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    Quote Originally Posted by andrew flowers View Post
    Deda newton deep
    Not surprised I like them, that's one of my favorite bars.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clean39T View Post
    Been too busy riding to stop and take photos.. Had to take a brief respite from the wind today though and duck into the trees for some gummies n' water.

    Sweet mother of god, that bike...

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    Dan's castaway found a new home with got a new seatpost, saddle and pedals and Compass bon jons.

    MVIMG_20181129_155345 by Greg Costello, on Flickr
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Costello View Post
    Dan's castaway found a new home with got a new seatpost, saddle and pedals and Compass bon jons.

    MVIMG_20181129_155345 by Greg Costello, on Flickr
    BonJons are 35s, right? Look good on there.. I rode it with a pair of EL versions of those and some 38s. Both rode great to me - though the 38s got tight for any off-road work.

    I like the way that PMP looks on there too.
    Kirk MRB | Kirk 29er | CSI

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    Finally finished the Kirk 29er today - or more accurately, I finally took it in to the have brakes bled..



    Build is full XTR with low miles, 28/38 up front. Bontrager bars/stem and saddle. Deda post. DT Swiss wheels Dave sold me with the bike. SID fork w lock-out. CK headset.

    Going to ride it like this for a bit, but I think long term it's going to get some flared drop bars and R8020 shifters to be pressed into gravel duty. I have a Whiskey carbon fork for it too...
    Kirk MRB | Kirk 29er | CSI

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    That's a beauty. Even though I am against anything but black cable housing !
     

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    That looks great as it is. To be honest, flared gravel drop bars would ruin this bike for me. Ride it for what it was built for.
    Dan Bare

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lionel View Post
    That's a beauty. Even though I am against anything but black cable housing !
    Thanks Lionel - this is mostly your group from the S-Works - but with a different crankset to get taller gears..

    I normally don't like white housing either - I had some though, and it seemed like a nice tie-in for the decals and other accents.

    Quote Originally Posted by PaMtbRider View Post
    That looks great as it is. To be honest, flared gravel drop bars would ruin this bike for me. Ride it for what it was built for.
    Thanks - with a pending move (trying to anyway) to a place with access to true XC trails, it may never see the gravel conversion - ideally I'd just get a gravel bike and leave this for XC anyway - preferably a Onesto like Dave built himself :)
    Kirk MRB | Kirk 29er | CSI

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