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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 5:47 pm 
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ok got drunk went on ebay done a cheaky offer on this and won it (no shock) :facepalm: :facepalm:


now do i build ? im 30 do i need a DH bike ? currently riding xc stuff

or do i sell it (got a shock coming ) and then buy something xc ?

tony

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http://s1355.photobucket.com/user/ba57a ... t=3&page=1


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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:39 pm 
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Build a DH bike! You know it makes perfect sense.

I'm thirty too and I built up a dinky jump bike!


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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 9:39 pm 
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I dunno. That's one of my all time favourite bikes so id have to be in the do it camp but may not be worth it for you?


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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 9:56 pm 
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ba57ards wrote:
ok got drunk went on ebay done a cheaky offer on this and won it (no shock) :facepalm: :facepalm:


now do i build ? im 30 do i need a DH bike ? currently riding xc stuff

or do i sell it (got a shock coming ) and then buy something xc ?

tony

pic of frame here
http://s1355.photobucket.com/user/ba57a ... t=3&page=1


i am in the same boat as you apart from almost being 42 now and got my self a trek ex8 frame with no shock. :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:

and i am thinking can i afford to build it or just sell on? :?: :?:
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 4:24 pm 
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i have no idea tbh if i build i know in my heart that i wont ride it like my lobo it will sit there and get left alone

think i might jus sell it cyfa ??


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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 6:25 pm 
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Build it please mate, if not because its a legendary bike then just so that I'm not tempted to purchase it from you myself! ;)


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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 8:24 pm 
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corsarob wrote:
i am in the same boat as you apart from almost being 42 now and got my self a trek ex8 frame with no shock. :facepalm: :facepalm: :facepalm:


I got an EX8 frame when I was 41 and am very glad I did, fantastic frame and I really enjoyed riding it till a few weeks ago.


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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 8:31 pm 
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Ah we'll might as well build it so first of need some black boxers or 888 ? Cheap / karma
Hope dh4 brakes cheap / karma
Wheels 150 mm bolt through 20 mm front cheap/ karma
Think that's all for now


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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 8:32 pm 
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so why not now????


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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:55 pm 
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tony......finish it!! end!


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