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    My prophet mx1,and how do they compare to a standard prophet

    Just picked up a prophet mx 1,whats the differance between the mx1 and the standard prophet in both ride and frame specs??
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    The frame is beefed up at the headtube/downtube junction so it can handle a slightly taller fork. It also has tabs to mount chainguides and the rear dropouts are Thru-12, not the standard QR. Other than that, same thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Gerous
    The frame is beefed up at the headtube/downtube junction so it can handle a slightly taller fork. It also has tabs to mount chainguides and the rear dropouts are Thru-12, not the standard QR. Other than that, same thing.
    Does the mx1 also have a longer swing arm ??

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    .no

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    The frame is beefed up at the headtube/downtube junction so it can handle a slightly taller fork. It also has tabs to mount chainguides and the rear dropouts are Thru-12, not the standard QR
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    You may find the angles marked on the XC/FR settings are different to the 'normal' frames but that only due to the different length forks fitted as standard.
    eg: Fit the normal 140mm forks and the angles are the same, as the std frameset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by z1ppy
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    You may find the angles marked on the XC/FR settings are different to the 'normal' frames but that only due to the different length forks fitted as standard.
    eg: Fit the normal 140mm forks and the angles are the same, as the std frameset.
    Now thats interesting...so the only real differance is the 12mm bolt on hub ?? now whats the scoop with the prophet 4x
    Thx for the info !!!

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    prophet 4x and mx frames are the same, prophet 4x came out earlier

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    I was just checking out my frame and it looks to have the same tubes and welds as a standard prophet....where did they beef up the frame on the mx1

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    The underside of the downtube, just behind the headtube should have a reinforcing gusset.

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    The MX also doesn't have a water bottle cage mount on the downtube. Small difference, but I thought it was interesting being that my regular Prophet has them.

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