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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:24 am 
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hey i used those forks for a lot of my former builds, and i always wanted them painted to match.
and i always used foil to get them coloured. This is cheap easy to remove and with a little practise easy to paste.
since the legs are absolute straight, so best condition.

i even did it with bonti forks once. that was a little more difficult because the legs are conical.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:17 pm 
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wtb_rider wrote:
hey i used those forks for a lot of my former builds, and i always wanted them painted to match.
and i always used foil to get them coloured. This is cheap easy to remove and with a little practise easy to paste.
since the legs are absolute straight, so best condition.

i even did it with bonti forks once. that was a little more difficult because the legs are conical.

Image

maybe this helps
cheers Kay



Thats a great idea Kay :)

I think as its only a small area needs repainting i might try touching it up first but i have just been looking at a couple of pairs of other forks i have :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 1994 Brodie Expresso
PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:57 am 
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Out on the Expresso so here are a few pics of how it is at moment.

Just got hold of another needle adaptor so now have a bit of air in the forks. Also switched the wheels and tyres for riding sets, the tyres are more to help combat the endless thorn flats around this area, something i had forgot about riding in other parts of the country. The pedals are a short term soloution as my fav riding pedals are on a different bike at moment.

Love riding this, does everything really well and with no fuss, the only thing that needs sorting is standing up to climb which a pair of bar ends, or wider bars, should help with.

Mark


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 Post subject: Re: 1994 Brodie Expresso
PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:29 am 
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Looking good Mark, glad you’re enjoying it. Brodies really do have excellent ride qualities don’t they 8)


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That looks excellent mark! What a lovely build. It looks quite aggressive in pose too.


It’s funny how the geometry to Brodie’s/Konas are so distinctive. What would the equivalent Espresso be in Kona terms? Romax I guess being the Explosif?


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 Post subject: Re: 1994 Brodie Expresso
PostPosted: Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:46 am 
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Probably best not compare Kona and Brodie models on a public forum :oops: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 1994 Brodie Expresso
PostPosted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:23 pm 
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Cheers guys.

I dont think you can compare them really, and like Adrian says, probably best not to :lol:

A pic of it out today.


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Cheers guys.

I dont think you can compare them really, and like Adrian says, probably best not to :lol:

A pic of it out today.



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 Post subject: Re: 1994 Brodie Expresso
PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:30 pm 
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