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PostPosted: Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:34 pm 
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i love these A* frames.

I'll get my mitts on one onde day.

Lets see this up and running then!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 12:45 am 
North West Deputy AEC
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mikee wrote:
just open up a 1 1/8" hanger for the front one

i might have a rear one ,if not i can make you one

Hi Mikee
ive bought a complete rear clamp/lever/hanger off the site and also got an 1"1/8 front clamp. im gona do the same and open it up.

been thinking about the build :roll: i was going to go for the "standard" look
but i have managed to pick up some 3dv wheels and imo i really like them on it. i managed to restore the stem/bars ive also got a black seat post coming so im thinking a little purp at the bottom and black up top ,thoughts please, cheers
Lee


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:54 am 
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ohh yes 8)
straddle rods too :wink:
i keep meaning to dig my pace out and fit the 3dv wheels to an alpinestar
just to see

looks great m8


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:50 pm 
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Get in, thats looking great. Think the purple and pink work really well together. Top marks thus far.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:50 pm 
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Lookin good mrlee keep up the good work :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:56 pm 
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I love the colours used in this one, the purple rims/hubs look so good set against the frame.

If only i could get Green wheels for mine, now that would look 'special' :lol:

nice one


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 6:53 pm 
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i have just fitted and tightened my recenty refurbed astars stem thought i should have a quick last look to find this :cry: :cry: :cry:


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they're all like that sir

well most anyway


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:01 pm 
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thinking of having it stripped n welded , good or bad idea??


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 7:58 pm 
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if it saves the stem then good idea...its on the bottom so shouldnt look too bad........the purple looks great,by this sites very definition purple ano is cool.....for ever and ever...... :D


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