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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:07 am 
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Will be watching this build. Excellent project. A BoTM winner


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:15 pm 
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Beautiful 8) watching with interest :D


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:04 pm 
BoTY Winner
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Rich34 wrote:
I could spend hours looking at that... :roll:

What are the plans for the build?


Pretty much as the one in the article :)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:25 pm 
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Built up with mostly M950 series XTR kit as an RB buddy wanted to experience a nice steel frame; so here it is :) .....


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Spec as it stands:

Frame: Whiskey Town Racer

Fork: RS Mag 21

Headset: King
Stem: Salsa
Handlebar: Hyperlite
Grips: Grip-shift
Barends: NA

Brakes: M950
Brake Pads: xtr
Brake Cables: xtr
Brake Levers: M950

Shifters: GS X-Ray (srt-800) 8spd
Front Derailleur: M900
Rear Derailleur: M950
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: M950
Chain: KMC
Cranks: Cook Bros
Crank Bolts: Middleburn
Chainrings: Real
Bottom Bracket: UN90 (xtr)
Pedals: Onza HO Ti

Hub Skewers: M950
Rims: Mavic
Hubs: M950
Nipples: Alloy
Spokes: DB Stainless
Tyres: Conti Vertical pro 2.3
Tubes: Bontrager

Saddle: Flite Ti
Seatpost: USE Alloy
Seatpost Binder: Bolt

Weight: Approx 23lb


It will be rebuilt with M900 series and a few other changes shortly :)


Cheers


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:29 pm 
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Hope your doing ok

That paint really does look special. I had a Klein pinnacle in candy red and the paint on this looks very like it.

like the mag21 & the hypers, not so sure on the salsa stem :)


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:39 pm 
BoTM | Gold | PoTM
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Wow that was quick! That frame is lovely 8) Can't believe you considered repainting it


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:11 am 
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Absolutely stunning. I had 2 Goats back in the early 90's n I raced for Sshockwave and O how do I wish I'd kept them! looking forward to seeing the build :D


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 5:13 pm 
BoTY Winner
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Hoping to feel well enough to rebuild soon! :?

Refurbed USE titanium seatpost with new (original) sticker :)

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And a set of gorgeous (well I think so!) new Smoke and Darts :D

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The rest of the parts will be mostly xtr M900 which I've been acquiring.

Cheers


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Wads does yours have the fm whirley gig wheel ?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:25 pm 
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Tc wrote:
Wads does yours have the fm whirley gig wheel ?

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No, why?


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