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PostPosted: Sun May 09, 2010 10:02 pm 
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Racing it next week so it needed doing, some will hate it, but I think it epitomises mid-to-late 1990s mountain biking:

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As you can see, I worked very hard to colour coordinate everything.


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PostPosted: Sun May 09, 2010 10:14 pm 
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Nice build mate, take care for her during the race..... :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun May 09, 2010 10:18 pm 
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Love the tongue-in-cheek colour coordination! 8)

Seriously though, it looks like how we all used to upgrade our bikes!


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PostPosted: Sun May 09, 2010 10:27 pm 
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Thanks, I feel really good about the build, like it's really fun ,you know. I've tried building the bike twice before - once with yellow parts, once with red. Both times it seemed kind of forced and unnatural.


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fingers wrote:
Love the tongue-in-cheek colour coordination! 8)

Seriously though, it looks like how we all used to upgrade our bikes!


Agree with Fingers.

The only thing for me is the tyres - never seen any build suit them......ever!

Apart from that 8)


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Good stuff mate! Can't wait to see it in the metal next week! 8)

Guess I have to bring one of the two Ti's next week to match you!

No love for the colour choice on the tyres here as well! :lol: but hey, it's your bike, build it as you like! nothing's stopped me from doing the same. ;)


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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 12:24 pm 
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:lol:

Yeah, the tires aren't called Wildgrippers for nothing! I know they are a love/hate thing, I've always kind of liked them, but I came from BMX and anyone who rode BMX in the mid-to-late eighties will know that it was no-holds-barred on wild coloured parts. TBH I will probably swap in some grey-wall Fire XCs (saw some on someones bike on here recently are they new?) when I find out where to buy them from.

Forgot to publicly thank RockiMtn for the beautiful red Control Stem, one of my favourite parts on the bike!


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mechagouki wrote:
but I came from BMX and anyone who rode BMX in the mid-to-late eighties will know that it was no-holds-barred on wild coloured parts.


No buts.....

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Don't see any green tyres on my bikes!

:lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon May 10, 2010 1:14 pm 
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Really don't like the tyres but rest is cool, good that it's going to be raced too :D


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letmetalktomark wrote:
mechagouki wrote:
but I came from BMX and anyone who rode BMX in the mid-to-late eighties will know that it was no-holds-barred on wild coloured parts.


No buts.....


Don't see any green tyres on my bikes!

:lol: :lol:


WOW! I never saw green OGKs before, they are very cool! (I'm one of the minority that preferred OGKs over Tuffs, I had a Supergoose with yellow OGKs and I just loved that thing!


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