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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:03 am 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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finished

Mavic callipers and simplex shifters and gold tape and Campagnolo cranks and mechs and wheels and and and....


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:09 am 
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Looks good...
Next question.......Does it ride like a dream?
Or to stressed after the build, to ride it. :) .


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:03 pm 
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Hey nice job! Really like that gold bartape... 8)
I too am intrigued to hear how it rides.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:27 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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busy busy busy so no riding yet... :?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 6:06 pm 
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Nice job, really like the Mavic brakes.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:19 pm 
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Nice job.. Whats the tyres??


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:05 am 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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vittoria tubs


might slowly move over to almost complete Mavic, got hubs just need mechs.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:15 pm 
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I always wanted one of these since I saw Sean Kelly riding one in the mid-1980s. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 9:51 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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first ride. A lot less bendy than I'd been lead to believe, Very fast too.

Brakes dont work though :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 01, 2010 3:24 pm 
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Not convinced about the Campagnolo, I bough jm's excellent Shimano 600 groupset and wheels

A few tweaks later, I feel a lot happier about the whole thing


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