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    Let's see those new Foes!!!!

    I want to see those new foes you have out there....

    I just got a new (2007) Fly from the Canadian distributor and I hanged my XTD forks
    on it and it is the best bike I have ridden in many, many years....

    Let's see them Foes!!!!!!!!!
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    my B+W landscape photos ....www.f45.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Margaritaman
    New fork?
    Stupid, but sometimes witty. Occasionally brilliant. Slow and fat though.

    Specialized sucks dong

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    Freshly serviced and painted,tho not actually new.
    Shame i cant download a picture.

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    That is a sweet blue!!!!

    Where are the 2010's ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Margaritaman
    If you wonder how this thing climbs, he rode it up over 4,000' on thanksgiving. It really is a great looking bike and the wheels are top notch.
    Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ~H.G. Wells

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    Temporary thread hijack alarm!

    Quote Originally Posted by chumbacabra
    If you wonder how this thing climbs, he rode it up over 4,000' on thanksgiving. It really is a great looking bike and the wheels are top notch.
    OK, shameless plug for www.ghisallowheels.com

    Hey, that was 4,388 feet of climbing, but who was counting.

    Now back to your regularly scheduled program.

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    My Foes Fly




    My Foes ProLite XC. Unfortunately it's been sitting in my bedroom for the 7 or 8 months collecting dust. I can't decide what parts I want to build it with.




    The paint on both are custom doings by a local customer/friend/riding pal who paints professionally and happens to ride for Foes. The Fly is color matched to the blue anodizing of Chris King headset(installed).
    The ProLite is a interesting combo. It's Rootbeer brown with a fine metal flake that lightly purples in the correct light, although it's classy unlike like the cheesey chameleon paint scheme of brown,green,purple you tend to see.

    -Kevin

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    Those colors are very cool! I saw a fxr the other day in the black with a purple overlay,
    slightly darker than yours. In the shade it looked black and in the sun it was deep purple...

    Love the custom colors....BTW your Fly looks very clean.....
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    prolite in action

    spring is here...
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    Do you know the color name or number of the blue fly ?? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by oli-rio
    Do you know the color name or number of the blue fly ?? Thanks
    Candy Blue

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    Quote Originally Posted by oli-rio
    Do you know the color name or number of the blue fly ?? Thanks
    I do not. It was a paint mixed specifically for the frame. It wasn't out of a color code book/platelet/catalog. I'm not sure if there is a number code or not.

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    XCT-5 custom powder coated Karls Imagination. Looks like Kawi green.










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    Hello Margaritaman, whats your thoughts on your fxr with the fox 180s on?
    Sorry its not a picture of my bikes.

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    I heard that next years FXR will have 6-7" of travel, adjustable. A 180 would be perfect!

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    Yeah sounds like Brent is making the new FXR a cross between the old FXR and the Fly. Perfection!

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    I ride with Margaritaman often. He loves the 180, I think I heard him say something like, "best fork I've ever ridden".
    Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. ~H.G. Wells

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    I run the Fox Float 180's with the FIT cartridge. They perform very well. And any adjustments that need to be made are quick and provide reliable results.

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    Cheers chumbacabra, i have now got the talas 180s on, only had 1 ride on them so far(jacobs ladder loop, peak district), il have to give them a few more rides before passing judgement,on best ever fork ive ridden, but 1st impressions were good, tho they weighed a bit more than advertised. I shall mainly using them in the alps where the extra 20mm and the 140mm for climbing will be needed most.

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    Not the greatest pic, but you get the idea

    Let's see those new Foes!!!!-dhs2jpg.jpg

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    Fly

    My Fly with DH-Setup
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    Terrible photo about 30sec after its first pedal down the road, looking forward to giving it its first proper ride in the morning.

    After rind a first gen fly for 6 years it'll be nice to have a new race bike for next season

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt45
    My Fly with DH-Setup
    That's a sharp looking Fly! It's great to see all these Foes. Keep an eye out for 2011.
    Check us out at FoesRacing.com
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    Follow us on FaceBook!

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    Not the greatest pic, but you get the idea
    Hypoxic just made me very jealous!
    I thought I was the best with my 2 complete bikes 2:1 Foes DHS but now I know where is the next step! Few minor changes in 2010 that make a nicer looking bike!

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