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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 2:24 pm 
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Thanks for all the comments so far! Nearly finished now, need to fit the brakes, cables and a couple of tweaks. Namely some new seatpost decals!

This is where it's up to now...

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:54 pm 
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mmmmh a very nice Buck Shaver. Especially this blue metallic paint has become really good. Along with the silver parts invites you to ride the bike properly. The original sticker harmonize very well with the blue paint. In general, the Buck Shaver framework are due to your geometry, very great framework. Due to the shorter top tube a bit more comfortable to drive than the Yo Eddy. Am looking forward to your first ride.

regards Helmut


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:35 pm 
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Tom79 wrote:
.. Nearly finished now...

The silver parts I find incredibly nice on this bike :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:43 pm 
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Nader wrote:
Tom79 wrote:
.. Nearly finished now...

The silver parts I find incredibly nice on this bike :wink:


Cheers :-) Can't wait to actually ride it!


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:20 pm 
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Very very nice build! I reckon you've got that spot on, looks well balanced and not overdone, classy! 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:36 pm 
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really nice job, i have a buckshaver aswel, rides really nice.

one thing only, please don't clamp the workstand on that lovely new paint! :shock:


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2013 3:58 pm 
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jonnyboy666 wrote:
really nice job, i have a buckshaver aswel, rides really nice.

one thing only, please don't clamp the workstand on that lovely new paint! :shock:


Haha thanks - I thought the same thing and you can't quite make it out in the photos but I put a load of kitchen towel between the clamp and the frame before I could clamp it to the seatpost! So paint is still nice and unblemished ;-)

Should get a few final pics up this weekend, will swap out the stem for a Zooka as well to get opinions on both.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:08 pm 
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I reckon this is all but finished now! Certainly rideable, I've test ridden it and will take it out in anger tomorrow. The rear brake cabling isn't ideal so will work on that, and I also have a different stem to try. Seatpost decals need sorting, but other than that it's good to go!

Thanks to all the fellow RB'ers who have been able to help source all the great components. Ill do a spec sheet and put that up in a bit.

Also, forgot to mention that I will upgrade the hubs and rims but for now I can still go and get it muddy.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:23 pm 
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Frame: 1994 Fat Chance Buck Shaver

Fork: Pace RC35 MXCD

Headset: Cane Creek S2
Stem: Syncros Cattleprod
Handlebar: Renthal/Pace RC130
Grips: Onza Porcipaw

Brakes: XT M737 cantilever
Brake Pads: XT M737
Brake Cables: Shimano
Cantilever cable hangers: Shimano/Tektro
Brake Levers: XT M737

Shifters: XT M737
Front Derailleur: XTR M900
Rear Derailleur: XTR M900
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: CS M737
Chain: HG90
Cranks: Syncros Forged Aluminium
Chainrings: Syncros
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN71

Hub Skewers: Ringle Twisters
Rims: Mavic 221 (to be upgraded)
Hubs: Shimano STX RC (to be upgraded)
Tyres: Panaracer Smoke/Dart Amberwall

Saddle: Flite Ti
Seatpost: Syncros
Seatpost Binder: Kona QR

Weight: Not sure yet!


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 15, 2013 5:52 pm 
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That looks fantastic
Love the colour too

Mike


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