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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:37 am 
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Theory #1 - It really is a Cut'n'Shut P7 and the left over bottle mount is a reminder :)

Theory #2 - It is a clever way to stop you from lowering your seat post onto the top of the URT, however if you did drop it down fully it would make an impromtu rear lock-out ;)

Update on the X1 with some pics to follow this weekend;

Supercross bars fitted with Friction Addiction grips.
XT739 8 speed trigger shifters.
Ritchey Saddle fitted.
Hope Hubs on Mavic Rims clad with IRC Mythos rubber.
Front Crud Guard fitted.

:D


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:17 pm 
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Jussa wrote:
Theory #1 - It really is a Cut'n'Shut P7 and the left over bottle mount is a reminder :)

Theory #2 - It is a clever way to stop you from lowering your seat post onto the top of the URT, however if you did drop it down fully it would make an impromtu rear lock-out ;)

:D



Theory #1 This has always made for a great topic of conversation, however since yours is 12 months older than my Canti one,
I doubt very much that by this time they were still using tubes off a P7 if indeed they ever actually did,
so you can only assume this theory is no more than a funny urban myth.

Theory #2 Chuffing boring this one, but most likley true, especially as Full Boucers were reasonably new and most owner
would be migrating across from a hard tail, + you could right royally f**k your bike up you in an absent minded moment.
However I've never seen anyone have a bolt in this boss .... so I'm not convinced that Theory #2 is correct.


I think we need to tap up the Oracle of Delphi, the all knowing Mr Sinnerman... I bet a £1 he'd know or at least know
someone reliable who does !


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:40 pm 
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Jussa wrote:
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Any news .. . I'm in need of an Orange fix,


Big update coming watch this space ;)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:41 pm 
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Update Orange X1 02/04/2013;

Brief update on my Citrus Fresh X1, (Some better pics to follow)

Orange Supercross Bars fitted, Orange Friction Addiction Grips. Shimano XT739 Shifters replace Gripshifts. PACE RC38 Airforce Mk1's replace Rock Shox Forks. NOS Orange Saddle and Seatpost. Hope Hubs on Mavic rims. IRC Mythos tyres.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:20 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
Jussa wrote:
Theory #1 - It really is a Cut'n'Shut P7 and the left over bottle mount is a reminder :)

Theory #2 - It is a clever way to stop you from lowering your seat post onto the top of the URT, however if you did drop it down fully it would make an impromtu rear lock-out ;)

:D



Theory #1 This has always made for a great topic of conversation, however since yours is 12 months older than my Canti one,
I doubt very much that by this time they were still using tubes off a P7 if indeed they ever actually did,
so you can only assume this theory is no more than a funny urban myth.

Theory #2 Chuffing boring this one, but most likley true, especially as Full Boucers were reasonably new and most owner
would be migrating across from a hard tail, + you could right royally f**k your bike up you in an absent minded moment.
However I've never seen anyone have a bolt in this boss .... so I'm not convinced that Theory #2 is correct.


I think we need to tap up the Oracle of Delphi, the all knowing Mr Sinnerman... I bet a £1 he'd know or at least know
someone reliable who does !


The catalogue posted above says its a seat post depth stop.

Anyway I quite like these.

Carl


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:29 pm 
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Well my friend you have proven that I must only look at the pictures
since this documented point completly passed me by :oops:

so I guess thats that, no more P7 cut n shut jibes then !


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:37 pm 
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Jussa

No excuses now its finished for not bringing it to Mayhem and
having an X1 face off :lol:

and lets see who has the best Orange "Marmite" :shock:

BTW it looks great


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:42 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
Jussa

No excuses now its finished for not bringing it to Mayhem and
having an X1 face off :lol:

and lets see who has the best Orange "Marmite" :shock:

BTW it looks great


Thanks mate :D It's nearly ready lol just a final bit of tweaking and a trial run with my new lights so I'm ready for the night stage :) not sure about a face off I am 40 something lol


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:04 pm 
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Jussa wrote:
Thanks mate :D It's nearly ready lol just a final bit of tweaking and a trial run with my new lights so I'm ready for the night stage :) not sure about a face off I am 40 something lol


Cool ... At 43 that makes us approx same age, two middle aged old farts then :wink:
re-living our early to mid 20's . . . .just like the bulk of people on here who also left school
in the 80's.
Can't say this bug is any cheaper than buying an Audi Quattro Coupe, Lancia HF Intagralie or even a shitty
MGB GT soft top...... but its a dam site healthier

off to your neck of the woods tomorrow sunny Norwich for my sins
(of which I have many)

Nick

PS wouldn't mind owning tidy examples of the 1st two but the latter MGB
would deffo be a "wrong un" to be seen in :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:30 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
Jussa wrote:
Thanks mate :D It's nearly ready lol just a final bit of tweaking and a trial run with my new lights so I'm ready for the night stage :) not sure about a face off I am 40 something lol


Cool ... At 43 that makes us approx same age, two middle aged old farts then :wink:
re-living our early to mid 20's . . . .just like the bulk of people on here who also left school
in the 80's.
Can't say this bug is any cheaper than buying an Audi Quattro Coupe, Lancia HF Intagralie or even a shitty
MGB GT soft top...... but its a dam site healthier

off to your neck of the woods tomorrow sunny Norwich for my sins
(of which I have many)

Nick

PS wouldn't mind owning tidy examples of the 1st two but the latter MGB
would deffo be a "wrong un" to be seen in :lol:


Lol im 43 too :) dont feel so bad now.

Wave as you pass, you'll be going past my front door practically :) Norwich is a great city, I love it. And yes you can't knock the old classics :D having had a strong of early 3 series BMW's and VW Beatles I can't comment :)


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