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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 1:24 pm 
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I'm trying to pin down a builder or two that is building custom CX frames from Scandium. Can anyone help?

I see Stoemper doing alloy, am sure they could use it, but are there others I'm missing?

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:41 pm 
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Rock Lobster


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:35 pm 
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Primus Mootry/PM Cycle Fabrication - former builder to Katie Compton.....for whatever that's worth!

http://www.primusmootry.com


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:56 pm 
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Not many builders with tubing left since Easton stopped making it some time ago.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:01 pm 
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Yeah, it's sad - great tubeset.

Thanks for all the suggestions, people!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:36 am 
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The Easton Scandium is the great stuff, my CX bike is just that. Best bike out of all that I've had in 25 years of racing, and I've been on a little bit of everything.

If you find a builder, you can still find a few of the Easton tubes floating around. My new road frame has the SC7000 for top and down tubes, Easton Ultralight seat tube (wanted bigger diameter for a bit more stiffness) and Taiwanese scandium seatstays. Chainstays are Columbus XCLR8R.

Built by Primus Mootry/PM Cycle Fabrication........he's my brother, so mixing and matching tubes was an easy one.

Ping me for more info.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:42 am 
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Is rock lobster still doing the scandium frame? Thinking of ordering one for next season if they are.

Also, what's the longevity of Scandium? Is this theoretically a frame that I could have and use "for life" like a steel frame?

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Paul at Rock Lobster would be the guy to call. I bet he has some tubing left. Great guy and great frames!


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Er, guys ... you realize that scandium tubes are aluminium tubes with a bit of scandium in. Sorry for stating the obvious.


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Valbrona wrote:
Er, guys ... you realize that scandium tubes are aluminium tubes with a bit of scandium in. Sorry for stating the obvious.


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