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    2016 Nimble 9's

    Hello,

    I went to buy a N9 this week in the UK, to find out that there were none available till 2016, which is not a problem.
    I was wondering if there were to be any change to the frame in 2016 or updates to available colours before I order one.
    Thank you, looking forward to getting one in the new year.

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    I am also waiting on the N9's to get back in stock. I talked with someone at Canfield today and he said no changes to frame or geometry for the '16 production run.

    Now I just have to wait for time to pass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VeloRyan View Post
    I am also waiting on the N9's to get back in stock. I talked with someone at Canfield today and he said no changes to frame or geometry for the '16 production run.

    Now I just have to wait for time to pass.
    Interesting...their website says changes are on the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Interesting...their website says changes are on the way.
    No changes in geo as we absolutely love how the N9 rides, just a few minor tweaks to save weight. That's all I can say for now.

    We will have more info as soon as production wraps, hoping to have the 2016's in stock by the end of the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    No changes in geo as we absolutely love how the N9 rides, just a few minor tweaks to save weight. That's all I can say for now.

    We will have more info as soon as production wraps, hoping to have the 2016's in stock by the end of the year.
    Any more info yet? I've narrowed down my choices to the Nimble 9 or a Kona Honzo ST.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crank1979 View Post
    Any more info yet? I've narrowed down my choices to the Nimble 9 or a Kona Honzo ST.
    yup, what crank1979 said...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jr711 View Post
    yup, what crank1979 said...
    I'm gonna pile on... What jr and crank said.

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    I'm gonna say it'll have internal dropper previsions, tweaked a little more to suit the fatter tire side of things and it'll be an e-bike for sure.

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    Perfect. I hate pedaling and bikes in general, so I'm hoping this niche steel 29er is the ticket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    No changes in geo as we absolutely love how the N9 rides, just a few minor tweaks to save weight. That's all I can say for now.

    We will have more info as soon as production wraps, hoping to have the 2016's in stock by the end of the year.
    Chrome is gone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yzfrider View Post
    Chrome is gone?
    Looks like it. Red, dark blue, green, and black. I was hoping for a powder blue... Curious about the green.

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    Anyone know if they respond to emails off their webpage, or is it best to pm Killington on this site?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yzfrider View Post
    Anyone know if they respond to emails off their webpage, or is it best to pm Killington on this site?
    I've asked questions both through e-mail and messaging them on facebook, got next day replies each time.

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    They are taking pre-orders now on their website
    It might get a little steep from here

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    Arriving last week of January.

    I ordered a black one, but would love to see a dark sparkle blue one. Hard to tell what's going on with that little color swatch.

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    That's good to know, website says stealth routing, also good.
    Have gone for a black one as well, been ordered since October.
    Can't wait to get it. Hopefully there will be some shots up soon. Happy Christmas.

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    Yeah colour swatches suck

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    Do they have a sizing chart for the N9? I can't dig one up anywhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    Do they have a sizing chart for the N9? I can't dig one up anywhere.
    Nimble 9 mountain bike frame for downhill or cross-country riding

    Click on "Geo & Sizing".

    You could always call them for more specific recommendations on cockpit configurations, etc.

    That sparkle blue would go awesome with pink and purple components...

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    I ended up buying (preorder) the 2016 N9 frame in a medium. Can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    I ended up buying (preorder) the 2016 N9 frame in a medium. Can't wait!
    Curious...how tall are you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OFFcourse View Post
    Curious...how tall are you?
    Slight reply hijack.
    I am 6ft and ordered a large, medium felt too short on the top tube for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OFFcourse View Post
    Curious...how tall are you?
    I'm 5'8". Right on the line of most S & M's. I contacted Canfield Bros and they suggested medium.

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    2016 pics are up! Looks awesome. Can't wait for my blue to come in. Other parts are trickling in by the day. Should be an awesome B+ build. Was a little worried about the WTB scrapers, so I went with the asym i35's with hope pro 4's and boost up front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    2016 pics are up! Looks awesome. Can't wait for my blue to come in. Other parts are trickling in by the day. Should be an awesome B+ build. Was a little worried about the WTB scrapers, so I went with the asym i35's with hope pro 4's and boost up front.
    Sounds dope! Make sure to share your build with us!

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    Can't wait until this: "We are currently taking pre-orders for the all new 2016 Nimble 9, shipping in late January 2016." says this: "Now shipping!"

    Got to be some time this week, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Can't wait until this: "We are currently taking pre-orders for the all new 2016 Nimble 9, shipping in late January 2016." says this: "Now shipping!"

    Got to be some time this week, eh?
    Let's hope! I got that blue, looks so awesome in the few pics they posted. The last of the parts for the build should be in around the same time as the frame if they ship this week. We've got 2+ feet of snow on the ground here in DC, but that won't stop me.

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    I was told first week of Feb - For UK though, so may be sooner in US.
    Very exciting, looking forward to seeing peoples builds.
    Mine is black, but be interesting to see how the blue and green come out in the light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Can't wait until this: "We are currently taking pre-orders for the all new 2016 Nimble 9, shipping in late January 2016." says this: "Now shipping!"

    Got to be some time this week, eh?
    Frames are at the port just waiting for customs clearance, hoping to see them the beginning of next week. I updated the webstore this AM to "first week of Feb". Soon guys, VERY soon!

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    Thanks for the update! Goes a long way.

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    Can. Not. Wait 😀

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    Oh dammit, did they already sell out of the dark blue XL frames?

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    First batch shipping now! Yeeeeew.

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    2016 Nimble 9

    2016's are in stock and our pre orders are all ready out the door!

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    The big-wheel revolution continues with the 2016 Nimble 9, featuring a 342g weight savings over its predecessor, new custom sliding dropouts and an even more compliant ride. When the the Bros. built the original N9, Lance and Chris took what they loved about the revolutionary Yelli Screamy, and set about crafting a 4130 chromoly steel bike that looked good and rode better. The Nimble 9 combines the revered ride quality of a steel frame with a slack head angle, short chainstays (adjustable down to 16.25 inches via sliding dropouts) and clearance for 2.5-inch tires. Whether you’re running gears or building the ultimate singlespeed, the Nimble 9 is ready to take it on.

    2016 Nimble 9's-canfield-brothers-2016-nimble-blue.jpg

    2016 Features:
    • 29″ All Mountain
    • 4130 chromoly steel
    • 67.7° head angle with a 120mm fork, 66.7°/140mm fork
    • Adjustable 16.25“ – 16.9” chainstays
    • 342g lighter than our 2015 Nimble 9
    • New, lighter custom sliding 142mm x 12mm rear dropouts with axle included
    • Stealth cable routing
    • ED Black treated for superior anti-corrosion resistance
    • Removable direct mount front derailleur block
    • Two water bottle bosses

    2016 Nimble 9's-canfield-brothers-2016-nimble-blue-2.jpg

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    Our 2016 N9 colors:
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    2016 Nimble 9's-canfield-brothers-2016-n9-blue.jpg

    2016 Nimble 9's-canfield-brothers-2016-n9-green.jpg

    2016 Nimble 9's-canfield-brothers-2016-n9-red.jpg

    For more information, please see our webstore.

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    Just called off work for my delivery on Monday!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    Just called off work for my delivery on Monday!!!
    That's the spirit! HAHA.

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    I'm really curious about how you guys shed 12 oz off the last gen. If you can tell us the secrets Vin

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    Quote Originally Posted by 92gli View Post
    I'm really curious about how you guys shed 12 oz off the last gen. If you can tell us the secrets Vin
    We redesigned the dropouts, which was where most of the weight savings came from. We also swapped the hydroformed TT for a traditional round, then bumped the seat and chainstays down one size. The stay change allowed us to tune the frame to have a bit more compliancy and bring the ride quality back towards the original N9, while maintaining the toughness of the 2013-2015.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post

    Our 2016 N9 colors:
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    Love the colors and the thin curved seatstays!
    Are those images showing two frame sizes?
    Black/blue/green in a large, red in xlarge???

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    Quote Originally Posted by potahal View Post
    Love the colors and the thin curved seatstays!
    Are those images showing two frame sizes?
    Black/blue/green in a large, red in xlarge???
    Good eye! Black/blue/green are show in a medium, the red is a large. (I typically shoot mediums, however I had shot the red when our samples arrived last month.)

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    I have a riot and epo, but that blue nimble is killing me. I've never owned a steel MTB, is there something this could give me over the EPO that I could use for justification, other than lust?

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    This may not help...

    2016 Nimble 9's-imageuploadedbytapatalk1454645726.101602.jpg

    Maiden voyage tomorrow afternoon.

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    G.A.S.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erock503 View Post
    G.A.S.
    Get a sharpie? I know, that yellow is killing me a little bit.

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    Could be gear acquisition syndrome

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    Yes, gear acquisition syndrome, a well known affliction.

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    Highly contagious too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erock503 View Post
    I have a riot and epo, but that blue nimble is killing me. I've never owned a steel MTB, is there something this could give me over the EPO that I could use for justification, other than lust?
    The reasons I'm looking at the N9 (aside from the price difference and the shiny colors) over the EPO are:
    * The seat tube is slightly slacker although not to the degree of the Yelli
    * The bottom bracket is higher which makes it better for shorter-travel forks
    * The dropout length is adjustable which makes single-speed conversions simpler and more natural, as well as being able to run the dropouts full out (to give a longer wheelbase and a ride more like a "normal" 29er) or fully slammed (to provide that distinctive Canfield handling)

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    Got this put this together on Saturday. Was able to ride at Rays indoor moutain bike park on Sunday. Simply amazing! Seriously the most fun I've had on 2 wheels in a while. I was looking to do wheels and a fork but some *******s kicked my back door in and stole and damaged a bunch of things. Sadly, it'll be a bit before those areas get the upgrade treatment... Quick shot of the Blue in XL with the second being the motivation to keep pedaling!
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    Hi´ Neck Romancer

    The sparkle blue looks fantastic. Quick question - I´m 6´2 and thinking about getting a xl and riding it with a 50mm stem. Is that a 35mm stem you got there and what´s your height?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dgroberts View Post
    Hi´ Neck Romancer

    The sparkle blue looks fantastic. Quick question - I´m 6´2 and thinking about getting a xl and riding it with a 50mm stem. Is that a 35mm stem you got there and what´s your height?
    I'm 6'2", 34" inseam, and running a 50mm stem. It's a great fit!

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    Cool. That´s pretty much my measurements. Thanx !!

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    What size are you guys riding that are 5'8"? I am having a hard time thinking about the 15.5 inch reach comparedto my other longer bikes. Very tempted to get a large.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    What size are you guys riding that are 5'8"? I am having a hard time thinking about the 15.5 inch reach comparedto my other longer bikes. Very tempted to get a large.
    I talked to Sean several times and he was adamant that I ride a medium. I am 5'7 3/4". This is my only MTB so I don't have any other bikes to compare it to. The bike fits me great. Below is a picture of my medium frame. I use a 60mm stem. After 2 hours of riding on the trails, my hands start to go numb and my neck will hurt. I am going to buy a 50mm stem and try it out to dial in my fit. The dropper post you see is 150mm. I hope this helps you in some way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by foxmango View Post
    I talked to Sean several times and he was adamant that I ride a medium. I am 5'7 3/4". This is my only MTB so I don't have any other bikes to compare it to. The bike fits me great. Below is a picture of my medium frame. I use a 60mm stem. After 2 hours of riding on the trails, my hands start to go numb and my neck will hurt. I am going to buy a 50mm stem and try it out to dial in my fit. The dropper post you see is 150mm. I hope this helps you in some way.
    Good looking bike! After talking to Sean yesterday and hashing things out, I ordered a Large. I am only 5'8", but have a 6'4" wingspan. I want to be able to run my normal 35mm stem like I do on my Riot so I took the leap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    What size are you guys riding that are 5'8"? I am having a hard time thinking about the 15.5 inch reach comparedto my other longer bikes. Very tempted to get a large.
    I'm 5'8" and I went with a Medium, but using a 70mm stem. I might switch it out for a 60 after I test things out. I just got the frame yesterday, and still waiting on my Crankset to arrive. Hopefully once the bike is built in the next week, the snow and rain will break for at least a few days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    Good looking bike! After talking to Sean yesterday and hashing things out, I ordered a Large. I am only 5'8", but have a 6'4" wingspan. I want to be able to run my normal 35mm stem like I do on my Riot so I took the leap.

    Its going to be set up B+ SS. Should be awesome
    That's awesome! When I was first inquiring what size I should get, I thought about getting a large as well. The seat tube length concerned me. How are you going to get around the length of the seat tube?

    I too am going to try some plus sized tires. I just ordered some WTB i35 27.5 wheels. Going to try the WTB 2.5 breakouts. What wheels and tires are you going to use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    I'm 5'8" and I went with a Medium, but using a 70mm stem. I might switch it out for a 60 after I test things out. I just got the frame yesterday, and still waiting on my Crankset to arrive. Hopefully once the bike is built in the next week, the snow and rain will break for at least a few days.
    Seat Tube is a non issue for me. I have an 18in seattube on my Riot and could still run a 150mm dropper.
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    Tire clearance?

    I guess the tire clearance is not the same on the new frames?
    2.4 ardent with the sliders slammed fwd
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    Got mine built up last night. Pretty stoked. I took a picture but it looked pretty bad. I'll get some taken tonight when I get home.

    Blue frame, Turquoise King hubs set up SS. oh ya!
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    Mine turned up today, lovely looking frame, all black with the decals looks lovely.
    Have a lot of black bits to put on it too




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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    Seat Tube is a non issue for me. I have an 18in seattube on my Riot and could still run a 150mm dropper.
    However, to follow up on this, I got pretty lucky with my dropper post. I have about 3mm's of room to play with the seatpost mounted in the frame. I am not sure why the Nimble's 18" seatpost was different than the Riots, but the end result is very different
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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    However, to follow up on this, I got pretty lucky with my dropper post. I have about 3mm's of room to play with the seatpost mounted in the frame. I am not sure why the Nimble's 18" seatpost was different than the Riots, but the end result is very different

    Awesome. Glad it worked out. The seat tubes are long on these frames. With you being around my height, I knew it would be close using a 150mm dropper post. You must be all legs and limbs. Did you use your 27.5+ wheels and tires for your build? If so, I'd love to see some pictures. I have yet to see someone post pictures of a Nimble 9 with 35mm ID rims and WTB Breakout 2.5 tires. And I am pretty sure you own similar wheels if I remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by foxmango View Post
    Awesome. Glad it worked out. The seat tubes are long on these frames. With you being around my height, I knew it would be close using a 150mm dropper post. You must be all legs and limbs. Did you use your 27.5+ wheels and tires for your build? If so, I'd love to see some pictures. I have yet to see someone post pictures of a Nimble 9 with 35mm ID rims and WTB Breakout 2.5 tires. And I am pretty sure you own similar wheels if I remember.
    Just to clarify, I am on a 125mm dropper. I wouldn't have cleared a 150 on the Large.

    I have a set of the 27.5+ wheels in the making. I also ordered up a set of Derby's to build up to I could compare a few different rims. Right now, I just have my 29er wheels on there until my other rims show up. I'll get some pics up tomorrow. Off to build more wheels right now.....
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    Still tweaking the build, but I think it's coming along nicely.

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    Looking rather tidy

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    I have just finished putting mine together, need to lay with a few bits,, but loving it a lot will take some better pics when I can get outside

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Still tweaking the build, but I think it's coming along nicely.

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    dayummmmmmmm that is a great looking build. Well done. I should have my build completed by next week. Can't wait.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    dayummmmmmmm that is a great looking build. Well done. I should have my build completed by next week. Can't wait.
    Thanks! Not awful, for a spare parts build. Going back and forth between throwing a 140 air sleeve in the Revelation, or keeping it low, steep, and efficient with the 120. With a 150/160 trail bike in the stable, it's tempting to keep it short, but I can't help but feel the bike would be a little more fun with a 140 up front. Thoughts, anyone?

    Be sure to come back and post pics of yours, when you have it together.

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    Hey Guys!

    These long work hours are killing my ability to take a decent shot of my bike!

    Anyway, I got the Nobby Nic's 2.8's mounted up to some Atomik Chubby i36 rims. Plenty of clearance even with the stays slammed. Hopefully its light enough when I get home tonight to get a decent shot. I tried this morning in my garage, but it wasn't working out with the lights....

    Long post short, the bike looks mean and these fat tires are going to be a hoot!
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    As promised, here are some pics

    Tires are the Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.8's on Atomik Carbon Chubby 43 rim.

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    Killer bike Dusty! Absolutely love it.

    I've probably missed it, but what size gear are you running on the rear? Also, I can't tell cause those tires look huge, 27.5+ or 29er+?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigcrs View Post
    Killer bike Dusty! Absolutely love it.

    I've probably missed it, but what size gear are you running on the rear? Also, I can't tell cause those tires look huge, 27.5+ or 29er+?
    I am running a 32-20 for gearing and they are 27.5+
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    I'm almost done! I ran into a few issues with the rear brakes, and need to chop the cables down a bit. Here are a couple shots from my phone, but I plan to take the nice camera out this week to get some good ones. 2016 Nimble 9's-file_001.jpg2016 Nimble 9's-file_002.jpg2016 Nimble 9's-file_000.jpg

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    What's the squish on that 34? 140mm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neck Romancer View Post
    What's the squish on that 34? 140mm?
    Yes indeed. 140mm and it's the 27.5 boost fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpolism View Post
    Yes indeed. 140mm and it's the 27.5 boost fork.
    steeper HT, huh
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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    steeper HT, huh
    Hard to say. I didn't see a huge difference between the 140 boost for 27.5 and the 140 29er standard. The 29er wheel fits in there almost the same. After doing a bunch of research, it seems like i'm still in the 67 degree ballpark. That's why I went with the 140 vs the 120.

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    Is it still a 51 offset or is the 27.5+ a 46?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neck Romancer View Post
    Is it still a 51 offset or is the 27.5+ a 46?
    It is the 51

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    Took the bike into the woods for the final pic before it gets all muddy. Looking forward to this season, and happy to finally be a Canfield Bros member. 2016 Nimble 9's-mtb-1.jpg2016 Nimble 9's-mtb-2.jpg2016 Nimble 9's-mtb-3.jpg

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    Really gorgeous build, man. I've been riding mine as a 29er (Ardent/Ikon), but am about a week and a half away from a plus set of wheels and rubber - Pro4, Asym i35, Nobby Nic (I think). How do you like your setup? Is that a 29er fork? Any reason to not go 3.0 NN up front?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kragu View Post
    Really gorgeous build, man. I've been riding mine as a 29er (Ardent/Ikon), but am about a week and a half away from a plus set of wheels and rubber - Pro4, Asym i35, Nobby Nic (I think). How do you like your setup? Is that a 29er fork? Any reason to not go 3.0 NN up front?
    That's exactly what I went with. The B+ setup I did was Pro4's, asym i35's with NN 2.8's. I am considering 3.0 in front, but figured I'd give the 2.8 a shot since I came from 29ers in the past. The fork is the new 27.5+ boost.

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    What's the difference between the boost 27.5+ and the boost 29 (non-boost)? I have to imagine they are near identical?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neck Romancer View Post
    What's the difference between the boost 27.5+ and the boost 29 (non-boost)? I have to imagine they are near identical?
    I'm a little confused, but i'm guessing you mean difference between boost 27.5 and regular 29? Height wise, they looked/measured very similar. Tire clearance was a massive difference. I think it says it can fit up to 3.25" (27.5). I'm not sure about fitting a 29+ in there. However, there's plenty of height clearance when I tried fitting a 29" (2.3) in there.

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    Yeah, I meant boost none plus ... That's not even an option. I sort of figured they had a boost 29er but that explains why you can only get the boost in 27.5+! Good to know and those are some great clearences.

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    Sorry if I missed the answer to this question in an earlier post. What fork are you using, non boost Pike 29" w/ 27.5+ wheels? Just bought this exact frame and I have a standard 29er pike and looking to run the plus...Your bike looks dope as hell btw!!! Thanks, Joe
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    Quote Originally Posted by slapmackie View Post
    Sorry if I missed the answer to this question in an earlier post. What fork are you using, non boost Pike 29" w/ 27.5+ wheels? Just bought this exact frame and I have a standard 29er pike and looking to run the plus...Your bike looks dope as hell btw!!! Thanks, Joe
    Thanks man! Ya, its just a normal 140mm pike. I will swap parts back and forth between this and my Riot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dustyduke22 View Post
    Thanks man! Ya, its just a normal 140mm pike. I will swap parts back and forth between this and my Riot.
    Awww dude, that rips! Ok, so know I need to slap together some wheels....Thanks a bunch for the quick reply!!!
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    Thanks man! Ya, its just a normal 140mm pike. I will swap parts back and forth between this and my Riot.

    What is the measurement from the ground to the center line of your cranks?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slapmackie View Post
    What is the measurement from the ground to the center line of your cranks?
    I will have to get back to you on that.
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    @dustyduke22 that bike is down right sexy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedintc View Post
    @dustyduke22 that bike is down right sexy.
    Why thank you

    It is awesome on the trail too! The snow finally lifted for now, so here is a quick shot I took yesterday. All in all, the thing is just as I expected. Now just to get used to these sweet flat pedals...

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    Could someone please post a picture of the rear axle on the brake side? Does it have a pinch bolt like the 15 Yelli?

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    Dusty - that thing is sick!

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    It does!
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    Anyone know if some 27.5 wtb scrapers i45 mounted with breakouts or 2.9 trailblazers will clear the 2016 rear stays?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ledude View Post
    Anyone know if some 27.5 wtb scrapers i45 mounted with breakouts or 2.9 trailblazers will clear the 2016 rear stays?

    Thanks in advance.
    Ya, I don't see it being an issue.

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