Having owned and ridden most of the early 90s Ti frames, Hei Hei, Marin Ti, Sandviks, Dean, Litespeeds, Merlins etc built with plain gauge Ti tubing, for comparison this uses oversize custom spec ‘hand machined’ butted tubing which is much stiffer in the BB and other areas and completely stable...
Its a softer ride than my 94 Ti but sublime with the Morati Ti forks. Its like they were made for this frame. Salsa Ti seatpost, Moots Ti bars and a Ti stem finish things off with a lovely supple but rigid ride. Love this bike.
Saratoga made 97 Ti frame in M/L
Morati Ti forks 415mm A-C...
I saw this recent post by Ari Emmett of Dean Ti frame fame, mentioning ‘issues’ with First Pass welds. Just wondered what your thoughts are on this Scott B. It goes without saying im a huge First Pass weld Ti FAT frame fan and the frames seem to be bullet proof and im no lightweight rider...
Not mine alas but this beauty deserves to be snagged by a Cog. Wish it could be mine but i just have too many bikes...
Spec as follows -
- Restored back to original Team Lavender colour
- Conversion brazon boss for a V brake on the rear.
- New v brake levers fitted specifically designed for small hands - Original XT V brake levers are also included which do ‘both’ V and canti brakes (useful option)
I am a fan of brushed Ti frames and lots of 3DV, the original ano remix. Purple custom decals would just set it off so well. I have never seen one, maybe somebody has done this build, if so post it up please :cool::beer:
Looking for one, two or more original or repro water bottles like this one shown or other variants. Don't mind if they are used or a bit scuffed. I already bought a few of Spikes nice repro version, so not looking for more of those.
Thanks for your help :beer:
Looking for a spare one ideally in blue or even red. 130mm or spacers for 135mm and freewheel fitting. Must be in great shape.
I have rare trade bait or cash waiting.
Have a cool Yule Coggers :beer::beer:
Hoping the Fat community can help a brother out with a set of these. Looking for ex cond set threads and tapers all clean. Good price paid ;) Cash waiting or can also trade. Got some nice parts. Let me know what you need.
Throwing this out there. It needs to be 1 inch steerer and suspension corrected from a 93 onwards. Don't mind if its OEM or a remake but no accident repairs or dents please. Can also swop + cash your way for a minty Manitou 4 fork with crown/steerer of your choosing with fresh elastomers to your...
Wicked Lite Wanted with a 19 1/2" frame
Looking for just the frame or frame and Fat unicrown fork. Prefer European sale but il import if I have too. No rusted, dented or crashed examples please. Missed out on one on ebay recently. Seller refused to communicate and had zero feedback - some...