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 Post subject: 1998 Kona Hei Hei
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:52 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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I'm a bit pleased with this one :)

I rode a few miles of road to get to the trail and could only describe the ride as 'odd', this worried me as i've ridden plenty of steel Konas and never thought twice. The second i left tarmac and hit dirt all my doubts disappeared, she is fast, very, very, fast :D

Oh, and i'm aware that it's not as retro as some would like; but i don't care :P

Frame: 1998 20” Kona Hei Hei

Fork: Pace RC-36

Headset: Chris King NoThreadset
Stem: Syncros Cattlehead
Handlebar: Syncros Titanium
Grips: ODI Attack

Brakes: Magura HS33 20th Anniversary

Shifters: XT M739
Front Derailleur: XT M739
Rear Derailleur: XT M737
Derailleur Cables: XT
Cassette: XT M737 11 - 28
Chain: IG91
Cranks: Middleburn RS7
Chainrings: Shimano IG 22 & 32, Middleburn 42
Bottom Bracket: FSA ISIS
Pedals: XTR M970

Hub Skewers: Allen Bolt Skewer
Rims: Mavic 217 SUP Ceramic
Hubs: XT M737
Tyres: Panaracer Smoke & Dart Reissue
Saddle: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Seatpost: Syncros

Weight: 22lb


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:22 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Location: Out here in the perimeter...
Thats a cool looking bike chap.....nice and clean and light too :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:54 pm 
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Sweet 8)

Just got a 16" 98 Hei Hei in the post today, can't wait to build it up after reading your description!! :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:01 pm 
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Some excellent kit choices 8) great blend of new, old and retro. Smoke and dart look really good and the magura's are nice too.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 10:21 pm 
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You've done a great job mate. Its a pleasure to look. Hope you enjoy the ride as I enjoy watching it 8).


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:15 am 
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retro or not that is one good looking bike.


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 Post subject: hei hei
PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:18 am 
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Location: Only One Clockwork left Davo!!!
2 thumbs up our kid 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:21 am 
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That's just beautiful, and I also like your kit choices.

Enjoy!!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:25 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Paul - All I can say is "when you get bored of it.... :wink: "

Really nice build mate. 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:33 am 
Old School Grand Master
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MadCowKev wrote:
Paul - All I can say is "when you get bored of it.... :wink: "


MadCowKev, from the 'Things I have an irrational/unfounded dislike of...' thread wrote:
Konas


:lol:


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