I like the V10 man wasn't trying to copy your style… Purple is the new trend!
Full Custom Santa Cruz V10 - The Ring 18
Brides Name On the Top Tube
Custom Engraved Pedals by Twenty6 Products
Custom Paint by Elbert Uber Lack Paint Shop
Custom Engraved End Caps by Twenty6 Products
Custom Paint by Elbert Uber Lack Paint Shop
Fox 40 Float w/Custom Decals Custom Wheels by The Garage - Twist Lace Pateren
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|Frame: Santa Cruz V10 Carbon. Misc.: Custom Paint by Elbert Uber Lack|
|Rear Shock: Fox Racing Shox DHX RC4 Kashima|
|Fork: Fox Racing Shox 40 Float. Misc.: Custom Decals|
|Headset: Chris King|
|Handlebar: Deity Mohawk. Misc.: Purple|
|Stem: Twenty6 F1. Misc.: Pink|
|Grips: ODI Ruffian Lock-On. Misc.: Pink w/ Twenty6 End Caps - Puple w/ custom Engraving|
|Brakes: Shimano Saint M820. Misc.: W/ Jagwire Highflow LInes - Pink|
|Brake Levers: Shimano Saint M820|
|Shifters: SRAM XO. Misc.: W/Jagwire Ripcord Cable/Housing - Pink|
|Rear Derailleur: SRAM XO Type 2. Misc.: Short Cage|
|Chainguide: e*thirteen LG1. Misc.: Black|
|Cranks: Race Face SIXC. Misc.: 170mm|
|Chainrings / Sprocket: e*thirteen Guide Ring. Misc.: Purple|
|Bottom Bracket: Race Face Team DH X-Type Bottom Bracket|
|Chain: Wipperman Connex 10sB. Misc.: EDI Black & Gold|
|Cassette / Rear Cog: Shimano Ultegra. Misc.: 11-28|
|Pedals: Twenty6 Predators. Misc.: Ti Axle, Purple Body/Pink Pins - Custom Engraved|
|Front Rim: Spank Spike Race 28|
|Rear Rim: Spank Spike Race 28|
|Hubs: DT Swiss 240s. Misc.: Custom Decals|
|Spokes: Other Soma Colored. Misc.: Pink/Puple|
|Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5 UST|
|Rear Tire: Maxxis High Roller II 2.4 3C|
|Saddle: Deity Mainline. Misc.: Purple|
|Seatpost: Thomson Elite|
|Seatpost Clamp: Other|
|Model Year: 2013|
|Riding Type: Downhill|
|Weight: 34 lb 6.4 oz (15604 g)|
|Additional Info: As part of a marriage proposal, a local customer wanted to do something really special for his soon to be bride. Being that his special lady wasn't that into jewelry, and loved DH Bikes, he Approached us at The Garage about building a fully custom Santa Cruz V10 for her. Nearly every part of this bike is custom, down to the paint by Elbert Uber Lack (note: there are no decals on the frame - ITS ALL PAINT), the pedals and bar end caps by Twenty6 are custom engraved with the phrase: "Forever Loved". To add an element of surprise, this bike was secretly exchanged with her normal bike when they loaded the chairlift at Whistler and at the top he presented her with the bike and a ring. Congrats Marshal & Joy! All Photos by Rich Adams - www.vividnotion.com, Build by The Garage - www.gravityguildgarage.com|
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Epic engagement idea!
bike of the year very nice
i'd say bike of the year!!! awesome idea!
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING work by all at the garage !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
that's THE most beautiful engagement present ive EVER seen... WOW. shes a lucky lady to have a dude do something like THIS.... as are YOU im sure !!!!!!!!!!!!! AND A RING TOO ???????? CONGRATS TO YOU BOTH !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sick! Good job Steve and Co. on the build!
That frame is a work of art, and the custom etching is a nice touch. Build is let down slightly by the fork decals.
WOW! Great project for great reason !
Specialy Twenty6 pedals and barends
If she changes her mind, I'm single.......................aside from being 6'4, 260lbs, can bench 350lb, drink 3 pints of Guinness in under 10 mins, like riding V10s and am straight, I think I could be a good match....:D
you sure you're straight? that was a pretty gay comment
Wow. Never seen spokes like that! Nice work. Just one thing: Fox stickers have been inverted! Left right
Bike of the Day October 8, 2013! (we imagine she said yes?)
Thanks for the Bike of the Day! oh and we heard that she did say yes.
and yes the fork decals are inverted. put them on wrong, but then kinda liked it so I left them that way. just another part of the bike that make you really look twice.
I noticed that! But small thing to change right?
Did you do something special to prepare the carbon for painting? That's the only thing I can still do to mine
True love would have included carbon rims and a tubeless set up ;-)
Nice build - could have rolled the zip tie ends to the inside once they were cut so it looks neater.
Nice paint job too!