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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:45 pm 
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Thats the one I found too. Sadly, doesn't quite show the details.
Notice you have an Airborne in your sig, what do you reckon to it ?


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never built it, never ridden it.. :cry:


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 Post subject: It's Done !
PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:39 pm 
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Finally finished after a lot of faffing about with chains and sprokets and tensioners and found a 32 / 18 T, new KMC gold chain plus half link = tada !!! :D
Have swapped out the battered Syncros post for a nice new carbon version and put my repro decals on.
Never ridden a SS before this and I'm liking it - a lot. It's so quiet, barely makes a sound with the semi slicks on and for round the local roads I can get up most of the short sharp hills without too much trouble. The bike weighs in at 19 1/2 lb and thats with some not so weenie bits like the brakes, pedals and the switchblades aren't the lightest either. Perhaps will see about shaving off another lb in the future but for now I think I'm done :)


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:16 pm 
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Nice :D
Like the gold bits, not over the top, and they kinda match the skinwall tyres.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:59 pm 
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Thanks. :)
I found the tyres in my mums shed , they must be 15 years old but like new and you got it right, the gold bits were kinda about matching them. Think it worked out but no doubt will change my mind in a week :roll: !


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