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    Chainstays on 2010 GF 29er's

    I have a 2010 Paragon. The chainstays are open on the ends. Do all 2010 GF 29er's have open ended chainstays?

    This seems to contribute to rotor noise and vibration. I always thought that all GF 29er frames were the same. The vibrations really annoy me and if this is because of the open ended chainstay, that really bums me out.

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    You could always put a squirt of a soft rubber caulking compound into them, and it would act like a vibration damper, similar to the "Zertz" inserts Specialized uses in some of their bikes, and compound bows use in their risers to dampen vibration.

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