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    S-Works Stumpjumper HT 2015 Frame Build

    New build ready to start.

    S-Works Stumpjumper HT 2015 Frame Build-build.jpg

    Frame: S-Works Stumpjumper
    Fork: Rock Shox SID Brain
    Wheels: Light Bicycles Rims / Stans 3.30 Hubs
    Shifter: XTR M9000
    Mech: XTR M9000
    Cassette: XX1
    Brakes: XTR M9000
    Rotors: KCNC
    Saddle: Specialized Romin
    Seatpost: Specialized
    Stem: Ritchey WCS
    Bar: S-Works
    Crankset: S-Works 32t Rotor Q-Ring
    Pedals: Eggbeater 3

    Aim to get it built up over the next week.

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    Subscribed - looking forward to this!

    I just completed a 2013 S-Works Stumpy HT build, but I'm already jealous of some of the parts you have, and the internal cable routing on that frame.

    Do I see some Extralite bits in the bottom left of the photo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post

    Do I see some Extralite bits in the bottom left of the photo?
    I think you mean the Carbon-Ti bolt thru axles.

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    S-Works Stumpjumper HT 2015 Frame Build-christmas-003.jpg

    The Stumpy frame comes with a lightweight (39g) 142x12 axle. Since I'd be carrying a hex key anyway thought I would also swap out the front axle for a Carbon-Ti, which is almost half the weight of the Rock Shox QR.

    S-Works Stumpjumper HT 2015 Frame Build-carbon-ti.jpgS-Works Stumpjumper HT 2015 Frame Build-rockshox.jpg

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    jnr_seahorse, Which Light Bicycle rims are you using and what is the weight of you wheel set? What made you decide go to with the Shimano shifter/rear derailleur and SRAM cassette versus going with SRAM XX1 all the way? I understand going with the XTR brakes because they are the best in the business but do you think the Shimano XTR shifter and rear derailleur is better than SRAM XX1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnr_seahorse View Post
    I think you mean the Carbon-Ti bolt thru axles.
    Ah, thought I saw the Extralite versions, but effectively the same idea.
    Black Lock

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    The wheels are carried over from my last bike. Rims are the Light Bicycles lightweight 21mm rim with bead hook. Laced to Stans 3.30 hubs using x32 CX-ray spokes. Not the lightest but relatively low cost carbon race wheels.

    Front 700g
    Rear 820g
    Both weights taped and include valve stems.

    My personal preference is for Shimano shifters (tried SRAM triggers and grip shift), but I wanted the extra range of the XX1 cassette.

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    So after a busy few hours the bike is ready to ride. Unfortunately looks like it'll be Wednesday before I get out for the first impressions. A few weights for you:

    Frame: 1265g including stay protector and mech hanger.
    Fork: 1500g with cut steerer.

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    I'll be interested to hear your thoughts. I'm toying with getting rid of the S W Venge as I don't ride it enough. Have an SW WC Epic but always love the option of a HT, though the WC Epic is the most hardtail like I've ridden so may be too similar.
    Did you ever build up your yellow 2014 SW HT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnr_seahorse View Post
    So after a busy few hours the bike is ready to ride. Unfortunately looks like it'll be Wednesday before I get out for the first impressions. A few weights for you:



    Frame: 1265g including stay protector and mech hanger.

    Fork: 1500g with cut steerer.

    Need more pics plz.

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    First ride this morning. Initial impression was "Whoa this thing is fast!" The next thing to hit me was how the XTR gears are almost telepathic. Works perfectly with the XX1 cassette.

    Unfortunately I then realised that my first attempt to bleed the brakes after shortening the cables hadn't been so clever.

    Handling is nice and direct and it was noticable how comfortable the ride was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete N View Post
    Did you ever build up your yellow 2014 SW HT?
    Sold it on without building it up. Big mistake!
    Spent a year struggling with a Yeti ARC which just didn't work for me. So pleased to be back on a bike that fits.

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    Great looking ride! Really like the black and white paint job.

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    Some more drive chain detail.

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    Yes, the XTR mech works flawlessly with the XX1 cassette straight out of the box. I did notice the larger jumps of the SRAM cassette, but I hope it is worth it for the extra ratios.

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    I've been running Rotor Q-Rings for a couple of years. As you can tell from the wear on the cranks! Totally convinced they help me stay on top of a harder gear and spin up the climbs. Haven't found a lighter solution than the Specialised crank with Rotor spider and 32t ring. I run 170mm cranks.

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    I-Spec shifter really tidies up the handlebar. I do need to re-bleed the brakes as my first attempt didn't work.
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    Thx for the pics. The latest XTR brake almost looks pencil-thin on the bar - amazing!

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    Great Build!
    2015 Epic Expert WC
    Sworks Phenom saddle, EC70 flat bars and seatpost, crankbrothers candy 3's

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    Really nice, starting mine when my frame comes in.. Due to budget restrictions I'm having to go XT and XTR build.. I'm going to do a 2x 10 though as I'll be using this alot on GG rides and need bigger gears.. Anyway you can tell me the seat tube diameter as I haven't ordered my front derailleur because I don't know the size.. Thanks.. What's your weight on this baby?

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    The bathroom scales aren't an exact science but they say 19.6lbs.
    (As ridden in the photos including pedals etc.)

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