time, but was never able to afford/justify it to myself or my girlfriend!

Wind on to 2004, I’m working for Cannondale, and while on a dealer road trip around Holland, I find this baby hung up in the warehouse. It’s a 1993 Attitude in Gator Fade, with matching Rock Shox Mag 21 forks, Mission Control bar/stem combo, Magura Race Lines, Gripshift X-rays and a couple of odd pieces like the Coda crankset. The most unbelievable thing though, is that it was brand new and had never been ridden.

From that point, it still took me another year to convince the dealer to part with the Klein, though it was well worth the wait and the sum of money that exchanged hands.

Since then, well to be honest, it still hasn’t been ridden and seems to spend most of its time in storage as I don’t have enough room at home, and is still waiting for me to get my act together and source a front mech plus some period tyres/wheels, saddle, and seatpost to finish it off.

One day I’m sure I’ll get around to it. Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself…

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