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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:23 pm 
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nuts.....love it! :D


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Racin'snake wrote:
Loving this alot.....and the microwave in your workshop! :-)

In fact, it's my best friend workshop... I always go there to finish the bike... A lot more space than in my garage. Concerning the microwave... I can arrange something for you maybe :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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Logic.Al wrote:
I like it apart from the tyres. Not sure about those.

Usually... Peoples love them or hate them on this bike...


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I shouldn't like it...

...but I do 8)


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Very different !

but very nice.

Do you have headset reducers fitted to spread the headtube load.

Doug Manitou recommends that you do !.


I just might have a couple of these for sale :wink:


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passiflora wrote:
Very different !

but very nice.

Do you have headset reducers fitted to spread the headtube load.

Doug Manitou recommends that you do !.


I just might have a couple of these for sale :wink:

This one is build with a 1"1/8 headset then yes they is some reducers...
but might be interested in more :roll:

Any pics of yours?


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Is this bike still alive? Beautiful build, just stumbled upon this thread


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:48 pm 
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Like the black frame,,,,inch eight head tube ,,thought they were all inch quarter,,,learnt something today ,,,,,


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bloody hell, this used to belong to Manitou916

i remember seeing this in the flesh!

gorgous!


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:33 am 
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yeti_bomb wrote:
Is this bike still alive? Beautiful build, just stumbled upon this thread


All my bikes are still alive :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
It's just I do not have any time for them since few months... Lot of work and I'm pplaning to move from France to North Cali in about few months.... Then the project take me a lot of time too

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Like the black frame,,,,inch eight head tube ,,thought they were all inch quarter,,,learnt something today ,,,,,

They are a inch quarter, i just used an adaptor to build an inch eight headtube. :wink:


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