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My first hardtail!

Goomba FletchGoomba Fletch Posts: 221
edited October 2009 in Your mountain bikes
My entry into the world of mountain biking... Pinnacle Peak 4.0 2009. Recommended to me as a great value entry-level hardtail by my friendly Evans staff. The price point was originally £700, reduced down to £550, but thanks to a generous discount I got it for £385.

It's my first ever proper MTB and I'm so chuffed with it, took it out for my first trip to Dalby forest and I was impressed with how light and responsive it felt. Only came off it once on my first red run!

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This pic is ripped from the Evans site, because I'm not a very good photographer!


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This is MINE, round the back of work after having some flat pedals fitted.

I'm still learning all the techy stuff about bikes as I started this hobby a few weeks ago from scratch, so all of the specs are pulled straight from the Evans catalogue, apart from the pedals which they gave to me to replace the clipless ones it came with. So apologies if it sounds a bit like a sales pitch!

Frame: Pinnacle A6 6000 series alloy frame with integrated head tube and Slots Forward Seat Tube
Forks: Rockshox NEW Tora SL Coil fork, 1 1/8 inch threadless steerer, 100mm travel, Turnkey lockout
Bars: Aluminium riser bar, 31.8mm, 640mm wide, 15mm rise
Stem: 3D Forged alloy Ahead stem, 25.4mm with 7 degree rise. 120mm
Headset: VP A41AC Integrated headset, semi-cartridge bearings
Grips: Pinnacle Triple Compound ATB grips with alloy lockring system

Front Brake: Shimano BR-M486 hydraulic disc, resin pads, 160mm rotors
Rear Brake: Shimano BR-M486 hydraulic disc, resin pads, 160mm rotors
Brake Levers: Shimano BL-M486 hydraulic


Shifters: Shimano Deore SL-M530 STI levers with gear indicators
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore FD-M530, top-swing, dual pull. 31.8mm bracket
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore RD-M531 long cage

Seat: Pinnacle ATB saddle by Velo with upgraded cro-mo saddle rails
Seat Post: Alloy laser etched seat post, 27.2mm x 350mm long
Seat Post Clamp: Alloy seat clamp 31.8mm with quick release lever

Chainset: Shimano FC-M442 with chainguard, 170mm
Chainring(s): 42/32/22 Tooth Chainrings
Chain: KMC Z9000 with Missing Link connector
Cassette: Shimano Deore HG50 9 speed 11-32 Tooth Range
Pedals: DMR V8 9/16 Inch Pedals
Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-ED25 Octalink bottom bracket, 68mm shell

Front Wheel:
Rim: WTB Speed Disc rims, 32 hole eyeletted, disc only
Spokes: Stainless Steel 14 Gauge spokes
Hub: Shimano RM-65 hub for Centerlock disc brakes 36 hole
Tube: Kenda butyl tube, presta valve
Tire: Continental Explorer 26 x 2.1 inch wire bead

Back Wheel:
Rim: WTB Speed Disc rims, 32 hole eyeletted, disc only
Spokes: Stainless Steel 14 Gauge spokes
Hub: Shimano RM-65 freehub for Centerlock disc brakes 36 hole
Tube: Kenda butyl tube, presta valve
Tire: Continental Explorer 26 x 2.1 inch wire bead

I hope that makes sense! I don't know the weight, but I'll let you know if I find some scales big enough!
This is my bike, there are many like it but this one is mine

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