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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:41 pm 
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Ok, because I dont read the rules for BoTM, now here the build up thread about my Merlin. It tooks eleven month to the stand of today.


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all pics are here to see, copyright by wtb-rider, thanks kay for shooting them.: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kadaverfleischwald/sets/72157625040677551/with/5125572652/

Specs:

Frame: Merlin Mountain
Year: 1990
Frame#: 2922
Size: L
Fork: Ritchey
Rims: Mavic Oxygen M6
Hubs: WildernessTrailBikes
Quick Release: American Classic
Tyres: Specialized f Team Control / r Hardrock‘R
Pedals: Shimano M730
Crankset: Shimano M730
Bottom Bracket: WildernessTrailBikes
Chain: Shimano HG91
Freewheel: Regina Extra America
Front Mech: Shimano M732
Rear Mech: Shimano M732
Shifter: Shimano M732
Cable/Housing: Suntour Accushift
Handlebar: Merlin
Grips: Grab-On II
Stem: Salsa Pro Moto
Headset: WildernessTrailBikes
Brakes: Shimano M732
Lever: Shimano M732
Cable/Housing: Shimano SLR
Cable Hanger: Shimano Wide
Saddle: Avocet Racing 1
Seatpost: InterlocRacingDesign
Binder Bolt: Control Tech

for someones who speak german, here is the complete build up story:
http://www.mtb-news.de/forum/showthread.php?t=434513

Michael


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:01 pm 
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Wow, that's uber nice! Fantastic photos too, very moody 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:03 pm 
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great photos and nice bike!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:14 pm 
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very clean, love it 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:18 pm 
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My BOTM!! I love it :D


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 Post subject: Original Decals
PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:45 pm 
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I forgot, Ive original decals for that frame, but I dont dare me to rub on it :(

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Michael


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:08 pm 
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Another rule for BoTM should be: You must shoot your own photos. :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:37 pm 
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wow.... :shock: ....very minimal and very nice too!......


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:56 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Stunning!!


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 9:54 am 
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Wow, very nice build :shock:


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