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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:44 am 
Old School Hero

Joined: Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:46 pm
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Location: Salt Lake City Utah USA
Maybe the most wonderful bike I have ever own, well close to the Yo eddy's..

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I build the bike with a XTR M950 gruppo, even the hubs are XTR 950, except for the cranks that are M900 and the King mango headset, Mavic 517 (not so period but pretty) lace with DB spokes and red aluminum nipples.
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Originally running on a Halson fork, but currently running on a Lawill leader fork..
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The Handle bar is a prototype from "el camino fabrications" from Berkeley California (now in Portland Oregon)
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The Lawill fork.
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Many more pictures here.
http://patineto.smugmug.com/Bicycles/Ri ... ;k=7Sm4JFj

I hope you guys and gals like it


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:33 am 
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Bonkers stem and bar combo - love it!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:55 am 
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Sweet bike. The bar/stem looks like the result of a Dekerf Ti bar/stem and a Ti Groovy Luv Handle smashing into each other head on at high speed (in a good way) 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:09 am 
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Location: New Zealand
Beautiful bike, I thought all the Internet stories were over rating them until I got a Phoenix.
Case closed they are wonderfully made and ride so well. Erm can't say the same for my kleins and yeti's
Great bike


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:38 pm 
Old School Hero

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Location: Salt Lake City Utah USA
clockd wrote:
Beautiful bike, I thought all the Internet stories were over rating them until I got a Phoenix.
They are all truth, this frames ride amazing and I don't think is just the titanium, the steel ones are really nice too..

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Case closed they are wonderfully made and ride so well. Erm can't say the same for my kleins and yeti's
Great bike


Tell me about it, I have nine Klein's no Yeti's and often wonder why I have so many, good investment I guess..


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:05 pm 
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Nice 8)

WD :D


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:24 pm 
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That's a bit of kit! 8) looks even better with the Halsons.




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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:07 pm 
Old School Hero

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Location: Salt Lake City Utah USA
al wrote:
That's a bit of kit! 8)
Thanks it was fun to build..
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looks even better with the Halsons.

al.


Halson's are amazing forks, way ahead of their time for sure, but I still like the Lawill action better even if it mess with the head angle geometry a little to much..


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