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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:20 am 
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jez-4-bikes-max wrote:
Interesting. What drop outs are those? Are they from the later non-elevated stay framesets?

Indeed it is. It's a 1994 Force GS. Originally shipped into the UK by Stew-b who then sold it to Drewson who sold it to Antstark and finally me.

The rear triangle is a thing of beauty; I'll put up some more photos next week as I'm away this weekend.


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8) this will be sweet!


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It will be. 8) 8) I’m thinking of using the Paul Component groupset which was on the Pro Comp plus a sprinkling of red Ringlé. Crank suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Here are some shots of the frame which frustratingly is a small, so I don’t think I’ll ever get to ride it properly.


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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 9:04 pm 
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Lovely. How's this shaping up?


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Slowly... I've got some rims but I'd like to get the headset sorted next as I want to put the frame and fork together.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:53 pm 
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Made some progress with the Klein and decided to get the front wheel for this laced up at the same time.


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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:34 pm 
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That's gorgeous. Did you source a headset yet? Would love to see the fork and frame together.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:46 pm 
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Not yet! That's still work in progress and will require quite a few photos when I get one as the frame is 1" 1/8 whereas the fork is 1" 1/4, so I'm going to need a shim and a new Ti steerer.

What I did pick up was this... Yes, it's new but it's pretty cool 8)


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Some more goodies arrived in the post this morning which I thought you might be interested in.


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 Post subject: Re: Funk unicorn
PostPosted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:17 pm 
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dont like the tyres but would like to see what looks like magic motorcycle cranks in the advert

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