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 Post subject: 91 Orange Clockwork.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 5:39 pm 
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This has been hanging around for ages but finaly got it built and riding today, dont know if this happens to anyone else but i tend to get sidetracked with other stuff, i buy a frame with good intentions but then buy another and start building that, that gets left half built when i buy something else :lol: , since i bought this frame i've built the Kamo Klunker and the GT Zaskar also upgraded my SS Orange E3 quite a bit.

As bought the Clockwork frame was sound but a horrible metalic green colour, this was stripped back to bare steel.

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Initialy painted it the traditional orange/white but went a bit daft and ended up with this, inspired by the paint on later Clockworks.

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Built it up with mostly LX with XT gears, Michelin wildgrippers and Flite saddle, pleased with the Stalk stem, is a super long 150mm job though, but i like long stems :)

Still needs stickers but i'll get these sorted durring the week :wink:

Sorry about the pics, camera is really crap.

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Will post updated pics when i get the stickers on.

This was my original 91 Clockwork i had when i first joined the site at the begining of 2008

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Bought the frame off E-bay and built it up but decided it did'nt suit the Switchblade forks, Syncros stem, red tyres, V brakes and anodized bits, was such a mishmash of bits (the drilled cranks have snapped BTW :lol:) i decided to strip it and start again, i stripped it but for some reason sold the frame and regreted it instantly :roll:, knew i'd end up with another though and this time keep the build basic :wink:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:07 pm 
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Really like that fella... mmmm.. I think I feel a clockwork in those colours coming on again.. :lol: :lol:


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looking tidy, best colours too 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:14 pm 
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Sithlord wrote:
Really like that fella... mmmm.. I think I feel a clockwork in those colours coming on again.. :lol: :lol:


Thanks Si :wink: , Cheers for the stem :)


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saltyman wrote:
looking tidy, best colours too 8)


I did think about re doing it grey after seeing a few on here, grey ones are very rare (was'nt a popular choice BITD), decided to keep it as it is as it's different while still being orange/white :wink:


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saltyman wrote:
looking tidy, best colours too 8)


I did think about re doing it plain grey after seeing a few on here, grey ones are very rare (was'nt a popular choice BITD), decided to keep it as it is as it's different while still being orange/white :wink:


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Nice that Jim. Look forward to seeing it finished. 8)

Been tinkering with my orange/white fade today, lovely bikes. Just found out that Magura's are a pain in the ars* to set up though. :evil:


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looks great Jimi the stalk looks cool- still think porcs would look amazing :wink:

Mind and let us know when you shake her down- kind of miss my clockwork- sortof- mybee :roll:


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:27 pm 
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jimihendrix wrote:
saltyman wrote:
looking tidy, best colours too 8)


I did think about re doing it plain grey after seeing a few on here, grey ones are very rare (was'nt a popular choice BITD), decided to keep it as it is as it's different while still being orange/white :wink:



Very clever and good looking people choose grey so I've heard. :wink: :oops: :D


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Looking good buddy, nice and purposeful and racy 8)


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