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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:39 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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Or: ' How I found enough parts on the floor to build this:'


Shagged dented 20" 1991 Stumpjumper frame - £0

two cans of Ford Radiant Red - £13

Duro 'Psycho' style tyres - £1 from a car boot

Specialized decals - Ebay, £4

Specialized clipless pedals - £1 from car boot

Already had:

Specialized cromo stem

Selle Royal seat

NOS DX 26.8 seatpost

MT50 cantis

MT60 Thumbs/ levers

MT60 F/R mechs

M730 chainset

no-name wheels.

Bit of Brillo pad work on the wheels/ tyres, polished up the other bits and piff paff poof! You have rather a nice bike.

Brilliant ride - reet proper BITD feel to how they rode. So impressed, it will be a keeper.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:40 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:45 pm 
Lincs AEC
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I really wished I had come down to collect the PF off you, just to oggle your garage.

Ignoring the reflectors, thats a beauty 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:51 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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your dad looked stunned


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:41 pm 
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very nice resto job not even considering your (lack of) budget.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:07 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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two more piccies - didnt like the wheels so went with a pair of Velocity rims/ LX hubs, NOS bars.


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Lincs AEC
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Please dont make me start wanting to buy another off you! :lol:

Thats a real good job you've done :wink:


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:45 pm 
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that's what it's all about. splendid. 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:55 pm 
Deputy National AEC
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That is quality, really like it.

Just one question would dust caps on the valves blow the budget?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:11 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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I'll look on the floor...


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