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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:34 pm 
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Location: South Wales
This is my wife's new bike, bought off mr_ship on here. Had a few spare £ notes after my recent XCR purchase only cost half of what I expected, so..........impulse buy. For once it turned out great.

Described in the Ad as being in good condition, in all honesty I'd describe it as Excellent or even better. Cheers Richard the other half's well happy with it.

Now I've got to try and persuade her to use it :wink: even when it's raining :)

Here's the pics, spec below.




Size: Small
Frame Tubing Material: Specialized A1 aluminum
Fork Brand & Model: Answer Manitou SX, 3.15" travel
Fork Material: Aluminum/magnesium, triple-clamp crown
Rear Shock: Fox Air Vanilla Float, 3.0" travel

Brakeset: Avid 1D-25 brakes, Avid SD-1.9 L levers
Shift Levers: Shimano Deore XT RapidFire SL
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT top-swing, bottom bracket mount
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR SGS
Crankset: Specialized ForeArm Pro, 22/32/44 teeth
Pedals: Specialized Comp clipless
Bottom Bracket: Specialized Elite, 110mm spindle
BB Shell Width: 73mm English
Rear Cassette: 9-speed, 11 - 32 teeth
Chain: Shimano CN-HG72, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost: Ritchey Expert, 30.9mm diameter
Saddle: Specialized Carbotech C
Handlebar: Blue X-Lite XC
Handlebar Stem: Specialized A-1
Headset: Specialized Headfirst Comp

Hubs: Specialized STOUT
Rims: Mavic X221, 32-hole
Spoke Brand: DT stainless steel, 1.8mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples: Alloy nipples

Last edited by Gadro on Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 7:16 pm 
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pretty bike :) may i ask how much it cost? i wouldn't mind building up something similar myself!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:21 pm 
BoTM Winner / Gold Trader / Rider
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Location: Cumbria
No problem mate, glad she likes it :)

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:34 pm 
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Location: kettering, northants
very nice...I had the ground control fsr in the same colour....still miss it now, kept having to buy the top shock bolt as mine kept snapping :shock:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:11 pm 
BoTM Winner / PoTM Winner
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You not change the stickers :shock: ?

:lol: :mrgreen:

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