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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:41 am 
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Lovely Bike, Martin. I can imagine it will ride very well. Let us know.


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why were you disappointed with the Dean?


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Did a small maidentrip yesterday and found it a nice riding bike, more comfy then I thought it would be and less flexible. Wil do some real off road when the weather will clear a bit.

The DEAN was terribly flexible while riding, it was a 20.5" and had a long seatpost. Loved the looks bu only ridden it twice and not even off road.
Fram had no cracks or other damages.


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Kind of like my previous roadracer, a Merlin Extralight - my experience with titanium was with a sleeved Fat Titanium and IF Deluxe built stiff - so I thought a titanium Merlin would last me forever. Yet it rode like a wet noodle, would bend sideways and all over the place on any sprint.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:50 pm 
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mtbmaniac wrote:
Yet it rode like a wet noodle, would bend sideways and all over the place on any sprint.


Couldnt find the right words but yes, thats exactly what I meant!


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Excellent.

It's nice to see another Wicked on here – it's good to remind people that Fat didn't only make the Yo.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 5:20 pm 
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Changed some little things:

- decent flite titanium
- decent skinwall tires
- straight black bar

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Looks much better I think!


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:16 pm 
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Just how tall are you?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:22 am 
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Martin wrote:
For quite a while I was searching for something else then a Klein.
After the dissapointment of the DEAN I never thought I could ride a bike wich isnt made of Aluminium.


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ah, good choice...so much nicer than a Klien

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