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PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:58 pm 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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So, despite what John said, this month is a special month - maximum seat postage month. Has there ever been so much seat post shown in one place at one time? Doubt it!


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B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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Forgot to say, GoldenEra, I am pretty sure that Henrik Djernis won one or two of his world champs on a Ritchey with an extended seat tube like that Empella so that he could reduce the weight of the bike.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:06 am 
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pete_mcc wrote:
So, despite what John said, this month is a special month - maximum seat postage month. Has there ever been so much seat post shown in one place at one time? Doubt it!


I still maintain that a lot of people pull their seatposts up by at least a couple of inches before they take a photo to put on here. Some truly monstrous ones on here.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:28 am 
98+ BoTM | BoTM | PoTM Winner
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ededwards wrote:
That Steelhead is pretty tidy - I saw on the build thread that there was a batch for tall guys so out of interest, how long is the top tube?


Thanks. It's a 20.5" (c-to-c) frame and the top tube is 23.5" (also c-to-c).


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 12:37 am 
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Tazio wrote:
pete_mcc wrote:
So, despite what John said, this month is a special month - maximum seat postage month. Has there ever been so much seat post shown in one place at one time? Doubt it!


I still maintain that a lot of people pull their seatposts up by at least a couple of inches before they take a photo to put on here. Some truly monstrous ones on here.


Some of us are 6'6" tall. :)


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 Post subject: 1988 merlin
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:32 am 
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trying again... ; )


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 6:26 am 
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halaburt wrote:
I didn't want to enter this last month with Bushpig's (winning!) Cunningham already in the mix, but here's my 1994 Steve Potts Steelhead.

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Must. Get. One.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 2:44 pm 
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I like the Empella's novelty. The "weight saving" argument doesn't really work on a steel frame, the extra tube weighs more than a post would (especially as it's got the heavy part of a post still in it) :) Makes for an endearingly unusual frame, though.


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 Post subject: Re: 1988 merlin
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:29 pm 
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pluzall wrote:
trying again... ; )

Gorgeous Merlin! 8) But since you entered it in the Feb BoTM (http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1023653&highlight=#1023653) I don't think it's eligible again for a normal month (rule #12).


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BoTM Winner / Gold Trader
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12. Bikes can only be entered once in a normal month and once in a special month.

Since last month was a special month (Made in USA) I'm pretty sure he's allowed to enter in a normal month afterward. At least that's how I interpret it.


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