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PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:05 pm 
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Some of the xtr


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:59 am 
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Is this finished yet Col??

It's been a while.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:15 am 
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this sort of makes me jealous!!!


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:15 am 
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Tazio wrote:
Is this finished yet Col??

It's been a while.



Frustratingly close Renny :facepalm: Waiting on cable outer/chainring bolts and saddle appearing ..

Fingers crossed done for w/end 8)


zetecmk2 wrote:
this sort of makes me jealous!!!


I feel very lucky to have this beauty 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:25 pm 
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Really nice bike mate


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:40 pm 
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AdamAsh wrote:
Really nice bike mate


Cheers mate :D

Really keen to get her finished.. Think the postie is hiding my parcels in protest at the amount of stuff he has to carry for me :oops:

Still waiting on final bits :roll:

Col 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:42 pm 
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AdamAsh wrote:
Really nice bike mate



Cheers mate :D

Think the postie is hiding my parcels in protest at the amount he has to deliver too me daily :oops:

Still awaiting the final few bits :cry:

Col 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:29 pm 
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Finished the bike today just to tweak gears apply some heli tape and take her riding :D

May flip stem if too low will have ride before I decide..

Really pleased with finished bike looks quite subtle in comparison to some of my bikes :wink:


Have I nailed it ?

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Frame: 1999 Kona Explosif

Fork: Z2 Atom sport

Headset: Chris King
Stem: Race Face Ride
Handlebar: Answer Pro Taper
Grips: Superstar
Barends: Never

Brakes: Xtr m952
Brake Pads: Generic
Brake Cables: Jagwire
Cantilever cable hangers: N/A
Brake Levers: Xtr m952

Shifters: Xtr m952
Front Derailleur: Xtr m952
Rear Derailleur: Xtr m952
Derailleur Cables: Jagwire
Cassette: Xtr
Chain: Sram
Cranks: Rs7
Crank Bolts: Shimano
Chainrings: Middleburn
Chainring bolts: Onza
Bottom Bracket: Xt
Pedals: M959(xtr)

Hub Skewers: Xtr
Rims: Mavic 517
Hubs: Xtr m952
Nipples: Brass
Spokes: D/B
Tyres: Schwalbe Racing Ralph
Tubes: Kenda

Saddle: Flite Titanium
Seatpost: Race Face XY
Seatpost Binder: Kona

Weight: 25.2lbs


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:34 pm 
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looks good, better then expected :mrgreen:

good, racy, proportions. I like very much :)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:38 pm 
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Looking good, nice to see you're sticking with your usual radio mast height seat post :D


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