Withdrawn Vassago Optimus Ti Frame - $1500

bloaker

bloaker

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Less than a year old & < 200kms

https://www.tokyocycle.com/bbs/threads/optimus-ti-vassago.7056/

http://shop.vassagocycles.com/OptimusTi-29er-Frame_p_14.html

For $1500, you will get the Frame, Hope Headset, Paragon Sliders for 142mm rear axle w/ maxle.

Absolutely nothing wrong with the frame, it just isn't seeing the trail time to justify keeping it.
The frame is a size 20". Please see the second link for geometry details.

I am 188cm and I have the saddle positioned neutral, slightly forward and it fits me comfortably. There is a little room to go smaller, and a bit more room to go bigger.

If you need a complete build, that can be arranged as well in several configurations.

 
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wexford

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That's a horrible photo and what a horrible bike too. I have never wanted this bike.:cry: Damn. you are selling it. I remember dribbling on the keyboard last year when you built it and posted your photos. So sexy. Unfortunately, it won't be mine but I hope it finds a happy home.
 
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bloaker

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I rode it yesterday and it is as kick ass as advertised.
If it doesn't sell, I won't be heart broken. My riding buddies are calling me crazy over selling it and are urging me to sell a steel hardtail if I really need to get rid of one.
BUT - that is the thing, I don't need to get rid of it. I just feel bad looking at this bike daily (my bikes are all kept in my office) and knowing how under-used it it.
Yesterday's ride reminded me of what a rocket it is. It is my best climbing MTB.

Since that other pic was so bad... here is on from yesterday...

 
bloaker

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Not sure what happened to past pics.... but there is an update.

Complete bike 300,000yen

Vassago Optimus Ti Frame 20"
Rockshox PIKE 120mm fork
Thomson Dropper
Wolftooth remote
M8000 1x11 drive train.
M8000 Brakes
Diety Carbon Bars
Diety Stem
Carbon Spacers
Hope Headset
Diety Lock On Grips
WTB Volt Saddle
Wheels Different than shown - Wheels are Hope Hubs, Stans Flow Rims

 
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