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    Here's my Monk. I scored the frame off of Ebay, had the wheels custom built, and scrounged most of the rest up out of my part bins and parted out bikes.

    The ride is awesome - I'm definitely an Astrix Convert!
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    Nice I want to build up a Rook this summer...I will use it as a commuter and trail riding. How do you like your Monk what type of riding do you do?

    Where are the action shots?

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    Sad to say but I think I will be selling my Huckster...any takers please contact me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rarroyo
    Nice I want to build up a Rook this summer...I will use it as a commuter and trail riding. How do you like your Monk what type of riding do you do?

    Where are the action shots?

    -R
    Thanks. The Rook looks like a killer deal. I was thinking about building one up for my girlfriend sometime soon. She has a nice trail bike, but wants to try out a 29er.

    I love the Monk. I've been mostly on 29ers for a while now, save for the occasional ride on a test bike, etc.... My other bike is a singlespeed that I've run rigid and with the Reba that's now on the Monk, so that's mostly what I have to compare to. I recently moved to Austin, TX so that's where most of my riding is these days. There are a lot of rocks and roots, and some climbing. After moving here, I decided I wanted a geared bike for some longer rides, and since I'd never owned a dual suspension before, I thought I'd give it a try. I built it up to be fairly burly - I converted the Reba to a coil spring and I'm running a Hope Pro II singlespeed rear hub with 5 cogs on it and a WTB Dual Duty FR rim out back, and a Kris Holm rim up front. With this setup, the bike literally seems to roll over everything.

    Its really fun to run the same course back to back switching between this bike and my rigid singlespeed now - It makes me really appreciate the suspension and handling characteristics of the Monk. Its a great bike, and has me wanting to try out some more of the Astrix line.

    I'll try and get my camera out on my next few rides, and see if I can get some more shots posted up. Bikes always look better doing what they do best!

    Eric

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    FYI Selling my 2007 Astrix Eon, please PM if you are interested.

    Thanks,
    Rafael
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