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  1. #1
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    Giant Trance 2017/18 dumpster bike

    The new dumpster bike build - Can $333 (splurged)

    Giant Trance 2017/8

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    Anon shop prefers anonymity due to the sheer sketchiness of how I jammed the frame back together with considerable persuasion with hammer and mallet.
    ***

    • Rear end 2017.  Free (anon shop dumpster)
    • Front end 2018. Free (anon shop dumpster)
    • Random undated frame linkage.
    • Free (anon shop dumpster).
    • Rear shock.  120
    • Rear shock mount hardware. Free (anon shop spare parts)
    • Orange Funn handlebar.  30
    • Red Chromag 1.5 steerer tube stem. Free  (Chromag)
    • Stem reducer 1.5 to 1 1/8.  25 (Pinner Machine Shop)
    • Lime green Chromag grips. 15 (Chromag sale)
    • Magura Trail brakes. Free.  My parts bin
    • North Shore Billet front brake mount.  Free.  My parts bin
    • 9point8 dropper lever.  Free (Philshep binner donation)
    • Headset bearings.  Donation from Obsession.
    • Raceface dropper post.  $50 (bought as reclamation project and replaced seals to get it to work)
    • Chromag Moon DT saddle.  10
    • Manitou Mattoc Pro non Boost. Free (Zac Smith charity donation)
    • Shimano XT shifter. Free.  My parts bin
    • Shifter cable.  Free.  My parts bin
    • Shimano XTR derailleur.  Free ( BCBR spare parts.  Rebuilt from 3 derailleurs)
    • Shimano SLX 11 speed cassette.  Free.  My parts bin.
    • FSA headset spacers.  Free.  My parts bin
    • Front wheel.  Free.   My parts bin
    • Non boost spacer for front hub.  30 (Pinner Machine Shop)
    • Front tire Schwalbe Magic Mary (Obsession dumpster)
    • Front 180mm rotor.  Free.  Obsession junk bin. Was bent.  Straightened with pliers
    • Bottle Cage. 10
    • Seat post collar. Free. Anon bike shop
    • Rear wheel. Free.  My parts bin
    • Rear rotor.  Free.  Begged from Cooper Quinn
    • Maxxis DHR 2.4 rear.  Free.  Obsession dumpster
    • Shifter cable.  3
    • Red Raceface cranks and generic narrow wide ring. Free.  My parts bin
    • Bottom bracket.  Free.  My parts bin
    • Shimano pedals.  Free.  My parts bin
    • Rear QR skewer.  30
    • Chain.  20


    Total $333

    Old dumpster bike was donated to a trailbuilder

    https://www.singletracks.com/mtb-gea...build-cad-297/

  2. #2
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    Jan 2008
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    You going in to business with that 333 skis guy?

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by geomorph View Post
    You going in to business with that 333 skis guy?
    He sells them. I just give them away. What is that anyhow in Freedom currency? $ 280ish?

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