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 Post subject: 95 lavadome
PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:22 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Well after about 3 months in the mix, it's now built.
Sorry about the slicks, puttin the 'nobblys' on when it stopps raining.
Came out quite light too, at about 23lbs. :D
Can't beat the old Konas.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:33 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:44 pm 
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Very nice. Looks like an Impact headset too.

If Symetry is where you work, must score some good points as a commuter!


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 9:06 pm 
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:shock: Damn it! That's pretty much how my Kilauea's gonna be.

Still I guess I know how it's gonna look now :lol:

Great mind's think alike :wink:


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 Post subject: specs n info
PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:05 pm 
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I found this bike at the side of the road, pretty beat up.
No wheels, dents and covered in rust.
After about a month of trying to get the paint off (nightmare) I spayed it and rebuilt it, (used hammerite smooth rattle cans, good result, very hard wearing).
Here are the specs:

Frame- 95 Kona lavadome butted
Fork- 95 P2 (triple butted?) 815grams
Headset- impact (not running smooth)
Stem- velocity
Handlebar- Kalloy uno
Grips- road bar tape
Brakes- NOS cantilever (no idea what they are)
Cantilever cable hangers- alloy (came with bike)
Brake Levers- Kona race light
Shifters-sram gripshift 7 speed
Front Derailleur- 95 STX
Rear Derailleur- 95 KX
Cassette- LX 11-28
Chain- Taya 8 speed
Cranks- 97-98 LX
Chainrings- LX
Bottom Bracket- cartridge
Pedals- VP clipless
Quick Releases- Vey old alloy ones
Rims- Mavic 317 32 nole
Hubs- Deore
Tyres- bonti select slick 1.25 (for now)
Saddle- Ti flite
Seatpost- Kona race light
Weight 23lbs :shock:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:30 pm 
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Now that's a damn good looking bike for what started as the cycle equivalent of a squashed hedgehog!

Damn and Blast this Board.........I just bloody know I'll be building a Cindercone for a nice Hardtail ride in sixth months time......

Bah! (shakes fist futilely)

Cheers,
Dav


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