I did make it, but I turned up late, did the 50miler and then had to dash straight home afterwards. There were quite a few stares and a couple of people asked about the bike, which is always nice.
Regarding lightness, my one weighs about 10.9kgs and it was a lot more before the component/wheel upgrade. If you want to have a look and see how much magnesium it takes to strengthen the frame, have a look at my webpage - http://www.haydn-automation.co.uk/Kirk.htm
- where you'll find a frame cut in half. Simon.
Kirk Precision '88 - in fluorescent 80s pink
Kona Hahanna '91
for the full Kirk Precision and Kirk Revolution story.
Or look at my other projects at www.haydn-automation.co.uk
for a Millennium Falcon Wall Light, Tron: Bicycle art and video, GTM Libra (kitcar), 1/11th M577 'Aliens' APC (Scratchbuilt) and more.