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Old 12-27-06, 05:23 AM   #1
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Dirt Research MTB info

Anyone have any info on the now defunct Dirt Research company. I've seen some of their frames and they look great. The search function pulled up 5 posts with little info. Google gave similar results.


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Tim,

As I was bored this morning, I dug a bit deeper to see what I could find. It appears that Dirt Research frames were produced by Tom Teesdale (who, among other things, produced Gary Fisher Mt. Tams from 82-89, Marin Team Issue frames 89 & 90, the original prototypes for Barracuda and did work for VooDoo, Jamis and Dean.

If you're that enamored with Tom's handiwork, he's still making frames under his own label: T.E.T. Cycles.

You can read more about him here:
http://www.tetcycles.com/Who_is_Tom_/who_is_tom_.html

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Tim,

As I was bored this morning, I dug a bit deeper to see what I could find. It appears that Dirt Research frames were produced by Tom Teesdale (who, among other things, produced Gary Fisher Mt. Tams from 82-89, Marin Team Issue frames 89 & 90, the original prototypes for Barracuda and did work for VooDoo, Jamis and Dean.

If you're that enamored with Tom's handiwork, he's still making frames under his own label: T.E.T. Cycles.

You can read more about him here:
http://www.tetcycles.com/Who_is_Tom_/who_is_tom_.html

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I saw that this morning when I tried to Google it. Thanks

It appears that there is no website or forum dedicated to the old Marque. A guy in New England bought a warehouse full of the frames and is selling them off on ebay. Just wanted to know what the story was on them.

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Old 12-27-06, 10:14 PM   #4
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A guy in New England bought a warehouse full of the frames and is selling them off on ebay.

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Tim,

Can you direct me to the seller or some of his auctions related to that Dirt Research frame stash???? I looked and had no luck....

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Tim,

There are also some owners/enthusiasts on the Vintage, Retro and Classic on mtbr:

http://forums.mtbr.com/forumdisplay.php?f=39
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dminor,

The shared link to T.E.T Cycles is much appreciated here. Good stuff indeed....
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