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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:14 am 
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hello guys
after retrieving a mantis flyingV HT now I present to you his sister Pro Floater II, the second generation (1995/96 i think)
the bike is in excellent cosmetic condition and functional, only the mono Noleen needs a visit to the doctor.
the bike has been the last 16 years in the attic collecting dust, now I've cleaned up and I did quite a lot 'of photos waiting to try it!

this is the components! 8)

frame:MANTIS Pro Floater II size 18" esc 64 mm
serial number: carro post 95PFC096
fork: WP Rond Rebel 61mm 1.4kg
headsets : chris King
stem: Syncros cattleprod
handelbar: answer Hyperlite
rims: mavic 517
hubs: chris king
spokes: dt
Skewers: salsa
Tires: ant panaracer smoke dart 26x2.1, post panaracer smoke 26x1.9
Pedals: ritchey with titanium axle
Crank: syncros
rear cassette : xt 11/28
Bottom Bracket: white industries
Front Derailleur: Shimano XT
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT
Brake: Paul components STOPLIGHT
Brake lever: Kooka
shifter: shimano deore XT
seat post: Titec 28.6
seat:selle San Marco Bontrager Ti
seatpost collar: critical racing

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:15 am 
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now a bit 'of photos

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:16 am 
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more photos

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:17 am 
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more photos 8)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:20 am 
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these are the advertising fork "WP Rond Rebel"

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:21 am 
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stunning!

always fancied a mantis.

Doug


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 1:58 pm 
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You've got some collection! Another cool bike from you. Do you own all the cool bikes in Italy? :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:04 pm 
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nicely done


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:24 pm 
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very lovley bike - bravo 8) also nice that you have the Rond ad from BITD.

is that from the pics. or does the Answer bar bears some scratches, or is the ano gone ? anyway nice photography, too :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:25 pm 
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Bram J wrote:
You've got some collection! Another cool bike from you. Do you own all the cool bikes in Italy? :lol:


not all,but many of these :wink: ....Adri is crazy retrobiker :mrgreen: ,and his wife is very patient :roll:


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