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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 7:48 am 
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xxnick1975 wrote:
The scan above shows (I think) m550 cantis. But I have seen loads of these with m650s.

I have a set of both kicking about, just wondering if I try to go closer to spec


I just prefer the m650's personally....


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:59 pm 
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So it's taken a year, but finally got this to about 90% catalogue spec, missing the in house marin bits like the saddle, tyres, grips etc

also missing the pink chainstay protector, but its has got the 29.5 marin seatpost!!!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:04 am 
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Great bike this, not seen or heard of another in the UK, so pretty rare, and say what you like about Marins, but these era ride bloody well


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:43 am 
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That is beautiful !


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 10:54 pm 
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A spot of humbrol on those levers and it'll look look the bees knees. 8)

Still, simply stunning bud...i bet it's been a labour of love.


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