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    My Brooklyn Machine Works Big Ben V2 buildup

    This bike was months in the making. Psyched to finally have it together.

    On a visit to NYC I went to the BMW shop in person, got to look around the shop, talk to the guys, meet the welder. Very cool operation over there. Well worth the $100 premium over a MOB (my intial choice)



    So far I've only ridden on the pump track. Rode a lot better than my beat up nighttrain to say the least.

    Next on my list is to lower the fork to 80mm.

    Specs:

    BMW Big Ben V2
    Fox 831
    DT FR600 on Hope SS trials rear
    Saint/E13 guide ring/King Cog
    Elixir R
    Decoy V2
    Straitline SSC
    Deity topsoil
    Micro knobbies

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    Looks great. How do you like that fork?

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    Sammy,

    Looks great man. Check out mine also which is listed here as well.

    Stephen

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    The Fox fork is nice so far. All of the adjustments make a noticeable difference, I'm just starting to play with them. Can't wait to get it to 80mm. I will post up how it feels when I take the bike to some jumps.

    Crimson, I saw your bike while mine was still in the planning stages. Its cool to see another big ben, I expect I'll never see one in person. Let me know what you decide on for a fork.

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    Sammy,

    My new fork is on my bike I just need to shoot some pix. I will let the cat out of the bag then.

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    Just cut the bars down and lowered the fork to 80mm. Fox website had good instructions, but it was my first time and I made a HUGE mess. Can't wait to get more time on it.

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