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Hi guys,

I'll be joining this years ORBO with a klunker or a bomber, that i'll decide later on in the build off.

I'm starting with a Electra Jester i traded some time ago for a handle bar and a rear rack (what a fool..).

Since a Jester is also called a fool, and this bike will have no suspension what so ever. I came up with the name Fool Suspension.

The frame will need some modification. Disc brake tabs need to be added, i have these adapter but i think they cant handle the stopping power of the brakes. Also thinking of flipping the seat stays upside down to get a better flowing frame.

Parts list:
Jester frame (of course, ditch the springer).
Rigid fork (trying to get a deal on a carbon fork).
Enviolo hub rear.
Deore hub front.
Stainless steel spokes
Hydraulic disc brakes. (Tektro Auriga).
160 mm discs. (Magura MDR).
Probably a BMX style handlebar.
Tires ( a lot to choose from 😅).
Alloy rims ( thought they were steel But they're not).
Bmx front sprocket.
Kmc E101 chain
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Been negotiating for this fork
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Or this fork (the upper one).
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Frankie, that may be one of the coolest off-road build names ever! I'm still laughing! :21:

That NuVinci styled hub with the Continuously Variable Transmission is really cool. I've always wanted to try one on a build. I will be watching your build with much interest!

RaT oN~!
 
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Frankie, that may be one of the coolest off-road build names ever! I'm still laughing! :21:

That NuVinci styled hub with the Continuously Variable Transmission is really cool. I've always wanted to try one on a build. I will be watching your build with much interest!

RaT oN~!
It is a Nuvinci hub, bit the company got taken over by Enviolo😉
Thanks for watching!
 
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Three days remaining! Finished threads are up!
Sorry can't finish this bike right now..
Couldn't find the time to build it. Still figuring out how to get the 1 1/8 fork in the 1 inch frame. Best solution is to weld a new head tube in. Found one, but haven't bought it yet. I will finish it later this year, i promise!
Thanks for the heads up and the likes @RustyGold
 

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