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 Post subject: Kona King Kahuna
PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:42 am 
Mr Benn
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Location: Omnipresent
On Thrusty Just's behalf - the King Kahuna built up.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 12:57 pm 
Retro Guru
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Nicely done Thrusty! :D

What do you think of the ride?

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:40 pm 
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Joined: Sun Dec 03, 2006 9:27 pm
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Location: Thatcham,Berks,UK
Thanks Wu.Its much appreciated.
Steve have ridden it for years now and in its current way.Feels very long with the stem and narrow with the bars.Can't guess weight very well,but round about 22lbs is about right.Is very darty with the light forks and Crossmax wheels.

Frame 18 inch King Kahunna
Headset Mr King
Stem Ringle 130mm
Handlebar Ti bars
Grips non retro rubber for now,Onza's on order
Brakes XTR V's
Cantilever cable hangers Not currently!!!
Brake Levers XTR Sti's
Shifters XTR sti's
Front Derailleur XTR
Rear Derailleur XTR
Cassette XTR
Chain Taya,as local 'good' shop doesn't do 8 speed anymore!!!
Cranks Synros cold forged
Chainrings Mix and match for now
Bottom Bracket Hope Ti
Pedals Ritchey Ti
Quick Releases Modern Hopes,'til the guy who sold the wheels find the mavics!!!
Rims Crossmax
Hubs Crossmax
Tyres Corratec yellows!!
Saddle trusty SDG
Seatpost Syncros 'til the Ringle turns up this week
Weight about 22 lbs

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:51 pm 
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Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Very nice indeed.
You must be pleased!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:18 am 
BoTM Winner / retrobike rider
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Location: Wellington, New Zealand
thrustyjust wrote:
Thanks Wu.Its much appreciated.
Tyres Corratec yellows!!

Wow, must be as rare as hets teeth! Nice bike pal, reminds me very much of my Hei Hei, love those 96 decals!


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