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 Post subject: Kona Firemountain 1996
PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 6:58 pm 
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Here's my Kona Firemountain 1996.

18" Frame
Project 2 forks
Velocity 130 stem
Deore LX 8 speed shifters
Avid AD3 brake levers
Front deore v brake
Rear SD5 v brake
STX rear mech
Unknown front mech
8 speed cassette
M569 170mm chainset
Mavic 519 with deore hubs front and rear
Titec Hellbent riser handlebar


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 7:41 pm 
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like it :)


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 7:58 pm 
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i like it, simple and understated. looks like a nice speedy commuter?


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 8:16 pm 
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Thanks guys, it is a speedy little beast. Doesn't get the outings it deserves since I built it back up. Ran okay on the Bristol to Bath railway path last Saturday though, (better than me!)


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not as fast as my kilauea..... i blame the pilot though


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PostPosted: Thu May 07, 2009 8:22 pm 
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cce wrote:
not as fast as my kilauea..... i blame the pilot though


Yeah yeah. It must be the 13 years head start I have catching up with me lol. Cycling on one leg didn't help though that knee has now recovered.


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 9:22 am 
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Love that - looks super sleek - the look I was going for with mine.


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PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 12:05 pm 
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Love that - looks super sleek - the look I was going for with mine.


Thanks, it's got black wheels on it now for that stealth look. It may have to go though to fund my full susser (back problems) :(


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 Post subject: Latest build
PostPosted: Fri May 08, 2009 12:19 pm 
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He she is.


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PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 12:30 am 
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that is slick love it


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