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 Post subject: My Mountain Goat
PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:32 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:52 pm
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Location: Aberdeen - Scotland
Well after about 18 years, I have finally got my dream bike :D I wish I could of afforded this back in the day, when I could of done it justice - took if for its virgin ride today - knackered :oops: but happy :D .

Would like to thank all the guys on this forum who either gave me sound advice and or sold my decent components without having to use evilbay :D, also to Alpine bikes for helping me with the build and their patience as I was constanly tickering and changing parts 8) .


Frame: Mountain Goat Whisky Town Lite 91ish

Fork: RC35 brand new early 90's

Headset: King
Stem: Kore mid 90's
Handlebar: Easton brand new
Grips: Yeti
Barends: NA

Brakes: DX red mid 90's
Brake Pads: new
Brake Cables: XTR new
Cantilever cable hangers: NA
Brake Levers: DX red mid 90's

Shifters: XT retro
Front Derailleur: XT brand new
Rear Derailleur: XT brand new
Derailleur Cables: XTR
Cassette: Sun 8 speed
Chain: XTR
Cranks: Syncros revoultion
Crank Bolts: coming from middleburn waiting on stock
Chainrings: Kooka, AT, Race Face
Chainring bolts: unknown
Bottom Bracket: White Ind Ti
Pedals: Eag Beater Ti

Hub Skewers: Ringle
Rims: Mavic 717new
Hubs: Ringle
Nipples: NA
Spokes: DT Swiss black
Tyres: Pancracer
Tubes: Bontrager

Saddle: Syncros
Seatpost: Syncros TI
Seatpost Binder: Unknow

Weight:24.25lbs

I am very happy with it, however still need to tinker a little bit, would of prefered a black syncros post to match the cranks, and a black king headset, Syncros stem and still need to get bar ends - still looking, but these are little things and can wait. But I am one very happy, but skint guy :D :( :D

Glen


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 3:55 pm 
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Location: North East Scotland (Aberdeen)
Very nice, maybe our bikes will meet on the trail of Aberdeen one day?


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:01 pm 
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Location: Edenbridge, Kent
Nice mix of old and new, like it a lot


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:02 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Location: Out here in the perimeter...
Sweet bike....what diameter is the seatpost for Goats?


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Lincs AEC
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Lovely 8)


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Gold Trader
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Euhm, drewl.......


Really nice build this.... :D


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:21 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Sat Jul 23, 2005 1:48 am
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That's a real beaut. Always wanted one of those.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:28 am 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:52 pm
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Location: Aberdeen - Scotland
Thanks for all the good comments guys :D

And the seatpost is 27.0mm - thats why I am struggling to get a black post?

Glen


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:10 am 
MacModerator
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Proper job 8) fantastic attention to detail.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:59 pm 
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Needs some Suntour Microdrive and steel stem, otherwise, fine.


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