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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:34 am 
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Awesome bike good job


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:01 am 
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White hoods look better I reckin, and good call on reverting to the original saddle, it's looking really complete now.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:50 am 
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cheers guys :).. deffo glad i went back to the original saddle :)!


today!...

today i may have sinned!

i live i a fairly hilly area and the short ratio 600 freewheel that was on there was just to.. well short! lol.

anyways i happened across a wider ratio 600 freewheel :)... same model and 6 speed as the original but with 13-30 teeth :).. also NOS in the box!!

anyways it arrived today so on it went!!

all set up and indexeing like a dream!

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that was this months budget blown!!.

i have the chance to get a nice clean dura-ace stem.. now i know they are all the same aside from whats stamped on the front.. do i get it or hold out for a 600??.. would i be making do?

craig


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:40 am 
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update (yes again! lol)

600ex stem/headset and new saddle added :)

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new bar tape on order (AGAIN!) had to reuse when changing stems and although it looks ok in the pictures.. it aint!.. one side wraped top to bottom and tother is bottom to top lol and is a tad lumpy in places..

things to do

source a 600ex bb to finish the group set off

thats it :).. it'll be finshed then! :). i currently use 'ernie' daily (aslong as its dry) and loving every min of it


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:06 pm 
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very nice sir! 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 12:19 am 
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very nice sir! 8)


i thanks you sir!!! you helped make it happen to ;) :)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:12 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:07 am 
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Wow! they polished up nicely :o
what did you use to get them the stem that shiny?
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:12 am 
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good old autosol and elbow grease :D .. was the only way i could get the scratches out.. will mean a buff up every few months mind.. but wont be hard work :).. certainly does dazzle now :D


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:44 pm 
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She scrubbed up lovely! Beautiful job .... Shimano 600 was my favourite group set when I did some TT many years ago.


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