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    1992 Mantis Valkyrie

Built up as a 1992 with first generation Shimano XTR parts.  The frame is New Old Stock and had never been built before we got it.  The Valkyrie uses smaller diameter tubes which will absorb impacts better than one large diameter tube.  The elevated chain stays eliminated chain suck and allowed the chain to be removed without cutting.  The WTB roller cam brake was modified to allow for smoother cable routing by moving the rollers to the underside of the brake arms. 

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Frame Cro Moly
Fork Cro Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Ritchey Vantage Pro WCS
Hubs Shimano 600
Spokes DT Stainless Steel
Tires Ritchey Z Max Megabite WCS  26 x 2.35
Pedals Shimano Deore
Crank Shimano XTR
Chain Shimano
Rear Cogs Shimano XTR 8 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Shimano UN
Front Derailleur Shimano XTR
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR
Shifters Shimano XTR Rapid Fire
Handlebars Cro Moly
Stem Ritchey Force
Headset Specialized alloy
Brake set Shimano XTR front, WTB Roller Cam rear
Brake levers Shimano XTR Rapid Fire
Saddle Selle Italia Turbo (perforated)
Seat Post American Classic Ti
Colors purple
Size 19"
Serial #   VK1915S

 

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