My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

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My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:35 pm

Buy a used moonlander for 1K ... add 1K in show parts. :roll:

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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:41 pm

In progress photo :

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race face handle bar
hope stem
chris king headset
hope pedals
hope seatpost clamp
hope rotors
sram cass
salsa qr skewers
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Fenlason » Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:22 pm

$1000. for a used Moonlander sounds like a heck of a deal.. :o From what can be seen in the photo's it looks in great shape also.... and even with what he put into it.. it is less money than a new one. :shrug:
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:25 pm

Yep, he's the master at finding "deals" ... currently po-ed, since king does not make a 135 front hub ...

He did score this :

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Not sure why there is a UPC on there ... the silver ones arent imported to the US. :roll:

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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:28 pm

(Here is the secret to spending " that kind of money" on the moonlander ... )

Put them on his wifes 400$ trek ... well, it was 400$ new, now its more like 2400$ :

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The famous "angry bee" hubs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DshmQFdoFU

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king hubs/dt swiss/sun
salsa skewers
king headset
hope pedals
hope seatpost clamp
hope seat post
brooks grips
electra streamers
xt v-brakes
paul brake levers
upgraded from 7speed to 9speed x-o sram grip shift
... and yes, the saddle got recovered in aligator.
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Fenlason » Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:32 am

^^^^ Holy Cow!!1 :shock:

but sort of cool at the same time. 8) 8)
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:02 pm

Fenlason wrote:^^^^ Holy Cow!!1 :shock:

but sort of cool at the same time. 8) 8)


Yep.

... the wife loves the moonlander... so, guess who just walked in with a snowblind pugsley and a bunch of orange chris king/race face/hope parts.

8)
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Fenlason » Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:21 pm

Noob wrote:
Fenlason wrote:^^^^ Holy Cow!!1 :shock:

but sort of cool at the same time. 8) 8)


Yep.

... the wife loves the moonlander... so, guess who just walked in with a snowblind pugsley and a bunch of orange chris king/race face/hope parts.

8)


:o :o :twisted:
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Wed Sep 25, 2013 8:25 pm

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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Fenlason » Thu Sep 26, 2013 4:32 am

:thumbsup:

They wouldn't want to adopt an older child would they... :thinking: 8)
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:44 pm

Its getting serious ... more race face ( crankset ), king ( rear hub ) arrived, and some more hope ( front hub ) parts as well as some surly ( marge lites & white rim strips ) parts ... :D
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:46 pm

... some shenanigans, before the parts showed up .

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGGlODF7_RY[/youtube]
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:24 pm

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hope hub, hope rotor, salsa qr, evo 4 caliper ...

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chris king hub, hope rotor, salsa qr, evo 4 caliper, sram xo cass, sram xo der, race face crank, straightline pedals...

Almost done ...
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Fenlason » Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:39 pm

that's looking quite nice. I wasn't so sure about the white and orange to start with.. but I must say.. I do like it. :thumbsup:
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Re: My friends are crazy ... moonlander content

Postby Noob » Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:28 pm

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Done and picked up ! :thumbsup:

I baught all the stock parts for 500$ ... ( except FD )

... Anyone have a frame, they wanna sell me ? ... or should I put everything on a mongoose beast. lol.
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