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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

    I am mostly a rigid ss/geared HT guy: xc, endurance racing & long fun ridies etc.

    I used to have a DH bike for a few years about 7 years ago and would go to diablo (in NJ) a couple of times a month- I liked it (it is fun)
    But the last few years I have been more focused on longer rides....but I have the itch to start going again... Just not sure I can go back to small wheels.

    Does anyone have any thoughts on long travel 29ers for park riding?
    I was thinking about a 29er Intense Tracer (used or on sale- made in the USA- I don't want to put a bunch of dollars into something that I won't ride that much so I am trying to use existing parts etc) but before I pulled the trigger I wanted to hear what people thought about the genre.

    Please don't tell me to look at 26 or 650b- I can't go back to tiny wheels (i get why people like them- I just am a 29er rider)

    The new WFO looks cool- but it may be out of my range.

    Please share your thoughts

    Thank you in advance.

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

    Long travel (140mm+) 29ers are a young but growing segment. I'm in a similar situation, though coming from a 125mm RIP 9, where I'm looking to buy a 140-150mm bike. I looked at the Tracer, Carbine, old WFO, new WFO, and the new as-of-yet-not-officially-released-but-obtainable-if-you're-willing-to-wait-2-3-months Lenz Lunchbox. For me, the Lunchbox is the ticket. 150mm rear travel, 16.7 chainstays, 67 degree HTA, a 150mm rear axle option (you can have it built at 142 if you already have a set of wheels), and low 13.5" bottom bracket make it perfect for the park without giving up too much in terms of being able to pedal. In fact, climbing is sort of an inexplicable strength, according to everyone who has one and has spoken up about it. With a Double Barrel Air CS, it'll run you about $2725 just for the frame and shock. This thread is the best place to find current info:
    The bike that started it all just got even better...

    If I was on a tighter budget, I'd go with Jenson's current deal on last year's WFO. $999 for the frame set in green or black is a really good deal. You'd have to build it up yourself, but you could probably get a sweet SLX/XT, Hope/Flow EX, Pike setup for just over $3k, complete. Email Bikerbob and tell him your plans - he'll get it done.

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    If you can make the WFO happen..

    Def, the best option out there (IMO)

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    Quote Originally Posted by PanFry View Post
    If you can make the WFO happen..

    Def, the best option out there (IMO)

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    Are you saying' jump on the old WFO or wait for the new?

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    I've taken both a Niner SIR9 and a RIP9 to Northstar to do downhill. It's no big deal, it just takes a little more skill. I had a first generation WFO9 but it never made it to Northstar - it just felt a bit too ponderous for AM riding so I got rid of it. Now I have a Honzo and I am itching to try it out on the DH. I already know it will be a blast to hit the jumps, but I am curious to see how it handles the rockier stuff.

    If downhill isn't going to be your main thing, I'd get a RIP9 frame (Jenson and others are blowing them out right now) and run a 140mm fork on it. A much better compromise for all around use, although I haven't tried the latest version of the WFO so maybe it's a better all-arounder than the first one.

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

    The Kona Satori would be an option.
    130mm rear travel, 140mm in the front stock. I put a Pike on mine, dual air, 120 for trail and 150 when pointed downwards. Works like a charm. Feels like my old DH bike on lift assisted runs, very fast and solid. The single pivot is poppy and predictable.
    Not the best for jumps in the park due to weight, standover and long wheelbase but I doubt any 29er would be.

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    What, like this?29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?-gedc0155s.jpg
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    Why not a Prime?

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    For just a bike to point downhill, take some risks, and catch air on, this would be my 29er list in order...

    - Lenz Lunchbox (latest one with shorter chainstays, older one would be after the new WFO)
    - Specialized Enduro 29 (likely comp model with a nicer shock as the extra 3/4 lbs isn't a biggie)
    - Niner WFO (latest one with 150mm travel, older one would drop down a few places on this list)
    - Transition Covert 29
    - Banshee Prime
    - Kona Satori

    I'd probably just set it up 1x10 with a guide and run something like a 160 Pike or a Dorado shimmed to work with 29" wheels. Speaking of, buy the toughest wheels you can, because I for one can destroy a 29" wheel way, way too easily and I'm only 150lbs. I think a lot of people who say they take their "trail" bikes to bike parks must not ride that aggressive, or they would be blowing up wheels, tires, shocks, and breaking frames all the time. Riding too light of stuff in a park is eventually going to catch up with you and usually you end up hurt in the process. Pros do it because they are young, durable, pretty good at line choice, and making it to the sweet spot on the tranny. Also, they get stuff free, and are changing parts and frames out as they get abused.

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    My list would not include anything from Specialized or Niner.
    For tough I would have thought the Prime would be much further up your list.

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

    Quote Originally Posted by TR View Post
    My list would not include anything from Specialized or Niner.
    For tough I would have thought the Prime would be much further up your list.
    I wouldn't ride anything from Specialized for different reasons, but what's your beef with Niner?

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    Has anyone ridden a prime?
    I just googled it (first time I heard of it) and it looks pretty cool: bike gave it a good review.

    How come no one has mentioned an intense tracer 29er?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TR View Post
    Why not a Prime?
    For me they just don't have enough travel to be a great Park bike & not light enough for a do every thing bike.

    I can't argue with all the happy people ridding them, But for me if it was 2010 when they came out I may have brought 1.

    But the longer travel bikes that are out there now date it to much IMO

    I haven't ridden 1 so maybe I'm being a bit unfair but for shuttle runs & bike parks the 150mm rear travel looks more fun to me.

    However if 1 was looking to do most things on the 1 bike, Maybe the Prime fits more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grouan View Post
    Has anyone ridden a prime?
    I just googled it (first time I heard of it) and it looks pretty cool: bike gave it a good review.

    How come no one has mentioned an intense tracer 29er?
    Search on MTBR.
    Plenty of posts about them.
    I have one and love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    For me they just don't have enough travel to be a great Park bike & not light enough for a do every thing bike.

    I can't argue with all the happy people ridding them, But for me if it was 2010 when they came out I may have brought 1.

    But the longer travel bikes that are out there now date it to much IMO

    I haven't ridden 1 so maybe I'm being a bit unfair but for shuttle runs & bike parks the 150mm rear travel looks more fun to me.

    However if 1 was looking to do most things on the 1 bike, Maybe the Prime fits more.
    To me it, the Lenz and the WFO look like the only 29er's in their class built for purpose.
    The rest (Tallboy LT, Satori, Covert etc) all look like XC bikes redesigned for trail/AM use).

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    I wouldn't ride anything from Specialized for different reasons, but what's your beef with Niner?
    I liken them to Cannondale (cue someone commenting about their awesome customer service).

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

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    I liken them to Cannondale.
    ....still don't know what you're after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TR View Post
    To me it, the Lenz and the WFO look like the only 29er's in their class built for purpose.

    The rest (Tallboy LT, Satori, Covert etc) all look like XC bikes redesigned for trail/AM use
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    Yes & I guess by in large people buy more bike than they need anyway, So a long travel XC bike kind of fits them well.

    I have seen many riders not making much/any headway in there MTB skills & when they get onto a good bike it can lift there ridding fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TR View Post
    Why not a Prime?
    I can't see why not. The Prime would be perfect for this!
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    You guys are forgetting the Lenz PBJ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    ....still don't know what you're after.
    Really?

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

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    Really?
    I can surmise by your edit that Cannondale has bad quality control. I've never owned a Cannondale - none of their bikes appeal to me so I have no idea what their record is. I've had no bad experience with Niner, and I've owned 3 of their bikes - an EMD and 2 RIP 9s.

    I don't put much stock into mtbr rants about those kinds of issues. People with problems are way more vocal than satisfied customers.

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    What ever happened to the Diamondback Mason FS? That felt like a DH/park bike to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    For me they just don't have enough travel to be a great Park bike & not light enough for a do every thing bike.
    Definitely a personal preference thing, but I'd take 130mm of mini link travel most any over longer travel single pivot or Horst link bike. Anyways for a park bike fork choice sucks for bigger wheels .

    super happy with my Prime and it's seen some good times at whistler, and tons of non-park DH riding. whistler means tons of machine built jumping and big wheels just don't feel quite right to me on 20'+ high speed tables. For a dedicated park bike if pick up a cheap used 26" DH bike personally. That or DJs are really the only areas where I wouldn't choose a 29er.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grouan View Post
    Has anyone ridden a prime?
    I just googled it (first time I heard of it) and it looks pretty cool: bike gave it a good review.

    How come no one has mentioned an intense tracer 29er?
    The Tracer has more XC geometry and is way too steep for real park work. The Comp or the Carbine 29 would be the way to go from Intense. You want low and slack for a park bike. The '13 WFO is significantly different from the '14. I would not even consider the '13 an AM bike let alone a park bike. The Enduro Comp is nice (I have one as my second bike) and a tremendous value. My first choice would probably be the Carbine 29.

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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?-bikes_covert29_pic1.jpgTransition bikes 29 Covert would be a good pick as well. If your wanting to stay 29ner.

    <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/68255224" width="500" height="281" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

    The one in video is 26inch covert.

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    Well all the first choice bikes have been mentioned. The Enduro is my first choice followed closely by the WFO.

    BUT,

    There are other options. One is the Turner Sultan. Its only 120mm but the frame is nice and beefy

    Another is the Nicolai helius. It is similar to the turner but, with extra sex on top!

    <img src=http://nicolai.net/files/helius-tb-a70w3857-low.jpg>




    I wouldn't get too hung up on the amount of travel a bike has to judge its abilities. Its more about quality then quantity. The Turner and Niccy Are Both over built frames that could take what ever punishment your sadistic mind has in store for them.

    Also with two wheel sets (and an extra fork if your rich) the turner would be a good fit for most riding that's not one the extreme ends of the XC/DH spectrum.

    Lots of choices to keep us all happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varaxis View Post
    What ever happened to the Diamondback Mason FS? That felt like a DH/park bike to me.
    The Mason does look like a DH/Park geo, but it has only 140mm of travel, and the chainstays are 464mm long. Diamondback Bicycles - Mason FS
    I would recommend a Niner WFO 9, instead of the Specialized Enduro.

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    I'm no tyres off the ground guy, but do enjoy riding the rough stuff and everyone knows, love my Prime, very robust, which is fantastic in the chunk. My only complaint with mine, which probably is more in the head is the extra bit of weight, but mine's a pre-production and they dropped about 1.5lbs for the production frame. I have told several people that I think I could chuck my Prime off one of our little cliffs, go down and find it and probably replace most parts on it and still use the frame, it's just that damn burly. With a wheel/tyre swap you can drastically change the performance and feel, so don't forget that. If you want more Prime info Production Prime Photo/Build thread

    Quote Originally Posted by grouan View Post
    Has anyone ridden a prime?
    I just googled it (first time I heard of it) and it looks pretty cool: bike gave it a good review.

    How come no one has mentioned an intense tracer 29er?
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    I can't see why not. The Prime would be perfect for this!
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    IMO, you are already giving up a lot of room for error going from a 180-200mm travel 26" bike which is specifically meant for daily park use, down to a 150mm travel 29er that was likely designed thinking the users would pedal to the top. I would only reduce travel further if are a really good rider, or not really going to push it ever. Those that say travel doesn't matter drink too much koolaid

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlackMamba2012 View Post
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    <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/68255224" width="500" height="281" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

    The one in video is 26inch covert.
    Yes, I like the Covert as well.

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    Um, if by "park" riding you mean drops, jumps, man-made berms, etc - forget the 29er. There is no good reason to have extra rollover when the terrain is manicured and the parts selection and wheel durability when you land funny will be much better with smaller wheels.

    If you mean old-school fall-line chunk DH, the Lenz or the Speccy are probably your best bets but given that there's only one worthwhile (Minion) tire, even that might not be your best bike for the job. I mean, if you just love 29ers, great (I have a 6" 29er that I've used for hitting the jumps at the resorts, after all). But if you're going to spend big bucks on a bike specifically for bike park riding, I'd look hard at boring old 26" and also 27.5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walt View Post
    Um, if by "park" riding you mean drops, jumps, man-made berms, etc - forget the 29er. There is no good reason to have extra rollover
    -Walt
    I can think of one *great* reason off the top of my head: 29" wheels aren't nearly as affected by 26" braking bumps. Manicured trails are beautimus in the first few weeks of the season but from July onward they are braking bumped to the bejesus belt.

    Gratuitous vid because I don't much care to type today:

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    All 3 riders in the above vid are on 29" wheels, and are also lifelong XC weenies trying hard to learn to go fast and "big".

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    I can think of one *great* reason off the top of my head: 29" wheels aren't nearly as affected by 26" braking bumps.
    This is true. It's also reminding me of the main revelation I had after spending a week at whistler this summer with my Prime:
    If you are willing to pedal, and have a bike that can both pedal all day and go big, there are trails outside the park that are SOOOO much more fun, partially just because they are free of braking bumps, but also since they have the elusive loam and are free of crowds.

    For real park riding (with brake bumps) a 180+ dual crown fork is so nice...regardless of wheel size. And these bikes get destroyed, so cheaper is better for most of us.

    But after 3-4yrs of having a WBP season's pass I realized I just don't enjoy park riding enough to justify the investment, and a bike like the Prime (or most any bike mentioned in this thread) can get the job done while still being fun on earn your vert Dh & AM trails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuglio View Post
    Well all the first choice bikes have been mentioned. The Enduro is my first choice followed closely by the WFO.

    BUT,

    There are other options. One is the Turner Sultan. Its only 120mm but the frame is nice and beefy.
    The sultan is not an AM-take-to-the-ski-resort-occasionally rig. It's got goofy-long stays and not enough travel to get out of it's own way. It's not a bad bike by any means, but it's way out of it's element comparing to my Enduro or the newer crop of longer travel 29ers. It also lacks one of the braces on the rear triangle that the 5spot had, due to the big wheel size. The 5 spot at 140mm travel felt like significantly more travel (approximately an inch more) and was a much funner bike on the downhills. Although wheel-size comes into place, back when they designed the sultan they though they had to make the stays 18.5" to fit 29er wheels in there. Turns out it's not necessary and you can have your cake and eat it too. Sultan is kind of a do-everything bike, but the Enduro and these newer bikes are more like the 5spot geometry with simply bigger wheels, keeping some of the nimble characteristics with the travel and the HA.

    There are bikes you can take to the ski resort where if you try to take them down any of the advanced runs, it feels like you are fighting the bike the whole time and holding on for dear life, all the while praying it will be over soon. I've done this many times on different bikes, but the Enduro doesn't feel like this. Although you can't push as hard as a DH bike obviously, it doesn't feel like it's way out of it's element.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin+M View Post
    You guys are forgetting the Lenz PBJ.
    Prolly over budget.

    I love that WFO deal. If only I needed a frame right now...
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    We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.

    I think by being dead set on a 29er you are ignoring the proper tool for the job I also think if a Lenz, WFO, or Transition etc is out of your price range once again you are probably better off looking at a 26 long travel. I think you judgement might be clouded by Internet discussion boards.

    FWIW I drank the koolaid and still love 29ers. Great for 90% of my riding. There are times though I wish I had more travel. There are a couple of 29ers that pique my interest but after throwing my leg over a friends Ibis 26 carbon, I have to admit it would seems like an awesome bike to huck, drop, ramp, and roll on.

    I would demo or rent several bikes in several different flavor before taking anyone's recommendation of the internet.
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    29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?

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    I would demo or rent several bikes in several different flavor before taking anyone's recommendation of the internet.
    Above all the good recommendations in this thread, there's this ^ .

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee View Post
    I can think of one *great* reason off the top of my head: 29" wheels aren't nearly as affected by 26" braking bumps. Manicured trails are beautimus in the first few weeks of the season but from July onward they are braking bumped to the bejesus belt.
    ^ Totally true.

    If only the OP had cash, he would be able to consider the "latest and greatest": the Intense Carbine 29.

    Personally, I have a feeling that the Cannondale Trigger Carbon 29 1 is going to make waves, though not really for a park/chair lift bike, but more of a do-all bike.

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    I've owned a Covert 29 for a year now and did a few days of park riding last summer. The bike was so much fun, I was really surprised as I've owned a downhill bike and have rented before as well, the Covert just felt better overall. I think part of the reason is the DH bikes I rode before were overkill for most of the stuff while the Covert is lighter and pedals better so you can keep more speed on the jump trails, the bike just pops off the lips compared to full on DH rigs. The frame is probably the most affordable of the ones mentioned as well.

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    I would avoid the previous generation WFO if possible. Geometry is a little dated. I've been lucky enough to try many new bikes recently, and can give my $0.02.

    Enduro 29er: Not big on Specialized, but this bike is really dialed for lift/shuttle use. It comes in at a very respectable weight, but really doesn't pedal better than you would expect a 6" 29er to pedal. Would be a long day if you wanted to earn your turns, but it is very nimble and playful downhill. Throw a DBAir with CS on there and some Shimano brakes (the formulas are lacking) and if would be an amazing rig.

    Remedy 29 (personal bike): Pretty much bridges the gap between the Stumpy and Enduro IMO. While the Remedy isn't a light bike, it pedals extremely efficiently, so rides with long climbs are not a bear at all. After some mild tweaks and tunes it has proven to be an extremely effective do-it-all bike and I've been very confident ripping shuttle runs and bike parks. Geometry is closer to the Stumpy, but the overall burly feel of it on the downhill is more towards the Enduro end. I've already seen some lightly used Remedy 9s sell for incredible prices here on MTBR. The 8 is a great starting point, I left a fairly thorough review for it in the review section here on MTBR.

    Stumpy Evo Expert 29er: Besides the long stays, which make manualing an effort, this is the most dialed bike I've ever ridden. Keeps its composure in the chunk much, much better than you would expect a 135mm bike to do. Once you do hit bottom though, it is pretty startling. The suspension also pedals a little soft in trail mode (must be an FSR thing), but once locked out the lightweight bike really shines. But, then again, it is a $6500 ~27lb carbon superbike.

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    Check my Prime on PB frames and if a small fits there is a new PBJ there also. Killer deal. As for the Niner, the WFO and the RIP shared the same rear triangle at one time. So was the triangle too heavy for the RIP or too light for the WFO. At any rate the only 29er I think maybe park worthy on an on going basis is the PBJ
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    Lenz at MCBP every weekend.

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    No mention of the SB95?
    Here's to sweat in your eye.

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    I've found the SB95 to be a little firm on the suspension side of things, makes for an efficient bike however. Geometry wise it looks the part, but it isn't in the same category as the Banshee Prime, Lenz etc. IMHO. I'd place it more towards the XC/Trail segment. I actually preferred the Niner Rip 9 RDO to the Yeti on both the Up's and Down's. The Yeti carbon frame was about .75 lbs lighter though.

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    Stole this off Google images. Badass.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 29er park bike/chair lift bike: anyone have any thoughts?-img_6399.jpg  

    Getting a dropper post is like getting a bidet. I didn't know I needed one until I get one and boy, does my ass thank me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrincipalRider View Post
    Stole this off Google images. Badass.
    That looks like the one...

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    I have not been to a bike park yet, but I have a Prime, an Enduro 29 Comp, and a PBJ.

    My PBJ is too heavy to be pedaling up anything (the Dorado 29, Zee hubs with 36 hole MTX-33's are heavy).

    I expect to enjoy the PBJ more...not just because of the 7 inches of travel, but it is slacker than my other bikes.



    I suppose on one trip, I could throw a Dorado on the E29 just for fun...to see how much of a difference 20 mm less travel in the rear and a shorter chain stay makes.

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    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/bDE2_NshGqxKOMaPWIUxxrNqVa4cxzZiKb61FvxUSvk?feat=e mbedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-GQShIynAzjQ/Su0SeqFQ47I/AAAAAAAANTQ/MGSDPpxQX94/s800/IMG_3000.JPG" height="600" width="800" /></a>

    While I'll never argue that it happens fast, climbing a ~38# bike works just fine. You just have to be patient and willing to earn it. In reality it doesn't add as much time as you'd think. And it makes you stronger.

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    It's amazing, darn near unbelievable, what you can learn to clean on a heavy bike. Stuff that you won't likely make on a lighter, less surefooted bike that's more likely to get bucked off line.

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    And then, of course, when you get to the top and point it back down you get to reap the real rewards.

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    Pick up a second hand DH bike, it's easy to go between 29" wheels and a 26" DH bike. I do it all the time through the summer and love riding the right tool at Mountain Creek, Platty etc.
    Rolling on 29", 650b, 8.3" and 23mm

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