New toy time!


Space Monkey
Jul 2, 2001
Karori, Poneke Te Ika-a-Maui
Been a sucky year eh!
Time to cheer myself up with a new whup!
Just getting the frame custom painted now by a mate who does some ridiculously hot (show winning) hotrod paint jobs.
Got the base coats down, the paint is the same as on the latest pikes.... a paint called "Liquid metal" which is in the order of $280 NZD for 250mls! that fades to Black for the back of the bike.
Pic does not do this paint justice! it is REALLY silver liquid metal.
Next Nathan from a local Tattoo place owned by a mate will do an artwork wrapping around the head tube and fading out down the top & down tubes
Given the origins for the Honzo's name at Kona and my own nickname we're thinking a geometric Ninja Monkey kind of in this style...
Or at least that's going to be the starting point we'll work from.
2 more coats of clear over the top when Nathan's done.
Honzo names origin.... They fucked it up an ran with it.

So 2021 Pike ultimate's will go on front.
Canecreek headset
BB Chris king
6c 170mm carbon cranks
Absolute black 32t chainring (round, fuck that oval bullshit)
ChrisKing SS rear cog (16t probably as that is the ratio I used to run last time I had a singlespeed)
KS carbon post with Wolftooth lever & Jagwires super polished cable
Anvl 35mm bars and Mandril stem
Hope brakes (black) with silver braided lines and floating rotors
Roam Industries carbon rims (Roam rims are by Metz the Zerode guy)
My fave Hope hubs, some people bag them but in the last 20+ years of running them not one single hope hub has let me down!
Saddle either SDG Chepi or Chromag Trailmaster in coffee or black.
Tyres might give the Vee flow snaps a play cause I haven't tried them and they look interesting.
Grips probably Odi?

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