After about 4 weeks my cable cutters arrived
so I could finish this stage of assembly. The cutters do seem to crack the XTR gear cable outers
is this normal??
Still not finished and the items to be changed are listed in the spec below.
Frame: 97 Kona King Kahuna Hei Hei 19"
Fork: Fox Float 100 RLC - to be modded to 80mm travel
Headset: Chris King Sotto Voce
Stem: Syntace F99 with Ti bolts
Handlebar: USE Carbon Atom Riser!
Grips: Gripshift clear
Brakes: XTR M951 V's - waiting for Vuelta magnesium to replace
Brake Pads: XTR
Brake Cables: XTR
Brake Levers: XTR M951
Shifters: Gripshift 800 X-ray
Front Derailleur: XTR M952
Rear Derailleur: XTR M952
Derailleur Cables: XTR
Cassette: XTR M950 8spd Ti
Chain: KMC X8 - 92
Cranks: Raceface Dues - to be replaced with Middleburn RS8 Duo
Crank Bolts: Raceface
Chainrings: Raceface 42,32,22
Bottom Bracket: Raceface - To be replaced with Isis, probably American Classic
Pedals: Onza HO Titanium - to be replaced with Eggbeater 2ti
Hub Skewers: Hadley Racing Titanium
Rims: Mavic 217 SUP
Hubs: Chris King
Spokes: DB Stainless
Tyres: Conti Speed King Supersonic 2.3
Tubes: Bontrager SL
Saddle: Flite Titanium
Seatpost Binder: Kona
Weighs it at approx 9.5kg or I should say just under 21lbs
I'm feeling much happier with it now and once the parts above are changed and the forks dropped....