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Wheel choice
xm317 silver on newer silver Deore and m475 NOS 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
xm317 silver on Deore LX Black m56? NOS 50%  50%  [ 1 ]
X517 silver on Deore lx M570 grey NOS 50%  50%  [ 1 ]
xm719 black rims NOS to build up 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:23 pm 
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I think my late 90s Rockhopper Project is back on, got a nice Nickel one that needs a clean of of surface rust spots and polish. Needs that work but It'll be somewhere between a light utility bike and retro XC trail bike. Might end up too cherished to commute or do shops on i bet...
Build is either 8 or 9 speed x ? and Triple Butted Project 2 rigid forks most likely or maybe a period suspension.

I've got a few nice new wheels and rims so was gonna save some for my Orange Prestige etc where I will be stricter on matching groupsets and totally period correctness etc,

what would you chose on this Rockhopper?
cheers


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