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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:41 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Hello from france folks !

Here is a SUNN 5000 year :1996

it' s a 1 inch headset model (until 1996) after 1"1/8

Steel tange frame,sloping.
changed the brakes for XTR cantilever and new tires.
great bike and geometry !


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:14 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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very nice - what was the original brake spec?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:16 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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hello mate

it was STX cantilever !

the old XTR canti work much better than i thought ! :P


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:32 pm 
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Nice!

My Exact disc is almost finished and i can't wait to get my leg over once more! :shock:

Cheers,Al


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:13 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Sunn are kinda sweet looking!


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:32 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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Dont forget to register at melivelo.fr , and there is a sunn forum too . tout en langue de Moliere . :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:51 pm 
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C'etait en 1995 que j'ai dit "Non" a Max. Il m'a offert un boulot a Saint Gaudens.......


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:54 pm 
Gold Trader / PoTM Winner / RB Rider
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Carlos the Slackal wrote:
C'etait en 1995 que j'ai dit "Non" a Max. Il m'a offert un boulot a Saint Gaudens.......


good thing you turned him down . :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:58 pm 
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cchris2lou wrote:
Carlos the Slackal wrote:
C'etait en 1995 que j'ai dit "Non" a Max. Il m'a offert un boulot a Saint Gaudens.......


good thing you turned him down . :lol:


As it turns out, yes it was! I spent some great time with the team down in Saint Gaudens though, superb place to see in action. Max was, and I am sure still is, a top chap. (He had a smelly dog, mind you!)


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:21 pm 
Lincs, East and South Yorks Deputy AEC
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nice looking sunn bud,hopeing to get out on mine when the weather settles :D


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