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    650b/27.5 Titanium frame manufacturers

    As topic. What options are there? I know On-One make Ti-frames, but they are not planning on introducing any 27.5.

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    650b/27.5 Titanium frame manufacturers

    I have been riding Lynskey 650b Ridgeline for past few weeks.

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    Its not a dedicated 650b frame, but my Voodoo DJab fits all 2.35 pacentis, 2.25 Wolverines and Rocket Rons easily.


    Any 26 frame with sliding dropouts would most probably work. Aside from maybe Lynskey, if you want a purpose built 650b, I think you will have to go custom.
    Turner Burner 650b, Knolly Endorphin, Turner RFX, Voodoo D-jab 650B
    ...so far...

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    quiringcycles.net
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    Cove hummer

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    Wow, thanks for all the manufacturers. I see all of them are US though. Any advice on European ones?

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    Here's My Kent Eriksen 650B
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    I guess it's technically Asia? (failed geography), but you could give Moscow-based Triton a go:
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    Moscow is in europe

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    When I was a kid, Russia was considered by some to be part of the Asian continent - just a bit East of Europe. Seemed silly at that time (and still does) that Europe was considered a separate continent. Lots has changed since then.
    Eat, ride, eat, rest, repeat.

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    Kona has listed on their frame price sheet they sent to dealers a Ti Explosif.

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    Kish, Seven and Eriksen are the top of the heap for ti 650b. Litespeed of course - I haven't seen anyone report on their new bikes. Indy Fab makes a super nice bike, haven't seen 650b touted on their website though... Lynskey can get you a nicely made cheaper frame. There's Quiring, don't know much about his stuff. Desalvo. Form cycles, Funk, Firefly are other options. Moots has been forced to produce 650b.

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    Baum from Australia are doing custom 659b and they would be my first choice, but there is a long wait time. As a pervious winner in the best in show at the North American hand built show you can't get better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spoker247 View Post
    Kona has listed on their frame price sheet they sent to dealers a Ti Explosif.
    Any idea what that price might be? Is there a frame only option?

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    Can't forget Steve Potts:
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    This Firefly looks amazing ! Scroll down the page a few posts.
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    Here's My Kent Eriksen 650B
    Really nice man...

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    As a pervious winner in the best in show at the North American hand built show you can't get better.

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    Durango Bike Company seems to be specializing in Ti 650b bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Ferris View Post
    This Firefly looks amazing!
    That's Tyler's (from Firefly).


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    Quote Originally Posted by Entrenador View Post
    When I was a kid, Russia was considered by some to be part of the Asian continent - just a bit East of Europe. Seemed silly at that time (and still does) that Europe was considered a separate continent. Lots has changed since then.
    Our part of the world has its own name: Eurasia
    Moscow, this is where we are, is situated in the european part of the world. We are about 500 miles to the EU Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania.
    A bit more to Warsaw, etc.
    I am going to drive to Eurobike from Moscow, which would be impossible if we were in Asia (too long drive).
    Asian continent begins east behind the Ural Mountains.

    And yes, we have built a 27.5" XC frame and going to build more of them soon since we have got them ordered by the customers worldwide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misterdangerpants View Post
    That's Tyler's (from Firefly).

    Thanks, I didn't know how to post the picture.

    I'd seriously think twice about riding that bike on desolate trails in some of the less then favorable areas of LA. I could see some low life thinking the thing was made of solid gold and be held up at gunpoint.

    That's about the blingiest mtn. bike I've ever seen...and if I had the dough, I'd have it...

    For the time being I'm weighing the Kish & the new Moots YBB 650 through my LBS.

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    That's great that Potts has started doing 650b!

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