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    Manitou HT Cross Singlespeed

    I had an old Manitou HT frame, and a wheelset with an eccentric eno from my road fixie. Found an old Onza HOLA v brake for the rear, canti for the front, slapped on a cross fork and some Nitto dirt drops and... voila! I think it turned out pretty cool. I'll probably have to change the freewheel to an 18 from a 16 for serious climbing.
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    Jeez, that thing looks sweet! Way to freakin' GO. Gotta love the old school stuff. I have an old Trek 700c road frame/fork I want to turn into a SS. Your bike inspires me. Thanks for posting.

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    Nice, you should be able to cover a lot of

    asphalt and dirt in a days ride on that beauty.

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    Well, it's the first transexual Manitou I've ever seen!

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    Rear brake adjustments

    Quote Originally Posted by sean350
    Found an old Onza HOLA v brake for the rear
    How much adjustment does that brake have? I didn't think you could find a canti brake for an MTB frame to fit a 700C wheel...

    The bike looks kinda wierd... in a good way, though... at least it's being ridden, and that;'s the main thing.

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    Idea!

    Quote Originally Posted by sean350
    I had an old Manitou HT frame, and a wheelset with an eccentric eno from my road fixie. Found an old Onza HOLA v brake for the rear, canti for the front, slapped on a cross fork and some Nitto dirt drops and... voila! I think it turned out pretty cool. I'll probably have to change the freewheel to an 18 from a 16 for serious climbing.
    -Sean
    Do you have a close up of that rear brake set up?
    Nice bike, I like it!
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    The rear brake...

    I'll try to get a pic up soon. The rear brake is actually an Onza H.O.L.A., which is their short-lived v-brake. It gives just enough adjustment to be able to get a decent amount of stopping power. I've also adjusted the seat angle for those of you pondering that one
    -Sean

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    Quote Originally Posted by sean350
    I had an old Manitou HT frame,
    Well....okay, it looks "nice".

    It would look better if it were dialed in for dirt. I think my HT makes for a great dirt SS.

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