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PostPosted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:12 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
King of the Skip Monkeys

Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:34 pm
Posts: 28574
Damn bikes...

Eddy Merckx - BB threads covered in paint - wont except Italian thread BB so fitted Mavic for now - keeps undoing itself as I dont have the correct tools...

Aiborne Black Widow - no forks - stupid suspension adjusted frame so needs sus forks - Manitou Mars - wont hold air - RS Pssylo - steerer too damn short...

GT Karakorum - needs forks/ headset/ stem/ nothing quite 'right' for the build - waiting on delivery of straight blade forks...

GT LTS - fitted new forks - now needs risers to ride properly...

Kuwahara - tires are fecked - waiting delivery - needs U-brake setting up - no suitable pads...

GT Talera - was built up to be sold - wrong stem - no gear cables...

Raleigh Maverick - two flat tyres...

GT Zaskar... OMG - Finished! I can actually ride something!! AHAHAHAHAHAHHA!!!!

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:16 pm 
MacRetro rider
MacRetro rider

Joined: Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:16 pm
Posts: 8903
I've got enough components for three complete bike builds but enough frames for at least ten bikes.

Currently only my Stumpjumper and the Falcon Pathfinder I got from you big cheese are built up. The Falcon is fab, rides well and has not resulted in a major stack yet which is always good :D

Currently rebuilding the Frankenbike for the umpteenth time with as big a mismatched collection of parts as ever :roll: :lol:

Its an addiction, probably not healthy but we are at least surrounded by fellow sufferers on this site :D

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