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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:47 pm 
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I posted a pic of this ages ago but the spec is almost completely changed (basically frame forks and rear mech remain!) so I thought I'd stick it up again. Among other bits it had purple Cooks but I think the silver/black approach is a bit more subtle.

I'm running it single ring and it's great up the woods about half a mile from where we live. I gave it a good clean today as I'd left it in a real mess (the chain was so muddy it couldn't rust!) and also fitted some Bontrager Ti bars which I thought would move the Ti bit forward - I could fit a Ti seatpost as well but that might be taking it too far.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2007 2:07 pm 
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Excellent!

More pics please :wink:


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8) Nice. I like the idea of a single ring up front... what you running at the back, 7 or 8spd cassette?


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Did you get those forks (F7s?) with the frame Ed?
Mine came with F9s, just wondering if they came with F7s in previous years.


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Thanks guys.

To answer the queries:

- cassette is 8 speed, I just used what I already had. It seems to run fine and chain derailing has not been a problem.

- I got the forks NOS from Orange, just rung up, said that I had a Vit T and wondered whether they had any rigid forks? "Yep" was the answer, "what colour do you want them sprayed?" For £25 posted I wasn't overly worried whether they were period correct!


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- I got the forks NOS from Orange, just rung up, said that I had a Vit T and wondered whether they had any rigid forks? "Yep" was the answer, "what colour do you want them sprayed?" For £25 posted I wasn't overly worried whether they were period correct!


Ah yeah, I remember you saying this before.
Good service from Orange eh :?: :!:


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