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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:03 am 
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WOW! where on earth did you get a NOS one from???

I'm slowly getting all the bits together for your old one so will have to start my build thread soon 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:39 pm 
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Cheers for the comments chaps :D

The frame popped up on ebay.de a couple of months ago but never made its reserve. I tried to resist but ended up contacting the seller and you know how it goes.... I've built it up as before but with M970 this time so I can run Dura Ace thumb shifters. The thumbies are in the post so I'll get some pics up when they're fitted 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:02 pm 
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Already got my dura ace levers and they look great - with pauls thumbies!

Run out of funds at moment, so need to sell (See sale thread!) to pay for cranks, rear mech and bars, then good to go!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:37 pm 
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Looking forward to seeing the end result on this! It looked sweet when the old frame was built up!


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 2:14 am 
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New thumbies fitted and the first proper ride on the new frame today :D . I stuck to the cycle paths and tarmac and took a 25 mile round trip into Belfast and around the Titanic Quarter and back. Some pics taken along the way -

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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 8:20 am 
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Very nice! :) getting impatient building mine now, waiting for the next pay day.

got any close ups of the thumbies?

Liking the John peel tribute graf, have you been in the titanic centre, any good ?


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 5:54 pm 
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8) 8) 8) Liking it m8!

What size seatpost does an rc300 take btw?!


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 6:08 pm 
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27.2 I hope!


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PostPosted: Sat May 05, 2012 7:56 pm 
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Love it :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 5:38 pm 
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Thanks for the comments chaps :D

The seat post is indeed 27.2mm. I've no close up pics of the thumbies yet but they are the same as these ones, only 9 speed - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/7-8-SPEED-SHI ... 061wt_1163
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