Commuter frame with MTB bits

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I am the god of hell fire
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Commuter frame with MTB bits

Postby I am the god of hell fire » Mon Oct 08, 2012 16:19 pm

Hi

I fancy a new commuter and have my old (broken) MTB to use as a donor bike

Spec list is pretty simple

It needs to take full proper mudguards, not clip ons, have disc mounts, not weigh a ton and I need to be able to use some if not all of my MTB groupset and contact points plus wheels - although Im happy to consider buying some bits eg CX wheels if really necessary

Due to me having MTB shifters and disc brakes which Id like to carry over flat bars are preferable - which I obviously have too

So any suggestions?
All I can find myself is the Kinesis Tripser which is more commonly built with drops

What am I missing??

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Re: Commuter frame with MTB bits

Postby sicknewt » Mon Oct 08, 2012 16:40 pm

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Re: Commuter frame with MTB bits

Postby The Rookie » Tue Oct 09, 2012 09:52 am

Mine is built exactly as you describe and I'm using a (bought second hand) Carrera Gryphon frame.

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Re: Commuter frame with MTB bits

Postby passout » Fri Oct 12, 2012 08:47 am

Kinesis Decade Tripster - very flexible, takes discs, even takes 26inch or 700 wheels.

See: http://road.cc/content/news/56886-just- ... ster-video - watch the vid.
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