A Bike Love Affair | My Ragley Piglet

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The day my new Ragley Piglet frame arrived I washed my hands before opening the box. I didn’t want to put any fingerprints on it before I’d applied the EcoCoat ceramic glaze. Because god forbid I scratch the paintwork on a steel commuter, right? Where it all beganThe build was a mash up of parts I already had, some donations and some new purchases. The Fox Transfer dropper was actually the first ever component I bought for a bike, chosen for the fact it was mechanical and easy for me to fix if it ever broke. It didn’t fit this frame, but I had a shim made out of a beer can that seemed to do the trick. (Vocation Heart & Soul). My first ride was on the red downhill line at Havok Bike Park. I’d taken the Piglet up to get some pack shots of it and figured that I knew the track so well it would be a good first ride. I giggled the whole way down, and emerged back at the hut...

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