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Just finished the MT4 now - changed the black Mavic 316 (which was a bit scuffed up) for a mint NOS Mavic 316 headset in brushed metal finish.
The final touches were the Pace RC30 Mk I forks.
I ordered some 531 fork decals from Reynolds and applied two (one on each fork side).

It's so nice I can't get myself to ride it - it'll get dirty! :P

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That's bloody lovely, the rc30's look great


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raidan73 wrote:
That's bloody lovely, the rc30's look great


Thanks man!

here's how it was when I bought it;

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Dude that MT4 is awesome :D


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A very minor point, but putting one gear cable each side of the head tube would be somewhat nicer routing :)


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Lovely! Especially with the rigid forks. :D


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MikeD wrote:
A very minor point, but putting one gear cable each side of the head tube would be somewhat nicer routing :)


Good point! I keep forgetting to do that. Thanks


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:59 am 
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Wow, those forks really transform that lovely frame. almost wish I'd kept them now!
Not sure on those new fangle pointy brake arm things above each wheel though :wink: poor canti hanger is feeling unloved on the rear stays :(


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Wold Ranger wrote:
Wow, those forks really transform that lovely frame. almost wish I'd kept them now!
Not sure on those new fangle pointy brake arm things above each wheel though :wink: poor canti hanger is feeling unloved on the rear stays :(


Your forks are superb! Thanks!
So you reckon canti's instead of the Avid V's?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:24 pm 
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ibbz wrote:
Wold Ranger wrote:
Wow, those forks really transform that lovely frame. almost wish I'd kept them now!
Not sure on those new fangle pointy brake arm things above each wheel though :wink: poor canti hanger is feeling unloved on the rear stays :(


Your forks are superb! Thanks!
So you reckon canti's instead of the Avid V's?


All the way! I always think Vees' look really awful on a bike of the early period with Canti hanger. A nice set of Canti's will work just as well as Vee's and often lighter. Even if you opt for modern Canti's. A nice Black set of lightweight Canti's would look the Mutt's. Avid levers with the speed dial adjustment work ok with Canti's also, as you can dial the throw back.


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