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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:18 pm 
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Thanks FRO, it looks even better now that I have swapped the silver Grafton pedals out for shimano 737's :)


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:35 pm 
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Silverfish, I like your work, always so clean.

But to be honest, I'm not sold on overuse of purple. Its taking a cool element/idea, and not knowing when to stop with it.

Like too many wings and spoilers and stickers on a car.

To each his own of course, I think the choice of parts is spot on.


Another vote for full bike line up shot!


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:16 pm 
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I saw this in the flesh/alloy the other day and a hell of a lot of attention as gone into the build 8)

An highlight of Corebike! Well done.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:06 pm 
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rumpfy wrote:
Silverfish, I like your work, always so clean.

Another vote for full bike line up shot!


Thanks Rumpfy, that is much appreciated. If I was true to my 1992/3 self I should have covered the bike in stickers as well :D

I might try it with silver rings but that wasn't really the point of the build. It was to build a bike that was true to it's 92 heritage. Maybe the 3DV rings are too much, but it generated a lot of attention at the show this weekend and I think it looks better in the flesh than it does in the pictures. The irony is I NEVER would have specked purple BITD, I was way too cool for that :lol:

I need to get some better pics sorted that are closer to how the bike actually looks in natural light. Am slammed at work so it's gonna be a couple of weeks b4 I can do that...


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:07 pm 
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slimjoe wrote:
I saw this in the flesh/alloy the other day and a hell of a lot of attention as gone into the build 8)

An highlight of Corebike! Well done.


Thanks slimjoe, you should have introduced yourself at Core Bike :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:55 pm 
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Silverfish wrote:
rumpfy wrote:
Thanks Rumpfy, that is much appreciated. If I was true to my 1992/3 self I should have covered the bike in stickers as well :D

I might try it with silver rings but that wasn't really the point of the build. It was to build a bike that was true to it's 92 heritage.


My thoughts are identical to Rumpfy's, but I have to take on the comment about it's heritage. The ARC was a race bike, but I can't think of any ARCs or race bikes from the era that went as far as anodized chainrings. Even Tinker's Adroit, which over a whole other rainbow, featured silver rings.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:58 pm 
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Silverfish wrote:
Thanks FRO, it looks even better now that I have swapped the silver Grafton pedals out for shimano 737's :)


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I totally agree with you! 737 pedals fit perfectly, better than grafton...


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:07 pm 
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Silverfish wrote:
rumpfy wrote:
Silverfish, I like your work, always so clean.

Another vote for full bike line up shot!


Thanks Rumpfy, that is much appreciated. If I was true to my 1992/3 self I should have covered the bike in stickers as well :D

I might try it with silver rings but that wasn't really the point of the build. It was to build a bike that was true to it's 92 heritage. Maybe the 3DV rings are too much, but it generated a lot of attention at the show this weekend and I think it looks better in the flesh than it does in the pictures. The irony is I NEVER would have specked purple BITD, I was way too cool for that :lol:

I need to get some better pics sorted that are closer to how the bike actually looks in natural light. Am slammed at work so it's gonna be a couple of weeks b4 I can do that...


Put pictures of the fair silverfish. whenever possible,
course


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:28 am 
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simply stunning.

one of the best builds ive seen on here for a very long time.

good job :D


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:42 pm 
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Awesome machine!! What a great job there!


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