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 Post subject: 97 bonty
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:08 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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how retro is a 97 bontrager privateer.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:11 pm 
Mr Darcy
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I would say retro for sure.

To some, it is in the Trek era which loses a bit of kudos, but still damn nice frames!!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:12 pm 
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Yep, even the 'Trek' Bontragers are retro, it's all about attitude! :P


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 Post subject: 97 bonty
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:16 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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anyone help with a list of worthy bit to build it up with.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:19 pm 
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Find the original spec in the 1997 brocure here: http://www.mtb-kataloge.de/Bikekataloge ... er1997.pdf


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 Post subject: 97 bonty
PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:23 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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what length fork travel


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:24 pm 
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63mm according to said catalogue... :)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2007 6:33 pm 
retrobike rider
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68mm shell bb with 107mm axle. Best go for UN72 and avoid the boutique ones ( bitter experience speaking ).


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 Post subject: Re: 97 bonty
PostPosted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 6:51 pm 
BoTM Winner / PoTM Winner
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ton wrote:
what length fork travel
try to find a black bonty crown for the fork.


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 Post subject: My "new" Bonti
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:49 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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I bought it last week NOS for 150 euros. Quite ok - or?


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