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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 11:33 am 
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1996 (?) XP-8; bought new in 1998.

Keener eyed readers will note disc brakes at front and rear (and 9 speed conversion, was 8 speed)


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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 11:38 am 
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ahem :oops: that photo is pre-chainset swap - the true anoraks will have spotted it has the origona 8 speed Sugino chainset. Ooops!!


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aka Leo Swayer
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A couple that have been loved and lost(sold) :wink:


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retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Location: Republik of Mancunia
Here's the dead one :cry:

In it's "blue"flex guise

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And in it's "undercover" guise

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And the result of the car broadsiding me. The crack is just the little bit - it was the ripple on the downtube that convinced me that something was wrong :(

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I have another two but they are packed up in boxes at the moment following the house move. The one above lives on the wall in my cave.


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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 5:57 pm 
BoTY Winner
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Bought most of the parts to build this a catalogue spec, can't be bothered now though :roll:

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 6:08 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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Couple of action shots 8)

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And gone but not forgotten:

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BoTM Winner / Gold Trader / Rider
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Here's mine! Anyone got some spair RDS coil springs for my 856? Contacted Callum allready, but he doesn't have any left! :cry:

It's my next project (if nothing else pops up in the meantime! :wink: )

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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 8:47 pm 
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My Offroad/Proflex 1990
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My 957
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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2011 9:21 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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Both of those bikes are just great, especially the Offroad Pro-Flex 1990 8)


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