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 Post subject: Frankenbike. The return.
PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:51 pm 
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velofrog wrote:
The History Man wrote:
a true frankenbike experiment that mengele would be appalled by.


hahahaha!! that's both hilarious and awful! :lol: :facepalm:

gotta be right down there in the 100 most terrible analogies!!


These and the and lots of stuff I have swapped or hoarded will be stitched together and given life including Mary bars, and anything to brighten in up a bit 8) might go reverse bars.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:03 pm 
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not the sparkly frankenforkz?! :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:23 pm 
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It clicked that I have accents to compliment my Fargo forks. So I sought out a cheap frame...........


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:44 pm 
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perfect!


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:04 am 
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Well I tried a 29" wheel with the forks last night and a to c is too short. Gutted. No wonder they were cheap. Was going to be a 69er. Now what?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:20 am 
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buy my brand new only fitted Salsa Cromoto Grande steel rigid forks and put them on! :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:39 am 
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how much? swaps?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:57 am 
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£80 posted, i just paid £100 and have made them lighter by cutting 20mm off the steerer! :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:26 am 
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Can you see the tumble weed blowing across the prairie and hear a solitary church bell in the distance?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 11:41 am 
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yeah, yeah..... I know, i know...... it's a budget build :lol:


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