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    Hard tail frame for a 4"-6" travel fork

    Any recommendations? Looking for inexpensive frame.

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    Cant go wrong with these...On One (choose material), Transition.

    I have an On One 456 with a 5.5" fork and it was built as a backup. My "backup" is the bike that gives me bigger smiles and gets the most use.

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    Hard tail frame for a 4"-6" travel fork

    Thanks. The On One look like a great deal.

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    The On-One 456 fits the very definition of do-it-all long travel HT that is inexpensive. Period.

    I've had a chance to ride it in 110mm, 120, 130 mode. And the owner now put a 120-150mm dual position fork on it. Loves it.

    I ride a Dialled Bikes Prince Albert set up with a 120mm fork. I can say that the 456 is a little more slack and forgiving vertically. My PA is a tad sharper handling and the rear end is more accurate (probably due to CNC machined drop outs). But the 456 soaks up the bumps a bit more.

    Now, I just placed an order for a Dialled Bikes Alpine. This has very similar geometry as the 456. The Alpine frame felt "springier" where as the 456 felt a bit more "wooden" (maybe due to Reynolds 853 vs 4130 chromoly main triangle). Also, both the Alpine and Prince Albert have curved seat stays with a bridge vs the 456's straight tubing with pitch-fork seat stay. Both are vertically compliant. The Alpine, again felt more accurate in the rear. But then again, the frame costs twice as much.

    Any of these bikes are fun frames.
    Just get out and ride!

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    I 3rd On One! My Inbred is great. The 456 would be better for a long travel fork.
    Surly Cross Check: fat tire roadie
    Surly LHT: Kid hauler
    On One Inbred: SS 26er

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    I have the perfect frame for you for sale me sons Jamis Dragon 650. 13".

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    Hard tail frame for a 4"-6" travel fork

    Where can I get On One 456 carbon frame in the U.S.?

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    Surly Cross Check: fat tire roadie
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    On One Inbred: SS 26er

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