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    Quote Originally Posted by confused View Post
    On the crank chart you guys show the SixC working, is that the new Cinch crankset that just came out or the old style cranks?
    The chart includes the latest version versions of all the listed cranks. The new Cinch SixC has the widest is the widest of all the carbon options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by confused View Post
    I dont know, just hoping to find out the clearance on the "no list" and now that you mention it, how much flex there is also?
    All of the cranks on the list will technically fit, except XTR and Srams 156Q cranks. However, we prefer 2.8mm of clearance to allow for crank/frame flex. The Balance is stiff and has much less flex than other bikes in the 6" genre, however, there is still flex. We listed the cranks that are recommended as they give proper, worry free clearances.

    Raceface's new Next SL runs narrower than their old version, leaving only .9mm of clearance in the 175mm length. The 170 is a little better with 1.6mm, however this is still a little tighter than we would like to see. The SixC's have plenty of room with 3.2mm in the 175mm version.

    I am terribly sorry that the production clearances have bummed a few of you out. Like Lance said, for us it was a balance of ensuring FD compatibility, while allowing clearances for most of popular crank options. Unfortunately production came out slightly wider than expected. If you have a frame on pre-order, and have purchased a crank that won't have proper clearances, please email us as we have a few options to help you out.

    Cheers!

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    Hi Vin,

    It sounds like this is only an issue with cranks that are 170mm+ in length...so 165mm should be OK regardless of manufacturer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kameraguy View Post
    Hi Vin,

    It sounds like this is only an issue with cranks that are 170mm+ in length...so 165mm should be OK regardless of manufacturer?
    There are quite a few 170 and 175mm cranks that have more than enough clearance. Besides XTR and Next SL's, the rest of Shimano and Raceface's are compatible. But, yes, most every 165mm out there will fit, including Sram XO's.

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    Any status update on frames? Still on the boat? In customs?

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    It has arrived! (Uk customer, ordered through MadElk cycles) It is a beaut in real life, should have it built up real soon!

    One surprise - it doesn't come with a rear through axle, what style is it? (I know it's 12x142, but some brands have different attaching methods, thanks!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegnarlycenturion View Post
    It has arrived! (Uk customer, ordered through MadElk cycles) It is a beaut in real life, should have it built up real soon!

    One surprise - it doesn't come with a rear through axle, what style is it? (I know it's 12x142, but some brands have different attaching methods, thanks!)
    Your frame should have come with a 142x12 Maxle. Contact Mad Elk as they should have one for you.

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    We have get used to suprise :-)

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    ● 200mm x 57mm Cane Creek Double Barrel Air CS included
    ● 142 x 12mm Maxle rear axle

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    I cant wait with axle or w/o axle.

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    Have done, thanks - super stoked!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegnarlycenturion View Post
    it has arrived! (uk customer, ordered through madelk cycles) it is a beaut in real life, should have it built up real soon!
    pics!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegnarlycenturion View Post
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    Killer!

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    That's where my frame went....... looks good

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    Oh damn that is hot! Black and green is the combo I want.

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    Waiting patiently for my Black/Black M... tick, tock, tick, tock...

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    Look what just rolled through the doors! First batch goes out on Monday!!!
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    I spy a black/green large...fingers crossed it's mine
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    oh mai gawd

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    Can't wait!

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    there is a blk/blk M...could be mine!!! happy dance, happy dance... Pedaling the Slopestyle or Single Speed everywhere is getting OLD....

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegnarlycenturion View Post
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    Nice!
    My frame is like that.
    Is that an L?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    Look what just rolled through the doors! First batch goes out on Monday!!!
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    It took longer to get there than to Europe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BTTR View Post
    It took longer to get there than to Europe?
    Customs tok their sweet time....With no regard to us poor patiently waiting MTB riders.... LOL

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    Nope, that Lg Blk/Grn is mine! Sorry, haha

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    Nah... the Black/Green is MINE!!!!!

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    There seems to be enough for everyone....
    Black green was already sold out :-)

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    I just really wanted to thank you ALL for your support over the past few months. All the delays were, frustrating to say the least. You guys hung in there with us and we finally have these super fun bikes in stock! All we can say is you guys ROCK and thank you to you all! We couldn't do it without our amazing fan base!

    I have a TON of media for you guys next week, including our promo edit, featuring one of the fastest riders in the PNW - Trevor Parsons. He KILLED IT on our bike and helped put together some incredible footage! Edit releases on Wednesday the 17th!!!

    Here's a little banger from my last Whistler test session on my Balance, needless to say it passed the test!
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    Have a great weekend all!

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    Sick, looking forward to seeing the edit!

    Yes it's a large, forks should be here in two days - will update with a pic/ride; might be beaten to it now they're through customs your end!

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    Does anyone read about diferences between Banshee Rune and Canfield Balance??

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    Yes we need some real ride report. No doubt it will be exhilarating ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by softailteamrider View Post
    Yes we need some real ride report. No doubt it will be exhilarating ...
    We have a ton of media coming out this week including NSMB.com with their Balance review on Wednesday.

    Here is a quick, first ride report from one of our dealers in Ireland:
    "Greetings from Ireland my friends! Canfield Balance, a “mini” DH bike, jump bike, park bike and generally a do-it-all in the bike world. While the terrain out here doesn't technically “need” a 160 mm full sus. rig to enjoy the trails, why wouldn't you have one? Today was the first day out on the silver bullet and here is what I thought of her.

    The bike just blew me away. the suspension makes it ultimate mini dh platform. It is so snappy in corners even with 27.5. When Jumping, it feels like there is no end of travel. When it came to rooty sections the bike was just clearing it without noticing the harsh. Getting to the top of hill was just the matter of just saddle up, flick the climb switch and of you go. It felt very stable for full suspension bike."

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    Finished - going out for a ride! Stoke! A heads up however - on the rear hope floating rotors dont clear the brake/adapter - well bummed. It's even nicer built up, pics soon!

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    I might have missed it but can anyone comment on tire clearance? As in will a true 2.5" x 27.5" fit? The DHF is supposed to be coming out in 2.5" sometime. Would be nice if it fit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thegnarlycenturion View Post
    Finished - going out for a ride! Stoke! A heads up however - on the rear hope floating rotors dont clear the brake/adapter - well bummed. It's even nicer built up, pics soon!
    We want ride impressions!!
    BTW what's up with Hope floating rotors and what have you done to solve that? I have those rotors waiting for my balance frame to get here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. 68 Hundred View Post
    I might have missed it but can anyone comment on tire clearance? As in will a true 2.5" x 27.5" fit? The DHF is supposed to be coming out in 2.5" sometime. Would be nice if it fit.
    We have been running 27.5, 2.4 HR2s on our bikes with GOBS of clearance. The Minion 2.5 is about the same width.

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    I've had issues on other bikes with the hope floaters. I usually take an angle grinder to the adapter or the caliper itself. Color in with black sharpie and done

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    Our Balance edit launches tomorrow! Pacific Northwest rider, Trevor Parsons shows us how to ride a trail bike!

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    And here it is... The Canfield Brothers Balance edit:
    <iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/106243323?byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="800" height="450" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

    To see more of Trevor on our Balance, check out our latest blog post.

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    Wow! Thank you. I think I was more anxious to see the video than hearing about the frames shipping, to be honest. I'm even more excited to build mine up now. I cannot wait. This is my first full suspension, serious mountain bike, and I know I've made the right choice.

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    Killer edit ..Vin!!! on a side note... I am dying over here, UPS does not have a arrival date on my frame. Shows leaving Wa but no other info available!!!!

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    NSMB just launched our first media review and reviewer Jon Harris was STOKED!

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    Great looking bike!!!

    Can you please provide the stack height measurements for the medium and large? I am not sure why Canfield leaves this number out.

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    Stack height on a medium is 23.4" and 23.7" for a large.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tpliquid View Post
    Sweet - that was quick. Can't wait to hear more about it. I really like the aspects of this bike.

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    Well ****. It's fast.. Still fiddling with shock pressures etc. but it rides insanely nicely - shed loads of uphill traction, with no noticeable bob (Sorry Bob). But then, point it down.. I've tried my riding buddies bikes, and dont get me wrong, they're all nice, but this just felt perfect. Totally supple of the top, with a perfect ramp up that always keeps something in reserve when you boot a drop into a rock garden. To me it felt confident on the downs, supremely so, without wondering uphill (my biggest initial fear, coming from a xc bike).

    The loop: about 4 hours of nasty climbs, hike a bike and punishing descents (some insanely fast on smooth bridleway or loose shale, but the majority featuring limb size rocks, drops and chutes..).

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    Nice first impression. .... trail looks fun!! the only thing missing is a picture of the bike. ...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by tpliquid View Post
    Oh man!!! Mine is on it's way already

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    Sounds like you had fun thegnarlycenturion
    But yes, we want to see pics!!!

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    Pretty EPIC morning! We had the opportunity to film a short bike edit with snowboard legend Jeremy Jones and his film crew for an upcoming webisode.

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    Jeremy rode our Balance and had this to say about it:
    "I usually get bucked around on my bike and this just feels super smooth through everything. The suspension feels deep, yet it pedals very well."

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    STOKED!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    Pretty EPIC morning! We had the opportunity to film a short bike edit with snowboard legend Jeremy Jones and his film crew for an upcoming webisode.

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    Jeremy rode our Balance and had this to say about it:
    "I usually get bucked around on my bike and this just feels super smooth through everything. The suspension feels deep, yet it pedals very well."

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    STOKED!!!
    Legend. Did he push you guys a bit Further? One of the sickest men on planet Earth right there. When JJ gets behind something you know its damn good and good vibes/Karma as well. To be honest, I would rather follow JJ on a bike than on a board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude! View Post
    Great looking bike!!!

    Can you please provide the stack height measurements for the medium and large? I am not sure why Canfield leaves this number out.
    Damn you Dude! You sold me on the Uprising so don't even think about buying this bike. On second thought, please buy this bike then compare it to the Uprising. I'm waiting for the V.2 Uprising so if its going to take awhile (which it will) I may spring for this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rsullivan View Post
    Nice first impression. .... trail looks fun!! the only thing missing is a picture of the bike. ...lol
    +1

    Build pics PLEASE......This east coaster is still waiting for the brown truck to come.

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    Cool, which wheel for that stack height?

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    Stack height on a medium is 23.4" and 23.7" for a large.

    26" geometry chart?
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    26" geometry chart?
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    Just noticed the store has no black ano frames in small. Is that re-upping soon : ) ?

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    got mine today..... it's built but need to shorten the rear brake line. .... still waiting on a green King headset

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    Quote Originally Posted by rsullivan View Post
    got mine today..... it's built but need to shorten the rear brake line. .... still waiting on a green King headset
    Cool!!
    Now show us the damn pics!!!!!

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    Need a fix, pics please

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    photos are in the 2015 balance build thread. ....

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    OK, guys, rsullivan started it off, post your builds here. 2015 Balance - Build and Show what you got!!!!!

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    Canfield Brothers Balance - First Look-image.jpeg

    Just got it!

    Build coming tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by F.I.T.nj View Post
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    Just got it!

    Build coming tomorrow.
    Sweet looking box you got there

    I know some of the words used to describe this bike has been plush, and bump eating but what about poppy? I want a bike that straddles the line between poppy and plough. Something that can crush a rock garden one second then pop off a natural jump/lip the next second. How does the suspension "feel" in that regard?

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    Took the Balance out to the Cascadia Dirt Cup Enduro @ Tiger Mt this last weekend and had such a blast!! Can't wait till my LE Fire Red frame arrives!
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    Can we use titanium screws to replace the rear shock screws?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tpliquid View Post
    Can we use titanium screws to replace the rear shock screws?
    Aluminum screws would be lighter.
    Plastic would be lighterer
    Superglue would be the lightererest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tpliquid View Post
    Can we use titanium screws to replace the rear shock screws?
    I'd be interested to know what grade bolt is used in shock hardware in general. Ti 6.4 edges out grade 5 steel but not grade 8 I think. This was based off a very quick Web search. Anyone else know anything? One web site said Ti 6.4 had poor shear strength; not an ideal property for shock hardware I suspect.
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    I keep flirting with the buy now with pay pal button on CB's website. However I would like a few more rider reviews. I keep checking this thread every chance I get like a kid who cant sleep before Christmas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissam View Post
    I keep flirting with the buy now with pay pal button on CB's website. However I would like a few more rider reviews. I keep checking this thread every chance I get like a kid who cant sleep before Christmas.
    Just do it!!
    And i'm sure that pretty soon you can tell Dude! what he should buy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissam View Post
    I keep flirting with the buy now with pay pal button on CB's website. However I would like a few more rider reviews. I keep checking this thread every chance I get like a kid who cant sleep before Christmas.
    Hi Swissam, haven't you considered a Nicolai ION16 as an option? I am just curious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slavdo View Post
    Hi Swissam, haven't you considered a Nicolai ION16 as an option? I am just curious.

    Never considered Nicolai. I am considering Evil uprising because the suspension "feels" like how I want a suspension to feel. Still waiting to hear how the Balance feels other than using standard keywords.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swissam View Post
    Never considered Nicolai. I am considering Evil uprising because the suspension "feels" like how I want a suspension to feel. Still waiting to hear how the Balance feels other than using standard keywords.
    Here's a rundown from NSMB's Jon Harris:
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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    There are quite a few 170 and 175mm cranks that have more than enough clearance. Besides XTR and Next SL's, the rest of Shimano and Raceface's are compatible. But, yes, most every 165mm out there will fit, including Sram XO's.
    I don't see the 9 speed Shimano cranks listed in the compatibility sheet. Will the 9 speed Shimano XT M770/771 175mm cranks fit?

    Also, the clearance issue is on both sides or only on the Drive side? If only on drive side, couldn't I just put an extra spacer on the drive side BB. It'll change the chainline but I would be running 1x10 anyway so moving the chainline out a little shouldn't cause any problems for me.

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    2100$=1655€
    Thats the price of a Balance at Canfieldbrothers store. But europeans have to buy them in others sites.
    2758$=2175€
    Thats the price we have to pay.
    I can't understand why EU citizens have to pay 600$ more. I've loved the Can Can, the two versions of the One, and now that Balance and I still will not be able to buy that one.
    I think they have to really think about that price. My opinion is that they will sell A LOT of them. Now it's a price to buy what you dream for, not a price for wat you buy.
    I will still follow the brand of course.

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    More pictures! Any more shots of the LE Fire frame?

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    Yes let's see the red frame

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    Quote Originally Posted by koon View Post
    2100$=1655€
    Thats the price of a Balance at Canfieldbrothers store. But europeans have to buy them in others sites.
    2758$=2175€
    Thats the price we have to pay.
    I can't understand why EU citizens have to pay 600$ more.
    Why not order it through the Canfieldbrothers online store? Get in touch with Sean, I'm sure he'll be able to get you a quote on shipping. My DJ frame (the online store special offer) was about $100 to ship to Europe.

    In return for getting the frame cheaper, you carry the "risk" of shipping the frame back if something's wrong with it -- unlikely since we're talking a CB frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drLEE View Post
    Why not order it through the Canfieldbrothers online store? Get in touch with Sean, I'm sure he'll be able to get you a quote on shipping. My DJ frame (the online store special offer) was about $100 to ship to Europe.

    In return for getting the frame cheaper, you carry the "risk" of shipping the frame back if something's wrong with it -- unlikely since we're talking a CB frame.
    I haven't look for it yet, but when I was considering The One, there was an advise/link for EU citizens to buy at the european shop.
    Tks I will consider it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koon View Post
    I can't understand why EU citizens have to pay 600$ more...
    the differnce comes from european custom fees and taxes and the margin for the distrubutors. thats not that hard to understand and is related to all bike parts distributed over here.
    Sokrates is dead, Galilei is dead, Newton is dead, Einstein is dead, Pantani is dead and i am feeling sick too.

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    the differnce comes from european custom fees and taxes and the margin
    I can understand that of course, there are thiefs everywere.

    Quote Originally Posted by hball View Post
    and the margin for the distrubutors.
    Not that.
    Distributors through internet? It's just needed to type different letters in the search box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koon View Post
    2100$=1655€
    Thats the price of a Balance at Canfieldbrothers store. But europeans have to buy them in others sites.
    2758$=2175€
    Thats the price we have to pay.
    I can't understand why EU citizens have to pay 600$ more.
    There is no Canfield Distributor in my country.
    So that I ordered from Canfield Guys. I paied $200 for shipping plus $400 for custom fees . May be some more :-( She is still waiting for custom Clearance
    I dont see any diffrence. If you can buy for 2175€ And if you dont have to pay extra custom fee ,BUY it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koon View Post
    2100$=1655€
    Thats the price of a Balance at Canfieldbrothers store. But europeans have to buy them in others sites.
    2758$=2175€
    Thats the price we have to pay.
    I can't understand why EU citizens have to pay 600$ more.
    That sucks, but it's inevitable and, on the other hand, pretty normal no matter what you buy in the US vs Europe...
    It's the stupid VAT and custom taxes...
    Unless you have some scheme or a way to bring the frame to Europe without paying those, then yes order it directly.
    If you don't, you better buy it from a distributor in Europe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3dmimar View Post
    There is no Canfield Distributor in my country.
    So that I ordered from Canfield Guys. I paied $200 for shipping plus $400 for custom fees . May be some more :-( She is still waiting for custom Clearance
    I dont see any diffrence. If you can buy for 2175€ And if you dont have to pay extra custom fee ,BUY it.
    Yeah, it's not worth the trouble...

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    Quote Originally Posted by atekt View Post
    More pictures! Any more shots of the LE Fire frame?
    We just received a few images from the first built up LE Fire over the weekend. Thanks Dink T for the shots!

    *Please note - The use of XTR cranks on the Balance is not recommended as clearances are less than desired and may contact the frame under extreme loads. Of all the cranks on our "not recommended" list, XTR's run the tightest q factor as the are a pure XC crank. I posted these images as I wanted to feature the first build we have seen with one of the limited frames. I apologize if I confused anybody with this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingtonVT View Post
    We just received a few images from the first built up LE Fire over the weekend. Thanks Dink T for the shots!

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    XTR Cranks? I thought those don't fit?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pwu_1 View Post
    XTR Cranks? I thought those don't fit?
    PWU - I was just updating my post as you were posting this. - Cheers!

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    anyone got problem with chain rubbing on the rear triangle on the smallest gear?

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    We've received a few emails from customers in regards to their Maxles loosening. If any of you are experiencing this, simply flip your Maxle QR open and using a 2.5mm allen, give the tension adjuster 2 or 3 clockwise clicks. This will allow the Maxle to expand and have a stronger grab on the frame.

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    Good to know Vin, thanks.
    I'll check that when all the parts to build my Balance, get here.

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    Any ride reports and for those that have both The One and Balance, how do they compare.

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    Canfield Brothers Balance - First Look

    Any plans to come out with a 1x(no FD) only balance frame?

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    ??? I think 90% of us are building em that way - but for some of these silly enduro climbs a 22 bailout up front might be in order. No FD, just a reach and pull before the transfer stage.

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    Death to the FD

    I second this. The welded on tab for the FD is so fugly. think I am going to have to cut it off if the MRP DECAPITATOR cover / Bottle opener doesn't hide it well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by g1701gst View Post
    I second this. The welded on tab for the FD is so fugly. think I am going to have to cut it off if the MRP DECAPITATOR cover / Bottle opener doesn't hide it well.

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    The brushed frame with the green links is so clean! I was thinking of getting a black frame, but that brushed finish is so nice.

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    Got a large LE fire arriving in the UK towards the end of next week.
    Spec ordered is:-
    xfusion metric @160mm fork
    sram x1 1400 crank
    sram x01 gearing
    hope flow ex wheels
    reverb
    saint m820 brakes & rotors
    renthal fatbars & duo stem.

    Will get some pics up once its built!

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    FYI the brushed frame has a glossy clear coat-finish. It looks great but I worry about its durability, already shows a few scratches. I dont think it powder coated, just painted. Had I know that I probably would have got the black ano version. Hopefully I dont have to pay several hundred $$$ to get it finished properly with a durable powder coat a year from now.

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    I'm 1'76m high. Wich frame size do I need?

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    I am 1.74m and got an M. But was on the fence between the M and an L.

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    Is anyone able to compare the Balance with the Mach 6 on both climbing and decending? I previously had a Pivot Mach 5.7, which was around 30 lbs. I'm concerned that with the weight of the Balance frame, the total weight of my bike would be around 33 or 34 lbs. I'm looking to keep the total build weight the same or less than my previous bike.

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