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 Post subject: YETI FRO Jhon T. Tribute
PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 8:01 pm 
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I wanted to give a tribute to the man who more than any other has been able to leave me open-mouthed in the 90s, I still hear the echo of the Disc Drive in my ears. Here's what came out, I hope you enjoy it as much as me.
The bike was born from this project:
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:08 pm 
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Great re incarnation you've got there Luca

love the build but is it a rider with those bars,
obviously Tomac managed it.....but mear mortal like us ?

how does it ride ?

Are you going to fit matching tyres


lovely build


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:36 pm 
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Nice job Luca!!

I hope we will be able to have a ride together with our vintage bikes


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:08 pm 
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Looking good.

Re. the bars, history has shown that the above set up is no more stupid than running a 150mm zero rise stem with a 20" flat bar :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:20 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
Great re incarnation you've got there Luca

love the build but is it a rider with those bars,
obviously Tomac managed it.....but mear mortal like us ?

how does it ride ?

Are you going to fit matching tyres


lovely build


Thanks mate,

to drive is not so bad, you have to get used to, just grip the handlebars at the bottom and it feels like JT
I have returned the hair on my head


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:24 pm 
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thanks guys you are too kind :D


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:18 pm 
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J.T. in action


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:22 pm 
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this is me in action with my YETI Fro in 92 ' :D


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:40 am 
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Great pictures Luca!


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:49 pm 
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supercooooooolllllll!!

try to make some jumps, like Tomac was used to do....with that bar....I will be on the ground before the first try.....
Ale


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