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PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:34 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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Just been having a root around in the shed, and I've realized I have enough bits to make an entire bike :lol: :oops:

So we have:
- 2005 S-Works Stumpy FSR frame, blue/grey anodised + BETD linkage to adjust travel between 120/150mm.
- Magura Phaon forks - 85-125mm adjustable.
- Mavic Crossland wheels + variety of tyres (to many really, I must sell some!)
- Blue anodised Superstar headset.
- Gold Hope seatclamp.
- 1st generation Maverick Speedball seatpost + remote.
- XT gears + shifters (though I may go 1x9 on this as I have a Roox SS chain device) - I do have an XTR M960 rear mech too.
- Azonic Equalizer stem...or...RaceFace Evolve stem.
- Easton EA30 riser bars...or...RaceFace Next carbon risers.
- Hayes Stroker Trail discs brakes.
- Flite kevlar saddle.
- Shimano Un52 BB
- RPM cranks + Custom CNC SS ring (if I go 1x9 anyway) - otherwise some RF evolve cranks.
- Crank Bros Mallets.

So, 2 weeks Easter holidays await (perks of teaching :D )

I'll take some photos when it's going together.


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:37 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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Here we go.......
Built up last night and today.
The only bit I had to actually go out and buy was a gear cable.
So the entire build cost me exactly £2.99 (well obviously a lot more :lol: but that doesn't count as real money as I spent it ages ago...uh, yeah that's what I tell myself anyway!)

Cutting the Magura Phaon Steerer to size:
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Dusted off the frame and fitted Maguras, headset, stem and bars:
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Finished and up the garden:
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And an hour later out on it's first ride as a rebuilt bike.
I did a rather nice 16 mile loop that takes in lots of woody singletrack and some downhill/freeride type runs.
I'd forgotten what a nice handling bike this is, especially wih the BETD link giving an extra 30mm of travel and stiffening up the rear end.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:46 am 
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Love parts Bin specials

I really like this frame too. I think it's what I want next.

Well done


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:20 pm 
South West Deputy AEC
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Yeah. they're good solid frames. The next year they went on to the Brain technology, which adds unnecessary complication IMHO.
Definitely worth upgrading the linkage to the BETD one too, really makes a difference to the ride - adjustable travel. plusher, raises the BB and stiffens the rear end noticeably.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:22 am 
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I really like it. If you fancy doubling your money I'll pop over with the cash tonight!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:33 pm 
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coomber wrote:
I really like it. If you fancy doubling your money I'll pop over with the cash tonight!


:lol: :lol:

parts bin special my a** :shock: 8) :P :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 8:52 am 
South West Deputy AEC
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Well yes, I did use the nicer end of the spare parts spectrum :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:21 pm 
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Nice liking bike there matey


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