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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:22 am 
South West Deputy AEC
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My lovely soon to be wife expressed an interest in joining me on some off-road rides (she already has a road bike).

So I was keeping an eye out for a suitable frame - 16" or smaller, rim brake compatible, strong, but not too heavy, preferably including seatpost/seat collar.

A DMR Trailstar came up on here last week, I duly paid for it, and it arrived on Friday.

So Saturday morning dawned grey and drizzly, not a riding day, but definitely a tinkering day :wink:

Take one Frame:
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Add a box of bits, wheels and tools:
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Sometime later..........a (nearly) finished bike:
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It still needs a chain, and maybe a shorter stem. Also the headset I used is rougher than a badgers behind, but will do for now.

Looks quite fun, I might have to take it for a 'test' in the woods :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:10 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Nicely thrown together.

How nice a short stem do you want? Might have one you can have for free, how long is that on there?

Are you taking this to the next SW meet? Bristol/Haldon early Oct?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:29 pm 
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Hi, you got it through. Looks a good build. Can you leave me some feedback

Thanks


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:10 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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Opps, sorry - meant to email you to say thanks!
Cheers, it's spot on 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:22 pm 
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That looks really cool! 8) 8)


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