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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:02 am 
BoTM Winner / Gold Trader / Rider
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Like that Mr X 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:11 am 
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Looking good!

Here is my old one as bought, I never finished it:

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:19 am 
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Hey! I've been keeping an eye out for this one since I let her go and I must say it awesome! But, and this is a big but- WE NEED MORE PICS :D

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:33 am 
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:DNice one thanx yes more pics im getting my new camera today so pics will be on there way, i was saying to Jess the pics i took are not showing the neon in the decals :wink:

When i was building this it was originally to be a replica Furtados old race bike but i have just called it 16" Team for now 8)

Im just stuck did this bike in 1993 to 1994 have shimano decals on the top tube im not 100 and what colour black or blue if any at all :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:06 am 
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That's very nice.

Well worth a year of your time.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:21 am 
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Excellent. BoTM candidate.


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Excellent job nice work.

Personally I'd raise the bar ends up just a tadge so they are the same angle as the stem then it would be perfect :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 11:49 am 
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woah :D fantastic build! can see the time and effort put into this one, very impressive end result.
will be pretty hard to beat this for botm April....................got my vote already :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:40 pm 
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Wow - great looking Xizang you have there - excellent build to - right down to the GT QRs - (good find there!)

if a GT can be BOTM its that one - good luck!


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:29 pm 
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Noted on on the barends, just hoping my new camera will take better pics, the xizang looks so much better in the flesh
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Noticed this pic


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