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 Post subject: My Proflex 856
PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 7:59 pm 
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Location: staffordshire, uk
Spec. as follows:

Proflex 856 frame (1996).
Pace RC35 forks.
Spin rear wheel.
Radial spoked mavic front wheel on STX hub.
USE bars, bar ends and seat post.
XT threaded headset.
Ringle Zooka stem.
XTR M900 front and rear mechs.
XTR M950 shifters / levers.
Paul Components Motolite v-brakes.
Real Racing bottom bracket.
White Industries cranks.
L&M and Cook Bros. chain rings.
Ringle ti skewers.

Custom paint in metalic black by Bob Jackson Cycles.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 24, 2006 8:43 pm 
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I worked with the importer when that bikes was new. Those were the XC full suspension bikes back in the day. Pretty popular overhere in Holland.

Seems you put a lot of effort your project. Nice parts all over. Well done!

- Melvin


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:57 am 
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MMMMMMMMMMMM ............. PROFLEX

loving it , all that hard work paid off in the end 8)

now i need to get mine done , next in line ( i think :roll: )

is that a brand new NOLEEN i spy ?

slim


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:14 am 
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bikes cool :) ...but do you have your own tree house? coz thats waay cool :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:45 pm 
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Location: Eastbourne,East Sussex
Hi,I bought a new 856 frameset in 1996 in silver.
I built it up with Rock Shox Judy XC,Middleburn RS2's (can't remember what else).


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 4:09 pm 
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Location: S. Dakota
I really like the Black Anno swing arm! I was thinking of doing mine when I the money for my Beast.


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 Post subject: Just finished my
PostPosted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:21 pm 
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Just finished my 856... new elastomers!!, 8 speed XT stuff, original cantis.[img][img]http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j52/ameybrook/Bikes/proflex.jpg[/img][/img]


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:10 am 
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thats one wicked proflex


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 11:00 pm 
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Yeah I agree. That's an awesome 856. Loving the detail, and the mixture of red and black.

Could do with another Spin though.

Lewis


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2006 5:23 pm 
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mmm , grape

quite a rare colour apparently !!


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