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    650B Resurrection...it's alive!

    I decided to convert a 1991 Monster Fat from Fat City Cycles into a DirtDrop, 1x9, rigid, 76'er. Or as I affectionately call her, Monster B. Rather than bore you with descriptions, I thought pictures would tell the story.
















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    that looks amazing... good job

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyatt79m
    that looks amazing... good job
    Thanks! It's been in the works for several months. I've done some short rides on it but my lungs are shot with a respiratory infection. Can't wait to get her out on some longer rides.
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    well done

    Quote Originally Posted by Upchuck
    Thanks! It's been in the works for several months. I've done some short rides on it but my lungs are shot with a respiratory infection. Can't wait to get her out on some longer rides.
    nice bike, love to see new life in an older classic ride. I converted one of my YO's into a drop bar SS riig, it's a blast to ride on the trails

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    Well done - well done indeed.

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    b the backend too! you know it wants it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crashedupderby
    b the backend too! you know it wants it.
    I wish I could. This old frame doesn't have clearance in the chainstays.
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    wow, nice job. digging the fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misterdangerpants
    wow, nice job. digging the fork.
    Thanks, it's a HoDown fork with hooded dropouts from Rody at Groovy Cycleworks. I like to call it a "Ho in da Hood"
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    very-very nicely done...... question for ya......what hub did you lace into the front wheel ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Upchuck
    Thanks, it's a HoDown fork with hooded dropouts from Rody at Groovy Cycleworks. I like to call it a "Ho in da Hood"
    sweet. who makes the chain guide? very solid looking.

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    It's a White Industries hub.

    This is Chad, right? I've told more people about your bikeshop out here in SoCal. I need to make a trip out just to see the shop and ride the local trails.
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    It's made by Rohloff. It's a little pricey, but really well made and effective. I like the simplicity of it.
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