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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:02 am 
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My mystery titanium frame...

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=963916

... now built up as "Titanium Spinglespeed" 8) .

Found a set of NOS X-Lite decals to doll it up with (sorry, purists! :oops: ), but it does have X-Lite components, along with some other nice British stuff from Hope, Pace, Middleburn and USE.

Frame: Mystery Titanium
Fork: Pace RC31 Carbon
Headset: Chris King NoThreadset with Titanium spacer
Top Cap: X-Lite with Titanium bolt
Stem: J&L Titanium
Bars: J&L Titanium
Bar Ends: X-Lite Alto Pro II (pewter) with Titanium bolts
Grips: WTB
Brake Levers: Shimano XTR M950
Brakes: Shimano XTR M952 with Titanium bolts
Cables: Nokon
Seatclamp: Hope with Titanium bolt
Seatpost: USE Alien Titanium
Saddle: Flite TT Titanium
Pedals: Time ATAC Titanium
Bottom Bracket: Hope Titanium
Cranks: Middleburn RS8
Chainring: Middleburn Uno 34T 1/8"
Chain: KMC X710 1/8"
Cog / Spacers / Lockring: Superstar Components (wide) 18T
Tensioner: Surly Singleator with Titanium jockey bolt
Skewers: Unbranded Titanium Allen key fitting
Wheels: Spin with Titanium cassette body
Tyres: Continental F: Mountain King 2.2 Supersonic, R: Mountain King 2.0
Tubes: Continental
Weight: 8.8 kg


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:03 am 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:45 pm 
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Nice, I like that


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:42 am 
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look here for some research on ti frames whit hols in the drop outs:

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=88125

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=90183


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:01 pm 
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mmmm.....yes! that looks good,not enough titanium used in the build tho!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:28 pm 
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love it :shock: :D


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:00 pm 
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Saw this in the BOTM comp.

I am sure I have a magazine with one of these frames in.

I shall have a look :D

BTW very cool :-)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:30 pm 
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:D i like it too 8)


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:46 pm 
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This is the pic & details I have.

Excuse the quality - no scanner at present so had to take a picture from the magazine.

Appeared in a May 1996 MBUK:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:50 pm 
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Edit .... Cannot see your pics may also be a Titanium Red frame:

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