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 Post subject: 1890 Headshock 69er
PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:47 pm 
Old School Hero
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Ok, so technically it's 30" front and 28" rear, but you get the idea.

1/2" travel fork and super springy saddle giving luxurious comfort while ripping across dirt tracks and cobbles at 10mph or thereabouts.

Early cycle computer, yes, really! (on L/H front wheelnut)

Weight as you see it - approx 30 - 32lb

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:54 pm 
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Location: Denmark
Don't forget the pegs on the back wheel for some nice grinds!!!

Fantastic machine!!!

Got to be BOTM


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:00 pm 
Old School Hero
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Also notice the 40 tangent spoke rear wheel for strength coupled with direct (screwed straight into hub - who said that's new Easton/Velomax, etc) 32 spoke radial front for weight saving.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:27 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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Just another single speeder :roll:





Is this the oldest ride on the site then :?:


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:09 pm 
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I am sure that I rented a bedsit with that exact same plumbing!


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:20 pm 
East Midlands AEC
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We should have a botm for bikes older than say 1960...


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 12:14 am 
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Location: Highlands
Fantastic! Does it have a story attached? (I'm sure it has plenty of stories attached, but do you know anything about its history?)

Cheers,

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:27 pm 
MacRetro rider
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how does it ride? looks great, I want one.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:34 pm 
Old School Hero
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Very comfortable, pretty slow (10mph feels about flat out!)

Only known survivor so far, so good luck :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:37 pm 
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Has it got wooden pedals !?


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