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PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:54 pm 
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.....so i decided to put this together (being has nobody wanted to buy the frame and forks) using some parts that i had lying around in the garage. Think it looks cool has a singlespeed. Just need to get the front canti (the V is going) and U-brake cabled up. Looking forward to riding it! :D :D

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:52 pm 
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Very cool.. All it needs is a bit of black tape over the '8' decal and it will be perfect :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:18 pm 
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Lovely frame, but the build hurts my eyes a little. (see my signature for an original build)
Effective though and as long as it gets ridden it's good.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:22 pm 
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mynchiboy wrote:
Very cool.. All it needs is a bit of black tape over the '8' decal and it will be perfect :wink:


Nice one! It's only took me a day to figure out what you meant. :oops:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:45 pm 
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I keep coming back to look at this, I think it must be the sparseness I like 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:00 pm 
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Can't we have a separate 'SS' category so those of us who aren't into them can ignore it...

...bit blunt but not really any other way of phrasing that :?


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:56 pm 
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I quite like this - not every frame is going to be restored to catalogue spec and builds like this are a great way of keeping old frames and parts in regular use.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:06 pm 
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I like the tensioner less drive train. Very clean looking. Have you used an EBB or just picked the right cog sizes?

Now you have to ride it. I like.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:04 am 
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Just picked the right sprocket sizes and spaced it out with a load of old cassette spacers, so that i get the chainline perfect. Seems to work fine. Just need to get some wheels that are more in keeping with the frame ( plus i've sold the one's that are on it )!


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