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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:34 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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ally frame...top,down,seat tubes externally butted andgo round to diamond profile at ends...seat stays elliptical to round at dropouts..seat /chain stays welds filed and scalloped at dropouts..originally xt 7 sp..frame weighs 3 3/4 lbs,fork 1 3/4 lbs..seat tube 31.6 mm.,horizontal top tube..hopefully pic posted..cheers.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:39 pm 
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Looks like a Caloi. I could be wrong though!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:47 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Sorry...what's a Caloi ?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:48 pm 
BoTY Winner
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Alpinestars? Older version?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:01 am 
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Looks like an old Orange Elite [the first version back in 90]? A mate had one..

Evo 1 1/4" headset too..?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:21 am 
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I was thinking possibly old orange too - from the headset/forks/seat cluster :?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:32 am 
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The canti seat stay bridge at the back, genewral feel and look would suggest an early Marin Indian Fire Trail. Forks look right too.

Could be wrong.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:23 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks...checked out Marin catalogues in archive...butting etc looked right but cables on downtube ?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:37 pm 
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i agree with radar. whats the sticker at the top of the seat tube say? i used to sell marins, thats where they had their frame stickers..


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:32 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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is it a replacable dropout?
dose look caloi ish tho
mike


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