When our sister publication Mountain Biking UK first started back in 1988, the scene was a little different to now.
MBUK features editor Andrew Dodd has been, as he puts it, "rooting through a pile of my back issues" and has found a few prehistoric mountain biking gems.
* Nicky Craig gracing the cover in the days before he was known as Nick Craig.
* Trials stars Martyn Ashton and Martin Hawyes before they had acquired cool.
* Brant Richards getting vertical on the front cover.
* Grip shift, which we don't miss at all.
* And some truly outrageous fashion (by today's standards anyway)
For more, click on over to Doddy's Back to the Old Skool blog.