Bought this frame last year as was looking for a retro Kona that actually fit me, so I could ride it further than the pub.
Stumbled across it on eBay/here, put in a cheeky (possibly drunken) offer, and buuger me, it got accepted 😂 Pics below from seller's ad.
I'd previously bought 2 or 3 bikes...
Done a few builds/threads on this over the years.
Been wanting to build it light, fast and simple.
Cranks are temporary (Atlas are a bit heavier than I've got in mind!), but just wanted to get it put together today, so here she is.
Race Face / DT Swiss Pair Wheels
Was originally factory RaceFace wheelset, I bought from my mate with a trashed rear rim and I sourced this DT 512 28h rim, which has same erd as the original RF unit. Also replaced some of...
Lucky enough to run a bike like this....
So much fun. Playful, agile. Awesome.
It's a standard my20 C-S kit, aside from a Lyrik Ultimate stepped down to 140.
Also have a Chromag BZA 50mm stem and a pair of Renthal fatbar (ally) 40mm rise.
Running some Ergon grips off a recommendation from a...
-Belt drive drivetrain S/S
Taken from a Trek District c2010
Rear hub with sprocket
£75 posted ono
-Raceface Cinch chainrings
£10 posted each or £25 for all 3. SOLD
-Hope t rex 40t Shimano 10s expander ring
£10 posted SOLD
Deore 10s front mech FDM611
Fella brought this in today. He said he got it from the old gaffer back in the very early days. Apparently him and Paul went over to Orange and they custom made it for him. He ended up building 1st Stif website apparently!
Got "OG" Stif sticker and evrythin.
We'll get 'er fettled up. Re-issue...
After a big ol' frame or bike for my 6'4" brother in law.
Just to get him out with the family.
Nothing special required
Any wheel size considered.
Trying to keep build sub 500 sheets.
Edit - off road biased
Prefer 6bolt, but could be c-lock tempted.
Hg freehub, but if convertible, I'm listening...
Not too fussy, other than the above...
Ps, not got King money :)
Or Hope tbh :lol:
Unless its inexpensive hope or king :facepalm:
I'm after a BMX style quill stem to put in a threaded 1-1/8" fork and want to fit a 22mm bar.
Can't seem to find one.
It looks like all BMX quill stems are 1" ???
Anyone got any ideas?
I have a quill - ahead converter as backup and an old x-lite fly in short length, but I'm pretty sure that's...