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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:32 pm 
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'96 Kona Kapu
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Very nice Kapu frame with mudshark fork, in great condition for an 18yr old frame.
Comes with the original headset and seatpost clamp. It's in a dark blue-grey colour and made of Columbus Genius steel with Ritchey dropouts.

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There is certainly cable-rub and some rust spots, but it is extremely presentable. I think it'd look cracking with an hour or so of elbow grease. The Velocity stem is in very nice condition and is a bronze colour. It came from a '98 Kapu.

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I haven't built or ridden this. My intention was to build it with a recent alloy Campagnolo groupset, a black King classic headset and a pair of Wound Up forks, but it wasn't to be; I can sell the frame with the Wound Ups and headset if anyone is interested.

Measurements:
* Seat tube (centre-to-centre): 480mm
* Seat tube (centre-to-top): 560mm
* Head tube: 130mm
* Top tube effective: 540mm
* Stem: 100mm

Without wanting to sound over-the-top, up until recently the '98 bike I used to own was the best riding steel frame I've ever owned and I regretted parting with it ever since selling it. My intention was to restore this frame (I contacted H Lloyd and they can provide decals) but I'd probably leave it well alone.

I'd like £350 including UK postage.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 2:37 pm 
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Still very much for sale if anyone's interested in this very nice frame ...


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:18 pm 
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NICE! If only it was a year later...the stem looks right for the year as well...

...and to tell you the truth if this was a few CM's bigger, I'd be talking a deal now.


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Oooh, very nice! My size too but have to stay away or I won't be eating this month! Have a free bump!


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:51 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 2:33 pm 
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Totally receptive to offers...?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 6:24 pm 
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£300?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:20 am 
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Stuning frame. Keeping an eye on this... my size, but not my budget. Around how much would it cost to ship it to Denmark? Around £30ish extra?


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:30 am 
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Still here!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:52 am 
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As much as this is a nice frame, it doesn't make for a very nice ornament - and it is making me deeply unpopular with Mrs Iron Man ...

Any interest @ £275-ish?


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