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    1992 Nevil Devil

Neville Cork was racing bikes in 1990 and decided to design and make his own bikes after breaking three frames that year.  He enrolled in a TIG welding class and took that knowledge and moved to Vilas, NC to build frames.  He spend some time experimenting with different geometries with Rand Perkins before settling on a somewhat unusual geometry.  The bottom brackets were at 12.5" and the frame were long and low.  This frame was considered a 16" frame and has an effective 24" top tube.  The larger frames had up to a 25.5" top tube.....long!  Other than the geometry, there isn't anything too unusual about the frames except a small plate to help control the effects of chain suck.  Not 100% sure of the build year on this one so we tried to use a few of the original parts to date the bike.

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Frame Cro-Moly
Fork Rock Shox Mag21
Rear Shock NA
Rims Mavic M261CD
Hubs Shimano Deore XT
Spokes Wheelsmith 3X
Tires Onza Honch and Agro
Pedals Shimano 737
Crank Shimano Deore XT
Chain Sachs PC41
Rear Cogs Shimano 7 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Front Derailleur Shimano FD-M651
Rear Derailleur Shimano 600 short cage
Shifters Shimano Deore XT rapid-fire
Handlebars Aluminum
Stem Control Tech
Headset AheadSet
Brake set Dia Compe 986
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT
Saddle Regal w/ Copper Rivets
Seat Post Syncros
Colors Teal
Size 16" c-t  ST
Serial #   None Found

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