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PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 2:32 pm 
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Location: blaagaardsgade, Copenhagen
as it came whit the post, there was a slide bend to the right dropout but is fixed now

Frame: Bontrager race start nineties, i believe 1994 (49cm x 58cm)

Fork: Vicious of NY 1" ahead 413mm rigid true temper (i'm in love**)

Headset: chris king
Stem: salsa 1" Ahead
Handlebar: bbb low riser
saddle: flite geel that used to be red

Brakes: black LX v brakes
Brake Levers: black shimano

Shifters: single right gribshift 8 speed
Rear Derailleur: XTR 951
Cranks: White ind.

Rims: mavic 717
Hubs: XTR 95X (i think 951)
Nipples: DT
Spokes: DT
Tyres: schwalbe kojak

the bike i have been dreaming of the last three years, and the reason i have been looking for a Race fore some time:
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PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 2:35 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 2:36 pm 
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Location: blaagaardsgade, Copenhagen
New build list:

Ritchey WCS hubs
mavic 517 ceramic rims
DT DB. spokes
Ritchey 1.9 tyres

Salsa stem
Ritchey drop bars
CK headset
Thomson seatpost
San Marco Aspide Fx saddel

XTR rear mech
Sram 8 speed chain/cassette
Paul/ultegra shifter
Campa cranks w. 42T

Sram levers
Black LX brakes


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:16 pm 
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monster cross build on its way..


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:54 pm 
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Nice work. :D

I love these Bonty conversions - must get around to doing mine.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:43 pm 
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There is nothing, within the two-wheeled-world, that I like more that a Monstercross Build/Conversion. I've been after a Bontrager for just such a purpose as this.

I'm eagerly awaiting new pictures (muddy ones! :)), updates and a good ole' ride report :D

Fantastic stuff.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:51 am 
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Oh yes please, following this with interest... 8)


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:29 pm 
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here is a better (non muddy) picture..

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:47 pm 
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What a beautiful, functional, go anywhere do anything bike! I love it!...Muddy or not :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:08 pm 
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cable of front brake looks kinda weird, otherwise very nice bike


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