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PostPosted: Sat Oct 07, 2006 5:08 pm 
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Elev12k wrote:
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I am now busy polishing my parts :D

- Melvin


:shock: :shock: :shock: (naughty boy)


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The bike is really starting to look good. The color is very origonal... and PLEASE, keep those forks on it!


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See Melvin, the kid knows his sh*t! :P

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Yeah you are right, the RS-1 was a stupid idea :wink:

Update :arrow:

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Toptube perfectly paralel to the ground, chainstays going up from dropout to bb :shock:

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Rear enrty dropouts

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Sturdy...

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Bearings going supersmooth again!

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Possibly a real challenge could be making the XC LTD mech work with the DX rapidfire unit.

Looking for a Girvin Flextem or Alsop Softride.

- Melvin


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2006 5:18 pm 
B.o.T.Y. Winner / Gold Trader
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:shock: when I first saw the green I did think it was a bit dull but I have to say Melvin, that really is a stunning looker.


and I take back my thoughts :)

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I agree the colour is much better when built. Nice photos


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 Post subject: Bar stem combo
PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:14 pm 
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Melvin,it looks great, but where is the "HOTHEAD-BAR STEM COMBO" I gave to Marc,didn't you bought it with the frame???

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:04 pm 
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Hi Olli,

Yes, the frameset included the Hothead. Nice piece, very light. I thought HC's came with Hammerhead btw. Why did this one come with Hothead???

- Melvin


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:11 pm 
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Elev12k wrote:
Hi Olli,

Yes, the frameset included the Hothead. Nice piece, very light. I thought HC's came with Hammerhead btw. Why did this one come with Hothead???

- Melvin


HOTHEADS are made from a thinner,lighter tubeset,by nearly the same stiffness !!! By the way,any interests in a little rest decals and an old magazine including GROVE test???

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