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PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:34 pm 
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seeing as this one is a proper retrobike.......it would be worthy or gracing these:

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bike is faster and lighter with these on too i notice :twisted: :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:41 pm 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Looks cool ! :D .....can't remember me going faster when i put my retrobike sticker on, i might put another one on and see what happens! :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:52 pm 
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new chain and rear cassette on today.......sun was out so degreased it and a quick wash.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:56 pm 
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Looking nice rich.. good job fella.. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:24 pm 
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Lovely.
Good luck with the post. RooX seem to have ceased making them (though the last one I had from them was distinctly under-diameter) and my 29.4 has got a sightly bent top plate.
I loved my Pace.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:17 pm 
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couple of changes:

answer hyperlite bars in purple and flite titanium saddle.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:35 pm 
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Hi mate could i be cheeky and ask how much you paid for it? looks a nice straight bike anyway, here are some pics of mine that i have built from scratch, i have now changed the seat post for a Ritchy carbon 1 and eventually found some new shiny headset spacers instaed of the 6 i have on the bike in these pics


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i paid £550 for a complete bike, as it was in the pics on the first page.

since added:

XTR shifters
XTR V brakes + levers
new bars
answer hyperlite bars
pedals
new rear cassette
new chain
new grips
flite titanium sadle
smoke and dart rubber

and i have a answer a-tac stem to go on.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:40 pm 
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some new additions curtesy of retrobike classifieds once again :D

chunky flats......nice square shape and grippy, to hell with retro SPDs :lol:

and a nice purple answer atac stem to match the bars 8)

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:46 pm 
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