I liked the look of the new HX2 29er frames, but there are a few lingering questions I don't see answered on your site or in forums. Anyone know?
- The marketing states it was designed around a 5-inch fork, but the geometry lists that it was measured using a 100mm fork. If you instead publish the axle-to-crown measurement that the frame is designed around with the geometry, it would be easier to understand how it might ride with various forks. If the "100mm fork" is a Reba and it was measured without accounting for sag that could mean 510mm, then the real geometry would be radically different from the specs if you put on say a Fox F29 100mm fork with an actual riding axle-to-crown of around 480.
- Most 29er frame specs I see list "BB drop" as opposed to height...so, how much lower the plane of the bottom bracket is, relative to the line of the hub-axles. This takes the tires out of the question, and if it is based off of a fork axle-to-crown spec then it is clear how high/low the BB really will ride with a given setup. What is the BB drop?
- What type of EBB is it? It looks Bushnell-ish but not quite, is it your own design? If so, is it an expanding wedge, or set-screw, other?
- Approximate frame weight?
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