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 Post subject: Retro(spective) Flameboy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:45 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:30 pm
Posts: 72
Location: Montreal
A bike of my own devising, heavily inspired by the Newsboy

Frame Custom Ti With Flames polished into the head tube area
Fork '98 Marzocchi Z1 (Custom Polished)
Headset Chris King
Stem Syncros (Custom Polished)
Handlebar Azonic Double Wall
Grips Specialized
Brakes Hope Mono6 Ti
Cantilever cable hangers None
Brake Levers Hope
Shifters Rohloff
Front Derailleur None
Rear Derailleur None
Cassette None
Chain Rohloff
Cranks Syncros Forged (Custom Polished)
Chainrings Profile
Bottom Bracket Hope Ti
Pedals Eggbeater Triple Ti
Quick Releases None
Rims XM 321 (Custom Polished)
Hubs Chris King(F) Rohloff (R)
Tyres WTB
Saddle Brooks Swift
Seatpost Syncros (Custom Polished)
Weight Who knows?? Not I!



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:01 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Joined: Tue Jul 05, 2005 3:14 pm
Posts: 13406
Location: Warwick
wowwwwee!

Not normally keen on the retrotec style cruiser geometry bikes but that is a little bit special!

Any closeups of the polished ti flames?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:28 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:18 am
Posts: 15806
Location: near cwmcarn
very nice :)
who built the frame?... I have a good friend who after many years has earned the nickname "chromosexual"... yup he loves polishing :D hahaha, who did the polishing work?


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 9:50 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:30 pm
Posts: 72
Location: Montreal
ummm....

... they are really difficult to take photos of 'cause they are really shiny

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Oh... and I drawed it all by myself, on an etch-a-sketch

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2006 10:45 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Joined: Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:02 am
Posts: 912
Location: Wookey Hole
Awesome....and very very shiny :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 11:00 am 
Mr Darcy
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Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:36 pm
Posts: 5687
Location: Bicester
super shiny :D

I can't handle the bling :shock: :shock:


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 Post subject: Saints Alive!
PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:24 pm 
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Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2005 9:50 pm
Posts: 389
Sweet baby Jesus and all the orphans! That is the pimp-iest ride I have ssen in a long while! How much did it cost? £3000? £4000?

Did you really desing the frame yourself?

Well done, get yourself a drink.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 11:27 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:30 pm
Posts: 72
Location: Montreal
ta boys...

working on another one now. A bit less pimpy.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:25 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Tue Nov 01, 2005 11:48 am
Posts: 47
Location: Cheshire, Real name: Adrian
Sweet :D

I've just seen this on y!h!

Small world!


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2006 12:18 am 
Retro Guru

Joined: Fri Dec 09, 2005 3:49 pm
Posts: 771
Where did you get the cranks polished - I've got a set of XTR M900 that could do with that sort of lovin'


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