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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 2:22 pm 
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RockiMtn wrote:
And perhaps adding back the white turbo saddle would help.


Funny you should say that. Sunday morning I swiped the Flite to put on the Xizang so I could take it for a spin, and the DK is on the wall rack in the kitchen with the white Turbo on it.


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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 3:13 pm 
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FMJ wrote:
The bar/stems were offered in 130mm or 150mm x 590mm. Mine is 130mm.


I thought it looked shorter than 130mm hence the question, but that could be because I've mostly seen 150mm quill versions of the bar/stem.

What did you end up doing with the IRD fork?


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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 7:37 pm 
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File this one under cocktail party minutiae....

The "k" is Dekerf is not capitalized. (It's a common mistake many people have made, based on the sticker design, but that was just a stylistic choice for the graphic...).

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 10:03 pm 
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ededwards wrote:
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Chris didn't start capping the stays till 97-98ish? (don't quote me on this). I prefer them uncapped myself. Shows off the pierced stay better IMHO.


I agree they look cool, much better than the plastic caps on my much later and much less cool DeKerf. However I can't escape visions of the seatstays filling with water during a rainy ride! I guess framesaver or similar addresses any corrosion issues.

The stays are open at the bottom too.
A squirt of framesaver/waxoil or whatever, and the wet just hurries on through.


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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 11:59 pm 
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Very cool indeed! Really like what you've done with that 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:25 pm 
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Made a few changes since the Made in Canada BoTM. White Turbo is back. Syncros Near Net Forged cranks, Syncros Hardcore Ti BB, and Syncros skewers. I think this is it for the forseeable future........ah, who am I kidding.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:57 am 
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I wasn't aware of the background to this build - you've done a great thing.

When I put those Syncros cranks up for sale, I was secretly hoping they'd go from my Dekerf Generation - #587 - to another one. I couldn't have asked for a luckier landing for them.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:08 am 
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looks really nice, great build, love the flask.
whats that cable hanger?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:08 pm 
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Stylus wrote:
whats that cable hanger?



DFA Engineering (I made it myself).


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 1:56 pm 
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It can't get any better.

Love the canadians!


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