We haven’t seen a whole bunch of Satori Dream Builds, mostly because we don’t sell the Satori as a frame only, but as Mikey Spear from Halcyon Bike worked out, the base model is essentially a blank canvas and his build is one serious work of art.
I was so torn on which way to go when I started this years bike build. My riding is split between my hardtail on local trails and a full suspension mainly used for all day Appalachian excursions. I wanted the shred of the Process but with the climbing characteristics of the Hei Hei. It was in the middle of my
Knowing I wanted to build it my way but with no frameset option I opted to buy the base level Satori complete bike and stripped it down to the frame. Starting with the suspension I called up one of my buddies at Cane Creek and got a Helm Air fork, DB Air CS rear shock, and a 40 series headset. I left the fork at its stock 150mm for just a little more party.
The drivetrain is a little bit of a Sram Eagle hodgepodge. GX shifter, XO rear derailleur, XO cassette, and XX c