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    Trigger 29er First Ride Report

    Don't know where to start, so much awesomeness, suffice it to say Cannondale nailed it with this bike. LOVE this thing, totally worth the wait (I ordered in August, got it two weeks ago, and only today got to take it for its maiden ride). The "reviews" forums don't have the Trigger 29 listed yet, so I figured I'd post up here.

    How I decided on the Trigger 29'er 2:
    I ride the Northeast, typically on very technical trails with decent mix of climbing and descending. My main criterion were: 125-135mm travel, 34mm Fox fork, lifeftime frame warranty, low standover, 13.5" or so BB height. The warranty aspect was key, as I've cracked a few boutique frames before and had to re-up on my dime. That left Specialized, Giant, Trek/Fisher and a handful of others. I'd had three C'dales in the past, and all were excellent, no frame issues and the problems I did have (Headshok, what else? ) were taken care of with no fuss. The spec on the C'dale won me over vs the comparable models from the other large brands, particularly the Fox 34 and the DYAD shock.

    Setting it up
    I'm 6' 3", 205 on the bathroom scale. Bought an XL. Cockpit was too short when I picked it up (stem too short, bars not high enough, and seat post (straight) couldn't get the saddle far back enough. LBS set me up with a layback post, longer stem and higher rise bars.

    I set up the Fork @ 85 psi. For the rear DYAD, I ended up bumping the pressure to the next bracket up (for riders weighing 220). I set the rebound on both front and rear to a couple clicks from full fast. Both front and rear settings were on the money for my first ride. Beginners luck, I guess. You'll definitely need to make sure your LBS gives you the C'dale pump that comes with the bike. The rear shock pressures (+ and -) are 300-350 for my weight. And you'll want to make sure the pump's collar is screwed as tight onto the valve as possible when inflating, or your readings will be way off. It's an extra long collar, I assume to handle the extreme pressures.

    The Ride
    In the 80mm mode, the bike has a nice firm but supple feel to it. No wallowing like some single pivot designs I've ridden/owned. Square edged hits are nicely muted, and acceleration is very good. I found myself riding 1 (occasionally 2) gears taller than on my previous bike on extended climbs in the granny.

    The 130mm mode is extremely compliant, but controlled. No wallow, no dramatic articulation. Even in the bigger rocky sections, no pedal strike. When descending in 130mm mode, with the Fox 34 set at "descend" i found myself going MUCH faster downhill than I'm used to, and had to reign things in before I got in over my head. I'm not a speed freak by any stretch, but I was amazed at the feeling of control and composure this bike has.

    Composed is probably the best adjective I can think of for the Trigger 29er. Between the thru-axles front and rear, the 34mm fork, the beefy frame and pivots, the bike fells like "one" unit, as opposed to a frame with a bunch of parts bolted on to it.

    The Hans Dampfs were spectacular. My first ride was on a 20 degree day, with frozen rutted sections and a dusting of snow that hid the icy sections and coated the roots and rocks. Tricky to say the least. The HD's hooked up and cornered much better than the Nevegals and Rampages I'm used to (and I still consider those great tires).

    The Maguras worked great...nice modulation, no squeal or howl. The X9 rear derailleur clutch feature was sweet. No slap, hard to imagine going back to a non-clutch mech.

    Nits
    • -The bashguard and the 36T chainring (with chain on it) are the same diameter, causing the chain to be more exposed to logs/rocks than I'd like.
    • -My chicken legs would prefer a 30 or 32T instead of 36, which is a bit tall for me given the trails I ride.
    • -My XL came with a 350mm long seatpost, which was at max extension for me at my seat height before my LBS swamped in a 400mm layback. Anyone taller would have an issue. The L and XL should come with 400mm posts.
    • -Stem selection is not good right now. Either 5 degree or 20. This should improve over time if more manufacturers move toward the 1.5 steer tube size, but the likelihood of that is subject to debate I guess.
    • -The WTB volt saddle is a bit minimalist even for my skinny rear end. Going to give it a bit more time before I decide whether to replace with a slightly wider design.
    • -The remote lever gets in the way of the upper bolt for the brake/shifter perch, so it takes a bit of fiddling to get your shifter/brake/remote set up right.


    I ordered this bike after considering Tallboy LT, SB-95, Evolve SST, Stumpy, El Cap and a few others. The lifetime warranty negated many of these choices, and the parts spec for the price also worked in the Trigger's favor...I would have had to spend about a G more on the boutique brands to get what I wanted. Having ordered it in August (before the Eurobike reveal), of course I couldn't test ride it, so 'twas a bit of a gamble. But as any gambler knows, sometimes you come out on top. This bike truly is tops.


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    I'm ordering a Trigger 29er 2. Your post makes me happy. Where do ride? I am in NJ and ride from Fairhill to Clayton.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrothmel View Post
    I'm ordering a Trigger 29er 2. Your post makes me happy. Where do ride? I am in NJ and ride from Fairhill to Clayton.
    Good call, and congrats! I am in northern NJ, so I typically ride Wawayanda, Ringwood, Jungle Habitat, Mahlon. I haven't ridden Clayton in years, but do find my way central or south from time to time (Allaire, Six Mile, etc). What shop are you buying your T29 from ? I went through Halters in Monmouth Junction. Awesome shop. Jason's the man. Post up when you get 'er.

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    My local bike shop is Mt. Holly Bike Shop in Mt. Holly. They have been great. Working on my Rush 7 for four years. That's why I'm sticking with Cannondale. The Rush has logged lots of miles and keeps on going.

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    whoa, I thought the Trigger was 26" wheel only
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    Great write up. How much does it weigh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twowheelfunman View Post
    whoa, I thought the Trigger was 26" wheel only
    They first introduced the 26" Triggers, then a little later introduced the 29er with alloy frames. Eventually, there should also be some carbon 29ers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5 View Post
    Great write up. How much does it weigh?
    Thanks. It's 31 lbs not including Time ATAC pedals give or take 1/2 lb (my scale only goes in digital 1/2 lb increments).

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    Awesome bike and a great review

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bugeye View Post
    [*]-Stem selection is not good right now. Either 5 degree or 20. This should improve over time if more manufacturers move toward the 1.5 steer tube size, but the likelihood of that is subject to debate I guess.
    Do this bike come with a straight 1.5" steerer Fox 34? I thought it was a regular tapered Fox34. That's interesting.

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    How does it compare to the RIP 9?

    Sheesh, you've owned a lot of bikes...

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    Savo: Yes, straight 1.5" steer tube...super stiff (but stem selection tough at moment).

    Flucod: Congrats on your new bike! LBS suggested I spring for the Lefty but it was out of my range. Agree with all your comments. While of the bikes you list I've only had a pre-2012 Ventana (great stiffness and traction, but wallowy rear), I can also say that I've had experience with FSR bikes (e.g. Specialized 29'ers, Intense 26") and I much prefer the Trigger.

    Here are some action shots from a ride we took last weekend.






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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    That place place looks fun and perfect for the bike. Still cannot believe how well the bike tracks.

    I swapped out the stock stem for a TruVativ AKA in 100mm.

    Did you keep the stock stem?
    I swapped the 80mm that came with it for a 100mm C'dale stem. Had to install 40mm risers to get the front end up a bit for me.

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    got my new trigger 29er2

    Quote Originally Posted by Bugeye View Post
    I swapped the 80mm that came with it for a 100mm C'dale stem. Had to install 40mm risers to get the front end up a bit for me.
    My LBS is putting my new Trigger 29er 2 together out of the box. The bike is beautiful. Small frame for my neandrathal build. I am very impressed that it seems to have smaller wheel base than other 29ers. Will finish build on Saturday and hope to do first ride on Sunday. I tell my wife she's my new girlfriend.

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    Took my Trigger 29er 2 on its maiden voyage today. For those familiar with South Jersey we rode Camden County College. (I'm 53 years old, 54 in April). The most noticible improvement over the Rush 7 26er is the climbing. First, its lighter than the Rush. Second, with the big wheels I go right over obstacles like roots and logs that would have stopped the 26 inch Rush in its tracks. This bike destroys the myth that 29 ers don't climb as well as 26ers. This one climbs better. Also, unlike other 29ers I have tried, the Trigger 29er steers like a bike, not like a bus. Going through twistys and trees was a breeze. Coupled with the big wheels, went over roots at slow speeds around curves no problem. The bike is unstoppable. I did take down hills more agressively, although nothing in Camden County College that counts as a long descent. Plus, you guys have to remember, I'm 53, not 23. However, I am in good shape. That's why I appreciate the ease with which the bike takes you up hill.

    On another note, set up of shock was a cinch with the instructions and the pump they give you. All in all, I am very happy. If the weather cooperates, we are doing Brandywine Park in DE next week. That area will be the rock garden test.

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    Congrats on the new T29-2! Glad you enjoyed your first ride. Come up to Norther NJ sometime and I'd be happy to show you around. The pics above were from Wawayanda St park...lotsa rocks! perfect for this kind of bike.

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    Invitation to North Jersey

    Quote Originally Posted by Bugeye View Post
    Congrats on the new T29-2! Glad you enjoyed your first ride. Come up to Norther NJ sometime and I'd be happy to show you around. The pics above were from Wawayanda St park...lotsa rocks! perfect for this kind of bike.
    Thanks for the invitation. Waywayanda looks like over a two hours from Mt. Holly. Maybe some place closer. I'm in Mt. Holly. Would not mind meeting in the middle somewhere between our locations.

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    Trigger 29er First Ride Report

    [QUOTE=mrothmel;10189329] (I'm 53 years old, 54 in April). All in all, I am very happy. /QUOTE]

    Nice. Happy trails.

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    I weigh 165 pounds and am trying to get the air pressure on the front fork right on Trigger 29er 2. I was at 70 pounds and that is too low. I am going to try 90 pounds. Any opinions out there on the right pressure for front fork on Trigger 29er 2 (Fox Float 34 CTD)

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    First major ride on the new bike. I'm going to name her "beer goggles" because the bike inspires confidence and makes you do what you normally would not do. We rode Brandywine Park in Wilmington DE. 583 feet of elevation gain. Climbed great. I descended faster than I ever have in my life. Lots of fun. The conditions were not the best, freezing temp, no sun 15 mph + winds; a bit muddy, just enough to make it more difficult. I appreciated the front lock out (climb mode) on the front fork as it let you stand up and peddle when you had to. More aggressive on the rock gardens than usual, but still walked some. I love the bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    Attachment 768198

    Just picked up the Trigger 29 1 last week. Have to say I think it is the best long travel 29er I have had. Absolutely love the quick adjust from 130 to 80. Previously had a RIP 9, Ventana, Turner Sultan, Trek Rumblefish. This bike is on entire different level then any of those.
    good to know. what size is that in the pic?

    how did the crests feel? not flexy?

    thx,
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    Quote Originally Posted by holiday View Post
    good to know. what size is that in the pic?

    how did the crests feel? not flexy?

    thx,
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    Size is a large, have now swapped out the seatpost with a GD and installed a 95mm Thomson stem. Wheels do not feel flexy at all, the Max and frame are so stiff you do not notice. I am going to get some new wheels soon though. Had to true the rear 2 times already. They are not meant for what I am doing with it, knew that going in though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrothmel View Post
    I weigh 165 pounds and am trying to get the air pressure on the front fork right on Trigger 29er 2. I was at 70 pounds and that is too low. I am going to try 90 pounds. Any opinions out there on the right pressure for front fork on Trigger 29er 2 (Fox Float 34 CTD)
    I'm 200 and change. I run the Fox 34 at 85-90 and it's perfect. roughly 25% sag, consistent with Flucod's recommendation....

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    Bugeye - what's your inseam length, e.g. measured from floor to top of a book between your crotch, standing against a wall in bare feet?

    Flucod - same question.

    I'm about 6'2" with a 34" inseam (slightly longer torso relative to legs). I went for a Large trigger 29er. The geometry measurements are very similar to my previous Rize Large (aside from ST/HT angles). From what people are saying, I'm probably good to have ordered the large, but likely going to have to put a longer stem on (or wider bars).

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    Quote Originally Posted by runbaileyrun View Post
    Bugeye - what's your inseam length, e.g. measured from floor to top of a book between your crotch, standing against a wall in bare feet?
    I'm 35" inseam as per the measurements you specify above. I'm 6'3". The XL fit perfectly as a frame, but as in my earlier post I found the seatpost too short by 50mm and the stem too short by 20mm. Bars were plenty wide, but I wanted more rise, so I swapped for a 40mm rise. The XL stem was 80mm long...I suspect the L will be 70mm...I think you'll find the stem a bit short.

    Definitely have your LBS get you a 400mm post...even if the 350 gets you to where you want your saddle, there will likely not be enough insertion depth....there's a lot of leverage on that small triangle near the seat clamp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    My inseam is 32" and I am 6" even. I would think you would need an XL with those measurements.
    that's what I was thinking.

    at 5 11 with a 33 inch inseam, I'm now leaning to L.

    Reach is shorter on the M cannonale then the M specialized I was comparing it to. The L falls almost right between the M and L speicialized in Reach.

    I'm leaning away from the intense spider comp 29 now, and toward this one, saving cash and maintaining my cdale loyalty is sounding good at the moment, just need to figure sizing.

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    I was thinking exactly the same when I was trying to decide between a Cannondale F29 Carbon or Specialized Stumpjumper. The Cannondale L reach was a bit shorter than for the Specialized L. I'm 180 cm, 87 cm inseam. The L Cannondale fits perfectly.

    I know it's not the Trigger, but still.

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    Those specialized 29ers are loooong tanks.

    Have any of you tried Niner bikes? The RIP9 stack and reach is almost identical to the Trigger 29er in the large size. Niner says large is for riders up to 6'3".

    I've been back and forth between the L and XL, and in the end probably feel I'm in the middle of the two and could go either way. I'm hoping that the old adage, best to go down a size for a more 'flickable' ride, will work for me especially being a 29er.

    You are likely right that a 70mm stem could be a touch short, although I'm hoping going from 680mm wide bars and 110mm stem to 740mm bars will counter some of that stem length decrease.

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    ^^^ These are the wheels that came with the bike not more than a month ago???

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    To be honest, I am done with Shimano hubs...I have them on a few of my older bikes, but I've replaced the freehub bodies more times than I can count...either the pawls break, or the hub itself explodes. This is across the Deore, LX and XT spectrum. Sad to see you SLX in a similar state. Too bad they don't make them like they used to (a buddy has an XT 7speed hub from 1989 and the sucker is still going strong. Another buddy has an XT 6 speed from 1987 and that too is still working like a champ.

    My newer bikes (Trigger and Mukluk) come with Formula hubs...here's hoping I have better luck...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    I had a RIP 9 and a Jet 9 for a couple of years. The Trigger Large is smaller then the RIP Large.
    How is that? The Trigger L has a reach of 437mm, the RIP9 L is 425. That's half the difference between the Trigger L and XL.

    You are right about the Jet9, it has a reach a bit longer than the Trigger, 444mm for the L, but that is expected since it is a XC bike and you want a longer TT compared to an AM ride.

    That is pretty crazy about the XT hubs. I've never seen that before with Shimano.

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    Had trigger 1 out for two rides over the weekend, both technical one more drop/air focused the other pedally tech.

    Ride 1: 3 odd hour ride at Ninham in Carmel, NY (techy trail riding)
    -solid climber, quick bike/"zippy"
    -Vs. my Sultan the shorter stays make front end more poppy to manual and zip zoom
    -I'm 6'2'' and the xfusion dropper doesn't get far enough outta the way for super steeps/big rollers/kicker type drops
    -Cracked the SRAM Cassette at 5th cog, everything was torque checked before ride (XTR with 36t spread on the way)
    -130/80 mm is nice on the climbs
    -Some suspension tweaks... not plush

    Ride 2: 1 hour at Wilton Woods in CT... more Stuntery/air and skinny focused ride with sessioning vs. pedaling
    -Not a fan of the XT... may cut out and go with a King or DT240s with ratchet
    -HTA feels steep vs. my sultan, especially in the air at launch
    -Still trying to get suspension to feel poppy and plush... maybe break in? Also the pump drops like 10-30psi taking it off (grease the pump valve)

    Thus far, very happy and to be honest, I'm pleasantly surprised.

    Lefty is hecka stiff (245lbs w/out gear)... Crest seem okay.

    My gripe with sultan was ability to "drop" the bars to ground in a turn and snap out of corner, Trigger is nice and zippy through corners.

    Thoughts on what I need to do...
    - Better rear hub (engagement for log rides/rock garden maneuvers)
    - Minion DHF 2.5 when it comes to get another degree of slack up front
    - Slam stem
    - Possibly off load xfusion and get KS Lev 150
    - Carbon Bars
    - XTR cranks 32t w/guide to go 1x10.

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    I got my Trigger 29er-1 yesterday. Unfortunately we also got another 6" of snow yesterday. On the good side I am heading to NC in one week to ride all the trails down there. Can't wait to try it out.

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    ^^Congrats!

    Update now that I've had a few more rides on the T29-2:

    + Have begin using the 130mm mode more when climbing nasty rock gardens. Amazingly compliant and effective. I now only use 80mm when climbing smoother sections of trail.

    + I swapped out the 36T for a 32. Much more forgiving on my chicken legs, plus no more risking chain damage (see original post...36T bash didn't give much chain protection when chain was on 36T ring).

    - Hans Dampfs: Being spring and all, I occasionally encounter some softer/damp sections of trail. I've found the HD's don't shed mud as effectively as Nevegals and other tires with wider-spaced knobs.

    - The cable boss/stop for the front derailleur positions the end of the cable/ferrule upward directly in line of water/dirt spray from the tire. Could use some form of rubber grommet or guard. Sure, we all have to replace this cable and housing eventually, but me thinks on the Trigger we'll be doing it more often.

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    Got the Trigger-1 all set up today, suspension, seat position, remote dropper seat post controller, XT pedals, adjusted shifting and brakes. Still covered with snow here but I am packing up for Saturdays trip to NC. My first ride will be there with my son in law.

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    Trigger 29er First Ride Report

    Fusion hilo is too short, moving to a reverb with 125mm.

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    First ride was at Fisher Farm in NC. Small trail system, nothing too difficult but a good place to check out a new bike. I think I am going to love this bike. The extra travel from my Superfly is much appreciated and I tested it on a couple of berm jumps that I got about 4' of air off. The bike climbs great and goes down hill even better. I will do some minor tweaking but this is my new favorite bike. Here is a short video. My son in law is on my Superfly with my gopro.

    I Pulled The Trigger - YouTube

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    Please, would you write the real weights and sizes of your bikes?
    Thanks a lot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tassburr View Post
    Please, would you write the real weights and sizes of your bikes?
    Thanks a lot!
    I am 6' tall with a 32" inseam. Riding a Large frame. I changed out the 85mm stem to a 110mm because of my extra long torso. I have not weighed it but it is surely below 30#.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcappy View Post
    I am 6' tall with a 32" inseam. Riding a Large frame. I changed out the 85mm stem to a 110mm because of my extra long torso. I have not weighed it but it is surely below 30#.
    Thank you!!
    Please, keep me informed if you get the exact weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    My stock Large was 32lbs. Have changed the stem, bars, wheels, saddle, seatpost and now it weighs 31.49. It does pedal and ride with a lighter feel though.
    Is yours a 1 or 2?

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    Heights make me laugh

    I had to laugh at everyone's description of height and inseam. i have a 29" inseam and I am 5'4" on a good day. My LBS had to cut 2" off the seat post so my feet could reach the pedals.



    Quote Originally Posted by holiday View Post
    that's what I was thinking.

    at 5 11 with a 33 inch inseam, I'm now leaning to L.

    Reach is shorter on the M cannonale then the M specialized I was comparing it to. The L falls almost right between the M and L speicialized in Reach.

    I'm leaning away from the intense spider comp 29 now, and toward this one, saving cash and maintaining my cdale loyalty is sounding good at the moment, just need to figure sizing.

    thx,
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    Don't get me wrong, I'm a Cannondale fan boy. But I can't work out why anyone would buy a Trigger over a Bronson...
    and no, I am not missing the other half of my fork....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    Completely agree with the first point on the 130mm mode.

    Agree with the second as well.

    The Hans Danfs I thought were the worse tire I have ever used. Would roll like crap, could not hold a line in a corner and would slip under small loads climbing. Was running 28-26psi. Changed the pressure to 20-22psi and the tires now are absolutely incredible. I have never felt this much change in the tires with this little psi change. Love the tires now. Even at that pressure the casing does not allow the tire to come close to bottoming out.

    Also agree on point 4, fortunately I do not shift the front much
    Are you guy's riding tubeless. I turned mine tubeless in about 30 min. Every thing is better tubeless!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flucod View Post
    Yep, since the beginning.
    I am about 190 right now and I am at 21 f & 22 r. Climbs and rolls well.

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    Nah, no tubeless for me....I'm old school....don't want to futz with the sealant, the need for a compressor to pump up the tires, etc. I run sub 30 as it is and rarely flat...plus if I gotta carry a tube anyway for emergencies.... But if I ever do see the light, at least my wheels are tubeless ready...

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    Trigger 29er First Ride Report

    650B is a compromise Willis. Either shred with 26 or flow with the 9er.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bugeye View Post
    Nah, no tubeless for me....I'm old school....don't want to futz with the sealant, the need for a compressor to pump up the tires, etc. I run sub 30 as it is and rarely flat...plus if I gotta carry a tube anyway for emergencies.... But if I ever do see the light, at least my wheels are tubeless ready...
    If you go with the right tire and rim combo it's a simple deal. I have both my bikes set up with Stans Crest wheels and Shwalbe tires. I set them up myself in very short order and inflated with a hand pump. The ride is so much better at lower pressures. They also roll better and grip better. I have had many punctures seal immediately and have never been left flat. If it did happen I would just pop in a tube like usual to get home. The sealant has lasted an entire season without having to redo it. I just removed the tires from my Superfly and to my surprise the sealant was only slightly set up. I wiped them out and added new sealant then pumped them back up with the hand pump. I am completely sold on tubeless.

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    So I took the Trigger today to one of the most technical trails in my area of Northern NJ save for one*. It's a place I've ridden many times before on my prior FS bikes, usually with a respectable degree of success and an occasional dab or two...but more importantly with a few butterflies as I approach and attempt certain sections. Today, though, I found myself acing everything, and going quicker than I have before. Additionally, the amount of confidence I had in the sketchier bits was unlike anything else I've experienced before. No butterflies, just a huge amount of trust in the bike. So stiff, so composed. I simply cannot believe how well suited this bike is to the terrain I love to ride. No excuses for me anymore...if I'm having a tough time, it ain't because of the bike

    *I'm planning to return that this "one" soon after a few years' absence. Will post up (maybe even take pics ;-) when I do. Should be interesting.

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    Yay!! I got my Trigger 29er 1 today!!! I test rode one two Saturdays ago... I was so impressed that I ordered one the following Monday... and I got it today!!

    I haven't taken it for a ride yet (other than the demo on Cannondale's bike), but I have a few setup questions:

    1. Since I had my bike shipped to me, the seat remote wasn't setup yet. The cable is way too long, so I'll have to cut it down. But, I'm not positive about the cable routing. Would anyone be willing to describe or take a picture of cable routing?

    2. I downloaded the Cannondale app on my iPhone. It is not even close to what the owner's manual says the initial air pressure should be in the shock and the Lefty. I am about 205 (ok... no fat ass jokes), so I'm interested in what others are runing for pressures as compared to the manual's recommendations.

    3. What is a good starting point for rebound adjustment?



    I got a pair of HT AE01 platform pedals. Very cool. I'm very stoked. First ride with my bike will be tomorrow nite.

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