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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:25 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Location: "Guz" .."House of Kona"..Gods Country
14 Miles a day..rain, rain and rain.Will take another one if the weather is dry.

Ernie :D


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:59 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Jan 24, 2011 2:11 pm
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Location: Shropshire
I have just bought this for my Daughter - a 1991 Diamondbike Sorrento - all original, but I've changed the perished tyres and put her fave saddle on. Also changed the chain and put a 11-32 cassette. Its in fantastic condition, just a few small paint chips - even has the original pedals with unmarked christophe straps (kept to one side).

The main tubes and fork are cromo - I think true temper db tubes. It rides really nicely. Paid £50, which I think was ok considering the condition. Also has complete GS 200 group set with double thumb shifters.

Some of the spokes are a bit rusty but rims are excellent.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:27 pm 
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Joined: Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:57 pm
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:xmas-cool:
Baggage weight 23 kg and 418 grams. :D 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Work bikes
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:23 am 
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Joined: Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:23 pm
Posts: 132
Location: Ensenada, Mexico
I just went from page 94 back to page 50, your work bikes are so rad, way better than my regular bike.

Saludos desde Mexico.


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 Post subject: Re: Work bikes
PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:15 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:57 pm
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rudymexico wrote:
I just went from page 94 back to page 50, your work bikes are so rad, way better than my regular bike.

Saludos desde Mexico.


From these posts. 26 wheels still alive! 8) I'm still a fan of 26 wheels. From personal experience in the city, they are even more preferable to 28 narrow ones. On 26 wheels, the feeling you are a bad guy! :xmas-cool: Great acceleration and maneuverability! :D


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:53 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Location: Scotland
It seems Kona's are pretty popular as work bikes.
Fire Mountain 1995.


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