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PostPosted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:21 pm 
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dont know if this might help-
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/FOX-DIAMOND-EYE-P ... dZViewItem


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Woah? How does that work?


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not entirely sure,its for threading elastic thru fishing poles but its basically a gear inner with a loop on the end i think.the y are only a couple of pounds from tackle shops so might be worth a try?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 07, 2006 11:50 am 
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Almost done - actually I rode it down the road without a rear gear working and no front brake. Trundles along nicely!


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That is one sweet ride Jez ..


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Looking good. Must be worth a few quid given its got £300 worth of tyres on it :lol:


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Ok heres the build list:

Trimble medium frameset in original black with all decals
Mountain Cycles Prostop Suspenders fork diskbrake (thanks to Pete Mc)
Carbon 'Roo bar' in matching orignal decals to frame
Xt 1" threaded headset
Pauls rasta levers in gold red and green
XC pro thumbies
Cook Bros red chainset with shimano standard drive rings
XT cartridge BB for fit and forget
Speccy grips in jet black
XT SPD's
1 onza silver chill pill as it matches the stop at the top of the frame
Xt U-brake (that actually stops ok!)
LX front mech (!)
Tioga Diskdrive on m231 with XT hub and XY 8 speed block.
Pauls rear mech in rasta
Black original flite saddle
American Classic seatpost from the early 1990s
White Porcs
SRAM chain.



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And yes it does weigh a bit.


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and the Sept BOTM poll goes up when?

Looks lovely Jez, very original, very 'right'!


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pete_mcc wrote:
and the Sept BOTM poll goes up when?

Looks lovely Jez, very original, very 'right'!


Now added to BOTM

Looks very safe


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Wouldn't it be fairer to put it up next month. I've already voted :?


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