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Marin - Cool or Uncool?
Cool 51%  51%  [ 101 ]
Uncool 49%  49%  [ 97 ]
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:21 pm 
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thanks guys :D
i was very much after this...then to find in NOS... :shock: lucky me.

some details, will have to take some better pics in nice daylight soon (the 747 pedals are not factory spec / time correct of course, got the bike without pedals, will mount 737 soon and some other minor modifications):

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:30 pm 
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Cool


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:38 pm 
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John wrote:
will get it up tomorrow....


Insert childish snigger emoticon


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:58 pm 
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Next up thumbshifters!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:51 pm 
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I like them and own two but I dont think of them as cool, just practical decent steeds.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:54 pm 
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Bugger! bit late on that one!!!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:22 pm 
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I can't believe this was so close, I've always thought they were amongst the coolest of the big bike companies - I mean compared to Trek, Specialized, Giant. I always liked the way that even their cheapest bikes seemed capable and had similar good looks to the higher-up models.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:16 pm 
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utahdog2003 wrote:
Cool...with an asterisk.....*!








*in Europe






:P


Oh you american spoilt kids ! :lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:49 am 
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T'boo Ted wrote:
just a question, since its merin...

pronouce it? everyone ZI have ever come accross here says Maaaar-en, or Maaar-In, but is it more like M-er-IIIN!! ? anyway I dunno


When (Alta) California was part of Nueva España, it would have been pronounce Mah-reen, I believe the common pronunciation these days it is Mah-rin


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:56 am 
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Tho by the looks of things, these days stateside they pronounce it Mingin....


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