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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 9:40 pm 
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Very Bizzare looking frameset by CW, anyone seen any of these around? :?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:42 am 
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I noticed a load of those over on VintageBMX.com. First photo I saw looked like the frame had split.

Presumably the frame designer eventually notched it up as 'an experimental phase'.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:20 pm 
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Love the look - iirc there was someone manufacturing frames in the same style recently - 20, 24 and 26"ers. I'll see if I can find the link.


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 Post subject: CW Phase (Z frame) copy
PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:38 pm 
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Found it!! Kappa BMX.

Gorgeous looking bikes . . . modern take on oldschool style :D Don't seem to offer the K20z frame any more though.

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hello, its not a kuwahara, its a 'cw'-coast wheels. they used to be famed for their 'cw' bars, the two piece bars with the almost straight bar along the top. i have a kuwahara, but would love a cw.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:44 pm 
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Opps!Wrong Make, Thanks for the correction! (so embarrassed)

Great looking frame but I've heard from some that they crack like sittitng on a biscuit! :P


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 8:25 pm 
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Apparently, the story goes that they mocked up acouple of these for a bike show, they created a huge amount of interest so they ended up making them for sale.


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mostly they cracked around the z welds, have seen more than one repaired and fitted with an after market gusset torched in to relieve the stress on this area. (don't, please do this!!) still a beauty tho'


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:20 pm 
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Great looking bikes, saw a couple of these at the Radbmx meet last year at Milton Keynes race track.
They're doing another meet this year if anyone's in the area, lots of real classic bmx on show, and raced by their owners too!
I'm not promoting them, but check them out at http://www.radbmx.co.uk/


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:04 am 
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robm wrote:
mostly they cracked around the z welds, have seen more than one repaired and fitted with an after market gusset torched in to relieve the stress on this area. (don't, please do this!!) still a beauty tho'


Welding a Gusset there? NO Way! :?


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