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 Post subject: Kona Explosif 1992
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:39 am 
Dirt Disciple
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Hi Guys

I got this on ebay for £134.00

I am going to have a re-spray Black frame velocity and handel bars re-spray black also
would like to try and keep it original were possible
New Decals from Gil

I have got a new (silver) headset Shimano XT
New (black) Shimano XT Brakes shoes
New Saddle Black (the original was so ripped and faded )
New seat clamp (silver)

it came with the original frount wheel UMT-17 UKAI with Shimano DX hubs and an original Joe Murray Equilibrium tire

The rear Wheel is a Shimano STX with a velociraptor tire mavic rims 222



FRAME Tange Prestige Concept
FORK Joe Murray Track Two Triple Butted

CRANKS Shimano Deore DX
BOTTOM BRACKET New ?
PEDALS New ?
CHAIN New

FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT
SHIFTERS Shimano Deore LX
BAR Kona 165 Aluminium
STEM Joe Murray Velocity
BRAKES Shimano Deore LX cantilever with Joe Murray Horseshoe
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Deore LX
FRONT HUB Shimano Deore DX
REAR HUB Shimano Deore STX
RIM Ukai UM-17 32 hole front
SPOKES ?
FRONT TIRE Joe Murray Equilibrium
REAR TIRE velociraptor tire
SADDLE New ?
SEAT POST Joe Murray O-Beam
COLOR Black
SIZE 16 inch


Little Norm


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 Post subject: Re: Kona Explosif 1992
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:46 am 
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Kona Explosif 1992


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:48 am 
Old School Grand Master

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Location: Dorset
I like it, I have one myself and rode it around Mayhem at the weekend 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Kona Explosif 1992
PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:31 pm 
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Location: Lochaber
Good to see it here - I was watching out of curiosity (too small for me). I have same in 18 inch and love it. Are you sure yours needs repainted? Mine is a tad scruffy but I'm always glad the paint remains original. Anyway. Enjoy. Cracking bike.


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 Post subject: Re: Kona Explosif 1992
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:57 pm 
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Location: Wiltshire
A great buy, that. Looking forward to seeing the progress. :-)


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 Post subject: Re: Kona Explosif 1992
PostPosted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 12:33 am 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:01 am
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Very nice. Is that one of those ones with the machined down tube?


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