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  • 11-23-2006
    skleins
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    Post your Maverick!!
    Well..........someones gotta kick it off so it may as well be me

    I present my ML7 size small (Called Jibe) with the later air shock upgrade that works so much better, its got a 100mm Fox Float up front.......so far ;)
  • 11-24-2006
    Scotto
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    Here are Peabody and Lantana!
  • 11-26-2006
    JWB
    Beckham @ just over 26lbs:



    John

    PS The seat post works very well for me.
  • 11-26-2006
    Crankarm
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    Two DUC 32's
    Here is a photo of the DUC's I am currently bashing around on
    While not Maverick Frames I thought this might be OK for this thread
  • 11-29-2006
    notsofastanymore
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    My girls ml7
    build this up for my girlfriend.
    she loves it.
    still have not weighed it.
    the cranks are italian extralight 172.5's
    king hubs, triple ti eggbeaters with short spindles.
  • 11-30-2006
    kidsuma
    Question for Crankarm
    Here is a photo of the DUC's I am currently bashing around on
    While not Maverick Frames I thought this might be OK for this thread


    Just wondered how you find the Intense compared with the RIP? I have had a 5.5 set up with DUC's and was thinking about the RIP so all comments will be of great interest!
  • 11-30-2006
    1FG
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    Here is Bashful...
    Just got it two days ago, a demo bike from... haven't had time to ride it yet!

    Cheers,

    DC
  • 12-01-2006
    Alpamayo


  • 12-04-2006
    Crash_Burn
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    Axolotl
    Got a pic of the latest version of my ML7, as you can see from my saddle I've got the new monolink/shock. Kind of miss my old set-up (extra heavy spring w/air assist) running 15-20 psi.
  • 12-04-2006
    MINImtnbiker
    Donkey - ML7/5 from May '06
    Photos are from Porcupine Rim in Moab, 3 weeks ago. Setup for that type of ride...big tires, Mallet pedals. Otherwise I run Candy's and 2.1 Specialized tires and it is a couple pounds lighter...just over 25#s.

  • 12-04-2006
    MINImtnbiker
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by 1FG
    Just got it two days ago, a demo bike from... haven't had time to ride it yet!

    Cheers,

    DC

    Interesting setup for your Polar sensor. Is that mounted on the bash guard? I have mine mounted on the lower part of the right leg, under the bash guard. I mounted it with zip ties like normal, then screwed the bash guard screws over it and it works just fine. However the big issues is the wireless is not strong enough for the watch to read from the bars... so I have it mounted on the lower fork crown. It seemed wierd at first, but it is nice since I don't always look at it (in the shape I'm in, I don't always want to see my HR!)
  • 12-04-2006
    1FG
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by MINImtnbiker
    Interesting setup for your Polar sensor. Is that mounted on the bash guard? I have mine mounted on the lower part of the right leg, under the bash guard. I mounted it with zip ties like normal, then screwed the bash guard screws over it and it works just fine. However the big issues is the wireless is not strong enough for the watch to read from the bars... so I have it mounted on the lower fork crown. It seemed wierd at first, but it is nice since I don't always look at it (in the shape I'm in, I don't always want to see my HR!)

    I had the same problem on my Cannondale with the lefty fork. If mounted all the way at the bottom of the fork the signal isn't strong enough to reach the watch mounted on the bar. On the Lefty I had to make a special mount (see http://home.comcast.net/~ledrocnoc/M...4Jekyll_05.jpg - here for the bike http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/242752061.html)

    When I looked at the DUC32 fork, I assumed I was going to have the same problem, so I just hanged the sensor on the fork guard. I used a hot wire to poke hole through the plastic, used industrial double sided tape and stainless wire to hold the sensor. I recessed the wire inside the guard so that it would not rub against the fork seal. Worked for the 2 rides I did so far.

    DC
  • 12-05-2006
    kidsuma
    Hey thats some great action shots........:)
  • 12-05-2006
    MINImtnbiker
    Polar fork mount "switch"
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by 1FG
    I had the same problem on my Cannondale with the lefty fork. If mounted all the way at the bottom of the fork the signal isn't strong enough to reach the watch mounted on the bar.
    DC

    Someone told me that the fork mount piece has a "switch" inside it which can be set for a stronger signal. I'm bleeding my disc brakes today, so while I have the bike on the stand I'll take a look and report back.
  • 12-08-2006
    velocipus
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    Fushia
    Sigh...
  • 02-27-2007
    TheProphet
    I love seeing all these Mavericks! They are truely one of a kind. My LBS is the only shop in Maryland to carry them and they look great. Looking forward to seeing the new models.
  • 03-01-2007
    momentum
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    Pepe at Mt St Helens
    04 ML7 with an 06 DUC32 on Mt St Helens last summer.
  • 03-09-2007
    MINImtnbiker
    Polar sensor range adjustment
    This is off topic for this thread, but I had mentioned above that I'd reply back...I just heard back from Polar about the speed sensor range adjustment. They sent a document back that says there are 3 settings...however adjusting to the longer ranges could cause interference when riding close to others. Just email their customer service for it... or PM me. My issue is that the signal did not reach the watch unit on the my handlebar with the DUC32 fork....so I have to put the watch on the lower fork crown.
  • 03-09-2007
    Quietscho
    please send me the infos about the different settings because I have the same problem.
    On my ML8 I use a special sensor holder from cannondale for the lefty. It works fine, but is very complicate to install because there is not much space at the DUC to fix it.. I try to give a photo from this solution.
  • 03-09-2007
    Alpamayo


    Massif des Cerces, France, Summer 2006
  • 04-08-2007
    skleins
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    My 7.5
    In size small called 'Snapper' Unusual colour:thumbsup:

    Pic Taken after shredding 'sidewinder' at Afan - Wales(UK). At this place the performance of the bike was simply awesome!!
  • 04-17-2007
    Robin Fisk


    Here's my current ML-7.3 (Zola) - preceded by



    ML-7.2 (Goblin)

    Both from ourTop UK Maverick man - Tim Johnson of SidewaysCycles
  • 04-24-2007
    chowpay
    2 Attachment(s)
    My ML7
    Added a little NR mount so it looks like my motorcycle =)

    *edit, noticed that it was a pain to tighten the goose neck bolts and the whole thing was flexing so I made new 2 piece bracket, hardly any flex and easy to service*
  • 04-25-2007
    Serenity Now
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    The new XXL Durance.
    The seat angle is 1.5 degrees steeper than my XL 7.5, which is a big improvement while riding, and also looks better. Head tube is also slightly longer, as is the top tube. All in all a way better fit for me.
  • 04-28-2007
    Maverick2003
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    About XXL size
    Hello
    Are they much bigger than the former 2003 ML7 XL ?
    I'm 6 feet 4inches tall, would you recomend an XXL?
    Thanks

    Attached photos of Normie
  • 04-28-2007
    Serenity Now
    I don't know exactly how the XXL Durance compares to the XL ML7. I suspect a little larger. It's definitely bigger all around than the XL ML7.5, but that bike was smaller than my ML7.

    For your size I'd probably go with the XXL Durance. It's got a looong top tube, but then again I am really long legged (98cm inseam), so it may feel fine for you.

    Either way, it's a great bike.
  • 04-28-2007
    Maverick2003
    Thank you for your advice. It should fit me even if I'm a little short legged (90cm inseam only!)...
    You're wright, ML7 is a great bike ; 4 years of happy rides and still the state of art...
  • 05-10-2007
    mimi1885
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    Incredible climbers
    Here are 2 of my pride and joy, both climb like true champs. Maverick rocks!!
  • 05-16-2007
    dash
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mimi1885
    Here are 2 of my pride and joy, both climb like true champs. Maverick rocks!!


    And your favorite is?
  • 05-17-2007
    mimi1885
    Honestly both. Bikes at this caliber are great period. strong climber, great descender and good all around. maybe the Mojo because 5.5" travel, but if compared with the durance it will be a really tough call.

    The ML7 has been with me for years and Mojo only been 3 weeks, so to state the obvious I'm riding Mojo more now one reason is because it's my new toy. Both bike really rock!! my ML7 without the 647 pedal and the Speedball post weight in at 25.2 and the same set up with the mojo is 26( the new I9 wheelset will drop about 1.5-2lbs) but I like the post it worth the extra half a pound.

    Thanks for asking
  • 05-17-2007
    kidsuma
    Hey! someone else also has a 7.5/Durance and a Mojo.[ And I also have a ML7 from a few years ago!] I love both bikes too, but for me they are really different in feel, the Maverick is like a hardtail with a bit more spring and whip out of a corner, the suspension is less plush even with loads of sag and a better climber than the Mojo whereas the Mojo feels more plush and very smooth...definitely a better descender.......I guess thats why I am keeping both bikes...I love the contrast between the 2! I run the Maverick with SC32 and the Mojo with DUC32...found the DUC's on the Maverick slackened the headangle too much.....enjoy!
  • 05-17-2007
    ssorgs
    At the risk of hijacking this thread, I'm needing to replace my L ML7/5 with a larger frame and have pretty much narrowed it down to an XL Durance and an XL Mojo. They have very similar geometry (esp, HA, T-T, front center with DUC). I'm maxed out on my L ML7/5 with a Speedball R (ie, setback) and the saddle all of the way back -and it's comfortable for my upper body- but my knees smack the DUC and I can hardly stand and pedal. Real steep climbs (ie, Slickrock) are not doable, even with the travel turned down.

    Problem for me is, in part, they're separated by $400! And, though I'm pretty sure my medium DUC crown will work on either bike, I don't think my 30.9 speedball will work on the Mojo's 31.6 tube. Looked for shims and nobody seems to see the need to go up from 30.9.

    Any advice out there? Thanks.
  • 05-17-2007
    kidsuma
    Demo the Mojo and get a 31.6 Speedball outer tube from Maverick...easy to swap over...one 10mm nut....hey presto!
  • 05-17-2007
    ssorgs
    Now that's what I'm talkin about! Thanks. I've been emailing Ethan about my dilemma, in part b/c I'm having trouble tracking down 7/5 geometry so that I can compare numbers, and asked about shimming. He said no problem but didn't suggest the outer tube (maybe it's the $s...). As for the geometry, the Matic won't cut it since its geometry is based on the SC.

    Won't be able to demo a Mojo round Austin, but a buddy has a Lg so I'll get on it this weekend.
  • 05-20-2007
    font9a
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    just wrenched my durance together at 4 in the morning
    sram X0, triggers/der.; xtr 175s; avid juicy ultimates 185mm front and rear (organic pads); candy 4Ti pedals; Brooks Swallow Tail Ti saddle, just breaking in.

    Coming from a rigid 26" singlespeed (ok, I put a 2x9 drivetrain and a FoxF80 on it for the mountians), this bicycle feels like cheating. a 20 mile tech/XC ride yesterday felt like 5. My legs we tired but the rest of my body could have gone another 20 miles easy.

    These full suspension bikes *are* like cheating. Only you get to go much faster and ride much farther.

    I'm hooked.

    She's a small with the lightest parts and weighs in around 25.5 lbs. My custom Ti singlespeed (straightgauge litespeed pisga weighs 24 lbs.) Weight is certainly not an issue.

    The only thing I miss is my Chris King rear hub, which wasn't available in time to ship for this weekend. But the fact that it shifts into granny under heavy load without a hitch is so bonus, that again, it feels like cheating.
  • 05-27-2007
    ragetty
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    this is not mine, but it blows anything i've seen so far completely away - this is just such a cush build ...

    ragetty
  • 06-19-2007
    Nanotron
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    A nice one from Spain.
    My new ML8.

    I only could test it 12 kilometers... but I think I'll be very happy with this bike.
    Hope to confirm my first impressions next weekend.

    :D
  • 06-21-2007
    Badly Wired Dog


    This is Ego, he's a medium ML7, is a naturalised UK citizen and he doesn't look much like that any more, in fact I should take an up to date pic - now has '07 XTR cranks, shifters, mech, Formula B4 SL brakes, Stan's rims etc...

    Had him for about four years now. I reduced the travel on the fork by 15mm which made the whole bike feel much more balanced and together. Was way too chopperish with the original ML7 geometry.

    Lovely, lovely bike, climbs like a mountain goat :-)
  • 06-22-2007
    banks
    Digger.
    Rips up the singletrack in the high elevation of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.



    Scoty
  • 07-08-2007
    sjdiesel
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    Almost too purty to ride. Almost...
  • 07-09-2007
    Alpamayo
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by sjdiesel
    Almost too purty to ride. Almost...

    :eekster: the seat post, mono 6Ti with rear disk larger than front ??? .... and the color :yikes:
  • 07-09-2007
    ragetty
    :skep: that doesn't work for me either - but then, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

    actually, the frame colour is ok, but it needs more "complementary" support (as opposed to just everything apple green) from the peripherals.

    @mimi1885:
    any chance of a pic of the ibis from the side?

    ragetty
  • 07-10-2007
    Alpamayo
    My old 7/2 (2004) silver anodized, destickered and Hard anodized before to be stickered like original.

  • 07-11-2007
    dobbs
    [QUOTE=Alpamayo]My old 7/2 (2004) silver anodized, destickered and Hard anodized before to be stickered like original.

    How do you desticker and resticker? I have a 2004 that needs a little TLC and I called Maverick yesterday and they said it wasn't really possible.... ? ?
  • 07-11-2007
    Alpamayo
    [QUOTE=dobbs]
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Alpamayo
    My old 7/2 (2004) silver anodized, destickered and Hard anodized before to be stickered like original.

    How do you desticker and resticker? I have a 2004 that needs a little TLC and I called Maverick yesterday and they said it wasn't really possible.... ? ?

    High pressure hot water or/and with strong adhesiv. You can also use sand treatment like to remove paint, before hard anodizing. The result is the same you can see on hard anodizing frame ML8 or durance ...
  • 07-12-2007
    solidjack
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    Meet Mohawk. He is a 2007 Matic with Speedball R. This is only my second true full suspension bike but I must say this is one freaky cool machine...:thumbsup: It makes me want to do stuff I have no business doing :devil:
  • 07-17-2007
    Alpamayo
    ML7/2 2004 after (re) hard anodizing and original stickers




    Now, all the familly in hard anodized version :

  • 08-04-2007
    soulman
    Just finished building this....





    Not ridden it yet, put my back out so need a few days off the bike.....
  • 09-19-2007
    mimi1885
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    My Mavericks
    Great climber, great descender.

    I love my Mavs
  • 09-29-2007
    d4re
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    Here is......

    Xenia (top - ML8)

    Azerbaijan (Middle - ML7.5)

    Zarek (Bottom - ML7.3) now has a new owner & used in the mountains of france.
  • 10-03-2007
    iliketoridebikes
    i don't know why but i think this bike kicks ass
  • 10-04-2007
    cjscotch
    St. helens
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by momentum
    04 ML7 with an 06 DUC32 on Mt St Helens last summer.

    how did your tires hold up on St. Helens? What were you running?
  • 02-02-2008
    deematic
    Just My Fork

    CELLPHONE PIC, quick mockup.
  • 02-03-2008
    ragetty
    well, several others seem to straying from the "pure Maverick" thread, so here are my 2 very different bikes:

    first my 2004 Klein Palomino XV - a fresh powder coat last autumn, SC32, Monolink & front der Upgrade, & now with the Speedball (not shown) ...



    and next my 2006 Giant Reign 2 - DUC32, Speedball & restickered Manitou Swinger 3 shock :thumbsup: ...

  • 02-22-2008
    ragetty
    any pix of built-up 2008 models out there?

    ragetty
  • 02-22-2008
    d4re
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    Ethan sent me this one, only one I could get hold of.
  • 02-22-2008
    Count Zero
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    08 Durance
    "Appaloosa". Apologies for the poor camera work.
  • 02-22-2008
    ragetty
    that fast blue looks good!!

    although that radically raked seat post angle worries me a little - this has to be the small frame, right?

    ragetty
  • 02-27-2008
    SmooveP
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    Here's my new ('05 leftover) 7.5 right after I built it up. 27.31 lbs w/pedals!
  • 02-29-2008
    rogueturtle
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    Does this count?
  • 06-02-2008
    ragetty
    i finally laid out for the durance '08, here she is built up - that is, at least in her first iteration - some more bling is on it's way ...

    ragetty

  • 06-02-2008
    Bull_D
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    Beauty and The Beast...
    07 durance.....frame swap with my much beloved ML7. dialed with the help of ethan (many thanks:thumbsup: ) running 2.35's...26.5#'s.
    Attachment 365759

    06 ML8.....first time build from the frame up, including first wheelset build. first ride tomorrow or wed.:D wheelset..CK's, DT aero spokes, mavic 823's, nevie 2.5's. not the lightest wheelset, but interchangeable with lighter durance set. 31.5#'s with big set. (front brake cables will be shortened and bled tomorrow....figured someone would notice the birdsnest in front of the handlebars!)
    Attachment 365760
  • 06-03-2008
    regulator3212
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    Matic
    Maverick Matic with a few mods.
  • 06-03-2008
    regulator3212
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    More photos
    stock M30
  • 06-06-2008
    rideronthestorm
    Shhhhwwwweeeetttt
    Nice Bikes, I going to get myself one of these.
  • 06-07-2008
    chcmuzza
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    'Twonka', 2007 Durance XL
    An average name for a great bike, the envy of my trail buddies. I have had Twonka for eight months and loved every minute of it. Weighs in at 26.5lbs.

    Bits include Fomula Oro Puro's 200 / 180's, FSA Carbon crankset / ceramic bottom bracket, SRAM XO rear derailleur and XO twist grips, PG990 cassette, Mavic UST XM819's, Nevegal Front / Conti Gravity rear, Ergon grips, Brooks Ti saddle, Time Atac pedals, Garmin GPS unit. Thanks to the team at Wrench Science.

    Lets me do way more than my previous bike in XC and AM, and seems to take my 200+ lbs no worries :p

    It was bit cold the day these photos were taken with lots of ice on the trails so it was a very tentative ride. Scenery is Christchurch, New Zealand.

    Cheers
  • 06-08-2008
    ragetty
    the Edge fits on my (short adjustable) stem - the cable ties are a little close together underneath, but otherwise no problems ...

    ragetty
  • 07-01-2008
    kosho
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    heres mine
    one of my rides
  • 07-01-2008
    chcmuzza
    Thanks Ragetty, I got some longer cable ties and did this. Much better now.

    Cheers
  • 07-02-2008
    C & D's Dad
    Trigger
    This is Trigger. 08 ML8 Sl70 build kit. She just got back from Mammoth where she shined like a star.:band: Attachment 373474
  • 07-16-2008
    joeadnan
    Check this out:
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    <img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3179/2668189692_6f0858ede2_o.jpg">

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    Not mine, though I did <a href="http://joeadnan.blogspot.com/2008/05/maverick-durance.html">borrow it</a> once.
  • 08-04-2008
    Datalogger
    So... the machete is for making trails and not for defending against the locals right? Haha.

    Beautiful rides!
  • 08-22-2008
    YoungerNow
    I went shopping for my first full suspension bike in April. I did test rides (on some actual trails) of 5-inch trail bikes from Trek, Spec., and Santa Cruz. Then the salesman suggested I try out a 2006 ML7 that was on sale for what I now realize was crazy-cheap money. It was easily my favorite of the bunch, despite the fact that it was a bit small for me; Pedaled better than the other bikes with less fussing, handled better, and felt just as cushy despite the 15-25mm travel disadvantage versus the other bikes.

    They had another leftover ML7 in a size that would fit me better, at another location -- a half mile from where I live. I checked it out after work the next day, gave it a quick spin around the neighborhood to verify fit, and bought it:



    I set up the suspension by the book based on my weight, and was kinda disappointed with how rough it felt on my first couple of rides. I didn't like the stock rims or tires, either. I dropped a little pressure from the suspension at each end, and changed out the rims and tires (and also started to adjust my riding style), and the bike was transformed. This thing is a joy to ride; It's light, neutral, and balanced. It's perfect for the increasingly-aggressive XC riding I do. I took it to Moab and Fruita less than a month after I got it, where it was fantastic. Back at home, I ride it 2-3 times a week, and my other two mountain bikes have been gathering dust.

    But I'm not immune to lust for the latest-and-greatest, or for more cush, and so I'd been thinking of doing a frame-and-fork swap for a DUC32/Durance, or just adding an ML8. But in a year or two, not now. Then, last sunday I went along a friend who was buying a road bike at the same shop where I'd first test-ridden an ML7. There I saw a nicely outfitted 2007 ML8 in my size. For sale, at about 2/3rds the original sticker price.

    I test rode it and liked it, but hemmed and hawed about buying it; I could afford it, but I wasn't sure I could justify it to myself, at this point. Finally I reached a conclusion that evening -- if I didn't buy this bike now, I'd end up buying one almost exactly like it in a couple of years, and I'd pay nearly twice as much. So I called the shop on monday morning and put down a deposit, and that afternoon brought it home:



    I've had a couple of rides on it, now. So far I don't love the ML8 the way I love the ML7, but I'm not worried about it -- I didn't love the ML7 immediately, either. Once again I'm not too wild about the stock tires. And it doesn't help that the bike is overkill for the trails I've ridden it on, so far. But I'm looking forward to getting it dialed in and taking it to the kind of places it deserves.
  • 08-22-2008
    tymelero
    Welcome to the fold
    Glad to see those Mav's getting under your skin. They have a very unique ride that I could not find in any other bike(test rides). I have an ML8 and have done quite a bit of tuning on the fork and have found a good setup for my weight and ride style. They are quite easy to tune eventhough you have to take it all apart. Still I think it is a great bike and soooo versitle. I ride mine for all my trail riding and sometimes at the local freeride area. Of course I am not up to the major drops or stunts. If it is under 4 ft whooo hooo. Enjoy those new steeds.:thumbsup:
  • 08-25-2008
    calvinjp
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    Bronco
    Going on a little more than a month now, and liking it a lot. Its name is Bronco and its a medium Matic. Now I just need to get a hold of a DUC.
  • 08-31-2008
    IRONMAN1518
    How to Load my Mav' Pic, help please??
    Got my Durance last month and been trying to show it on this page but upload tells me the pic is too big. (844KB), but I've seen some posted that are larger than that on this page, can someone out there help an old guy, please?:confused:
    Thanks!!:)
  • 08-31-2008
    IRONMAN1518
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    My Mav', Centrifuge/Excaliber
    Here's my Durance, pretty much a generic with DUC and M50 build kit. LOVE IT!! SWEEEET ride indeed! Her factory name is Centrifuge, but I've renamed her Excaliber. The ride is some similar to my 2003 Palomino, but the fit is far more comfortable.:)
  • 08-31-2008
    IRONMAN1518
    My Excaliber
    OOPPPS......forgot to mention the mountains in the back are the Dona Ana mtns in Southern Central New Mexico. The Horny Toad Hustle XC race is run there:thumbsup: . This year's race is 21 Sept, 2008, go to nmcycling, calender or to www.nmors.org. www.hornytoadhustle.org for more info. LOVELY fun race!!! :D Typical desert, cactus rocks, singletrack, some dualtrack road, climbs, critterl life, etc.
    BIG din din after race too and suds for those who enjoy suds (I'll stick to diet soda). Race start is just 3 miles from my casita, sweet!:D
  • 08-31-2008
    Datalogger
    Beautiful ride, beautiful scenery!
  • 09-02-2008
    skleins
    Nice!!
    Awesome looking bike IRONMAN!

    Love the ano grey :thumbsup:
  • 10-19-2008
    ragetty
    fast blue durance 2008
    back in june i posted my fast blue 2008 durance - i've been pimping it a little just lately, weighs around 13.4 kg / 29.5 lbs ...

    ragetty

  • 10-23-2008
    Alpamayo
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by ragetty
    back in june i posted my fast blue 2008 durance - i've been pimping it a little just lately, weighs around 13.4 kg / 29.5 lbs ...

    ragetty


    :thumbsup:
  • 10-27-2008
    joeadnan
    "Casper"
    <img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3005/2970822436_05596df065_o.jpg">

    Six speed drivetrain, built up with a singlespeed hub for a dishless rear wheel.
    <img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3143/2970820840_48ef57f4f6_o.jpg">

    About 25.8lbs, set up as pictured.
    <img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3241/2971548032_825d70884d_o.jpg">

    <a href="http://joeadnan.blogspot.com/2008/10/casper-my-maverick-durance.html">Clicky</a> for more details.
  • 11-13-2008
    Team Sampson
    1 Attachment(s)
    My girl...'Russia'
    Not a bike you usually see in Ohio, but I fell in love with it, the first time I rode it. Plus having more than one friend in CO who rides a Maverick - made it a no brainer when I decided to look for an efficient full suspension bike.

    It has not disappointed!
  • 12-17-2008
    markyboy1980
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    Finally got around to taking a couple of (not very good quality, sorry!) pics of mine...

    It's called "Iridescent" and is an 04 model ML7.2. Love it to pieces, spec is pretty much as I want it, though might possibly shorten the travel on the forks down to 130mm sometime to steepen the head angle a bit, and lower the BB marginally.
  • 12-23-2008
    Pozo

    Feel free to join the Flickr pool I started by clicking the logo above :-)

    To enlarge the shots below click on the photo!

















  • 12-24-2008
    Alpamayo
  • 12-25-2008
    ragetty
    both the fork and the frame are hard ano, right?

    merry xmas ... ragetty
  • 12-25-2008
    Alpamayo
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by ragetty
    both the fork and the frame are hard ano, right?

    merry xmas ... ragetty

    Yes they are, old and new version of Hard Ano color.
  • 01-26-2009
    Rewi
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    '08 Durance "Aspirant"
    My first full suspension, bought it without a test ride.

    - sometimes you just know.
  • 01-26-2009
    kidsuma
    Great color....I think you should spray the forks red!
  • 01-26-2009
    Rewi
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    Quote:

    Originally Posted by kidsuma
    Great color....I think you should spray the forks red!

    Hmm, don't think it would be toooo red? May need sunglasses to ride. Considering the SusEx upgrade caps in red.
  • 01-27-2009
    Datalogger
    Congrats on the purchase Rewi! The Red/Black combo has always been a favorite combo of mine (on anything-one of my current cars is actually red/black). The contrasting colors really help the bike stand out. My non-anno ML8 is black so I'm trying to accent it with some red parts.

    Nice ride, enjoy it!

    DL
  • 01-27-2009
    kidsuma
    No I like it! Has an overall balance and ties the whole bike together! :)
  • 02-03-2009
    Pozo
    Here's a couple from last weekend. I don't tend to ride the Maverick as often as I used to so this was a rare outing due to breaking my Indy Fab frame :-(







  • 02-03-2009
    Datalogger
    Looks a little muddy there. Lol.
  • 02-04-2009
    regulator3212
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    New Wheels
    New Wheels
  • 02-04-2009
    Datalogger
    Are those Kings?
  • 02-08-2009
    Datalogger
    5 Attachment(s)
    Been meaning to post some pics for awhile now. Unfortunately, I broke my LCD on my good camera a few months ago and have not yet replaced it. Nevertheless, here are a few pics I snapped of my Durance with my iPhone today. My apologies for the lackluster photo quality.

    Edit- Got a new camera before riding today so I snapped a few more pics.
  • 02-08-2009
    regulator3212
    Wheels
    Hope hubs with mavic 819