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Brand X, What is the History
freshmale
post Feb 20 2012, 02:08 AM
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Hi
Would like to know the History behind Brand X. The Beginning to the end.

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post Feb 20 2012, 08:58 AM
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IDK much on the history but I know they made some super lite parts. I had a friend with a Hawk frame decked out with all Brand X parts.
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post Feb 20 2012, 04:53 PM
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ALL Brand X parts were Ti from the mid-late 90's (IMG:style_emoticons/default/drinks.gif)
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post Feb 20 2012, 06:20 PM
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QUOTE (GBOSS @ Feb 20 2012, 04:53 PM) *
ALL Brand X parts were Ti from the mid-late 90's (IMG:style_emoticons/default/drinks.gif)


And alum, like bars, stems, drop out savers, fork crowns....
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post Feb 20 2012, 06:48 PM
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Yeah, i liked the stuff they made. The did make a set of titanium bars, back in late 94, that where getting tested by a pro, dont know if they went into production.
Just love to find out the History of the company.
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post Feb 21 2012, 07:39 AM
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I highly doubt they did, they would flex too much.
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post Feb 21 2012, 02:39 PM
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Parts were produced for a short time. They had bars, seat post, forks and I believe one other part I can't remember.
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post Feb 21 2012, 09:42 PM
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If you search this forum you'll find an old thread about Brand X. Brand X was around from roughly 92'-00'. They made some very high-end, tricked out aluminum & Ti stuff. I ran both Cro-mo & Ti bladed forks.
I believe the end came when they got sued & lost. You could still buy stuff from Dans till about early 01' when they finally sold all the inventory they had.
Their stems & forks were & are still some of the most killer things ever produced.


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post Feb 24 2012, 04:00 AM
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Never knew that it was a legal matter that made them close down. I just assumed that sales dropped off, or something like that.
I am wishing i bought some of their gear back in the day. I also am a fan of there forks, stem and the bars.
Was the guy that started Brand X, was he some sort of aero space engineer? i remember someone saying back in the day where they believed he was or worked for NASA. Is this true?

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post Feb 27 2012, 07:07 AM
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Anyone know the guy who started Brand X?
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