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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:59 am 
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One of the wilder designs of the early 90s - The Grove X Frame

I had a couple of these on the line in the past, but never managed to land them. Luckily this one made it north. Its a 1992 with lower U brake and in nice shape apart from some chain suck as you can see. I didn't get a fork or bar/stem with it (yet), but I have a nice early FTW Accutrax I have been wanting to use on something.

The plan is to build it up as a rider for the spring and see how it fits. It looks really small, but this is a 17" medium frame. There's a 15" and 19" as well. The TT on these things is deceiving long so I am hopeful it will be ok. If it sizes out and I like it, I will probably get it repainted in some sort of wild Grove scheme once I get the parts together.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:01 pm 
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Great. Right up my ride 8)


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Wonder if this is my old frame?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:37 pm 
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Holy cr*p that's beautiful welding work!!! :oops:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:49 pm 
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That's pretty special!


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ridevintagemtb wrote:
Wonder if this is my old frame?

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I think it is!


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jimi911 wrote:
ridevintagemtb wrote:
Wonder if this is my old frame?

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I think it is!


Impossible, different bottle cages.


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Hotwheels. wrote:
jimi911 wrote:
ridevintagemtb wrote:
Wonder if this is my old frame?

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I think it is!


Impossible, different bottle cages.


HAHAHA :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:24 pm 
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Hotwheels. wrote:
Impossible, different bottle cages.


I took them off and used the Ringle.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:36 pm 
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ridevintagemtb wrote:
Hotwheels. wrote:
Impossible, different bottle cages.


I took them off and used the Ringle.


Ahhh, I see it now...maybe it is the same frame then.


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