whats your steel 29er set up!
want to see what everybody else has done with their steel frame and big wheels.
riding a civilian thats stock for the mean time.
5+ yrs old Soulcraft
Originally Posted by shugarbear
Mix of XTR (cranks & frt drl) and XO (shifters & rear drl) 9 spd drivetrain
1st Gen RS Reba
King Headset, Salsa Promoto carbon bars, Thomson seatpost, WTB Rocket V SLT saddle
Wheels = Stock Stans Crest wheels or AmClassic/Crest wheels
approx 24+ lbs in current config (with the AmClassic/Crests, lighter tires, and Formula R1's that I have had on it's sub 24)
Karate Monkey in Progress
I have been modifying my KM for a couple years now, tweaking and improving. Ultimately it will be replaced with a higher-end, American made steel frameset. Until then, I will just be swapping parts. As it sits:
Surly Karate Monkey Frameset, shaved, modified, cleaned and re-coated
White Bros Rock Solid Fork
Thomson Stem and Post
3T Xida Pro Bar
Hope Tech X2 Brakes
Syncros FR Headset
Charge Spoon Saddle
Profile Racing BB, Crankset and Chainwheel
Profile Racing Hubset with DT Champion Spokes and Velocity P-35 Rims
Flybikes Ruben Pedals
My motorcycle runs on infant blood
Been riding this Forty-Four Kid Dangerous since January. Component list here.
Ari Cycles steelframe - 44mm headtube, 67,5 HA
Chris King headset + BB
White Brothers fluid 150
Straitline silent guide
Chromag chainring 32t
Saint 1x9 gears
Hope M4 brakes
Hope floating disc 183mm rear, 203mm front
Straitline stem 50mm
Funn fatboy bars 785mm
Chromag trailmaster saddle
Gravity dropper descender
Hope II hubs with Flow rims
Hadley 10x135 rear axle
Ardent 2.25 rear, 2.40 front
(think i'm finished with this one - for now..)
'09 Kona Unit frame & fork, misc. other parts:
here's my jabber.
salsa cro moto grande fork
ti groovy luv bars
HBC 32t ring
salsa 20t cog
WTB silverado saddle
Flows w/ King hubs
Ardent 2.4/Purgatory 2.2
XT brakes - just mounted up last week
i tried to stick with clyde worthy parts as i'm well north of 200 and it's the only mtb i have at this point. at some point, i may try a squishy front...or a carpet fiber front...
i love this bike.
I've heard carpet fiber components are great, but be sure to get them with StainMaster ™ or they're a b!tch to keep clean.
Originally Posted by jct
Use it, use it, use it while you still have it.
Here's mine. Primus Mootry 29er.
Shop Owner/Frame Builder
I had this for a few days, but ended up sending the frame back to the nice folks at Gunnar (and not because it was steel... that was a plus).
A few things have changed since this pic was taken.
2010 Niner SIR 9
Rigid steel Niner fork
Chris King headset and 15/18/20t cogs (plus a Surly 16t)
XTR 952 180mm cranks and Octalink BB
Blackspire 34t chain ring
Xpedo MF-1 Ti/Ti pedals
Nashbar 8 speed chain
Bontrager wheels and stem
Racing Ralph snake skin 2.4 F and Mountain King 2.4 R tires
Carbon low rise bars and seat post
Giant (cheapy) saddle
Post-race frozen decorations:
whats your steel 29er set up!
Civilian Luditte....Mods Include:
Stan's arch wheel set
2.35 Nobby Nics, tubless w/ Stans
Niner flat top carbon bar
Easton Haven carbon seatpost
ODI lock on grips
Easton EA 50 90 mm stem
Surly 18 tooth cog
23.5 Lbs.....LOVE this setup
some impressive weights you guys! great posts.
That's nice! The rotors don't look like Alligator Starlites. What are they?
Originally Posted by collideous
Here's mine. It is 22.4lbs. Very comfy ride!
2013 El Mariachi
Cane Creek 40 headset
Niner Carbon Fork
Syntace Vector Bar
Stans Crest tubeless with RR 2.4 front 2.25 back
Crampon Ultimate pedals
Endless spacers and cog
Thomson stem and seat post
Titec Pluto seat
XT brakes and ice tech rotors
ESI Extra Chunky grips
Went from this "XC" MCR9 :
To this "rigid AM" N9:
Canfield Nimble 9
VooDoo Zombie 500 fork
Hope Tech M4 180F/160R
3x9 XT (20-32-44 x 11-32)
710mm flat bar
Velocity Blunt/American Classic rims
Ardent 2.4F/Ignitor 2.1R
Still excellent climbing, but better descending.
PS - if that rear wheel ever dies (it should this season), I have another Blunt to fix 'er up.
It's never easier - you just go faster.
Stoic Cycles custom steel frame and fork.
Just becuase there's always gotta be one that doesn't fit in:
You have no excuse for driving to work
(unless you don't have studded tires)
(no excuse for that either)
Salsa El Mariachi
Here's mine. 2013 El Mariachi with parts swapped over from another frame. Really loving the ride of steel thus far, and this will be single speed before too long.
Easton bars, Thompson stem and post, Bonty SS cranks, Vuelta XRP Team Superlites, BR-1 tires, X-Fusion Slide RLR2 fork, BB7 with SD7's and my trusty 13 year old SDG Bel Air saddle. Right at 24# and I am in love with this bike!
Find a ride on FB> AZ MTB
"Uppercase with a space"
Well, here's my rigid Monkey with some recent NukeProof upgrades Got the bar first and liked the colour and needed a new rear hub and could get both F&R for the cost of the Pro2 EVO I was looking at, so decided to go with them and match things up - Going with the National colours of Blue, Yellow/Gold and Black.
As to the setup, right now running Shimano LX M580 crank w/ 36/22 SLX rings, shifters & derailleurs, SRAM PG990 cassette, HOPE Mono Mini F&R with 160mm rotors (will be upgrading front to 180mm), NukeProof Generator hubs laced to a Alex TD17 on the rear and WTB SpeedDisc for the front (for now, will be going to wider rims soon), 760mm Warhead NukeProof bar, 90mm/6* stem, generic post, Ergon GS1 grips and my oldest saddle, an 8 year old WTB RocketV.
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