Vassago Bicycle Company Optimus Ti 29er Hardtail

4/5 (1 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Frame Material: 3AI/2.5V titanium tubing
  • Headset Standard: 1 1/8"
  • Disc Brakes: Standard ISO brake tab
  • Rear Spacing: 135mm
  • Tire Clearance: Clearance for 2.35s

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Click Click Boom a Cross Country Rider from Chicago IL USA

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2011

Strengths:    -Lynskey built Ti 29er!
-Comfy for a hard tail ride
-Good stand over
-Paragon Sliders
-Stable at faster speeds

Weaknesses:    -Not good in very twisty singletrack (I dont care what the Vassago web site says)
-Buying from Vassago

Bottom Line:   
A great bike for long epic trails. Not for the twisty stuff.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1500.00

Purchased At:   West end bikes

Similar Products Used:   -Vassago Jabber
-Ragley TD:1
-Jamis Dragon 29er

Bike Setup:   29er Single Speed Build Sheet

Frame: 2010 Vassago Optimus Ti (Lynskey, made in the USA)
Seat post Collar: Salsa Chrome.
Headset: Chris King No Threadset 1 1/8, Silver.
Fork #1: White Brothers Rock Solid carbon rigid Fork.
Fork #2: Rock Shox Reba XX 29er
Stem: Thompson Elite, Silver, 80mm.
Spacers: Forte Silver Spacers.
Handlebar: Salsa Pro Moto Carbon flat bar
Grips: Chunky Grips, Black.
Brakes: Magura Marta SL brakes and Lines.
Rotors: Gatorbrake light weight rotors.
Bottom Bracket: White Industries jis Square taper Titanium.
Crankset: White Industries Eno Single Speed Cranks.
Ring Gear: White Industries Eno single speed 32t ring.
Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beaters Ti. (red spring)
Seatpost: Thompson Elite, Silver.
Saddle: Sella San MarcoASPise Composite carbon fiber.
Wheelset: Mavic Crossmax 29er
*Hubs: Mavic Crossmax 29er
*Rims: Mavic Crossmax 29er
*Tires: Specialized Renagades S works 1.95
*Tubes: Forte 26 lunar light Tubes.
*S.S. Hub Spacer Kit: Surly, black Cassette S.S spacer kit.
*Rear Gear: Rennen Design Group Single Speed 17T.
Skewers: Salsa Quick Release Ti, silver.
Chain: Sram PC1071.

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