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PostPosted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:18 am 
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Yes. They are that good. Mines on here somewhere, they are heavy, but weirdly don't ride heavy. Anyone tried one with 470 forks on? fancy speeding the handling on mine up a bit as well as loseing some weight.


I ran Exotic Carbon jobbies on mine for a while but went back to the original steelies as they suited the frame and vice vesa.

Here it is with the carbon forks
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They were OK but not really an improvement over the orignals.

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And here it is prior to moving it on :cry:


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White industries eno cranks, pauls hubs, BB7's with pauls levers, thomson posts and stem in silver, maybe a surly torsion bar, brooks saddle, fat rims like the velocity P35.


Thanks, that sounds good. Not sure all those Pauls goodies are within budget :oops: But it's a good start...


Or Middleburn RS7 cranks / Uno chainring and Hope Pro2 hubs (trials/SS rear)?
If you want to go for the silver look, Magura Marta SL's would be a good choice, if you can find any.


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Mine was predominantly a silver build:

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Updated as I've made some decisions.

Trying to get my head round all this modern stuff!

Any ideas, experience or suggestions welcome :)

Stupidly excited about getting a new bike :shock: :D :D :D :D


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Sounds good :) like the look of the ritchey classic stuff, should go well. The only thing I'd change is the SLX brakes, to modern hi techy a look IMO.


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Sounds good :) like the look of the ritchey classic stuff, should go well. The only thing I'd change is the SLX brakes, to modern hi techy a look IMO.


I know what you mean but I don't have any other ideas in that price range :(
I actually wanted Hope Tech M4s but I don't have the cash :oops:
Do you have any suggestions?


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Still think the BB7's could be a good choice, opens the lever options up a bit. These look good too and I'm sure I red a good review recently.

http://www.rutlandcycling.com/32205/Cla ... n=pid32205


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Those Clarkes brakes look great! Marmite reviews though.


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kaiser wrote:
Still think the BB7's could be a good choice, opens the lever options up a bit. These look good too and I'm sure I red a good review recently.

http://www.rutlandcycling.com/32205/Cla ... n=pid32205


Sam has suggested M975 xtr and has offered a really good deal. Can't really say no :D


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