Mountain Biking - New toy
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06-03-03, 08:33 AM
I simply cannot wait to build this up.
06-03-03, 08:38 AM
That's a sweet book! I love hardbacks!
But, how do you build up a book? Change the binding? What?
What book is it? Who's the author?
Oh wait, you mean the frame. Oh yeah, it's nice too!
06-03-03, 10:41 AM
Gee! I like the picture of the cowboy, too.
OK. So, details. How you gonna build her up? What fork? Rims? Hubs? Tires? Crankset? Are you going to use a chain tensioner?
Enquiring minds want to know!
06-03-03, 11:04 AM
I had the previous frame built up as a single, but I think I'll gear this one.
I have ordered a Manitou Black Elite 80/100 fork. The old drivetrain will go on: 2x9, XTR front mech and cassette, SRAM 9.0sl rear mech and shifters, race face cranks, race face ti bb.
Avid mechanical discs will handle stopping duties and I think I'll put on a set of the Crossmax XL disc wheels.
06-03-03, 12:01 PM
What's your goal weight (bike)? Looks to be LIGHT! I'd like to give it a try - but the big technical rocks keep calling me to the DARK hefty travel side...
06-03-03, 12:38 PM
I am your father.....give in to the DARK side!!!!! huuuuuuuhhhhhhh, huuuuuuuuhhhhhhh!
06-03-03, 03:04 PM
too bad it's not a newsboy, though. those things looked about as cool as a bike could get.
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