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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:18 pm 
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Personally I wouldn't change anything colourwise, but I agree that from a performance point of view swapping to a rigid fork would be a great move. They're great rigid.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:07 am 
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i need to admit that i love the way the bike is right now (ok, a syncros ti post would be nice)! the slim oplines on the slim steel-tubed frame with that silve fork... nice :D


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:37 am 
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Inigo Montoya wrote:
i need to admit that i love the way the bike is right now (ok, a syncros ti post would be nice)! the slim oplines on the slim steel-tubed frame with that silve fork... nice :D


except for the chunky ATAC stem, I could see your point.


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 11:14 pm 
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Hello all, well I received my waltworks custom segmented fork yesterday and got her all installed today. I figure that 7 weeks of wait time (and it should have shorter but walt's powder guy had a compressor that went down so it delayed things a few weeks) vs. 12 mos. plus at some of the other custom fork guys out there. Anyway, I'm very pleased with the results. Listed below are some new pics.
Other changes that I made are:
* 1"King threadless headset
* 1" Cable hanger
* 1" Syncros Cattleprod Stem (ahead)
* Shimano BL-M733 Brake Lever (NOS)
* Mavic M231-CD Rims in dark Grey (NOS)

The other items I have planned is to re-annodize all of the blue parts to black and then swap out the pedals. So I'm close :D
The maiden voyage is probably going to be Sunday (my wife should be so please on Mother's day!-ha)
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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 11:22 pm 
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nice!


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 11:38 pm 
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She's getting there now! Fork looks great. As does the stem ;)

Ride and enjoy sir.


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 1:04 am 
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OldFatTi, thanks again for helping the cause with the stem.


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 4:44 am 
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mintvint wrote:
Hello all, well I received my waltworks custom segmented fork yesterday and got her all installed today. I figure that 7 weeks of wait time (and it should have shorter but walt's powder guy had a compressor that went down so it delayed things a few weeks) vs. 12 mos. plus at some of the other custom fork guys out there. Anyway, I'm very pleased with the results. Listed below are some new pics.
Other changes that I made are:
* 1"King threadless headset
* 1" Cable hanger
* 1" Syncros Cattleprod Stem (ahead)
* Shimano BL-M733 Brake Lever (NOS)
* Mavic M231-CD Rims in dark Grey (NOS)

The other items I have planned is to re-annodize all of the blue parts to black and then swap out the pedals. So I'm close :D
The maiden voyage is probably going to be Sunday (my wife should be so please on Mother's day!-ha)
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That's coming along nicely...much improved imho :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 8:35 am 
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Much better with the rigid fork


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 8:38 am 
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Very nicely done.

Decisions, decisions... :idea:


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