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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:41 pm 
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I have been looking for a Ti frame for a while now and decided to take the plunge :D I bought GT-Steve's McMahon frameset and wheels as i love its clean lines and think its about the prettiest frame i've ever come across. I also sourced a set of WTB Ti bars to put on the front end and built the rest up out of bits i had in the garage. This won't be its final incarnation and i have some silver kooka chainrings on their way to me. Im a bit torn as to whether to try a Pauls mech front and rear or go the M900 route for that bit of classic usability. My other thoiught is to get proshift mechs instead.

Any opinions on whether i should go for black or silver mechs are very welcome, i also cant decide whether to stick with a few bits of blue ano as im a bit of an ano tart :oops: Let me know your thoughts.

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Very nice bet it was hard for Steve to part with, hay are you going to lower the stem all them spacers :shock: looks like them forks are there to stay to me why dont you make the steer shorter 8) Very nice by the way id go Pauls


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:21 am 
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Forks spacers will be going soon, I haven't had time to trim the steerer yet.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:23 am 
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Looks great but I have to agree about the spacers!

Those bars are awesome, wish Id grabbed them when they were for sale on the forum! Would look better if the shim was rotated so that the gap is underneath though...........


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:35 am 
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benbonty wrote:
Looks great but I have to agree about the spacers!

Those bars are awesome, wish Id grabbed them when they epwere for sale on the forum! Would look better if the shim was rotated so that the gap is underneath though...........


I got them from wold ranger, lovely in the flesh(the bars that is). Good point on the shim, I shall tinker. :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:02 am 
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very nice...

and the brakes are the icing on the cake :D



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:42 am 
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Very nice bike. Build it the way you want.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 5:05 am 
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Nice!
Do what you think is going to look good...
I'm an Ano tart as well! I would go ano bits all over the show :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:20 am 
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My wife would shoot me if I had my bike on the couch!

Cool bike, needs an MRC handlebar though.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:34 am 
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uno-speedo wrote:
My wife would shoot me if I had my bike on the couch!

Cool bike, needs an MRC handlebar though.


I've been looking for MRC bars but they seem to be few and far between, im still on the look out but the WTB ones are lovely too so will do for now.


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