Singlespeed is not for me, and don't want to re-gear the Lava Dome after all the work, so thinking it's time to finally spec and build the Ti frame albeit with mostly used parts as budget is small.
2010 18" Litespeed Obed 26er
I'm thinking XT drivetrain all over - (XT fetish, it's a long standing thing with me) except for SLX brakes as they're what I have. In fact all I have, except for a slightly bent SDG Bel Air Ti and some geared dropouts. Wholly uninterested in bling/labels just understated quality and excellent longevity/ function
But everything else is open to suggestions, I'm out of touch with wheelage, forkage, and the triple vs 2x9 or 2x10 speed approach etc. Long cage/shortcage? Want it to be an all-day bike ideally, lightish, everything from smooth singletrack, climbing, sketchy descents and bikepacking. Here's one someone else specced: