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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:18 pm 
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Well this is what i've been working on for the last few months.My replacement for my Bontrager.Some one offered me the frame around Christmas time.Being a De-Kerf i couldn't refuse! Not sure on the year but its been resprayed by Argos up to a good standard.Its a team SL which is disc specific.New kit but retro in style.Steel frame,flat bars and XT,Rockshox.Kinda retro! Sorry bout dodgy phone pics.Will try and get some decent ones when i get the camera back! Spec as follows:
Frame:De-Kerf Team SL 853
Fork:Rockshox Team 80mm,disc only,crown mounted Motion control(no remote!)
Headset:Hope XC
Wheels:Hope PRO3,SP-XC3(Phew!)
Skewers:Hope stainless
Tyres:Continental Race King Supersonic 2.0
Tubes:Continental light with 50ml Sludge in each
Stem:Thomson X4 110MM,10 degree rise with titanium bolts
Bars:Easton EC70 flat
Grips:Ritchey WCS foam
Seatpin:Easton EC70,old type with layback
Saddle:Fizik Gobi XM,white
Brakes:Hope Mono mini with carbon levers and titanium bolts
Rotors:3 bolt type,140mm rear,160mm front
Rear mech:XT Shadow
Front mech:XT conventional
Shifters:XT 2-way action
Chainwheel:XT Hollowtech 2
B.B:XT Hollowtech 2
Cassette:XT 11-32 9SP
Chain:XT 9SP
Pedals:Crank Brothers Eggbeater single ti
Thanx Max


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 6:28 pm 
Deputy National AEC
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Real nice, liking this better than retro retro rebuild stuff.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:06 pm 
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A quality frame will always be a quality frame.


Lovely.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:16 pm 
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I like that a lot. 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:24 pm 
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Very nice, good to see a proper big bike


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:29 pm 
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Sweet rig!

Al.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:54 pm 
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Very, very nice 8) Like it a lot.

Kinda what I'm slowly doing with my Avalanche; new bike built in a retro style (flat bars etc).

Well done :D


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:40 pm 
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Loo-king good! (said with Freddie Prinze Sr accent) :D


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:42 pm 
The Guv'nor
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Looks good.

Guess that's true to the dictionary definition of retro.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 8:28 pm 
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Few more pics after quick spin round the block.
Thanx Max.


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