1996 ML FAT CHANCE Titanium

kingroon

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You can buy it from me once I get my hands on it again...:kissyface

I have Mr Igleheart making me a sgemented fork for it, so selling it ain't gunna happen for a good while yet :cool: if ever :beer:

A lot of Bikes pass through my Stable, but this will sit perfectly next to my "Daily Driver" IF Deluxe Ti..
 

Syborg

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Hi Matt,
I will wait and see and if you want to sell it someday, you know where you can find me.
I think it's a big mess of my compatriot that he has concealed the dent. If I can help you somehow manage to put it in order let me know it. I am willing to help you in this unpleasant affair.

Always a grateful buyer of your bikes Helmut
 

kingroon

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..If I can help you somehow manage to put it in order let me know it. I am willing to help you in this unpleasant affair..

Thank you Helmut, you are as always a Gent :)

It is okay tho, I think there is not much to do but to move on from the Bad Sale experience..

Whilst I was drooling over the frame [again] the other evening, I noticed something poking out from the seattube into the BB shell.. I got a torch and checked out down the seattube.. And after some Jiggery Pokery with a Mangled Clothes Hanger, I [with the help of Mrs Roon] coaxed this from within.. :cool:

I'm guessing it had been down there since '96 :beer:
 

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chainline

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Thank you Helmut, you are as always a Gent :)

It is okay tho, I think there is not much to do but to move on from the Bad Sale experience..

Whilst I was drooling over the frame [again] the other evening, I noticed something poking out from the seattube into the BB shell.. I got a torch and checked out down the seattube.. And after some Jiggery Pokery with a Mangled Clothes Hanger, I [with the help of Mrs Roon] coaxed this from within.. :cool:

I'm guessing it had been down there since '96 :beer:

That musta smelled Nice. AUGUST ???
 

kingroon

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Having a Run of Bad Luck with this Build :confused:

The Ding; a 29.4mm Syncros Ti Post going missing in the post; Chris Igleheart quoting 2 weeks but taking 2 months to build me a fork and now gone cold on Email.. :(
 

Zamfir

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Just stay positive and try to be patient, in the end it will be worth it.

Chris took about 2 months to complete my fork, I also sent a few e-mails without a response which worried me some, but he came through brilliantly. I think he is just a busy guy and doesn't check his e-mails often.
 

kingroon

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Progress.. :beer:
 

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kingroon

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Just stay positive and try to be patient, in the end it will be worth it.

Chris took about 2 months to complete my fork, I also sent a few e-mails without a response which worried me some, but he came through brilliantly. I think he is just a busy guy and doesn't check his e-mails often.

Got an Email from CI last night; my Fork is on its way :cool:

I have just missed the Boat on a set of Nuke Proof Combo Bars over on Retrobike.co.uk.. I cannot believe it.. Going to negotiate with the Buyer, see if my Need is greater than his.. :(
 

kingroon

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Negotiated successfully and have the Nuke Proofs on their way to me :beer:

The Build is getting closer to the Target..
 

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Jeeves

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Hey awesome! I had those very same Nuke Proofs on my Ti Fat for years (until I endo'd and tweaked 'em).
 

kingroon

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Build Update

So, I decided that with some Sunshine around this Weekend, I'd put some paint on the Iglehearts..

I'll send them off in the New Year for a proper baked job [almost certainly in that fade colourway], but for now, Rattle Can so I can ride the FAT Ti sooner.. Wait time is looking at 6 weeks with the guys I usually send stuff to!

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Waited [Impatiently!] 24 Hours for the paint to harden and married them with the Fuselage..

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Funny thing with the Nuke Proofs.. I'm not sure the QA process was all that hot in 199n; the Stem Clamp area was 24.4mm and the STI Clamp area 21.8mm.. Some Coke Can Shims will be required.. Got too late, so I wrapped some Masking Tape as an interim measure..

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Anyone got a 1" Threadless Salsa Stem with a Cable Roller spare?? :skull:
 
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