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Singular Swift - in it's current reverse mullet build... "party up front, business in back".

As someone who primarily rides cyclocross, I wanted to keep drop-bars and similar shifters, so that I can practice bike handling skills on the MTB trails.

For moderate singletrack (no drop-offs, or major rock-gardens) I am impressed with how well this build works. I don't miss suspension (or wide flat bars) at all.

Build info:

Swift version 1 frame (which works well with drop bars):
Drop bar 29ers - Gryphon or Swift? - Singular Cycles

On-One Rigid Carbon MTB Fork:
MKM 35 Rigid Carbon MTB Fork | On - One

WTB 27.5" Scraper rim (front):
Scraper | WTB

WTB 27.5" x 2.8" Trailblazer tire Front):
Trailblazer | WTB

Cane Creek Thudbuster LT seatpost:
https://www.canecreek.com/products/seatposts

Other parts:
WTB 29x 2.25" Trail Boss rear tire
Salsa Woodchipper 46cm dirt drop bars.
1989 Shimano FD-M732 front derailleur with works with
6600/ 5600 (triple) road shifters and XT triple crank
11-42 cassete with OneUp Components 42t Sprocket
 

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