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Julius Czar

Echo Lite (Update)

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So I thought it was time for a new frame as I've recently got the bug to ride again.

First ride was great, felt nice and flicky, got a few issues to sort like the rear hose length and the tape holding it to the frame.

will post updated photos with a tidier setup, I plan to use a hose splitter to get rid of the crossover, and some stick on hose clips to clean the routing up and get rid of the tape! 

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Spec is as follows.

'09 Echo Lite Frame

Echo Urban forks

Trialtech hi-rise bars on a Trialtech forged stem

Echo SL headset

Front wheel: Echo Urban rim on a Hope Pro 2 hub

Echo CNC Cranks and specialised platform pedals

VP Bottom Bracket

Rear wheel: Echo SL rim on a Chris King hub

Kenda front tyre

Maxxis rear tyre

Front brake is a shimano deore 

Rear is a hs33 with CNC backed Rockman Blues

I think that's everything.

Thanks for looking! 

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Given the mad amount of interest I'm getting I thought I'd give you all a quick update :P

Fitted the hose splitter and cable guides to tidy it up, ground the rim again and replaced the rock blues with some TNN ADM's.

The feel of the brake is incredible with the splitter fitted, it feels much more responsive, and the new pads with the fresh grind are working perfectly.

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I love how simple and clean it looks at the back now without the crossover, I'm finally satisfied with how it looks and rides.

Any comments are welcome if any! I know it's probably not what's appealing by today's standards, but it's bang on for me and what I'm used to, and I've always wanted to be able to spend out on a bike to get it looking exactly how I want it to.

Thanks for looking!

 

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