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 Post subject: Orange sub five
PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 4:27 pm 
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Just picked up this great frame from alexpalacefan on here, fantastic condition. Cant wait to get it built up at the weekend!A bargain I might add too.


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PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:59 pm 
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looks good,what's the plan?
i'm about to build my 5 up when i get everything together :D


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 12:51 am 
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120mm up front and lightweight components?


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 7:54 pm 
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This is the build so far, not exactly a light weight build but really doesnt feel too bad!
Just got a couple of asjustments to make but im so pleased with it, never thought I would own a sub 5!


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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 11:12 am 
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Anyone know what the "strange specific technology" sticker on the frame is all about?


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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2011 9:58 pm 
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looks good mate
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2011 8:45 am 
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Fancy a test ride at clipstone next week after work?


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 4:51 pm 
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I really wanted this! :( but nice build :)


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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 4:57 pm 
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Im really pleased with it the rear shock works a treat and the bike is in fantastic condition. The only thing I needed to do was drill out the ovalised shock mount holes and iv machined up two aluminium bushes to bring it down to the correct shock bolt size (like what are in the old marin shock mount holes) that way I still get to use standard size bolts and bushes that came with the frame


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 3:45 pm 
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Changed the forks with Rockshox J3's these feel much better then the exr's and the lockout is really handy, I think the red forks look a bit better on it too.


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