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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:21 am 
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Location: Santo André - SP Brazil
Hi Friends! After 8 months buying parts, finally I obtained to finish the reform and assembly of mine bike using a chromo frame of the KHS model COMP ST year 2001, follows photos:
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The configuration:
Frame: KHS COMP ST (Chromium Reynolds 520) with shock Power Tools of 1" (painting by Diamond Design)
Fork: Spinner Aeris Sport 80mm
Headset: Cane Creek S3
Stem: Kore Race 100mm
Handlebar: Kore Elite
Grip: Ritchey WCS
Bar Ends: Ritchey PRO
Saddle: Ritchey PRO
Seatpost: Ritchey COMP 400mm
Brake Levers: Avid Speed Dial 7
Brakes: Avid Single Digit 7
Gear Shifter: Sram X-9
Front Derailleurs: Sram X-7
Rear Derailleurs: SramX-9
Chain: Sram PC-951
Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beater C
Crankset: Truvativ Firex 170mm
Cassette: Shimano HG 80 (SLX)
Wheels: Vzan Extreme
Tires: Maxxis Ignitor 2.1
Tubes: Maxxis Flyweight

The weight of it was 11,28Kg without the accessories (cyclecomputer, support of bottle and lighthouse)… hugs


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 7:54 am 
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Nice build and an impressive weight :D 8)
What fork is that as I have never seen that before :?: Thanks.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:14 am 
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I tried really hard to get a solo one, the single speed version of that frame, imported to the UK. But failed :( I have never seen one in the UK and would love to ride one.

Great idea and it looks well executed too.

How does it ride?


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:53 pm 
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Nice bike Wagon, welcome to Retrobike! evidence that retro is trully worldwide. How's the weather in Brazil?


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:58 pm 
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Cool bike. Really fancy trying a soft tail one sometime


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:17 pm 
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marin man wrote:
Nice build and an impressive weight :D 8)
What fork is that as I have never seen that before :?: Thanks.


Hi Marin Man!!! Thanks for the compliments, the fork is the model for cross country of the Spinner http://www.spinner-usa.com/e/aeris-286-80-sport.html , is a very light suspension (1350g), it has automatic travel and control of return... hug


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:19 pm 
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:shock: That is a very light fork :shock: looks pretty good too 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:22 pm 
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456_rich wrote:
I tried really hard to get a solo one, the single speed version of that frame, imported to the UK. But failed :( I have never seen one in the UK and would love to ride one.

Great idea and it looks well executed too.

How does it ride?


Hi 456_rich!!! Not yet I arrived to walk with bike, later that to make test drive, I post the impressions… hug


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 22, 2010 11:38 pm 
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haggis wrote:
Nice bike Wagon, welcome to Retrobike! evidence that retro is trully worldwide. How's the weather in Brazil?


Hi Haggis!!! The site Retrobike is worldwide yes, in the Brazil has one here fórum (www.pedal.com.br), where some participants always look at this site, its bicycles are simply fantastic, were seeing this site that I was felt inspired to mount my KHS. The region here where I live, this starting to make cold (we are entering in the winter))... hug


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:46 am 
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Welcome,my new brazillian friend :D 8)
How cold does it get in winter where you are?


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