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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:38 pm 
The Guv'nor
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Had this frame for over a year now and finally decided to build it up. The frame is a late WTR (95 or 96??) with a 1 1/8" headset and is built from tange ultimate. The details would point to it being a joule but the stickers say wtr and that name has a lot of history so I'm happy to leave it as such.

After toying with the idea of a full on trick build decided to stick on the full(ish) 8 speed XT kit I had about along with some spare SIDS and get it sorted to RIDE.

See what you think.

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First test ride tomorrow 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:58 pm 
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Sweet :)
Flite won't stay that colour long though.... :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:20 pm 
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Nice , but stem is too big for the frame thin tubes .


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:57 pm 
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Pretty functional, will be interested to see how it rides.
Always find KORE stems a bit full on too.

Nice though, you have been busy!


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 10:30 pm 
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i am pretty sure that's a joule.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:25 am 
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purplewicked wrote:
i am pretty sure that's a joule.


you're probably right. As long as it's a Goat who cares? For what it's worth first flight have a late wtr in their listing with a 1 1/8" headtube made of ultimate. Make of that what you will.


Anyhow rides nice.


Now the stem has been mentioned it does grate a little. Will have to source a similar syncros. That ok with the style police :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:40 am 
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looks good, its how a proper xc race bike should look.....apart from the stem ;)


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 12:45 am 
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stem is perfect. ultra lite kore..


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:17 am 
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could be right about the fat stem on skinny tubes. But what do i know. I have fat fat frame with skinny forks with skinny 1.5 tyres on the front :roll: :lol:
I'm not sure about the white seat? But then i have a problem with any colour apart from black seats. :roll:
Would be nice to see a day time picture :D


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:55 pm 
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That looks really fast - me like 8)


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