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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:33 am 
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Hi folks,
Picked this up for £70 on ebay a while back ,
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Really looking for a Ritchey framed project , but kept looking at this in my watch list . There was something about it told me I had to have it . So here it is .
Was advertised as having a small dent in top tube , fair enough . Could see from photo it was only small , I could live with that . Then I noticed a crease in the seat tube where the front mech had been fitted . Too tight or wrong size ? Who knows .Took it to a local frame builder , who took a look at it and said he could repair it and the small dent with some brass I think , in case I had it re-finished in future . Asked him to blast and repaint it too . Got some transfers made up at a local shop and told him what I wanted . Picked it up Thursday and here it is !
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Not a bad job I think


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:38 am 
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Nice work.

I have a Scott superlite.

I think some of their stuff is underrated.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 12:02 pm 
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Looks great! :-)

A friend of mine had one just like this back in the days.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:47 pm 
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Thanks , can you post a pic of the superlight ? Not sure what they look like .
This frame should be pretty light , will weigh it when i get a chance .
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Back in '93 I didn't have an mtb , was a 20 something roadie :facepalm: Did go to the '94 Grundig world cup race though and started riding off road in '97 when I got a Trek singletrack Well ,someone had to buy one ! :lol:
Been watching '90s mtb world cup races on youtube lately . Sometimes technology is good


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:13 pm 
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Not a great pic but here is the superlite...


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:49 pm 
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That looks cool , are those Conti tyres on it WWC ?


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:41 pm 
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Nice job going on there Mike.. get a crack on then.. I'm waiting. :roll: :lol:



WWC.. 8) really like your superlite, what year is it and have you got a thread on it ?


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:54 pm 
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Ok Ok ! Enough already ! When I get home , I'll make a start on it Ian :roll: Just need to find a nice silver Ritchey 1 1/8" quill stem and it will be a bikes worth of stuff all over the house ! :lol: :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:52 pm 
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Thats nearly an hour gone and still no updates :roll:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:04 pm 
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Mike! Finally a picture of it! :wink:

Must follow!


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