My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

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My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:42 am

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With Cinelli Stem, 3ttt track drops, Mavic rims, Forumla hubs (rear one is fvcked), Sugino crankset, and everything else is kinda cheap-ish stuff.

You'll see it around Adelaide pretty much every Monday night.
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Postby rustychisel » Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:46 am

Noooooice. :lol:

'New' as in 'new - old' I presume. Ron must be >80 by now. His son Dean still builds a few things now and again I believe.

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Postby Verbs & Nouns » Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:01 pm

Yeah, new to me. :) It's at least 30 years old.

I'd like to confirm with the Whitehorns whether it was built by Ron. The seller seemed to think it was (according to another source), but it's strange cause it's badged (well decal-ed) as a Malvern Star. The 5 stars on the front are just stickers too.
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Postby MichaelB » Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:11 pm

Looks good. You must be flexible to ride in the drops !!!!

What is the black tape in the middle of the top tube ?

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Postby Verbs & Nouns » Tue Aug 26, 2008 12:26 pm

I have a long torso, so riding in the drops isn't awkward. The tape is electrical tape over an old piece of tube. Stops the bars denting the top tube if they swing around and hit it. It's a much, much cheaper version of this.
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Postby 18htan » Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:54 pm

Mate thats a nice looking ride.

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Postby GaryF » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:00 pm

I too, like the look of your new bike. It looks like it must fit you pretty well as all bike to body contact points appear nicely balanced.

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby scratchman » Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:25 am

very nice, looks to be my size too :wink:
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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:21 pm

Looks a bit different now though...

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby aaron » Tue Oct 27, 2009 8:51 pm

Why do you think it's a Whitehorn...what helped you identify it?

I have a frame supposedly a Whitehorn that I eed to identify...

thanks

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Thu Oct 29, 2009 11:55 am

I was told by the seller that it was a Ron Whitehorn frame. Thsi was then confirmed by another person who was admiring it locked up in the city on night. Also a friend of mine rides a Macini with EXACTLY the same lugs and similar geormetry, Macini was another Whitehorn frame.
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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby aaron » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:51 pm

Could you tell me the specifics so I might identify my frame?
I can email close up pics if you need....what's on your BB?

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:13 pm

Check you fixed.org PM's. I sent you the BB serial on there. I'm JLN on fixed.org.au
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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby aaron » Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:16 pm

Can you please post some pics of your lugwork?

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Mon Aug 23, 2010 9:01 pm

I'll try and shoot some photos this week.
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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby .isaac. » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:32 pm

Verbs & Nouns wrote:Image

With Cinelli Stem, 3ttt track drops, Mavic rims, Forumla hubs (rear one is fvcked), Sugino crankset, and everything else is kinda cheap-ish stuff.

You'll see it around Adelaide pretty much every Monday night.


How tall are you and what size frame do you take?

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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:51 pm

It's 54cm square.

I'm about 180cm-ish something.

I think.
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Re: My new Malvern Star (built by Ron Whitehorn).

Postby .isaac. » Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:19 am

Sweet.

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