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 Post subject: Kona Hei Hei
PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:58 pm 
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kona-Titaniu ... Swb6Bddoht


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 Post subject: Re: Kona Hei Hei
PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:29 am 
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kona-Titanium-Hei-Hei/233336897601?hash=item3653f68041:g:UeEAAOSwb6Bddoht


I've only just seen this. Sadly the listing has finished, although it seems that it hasn't sold?

I would obviously like to establish the Serial Number, so if anyone (Mark :)) spots a new listing, then I'll write to the seller.

It is a 1998 with original Head Tube and Seat Tube Decals, while the remainder are replica 1995.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:32 pm 
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......and it's back up :D . Slightly more expensive but still seems good value compared to others listed at the moment?.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kona-Titaniu ... Swb6Bddoht


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:55 pm 
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Yeah thanks. I now have a confirmed Serial Number for it. It is an 18" 1998, and I will add it to the Register when I next update it.

I would say that it has the original '98 Head Tube, Seat Tube and "Handmade Made In U.S.A." Decals, while the Down Tube and Top Tube are replica 1995.

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 Post subject: Re: hei hei.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:14 pm 
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Interested but not sure on sizing, would that be 16" or 17" to top tube? I'll ask the owner but thought here first, thanks.


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 Post subject: Re: hei hei.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:36 pm 
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Interested but not sure on sizing, would that be 16" or 17" to top tube? I'll ask the owner but thought here first, thanks.

You mention 16" and 17" in your post, but I'm not sure where you are quoting this from :? .

The frame is size 18", which is measured from the centre of the Bottom Bracket, to the top of the Seat Tube. Centre of Bottom Bracket to Centre of Top Tube on these 18" frames measures 15". Centre of Seat Tube to centre of Head Tube measures 22".

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 Post subject: Re: hei hei.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:37 pm 
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Zerothehero wrote:
Interested but not sure on sizing, would that be 16" or 17" to top tube? I'll ask the owner but thought here first, thanks.



Hi, Kona measure to top of the seat tube, so an 18" frame with a sloping top tube.


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 Post subject: Re: hei hei.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:39 pm 
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pipmeister wrote:
Zerothehero wrote:
Interested but not sure on sizing, would that be 16" or 17" to top tube? I'll ask the owner but thought here first, thanks.

You mention 16" and 17" in your post, but I'm not sure where you are quoting this from :? .

The frame is size 18", which is measured from the centre of the Bottom Bracket, to the top of the Seat Tube. Centre of Bottom Bracket to Centre of Top Tube on these 18" frames measures 15". Centre of Seat Tube to centre of Head Tube measures 22".

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:lol: beat me to it. I think he was wanting measurements to top tube, maybe his other bikes are measured that way!?


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 Post subject: Re: hei hei.
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:59 pm 
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:lol: beat me to it. I think he was wanting measurements to top tube, maybe his other bikes are measured that way!?


Rightyho, I see now - The actual clearance (for your tackle) from the centre of the Bottom Bracket to the top of the Seat Tube on an 18" frame is 15 3/4".

My understanding of "Stand Over Height", is the measurement from a midway point along the Top Tube down to the ground. That will be 30" on this bike.

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 Post subject: Re: hei hei
PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:46 pm 
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Thanks but i think a tad too big for me.


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