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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:47 pm 
Old School Hero

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Location: SPAIN
Hello! First of all, I have to congratulate you for this wonderful forum. I am a 25 years old spanish biker who love this sport since I was a child and remember nowadays all related to the MTB golden age of ninety's.
I am writing this message, which is my first, in order to explain you the "retrobike" I am assembling now and which will be ended next month.
It is a 95’s NOS Cannondale F which I have decided assembling with pieces of this age. The bike will be for showing and light use because for hard and daily use I have a recent Cannondale Prophet.
Next, there is the technical description…

- CANNONDALE F500 3.0 alu series frame with Headshok EDM fork, CODA stem and ahead set. (NOS = New Old Stock)
Colour: "Iceland Green Metallic with Green Pearl Hyper Highlight (GPH)"

- Rear derailleur: XTR M900 (Used, very good condition)

- Cassette: XTR M950 8v (3 rings Titanium) (NOS)

- Front derailleur: XTR M900 (NOS)

- Crank set: CODA 701M CNC (NOS)

- Bottom Bracket: XTR M900 (BB UN91)

- Chain: Shimano HG91 (NOS)

- Pedals: ONZA H.O. Titanium (NOS)

- Handlebar: CODA COMPETITION (NOS)

- Stem: CODA 10cm -10º (NOS)

- Brake levers: PAUL Cantilever (NOS)

- Brakes: ONZA H.O. Cantilever (NOS) + KOOL STOP EAGLE II (NEW)

- Shifters: GRIP SHIFT SRT 600 (I owned since 1996)

- Wheels: SPIN CARBON (Used, very good condition)

- Tyres: TIOGA PSYCHO K CLEAR (NOS)

- Tubes: MAXXIS FLY WEIGHT (NEW)

- Seatpost: RINGLÉ MOBYDEUCE EASTON (NOS)

- Saddle: FLITE ALPES Titanium (NOS)

- Skewers: TUNE Type Titanium (NOS)

-Cables and outer casings: XTR-DURACE grey (NEW)

-Grips: CODA Kalahari (NOS)

/// Weight = 10.8 kg ///

Thanks a lot for reading the text, I’ll promise you photos when it will be ended.

Sorry for my bad english, best regards from Spain.

Javier F.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:52 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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sounds great - look forward to the photos. Don't worry about your English - it's better than some of the English guys here :wink: :D


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:33 pm 
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WOW :shock: Sounds like total spec! pictures please :D

Welcome to the site by the way!


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 18, 2007 11:47 pm 
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I'd love to see this!
My mate had a similar bike back in the day and it was a beauty.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:50 pm 
Old School Hero

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Hello again! The retroCannondale has been recently assembled. Some pictures...


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:53 pm 
Old School Hero

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More pictures...


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:55 pm 
Old School Hero

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And finally... Thanks a lot for watching them.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 6:59 pm 
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Very nice indeed. Light and trick but still functional. 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:17 pm 
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very nice, not too sure on the spin wheels, but the rest i like a lot, :D ( you need to get a set of spinergy rev-roks on there )


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2007 7:20 pm 
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8)

Not sure why, but I always have trouble liking cannondales.

that is a nice build though

welcome :wink:


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