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    How many of you guys have a Pace RC405 frame?

    I'm surprised that I don't see many posts about them, considering how good those frames look. Any of you my friends own one of those babies? Give me your comments about them, as I'm thinking to get a rolling chassis.

    Gracias!


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    Did I post this in the wrong section? nobody is replying to my message

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    my guess

    since Pace is a company out of the UK,
    I'm guessing the frames have not yet been imported here.
    I could be wrong

    The shock mounting on the rocker arm is rather interesting
    If you look closely, the shock is mounted at the bottom rocker instead of the frame.
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    as far as I understand they are using the same system as Trek for their rear suspension. Now, I'm looking at the shock mounting on the rocker and I don't see anything special or particular about it - probably cause I only own a hardtail?

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    I have a 2010 PACE RC405 and love it. I'm pretty certain the rear suspension linkage (or the Free Floater System) is bespoke to Pacem as they designed it - forgive me if I'm wrong.

    It is a very good AM bike - trail centres, big mountains, whatever, mine just eats up anything you throw at it with consummate ease.

    I think a lot of it has to do with how you spec it up - especially forks...

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    Here's mine:



    The suspension is very plush but still has a firm pedaling feel unlike FSR.

    It's great bike but I must admit I have been riding my 29" SS HT lately, because the bike makes my local easy trails feel too easy (and boring).

    Great bang for the buck, I paid 1500€ for the frame and fork brand new. Complete bike 12,4 kg as pictured. The frame is very heavy so building it under 12 kg is not cheap...

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    Sweet Plussa. The layback seatpost makes such a difference! I got a medium frame (I'm 5'11") and it has just made it the perfect cockpit size for me.

    I'll post a pic once i fugure out how to...
    If i had an MTB name, it'd be Muff Bagel...

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    see below.

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    The shock mounting on the bottom of the PACE rear suspension moves into the shock body, compressing the shock on actuation.


    Trek's full floater moves the lower mounting point AWAY from the shock body, less shock compression given the same movement.

    Both systems work almost opposite of each other with regard to shock actuation.

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    Bump.

    Nobody else rides a Pace RC405 here? Post 'em up!

    Here's mine with some updates:



    More images here

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    Sorry to resurrect an old thread but I thought id finally show off my own ride...

    How many of you guys have a Pace RC405 frame?-wp_20130525_002.jpg

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