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 Post subject: 1991 Grove Innovations X
PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 8:11 am 
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Sorry to start thread with a nearly finished build - will put up pasttime pics on, too instantly

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1991 X frame/fork/hothead set in candy-red with grove hotrods in black (perhaps colormatchin in frame) with black mavic chainrings and suntour xc II pedals

shimano xt mechs/thumbies/brakelevers - front brake black avid tri-align (will be swapped with a green interloc switchback, rear (refreshed and reannod in green) macmahon scissor rollercam brake - scott mathauser superbrake pads

wheelset will be king hubs (front green, rear gold) build up with 231cd mavics front 28 rear 32 holes - with butterscotch velociraptors

green moby with black turbo triathlon


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What a beauty! Looks great. What crankset is it?


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 9:08 am 
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Grove Innovations Hotrods - tubar steel with integrated trilipsoid ;) spindle and bb


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It's about time you started a thread for this! It looks great! How did you find the Hot Rods?!?!


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nice one michael, i think petra will be eyeing up another horse when she see,s that :lol:


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 Post subject: very red...
PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2012 7:48 pm 
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and very nice, but I think the Mavic Citrons look better on silver King hubs. I saw a set of 'em hanging from the ceiling at Gregg's Greenlake in Seattle years ago. Prettiest wheelset ever.


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 Post subject: Re: very red...
PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 4:53 pm 
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and very nice, but I think the Mavic Citrons look better on silver King hubs. I saw a set of 'em hanging from the ceiling at Gregg's Greenlake in Seattle years ago. Prettiest wheelset ever.


I believe they're Sunsets, not Citrons. Either way, definitely great looking rims!


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