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    what's your dream bike?

    I'm in the market for a new high-end, light weight, full suspension all mountain bike. I currently have a 6 year old Ibis Mojo SL and am considering the SL-R, but wanted to check with the experts in the community for their recommendations. I'm 6', 200 lbs, and ride aggressively (20 years experience) but don't do jumps anymore (hard on a 48 year old body). Live in the Colorado front range, and do a lot of biking in the mountains on single track. Price isn't an issue. Thanks for your advice!

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    I also have a Mojo SL but have had it dor 2 months. I have to ask, what is it that you donīt like of the Ibis anymore??

    The Mojo have been my dream bike for quite a time and since I got the special blend model, my dream bike would be the same but with some upgrades: first of all better brakes like Formula, also the best components like clavicula cranks and XTR drivetrain. My crossmax wheels are perfect so far.

    Some of the most wanted bikes out there right now are the Santa Cruz Bronson and Mojo HD-R if you want more travel.

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    Easy. An Ibis Mojo SL-R 650B.

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    "el Gringo"

    20" 650b Codeine set up w/ an 6.50" el Guapo Horst Linkage ; D

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    for me it would be an intense carbine with pike or similar and other carbon components.

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    The new Kona Process 153 dl, maybe with that new DBAir climb switch. Other carbon or XTR bits around to help keep the weight reasonable.

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    Pivot phoenix!

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    Norco Sight Carbon. I really want this thing.

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    Mojo HD-R w/ CCDBA in Caroll Shelby Blue with red links and a red/white/blue component color scheme. Or if I want something heavier duty then a Canfield One in black with red links and a red/black component scheme.

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    Yeti SB-95c with XTR drive-train and hope brakes......not sure about the fork and shock.

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    Re: what's your dream bike?

    2014 banshee rune v2 with the new ccdbacs
    XT drive train
    Zee brakes
    Hope hubs to i23rim
    Pike fork
    Thompson dropper

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    I just got mine.. SB66 alloy (I suppose my dream would the carbon) with a lyrik and reverb. The bike is just ridiculously responsive and plush.

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    What's the difference between the SL-R and the HD-R. Just travel?

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    I'm looking for a carbon framed, 5" travel mini-link bike with low and slack digitally adjustable geometry that weighs under 20lbs, is indestructible, costs $2K, has auto-pedal to take carry me up the climbs all while gently caressing my balls to prevent reproductive harm.
    Alcohol may lead nowhere, but it sure is the scenic route!

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    Quote Originally Posted by epfromer View Post
    What's the difference between the SL-R and the HD-R. Just travel?
    Travel
    Frame Strength
    Frame Weight
    Geometry

    In marketing terms HDR is an all mountain bike (longer travel/slacker Geo/slightly heavier frame), the SLR is a trail bike (shorter travel/steeper geo/slightly lighter frame). I would vote for the HDR even if you don't need that much travel because it converts to a sick 130mm 650B bike.

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    Thanks davemk. What are the benefits of a 650B bike? I'm not a racer, and prefer lower weight for the frequent long climbs on front range Colorado trails (e.g. Walker or White Ranches).

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    Nomad, XTR kit
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    I have had many AM bikes including a carbon Nomad and my 2011 trusty Yeti ASR-7 is by far my all time fave. My new dream bike is the soon to be released GT 650b Force Carbon Pro. Gawd that bike is gorgeous.

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    I have four...
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    1. 2014 GT Force carbon team
    2. Yeti sb66 carbon
    3. Santa Cruz Nomad carbon
    4.Ibis Mojo HDR 650b XT build

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    Re: what's your dream bike?

    I like my FS a lot. Could use a different rear shock.

    Dream bike for now is welding a bike of steel, alu, and ti. Different styles, slightly.

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    I think I'm to the point where I want to try a custom frame for my next dream bike. I often find myself between medium and large. I generally go with a medium, but sometimes I wonder what it would be like with an extra quarter inch here and half inch there.

    Something steel in a color of my choosing.
    The cake is a lie.

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