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  1. #1
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    Talking New bike on it's way

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    I started to get back into mountain biking in the last year and decided I needed a real mountain bike. I've been borrowing bikes from friends and test riding. I finally found the frameset I really wanted and I'm going for it.

    It will be shipped to my friend who will finish building it up for me with a top of the line build kit. I'm going to have a kick azz bike.

    Here it is.
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    Living life like there's no tomorrow.

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  2. #2
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    spiffin'

    but don't drop it over more 8ft ledges, will ya??
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  3. #3
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    Woohoo! I hope you have lots of fun ruling the mountain on that lovely beast.
    Everything in moderation, including moderation.

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  4. #4
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    A new bike day, is a happy day . I normally say "hope you have many happy and safe miles together". But, we are talking about mtb here... so minor self inflicted pain is optional lol.

  5. #5
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    I have seen one of those built in person- drool inducing!! Congrats. Can someone tell me why there is no drooling smilie?
    Amanda

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  6. #6
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    how's this?
    ..............

    That is a purdy bike
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  7. #7
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    You are SO going to love that ride...

    Can't wait to see it fully built!

    SheFly
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  8. #8
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    Congratulations! That's a great looking frame! Can't wait to see the finished product.
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  9. #9
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    Great Bike!
    I hope you have many happy rides together.
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  10. #10
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    What frame is this? It's absolutely stunning!!!

    Wish i could afford something like this, still til i can my 1999 Marin Rift will have to make do.

  11. #11
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    It's the S-works Safire by Specialized. Carbon WSD with an amazing shock system.

    Here are the wheels that where handbuilt for her.
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    Living life like there's no tomorrow.

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    2010 Custom Tonic cross with discs, SRAM
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  12. #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wahine View Post
    It's the S-works Safire by Specialized. Carbon WSD with an amazing shock system.

    Here are the wheels that where handbuilt for her.
    Oooooooh!
    Marin Rift Zone 1999 - Manitou Rear Shock - Marzocchi SuperComp Bombers on the front.

  13. #13
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    Wahine - are those tubeless? I haven't tried that yet, but am thinking about it...

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    Here are the specs.

    frame Specialized SWorks Safire
    fork Specialized FutureShock
    headset Specialized internal
    front der Shimano XTR
    rear der SRAM X-0
    shifters SRAM X-0
    brakes Avid Juicy Ultimate
    crankset Truvative Noir XC carbon
    cassette SRAM PG990 11-32
    chain SRAM PC991
    hubs DTSwiss 340
    rims Mavic XC717 Disc
    spokes DT Revo black, alloy nipples
    tires Kenda Blue Groove 2.1, 2.35
    handlebar Ritchey WCS Carbon Lo rise
    stem Thomson X-2
    seatpost Thomson Elite
    saddle WTB Diva
    grips ODI Ruffian Lock-on
    bottle cage Bontrager Race XLite
    pedals Shimano XT


    I'm embarassed to say I'm not sure about the tires but I believe they have tubes. It doesn't say tubeless anywhere and when my friend and I went over all the details, I was a little overwhelmed. I don't remember any mention of tubeless though.

    Some of the specs have already changed a bit depending on parts availability. But that's it in a nutshell.

    The frame hasn't arrived at my friend's shop yet so the rest of the build is on hold for the moment. I am soooooooooo excited.
    Last edited by Wahine; 03-17-2009 at 11:01 PM.
    Living life like there's no tomorrow.

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    2010 Custom Tonic cross with discs, SRAM
    2012 Moots YBB 2 x 10 Shimano XTR
    2014 Soma B-Side SS

  15. #15
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    I am soooooooooo jealous. That will be one smokin' hot bike. I'm lusting after one of its less expensive cousins at the moment, but, alas, I'm many dollars short of that dream.
    Drink coffee and do stupid things faster with more energy.

 

 

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