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    Full SUS SS trail bike fun

    Black Sheep High Light ST, 200mm cranks, 142x12 rear...
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    Wow very unique bike. How about those 200 mm cranks?
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    Neat bike, does it have about a 14" high bottom bracket?
    "I'll disintegrate over time if I expect my body to try to keep up with my mind" -BM

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    I just started to research ss 9ers for a bike I will build for next year. This was the first MTBR thread I opened. BAM!!! Perfection. My search is over. Awesome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by el-cid View Post
    Neat bike, does it have about a 14" high bottom bracket?
    13.75 high BB

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    Quote Originally Posted by TexM3 View Post
    Black Sheep High Light ST, 200mm cranks, 142x12 rear...
    Nice bike, looks fun! How does it ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Max24 View Post
    Nice bike, looks fun! How does it ride?
    It rides fast…very confidence inspiring. I wanted a laterally stiff bike and Black Sheep delivered. Slackest bike at 69 I’ve ever owned and great steering.

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    Now THAT is a beautiful bike!

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    Oh wow. Visually, that bike gets two thumbs way up. As a single speed rider, I've thought about a full suspension SS, but honestly, I wonder how it would affect my riding style. I wonder if they could do a frame with those lines rigid?

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    Black Sheeps are such beautiful bikes.

    My preference for SS is full rigid because of the way it feels when I am climbing. Not sure I would like the FS movement, but that rig sure is sweet!

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    Trying to work out how rear suspension and single speed works together has just frazzled my brain, then there's the 200mm cranks for added WTF! Awesome looking bike, I think I saw something similar on their Facebook page.

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    Now that is a sexy beast!
    "I ride to clear my head, my head is clearer when I'm riding SS. Therefore, I choose to ride SS."~ Fullrange Drew

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cotharyus View Post
    I wonder how it would affect my riding style. I wonder if they could do a frame with those lines rigid?
    Take your current riding style and add speed...yes they can look them up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlowPokePete View Post
    Black Sheeps are such beautiful bikes.

    My preference for SS is full rigid because of the way it feels when I am climbing. Not sure I would like the FS movement, but that rig sure is sweet!

    SPP
    My home tail is fast up and down single track, with some roots here and there. I try to use momentum to carry speed uphill. I have a firm rear shock, and ride it along with the fork in the trial position. This bike stays glued to the ground with no noticeable bob. While riding my HT I have to pay more attention to what the rear tire is doing…this bike, not so much. Just peddle! Oh, and I love the 200mm cranks!

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    That's a gorgeous bike. Very clean build. Do the chainstays flex - or does it pivot about the bottom bracket like a Milk Money?
    Start slow, then taper off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdhood View Post
    That's a gorgeous bike. Very clean build. Do the chainstays flex - or does it pivot about the bottom bracket like a Milk Money?
    Thanks, it pivots at the flex plate attached to the bottom bracket like a La Ruta
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