The Dream Bike Thread
Here's my "budget" dream bike.
For my next bike, I am planning on buying a frame from a LBS. (Rocky Mountain Instinct alloy).
From there, I found all the parts I want online and put together a "budget dream build".
Fork: RockShox Pike @ 140mm
Brakes: Shimano Deore XT 180/160
Handlebar: RaceFace Atlas .5" rise @ 785mm
Grips: RaceFace Sniper dual locking
Rear Derailleur and Shifters: Shimano Saint Shadow+
Seatpost: RockShox Reverb
Stem: RaceFace Respond @45mm
Pedals: Shimano Saint
Shock: Fox Float Kashima @ 130mm
Saddle: WTB Volt Race
Tyres: Schwalbe Hans Dampf 2.35 trailstar w/ Maxxis tubes
Wheelsets: RaceFace Turbine
Bar Ends: Tioga Powerstud carbon fibre
Headset: FSA carbon spacers /Nukeproof headset and top cap
Chain: Shimano XT
Crankset: Raceface Ride w/ bash guard and 32t chainring
Cassette: Shimano SLX 11-36
Comments and Questions are welcome.
Go on and post your own "budget dream bike".
for me, it's just the highest level tallboy carbon. i think.
Although I probably don't really need quite that much suspension, but since we are dreaming and all, I might as well dream beyond my skill level.
Sent via my heady vibes from the heart of Pisgahstan
Just dream of riding new trails....
Got mine, needs a few setup changes, but overall its perfectly dream biek for me.
2003 Yeti ARC
2008 GT Zaskar Reissue
1996 GT Xizang
2012 Cannondale Synapse 3 Carbon
2012 Cervelo R3
2015 Look 675 Light
WOW! Cool, haven't seen a Xizang in awhile....friend of mine still has one, Team issue....I had two Zaskar LE back in the day...GREAT BIKES!
Already own it!
I already own my dream bike.
My dream bike doesn't exist... yet. I think my dream build some day will start off with a long discussion of bike geometry with a frame builder. I'm tired of being between a small and a medium. I want my own custom frame.
Firefly 29er with the ability to be run ether geared or single. Tyler does some insane work.
Firefly Bicycles | World-class bicycles, handmade in Boston, Mass.
as for parts, probably sram 1x11, a Fox Talas, and all sorts of other titanium bits.
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