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PostPosted: Wed May 04, 2011 10:23 pm 
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Kona loveliness at it's best. Great collection of NOS and full respect for your endeavours whilst being out of work. Looking forward to the end result. 8)


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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2011 7:59 pm 
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Yup, nice alternative choice of bits there fella. Should look cracking when complete. Look forward to the final piccies 8)


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PostPosted: Wed May 25, 2011 7:08 pm 
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Another item ticked off :D NOS PowerFlo 7s cassette: (I think it was used for XC Pro/Comp/Superbe Pro?)

Pics of NOS XC Pro brake levers & NOS XC Pro short cage rear mech to follow shortly.

That leaves pedals, seatpost, chain & Avocet R1 saddle to find :roll:

Cheers...Nick :D

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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2011 7:58 pm 
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Wow, what a great collection of mint Suntour gear!

Really looking forward to seeing this bike built up :D


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2011 7:20 pm 
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As promised, 2 new additions to the family :D

NOS XC PRO Short cage mech & NOS XC PRO 2-Finger Levers.

Cheers...Nick

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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 9:57 pm 
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Frame freshen up is complete :wink:

Better pics to come on it's return, but it is back to NOS so to speak and looks the real deal from the pics I've got :D

Cheers...Nick

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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 10:10 pm 
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That's starting to take shape nicely fella..

Just how lonnnnnnng is that headtube.. :shock:

And also, out of interest, what were those tyres in the pics up there^^^?? :? 8)


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 8:40 pm 
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ive got to say my friend, with all new NOS parts, the spec you have chosen, as well as the frame having all new paint , decals and lacquer, ....this is going to be as gorgeous as your BIKE OF THE MONTH WINNER.....!!!!!.... :shock: :D 8)

tell me are you going to be using a velocity stem....???


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 8:42 pm 
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yep....very nice.....i bet it was fun doing the splatter part of the process!!


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 8:45 pm 
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Nick - frames looks great - how/who did the restoration? was it a full strip & re-paint of a tough up? (interested as I have one just like it but its rough as a badgers!)

Do tell :D


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