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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:20 am 
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I must say I think it would be criminal to change the paint - and not just because of its historic nature, but also because it looks fantastic anyway. And much better done than the Fat Chance that John pictured IMO.

With all due respect to the expertise of the person you quoted, I find it very hard to believe that they would use plain-gauge tubing for such a frame. Why save a few dollars on using a sub-standard tubeset when you're going to hand-build the frame and treat it to a custom paint job? And whether it was a team frame or for limited edition sale to customers, either way a plain-gauge tubeset wouldn't fit the purpose. I guess the definite answer will come when you can weigh the frame.

Incidentally, I thought when HarryBurgundy had an early IF, it was established that his frame shared geometry and other features with the Wicked Lite, rather than with the Yo Eddy.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 12:31 am 
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kingroon wrote:
I'm thinking [realising] it needs to stay wholly Holstein :oops: 8)


Well it is a seriously cool paintjob in my opinion and even if the paint was stuffed given how rare it is I wouldn't repaint it.

Looking forward to seeing the build progress 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:13 am 
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Okay, Build Update :twisted:

The frame is still in Lowell, MA but I've started collecting parts for it already 8)

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Always wanted a Rasta build, and this one seems right for it.. Got some Green & Red Blingle, some Red MRC Steelies and a coupla tasty Rasta parts are in my sights :twisted:

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Don't wanna go the Judy route, it'd be nice to find some thing special/different.. White Bros? McMahon? Gunna be hard finding any of them with a One Incher tho.. :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:40 am 
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Keep it team cow, you know its the right thing to do. Had I been able to find the time to do anything with it, I would have resprayed in the original cow theme. It does need to be resprayed tho, so to everyone tempted to lean on Kingroon to keep the original paint, respraying is the right thing to do.

Treat it right, Kingroon. Make me proud! :D :D :wink:


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I happened across this recently

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:22 pm 
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utahdog2003 wrote:
Treat it right, Kingroon. Make me proud! :D :D :wink:


You don't have to worry about a thing :wink:

I might keep the paint as is tho.. Iit has heritage as is; that paint has seen some racin' and I don't wanna cover that up!

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I happened across this recently..


What a Bewt!


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:45 pm 
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Hello, I have IF deluxe #7 from '95 & am using White Brothers Magic 80 forks & couldn't be happier. they built them with a 1" steerer. Killer bike you will love it.


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I think you should sell it to Kev personally...


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I think you should sell it to Kev personally...


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