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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:50 pm 
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Ok, I finally found one of the forks that I wanted. One of those forks being a early 90s Pepperoni aluminum fork. The challenge was getting one with a steerer tube that is long enough. I then had to get it painted black. Today I was finally able to get it mounted.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:31 am 
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I also had it weighed at the LBS, just over 23Lbs :)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:06 pm 
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compliments :D
a really good job! 8)
I adore bike titanium :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:47 pm 
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Sorry if this isn't the most appropriate place to enquire, but what is the history behind the dean brand? To me the brand sounds like what a Chav tracksuit wearing, cider drinking teen would be called :lol: . Please enlighten me, oh I do remember leisure lakes retailed them in the mid 90's, that's about it really!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:51 pm 
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adri.75 wrote:
compliments :D
a really good job! 8)
I adore bike titanium :wink:


Thanks! I can now start riding it. I always held off since it I knew it wasn't finished, probably a personality quirk. I really didn't like the Surly forks and in my mind it took away from the enjoyment. Those Surly forks were so heavy compared to the Pepperoni forks.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:59 pm 
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fattiman wrote:
Sorry if this isn't the most appropriate place to enquire, but what is the history behind the dean brand? To me the brand sounds like what a Chav tracksuit wearing, cider drinking teen would be called :lol: . Please enlighten me, oh I do remember leisure lakes retailed them in the mid 90's, that's about it really!


I am not sure what that reference means, but it sounds like you mean "cheesy?"


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:51 pm 
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Well sort of! So what's the history of the great name "DEAN" ?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:30 pm 
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Adore the frame and components, but I really think it would suit a straight fork (I understand why you ditched that P2 though).
The bike is so angular and clean, a curved fork looks strange to me.
Pace rigids or Switchblades might look nice?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:24 pm 
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N/B wrote:
Adore the frame and components, but I really think it would suit a straight fork (I understand why you ditched that P2 though).
The bike is so angular and clean, a curved fork looks strange to me.
Pace rigids or Switchblades might look nice?


Pace, Switchblades, IRD Expedition were the other forks on my list. They are tough to find though. I am always on the lookout. I also thought a out putting a P-Bone (without the shock) too, aluminum straight blade.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:21 am 
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Nice! very nice bike! Thanks man!


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