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Old 01-20-06, 04:25 PM
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Heard Balfa was to reform in the UK, Just noticed the site is up.
http://www.balfa.co.uk/index.php3 ...and look!
They are aligned with 243Racing.
Those pesky Canucks, always sticking together.
Nice to see a company come back to life.

The toptube bend on this bikes kinda interesting.
Alu front, chromo rear.
I'm interested in a Minuteman -someday.
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Old 01-20-06, 05:34 PM
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interesting tweeking of the standard walking 4 bar design. Wonder how their pricing is going to be
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A company called Appalche bought all the remaining Balfa bikes and are the distributor. They have also worked with the original owner of Balfa to bring back the BB7. I would definately not be surprised if they worke on the other bikes. There ar two of these Appalche Real's floating around in Australia.







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That bikes a looker.
Reminds me of highschool =she's outta my league and I WANT her.

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Old 01-20-06, 09:18 PM
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it's kinda weird, balfa's kinda look scrawny for what they're designed for. i guess it's kinda refreshing.
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Old 01-20-06, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by revmonkey
it's kinda weird, balfa's kinda look scrawny for what they're designed for. i guess it's kinda refreshing.
Some stuffs steel, so the tube diameters smaller? Minutemans chromoly.
"This frame currently holds the record for a 'drop' on a hardtail at 30FT fitted
with dual crown forks!!! The Minuteman is warrantied for anything you can throw at it, including forks upto 200mm!"
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been out there a while now.....

http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/sho...ight=appalache

http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=129238

http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...ight=appalache

http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...ight=appalache
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The Minuteman is warrantied for anything you can throw at it
I wish all warranties said this
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