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    soon, we are ready to rumble ...

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    first i had not enough posts to post a picture - know it does'nt function sorry... maybe later - go for a ride now!

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    Yes ...
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    Are those boxes XX1? Looks expensive... What kind of fork is that?

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    where are the stans rims? hope the saddles comfy. i ordered one last night.
    ordered my frame and lots O'parts so far.
    medium clear satin tb
    stans crest rims (white)
    stans 3.30 rear
    cannondale lefty front
    db 2.0-1.7 silver spoke w/silver nips
    lefty max spv (pbr conversion) 321 double crown 1 1/8 conversion
    cane creek 110 headset (silver)
    truvativ stylo ss crankset
    sram xx brakeset
    scandium seatpost
    fizik tundra 2 saddle
    continental x-king race sport tires
    easton monkey lite bar
    foam lock-on grips
    x9 1x10 deraileur/shifter combo w/chainguide
    1080 10sp cassette, hollow pin chain
    ashima 185 rotors

    gonna test fit a 110 stem before i buy one
    building begins the first week of december
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    Hey TB Eddi
    Change those red grips for white...it would suit my OCD tendencies much better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toady View Post
    Hey TB Eddi
    Change those red grips for white...it would suit my OCD tendencies much better
    what're you a commi??? red white and blue! them colors don't run!!!

    j/k

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    Quote Originally Posted by sriracha View Post
    what're you a commi??? red white and blue! them colors don't run!!!

    j/k
    will change the grips to black one's from SRAM, the ODI's just lying around

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidd View Post
    where are the stans rims? hope the saddles comfy. i ordered one last night.
    ordered my frame and lots O'parts so far.
    medium clear satin tb
    stans crest rims (white)
    stans 3.30 rear
    cannondale lefty front
    db 2.0-1.7 silver spoke w/silver nips
    lefty max spv (pbr conversion) 321 double crown 1 1/8 conversion
    cane creek 110 headset (silver)
    truvativ stylo ss crankse
    sram xx brakese
    scandium seatpost
    fizik tundra 2 saddle
    continental x-king race sport tires
    easton monkey lite bar
    foam lock-on grips

    bidding on 1x10 deraileur/shifter combo w/chainguide
    waiting to purchase 10sp cassette, hollow pin chain
    gonna test fit a 120 stem before i buy one
    building begins the first week of december
    changed the wheels, because the stans DX body was delayed for mid january 2013! the SRAM carbon are hot and with 1440g quit light and stiff, saddle is ok - looks nice for the moment

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev. 14 View Post
    Are those boxes XX1? Looks expensive... What kind of fork is that?
    Yep, XX1 ... the Fork, it's a 120mm Loop from WHITE BROTHERS.

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    Have you put it together yet? What was the final weight?

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    2013 Tallboy

    2013 Tallboy with Talas 120MM fork, XT shifters and brakes, XTR cranks, pedals, and derailers, Hope hubs, Stans ZTR rims, King headset, Easton carbon bars and seat post, Panaracer rampage front and Schwalbe racing ralph rear tires, after 20 years of riding I have built the perfect bike! Thanks Colorado Cyclist for a great build and letting me spec the bike. Large frame, 26.lbs even just under 6k price
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    Best looking blue frame I've seen. You have me reconsidering color choice now.

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    Here's my new beastie. Specs are:

    Large Alloy frame (Satin Clear) with RP23
    Fox TALAS 120/95 forks
    Hope headset
    Easton Haven UST Magnesium wheels
    2.4" Maxxis Ardent UST front
    2.1" Maxxis Ignitor EXO rear
    XT M785 26/38 crankset 175mm
    XTR SPD pedals
    XTR M988 brakes with Goodridge hoses
    XT M780 i-spec shifters
    XT M781 shadow med cage RD
    XT M786 FD
    XT M771 11-36 cassette
    HG94 HGX 10sp chain
    Easton Haven carbon bars 711mm
    Easton Haven 85mm stem
    ODI Rogue grips
    Thomson elite setback post
    Selle Italia SLR Flow saddle

    Right on 28lb / 12.7kg with pedals. Easy to lighten it up a bit, but I value comfort and strength of components over light weight (plus I can't afford more XX / XTR lol).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magilla_Guerrilla View Post
    Here's my new beastie. Specs are:

    Large Alloy frame (Satin Clear) with RP23
    Fox TALAS 120/95 forks
    Don't think you would lighten it up too much even w/ XTR or XX. Maybe a pound, but it wouldn't make sense financially. That's a killer build and great looking bike.

    My black Tallboy AL frame just shipped yesterday!
    "Big Gulps huh?...Allllriggghhht....Welp, See ya later!"

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    Wink My Tallboy XX1 is born

    Frame: 2013 TBc - 142mm - MEDIUM - Blue - XX1

    Fork: White Brothers LOOP 120mm
    Rear Shock: 2013 FOX Float CTD Kash.
    Front Derailleur: Deleted!!!
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM XX1
    Shifter: SRAM XX1
    Crankset: SRAM XX1
    Chain Ring: SRAM XX1 32T
    Cassette: SRAM XX1 10-42
    Chain: SRAM XX1
    Bottom Bracket: SRAM Magnesium
    Brakes: Shimano XT / 180mm
    Headset: Cane Creek 110
    Handlebar: EDGE Carbon 740mm
    Grips: ODI change to SRAM soon
    Stem: Syntace F109 60mm
    Rims: SRAM Rise60
    Hubs: SRAM
    Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray
    Tires: Nobby Nic 2.25 TL
    Pedals: Syncros
    Saddle: Fizik Tundra 2
    Seatpost: Rock Shox Reverb STEALTH, YES!!! - STEALTH

    Weight with the "for the next 4 months ugly Winter Conditions in Switzerland" Nobby Nic Tires: 11.200 kg or 24.69lbs change them in the Summer to come down to 10.900 kg or 24lbs ...

    Weight incl. Pedals and Seatpost

    What do you think about the Stickers on the Wheels - fancy or to much?!


    By the way ...The complete Frame is protected with Invisiframe invisiFRAME TALLBOY CARBON 2012
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    Beautiful bike.
    I'd invest in a pair of these for those cranks:


    $6.38

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    very nice. what's your height? do you find the cockpit length comfortable?
    i hope my aluminum will hit the 25lb. range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mestapho View Post
    Beautiful bike.
    I'd invest in a pair of these for those cranks:


    $6.38
    hello mestapho, ordered also, get them this week...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kidd View Post
    very nice. what's your height? do you find the cockpit length comfortable?
    i hope my aluminum will hit the 25lb. range.
    hi kidd, i'm 176or 5.8ft... i like shorter stem on every bike i ride. better for my 42 old neck

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    WTF...did the "powered by SRAM" decal on the rear triangle come that way or did you do that?

    My tallboy is powered by ME! lol
    Grit, spit, and a whole lot of duct tape!

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