I was very surprised no one fancied this:
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... t=monolith
So , after a bit of haggling it was winging it's way to Sunny (Da Truth!)Surrey.
I had to go and get some timberon Tuesday, and since the Parcelforce Depot was virtually next door to the timber yard, I pooped in to see if it had arrived. It was there, and had been since Thursday last
Two boxes, superbly packed, and nothing rubbing anything else up the wrong way!
Bolted it together, as it came, but fitted my favourite saddle and pedals yesterday.
The pics don't really do the paintwork justice, but it has a sort of glittery shimmer to it, a bit like metallic felt tip pens, but no obvious metal flakes.
It's bleedin' lovely to ride, as I had expected, but the forks were a revelation!
WEighs just over 19lbs, but there's scope for a diet without getting stoopid.
It even matches me mutt!
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