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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:38 pm 
Devout Dirtbag
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Location: Oop North
Continuing my quest for the perfect hardtail that I actually want to ride;
I bought this in a sorry state with some monstrous triple clamps and a huge big bum saddle, after a bit of fettling, some amber walls and tlc I'm rather pleased with the result :)

Frame: project Endorphin thermobrid carbon fiber (fibre)

Fork: Manitiou SX carbon

Headset: tioga
Stem: kore
Handlebar: scott 170g
Grips: ritchey white

Brakes: XTR 950 front Xt 870 rear

Shifters: LX
Front Derailleur: LX
Rear Derailleur: LX

Cassette: SLX 11-28 230g!
Chain: XT
Cranks: LX

Hub Skewers: XT
Rims: mavic XC
Hubs: XT
Spokes: dt
Tyres: IRC mythos xc wire
Tubes: wtb lite

Saddle: scott usa
Seatpost: thomson elite
Seatpost Binder: carbon wider clamp

Weight: 11.0kg (25.5lb)

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 2:01 pm 
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Location: Atherton, Manchester
Lovely bikes, My dads got a mint condition yellow one that's mine when he tires of it 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:49 pm 
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Location: England
Nice bike, wanted one of those ever since I saw one at the bike show in Olympia in the 90s.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:01 pm 
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only really nice looking bike scott ever made, ditch that ugly kore unit for something a bit more racier or flip it:-) it deserves some xtr to that lovely frame and fork!


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:15 pm 
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man that is soooo nice.i realy want one of theese frames


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:55 pm 
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I like that.

Bright, but nice.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:33 am 
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I like that. I would stick a thomson stem on it though, but looks sweet 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:41 am 
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interesting rear stays.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:49 pm 
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i hope you bought it for a great price if it had tripple clamps on it..... :shock: great bike though :D


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:32 pm 
Devout Dirtbag
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thanks for the comments guys 8)
I paid 175 for it and got the carbon manitous for another 40.
Not a great bargain but I'm happy!

On the lookout for a tasteful thomson stem now, cheers for the advice


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