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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 9:17 pm 
Newbie

Joined: Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:30 pm
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Hi,Just picked up this bad boy from ebay :P :P , was looking for a 96 but needs must.

Any advice/inspiration in terms of paint scheme as it's a bit rough in some areas.

Flat black bars a must, what size the seat post seen 227mm & 27.2mm coming up on searches

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Cheers Ryan


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 10:58 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Jun 10, 2016 8:01 am
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If the paint's dodgy, why not get it resprayed to look like a '96?

227mm might be a bit on the big size. If it's any help, the Explosif from the same year is 27.0mm


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:49 am 
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My recommendation: don't touch the paint, even if it's rough. It's only original once and the depth of the blue is really ace once you clean it up and polish.

It'll take a 27mm seatpost and 27.2mm top pull low riser front mech.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:24 pm 
Newbie

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true but the paint is peeling and a couple of spots are back to bare steel...

rode it to the shops today forgot how fast these bikes are


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:45 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:41 pm
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Very nice

But then I'm a little biased as I also have a 97 Kilauea and love it to bits, so light and agile.


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