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Which steel frame/fork combo will you choose?
Fat & BOI 67%  67%  [ 30 ]
Kona & P2 33%  33%  [ 15 ]
Total votes : 45
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:55 pm 
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gump wrote:
I can't believe you are comparing these bikes! :roll:

BURN HIM!!!!

:lol: :lol:


Seconded! :shock: ...though I'd maybe just tar & feather


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Nothing against the Canadian brand, but this takes the British love for Konas a bit too far. Let's talk about Italian cars: Fiat or Lamborghini?
You must be kidding


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:28 pm 
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I own two Steel Kona's and I still voted FAT.... :D


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:36 pm 
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Is this Garage Queen V SUV Bike?

If you take one out its worry about the paint job the other just take it out and ride it in all weathers.

Have this with two of mine - the plain black or the smart Mult Zebra guess which i worry about the paint. No prize.


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Hey tintin, BB has got a moustache!


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I've owned both and have been riding plenty of other bikes but believe me nothing beats a Fat YO EDDY if you want a combination of durability, handling, weight and style. Also many times stiffer then a Kona wich, if you're a heavy bloke (like me :wink: ), is a major point.
Only disadvantage is the Price and some Rust issues

ps: Still have lots of trust in Rody to create me a new "best ride ever" :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:15 am 
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FAT = Best steel frames in the world :lol:

KONA = Good mass production frame :?:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:24 am 
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Im going to throw the spanner in the works.

I like Kona's design more than the Fat.



Sorry!

:P

I wont explain as Ive been here before so many times before....


However....

You cant really compare them as the price differences are huge BUT you have to admit its pretty special for a random mass produced frameset design to come up against something as "special" as the Fats... the fact that people are debating this is really interesting.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:25 am 
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tintin40 wrote:
Is this not Garage Queen V SUV Bike?

If you take one out its worry about the paint job the other just take it out and ride it in all weathers.


Isn't that as much about the attitude of the owner to their bikes as the bikes themselves?


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:46 am 
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gump wrote:
I can't believe you are comparing these bikes! :roll:


Strip away all the paint and components its a fair comparison of one steel frame fork combo over another.

Ok comparing a Yo to a Lava dome is a bit much but, a Yo vs an Explosif becomes less clear cut....


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