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    Official Banshee Legend 2015 Thread

    The german distributor just posted information regarding the 2015 Banshee Legend:

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    The revamped geometry (everything gets really long and slack) shows that Banshee seems to strives away from the "shore"-ready geometry (short, quick and nimble), now that they have the darkside. This is a good thing, in my opinion.

    No 650B option though, which personally I'd love to see.

    Post some pictures if you see any in the wild!

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    I want a Rune with 665mm effective top tube in XL

    Scratch that.

    I want a Rune with 680mm effective TT in XL.

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    so, why spend the money retooling the forgings and not redo the rear triangle to update with the replaceable drops like the rest of the line? seems like a half attempted refresh.

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    Well. I am kind of certain that 99% of people would run 150/157mm rear anyways, so wy bother?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uzurpator View Post
    Well. I am kind of certain that 99% of people would run 150/157mm rear anyways, so wy bother?
    650 option...................

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    I'm currently selling my MKII to get my hands on a MKIII for the next season. I'm riding a Rune in L (I'm 177, long legs, loving the feel of the L frame - been a Medium rider for years) and currently thinking about getting a XL Legend. I'm thinking about putting a 10mm direct mount on it (On Off Stoic stem). What do you guys think?

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    Official Banshee Legend 2015 Thread

    I'm thinking if you are considering XL DH frame @ 177cm height they better start producing XXXL Legends for 190+cm riders...
    I think you would be just fine on a large.
    Last edited by ddraz; 4 Weeks Ago at 12:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MindPatterns View Post
    I'm currently selling my MKII to get my hands on a MKIII for the next season. I'm riding a Rune in L (I'm 177, long legs, loving the feel of the L frame - been a Medium rider for years) and currently thinking about getting a XL Legend. I'm thinking about putting a 10mm direct mount on it (On Off Stoic stem). What do you guys think?
    Can you elabourate a bit better 'long legs' ?

    I'm running a Rune in M , I'm 179 with 86,5 inseam and feel the needs to go with an L-

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    around 84 inseam here. You must have a seatpost that looks like a radio tower judging your inseam.

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