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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:55 pm 
BoTM Winner
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Here's a pic of my ride. I tried to get her as period specific as possible.Any comments/Advice/criticism welcome. :)

Frame: 6061 t6 Alu
Fork: Mantou 2
Headset: Threaded Alu
Stem: Answer Atac
Handlebar: Answer hyperlites
Grips: Yeti clear
Brakes:XTR M900
Cantilever cable hangers: Oddessy
Brake Levers: XTR M900
Shifters: XTR M900
Front Derailleur: Suntour xc comp
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT m737
Cassette: M900 XTR
Chain: HG70
Cranks: Kooka Bonnie Compact Drive
Chainrings: Cooks Bros & Race face
Bottom Bracket: Specialised titanium
Pedals: XTR
Quick Releases: Shimano
Rims: Spinergy Rev x
Tyres: Smoke lite rear Dart Magic front
Saddle: Flite titanium
Seatpost: USE CC
Bar ends: Control Tech


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:57 pm 
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Wow! :shock:

That's kind'a cool.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 2:31 pm 
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I don't like to admit it, but I quite like that :)

It looks immaculate! You clearly like purple hehe!

I'd go for matching tyres (both black on that), I'd ditch the spins (That's a personal thing) and I'd put a black seatpost in it.

I'd also thing about black rings or black cranks. I guess what I'm doing is toning it down - which clearly wasn't the objective. I'd be interested to see how it looks though if you have those parts available to do a comparison.

Truly a homage to 3DV!


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:43 pm 
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OMG thats one thing.......
thats...
PURPLE...

I like the idea of building the bike in purple but in my true opinion it's a little too... :D

I would mount more simple coloured cranks and black tires, but that's just me..

Good luck with this ride.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:45 pm 
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That is a lot purple!

Yesterday I were watching 'Monkey see, Monkey do' and 'Level vibes'. I saw Hans riding a little purple one many times.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:46 pm 
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I like it,very cool 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 3:53 pm 
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melvyn - ive just spent about 2 hours hunting for level vibes video clips on the net having seen this earlier! no joy tho :(
my friend has the original vid on vhs - must borrow it soon. id love to make a hans replica using a little purple zaskar!
ps - i love the bike - it looks nuts! :D


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:02 pm 
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Sweeeeeeet! Good enough to eat! :lol:

Personal taste, I go for matching tyres, 1 color cranks and change the red rear QR and jockeys for purple. Just IMO mind.

What a bike though, rare as rocking horse dung 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 5:18 pm 
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:shock: WOW :shock: That looks great !

Maybe some purple jockey wheels !? :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:16 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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WHOA PURPLE :!:

very nice, needs purple rims :wink:


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