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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:22 am 
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TheBear1978 wrote:
RickTheUncivil wrote:
I'm in the shed tomorrow, will get some photos for you


Cheers, see you also have an F8, have you any idea on correct BB axle length for an F8 frame running Middleburn RS7 cranks?


The RS3 according to my Pace owners manual takes a 107mm bottom bracket. The RS7 Cranks basically are an updated version of the RS3 - middleburn redesigned the spider attachments from tiny bolts on the 3 to the lock ring on the 7.

I ran RS3s on my RC300 for some years but swapped over to Isis Turbines in an attempt to cure the usual Pace BB creak.


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:30 am 
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porschenut911 wrote:
TheBear1978 wrote:
RickTheUncivil wrote:
I'm in the shed tomorrow, will get some photos for you


Cheers, see you also have an F8, have you any idea on correct BB axle length for an F8 frame running Middleburn RS7 cranks?


The RS3 according to my Pace owners manual takes a 107mm bottom bracket. The RS7 Cranks basically are an updated version of the RS3 - middleburn redesigned the spider attachments from tiny bolts on the 3 to the lock ring on the 7.

I ran RS3s on my RC300 for some years but swapped over to Isis Turbines in an attempt to cure the usual Pace BB creak.


Yeah, which version manual was that from though, the F6 ?

Same manual is available online and has following listed:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:34 am 
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2002 RC300 which identical to the rc200f8, but a bit better :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:37 am 
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porschenut911 wrote:
2002 RC300 which identical to the rc200f8, but a bit better :lol:


So should be fine with 115mm then, at end if day a little extra clearance isn't going to hurt.


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 6:33 pm 
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Forks fully serviced and arrived, final few parts now sourced, just waiting for shifters and tyres to arrive then it's on with the build whilst I am away with work for three weeks, final spec should end up like this:

Frame: RC200F8 2002
Forks: 2006 RC39
Headset: Hope 1 1/8" aheadset in black
Stem: Pace RC45 100mm in black
Bars/Ends: Easton carbon Monkey Lite bars with X-Lite Stubby Pro ends in black
Saddle: Flite titanium (original)
Seatpost: Syncros (original) alloy inline 425mm in black
Brakes: Hope Mini with 180/160mm discs (in black)
Shifters: XTR M970
Front mech: XTR M960 bottom-pull
Rear mech: XTR M952 long-cage
Cassette: XTR M970 9 spd
Chainset: Middleburn RS7 with 22t/32t/44t Middleburn XTR hardcoat rings
Bottom bracket: Royce titanium 115mm
Pedals: Victor VP102 SPD in silver
Rims: WTB Speed disc in black
Hubs: Hope Pro2 in black
Skewers: Hope
Tyres: Brand-new Panaracer Dart/Smoke skinwall/black
Grips: Ritchey Truegrip WCS in black

There will be couple more bits left over from the build (other than what I have already listed on the >1998 section) which I will list in due course once she is collected. Separate insurance policy also sorted.

Can't wait tbh !


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