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 Post subject: Re: My FM028
PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 7:36 pm 
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kardioversion wrote:
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Whats the finish youve specified as I like it- is it 12k mat??

The finish is a matte 12k, I was really wanting a matte black but he only had matte 12k in stock and I'm glad I got it. The carbon is hard to see until you get close up and adds to the look I think.

I don´t think it is 12K. More like 3K.

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 Post subject: Re: My FM028
PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 9:25 pm 
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oh god thats exactly the confusion I was hoping to avoid :)


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 Post subject: Re: My FM028
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 12:36 am 
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Leviathan wrote:
I like it and am playing with getting my next bike from them. Whats the finish youve specified as I like it- is it 12k mat??
Many thanks


hello, i´m "el tonto del pueblo" as you once called me;
I would put my hand in fire betting this is 3k matt, not 12k. 12k have a much wider stripes.

awesome frame and great quality frame builder. actual producer is flybikes, hongfu is just the frame seller. I own a fm015 and i´m quite happy with the finish. Although i think this is a trek madone replica mold, it's illegal.

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 Post subject: Re: My FM028
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sorry about that, got mixed up myself,
It's a 3k weave, sorry for the confusion.


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 Post subject: Re: My FM028
PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2012 9:39 pm 
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Finally got the bike out, about 70 miles the last two days to break it in a little. The SRAM is getting a little loose but I'm surprised at how nice the shifting is holding together with stretched cables. Here are a few pictures and a link to a video, the video shows the curves of the frame a little better (stopped during my ride and just made a quick video)

The final weight was 18 pounds 8oz ready to ride, decent.

Just to clarify from earlier questions, it is a 3k matte finish on the bike and wheels.

Video: http://youtu.be/C_qdYHQFo4Q

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I like it ! :thumbup:

Except the shape of sadlle and bars, but thats a matter of comfort! ;)

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