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Mountain Goat Overview
Jeff Lindsay started with road racing with Gary Fisher which led to building road frames in 1972 followed by high quality mountain bikes starting in 1981.
Mountain Goats were never cheap 1) and today can command $10,000 and up for the best artistic creations.
Mountain Goat would become known for some of the most elegant fillet-brazed frames with the most exotic paint jobs. vintagemtbworkshop
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1981 Bike #1
According to Dean Bradley, this bike was exhibited at the 1980 Long Beach Bike Show. However, other sources state this as 1981.
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1982 Mountain Goat
From the beginning, Mountain Goats would always be built with the highest level of craftsmanship and art. The obsession with artistic detail would be their brand.
1982 MG https://vintagemtbscandinavia
Detail shot only - note the crown details.
1983 crown detailmombat
1984 Whiskeytown Racer
1984 Whiskeytown Racer mombat
1985 Deluxe theproscloset
1987 Whiskeytown Racer
“Smoke” paint job.
1987 Whiskeytown Racer mombat
NEON.. This is likely the same as this mombat bike, which has a full description of the bike.
1989 Deluxe mombat
Each piece is a unique artistic creation. And you can ride them!
The last pic is a modern example from MadeRad, painted on a Canondale fixie, just to show that bike art is alive and well.
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Not a Mt. Goat
. About 40 mountain bikes frames per year: “By June of 1987, [Jeff] made 100 racing frames, 75 touring frames, 250 mountain frames and 8 tandems.” mountaingoatbicycles.com