Internet Rummagings – Queen’s English edition

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Welcome to the results of this month’s rummaging around the back room of the internet bike shop, where I try and find cool, shiny or interesting parts to show you, and try desperately not to go bankrupt in the process. Farr (ST) Farr is an Australian brand who, as the name suggests, is all about long distance adventures, and gravelly type things. That’s fine, but what I’m more interested in is the Farr-ST sub brand, which is how I like to think Queen Liz says she wants go a little quicker… First up is their Twin-T frame, which will very much appeal to old school BMXers and MX enthusiasts. Wonder why…     Farr says that this is specifically NOT a trail bike, and that they have been a little conservative with the geometry to keep the bike versatile (they show an MTB spec and a rigid, drop bar gravel spec on the website). It’s made from 4130 cromoly steel, and as such isn’t for the weight weenies at around 3.2kg (or 7lbs, as some will insist on). For MTB they’ve built it with a 120mm suspension fork, giving a 69 degree head angle and 74 degree seat tube angle. Reach numbers are modern, if not super progressive, but that’s not where this is aimed, this is very much an old school mtb, brought up to date, with sliding dropouts, internal dropper routing and boost spacing. Pricing is $895USD (around £720) for the frame, and can be shipped globally. Here’s...

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  • Premier Icon jordan
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    I rather like that bike…in a weird sort of way!

    Premier Icon Matthew Hornby
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    That stem and bar combo is going to be mighty stiff!

    Premier Icon csb
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    Oooh that Farr frame is lush. Like a Killer V update.

    Premier Icon DickBarton
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    That Farr is begging for an updated Crud Catcher to be created otherwise you are going to get very manky (says the man who refused a front mudguard on his forks as it just encourages thick mud to collect)…

    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    Oooh that Farr frame is lush. Like a Killer V update.

    My thoughts too with that low top tube with support upwards.

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