Finished on 24 December 2006, originally home sprayed satin black & subsequently refinished in metallic burnt orange enamel, this has been my regular mountain bike ever since. The front triangle is in Reynolds 853, the chainstays are Reynolds 725 & seatstays are ‘S’ shaped Columbus Zona.
The frame features cowled dropouts with a detachable aluminium mech hanger, and bucket bush rear caliper mounts.
Designed around a 100mm travel fork as a general purpose cross-country bike for a 5’ 11” rider, geometry and size as follows:
Head tube angle 69.5 deg
Seat tube angle 71 deg
Top tube length 24”
BB height 11.8”
Chainstay length 16.8”
Seat tube length 18.25”