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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:47 pm 
BoTY Winner
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The frame arrived yesterday from Paul (Tallpaul) and very nice it is too :)

I gave it a quick polish and it's come up even more lovely ;)

I obviously wanted to build it up asap, so have used kit I had; a '99 SID and M950 primarily.

No doubt the spec will change :lol: But for now.....

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I will be changing the fork for sure.

Spec as it stands:

Frame: 1996 Kona Hot weighs 1853g - just for info. ;)

Fork: 1999 SID

Headset: King pewter
Stem: Control Tech
Handlebar: Hyperlite
Grips: Yeti
Barends: X-Lite pewter

Brakes: M950
Brake Pads: xtr
Brake Cables: xtr
Brake Levers: M950

Shifters: M950 8spd
Front Derailleur: M952
Rear Derailleur: M950 short
Derailleur Cables: xtr
Cassette: M950 NOS
Chain: KMC
Cranks: M951
Crank Bolts: xtr
Chainrings: xtr
Bottom Bracket: M952
Pedals: Onza HO Ti

Hub Skewers: M950
Rims: Mavic
Hubs: M950
Nipples: Alloy
Spokes: DB Stainless
Tyres: Conti Vertical pro 2.3
Tubes:

Saddle: Flite Ti
Seatpost: Control Tech
Seatpost Binder: Kona

Weight: Approx 23lb


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:06 pm 
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That looks pretty sweet as it is to be honest 8)

Good job (as they say over there) !


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2010 9:49 pm 
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Looking good already mate 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:08 am 
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Yes looking good, how does it ride?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:15 am 
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That is a nice frame! And very light.
Would look good with SRAM stars & stripes.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:42 am 
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Nice one, first thought was stars and stripes indeed.
But when I put a picture of those 'Betsy's' I dont think they do any justice to this bike. Will be overdressed.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:06 pm 
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Yep it looks awful. I think you should sell it.

DIBS!!!
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:18 pm 
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Stunning love the paint job on the frame :D


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:44 pm 
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Seen these before.
Only worth about £50 as there's an inherent frame structure problem.
I'm feeling generous so I'll give you £75 posted.

Joking - that's absolutely stunning. Nice one!


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:45 pm 
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Nick C wrote:
Yes looking good, how does it ride?


Thanks :)

I've taken it up/down the road and it feels nice. Unfortunately due to ill-health I can't really ride. I can only manage to do the builds sometimes as well :(


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