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 Post subject: 1995 Kona Fire Mountain
PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:50 am 
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Ive had a retro Kona itch for a while...
i also needed a bike i could rig up to my Turbo Trainer..
and i had just about enough bits in my spares box that nobody wanted to buy, to build up a whole bike..

then i spotted this frame for £26!

The paint work isnt the best but its otherwise sound.. a powder coat may be in the frames future.. but we will see

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Really impressed with the way it rode on its maiden voyage.. it just wanted to take off everytime i pressed the pedals..
the rigid fork and fat front tyre will be being swapped though.. too much of a harsh ride and the suss forks should raise the front end a bit more and take some weight out of my hands and dodgy shoulder..

Frame: 95 Kona fire Mountain

Fork: Specialized Direct Drive (soon to be Rockshox Judy)

Headset: Rabid A/Head
Stem: On-One 80mm
Handlebar: Azonic Strip Bar
Grips: Club Roost

Brakes: Deore V-Brake
Brake Levers: Deore XT

Shifters: Front Deore Rear Alivio 7 Speed
Front Derailleur: XT 31.8 with 28.6 adapter made from an old seat post shim!
Rear Derailleur: STX
Cassette: HG50
Chain: SRAM
Cranks: STX RC
Bottom Bracket: UN55
Pedals: Odyssey Sharkbite

Rims: Mavic 238
Hubs: STX-RC
Tyres: Maxxis Wormdrive Rear, Maxxis High Roller Front

Saddle: Concor Light Cromo
Seatpost: Kalloy 26.6
Seatpost Binder: Kona

Weight: a suprisingly light 26.5 lbs!


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