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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 5:25 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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Location: Amsterdam
where is the bottle case? :wink:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:00 pm 
retrobike rider
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Rear shock is missing too....!! :lol:

 Post subject: Kona Hot
PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:52 am 
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Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Finally have got this built up. Mostly period specific but some modern (brake levers and saddle). The paint is an wet application of emerald green to dark teal fade. Decals courtesy of Gil_M. Hope you guys like it!

Frame: 17" Kona Hot

Fork: Rock Shox Hydra Air SID

Headset: Chris King No Logo 1 1/8
Stem: NOS Syncros Cattlehead 1 1/8
Handlebar: NOS Syncros Hardcore
Barends: Kona Aluminum

Brakes: M900 XTR
Brake Pads: XTR
Brake Cables: Shimano XT
Cantilever cable hangers:
Brake Levers: M970 XTR 2 finger

Shifters: GripShift XRay 800
Front Derailleur: XT
Rear Derailleur:M900 XTR 8 speed
Cassette: XTR 12-32
Chain: Hyperglide
Cranks: Race Face Next LP ISIS
Bottom Bracket: Race Face ISIS
Pedals: M737 XT

Hub Skewers: Salsa Ti
Rims: Bontrager Valiant
Hubs: Chris King
Spokes: DT
Tyres: Ritchey Z Max

Saddle: Selle Italia Turbo Gel
Seatpost: NOS Syncros Ti

Weight: ?? (<26 pounds I think, (and certainly hope))

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:00 am 
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I could eat that Kona for dinner, my mouth is watering

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:23 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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what about adding the cost of the build ?

i realise its a 2 edged sword but it might make some realise that
its not a huge investment to build a nice bike

PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:07 pm 
retrobike rider
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Back story of the frame is that it was ordered as frame only
from revolution cycles in Romford Essex back when it also had a section
that sold windsurfers aswell." shop is long gone"

Frame team USA frame XS
Fork Klein
Stem Mission control "which I cut down years ago" :cry:
Grips tioga bio grips

Brakes suntour xc pro non energising
pads suntour
cables suntour
hangers suntour

levers suntour xc pro
suntour xc pro 7 speed cassette

front der suntour xc pro
rear der suntour xc pro
chain suntour
crank bolts titanium
crankset suntour xc pro
chain rings suntour
B/B klein ti 125mm
Pedals suntour xc pro

Saddle 1991 flite
seatpost american classic 353mm
seatpost bolt original steel ringle

Hubs ringle 32 hole
QRs original steel ringle
rims mavic 231 cd
spokes DT swiss stainless

tyres panaracer smokelite 1.9
ritchely megabite 2.1

weight 22.2 lbs

Not quite superlight territory of 21.5lbs but everything is period correct.
Nothing on there later than 91 I think.
I have posted bike up before but I've changed a few things and
here it is finished .
Any sugestions on how to shed a few gms while keeping it period correct
would be well received. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:58 pm 
what about spokes? who could forget the classic fibrelyte carbon & union ti dye spokes ... never mind disk drives!

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 05, 2011 5:15 pm 
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edit... :oops:

Last edited by We_are_Stevo on Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:28 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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