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 Post subject: My 1991 Kona Cinder Cone
PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:56 am 
Two Fat Ladies
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Location: Dorset now...Was south wales
Hi all.

I thought I'd better stop lurking in the shadows and show myself! :D

Here is my pride and joy battered and bruised and until I started working nights seven weeks ago my daily hack too! 8)

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She's been through 2 full strips and resprays! Currently residing in landrover green. :lol:

Specs....
Frame: 1991 Kona Cidercone
Fork: RST Mozo Pro 2.1
Headset: Original Kona Race Light
Stem: Awnser A.TAC
Handlebar: Go Fast Club Roost
Bar Ends: X-Lite Stubbie Pro
Grips: Unknown but bloody comfy!
Brakes: XT Vs
Brake Levers: Dia Comp control tec
Shifters: XT Thumbies (proper shifters) :D
Front Derailleur: XT
Rear Derailleur: XT
Cassette: XT
Cranks: FSA Sidewinders
Bottom Bracket: UN52
Pedals: Bent and battered gold jobbers with Power Grips
Quick Releases: Shimano
Rims: Mavic 217 sup
Hubs: XT Rear, Orignal LX front
Tyres: Panaracer Fire XC pro front, Rear Panaracer Duster
Saddle: Richley with bonus electrical tape
Seatpost: Bent!! :oops:


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:15 pm 
The Guv'nor
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Cool, good to see a classic old ride like a '91 cindercone still in daily use.

Nice tractor too.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 2:52 pm 
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powergrips lol,those were the days..


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 8:56 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Those look like ODI Mushroom Tomac grips to me...I remember them being well comfy...nice ride!

Rich


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:45 pm 
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yeah, my kid would love that trat'or

Like the salsa headbadge :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 8:32 am 
Two Fat Ladies
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Rich wrote:
Those look like ODI Mushroom Tomac grips to me...I remember them being well comfy...nice ride!

Rich


They used to be clear :?

Thanks for the tech spec update :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 8:36 am 
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gump wrote:
yeah, my kid would love that trat'or

Like the salsa headbadge :lol:


The tractor is very cool 8) My boys love it.

All the stickers will be going shortly as there is surface rust starting to show on the chain stays, time for a new paint job :D


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 Post subject: 91 Cinder Cone
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 4:11 pm 
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Location: Eastbourne,East Sussex
Hi,how about going back to the original colour this time.
If your not sure/can`t remember what it should be then check out
[url]www.konaretro.com

Nice Bike.......Hmmmmm....KONA.....


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 Post subject: Re: 91 Cinder Cone
PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:32 am 
Two Fat Ladies
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Elmo wrote:
Hi,how about going back to the original colour this time.
If your not sure/can`t remember what it should be then check out
[url]www.konaretro.com

Nice Bike.......Hmmmmm....KONA.....


If irc it's a silver to grean fade

Can't afford a quilty paint job atm, just another rattle can job at the moment :oops:


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 Post subject: 91 cindercone
PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:03 am 
retrobike rider
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Location: Barnstaple, N.Devon
hello, i had one of these, my first kona infact! lovely bike wish i still had it. colour was Cinder Gold, beautiful metallic olive greeny, hard to describe, not gold really though. good luck.


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