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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:57 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Puyallup, WA
So I bought this frame that was advertised as "Crack and dent free"...whatever
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Frame: 1996 19" Kona Hot

Fork: Rock Shox Judy XC

Headset: Chris King Pewter
Stem: 100mm Ritchey Classic
Handlebar: Niner Aluminum (anodizing stripped and polished)
Grips: ESI Racer's Edge
Barends: none

Brakes: XT m737
Brake Pads: XT m737
Brake Cables: XTR
Cantilever cable hangers: Kona dog collar
Brake Levers: XT m738 shifter pods

Shifters: XT m738 shifter pods
Front Derailleur: XT m739
Rear Derailleur: XT m739
Derailleur Cables: Jagwire
Cassette: XT m737 11-30
Chain: Sram 890 8-speed
Cranks: XT m737
Crank Bolts: Shimano JIS
Chainrings: XT m737
Chainring bolts: XT m737
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN72 68x113
Pedals: Shimano m747

Hub Skewers: Shimano XT
Rims: Mavic xc717 32H
Hubs: XT m737/738
Nipples: DT Swiss alloy
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Tyres: Ritchey Premonition 26x2.1
Tubes: Specialized

Saddle: Selle Italia Flite
Seatpost: Kona Race Light
Seatpost Binder: Kona

Weight: ?

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:15 pm 
retrobike rider
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Location: Looking at my bike from the comfort of my sofa!!
OMG..that is stunning.... :shock:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:18 pm 
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Epic rescue there ! That's ... just ... I mean ... WOW ! :shock:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:58 pm 
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I won't lie, I'm hard right now. That is fap-tastical! :o


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:15 am 
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damn thats good


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:32 am 
Retro Guru
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future BOTM winner?

there is a lot of love for kona on here, a love i'm usually immune to but that is a truly stunning build.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:58 am 
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SpearedHot wrote:
FIXED!
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That repair certainly looks smooth, but I'd be interested to know where it gets its strength from - some kind of internal reinforcement?


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:15 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Stunning! :shock:


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:36 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Location: Cumbria
Very tidy 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:39 pm 
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Location: High Peak
SpearedHot wrote:
So I bought this frame that was advertised as "Crack and dent free"


If the seller didn't charge you extra for the crack then I guess it was free....

Nice build. 8)


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