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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 5:18 pm 
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I think it's the forks that are not doing it for me...

I'm not that keen on the sparsity but it doesn't look nearly as bad as I thought it would.. 8)


too long? too new? too bomber-y? too black? :?

"it doesn't look nearly as bad as I thought it would.. " - a backhanded kidney punch of a compliment that one


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 5:23 pm 
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Like the Zaskar outline decal up close but it gets lost from a distance...but maybe you were trying to tone it down?


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gm1230126 wrote:
Like the Zaskar outline decal up close but it gets lost from a distance...but maybe you were trying to tone it down?


hey. i wanted to keep it simple and pared back. the white frame stands out plenty on its own. the thickness was down to what we could produce. preferred it to be a little light than a little heavy... make sense?

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trickylad wrote:
IDB1 wrote:
I think it's the forks that are not doing it for me...

I'm not that keen on the sparsity but it doesn't look nearly as bad as I thought it would.. 8)


too long? too new? too bomber-y? too black? :?

"it doesn't look nearly as bad as I thought it would.. " - a backhanded kidney punch of a compliment that one


I think it's the length of the forks.. couldn't put my finger on it until lgf chimed in .. and can't think of owt else that looks not right..

Sorry lad, I really thought it would be the 3rd Zaskar on the site that I thought looked dreadful. . .

And it doesn't 8) .. so a little backhanded in the compliment stakes but still.. ;)


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Fair play Monsieur. Fair play.

(not in the bottom three. Cashback! :lol:)


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:27 pm 
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Really growing on me, this bike . . . 8)


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I like it, looks mint in white, forks might be a touch on the long side, but it doesnt bother me!!!

Lookin good! 8)


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looking good, like the white and decals are awesome


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Looks really good, spured me to get mine together !


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Cheers for the input everyone.

I'm considering changing the forks but am going to ride it a bit more first

The decals clearly tick a lot of boxes for everyone - :lol:

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