Deviate Highlander - EL Suavo !


Knows which side his bread is butthurt
Frame - Deviate highlander 150 link XL. Black. Full invisiframe kit installed.
Rear shock - Cane creek Kitsuma 210 x 55 coil w/ 500 pound spring. Will probably need a 550
Front shock/fork - 160 lyric ultimate 42mm Offset w/One up EDC tool.
Handlebars - One up carbon 20mm rise - might go to 30mm.
Stem - Industry 9 A35
Headset - CC Hellbender
Grips - Egon GE1’s - got some PNW grips to try too.
Saddle - Charge Spoon- will probably go back to my fav Ergon saddle.
Seatpost - PNW Loam 200 with Loam lever
Front brake - TRP G-spec DH W/ Galfer 200 Wave rotor
Rear brake - TRP G -Spec DH W/Galfer 200 Wave rotor
Cranks - RF Turbines 170mm w/upgraded CC preload ring-invisible bling. And the plastic ones suck.
Chainguide - E13 TRS Bashguard
Chain - Shimano HG-701 121 links.
Pedals - Deity TMACS
Rear derailleur - Sram XO1 11sp
Rear shifter - Sram Xo1 11sp
Cassette - E13 Helix 9-46 11sp
Chainring Garburuk 32 tooth
Bottom bracket CC Hellbender
Front hub - Hope Pro4 boost
Rear hub - Hope Pro4 boost
Front rim - DT Swiss Xm 481
Rear rim - DT Swiss Ex 511
Spokes - DT Swiss comp
Nipples - Brass Pro loc
Tyres- Maxxis Asseguy Exo+ 2.5 F Massis Dissector R Exo 2.4 with Cushcore.
Might de sticker the rim. Not sure yet. Ive got rim and lyric Slik graphics Stealth stickers but undecided. Feel it needs some colour somewhere. Hated HATED the silver Lyric sticker on the GG Megatrail but it looks fine on this.

Total weight - 15.9kg. With pedals, Cushcore and One up EDC too.

Also had a QC issue with the post mounts on the rear triangle with one of the bolts and surface ending up wonky so the caliper wouldn't bolt on square and the bolt needing dome washers to work. Contacted Deviate and no questions asked they are sending me out a new rear triangle and invisiframe kit. In the mean time I took a file to the wonky post mount and surfaced it myself and made it work. So it's ridable.

Ride report from Melbourne. It does SICK curb drops. The end.

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The Reverend

Likes Bikes and Dirt
Needs moar colour!

Seriously though, that looks stunning. Great build and spec choices. Welcome to the HSP crew! :)