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Frame L
XTR M970 chainset
XTR M970 shifters
XTR M971 front derailer
XTR M972 shadow rear derrailer
XTR M970 pedals
XTR M970 cassette
XTR chain
Ritchey WCS carbon seat post
Ritchey WCS carbon h/set
Ritchey WCS carbon 4axis stem
Ritchey WCS carbon riser bar
DT Swiss 240 hubs , front RWS thru bolt,rear RWS titanium
DT Swiss SS DB black
Avid Juicy ultimate brakes , 160 rotors
Charge spoon Ti railed saddle
Specialized XC locking grips
Continental Mountain King 2.2 protection
Fox 08 F100rlc (imported from USA as black req, de-stickered)
Purely custom stem top cap (USA)

One or two changes to a standard 10 but with various deals on in the UK and a superb deal on the imported forks, saved around £600.00 on a factory built bike.

Ride impressions so far .....................superb period.

Thanks
Shredon
 

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Phil

Purchased the frame from Pedalon, advantage of this is you get what they call podium points. The frame qualified for around 38 points which translates into around £300 - £350 worth of goods.
I picked shoes,clothing etc all topo end gear, then flog it all this essentially discounted the frame. Then the bulk of the finishing kit for the bike came from Merlin, who have some superb deals on saved loads. This together with the deal I got on the fork which is a 08 F100 RLC which cost £312.00 imported.
So once all this is calculated saved around £500-£600 on a stock bike with a slightly better spec.

Cheers
Rich
 
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