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Kestrel KM40 airfoil build complete !

Old 11-24-21, 07:30 PM
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Kestrel KM40 airfoil build complete !

I had been on a search for this bike for a couple of years, but didn't like what I saw on internet selling sites. Then this summer I find this machine at a bike swap meet. The longest wait was the painter who is always booked out 10-16 weeks. So, while that was booked, I ordered parts which as we know right now are hard to get. By the time the bike came out from the painter I had my parts. I had spinergy rev-x wheels before and wasn't interested in keeping the ones that came with the bike. I sold them and used that money to by the spinergy wheels that are now on the bike. I've done a couple shake down rides and look forward to spinning out some long rides in the future.

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Old 11-25-21, 12:51 PM
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Any 'after' still pics? That paint job is wild.
Kestrel also made the 500sci which has a similar frame but with road seat tube angle, more suitable for road/drop bar.
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Originally Posted by icemilkcoffee View Post
Any 'after' still pics? That paint job is wild.
Kestrel also made the 500sci which has a similar frame but with road seat tube angle, more suitable for road/drop bar.


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That is all kinds of cool!
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That is all kinds of cool!
I really happy how it turned out.
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Beautiful. I loved those back in the 90's. The chameleon paint is very age appropriate also. It looks amazing.
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I thought the red was the finished bike and went 'Meh' but then saw the finished pictures, whoa that looks amazing!
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Beautiful. I loved those back in the 90's. The chameleon paint is very age appropriate also. It looks amazing.
Thanks ! I thought that paint job would match the bike.
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I thought the red was the finished bike and went 'Meh' but then saw the finished pictures, whoa that looks amazing!
Thanks ! super happy with the end result.
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