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 Post subject: forks
PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2008 9:19 pm 
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The RC 35's I had all had just single rear brace. These look more like MXD or early 36's?


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PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2008 9:48 pm 
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Yup, they're MXCs with the twin braces.

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 Post subject: Brakes
PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 7:02 am 
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Off memory XT arms never gave much clearance, XTR and Sram should give more. Still think the tubes look fat on the frame for a Clockwork? Looks really clean with the Satin Black Paint.


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 9:23 am 
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Stunning...............................simply stunning.

Love everything about it, in fact if I look at it for too long I get a semi :shock: .

What is wrong with me :?: please someone help me! :lol:


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 Post subject: clockwork
PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 9:43 am 
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Location: Only One Clockwork left Davo!!!
Love it our kid :wink: :wink:

Stick some 36's on it :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 12:39 pm 
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Thanks guys.......calm down though Gaz, I don't want to be the cause of an accident of any kind! :D

Well........the Avids arrived this morning, (gotta' love CRC) and apart from some VERY minor fettling to the rear brace on the shocks, they work perfectly....RESULT!! 8) I've also put a temporary saddle on (that will goon the Proflex eventually) until the Spoon arrives, so other than her own set of wheels she's done enough to ride. :D :D

Chuffed is NOT the word. 8) 8)

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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 12:59 pm 
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Excellent work 8) the brown spoon looks like it'll be an inspired choice picking out the amberwalls perfectly. The brakes look great too, the silver ones stood out a bit much, another great choice going for the black. A teeny gripe would be that the crud catcher looks gash, get it off for the photies. Other than that classy cool and cultured :D


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 Post subject: Orange
PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 7:45 pm 
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Stunning M8, needs an original Crud catcher tho ,and I personally would prefer a short cage mech, A DX or Tiagra would look and shift much slicker. Think my next refurb is gonna be in Satin black, looks really cool.


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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 8:39 pm 
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Thanks very muchly guys.

The Crud Catcher has now gone (for now!). :wink:

I see where you're coming from with the mech, but I took her for a spin this morning and the shifts were smooth as silk straight out of the box, so no problems there for now with the XT (and it does match. :D ).

I've just got to order the spokes now, and I have to say I'm leaning towards Stainless rather than black. I think it could be a bit too much if I go for all black :?

Any thoughts?


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 Post subject: Spokes
PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 11:32 pm 
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Yep altho a big fan of Black, I feel the silver contrssts nicely with the frame and matches the other shiny bits, I would go for silver spokes too.


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