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My Orange 2010 P7 build

tomostomos Posts: 41
edited January 2010 in Your mountain bikes
Seem to be a few of these at the moment , so though I would add mine

My shopping basket :P

Orange P7 2010 Frame(Neon Orange)
Mavic XM317 Rims (Matching Neon Orange)
DT Swiss black comp spokes
Hope Ceramic BB
Hope Headset
Hope Pro 2 Hubs
Thompson x4 stem and seat post
Fizik Gobi XM saddle
Truvativ Noir XC 3.3 Carbon Crank
Shimano XTR front derailleur
SRAM X0 rear derailleur (Tango)
SRAM PG 990 Cassette (Tango)
SRAM X0 Shifters (Tango)
SRAM PC 991 Hollow link chain
Truvativ Team Carbon Rise bar
Ergon GX1 grips
Hope Race mini brakes with floating rotors
Fox 32 Vanilla 15QR forks
Proof Nuke Proof Neutron Mag-Ti Pedals
MRP Bash guard

Frame, shock and Crank protection from frame skin
Finishing off with some Lizard Skins for the headset and frame
Replacing the usual silver frame bolts (bottle cage etc) for anodized black
Still waiting on the brakes from Hope which should be out anytime now,, will post pics
once it is built ..

Some Linkage for the components I have used
Bash Guard: ... uard-32421
SRAM bits:
(click the orange square)
Truvtativ Bar: ... serbar.php
Hope Brakes:
Grips: ... s-09-34100
Frame skin protection:


  • Just my opinion, but I'd have put that spec on a different lighter frame :?
  • tomostomos Posts: 41
    Yep know what you mean,
    But I have been after a P7 for a bit, so was hoping the spec will "lessen" the weight
    of the steel bike ..
    I ran the proposed spec past the guys at Orange prior to ordering it all up :roll:
  • Fair enough :)

    also building a P7 but I'm trying to compramise strength and weight!
    I thought about xtr etc etc but personlly I don't think the frame is worth it... Gonna save that for the next build haha!

    Wish I'd gone for a "custom" colour though.... But I wanted a White frame lol!
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