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Offline RiskEverything

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Some people see the world in black and white
« on: December 10, 2009, 08:49:19 PM »
Some see it in neon green!

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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2009, 09:05:53 PM »
some people really are obsessed ;D

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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2010, 07:25:09 PM »
Do to the double-coating this frame was given (clear over color), it's been giving the shop a bear of a time on the build. They've been doing a lot of machining / grinding to mount things and we ran into a few surprises due to the difference in age of the donor bike and this one.

They're expecting to have it available by the weekend though, so I might be able to make Jimmy Cotton's birthday ride at Alafia on it!
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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2010, 07:33:51 PM »
Do to the double-coating this frame was given (clear over color), it's been giving the shop a bear of a time on the build. They've been doing a lot of machining / grinding to mount things and we ran into a few surprises due to the difference in age of the donor bike and this one.

They're expecting to have it available by the weekend though, so I might be able to make Jimmy Cotton's birthday ride at Alafia on it!

They probably had to reface the BB and headtube right? Looks good, hope to see you out there. It'll stand out for sure!
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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2010, 12:00:36 AM »
pretty pimp brother.. going to look mighty fine on the trails with the new digs.

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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2010, 08:04:45 AM »
cool, brings back 90's memories

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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010, 01:59:33 PM »
cool, brings back 90's memories

Needs some purple ano bits too.
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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2010, 04:40:29 PM »
I am color blind, all I see is Grey.... EXCEPT That BIKE!!! is it "Glow in the Dark" and would you need lights for a night ride?  ;D

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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2010, 08:22:50 AM »
would you need lights for a night ride?  ;D

As bright as it looks in the picture, I'd say no....LOL.
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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2010, 01:52:55 PM »
They had to face the BB and head-tube, grind the powder-coating down on the inside of the swingarm where it sockets over the hinge, and where the derailleur-hanger mounts. They actually split one hanger trying to tap it on. The bike was "done" Friday when I went to pick it up, but they had swapped the derailleur from the old frame onto this one instead of using the new one I'd provided. With the old one, the dual-control shifter works backwards- shifting up when you push down (up to three gears at a time) and shifting down when you push up (only one at a time). I found this out on the parking-lot test-ride and brought it back in. The head mechanic said he was to be the only person alowed to work on this bike, and it was his day off, so I'll be picking it up Monday instead.



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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2010, 11:07:03 PM »
RiskEverything nice color:D nice pick 8)
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Re: Some people see the world in black and white
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2010, 02:02:31 PM »
I know its not completed but it does not look ridable......By looking at the frame.....

 

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