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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:03 pm 
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Getting really close now, all I need to buy is chainrings and bolts, skewers and a seat.
Hope this weather stays nice long enough for me to take it out in the sun! It would have looked great against tonight's sunset overlooking st.ives bay... 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:30 pm 
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Hey, how did you manage to overtake me and my build! :lol:


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Lots of overtime and a spending spree that will see my nadgers slammed in the car door repeatedly if the mrs finds out ;) :lol:
Seriously though I'm not that ahead, apart from the wheels themselves it's all a dry build to check everything fits and works together. It all needs to come apart and get reinstalled properly for the final build.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:14 pm 
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Looking forward to seeing this finished. :D


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:18 pm 
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bren wrote:
Lots of overtime and a spending spree that will see my nadgers slammed in the car door repeatedly if the mrs finds out ;)


My life has been one big spending spree since January :lol: I'm always unsuccessfully trying to catch up by selling stuff!


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:31 pm 
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Woooo! Seatpost arrived today, very happy with it, goes well with the bars and nice and weenie at 202g

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All being well this should be built in 3-4 weeks 8)


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Just in from the garage on a late one...
I now have fully working M4 brakes front and rear! :D
Hoses need shortening a bit but I am disproportionately happy to have reached this small milestone :lol:
Payday is a little over a week away then I can buy the last few bits then it'll be time for a decent set of pics!!


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:19 am 
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Could be a photo finish :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:44 pm 
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ANOTHER slight deviation from the planned spec is now a 185 disc on the rear with an adapter. Matched discs seems to look better on this build.

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The skewer and disc are snaffled temporarily from my commuter, actual disc will be a proper hope one same as the front.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:41 am 
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Hi,

I am liking your build. I am also building a retro weight weenie Kona Kilauea . Like you, I am trying to put as much carbon as I can on the build. I was wondering on the size and the brand of your carbon post?

My Kilauea take a 27.0 seatpost.


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