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    2005 MC Stumptown Redux

    It all started with a frame set from my buddy Kail. I've been sitting on this for while trying to decide how to build it up. Since this would add yet another bike to the quiver, I had to make this one a fun build and unique.

    I have a road bike, 3 29ers and my Major Jake cross bike so this makes bike #6.

    I will also chronicle the build on FB, to help bring photos across to this forum.
    You will need the join the group...I am only using it to load up pictures to cross post here...whatever
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    Here is a pic before it went to the powder coater.
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    I have a 2 complete sticker sets like the brown photo above or a green one.
    I just received a newer style sticker pack and currently am on the fence......

    The blue powdercoat is pretty awesome!!

    Here are some pics with the new powder and choice of large or small stickers.
    Tell what you like.

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    I scratched that idea and went a different route.

    Here some pictures of the frame and some detail pics





















    More to follow as I put things together
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    That has the Soft Tail Traction System. They are very nice to ride.

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    Jazzy

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    What sort of tire clearance do you think that bike has?

    Looks sweet...

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth View Post
    What sort of tire clearance do you think that bike has?

    Looks sweet...
    owners manual says 45c....I will be putting Kenda Happy Mediums on it soon...40c
    I only have derailuer adjustment and the bars to wrap yet
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    I think the fork would look good with the same color as the frame.

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    That is very cool!

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    Man, how could you ruin a perfectly good original paint job like that?! The tan/brown was a classic. To each his own I guess. Actually I recently painted an old MC Moho a blue similar to that color. It is one of the few Moho STS's that has disc brake tabs, so before it was painted I ground off the brake post mounts so now it's disc-only. Suppose you could've done that with the ST. It's good to see ST's out there, regardless of color I guess
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