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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:48 pm 
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i can somehow understand the disliking of the gold, but it looks much better in real life.

the saddle , although very hard, is paradoxically very comfortable , it was a surprise for me to like it :)

the forks are absolutely inferior to pace and judy, but they have two strength points, they are much lighter and they feel better in corners. i think because of the parallelogram technology they are stiffer when cornering

it's my first project and i learned a lot during the process, my goal was to somehow mix the good of the retro tech with the good of the modern tech and although i like this bike, i must say that the proshift derailleurs are quite shitty and that the kcnc brakes really suck :D(conparing both of them with previously owned xtr groupset). i also read bad reviews about the spinergy carbon wheels braking into pieces at 40km/h :)

so, i spent and learned a lot with this project and in the future i probably won't try to mix the old with the new, but because of the effort put in this one , i am still like it a lot.


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get some pace with the gold stanchions put on it, thats an order, an orange with out pace, is like the night sky without the stars


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Thats Bling I like it very decadent.........


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:59 pm 
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mattbrown wrote:
get some pace with the gold stanchions put on it, thats an order, an orange with out pace, is like the night sky without the stars


i had them on, but because i am weight weenie i installed the amp's. :roll:


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Original! It looks like a show bike from the big trade shows in the late '90s. 8)

I bet it gets a few looks (and I bet you never leave it locked up either!!!!) :D


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because i am weight weenie


Then why on earth do you have that Orange frame and Spinergys? 9,46kg is pretty heavy with lightweight parts like Tune.


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Soz If my comments seemed a bit neggy BTW, I mean I do like it really. its cool you done summat different.

I would have loved to have seen this photographed with Sinnetts old Alpine Stars, two special builds.

And now i want a cromo Orange with Paces thanks to those people! :D


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I love it :D


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Definately different


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:52 pm 
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ddidds wrote:
because i am weight weenie


Then why on earth do you have that Orange frame and Spinergys? 9,46kg is pretty heavy with lightweight parts like Tune.


as i said before, i really like the clockwork. i think it is a sensational frame, it's very fine , all the tubing is slim and looks absolutely great !

the spinergys i bought only because since i was a child i had this fascination about 3 or 4 spoked wheels. i had a set of inferno by hugi before these, i just love the way the look!


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