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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 8:08 am 
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titch__16 wrote:
Looks much better now, and I didn't think I'd be saying that :lol:

Maybe you should introduce it to a nice carbon fork ;)
And some red bolts and other small parts might make the shifters look less lonely.


:lol: cheers Titch.
The fork is already a CF jobbie, but it had to be painted black to hide the old school looking yellow decals. I am always looking for a more wing like fork though...in CF or black of course.
Hmm red bolts...I hadn't thought of that...nice idea sir. :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 12:29 pm 
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It appears that the Bonty will now be seeing some proper action as I've just entered a Duathlon at Silverstone! LOL.
I CANNOT wait to thrash her around the track for the 10 mile bike section. :D


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:43 am 
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In action at yesterdays Silverstone Duathlon.

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We managed a respectable 14th place.


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14th out of . . ?

An 18 year old MTB, competing with some very expensive and modern road bikes. Amazing! :lol:


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14th out of 100. We're doing it again this Wednesday evening. 8)


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Great result! Just goes to show you don't need to waste £££'s on overpriced machines :P


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I will confess that I am in the process of building/buying a proper TT bike...and the wheels I've secured for it have found their way onto the Bonty for my next Silverstone Duathlon event...
...as well as some Quantum SL pedals and a pair of SRAM Apex calipers (with CF specific blocks/pads).

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She should fly a bit faster next week. :)


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I like your style! :D


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Does getting a new TT bike mean we may be seeing this one rebuilt as MTB again? :D


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titch__16 wrote:
Does getting a new TT bike mean we may be seeing this one rebuilt as MTB again? :D


Maybe I'm not sure. Her next incarnation might be as a narrow flat bar road courier 9 speed type thing? Or i might put some drop bars on with the TT bars for a more comfortable road ride. Or I might turn her back into an MTB? Dunno.
What i do know is that she'll stay in this current setup until next year as I'll use her through the winter indoors. :)

Whatever happens she'll still end up being my most ridden bike which is bonkers as this year she celebrates her 18th Birthday!


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