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 Post subject: Rock Lobster Specs
PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:50 pm 
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Hi all , nearly got all my bits together now ,so here goes wiv the specs

Frame ,1999 Paul Sadoff Rock Lobster 19" , Bonty rear triangle , Breeze drop outs .

Forks , 1999 NOS Marzocchi Z2 Bam , red, Easton steerer tube or Z2 Superflys of the same year .

Wheels , Mavi 517 anno red / hope xc disc anno red d/b spokes .
Panaracer fire xc 1.8

Drivetrain Shimano XTR 952 Front mech
Shimano XTR 952 Rapid rise rear mech
Shimano XT 8spd rapid fires
Shimano XT 8spd casette
Shimano XTR cables
Race Face Turbine chain set
Race Face Taperlock b/b
X-Lite crank bolts red anno
KMC chain

Brakes Hope xc4 calipers
Hope 160 mm rotors
Hope Sport levers .
Brake Therapy rear torsion bar
or
Shimano XTR 952 V's
Avid Speed Dial levers
Shimano XTR cable set

Finishing kit Ringle Zooka 130mm 10degree rise stem red
Ringle Moby seat post red
Xlite ti straight bars
Flite ti
King threadless headset red
hope seat collar red
Loads of anno red alu bolts
So there it is let me know what ya think .
Cheers ,
Pete .


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 Post subject: Sadoff
PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:56 am 
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Please don't go with the Hope (less) brakes, stick to V's. it will spoil the build and Hope brakes are total garbage anyway, they always always drag after a few rides, only the early closed systems were good.
Can't wait to see it built.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:43 am 
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beautiful frame. i've got a tiwan 853 version but would love a real PS one. let us know once you've built it up and i'll pop back for a look


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 Post subject: Re: Sadoff
PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:43 pm 
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Wold Ranger wrote:
Please don't go with the Hope (less) brakes, stick to V's. it will spoil the build and Hope brakes are total garbage anyway, they always always drag after a few rides, only the early closed systems were good.
Can't wait to see it built.


Agree, brake adapter is fugly as well...may spoil the build!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:12 pm 
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i second the above, v's will much better on this.


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