The bike

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The beastie was build from the frame up by scratch. Created from a bewildering array of possibilities.

THE FULL AND FINAL SPECIFICATION

Frame
Surly Ogre, Surly 4130 CroMoly steel. Main triangle double-butted. TIG-welded
Forks
Surly Ogre, TIG-welded 4130 CroMoly, 80mm suspension corrected, tapered and butted straight blade. Low- and mid-blade fully threaded through-blade rack eyelets; fender mount eyelets at dropout; 1-1/8˝ x 260mm threadless steer tube, 51mm disc mount (203mm max. rotor diameter), removable cantilever pivots, line/housing guides; two sets of bottle cage mounts, each height adjustable (note: cages cannot be used on fork with some racks, and vice versa)
Cranket
Shimano SLX M670 10 Speed Triple Chainset, 42.32.24t
Bottom bracket
Shimano XT-SLX BB70 Hollowtech II Bottom Bracket
Front Derailleur
Shimano SLX M671 Direct Mount 3×10 Front Mech
Rear Derailleur
Shimano SLX M675 Shadow+ 10 Speed Rear Mech
Shifters
Shimano SLX M670 10 Speed Trigger Shifter Set
Cog or Cassette
Shimano SLX HG81 10 Speed MTB Cassette, 11–36t
Chain
Shimano XT HG95 SIL-TEC 10 Speed Chain
Headset
Cane Creek 40, 1-1/8˝ threadless. Black
Brakes
Shimano SLX M675 Disc Brake + Rotor Bundle
Brake Levers
Shimano SLX M675
Stem
Thomson 50mm 25.4mm
Handlebar
Soma Clarence Bar –  660mm Wide x 1.5″ Rise x 25.4″ Bar Clamp (Black)
Grips
Ergon GC1 Sweptbar Grips – Black/Gray
Bar ends
Spirgrips
Saddle
Selle-Anatomica T Series – Slate (Steel Rails)
Seatpost
Thomson Elite Seatpost – Black 27.2mm x 330mm
Pedals
Shimano PD-T780 XT Pedals  – Pair
Hubs
Front Hub – DT Swiss 350s 6-bolt, black, 32 hole, 15mm w QR adapotor
Rear Hub – DT Swiss 350s 6-bolt, black, 32 hole, 135 x QR Shimano MTB
Rims
Rim, Stans Grail, Black, 32 hole
Spokes
Spoke, DT Swiss Aerolite, Black, Spoke nipple, Wheelsmith, alloy, black
Tires
Maxis ikon 2.20/3C/EXO/eXCeption/Folding + sealant
Racks and bags
Rear – Surly nice rear rack
Front – 8 pack front rack