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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:40 pm 
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I have a hunch I am going to hear you all weekend....

Wait scratch that. Do long walks on the beach at sunset count as training?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:42 pm 
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Rum soaked stumbles and then passing out on the beach does


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:58 am 
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ameybrook wrote:
Rum soaked stumbles and then passing out on the beach does


LOL!


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:59 pm 
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Done, though a few minor tweaks to be sorted. Needs purple H2O cage to match and some modification to the correct seatpost clamp I have here.
Maybe other small changes as it shakes out.

Full progress and photoshoot here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rumpfy/set ... 619418522/

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:52 pm 
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nice work


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:40 am 
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Look at you doing a drawn out build thread... I'm so proud


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:58 pm 
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great story, great rebuild... well done...


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:42 pm 
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congratulations rumpfy
you have the unicorn of mtb, that envious! :facepalm:
must be incredible sensation down to a basement and locate an a picture of this magnitude, dirty, abandoned ... and knowing that it will fall into their hands.

I wadding much the combination of neon yellow on fork and stem, it's beautiful!

I yearn to locate an those tubes!


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:26 pm 
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Very nice Eric! Between you and Tim, I suddenly have a huge desire to locate and build one myself.

Ben


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:43 am 
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Nice photo shoot there, well done and an enjoyable read!! Thanks


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