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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:53 pm 
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When you karma the disc drive back wheel can I have it pretty please mate :wink:

Looking awesome mate like this alot.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:08 pm 
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really nice i was reading your thread yesterday and realised am sure i bid on that disk drive b4 xmas!! :shock:

looks very nice indeed and great to see through the thread how its progressed,a labour of love,memories and hours of polishing!

but god its worth it! :lol: 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:01 pm 
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Thanks for the kind words everybody. I should have some blue Ringle skewers on it tomorrow and then it is going to get photographed properly. Finally, then I can ride this thing! It has been hard work building this but importantly it has been a FUN experience and a massive nostalgia trip! 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:12 pm 
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FROGSKIN wrote:
It was from a dude on US Ebay and he should still be flippin' them. Get 3 for not much. I can send you one if you have no luck.


Take it you mean this guy !
Are they proper fabric ones ? I need to get some for the fleet.

Lovely build mate, mine is hanging in the shed looking rather unloved
at the mo. It's my spring project.


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nice build there fella , bring it across to fife one day for a thrash

mike


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:53 pm 
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Will do when the sun comes out Mikee!


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:06 pm 
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It is done and I am WAY HAPPY! The spec at present is as follows;

Frame: 20 inch 1996 Zaskar LE with 1992 Decals by Gil M. NOS Shimano, Onza frame decals and chainstay protecter from Cali.

Fork: 1995 Rockshox Judy XC rebuilt with Metal Oil Cartridge, Stainless crown bolts and Kronos Springs installed.

Headset: NOS Tioga Alchemy 1 1/8th
Stem: Syncros Cattleprod Ahead painted black with repro-decals
Handlebar: Stock GT
Grips: NOS ODI Attacks
Barends: Onza Aluminium L-Bends

Brakes: Deore LX Cantis
Brake Pads: Shimano
Brake Cables: Fibrax with Shimano outers
Cantilever cable hangers: Onza Chill Pills
Brake Levers: Shimano Deore DX SLR

Shifters: Deore DX STI
Front Derailleur: Deore DX
Rear Derailleur: Deore DX Short Cage
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: 12-28 HG70
Chain: Shimano HG-40
Cranks: Deore DX 175mm (Black anodizing stripped and polished)
Crank Bolts: Stock Shimano
Chainrings: Deore DX
Chainring bolts: Stock Shimano
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN 53 122.5 x 73mm
Pedals: Shimano Deore XT M737 Spd

Hub Skewers: 1995 Ringle Twister
Rims: Tioga disk drive on 36h Ritchey Vantage / front; Black ano Wolber
Hubs: Shimano XTR 950 / Deore DX
Nipples: Brass
Spokes: Stainless DB
Tyres: NOS Onza Porcupine (re-issues)
Tubes: Specialized Shraeder

Saddle: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Seatpost: Tioga
Seatpost Binder: Unbranded

Weight: Approx 26.5lbs

Enjoy the pics peeps... 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:10 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:16 pm 
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Looks a lovely bike mate wowwwww .

That your man cave?? Or that work??


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:16 pm 
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Spec sheet will be up soon. :oops:


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