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 Post subject: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:59 am 
BoTM Winner
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I have been working on this project for ages. I am not ready to show the whole think as it is not finished yet. But here's a teaser. Guess what bike it is. more pics to follow:
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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:01 am 
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Oooh!.....mafac cantis!.....looks like an old stumpy?.....then again, I'm not too clever!.....


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:09 am 
BoTM Winner
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your are thinking along the right lines. early mtb, mafac's are age related, crowned fork, but brazed not welded frame.


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:07 pm 
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here's a bit of the kit to give you a sense of age/era
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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:13 pm 
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biglev wrote:
here's a bit of the kit to give you a sense of age/era
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What shifter is that ?

Pm me if you dont want to give any build clues away.

I have fitted nearly every type avaliable to my bike but they dont look right, but need some in polished alloy and those are bang on 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:41 pm 
BoTM Winner
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they are late 70's Suntour Mighty's (friction only) i am not sure the mounts are original and the leavers are Magura moto power reproductions.


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:42 pm 
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biglev wrote:
they are late 70's Suntour Mighty's i am not sure the mounts are original and the leavers are Magura moto power reproductions.


Thanks, ill begin my search for some :D


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:51 pm 
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That fork is not very usual, but with the new paint job it is hard to say the model of the bicycle.


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:57 pm 
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madjh wrote:
That fork is not very unusual, but with the new paint job it is hard to say the model of the bicycle.


Well spotted. That is not a production crown. it was handmade by the builder in the USA. it was later swapped out for unicrown bmx cruiser style fork.


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 Post subject: Re: Guess my build
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:24 pm 
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here is the rear end, phil wood hub, reverse campag dropout:
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