96' Bontrager Privateer Comp


Bontrager Fan
Thanks Paul.

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Retro Guru
That looks ten times better with the skin wall tyres and the new wheels, fantastic looking bike. Thanks for motivating me to get a bontrager out of the loft and start building!


Bontrager Fan
Swapped the Pace forks for a Judy SL, many thanks to Dan Chambers for sorting out the steerer issues for me! Spec is now exactly as I want it, still could do with a lick of paint but I can't decide on colour, I quite like the idea of painting the frame to match the forks with silver lettering, keeping the original colours just swapping them about, what do you think?DSC_0935_copy_3674x2454.jpg
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Bontrager Fan
Frame: 1996 Bontrager Privateer Comp

Fork: Rockshox Judy SL with Steed springs

Headset: Tange Technoglide
Stem: Titec titanium
Handlebar: Titec Flat-tracker Titanium
Grips: ODI Attack
Barends: N/A

Brakes: Magura HS33 Hydraulic
Brake Pads: Koolstop
Brake Cables: Magura
Cantilever cable hangers: N/A
Brake Levers: Altek Hydro

Shifters: Sachs Powergrip Extreme
Front Derailleur: Sachs Centura
Rear Derailleur: Sachs Plasma
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: XTR M900 12-32
Chain: HG-71
Cranks: Raceface Turbine LP
Crank Bolts: Middleburn
Chainrings: XTR M900
Chainring bolts: Alloy
Bottom Bracket: UN-72
Pedals: Onza H.O.

Hub Skewers: Halo bolt
Rims: Mavic 217 CD Ceramic
Hubs: Hope Fatso/Ti-glide
Nipples: DT Swiss alu
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Tyres: Panaracer Smoke/Dart
Tubes: Bontrager

Saddle: Selle San Marco Bontrager Cromo
Seatpost: Titec Titanium
Seatpost Binder: Bolted alloy collar

Weight: 24lb 15oz
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Bontrager Fan
Cheers Matt👍 just wanted to try something different, by all accounts it'll break after about 5 miles anyway 😂 I have the XT setup on standby 😁