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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:06 pm 
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Picked this up today,

It's a bit ropey to say the least, but still a good project, with a few nice additions to help me along the way. Still think I'm gonna have my work cut out! lol. :)
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:14 pm 
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Bit of TLC and that'll do well. Some nice parts there too!

Is that metal swarf coming out of the front hub???


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 5:17 pm 
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Yeah, I've got to try and rub down all the brush-painted metalwork :oops: without ruining the decals :shock:

No, it's not metal swarf, it's some sort of thread/fabric. The bearings in the hub are perfect, considering the restof the bike is pretty much buggered :)
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:28 pm 
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Hey

Great project :D

Always loved the al mega xt, classic rig :D

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How about a kloser replica :D bontragers upfront, short cage xt!


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:41 pm 
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[quote="grundig-world-cup-90"]Hey

Great project :D

Always loved the al mega xt, classic rig :D




:shock: .....x2....


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 7:21 pm 
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grundig-world-cup-90 wrote:
Hey

Great project :D

Always loved the al mega xt, classic rig :D

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How about a kloser replica :D bontragers upfront, short cage xt!


Aww man, I just gotta replicate that pic completely (I wanna be like Mike !!!) I'm gonna start with the 'tache and then I'm gonna practice ma dodgy catalogue pose! :lol:

Short cage XT shouldn't be too much of a problem, but the rest of the add-on's could be a bleeding nightmare to track down.
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 Post subject: Re: Alpinestars
PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 11:33 pm 
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GT-Steve wrote:
grundig-world-cup-90 wrote:
Hey

Great project :D

Always loved the al mega xt, classic rig :D


Aww man, I just gotta replicate that pic completely (I wanna be like Mike !!!) I'm gonna start with the 'tache and then I'm gonna practice ma dodgy catalogue pose! :lol:

Short cage XT shouldn't be too much of a problem, but the rest of the add-on's could be a bleeding nightmare to track down.
Steve


I always loved the wee pic on botton right! Mike in big ring short cage xt ficked forward ( was sort of like a supercharger a short cage xt in the day ) givin it some :D Legend

be watchin this one :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:59 pm 
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Nice project, it's certainly got some kit on it! If your doing a Mike Kloser you'll need the facial hair too.


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sinnett177 wrote:
Nice project, it's certainly got some kit on it! If your doing a Mike Kloser you'll need the facial hair too.


See below!! :D
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I'm gonna start with the 'tache and then I'm gonna practice ma dodgy catalogue pose! :lol:


It's definitely going to be an interesting project, it's mainly rubbish (none of the gears work, the freewheel is slipping 100% of the time, and I really must laugh @ the upside-down SIS thumbshifters :shock:) , but the base is there - If only I could track down a matching rear hub!!!!!! :? :shock: :)
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Seeing as I was 'working from home' today, due to the snow ( :evil: ) I decided to set about stripping the Al-mega down (all except the BB) and within an hour or 4 the job was complete.

The frame is amazingly light, everything was seized in, or on the bike, and now I have a nice bare frame to base my project around.

any definitive answers from anyone as to exactly what model the Pace forks are, please?

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