This arrived between Christmas and New Year
RC35 Forks are in need of new elastomers/rocker and a longer steerer
Ringle Zooka Stem was a bugger to get out - but out it did come
M737 Headset is usable.
But none of it's going to be used on the build.
Am following the 97 spec build sheet from parkpre.com (another shameless plug) with some period "upgrades" but nothing too poncey as that's not my style.
The standard spec -
M950 XTR rear mech,chainset and BB
M739 Front mech, shifters, v-s and levers
Crossmax mark 1
M950 12-32 cassette
Wildgripper Lite green tyres
Thomson Elite post
Black 135mm Control tech stem
titec ti bars
Fizik Pave saddle
Marzocchi 98 Z3 lite/98 Z2 BAM/99 Z2Superfly
Headset Cane Creek (Cartridge)
pedals - cheated and fitted M515 pedals which are dead ringers for M747...
Thomson Elite seatpost. New. Classic. Why not?
Rear QR from later model Mavic Road wheel.
M952 arms fitted with NOS M952 middle and granny - but used 950 big ring...
M515 pedals - dead ringers for M747 pedals.
HG70 chain - Tried to find a HG90 lately?
Next step - finalise decals
Waiting for stem and 2 pairs of forks.
rear mech is a M952 not and M950... But nothing a pair of 8 speed jockeys won't fix....
New ceramic brake rubbers for M970.
Completed: 94 Stumpjumper w. M733; ; 92 Dave Yates 731 ; 97 Parkpre Pro-Elite ; Pace RC200 F6 ; Pace RC300; 82 Gios Super Record ; 97-8 De Rosa Giro D´Italia; ; Banani SPX Track bike ; 89 Alan/Mavic Cross Bike ; 05 Focus Cross Team ; 90 Look MI-80 all-Mavic ; 12 Focus Izalco Team/custom build ; 11 Focus Thunder Custom build
Projects : , Brouwer all-Mavic
Stripped : Pace RC303
Gone : GT Karakoram
Stayed in the family: Kuota Kharma, 04 Stumpjumper FSR
Ceased to be : Dynatech MT3, killed by corroded seatstays.