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Bionicon Reed Redux

cat_with_no_tailcat_with_no_tail Posts: 12,981
edited August 2013 in Your mountain bikes
As mentioned in my other thread, I've been re-examining my stable.

Been wanting to upgrade the Reed for a while now from X9 to SLX. Decided now was as good a time as any.

Still rocking the factory custom, 1-off paintjob. Other than that, she's been pretty much torn down and re-done.


Frame: Bionicon Reed 140 air
Forks: Bionicon Double Agent 80-160mm
Bars: Easton Haven 720mm
Stem: Bionicon Twin-lock
Headset: Bionicon F.I.T
Grips: Superstar Excel Blue with Red lockrings

Brakes: Shimano SLX - 180mm
Shifters: Shimano XT - I ordered SLX with the groupset, but Merlin were out of stock, so free upgrade
Front Mech: Shimano SLX direct mount
Rear Mech: Shimano SLX Shadow+

Seat: Charge Spoon
Seat Post: 2012 Reverb MMX
Seat Post Clamp: Superstar Balance bolt - Red

Cranks: Shimano XT - Blackspire chainrings 26-38 and Hope 40t bash
Chain: KMC X10-sl
Cassette: Shimano SLX 11-36
Pedals: Wellgo MG-1

Front Hub: Superstar Switch Evo -Red - 15mm
Rear Hub: Superstar Trizoid DH Hub - Red - 142x12mm fitting
Spokes: CX Ray
Nipples: SAPIM Sils - Red
Hubs - Arch EX
Front Tyre - Racing Ralph double defence snakeskin TLR
Rear Tyre - Racing Ralph double defence snakeskin TLR
Both run tubeless.










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