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PP Shan MV

rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
edited October 2014 in Your mountain bikes
Took delivery of this little beauty last week...
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Awaiting a few more parts (need to decide on stem and bars) mainly hub bearings and rim tape before I start the build.

Possible spec:

Shan Frame (L)
EX721 Rims on Hope Hubs
Formula K18s
RockShox Revelations 150mm
ZEE Mech, Shifter and Cranks
XT Cassette and KMC Chain
Charge Spoon bum seat

Shall post some progress pics if people are interested.
PP Shan & Intense SS2

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  • brucie45brucie45 Posts: 279
    Thats a great looking frame, get it built up soon! :lol:
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  • pesky_jonespesky_jones Posts: 2,890
    Awesssommmeeeee
  • JMcP92JMcP92 Posts: 339
    Lovely frame, I considered one at one point but couldn't justify another bike, nor had the money to buy any more bits than the frame :P Personally I'd love the 917 in the Gulf colours, looks amazing, but the frame appears to look good however you paint it. Hear it rides brilliantly too
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    I originally wanted a 917 so bad but couldn't get one for love nor money :(

    When this came out, boosh!

    Edit: Hub bearings have arrived, that's tonights job and fit the rim tape (if it arrives)
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • JMcP92JMcP92 Posts: 339
    rhysduk wrote:
    I originally wanted a 917 so bad but couldn't get one for love nor money :(

    When this came out, boosh!

    Edit: Hub bearings have arrived, that's tonights job and fit the rim tape (if it arrives)

    That's the issue with limited production runs I guess! I found one for £550 for few months back but again, just couldn't justify. Still, as bikes go it's one hell of a looker.
    Out of curiosity, what fork you thinking on it? Pike? 34? Or something different?
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    150mm Revelations. :) got them at a bit of a bargain, literally brand new.
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • JMcP92JMcP92 Posts: 339
    rhysduk wrote:
    150mm Revelations. :) got them at a bit of a bargain, literally brand new.

    Good man, also realised you posted this at the top, and reading may be worth it next time round ;) I look forward to seeing the finished product, bet it'll ride like a beast
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    Just a quick mock up.
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    Bearings changed on the front hub. cant find my adjustable spanner to get the cassette off :(
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • CqcCqc Posts: 951
    That is one goddam sexy bike you've got there mate...nice revelations too
  • JMcP92JMcP92 Posts: 339
    Looking great already!
    Please tell me you're gonna tie yellow into the build with those forks. Detailing is key ;)
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    i would if yellow was available as a colour option from renthal or superstar :)

    ive gone for dark blue pedal.s probably renthal bars and stem.

    hmm gold seat clamp... hmm...
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • CqcCqc Posts: 951
    £650 for the frame is a bit much though...
  • @lexD@lexD Posts: 340
    Cqc wrote:
    £650 for the frame is a bit much though...

    The Shan MV are available for £499
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    Cqc wrote:
    £650 for the frame is a bit much though...
    It's over £100 cheaper than that
    http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/1268039/ (got mine from here-their website is down ATM - Google Zulu bikes)
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • CqcCqc Posts: 951
    Whoops, I read $650 as £650
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    More bits arrived! Will be ordering bars and stem tonight and it's all go on the weekend hopefully.
    Stripped the rear hope hub and freewheel last night for a rebuild, that's got new bearings and a good clean.

    Decided to go SLX cassette as the extra £15 odd for the XT wasn't really worth a few extra grams.

    Go to sort my brakes out too.. urgh :(
    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • rhysdukrhysduk Posts: 138
    Think its about time I posted some pictures of her finished!

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    PP Shan & Intense SS2
  • FoldingJoeFoldingJoe Posts: 1,327
    Just picked up an MV frame myself - now need to get my head around what to build it up with.
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