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PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 7:12 pm 
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Here is my newest (in age) MTB 8)

Its a steel framed Kona Explosif in 18" Its finished in a beautiful green colour, it very light and make the most georgeous ring when you flick the down tube 8)

Frame: 18" Steel
Fork: Rock Shox SID hydra air

Headset: King Rasta
Stem: Kore
Handlebar: Carbon
Grips: Kona Glow

Brakes: Hope Mini Mono's

Cranks: XT HT 11

Single Speed running 36x 16

Pedals: SPD

Wheels: Shimano WH-M575 16 spoke
Tyres: Green and black Wildgrippers

Saddle: Charge Spoon
Seatpost: Carbon 27.2

Cheers

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 3:04 am 
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It's very nice, but it's not a 2004, I had a 2004 and it looks like this:

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=417837&highlight=#417837

I'm thinking yours is an '05 or '06 - Dedacciai tubed with a teardrop downtube?


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:41 am 
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Bit unsure about the wheels but rest is sweet :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 8:45 am 
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mechagouki wrote:
I'm thinking yours is an '05 or '06 - Dedacciai tubed with a teardrop downtube?


The downtube is tear dropped shaped, I have had a google and it seems its a 2006 :shock:

Thanks for pointing this out, I always thought it as a 2004 8)

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/Bike ... &Type=bike


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:45 pm 
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Whats all this then chap, this seems a bit modern and single speed where did this come from then :D










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But with disc brakes how new skool is that :lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:57 pm 
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toadoftoadhall wrote:
Whats all this then chap, this seems a bit modern and single speed where did this come from then :D


But with disc brakes how new skool is that :lol: :lol: :lol:


I know , I hide a lot of dark secrets :lol:

Had it for a year now but my secret us not to ride modern fandangled to retro meets. It's very new and old school at the same time , have a butchers at my other modern kona with disc's too :roll:

Will do a Bristol ride soon mate or if you fancy another down your way ride as it would be good to have another pub lunch !

How's that green stem doing !


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 11:20 pm 
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yeah... I like that.

would like to see it with either a black saddle or silver spokes to go with the green brown combo'


but I'm just being picky.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 11:49 pm 
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lovely machine dude. i had a black UK only '05 Explosif which i'm really regretting selling. Not seen another one since but i am looking. Lovely machines to ride and your right about that ting when you hit the downtube. marvelous machine :D


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:21 pm 
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Great bike man. I too enjoy the love of all things green. This looks like it would be one fun machine. Love those tires!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 10:32 pm 
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Wow you woken up a dusty thread :lol:, Embarresingly this bike is no longer SS and is no longer wearing green tyres :oops:

You've given me a kick up the ass to get some pics of it as is now. Will do this wekend when my Camera is charged 8)


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