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Welcome to my BLOG about my pasion for retro mountainbikes and everything around that. I love to read your comments in the GUESTBOOK (on the right side) or email me : basads (at) gmail (dot) com thanks for reading, Bas

Wednesday, 28 July 2010


only a few pics, really bussy today

I need some parts for this build, parts that i even sold myself :$
Plan is to build it with M950 parts, combined with some non shimano parts

Monday, 26 July 2010

The Next Nuke Proof project

According to the USPS site my next Nuke Proof project is on its way

i already got some new decals from Gil because although i have not seen the frame yet, it needs to get a respray

and these are some pictures that Ryan took a few weeks back.
He helped me out , thanks for that again mate, keep the retro spirit alive !
Ryan picked the bike up from the seller because he did not want to ship himself

cant wait to get it tomorrow :)

The sort of finished 2nd Nuke Proof project

Last time i showed the AMP fork in the Nuke proof but for some reason i didn't like to look of that.
I wanted something different

On the local Marktplaats I found something really really special; a Manitou 3 Disk

This fork is brandnew, only put in a bike once for a showbike from the SACHS factory.
Sachs was the first with a working production disk brake called the powerdisk 

It came complete with the front wheen and Sachs New Success hub.
I have never seen anything like this before, but that hub is soooooo pretty and it runs forever if you give it a swing
Because i like matching parts i started looking for a matching rear hub but ended finding a complete nos Sachs new Success group,..absolutely gorgeous, a bit heavy but looks like bullet proof like me.
Also visualy it looks great icw the blue of the Nuke Proof Decals.

the bike now got:
Frame: Nuke Proof Titanium made by Litespeed ; former Team Brooklyn bike

Fork: Manitou 3 Disc

Headset: Chris King
Stem: Nuke Proof
Handlebar: Nuke Proof
Grips: Sachs
Barends: None, looking for Nuke Proof

Brakes: FRont Sachs Powerdisc; rear Suntour SE
Brake Pads: front Sachs ; Suntour rear
Brake Cables: Sachs and Shimano
Cantilever cable hangers: Suntour at the back
Brake Levers: Sachs

Shifters: Sachs Powergrips
Front Derailleur: Sachs New Success
Rear Derailleur: Sachs New Success
Derailleur Cables: Sachs
Cassette: XT for now but will be replaced
Chain: XT
Cranks: Cook Bros RSR but might be replaced
Bottom Bracket: Shimano UN92
Pedals: Onza

Hub Skewers: Nuke Proof titanium
Rims: will be replaced by Campagnolo
Hubs: Front Sachs new success, rear XT but a Sachs New Success is being made at the mo
Tyres: Tioga Psycho
Tubes: Michelin

Saddle: Flite Titanium
Seatpost: Tioga Carbo
Seatpost Binder: Nike Proof own 

i know , i know,...so much to tell ;)

okay, i found the time again to put some updates on the blog,...