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 Post subject: RB virgin
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 10:27 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Aug 13, 2007 6:08 pm
Posts: 15
Location: West London
Morning to all. Well at last I have found a place where other like minded types have been hiding out. I thought I was alone in my obsession, but, obviously i was so very wrong. So hello everybody and let me introduce my latest near divorce making purchase. I've had it for about a year now, and done very little with it, but now I guess I have found a place where I can kit it out in the manner it should be. Not sure exactly what the frame is, ie the model, but its light, and while I have a love for steel, it's still a sweet one.
It has this stoopid upside down rear derailler thingy and the shifters are rubbish but I just purchased a fab pair of XT thumbies, which means i have to replace the rear derailler - am i right ? Any way i could go on for hours, about what i used to have and what i'd love to have, but i'm sure that will come later. Any way blessings on the person who started all this, and tell me what you think of the bike !


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 12:06 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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Joined: Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:45 pm
Posts: 15067
Location: Derby, UK
Obsession...tick
Divorce-making...tick
nice retro bike...tick
Like-minded...tick
Love for steel...tick
XT thumbies...tick

Yup, you'll fit in just nicely! :D


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:09 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Joined: Thu Jan 25, 2007 9:37 am
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Ooh, i like it. How much does it weigh? I'm liking the functional mix of parts :wink:

Does it see much dirt?


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 1:25 pm 
Retro Guru

Joined: Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:28 am
Posts: 1733
Location: italy
Concerning the rear derailleur: i had no problems using friction mode xt thumbies on a 9 spd cluster


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