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Old 10-10-08, 11:25 AM   #1
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Anybody know anything about Oryx? (the framebuilder, not the cantis)

Hey all, I picked up a mountain bike on CL the other day because the deal was right and I'm wondering if anyone can give me any info on it: It's an Oryx HTA 500, a Canadian-made aluminum frame from '99. I bought it "used." Judging by tire and chain wear it had a couple of rides on it and has been sitting in a garage for most of a decade.
Does anyone know anything about this Canadian framebuilder? I love the bike so far, upgrading to Avid BB7s this weekend because those early mechanical discs were... lacking. But everything else on the bike (27-speed XTR, Judy XC, Formula/DT/Sun Sub IV wheelset) is awesome so far.
I'll put up a pic when I get home tonight.
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Old 10-10-08, 11:28 AM   #2
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Oh, those aren't the ones that only weigh 5 lbs. and clean like the dickens, eh?
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Old 10-10-08, 12:01 PM   #3
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uh... yes?
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Here's some archived Oryx stuff, the more recent archived Oryx pages come up as Rocky Mountain, maybe they bought out Oryx.

2004 Oryx Webpage: http://web.archive.org/web/20051223105032/oryx.ca/2004/en/default.asp

2003 Oryx Catalogue: http://web.archive.org/web/20060110015815/http://www.oryx.ca/2004/en/images/PDF/oryx_2003.pdf

2004 Oryx Catalogue: http://web.archive.org/web/20060110015815/http://www.oryx.ca/2004/en/images/PDF/BrochureOryx2004.pdf

Oryx Bikes on Bikepedia: http://bikepedia.com/Search.aspx?Q=Oryx
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