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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:15 pm 
Old School Hero

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Here is my pride and joy, a 1996 KHS Alite 3000. It's got the easton tubing and I've swapped the finishing kit for ritchey bits. The wheels and tyres are upgrades/replacements but other than that it's pretty much stock. Without a doubt the nicest frame I've ridden.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 9:34 pm 
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Love these bikes, can you remember the soft tail they used to do? I was in my local Halfords the other night and they were servicing a tiny 13 inch Comp Elite. It was being ridden to work every day and had full Purple kit: Machine tech canti's, levers, canti hangers, cranks, Ringle hubs, purple bars, stem, seatpost etc it looked amazing.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 04, 2007 10:45 pm 
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Yeah they're nice. There's a single speed soft tail on ebay.com at the mo but I just can't justify the expense at the mo! I do think khs are a very under-rated manufacturer, this frame just inspires confidence on the singletrack. Next time I do cannock chase it's definitely coming with me, the hire bike was horrible!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 11, 2007 4:08 pm 
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Another couple of photos from todays trip out to make the most of the sunshine!


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:35 am 
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nice bike :D

Arent we supposed to smile while riding though....;)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:14 am 
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I may be wrong, may be just the photo, but looks a bit small for you/saddle too low?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 8:04 pm 
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That was a close as I could come to a smile, I didn't want to admit that it was actually freezing and I couldn't feel my fingers!

Size-wise it seems fine, it's a 19 inch frame and with the height I have the saddle I can only just touch the ground with the tips of my toes. Maybe it had shrunk due to the cold!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 8:07 pm 
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random_dave_1 wrote:
That was a close as I could come to a smile, I didn't want to admit that it was actually freezing and I couldn't feel my fingers!

Size-wise it seems fine, it's a 19 inch frame and with the height I have the saddle I can only just touch the ground with the tips of my toes. Maybe it had shrunk due to the cold!



I hope your just talking about the bike!!! :oops:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 13, 2007 9:30 pm 
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In my defence I was wearing shorts! My Khs jersey turned up today from Australia, unfortunately it swamps me, definitely a freeride top.


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