Singular Swift - Reverse Mullet - drop bar MTB build
Singular Swift - in it's current reverse mullet build... "party up front, business in back".
As someone who primarily rides cyclocross, I wanted to keep drop-bars and similar shifters, so that I can practice bike handling skills on the MTB trails.
For moderate singletrack (no drop-offs, or major rock-gardens) I am impressed with how well this build works. I don't miss suspension (or wide flat bars) at all.
Swift version 1 frame (which works well with drop bars):
Drop bar 29ers - Gryphon or Swift? - Singular Cycles
On-One Rigid Carbon MTB Fork:
MKM 35 Rigid Carbon MTB Fork | On - One
WTB 27.5" Scraper rim (front):
Scraper | WTB
WTB 27.5" x 2.8" Trailblazer tire Front):
Trailblazer | WTB
Cane Creek Thudbuster LT seatpost:
WTB 29x 2.25" Trail Boss rear tire
Salsa Woodchipper 46cm dirt drop bars.
1989 Shimano FD-M732 front derailleur with works with
6600/ 5600 (triple) road shifters and XT triple crank
11-42 cassete with OneUp Components 42t Sprocket
Last edited by Erik_A; 4 Weeks Ago at 10:28 AM.
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