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Here is my final build. I call it the Grave Digger. Big Thanks to Matt at Alpha Bicycle in Centennial CO. It only took about 2 weeks from picking he parts to the final product. We learned that Large Marge rims were out of stock until the end of November, so Matt contacted Speedway Cycles in Alaska and ordered me some 70 mm, drilled out rims. I used snow camo duct tape for my rim tape.

Drool away.....

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That is a beautiful rig you have there!!! :thumbsup:
 

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Sweet build :thumbsup:

Don`t wait for the snow, get riding , the Pug is a great do-it-all bike :)
 

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Awesome ride. I'm pretty convinced I want the H-bars as well. I'm also waiting on some wheels, but I may look into the speedway's. Quick question: Do you need to loosen the brake caliper to take out the rear wheel? I have to on my 1x1.
 

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no need to loosen the brake caliper...wheel slides in/out with ease.
 

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Niiiice. I actually picked the same no threadsetdreadset, seatpost, stem, brakes, and bars (and they are patiently waiting around for my build). i just gotta save up for m'wheels.
you got me reconsidering the brooks for my build. looks better than i wouldve thought. i've been leaning towards the titanico.
good job!
 

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Whoa, now I want one!
 

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No snow today, but I did get to test it in the dirt. I'm amazed how agile it is. It just floats over the trail. The tires also do a great job of shedding mud. Now I can't wait for it to snow.


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jkaber said:
No snow today, but I did get to test it in the dirt. I'm amazed how agile it is. It just floats over the trail. The tires also do a great job of shedding mud. Now I can't wait for it to snow.


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how dose that handle roots and stuff? and if you dont mind me asking how much did i cost to build it ? i really want one and just want to get a price idea so i can start saving and working for money and what not
 

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Some new additions.

BBG Bashguard. $12 from www.bbbgbashguards.com

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Dry bag and straps for the rack. $26 from REI

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jkaber said:
No snow today, but I did get to test it in the dirt. I'm amazed how agile it is. It just floats over the trail. The tires also do a great job of shedding mud. Now I can't wait for it to snow.
What trail is this?
 

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Some new additions.

BBG Bashguard. $12 from www.bbbgbashguards.com

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Dry bag and straps for the rack. $26 from REI

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you have more toys then i do wow
 

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Nice! :thumbsup: i was asking because it looked like Ridgeline, AKA "Meadows". I live on the east side of Castle Rock, in Castlewood Ranch. However, Ridgeline is my local stomping grounds, and Hiden Mesa too. Great little spot close to home. I'm there 2-3 times per week, depending on weather. I start at Bison Park, and typically ride the Red Hawk side too. :) small world :)
 
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