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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2012 12:10 am 
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Hello fellow ww's, I've been a long time reader and haven't presented myself.

This project started today when the postman got me a package with the frame :D. I'll be writing and uploading pictures as I receive the components. The target weight of this build is 9-9.5kg

I will be updating the part list as I receive them:

Frame: 2011 Rocky Mountain 70 RSL w/ Fox Float RP23 (2070g)
Fork: 2012 Magura Durin SL (1391g)
Shifter: Rear Sram x.0 shifter
Derailleur: Sram x.0 10 speed (202g)
Crankset: Aerozine x-12 SL, with 32t
Bottom Bracket: XXF Pressfit bb92
Chainguide: E.Thirteen
Cassette: XTR 11-36
Seatpost: Climax carbon 30.9x350mm
Seatclamp: Woodman Deadgrip SL 34.9 red
Saddle: Smud-Carbon Saddle (65g)
Bottlecage: Smud-carbon alu bolts (5g)
Stem: Syntace F109
Handlebar: Hylix carbon 31.8 x 600mm
Grips: ESI Chunky white
Brakeset: Magura Marta SL Magnesium
Wheelset: Stans Alpine with American classic and DT Revos


Let the fun times begin
:beerchug:
-Chris

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2012 Magura Durin SL 100


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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2012 10:24 am 
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It looks very hopefully :-)


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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 6:53 am 
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fadr wrote:
It looks very hopefully :-)


Thanks!

I will be running a 1x10 speed. The following components are on the way :) :

Shifter: Rear Sram x.0 shifter
Derailleur: Sram x.0 10 speed
Crankset: Aerozine x-12 SL, with 32t or 34t chainring (still deciding)
Chainguide: E.Thirteen
Cassette: Sram XTR 11-36
Seatpost: Climax carbon 30.9x350mm (135g+ or -)
Seatclamp: Woodman Deadgrip SL 34.9 red
Saddle: Smud-Carbon Saddle (65g)
Bottlecage: Smud-carbon w/alu bolts (5g)
Stem: Syntace F109
Handlebar: Hylix carbon 31.8 x 600mm (115g)
Grips: ESI Chunky white
Brakeset: Magura Marta SL Magnesium
Wheelset: Stans Alpine with American classic and DT Revos

I can't wait to finish the build, I will be updating the thread with photos as components show up. :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 10:00 am 
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I really like these Rocky Mountain frames! Considering it for a new race bike next year so will be following this one closely!

Did you get a chance to test ride one before now? Just curious as when I last rode one I felt the BB was very low and was striking pedals where I normally wouldn't have had to think about it. Handled brilliantly on the descents as a trade off though, so I guess it was worth having to be a little more careful with the pedalling!


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PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 10:29 pm 
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campbellrae wrote:
I really like these Rocky Mountain frames! Considering it for a new race bike next year so will be following this one closely!

Did you get a chance to test ride one before now? Just curious as when I last rode one I felt the BB was very low and was striking pedals where I normally wouldn't have had to think about it. Handled brilliantly on the descents as a trade off though, so I guess it was worth having to be a little more careful with the pedalling!


I didn't tested it, but on the bikeradar review said that the bottom bracket was a little low and pedals striked once in a while.

I received the Sram X.0 10 spd Rear Derailleur and had a Specialized phenom saddle. I opted to take out the leather of the saddle since it was horrible. :oops:

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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 11:58 pm 
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Another wheelset is on the way, Stans ZTR Race 7000 with american classics and sapim spokes(1170g). :)

It's turning better of what I tought. :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2012 11:12 am 
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Package from Smud-Carbon arrived! :up:

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PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2012 9:34 am 
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New parts showed up, Aerozine crankset, XXF BB, Climax Seapost, Magura Marta SL Magnesium Brakes and Stans Race 7000 wheelset. Photos coming soon and sorry for not showing the complete build. I'm documenting the process as I receive the parts 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:00 pm 
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So the saddle didn't work out for you I notice. How come? Hmm if I only I was inthe States I consider taking it off your hands.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:46 am 
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It was good for short rides but after 3 hours I've been dealing with discomfort.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:10 am 
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Chris, that's exactly the frame I'm thinking about as a replacement to my 10 year old Element TSC Scandium.

I think the BB is the same as my old bike, but other than that, what's your opinion?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2012 8:37 pm 
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chrisMTB wrote:
It was good for short rides but after 3 hours I've been dealing with discomfort.


That's not good. Are you still selling it? Would you send it to New Zealand?

So what are you running on it now instead?

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wow, really nice bike.


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