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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Frame I bought, what the heck!?

    I don't know where to post this so I am posting it here and in a few other forums as someone may know what the heck it is. I bought this off C-List just because it looked strange, the guy I bought it from told me he found it in the trash and only picked it out of the trash because it had Campy bits on it, any help would be great.










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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    more pics:



















    Last edited by ilikebikes; 02-28-09 at 07:16 AM.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    and even more pics:

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    Last edited by ilikebikes; 02-28-09 at 07:21 AM.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I believe that you have a very unique & uncommon Time Trial bike!! Looks like a nice tight wheelbase! Don't suppose there is a fork in that dumpster?
    Early-mid 80's??
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    What the **** is the vertical piece above the BB. Part of a seat tube??
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    It's the only way to mount a front D for 2 rings up front...The rider must have wanted a geared TT bike w/ pure weight savings. Coolness!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lbear View Post
    What the **** is the vertical piece above the BB. Part of a seat tube??
    braze on for the front derailleur.
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    A Klingon ship?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lbear View Post
    What the **** is the vertical piece above the BB. Part of a seat tube??
    Appears to be a derailleur-mount stalagmite.

    Are those cracks in the dropouts?

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    Oh hell yeah! That thing is awesome. Is it steel or aluminum?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Oh hell yeah! That thing is awesome. Is it steel or aluminum?
    it kinda looks like paper mache
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    Is their some underlaying Bondo-type filler on the frame in places? What is your best guess as to the frame material? How much does it weigh? In any case it looks neat and interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    it kinda looks paper mache
    if it is, my hats off to the creator!

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Oh hell yeah! That thing is awesome. Is it steel or aluminum?
    Neither, my best guess is fiber glass or carbon, but Im leaning towards fiber glass as it really goesnt appear to be carbon.

    02-27-09 04:30 PM
    jbonamici: Are those cracks in the dropouts?

    Thats what me and bigwoo were discussing, it appears to be tiny holes? two or three just below the drops on the frame, what appears to be cracks on the drops are just cracks in the paint.

    02-27-09 04:38 PM
    treebound: Is their some underlaying Bondo-type filler on the frame in places? What is your best guess as to the frame material? How much does it weigh? In any case it looks neat and interesting.

    I dont know, fiber glass? hardly nothing! Thanks!
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    Definitely an interesting find. Keep us updated on any findings. I think that thing belongs in a museum.
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    Is that bondo in the RD pic?
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    I think this may actually be one instance where a bizzarro fixed gear build is in definitely in order.

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    Kinda looks like Barney.

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    How much does it weigh? Looks to be steel wrapped in fiberglass/bodyfiller..
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    Quote Originally Posted by riva View Post
    Is that bondo in the RD pic?
    I honestly dont know as I know what Bondo is but Ive never used it or seen it used
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Really cool.

    I can only guess an hour attempt bike? Did those have derailleurs?

    I suggest asking the folks at Campy Only.

    Wait... I bet it was a special thing to hang parts on at Interbike or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by riva View Post
    How much does it weigh? Looks to be steel wrapped in fiberglass/bodyfiller..

    It weighs like nothing, I doubt theres any steel in there.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Proof that aliens rode bikes.

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    It reminds me of a Trek Y-Foil, but even sillier.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
    Wait... I bet it was a special thing to hang parts on at Interbike or something.
    ^Good point. It could be a trade show display piece. Be careful trying to ride that thing.. it might break in half!
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