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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 6:06 pm 
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Saracen of some sort.

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Wot is it ;)


'WOT' it is, eerily perceptive of you... :lol:


The picture I posted is Spotty Wot from the Wot Wots. Colours very similar too.
:lol:


Here it is if you missed it
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....................Gonna have to get a sticker of that for the bike now! :lol:


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thats gorgeous stevo ,love it

get it in BOTM


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mikee wrote:
thats gorgeous stevo ,love it

get it in BOTM


I would if it wasn't for that Gecko... :? ... :lol:

I'll wait for a more 'niche' month I think.

Thought I had a closer pic of the decals, ah, here it is...

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...and I'm definitely going to have to get a tiny Spottywot sticker for it :lol:


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top work fella, love the colour, and the name, but i like the attention to detail with the spec, RITCHEY...........everywhere... 8)

need a spec list now mate... 8)


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I finished the preliminary build on my Saracen e-stay on Saturday, so took it for a spin on Sunday....

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It's got some nice NOS black ano Alesa rims on the way and will be getting stripped down and a proper re-build thread while the wheels are being re-built.
My first impression of it was.....love!! :D


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Okay, quickly before I head off out into the cold, dark night... :cry:

Frame:..................................................Saracen-built Reynolds 531

Fork:.....................................................Kona Project 2 (Triple Butted)

Headset:...............................................Ritchey Scuzzy Logic Comp

Stem:...................................................Ritchey CompLite

Handlebar:............................................Ritchey

Grips:...................................................Oury

Barends:..............................................N/A

Brakes:................................................Ritchey Logic

Brake Pads:..........................................ditto

Brake Cables:.......................................Shimano XTR

Cantilever cable hangers:.......................Power-hanger from SJS Cycles (Onza Chill-Pill on rear)

Brake Levers:.......................................Ritchey Logic (with adjustable pull)

Shifters:..............................................7-speed Dura Ace/Pauls thumbies

Front Derailleur:...................................Shimano XT M737

Rear Derailleur:....................................ditto (gold/blue ano CNC jockeys & alloy Avid Rollamajig)

Derailleur Cables:.................................Shimano XTR

Cassette:............................................Sunrace 7-speed (11-28 )

Chain:.................................................SRAM PC850

Cranks:................................................Ritchey Logic (blue ano X Lite caps)

Crank Bolts:..........................................generic steel

Chainrings:..........................................Middleburn(48T), Ritchey(38T), Onza(26T)

Chainring bolts:....................................generic blue ano. alloy

Bottom Bracket:...................................Shimano UN72

Pedals:................................................Ritchey clipless (on 20mm stainless extenders)

Hub Skewers:.......................................Ritchey

Rims:...................................................Ritchey Vantage Comp

Hubs:...................................................Shimano XT M730

Nipples:................................................??

Spokes:................................................??

Tyres:...................................................red Ritchey Z Max

Tubes:..................................................TBC

Saddle:................................................Selle Italia Flite Annivesary

Seatpost:.............................................Zoom cro-mo

Seatpost Binder:...................................OEM

Weight:...............................................24 1/2lbs


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Attention to detail doesn't hurt now and then I suppose... 8)

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More to follow tomorrow...


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We_are_Stevo wrote:
Attention to detail doesn't hurt now and then I suppose... 8)

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More to follow tomorrow...


Looks superb loving the colour, looks similar to my Kona 8)

On the attention to detail ..... That rear cable ......... :lol:

Seroiusly this is a great looking restoration and only cool Saracens have their names changed :wink:


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Hav you got a "before" pic mate?

Top work again. Nice collection you have now.


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Very, very dirty chain young man!


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