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PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:06 pm 
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Saw the Y in your pic. I have a '96 nude Y 22


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:53 pm 
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ya this is my y bikes older brother!..your looks great!

some more pics!


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File comment: these are the only original parts from the trek factory! :)...although the bike will retain at least 85% original parts from the 1997ish mod configuration!
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File comment: time to get busy!...i learned the hard way to do things the easy way!...
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:01 pm 
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File comment: ready to go!..i learned the hard way that the 2 minutes it takes to put this on saves 45 minutes cleaning yourself afterwards..
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File comment: this stuff cuts alum sanded to about 400 grit to an absolute mirror..effortless..
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File comment: 5 minutes from 400 grit to polished..
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:11 pm 
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File comment: i saved my allowance for months to afford this back in 1995...still in good shape!
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File comment: cut and buffed, judy butter, new gil m decals...cartridge and springs still good!
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:shock: Awesome


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and more..


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File comment: IG 90 chain to go with IG chainrings...I would prefer HG setup but this is fine for now...I have an HG90 Chain and HG 42 XT ring...lets see if this bothers me.
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Fantastic job....... :shock:

I need new Polishing wheels.... :oops:

proper cool, 8)


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coming right along :)


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:03 am 
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Awesome attention to detail, superb job!!


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