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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:18 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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I purchased a 98' Kona Explosif Frame from a fellow member (thanks Donnie) and have rebuilt it using period parts...also had it bead blasted and then painted in Renault Liquid Pearl Yellow with BMW Oliv paint for the forks which have a yellow metalic finish...

Decals are original design with colour flip thanks to Gil on the forum.

Full XTR including BB with NOS Hope Ti Glide wheels, blah,blah.Since photo was taken have changed saddle to original Flite trans am...

Nice or Yuk !?

ps - the other Kona is one I built for my wife :D


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:50 pm 
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I like it :D


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:10 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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The pics don't do it justice tbh as in the light the pearl finish really shines and the forks have a highly metallic hue...

Just need to get the parts spec right.All components are from the right era and I have used NOS where possible but things like seat and wheel clamps are new Hope ones...and the creaky USE seat post might be enough to warrant a change although I do have 2 more USE posts including a rare Titanium suspension one built for the late 90s Saracen racing team !

Will play around but the ride is super smooth...gotta love 853 :D


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