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The Start of Something Beautiful…?

                         Picked up this awesome all-mountain handlebar for half price from Merlin Cycles The Easton Haven Could this be the start of a new build for 2013?  Maybe a Big Mountain, Big Hitter for the Megavalanche next year?  or a true Alpine, All Mounatin, Enduro […]

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First Custom Build – Part #4…

Fully built and ready to ride : Nukeproof Snap Urban Dirt Bomber! Ready to roll (and stop)…SLX brakes turned up for the Rockhopper so the Snap build finally got its hand-me-downs in the form of a set of 2006 Shimano Deore M-525’s along with a 180mm rotor on the front with a new set of […]

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First Custom Build – Part #3…

We’re getting there now 🙂   Handlebars, grips and shifter fitted… …as well as bottom bracket, full drive train, pedals, chain device and chainstay protector              Also got the decals (nearly straight) on the forks 😉  and the seat, post & Q/R clamp installed              Also have a couple of […]

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First Custom Build – Part #1…

Decided to build up a fun bike for town, skate park, BMX track etc.  It will be based on the frame above (2011 Nukeproof Snap) and be built up with the aim of ending up with a good, solid bike at a good price. The fully built versions of this bike sell in the UK […]

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