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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:05 pm 
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Hopefully you'll not be flying off this like the Haro at RepackRide Yorkshire style.

I will have to have a wizz around the carpark on it though :)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:30 pm 
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
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I put this stem (NOS Tioga T-Bone prestige) and bars on (NOS Tioga in dark grey) just to see what they looked like (have a RM stem and was going to repaint them).

I think they suit it!

The position will be perfect for me but I know it not the original kit.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:34 pm 
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
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Canadian quality... BB slipped in so nicely - easier than any other frame I've ever had.

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Now THIS is a short back end.....

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:45 pm 
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Canadian quality... BB slipped in so nicely


Not sure how much of that is Canadian quality and how much is 20 year old aluminium frame that's had a fair few BBs in and out of it ;) Looking good!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:47 pm 
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MikeD wrote:
... 20 year old aluminium frame that's had a fair few BBs in and out of it ;) Looking good!


Whaddya saying? ... that his bike is a bit "loose" ? :wink:


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Not sure how much of that is Canadian quality and how much is 20 year old aluminium frame that's had a fair few BBs in and out of it ;)


And I managed to keep my mouth shut... :roll:

:lol: :lol: :lol:


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classen wrote:
Whaddya saying? ... that his bike is a bit "loose" ? :wink:


And again, I'd managed to stay quiet and keep it clean! :roll:

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Go wash your mouths out!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:58 pm 
Windmilling for a Scotch Egg
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Dear me, I turn my back for 5 minutes.... :roll:

It wasn't a loose fit at all, just smooth and steady to screw in. Just lovely.

It also might have been that I have a parts washer now and the BB was properly cleaned up before I installed it .....

Can't wait to spray the forks up and get the decals on. The black forks do look very good though, with fresh black paint it's hard to take a sanding pad to them to key them in for the first coat.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:00 pm 
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Looking forward to seeing it with the forks painted :) Do like these bikes.


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