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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:41 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Wed Apr 08, 2009 9:03 pm
Posts: 15
Hi All

Thought i would show some images of my Specialized Stumpjumper (year 94) i think?

The bike was built up from a frame supplied by Specialized UK; if i remember in about 1994, the bike has seen about 2/3 seasons of XC racing some years back.

The frame is finished in its original and rare (maybe very rare) colour for that model - "gradual fade; lighter front to darker back - Aqua Green metallic", i have never seen another so far in this country; from what i remember it was made for the American market and was not available in this country. The logo's are finished in a semi transparent Magenta "purple" - this allows the metalic paint to show through.

The bike has had many years of good use and rides like a dream; the frame is very comfortable and the bike is very nimble and light to ride.
All the components are original from when i built the bike apart from the brakes which are a recent purchase. Note: that as you may be aware this bike was built up from a frame by myself; so most of the parts would not have been on an original build Stumpy 94 model. I am afraid to say that the bike has now become a bit of a garage queen; only ridden occasionally if ever. I now use my other MTB "handsome Dog" semi-retro for commuting and riding off road.

I have put the images on my Flikr account as their are quite a few images. to view the image follow the link below:

The parts list for the stumpy is:

Frame - Specialised Stumpjumper "94?" Tange Prestige Direct Drive Tubing
Bars - "X-Lite" XC Cross Country anodised blue alloy
Stem - "Zoom" chromoly
Headset - "Primax" Alloy anodised purple lockring
Changers - "Gripshift" 7 speed
Brake levers - "Dia-Compe" SS5
Brakes - "Onza" HO cantilevers
Grips - "Gripshift" soft rubber
Seat - "Velo" titanium rail - perforated leather saddle
Seatpost - "USE" titanium with purple anodised cradle
Seatbolt - "X-Lite" Titanium and alloy purple anodised
Cranks - "Middleburn" Rhino with custom outer ring made by middleburn
Bottom Bracket - "Specialized" square taper titanium
Derailures - "Shimano" Deore XT front and rear
Wheelrims - "Campagnolo" Atek
Hubs - "Shimano" 7 speed rear - "Suntour" front - blue anodised alloy nipples
Tyres - "Michelin" Orange and Amber Wall Wildgripper
Suspension - "Marzocchi" XC 400 purple anodised
Bottlecage - "Topeak" alloy anodised purple
Extras - "Velo" clear purple computer - "Crudclaw" purple anodised



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:32 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Posts: 33
Wow, that's a great looking bike, like the colours!

Fork is nice too 8)

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