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    Picked it up today...

    2014 Norco Sight 7.1 Carbon.
    Got it home and spent 4 hours in the garage swapping out the OEM cranks, brakes and bars. Also converted to tubeless.
    Weight with out pedals: 11.85kg [26.07lbs]. The wheels are relatively heavy at 1.9kg [4.18lbs] so a nice set of new carbon will go on early next year once everyones back from holiday dropping the weight to a predicted 11.4kg [25.08lbs]
    Pretty good for a 140mm travel 650B




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    Sweet ride! I put a Stan's wheel set with DT 350s on mine. Similar weight to carbon, and half the price. Also, keep an eye on your rear shock. After less than a month, I was blowing through the travel in "climb" mode. My LBS just ordered new internals.

    Where do you live? It looks beautiful out there today! I've got 3 inches of crunchy, snowy, ice out my window. My local trails are slop right now. Your trails are probably in great condition to get to know your new whip!

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    Beautiful bike!

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    Beautiful bike man. That last pic shows stunning lines.

    Go carbon wheels!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goldberm View Post
    Where do you live? It looks beautiful out there today! I've got 3 inches of crunchy, snowy, ice out my window. My local trails are slop right now. Your trails are probably in great condition to get to know your new whip!
    Cairns in tropical far northern Australia.
    Its our southern hemisphere summer but being in the tropics we only have two seasons, wet and dry. The wet season [Think monsoon] is about hit us so the trails will only be good for another week or so before we get hit with 10 inches of rain a week until April. Plus a couple of cyclones [hurricane's] if we are really unlucky.
    But, yes, it is an awesome place to live
    Thanks for the heads up on the maintenance issues, will keep and eye on it.

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    Sweet ride, looks so clean with all that internal cable routing. Congrats

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    Picked it up today...

    Norco have SOOOOOO hit the ball out of the park with the Sight...
    Beautiful.
    Love it looooong tiiiiime...

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    Yay!
    I don't rattle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doismellbacon View Post
    Norco have SOOOOOO hit the ball out of the park with the Sight...
    Beautiful.
    Love it looooong tiiiiime...
    Completely agree. The last two years they have really nailed it. 10-10 on looks as well.

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    Very nice bike!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffgre_6163 View Post
    2014 Norco Sight 7.1 Carbon.
    Got it home and spent 4 hours in the garage swapping out the OEM cranks, brakes and bars. Also converted to tubeless.
    Weight with out pedals: 11.85kg [26.07lbs]. The wheels are relatively heavy at 1.9kg [4.18lbs] so a nice set of new carbon will go on early next year once everyones back from holiday dropping the weight to a predicted 11.4kg [25.08lbs]
    Pretty good for a 140mm travel 650B
    [URL=http://s229.photobucket.com/user/jeffgre_6163/media/IMG_0132_zps55f24139.jpg.html][IMG]
    Dam! Nice build! Like the stealthy look, is that a Pike?

    Hope you get many rides in on that beauty before the coming season change!
    Wait,who did he tell you that?....

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    Picked it up today...

    Old enough to know better. And old enough not to care. Best age to be.

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    Picked it up today...

    Quote Originally Posted by JMac47 View Post
    Dam! Nice build! Like the stealthy look, is that a Pike?

    Hope you get many rides in on that beauty before the coming season change!
    It's the revelation, I'll be putting a Pike on mine when I get it!

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    Great looking bike there! I considered that bike for quite some time before I got my Troy.

    -Brett

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    Oh, that is TASTY! 25lbs 140mm travel tweener wheel'd bike!? How cool is that!

    One note on the bar setup...move your brakes towards your stem about an inch. You won't need two fingers on those brakes. They have plenty of power.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffgre_6163 View Post
    Cairns in tropical far northern Australia.
    Its our southern hemisphere summer but being in the tropics we only have two seasons, wet and dry. The wet season [Think monsoon] is about hit us so the trails will only be good for another week or so before we get hit with 10 inches of rain a week until April. Plus a couple of cyclones [hurricane's] if we are really unlucky.
    But, yes, it is an awesome place to live
    Thanks for the heads up on the maintenance issues, will keep and eye on it.
    Are saltwater crocs a threat?
    No fat bikes on the beaches?
    Old enough to know better. And old enough not to care. Best age to be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwt View Post
    Are saltwater crocs a threat?
    No fat bikes on the beaches?
    Crocs are an ever present threat if you are dumb enough to swim in isolated creeks close to the coast and ignore the warning signs.
    Are bears a threat riding in Canada? same sort of issue I guess.

    Considering Cairns is hosting an MTB world cup round in 2014, 2016 and the World Champs in 2017, mountain biking is huge up here.
    However, I know of only one fat bike and have seen only one fat bike.
    Must be more out there but I have not seen them

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    Wow! loving the looks of that bike! 140mm of travel seems like a lot for me,but at that weight it seems very doable. May have to demo one next season.
    did you come off a shorter travel bike? (riding 120mm here)
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    Quote Originally Posted by carverboy View Post
    did you come off a shorter travel bike? (riding 120mm here)
    Yes and no.
    Previous to this I have had/have 5 other duallies.
    A 2006 Mongoose Teocali 6 inch travel
    2010 Mongoose Teocali 6 inch travel
    2010 Giant trance X1 125mm
    2011 Giant Reign X0 165mm
    and the biggest of all a 2011 Scott Genius LT with 170mm travel.
    All great bikes in their own right but this seems to take all the positive points of them all a wrap them in to one bike with the exception of the Scott, it cant match the burly, take on anything nature of 170mm and 36mm forks.

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    Looks sweet, what size bike is it?
    This may be a total waste of time but I can't help but think that you might amount to something someday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reydin View Post
    Looks sweet, what size bike is it?
    Medium

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    Norco has never been a brand I paid any attention to, but wow, that is really good looking!



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