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 Post subject: Coyote DH
PostPosted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:16 pm 
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To get the ball rolling, here's a quick introduction to my 1999(?) Coyote DH.

Purchased brand new back in 1999 from Super Cycles in Nottingham, it's been a stalwart of the fleet ever since. Although it's spent most of it's life in Norfolk, it's been to Wales and the Lake District over the years amongst other places.

The build has gradually evolved over time, rather than ever being stripped and rebuilt like some bikes. Just had an overhaul after not being used for several years after the brakes packed up. These photos show the bike as it was in 2011.

More pics and recent updates to follow.


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 Post subject: Re: Coyote DH
PostPosted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:08 pm 
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Another slightly older photo has surfaced, from 2008 in Wales.

Spec almost identical, save for a Tioga DH saddle and Zoom stem. Appears to have XT M739 quick release skewers and a modified seat clamp, bolt removed and a QR screwed in.

Edit: Also spotted the Tioga Factory DH 2.3 front tyre, replaced by the IRC Tamayashi DH 'Pro Spec' in the newer photo.
My professional wheelbuilder had also managed to get both rims on a different way around.


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 Post subject: Re: Coyote DH
PostPosted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:41 pm 
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And to bring things up to date, here's how she looked mid September, before some of the parts collected during lockdown began to be fitted.
At this point, mainly due to brake issues, the bike had been sidelined for 4/5 years and not ridden.
There've been a few upgrades over that time, replacement of Halo Combat rims with a set of EX729s, the basic Ofmega cranks swapped for some XT M750s, back tyre exchanged for a Factory DH 2.3
There's also 4 years of dust plus dirt from the last time it was ridden.


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 Post subject: Re: Coyote DH
PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 2:52 pm 
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I had a pair of those Jr T's, still like them the most of any fork I've ever had. Not the best ones I ever had mind, just the ones I liked the most.


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Had an F2 many, many years ago now...probably 2002. Died of a knackered shock


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 Post subject: Re: Coyote DH
PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:53 pm 
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That's what I'm talkin' about, had a shot of a 24" one of these - ridic


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