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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:32 am 
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So.

Jim McRoy sent me a small package. Amongst the paper and the bubble wrap there was a letter, which I read, and was humbly reduced to a quivering pile of tears.

Behind the letter was a Chicago bulls Pin badge, a Blue Z card, and a XSW beanie.

2 weeks later I was made redundant from work. UREKA! I thought to myself!!! I'll build a JMC replica stumpjumper!!!

so with some of my redundancy money, I sold my downhill bike, and Found a brand spanking almost new (18 years ago) stumpjumper in 15.5 inches and red on't Bay!.
aquired a couple of parts here *thank you to those involved*.
and went over budget. :(

it'll be here soooooon, and so I shall be taking out the 7d and posting some lovely pictures.

God knows what I was thinking, but it's coming. and it's going to be sexy. .

also if anyone wants to give me a hand feel free :D


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:14 pm 
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Came this morning . VERY clean. Few pics =D

Transformation begins soon. waiting for the rest of the parts to come ;D


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:56 pm 
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That looks rather fresh!

Must follow!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:07 pm 
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Very cool. I take it your going for a replica of the one he rode on the 'dirt' video?

I remember seeing an interview with him saying kids took the mick out of that bike because it had mis matched grips... And If i remember right it had the carbon specialized/rockshox fork too?

And some HUGE Azonic DH bars....


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 12:48 am 
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Yup :)


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 8:56 am 
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SOOOO

New bit came this morning. gonna have to work out how to put the original internals back in :P

these Englund carts are not what Jason would have used :P


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:04 am 
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Blindingsun wrote:
SOOOO

New bit came this morning. gonna have to work out how to put the original internals back in :P

these Englund carts are not what Jason would have used :P



They might not be what he used, but they're a million times better that what was originally in them, so I'd stick with 'em!

This is going to be one seriously sexy bike.

Azonic Shorty Stem
Azonic 2.5" rise bars
X-Rays
Avid Cantis & Levers
Mavic 121(?) Ceramics on XTR M9** hubs(?) (I think he used the slightly later silver XTR "Parralax" hubs, especially on the front)
M900 Cranks
M900 Rear Mech & possibly M900 cassette
Prolong Saddle

Mmmmmmmmmm 8) 8)

Here you go - for inspiration! I want to see a picture of you doing the exact same thing once you've got it built!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:11 am 
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he didn't run xtr hubs as far as I remember when I seen it he was running an original set of hopes... I might be wrong like

Xrays with green covers, yellow ules and Avid silver/red canti levers are in the mail!
I've got the bars. waiting for a stem..

and we're going to whitby to do that exact same foot out skid!!

I DO however need to source a sticker set for the forks

:D but I'm one excited bunny this week :P

*more pics to come.. gonna clean her and get the forks on*


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:09 am 
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I'm interested in the Englund set if you don't want them and I know someone who can help you with the decals for the forj!


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:49 pm 
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Blindingsun wrote:
he didn't run xtr hubs as far as I remember when I seen it he was running an original set of hopes... I might be wrong like

Xrays with green covers, yellow ules and Avid silver/red canti levers are in the mail!
I've got the bars. waiting for a stem..

and we're going to whitby to do that exact same foot out skid!!

I DO however need to source a sticker set for the forks

:D but I'm one excited bunny this week :P

*more pics to come.. gonna clean her and get the forks on*


Love this so far. I was thinking about doing something similar but you've beat me to it :oops:

Is it a 94 or 95 s works frame or just a regular Stumpy frame?

Can't wait to see the progress and good luck :)


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