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    Anyone ever see this frame?

    Looks kind of wierd, first thought to my mind.....BALL PINCHER

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    yea it was reviewed in Mountain bike action not too long ago, i believe its called the pronghorn

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    It looks like it could easily prong something....
    If you don't stop whining- I'll call the whaaaa-mbulance!

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    I saw it in MBA as well. Thought it was an interesting idea. It looks a lot more awkward in that picture than it did in all the MBA pictures.

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    Sweet.. someone's giving the summer interns from their local community college a shot at real design work.

    Seriously. Who was actually stoned enough to put that into production?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thump
    Sweet.. someone's giving the summer interns from their local community college a shot at real design work.

    Seriously. Who was actually stoned enough to put that into production?
    Agreed there. Some people try to innovate and "think outside the box" and this happens.

    Just about every person who I've heard say "think outside the box" in a serious context has been a total moron.
    You have just been mentally Rick Roll'd. Yup you're thinking about it right now aren't you? Don't fight it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thump
    Sweet.. someone's giving the summer interns from their local community college a shot at real design work.
    A trail thatís too difficult wouldnít exist because itíd never be used. But, trails can exist thatíre too difficult for you.

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    It looks like a half baked copy of Liteville style suspension:

    http://www.liteville.de/t/22_29.html

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    Yikes

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    But it only costs...$1,849.83

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    I rode it at Interbike, refer to http://reviews.mtbr.com/interbike/pronghorn-racing/

    It did not present any issues for me for Huevos encounters. Although the latest version with the Magura shock looks a bit scarier.

    I did not get enough saddle time to make any final conclusions, and I needed to tune the shock more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ithnu
    Just about every person who I've heard say "think outside the box" in a serious context has been a total moron.
    Oh man.. That's nearly sig worthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pastajet
    I did not get enough saddle time to make any final conclusions, and I needed to tune the shock more.
    Yeah, but what's the point? To me it looks like a just another faux bar suspension but now you're exposing the shock (and your tender bits) to more potential damage. There's nothing this gains over just using different shaped rocker arms and mounting the shock vertically inside the triangle (ala Kona). In addition this puts the bike's center of gravity higher.
    ride-design-fail.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by thump
    OMFG!
    the drugs made me realize it's not about the drugs

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    Quote Originally Posted by thump
    Oh man.. That's nearly sig worthy.
    I'll take that as a compliment sir
    You have just been mentally Rick Roll'd. Yup you're thinking about it right now aren't you? Don't fight it.

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    beware of the jumps on your sugar lumps

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ithnu
    Agreed there. Some people try to innovate and "think outside the box" and this happens.

    Just about every person who I've heard say "think outside the box" in a serious context has been a total moron.

    Fo Sho!....I saw this frame on ebay and thought it looked like some cheap Wal-Mart bike

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