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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 7:05 pm 
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Thank you very much. Those are exactly what I was looking for.

I'm hoping there isn't too much of a problem but I won't know til next tuesday as the bike shop has the bike at the moment

Thanks again..


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 7:06 pm 
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no worries glad to be of service to a fellow FSR owner :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 8:22 pm 
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fitted a pair of Pace RC38 Airforce LT +LO
didn't have chance to give it a ride out yet though :(

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:33 pm 
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now got some new wheels on, and an M960 RM
this is the result on my crappy scales :lol:
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i'll get some pics of how it looks when i take it out ;)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:27 am 
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watching this with interest, some nice builds through its various guises.

How do you find it runs with reasonably long travel forks on an older frame, is the geometry still ok?

Always liked the look of these.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:34 pm 
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not noticed alot of difference in the handling to be honest.
except that it has become alot more able to handle anything i throw at it :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:54 pm 
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Frame: 1998 Specialized Ground Control FSR

Fork: 2005 Pace RC38 Airforce LT +LO
Rear Shock Unit: Fox Float R
Headset: Chris King
Stem: Specialized A1
Handlebar: RaceFace Air Alloy
Grips: Concept Lock-ons
Barends: N/A

Brakes: XTR M965 calipers
Brake Pads: XTR
Brake Cables: XTR
Brake Levers: (Front) XTR M965, (Rear) LX M585 Both Dual Control

Shifters: (Front) XTR M965, (Rear) LX M585 Both Dual Control
Front Derailleur: XTR M960
Rear Derailleur: XTR M960
Derailleur Cables: Generic
Cassette: XT M760
Chain: HG73
Cranks: RaceFace Northshore DH
Crank Bolts: Token
Chainrings: RaceFace
Chainring bolts: RaceFace
Bottom Bracket: Token
Pedals: XTR M959

Hub Skewers: Hope
Rims: Bontrager Race Lites (tubeless)
Hubs: Bontrager Race Lites
Nipples: Bontrager
Spokes: Bontrager
Tyres: (Front) WTB Velociraptor / (Rear) Bronx knobby knick
Tubes: Tubeless

Saddle: Recovered WTB SST
Seatpost: Thomson Elite layback 27.2mm dia
Seatpost Binder: Hope

Weight: 28.99lbs / 13.1kgs


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:42 pm 
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Love it, that looks great. I managed to loose a shed load of weight on mine as well. The low end bikes used the same frame as the top end bikes costing nearly twice as much. I'm on my second rebuild in twelve years and i've managed to get the weight down to just shy of 12kg from a hernia inducing 14.9kg.........but as the saying goes lbs=£s :(


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:38 am 
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Just curious what rear shock you have? Is it just the standard fox float r 165mm i2i?
Just hoping to pick one up & fix that RS shock for something better finally!


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:38 am 
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maka_tak wrote:
Just curious what rear shock you have? Is it just the standard fox float r 165mm i2i?
Just hoping to pick one up & fix that RS shock for something better finally!


Yup 165mm i2i Fox Float R.


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