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PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:53 pm 
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Yep! Lovin it matey, can't wait to get my kona back from bj's!


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:13 am 
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that a real beauty !

great build with nice parts arround a brilliant frame !

most of the larger size frames I dont like - looks in my eyes not well ballanced - but Konas are different; they look good :)


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 6:13 pm 
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Just a quick update and some more shots of the finished bike. Well, finished except the barends, i really like the look of it without them so slightly hesitant.
I hadn't ridden a Kona since 2003, and I must say i rides like a dream.
Looking to get a new chain to finish it off and probably going to renew some old looking bolts. Done!!
Thoroughly enjoyable.......Next!


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Did the painters provide the decals too? How did you go about specifying their colour?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:42 pm 
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I really dig that. good work!

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 9:54 pm 
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Tallpaul wrote:
Did the painters provide the decals too? How did you go about specifying their colour?


The decals were supplied by gil_m.
I asked for 93 Explosif decals in metalic silver with light and dark blue secondary colours. Gil being Gil got the look I was after in one proof.
My only regret is the white of the vinyl doesn't match the frame colour so the project two and the velocity decals have a slightly pink vinyl fill.


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Looks very tidy I must say 8) ,

My only dislike is the tyres to be honest, Dont get me wrong but amberwall tyres look cool as .... but I would reckon black walled tyres would bring out the black and white detail in the bike especialily with the silver rims.

Nice work and I bet it rides like nothing else 8)

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im not really a Kona fan but that looks really nice.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:12 pm 
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Great work. Love the overall look.
It has a unique twist


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I like that


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