The IF is almost done, it was out on it's first proper ride today and worked a charm. One or 2 more rides to decide on the final steerer length and that is about it.
Here's the pictures of how it turned out with the new brakes and wheels plus the U.S.E. finishing kit. Some of that was sourced on this forum, you might reckognise your bits, Thanks! All in weight as pictured 9.06kg, will get below the 9 mark when I lose the innertubes fitted.
Frame: Independent Fabrication Steel Deluxe 29er FLW
Forks: Niner Carbon in black King Sotto Voce
Rear der & shifter: SRAM X9 10v
Brakes: SRAM XX World Cup with HS2 rotors 160mm
Cockpit: USE Race, Ritchey WCS carbon 10D, ODI Ruffians
Seating: U.S.E. carbon Pro saddle, Sumo aluminium post and clamp
Cranks: Race Face Turbines, 38t Blackspire Mono Veloce,
Bracket: American Classic, Venhill Ti bolts Pedals: WTB Stealth
Cassette & chain: Recon Titanium, SRAM 10v, no guide
Wheels: Hope Pro II EVO on Chinese carbon rims, Sapim spokes
Rocket Ron 2.25s and Michelin latex inner tubes
Extra's: U.S.E. Spinstix en Space R's, Blackburn Swerve cage
"It takes knobby balls to ride a pink Bike"
Common sense was never common
28h silver rear Suntour hub
32h Ritchey champagne WCS front hub