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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:18 am 
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Some stern words from my wife about this being sat stripped and unused has resulted in a rebuild:

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Bog standard DA 9070 throughout this time - not even bling brakes. Looks better for it too I reckon, and stops me arsing around deciding which cranks to use... :oops:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:44 pm 
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I guess those 'stern words' had nothing to do with reducing expenditures on bikes! :thumbup:

Looks great.


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Looks great!
Please, leave it that way!

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:05 am 
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The DA 9000 suits that bike.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:44 am 
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It's the best it's ever looked ! Love it !!


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:50 am 
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You might just be right on that - and to think I used to *hate* the look of those DA9000 cranks...!


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I know I'm late to the party but seriously, something better than a carbon Dura Ace crank? I'm not saying it is the best but it damn sure is the rarest modern crank I have ever seen. You don't get much more bling than that.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:56 am 
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Ha! A few months late bikericer ;)

I agree, and at the time I loved them. They nearly went back on too, but actually I think the 9000s freshen the bike up a lot, and I like that. Plus it's no fuss this way!


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