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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 5:49 pm 
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Hello

After joining this fantastic website in November 07 and seeing some great bikes from fellow members, it was Cass's pink Kona persuade me to have a go myself. I have now completed my first project Kona Cindercone, it been fun building this bike back to good after buying a tatty frame and forks from a member here back in January, some parts was bought from fellow members here, some on ebay and the rest from the various bike shops. Hope to hear some comments of what you think of it.

Frame: 1996 Kona Cindercone
Fork: Project 2
Headset: Shimano STX
Stem: Kona Velocity
Handlebar: Kona 165
Grips: Push foam
Brakes: Shimano LX canti
Brake Pads: Shimano M system
Brake Levers/STI : Shimano LX 8 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano LX
Rear Derailleur: Shimano LX
Cassette: Shimano 8 speed
Chain: Shimano
Cranks: Shimano LX
Chainrings: Specialites 44, 34, 24
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN54
Pedals: Shimano LX
Hub Skewers: Shimano LX
Rims: Mavic
Hubs: Shimano LX
Tyres: Continental Cross Country 26 x 1.5
Saddle: Charge
Seatpost: Brand X
Decals: Gil_M


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:39 pm 
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I'm not a Kona man myself, but yum, thats nice 8)


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:42 pm 
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Well done Guy,that is one Beautiful build mate.

Really turned out well 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 6:45 pm 
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Very clean build, looks lovely (just needs some mud ;) ), me likey :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:18 pm 
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Helloooo sweetie!!


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 7:30 pm 
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You've finished it then :D

Storming build mate – looking spot on.


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:09 pm 
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I'm back for a second glance......AWESOME cranks :shock: 8)

Whats your secret for such a mirror-like shine????


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:20 pm 
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Thats stunning mate :wink: even my wife said " now thats nice " :)

Nice to see something done in a different colour from the norm as well :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:32 pm 
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Wow.. nice job, very cool. Like the minty (surely I can say the word in this context) colour.. and the black of the LX groupy looks so good! :D An inspiring build! :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2008 8:43 pm 
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Turned out nice Guy!!! It's good to see that all your efforts have paid off. Paint looks great, who did it for you again? :D


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