Stanton Sherpa 2017

[Under construction]

Original setup:

  • Stanton Sherpa Steel frame
  • Hope headset
  • X9 10-speed rear mech, X9 chain and cassette, X0 shifter
  • X5 2 speed crank, XT front mech, X0 shifter (?), Hope GXP external BB
  • XT brakes, Hope discs
  • Stanton seat clamp, Sella Italia Flite saddle
  • Rockshox Reverb dropper seatpost
  • Giant 68cm handlebar, ? grips
  • Pro stem
  • Stan’s Arch wheelset, Hope Pro2 Evo hubs
  • Xking 2.4 racesport tires, tubeless
  • Shimano Saint flat pedals

Bought second hand (frame and wheels were good as new),
current weight 12.3kg.


  • X9 rear mech -> XT rear mech
  • XT front mech -> gone
  • X5 2x crank -> 1x with Hope Retainer ring 34T)
  • X5 2x crankset -> 1x Sram GX GXP cranks
  • Hope GXP BB -> Sram GXP Team external BB
  • Rockshox reverb dropper -> replaced by fixed Truvative T30 seatpost
  • Sella Italia Flite saddle -> replaced by Fizik Antares VS saddle

Ultimate changes:

  • Swap Stan’s Arch wheelset to Crest (Arch to Pyga)
  • Maxxis Ikon skinwall tires