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05-07-15, 03:14 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Those adjustible rake forks really are something.

Those adjustible rake forks really are something.
03-29-15, 08:29 AM
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\ LOL, is that konaaronsnake 's old faux...

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LOL, is that konaaronsnake 's old faux huffy? Crazy nice though, apart from that rim.
01-27-15, 12:30 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Nothing's ugly with an AMP frame/fork.

Nothing's ugly with an AMP frame/fork.
01-05-15, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

British, so the folks at Retrobike might know a...

British, so the folks at Retrobike might know a lot more. Your typical story of a nice shed brand turned big, that made nice bikes at one point and then got turned into a BSO-brand. A well...
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12-14-14, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

I don't know about you Tashi, but I get a lot of...

I don't know about you Tashi, but I get a lot of little niggles in my wrists, elbows and shoulders when riding bars that are too wide, be they drop bar, riser or straight bars. the trails in my...
12-13-14, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

that looks cool. Long stems with narrow bars are...

that looks cool. Long stems with narrow bars are not so bad, anyway - it's the lever effect of wide bars that prompted stems to get shorter as mtb geometry ideas changed over time, apparently.
12-11-14, 03:20 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Stunning. And great photography too!

Stunning. And great photography too!
12-05-14, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

That's extremely cool. Is it a repaint?

That's extremely cool. Is it a repaint?
05-11-14, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

That's a beauty. The first pic definitely goes on...

That's a beauty. The first pic definitely goes on my "moodboard" for my upcoming SS build, which I'll do as soon as the right frame surfaces..
05-10-14, 04:44 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

My mid-90's Batavus Nitro got some new rubber....

My mid-90's Batavus Nitro got some new rubber. This mountainbike thing is really all about tires, is it? It feels like a totally new bike.
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04-24-14, 12:54 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

oh yes, that's the ticket. goes great with the...

oh yes, that's the ticket. goes great with the bullmoose bars. the only thing that nags me about these tires is the mandatory reflex strip, but you can't see those anyway when riding.
04-24-14, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

cool, thanks. I went with 60mm fat franks. Not as...

cool, thanks. I went with 60mm fat franks. Not as flashy, but a great ride.
04-23-14, 02:42 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Diggin' it. Where did you get those tires? I was...

Diggin' it. Where did you get those tires? I was considering some colored tires like that for my sub 100$ beater bike challenge we had a while ago.
04-12-14, 05:17 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

That thing is awesome, eastcoaststeve. So many...

That thing is awesome, eastcoaststeve. So many gears though for a bike you build!
04-08-14, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Love that Haro, WNG. So clean! And a really nice...

Love that Haro, WNG. So clean! And a really nice fork, too. It's original to the bike, right? I could see many older MTB's greatly benifiting from a fork like that to swap out the original suspension...
04-06-14, 02:50 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

O yes. I've been wondering if that is possible,...

O yes. I've been wondering if that is possible, and been wondering too why most builders go with complicated split chainstays instead of e-stays.
03-25-14, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Early efforts, really :) I've been saving...

Early efforts, really :)

I've been saving some Campy MTB bits for the last year or so, and the later levers were much nicer, such as the Icarus/Record OR levers. I got a pair of rims and some...
03-22-14, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Survived? More like ridden straight through a...

Survived? More like ridden straight through a time machine! clean machine.
03-20-14, 05:09 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Something about that bike that makes it just...

Something about that bike that makes it just right. The Eazy E decal is a nice touch :)
03-16-14, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

thank you for checking in here as well, Charlie....

thank you for checking in here as well, Charlie. Awesome picture!
03-16-14, 09:53 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Awesome. I'll be getting one fo sho.

Awesome. I'll be getting one fo sho.
01-01-14, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

thank you for looking! never heard of RondWP...

thank you for looking! never heard of RondWP before, nice. The only information I found came from the UK, and the bike it came on (univega alpine 500) was originally sold there, it still has the LBS...
12-31-13, 03:58 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Why, they do look like certain pills! Thanks for...

Why, they do look like certain pills! Thanks for sharing more of that gorgeous yeti.

another query for you guys: can anyone tell me more about Ballistic forks, specifically their carbon fibre...
11-21-13, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

That bike is so nineties, not even Will Smith on...

That bike is so nineties, not even Will Smith on a Nintendo could beat it.

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sure is a nice bike though, that will clean up nicely.
11-21-13, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

perfect bike+story. Just keep it as a heirloom...

perfect bike+story. Just keep it as a heirloom for your granddaughter :)
10-21-13, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Ok, well maybe he just wanted to see how these...

Ok, well maybe he just wanted to see how these specific calipers look on an MTB and like he said he thought you had a bike equiped with them (not a weird thing to assume, given your nice and varied...
10-21-13, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

No need for all the fuss, guys. I think I read...

No need for all the fuss, guys. I think I read fine that neo_pop wanted to put them on a klunker, and I think it's perfectly logical to ask for pics of klunker set-ups, since tire size and brake...
09-26-13, 03:11 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Wow, Frantik, just wow. That's one of the baddest...

Wow, Frantik, just wow. That's one of the baddest around town bikes. enjoy the ride!
09-15-13, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

That's a bad ass, old school bike, thanks for...

That's a bad ass, old school bike, thanks for sharing. Are those motorcycle bars?
09-13-13, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

That fork looks awesome, why change it?

That fork looks awesome, why change it?
09-03-13, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Those Fat Franks really breathe new life in an...

Those Fat Franks really breathe new life in an old MTB frame. First Cobrabyte's Lotus, and now this beauty!

I really must stop gawking over here, or else my first post-graduate paycheck will all...
08-20-13, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Post of the month:)

Post of the month:)
08-17-13, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

I'm looking forward to it. Plenty of good riding...

I'm looking forward to it. Plenty of good riding near arnhem too, though I never used a MTB there.
08-17-13, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

That is awesome. Where?

That is awesome. Where?
08-06-13, 01:51 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

^That's absolutely badass. Cool frame finish, and...

^That's absolutely badass. Cool frame finish, and those wheels make it look very fast.
08-03-13, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Such a nice univega, I still have a similar frame...

Such a nice univega, I still have a similar frame waiting to be build up, the hang-up is the 1" front fork. I'd love to get one of those amps, but they are probably mega $.
06-30-13, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

but boy is that a sexy beast.

but boy is that a sexy beast.
06-12-13, 01:52 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

yes, yes I do Frantik! spatterpainting it...

yes, yes I do Frantik! spatterpainting it yourself?
06-06-13, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Wow, some serious lust for a pair of Fat Franks...

Wow, some serious lust for a pair of Fat Franks here. Do they play well with narrow vintage rims?
04-21-13, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Whoops! Maybe MAFAC centrepulls, they have a lot...

Whoops! Maybe MAFAC centrepulls, they have a lot of reach and clearance and where ubiquitous, not sure if I ever a saw a proto-MTB with them.
04-21-13, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Campagnolo Rally, Bikedued, MAFAC cantilever...

Campagnolo Rally, Bikedued, MAFAC cantilever brakes with motorcycle handles.
04-18-13, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Not exactly an MTB, but probably a nice high end...

Not exactly an MTB, but probably a nice high end bike. Start a seperate thread for it and I'm sure the experts will chime in.
04-08-13, 01:29 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

^ nice shot, Frantik!

^ nice shot, Frantik!
03-24-13, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

The amount of win in this photo is through the...

The amount of win in this photo is through the roof.
03-05-13, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

I like that, Cobra:) the truss is a nice detail.

I like that, Cobra:) the truss is a nice detail.
02-25-13, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

this thread is really delivering now with all...

this thread is really delivering now with all those awesome machines!
02-20-13, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

There is actually a technique with your regular...

There is actually a technique with your regular brazing torch that uses special filler rod (silicon bronze), to lay down weld-like beads. It is often referred to as bronze welding. Here's a cool...
02-06-13, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

That turned out really well, but you may want to...

That turned out really well, but you may want to change to a black Flite, this blue one makes it a bit colorful :")
12-13-12, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Italuminium

Steve, is that one those AirMet frames?

Steve, is that one those AirMet frames?
08-19-12, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Italuminium

Lol. 36"? In valyrian steel off course.

Lol. 36"? In valyrian steel off course.
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