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New HT Now Finished....Phew....

BOYDIEBOYDIE Posts: 528
edited June 2009 in Your mountain bikes
Hi all just want to show of my lastest build up,
Roack Lobster team 853 Frame.
Raceface finishing kit and Crank.
Rock Shox Recon SL solo air 100mm.
XT front and rear mech + Shifters.
Deore cassette.+ Cables.
Hayes Striker Trail Brakes 180mm Fr-160mm Rr.
DT Swiss x455 rims on XT hubs with Sapim spokes and nipples (hand built by Spokes Cycles).With Specialized the captain S-Works tyres.
Charge Spoon saddle.
Shimano m520 spds.
Aerozine skf bearing headset.

Have always wanted a Steel HT for all day riding.

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  • WhytepeakWhytepeak Posts: 2,616
    Very nice kt, super frame :D
    Now that we are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak and not to please ourselves. ROMANS 15:1
  • Surf-MattSurf-Matt Posts: 5,952
    That's a good one - instant classic.

    Still ride my steel 1997 Stumpy every now and again and enjoy it!
  • adb1006adb1006 Posts: 938
    Cool - another Rock Lobster owner 8)

    Love the colour of the 853 frames. What size is it by the way?
  • BOYDIEBOYDIE Posts: 528
    Its a 15 inch,I debated between the 15 and 17,but because of my short ar5e 29" leg Im glad I went for the 15.
    Took it out for its first ride this afternoon 1.5 hour local loop,its was fantastic.Theres something nicer about it than say an Alu frame,more compliant on the bumps and the small traill buzz sems to vanish.It cuts through singletrack faster than my Trance.I could ride it all day.
  • dunkerdunker Posts: 1,503
    that looks lovely :) very tempted to get an rl853 frame.
  • WhytepeakWhytepeak Posts: 2,616
    dunker wrote:
    that looks lovely :) very tempted to get an rl853 frame.

    Don't delay, get yours today !
    Now that we are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak and not to please ourselves. ROMANS 15:1
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