Custom Scale 20 (now even lighter!)

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DCR00
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Custom Scale 20 (now even lighter!)

Postby DCR00 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:18 pm

Morning all

Just a taster of whats coming....

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The frame and forks are in amazing condition. Look to me that they have only been used once or twice - result !

Should start work on it this weekend

DCR
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Postby xterra » Sat Nov 13, 2010 14:01 pm

great frame!! like to see it built up.. Any idea what spec your going for yet??

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Postby DCR00 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 17:13 pm

the spec is the same as the rockhopper it replaces

except for new wheels (Fulcrum Red Metal 3) and new forks (seen in pic)

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Postby njee20 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 18:09 pm

And as you're no doubt aware you'll need a new front mech (E-type) and seatpost (34.9) too.

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DCR00
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Postby DCR00 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 18:45 pm

the bloke threw in the e-type mech

will get a shim from Superstar, as ive only just bought an FSA SLK seatpost which i dont want to get rid of

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Postby scale20 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 21:17 pm

That will look sweet when done. I had the 2007 Scale 20 and loved it, ebayed it for a new bike then kicked myself in the face for doing it :lol:

A really fast bike, and flies uphill. You won't be disapointed. :wink:
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Postby fat sam » Sat Nov 13, 2010 21:23 pm

i bet thats gonna be super light when finished :)
it is hard to soar like an eagle when you are surrounded by turkeys

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Postby DCR00 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 23:07 pm

'Hopper has been stripped (30 mins it took me. Been a while since i stripped a bike, but that aint too shabby), and the cockpit and brakes have been fitted to the Scale - sorry no pics yet 8)

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Postby scale20 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 23:20 pm

be good to see the pics.

Will there be an avatar change too? :lol:
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Postby MountainMonster » Sun Nov 14, 2010 08:30 am

Lovely frame! Wheels look a good fit colour wise as well.

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Postby DCR00 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 00:32 am

Evening all

some more progress pics

Hope SS BB fitted

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with E-Type mech (and some anodised red goodness). See how clean the chain suck guard is ? this frame is virtually unused

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Frame shot with the cockpit added

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SLX crankset added

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V clean XT Shadow Mech (being fitted tom)

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Wheels with tyres (not going tubeless just now)

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More pics tom. Bike should be done by then.

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Postby getonyourbike » Wed Nov 17, 2010 07:01 am

very nice mate, that'll be seriously fast... whoosh :lol:

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DCR00
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Postby DCR00 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 18:42 pm

Pretty much done

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Only the seatclamp and front brake to sort

Initial weight estimate is 10.5kgs

Ideally i want to break the 10kgs mark. Toying with swapping out the 4 pot calipers for some Formulas, which would shed around 700g.

If ican get the tyres to work on UST then that would shed another 500g as well...

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Postby MountainMonster » Wed Nov 17, 2010 19:11 pm

Very nice looking, and sounds like with the mods you want will be a very decent weight as well.

Nice build!

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Postby badly_dubbed » Wed Nov 17, 2010 19:20 pm

top class!

ive strted my first custom build and am looking forward to the process! :D

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Postby jakeeeeeee » Wed Nov 17, 2010 19:50 pm

mmmmmmmmm................lol love the bike !!! :D

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Postby langster » Wed Nov 17, 2010 20:00 pm

Very tasty, nice seat
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Postby gezzza » Wed Nov 17, 2010 20:06 pm

its nice but flats :| they dont belong on a carbon xc machime

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Postby DCR00 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 20:13 pm

i just cant get on with riser bars. I did try them, but i prefer flats.

im old school you see :D

will do a proper weigh when its done

cheers for the comments

DCR

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Postby gezzza » Wed Nov 17, 2010 20:17 pm

I was talking about the pedals :lol:


DCR00 wrote:i just cant get on with riser bars. I did try them, but i prefer flats.

im old school you see :D

will do a proper weigh when its done

cheers for the comments

DCR


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