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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:23 am 
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Uber lightweight 17" magnessium frame, together with seatpost clamp & gear hanger weighs just 1400gms.
Some chainsuck & paint chip on seat tube where my battery pack banged against it, otherwise good condition, takes a 73mm bottom bracket - all geometry can be found here http://www.mgbiker.20m.com/mtb.htm

Sod it gonna keep it & build an uber weight weenie to ride until it breaks :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:16 pm 
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These are amazing - soooooo light! Got one here half built, was 2lb13oz on my scales 8)
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Just a warning though - use a proper 31.0 post or shim, otherwise it will crack! :shock:

Really good to see another one still going strong :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:06 pm 
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Just a warning though - use a proper 31.0 post or shim, otherwise it will crack!


I'll second that - I actually used a 30.9mm I beam seat post on this one, but have since used that seatpost on another bike.

I also now have a 19" disc brake version, although that is a weighty 1.6kg :D Will post up some pics once I've finished the rebuild.


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Just a warning though - use a proper 31.0 post or shim, otherwise it will crack!


I'll second that - I actually used a 30.9mm I beam seat post on this one, but have since used that seatpost on another bike.

I also now have a 19" disc brake version, although that is a weighty 1.6kg :D Will post up some pics once I've finished the rebuild.


Cool, love to see it at a National too... :wink: :D


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Where are all the weight weenies hiding...? :shock: :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:58 pm 
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Price drop / swap bumpage :)

Looking for a 15" hardtail frame to build up a hybrid for a friend.

Thanks


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:shock: how much does that weigh :shock: lighter thsn my scott in 15 inch size.... :shock:

reckon it would break if i had it....... :oops: :cry:


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:shock: how much does that weigh :shock: lighter thsn my scott in 15 inch size.... :shock:

reckon it would break if i had it....... :oops: :cry:


Hope not - this fat lad just built one! Feels amazing, the mag just soaks up all the sharp edges, a bit like you're floating :? :D

Think it might be my Mayhem bike...


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Weight with just gearhanger (no seat clamp) 1330g :D

If no takers I'll be forced to rebuild it as my weight weenie friend :?


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Weight with just gearhanger (no seat clamp) 1330g :D

If no takers I'll be forced to rebuild it as my weight weenie friend :?


It's perfect for the job! Let us know the plans once you have them - mine's all done bar replacing the bent :roll: forks now (sorted a pair, just need collecting) 8)


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