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SPIROSPIRO Posts: 200
edited November 2009 in Your mountain bikes
Hi guys and gals!

Thought i would say a quick hello to all as a new member. My name is John and just moved to UK after a couple of years overseas with work. Been biking for about 10 years on and off and recently splashed out on return to uk

So without further delay - The Rides

Bianchi Oetzi 9100 XC - 2006 model

The workhorse for general commuting and trips to the shop for the last 3 years - nothing fancy, just reliable - never thought i would say that about Italian machinery!! :shock:
Got this shortly before i went overseas a few years ago

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Frame: Carbon Monocoque
Forks: Marzocchi MZ I - Lock Up 100mm travel
Gears: Shimano Deore 9 Speed with a Shimano LX rear mech
Shifters: Shimano Deore Dual Control shifters
Chainset: Shimano Deore with 44/32/22 teeth chain rings
Brakes: Shimano Deore Hydraulic Disc M535
Wheels: Mavic XM 317 Silver rims built on to Shimano Deore 32 hole disc hubs with Inox 2mm black spokes
Tyres: Michelin XC Dry 26 inch x 2 inch
Handlebars: FSA XC280 OS 31.8mm diameter 600mm length and a Low rise
Stem: FSA OS150LX Super Over 1 inch 1/8 inch black
Saddle: Selle Italia Filante Special Edition
Seatpost: FSA SL-280 31.4mm diameter and 350mm length

The Toy - rewards for lots of time overseas - S-Works Enduro :D

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Simply awesome bike in my humble opinion - if the wife ever finds out what it cost i'm dead. Ignore the pedals - there off the other bike till my XT spd's arrive

Frame: S-Works Enduro FACT 10m carbon main triangle. Az1 construction, M5 rear triangle, Full cartridge bearing pivots, Adjustable geometry, Replaceable derailleur hanger and 150mm travel
Rear Shock: Specialized AFR Shock with Spike valve, Air spring, Adjustable rebound and low speed compression, 7.875x2.25 inch
Fork: S-Works Future Shock E150SL, Lightweight machined dual crown with integrated stem, 150mm travel, Rebound/Compression/Travel adjust, 25mm thru-axle, Lightweight machined alloy steerer.
Front Derailleur: Shimano M971 XTR, DMD, Top swing, Dual pull
Rear Derailleur: SRAM X-0, 9-speed, Mid cage
Shifters: SRAM X-0 carbon, Trigger
Chainset: Shimano M-970 XTR, 175mm
Chainrings: 22/32/44 Tooth Chainrings, 4 bolt 104/64mm
Bottom Bracket: Shimano M-970 XTR
Cassette: Shimano M970 XTR Ti, 9-speed, 11-34 Tooth Range
Chain: Shimano XTR, 9-speed
Front Brake: Custom Avid Ultimate SL Mag, Alloy backed organic pads, Magnesium calliper and lever body with carbon blade, Ti hardware package, 203mm rotor
Rear Brake: Custom Avid Ultimate SL Mag, Alloy backed organic pads, Magnesium calliper and lever body with carbon blade, Ti hardware package, 185mm rotor
Brake Levers: Custom Avid Ultimate SL Mag Hydraulic
Handlebars: Specialized Enduro mid rise bar, 2014 alloy, 31.8mm, 6 degree up, 9 degree backsweep, 660mm wide
Stem: S-Works, Future Shock , CNC machined, 31.8 clamp integrated with fork
Headset: 1-1/8 inch Threadless, Campy style upper and lower cartridge bearing
Grips: Specialized Thick lock on grip
Rims: Roval Traversee, Disc, 26mm
Front Hub: Roval Traversee Trail, Disc, Straight pull, 25mm axle
Rear Hub: Roval Traversee Trail, Disc, Straight pull
Spokes: DT Swiss Super Comp 2.0/1.7/1.8mm butted stainless, Black, Alloy nipples
Front Tyre: S-Works Eskar, 26x2.3 inch, 120 TPI, Aramid tubeless ready bead, Dual compound
Rear Tyre: S-Works Eskar, 26x2.3 inch, 120 TPI, Aramid tubeless ready bead, Dual compound
Tubes: Specialized Ultralight 26x2.0 inch, Presta
Saddle: Specialized Format, Hollow Ti rails, SL foam, 143mm
Seatpost: Specialized Command Post, 110mm Adjustable height, Remote Operated, Single-bolt head

Well thats me and the rides - look forward to being part of the forum.

John

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