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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:20 pm 
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always loved the old SUNN's with their OBSYS forks, so when a nice XircuitMax frameset with Obsys fork was for sale here, I had to have it.

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plan is to use all of the original parts which came with the frame, in the end it should be an (almost) Shimano free build. :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 10:18 pm 
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Here's my one with the soft-tail version of that frame. I almost finished it today with the addition of cables, brakes etc.

I've gone all Shimano XT739 though as the delicate looking parts seem to suit the frame. My one is supposed to be a Total but it isn't chromed as they are supposed to be and it has Xircuit stamped on the bottom bracket. It is a 97 frame though and the chromed Total is the 98 model.

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 Post subject: Re: 1997 Sunn XircuitMax
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:36 pm 
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magas wrote:
always loved the old SUNN's with their OBSYS forks, so when a nice XircuitMax frameset with Obsys fork was for sale here, I had to have it.

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plan is to use all of the original parts which came with the frame, in the end it should be an (almost) Shimano free build. :)


Great stuff. 8)

Shimano free all the way I say.

This from a man that has just put LX cranks on a bike!! :oops:

al.


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 Post subject: Re: 1997 Sunn XircuitMax
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:23 pm 
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al wrote:
magas wrote:
always loved the old SUNN's with their OBSYS forks, so when a nice XircuitMax frameset with Obsys fork was for sale here, I had to have it.

plan is to use all of the original parts which came with the frame, in the end it should be an (almost) Shimano free build. :)


Great stuff. 8)

Shimano free all the way I say.

This from a man that has just put LX cranks on a bike!! :oops:

al.


don't worry al, Shimano is not devils work and you know that German cars should not wear Minilite wheels :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:01 pm 
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very nice.. looking forward seeing this build with python tires :p cheers


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:24 pm 
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Nice base you've got there Martin, and I'm a fan of the stocker look :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:55 pm 
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nice start ;)


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:58 pm 
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cheers for comments, guys :D

will keep you informed with new pics.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:53 pm 
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from France :)

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headbadge is missing :( but replacement is here, thanks to a RB member :wink:

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frame on scale

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next on the list is giving everything a good clean and dismantle the fork to check and clean all parts and refilling with new oil.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:27 am 
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carefull with the headbadge cause it's almost fully broken by the middle (worse thing)
if you don't stick it to the frame, unfortunately you are gonna lose it during the first ride :?


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