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    New Ibis owner - spec help

    My Ibis Mojo is due at the end of the month

    Build spec is:

    Ibis Mojo in carbon
    Fox Talas 32 140mm fork
    Crane Creek headset (Chris King doesn't do one for the Mojo I am told )
    XTR shifters, mechs, cassette, chain, BB and cranks
    Flying Snake sealed gear cables
    Carbon hanger with kcnc jockey wheels
    Fulcrum Red Metal 3 wheels, Fulcrum skewers
    Maxxis Crossmark LUST (tubeless) tyres, 2.25 front, 2.1 rear
    Easton DH Monkey carbon bars
    Ritchey WCS foam grips
    Thompson 90mm stem
    Formula R1 brakes with braided hoses and Avid Juicy 3 rotors
    Ritchey WCS carbon seat post
    Ibis QR seat clamp
    Fizik Gobi XM saddle
    Shimano XT pedals.

    I'd like to a) bling it up a little b) put some trick lightweight stuff on it and c) add some really nice details like Ti bolts to make the bike that little bit special.

    To me the stem is a candidate, but what else would make the bike that little bit special?

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    rhinestones?

    Just kidding! Well maybe not...

    How about some Edge carbon wheels?

    Nice bike! Enjoy!

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    Kidding about what? Was there a cheeky edit in there

    I was thinking about a second set of wheels, one trial centre wheel/tyre combo and one XC wheel/tyre combo. Something like a Mavic Crossmax.

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    Nokon housing will add some bling and actually remove a few grams.
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    Dude, that bike is already "a little bit special". You have a very nice setup.

    But yeah, if you're looking for subtle BLING, and a second set of wheels, the Edge composite wheels are drooltastic.
    "I thought you'd never love me without my Mojo." -Austin Powers

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    70mm stem. Don't do 90.

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    Why the Avid juicy 3 rotors with Formula R1 brakes?

    You could get some custom engraving from Purely Custom. They'll engrave headset caps, lock on grips, spacers, etc.
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    You meant "TALAS 150mm" right? If not that would be my change, along with the 70mm stem.

    Ever used an adjustable seatpost? The Kind Shock KS-950 is sweet.
    Keep the Country country.

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    Perhaps some Shimano Yumeya parts to spice it up?

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    The Avid rotors are because I have them already and getting Formula equipment is really tough atm, I've been waiting a month for the brakes so far.

    I'll see how the stem goes over the first few rides before deciding what is best.

    The CB Joplin is an options but the weight and durability issues put me off. Several friends have them and have had lots of problems.

    I am told my frame arrives in the UK this coming week so will hopefully have it built soon.

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    Build starts next week.

    I had some bad news today, my r1's are not coming and no date for them

    Have been offered some Formula The One 10's instead. A downhill focussed brake.

    This is not a weight weenie project but I really wanted the R1's.

    Can anyone suggest some high-end brakes that would go well on the bike?

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    Check out the Hope Race X2 or Magura Marta SL for some solid, yet lightweight brakes. I am going with the former, with 183/160 brake discs.

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    Get R1s from a different source? That's the brake I wish I had on my Mojo. XTRs get overwhelmed sometimes.
    Keep the Country country.

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    Hope's, Magura's, and Formula The One's are all great brakes. If I were to get new brakes today and R1's weren't an option, I'd get The One's. I'm currently running 2008 Marta SL's, which I've been very happy with in every circumstance, except for some extreme down stuff I've done a couple of times in the Alps where they started to fade. Those were the times that I wanted The Ones. Weight difference between R1's and The One's is minimal, somewhere under 40 grams per brake if I'm not mistaken.
    "I thought you'd never love me without my Mojo." -Austin Powers

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    Thanks for the replies...

    I have found some R1's in the UK, stupid money though!

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    It has arrived.

    I am not cutting the fork excess until I've settled on a stem and handle bar combo. I am thinking of going for a less rise bar.

    Spec:

    Ibis Mojo in carbon
    Fox Talas 32 140mm fork
    Cane Creek headset
    XTR shifters, mechs, cassette, chain, BB and cranks
    Flying Snake sealed gear cables
    Carbon hanger with kcnc jockey wheels
    Fulcrum Red Metal 3 wheels, Fulcrum skewers
    Maxxis Crossmark LUST (tubeless) tyres, 2.25 front, 2.1 rear
    Easton DH Monkey carbon bars
    Ritchey WCS foam grips
    Thompson 90mm stem
    Formula R1 brakes with braided hoses and Formula rotors
    Ritchey WCS carbon seat post
    Fizik Gobi XM saddle
    Crank Brothers Egg Beaters SL
    Race Face bash guard (removed big ring)














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    Looks great Damon! Finished my SL last night after a 7 week weight. Think oour bike must have been on the same shipment from the UK

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