Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

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BLU_FZ!
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Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BLU_FZ! » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:00 pm

After admiring other members conversions,im going to bite the bullet and do a chop/grind and file of this Kuwi Tange 2 frame.Its a 58cm,a bit small and are bored.Off with the un-needed

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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:31 pm

Fixed or freewheelin?

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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BLU_FZ! » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:51 pm

For me i will ride it with a freewheel.Have some Red deep vs in the shed doing nothing.I have the guy across the road mixing me some Poison Ivy (VE Commodore green color)
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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:46 pm

Hipster coulour scheme like that you gotta go fixed, rizors or pursuit bars???

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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BLU_FZ! » Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:08 pm

Your right, No hipster pushies for me
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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby HappyHumber » Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:56 pm

either way mate.. you gotta post pics along the way to inspire others..
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Since I keep misplacing my common sense down the shed, I guess I'll have to borrow someone elses off the internet.

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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BLU_FZ! » Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:00 pm

With paint removed bare frame weighs in at 2.4kg with the fork 780gms.Still tossing up with the removal of the shifter bosses.If i could get a pair of "Problem Solver" boss covers i would leave them on,until then i will hold off on priming and start work on replacing the top tube of my Miyata 1200.
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Re: Kuwahara Triathlon conversion

Postby BLU_FZ! » Tue Nov 22, 2011 1:13 am

A coat of paint and its starting to look clean,
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