Longtermer: Cotic BFe XS build

The Cotic BFe (www.cotic.co.uk) mentioned in Issue 14 is finished. Hopefully the mild weather continues though and the snow and Ice recedes further, allowing a test ride in the New Year!

So the build:
2010 Cotic BFe in XS*
2009 RS Recon 351 Maxle Lite
Hope Mini Mono 180mm front, 160mm rear
Superstar Tech2 hubs and Voltage rims*
Maxxis Minion 2.35 front 42a, rear 60a
Clark gear cables – top quality at bargain price
Shimano Saint cranks 22/32
Gamut P30 chain device*
Shimano SLX front and rear mech
Shimano XT 8 speed shifter, LX front shifter
DMR Wingbars and stem
Nukeproof post*
Charge saddle
Outland pedals*

* on test

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She’s heavy, hopefully stable and planted and we’ll see how she survives a Peak district winter battering. More in Wideopen Issue 15 out in March 2011.
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