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    Let us know how the Hope wheels pan out. I'm a huge Hope fan and have been wondering about their new hoops for a while...
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    NICE!!! I want those wheels for mine too...

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    My 3 Rigs

    I've posted this before but what the heck!

    Shockwave 9.5





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    The DNA now has Dual Duty rear wheels, x9 shifter / der and both the Sin & DNA have cheesy zoke fenders. The Shockwave will soon have a CCDB as the Romic is currently being serviced and will be set as my back up shock,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mig Pilot
    Let us know how the Hope wheels pan out. I'm a huge Hope fan and have been wondering about their new hoops for a while...
    I now have some miles on them, a few rides, and work flawlessly (as expected )
    The reduced weight is staggering, they are about 2,75 Lbs !! lighter than the wheels it replaced.
    They are very nice to see, and strong enough for XC and AM.

    The rearhub does make noise, but that is just music to my ears
    If you hate noise from you're rearhub, these are not for you.....
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    My MC's

    Here are pics of my MC's. An old San Andreas and my faily newly built Fury.
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    I just joined photobucket, so I am going to take a shot at posting some decent images.



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    Nice Rides Shawn..
    I think that's the first pic I've seen of your Moho. It looks awesome!!!

    How do you like the Cross Rides?
    I've had a set for over a year now and I'm very impressed with them.
    Especially for the price.

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    I think they are great for the money. Not the lightest around, but they work good.

    The Moho is going to become a 9 speed soon. I have a Revelation U-Turn air on the way for the new SA, the Minute 3 is going on the Classic and the Psylo is going back on the Rumble SS for my Girl friend's son.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn
    I think they are great for the money. Not the lightest around, but they work good.

    The Moho is going to become a 9 speed soon. I have a Revelation U-Turn air on the way for the new SA, the Minute 3 is going on the Classic and the Psylo is going back on the Rumble SS for my Girl friend's son.
    Sweet..
    I just noticed you had Cook Bros cranks on the Moho Nice!!!

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    I bought those at a Mountain Cycle garage sale for $20, before they moved from San Luis Obispo. I also have a red set that were part of the original Classic build.

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    Fury with Sin relaxed geometry cleat.
    I'm borrowing the Swinger 4 way coil shock until my 3 Way air gets back from a rebuild.

    Yeah It's slack but it feels pretty good for aggressive riding


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    Travel ?

    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    Fury with Sin relaxed geometry cleat.
    I'm borrowing the Swinger 4 way coil shock until my 3 Way air gets back from a rebuild.

    Yeah It's slack but it feels pretty good for aggressive riding
    What is the travel with the relaxed cleat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chillneil
    What is the travel with the relaxed cleat?
    I Dunno...
    I have no idea how to measure the travel. Any suggestions?

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    Hmmmm

    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    I Dunno...
    Any suggestions?

    One thing I thought of, but never have tried, is to remove spring, then lay the bike down on a fixed piece of paper, then mark on paper fully extended then fully compressed and measure difference maybe at axle position. Or even trace the axle path as it moves if possible.
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    Ok ummm..
    This is not very accurate because I had to do it by myself with the bike in a work stand. it was a pain with the damping. But here goes...
    It came to 85mm Doh!!!! that includes the 15mm bottomout bumper.
    I want to wait until someone else is around and do it again so I can also trace the axle path.

    It's strange because it feels like more travel than that...
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    I was going to sell this frame, because I just didn't use it, but my GF's son wants to ride it, so last night I put it back together. It weighs 28.5 pounds. It will be his first Mtn bike and I think he'll have fun with it.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Ericmopar
    No, nothing that high. We had rolling hills no higher than 2500 ft. in the East Bay park system. What is amazing, is the resembalence in the photos, to the open tree less areas of the East Bay Parks.
    The color of the grass, dirt on the road and rocks, combined with the way the terrain is laid out, looks like parts of California's foothill areas.

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    Photos are from 3-day marathon race. There were desert, sand, gravel, mud, rocks, lake, rivers, snow, mountains and wind-wind-wind...

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    Rumbles in the Jungles

    Red '03 Rumble (R.I.P.) at Lower Falls on the Lewis River Trail in WA
    Black '03 Rumble in Seattle. I'll retire this one as soon as the new one arrives (fingers crossed)
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    Back in the Saddle!!

    Thank's to 'Romar' for the frame Took my first ride on it this morning It weighs in at 36.5lbs. The Rumble is going back on the shelf
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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    Thank's to 'Romar' for the frame Took my first ride on it this morning It weighs in at 36.5lbs. The Rumble is going back on the shelf
    Sweet!!!! At 36.5 lbs you must have built it up to take a beating...
    How do you like the Domain now that you have had a few rides on it?
    I really like mine..

    Did you head out early to beat the heat and humidity..
    Wish I did lol..

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    Sweet!!!! At 36.5 lbs you must have built it up to take a beating...
    How do you like the Domain now that you have had a few rides on it?
    I really like mine..

    Did you head out early to beat the heat and humidity..
    Wish I did lol..
    No Beatings for this frame The frame has to last the summer
    Between the 823's, Domain & Flats, it starts to add up quick! I really like the Domain so far. I have no complaints...
    I rolled out from my house for a local ride @ 6:20am today. 10.5 miles later, the temp was up 11 deg. from the start. This afternoon must have been tough

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    No Beatings for this frame The frame has to last the summer
    Between the 823's, Domain & Flats, it starts to add up quick! I really like the Domain so far. I have no complaints...
    I rolled out from my house for a local ride @ 6:20am today. 10.5 miles later, the temp was up 11 deg. from the start. This afternoon must have been tough
    Ha Ha Well nice build!!! You don't need to worry about the parts breaking..
    That's why my bikes are both tanks...
    Yeah the afternoon was bad. One of these days I'll learn to ride early.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    Ha Ha Well nice build!!! You don't need to worry about the parts breaking..
    That's why my bikes are both tanks...
    Yeah the afternoon was bad. One of these days I'll learn to ride early.
    The only difference between my XC bike build and DH build is the Cranks & Stem. Makes it easy this way if I need spare parts for one. As much as I would like to build a lightweight XC bike, I hate walking out of the woods even more

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    As much as I would like to build a lightweight XC bike, I hate walking out of the woods even more
    I hear that.. Light parts around here just don't last..
    My original intension was to set the Fury up as a light trail bike and the Bullit as a All Mountain-freeride bike.
    "Well" after some trial and error my Fury weighs 33.5 lbs and my Bullit weighs 34.5..
    I'd rather have a reliable bike than a light bike.
    Now who want's to buy a DHX Air..

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    San Andreas

    Posted it before, but just cleaned it up a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Padi R
    Posted it before, but just cleaned it up a bit.
    Nice bike...I really like the silver ones...
    How do you like the seat post? I like mine. It really helps for aggressive riding on bikes without a full seat tube.
    Here's a tip if you ever have a problem with it slipping like I did.
    You can replace the upper clamp with a size 32.0 Salsa or other quality QR clamp.
    Mine hasn't moved since..

    Eric

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    Thanks - first San An I saw was a silver (back in 95) and always liked the look - got my silver zaskar in 96 and it was 2003 before I went full suss with the Mountain Cycle. I was a little surprised that there don't seem to be colour options with the Classic reissues - the polished ones look amazing, and if I remember right they took a polished one with the new stickers to last year's Interbike.

    Thanks for the seatpost tip - I don't adjust the seat that much, but I've got so many qr clamps that I'll give it a go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Padi R
    Thanks - first San An I saw was silver
    Same here..I saw one on the trail in the 90's. I've wanted one ever since..

    Was your Zaskar the ball burnished(polished) version? Those were awesome too.. ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    Thank's to 'Romar' for the frame Took my first ride on it this morning It weighs in at 36.5lbs. The Rumble is going back on the shelf
    SCHWEET DAVE!! Build looks great! I'm happy the San An found a good home.

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    Yup - ball burnished, pics in the "post your GT" thread on the GT forum. What other makes do Mountain Cycle owners ride? (although I like the "collect the set" idea that a lot of MC riders have, especially since the Rumble is such a nice hardtail).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Padi R
    Yup - ball burnished, pics in the "post your GT" thread on the GT forum. What other makes do Mountain Cycle owners ride? (although I like the "collect the set" idea that a lot of MC riders have, especially since the Rumble is such a nice hardtail).
    The GT looks nice..Now go polish it.. j/k I just did a swingarm what a pain....

    I own other brands but they are not worthy of posting here...

    I'm waiting for the new MC's to come out so I can replace them..
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    T/he GT looks nice..Now go polish it.. j/k I just did a swingarm what a pain....

    For other makes I have a 05 SC Bullit I got really cheap last year ($275 frame) So I couldn't resist.I also have a Gary Fisher hardtail I bought new in 2001.
    If you want to see pics of them they are in my profile.

    I'm waiting for the new MC's to come out so I can replace the other brands..
    Right now the other brand in my stable aside from MC is a Marin Quake. It replaced my defunked Sin and would serve as my FR bike until MC comes out with a worthy replacement that has a stronger /more reliable/bomb proof frame and good geometry.

    Here is a pic of my Sin replacement:
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    OMG! Is that allowed here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn
    OMG! Is that allowed here?

    .........

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    You guys are right ...Fixed....

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    Completed just in time for summer...

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    I LIKE IT!
    The ghetto mud flap is a good idea
    What's with the laid back seatpost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by garth_marenghi
    Completed just in time for summer...
    Boiiinnng! Splat, Splat, Splat! Anyone got a towel?

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    Nice ride!

    I hope mine turns out as nice... I need to get the rest of the parts, and hopefully I can locate some MC stickers for it.. or get the SIN logo re-produced for the swingarm.





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    Sholmes,

    I cannot wait to see the rest..
    That is CLEAN

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    Thanks!

    I finished up the paint two days ago, and buffed the clear coat a bit before putting it together.. I know it's gonna get scratched and dirty.. but I gotta at least start clean

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    I LIKE IT!
    The ghetto mud flap is a good idea
    What's with the laid back seatpost?
    Thanks, yes I 'borrowed' your idea for the mudflap - great idea!
    Seatpost - I was trying out a different seating position as i'm 6ft, gone back to a straight post now.

    [QUOTE=Mountain Cycle Shawn]Boiiinnng! Splat, Splat, Splat! Anyone got a towel?

    Dude have you been hitting the 4th of July beer supply a little early?!

    Sholmes, nice finish on the frame, white and black are very "in" colors at the moment.
    Good luck with the rest of your build. Post it up when your done!

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    There are some awesome pictures in here guys!

    I've created a new Flickr group
    If you would like to add pictures to it ask the admin to be added to the contributors list!
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    Check out our new blog at MountainCycle.com
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    garth Great looking bike and awesome build...

    Sholmes I can't wait to see what yours looks like complete!!!!

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    New and improved 2009 Rumble

    Just came off the delivery truck yesterday. Brushed aluminum would not have been my first choice but when I saw it in front of me, it looked incredible. This is the medium(long) version of the two sizes. Time to get it dirty
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    Awesome looking bike!!!!!
    The head angle looks quite a bit slacker than my 04 I like it....
    Do you have the geometry #'s ?

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    some "useful" numbers

    Same angle as my old '03, but I can't confirm(70 deg.). Headtube length is the still the same at 5.4", Seattube diameter is the same at 34.9mm but now accepts a 27.2 seatpost instead of the old 30.9. Chainstay might be shorter b/c it seems like there is less clearance between the tire and the seattube. Effective TT length may be a tad longer than the '04 medium but i'm not sure of the number...
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    Brand new Zen, arrived yesterday and built up today...it came with a set of older decals, manual and full color 05 MC product catalog...I wonder if I can get my hands on a set of the new rumble graphics


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    Looks good jrcxu..
    What brand cranks and rings are you using? They look sweet..

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcrumble69
    Looks good jrcxu..
    What brand cranks and rings are you using? They look sweet..
    thanks! cranks/rings are Sunrace juju mz...dont know too much about them (came with the frame) but they do look better then my xt's

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    New Old Rumble Build

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    My goal for this project was to build a cheap, fun, all around hardtail to beat on. I wanted solid mid level components at low cost. I planned to make it a 2x9, but it would have required me to change some parts I already had, (BB/tires/FD) so for now it’ll be a 1x9.

    I wanted a little different look, so I chose white wheels/bars. The tires are overkill, but with no rear suspension, they’ll help. They’re also lighter for their size at around 900 grams each. Intense lists them as an “all purpose” tire. I guess I’ll see.

    Most parts were bought over a period of 3 months, and I managed to find a lot of good deals. I cheaped out on a couple minor pieces, but hopefully that won’t come back to bite me. As usual, it cost more than I thought it would, but the fun is well worth it. This was my third bike build, and I’m into the whole process. Research, Buy, Build, Tweak. especially Build/Tweak. I haven’t set the fork up properly yet, but I’ve been researching it, and I’ll be pulling it apart soon. It isn’t a great fork, but properly tweaked it should be fine for me.


    Here’s the component list:

    Frame: 2004 Mountain Cycle Rumble Aluminum

    Fork: 2006 Marzocchi Drop off-1 130mm, SSV, ETA, 20mm axle

    Wheels: 2008 Azonic Outlaw

    Tires: Intense 2.5 909 EXDC Lite Dual compound

    Tubes: Continental Presta valve

    Crankset: 2007 Truvativ Hussefelt 175mm, Salsa 32t Ring, FSA Clear Bashguard

    BB: 2007 Truvativ Howitzer 51mm chainline

    Cassette: Sram PG 970 11-34t

    Derailleur: 2006 Shimano LX M580 GS

    Chain: Sram PC 971

    Shifter: 2006 Shimano LX M580

    Cables: Shift-Shimano LX/SP-41, Brake-Shimano LX/M sys

    Brakes: 07/08 Avid BB7 Disc, 165mm Clean Sweep Rotors, FR5 Levers

    Bars: Azonic Strip Bar 31.8

    Grips: Oury Lock On

    Stem: Truvativ 60mm 7 deg Holzfeller, with Hussefelt clamp

    Headset: FSA PIG, Two 5mm alloy spacers

    Seatpost: Titec Hellbent silver 30.9mm

    Collar: Kona Wingnut 34.9mm

    Saddle: WTB Speed V

    Pedals: Wellgo Platform (V8 copy)
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    I like it.
    Super Clean and reliable component spec.
    If you get the chance, try a new Shadow dérailleur, they are the bomb!

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    Polished Tremor FR-1

    Now to get her covered in good ol' English mud

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC_Tremor
    Now to get her covered in good ol' English mud

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    sweet bike bro

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    Here's my Rumble build.....

    It's a build made to take a beating, and come back for more. Most of the parts aren't super-expensive, just in case something breaks. It's got some old-school stuff on it too. The Kore B-52 stem and Ringle headset to name a couple. These have been with me for years, with no troubles ever. Tell what you think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MC_Tremor
    Now to get her covered in good ol' English mud

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    Awesome. You polished it. Happy with the results? Did you polish it by hand or use an actual buffer?
    I am going to do mine soon. will wait until i have parts to build it, other wise it will sit around and get dusty and go dull.
    Nice work.
    Josh

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozbmx
    Awesome. You polished it. Happy with the results? Did you polish it by hand or use an actual buffer?
    I am going to do mine soon. will wait until i have parts to build it, other wise it will sit around and get dusty and go dull.
    Nice work.
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    Yeah, I'm happy with the result. Did it all by hand using 320,400,600,800,100,2500 grade sandpaper ,then Mothers Alu polish. You should go for it on yours. I've got spare swingarm decals if you need them

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    Quote Originally Posted by MC_Tremor
    Yeah, I'm happy with the result. Did it all by hand using 320,400,600,800,100,2500 grade sandpaper ,then Mothers Alu polish. You should go for it on yours. I've got spare swingarm decals if you need them
    nice! i have a Tremor frame on its way to me,think i may have to get the polish out for that too. how long did the job take? i have polished a GT Zaskar frame but there is not so much frame to polish on that.

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    Cheers, Yeah, definitely go for polishing I think it looks best. It took about 3 hours a day for two weeks to polish. The main and sub frame are really easy to do, you'll find its the swingarm that takes the time away, loads of little tough to get at nooks & crannies. Also, you may have to reuse your decals or polish around them, MC didn't have any when I asked apart from the swingarm ones, which I think they gave me the last of.

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    MC_Tremor The bike looks great!!!

    I have a semi off topic question for you guys.
    Does anyone know how to clean - remove Mothers polish?
    I have a swingarm I need to prep for paint (don't ask ) and the polish needs to be removed first.
    Thanks
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    ignore, please delete.
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    Pretty build! I think white is by far the Rumble's best color. Your component color scheme ties in nicely. Have you had the frame long? I couldn't find a white Rumble, only red. I posted it last week. My red is green with envy over your white...

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    WOW!!! Very Nice...

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    Those look awesome, god i want a fury so bad. Oh and that Tremor looks nasty also never seen one of those before. Ill post some pictures of my newly built Rumble when i get home tonight.
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    finally

    YES!!! i can finally join the club, i've always like mountain cycles and i now have a shockwave.


    This bike is a beast...the only thing i regret is the 21.6kg weight... but i dont need to jump obstacles anymore i just plow through 'em

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    Quote Originally Posted by bradster
    YES!!! i can finally join the club, i've always like mountain cycles and i now have a shockwave.
    This bike is a beast...the only thing i regret is the 21.6kg weight... but i dont need to jump obstacles anymore i just plow through 'em
    Welcome!
    Nice build, let's see some action pic's

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    I love it, a stealth Shockwave.
    I'm not a downhiller, but that thing looks awesome.
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    Some pic's

    Some shots taken from last weekends ride. Check out that shroom!!!

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    Nice pics!!!! The new frame looks awesome..

    The shroom is pretty cool too..

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    My Zen - Nowadays

    Hi All,
    I've been riding my Zen for a couple of months now. I bought the frame in December or around then as a $350 dollar deal from Adreniline. I was planning to get out for a great year of XC but Wisc Spring weather had other ideas. The spring was almost rained out, really a pathetic start to the season. It's been dry for a while now so I've had a chance to test out the new bike over my favorite trails. My overall impression is that I'm very happy with it. I find the handling predictable and the frame sturdy for the most part. I'd noticed the loose feeling/flexy in the rear that others on here had mentioned. Turned out it was simply that the main pivot was a touch loose - a quick twitch on that cured my gripes completely.
    I find the bike is good at most things, I'm still mucking about with suspension settings but it doesn't fail anywhere. It looks thoroughly cool, this bike has great lines. This may be an odd thing to praise but the paint is incredibly durable - best finish of any bike I've owned.

    I tend to be patient and thrifty when it comes to parts and buy mid levels components at very low prices. The entire machine has cost me something like $900 bucks so far.
    The build is as follows:
    2006 MC Zen frame,
    Rock Shox Recon 351
    Mavic 717 rims tied to XT hubs
    Fox float shock
    Zion seat post ($7 and the best post I've owned)
    WTB speed V saddle
    Bontrager sport 80 mm stem
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    Sram X9 8 speed twist shifter
    Truvative Husslefelt two ring crank (170 mm)
    Truvative giga bottom bracket
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    Shimano deor front derailleur
    Avid BB7 and BB5 brakes with Avid levers
    Sram 851 cassette
    WTB velociraptor tires (which suck in the mud but do everything else well)
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    RockShox Tora 318 Coil U-Turn
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    Race Face Evolve Low Riser Bar
    Race Face X-Type Deus Crankset
    Race Face Evolve XC Stem
    Race Face Deus XC Seatpost
    Race Face Lock On Grips
    Sram X.9 Trigger shifters
    Sram PG-950 9-Speed Cassette
    Sram PC 971 Chain
    Sram X.7 Front DER (only one in stock that would work but it came in black )
    Sram X.9 Rear DER
    Avid 08 Speed Dial 7 Levers
    Avid BB7 Disc's 8"
    With all Jagwire cables
    Sette Amp Saddle
    Mavic Crossride Disc Wheels
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    Zen 3-pack

    My bro and a friend of mine flew in this weekend for 3 days of hard xc riding here in CO. Group shot one of the days:
    Mountain Cycle Zen
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    jrcxu Great pic!!!!
    Around here I never see another MC, never mind 3 On the same ride.
    That's just awesome!!!

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    Exit

    Exit from the infamous "10" trail at immitos over Athens
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    Quote Originally Posted by uncajohn
    Exit from the infamous "10" trail at immitos over Athens
    Glad to see your Sin is still OK!
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    New to me 05 Rumble.
    I had to pick this up so my screen name would make sense again..
    I really like this bike. It fits great and the geometry is spot on, but damn I forgot how stiff these things are..

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    Here's my MC ride, not the final build and not the best photos but I love it

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...5&id=706345427

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pi...f&id=706345427

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    Update on my Fury, just minor changes


    Easton EC90 MonkeyLite CNT SL Riser
    (yes, those are still Odi grips )

    And new QR's


    Hope QR's in hub matching colour, Gun Smoke
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    Buddys ShockWave

    Im posting up my buddies Shockwave. I'll be sure to get some action shots and better pics this coming friday!

    I believe it is a 2008
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    From steep Greece (again)

    2 pics of my beloved SIN from our last ride at the eastern slopes of Immitos....

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    my fury in the trail taking a rest..

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    Yeeep!

    Quote Originally Posted by nickgto
    Glad to see your Sin is still OK!
    Yep,
    & with the wider bars/shorter stem it seems to go even better. Both climbing & descending.
    Yesterday i rode through steep trails with loose rock (Immitos mountain, western slopes nearby the ancient stonecutting area) & the bike just cleared everything.
    I am very pleased.

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    I posted this in another thread somewhere, but I think it belongs here...





    Its my old Zen rebuilt for my wife with all new bits. Only thing that remains from the old build is the fork and headset, everything else is brand new. Looks a lot nicer than it used to.

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    Blend with nature!

    Today at Evia. The mud spatter blended with the Sin's sticker
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    Quote Originally Posted by MC9.5
    Some shots taken from last weekends ride. Check out that shroom!!!

    Later,
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    Quote Originally Posted by JSumner13
    Thats the look out on the Elephant Trail
    Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner

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    A few updates to my Fury.
    I already have a aggressive AM/Light Freeride bike, So I decided to lighten up my Fury and lower the front end for those longer days in the saddle.

    I added a Manitou Minute Air fork, Mavic CrossRide Disc wheelset,
    Azonic AZ-7 bars, and a old seat post with a little setback I had laying around.(I have a new one on the way)

    I'm really liking it!!! The last time I had a fork this short on the bike was when I first built it up.
    I forgot how well it worked.
    My other bikes have been collecting dust since I built this back up

    The fork is getting a little tired though and I'm planning to replace it.
    Any suggestions for a good 130 to 145mm travel fork on a budget?????

    Happy New Year Everyone!!!!!!




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    not been on here for ages.. cant remember if i posted my rides before. so here goes

    this one now sold



    then i got this..


    but i just bought a sin. just waiting for it to turn up. after i won it (ebay) ive started hearing lots of horror storys about them..
    now im scared.. as i have a buyer for my fury

    please tell me everything will be ok.. hehe its a 2006 model i think.... we shal see in a few days

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    Hmmmmmm. I tried to post and it didn't work...
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    Huh?
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    Finally, a picture of my bike to post.
    To answer the statement "Huh?". I didn't know I had to convert my pictures to JPEG format.
    Still learning.
    Check out the street sign.

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    Ahhhh!

    LOL!!!!
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    Sweet!!!!!! Now get it off that street and into those mountains...

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    It took me two hours to post that! It was worth it though.
    BTW, that isn't photo shopped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ericmopar
    It took me two hours to post that! I was worth it though.
    BTW, that isn't photo shopped.
    LMAO!!! I think that's exactly how long it took me to figure out how to post pics on here...

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    Yeah, yeah, I know. The chain isn't on the bike. I had just finished cleaning up the bike and degreasing the chain, and forgot to put it back on.

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    very tidy. kinda wish i still had my SA

    p.s who need a chain anyway.. your all set for freeride now

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    Quote Originally Posted by skellz
    very tidy. kinda wish i still had my SA

    p.s who need a chain anyway.. your all set for freeride now

    Haha! Outstanding point!!! I never thought of that, but you're right!

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    Hi, new guy here so be gentle....

    The first picture is of my old San Andreas 2004 model which I regretfully sold, however I have recently been able to buy a new one.

    The new bike (2nd and 3rd images) is a NOS 2004 model with a Float RL shock, fork is also a NOS Marzocchi RAC that I have been saving for a special occasion... This time I wont be so dumb to sell it.

    I hope you like it?

    Dan





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