Join Date: Feb 2008
Bikes: trek 820, k2 attack frame
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New bike build, suggestions, comments ?
Well Ive got a pretty good idea of what parts im going to use to put my new bike together, Im doing sort of a budget build, sourcing parts from ebay etc. I was wonder on a few parts what you guys think or if what im doing sounds pretty good. Im not racing this thing or doing 15 ft drops so i dont need to best lightest stuff out there, its going to be heavy anyways from the frame i bought. but it goes as follows.
Frame: 05 k2 attack 2.0 w/ manitou s-type srl rear shock
Fork: rockshox revelation 426 w/ uturn
sram x7 shifters and rear delrailer, probably sram pg970 cassette
Not sure about my crankset yet,thinking truativ or raceface, something not out of this world
brakes: avid juicy 3s
For wheels im relaly up in the air about, not sure whats out there for a decent price
and also tires, I mean i read about some names here and there but id be taking a stab in the dark. I ride in a lot of sandy conditions because of florida, so maybe that would help.
And stem and handlebars ill decide , thinking easton ea30 stuff.
I think thats about it, any help would be appreciated. if something wont work point it out to me!