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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:19 pm 
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Got my hands on a 2006 Kona Kula Supreme frame that's never been built into a bike :mrgreen:

It's an 18" and weighs 1,350g on my scales

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Will keep you posted as the build starts


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:22 pm 
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SLX cranks with a Hope 32t X1 ring and KCNC allot bolts

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 8:20 pm 
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Scandium seatpost

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Fizik tundra saddle

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Stan's ZTR crest rims on Hope pro 2 evo hubs & tubeless Continental X-king tyres. Also KCNC rotors with titanium bolts

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Almost finished now, just need to wire up gear cable & shorten the rear brake hose. First go on the scales show 9.3kg :D


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 5:11 pm 
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Removed the gay gear display off the shifter & replaced with the SLX blank plate

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Every little helps

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:20 am 
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wow! no exotic parts at 9.3kg. good build. more pics please.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:38 pm 
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Titanium bolts all over now & some base spec egg beaters


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:10 am 
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Spec as it stands

Frame: 2006 Kona Kula Supreme
Forks: 2012 Rockshox Reba
Stem: KCNC
Bars: KCNC
Seatpost: KCNC
Seatpost clamp: KCNC
Saddle: Fizik Tundra
Brakes: SLX with KCNC rotors
Cranks: SLX with Hope 32t ring
Rear Shifter: SLX
Rear mech: XT
Cassette: SLX 11-34t
Pedals: Eggbeater 1
Wheels: Stan's ZTR Crest & Hope pro2 evo
Tyres: Continental X-king 2.2 tubeless

Just waiting on a decal set for the forks and wheels (in yellow :D )


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 12:42 pm 
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neat! back when these were new i raced xc with someone who had one of these.

quite a bit of post you've got showing, how much is in the frame?


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 5:08 pm 
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dogg wrote:

quite a bit of post you've got showing, how much is in the frame?


Still well below the 'minimum insert' line


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 7:06 am 
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Great looking Modern retro build. i like what you did to it.

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Yellow decals for the forks & wheels 8)

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