- Anyone know when Hope will be releasing the purple bits?
I was hoping that someone in the know might be ale to confirm when Hope are going to start producing the new purple anodised parts?
They’ve told me that they’re going to offer the new Tech 3 X2 brakes in anodised purple, but keep avoiding telling me when they’ll be available.
Ta, AndyPosted 5 years ago
nixie – Member
Normal Hope release schedule
20xx where xx is the current year +1
They are being very secretive about a release date.
I’ve contacted them a few times and they keep avoiding the question.
They’ll be perfect for a new build I’ve got coming up, but I don’t want to wait xx +1 year to get them 🙂Posted 5 years ago
Don’t get me wrong – if they really are doing purple ano again then I might have another look at Hope bits, having moved on to even more niche products since I last bought any. My hardtail frame even has purple ano lugs (and sparkly gold tubes) – it is after all a ’92 frame!Posted 5 years ago
I think the anodised purple is great, but I started mountain biking back in 1990.
GolfChick – Member
whaaaaaat!! hope are releasing purple anno things!! Good lord I hope they release the new tech 3 e4 in purple. I would buy immediately!!
I asked Hope if they were going to produce the Race brakes in purple, buy they said that the colour was just going to be offered on the new Tech 3 X2’s.Posted 5 years ago
scuttler – Member
Has Onza been acquired by Hope?
Are bar-ends back in?
Stick me down for a pair.
It would be fantastic if Onza still made the welded titanium bar ends.
I’ve managed to get my name down for a pair of purple Paul Comp hubs for a future build and thought that a set of purple brakes would be ideal.
Surely it can’t be hard for someone like Hope to do a run of purple anodising. They don’t seem keen on giving an estimated date though.Posted 5 years agoBlazin-saddlesMember
It’s not hard at all for them to do a run of colour, the problem is in the fact it stops profitable lines being produced whilst they’re doing it as they have to stop doing those. There’s only so much production time available and it’s already running at capacity.Posted 5 years ago
According to Hope the purple was going to be a normal production colour rather than a limited run, so they must think it’s going to sell.
They’ll probably bring them out within hours of me fitting a set of standard black Hope brakes and trimming the hoses so I can’t send them back 🙄Posted 5 years ago
I think I’ll hang off for a few more weeks and see if Hope bring out the purple so I don’t have the hassle and cost of having to get the brakes anodised.
I’ve really got until December before I need them.
Hope they bring out hubs in purple as well, that would be really great.Posted 5 years ago
Looking at the pic above, it looks like it’s a completely different shade to my Paul Comp hubs 😥
Might just be the light, will have to see it in the flesh to compare.
Looking at the PDF, they’re only producing the Tech 3’s in purple which is a shame. I was sort of hoping that they’d include the Race Evo X2’s in the new colour.Posted 5 years ago
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