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PostPosted: Wed May 26, 2010 7:26 pm 
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This wee beasty is hot off the jig and will be being raced on and ridden by Nick Turner of The Development DH team here in the UK. The front triangle is being painted in metallic purple to match the team's new Royal Racing team strips, rear swing arm is being left in polished alloy - pimpo mucho!

Got these photo's straight from FTW himself, can't wait for the frame to land in the UK.

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All team sponsors now fully confirmed and we're ready to rock.

Bring it on!

8) 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Wed May 26, 2010 7:41 pm 
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That's nice, looks different to a lot of other frames on the market. Look forward to seeing it painted and built up :)


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 12:39 am 
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that's not just a bike frame, that's art 8)


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 12:58 am 
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Aeronaut wrote:
that's not just a bike frame, that's art 8)


Damn right it is fella!


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 11:23 am 
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FTW = frank the welder??? :arrow: :?: :oops:
if so does he have a company that produce bike frames?

i take it its unique, MASSIVE travel :shock: nice!


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 11:29 am 
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FTW back in bed with Spooky?

What became of Sinister?


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 7:58 pm 
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Yep it's Frank Wadelton, and yes he's gone solo again under FTW Industries:

http://ftwindustries.blogspot.com/

http://www.ftwindustries.com/

He's not in bed with Spooky, although who knows for the future. We're running the FB10 as Spooky do not have a viable DH frame as of yet.

Can't wait to see how it handles.

Rear travel is a smidgen over 9 inches, but you can flip the shock over and use a different hole in the frame to push about 5 inches I think it was using the same shock.

The frame is a complete and utter work of art.

As for Sinister, I can't comment on that one.


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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 8:01 pm 
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impressive looking thing.


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PostPosted: Sun May 30, 2010 12:13 am 
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Very nice, lovely bit of welding there! Looks like a cross between Norco and Specialized. Can't wait to see it built.


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what are the tabs on the bb shell? guide tabs?


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