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 Post subject: Name that Bonty!
PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:48 pm 
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Location: Staffordshire
This is my titanium Bontrager. Since joining the forum I have become aware I should get some insurance and so will need to know model and vintage. It has a one inch headset. Are these still made? If not what would the nearest modern replacement be?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2007 10:50 am 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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Location: Tilting at windmills and shouting at the rain.
Its a Bontrager Ti Lite, frame from around 1995-1997 built for Bonty by Sandvik. It was one of the most expensive frames at the time (around $2600). To find a replacement you'd have to look for a boutique Ti maker like Dean, Merlin or Litespeed to get similar quality, although getting an insurance company to understand the value of a 10 year old bike is always a toughie!

Beautiful bike though, always on the wish list..

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