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    Ventana EL MARTILLO Cyclocrosser

    ... so has anyone ever seen one outside of the exhibitoin hall at Interbike?
    Or even owns one??? Nothing to find on their website.
    I absolutely fell in love with that beauty

    phaty
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    Scroll down...

    Check out a recent post, six days ago, "Shameless bike porn", by Mtnpedeler, or something like that. He owns a Ventana, and lives close to the factory. Great pics, and I'm sure he has all the info you'll need.

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    Here you go.

    I think there is 3 up and running. At Ventana there is a pile of frames waiting for color. Msrp is $900 (I think) but deals can be had. Frames have disc mounts now, first couple didn't.

    El Martillo CX

    SIZE (cm) 48 / 52 / 56 / 60
    ST 48.0 / 52.0 / 56.0 / 60.0
    TT 48.0 / 54.5 / 57.0 / 60.0
    HEAD 71.5 / 71.5 / 71.8 / 72
    SEAT 72
    BB DROP 5.8
    CSL 42.5
    S/O 72.3 / 75.7 / 78.9 / 82.5
    HTL 9.5 / 12.1 / 14.0 / 15.9
    F/C 55.3 / 56.8 / 60.1 / 62.8
    WB 97.4 / 98.9 / 102.2 / 104.9
    Last edited by www-mtnpedaler-com; 02-25-2004 at 08:49 AM.

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    I ride the local stuff.

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    Great frame! We have three El Martillo CX frames in our family. Then again we have all Ventana bikes for that matter. $900 retail like mentioned above and you can go custom just about any way you choose: tubing, color, cable routing, etc. for a nominal fee. Call Ventana for the latest deals. Last I heard the Ventana web site is being revamped so here's the link for the cx frame:
    http://www.ventanausa.com/frame_elmartillocx.html
    Cheers

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    I'm probably going to build up an el martillo (have it built up, I mean). Here's a link to my thread if you're interested: 1st post: Q about Building up a cyclocross bike... Ventana, good parts, etc

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    I've wanted one of these for a while. I spoke to Sherwood at Ventana this week about having the El Martillo built up as a SS. He suggested the new swinger dropouts they are doing on the El Comandante. Should be pretty versatile.

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