Starling Spur aka Steely Dan 9

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Parts

Frame
Starling
Spur
Size Medium, set up Mullet
Frame: Starling Spur. Misc: Size Medium, set up Mullet
Rear Shock
RockShox
Super Deluxe
Off a buddies Megatower
Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe. Misc: Off a buddies Megatower
Fork
RockShox
Lyrik Ultimate
I’m built like Flat Stanley, so 35mm is good for me
Fork: RockShox Lyrik Ultimate. Misc: I’m built like Flat Stanley, so 35mm is good for me
Headset
Cane Creek
40
It’s a headset.
Headset: Cane Creek 40. Misc: It’s a headset.
Handlebar
Specialized
Cut to 765mm with a rise between Dak and an XC bar
Handlebar: Specialized. Misc: Cut to 765mm with a rise between Dak and an XC bar
Stem
Specialized
40mm or something, it holds the bars.
Stem: Specialized. Misc: 40mm or something, it holds the bars.
Grips
ODI
Longneck
With the flange, because my BMX background.
Grips: ODI Longneck. Misc: With the flange, because my BMX background.
Brakes
Magura
MT
A bunch of different brakes put together into a working set.
Brakes: Magura MT. Misc: A bunch of different brakes put together into a working set.
Brake Levers
Magura
MT
Aluminum lever blades, I like the way they feel.
Brake Levers: Magura MT. Misc: Aluminum lever blades, I like the way they feel.
Shifters
SRAM
XO 10 Speed
Modified to work with the gearbox
Shifters: SRAM XO 10 Speed. Misc: Modified to work with the gearbox
Cranks
Other
Effigear
Aluminum, 170mm. They spin.
Cranks: Other Effigear. Misc: Aluminum, 170mm. They spin.
Chainrings / Sprocket
Other
16 tooth, HG, steel
Chainrings / Sprocket: Other. Misc: 16 tooth, HG, steel
Chain
Shimano
XT
Found it on my work bench.
Chain: Shimano XT. Misc: Found it on my work bench.
Cassette / Rear Cog
Other
Endless Bike Co
25 tooth, Alloy, gives me a good gear ratio.
Cassette / Rear Cog: Other Endless Bike Co. Misc: 25 tooth, Alloy, gives me a good gear ratio.
Pedals
HT Components
Plastic flat pedals. (Not pictured)
Pedals: HT Components. Misc: Plastic flat pedals. (Not pictured)
Front Rim
Bontrager
Line Elite 30
29”, 28 hole, carbon.
Front Rim: Bontrager Line Elite 30. Misc: 29”, 28 hole, carbon.
Rear Rim
NOBL
TR37
27.5”, 32 hole, carbon.
Rear Rim: NOBL TR37. Misc: 27.5”, 32 hole, carbon.
Hubs
Hope
Hope Pro 5
142mm SS, sounds cool and looks cool.
Hubs: Hope Hope Pro 5. Misc: 142mm SS, sounds cool and looks cool.
Spokes
DT Swiss
They attach the hubs to the rims.
Spokes: DT Swiss. Misc: They attach the hubs to the rims.
Front Tire
Maxxis
DHF
DH casing
Front Tire: Maxxis DHF. Misc: DH casing
Rear Tire
Maxxis
DHR II
DoubleDown casing
Rear Tire: Maxxis DHR II. Misc: DoubleDown casing
Saddle
Other
Don’t know what it is, but I can sit on it, so…
Saddle: Other. Misc: Don’t know what it is, but I can sit on it, so…
Seatpost
BikeYoke
Devine
160mm
Seatpost: BikeYoke Devine. Misc: 160mm
General Info

General Info

Model Year
Model Year:
Weight
40 lb 6 oz (18,314 g)
Weight: 40 lb 6 oz (18,314 g)
Additional Info

Only have a few rides on it, but it shreds. Gearbox has been wicked. Down shifting can be awkward at times but up shifting is crazy fast. Suspension feels incredible but need to get it to the bike parks this summer for a proper beat down. Cheers for checking out my bike!

Additional Info:

Only have a few rides on it, but it shreds. Gearbox has been wicked. Down shifting can be awkward at times but up shifting is crazy fast. Suspension feels incredible but need to get it to the bike parks this summer for a proper beat down. Cheers for checking out my bike!

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