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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:28 pm 
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After a good 6 months of looking, picked up this '91 Stumpjumper Comp last year from its second owner who had used it back in the day, broken and replaced a few parts and then forgotten about it in his garage!

This bike is pretty special to me as its the exact bike I had when a student which was stolen with another bike in a house break in. (Although I think that one is on retrobikes these days!)

Bike at first glance was in good shape but had suffered with a few "downgrades" over the years so usual strip down and see what it cleaned up like...

ImageDSC04887 by Matt Trimsport, on Flickr

ImageDSC04888 by Matt Trimsport, on Flickr

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ImageDSC04900 by Matt Trimsport, on Flickr

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Pretty grubby but great to finally have the bike back that got me into MTB! :)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:36 pm 
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After a full strip down, decided to only use original best bits and then gather a decent XT or XTR groupset to go on. As this ones a "keeper" want the spec spot on once finished...

ImageDSC04927 by Matt Trimsport, on Flickr

Full degrease and a few coats of polish and looking a lot better, decided to add my Blue Hope TI wheels as they match the decals well with a set of The Captain tyres and brand new Specialized tubes, plus the new Flite saddle...

ImageDSC04937 by Matt Trimsport, on Flickr

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Lots of parts to source still but got a few other builds to sort first, then back on this one! ;)


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:13 am 
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I really like your rebuilt! looking forward on my 96 Stumpjumper which is on the way..


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:42 am 
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Nice one Mat ;-) . It’s Looking good .


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:01 pm 
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SpecializedSworks15 wrote:
Nice one Mat ;-) . It’s Looking good .



Cheers mate, got most of the bits for it now, just need to find some time to fit them! :roll:


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:45 am 
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G60MAT wrote:
SpecializedSworks15 wrote:
Nice one Mat ;-) . It’s Looking good .



Cheers mate, got most of the bits for it now, just need to find some time to fit them! :roll:


Well pull your finger out it’s too good to leave us with half the story
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:32 am 
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Retro Spud wrote:
G60MAT wrote:
SpecializedSworks15 wrote:
Nice one Mat ;-) . It’s Looking good .



Cheers mate, got most of the bits for it now, just need to find some time to fit them! :roll:


Well pull your finger out it’s too good to leave us with half the story
:D


True indeed! I see you also have a Porsche Bike S, another one I need to finish soon! ;)


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