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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:38 am 
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http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=13215

thinking of this as a cheap winter/work hack job any one tried them?

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:03 pm 
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No, rubbish!

:lol: :wink:

Buy my Giant steel frame and forks for £40 instead - perfect for winter...


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:08 pm 
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its not perfect as it dont have a disc mount :?
o and its 2 inches to small

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:03 pm 
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It was worth a try. :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 1:26 pm 
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got to try bud :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 3:50 pm 
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bought my chick one of these for valentines day :wink: last year to build up,its well made,quite light and i rek id buy one for myself if i was building a rigid modern.youll not go wrong forthe money


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:38 pm 
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I built a real lightweight town hack using a frame not too disimilar to this ,lasted well for 5 years till i sold it
With the technology these days,frames like this are superior to many retro steeds








:oops: brace for impact


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:21 pm 
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rekon ill be getting one then
do for a hack/work bike i think and for 60 quid if i get 6 months out of it its only £2.50 a week :wink:
rob
AND RIDE BETTER THAN A RETRO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
yeah your prob right lolol


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:01 am 
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take note of the 'needs internal <thingumybob> headset' that is posted in one of the feedback/reviews for that product on that site.


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:54 am 
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i didnt know you could read reviews on there :oops: :oops:
baron von bell end strikes again :oops:

think i will be looking else where with welds snapping as im a heavy guy

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