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 Post subject: 1993 Saracen race Elite
PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:10 am 
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This arrived from the poweredbypies yesterday.

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So I thought I would make a start putting it together and it now looks like this.

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I think its looking nice,going to try and get it finished for the weekend so I get out and ride it.

Cheers Brian


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:14 am 
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I miss her :cry: She will build up into a lovely ride chap. Hope you have many happy miles with her.

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Nice.

Got one myself that i might have to part with, this isnt helping that decision.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:45 pm 
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Do I fit red ano brake boosters? I can make my mind up.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:11 pm 
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Not unless they really match. Clashing shades of red is a no no!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:19 pm 
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Well fitted and yes they look a bit odd/poo, don't look right. Do I even need to use brake boosters on a rigged steal frame?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:21 pm 
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No need you will be fine without and it will look better :D


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:42 pm 
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For now, need to change stem and cantis thought.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:03 am 
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Looking good chap. :)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:47 am 
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Must congratulate you on the speed of your build

Looks about perfect as well chap.

Very clean, & ready to go for many trail miles :)


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