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 Post subject: '98 Stumpy M2 Winterized
PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:36 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Sat Aug 07, 2010 7:55 pm
Posts: 37
Location: Bucks
Just finished getting my Dew Green Stumpy ready for (the rest of) winter...After a quick spin out with my eldest it feels good... all that's left to do is re-introduce it to the mud :-)

98 Stumpy M2 18"
Manitou Black Elite 80/100
Thomson Elite stem
Easton MonkeyLites w/ Yeti grips
Ritchey Logic headset.
USE Alien Alu post
Terry Fly saddle ... got the same on both my bikes good weight and super comfy.
CrossMax UST (2001) w/ StormControl 2.0 2Bliss and a sqirt of Bontrager sealant
Ti SpinStix
Avid SingleDigit Ti's front and back
Paul Love Levers
Gore Ride-on Brake and Gear cables.
XTR M952 rear mech and shifter
XT M772 cassette (11-32)
SRAM 992 chain
Raceface Turbine square-taper w 32t RF ring and NOS DMR RingThing and a "bodged" N-Gear JumpStop (couldn't get a 34.9mm)
BB (Original, I think...possibly an XT upgrade in 2000)
Ritchey clipless pedal (Original)

Bathroom scales put the weight at 23.6Lb / 10.7Kg



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:24 pm 
Retro Guru
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Joined: Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:24 pm
Posts: 832
Location: Wales, United Kingdom

I love me a workhorse Specialized, especially a Stumpy :). I'm really jones'ing for an M2 from this era, I remember longingly looking at them in the window of my LBS *ahhhh..memories, eh?*

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 8:11 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider

Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:33 am
Posts: 3219
Location: Riding my Woodsie.
Nice spec. Pauls, Avid Ti, XTR.......... 8)

And these M2 frame are well deserving of it too.

Very nice.

Not entirely sure about the forks though! :oops: What travel they running at?

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:46 pm 

Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:15 pm
Posts: 1075
If you EVER sell it, Im VERY intrested in the frame!

PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 1:04 am 
Old School Grand Master
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Joined: Wed May 08, 2013 1:31 am
Posts: 3469
Location: Stockport ..
Those frames look sooo retro yet modern :? but when their specced well they just look amazing 8) ..

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