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 Post subject: 1998 klein mantra
PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:45 pm 
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i won this off ebay this week 8) no postage tho but bensherman on here lives 5 minutes up the road from the seller so had offered to collect and forward to me 8) true to his word he collected , boxed and sent it on it's way to me :D :D :D (total gent and credit to retrobike)

so after building the bike up and the darkness creaping in i only managed a couple of pictures :D

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the spec is............

sr suntour forks (will be replaced with pace forks tomorrow)

hope c2 brakes

hope ti-glide 3dv hubs and mavic d521 rims

stx-rc shifters and front mech (will replace with xt bits soon)

xt rear mech

unknown bars and planet-x stem

fox rear shock

truvativ cranks (will be changed for raceface ones)


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:47 pm 
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still need better pics :P


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:26 am 
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Nice one eck, like the sound of the changes so far 8) would really suit the cnc machined look. :)


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:30 am 
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interesting....

are those kujo's i spy? if so, erm are you, like er going to maybe keep them er yes? :D


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:30 am 
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That's a lovely bike Alex, look forward to see the upgrades. Nice to speak to you as well bud and I could even understand you :D

Good luck fella


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:13 pm 
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Nice bike Alex. Look forward to seeing it with the changes. Mine took a bit of dialling in to get it how I want it but rides fantastically now :).


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 1:16 pm 
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cool. i am watching one of these at the min. would like to try is as klein intended with a rigid fork


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:14 pm 
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jamabikes wrote:
interesting....

are those kujo's i spy? if so, erm are you, like er going to maybe keep them er yes? :D


yup they are & nope there staying :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 5:27 pm 
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:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:02 pm 
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Ya spawny b*stard :wink: Very much looking forward to seeing this done with your build Alex.


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