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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:38 am 
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Never come across that brand before. Sweet looking fuselage!


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Carl, my god that is nice.. no.. not just nice, bloody awesome..

Just a tip, stop messing around with cable discs.. Scant has got a lovely set of silver hope mono's in the for sale section for £120.. a steal no less. they would look great on that... :wink:


Thanks mate...to be fair...I have gained a lot of respect for cable disc...always thought they were cheap mans 'proper' disc..but not BB7's....they are fecking great.

Cheers, Carl


Second that, BB7's rock big time :wink:
You're not going SS or Rohloff with the slider dropouts?
That Kish is a sweet frame btw

Nothing beats a well build steel frame imho, been working on mine to

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You're not going SS or Rohloff with the slider dropouts?


Oh yes....SS. Thats a Hope SS hub, a bit like a King SS hub in that its just a shorter freehub. Better for chain alignment over screw-on freewheel in my opinion.

Thanks for you comments chaps....should be finished soon.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:47 am 
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What a superbike!
Looks great!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:06 am 
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Very, very nice Carl - I'm seriously envious :oops: Something like that makes all my bikes look like the "cheap Kona tat" that they are.
'Course it'll still get dirty.... :lol:

I'm another who'd go down the hydraulic disc route though - IMHO a nice set of Magura Marta SL's in silver would look much nicer (and work better and be more fit-and-forget). The Avid calipers always look big and cheap to me - not that I'm any sort of style guru, obviously :oops:


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errm ...your pedals look very close to the ground!or is it just the picture.....love the frame ...wouldnt mind seeing yellow judies on there with some splash of red n green elsewhere.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:43 am 
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errm ...your pedals look very close to the ground! or is it just the picture ?


Now you mention it, they do - even with the back wheel an inch or so higher in that stand. They look like long cranks (180mm?) and ,of course, with the 26" wheels being a bit smaller than 650 that drops the BB height.


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pedal up going round corners huh?


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650b wheels = 27.5" so your BB will be dropped by approx 3/4 of an inch...

Nowt to worry about I reckon.


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650b wheels = 27.5" so your BB will be dropped by approx 3/4 of an inch...

Nowt to worry about I reckon.


That's about right....didn't think about it until it was posted here...can't see it being a problem.


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