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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:42 pm 
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jimo746 wrote:
Mavic MA40MB rims

i've got some, not for sale, they're buggers for fitting new tyres.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:12 pm 
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Paul's Fire Balls.

Set came up on fleabay about 3 years ago, went for £35!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:16 pm 
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feetabix wrote:
specialized 1.5 hardpack amberwall tyres........great to use, shed mud well and rolled great on dry rides too.....don't think I've ever seen a pair since about 1993!...... :?


Friend had them on a klien attitude pumped up to 60psi :shock: nothing went faster uphill than that, and who ever rode it was the fastest lol irrespective of fitness levels.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:19 pm 
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Macaw Tyres, bit like a Smoke/Dart. Bit soft, wore quick but grip was ok and funky colours!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:31 pm 
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I had a Casio digital cyclists watch, had an attachment that plugging the watch and clipped round your index finger so you could start and stop the timer with your thumb keeping both hands on the bars.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:56 pm 
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feetabix wrote:
specialised 1.5 hardpack amberwall tyres........great to use, shed mud well and rolled great on dry rides too.....dont think ive ever seen a pair since about 1993!...... :?


Oh yes, my favourites :D

I have one NOS and one very grubby and can't bring myself to use them together. Still looking for another nos to match....


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:13 pm 
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jimo746 wrote:
Long hair :lol:


Hair full stop! And a waist! :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:16 pm 
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We_are_Stevo wrote:
jimo746 wrote:
Long hair :lol:


Hair full stop! And a waist! :facepalm:

a middle to my mohican!!! :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:50 pm 
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matt24777 wrote:
Macaw Tyres, bit like a Smoke/Dart. Bit soft, wore quick but grip was ok and funky colours!


best tyre poster advert ever 8) :lol:
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:42 am 
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Macaw gave my buddy a few sets of tires to run at the Kamikaze in Mamoth in 95. He tried them in practice. They lasted one run.


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