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Titanium Habanero MTB

I had some old parts laying about and really wanted to put them on a bike but the 90s called and said 3DV 3DV and Paul making Nice components I couldn't say no. A big thank you to Mark at Habanero for dusting off that old frame, it is perfect.

Habenero Titanium 26" MTB

Chris King NoThreadset/Marzocchi Bomber

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Deore LX Hollowtech II crankset

Shimano Deore XT PD-M730

SRAM PC-990 9 speed Cassette/LX 9 speed chain/LX chainrings

Shimano Deore XT RD-M735 SGS upgraded with NOS Vuelta pulleys and 3DV bolts/Deore LX Bottom Pull (front)/Shimano Deore LX ST-M570 9 speed/Jagwire Elite Link Kit 3DV

SR Sakae PowerBulge Titanium 25.4 560mm/Thomson 25.4 Stem/Ergon GP-5 grips

Ergon/Paul Tall and Handsome 27.2 3DV

Paul Motolites 3DV/Kool-Stop Tectonic Cartridge Brake Shoes Multi-Compound (replaceable not one piece as they come)/Jagwire Elite Link Kit 3DV

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Handbuilt w/ Nukeproof Ti Hub. Maxxis DTH

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Handbuilt w/ NukeProof Ti Casette hub Maxxis DTH

King Cages

More Info:
I had to replace the front derailleur because this one needed a bottom pull and mine was not so I know it was LX but just not quite sure what model exactly as it was from someone else) Also need a new large chainring and to figure out saddle (I may keep it I may not

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2

Current Stage Info:

The XTR cranks need new chainrings and since I have the XT cranks that are in decent enough condition, I am going to go with those till I can get XTR chainrings or figure out an option. I may stick with the XT cranks but I need to figure out quick if I want to do standard rings or go with my Biopacé crank of the same iteration.

Added by Veganbikes. Last updated over 2 years ago.



ianiscaratti says:

love the purple elox parts and it is the same shade of purple too.

Posted over 1 year ago


Veganbikes says:

Thanks sorry for missing your comment for a year. Unfortunately I sold the components on the thing but they gave me the frame back but I have had so many projects that I haven't built anything new with it.

Posted about 2 months ago