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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:11 am

Rather appropriate really. Gaylord nails it with his final comment. :D

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:38 am

Maybe some sort of periscope arrangement on the Mauve monsters stem is in order? :P
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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:40 am

If you lot are going to start picking on the colour of my lovely new mtb, I'll have to check with my girlfriend what 'mauve' actually is ... and you don't wanna go arguing with her when it comes to colour (what on earth does mauve look like anyway? :? )

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:59 am

Sorta like a hybrid Purple/Pink. :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm sure Tuco can advise best about colour misconception :wink:

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Postby pugsly » Thu Mar 22, 2007 2:19 pm

How about?

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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 2:52 pm

Ya don't wear spurs on a camel :roll:

Your new shoes Pugsly?

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Postby mikesbytes » Thu Mar 22, 2007 3:06 pm

pugsly wrote:How about?

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mmm you would need to adjust your seat height and may need a longer crank. But who am I to get in the way of fashion.

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Postby stryker84 » Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:01 pm

nah, it's so richard get's more clearance on his new oversized puce princess.

and it goes with the colour!
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Postby pugsly » Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:03 pm

Thankyou stryker for getting the reference :)
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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 4:37 pm

Ahh, elevator riding shoes. Well I'll be.

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:02 pm

Puce princess



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Postby heavymetal » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:08 pm

europa wrote:re-dishing a wheel at the moment.


That won't make the cross bar any lower :shock: I'm afraid you are just going to have to purchase a pair of those elevator shoes :lol:
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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:27 pm

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europa wrote:re-dishing a wheel at the moment.


That won't make the cross bar any lower :shock: I'm afraid you are just going to have to purchase a pair of those elevator shoes :lol:


No, but it'll enable my son to ride his old Gitanes to school - he didn't want to face the Expressway climb on a fixie ... the woose :D

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:52 pm

Woose :shock:

Still young and sensible IMHO :wink:
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Postby europa » Thu Mar 22, 2007 11:54 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Woose :shock:

Still young and sensible IMHO :wink:


Took a lot of talking to stop him taking the OCR2 :shock:

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Postby Mulger bill » Fri Mar 23, 2007 12:07 am

So the Gitanes is a ute?

I wouldn't take Deni to school even if I still went. Not that brave, unlike a bloke who catches me train, he just rolls his Blueen coloured bit of Italian charcoal into the van and lets go :roll:
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Postby europa » Fri Mar 23, 2007 12:13 am

The Gitanes is an Elite from the seventies. I had converted her to a track bike, but she's going back to road trim now. Putting a 6 speed cluster on the back, some better shifters (Suntour off the Europa - still friction), Shimano 600 front derailleur, again off the Europa. Dunno about the rear derailleur yet - I'll have to see how his old derailleur cleans up. Brakes'll be the issue - I'll put the old Weinmans back on to start with, then look at options.

The poor old rear wheel (a very nice Mavic) was dished over for the track conversion, tonight it went back to the geared position again ... and still only one new spoke in it :shock:

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