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    Quote Originally Posted by J_Sims
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    Can you give us some details of the build, its a superb looking bit of kit!

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    FINALLY! .....

    My (second) Misfit Psycles diSSent 29er with matching fork. Frame is an XL. First time i've built a bike in a looooong while that wasn't built up as a weight weenie machine. Sits somewhere in the 23.something pound range of reliable singlespeed goodness.










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    Ride, Race or just polish it.... Do it till you smile!

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    Latest Build

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    Nice color selection on the Misfit ! Black with red accents, my favorite
    Simple, not easy.

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    I want to play:

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    Gen1 Sir9 powdercoated with Niner Carbon fork painted black. Flow rims, Niner Flat Bar and a nice edition to a full rigid is the Cannondale Flash 29er seatpost.


    If you look closely you might notice that I have 2 speeds. I have a 32 and a 34 up front and use the 34 as a bash in the hills. I have a 19 and 17 on the rear. I run 32-19 on the trail and if I want to take this bike on a run around town I can drop the rear wheel a little and swap the chain in 30 seconds and go from 49 gear inches to 58 gear inches. If you look very closely you will see a little sag in the chain, this is because it will be perfect on the 34-17 and a little looser on the 32-19. If you do this, you will have to adjust the chain on the biggest chainring and it will be a little loose on the smaller ring combo.

    I also have another SS that has a suspension fork that I can't swap the gears on in case someone wants to complain about my 2 gear bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by galumay
    Can you give us some details of the build, its a superb looking bit of kit!
    Blacksheep Luna Vista
    Blacksheep Faith Fork
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    Blacksheep 1 piece custom stem/mustache bar
    XTR crank/BB
    Carbon Drive Belt system
    Formula R-1 Stoppers
    I-9's with arches
    Racing Ralphs 2.4 ft and 2.25 rear
    Troy Lee SLT saddle
    Blacksheep infinity post and clamp
    20.2 on the scale

    Glad you like it. I love this bike.
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    Redline Monocog fresh from the powder coat shop and re-built...
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    Quote Originally Posted by yourdaguy
    If you look closely you might notice that I have 2 speeds. I have a 32 and a 34 up front and use the 34 as a bash in the hills. I have a 19 and 17 on the rear.
    That's pretty handy! I was too dumb to realize how easy it is to change gears. Thanks for explaining it! haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cptn. Sense Of Direction
    Here's an action shot. It's a masi cross w/ xcheck fork and wtb mutano's
    currently has 2.0 race kings and looks a little more mtb-ish...just in time for prime gravel season

    it is this btw. it's 2 years old, but i'm sure the frame is the same. and an xcheck fork.

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    Continuing the Misfit theme, here's mine on a recent snowy ride
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    Motobecane Fantom Cross Uno, Oranj'd out.




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    Nice Moto!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenLightGo
    Nice Moto!
    Thanks, and It's already even nicer, just picked up a set of orange velocity deep v's.

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    Where (what kind?) did you get the orange seat post?

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    new to the forum, howdy folks. in keeping with the motobecane theme



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    Quote Originally Posted by pointerDixie214




    Thats the creekside trail isn't it? Thats a mile from my apt. You should take that KM to San Felasco.

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    Just finished her today, too bad it is snowing!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by yourdaguy
    Where (what kind?) did you get the orange seat post?
    A Local bike shop had it laying around. It is an origin 8 seatpost.

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    S.I.R. 9 bargain bike

    Looking to completely overhaul my baby this year, starting with modded 960 cranks. Should be pounds lighter this summer!
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    Something with wheels and brakes.

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    I usually only go fully rigid for the winter, buy may just keep this setup year-round. I'm having a lot of fun with it even in the rocks of PA

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buggyr333
    A Local bike shop had it laying around. It is an origin 8 seatpost.
    Are you happy with the Uno, Buggy? Do you take it off road? I was thinking about getting one of those to use as a road bike (i'm a clyde).

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    Quote Originally Posted by o0obruceleeo0o
    Are you happy with the Uno, Buggy? Do you take it off road? I was thinking about getting one of those to use as a road bike (i'm a clyde).
    Yeah I love it,(but then again I have had it for less than a week) And yeah I use it off road, I bought it to be used off road mainly, because sometimes I crave the nimble feel of a cx bike on the trails. (already have a dedicated road bike)

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    Orbea Alma 29r. 18lbs as pictured! Frame is For Sale!





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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew69
    Thats the creekside trail isn't it? Thats a mile from my apt. You should take that KM to San Felasco.
    It is Creekside. And this bike has seen miles and miles at Felasco. Great trails.

    BTW- you have PM. We must be neighbors as this shot was taken less than a mile from our condo...

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    This was me last weekend on my new SS:


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    Finished this "Budget Bike" up last night. Excuse the crappy camera phone picture.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG
    Finished this "Budget Bike" up last night. Excuse the crappy camera phone picture.


    Nice! what is it??

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    Quote Originally Posted by collideous
    Same place, same time next year it'll be an Air9 Carbon.
    Not exactly the same place, but there's still time to head back for a new pic.


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    Loaded One-E Quiring

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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceBrown
    Not sure mine qualifies as "fully rigid" with a Thudbuster ST post on it. Regardless, I've been enjoying riding around on it this fall season which is actually very dry this year after one of the muddiest and poor trail conditions summer that I can remember.

    2003 KM size XL (1st time it has been SS for me in all those years via a 29T ring and 16T cog)
    Update: I'm fully rigid now and Snowglespeeding™ on a daily basis. 24 lbs. on the nose with the heavy tires.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7166535@N05/5351300070/" title="Snow Monkey by singingsingletracker, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5129/5351300070_243d8ab281_b.jpg" width="1024" height="672" alt="Snow Monkey" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7166535@N05/5351299896/" title="Zoey Monkey by singingsingletracker, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5210/5351299896_e850693b75_b.jpg" width="684" height="1024" alt="Zoey Monkey" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/7166535@N05/5351299458/" title="Winter Monkey by singingsingletracker, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5161/5351299458_9c80c4fccf_b.jpg" width="1024" height="718" alt="Winter Monkey" /></a>

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    More Bianchi please! great thread

    I love these SS 29" Disc steel rigid chariots

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    I was trying to get in a few miles before December's blizzard hit - I got caught, but had a blast. It's a Karate Monkey, Salsa fork, Rampages tubeless and aired down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pointerDixie214
    Attention whore-ish post, but had to do it. Drops for the cyclocross race (and maybe permanently)... (Thank you Saddle-Up for the advice)





    Sweet ride!

    How are those bars treating you? I'm thinking about a build along those lines. Can you ride on the hoods comfortably, or you in the drops all the time?

    Thanks!
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    That Karate Monkey looks great Bruce! Classic...Sano...I like!
    Rudy Projects look ridiculous

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    My Raleigh XXIX

    I've had FS XC racers, 29er hardtails with front suspension, and this bike. This one by far is the most fun to ride!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/5481969...5356374164.jpg

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    My Raleigh XXIX


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    Quote Originally Posted by z_evolution1
    Nice!

    Which version of that Exotic fork did you choose? 465 or 445mm AC height?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG
    Nice!

    Which version of that Exotic fork did you choose? 465 or 445mm AC height?

    I went with the 445. I bought the frame and stock fork used and later found the fork had a small dent in it. The Exotic 445 was the closest to the original fork size. Steering is super fast.

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    I'll play along. This is my custom True Fabrication Bicycles 29er SS.


    The first two pictures show the diversity of the powder coating. It's an amazing bike.













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    Nothing special

    A pic from this mornings 1.5 hour voyage along the snomo trail. Just a run of the mill Fisher Rig with a Bontrager carbon fork (pardon the photo quality, I only had my camera phone with me). This bike is soon to be retired however as I recently bought a Fargo frame. . . which leaves me in a predicament as I am still going to want a SS bike. I was never a good cyclist until I bought a SS, rigid, 29er. It is as though the bike taught me how to ride for the first time. You can't have more fun anywhere than you can on bikes like the ones in this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ErvSpanks
    Sweet ride!

    How are those bars treating you? I'm thinking about a build along those lines. Can you ride on the hoods comfortably, or you in the drops all the time?

    Thanks!

    Thanks!

    With the stem on in the picture I pretty much had to ride the hoods to be comfortable. Which was OK until it got steep and/or rocky. So I replaced that stem with a Ritchey 90mm 30 degree ride on. This made the drops the primary position, but the hoods are still comfortable.

    I have switched it back to a riser bar for now, just because the bike is seeing more mountain biking and less commuting/road. But I am keeping the drops and riser stem as I really like the feel and this may be my "around town" bike when we move to AZ in a couple months.

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    Curtlo nearly finished

    oops double post
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    Quote Originally Posted by z_evolution1
    I've had FS XC racers, 29er hardtails with front suspension, and this bike. This one by far is the most fun to ride!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/5481969...5356374164.jpg
    For some special reason, our rigid bikes surpass all other technologies in providing fun ! It's simple, it's the rider and the trail.
    I, like you did, went through all the suspended and 26er bikes before settling on my rigid 29er.
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    Simple, not easy.

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    Curtlo nearly finished

    I love this thread, unbelievable activity and variety in what is a in itself a niche within a niche. So here's the replacement for my Singular posted way back, a Curtlo Mountaineer 29er built up Singlespeed, a custom frame that I bought used. The defining features are the curved seat stays and compact seat and head tubes compared to the top tube length. Size M-L if you wish and the steering is really quick with the 45mm rake Salsa forks.



    The reason for taking pictures was the new wheels: Flow rims on Royce hubs from the UK.
    High flanges, polished finish, titanium axles, a silent freehub and smoooth bearings, what's not to love?


    The SIngular was fiitted with a EBB, cleaner looking, but this works OK on the trail too.


    Next I'll be fitting some 2.4 tires and I may not be eligible for the "rigid" thread . Here's a last side-on shot.


    Enjoy!!
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    outcast

    Finally posing mine, my first mtb.

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    Swift

    Just built over the holidays...
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    2011 SuperFly SS
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew69
    Finally posing mine, my first mtb.
    HA! I saw you riding yesterday on 20th I think. I was checkin out the bike. Nice ride. Good photo spot too.

    Gotta post an update pic of the monkey as she got some Christmas presents...

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