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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:20 am 
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so....my budget build vcv is good, but i did loose feeling in my fingers.....it was cold!! :(
i made my own bushes out of nylon filler spreaders and scissors.....worked a treat! nice tight rear end....no slop at all! :D
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rare club roost stem...£2 off the bay
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i must stop buying frames!!!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:25 pm 
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got a 203 bb post to post spacer arrive today, another 99p ebay win, and it is cnc made....result! 8)
so got some longer travel forks on now. just need a rear shock!!!
(waiting for photobucket....again)


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:47 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:24 am 
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Nice 8) , need to build my DH8 back up, great bike but a bit much for the riding i do, looking to shorten the travel and lighten it a bit.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:48 pm 
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jimihendrix wrote:
Nice 8) , need to build my DH8 back up, great bike but a bit much for the riding i do, looking to shorten the travel and lighten it a bit.

shorter travel and lighter is the way forward. this actually rides nice with the manitou qrl 8)


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