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  1. #1
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    my FR/DH inspired 09 Moto 4.

    I got this bike for a steal of a deal from a doctor who barely used it. It was set up for more XC with carbon cranks/bars/seatpost etc..

    I do a little bit rougher riding around the trails here so I set it up to be a little more durable.

    The Moto is super versatile, I am really impressed with the way this bike can do everything and eat it up like it's nothing.

    With the forks at 160mm, the head angle changes to 65 degrees (personally measured) ready to tear down the hill. If you drop it to 115, you get a crazy pedaling bike that still has plenty of plush travel at a 67 degree head angle. All in all, I couldn't be happier with what I have.

    I have three sets of wheels depending on riding conditions... two DH setups - one for dry and one for mud.. and an XC setup for pure speed on the trails.

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    Build:
    Frame: Cannondale Moto 160 - Alloy - Medium
    Fork: Rock Shox Lyric Coil /w U-Turn
    Rear Shock: FOX DHX 5.0 Coil /w 500lb spring
    Crank: TruVativ Holzfeller-OCT 2.2 - 170mm x 24/36T
    Bottom Bracket: TruVativ Howitzer Team
    Pedals: Kona Wah Wah
    Brakeset: Avid Elixir CR 185/185
    Shifters: SRAM X-0 Trigger
    Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM X-9 Medium Cage
    Headset: Chris King Nothreadset 1.5"
    Seat Post: Thomson Elite Setback 31.6x367
    Stem: Thomson X4 Elite 0x45mm
    Handlebars: TruVativ Holzfeller 700x30mm 9x5 Bend 31.8
    Chain Guide: TruVativ Shift Guide
    Chain: KMC X9SL
    Rims: Sun-Ringle Drift 2.0 / Mavic XM317 / DT E540
    Hubs: Sun-Ringle Demon Hubs / Hope Pro II / Formula
    Spokes: Sun-Ringle SS14 / DT Swiss Champion / DT Swiss Champion
    Tires: Maxxis Minion 2.7 DHF & 2.5 DHR / Continental Speed King Supersonic 2.3 / Maxxis Swampthing 2.5 F/R
    Saddle: WTB Laser V Pro
    Grips: Cannondale GRIND Locking

    I'm getting my Go Pro HD's next week... look for some rad trail videos on my YouTube channel in the near future: http://www.youtube.com/mrfumetsu
    Last edited by ustemuf; 11-12-2009 at 09:02 PM.

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    thats a great looking bike!! if i could trade my rize out for a ride like that i would do it in a heart beat. (well as long as it fit)

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    What are the different wheel/tire sets you are using with your Moto?
    I see the light at the end of the tunnel now,
    Someone please tell me it's not a train.
    -Cracker

  4. #4
    brake later, pedal sooner
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    It's in the build specs but:

    Sun Drift 2.0 rims with Maxxis Minion DHF/DHR for downhill
    DT E540 rims with Maxxis Swampthing for wet/muddy downhill
    Mavic XM317 rims with the Continental Speed King's for XC/fast trail.

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    Wow. That looks amazing! I love the color scheme on that frame...
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