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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:49 pm 
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Hopefully brightened up the last Saturday of the year for the bike mechanics at my LBS, seizing on some quiet moments after their Xmas pink bikes with tassles rush to wheel in the oddities from my cellar!

Spesh got a Tange threaded headset with grip nut fitted by my new friends at the LBS. Pretty much ready to wire it up, now I have got a decent rear mech sourced.

Alien got a Mavic 1" headset fitted along with the Tange Switchblades (with a crown race this time!). Swapped over the mile wide bars for a Yeti number (until something of the right vintage comes along) and kept the MK2 Onza Ti's on (until the MK 1's arrive). The front mech has been fettled to avoid the early onset of athritis too.

The Alibi finally got the steerer tube cut to size and I decided to go with the Real plus Mrazeks braking combo - again neatly set up by Andy at Ken Fosters in good old Chorlton (Thanks matey!).

The Haro is finally getting a headset and the Judys (with some NOS Speedsprings) fitted - so that can now look forward to being ridden in 07.

The New Year's resolution to actually have at least one bike rideable at all times now looks a distinct possibility (unlike 06)! :)

Neil


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:20 pm 
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That Specialized is uber cool. 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 5:50 pm 
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All stuff looks really great, Mr Kawasaki!


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Hey Neil,

I hate to say it but that Alps 4(?) on the FSR looks about 10mm too long. Your B/B centre should be below the imaginary line between your hub axles. Or is it just the picture?

P.S. Just let me know when you get sick of the Alien. ;)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 7:52 pm 
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Yo Crashy wrote:
That Specialized is uber cool. 8) 8)


Yeah!! :D

Arran wrote:
Hey Neil,

I hate to say it but that Alps 4(?) on the FSR looks about 10mm too long. Your B/B centre should be below the imaginary line between your hub axles. Or is it just the picture?

P.S. Just let me know when you get sick of the Alien. ;)

Maybe it's the Judy DH which lifts the front.


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 Post subject: Christmas Pudding
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2007 9:49 am 
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I was hoping the Cristmas binging would instigate a tad more sag than usual....!

:lol:

Neil


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:51 pm 
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Oh, and the Buck got it's long awaited Tri Aligns too... :)

Anyone do purple brake pads??

Neil


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