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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:47 am 
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Location: Tavistock, Devon, UK
Finished my one and only retro bike, built as a rider for our old school rides that we do once in a while with old school friends here in Tavistock, Devon.
Many thanks to everyone on Retrobike who sold me stuff to get this built!!

MS Racing 1989 CR1 frame, cromo rear stays, alloy main frame
Kona Project Two forks, these were as close s I could get to the straight blade MS forks[ Tange Switchblades to go on soon]
VP 1" nos headset
Original MS Racing stem with bizarre cable hanger/rocker system
Fred Salmon nos anodised handlebar
Onza Porcipaw nos grips
Diacompe SS7 nos levers
Shimano Deore nos thumbshifters
Shimano Deore canti brakes
Sun grey anodised rims, Deore LX hubs, Continental nos tyres
Deore DX rear mech, Deore XT front mech
500LX biopace chainset
Wellgo nos beartraps
Shimano 7 speed chain/cassette
Original Strong seatpost
Avocet saddle
nos Shimano seat QR

Thanks for looking!!
Steve
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:37 am 
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Location: NW England
Very nice bike, I like it.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:50 am 
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Location: The Peth
Love it!! Makes me wish I still had that frame but I can see it has gone to a good home!! Enjoy!!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:02 pm 
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Location: Vancouver British Columbia Canada
hi
nice to see another MS Racing on here.
looks good. how do like how it rides?
welcome to the club. :)
here's mine. check it out.
roy

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=230626&hilit=ms+racing


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:31 pm 
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Very very nice..... 8)

Good to see you've made it out to Australia in the 2nd pic :wink: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:21 am 
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Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
That is incredibly cool, what a great paint scheme.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:21 am 
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Location: Christchurch, NZ
Thanks for sharing. Very nice


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:33 am 
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I have to admit that I like that a lot, and the whole history of these bikes is really interesting. I wonder how many of MS Racing bikes are in the UK, I'll have to start looking......


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