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 Post subject: Solid Soul
PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:33 am 
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Hi All

My first proper foray into 'modern' bikes, though I say modern with a bit of tongue in cheek as it probably has far more in common with the post 97' era than the modern, I bought the frame from Veedubba collected a few 'cheap' parts and stole the rest off of my Santa Cruz :D

Frame: 2006 Cotic Soul 853

Fork: Salsa Cromoto 425mm A-C

Headset: Hope Silver (Enduro ?)
Stem: Hope XC 90mm x 10deg Black with Golt Ti bolts
Handlebar: X-lite pro Ti Gunmetal caps
Grips: DMR Lock-on Black/White

Brakes: Avid BB7
Brake Cables: Jagwire XTR Grey
Brake Levers: Avid SD Ti

Shifters: Gripshift 9.0sl
Front Derailleur: XTR 951 (Ti bolts)
Rear Derailleur: Sram X9 White 10 speed (Converted to 9 Speed)
Derailleur Cables: Jagwire XTR Grey
Cassette: Sram 980 (Black alloy lock ring)
Chain: Sram
Cranks: Middleburn RS8
Crank Bolts: Syncros Ti (with generic silver collars)
Chainrings: Middleburn Hardcote 46/36/24
Chainring bolts: Gold Alloy
Bottom Bracket: Raceface Real seal Cr-Mo
Pedals: DMR V8

Hub Skewers: Control tech Black bolt-on
Rims: Front Black Mavic XC717, Rear Black Mavic XM119 disc
Hubs: Hope XC Silver Ti freehub
Nipples: Brass
Spokes: SS Butted
Tyres: Charge Splashback 2.1 folding
Tubes: Yes

Saddle: WTB SST-K Manganese rail
Seatpost: WTB CXC 6061
Seatpost Binder: Hope Silver

Weight: TBC

Not managed to take it for a ride yet as the brakes need to be tweaked :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Solid Soul
PostPosted: Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:27 pm 
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Loving this, I'm tempted to do the same to my Soul. Be interested to hear how it rides?


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 Post subject: Re: Solid Soul
PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 1:59 am 
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I took it for it's first ride today it felt good.................................. But not as zingy as I hoped it would be, compared to my Dyna-Tech Diablo :roll:


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 Post subject: Re: Solid Soul
PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:46 am 
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Looks really nice. Personally i would put some Rebas on but otherwise this is pretty spot on. What size is it out of interest?


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