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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:09 pm 
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Looking good sir. Avocet or brown Turbo for me


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:35 pm 
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Yep looks great.... good work.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:00 pm 
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Looks good - I'd go for a black saddle on that - avocet 1st and flight 2nd.

Good looking bike - can probably help you out with the sticker for the bar.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:16 pm 
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Looks great !! after building my 703DX I've been looking out for one of these, they are pretty rare.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:27 pm 
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That's stunning! Avocet for my 2 pence worth, had to turn a one of these down (frame only) last year & SO regretting it


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:00 pm 
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raidan73 wrote:
Looking good sir. Avocet or brown Turbo for me


Thank you Sir! +1 for Avocet

al wrote:
Yep looks great.... good work.


al.


Cheers! Thank you - Loving your work on the Haro Titanium 8) - that's a rare beast 8)

Coleman wrote:
Looks good - I'd go for a black saddle on that - avocet 1st and flight 2nd.

Good looking bike - can probably help you out with the sticker for the bar.


Thanks! +2 for the Avocet. I'd be very interested in the sticker for the bar. Could you PM me more details? Cheers!

kingbling wrote:
Looks great !! after building my 703DX I've been looking out for one of these, they are pretty rare.


Cheers! Loving your work on the 703 DX! Very impressive level of detail on the finish of that one. Could you post a link on here? - as it's as equally rare as the 704XT. 8)

MR OX wrote:
That's stunning! Avocet for my 2 pence worth, had to turn a one of these down (frame only) last year & SO regretting it


+3 for the Avocet!

Was that the one that was free if you collected? - was so tempted, but had already slipped this one past the better half so a 2nd would have been out of the question. :roll:

All responses welcome -

Here's the Avocet I've gone for....


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boy"O"boy


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:11 pm 
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I'll be on the lookout for some Tange Prestige decals for the Switch blade legs and a bigger one for the bars.


I'm sure someone on here was selling some of the correct decals for the handlebars. I was going to get some for spares for mine, but never got round to it.

He had the sets, two rectangular foil decals, one 'Tioga' & the other 'Prestige'.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:51 pm 
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As requested a link to my 703DX build
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... p;t=357299


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:28 pm 
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cherrybomb wrote:
boy"O"boy wrote:
I'll be on the lookout for some Tange Prestige decals for the Switch blade legs and a bigger one for the bars.


I'm sure someone on here was selling some of the correct decals for the handlebars. I was going to get some for spares for mine, but never got round to it.

He had the sets, two rectangular foil decals, one 'Tioga' & the other 'Prestige'.


Thanks for the info - Couldn't find anything though?
Velocals.com will do the fork legs ones in the gold foil. Still searching for the handle bar one.

Looking to Purchase if any one has any for sale?


kingbling wrote:
As requested a link to my 703DX build
http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... p;t=357299


Quality! 8) Thank you - Just re-read it again. Fantastic job! 8)

Thank you all for the advise on the Avocet saddle - now installed.

The bike is cabled up and nearly there -

As mentioned in MR OX's thread, the LH shifter is broken. I've taken it apart and re- assembled but the ratchet does not work, so I'll be on the hunt for a replacement or spares replacement.

I'm also after a pair of good condition Shimano 735XT flat pedals - I bought some with ideas tidying up a rough pair, but they're a bit beyond 'Patina' and the repaint hasn't worked well. :oops:

Also after the aforementioned Handle bar and fork leg Tange Prestige decals.

Here's where I'm at the moment.

Almost there.... (note to self...better Camera pics needed!)

boy"O"boy


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:32 pm 
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That's looking bloody lovely. 8)


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