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 Post subject: 1991 Slingshot
PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:50 pm 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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Joined: Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:07 pm
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Location: Berlin, Germany
Just finished my 91 Sling ...

Tech specs:

Frame True Temper OX
Fork Straight leg, Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Mavic Energy M6
Hubs Bullseye
Spokes Stainless Steel, Sapim
Tires Michelin Hilite Hot
Pedals Shimano Deore XT
Crank Grafton Joystix, Cook Bros. & Sugino chainrings
Chain Shimano HG91
Rear Cogs Shimano Dura Ace 13-23 7 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Edco Competition
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano Deore XT STI
Handlebars Tange Prestige
Stem Cro-Moly
Headset Shimano Deore XT
Brake set Shimano Deore XT
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT SLR 2 finger
Saddle Selle Italia Turbo Lite
Seat Post Shimano Deore XT
Colors Black
Size 19" c-c


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:52 pm 
Devout Dirtbag
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Location: Netherlands
Nice bike! 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:54 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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Location: Amsterdam
WAUW!,..that is some clean shot!

i am impressed! :D


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:00 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Zeist, The Netherlands
In the early '90, when I watched the MTB races I was always impressed when I saw a Slingshot coming by.

I'm impressed again :D

Love that bike!!


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:46 pm 
Concours Judge
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Location: a proper EU country
Hi Felix,

That looks very neat ...and mint as well :D


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 Post subject: Very, very nice!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:53 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Location: Up north
That is perfection and built to a very high standard :D

Probably the sweetest SLING ive seen :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:54 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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Location: York
That looks sweet, really drawn to the tyres - where did you get those minty beauts


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 Post subject: Re: Very, very nice!
PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:11 pm 
Retro Guru
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Location: Yorkshuh
slimjoe wrote:
That is perfection.... the sweetest SLING ive seen :wink:


Couldn't put it any better! 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:22 pm 
retrobike rider
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Location: Northumberland
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Very clean. Very nice build. Like many i curious about the Slingshot, but never had the conviction to buy/build one.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:57 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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Location: Moomin Valley
I want to sleep with it... (4 pints of San Miguel to the wind)

Hic!



anyway, i can swap some proper 1990 730 XT cantis as opposed to those 1993's you have....


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