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 Post subject: Rocky Mountain - Hammer
PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:02 pm 
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Frame and running gear = £45 from £50 from Le Chariot Express
Tyres, Crud, QR's Grips and seatpost from RB = £56
Wheels from Jungle Joe's '94 Fire Mountain = FR££
' 96 Judy's from jonny's IFT = £450ish
Tubes from Poundland = £2
Saddle and front brake cable + bit of labour from TBS £15

Discount my own Judy's and jungle joe's wheels...

= circa sub £120

+ Getting the shifter greased/fixed up = ??

All in i've done OK, she climbs like a scalded weasel, almost feels like she struggles to lay the power (and i use the term power loosely) down. Stem is a bit long at 120mm looking to swap that out for a 100mm; change out the brake levers and i dunno what else, i'm on a shoe-string. What you lot think about the Rond Magura Pro's?

Updates if and when they arrive.

Comments and suggestions welcome, although she is DONE for now until the full restoration.

Ride pics to follow...


jonny


Stem : Raceface Chromoly
Bars : Rocky Mountain (potentially going NOS Forcelight)
Shifters : m740
Levers : PC 7
Grips : Saracen
Headset : A-headset
Fork : 96 Judy XC Eibach speed springs (Rond Pro?)
Frame : Tange triple-butted, made in Canada?
Wheels : Kona B1 + BS Parallax on Mavic x138s unknown spokes/nipples
tyres : Michelin Wildgripper Lite
QR : X-lite Camlock
Cassette : Hyperglide C
Brakes : LX canti's
Mechs ; Fr LX Rr Deore (soon to be 737/9)
Chainset : 569
Chain : KMC
Saddle - WTB Rocket V Ti
Post : Bontrager
Pedals : Wellgo platform


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:16 pm 
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Great example of what a superb result you can get for a strict budget, top marks!

Do you keep all of your bikes in individual display cabinets? :shock: :?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:20 pm 
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elPedro666 wrote:
Great example of what a superb result you can get for a strict budget, top marks!

Do you keep all of your bikes in individual display cabinets? :shock: :?


:thumbs:

lol - yes but of course!


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You've done well there. Good to see you've got one up and running.

You're certainly ahead of me. Keep it up!

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elPedro666 wrote:
Do you keep all of your bikes in individual display cabinets? :shock: :?


Ah, he's fooled you, it's actually a 1/10 scale model :lol:

Looks great Jonny :wink: , just need to get out on the trails and..........er..........Hammer it :)


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:lol: :facepalm:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:48 pm 
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Haha :)

Cheers!

The m740 Shifter gave up the ghost on this just as the build was rideable :facepalm: so i eventually got round to the LBS with it and had my old m7?? (1996) shifters fitted and some new cables along with a m737 rear mech :D (cheers, Andy!)

Fully rideable now asides the tired Michelins.
(don't think these are 100% safe as they are ancient and the sidewalls are all dry :/ )

All i need now is a decent pair of gloves and i'm off out for a day of dirt ;)


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Done well with the persistence.

Good result there. I have 5 bikes here, and can't ride one.

Enjoy it mate.


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Very nice chap.


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Innit! #Thanks... :D


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