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1996 2 Hip Pork

1996 2 Hip Pork

Custom modified aluminum Pork

I bought the Aluminum Pork new in 1996. I needed a second bike to ride to work and wanted an aluminum frame so I didn't have to worry about rust in the rain.  I spent a lot of time riding street on the Pork as well as some ramps and skateparks - even a few mountain trails in Tahoe. 

I always had older 90s parts on the Pork so, in 2010 I wanted to switch to some newer lighter parts. Also, decided to do a few frame mods to shave some weight and give it a new look and, add a coaster brake tab on the chainstay. I stripped the paint, cut, rounded, & recapped toptube/headtube, beveled the headtube,  cut off gyro tabs, cut seattube, cut seatstays & dropouts, moved cable guide, added new coaster brake bracket, and enlarged vent holes in BB. Found a cool guy in Oakland, Mike Cleaver, to do the aluminum frame welding. 

Frame weight went from 5.75 lbs to 5.25 lbs. After frame mods & a few new parts, bike weight went from about 34 lbs. to 26.5 lbs. 

Submitted by dendowling

  • Street / Vert
  • Company: 2 Hip
  • Model: Pork
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube angle: 74.5
  • Toptube length: 20
  • Headtube size: 1-1/8"
  • Details frame: 2-Hip Pork Aluminum
    fork: Odyssey
    headset: Solid
    stem: Redneck bored out
    bars: Stolen Cell bar
    pedals: Odyssey JC PC
    cranks: Profile
    sprocket: KHE Rotor
    chain: KMC 410
    rims: Odyssey Hazzard
    hub front: Primo Pro
    hub rear: Shimano CB-e110
    spokes: stainless 14g
    tires: Tioga Powerblock
    brakes: Dia-Compe 990
    levers: Diacompe tech77 grips: Jive Handle
    seat: Shadow Conspiracy
    seatpost: Pivitol
    postclamp: MCS

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