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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:51 am 
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I stay away from Lindum hill. Binned it off my BMX and got badly smashed up a few months back :cry:
I know the quarry you mean. I've no time with work as of yet so it's Sunday or nowt run for me. Spec to follow but I think she's done?!

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What cranks are they? I think a black stem and post would look better.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:33 pm 
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Black? Nah... so 2005 :lol:

Spec as follows:

Frame: Orange 5 2011
Fork: Maverick SC32

Headset: Hope
Stem: Thomson 50mm
Handlebar: X-lite XC risers
Grips: Ritchey WCS foam lock ons

Brakes: XTR - Goodridge braided hoses

Shifters: Shimano 9spd powering 2x9
Front Derailleur: XT
Rear Derailleur: XTR
Cassette: XTR
Chain: Sram
Cranks: XTR
Chainrings: Middleburn
Bottom Bracket: XTR
Pedals: Egg Beaters or Shimano DX

Hub Skewers: Hope ti
Rims: Mavic 317
Hubs: Hope pro2's
Nipples: I like nipples (girls only pls)
Front hub: Maverick spec for fork
Tyres: Conti Speedking 2.1's

Saddle: Charge spoon
Seatpost: Thomson (may change for a layback?)
Binder: Hope with Fizik gunk thing

Blue ano X-lite aheadset cap (as per my last 7 builds )
Really looking forward to giving it some hammer this weekend :D


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:43 pm 
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Oh the brakes are great! I've had a few of this gen of XTR and they are all belting. Some floaty discs are poss on the cards but the big pig irons i have, have loads of stop in them.
Have been on the look out for some fox 140mm but i agree these Maverick look the nuts on this. Will see how they perform on the trail and compliment the rear. Its a strange sensation to get used to but i'm loving it!


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 9:41 pm 
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First (proper) ride today...

Awesome and confidence inspiring. Dropped the seat post for some downhill and twas crap. Popped it back up and was awesome again!
Super happy with my first full susser :D


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 12:28 am 
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So bike was crap at dh with seat down or dh was crap with seat down?


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Bike was great. I found with the post wound down i was hanging off the back, little feel. Post up i could use the seat to help direct the bike and get some feel from the shock. Its all a learning game for me :D

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I thought as much. Massive difference there. Nice to hear you are enjoying it though.


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Still very happy! Only change is a Thomson layback. New bars and poss stem soon.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:15 am 
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looks awesome buddy!!! :D


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