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 Post subject: 1997 Kona Hot
PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:18 pm 
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I'd like to introduce you all to my first completed retro build, my 1997 Kona Hot. This is my first readers bikes post so please be gentle! :D

Frame: 1997 Kona Hot, Reynolds 853 tubings, Stars & Bars paint job.
Fork: Marzocchi Bomber Z2 BAM
Headset: Not so retro Chris King Nothreadset
Stem: Syncros
Handlebar: Bontrager/WTB Ti
Grips: Oury lock-ons
Brakes: M950 XTR V-brakes
Brake Levers: M950 XTR
Shifters: M950 XTR 8spd Rapidfires
Front Derailleur: M950 XTR
Rear Derailleur: M952 XTR with KCNC jockey wheels
Cassette: M950 XTR
Chain: SPRAM PC850
Cranks: M951 XTR with Ti chainring and crank bolts
Chainrings: M952 XTR
Bottom Bracket: M950 XTR
Pedals: DMR V8's
Quick Releases: Rear M900 XTR (need and M950 rear), front M950 XTR
Rims: Front Mavic 517, rear Mavic 217
Hubs: M950 XTR
Tyres: Kona Scratch & Sniff
Saddle: Selle Italia Flite
Seatpost: Syncros.

She's all set up and ready to be ridden as intended!


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:28 pm 
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Stunning....... What length stem are you using?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:42 pm 
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Very very nice indeed...

For a first build thats a really nice mix of bits and you've obeyed the golden rule !!


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Location: Scotland!!!!!! Yay, at last, only 4 years waiting!
looks fab, and finished just in time to start on finishing that wall :wink:


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 Post subject: very nice!
PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 5:53 pm 
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great build MOUSEMAT :D

Plus it will make a superb rider too with that m950 XTR and sensible forks :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:20 pm 
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dead sexy.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:09 pm 
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Proper job 'mat.. Envious lol :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 8:34 pm 
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That is one lovely piece of kit.


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Very, very nice...excellent job, well done.
HB
PS How can you afford that and a new kitchen :?: :shock: :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 9:31 pm 
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Hi. Thanks for all the great comments. To answer your question
Kneedowndean it's a 120mm stem I believe!

And yes the kitchen is rather bare at the moment but that will hopefully be changing tomorrow as the units start going in!


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