Well, that's it, for the initial build anyway.
Just completed a 15k on / off road shakedown, and already I REALLY
like this bike.
Very brief spec.
Frame: 1995 Yates Diabolo 731
Fork: Kona Project 2, 1" threaded.
Headset: Tange Seiki 1" Threaded
Wheels: Mavic 230 SBP
Hubs: Shimano DX
Skewers: Shimano XT
Tyres: F: Panaracer Dart. R: Panaracer Duster Pro
Brakes: Shimano STX V-Brake (cos they were cheap)
Cranks: Shimano DX
Pedals: Time ATAC
Front Mech: Shimano XT
Rear Mech: Shimano XT
Bottom Bracket: Cheapo Shimano
Levers: Shimano LX (cos I really like them)
Grips: Specialized (softest grips LBS had)
Shifters: Gripshift 7 X 3
Bar Ends: X-Lite
Seat: Charge Spoon (very comfy)
Seat Post: Kalloy 27mm
I'll upgrade a few bits'n'bobs as we go, but for the moment, it's done.
And my imaginative solution to the lack of bung on the stem.
OK Stu, get yours finished, and we'll meet up for a ride.