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    EWR Bikes 29er Project

    Greetings everyone. EWR Bikes is proud to announce that we are in the process of prototyping a 29er, based off of our popular and proven Original Woods Bike frame platform. We are currently working on a medium- and large-sized prototype mules, and we are courting response for an XXL sized frame.

    We will have engineering drawings up on our website within a week or so, and a photo documentation of the prototype process as we develop them.

    Please check out www.ewrbikes.com for more information in the coming days. We would love to get some feedback on this project from you all, especially regarding interest in XXL sized frames. Again, look for our drawings and updates within a week both on our website and here. Thanks for reading.

    Jay de Jesus/EWR Bikes
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    little spamy but thanks for letting us know. you guys make cool stuff.

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    FWIW plenty of bikes for the tall folks on 29er's. Why not think outside of the box and market your extraordinary design to suit vertically challenged riders? Just a thought.

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    Alex, I apologize. I just want to get feedback regarding sizing and such, but you are right -- it was a bit spammy. I will be more carefull here going forward.

    Fat Bob, we would like to address this with a 650B platform, but that is a little further down the line.

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    Thanks

    I've always wanted an EWR, now they are coming as a 29er to boot . I can't wait to see the updates. I have been to your website half a dozen times since I read the news last night.

    Any ideas on the frame price yet?
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    how long of a toptube are you thinking for the xxl?

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    Really long. Well into the 25" range. But this is yet to be determined. What are you riding now, and what is the TT length?
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    Yes I am interested. 25" range would work nice.
    I guess being a pain in the a$$ works.

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    I think you should stick to what the proto's tell you, and extrapolate that to larger sizes. I would hope your frames will be different from all else, so you're setting the relative sizing.
    XXL riders are now ALL on top tubes over 25". But most XL's got long top tubes becuase of the S's otherwise getting toe overlap. Bad reason to build even a good bike from.

    It would be good to have a bike that would be like a Banshee Morphine (I had an 18"), with extended seat tube above the top tube to get more "XC" out of it when needed. I was *this* close to having one made in 29" at one time (was their distributor), the proto cost scared me off.

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    Cloxxki, I know this is off topic, but do you Skate? I am going to look on your site next. I've been skating since I liven in VT -- there are a ton of great Nordic Centers in New England and NY. Skating this weekend.

    Check out www.laplandlake.com and www.salmonhills.com Salmon Hills gets a ridiculous amount of snow.

    OK. Back to bikes...

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    interesting design... it really does look strong.
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    I think there would be interest from the 29er crowd in some of the frames being done as dedicated singlespeeds -- with no extra cable guides/stops and no derailleur hanger.

    Keep up the good work. It's been cool to watch the 1st batch of Woods Bikes come together!

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    You bet

    29er single speed without the unnecessary bits and pieces, sign me up!

    Quote Originally Posted by CJones
    I think there would be interest from the 29er crowd in some of the frames being done as dedicated singlespeeds -- with no extra cable guides/stops and no derailleur hanger.

    Keep up the good work. It's been cool to watch the 1st batch of Woods Bikes come together!

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    Large is good enough for me, let me know when to send the check.

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