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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 6:15 pm 
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Haven't posted in a while largely because I did not have much to report. However I just bought this frame from some really large Ebay retailer here in the US (and a RB member I believe)

Anyway I am pretty excited about this build - its going to be more of a rider than strictly period correct build. Mostly the upgrades will be V brakes and a newer fork.

I have been riding the Wicked Fat as my main off road bike but recently, ah yes the effects of getting older, started thinking about suspension. I rode a brand new Giant Trance during a local demo but did not like the riding position, so I thought a soft tail might be just the perfect compromise.

Attached are the listing photos.


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 Post subject: Re: Moots YBB 1995?
PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 6:39 pm 
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Wow, that is an absolute beauty! I'm looking forward to see what it looks like built up.


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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 6:48 pm 
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It sure is a beauty!


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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 6:55 pm 
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Thanks all the listing said it had a 1 1/8th head tube which I hope is true because I have a nice fork ready to go, not to mention it opens up a larger range of later forks. Other wise I have a SID I could use.


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 Post subject: Re: Moots YBB 1995?
PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 8:12 pm 
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It does look like a 11/8" from the pics.


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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 10:24 pm 
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Yum that's real " Gorgeous " and i can't wait to see what's next on the update :) ..


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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 10:31 pm 
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Yummy frame ,,,I got a cst serotta bit of give in the rear saves the old bones...
Be watching the build,,,,


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2016 6:16 am 
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This build will not be a BOTM contender, I am going for maximum usability here. I have a set of 3 x 9 XT shifter pods and the fork is a mid 2000 Manitou with lock out and dampening. The drive train will likely be rather unspectacular Shimano XT.


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2016 6:24 am 
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XT stuff is the work-horse of quality componentry.


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2016 11:51 am 
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lewisfoto wrote:
This build will not be a BOTM contender, I am going for maximum usability here. I have a set of 3 x 9 XT shifter pods and the fork is a mid 2000 Manitou with lock out and dampening. The drive train will likely be rather unspectacular Shimano XT.


Well maybe it won't be a botm contender but that frame shouts quality all day long ..


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