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  1. #8076
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paris Galanis View Post
    Sorry to say but it is beyond my understanding why would someone drill a hole in its beautiful and expensive frame just to put a dropper post!
    Then I guess it's a good thing it isn't your bike, hmmm?

    I like the function of the Reverb posts, but dislike the hose flopping about. I also like the aesthetics of the Stealth version. I don't see it as having made the bike less "beautiful" by any means.

    It's a bike. It's meant to be ridden.

    So it begs the question: at what price-point and level of uginess are you willing to drill a hole?

    Lastly: because I could.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
    Then I guess it's a good thing it isn't your bike, hmmm?

    I like the function of the Reverb posts, but dislike the hose flopping about. I also like the aesthetics of the Stealth version. I don't see it as having made the bike less "beautiful" by any means.

    It's a bike. It's meant to be ridden.

    So it begs the question: at what price-point and level of uginess are you willing to drill a hole?

    Lastly: because I could.
    i think it's very well done. kudos. santa cruz can't actually come out and say they approve but they totally do. it's the same spot that they do the exact same thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by saturnine View Post
    i think it's very well done. kudos. santa cruz can't actually come out and say they approve but they totally do. it's the same spot that they do the exact same thing.
    Yep. They gave me an answer of "we don't really condone it, but here is where the hole is on our newest models..." just prior to the Bronson and so on being publicized.
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    For me there isn't really any price point to justify drilling a hole in my bike. But having said that it is your choice and eventhough I can't understand it I respect it so no need to get crazy about my question.

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    Only issue... No excuses
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllMountaineer View Post
    Only issue... No excuses
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    Tires are mismatched.

    j/k dude, that's the thread ender right there, that's just about the most perfect bike ever built.
    nothing witty here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2w4s View Post
    Tires are mismatched.

    j/k dude, that's the thread ender right there, that's just about the most perfect bike ever built.
    lol...! Have addtional Dampfs in 2.25 and 2.35 to swap with Bee-Line 2.2, and of course clipless pedals (on other bike today). Depends on the ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllMountaineer View Post
    Only issue... No excuses
    hot. HOT. Hawtness.

    Carbon rims are high on my lust list, just not at the price-points I'm happy with. Either crazy spendy, or cheap enough I can stomach them, but with questionable durability and whatnot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllMountaineer View Post
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    How about some black ENVE decals?

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    Let's see those AM setups-p4pb10330964.jpg
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    My 2012 Diamondback Scapegoat
    Medium Frame
    2009 (or 2010?) Marzocchi 66 rc3
    Dhx-A 5.0 shock
    Stans flow/zee/slx wheelset
    SLX brakes w/203 icetech rotors
    excavator tires, setup tubeless
    Raceface Ride xc crankset
    Blackspire Stinger tensioner
    x-9 clutch 2x10 shifting
    Renthal Fatbars
    Guesset Staff stem
    Oury Lock on Grips
    Gravity Dropper classic post
    WTB volt saddle

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    Cannot remember if I've put mine up but it has changed a bit,





    The above pics are showing a Nobby Nic on the front but its been changed to an H/Dampf
    Spec:2011 Cannondale Jekyll 3 Alloy-Medium
    Renthal Fatbar-cut to 760mm
    Truvativ Holzfeller 40mm stem
    XTR Trail brakes-IceTech 180mm rotors
    XTR 10sp shifter
    Saint 10sp rear mech
    Saint pedals
    Charge Spoon saddle
    RS Reverb
    RS 2012 Lyrik RC2L Coil U-Turn
    RaceFace grips
    FSA K-Force Light Carbon cranks-Renthal 34t chainring
    E-Thirteen LG1+ chain device
    DT Swiss-Hope wheelset
    Hans Dampf trailstar tubeless tires
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    Let's see those AM setups-dixon-rocky-2.jpg
    Here is my 2014 Devinci Dixon Carbon.

    Spec:
    2014 RC3+ custom tuned by Suspension Experts
    2011 RC2DH U-Turn Coil Lyrik at 160mil
    Shimano Brakes and Drivetrain except for RF Narrow Wide
    Easton Carbon Havoc Bars
    Light Bicycle Rims, 240 back King Front
    Spesh Butcher Grid Front Tire
    Bonty XR4 rear
    Chromag Moon Saddle

    Soon it'll have a Pike and X01 cranks with spiderless Wolftooth ring
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    Well, spent last night after work meditatively putting the final touches on the bike. Installed a RockShox Reverb and a new 800mm bar with an 80mm stem (from a 680mm and a 100mm stem). Cut everything to size, routed the cables. This bike is a different beast from when I bought it.




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    Rider: 189cm, 88-92kgs
    Bike weight: 13.16kgs (29.01lbs)
    Frame: 19.5" 2012 Fuel EX 9
    Fork: 2012 Fox Factory 32 DRCV 120mm FIT RLC
    Shock: 2014 Fox Float CTD Boostvalve XV
    Wheels: Bontrager Rhythm Elite
    Brakes: Shimano XT M785 Ice-Tech 180mm rotors (front and rear)
    Crankset: Shimano XT M785 with Race Face crank boots
    Chainring: Race Face Narrow Wide 32t
    Rear Mech: Shimano Zee Clutch, trail wide 11-36
    Shifter: Shimano XT
    Pedals: Shimano XT cleats (Have trail wide pattern I may well throw on)
    Seatpost: RockShox Reverb
    Stem: Bontrager Rhythm Pro 80mm
    Handlebar: Kore Torsion Race ED Flat 800mm 9 Sweep
    Front Tyre: Maxxis Ardent 2.25 LUST @27psi
    Rear Tyre: Maxxis Crossmark 2.25 LUST @30psi

    These rubbers have been pretty confident. The bike was really used for Cross Country racing in the passed, sort of the background I come from. The area in which I ride though, this was the ideal cross county bike, as the terrain is really technical, but not large hills, undulating constantly, short sharp climbs which got the heart rate up then thrown straight down the other side if not shot along a ridge line for a bit., hence the slightly thinner rubbers, going wider does give you that confidence in handling, but you really do feel them on the climbs. Found the 2.25's are a nice middle ground, but once these wear out I might go throw the Ardent on the back and put a Mountain King 2.4 on the front.
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    Is pretty wild how much just throwing on a wide bar can transform your ride. Inexpensive but immediately noticeable upgrade. Looks good!

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    And I though I was the only one running a longish stem with wide bars. 80mm 750mm bars. I'm tempted to swap some 780's onto mine from my extra bike just built but the brush is hitting my pinkies pretty good already! Haha.

    800-dang do you feel like a kite and your chest is going to take off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by suspman View Post
    And I though I was the only one running a longish stem with wide bars. 80mm 750mm bars. I'm tempted to swap some 780's onto mine from my extra bike just built but the brush is hitting my pinkies pretty good already! Haha.

    800-dang do you feel like a kite and your chest is going to take off?
    I only put them on last night (like always, logic being that I'd start WIDE, then if it wasn't comfortable, I'd trim them down a little bit), took the bike out this morning, just got back in, in fact. The reach is really nice, the bike feels pretty natural to be on, the thing that I really notice is when I throw the bike down into corners all of a sudden I've got this extra bit of bars to hold onto. It's hard to explain but I don't need to stretch my arms out as much in order to lean the bike in.

    They do feel a little wide, but I'll leave them like this for a month and see if it's just something I need to get used to. It might just need a slight adjustment to how I position the sweep, rather than a trim down. The chest does feel open, I was lucky not to catch any big head winds yet, but I'm sure it'll feel like a parachute the moment I do. Pretty quickly forgotten with how confidently it handles now, I used to think 680mm was wide, but these just feel so "SURE" of where you're pointing the wheel.

    The dropper post is...a revelation. The first time I went down some chunk, and dropped it down, I sort of felt that I'd just blown $300 on a gimmick, a cool one, but I didn't feel like it was amazing thing everyone says it is. But kept at it. It's one of those things, I've been used to riding with an extended seatpost for years now, so not feeling the saddle as I went through rough stuff felt really weird at first. This sensation was quickly forgotten with the realisation that I can just throw my arse back ANYTIME I want, it's amazing.

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    Upgraded a few things. 7" of plush travel for bombing the descents and 30lbs and low gearing that let's me climb anything.
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    That saddle is glorious!!!

    Let's see those AM setups-eq_14-bale_glorious.jpg

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    LOL, thanks.

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    I already whored this out in the Ibis enduro thread, but what the hell:

    Let's see those AM setups-mojo-hd.jpg

    Rider - 5'9, 155lbs
    Mojo HD L Frame
    RS Pike 27.5 160mm (w/26" wheels)
    DHX Air 5.0
    Answer Pro Taper Carbon 720mm
    Thomson stem, 50mm
    Cane Creek headset
    XT Brakes, 180mm / 160mm, Icetech rotors.
    XT cranks, 24/36 chainrings, RaceFace bash
    Shimano XT Shadow Plus
    Shimano XT FD
    Stans Arch EX rims, tubeless.
    Mallet 3 pedals
    Maxxis Minion 2.5 Exo F - 25PSI, Maxxis Ardent Exo 2.25 R - 29PSI, tubeless
    Hope F/Ibis R Hub
    Command Blacklite dropper
    Selle SLR saddle

    Haven't weighed it since the stock build, but its likely between 29 and 30lbs.
    I'm always looking for new people to ride with. If you are on the Front Range, shoot me a PM and let's go ridin'.

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    Re: Let's see those AM setups

    Quote Originally Posted by gbug View Post
    I already whored this out in the Ibis enduro thread, but what the hell:

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    That white rim on the front makes me sad with the rest of the bike being so matching. But that bike is gorgeous! Worthy of being whored to every board in which it is relevant.

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    Why the 27.5 fork with 26" wheels? Looking to slacken it sinew more, or planning to convert to 27.5?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tp806 View Post
    X-post from Evil Uprising thread,
    '14 Evil Uprising, size: M/L
    Fox Float CTD shock (also trying a borrowed RP23 XV kashima, until my Float X arrives)
    Fox VAN 36 160mm RC2
    Stan's ZTR Flow/HOPE Pro 2 EVO wheels (20mm front, 142mm rear)
    HOPE Tech M4 brakes - 203mm front, 183mm rear, floating rotors
    Continental RQ UST 2.2 rear (setup tubeless with 70g Stan's juice)
    Continental RQ UST 2.4 front (setup tubeless with 70g Stan's juice)
    Easton Havoc carbon bars 750mm
    Thomson Elite X4 50mm stem
    HOPE Head doctor
    ODI Rogue grips
    HOPE grip doctor bar plugs
    DMR Vault Pedals
    175mm Shimano XT 28/40T Cranks
    HOPE Ceramic BB
    XT 11-36 cassette
    XTR shadow+ clutch rear der
    XT direct front der
    XT Shifters
    2x10 set-up
    MRP 2x chain guide
    KS LEV 150mm seat dropper
    Selle Italia Filante saddle
    invisiFRAME, full frame protection (Uprising-specific) kit
    Weight: 14.8kilos (32.6lbs)
    HA: 66 degrees with flip chips on the High setting (65 on low setting)

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    Very nice build !
    Fox Van, UST tires and still under 15kg.
    How it's ride ?

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    It rides wickedly!!!

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