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    220lbs. Riding a 2011 GT Zaskar Pro 9r

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    6'1" - 290's

    XL Gary Fisher HiFi Deluxe
    XL Niner Air9
    XL Niner Jet9
    L Leader 510-L 26er

    More torso than legs drives me into long top tubes.

    no pics of the Jet 9 yet...
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    Here are my two bikes and their current upgrades. (I need to get updated photos)

    2012 Specialized Epic Expert
    ENVE Flat Sweep Carbon Bar
    ENVE 90mm Carbon Stem
    ENVE 25mm Setback Carbon Seatpost
    Specialized Romin Evo Expert Carbon Saddle
    SRAM 1070 10spd Cassette
    Time ATAC XS Carbon Pedals
    ESI Chunky Grips
    (Point 1 Racing Podium Flat Pedals for trail riding days)


    2012 Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Hardtail
    ENVE Flat Sweep Carbon Bar
    ENVE 90mm Carbon Stem
    ENVE 25mm Setback Carbon Seatpost
    Specialized Romin Evo Expert Carbon Saddle
    SRAM 1070 10spd Cassette
    Time ATAC XS Carbon Pedals
    ESI Chunky Grips



    Adam Christopher
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    Updated picture.

    2011 Felt Z5
    2012 Felt Nine Race
    2013 Felt Edict Nine

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    I got an XL Yelli Screamy on the UPS truck, should be here any minute! Can't wait!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fattires40 View Post
    220lbs. Riding a 2011 GT Zaskar Pro 9r

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    Thats a beauty GT!

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    2012 Norco CCX3
    2014 Nashbar Fatbike

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    2012 Camber Comp Carbon

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    Here's Mine

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    Here's my new ride....
    One of the first XXL Frames in the world! I got it right before the holidays.
    XTR components
    WTB wheels
    2012 Fox 34 Fork with out CTD!
    2013 Fox Shock with CTD not that great
    Reverb dropper
    Twenty6 pedals
    Cytoe gaurd

    This thing rocks...
    I'm 6'9" and 270 looking to drop 30-40 lbs.
    I blow through the whole travel of the fox shock, any suggestions on set up?

    Sorry for the cell phone pic, I now realize I didn't even get the whole bike in the frame
    SC XXL Tallboy LTc
    Thanks Revolution!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpdiller View Post
    Here's my new ride....
    One of the first XXL Frames in the world! I got it right before the holidays.
    She's a sexy beast!
    Klein Attitude XX
    Santa Cruz Heckler 6.1
    Surly Karate Monkey
    Surly Moonlander

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    6'2" 220lbs

    2013 trek rumblefish

    Stock for now, i'm sure things will start breaking soon enough (they always do).

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpdiller View Post
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    I blow through the whole travel of the fox shock, any suggestions on set up?

    Get both shocks Push'ed
    Will help a lot...


    Here's there website:
    Push Industries - Home

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpdiller View Post
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    Here's my new ride....
    One of the first XXL Frames in the world! I got it right before the holidays.
    XTR components
    WTB wheels
    2012 Fox 34 Fork with out CTD!
    2013 Fox Shock with CTD not that great
    Reverb dropper
    Twenty6 pedals
    Cytoe gaurd

    This thing rocks...
    I'm 6'9" and 270 looking to drop 30-40 lbs.
    I blow through the whole travel of the fox shock, any suggestions on set up?

    Sorry for the cell phone pic, I now realize I didn't even get the whole bike in the frame
    Very nice, I'm waiting impatiently for mine to arrive.

    A couple of questions on your build:

    What stem length do you have on it in the photo, and does the cytoe guard work with the e13 chain guide in place (I take that to be the e13 guide that I can see behind the chainrings)?

    On the use of a lot of travel issue, unfortunately I have found that to be a bit of a trait of the CTD shocks. Retuning of the shock could be a good option. Otherwise, I see in the TBLTc forum that someone has put a CCDB on their’s.

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    my rigid jabberwocky.
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    Just picked up my Trek Mamba today. Can't wait to get out n ride and start customizing !!! I really hope these wheels hold up !! Never had much luck with stock wheels lol
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    6'4" riding a crappy K2 Shadow Nine paid $300 for it on black friday it's what I could afford. Been riding it everyday since Jan 5.

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    rip with flows big guys cant go wrong

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    My Raleigh Talus Elite 29er

    Will be here by Friday! I haven't ridden a 29er yet, but I think this will be a dynamite bike for me!

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    yeti sb-95

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    XL 2012 Trek(GF) Superfly.

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    Sworks Epic 29'er

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    I have a Vassago Jabberwocky setup as a 1X9 with a Rockshox Reba.

    Picking up a Salsa El Mariachi 2 on Sat.

    I am six foot five, 300 lbs.

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    In the process of restoring my old 26" Schwinn Moab 1, I've got a new fork coming for it today manitou minute expert. Plan on riding it for a year or so and then getting a FS 29er next year!

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    No pics (yet) but I have a few 29ers around:

    '11 Camber Elite - suspension stock at the moment but a Reba RL and Monarch XX will find their way onto the frame later this year...or when I wear the existing parts out. Mike C. built a set of 36h MTX33-based wheels up for use on this bike. Rear hub is an XT and front is an Alfine dynamo; at the moment they're shod with 2.2" Captains. 203F/185R rotors and the stock Elixirs seem to work well but the hydraulic portion of the system may be swapped for something else if they don't perform on steep descents. Looking at dropper posts too.

    '11 Rockhopper Pro - this one got turned into something of a trail bike and it's perfect for use on the goat paths which some of our area parks departments attempt to pass off as "improved bikeways". Stock 36h rear, front built by Mike C. - another Alfine dynamo laced to a Stan's Flow 36h. Rubber varies...Serfas Drifters or 2.0" Captains depending on the condition of our local trails. I fitted a set of Titec H-bars and Shimano combo brake/shifter levers, while the brakes themselves were replaced along with the controls. A remote lockout for the Recon Silver fork will be installed come rebuild time.

    '12 Fargo - pure homebuilt. M590 trekking crank/external BB, XTR rear/Tiagra front dérailleurs. ST-4503 levers fitted to a Woodchipper, itself atop a double-stem steerer. (The lower stem has a short piece of handlebar tubing clamped into it so a bag mount can be attached.) Brakes are Bengal MB700Ts and rotors 203F/185R. Seatpost is a USE Sumo at the moment though a Thudbuster LT is due by summer. Wheels come from either the Rockhopper or the Camber's original 32h setup is used with 47mm Continental Country Tours for paved path work. My wife just picked up a completely built '11 Fargo 3 and I'm going to see how its wheels hold up for singletrack riding before obtaining a similar set. A dynamo front is in the cards for her regardless.

    My '13 Pugsley frame - the Big Red One - showed up last week and I shall soon begin crafting on that project as well.

    6'4" and 240ish in gear. I have canoes for feets and have toe overlap problems with the Fargo unless riding with the slimmest profile road shoe in our closet. Thankfully, all the tight-n-wild turns are done on the Specializeds, not the Salsa.

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    Re: clydes that ride a 29er.... what are you riding?

    2010 Khs Flagstaff FS 29er, with ck/stans wheels.

    Also have a misfit dissent singlespeed. Also had to upgrade the rear hub, but this one has the old saint m800.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxman View Post
    Just picked up my Trek Mamba today. Can't wait to get out n ride and start customizing !!! I really hope these wheels hold up !! Never had much luck with stock wheels lol
    My stock Alex rims have been ok. I just had my rear wheel in for a tubeless conversion and had 6 loose spokes. My lbs adjusted them and said for me to keep an eye on them. I have about 800 miles on them and I am a 300lbs as well so I guess that it is not too bad.

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