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    My Rock Lobster 29er.. CK Classic hubs, Paul Cantilever Brakes, XTR derailleurs, Raceface Cranks, Salsa Stem and post, CK Headset, yada, yada...
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    Here's my Rawland Drakkar...


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    Quote Originally Posted by agu View Post
    Here's my Rawland Drakkar...


    Awwwwww yeah....... If only the weather would cooperate on the weekends!!!

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    Another Drakkar....



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    Here is my Singular Gryphon.....


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    Cool bikes in here

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    I want to post my drop-bar 29er but I only have 9 out of 10 posts. One more to go...

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    Karate Monkey

    2x9 right now, but have just scored some 10 speed DA shifters so will mount those soon!
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    NOS Raleigh-Kinesis frame freshly painted by Seattle Powdercoat. Mishmash of assorted parts.



    Shifter set-up: Shimano Dura-Ace 10spd downtube shifters bolted to Kelly Take-Off mounts.



    The finishing touch:


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    Nah, Molly Ringwald wasn't that pretty in pink even in Pretty in Pink.
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    nice pictures!!!

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    another Unit 2-9
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    Monkey with 10 speed DA

    Just scored these levers off a wrecked bike. So far so good. They have very long hoods compared to the 9 speed DA and have adjustable reach which is great. I have got inline cable ajusters on the right, and will also put on the left (when I get the right cable width) so that I can convert it to single speed just by undoing the cable and detaching it all from the bars back. I havent tried it as a SSer yet.
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    My Hunter with 29er tires:




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    Quote Originally Posted by ben_san View Post
    My Hunter with 29er tires:


    What bars are these ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eric_syd View Post
    What bars are these ?

    They look like Salsa Cowbell bars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG View Post
    They look like Salsa Cowbell bars.
    Yep, spot on, Cowbell 2. Working out great for me as a nice compromise between road compact drops and highly flared mtb specific bars.

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    Just repurposed my EMD frame




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    Drop-specific 29-er. Been through a bunch of iterations since '04. Current with Pace carbon fork and rear v-brake. Original with rear cantis & Kelly fork.
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    My Midged GT Peace 9er

    Hi, this is my first mtb, I swapped out the stock stem and riser bar fairly soon after I got the bike and so far like the the Midge drops a lot. At first I had some doubt about how this setup would allow me to tackle dips and drops on local single track, but after a couple endos I learned to throw the bars forward and the ham back and now I don't have problems. I might like an extra inch of spacers on this setup, but its not needed to an extent of droping the money on a new fork or a custom stem (doubt ill find anything stock and longer and more upward than the 40deg 120mm bontrager race lite thats on the bike now)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mike5krnr View Post
    My Rock Lobster 29er.. CK Classic hubs, Paul Cantilever Brakes, XTR derailleurs, Raceface Cranks, Salsa Stem and post, CK Headset, yada, yada...
    That Rock Lobster is beautiful. Great job
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    So, quick question, for disk brakes I'm assuming Avid BB7 Road are the only way to go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R+P+K View Post
    So, quick question, for disk brakes I'm assuming Avid BB7 Road are the only way to go?
    If you want to use brifters, yes. If SS or bar ends, then the Tektro RL520 levers will work with Avid Mountain disc, BB5/7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by slocaus View Post
    If you want to use brifters, yes. If SS or bar ends, then the Tektro RL520 levers will work with Avid Mountain disc, BB5/7.
    There is also the Problem Solvers Inline Travel Agent. I've never used it, but a buddy has...but I can't remember which one

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drevil View Post
    There is also the Problem Solvers Inline Travel Agent. I've never used it, but a buddy has...but I can't remember which one

    The REAL solution is Kelly Take-Offs, if you can find them. I've been looking for years........ One set on e-Bay that went for 10x what I could pay.

    Sweet, if you can be so lucky.


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    future nature

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    Drop Bar 29ers

    If you look at the "post your cyclocross/monstercross" threads you can't help but trip over the " That isn't a ____, that's just a 29er with drop bars!" comment. Well for those of you who want to post your bikes that don't conform to the rigidly defined standard of the other threads, here's your chance to show your stuff.
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    Yep, that certainly deserves its own thread.
    Warning: may contain sarcasm and/or crap made up in an attempt to feel important.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailville View Post
    Yep, that certainly deserves its own thread.
    No actually it doesn't but it's as close as I can do for right now so there it is.
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    Is that truly a drop bar 29er? It looks like the drop bars are the clamp on type sold by Origin8 and you've utilized your standard XC bars.

    Now I am not imposing the "rigidly defined standard" of Monstercross or "dropbar 29ers", but this doesn't truely have dropbars on it....very clever though!
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    Bingo Bango Boingo - looky here!

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    Wow that thread didn't come up in my forum search, that's why I started this one.

    dubdryver that is exactly what it is. I just wanted to seed the pot as it were. Now that I've been shown the error of my ways in this unnecessary thread though, it'll be the only bike on here.

    Alright folks move along there is literally nothing to see here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junior1210 View Post
    If you look at the "post your cyclocross/monstercross" threads you can't help but trip over the " That isn't a ____, that's just a 29er with drop bars!" comment. Well for those of you who want to post your bikes that don't conform to the rigidly defined standard of the other threads, here's your chance to show your stuff.
    There's a whole lot of "whaaaaaaa?" goin' on in that picture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawfarm View Post
    There's a whole lot of "whaaaaaaa?" goin' on in that picture.




    Tis interesting.

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    Only thing in that pic is two sets of bar ends and a bar bag that held my tools and spare tube (which has been changed since that pic was taken). The drop bar ends work rather well except the way I have them in that pic is too wide to be comfortable for more than about 20-30 min. I may try real drops at some point in the future if anybody starts making road brake levers for hydraulic discs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Velobike View Post
    Weapon of choice for a 12 hour race.
    Anybody know what mfg and make those bars are?
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    Quote Originally Posted by junior1210 View Post
    Anybody know what mfg and make those bars are?
    I think it is this one:

    On-One Midge Handlebar

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    Thanks AZ MTNS. Like the new avatar pic also.
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    Just finished this up over the weekend.

    16" 2011 Kona Unit
    36:18 for pavement/gravel/rail trails
    32:22 on the inside for doubletrack/singletrack

    A mishmash of parts, but a pretty fun ride!


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    For the most part, yes. Unless you're running Tektro V-compatible levers, then you can use the Mountain version of the BB7s.

    Oh, and here's my prototype drop bar Ti 29-inch Salsa, AKA the Bike With No Name (BWNN).
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    Quote Originally Posted by ben_san View Post
    My Hunter with 29er tires:



    this thing is so dope. damn
    Why are there so many threads about cheap ass bikes?

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    Yeah..that Hunter has so many nice frame and fork features, and yet on the surface its not a flashy bike. Unique though, and those seat stays and rear drop-outs are really interesting. Cool without having to try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by asa View Post
    just finished tonight. Ready to race at cool.

    sweet!!!

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    Here's my Chinese 29er carbon with drop bars and set up as a rigid 1 x 10.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junior1210 View Post
    Anybody know what mfg and make those bars are?
    My bike.

    On-One Midges.

    That Hunter is a tidy bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fab4 View Post
    Here's my Chinese 29er carbon with drop bars and set up as a rigid 1 x 10.
    Nice! Please take more pics from other angle. Chinese 29er carbon custom paint+logo with drop bar could be my next bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nateeprasan View Post
    Nice! Please take more pics from other angle. Chinese 29er carbon custom paint+logo with drop bar could be my next bike.
    Here's another pic from a different angle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fab4 View Post
    Here's my Chinese 29er carbon with drop bars and set up as a rigid 1 x 10.
    Who painted the derailleur? It looks nice. BTW why did you name it excuse me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CS2 View Post
    Who painted the derailleur? It looks nice. BTW why did you name it excuse me?
    It's a Microshift. They come that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fab4 View Post
    Here's my Chinese 29er carbon with drop bars and set up as a rigid 1 x 10.
    This may be the curmudgeon in me talking, but that bike is gaudy to the point of being offensive to my eyes!

    I'm glad you like it, rock on! And before you get offended and neg rep me, remember: Opinions are like @$$holes, everyone has one, and they all stink!

    This is only MY opinion.

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    16" Unit 29er with Pugsley fork up front:


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    Here's my Titus Fireline Ti swoops downtube prototype by Van Nicholas from On-One. I made singlespeed forkends from 6 mm aluminum plate mostly by hand.

    Other parts include Pro carbon fork, On-One Midge bar, Avid BB7 + CC Drop-V, Fixie Inc. hubs, Notubes Crest 29er hoops, Nobby Nics at 2.35 wide run tubeless and a few Ritchey parts here and there. I have a carbon seatpost but I want to change the clamp to a wider one before making the switch. Also I feel that the fork is a bit short at 465 mm a-c (80 mm equiv.), so I ordered a Soul Cycles steel fork with 485 mm a-c, so the geometry will be like the frame was designed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG View Post
    16" Unit 29er with Pugsley fork up front:
    Looks great MMcG!

    You're just a couple of changes away from hitting every niche in the book. Pop in a Pug wheel and throw on a fixed gear and we can start a Fatfrontfixxiedropbar29er thread!
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    Looking for a little technical help. Looking to convert my Singular Gryphon from SS to gears, while making use of parts I have lying around. Want to set it up 3 x 9, raceface mtb crank, shimano derailleurs, bb7 brakes. Can I set it up with brifters? I read some place that Shimano 10 speed brifters would work - this true? Any experience out there? All help appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chunkylover53 View Post
    Looking for a little technical help. Looking to convert my Singular Gryphon from SS to gears, while making use of parts I have lying around. Want to set it up 3 x 9, raceface mtb crank, shimano derailleurs, bb7 brakes. Can I set it up with brifters? I read some place that Shimano 10 speed brifters would work - this true? Any experience out there? All help appreciated.
    If your BB7's are the road version, then road brifters will work. If they are the mountain version, the cable pull is different (think cantilever vs. v-brake levers), and they will not work well. Shifting should be ok as long and the deraileurs are Shimano.

    Pics of the current setup and the parts you want to use may help, of nothing else so we can see another cool Gryphon setup!

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    Even more changes still:

    Reba up front and a Luxy Bar with Tektro brake lever set up.


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    My buddy runs 3 speed shimano on his, but with a bar-end shifter on the left.
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    I use 10 speed shimano on my Karate Monkey with Durace shifters.
    Jeff's Bike Blog: Durace 10 speed Karate Monkey

    A cx70 front derailler was a great addition. You dont really need 3 rings up front : )
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    1cogfrog, cousinmosquito - thanks for the info. I do have the road BB7s, so that should be good. I didn't realize the pull issue on the front, so something like the cx 70 might be workable. Actually building this up to be a bit of a gravel grinder - and while I am looking for some high gears (to keep up with folks on cross bikes), would also like some lower ones to get up some steep hills when things turn to single track. It's fat bike time here in Canada - so will look for needed parts over the winter.

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    Kona Unit MX Monstercross



    My Kona Unit, with Salsa Woodchipper bar wich I trimmed 1.5" each side and Schwalbe 1.35" Sammy Slick.
    I changed the 18 teeth rear cog for a 14 teeth one to make more speed and I changed the original stem for a shorter one for better positions with the drop bar.
    More upgrades will follow.
    Greetings Bas.
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    I should've cleaned it up and took better photos before cannibalizing it last week ...
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    My Ogre in winter mode...
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    Just some stem changes. Could still use about a 70x35 degree or 80x35 degree stem for this particular set up.

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    Now a fork change


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    I changed the saddle for a Brooks 232 professional " Alpe D' Huez.

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    Soma Juice

    Here's mine:
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    Redline Monocog

    And my older Monocog a few winters ago:
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    Rolling this gem out for Cedar Cross tomorrow. 100+ miles of gravel, dirt and pain on the SS.
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    ^^ That looks like a really fun bike. Maybe not 100+ miles fun, but fun
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    cross-post from the Singular thread...my "new to me" Gryphon.

    For fit perspective:
    Frame size = medium
    BB axle (EBB at roughly 11:00) to top of saddle = 73cm

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/rmplum/10233312953/" title="Untitled by rmplum, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/10233312953_635ac447d3_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Untitled"></a>

    Build: Mostly Shimano 9sp drivetrain (rear derailleur is an XT 8sp, current front derailleur is an m730, but the pinch bolt is a fraction of a mm from the rear tire). Ultegra 9x3 STI levers.

    Stans Crest Wheelset, 29x2.35 Schwalbe Super Motos.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatchanceti View Post
    cross-post from the Singular thread...my "new to me" Gryphon.

    For fit perspective:
    Frame size = medium
    BB axle (EBB at roughly 11:00) to top of saddle = 73cm

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/rmplum/10233312953/" title="Untitled by rmplum, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/10233312953_635ac447d3_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Untitled"></a>

    Build: Mostly Shimano 9sp drivetrain (rear derailleur is an XT 8sp, current front derailleur is an m730, but the pinch bolt is a fraction of a mm from the rear tire). Ultegra 9x3 STI levers.

    Stans Crest Wheelset, 29x2.35 Schwalbe Super Motos.
    How well does the front (left) derailleur work ?
    I understood there was a mismatch between cable pull on 3 speed road vs 3 speed MTB shifters? I also heard that it could be negated to en extent by mounting the cable on the other side of the fixing bolt. My buddy has had a Gryphon for over 3 years but has so far stuck with a left hand bar-end shifter rather than use his mounted 3 speed Tiagra road shifter for anything other than braking. Keen tohear how well it works. Looks good : )

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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinmosquito View Post
    How well does the front (left) derailleur work ?
    I understood there was a mismatch between cable pull on 3 speed road vs 3 speed MTB shifters? I also heard that it could be negated to en extent by mounting the cable on the other side of the fixing bolt. My buddy has had a Gryphon for over 3 years but has so far stuck with a left hand bar-end shifter rather than use his mounted 3 speed Tiagra road shifter for anything other than braking. Keen tohear how well it works. Looks good : )
    You are correct on the pull difference between road and mtb front systems.

    I have the cable mounted on the lower side of the pinch bolt (lower on the derailleur arm), so it moves the derailleur slightly more with each click. It has a smaller lever arm on the derailleur this way, so the shift effort is slightly up, but increases travel just enough for it to work. I am going to throw a road triple front derailleur on to see if it works better. I think it's a bit of a sacrifice either way, as road triples really aren't shaped to fit a 22-32-44 gear spread. A more compact mtb front mech with the same cable pull trick may be the best solution. There are JTek widgets to install inline to increase the pull, but there isn't a great place on this frame to run one of those.

    I'm not sure I recall reading about anyone else running a front derailleur on one of these. It works, but you can tell the frame wasn't really optimized around it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatchanceti View Post
    You are correct on the pull difference between road and mtb front systems.

    I have the cable mounted on the lower side of the pinch bolt (lower on the derailleur arm), so it moves the derailleur slightly more with each click. It has a smaller lever arm on the derailleur this way, so the shift effort is slightly up, but increases travel just enough for it to work. I am going to throw a road triple front derailleur on to see if it works better. I think it's a bit of a sacrifice either way, as road triples really aren't shaped to fit a 22-32-44 gear spread. A more compact mtb front mech with the same cable pull trick may be the best solution. There are JTek widgets to install inline to increase the pull, but there isn't a great place on this frame to run one of those.

    I'm not sure I recall reading about anyone else running a front derailleur on one of these. It works, but you can tell the frame wasn't really optimized around it.
    On my drop-barred Karate Monkey I run 10 speed and a CX70 ? cyclo cross front derailler for a 2x10 but thats a bit more expensive than your very sensible build. Currently using 26-36 on the front on an old school MTB crank with the outer sprocket removed. Shifts perfectly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinmosquito View Post
    On my drop-barred Karate Monkey I run 10 speed and a CX70 ? cyclo cross front derailler for a 2x10 but thats a bit more expensive than your very sensible build. Currently using 26-36 on the front on an old school MTB crank with the outer sprocket removed. Shifts perfectly.
    The 32t middle ring works pretty well with 29" wheels for me. I had an old XT FC-m730 26/36/46 on there before - the 36t was just too tall and I was always on the bigger end of the cassette. Bar end shifters are simple, durable and very flexible with setup, but the ergonomics of using STI levers on a drop bar MTB setup are hard to beat.

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    Yeah, I was lucky to source some Durace 10 speed brifters for free! The Gryphon is an awesome bike tho. I better check out that Singular thread : )

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    I know this is a very stupid question, but aren't these bikes just Cyclocross bikes with wider tires?
    Love the bikes anyway.

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    They have completely different geometry. A CX bike's is more akin to a road bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinmosquito View Post
    They have completely different geometry. A CX bike's is more akin to a road bike.
    Cool. One of my LBS has a Salsa Fargo. It is a cool bike, but I don't think I would want to spend money on a bike like that.
    Because I want a FS first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mgersib View Post
    For the most part, yes. Unless you're running Tektro V-compatible levers, then you can use the Mountain version of the BB7s.

    Oh, and here's my prototype drop bar Ti 29-inch Salsa, AKA the Bike With No Name (BWNN).
    What luggage rack are you using on the rear of your bike? I need something similar for my Lynskey. My bike does not have mounting holes (like yours). And where did you get it? Thanks.
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    This is going to look a lot like MMcG's old Unit that's in this thread, but here's my 19" 2011 Unit sporting Midge bars:



    I've tried a few different setups.

    90mm/35deg stem with levers pretty high up on the bars, and drops parallel to the ground. Worked okay, but pretty reachy:


    32mm/7deg stem with levers moved down, and drops rotated more like they're supposed to be. Much better, but for mashing uphill the cockpit was too cramped and I couldn't extend my legs fully. Might work geared, but for ss I needed a bit more room:


    Finally, 60mm/35deg stem with the drops about parallel with the toptube. Not too reachy, and not too cramped. Seems pretty good so far.


    Since this is my winterbike it's going to get gears soon. I've got a trigger shifter on a post that's for mounting extra lights, which seems like it will work pretty well:

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    Franken Stumpy

    Being a roadie at heart I just took my 2011 Specialized Stumpjumper 29er FSR and drop-barred it. Added Salas Cowbell 3's, Sram Apex Brifters, and switched from hydros to bb7 road mechanical disc....just have a few miles on it so far but LOVE it! I'd recommend the cowbells to anyone they are perfection!

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    Bored? Post your Drop-Bar 29er!

    Raleigh xxix with Woodchippers in Queensland Australia at Mt Nebo

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    Bored? Post your Drop-Bar 29er!

    Looks great! Love my woodchippers. Singular Peregrine. Near Pukatja, South Australia.

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    Sadly, I can't ride this until I replace the awesome feeling SRAM hydro road disc death brakes with crappy cable actuated replacements...
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    Matt Chester Drop Bar 29er Update

    Since the Matt Chester threads went toxic long ago (due to his issues), I'll post this here.

    Latest build of my drop bar 29er Chester with it's new Potts Type II fork.
    I've also gone a little soft and been riding it with a Alfine8 for a while.

    Cheers,
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    Awesome ride, nice fork choice too.

    I'll die with a Chester on my wishlist

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    This thread rules! its giving me terrible (awesome) ideas. I have a Fuji Nevada 29er. its got an al. frame with internal headset. do you guys think it would look weird with a steel fork? and drop bars? all of the ones im seeing here are steel or ti frames with standard headsets

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    What matters, how it rides is, it looks not how.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beens View Post
    This thread rules! its giving me terrible (awesome) ideas. I have a Fuji Nevada 29er. its got an al. frame with internal headset. do you guys think it would look weird with a steel fork? and drop bars? all of the ones im seeing here are steel or ti frames with standard headsets
    I had a similar idea with my F9 (albeit not a 29"). So I bought bar tape, a handlebar, and semi slick tyres (all 75% off), and I tried to put it together. I needed road specific shifters and brakes and I didn't feel like spending more money on that bike that I didn't need to. I like flat bar road bikes, so I actually like how the bike is now. I call it my "hybrid".

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    Quote Originally Posted by slocaus View Post
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    I'm working on mine now. I'll have pics when I get it finished. I'll give ya some hints:

    Niner SIR9 Rootbeer frame
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    Soma Junebug Bars
    Single Speed - 32x17 for now.

    Building it up as a gravel grinder bike for when our trails are too muddy to ride. Planning to go with a steel Niner rigid fork as soon as I can find a root beer one. I'll post pictures as soon as all my parts are in.
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