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    New Build - NS Clash Jr

    Samuel has pretty much grown out of his riprock 20 so moving onto 24.

    NS Clash Jr Frame
    Manitou minute fork (really old but works)
    Crest with DT swiss 350 hubs + Hans Dampf 24x2.35 tyres
    Hup 135mm crank with 30t N/W
    square tapper BB
    SLX rear mech, shifter & XT 11-46 cassette
    Spank spike 35mm stem
    FSA 190xc bar

    Other parts will depend on what the spares box has and if it works. most likely a mix of XT & deore brakes, 180mm rotors.

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    I like the idea of the 11-46 range... Do you think there will be any issues with a cassette that large on a 24" wheel? I'd like to do that with my son's next 24" this spring.

    Also, how wide are those rims i19 or i17?

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    shouldn't be any issue with the cassette - The problem would be the mech if it is too long but he never hit his mech on the riprock 20

    23mm ID rims

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    Quote Originally Posted by svinyard View Post
    I like the idea of the 11-46 range... Do you think there will be any issues with a cassette that large on a 24" wheel?
    Should be fine. In the 46 the lower pulley wheel will be pretty close to the ground, but you'll never use that gear at speed. It will also be an insignificant difference in clearance compared to a 40 or 42.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RMCDan View Post
    Should be fine. In the 46 the lower pulley wheel will be pretty close to the ground, but you'll never use that gear at speed. It will also be an insignificant difference in clearance compared to a 40 or 42.
    Awesome, I think kids could really benefit from a 30t and 11-46 setup over the 32t 11-42 or 32t and 11-36. Hoping to get that setup on our next bike.

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    few new parts arrived - just waiting on the BB and the wheels now.

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    Starting to build the bike up.

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    wheels arrived - crest rims laced to DT swiss 240s front, 350 rear using DT aero light spokes. 565g front, 710 rear. Tyres are 24x2.35 hans dampf. The are 60mm (2.3622") on the casing and 61mm (2.4") on the tread =

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    The Wheels are sick. How do you like the tire profile on the i23 rim? I like the idea of wide rims and they are great on our spawn 20" but I'm not sure they are required for a 2.3/2.4in tire and wow the weight savings over an 1850g wheelset. I love it, well done. I like that frame too.

    -how much did the wheels cost and were did you get them?
    -why no Maxtion Kevlar bead 24? You'd save a lb of rotational weight for same price and still have beefy tread. Seems like the move to perfectly compliment those ultra light wheels.

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    Got them built from a place in Poland https://fitwheels.eu/ . Wheels were about £360. Would rather have a decent side wall than light weight tyres plus you donít get them in the uk. The hans dampf were relatively cheap too.

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    Ha, that is such a good looking hardtail. Look how low that seat can go, really really nice. Kind of a looks like a DJ bike, in a good way.

    Have you found the sidewall on the Maxtion to be weak or lacking? We aren't on a 24" yet so I have yet to try them. Tho it seems like a light kid on a hardtail might not be pushing the limits.

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    It basically is a small jump bike. Can run it as a single speed. No idea if the maxtion tyres have issues but they are very light so they are not going to have great side walls.

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    Got the mech and chain sorted. Not sure what to do about the bar (620mm) that he has had for a couple of years. Might keep it or get a slightly wider one. Gold is looking really smart with the gray.

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    That gold is super sharp. Throw up a pic of the complete bike now that you have the bling on. Ebay has lots of deals on carbon bars. Some RaceFace Next bars are pretty light and can be had on a nice deal used. Then you can just cut them down (usually cutting off the ugly parts too) and it'll look nice. We did that for our 20".

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    not bothered about carbon plus it is too expensive.

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    DMR vault gold pins added to his Chromag radar pedals

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    gold bolts to attach the ispec-B shifter (actually rotor bolts I had spare)

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    That looks awesome! I just built something similar, but a bit smaller for my almost 5yr old. That Crest rim to 240s hub combo is hard to beat!

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