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PostPosted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:36 pm 
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New frame arrival from across the pond 8) Many thanks to Mike for the frame and all the other bits :D

Did a 'quick' build today with M950/2 kit and a bit of mango ;)

Firstly with mango clamp and modern rubber on xtr wheels with black spokes and rims......

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And then silver clamp and more 'period correct' rubber on xtr wheels with silver spokes and rims......

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Spec:

Frame: 18" Moots YBB (2000 yr)

Fork: SID Race :oops:

Headset: King No-threadset
Stem: Moots
Handlebar: Azonic Riser
Grips: Yeti

Brakes: M952
Brake Pads: xtr
Brake Cables: xtr
Brake Levers: M950

Shifters: M952
Front Derailleur: M952
Rear Derailleur: M950
Derailleur Cables: xtr
Cassette: M952
Chain: Yes
Cranks: M952
Crank Bolts: xtr
Chainrings: xtr
Chainring bolts: xtr
Bottom Bracket: M950
Pedals: Onza HO Ti

Hub Skewers: M950
Rims: Mavic 517
Hubs: M950
Nipples: Alloy
Spokes: DB Stainless
Tyres: Continental Vertical Pro 2.3
Tubes: Yes

Saddle: Flite Ti
Seatpost: Moots
Seatpost Binder:
Bottle cage: King Ti

Weight: Just under 24lb

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Thoughts welcome as ever ;)

Cheers


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:07 pm 
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superb, by far the best welds on any Ti bike i have owned.........id have another moots if i could find one.

both builds look superb.


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Looks amazing as always..

How long until it goes? :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:46 am 
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saltyman wrote:
superb, by far the best welds on any Ti bike i have owned.........id have another moots if i could find one.

both builds look superb.


8) ta


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 1:48 am 
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mikeekim89 wrote:
Looks amazing as always..

How long until it goes? :wink:


Thanks very much :D

What are you saying? :? - I hope to keep it - as I did with the King Kahuna :roll: but you never know ;) :lol:


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lovely 8)

It's close but I think I prefer the all mango black wheeled build.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:17 am 
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Thats mootiful :) dare I say it the stem looks a bit bulky for the build?


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kaiser wrote:
Thats mootiful :) dare I say it the stem looks a bit bulky for the build?


Yeah, know what you mean about the stem, I kinda thought the same :? but moots stem on moots frame ;)

No doubt I'll re-build it anyway - I'd like to put it on a diet ;) :lol:

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dendy wrote:
lovely 8)

It's close but I think I prefer the all mango black wheeled build.


Thanks :)

I'll have to see how it 'evolves' ;)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 10:45 am 
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8) 8) Loverly bike Martin,,, and I can see this is 'evolving' quite nicely,, be interested to see where you go with this one.. :)

Keep up the good work.. :)


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