Nothing wrong with showing that bike multiple times
That is XTR m950, right? My Yo has some m950 bits too. They were the original equipment. My Yo originates from late '95.
Syncros stems I consider an okay pick for FATs. The hinged version is only not the prettiest... If sticking to Syncros and you're going for a matching post, you loose the current set back. Dilemmas...
I have some of the quirky RaceFace stems laying around. Give me a call when those come in the picture.
Well I can still only see one set of the pics, so...
The XTR bits weren't original to this bike (& I'm not going back to Sugino!), but I do like them... Just not sure if a more pimpy chainset might suit (I think probably not - It does get ridden afterall!). But the front mech is m900 as is the rear hub, so it doesn't really match all that well at the moment.
I'm more bothered about the stem / post though - the Syncros I had lying about & just needed to use it when I fitted these forks (threaded -> ahead). Can't say I'm really a fan, although like you said some Syncros stuff's nice! & the post is a NOS zoom lightweight that I picked up for Â£3. Twas mainly because I was desperate to do away with shimmed posts & not that many nice 29.4's seem to come up. I do like it though - the layback, colour, design, the fact that it's steel... if only I wasn't such a brand snob, I'd just look for the stem to match!
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