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    Quote Originally Posted by drakche View Post
    Just a question. And please don't get mad at me. Why are you buying the highest end racing crank and you don't even know the basic standard your bike is?

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    because everybody is free to buy what f@CK he wants after
    he has worked his @ss off for it,
    has hidden the money in some oil can in the garage so his wife wouldn't spend it on her 1000s pair of shoes when he just owns a pair of working boots for everything, mtbing included,
    then has argued with her as she found it out, complaining with the ongoing argument that he'd rather starve his children than his obsession for upgrading the bike.
    after all this sh1t he deserves it!

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    I say get your cranks!

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    cranks are a cranky (sorry) business, just b/c someone has no idea about them doesn't mean he's a noob. Or you could go with what cicot said

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    Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread-image.jpgthis banshee rune was my first build and i want to get everything perfect i chat and ask keith for help and he gladly anwers all my question and help me build my bike some people have bike but they taken to the local shop i want to build and setup my bike by my self i learn a lot i even repair and help my buddys with their bikes

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    MAFIA, YES that is a sick bike! What country are you from, where will you ride this?

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    Hi socalMX

    I believe you had a SB 66 before and are currently rocking a Rune. What is your opinion on the two? Which one do you like better?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAFIA View Post
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ID:	866090this banshee rune was my first build and i want to get everything perfect i chat and ask keith for help and he gladly anwers all my question and help me build my bike some people have bike but they taken to the local shop i want to build and setup my bike by my self i learn a lot i even repair and help my buddys with their bikes
    I see you got the x01, have you put any spacer on the bb drive side?
    thanks

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    thanks i am from Puerto Rico and i ride my banshee everywhere days of the weeks mainly in trail and street and weekend i take it to the (mountains thecnical race trails) and there is when my banshee shine i dont put a spacer on the BB i just follow the chris king BB instructions but i feel a little Grrrrr on the high load gear should i put a spacer to fix this ? i think about it but i did not try

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    i m still waiting for the frame so I don't know

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    Quote Originally Posted by cicot View Post
    i m still waiting for the frame so I don't know
    well i will put a spacer today and check if there any change

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    SRAM GXP BBs do not need spacere on the driveside cup like Shimano for 73mm bb shells. Check the manual, and you will see

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    yes i do not put spacer but i will like to know why my xo1 feels grrrrr when i pedal on high load gear is not that hard but i feel that

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    Quote Originally Posted by ciocc View Post
    Hi socalMX

    I believe you had a SB 66 before and are currently rocking a Rune. What is your opinion on the two? Which one do you like better?

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    The Rune is a much better descended hands down, and a better technical climber do to the SB66 not being active enough and losing traction. The only thing I give the SB66 the nod in is long sustained climbs like fire roads etc. but not by far. Who rides for that anyways!? That being said, I have had the Rune a while and will be moving on to either the Knolly Warden or Norco Range carbon. I just like trying new bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by socalMX View Post
    The Rune is a much better descended hands down, and a better technical climber do to the SB66 not being active enough and losing traction. The only thing I give the SB66 the nod in is long sustained climbs like fire roads etc. but not by far. Who rides for that anyways!? That being said, I have had the Rune a while and will be moving on to either the Knolly Warden or Norco Range carbon. I just like trying new bikes.
    My sediments as well. Rode a SB66 for 12 months (busted it 3 times in the first season in 8 months time) and on Rune for 13 months now (only busted once). The Rune is like only 1/8-1/4 lb heavier than my SB Alu was, but can handle more while descending and better trail climber (better traction and no pedal kickback). On fireroads, didn't notice that much of a difference, but suppose SB due to less travel. I usually just put my shock in firmest platform and pedal, both bikes moved about the same. The geometry is better on the Rune as well with much steaper STA for more comfortable seated climbing position. Ultimately, I can charge the trail descents faster and a bit harder on Rune and climb technical sections better due to better compliancy than SB as well.
    Ride On!

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    Thanks both socalMX and jgusta for your insights. That helps a lot.

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    One more question regarding the stability in the air. I like my Blur LT, it's playful and poppy and very stable in jumps. The things I don't like about it is its short reach, WB and TT. It makes it a nervous ride when going fast downhill.

    How do SB66 vs Rune compare for jumps? The Rune looks very long on paper and I worry that it would not be as good a jumper as the SB66.

    @socalMX, how about comparing Nomad against sb66 and rune?

    Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ciocc View Post
    One more question regarding the stability in the air. I like my Blur LT, it's playful and poppy and very stable in jumps. The things I don't like about it is it's short reach, WB and TT. It makes it a nervous ride when going fast downhill.

    How do SB66 vs Rune compare for jumps? The Rune looks very long on paper and I worry that it would not be as good a jumper as the SB66.

    @socalMX, how about comparing Nomad against sb66 and rune?

    Thanks.
    Both bikes jump well, unless you go too big of size. I am a tweener at 5'10" and went with medium on both w/50 stem and feels great descending, jumping, but pretty much the smallest I could go without feeling too crammed on longer distance pedalling/climbing. Seatpost is jacked to the moon on med Rune with long climbs and have to run dropper post for extra clearance instead of standard due to bend in lower seattube with standard both in my preferred lowered position, have at least 4" of insertion while climbing, so don't sweat it. I give the nod to Rune in air and landing due to slightly stiffer and stouter feeling frame to me despite both pretty much being the same weight. Both bike should be ran with reservoir shocks in my opinion. I ran standard Fox CTD shock on SB66, then Monarch RC3+ on SB, now on Rune and the bigger shock was noticeable better and didn't hinder climbing at all.
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    Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread

    Thks is my RUN Everywhere bike ![

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    Re: Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by krj View Post
    Thks is my RUN Everywhere bike !



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    I just finished converting my rune from 26" to 650b..love it!!Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread-img_9743-resize.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by lucky99 View Post
    I just finished converting my rune from 26" to 650b..love it!!Click image for larger version. 

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    Nice. What static BB height you getting. I like to run mine 650b as well, but taller BB held me off and cost of course. Wish the Pike 160/130 dual position came in black like yours instead of white. I have the new Monarch RC3+ on Rune with rapid recovery like Pike and feels great on bike, now my Lyrik feels slow though.
    Ride On!

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    Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread

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    nice bike

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    really nice!
    where did you get the rear mudguard?

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    Banshee Rune V2 Build Thread

    The smart ass is of course meant to go on the saddle .. Does it work well the way you have mounted it , as thats exactly what im looking for for my Rune

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    who has got the invisiframe kit for the rune?
    I'm gonna buy a kit for a black rune 2014 but I'm undecided between gloss or matte.

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    i just check them out and looks like it good idea i like my 2014 rune matte black i will like to keep it that way

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAFIA View Post
    i just check them out and looks like it good idea i like my 2014 rune matte black i will like to keep it that way
    I'm still waiting for the frame, can you see the decals on the black on black frame?
    Because Lee from Invisiframe would suggest going with glossy finish, as it won't cover up as much as the matte, and also for a bling factor.

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    Latest round of upgrades, or more like downgrades, for my Rune

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    Ohn wodnvvrhsvaa dnndjewkq bdbjw2kiqkqka. Whynnmdbxhdwemm xhshwjqqq, bshw2jqjqa....

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    I totally agree. I think.

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    My Rune is on a saint short cage derailleur with shadow plus. After going over some rocky prt of the trail the shadow plus switch doesnt stay on the 'ON' position. It's almost always a bit off the 'ON' position. I wonder if it's because the chain is too short for the chain growth or something


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    Quote Originally Posted by mik8yu View Post
    My Rune is on a saint short cage derailleur with shadow plus. After going over some rocky prt of the trail the shadow plus switch doesnt stay on the 'ON' position. It's almost always a bit off the 'ON' position. I wonder if it's because the chain is too short for the chain growth or something


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    Sounds like your clutch needs to be tightened or greased. Look at the insturtions for the XTR rear D. It explains how to tighten the clutch, but the saint doesn't come with the handy built it tightening tool. Good luck and heed the warning about grease. Good Luck,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Resnick View Post
    Sounds like your clutch needs to be tightened or greased. Look at the insturtions for the XTR rear D. It explains how to tighten the clutch, but the saint doesn't come with the handy built it tightening tool. Good luck and heed the warning about grease. Good Luck,
    Thanks. Don't think it's too tight a chain?


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    Not for the switch opening up like that. If you are worried about chain length look up a bike chain length calculator. On my 26 inch Rune 1x 30 tooth
    - 42 tooth it works out to 53.5 so I use a 106 link chain.

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    progress pic

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    progress pic of my new steed
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    looking special

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    That Rune is going to look sweet, you will love it! Here is mine, this foreign hiker wanted to steal it, at least I think that is what she was saying!? Bwahahaha...



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    Lookin Rad citizensnips3


    SocalMX Pike?? you like it?


    Here's a pic of mine from the other day, when the snow melted enough to ride. Now its ice and snow again.

    although now it has a 45mm Gravity light stem.

    Ive also got the correct 27.5" dropouts coming in the mail. Ive been running it with the 26" droupouts in the slack mode. Probably wont even be able to tell the difference..??

    still want: carbon cranks, 42 tooth add on cog, new seat, clutch rear der, spike or atlas pedals, lighter cassette.
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    Hi guys,

    been a while since posting here.
    My Rune has gone 27.5, and some "minor" changes in the colour ...

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    freedom is the ability to go where you want, when u want

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    look pretty cool that is paint or stickers?

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    that are stickers / decals ...
    freedom is the ability to go where you want, when u want

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    that are stickers / decals ...
    Where do u think I could get my hands on a set for a small frame, customed color


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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    Hi guys,

    been a while since posting here.
    My Rune has gone 27.5, and some "minor" changes in the colour ...
    Where did you het custom decals? Looks like a good possibility to give a personal touch.

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    i buy some on ebay but they are not specific for the rune and they are no like the post above the above looks sweets

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    here in germany thereīs a guy that makes these decals,
    i donīt think he has got an internetshop, but i will find out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirk77 View Post

    Ive also got the correct 27.5" dropouts coming in the mail. Ive been running it with the 26" droupouts in the slack mode. Probably wont even be able to tell the difference..??
    Hi Dirk.
    Could you tell me about rear tire clearance of 650b in the 26 dropouts?
    What rim/tire do you run?
    Could you post up a photo before you do the switch?

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    i want does decal a few color sets
    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    Hi guys,

    been a while since posting here.
    My Rune has gone 27.5, and some "minor" changes in the colour ...

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    And here is my new rune, almost finished

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeezKneez View Post
    Hi Dirk.
    Could you tell me about rear tire clearance of 650b in the 26 dropouts?
    What rim/tire do you run?
    Could you post up a photo before you do the switch?
    Sorry, i changed them out already last night. I am using a shawlbe racing Ralph tire on a spike Oozy rim. The tire only had about 10mm at most of clearance. And that racing Ralph is a pretty low profile tread design. It was nice with the short chainstay length though.

    Now with the correct drop outs the chain stay is longer but the bb is lower, hopefully I'll be able to get out and ride soon. Lots of ice/snow out still.

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    Real nice kacper80.. you must be tall, with that seat and stem height way up there? How do you like the mantou fork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAFIA View Post
    i want does decal a few color sets
    if someone wantīs the Banshee Rune Decal Set, i could may arrange something.
    plz write me a PM.
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    Where did you get them? Wouldn't mind a set on the spitfire!

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    it depends on the cost...

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeeze View Post
    Where did you get them? Wouldn't mind a set on the spitfire!
    itīs a private person here in germany that makes the decals setīs
    dontīt know if he has the sets for the spitfire, i will ask.
    Costs - i will ask
    and depends on the country to ship
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    Hei guyīs,
    so the decal frame set should be around 70$ including shipping ( USA / Canada )
    the Frame set consists of:
    top tube left/right
    down tube left right
    headtube / seattube sticker
    chainstay sticker inside
    seatstay sticker left / right (outside)
    chainstay sticker left / right (outside)

    colour as ordered
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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    Hei guy´s,
    so the decal frame set should be around 70$ including shipping ( USA / Canada )
    the Frame set consists of:
    top tube left/right
    down tube left right
    headtube / seattube sticker
    chainstay sticker inside
    seatstay sticker left / right (outside)
    chainstay sticker left / right (outside)

    colour as ordered

    Is there a difference between different frame size?



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    Quote Originally Posted by cicot View Post
    who has got the invisiframe kit for the rune?
    I'm gonna buy a kit for a black rune 2014 but I'm undecided between gloss or matte.
    I installed the matte on the black 2013 Rune and they fir wonderfully.

    You evend don't get their presence on the frame.

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    ma sei lo stesso su mtb forum! :-)
    alla fine li ho ordinati matte anche io.

    I'm only waiting for the wheels and finally I'll build it up.
    so excited!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mik8yu View Post
    Is there a difference between different frame size?
    no there is not.
    freedom is the ability to go where you want, when u want

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    how can i order the decals

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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    no there is not.
    why did you come up with these insane decals?
    today I quit my job, I can't spend any more money on this damn bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAFIA View Post
    how can i order the decals
    i can arrange it for you.

    sorry, cicot ...
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    on any color ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    i can arrange it for you.

    sorry, cicot ...
    what about fork decals? did you get them from the same guy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cicot View Post
    ma sei lo stesso su mtb forum! :-)
    alla fine li ho ordinati matte anche io.

    I'm only waiting for the wheels and finally I'll build it up.
    so excited!


    Yes

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    Quote Originally Posted by cicot View Post
    what about fork decals? did you get them from the same guy?
    depends on what fork ...
    colour, what you want ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    depends on what fork ...
    colour, what you want ...
    pike 27.5 ano purple

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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    depends on what fork ...
    colour, what you want ...
    how did you take off the old decals? was it easy to stick the new ones?

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    the Pike Decals where really simple to peel of.
    has been Decals,too.
    As long as they arenīt under the clear coat ... should be all right.

    the Banshee decals was way harder, got to clean them out with acetone ...


    donīt know if ano purple is possible, i will ask.
    simple purple would also do the job?
    freedom is the ability to go where you want, when u want

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    do you take off the frame decals? i was planning to put then over

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    Quote Originally Posted by JansonJanson View Post
    the Pike Decals where really simple to peel of.
    has been Decals,too.
    As long as they arenīt under the clear coat ... should be all right.

    the Banshee decals was way harder, got to clean them out with acetone ...


    donīt know if ano purple is possible, i will ask.
    simple purple would also do the job?
    I had a look at the decals. Those are painted. Too much of an hassle to take them off.
    Ill leave it as it is. I m also not sure about warranty issues with it.
    Thanks anyway

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    Quote Originally Posted by cicot View Post
    I had a look at the decals. Those are painted. Too much of an hassle to take them off.
    Ill leave it as it is. I m also not sure about warranty issues with it.
    Thanks anyway
    Its painted really? Wow. Really thought it would be spray paint or sticked on


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    I've been having a Hell of a hard time climbing my rune... I'm in the slackest setting, going to try it in the steepest setting tomorrow. Part of it is, its spring and my lungs aren't cooperating and i switched a 1x10 w/ 32 front 36 rear gearing.

    What setting are most of you guys running in when, equal amounts of climbing, is necessary to get to the downs?
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    30T front, 11-36 rear for me (1x10) that I use to climb everything here in PacNW. Yesterday I did about 4500ft of gain/loss on my ride. I ride it in the slackest setting, but drop fork down to 130mm to steepen the front end and make the climbs more comfortable. I use to not like doing all my riding in the slackest setting due to too much rear wheel bias, even with descending. But, I had a low tuned shock, since then I have been on a mid-tune shock that doesn't go thru the travel as easily and now I can do all riding in slackest setting and feels great on the descents, especially with the lower BB as well. I would try mid/neutral setting first before going to steepest. That is how I ran mine mostly for first year (w/improper low tune compression shock).
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    what of the hell are you climbing i use a 36 x 10/42 sram xo1 and yes i am mosly death when i finish climbing

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    Are you running the correct abount of sag at the rear shock?
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    I'm right at 17mm with the sag, on the fox float x. Most of my riding consists of roughly 1500 to 3000 feet of elevation change in 7 or 14 miles, with equal climbing to the descending.

    Last year i ran a 2x10 (transition covert),didn't do too bad on the climbs. The rune is definitely a better climber though so it's got to be my conditioning.

    I've been snowboarding a lot a all winter and got some riding in. But i couldn't keep up with some buddies at a all on the rides so far this year, They always beat me on the climbs anyways but these last few rides have been flat out embarrassing for me,ha.. i just need to get my ass in gear..

    I've got nice light wheels, spank Oozy/Chris king hubs/Hd front racing Ralph rear,tubeless. 27.5

    One thing is for sure, this bike is so fun on the downhill and the fox float x feals great.. I'll bet the ccdbair feels amazing on this frame.

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    Ya you just need to get back in shape... a common challenge this time of year. The first rides are going to be brutal if you try to do the same rides you do mid-season. Luckily here in Utah only a few easy trails dry out right now, and the big rides up in the mountains are covered in snow for another couple months. So we have plenty of time to get back in shape on the easy stuff.

    I have my rune in the neutral setting with the fox float ctd shock, and can count on on hand how many times I've put it in climb mode.

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    Is there a Banshee dealer here in Utah?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeboardorblade View Post
    Is there a Banshee dealer here in Utah?
    Not currently, but if you have a local bike shop that you are loyal to, then if they are willing, they should be able to get a banshee from you via our North American distributor Trident Sports.
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    Yep. I bought mine without ever even seeing one in the flesh. After reading all about it, comparing it on paper to other bikes, and seeing that the designer himself (builttoride ^) help people out so much on here I was sold. Bit of a gamble, but I love it and am glad I pulled the trigger. Have been able to try out some of the other super high end carbon 27.5 bikes lately, and am still more stoked on my Rune.

    On that note, carbon Rune please?? help me I'm lazy.

    edit: by "Yep" I was agreeing with what Builttoride said, not saying yep directly to your question about Utah dealers.

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    yes me too i never see one and i read and read and compare and see keith helping and supporting his bikes i buy my rune and i am happy

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironxcross View Post
    Yep. I bought mine without ever even seeing one in the flesh. After reading all about it, comparing it on paper to other bikes, and seeing that the designer himself (builttoride ^) help people out so much on here I was sold.

    On that note, carbon Rune please?? help me I'm lazy.

    Yep, me Three.. I cant even add anything to your quote above because its exactly how I feel too.

    But I will add a huge Thank You to Keith for his support from questions on here. It really is great.

    Ill just throw in another, pretty please with a cherry on top,, for the carbon models.
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    Just set up my new Rune, great bike btw.

    Got on my first rides and felt really good. Had some air losing problems with the CCDBair CS but could fix it myself.

    But the CCDB is still giving me problems. Im running 16mm Sag (135psi, ~90kg). Rocking the base Tune I was able to use almost all the travel on my hometrail (biggest table 2-3m). Now I'm running 4 Turns HSC and it's ok. Jumping into the landing I have 20mm of travel left and hammering it into the flat rear wheel first im still at 5-7mm left. (It's really not the biggest jump, no steep take off).

    I talked to someone my weight (im 90kg he is ~87) who runs the old CCDB air with the new XV air can. He is running the base tune (2 turns HSC) and 125psi. He can hit everything up to 3-4m drops without bottoming out.

    Did CaneCreek change the progression or something? If I ever have the balls to jump 4m drops I am pretty sure I will bottom out with my settings.
    Anyone running an extra small volume spacer in the new CCDBair XV CS? Cause I am at the end of HSC...

    Keith any suggestions? Others are welcome, too.

    cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andreas.blub View Post
    Just set up my new Rune, great bike btw.

    Got on my first rides and felt really good. Had some air losing problems with the CCDBair CS but could fix it myself.

    But the CCDB is still giving me problems. Im running 16mm Sag (135psi, ~90kg). Rocking the base Tune I was able to use almost all the travel on my hometrail (biggest table 2-3m). Now I'm running 4 Turns HSC and it's ok. Jumping into the landing I have 20mm of travel left and hammering it into the flat rear wheel first im still at 5-7mm left. (It's really not the biggest jump, no steep take off).

    I talked to someone my weight (im 90kg he is ~87) who runs the old CCDB air with the new XV air can. He is running the base tune (2 turns HSC) and 125psi. He can hit everything up to 3-4m drops without bottoming out.

    Did CaneCreek change the progression or something? If I ever have the balls to jump 4m drops I am pretty sure I will bottom out with my settings.
    Anyone running an extra small volume spacer in the new CCDBair XV CS? Cause I am at the end of HSC...

    Keith any suggestions? Others are welcome, too.

    cheers!
    Sounds like you would benefit from adding a volume reduction spacer or 2. It's a 2 minute tool free job to open the shock up and add the spacer ring in there, and it will increase the progession of the shock so that it feels more bottomless. I personally run more volume reduction spacers than the base tune as I prefer to run a bit less damping and have a nice lively feel, but don't want to bottom out.
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    Sounds like what I am searching for. I want to have some HSC left when I go to bigger big parks.

    The small spacers look really small. Maybe I'll add 2 of those and see how it plays out.

    Thanks

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    excuse me i am from Puerto Rico and im not familiar with lenguage what do you mean by bottom out

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    Using all the travel of the CCDB air.

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    ok that what i was thinking so tge volume spacer add stiffness to barrel?

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    The volume redrucer adds progression. So if you use too much travel and are at the end of HSC you can add another spacer.

    There's a how to on the CaneCreek page. It's really not that hard to do.

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    Yep it's official, I'm fat and lazy.. the 1x10 ain't working for me. i rode 4.5 miles yesterday, had a tough time. Rode 10.6 miles and 1827ft of elevation change today and couldnt do it. I stopped and rested more than i can count, had to hike a few sections that i normally would pedal up with the 2x10. Got to the top of last climb of the day and my quad muscle was cramping so bad, i barely made it down..

    I did make a few personal best times on some dh sections though.. I'm 19 sec behind the kom on one popular dh trail, the last 1/3rd i can't keep it together, legs burning and huffing air.. the rune is awesome for dh.

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    that 1x10 have a 42 on the cassette?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAFIA View Post
    that 1x10 have a 42 on the cassette?
    Nope, no money to buy one and not in stock anywhere. That's my next step though. My large rear gear is 36(still pretty big)

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    The 42 is a game changer...Smooth shifting & all.

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    What front ring? I rode a 30t and a 32t front ring with a 36 rear. I recently got a 42 from WT and plan on moving to a larger front ring.

    When you first go single front ring its hard to get used to. Give it some time and it will get easier as your legs get used to it.
    I like to fart when I'm in front of you on a climb

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    I'm on a 32t front. Ya maybe I'll give it more time, laying around with a fractured shoulder and being laid off from work was not a good idea,this last winter..ha

    I'm gonna order the 42t, in the meantime i think I'm just gonna bolt my granny gear backon the front and switch it by hand for the last 1/3rd of the ride, or when i really need it.

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    yep the 42t is the game changer for high hill and is not maybe as easy as other setup but you will get adaptation i actually came from a 2x10 setup and i will not going back i really like 1x11 better lool

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