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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:48 am 
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Turns out real nice! 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:23 am 
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love your work, stunning job on the rims 8)

you are a true perfectionist, and I would have a problem here: with all the work involved I would not want to ride the bike :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 7:46 am 
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Looks amazing. Well done 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:13 pm 
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Great looking bike and excellent polishing technique - how do you do it?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:37 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Beautiful
simply 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:43 pm 
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Location: Behind you with the duct tape pulled out.
S'alright I suppose :twisted: Ridden worse.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:44 pm 
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Thanks everyone for the positive comments!

Polishing was done with a file, multiple grades of wet sandpaper and polish..super tedious but it works!

The stem was anodized, so had to hit that with oven cleaner first..


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 2:24 am 
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My bike in the December 2011 issue of Singletrack! great article too!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:33 am 
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Beautiful machine :D makes me wish I had not sold my Y33 now :cry: but seriously great job, well done love it :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:57 am 
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:shock: What an improvement. A lot of hard work. Not surprised it was in a mag


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