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    Patrick Cycles 69er belt drive

    Finally got my bike built and ready to rock SSWC this weekend, I do have a few little things left to finish, Trim the steer tube and cap the brake cables

    Greg Gardner does amazing work

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    Here is a full spec list in case anybody cares

    Frame- Patrick Cycles 69er with S&S couplers and Black Cat swinger drop outs (Thanks to Todd Ingermanson of Black Cat Bikes)
    Fork- Walt Works Segmented with custom machined fork leg badges (My dad machined them for me)
    Headset- Crank Bro's Cobalt SL with a Purley Custom ultralight top cap and screw
    Spacers- Titanium ultralight (2/3 the weight of carbon spacers)
    Stem- Thomson X2 with Ti bolts and custom anodized
    H-Bar-Syntace DuraFlite flat bar
    Grips-ESI Chunky
    Bar ends- Windspeed with alloy bolt (46g ebay special) custom anodized
    Brake levers- KCNC VB-1 with teflon cables
    Housing- Nokon
    Seatpost- Thomson Masterpiece with Ti hardware custom anodized
    Seat clamp- Salsa liplock with Ti bolt
    Saddle-Phenom SL
    Crankset/BB- The Hive Fifteen G
    pedals- Crank Bro 2 Ti with Ward Titanium spindles
    Chainring- Gates Carbon Drive with Ti c-ring bolts
    H20 and flask cages- King Ti cages, Ahearne Stainless steel flask holder with alloy bolts
    Wheels- Industry Nine with Stans ZTR355's
    Skewers-DT Swiss RWS 9mm front thru bolt, 10mm rear thru bolt
    Brakes-Avid BB7's, Ceramic coated calipers, Full Ti bolt upgrade, replaced the stainless ball bearings inside with ceramic (just cause) rattle canned adjuster knobs (custom anodized adapters and washers)
    Rotors- Alligator windcutter 160mm TiNi coated with Ti rotor bolts
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    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    more pics

    here are some more pics of the build
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    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    where do you live? I need to come steal your bike.
    WHEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!
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    rad. I'll look for ya in Durango

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    That's got all the option huh?

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    what size cogs are you running with the belt drive?


    bike looks sick man! love the flask mount. perfect for the sswc's!

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    right now I have a 50x25, its going to suck at SSWC, I never sent in an entry so I am going back with a buddy hoping we can get in the morning of the race, not 100% sure I will be racing. I have a 28t rear cog but this belt was just a tad short and the next size up is a tad too long, I may try to get a hold of a 46t ring for the race.
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooter916
    I never sent in an entry so I am going back with a buddy hoping we can get in the morning of the race, not 100% sure I will be racing.
    No worries, everyone will get in. You'll be forced to grovel some first, though. Plus, I hope you like the color green.

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    Beautiful bike. What kind of barends are those?

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    Awesome build! Beautiful frame, custom anodized bits, belt drive - all put together with a lot of attention to detail, like the anodized BB spacers. Very sweet!

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    Oh great...
    Nice bike man.
    Now I have to do a lot more detail work on my bike. Thanks
    The brake calipers. What did you do to them?
    BB7's? did you pull them apart smooth them then paint or ano?
    beutifull bike. I like it and am very jealous.
    next time

    [QUOTE=spazzy] Might as well sell your bikes, E-riding is much more productive.

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    That is a work of art.
    Please, take a pic of it broken down.
    Good luck at the race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WTF-IDK
    Oh great...
    Nice bike man.
    Now I have to do a lot more detail work on my bike. Thanks
    The brake calipers. What did you do to them?
    BB7's? did you pull them apart smooth them then paint or ano?
    beutifull bike. I like it and am very jealous.

    The calipers are fully custom tuned BB7's, I pulled them apart, replaced all the hardware with Titanium bolts, I drilled a second hole for the end of the spring so it has a higher spring tension with out having to bottom out the spring tension adjustment bolt, I replaced the steel ball bearings with ceramic ball bearings, I had a fellow MTBE member crazy8 ceramic coat the caliper halfs and I rattle canned the red plastic pad adjusters bay blue.
    The caliper adapters and the concave mount washers anodized with the rest of my parts

    Thank you for all your kind words, this project started a year ago and my goal was a fully custom show quality bike.
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooter916
    The calipers are fully custom tuned BB7's, I pulled them apart, replaced all the hardware with Titanium bolts, I drilled a second hole for the end of the spring so it has a higher spring tension with out having to bottom out the spring tension adjustment bolt, I replaced the steel ball bearings with ceramic ball bearings, I had a fellow MTBE member crazy8 ceramic coat the caliper halfs and I rattle canned the red plastic pad adjusters bay blue.
    The caliper adapters and the concave mount washers anodized with the rest of my parts

    Thank you for all your kind words, this project started a year ago and my goal was a fully custom show quality bike.
    I have to say I think it might be the best looking bike I've seen all year.

    I was thinking about painting my calipers but not going that crazy. good job
    next time

    [QUOTE=spazzy] Might as well sell your bikes, E-riding is much more productive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by larryo108
    Beautiful bike. What kind of barends are those?
    Windspeed bar ends
    they were and ebay special form Taiwan $12.99 plus shipping, they were 52g with the stock steel bolts and I replaced the steel bolts with alloy and they are 46g now. they feel great, about the size of a roll of quarters
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    BADASS!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CB2
    That's got all the option huh?
    the only thing the ended up not working out in the fabrication was the BB30 shell. I will have BB30 when I have a CX bike built
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    Amazing. You do owe me new retinas though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooter916
    Finally got my bike built and ready to rock SSWC this weekend, I do have a few little things left to finish, Trim the steer tube and cap the brake cables

    Greg gardner does amazing work

    www.patrickcycles.com
    Whoa, those are some slim, sexy fork legs!
    Better to have and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

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    What a Freakin' Awesome build! Where can I get your shirt? It is great!
    I got some pretty decent Niners!

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    Sick bike Nate!

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    What is going on with those spokes?

    They sure are different!

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    nioce, enjoy the belt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beewee
    Sick bike Nate!
    Thanks Brian
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattkock
    What a Freakin' Awesome build! Where can I get your shirt? It is great!
    I got the shirt with my fork form Walt Works in Colorado, www.waltworks.com
    Quote Originally Posted by thefuzzbl
    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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