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    XTC 2 29er 2X10

    Anyone know if there are any clearance issues with the XTC 29er and a 2X10 setup?
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    No issues as long as you don't run the narrow 156 Q Factor XX SRAM crank, I run my XTC carbon with XT 2x10 with no issues

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    Cool, what the hell size BB do we have, I cant find jack on any website that fits the 90 MM BB I have on mine, everything is 68-73. I measured it and its 90 so I take it its the BB90 24 mm spindle but like I said chain reaction and jenson have didly for it unless I am measuring it wrong.
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    OK just got the number off the BB says SM BB 71-41 so WTF? How do they measure the BB shell then, I took my callipers and it measures 90 MM across the bottom of the bike where the BB is housed, jesus they made the new BB to damn confusing lol.
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    so any updates on your bike? I have a 2012 on order so im curious to see what your doing..

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    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    OK just got the number off the BB says SM BB 71-41 so WTF? How do they measure the BB shell then, I took my callipers and it measures 90 MM across the bottom of the bike where the BB is housed, jesus they made the new BB to damn confusing lol.
    It's the same as a 68 or 73mm BB. Those measurements are @ the bike frame without bearings or spacers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    so any updates on your bike? I have a 2012 on order so im curious to see what your doing..
    I am getting it back next Friday from getting painted, the grey colour just wasn't going with my whole rebuild scheme. I plan on putting it back together the week after as I am waiting for some stickers to come in for the frame. I do have all my new parts in a box waiting to be freed. I will be posting pics through the build process, this is my first fully customized MTB. I am keeping my Original cranks and got two new chaingrings from Raceface for a 2x10 26 x36 setup and a hope bash guard.

    On the BB issue it is a BB90 the 68-73 is the actual frame size with out bearings, the external bearings make it 90. Mine is pressfit so 90 is the actual width of the frame where the BB is pressed in. I ordered a raceface BB90 replacement which allows me to run Shimano Hollow Tech II or raceface Type X cranks. Even the guy at my LBS said he wish they would stop with making so many different BB, even TREK has there own Press fit system.
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    kool, cant wait to see how it comes together..
    I guess the stock bb is quite heavy compared to the hollowtech?
    is yours a 2012 or 2011?
    My 2012 just came into the shop yesterday and i had them hoist up on the scale and was shocked to see it was 26lbs with all the stock parts/pedals/reflectors/tags etc on it.
    I'm 5'6" and have about 1.5 - 2 inchs of standover.. so its pretty much the perfect size for me.. I'm really liking this bike... I will stay tuned to your progress.. thank you
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    I am getting it back next Friday from getting painted, the grey colour just wasn't going with my whole rebuild scheme. I plan on putting it back together the week after as I am waiting for some stickers to come in for the frame. I do have all my new parts in a box waiting to be freed. I will be posting pics through the build process, this is my first fully customized MTB. I am keeping my Original cranks and got two new chaingrings from Raceface for a 2x10 26 x36 setup and a hope bash guard.

    On the BB issue it is a BB90 the 68-73 is the actual frame size with out bearings, the external bearings make it 90. Mine is pressfit so 90 is the actual width of the frame where the BB is pressed in. I ordered a raceface BB90 replacement which allows me to run Shimano Hollow Tech II or raceface Type X cranks. Even the guy at my LBS said he wish they would stop with making so many different BB, even TREK has there own Press fit system.

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    NO I had to replace the BB as I kinda wrecked one cup removing the BB with a socket, no LBS had a pressfit bearing remover and I had ordered that tool plus some other bearing press and what not from park but they haven't arrived and I need it apart for the painter . Those cups are plastic and the raceface one uses aluminium cups. Siting here with new parts and no bike is driving me insane, whats worse is the next 2 months are going be be no riding uggg I hate winter. The GF bike goes in for painting after xmas, she has a trek fuel and we are getting it painted pink for her. She bought it used and I have been rebuilding it slowly, its her first year riding as we just met before summer. Took her out on a friends bike and she has been hooked ever since. I got her on all the tuff stuff right away and she has progressed so far in a few short months with a few scars to prove it.
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    are you having it powder coated or traditional paint job?
    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    NO I had to replace the BB as I kinda wrecked one cup removing the BB with a socket, no LBS had a pressfit bearing remover and I had ordered that tool plus some other bearing press and what not from park but they haven't arrived and I need it apart for the painter . Those cups are plastic and the raceface one uses aluminium cups. Siting here with new parts and no bike is driving me insane, whats worse is the next 2 months are going be be no riding uggg I hate winter. The GF bike goes in for painting after xmas, she has a trek fuel and we are getting it painted pink for her. She bought it used and I have been rebuilding it slowly, its her first year riding as we just met before summer. Took her out on a friends bike and she has been hooked ever since. I got her on all the tuff stuff right away and she has progressed so far in a few short months with a few scars to prove it.

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    Mine is getting powder coated hers I am not sure. I might have to order some special colour powder from a place in the US and have someone spray and bake it for me. Another option is a guy at work paints cars and he said he would do it for me with just cost of materials, she is just getting the main triangle painted and its a 15" bike so the frame is pretty damn small. The rear triangle I stripped and polished all the parts and with the pink mainframe I think the contrast will look good. I know she is excited to get it done. LBS has a nice set of mavic wheels they built and are selling at a great price I might surprise her and buy them.

    Mines a 2012 XTC 2 what one did you get?
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    kool, I got the 2012 model as well. I like the color scheme though...
    what color are you having it done it?

    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    Mine is getting powder coated hers I am not sure. I might have to order some special colour powder from a place in the US and have someone spray and bake it for me. Another option is a guy at work paints cars and he said he would do it for me with just cost of materials, she is just getting the main triangle painted and its a 15" bike so the frame is pretty damn small. The rear triangle I stripped and polished all the parts and with the pink mainframe I think the contrast will look good. I know she is excited to get it done. LBS has a nice set of mavic wheels they built and are selling at a great price I might surprise her and buy them.

    Mines a 2012 XTC 2 what one did you get?

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    let the modding begin... I just ordered Sram X9 15TA Front and 10x135 Rear Hubs with Stanís Arch EX 29er rims in black with black DT Comp spokes. so this will be first upgrade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    let the modding begin... I just ordered Sram X9 15TA Front and 10x135 Rear Hubs with Stanís Arch EX 29er rims in black with black DT Comp spokes. so this will be first upgrade.
    Sweet, I have the ZTR arch EX white with black DT spoke, red nipples, RED Hope Hubs and the red hope razor rotors, it looks off the hook.
    I am getting the bike gloss white and going to have black GIANT stickers on the down tube and the Klingon High command symbol on the head tube. Yeah I am a treky plus it just looks frigin cool ass. Not many will know what the hell it is. I will post some picks of my parts if I can remember my photo bucket login LOL.
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    Nice! i figured you chose white considering that you can only find white forks these days...yes, please find those pics and post them!!!
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    Sweet, I have the ZTR arch EX white with black DT spoke, red nipples, RED Hope Hubs and the red hope razor rotors, it looks off the hook.
    I am getting the bike gloss white and going to have black GIANT stickers on the down tube and the Klingon High command symbol on the head tube. Yeah I am a treky plus it just looks frigin cool ass. Not many will know what the hell it is. I will post some picks of my parts if I can remember my photo bucket login LOL.

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    OK heres are some pics
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    OK this is the original cranks I stripped and polished and added a bashgard since it will be going 2x10
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    nice contrast on the wheels... I like them a lot..
    quick question.. how much lighter is the wheel configuration compared to the stock sxc2 wheels?
    and what tires will you be using? the stockers?

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    here is one of the bike when I just got the wheels built, it has the old rots on the hubs and all the other original parts. As a side note order yourself a new derailleur, the stock one sucks hard, ghost shifts alot and has a lot of chain slap, put an SLX or XT on it and it stops it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    nice contrast on the wheels... I like them a lot..
    quick question.. how much lighter is the wheel configuration compared to the stock sxc2 wheels?
    and what tires will you be using? the stockers?
    Not sure on weight but these are allot lighter and it has an XT cassette now as well. For tires I run a specialized control on the front and a maxis cross mark on the back I didnt like the stock tires at all, I found them to be very loose. I corner very fast and I need my tire to hold and the schwables didn't do the job.
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    and you when from a 9 cassette to a 10? what all went into doing that swap?

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    Well the cassette, chain, shifter and thats about it, the rear derailleur can be swapped for a 10x if your going to change it as I suggested earlier, the stock one sucks. The 9 and 10 speed cassettes fit on the same freewheels. I just bought new everything and went sram X9 on my derailleurs and shifters, I find they just shift way better then Shimano. Just ride what you got for a season and see how you like it. I love how the bike handles and thats why I spent the money to make it my total custom, I have been riding 20 years and this is the first time I have built one this way and I am having a blast doing it.
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    i agree about how the bike rides...i feel very comfortable on it and its so nimble... even more so im guessing with the stans wheels and x9 hubs im guessing.
    just be removing the reflectors and swapping wheels i should be under 25lbs...
    keep me posted and dont be shy with the pics..

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    Frame is in, my raceface chainrings, BB and carbon seatpost came in yesterday, GF has to work tonight so let the assembley begin. Will post pics thorugh the stages, this is going to be fun LOL.
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    sweet, yes definitely post pics..
    cant wait to see it.

    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    Frame is in, my raceface chainrings, BB and carbon seatpost came in yesterday, GF has to work tonight so let the assembley begin. Will post pics thorugh the stages, this is going to be fun LOL.

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    OK here we go
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    looking good! I really like white mt bikes.. this should look pretty sharp when your done.. will there be a white fork as well?

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    no the forks are staying black unless I buy new ones but these work good. Having a little issue with the chain line though, in big ring 36 and big ring at back 36 the chain slips off the bottom cog on the rear derailleur, not sure why as the cranks are the same I just changed the rings. Its a med length derailleur but so was the old one I took off, not sure what the issue is at this point. The brake lines are to long and I have to watch a few vids on how to cut them on hopes website. The shifting is nice and smooth and bang on, I love sram shifting, just this chain line things is a thorn in my side. I might put the tape on my rims today and get them ready for tubeless, not sure though might try and solve the chain line thing. At any rate I still have 3 months before riding season even comes close to starting again so I have time to figure it out.
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    well good luck with that man.. I think if i ever have an excuse to paint mine it will be white also..
    hope it all works out.. make sure you post pics when its all done.
    good luck

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    It was the chain, I took it back and got it replaced and all is fine now, must of been a manufacturing defect, slight twist in the chain. Happy camper now, I just watched vids on hopes website for these brakes OMG these things bleed just like a cars system and uses same fluid, these guys rock. Have vids on setting up your pads, followed there instructions no rubbing and every things is perfectly centered. These are strong to I should be able to stop now WOOT! The brakes I got were more suited for free ride DH then XC but at 210 lbs XC **** just wasn't stopping me. Nothing like zipping through a rock garden with basically no brakes, Elixers are not my favourite brakes, at least not the ones that came on the bike, I found them weak for my weight and riding style. Believe it or not this is were the whole bike mod started was replacing the brakes and it spread from there LOL.
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    Hey, quick question.. how long are the stock handlebars? im looking at this one as a replacement but i want to keep it as close to the stock as possible as far as rise, width etc..
    Xlite Carbon Bar 15mm & 40mm Rise 31.8 :: Loaded USA

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    Clamp Diameter 31.8mm
    Material
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    Back Sweep

    Up Sweep

    Width
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    Rise
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    Just measured them 695 mm 0 rise and looks like maybe 2 degree back sweep, they're pretty straight bars.
    The bars I got sound like yours but mine are 700 wide Truvative carbon bars.
    On a good note my raceface cranks on my other bike fit this one perfectly so I moved them over to the 29er.
    I have one rotor out about a few thousands and its just enough to rub, got to get that little bend in it out.

    LOL I see your wasting no time in buying toys, like I said in an earlier post replace that rear derailleur you'll be doing yourself a big favour.
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    Can You find me that rear derailer on amazon?.. i saw these handlebars on amazon and remembered i have some amazon gift cards..
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    Something like this would be good
    Amazon.com: Shimano RD-M772 XT Shadow Rear Derailleur, GS: Sports & Outdoors
    Not sure if its 9 or 10 speed is doesn't really say.
    If your going to keep the triple chain rings make sure you get long cage and not med or short.
    Opps I should of read more its a 9 speed LOL
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    thnx, i was having a hard time finding the exact one.
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    Something like this would be good
    Amazon.com: Shimano RD-M772 XT Shadow Rear Derailleur, GS: Sports & Outdoors
    Not sure if its 9 or 10 speed is doesn't really say.
    If your going to keep the triple chain rings make sure you get long cage and not med or short.
    Opps I should of read more its a 9 speed LOL

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    Heres one with tires on it. Still not 100% done but close.
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    looking good. hows that powder coat holding up? seem durable?

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    also, I'm considering this bar Amazon.com: Truvativ Noir T30 700mm 5 Degree Bend 31.8mm Flat is it the same one you got? Can you take some closeups of your bar and the neck etc..?
    Thanks man!

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    Mines the T20 and I am not sure on the rise but its not flat and my stem is a 90mm 10 degree
    The bike hasnt seen the trials yet, they are closed for the winter now, but I have had one done in the past and yes it wears like iron.
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    hey, a couple quick questions. how long is the seat post? i found some 30.9 posts i like but i see them from 355mm to 400mm long..

    Also which clamp to get? i see them in these sizes:
    34.9mm
    31.8mm
    35mm
    28.6mm
    30.0mm

    and are our pedals 9/16ths?

    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    hey, a couple quick questions. how long is the seat post? i found some 30.9 posts i like but i see them from 355mm to 400mm long..

    Also which clamp to get? i see them in these sizes:
    34.9mm
    31.8mm
    35mm
    28.6mm
    30.0mm

    and are our pedals 9/16ths?

    Thank you!
    I bought the raceface next carbon seatpost 30.9x400 I went 400 as I had the frame length to take it, your frame is smaller so make sure it dosent go down to where the water bottle cage bolts are located.
    As for the clamp its the 34.9 Just measured the seatpost tube with my digital callipers and it was 34.8 35.08 so yes 34.9. Pedals I have no idea its the std thread I have the XTR clipless pedals. Hope this helps.
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    Well shortened all the brake cables today, steel braided sure looks nice but what a nightmare to shorten the tubing. Lines are all bled and ready to rock. Got both tires running tubeless now, was my first time doing that as well. Watched a few vids on youtube but I had a hard time with the stans tape, so I went and got a 1" roll of gorilla tape and it worked the first try. If I ever do more rims I will def use gorilla tape over stans tape, plus a roll of gorilla is only 3 bucks. It's just easier to work with, conforms to the rim better, stickier and for me just plain easy to do, some call it the ghetto tubeless but it worked better for me then stans tape. Got to tweak the chain length and then double check all bolts and its all done.
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    kool, need some fresh pics of course
    what stem did you say you had on that? the stock stem is 90mm 1 1/8 steerer tube?

    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    Well shortened all the brake cables today, steel braided sure looks nice but what a nightmare to shorten the tubing. Lines are all bled and ready to rock. Got both tires running tubeless now, was my first time doing that as well. Watched a few vids on youtube but I had a hard time with the stans tape, so I went and got a 1" roll of gorilla tape and it worked the first try. If I ever do more rims I will def use gorilla tape over stans tape, plus a roll of gorilla is only 3 bucks. It's just easier to work with, conforms to the rim better, stickier and for me just plain easy to do, some call it the ghetto tubeless but it worked better for me then stans tape. Got to tweak the chain length and then double check all bolts and its all done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    kool, need some fresh pics of course
    what stem did you say you had on that? the stock stem is 90mm 1 1/8 steerer tube?
    Yes I bought as close as I could to the stem it came with as I liked the handling of the bike. I bought a 90 mm by 10 degrees and yes it's the common 1 1/8 the stock is 90 mm by 6 degrees. Did you get any new parts yet? If so post some pics of the upgrades.
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    im building a list.. thats as far as its gone.
    bikes at shop still waiting for wheels to be done and also i've inquired as to how much to upgrade front/rear derailers to xt as well as xt skewers.. if the price is right i'm doing that.

    After i bring it home i intend to buy these parts..

    WTB Rocket V SLT Saddle, (127mm x 258mm) Black
    Thomson Masterpiece Bicycle Seatpost (Straight, 30.9X350mm, Black)
    Truvativ Noir T30 700mm 5 Degree Bend 31.8mm Flat Handlebar (Carbon) Black
    Thomson X4 31.8 Stem Black
    Thomson Elite Seatpost Clamp 34.9mm Black
    Lizard Skins Logo Lock-On Grip Black
    Straitline AMP Pedal 9/16" Black

    Quote Originally Posted by fahza29er View Post
    Yes I bought as close as I could to the stem it came with as I liked the handling of the bike. I bought a 90 mm by 10 degrees and yes it's the common 1 1/8 the stock is 90 mm by 6 degrees. Did you get any new parts yet? If so post some pics of the upgrades.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoots View Post
    im building a list.. thats as far as its gone.
    bikes at shop still waiting for wheels to be done and also i've inquired as to how much to upgrade front/rear derailers to xt as well as xt skewers.. if the price is right i'm doing that.

    After i bring it home i intend to buy these parts..

    WTB Rocket V Pro Saddle, Black (127mm x 258mm)
    Race Face Next SL Seat Post 30.9x400
    Truvativ Noir T30 700mm 5 Degree Bend 31.8mm Flat Handlebar (Carbon)
    Truvativ AKA All Mountain 80mm 5-Degree Stem (Blast Black)
    Straitline Components Seatpost collar, 34.9mm - black
    Race Face Good 'N' Evil Grip, Black
    Straitline AMP Pedal 9/16" Black - Straitline
    Nice, looks like your well on your way with that parts list, all those parts fit the bill nicely. I kept the stock seat as I find it very comfy. I tried my wtb that came on my Norco and I hate it. It's a wtb silveraudo, prolly not the best saddle but its very uncomfortable. I want a new saddle but still debating on what one, its not an easy choice.
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    i picked that saddle because its small compared to the 280mm ones

    I also knew it was probably the most comfortable seat i would find and only 260gm..

    for $70 its worth a shot i figure.

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    Been looking at this, everything I have will fit it.
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    you crazy bastard..lol

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    i guess if your going to sell the frame .. now is the time to do it with fresh powder coat

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