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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:30 am 
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Here's my new toy. Fresh out of the first container for the Season & 'pimped' with a brand new XTR 2x10 groupset. Went all-out on this one, including building a well-wicked set of hoops to finish it off:

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Frame: Avanti Vapour 3, medium. 6061 T6 butted alloy. 4" travel via 4-bar linkage. Fox RP23 high volume shock with 2" stroke (2:1 actuation ratio). Integrated headtube, direct mount FD.

Fork: Fox 32 Float RLC FIT 100mm Travel, Compression, Rebound Adjust & Lockout

Headset: FSA integrated 1 1/8"
Stem: Easton EA70
Handlebar: Easton EC70 flat bar 700mm width
Grips: Zero lock-on

Brakes: M988 XTR Trail
Brake Pads: M988 finned pads
Brake Hoses: Shimano SM-BH90 'high power' hydraulic lines
Brake Levers: M988 XTR Trail with Servowave (Yep, Servowave is back!)
Rotors: RT-97 XTR Ice Tech 160mm F & R

Shifters: M980 2x10
Front Derailleur: M986 2 ring direct mount
Rear Derailleur: M985 mid-cage
Derailleur Cables: XTR
Cassette: M980 11-34 10 speed
Chain: M980 10 speed
Cranks: M985 XTR, low Q-factor
Chainrings: M980 28/40 10- speed
Chainring bolts: XTR alloy
Bottom Bracket: M980 cartridge
Pedals: M959 (M985's on the Xmas wish list...)

Hub Skewers: M980 XTR
Rims: DT Swiss XR 4.2D (400g), 32h white
Hubs: M985 XTR, 32h, splined rotor
Nipples: DT Swiss 14g alloy, blue
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition, black
Tyres: Kenda Karma, 2.2 folding
Tubes: Kenda Superlite presta

Saddle: Zero Zealth Team, leather cover & Ti rails
Seatpost: Alloy 30.9 (Thomsom lay-back on the way...)
Seatpost Binder: Kalloy 35mm, black ano

Weight: 11.1kg

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:32 pm 
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Oo er. Lovely that.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 12:13 am 
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dan_bo wrote:
Oo er. Lovely that.


Cheers. I'm sure it's not to the liking of 99% of the retro-grouches on here but it's got my motor running!... :twisted:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:00 am 
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Looks a peach fella. Good weight and classy looking components.


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