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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:04 am 
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here is my new project, will be replacing the wheels, got a another set in the pipeline, sourcing the chainset, and awaiting the rear mech from Haggis (and some manitou comps if i fancy suspension up front)


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:12 am 
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Thats nice Matt.

Keep it rigid, I certainly didnt regret it on my old ss Tequesta.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:24 am 
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that flame paintjob is ace


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 11:59 am 
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alas it isnt a paintjob, its just stickers to cover up the black and blue crossover, but yep, still looks good, cant wait to ride her, i always have a softspot for steel bikes


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you have burst my bubble!

steel is real


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updated, and finished, thereabouts, just gotta sort a couple of small things, did try the suspension look, didnt suite it, so keeping it rigid


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:09 pm 
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Nice.....


but unsure about the cranks :?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:36 pm 
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Pickle wrote:
Nice.....


but unsure about the cranks :?


yeah, know what you mean, looked ok in my head, but i have a pair of lx M563 cranks i might put on there


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:44 pm 
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Looks good to me 8) I love mine :D agree about the cranks though :?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:02 pm 
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Not a GT fan myself but I liked your bike and like the frame colours, keep it rigid and change to silver arms cranks, that will finish it off nicely :)


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