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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:47 pm 
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No name suspension frame with some decent kit. I was only after the forks and rear shock when I saw the Chris king and Thomson bits :)

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:51 pm 
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Yeah, i was thinking about this, hopefully everything is not stuck.

I thought it looked like a AMP rear, mongoose maybe?

Did the wedge come with the stem? and the top cover for the headset? as they made me think twice about going for it.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:53 pm 
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True it might just be a bag of bits but I was looking to pay half of that for just a Thomson stem or the Float rear shock....

Looks like the Thomson seat post clamp too


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:41 pm 
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It's a Titus Racer X.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:51 pm 
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Ah brilliant thanks, seems they get some good write ups - good for XC and pedal well, if a bit heavy at 3kg


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:09 am 
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Any thoughts on the year? 2000/01??


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:54 am 
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So finally found which neighbour was custodian of the parcel and collected it..

BB threads and seatpost look fine, front mech is XT which wasn’t clear in the ad. The Chris King upper race is notchy and has some white marks on the headset cup. Rear Shock looks mint and the fronts operate smoothly (manitou elite?). Oddly it came with a 105 rear mech.
All in all a nice frame but I doubt I’ll use the frame, still it’s a great looker for the wall :)
And a good price too

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:43 pm 
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Er.. If you're not planning on using the frame, any chance you could PM some details on it if you're interested in moving it on?

Cheers!


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Worth following the Chris King service guidelines for the headset, basically flush and re-grease. Details are on their website.

https://chrisking.com/blogs/news/how-to ... g-bearings


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:08 pm 
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davidj wrote:
Worth following the Chris King service guidelines for the headset, basically flush and re-grease. Details are on their website.

https://chrisking.com/blogs/news/how-to ... g-bearings

Cheers I just found that, a good read! Will try this


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