Rocky Mountain Bikes is my company, always has been. I still remember seeing them in a shop in Calgary in 1991, and at Revolution Cycles here in Edmonton.
I’m putting together a gallery of as many of their models as I can, and I’m updating it on a Pinterest board;
Yeah, I know, Pinterest. It’s just the easiest way, seriously.
It’s mostly vintage Rockys, and the ones I’ve had, but I’ll branch out into newer ones as I go.
Oh, there’s also a board of non-Rockys too;
This certainly isn’t fancy, but it’s out there getting the job done in our freshly arrived winter.
It’s a Sherpa from 1998 or maybe ’97, and I found it doing some winter bike commuting duty at a school.
That Manitou fork was definitely not stock that year, or any year for that matter on a Rocky, but it’s nice to see one out in the wild. The seat does not look good. It looks like the cover came off it five years ago, and weather, or possibly rodents, are working on the padding now.
Most shops will have seats that were swapped off of new bikes, and will sell them for $20. I guess this rider is unaware.
It does seem to be faring a little better than the last old Rocky I found in the snow.
Funny how similar they are, with the racks and destroyed seats.
Come on people – these old Rockys deserve better!