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    First Look: ENGIN Ti 1x10

    I decided to take the plunge with my favorite local builder on a Ti 1x10. Drews rides continue to inspire me to ride. I have to say the pictures dont do justice to the finish. Its really understated and begs to be looked at. The ride is great. Nothing much to tune up here other than the tweaking that any new ride needs to fit me just right.
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    Looks awesome. Drew does great work.

    I can't tell. Did you go with his seatpost?
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    Very nice. Why not XX1?

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    Drew's stuff is awesome. Tell us about the geometry?

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    Those dropouts... so sick !!

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    All in.

    Quote Originally Posted by jddjirikian View Post
    looks awesome. Drew does great work.

    I can't tell. Did you go with his seatpost?

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    Geometry

    The geometry is a blend of full on XC and a version of bike that excels at all day riding and going down hill. 100mm of travel and a slightly higher BB combined with a ever so slight slack set of angles. Short stays (not too short) for a 1x10 specific set up. The tubing is oversized but not too oversized so it still has a good amount of damping from the titanium. The rear stays are specific for mtb and disc brakes. Definitely made to be ridden hard and often!</SPAN>
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    I think you got ripped off. Looks like the bike was built for me not you. You can probably enjoy it anyway though. ;-)

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    Should I add a dropper seatpost?

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    Nice!
    Those dropouts are sick.
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    Yes please!

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    The dropouts are 6/4 ti....totally sick and the stiffness of this frame is really nice. The frame tubing is 3.25. The head tube and the thru axle fork make for some really awesome steering....another bonus coming off of a rigid steel ss 29er....not done with the rigid ss but eliminating steering slop was critical.

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    Re: First Look: ENGIN Ti 1x10

    Want !

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    Wow very cool dropouts and brake placement!

    Take some time to adjust that SID, when it gets dialed in its a pretty amazing fork. Took me a bit to get it set correctly on my new build, but it seems leaps above the performance of my old Reba RL.

    Why not a 142x12 dropout on the back?

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    Welds, finish, and dropouts all look awesome!

    Is that an alloy or carbon crowned SID fork?
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    I'm pretty sure it is an RCT3.

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    Sick bike, I've always loved his steel builds, this is just on the next level...

    The new drops are beautiful, but that der. hanger looks delicate to me. I'm sure its not though...

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    Limbs- I'm not a SRAM fan so it never crossed my mind despite being purpose built. Simply personal preference.

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    The Sid is nice but I'm not a suspension expert so every ride is a bit of this and a bit of that on adjustment. Ill get there! I guess that's what happens from years of riding mostly rigid ss.

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    Alloy.

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    Let me get some pics of the hanger

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    Quote Originally Posted by elcaro1101 View Post
    Why not a 142x12 dropout on the back?
    Because it's a hardtail and hence there's no point.

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    Gorgeous. One day ...

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    Your bike is beautiful! Drew built me a cross bike that went to NAHBS a while back, I dont like the elevated seatstays he usually does so I never looked at him to build a 29er. Great bike and enjoy it, I ride the hell outta mine

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    Very nice. How long was your wait time to get your Ti frame?

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    That is really one beautiful bike.

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    Like everyone else said........Dropouts are amazing.

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    That is the best looking hard-tail, the attention to detail on Drew's bikes are the best I have seen !! Love it !!

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    ti bikes are a quick turn compared to his steel frames. all done in house vs. sending to paint etc. give drew a call.

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    thanks brother. agree it looks great. ive made only a small adjustment to this since buying- ENVE flat bar and Green ESI grips. Oh yeah, and the xtr single setup for shifter/brake clamp. The bike needs nothig! i may try a niner fork on it....i like that for winter setup.

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