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    Jones Steel Spaceframe

    My long wait is over. It's finally here <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipoy/5629688429/" title="Jones Frame and Truss Fork by Lucky&amp;Pipay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5144/5629688429_cd4cb42ba3_b.jpg" width="1024" height="680" alt="Jones Frame and Truss Fork"></a<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipoy/5630273756/" title="Jones H Bar by Lucky&amp;Pipay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5022/5630273756_a1862c87e2_b.jpg" width="1024" height="680" alt="Jones H Bar"></a<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipoy/5629689085/" title="Jones Steel Spaceframe by Lucky&amp;Pipay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5065/5629689085_b697287351_b.jpg" width="1024" height="680" alt="Jones Steel Spaceframe"></a<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipoy/5630273298/" title="P35 Laced to Paul Hubs by Lucky&amp;Pipay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5145/5630273298_3a8cb1b088_b.jpg" width="680" height="1024" alt="P35 Laced to Paul Hubs"></a<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipoy/5629689663/" title="Jones Steel Spaceframe by Lucky&amp;Pipay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5302/5629689663_f7c87e4632_b.jpg" width="1024" height="680" alt="Jones Steel Spaceframe"></a>
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    Very nice, I didn't think I would care for the blue SF, but that is a nice color. Interesting rim combo.

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    Thank you rjedoaks I am very happy how everything turned out. It took several pictures from Jeff before I made the decision. It is actually tricky depending on how the light struck the picture. But all in all, very satisfied!
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    Very pretty sky blue! I think you will love the ride as well.
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    one has landed in singapore, not mine but a friend...im excited for him...hahaha

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    That looks great in blue.

    If it rides like the ti version you're going to love it.

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    Nice build! I like the silver and Ti parts with the blue.

    Anyone know what that frame weighs?

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    Thank you guys
    @ Enel: I have been following your threads in regards of the steel. Great review!
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    The frame approx weights 9 lbs approx 3 lbs heavier than Ti:
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    Very Nice. Is the steel SF now coming in two different color options; blue or black? Or can you order any color you want?

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    Looks Great!

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    Very nice!
    Is that a King headset in there? I thought others than the Cane Creek won't work with the truss fork?

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    It looks great...

    Has anyone ridden one of these yet? I'd love to finally get a ride report.

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    Agreed

    Quote Originally Posted by singlespeedstu
    That looks great in blue.
    Even with the "grandpa's truss" fork, that blue makes it a very attractive bike.

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    @THreeD : Choice of Cobalt Blue or Black only for now.
    @Wally : It is a Cane creek 100 special for Jones spaceframe. New style no more 2 top cup style headset. Very sleek and nice.
    @Top : as soon as I get some mileage I will certainly give my report. I have an access on a Ti version as well so hopefully I can come up with good review. One thing very obvious now is the weight.
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    Question

    Did you get a full bike built by Jeff or just the frame and you built up from there?

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    Frame weight

    Does 9lbs include fork, headset, and BB? Sweet looking bike! Love the blue!

    Pauly

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    I'm finding myself coming back a few times a day to check out this bike, that is a beautiful looking ride.

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    I'm looking forward to hearing about this as well as I'm considering getting one myself. Not sure if I'm ready to drop money on a Ti frame just yet.

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    Wow - looks awesome! I'm also curious if that weight includes the fork, etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by 29ftw
    Wow - looks awesome! I'm also curious if that weight includes the fork, etc
    Weights are on the Jones site-
    jonesbikes.com/production_framesets.html

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    Seems quite portly

    Quote Originally Posted by staz
    Weights are on the Jones site-
    jonesbikes.com/production_framesets.html
    Even for a steel 29 incher frame.

    Steel Spaceframe 6.70lbs 3040g

    Steel Truss fork (with bolts and aluminum steerer tube) 2.64lbs 1200g

    http://jonesbikes.com/production_framesets.html

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    I love the look of that bike. God damn.

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    I bought the frame fork headset front wheel setup and I built the rest. I am very satisfied with the service I got from Jeff and Sheila. Truly wonderful people to work with.
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    Thanks
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    Looks frikkin' awesome! Jones meetup this Saturday?
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    Thank you Drevil. You read my mind sir. Definitely!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThreeD
    I'm finding myself coming back a few times a day to check out this bike
    your not the only one, looks great !

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    I want to see it all dirty, go out and ride the heck out of it.

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    Easter Bunny Just Stopped By!!!!



    Heck on coloring eggs....gonna build up a bike

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    nice. Dont forget to post the finish product!
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    Quote Originally Posted by staz


    Heck on coloring eggs....gonna build up a bike
    I think Mr. Jones is going to sell a lot of these steel SF. Maybe I'll get one, one of these days. Congrats to you.

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    Really nice!

    That is a gorgeous bike. Nice job and congrats.

    Interesting these only come in one size though. And seems a rather small one at that. Will these frames fit a 6'2" rider? I'm used to a much longer ETT but would love to try a SF. Especially at $1500.

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    Thanks! I suggest you call Jeff. He is about 6'1 if im not mistaken.
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    My Early Birthday Gift to Self

    Just finished the build yesterday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripower
    Just finished the build yesterday.

    Alfine?? Looks awesome

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    Alfine 11. Works great.

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    Congratulation! Very nice.
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    Totally cool bikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by staz


    Heck on coloring eggs....gonna build up a bike
    Nice, what wheel set up do you have there?

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    nice bikes on both accounts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripower
    Just finished the build yesterday.
    Beautiful bike there. You going to angle those bars down? It looks like mostly everyone angles them down a little. It looks like you'd get some wrist pain with them like that. Just curious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThreeD
    Nice, what wheel set up do you have there?
    Its a 50mm Speedway Rim laced to The Jones 135-F front hub and a Larry Tire....Jeff built the wheel.... He also carries the rims 50mm and 70mm and Hubs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThreeD
    Beautiful bike there. You going to angle those bars down? It looks like mostly everyone angles them down a little. It looks like you'd get some wrist pain with them like that. Just curious.
    I took the picture before I had a chance to make all of the adjustments. The bars are angled down now. The Jones loop bars are very comfortable.

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    Ready to Roll!

    Slowly pieced it together between the 18 days of rain in W.PA!


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    Quote Originally Posted by staz
    Slowly pieced got it together between the 18 days of rain in W.PA!
    You're gonna love it.

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    Fat front

    I have put around 100 miles on the fat front, after using the standard 29er front for 200mi. So after 5 weeks of riding the SF, I thought I would post a quick summary.
    Great handling bike, quick but stable. It;s also a rigid bike, so it has to be ridden accordingly. I'm 6' 240lbs , the fit is very good, relaxed and upright. The J Bar seems to fit my hands naturally after the right tilt is found. I use Ergons w/ a flat bar normally. No wrist issues w/ the J bar. The 29er front is nice but the Fat front is very nice. The extra 2.5 lbs up front is really a non issue as far as I am concerned. This big tire with 12lbs pressure smoothes out trail debris and rolls over most anything, instead of being deflected. Much easier to hold your line on a rocky rutty uphill/downhill. I pump the tires up for the 6 mi road ride to the trail.
    Nothing you haven't heard already, just another happy customer. I'll post again once I get more time on the bike. Rich
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    rjedoaks: Nice! I felt the same the first time I got on mine on a downhill. It handles better and quite stable on roots and rocks. With all this rain. Sadly I have only put about 90 miles on mine. I will be trying the fat front this week and see the comparison. I will be giving my input once I ride both.
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    Staz: Are you running 6 speed? What kind of cranks are you using?
    Nice Ride!
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    Hobbyfreak, when jeff stated he runs 9 lbs in the tire, and that 12 feels like basket ball, I still said to myself, there is no way I'm running 12 lbs at my weight. He shipped the wheel w/ 10.5, I aired it up to 20. Bad idea, bounces off everything, and stops you cold if you loose momentum. Let the pressure down, the tire starts to roll over everything. 11.5 felt good today. I don't really see any drawbacks with the big front, I mean unless you were climbing all day. I think you are going to enjoy it.
    As Ashley from the UK said to me, it's like having two bikes. Rich

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