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PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:21 pm 
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I have most of the parts sorted or in the post so I'll give you a little teeser on the spec.

As I said, its a love it or hate it build- not 100% period correct but I want to use this as my weekend bike- it has to function well, so a few modern bits have snuck into the mix :wink: .

Frame: FAT CHANCE Shock-a-Billy, S/M 1995, Risse Racing shock and AMP seatstay brace

Fork: AMP Research F3

Headset: Chris King no name with grip nut conversion
Stem: Syncros Cattleprod or Answer A.TAC
Handlebar: Syncros Hardcore flat or Syncros Riser
Grips: Yeti Speedgrips
Barends: None

Front Brakes:Rock Shox/ AMP Research Disc brake with 180mm 3 bolt un-vented rotor, Ti bolts
Brake Pads: Rock Shox Carbon Metalic
Rear Brakes: Not sorted yet
Brake Cables:Shimano
Cantilever cable hangers: Onza Chill Pill in black
Brake Levers: M900 XTR

Shifters: M900 XTR STi
Front Derailleur: M900 XTR
Rear Derailleur: M900 XTR with KCNC Jockeys and SRP bolts
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: M900 XTR Titanium
Chain: Sram
Cranks: Syncros forged
Crank Bolts: SRP alloy in green
Chainrings: Middleburn slickshift in 24-34-46
Chainring bolts: Generic alloy in black
Bottom Bracket: Syncros Titanium
Pedals: Xpedo Titanium clipless

Hub Skewers: Not sorted yet, prob Ringle but the new Crank Bros ones are sweet!
Rims: Araya RM-20
Hubs: Hope Pro 2 Disc
Nipples: Alloy
Spokes: Alpine double butted
Tyres: Onza Porc II
Tubes: Kenda

Saddle: Flite Alpes Titanium
Seatpost: Syncros
Seatpost Binder: Ringle Holey

Weight: 25-26ish at a guess- will weigh when built up

As ever your thoughts and comments are appreciated

Cheers
S


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:06 pm 
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Love the colour. Suprisingly discrete for a Fat! Any more pics yet??


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:58 pm 
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Dr S wrote:
Weight: 25-26ish at a guess- will weigh when built up


If light-weight is your thing then sub-24lb should be no problem. I've got my SAB at 23.6 and it could easily still lose some.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:30 am 
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oohhh.. damn this work filter!!! the photos are obviously far too obscene for this time of day!!! cant wait to get home and see another Shock-a-billy! :)

sub 25lb is pizz easy on one of them! :)


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:20 am 
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Nice scoop mate, green ano is defo the way to go.. If you're after some Ringle Holey QRs.. :wink:

If you wanna see light AMP builds, check Mr Zero's gallery.. :twisted:

What did you polish the rear triangle up with?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:15 pm 
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kingroon wrote:
Nice scoop mate, green ano is defo the way to go.. If you're after some Ringle Holey QRs.. :wink:

If you wanna see light AMP builds, check Mr Zero's gallery.. :twisted:

What did you polish the rear triangle up with?


Just good ol Autosol- took just a few minutes as it was pretty M word anyway.

Not made any progress this week as I have been away with work again. Will be spending most of June away so it could be a while until its finished :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

Itching to get out on it :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:02 pm 
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Will love to see pics of finished Billy!! :D


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