1990 Kona Explosif - Finished! see Page 4

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jonnymcenroe":vq2abuu0 said:
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looks ace!
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Cheers! I agree :D

Because the frame has plenty of patina (there’s even a small dent on the underside of the downtube), my plan was that I would build this with suitably ‘aged’ components, but in reality I struggled to find parts in well used condition - the bullet shifters and hubs for instance are/were NOS. Still I think it’s worked out alright ;)
 

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Just when I thought the build was finished, an elusive part became available, was purchased, and is now ready for fitting :cool:
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I wasn't sure how it would turn out with Campag, but i have to admit, it is stunning. It really suits it and the little touches, like the tyre logos, really add to the overall look.

Very nice :cool:
 

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Olympus cantis swapped for Centaur graphite items, and Campagnolo jockey wheels have replaced the Shimano items :)83B75671-C44A-4511-B64E-6BAD6B0628BC.jpeg736BF820-DA7F-4B49-AFD9-57C866664853.jpeg6ED401E4-A293-4C1B-A306-AC4FD7863618.jpeg
 
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Really lovely. Congratulations! I agree, also had doubts about Campag, but has really turned out well.

Lovely to see it all together.
 
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