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    Tomac Diplomat?

    Anyone ridden one of these things yet? Besides the lamest name you've ever heard for a bike, what do you think? Long shot - anyone ridden one and can compare it to a RIP9?

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    holy crap.. worst name ever!

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    Not a bad lookin bike though .
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    IDK single pivot is single pivot. Probably not going to ride at all like a RIP9. More than likely similar suspension performance to the Kona or earlier GF before the ABP.
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    Spearfish comes to mind , with the Tomac's MSRP a tick above $4000.00 I suspect you won't see to many of them .

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ.MTNS
    Spearfish comes to mind , with the Tomac's MSRP a tick above $4000.00 I suspect you won't see to many of them .
    dang that's a lot of semoleans for a single pivot. I had a single pivot for many years, I would never want one again only because the braking action was so far inferior to my friends riding much more capable FSR type bikes, I would lose them at every corner and I had 7+' of travel and they were on 4" travel bikes. Of course it might just be that I am a bad rider but I prefer to blame the bike. Easier on my constitution.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ.MTNS
    Spearfish comes to mind , with the Tomac's MSRP a tick above $4000.00 I suspect you won't see to many of them .
    Spearfish is 80mm travel and Diplomat is 120mm travel, though the Diplomat is steeper geo similar to the Spearfish making it more of a long-travel xc bike than an AM bike.

    There is a $3000 MSRP Diplomat model too, with actual street price being even lower of course

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    Quote Originally Posted by boomn
    Spearfish is 80mm travel and Diplomat is 120mm travel, though the Diplomat is steeper geo similar to the Spearfish making it more of a long-travel xc bike than an AM bike.

    N.M. wrong thread .

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    Just bringing this back up as I know this bike has just been released and I wanna here some impressions!

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    Quote Originally Posted by teartags
    Just bringing this back up as I know this bike has just been released and I wanna here some impressions!
    Me too! Anyone?

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