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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:24 pm 
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18" ('Large' according to 'Dale), original mango yellow paintjob - CAAD3 frame (back when they was handmade in the yewessay). A sharp handling and superlite lady of a certain age seeking new life.

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Paintjob is (hand-brush) touched up in loads of places (see closeup pics so not to be disappointed) , never got round to doing a proper job with wet and dry but will supply the two jars of paint I bought that make the right colour mix for someone who has the time/patience!

Importantly - no dents or cracks, just some scratches and paint bubbles. I flaked off the worst bubble under the left chainstay to see if the frame was sound (see pic) and it's fine. Cannondale had problems with bubbling paint.

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Too many bikes means that the older one/less sit-up-and-beggy ones are being culled. I love it, it feels light and indestructible and flies over pretty much everything even if the old Headshok can feel a bit pogo-ish/rough. It works, locks out solid and holds air.

Frame

Frame Construction TIG-welded
Frame Tubing Material 6061 T6 aluminum
Fork Brand & Model Headshok Fatty DL, 2.75" travel
Fork Material Aluminum, unicrown crown


Kit

Brakeset CODA Expert linear-pull brakes, Tektro 379A levers
Shift Levers Shimano Deore Mega 9
Front Derailleur LX
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Crankset Deore Hollowtech
Pedals Planet X platform
Seatpost Kalloy SP-263
Saddle CODA Performance
Handlebar On One Mary
Stem CODA HeadShok Front Loader
Headset Cannondale oversize CODA HeadShok

Wheels

Front - CODA Performance rim/CODA Expert hub/double-butted DT spokes
Rear - Weinmann Zac 19 rim/ Shimano disc
Tires Kenda ***diamond?

The right shifter shifts like treacle, needs servicing, gears need indexing, brakes are superb (best Vs I ever used) but might need fettling as I've just put these original wheels back on.

Nice condition Hollowtech cranks, hardly used.

Would suit a restoration project or supercool pub bike. I just rode it singletrack and back lane training with Big Apple 2.35s on - and had a load of fun! I think she actually looks awesome as is with battle scars, always draws admiring comments :) Going to regret this...

£145 notes collected Great Malvern or can meet in Worcs/Glos M5 corridor. £165 posted

Also need an awesome wheelset or some good forks (Rebas etc) so open to swaps!!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:25 pm 
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Is that 18 cc or ct
thanks


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2011 5:35 pm 
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Hi spike3-

18 centre crank - top of tube

Top tube is 22


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:38 am 
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I'll take it! PM on it's way


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