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 Post subject: YETI FRO #809
PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:22 pm 
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Well this is my 1990 FRO owned from new. Semi retro however tempted to revert to circa 1990. Still have the headset & front graftons. For Yeti fans I have pictured the original front end including FTW antlers direct from the great man himself.

Frame: FRO

Fork: Manitou skareb super 2003

Headset: CK 1 1/8 circa 2003
Stem: ATAC circa 2003
Handlebar:hyperlite
Grips: Yeti speed
Barends:Answer

Brakes: Rear grafton series 1 Front XTR V 2003 due to fork
Brake Pads: WTB rear XTR front
Brake Cables: XT heavy duty
Cantilever cable hangers: dia compe rear
Brake Levers: Grafton

Shifters: XT 7spd upside down
Front Derailleur: XTR
Rear Derailleur: XTR
Derailleur Cables: XT/sleeved jobs name escapes
Cassette: HG 7 12-28 IIRC
Chain: Dura ace
Cranks: Cooks e
Crank Bolts: Cooks
Chainrings: pace & Ti inner ring ? TNT
Chainring bolts: ?
Bottom Bracket: Cooks Ti
Pedals: XTR spd

Hub Skewers: Ringle not on front cannot recall why I switched
Rims: mavic 231 ceramic
Hubs: WTB hyperglide G/G Nuke proof carbon oversize
Nipples: 2
Spokes: ?
Tyres: Magic F&R
Tubes:latex air B

Saddle: Ti flite
Seatpost: ringle
Seatpost Binder: ringle

Weight:25-26 ish

Frame excellent as I always touched up scuffs & protected it vs cable rub. Always dry stored indoors


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:26 pm 
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Nice and subtle 8) not a fan of the front end though, bit too jacked up with those forks, hows it ride?


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 Post subject: Re: YETI FRO #809
PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:30 pm 
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alastairg wrote:
Semi retro however tempted to revert to circa 1991. Still have the headset & front graftons. For Yeti fans I have pictured the original front end including FTW antlers direct from the great man himself.



I think there will be a few here that will twist your arm gently... :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:33 pm 
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kaiser wrote:
Nice and subtle 8) not a fan of the front end though, bit too jacked up with those forks, hows it ride?


Sits down fine at the front with 13st on it :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:49 pm 
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Nice. I'll take the old stem. :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:03 pm 
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hairstream wrote:
Nice. I'll take the old stem. :lol:


Problem is that this site is tempting me to retro the bike.


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that's what we're here for :wink:


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alastairg wrote:
hairstream wrote:
Nice. I'll take the old stem. :lol:


Problem is that this site is tempting me to retro the bike.


I'm just saying. :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:01 pm 
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I like the modern look...send me the stem :wink:

Oh and upside down thumbies, a man after my own heart. 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:20 pm 
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Crell wrote:
I like the modern look...send me the stem :wink:

Oh and upside down thumbies, a man after my own heart. 8)


upside down, only way to go. MT Action tip IIRC


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