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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:34 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
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So I bought this frame middle of last year from a chap on eBay, more or less unused with some slight paint damage to the near side dropout. Slowly since then I've been building it up with bits and bobs from all over the place, I don't have an extensive knowledge on the newer stuff but what's on at the moment feels pretty darn good and having something with 120mm is super comfy! First impressions of modern steel frames is extremely positive, it's a very forgiving ride, it feels light to pedal and I'm looking forward to some drier weather so I can test it out fully!

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The Drive
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adding disc brakes

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Currently need to cut the brake hoses down to length and it's done!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:58 pm 
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Looks well James love the colour I've just won an inbred off eBay tonight can't wait to get it :-)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:00 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
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Cheers dude! they feel proper awesome mate I'm well happy with it, rather more upright seating position than the older stuff feels like I'm sat in an arm chair haha!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:04 pm 
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Very cool build. I really like these frames. Great colors


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 11:39 pm 
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Nice, looks fun!

Kyle


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:55 am 
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Lovely build, and great bikes.....I love mine :)


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:47 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
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Thanks chaps, booked a weekend away in the Lake District doing helvellyn and high street mountains. Wanted to build something comfy with a bit of travel for the rocky bits and a few friends have on ones so they nudged me in this direction, currently it's in our LBS to sort the brakes out as I've no idea when it comes to discs!


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