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This came in this morning... I was so friggin stoked to put it together! I pressed the headset and installed the fork at lunch... then did the rest as soon as I got home from work.

I haven't gotten a chance to weigh it yet. I am also changing the grips/saddle to black when I get a chance.









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Frame: Niner Air9 Scandium
Fork: Reba XX
Headset: Chris King - Red Sotto Voce
Wheels: Stan's ZTR Arch
Tires: Schwalbe RaRa 2.25/2.4
Crankset: Shimano SLX with Niner Chainring (deanodized)
Chainguide: MRP 1x
Chain: KMC X10sl Gold
R Derailleur: SRAM X9 10s
Shifter: SRAM X9 10s
Handlebars: Salsa Pro Moto Carbon Flat - 680mm // 5 Degree
Brakes: Avid Elixir X.0
Grips: ESI Chunky White (Changing to black Chunkys)
Saddle: Charge Knife Ti (Changing to black Knife)
Pedals: Crank Brothers Candy SL - Red
Seatpost: Thomson Elite
Seatpost collar: Salsa Lip Lock
Cassette: Shimano SLX 12-36
 

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I think it looks awesome the way it is ! White arches rather than black maybe ?
 

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I think it looks great too. Love the 1X9 set-up and the polished crank is really sweet. :thumbsup:
 

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I am thoroughly impressed. I usually pick apart builds but you did a stellar job and your style is very tasteful.

KEEP THOSE ESI CHUNKIES CLEAN!!!

Well Played Sir,

PF
 

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I love white bikes. I put together a Stumpy all white as well and loved it. But the Niner looks sick. You are giving me Ideas as I still have all the white parts left from that build. I hate you. Kidding. Bike looks awesome man.
 

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Very nice build. my guess on weigh would be about 24.75lbs. Reminds me a bit of another bike I saw. What size chainring are you running. I've toyed with the idea of going 1x9. Is that a long cage derailleur you are running?

Here is mine with many parts from Tree Fort Bikes.
Bicycle frame Bicycle tire Tire Bicycle wheel Bicycle fork
 

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I've made a few changes...

Black Knife/ESI Grips
Eggbeaters
XX Cassette
Short Cage X9 Rear
Bonty RXL Stem

Here's an updated photo... Currently weighs 22lbs 5 oz.

 

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That's nice Adam. I still can't decide if I am going to buy a M.C.R. or A.I.R. from you guys. As soon as someone buys my Voodoo canzo frame I will be taking a trip to Ypsi.
 

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Your bike looks sick ! I hope Niner keeps this color around and adds it as an option on other frames. I would also really like to see an M.C.R. in suede black.
 

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I just picked up my new white air9 yesterday to replace my atomic blue build. I hope mine turns out as beautiful as yours. Great job.
 

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Adam, very simple beautiful build. Question for ya, why the Arch over Flows for a 2.25/2.4 combo.? Wouldn't the flows and their width be better? Great Job with build, now I just need to break my Caffeine frame so I can convince the wife I need a Niner ht Frame.:D
 

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Adam, very simple beautiful build. Question for ya, why the Arch over Flows for a 2.25/2.4 combo.? Wouldn't the flows and their width be better? Great Job with build, now I just need to break my Caffeine frame so I can convince the wife I need a Niner ht Frame.:D
The Arch's are lighter and have held up GREAT! So IMO no reason to go beefier.

Adam
 

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I'm putting my white Air9 together this evening. Is it me, or does the white glow in the dark?

Matt
 
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