Nicolai G1

Because I like to carry a bit of Prince with me Weldy McWeldface Dunno what the little threaded thing is for. 10mm chip in there at the moment to run 27" wheels.
Much bigger upper rocker bearings than the G16. No additional caption necessary 453mm chainstay chips.  They're what come with a Large frame, but I might try the "short" 445mm chips later You can run the cables either fully external (as I have) or under the shock mount.  Either option has nicely machined, bolt up clamps. 5mm thick, solid alu shock plates Widely spaced pivot bearings Did I mention this thing is chunky?
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Nicolai G1 Size L
Rear Shock FOX Float X2 Factory 2-Position Lever Mediun compression tune
Fork Fox Float 36 rc2 170mm Adreani compression kit care of J-Tech Suspension
Headset ------- Reset 13mm stack
Handlebar Burgtec Bryceland 38mm rise
Stem Burgtec Enduro MK2 35
Grips DMR Deathgrip Race
Brakes Shimano XTR 4 pots
Brake Levers Shimano XTR
Shifters Shimano XTR
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR
Chainguide Shimano
Cranks Shimano Saint 170mm
Front Rim Stan's NoTubes Flow mk3
Rear Rim Stan's NoTubes Flow mk3
Hubs DT Swiss DT 350 Standard 32 J bend
Spokes DT Swiss Revolution Triple butted
Front Tire Schwalbe Magic Mary 2.35 SnakeSkin
Rear Tire Schwalbe Magic Mary 2.35 SnakeSkin
Saddle Ergon SMA3 Comp
Seatpost FOX Transfer Factory 150mm
General Info
Model Year 2019
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 35 lb 4.4 oz (16000 g)
Additional Info Built in a rush, because it arrived literally 1 day before a trip to Finale. Zero carbon parts. This G1 frame was a replacement from Nicolai for my previous G16 that err, "met an unfortunate end". I didn't get the EXT shock simply due to budget. This is a warranty replacement frame, but I still had to buy the Fox shock so it wasn't free (thanks metric shocks!) I haven't had chance to ride it yet, but early noticeable differences are - firstly it's a lot heavier than the G16, because it's a LOT chunkier. Pretty much every tube is wider and thicker. The chainstay yoke is particularly massive, even the shock plates are 5mm thick solid alu. I weighed the frame and shock at 4.7Kg, that's 1.2Kg heavier than stated on the Nicolai website, which is a bit cheeky. And secondly, a quick car park ride it already feels a lot more different to the G16 than I expected. It actually feels smaller? But that might be the saddle that needs moving backwards.
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