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Alpinestars cro-mega LX ‘Wildthing‘
Alpinestars design, curved seat tube, elevated chain stays, Tange Over Size double butted tubing, investment cast Alpinestars dropouts. Finished in white gloss powder coat by Triple S
with hand painted ‘wildthing’ pattern painted over. 1992 Alpinestars decals by Gil_m
Alpinestars True Temper oversize forks. 1.25” steerer, 143mm in length with 40mm threaded.
Shimano Deore XT HP-M737 1.25” Evolution size. Painted over in gloss black.
Alpinestars cro-moly. 1.25” x 135mm length. Powder coated in gloss black.
Stem Quill Bolt:
Stem Bar Pinch Bolt:
Titanium by ti-bolts.
Scott AT-4 hand painted in ‘wildthing’ pattern.
ODI Attack World Champion MTB Grips in clear.
Deda Glass bar tape
USE aluminium 25.0mm
USE 25.0-30.0mm Thermoplastic Seatpost Shim.
Seat Clamp Bolt:
Brand X seat clamp bolt.
Alpinestars alloy 31.8mm seat collar.
Selle Italia Flite Titanium with Kevlar corners.
Mavic 231 36 hole.
DT Swiss double butted stainless steel spokes.
Shimano Deore LX M563 Parallax hubs 36 hole.
Wheel Quick Releases:
Shimano Deore LX M563
Panaracer Smoke Kevlar Bead 26 x 2.1” rear in skin wall.
Panaracer Dart Steel Bead 26 x 2.1” front in skin wall.
Continental mtb with presta valve. Blue valve caps from Kenda.
Ritchey 26” x 20mm rim tapes.
Shimano Deore LX M560
Cantilever Cable Hanger, Rear:
Rear, alpinestars aluminium seat collar cantilever cable hanger. Powder coated in gloss black.
Shimano Deore LX M560 with self amalgamating tape for extra grip/comfort.
Brake Cables Inners:
Goodridge PFTE coated inner cables.
Brake Cables Outers:
Shimano M System
Shimano Deore LX M560 7 speed.
Shimano Deore LX M560 Endless band.
Front Derailleur Retainer and Bolt:
Titanium M6 x 30mm counter sunk front derailleur bolt. Bolt retainer handmade by Mikee, made to accept M6.
Shimano Deore LX M560 long cage rear derailleur.
Shimano BB-UN54 Bottom Bracket 68 x 113mm.
Shimano Deore LX M560 SG Crankset 175mm.
Middleburn self extracting crank bolts.
Shimano Deore LX SG Chain Rings. 26/36/46t
Outer Chain Ring Bolts:
Inner Chain Ring Bolts:
KMC 7 Speed
Shimano SPD M525
I’m so delighted with the results. It’s been a fantastic project, easily my most enjoyable to date. Hope you like it as much as I do. I just wish I could capture the colours better on my camera.