Ellison Mountain BIke?

Discussion in 'Vintage Mountain Bikes' started by gkeep, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. #1 Posted Feb 12, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Hi Cabers,

    This bike seems to have turned up at work over the weekend. Anyone know any information about the maker? On the web I find a couple references to Ellison bikes made in the early 90s in Houston Texas. Any info would be much appreciated. It looks like a very sturdy rider. I like the Mongo reference, "Mongo like sheriff Bart".

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  2. #2 Posted Feb 12, 2018

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Very cool bike I've only seen the high chain style frame on a Gary Fisher from about the same year.


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  3. #3 Posted Feb 13, 2018

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  4. #4 Posted Feb 13, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Thanks for that link!
    Well that figures. He's about 2 years older than me and went to De Anza College about 4 blocks from the house I grew up in. Small world...

    I wonder how many of these bikes are floating around still?
     
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    It is a very small world!

    I have not come across many in all my days of collecting MTBs and I've only seen a handful online from other collectors. They're rare but not super desirable like some other small boutique brands.
     
  6. #6 Posted Feb 17, 2018 at 9:14 AM

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    That looks like the frames made by Ventana Mtn Bikes for Ellison. I'm pretty sure he designed the frames and jobed them out to builders.