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PostPosted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:15 pm 
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Starting a build thread for this old goat. Gonna take my time with it. It's a neat frame with interesting geometry and fit.

I'm debating about the fork. Originally it spec'ed with a tange unicrown. Not a lot of interesting fork options in 1985. I have a 1984 Tange bi plane fork as well.

Not sure what looks better. Thoughts?

That's a newer tange unicrown that I wouldn't use, but it has essentially the same look as the older ones. Ignore the stem (I have a first gen salsa moto). That's a first gen Syncros post, original 1985 turbo saddle, fisher bulge, and Shimano m700/ukai wheelset with original panaracer ibex rubber. I'll probably use most of that.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:22 pm 
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Really looking forward to this build 8) .

Bi-plane forks look better IMO.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:14 am 
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Ollie wrote:
Really looking forward to this build 8) .

Bi-plane forks look better IMO.


I think I agree. It's a bit more interesting to look at. Looks more sleek with the tange, but that's not really the look I want.


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The unicrown! … and you'll sale me the biplane :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:11 pm 
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24pouces wrote:
The unicrown! … and you'll sale me the biplane :mrgreen:


Hahaha ... It's a pretty cool fork.

I'm lucky it's long enough. That Headtube in the Goat is beyond Brodie!


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Haven't updated this in a while. I now have just about every part for it. This Mtn Goat bar/stem combo (from a RB member) is the second last part I need.

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What's next? It's headed west to Toxic Labs shortly for a goatly paint job :D

I am still looking for a Log Leaper Bash Guard.


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 11:10 am 
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I'm really looking forward to seeing this built up, it should be very special. Did you decide to go with the bi-plane fork?


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 12:12 pm 
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kingoffootball wrote:
I'm really looking forward to seeing this built up, it should be very special. Did you decide to go with the bi-plane fork?


I found a fillet brazed unicrown for it so I am going to use that. It should be pretty cool when its done :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 2:03 pm 
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this will be killer! 8)
+1 for the bi plane forks

and what about paint?


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2016 2:42 pm 
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Stylus wrote:
this will be killer! 8)
+1 for the bi plane forks

and what about paint?


Bi plane is cool - brazed fork is really nice to.

Paint will (hopefully) be a classic goat one ;)


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