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 Post subject: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:18 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Marchwood
Well thanks to Tim (minifreak) i am now the proud owner of a lovely black Orange Prestige. I always lusted after one of these when i was at school...only taken 20+ years but finally i have one!
Pics to follow soon, but sorry Tim, the purple bits are going into storage and my little collection of bits are going on, including...
NOS titanium coloured Onza bar ends
Deore LX black cantis with M system pads
period Mt Christophe toeclips and straps
machine polished XT brake levers
Deore thumbies
SDG Orange branded saddle
and a light sprinkling of some anodized orange.... :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:38 pm 
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Location: Dinas Powys
Great. Looking forward to the pics. Glad you finally got one after 20 years. I always wanted a prestige at school also.. had to settle for the more humble Clockwork back then! :)


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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:09 am 
Dirt Disciple
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Location: Marchwood
Time for a few piccys.....
As delivered to me last week...
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a few teaser shots of the build so far....
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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:23 am 
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Really nice clean build


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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:10 am 
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Great stuff, glad your happy and I'll meet you on the Forest trails sometime. So glad she's back where she used to be :)


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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:30 am 
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Location: Is really tintin40
lovely mtb. The frame looks new.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm 
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Location: Aberdeen
That looks lovely, nice choice of components. When's the first ride? :)


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:30 pm 
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Wonderful looking bike. That's gonna be an amazing riding xc bike. You can't beat a quality steel frame.


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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:40 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Now the anodising fairy has been, here she is in all her glory....
Hoping first forest ride will be this week!
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 Post subject: Re: 1993 Orange Prestige
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:57 pm 
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Got to admit the Orange ano looks great :)


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