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    New Foes FXR!

    This is the new Foes FXR!

    I was talking to Brent about this recently. Notice the swing link has multiple shock positions.

    The bike will be adjustable from 6-7" travel.

    They needed to bend in the downtube to clear the swing arm. Under full compression, that swing arm gets very close to the downtube. This is how they are able to up the travel to 7".

    edit - pic poached from this thread A buddy of mine sent me this picture the other day. Any ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles
    This is the new Foes FXR!

    I was talking to Brent about this recently. Notice the swing link has multiple shock positions.

    The bike will be adjustable from 6-7" travel.

    They needed to bend in the downtube to clear the swing arm. Under full compression, that swing arm gets very close to the downtube. This is how they are able to up the travel to 7".
    I lightened the pic up a bit just so you could see the detail better.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails New Foes FXR!-new-fxr2.jpg  

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    What a scoop guy!
    5" 6" and 7" shock travel will be awesome.
    Any chance Brent will do it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by missfoesquebec
    What a scoop guy!
    5" 6" and 7" shock travel will be awesome.
    Any chance Brent will do it?
    XCT-5 or FXR? My hearth can't decide!
    Intended purpose: Sometime Megavalanche sometime Marathon or flat freeride.
    I knew about the new FXR since last november. it was mentioned in my interview with Brent Interview with Brent Foes

    Someone else posted the pic, but didn't know what it was.
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    I wonder if a Curnutt will fit one the bike too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katana
    I wonder if a Curnutt will fit one the bike too.
    Not on this one. There isn't enough room.
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    the frame really looks nice and it really seems that Brent Foes spent some time thinking what people want.
    BUT is it right thing to abandon Curnutt on this model?
    From a riding perspective -NO
    From a mass market perspective -YES (it's the price...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by baumi
    the frame really looks nice and it really seems that Brent Foes spent some time thinking what people want.
    BUT is it right thing to abandon Curnutt on this model?
    From a riding perspective -NO
    From a mass market perspective -YES (it's the price...)
    This is obviously still a prototype and things could change.

    I have noticed more flexbility on the part of Foes to be more ammenable to other shocks.
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    Oh, hot mamma WOW, just what I've been looking for! She's a Beaut Clark..

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    Sorry guys, this isn't the new FXR.

    However we have been working on something new and we will show it at Sea Otter this year. Stay tune....
    Check us out at FoesRacing.com
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    Wink

    Quote Originally Posted by info@foesracing
    Sorry guys, this isn't the new FXR. .

    but...but... it has to be! iheartbicycles said so!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nhodge
    but...but... it has to be! iheartbicycles said so!
    Apperently Brent changed his mind without telling me. You just can't trust that guy!

    Here is another pic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles
    Apperently Brent changed his mind without telling me.

    he changed his mind!... w/o telling you?! just who the fuk does he think he is!?
    breezy shade

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    Nice teaser pic

    Looks and sounds like this will be an entirely new bike in the Foes line up.

    Can't wait to see more shots of it at Sea Otter and info on specs & features

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    damn nice bike...

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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles View Post
    This is the new Foes FXR!

    I was talking to Brent about this recently. Notice the swing link has multiple shock positions.

    The bike will be adjustable from 6-7" travel.

    They needed to bend in the downtube to clear the swing arm. Under full compression, that swing arm gets very close to the downtube. This is how they are able to up the travel to 7".

    edit - pic poached from this thread A buddy of mine sent me this picture the other day. Any ideas?
    Yah, so I was a year early.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails New Foes FXR!-fxr.jpg  

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