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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 10:23 pm 
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Built this up today (after finishing Stubbsy's SS Klein) :)

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And then I cleaned the tyres :)

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Quite pleased with the look and it goes like a little whippet :)

Spec:

Frame: 18" 1997 Kona Hei Hei

Fork: SID Race

Headset: King No-threadset
Stem: Syntace F99 - will be Control Tech ;)
Handlebar: X-Lite Carbon Riser
Grips: Oury

Brakes: M951
Brake Pads: xtr
Brake Cables: xtr
Brake Levers: M950

Shifters: M950 Rapidfire
Front Derailleur: M950
Rear Derailleur: M950
Derailleur Cables: xtr
Cassette: M950 12-32
Chain: KMC 9L
Cranks: M950
Crank Bolts: as above
Chainrings: ditto
Chainring bolts:
Bottom Bracket: M950
Pedals: Onza HO

Hub Skewers: M950
Rims: Mavic 517
Hubs: M950
Nipples: Alloy
Spokes: DB Stainless
Tyres: Ritchey WCS Omega Bite (rear) Z-Max (front)
Tubes: Bontrager

Saddle: Flite Ti
Seatpost: Syncros
Seatpost Binder: Kona
Bottle cage: Not at the moment

Weight: Approx 22lb

Cheers


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:38 pm 
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From hb..........looking good....reckon he wishes he kept it :lol: 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:40 pm 
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Really nice that, what did you use on the tyres ??


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 11:45 pm 
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GT-Steve wrote:
Really nice that, what did you use on the tyres ??


Thanks :)

I used Autoglym Bumper Care, a rubber/plastic treatment stuff :)


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wadsy wrote:
GT-Steve wrote:
Really nice that, what did you use on the tyres ??


Thanks :)

I used Autoglym Bumper Care, a rubber/plastic treatment stuff :)


the oozy green stuff? I've got a couple of bottles of that kicking around the garage... Top tip... cheers..

lovely HeiHei... back to the thread.. 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:18 am 
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it rides like a dream, and goes like a rocket.

very very nice mate

stubbsy :D


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That looks really, really nice. Well done! 8)

How does it feel with that much travel at the front?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:13 pm 
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looks like a fast bike, and it probably is!


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:34 pm 
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Geoff wrote:
That looks really, really nice. Well done! 8)

How does it feel with that much travel at the front?


I believe iirc :? that I set them to 80mm travel so a-c is about 445mm. It handles quite nicely :)


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Looking good Martin, nice to see another Ti Kona in your collection 8)


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