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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 8:52 am 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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I did notice that bontrager had revived the 'switchblade' rigid fork ....................Oh yes, they are calling it a switchblade

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Disk only mind.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:28 am 
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what are the legs made of? carbon?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 9:47 am 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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Yup, disk specific and available in 26" or 29".

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:21 am 
retrobike rider
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That's not retromod ( eg. " Roberts digital radio "-the best example ). It's rebranding ( eg. " Baywatch Nights "-for those who found Baywatch a little too deep and complicated ).


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:59 pm 
Mr Darcy
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just recycling the premium names. The hei hei name has no place on that bike, and I am no kona fan.

Those switchblades though - think thats worse :cry: :cry:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 12:10 pm 
BoTM Winner
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you know what it is ................

they think that anyone with knowledge / memory of the originals has long since given up the way of the bike :lol:

DREAM ON !!!!!!

or they ran out of good ideas for names :roll:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 2:24 pm 
retrobike rider
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[ It's how the poison starts to work ] Hmmm, that 1" Switchblade looks kinda nice...and it has the word Bontrager on it. [ / It's how the poison starts to work ]


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 4:45 pm 
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First Halfords and now this. As an original Hei Hei and '93 Kileaua owner I just don't 'get' them anymore


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