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    Misfit riders unite!

    Peter has redone the store on his website and it now allows for reviews. I feel we should show our support with reviews of the DiSsent frame reviews or other Misfit products.

    I feel Peter should offer a team jersey to the first review or best, although I'm strongly leaning towards the first even though it has absolutely nothing to do with the fact mine was the first.

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    hmmm i have been debating on ordering one of the kits he offers ... just not sure about the duty tax or whatever it is for shipping into the US ... or how the bike compares to say a Kona Unit or a Redline Monocog 29er flight

    hmmm just had a look at the site and they don't have the kits on there any longer ...

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    Gettin' to it



    I am sure something of my write up will eventually show up on Misfit's site, but I am still in process with the build here. In fact, I should shut this idiot box off and...............
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    Quote Originally Posted by -Devil-
    hmmm just had a look at the site and they don't have the kits on there any longer ...
    the kits change a bit every year...the newest mixture hasn't been confirmed but if you want one it can be arranged.

    juanmore...maybe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nogearshere
    the kits change a bit every year...the newest mixture hasn't been confirmed but if you want one it can be arranged.

    juanmore...maybe.

    ahhh okay gotcha ...

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    well i broke down ...

    Your Order Contains the Following Items:

    * 1 x Misfit Psycles Singlespeed COD Cog
    (Cog Size: 18)
    * 1 x diSSent Singlespeed 29er Frame
    (Color: Black, Size: Small 15")
    * 1 x FUgly Riser Stem
    (Length: 100, Finish: Black)
    * 1 x FU2 Bar Handlebar
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    is on the way to me ... now to see how it compares to my other 29er once it is built up ... i am sure i won't be disappointed

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    Got mine built up. Will get to riding it a bit this weekend as our temps are forcast to be in the 40's Saturday. The temperature when I took this photo? A balmy 6 degrees with 20 degree below zero windchill.
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    Sweet build Ted! I await your ride report.

    At -Devil- Lets see that bike when you get it built!

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    Just finished my build...

    I've got about 8 miles on it around the neighborhood hard pack snow. I love the feel/fit of this bike. Can't wait to hit the trails when the two feet of snow melts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bretth
    I've got about 8 miles on it around the neighborhood hard pack snow. I love the feel/fit of this bike. Can't wait to hit the trails when the two feet of snow melts.
    Sweet! Please let us know how well the Mountain Kings work. Did you know the weight of the tires?

    I guess I should add a picture too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juanmoretime
    Sweet! Please let us know how well the Mountain Kings work. Did you know the weight of the tires?
    Mine weighed 760 grams.
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    I think it's safe to say I liked the Mountain Kings a lot:

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    I really like the looks of these bikes. I've always been a sucker for flat black.

    Might be trying to get my 5'2" mom on one of these soon too.
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    Awesome looking bikes, all of these are pretty sweet. I may be able to hit a trail this weekend to give you an update on the tires. They were great on the hard pack for sure. I expect them to even be better on dirt!

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    I hope to pick up my diSSent frame from the shop tomorrow, can't wait to start building it up as I have a big box of parts ready to go.

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    I can't help but feel somewhat responsible for bringing GT and no gears together or maybe it's just coincidental conspiracy. But I have found my true soulmate in the diSSent and wanted all to know so I pledged my love to anyone who would listen. Now I sit and wait to hear the sentiments of others who are of much knowledge than myself. Man do I need to get a life.....Thank you Peter for doing what you do best (listening to endless babble).

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    Tried to Ride but no can do!

    Tried to ride today, but just wasn't going to happen. Way to messy from the 50 degree temps. Messy is an understatement, actually unridable is more like it. So still not much to say about the tires...I'm sure I'm going to be happy with them though. The bike is still a solid A++.
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    about the only thing besides tires that i haven't decided on ... is front fork not sure if i want rigid .. or to pick up a reba and put on there ... most everywhere i ride is real rooty

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    I put an ops origin 8 carbon fork on and could'nt be happier

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    I have an "on one" carbon fork. 1.89lb with no rider weight limit. Should last a long time for ya.

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    i am just apprehensive about a carbon fork and 240lbs of my fat ass ... i know it is supposed to be stronger then most of the other rigid forks ... but still ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Devil-
    i am just apprehensive about a carbon fork and 240lbs of my fat ass ... i know it is supposed to be stronger then most of the other rigid forks ... but still ...
    I weigh the same as you and as long as you are reasonable about the intended use, (XC-light trail) you won't have any issues. I've had mine going on two years now.
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    Here's Alfine equiped version in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The last pix is of a 25% grade, I had to walk it up, hit 30mph going down, ya mon:
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    Cool Cool....

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    got my frame n stuff in today ... i r jealous tho ... i don't have the fancy lil badge on the back of the seat tube ... ;P

    haha, either way tho .. going to start building it up as the other parts arrive ...

    geeze this frame is light ... feels even lighter then my other frame .. goin to havta double check the weight of it...

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    Rides lighter than it is. I like the feel. It's going to be really fun once I get out on some real single track, that much I can tell already just from bombing around on it. This is a pretty sweet rig so far.
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    i may go ahead and give a carbon fork a try on mine ... about the 'roughest' thing i do on my bikes is some light downhill (on fire roads) so nothing big and no jumps at all ...

    i assume a carbon fork will have a little more give then a CroMo right? ...

    itching to build mine up now .. but gotta order in a few parts and get the wheelset built up first...

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    Abusing mine in Jamacia, it gets a little muddy here:
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    The trigger has been pulled and the Frame has been sent. Now, for those of you that are running ENO cranks. What size bottom bracket did you go with. I'm thinking of going with a W.I ti bb.

    I think Peter said a 113 would work. I don't want to bug Peter anymore with stupid questions so I thought I would throw out to you guys.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by corner_stuffed
    I think Peter said a 113 would work..
    73X113...you may have to wait for the 73...a few days tops but its not typically stock.
    and why would you doubt Peter?

    aside: if you go WI...proper installation is key.
    I have had enormous success with that bb...BUT...it is VERY easy to crush the daylights out of those bearings during the installation process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nogearshere
    73X113...you may have to wait for the 73...a few days tops but its not typically stock.
    and why would you doubt Peter?

    aside: if you go WI...proper installation is key.
    I have had enormous success with that bb...BUT...it is VERY easy to crush the daylights out of those bearings during the installation process.
    I would never doubt Lord Peter, that Cat is the bees knees.

    My computer crashed at home and that is where I left the message on the Bottom Bracket sizeing. I didn't want to call and bother you...er..I mean him with anymore questions. I figured these fine folks on the MTBR board would be able to answer the question.

    And when you say proper installation. I assume you mean, tighten the non drive cup so it's snug then tighten the lock ring? Or is there another method ?

    Thanks Peter........er I mean no gears here dude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by corner_stuffed
    And when you say proper installation. I assume you mean, tighten the non drive cup so it's snug then tighten the lock ring? Or is there another method ?
    the directions HERE are good.
    it is possible to snug the non-drive cup nicely...BUT...when you start to snug up the lock-ring IT WILL OVERTIGHTEN THE CUP and cause binding.

    when installing, you should leave the bb tool installed in the cup (once its at the proper depth) and use it as leverage to ensure that tightening the lockring (with the other hand) doesnt move the cup - AT ALL - (remember there is ONLY 1/8 or 1/16th of change from perfect to too tight).
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    I'll post a review on his site, but the FUBars are my favorite handlebars. Not only are they comfortable and great on climbs, but they look ace too.

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    so damn happy

    Since I got my diSSent in early dec. I have been riding 4-5 times a week all winter long and coudn't be any happier with my descion for my first 29er ss. I was lucky to come across this fourm and find a little mention about Misfit Pscycles and I pulled the triger on one. Peter was the prefect gentleman to answer all my calls. I love the fact that I got the bike with the shizzle and quite possibly the only one in N.J. to own one, that of course is going to change because my riding partner who rides an outcast just may put in an order after spending some trail time on mine.He is just stoked about how the bike just plain excels right from the start, he says "it's just fast!". Oh yeah this was what else he said when I first got the bike you are gonna want to get rid of those bars {FU bars} well today he said" I really like them", funny how things can change. So Peter look out another Jersey order coming your way. By the way where your complete builds everything I got in my nice build is holding up well. If your looking at what to buy in the 29er SS world do yourself a favor look no further Misfit DiSSent RULES!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattybfat
    Since I got my diSSent in early dec. I have been riding 4-5 times a week all winter long and coudn't be any happier with my descion for my first 29er ss. I was lucky to come across this fourm and find a little mention about Misfit Pscycles and I pulled the triger on one. Peter was the prefect gentleman to answer all my calls. I love the fact that I got the bike with the shizzle and quite possibly the only one in N.J. to own one, that of course is going to change because my riding partner who rides an outcast just may put in an order after spending some trail time on mine.He is just stoked about how the bike just plain excels right from the start, he says "it's just fast!". Oh yeah this was what else he said when I first got the bike you are gonna want to get rid of those bars {FU bars} well today he said" I really like them", funny how things can change. So Peter look out another Jersey order coming your way. By the way where your complete builds everything I got in my nice build is holding up well. If your looking at what to buy in the 29er SS world do yourself a favor look no further Misfit DiSSent RULES!
    It only counts with pictures. Post up!

    Unfortunately after I bought mine three other friends did too after seeing mine so I don't have the only one in town. As more people see it I'm sure there will be more. Peter needs to step it up on the titanium version so I can be the first kid on the block again.

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    Here is mine. I bought the frame used. I haven't ridden it very much yet because we have 3 feet of snow.

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    Great pictures.
    I'm on the fence about buying one or a Niner One 9. Any one ride both to compare??
    When you post pictures please note your frame size.
    Thanks!!

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    You are gonna get a lot of one sided answers asking in the misfit tread, but I ask you would you like a genric Molson or would you like a fine microbrew like Bohemian Czech Lager? I maybe flamed for my response but didn't care for my test ride on a niner it felt like I was riding to high on top, Misfit is a twentysix feel with a in the bike ride. Just my 2 cents.

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    I'm using the 113 as well, seems to fit the bill. I'm using the phil wood with my Eno cranks and even though i don't have more than 50 miles on it, it feels great. I actually put 15 miles on it today...hard pack snow. One thing I've noticed with the Eno's cranks is that the crank bolts loosen up fairly easy. I've even used the blue lock tight and it still happens. Any suggestions on keeping those bad boys tight? I read somewhere plumbing tape may help that problem, I certainly thought the lock tight would do the trick. Let me know your thoughts, thanks guys!

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    I'm seriously considering this bike. I love it's looks and it seems as though no one has a bad thing to say about them. I often hear people talking about how fast and stiff the bike is, which would be good for my tight flowing East Coast trails with steep climbs. I wonder if it's equally at home on technical terrain. My riding style consists of me going up, over, and off of everything I can find on the trail. Does anyone ride their Dissent this way? Comments?

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    East coast here!

    I ride North Jerseys most techinical trails and ridged with carbon fork and the bike handles spot on. Don't wait another second order up! Represent East Coast!!

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    chain slap?

    Hey guys,

    Read some mtbr reviews of the dissent and a couple of folks talked about chain slap as a weakness in this design.

    Any idea what that's about, because I'm not sure how this frame chainstays are much different than any other. It was mentioned a couple of times by different owners.

    http://www.mtbr.com/cat/bikes/29er/m...2_1548crx.aspx
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    Quote Originally Posted by Celt
    Hey guys,

    Read some mtbr reviews of the dissent and a couple of folks talked about chain slap as a weakness in this design.

    Any idea what that's about, because I'm not sure how this frame chainstays are much different than any other. It was mentioned a couple of times by different owners.

    http://www.mtbr.com/cat/bikes/29er/m...2_1548crx.aspx


    Interesting. I hadn't considered this until I read this post. I see how it could happen. If you run a smaller ring/cog combination and let the chain get slack, but in my example, I would be throwing the chain off before I got chain slap.

    The problem is a product of the "paragon" type sliding drop outs, which place the chain stays higher in relation to the rear axle than on a design with a EBB or track ends.

    I would not think I would ever see this issue as I run bigger rings and cogs than a lot of folks do, but 32 -17 or 32-18 would be pretty susceptable to doing that chain slap thing.

    Of course, you could just keep your chain in adjustment.

    I don't know,maybe that's just a crazy thought.
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    Another carbon, rigid rider here. I tackle anything that's connected to the ground (skinnies, um, no, but that's due to my own freakish fear of wood cut in a ladder-like pattern that hovers above the cold, cold ground). That includes all manner of big rocky, rooty things, and getting my occasional jump on (within reason - not hitting the doubles, you know?).

    I read the chainslap thing too, and yeah, there isn't a ton of clearance there, but as long as your tension is good (mine has not always been), it's a non-issue.

    I have the budget-ish 'Nice' build variety... no bling, just a blue-collar work horse.

    Here's a (non-glamorous) shot between laps at a 12 hour from this past weekend:

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    New Dissent Build

    Just finished slapping it together as a 1x9 since my other bike is set up rigid SS. Not sure I will be able to utilize the 2 smallest cogs due to chainstay interference, but will be happy with a 1x7. I am also going to run a 39t chainring, so that should help out with clearance a bit. I am really digging the way this frame feels (and looks...sexy) rolling around the yard...as if you are sitting in the bike and not on top.

    Thanks to Peter for quickly resolving an ordering snafu and answering my questions as quickly as I could ask them.

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    good to see one setup as geared .. had thought about that .. but just using a few cogs instead of a full casset.

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    Very nice. I do believe its the first Misfit that I've seen that someone actually put gears on. I bought the derailleur dropout but don't think I'll ever use it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gr8xscape
    Just finished slapping it together as a 1x9 since my other bike is set up rigid SS. Not sure I will be able to utilize the 2 smallest cogs due to chainstay interference, but will be happy with a 1x7. I am also going to run a 39t chainring, so that should help out with clearance a bit. I am really digging the way this frame feels (and looks...sexy) rolling around the yard...as if you are sitting in the bike and not on top.

    Thanks to Peter for quickly resolving an ordering snafu and answering my questions as quickly as I could ask them.
    Nice! What stem length are you using on it?

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    Stem is 90mm w/ 5 degrees of rise, which is way too short with the Fu-bars. I will be swapping it out for a flat 110 or 120.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gr8xscape
    Stem is 90mm w/ 5 degrees of rise, which is way too short with the Fu-bars. I will be swapping it out for a flat 110 or 120.
    Yeah, I have Fu-bars as well, so I'm curious how other people set them up, and what stem length they use. I would suggest going with a 4 bolt stem. I had mine set up with a 115 mm stem, could use longer.

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    Yeah, I think the 110 that I have laying around will be too short, so off to buy a new one. Now I will have 3 Thomson stems to sell, or mabye just an excuse to build a couple more bikes. I like the looks of the Misfit offering, but wish they had a flat version.

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    My Dissent

    Alright here is mine, it's better then reviews I read about it! I just don't want to many folks here in FLorida to get them and start beating my ass. I rather keep on passing 26ers LOL singlespeedcult.com Hell Yeah! Mine is so Murdered out damn it, no bling aside from the gold chain that had to be. I just ordered some easton XC ones wheelset for this bike and should put the bike at about 21 to 22 pounds. Love this ride!

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    no misfit, but a fu bar ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by gr8xscape
    Yeah, I think the 110 that I have laying around will be too short, so off to buy a new one. Now I will have 3 Thomson stems to sell, or mabye just an excuse to build a couple more bikes. I like the looks of the Misfit offering, but wish they had a flat version.
    typically speaking you are looking for 20mm more.
    if the 90mm is a little on the short side for the frame (ie even with a flat or riser) then you may need a 120, otherwise, 110.

    if you want to swap the FU for the NU (flat) send me an email. peter@misfitpsycles.com


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    I have a question for some of you guys, I am not that much of a weight freak but whats the weight some of you have on the dissent? The only thing I think is really heavy on mine is the saint cranks but they are so smooth they stay. The bike feels like its 24 or so pounds I was wondering what some of you have gotten them down to?

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    Down Hill Snow Ball Race

    Update on the Mountain Kings...very tight! I did my first ever down hill snow race today and they stuck like glue. I not only won the event but I beat the time of the guy who won the studded division. Now that's cool, no disrespect to the studded division, just exited to get a race under my belt with my new build...cant say enough about these tires and my Misfit!

    To answer Badpichu question, my bike weighs 23.5lbs. I'm going tubeless soon, so that should drop more weight off of it. I ride a large frame. In this picture, I have regular pedals on it for this type of race which is not what I usually use. I'm hoping that once I go tubeless the weight will be around 22-23lbs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Badpichu
    I have a question for some of you guys, I am not that much of a weight freak but whats the weight some of you have on the dissent? The only thing I think is really heavy on mine is the saint cranks but they are so smooth they stay. The bike feels like its 24 or so pounds I was wondering what some of you have gotten them down to?
    Just under 24 lbs with a Reba. I doubt I will shed much more since it doesn't really matter. Its a size Large.
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    Yea i know it does not matter I was just curious. Thanks for the input though my bike seems heavier then some of yours I ordered some easton xc one wheels that are super light and very strong I hope so they claim so it will lighten and stengthen the mavic wheels I have on there the front hub is already dying after a month of use. Which really sucks!

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    I just built up my medium Raw and it weighs in at around 21 pounds. That using Misfit's fork, Stylo cranks, Eggbeaters, WTB hubs, Arch rims, Avid mech brakes and Maxxis Ardent tires. I can't wait to take it out.
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    I just built up a Large Raw, spent 3 hours wet sanding and polishing it and it looks schweet. My build is.....Tubeless with Kenda Karmas, Bontrager fork, ENO cranks, FU bars, Thomson stem - post, Devo saddle, DT Swiss 240's, Stan's hoops, comes in at 22lbs on the nose. I could get it in the 21lb range with a lighter Bottom bracket.

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    I am looking to buy my first 29er S/S and after reading about all the offerings this one caught my eye the most. It has gotten killer reviews everywhere I have looked. I hope they will send to an APO AE address, as I am US ARMY stationed in Germany/Iraq(for 4 more months). I have a few questions on build though. I see these uniquely different bars, is there a purpose for them or just style? Can you run just a standard Monkey Lite low rise? Is it better with a rigid or suspended fork? I looking mainly for a commuter/trail bike. And I see on the site you can alter the kit, what other options are available? drive train etc... If you guys could PM me any info on this that would be awesome! I hope to be in the Misfit club soon!

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    I run monkey lite sl carbon on mine, i have read that the FU bars are great also. I run my rigid I used freeride lots and after maintaing equipment I welcomed the rigid ss setup with open arms. THe bike is great you will not regret it. Hope to see you back in the homeland stay safe!

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    gr8xscape Sell your thomson 110?

    Quote Originally Posted by gr8xscape
    Yeah, I think the 110 that I have laying around will be too short, so off to buy a new one. Now I will have 3 Thomson stems to sell, or mabye just an excuse to build a couple more bikes. I like the looks of the Misfit offering, but wish they had a flat version.
    gr8xscape, would you like to sell your Thomson 110 stem? I'm using a 100 now and want to try a 110mm. Let me know if you do.

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    ... and if we just ...

    I just want to say that Peter is the man!! Thats what Customer Service should be everywhere!! Reading all the reviews, the posts, Juan helping, and Peter being the MAN!!! I am going to pull the trigger on a RAW diSSEnt!!

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    Congratulation! Post pictures the smiling part will come naturally.

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    Well it will be awhile! I have to get out of this beautiful country of IRAQ 1st!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTNCREW
    I just want to say that Peter is the man!! Thats what Customer Service should be everywhere!! Reading all the reviews, the posts, Juan helping, and Peter being the MAN!!! I am going to pull the trigger on a RAW diSSEnt!!
    Although this might go to his head ....I agree Peter is the man when it comes to customer service. He is always there to answer any stupid question you might have. Plus there isn't to many guys that will swap out a part for another one if your not happy with it.

    I had to make an adjustment on my new build. For some reason I lost about 25mm from my Rig to my new Misfit frame. I was in a Large Rig and went to a large Dissent frame. With that loss I felt too cramped with my FU bars. I swapped them out last night for some 17 degree Salsa Motos, I have yet to ride it but the basement ride feels good so far.

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    One more in the club, I bought my 19" RAW diSSent frame today!! I cant wait to build it up and ride!!

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    I bought easton xc one wheels and i weight the bike and its at 19 pounds the lightest bike I have ever had. Really sick ride.

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    since you never brought it up...
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    if you were to purchase a team membership...HERE
    your account would be upgraded to TEAM (good for 10% off everything thereafter)
    then you could buy a complete HERE, save 130$
    basically it's singlespeed mathematics.

    membership requirements?
    essentially the same number of common senses required to read liesnshite.
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    So do you actualy get a free frame if you sign up on the website....im diggin this bike...can anyone tell me about misfit...whats it about...so forth...id like to join the 29er movement but ive never herd of misfit
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    Quote Originally Posted by SPRAG
    So do you actualy get a free frame if you sign up on the website....im diggin this bike...can anyone tell me about misfit...whats it about...so forth...id like to join the 29er movement but ive never herd of misfit
    Buy one and you will be enlightened. Smiles are free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SPRAG
    So do you actualy get a free frame if you sign up on the website....im diggin this bike...can anyone tell me about misfit...whats it about...so forth...id like to join the 29er movement but ive never herd of misfit
    free frame with sign up?
    sorry that program was discontinued before it started, the only reason provided by the accountant was "well that's just dumb".

    what about Misfit?
    not much, just probably the greatest single speed corporation in the world.
    or, in the least, Misfit Psycles is the uncle rico of the cycling world.

    truth be told this thread is better then any advertisement that could be written in the bowels of the Empire (except maybe for that one with axle rose and the big wheel).

    seriously, when someone reads this thread (front to back), they know...either way...yeah or nay.
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    Beware

    I have the only dissent in south florida that I have seen at least, I got one good result in a race and now people are asking me all about my bike! Beware people will copy you! Here is a pic of me wearing a misfit shirt on the podium! Only single speed team on the whole race got third baby! Team Single Speed Cult.

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    I got wonderful hand lotion yes! haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badpichu
    I have the only dissent in south florida that I have seen at least, I got one good result in a race and now people are asking me all about my bike! Beware people will copy you! Here is a pic of me wearing a misfit shirt on the podium! Only single speed team on the whole race got third baby! Team Single Speed Cult.
    You got 3rd in the 60 miles of Oleta - on a rigid? Hats off to you my friend. I pre-road the CC#1 course in November on my rigid SS and it beat the heck out of me!

    I recognize the Cannondale guy from all the Coconut Cup races. Didn't know they had a 'team' competition in that series. I didn't hit up either of Marlon's races this Feb/Mar. Too much other stuff on the plate - though I had a team arranged for the Off-Road Tri.
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    Yea it was brutal I ended up feeling the pain that is for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badpichu
    I have the only dissent in south florida that I have seen at least, I got one good result in a race and now people are asking me all about my bike! Beware people will copy you! Here is a pic of me wearing a misfit shirt on the podium! Only single speed team on the whole race got third baby! Team Single Speed Cult./marzo-

    Very nice. I'm sure the Misfit had a lot to do with. You will ride stronger, add inches onto your manhood, have women and certain small furry animals attracted to you and be able to out drink your friends. All while riding a Misfit!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guitar Ted
    Interesting. I hadn't considered this until I read this post. I see how it could happen. If you run a smaller ring/cog combination and let the chain get slack, but in my example, I would be throwing the chain off before I got chain slap.

    The problem is a product of the "paragon" type sliding drop outs, which place the chain stays higher in relation to the rear axle than on a design with a EBB or track ends.

    I would not think I would ever see this issue as I run bigger rings and cogs than a lot of folks do, but 32 -17 or 32-18 would be pretty susceptable to doing that chain slap thing.

    Of course, you could just keep your chain in adjustment.

    I don't know,maybe that's just a crazy thought.
    WHat cog sizes front/rear are you running?
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    Wow! How did you know? I have gerbils chasing me on trail and i though it was my good looks all the while is my bike, and my manhood could use some help Im hung like a three year old. I did have some old guy say to me if I though I was some kind of a hero cause I ride a ss rigid, i guess being harassed is part of the reason why I like it so much cause in the best vallely style Im not one to shy away from a nice confrontation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natedogz
    WHat cog sizes front/rear are you running?
    34 X 18
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    So I decided to send for the Team Misfit jersey since Peter claims on his site that the money goes for food. I strongly suspect the truth is its probably more for beer.

    Front


    Back


    Beer coasters that came with.



    Lastly, all the cool stickers.


    After getting all this I don't mind if Peter uses the money for beer as long as he shares!
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    Uhmmmm... doesn't uniting sort of go against the un-corporate philosophy?

    That's it now... everyone go do their own thing.
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    I have never had a jersey but that one might be the first.

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    Yeah the Jersey is pretty cool looking, might have to pick one up!! 2 more months of IRAQ and I can build my diSSent!!!

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    Dude send me your address in Iraq I will send you a single speed cult shirt for free. Just tell me your size, I will hook you up.

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    WOW Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PM sent!

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    Man that was very cool of him to do that!

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    One more month and I can build up mine!

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    Say what you will about the content of this picture, but it's proof that the DeathPsycle w/the White Bros. Rock Solid can hold 350+ lbs of beef!

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    Wow! I don't know if I feel that secure in my manhood to ride like that, but more power to you and thanks for that post I have a white brothers rock solid on mine and its good to know it will hold my fat ass!

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    Quote Originally Posted by charmicarmicat
    Say what you will about the content of this picture, but it's proof that the DeathPsycle w/the White Bros. Rock Solid can hold 350+ lbs of beef!
    OK, where is the picture of them getting big air?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Juanmoretime
    OK, where is the picture of them getting big air?
    allow me.
    my escared face.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charmicarmicat
    Say what you will about the content of this picture, but it's proof that the DeathPsycle w/the White Bros. Rock Solid can hold 350+ lbs of beef!

    two boys one bike.jpg

    Umm Ok, well at least we know the diSSent is heavy duty!

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    I am buidling my second dissent I will post pictures of both when Im done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Badpichu
    I am buidling my second dissent I will post pictures of both when Im done.
    SWEET, cant wait to see pics!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Juanmoretime
    OK, where is the picture of them getting big air?
    Peter 'shopped us out of his Ray's pic. Here's the original...


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    Sick Air!

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