PVD Winter MTB

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  • Down Tube - OXPLAT09 DT, 1.375
  • Top Tube - Detache 7/4/7, 1.125
  • Seat Tube - NOVA External Butt Seat Tube (CMST_460), 28.6/30.0 X 460
  • Chain Stay, Drive - Dedacciai COM12.5 MTB 24mm Chainstay (PN# Check), 410mm, 16/30 OVAL, 12 Degree bend, Modified PVD bend.
  • Chain Stay, Non-drive - Dedacciai COM12.5 Road 24mm Chainstay (CXCS_OVST_410), 410mm, 16/30 OVAL, Straight, [1]
  • Seat Stays - Dedacciai AMSS_16ST .7, 16mm to 10.5mm, 560mm, 0.7mm wall
  • Bottom Bracket - PVD Hollowtech II Shell, MTB, 92mm wide x 1.75" Ø
  • Dropouts - PVD Designed IF Dropouts
  • Braze-ons - Pacenti Hydro
  • DM Front Derailure Boss - PVD Machined
  • Headtube - PVD Design


RAL #3004 Purple Red. I love this color. I try others, but I keep coming back to this one. It makes me feel at home.

Parts Spec

  • Fox Vanilla 140 RLC QR15 Fork
  • Shimano SLX cranks & deraillures
  • 24 tooth granny gear replacing 22 tooth for perfect shifting patterns
  • Shimano Deore XT Brakes, pedals, cassette (11-32), and shiters
  • Shimano Dura-ace 10spd chain
  • Ritchey Pro 30 Degree x 100mm stem
  • Cane Creek IS headset
  • Easton EC90 0mm offset seatpost
  • WTB Devo saddle
  • Kenda Nevegal 2.1 UST tires
  • Shimano XTR Hubs on Mavic 819 rims, DT 1.8/1.6/1.8 spokes, Alloy nipples, 32 hole 3 cross
  • Shimano XTR Rotors. 180mm front, 140mm rear
  • Chromag Fubar, DH Straight handlebar
  • ODI Lock-on grips, Rouge
  • Salsa 30mm seat post binder


Full bike set up for trailriding:

  • 25.5 lbs with RS Revalation and 9mm front axle
  • 27.0 lbs with Fox Vanilla RLC QR15 and 15mm front axle

Direct Mount Front Derailure

Shimano Spec

At first I made a mount that followed exactly the shimano specifications for the direct mount front derailure. It was clunky and ugly. It worked fine, but I wasn't happy.
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PVD Redsign

My design is much cleaner and sano.
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