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    Quote Originally Posted by Fix the Spade View Post
    It's not much of an issue on hardtails because the chainstay length/chain tension isn't constantly changing like on a FS bike.
    Makes alotta sense! Well, here's a crappy shot of mine before I even got out on it:

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    Big Gulps, Alright!
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    My new all mountain hardtail is a bit of a work in progress...


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    Founder at North Atlantic Dirt, riding & writing about trails in the northeast.

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    material?
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    My trail cruiser; it's been a lot of fun thus far! I opted for a trunk bag over a backpack and it's worked well thus far, but there are definite pros and cons! I like going out later in the day when the local trails are almost abandoned and the temperatures are more bearable, hence the light...and bear spray! Granted, I have yet to come across a bear and the deer just give me dirty looks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leahpatra View Post
    I am not too savvy with parts yet. I am going very fast over rough terrain with three dogs pulling me. I have to think fast in order to dodge those rocks.
    This sounds so awesome! what kind of dogs are you using? went on a sled dog tour this winter and was surprised that every dog was a mutt of some sort, huskys and hounds mainly. either way this sounds like a damn good time. any photos or videos?

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    2014 Diamondback Mason Large
    Frame chemical dipped so raw aluminum
    RS 140mm Revelation RTC3 fork
    ENVE AM bars
    Syntace 30mm stem
    Hope hubs
    Light Bicycle 35mm hookless rims
    Maxxis Ikon 2.35 f/r
    XX1 BB30 cranks with modded BB to make work
    X01 Derailleur and cassette
    Specialized Command internal dropper, with the seat tube drilled to make work
    Wolf Tooth narrow/wide chainring
    XT brakes and rotors

    LOVE this thing! 24lbs with pedals



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    Quote Originally Posted by aaddzz99 View Post
    thanks alot and happy birthday to your bike
    I snagged a Truvativ Hussefelt 40mm (comes in 60mm also) for $22 on amazon.
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    The All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-img_20140804_124017.jpg

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    I have posted it again but since then there were some changes so I am reposting it.

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    The All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-kona.jpg

    new to me kona steely. Got out of riding for a few years and now I am back and this season I have ridden a ton. Its heavy, not fancy and is build with a random assortment of parts.. I love it! I got back into the sport for around $500 (I had some parts laying around).. I couldn't be happier.

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    Not sure if you still have it avail but I am looking for a lrg chromag stylus

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    Did a search for a Salsa within this thread and was a bit surprised to come up empty handed. Definitely time to remedy that!

    So then here is my 2011 Salsa ala Carte in AM config.
    - Seamless, Triple-Butted, Japanese-made Sanko Steel frame in 20" large
    - BB height is 320mm with 26" wheels
    - HT angle is 67.50 thanks to the 140mm RS Revelation RCT3
    - 2x10, Crossmax XL, Thomson, Renthal, Fizik
    - All in at 12.5kg incl. 2kg(!) of Hans Dampf Evo's
    - Compatible with 27.5" wheels

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    Surely I cannot be the only one out there with a Salsa HT in AM guise?
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    waiting for NW chainring for some speeds and a seatpost, but it already rides awesome!

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    why n/w ring on ss? unless you swap to and fro of shifty things and ss?

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    ок, "for 9 speeds". sorry for my English.

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    Canfield Brothers

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    Yelli Screamy its a 1x10 right now with a fox 130 but i just ordered an xx1 group and a Pike 140

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    Sick Yelli !!

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    The All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-leader1.jpgThe All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-leader2.jpgLeader 516h
    Not too many around

    Here's mine with Neuvation Wheels

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    The All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-p4pb11299124.jpg
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    My 2Souls Quarterhorse, with full X01, Manitou Tower fork, Hope Tech 3 E4 brakes, Renthal bar + stem, KS LEV 150mm dropper post, Ryde Enduro rims with Hope Pro EVO II hubs, DT Swiss Competition Race spokes and black brass DT Swiss Pro Lock nipples.

    Running an Ikon 2.2 and 2.35 (tubeless) at the moment. Also have a 2.4 Ardent laying around, but I really like the the current setup.

    I have been thinking of buying a 140mm Pike, but can't really find a good reason to purchase that since I really like the bike how she is now! Maybe in the future when the Tower wears out

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    I haven't posted any recent pics of my current setup, but not much has changed since the beginning, this season simply raised the bars 25mm and added a 40mm Chromag Ranger stem from the previous 50mm Thomson X4. Much better fit than before with the slammed stem. And finally went 142x12 Maxle Lite rear end after getting a new hub from Sun Ringle's great warranty department.


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    Looking through this thread on ideas for a frame. I like the Dekerf Implant, though the manufacturer wants $2100 for the frame. Its tubing is Reynolds 853 with a stainless headset, a choice of 12 colors and sliding dropouts to run either 27.5" or 26" wheels. With a 120mm travel fork the head angle is 70*, the frame will utilize 120mm to 150mm of travel.

    I can get the same deal on a similar frame out of the UK for about $1300usd, what is making frames cost so much more in North America?
    I drive more when the streets need repairs!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pdxmark View Post
    Looking through this thread on ideas for a frame. I like the Dekerf Implant, though the manufacturer wants $2100 for the frame.
    What's the similar frame?

    Regards Dekerf, they're the super high end, they build completely gorgeous made to measure hand painted frames, with the price to match. Certainly not the kind of bike you buy with your head but the few I've seen in the flesh (in the tubes?) were just lovely.

    There are cheaper custom builders in the US (Curtlo and Waltworks spring to mind), but they don't do hand brushed flames like Dekerf do.

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    Ragley mmmBop | 150mm | 1x10

    Here is the Ragley which I built up last year. Sadly have sold it now, what a fun bike it was! It was slow but sure progress up hill, but man it was intense going back down. It took a while to get used to the diving sensation from the 6 inch fork.

    Specs:
    Ragley mmmBop aluminium frame
    150mm Sektor, 20mm maxle, giving a generous 65 degree head angle!
    32t Raceface crankset
    1x10 with Zee shifting and 11-36 cassette.
    100mm X-Fusion Hilo dropper post
    50mm stem with 720mm Funn bars
    2.35 Hans Dampf and High Roller combo on 26x29.5mm Sun Rhyno-lites. This frame can take 2.5" in the rear!

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    The All Mountain Hardtail Thread. Post up yours.-ns-surge.jpg

    custom painted 2011 NS Surge with custom decals...

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    Dig the custom surge, kanfierce.

    Gonna keep the surge love going with the most recent incarnation of mine.

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