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PostPosted: Mon May 03, 2010 2:26 pm 
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I think you'll learn to hate the chain though


Pray tell,dont get all mystical on me :? :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 12:44 pm 
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dyna-ti wrote:
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I think you'll learn to hate the chain though


Pray tell,dont get all mystical on me :? :lol:


perry will tell you the full details but basically they stretch like a very stretchy thing. because the plates are bent they try and straighen out. mine lasted about 30 miles before it had stretched.

look cool but not worth the hassle


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 1:12 pm 
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wooooooow!!!
thats loverly!
how do you find the wheels?


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 6:46 pm 
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cyfa2809 wrote:
wooooooow!!!
thats loverly!
how do you find the wheels?


Just cheap shimano m475 disc hubs on cheap rims.£80 per set :?
I used our auction watch for red ano.

I have a nice splined red ti glide and a nice red x517,they were meant to be the wheels used,and if i could find their matching front hub and rim.
The rim is never going to arrive as theyre too rare, to get another under £40 would be a miracle .someone here offered me a matching front hub.But for some reason he's withdrawn the offer[exept i cant tell cos he still wont answer the last pm i sent him :?: ]
I hope that deal is still on and hes just very busy to get back to me :D .

The cheap red ebay option at least gets the bike built and ridable.

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perry will tell you the full details but basically they stretch like a very stretchy thing. because the plates are bent they try and straighen out. mine lasted about 30 miles before it had stretched.


Cheers for that Lewis :( fifteen quid wasted :( ]


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 8:53 pm 
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Liking this big man, how does it compare to the torus? Is this ur first kona?


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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 10:11 pm 
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Yep, I like it. Not sure what year it is but it looks similar to the fire mountain 2009 that my bro has. I like it as it has straight tubes, looks so much better than the identi-kit hydroformed rubbish.


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PostPosted: Wed May 05, 2010 10:55 am 
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its not a total waste. you can use individual links in normal chains to shorten them a bit.

sorry to put a downer on things.

just run it till it wears


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