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Old October 17th, 2011, 5:39 PM   #1
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Default Team Violet Yo Build Starts

So, this is my first restoration project and I have to say I'm already in love. This is such an amazing color, can't wait to get her all built up and take her out for a shakedown!!

The patient is a 1992 Yo, with BOI fork and Salsa stem (so far). It started out as a black frameset with a mix match of XTR, deore and other weirdness. Most of the original parts were throwaways with a few exceptions, like a minty no-label CK headset and some nice Kooka levers.

The build is going to be mostly M900 XTR which I already have. Stay tuned for updates.

Paintwork was done by Russ Pickett at AirArt.









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Old October 18th, 2011, 11:42 AM   #2
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Cool-- that looks like it came out nicely!
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Old October 18th, 2011, 12:50 PM   #3
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Yes, I really think so... I love it

So now for the parts... I'm debating between a mavic or M900 headset. Any opinions?
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Old October 18th, 2011, 2:29 PM   #4
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Yes, I really think so... I love it

So now for the parts... I'm debating between a mavic or M900 headset. Any opinions?
Chris King and you'll never buy another. : )
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Old October 18th, 2011, 4:10 PM   #5
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absatootly --- go chris and you will never be disappointed -- forever.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 4:21 PM   #6
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Default Lovely color

Looks great!

I would also say King for the HS, though the old Mavics look interesting.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 5:11 PM   #7
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Yes King would be ideal, but I'm short on no-logo CKs and would like to keep it original when it comes time to move it on.

This most likely will not be a keeper as I have an L in wings and it's more my size.
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Old October 18th, 2011, 8:40 PM   #8
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Mavic.
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Old November 10th, 2011, 5:01 PM   #9
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Default Update on build progress

Here's a brief update on the Team Violet build. It's coming along, still missing a few pieces but it's getting there!
















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