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JMHV's Ridiculous(ly fun) Orbea Singlespeed 5

JMHV's Ridiculous(ly fun) Orbea Singlespeed
JMHV's Ridiculous(ly fun) Orbea Singlespeed JMHV's Ridiculous(ly fun) Orbea Singlespeed JMHV's Ridiculous(ly fun) Orbea Singlespeed
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Orbea Laufey Large
Fork Fox 34 Float Performance 140mm
Headset Acros Black
Handlebar ENVE Composites M6 780mm, 20mm rise
Stem ENVE Composites Mountain 55mm
Grips Santa Cruz Palmdale Black
Brakes Shimano MT-501 Dual Piston with XT rotors
Brake Levers Shimano MT-501
Cranks Race Face Affect 175mm
Chainrings / Sprocket Race Face Next 32T
Bottom Bracket Race Face X-Type BSA Threaded
Chain SRAM PC 870 Bulk, Gray
Cassette / Rear Cog Other Niner Cogalicious 19T
Pedals Crankbrothers Candy 7 XL Ti Spindles
Front Rim ENVE M60HV 29", 28H
Rear Rim ENVE M60HV 29", 28H
Hubs DT Swiss 240S Front Centerlock Disc Hub Boost, Straight Pull
Spokes Sapim Aero Blade
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 WT 3C 20PSI
Rear Tire Maxxis Aggressor WT 2.5 3C 23PSI
Saddle fi'zi:k Taiga S Alloy Rails
Seatpost Other OC 150mm with Remote
Seatpost Clamp Other Orbea
General Info
Model Year 2020
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 24 lb 14 oz (11283 g)
Additional Info I have been over hardtails for a long time, but I also love a good singlespeed. When Orbea updated the Laufey with a 460 reach and 65.5 head angle with a 140mm fork, I reckoned the time had come again. This rig is a blast with the big tires and modern geometry, the 32x19T magic gear is perfect for my terrain and fairly lazy attitude towards SS, and it's so rad to have a silent bike that requires almost no maintenance. Ti bolts throughout (just because) and custom Enve wheelset with OEM silver DT 240 straight pull hubs add a bit of flare, but this rig is mostly business. I started with a lighter pair of Rekon tires but immediately put these on and you can imagine the improvement. I seriously need to put on a fork fender.
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