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It's that time of year again for me, I need a new parts spec.(except for these)

Old 12-11-03, 04:59 AM
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It's that time of year again for me, I need a new parts spec.(except for these)

That's right, it is not too often you see me ask questions on stuff, but I decided to let you guys decide the parts list.

Wheelset-AtomLabs Trail Pimps
Fork-2004 Marzocchi Z1 Freeride
Rear shock:
Seatpost:Thompson, (I don't want a leadsled of a slalom bike this year)
Crankset:
Drivetrain:Shifter & Rear deraillieur:Sram X.9
Chain Guide and Bashring:
Brakes:Hopes
Pedals:
Tires:
Saddle:
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If this is your slalom bike and you want it light why go with trail pimps?
Also, may be think about an Easton carbon seat poast and bars.

As for tires, it would depend on the course you will be riding. If it is hard pack and no loose stuff then I would say either the Maxxis Highroller semi-slick or even the Lopes tire (has a bit more grip and still rolls well).

Pedals, do you like flats or clipless? You get better acceleration with clipless but some people do not like being conected to the bike when hitting the jumps.

As for a seat, since you want to keep it light and it is only a slalom bike I would say get a Sella Italia SLR.

For cranks, I say the new XTR since you want to stay light or perhaps some FSA carbons.

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