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 Post subject: Marin Mount Vision Pro
PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:00 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Sep 08, 2008 9:44 pm
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Location: Bradford
ImageI built this up last week - Not one for the purists as none of the parts are anything like what came on original spec!
Got the frame and forks off here - frame is 1999 model.
Forks are bomber z2 bams - I don't think you would ever see these on a marin but they are 80mm and red!
Decided to go with disc brakes - avid juicy 3
Got the lx Chainset from -je James. Not sure if it's nos or reissue but not bad for thirty quid.
Wheels are Dt Swiss that came off a specialized.
Rest of kit is all new, Deore rear mech, headset, hope seatclamp etc.

It is a bit of a curious mix of new and old but it looks ok and rides great if not a little bit heavier than the original !

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:04 am 
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Love these and that's a good looking one well done


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:12 am 
Dirt Disciple

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Cheers chute55!


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:03 am 
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8) cool as ;a golden age for marins
and a bike that cost 2k bitd, great build ;would like to try one out myself now :D


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:35 am 
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Got a big soft spot for these full sus Marins, yours looks great!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:14 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Thanks for the comments

Took her for a spin round Hardcastle Crags at the weekend.
Really pleased with how it rides and quite surprised how much trail it smooths out for a short travel full susser.

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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 10:32 pm 
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Lovely :D Can never go wrong with red :D


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