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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:17 pm 
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Cannondale got a new shock today. Brings the weight down to a featherweight 37.5 lbs. I'm going to have to watch it doesn't float away.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:19 pm 
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Fftc - looks very pretty


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Glued my first set of tubular tyres today, why did I ever think that would be a good idea?


Mon tha tubs! :lol: Well done fella, don't let anyone put you off. They'll feel great on the road, did many a mile on tubs, raced several crit's every year on them, throwing that bike out the corners, on power as soon as the pedal would clear the ground, never had one roll. Even after a puncture many miles from home, felt fine riding an unglued one home, albeit gingerly through the corners.

What did you get, GP4's?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:40 pm 
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FFTC - Great looking Monkey before but now its looking and I imagine, riding better still. Love the colour too.
Rumble, that Cannondale looks a beast, imagine it rides over or through anything.
There really is some great machines and a huge diversity of styles throughout macretro clan and that can't be anything but good.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:53 pm 
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The Dale looks ace Rumble 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:57 pm 
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gmac123 wrote:
Fftc - looks very pretty


clubby wrote:
Glued my first set of tubular tyres today, why did I ever think that would be a good idea?


Mon tha tubs! :lol: Well done fella, don't let anyone put you off. They'll feel great on the road, did many a mile on tubs, raced several crit's every year on them, throwing that bike out the corners, on power as soon as the pedal would clear the ground, never had one roll. Even after a puncture many miles from home, felt fine riding an unglued one home, albeit gingerly through the corners.

What did you get, GP4's?


That's the ones, built up on NR hubs. Eyelets a wee bit corroded but brake surfaces and grey anodising in good condition, plus nice and true which is the main thing.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:11 am 
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i don't usually get star struck but i had a good mess about with wee danny in princess st gardens before his show last night , what a good laugh top guy 8)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:17 am 
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brilliant eck, hope you showed him some new tricks :)

his new film was released last week

http://imaginate.redbull.com/videos/riding_film


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:31 pm 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
How cool is that? Superb big fella!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:33 pm 
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Nice one Eck, how did u happen to meet up wi him?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:04 pm 
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i went to see this >>> http://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2 ... edinburgh/

bumped into him at the castle carpark and had a good yap with him before the show 8)

i was doing the one handed wheelie tae :P


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