Custom Bicycles
Press: New Zealand Mountain Biker – 2004

Titanium is often held up as the holy grail of frame materials: light weight, high strength, durability, good looks, great ride characteristics all coupled with a high sticker price!

STRONG CUSTOM
RIDER Gavin Ng
FRAME Strong titanium double butted w/oval taper chainstays, Breezer-style dropouts, triple top tube cable routing w/hydraulic guides & one set of bottle mounts.
FORK Pace RC31, rigid carbon
HEADSET Chris King NoThreadset
STEM Moots Titanium
BARS Easton EC9O carbon w/Ritchey WCS bar-ends
FRONT BRAKE Hope Mono Mini l85mm
REAR BRAKE Hope Mono Mini 160mm
SHIFTERS SRAM XO
FRONT DERAILLIEUR Shimano XT
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM XO
CASSETTE Shimano XT 11-32
CRANKS Race Face Next LP square taper
PEDALS Crank Brothers Eggbeaters
BOTTOM BRACKET Phil Wood Ti square taper
CHAIN Wipperman Connex stainless steel 9X1
HUBS Chris King
RIMS Mavic XC707
SPOKES Sapim CX-Ray
QUICK RELEASES Salsa Steel
TYRE – REAR Panaracer XC Fire Pro 2.1
TYRE – FRONT WTB Epicwolf 2.1
SEAT POST Moots Titanium w/Salsa Liplock collar
SEAT Selle Italia SLR XP
CABLES Shimano XTR
WEIGHT 20.54lbs.
PRICE “It’s my Porsche before I’m 40!”

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