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    X-Post from 29er: Something tells me I`m into...

    something good...

    Merry Christmas Freaks...

    it took a long time but now we`re done, ready to be my one christmas present, made from myself...

    I have the frame for some month but had problems with finding the riight parts and after that we had some problems with the cranks and the brake cables..

    But here he is...

    Some of my friends name their bikes with girls names like Gina, Gladys or Edeltraut...

    As none of my bikes has names yet I thought I might start with this oone...

    He is called Heinz-Herrmann, and yes, that sounds funny in german as well...

    Sycip 29er frame
    Sycip segmented Fork
    Chris King Headset
    Thomson Elite Stem 5 x 120
    Thomson Elite post 27.2x 410
    Selle Italia Storika Saddle
    The Cleg Disc Brakes
    Phil Wood SLR Hubs 32h red anodized
    Alex TD 17 Disc 29er Rims
    Shimano XTR 180mm Crank with 46t
    White Industries Freewheel 23t
    Shadow Halflink Chain
    Salsa Lock on Grips
    IRC Mythos 29er Tires

    I don`t know the weight because I`m not interested in that...

    Fell free to tell me your opinion, not that I`d care that much, because I love it like this...

    I have it since yesterday, and will hopefully have time to testride it the next days...can`t wait to...

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    As said before, this a very very nice ride! You're the PIMP ; )

    One question: the disc rotors you're using, are they the standard The Cleg rotors? I only have seen discs with smaller and fewer holes ....... The ones you're using seem nicer though.

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    with the rotors...

    I don`t know, there are two versions of the Cleg, the FR and the DH, mine is the FR Version, the rotors came with the brake, nothing extra...

    The looks of that brake in hand is great, the lever is very fine too, and I hope the ride will be the same...

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    Everything about her is top dog. I've never heard of those brakes before.

    Your photography is good too!
    "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." -- Benjamin Franklin

    My cycling photos. Enjoy!

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    Outstanding build! It appears cleaner than the average, already clean single speed build for some reason. Great job!

    The early bird gets the worm,
    but the second mouse gets the cheese.

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    Wow, how can anyone say anything bad about this beauty?
    Using a 46T ring is different, that is for sure. Congratulations on a super nice ride!
    My rides:
    Lynskey Ti Pro29 SS
    RM Suzi Q 90 RSL
    KHS Team 29
    S-Works Roubaix
    KHS CX 550 cyclocross

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