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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:07 pm 
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It looks great Frank, a very tasteful build. I would expect it to handle better with a longer fork like the Mag 21 it was designed for though. I can't help wondering whether you've been seduced to that old too-short P2 by the little touch of yellow that goes so nicely with your colour scheme! A Mag 21 is a good colour too though.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:19 pm 
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guilty as charged! :oops: i think the black fork and stem with the yellow decals goes great with the frame. fork handles fine, even if the AC is shorter that it's supposed to be for the frame. don't think it's significant enough to make too much of a difference. ;)

don't have a mag21, so only other option is to see if i can fit the Marz XCR fork on with the LX canti brakes. and i believe it would be the proper year.


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last photo "hurrah" of final changes before i set this one free. really pleased with the results, but alas i need to cull the herd. :(

final spec sporting full black 7spd LX groupset… STI shifters/levers, headset, canti brakes, cranks, f/r mech and hubs laced to Syncros Big Box rims and wheel QRs w/ Ritchey MegaBite/ClimbMax tyres. Race Face Air Alloy bar, Joe Murray Velocity stem & Project 2 fork, Ritchey foam grips, XT m731 bear trap pedals, Selle Italia (?) XO saddle and Interloc seatpost.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:06 pm 
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Nice looking ride.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 2:31 pm 
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thx. not just a looker, it rides nice too! ;)


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:24 pm 
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Gotta agree with you, the fork/stem combo looks great. Bike turned out nice, looks clean, just hard to accept a black Blizzard.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:33 pm 
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your reasoning may be why it got rebadged as a Hammer! :lol:


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