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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 11:07 pm 
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Got rid of my 26" inbred recently so I could make room for this bad boy. I've wanted a 29er for a while after a having a blast on a Haro Mary.
Picked this up from a nice guy on STW a couple of weeks ago.
It's an inbred 29er not 100% sure of age could be bout 2005/2006.When it arrived it was a bit grubby with a few stickers here and there but not bad at all. With bit of a clean up and a T-cut it looks set to be a great ride.
Set up single speed with the stuff from my 26er on the brief blast I had in the street about 9.40pm tonite it feels quick. I'll update yer after I've given it a blast in the dirt.

More pics will follow when I get the chance to take some tomorrow, the kitchen pic is just a taster.

Cheers Mike. :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 11:33 pm 
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looking sweet, love it, can't wait for your off-road first ride 8)

just get it splattered.


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PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2009 11:37 pm 
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Cheers Gaz, is that splattered with mud or paint? :?


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im loving the single speeders lately and 29ers rock if only i was taller awaiting for a full report after the first ride 8)


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 9:27 am 
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mikefoster wrote:
Cheers Gaz, is that splattered with mud or paint? :?


I say a bit of both :twisted:


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 10:13 am 
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That looks great Mike. Very 8)

I think you hit the nail on the head with it being '05 / '06, it looks identical to my '05 26" wheel 'bred. Is it a 16" and if so how tall are you? I like the idea of the 29'er but as I'm only 5'9 I always thought that they may be on the large side for me.


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can't wait till 29ers come down in price - I *need* one :D


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 8:19 pm 
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sweet bike matey


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 11:15 pm 
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awaycaboose. It measures 18" centre to top but has 1 hell of a slope to the tube. Could be about a standard 16" but feels a lot bigger when you sit on it. I'm about 6ft tall so for me it seems like a good size. The top tube feels shorter than the 26er 18" inbred i had.

Cheers for the comments everybody, Will let you know how it rides after I've taken the long route to work tomorrow. Have taken some better pics though so you can see it a bit better.


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PostPosted: Mon May 04, 2009 11:18 pm 
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More pics.

Not sure what happened to the fork pic though.


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