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 Post subject: 97’ Kona Hei Hei
PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:34 pm 
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Moving forward from years 1992-3 to 97. Some would call this the dark side :wink:

Photos show how it was obtained, last Winter, but since then it's been put out of it's misery, stripped dow, and ready for some love with a total makeover. Decals in good condition and frame has come up well.

New Stratch N Sniff tires already sourced..stay tuned.


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 Post subject: Re: 1997 Hei Hei
PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:05 pm 
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8) nice, thats a long headtube! i think the high stem adds to the high front end look.

There is also a lot of red going on there :)

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:22 pm 
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I know! I can imagine the previous owner wheeling on down the sidewalk with it!

Plan is for as-would-be factory fit controltech stem with a pair of Z2s I’ve bought.

Now trying to find a long steerer tube for it.


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 Post subject: Re: 1997 Hei Hei
PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:09 am 
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One ask - please don't bother with the S&S tyres. They are terrible in every way; poor design, too narrow and the rubber compound hasn't aged well. The bike deserves boots that work!


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Thanks Al. I’ve a Dart and Smoke combo available as well but good to hear of the alternative top pick suggestions as well?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:26 pm 
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Smoke and Dart are my retro fav. For frequent use, I love the XC pros.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:47 pm 
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Getting closer - nos M747s and M950 crankrings.

Pedal Heaven


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