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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 9:58 pm 
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Location: busy forgetting how to edge flip on a 11x11 monster cube///...
this is probably finished now...although i am concerned that the grips dont look right! :oops:


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Look's great :wink: , could'nt live with those tyres though.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2008 10:21 pm 
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Location: busy forgetting how to edge flip on a 11x11 monster cube///...
they do stick out a bit dont they.. :oops:


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I've always liked the San Andreas, but what do they weigh? Can you use them as an all day single track machine, or is that not whaat they're about?

Think the tyres have to go mate...


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Location: busy forgetting how to edge flip on a 11x11 monster cube///...
took off some very light amber wall irc mythos jobbies for these....moment of madness and all that.......tyres in shed will be going on spare bike methinks :P


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Little Bob wrote:
I've always liked the San Andreas, but what do they weigh? .


I dont think they are as heavy as they look, i seem to remember
Paul Smiths BITD being something like 28lb but that was with huge
Suspenders forks and disc brakes on it.


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they dont weigh very much at all and ive used them happily doing xc and downhill and road stuff with no probs at all....lovely to ride ..


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the frames themselves arent that heavy. the pro-stop disc calipers tho are like boat anchors :shock:


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i die inside every time i see those forks.


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the frame and shock with FSA Pig Pro headset came to 3.5kgs.


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