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 Post subject: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:08 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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A new project commenceth...

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Got all the bits for the build, a few names to conjure with, are...

Thomson
Hope
Magura
Mavic
Tune
Charge
FSA
XT
XTR
SRP
RockShox

to name but a few (many)


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:34 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Location: Riding my Woodsie.
Great looking frames these. 8)

I have one myself.

No idea how they ride, but they look fantastic! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:47 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Once it's built this is going to be my constant weapon of choice...

I've heard very good things about these frames... Can't wait.


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:52 pm 
Posh Mark
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Location: As far from the city as you can be ....
:xmas-cool:


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:29 pm 
South East Deputy AEC
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so if this is to be the weapon of choice.....

whats happening to the 456 Image


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:41 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Nothing....

It's just gonna be a special occasion bike until I lose plenty of weight..

This, being gods finest grade of steel, will happily handle whatever I want it to, I'm building it to ride....and ride....and ride some more.


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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:02 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Been really busy today...

Fitted FSA headset and RS recons..

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As well as Thomson stem and post, and some Kore torsion bars

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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:04 pm 
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And some nice sturdy rims with added Charge splashbackery...

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And some Ltd. Ed Magura Marta Golds..

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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:07 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Next up was an m750 rear mech with gold bolt bling..
And a nice YBN gold 9sp chain

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M960 front mech

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And some lovely Tune sixpack cranks and Ti BB

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 Post subject: Re: 104853
PostPosted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:13 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Finishing touch was a tan Charge speed saddle

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Some thumbies, and a quick photoshoot..

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Just some cabling up, to do, and a bit of a fettle with the brakes and it'll be ready to ride and abuse... 8)


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