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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:13 pm 
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a nice archive of the first ww bikes and parts, scroll the index at the very left top where it says
">go to the 43 bikes"

http://www.43bikes.com/vintage-weight-weenie.html


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:04 pm 
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The Bowden Spacelander

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'You rang MiLady?'

'Yes Parker, bring the Rolls round'


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:20 pm 
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That thing weights 60 lb. The wheels alone are 10 lb.

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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 12:15 am 
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Yeah, so?
Put some drops on that sucker, it's hella aero.
Downhill race, it's a total winner.

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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
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That site and collection belongs to one of our employees, who by the way happens to be selling off most of his collection.

One of my favorite pieces is this one:

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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
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ticou wrote:
'You rang MiLady?' 'Yes Parker, bring the Rolls round'
Ah, Ticou, you must be of mature years to remember that. :D


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
PostPosted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:34 pm 
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Aye lad, Steel is as steel dus. The autumn years frame of choice. It's about to show it's metal on those dem cols. Or not.The morning will tell.


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What a great page, thanks for posting that up.

Lots of cool drillium!


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
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prendrefeu wrote:
Yeah, so?
Put some drops on that sucker, it's hella aero.
Downhill race, it's a total winner.


That downhill better be straight or it's like moto GP

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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
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madcow wrote:
who by the way happens to be selling off most of his collection.


Could I please have his e-mail?

I'm looking for an old school, old's cool build!


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:17 pm 
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stella-azzurra wrote:
The Bowden Spacelander

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GET ONE!!:

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=bow ... &_osacat=0


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 Post subject: Re: vintage weenies
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$42,000 ???

Is that a joke? :lol:

For $42kUS someone could build a CF version of the same thing, lighter, more up-to-date specs and completely custom.

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