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    2010 Army Green

    Posted these photos in a few other spots, but thought this would be good too.
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    Waiting on my new Jabber frame. Curious if anyone can tell me if my current QR skewers from my Easton XC SS One wheelset would be acceptable for tensioning of the back wheel??? I keep hearing everyone referring to the Shimano XT skewers, but the wheelset I have is pretty high end. Any advise????

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    Quote Originally Posted by tony_n
    my first 29er build:
    spin that bash ring around 180 deg so the thin bit is lined up with the crank arm, unless you want a big gap in it on the first big hit! Actually, i guess when the cranks are level that thin bit is out of the way anyway! Could still take a hit though... Is that Ti or a colour? looks good.

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    While i have not tried them, they look external cam, like all the others that dont work. Hope, Salsa, Mavic, and other "high end" skewers just dont work as well as the internal XTs.

    its not the drive side, as that easily fixed with a tensioner, Its the brake side. You'll get "brake jack" when you use the disc brakes hard. The rotational forces pushes the axel rearward.

    I tried 4 different skewers before i went XT. never a problem since.
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    A burrito is a sleeping bag for ground beef.

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    Cool...good info. Never thought of the internal/external cam option.

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    anyone running a 100mm fork on a jabber?
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    im pretty sure that would jack up the geometry a bunch. putting the front end pretty high and making things squirrely
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    Almost done. Don't have time to work on the bike at home (family), so worked on it a bit over lunch. Just need to put the rear disc, chain and rear cog on. Not able to ride until the weekend, though.
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    Going to be getting ZTR/Crest wheel set in a month of two. Then a better bar/stem (currently using stuff from parts bin). Maybe cut off all the padding on the seat (naked plastic).

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    I love he trimmed down xtr cranks, nice touch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by morgan-tec
    I love he trimmed down xtr cranks, nice touch.
    Are you talking about my bike? I've got SLX cranks. I don't have time to be trimming and polishing XTR's.

    Finished:

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    2009 Jabber

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    Nothing new, but now have 3 rides under my belt on the Jabber. First two rides, I really thought I had made a mistake on this frame. I was constantly having rear wheel slip on climbs. But a couple adjustments to my riding style and now I love it. One thing I'll have to do is get a slightly shorter stem, but other than that, my favorite SS thus far. People say it's long and tight switchbacks are a chore, but I blazed through them today--no issues for me.


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    I was in the same boat as you on my first ride, but I have certainly changed my tune. I found that by keeping my weight centered I was able to keep traction on the back tire better. This bike loves to climb!

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    Yeah, keeping the weight back a little helped a ton.
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    Ok, was able to get a ride in with my new Saguaro 2.2's in the back. Wow, what a difference from the Rampages. I actually didn't have to keep my weight back like I did with the Rampages. Plenty of traction. I still like the Rampages in the front, but Saguaro's in the back is awesome. Also have them set up ghetto tubeless (Gorilla Tape) and no issues thus far.

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    updated photo...




    Kenda Small Block Eights
    Easton Monkeylight XC low rise bars
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    and most importantly a VASSAGO Seat Clamp!
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    Another Army Green

    swapped most parts from the white frame to the new green. upgraded to 15mm lowers, speed dreams wheels & RF Atlas bars.
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    Big Orange. In trail and bikepacking mode.
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    Really like the orange and would've picked it over the green if it was still available

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    How is everyone fastening the brake cable to the front fork? The zip tie method around the fork leg seems to be marring up the finish on my Odis.

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    here is my Jabberwocky:

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    I figure this would be the perfect thread to jump on to and ask about Jabberwocky sizing... I'm 5'9 so I'm in between the 16 and 18. Have any of you around my height gone with the 16 and been happy with it or wish they would have went with the 18?

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    I'm building a 16 up and I am 5'8" so I would like to know what every one thinks also. I have a fisty that is a 54 and love it. I just thought I needed the flick-a-bility of a smaller frame with the 29 tires and couldn't bring myself to go 18".
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    Quote Originally Posted by GoPlayOutside
    I figure this would be the perfect thread to jump on to and ask about Jabberwocky sizing... I'm 5'9 so I'm in between the 16 and 18. Have any of you around my height gone with the 16 and been happy with it or wish they would have went with the 18?
    You'd be better off on a 16".

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