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    Ti O'beast in the 25's !

    25lb 15oz or 11.75kg

    I still have to change the Maxxis FR tubes over to Q-tubes superlights which will drop another 150g or 5oz off and i have to add the 30g bottle cage.
    The heavy SRAM 1050 11-36 cassette will be changed for a 11-32 1080 if my 28t HBC chainring ring ever arrives.... thats another 150g chopped off though theres a possibility i might add the ergon GS1's i have here.

    Frame - O'Beast Ti Med
    Fork - O'Beast carbon
    Wheels Rims F - Trialtech SL
    Wheels Rims R - Trialtech SL
    Hubs - Hope Fatsno
    Spokes - DT comp
    BB - Hope integral
    Chainring - HBC 30t
    Crank - Middleburn X-type
    Shifters - XO
    Derailleur R - XO
    Brakes F - Hope Race EVO M4
    Brakes R - Hope Race EVO M4
    Rotor rear - Hope 183mm
    Rotor front - Hope 183mm
    Bars - Syntace vector Carbon
    Stem - KCNC
    Chain guide - PAUL Components
    Tubes - maxxis FR
    Grips - foam
    Seatpost - Syntace hi-flex Carbon
    Tyres F - Husker Du folding
    Tyres R - Husker Du folding
    SeatClamp - Carbocage
    Headset - Hope integral
    Pedals - TIME carbon XS
    Cassette PG1050
    Seat - Selle Italia SLR superflow
    Chain - SRAM
    Skewers - Salsa rear, halo bolt through front
    Bottle cage - Arundel dave'O













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    Wow!
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    you wouldn't want to ride that on naked
    your balls could get caught in that saddle
    other than that sweet build


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    Brill Build

    Dear ozzybmx,

    Firstly, I am an Oz soon to return to Oz from Italy. I shall be living just south of Sydney.
    Man, what a sheer coincidence it is that I find your O'beast setup. I've been scratching my noggin' for ages thinking of how to access the bits you have and get them without going overboard.

    Secondly, your build is wonderful, but I'd like to ask if you can reveal how/where/cost of getting all the parts into Australia please? Did you import everything or use a distributor/s in Australia.
    It's interesting that although these big wheels have originated from and for use in snow, that the great dirt landscapes of the 'bush' seem just as relevant.

    Take it easy and good luck.
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    awesome build & weight Ozz i tried to send some rep but no go.

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    A great build. I've got many of those components squirrelled away for when I return to Scotland and start building my StrathPuffer bike. The last one was in the high 30s and possibly 40s and that's painful over 24 hours.

    You just need some dirt on it now. Suggest you ride at Weipa - bauxite dust is lightest
    As little bike as possible, as silent as possible.
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    Excellent build Ozzy! Looks badass too. The weight was a nice surprise ay?

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    Its really so your schlong has no pressure on it making it a really comfortable seat, i dont reckon they factored in bollox popping through it when doing a nudie ride

    Velobike, the cape is on the 4WD to-do list, it would be nice and warm up there at the moment. Im between nightshifts but will get it dirty tomorrow.

    Will sent you PM Peter Mac.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AC/BC View Post
    Excellent build Ozzy! Looks badass too. The weight was a nice surprise ay?
    It certainly was, my calc messup was including the cassette in the wheel weight from the other bike.

    NV couldnt give you a serve of rep either, you have recieved in the last 100 but it will keep
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    Really nice, dude!

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    Looks Great...But for an extra 60 grams per wheel increase in weight you could have gone with a Marge Light and gained 20mm in rim width...Tough to call that a fat bike in that state....But like I said...It really looks great!

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    Post up the weight once you make your final modifications. I'd love to see what this Beast weighs in at.

    I'm running the Q-tube SL's is the 2.1-2.35" size. Been good so far. But haven't had a whole lot of rides on the bike yet.

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    Nice bike, impressive weight!

    I Guess I would sacrifice some weight to make it a more alround bike, for anything but a beachrace I would be adding 500 grams of tire sealant, a tripple, steel brakelines, a dropping seatpost and a german a flame fork
    And for the beachrace I would use Michelin latex tubes and floyds!

    But, each his own!


    PS, On the pics it seems like you're using maxis FR with presta valves and those valves tear of in no time with that rim tire combination!
    I have destroyed some tires like that!

    Anyway, I tried a lot of light tubes and now i am back to michelin downhilltubes with a double portion of latex milk,...

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    Ive used the Maxxis FR tubes with the tyres/rims for about 2 months (on the other bike) without any problems, will be swapping to q-tube SL's soon.
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    ! Huzzah !
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    What rim strips are you running that avoid the bulging-out-the-holes look that I don't enjoy about drilled rims? Looks good.
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    Drew i went to a local craft & fabric shop for silver ribbon and it was all crap then i spied these massive rolls of vinyl on the way out so i bought a 10cm strip off the roll, it came 1.8m wide and i thought i would have to join it but it stretched the extra 20-25cm to make the rimstrip out of one 25mm wide strip.... then i put 1 wrap of gorilla tape on top of it.

    The vinyl is waterproof too
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    Fantastic low(er) fat build

    Tyre clearance should not be an issue
    A Fatback'd Lefty for who life IS a Beach

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    How do you like the hubs so far? I find mine to be great for announcing to ppl i'd like to pass. I pass skinnys and roadies all the time. These lightened fat bikes do haul ass and hold their own.

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    Ive rode many sets of Hopes on different wheels over the years, my SS has Enve wheels with Kings and going back to Hope hubs is definately not a step forward but they are bomb proof, reliable, a great price and work beautifully.

    The noise is good for scaring snakes off the trail
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sevenz View Post
    Looks Great...But for an extra 60 grams per wheel increase in weight you could have gone with a Marge Light and gained 20mm in rim width...Tough to call that a fat bike in that state....But like I said...It really looks great!
    To me if the tire rim combo will only fit in a fat frame it is still a fat bike! Non riders on the trail still make comments on the size of the wheels with 47mm rims and that's in Anchorage where they are becoming quite common. And I guess it really doesn't matter what you call it if it works for the purpose it's used for than that is all that matters. In my experience for summer riding on the trails I ride the 47mm rims give the best trade off on weight, float and handling. Obviously that will not be true for everyone. Way cool build Ozzy.
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    Hi, nice bike. Can you please post review on bike and how it handles cross country.
    I'm from oz as well, did you buy parts os or from oz.
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sevenz View Post
    Tough to call that a fat bike in that state...
    Just interested at where your cut off is for a bike to be deemed fat ?

    The sidewalls (not tread) are 85mm with the HuDus and trialtech rims, the sidewalls on my 80mm GFS rims with Larry/endo are 96mm, so only 11mm difference. Im guessing the Marge Lites will sit somewhere inbetween them.

    I will eventually build a set of 80mm umas and hopefully fit a set of the new "bud" tyres to them tubeless for the occasion beach or desert ride. For singletrack i would'nt change these 47mm wheels for any other combo.
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    Sweet bike! I like that fork.

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