Muddymoles mountain biking in the Surrey Hills and Mole Valley

High Fives for Orange

Posted by Matt | June 4, 2007 | 3 comments so far

As I posted last week, I was hours off picking up my new Orange Five when Cycleworks discovered that my Electric Blue with sparkle lacquer turned out to be sparkley Diva Blue.

You see how easy it is to mix the two up with descriptions like that? Well Orange have put their hands up and agreed to send an Electric Blue version of the Five frame this week so fingers crossed I’ll be enjoying five inches front and rear in a few days time.

Haha! Did you see that, five inches front and rear! If you ever wondered at what motivates grown men to tramp round the countryside on bouncy bikes it’s summed up there. Yes, I have the mind of a teenager… and that’s before we’ve talked about Cove Handjobs, Hummers and the like.


About the author

Matt is one of the founding Molefathers of the Muddymoles, and is the designer and main administrator of the website.

Having ridden a 2007 Orange Five for many years then a 2016 YT Industries Jeffsy 29er, he now rocks a Bird Aether 9 and a Pace RC-627.

An early On-One Inbred still lurks in the back of the stable as a reminder of how things have moved on. You can even find him on road bikes - currently a 2019 Cannondale Topstone 105 SE, a much-used 2011 Specialized Secteur and very niche belt drive Trek District 1.

If you've ever wondered how we got into mountain biking and how the MuddyMoles started, well wonder no more.

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  1. Muddymoles says:

    I’ve seen my new Orange Five

    Yesterday I managed to pop into Cycleworks in Leatherhead to take a look at my new Orange Five. It’s part built up but still needs a few bits sorting out but was enough to confirm that it’s been worth the…

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