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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:19 pm 
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Isn't the turbo lite too new too? Wanna send it my way for safe-keeping?


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:52 pm 
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Rod_Saetan wrote:
Isn't the turbo lite too new too? Wanna send it my way for safe-keeping?


Yea matey, think these came out 91-92? but i love these saddles. A few came up on E-bay last year so i pounced on another for the Zinn :wink:


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am a bit late seeing this one , but it looks superb, i just got myself a 93 race lite in black with the all important chain stay plate canti bolts and original race lite black forks :D


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yep this is bloody lovely, me like lots :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:06 pm 
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The Bonty was definately the understated US built frame from the 90's yet equally as well made as others..the welds on this frame are awesome. I chose a YETI over one of these back in the early 90's and the build quality wasnt nearly as good.


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Beautiful bike!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:14 pm 
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slimjoe wrote:
The Bonty was definately the understated US built frame from the 90's yet equally as well made as others..the welds on this frame are awesome. I chose a YETI over one of these back in the early 90's and the build quality wasnt nearly as good.


Very nice Bontrager

In the 90s I saw the Bontrager as the unconventional, functional, smart offering. Yeti was the ultimate dreambike, but now I owned a couple I experienced that for me personally the bike falls short in refinement.

A Race was on my shortlist in the mid 90s, but I couldn't live with the racy cockpit.


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Wonderful Bontrager OR. It's on my wishlist as well.


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