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PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:20 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:03 pm
Posts: 12
Stunner.

My Pace RC36 Comp forks have a removable steerer tube. Shame those 31's don't. This allowed me to fit a 1'' steerer for my Merlin frame, which is only titanium plated.. not quite the same.. but the only reason they're not on it atm is because they have Magura brake mounts.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:29 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2011 3:35 am
Posts: 123
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
That's rock n roll. But hey, it's such a nice build, find where the sweet spot is for your handlebar height and hack off the top of that steerer. It's a much cleaner look.

You could do different stuff with that build, but you can't make it any nicer. And I mean that in the good way!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 7:45 pm 
Retro Guru
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Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:39 pm
Posts: 749
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Lovely build, the black with hints of yellow looks superb!


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:50 pm 
Old School Hero
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Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:48 pm
Posts: 221
Location: Marchwood
Having managed to get hold of a few little bits....this is it....all finished, lightweight and super fast to ride....I Love It!!
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the Specs...
Frame: 1995 Litespeed Obed, 18.5”

Fork: On One Cro-mo Suspension Adjusted rigid

Headset: Chris King 1 1/8” black sotte voce, carbon fibre spacers.
Stem: MOOTS Titanium, 0 degree rise, 135mm
Handlebar: Litespeed Titanium
Grips: ODI Attack
Barends: Onza

Brakes: Deore XT V Brakes M739
Brake Pads: Clark MTB Elite Dual Compound
Brake Cables: Shimano Inners, Jagwire outers with anodised end caps
Brake Levers: Shimano Deore XT ST-M739 2 finger

Shifters: Shimano Deore XT ST-M739
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore XTR M900, top pull 34.9mm
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT M739 long cage.
Derailleur Cables: Shimano Inners and Jagwire outers with anodised end caps
Cassette: Sram PG850
Chain: KMC X8 PL
Cranks: Avalon Starlite
Crank Bolts: Titanium
Chainrings: Shimano Deore XT inner, Pace Groove middle and outer
Chainring bolts: Titanium
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Un71
Pedals: Crank Brothers EggBeaters 2

Hub Skewers: Hope Titanium
Rims: Mavic Crossride
Hubs: Mavic Crosside
Nipples: Yes
Spokes: Yes
Tyres: Panaracer Smoke (R) and Dart (F)
Tubes: Panaracer

Saddle: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Seatpost: Thomson Elite with Titanium bolt upgrade
Seatpost Binder: Litespeed

Weight: ?


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:46 am 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2008 1:45 pm
Posts: 5471
Location: UK
Lovely. I like your pictures too, nice background :)

Sean


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:01 pm 
BoTM Winner
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Joined: Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:14 pm
Posts: 461
Location: Victoria, B.C. Canada
Looks incredible pencilman, nice use of yellow throughout and a spanking component spec.

The bike just looks 'right'. I want to take it for a bombaround!


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