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    My 2012 Custom Trance X 4 no more

    Just wanted to share my bike with you guys. When I wanted to buy some new wheels I found good advice here but no pictures. I hope you guys like it.

    Upgrades:
    Crank Brothers Iodine 11 Handlebar
    Crank Brothers Iodine Grips
    Crank Brothers Iodine 2 Stem
    Crank Brothers Iodine 3 Wheels in Black/Iron
    Crank Brothers Candy 3 Pedals
    Kenda Slant Six Tires (both)
    Fox Talas Terralogic 140mm Fork with Kashima Coating
    Fox RP2 Shock
    Giant Contact Seatpost (Soon to be a Kronolog)
    Full Shimano XT Drivetrain with XTR Shadow rear derailleur
    Shimano XT brakes
    Stock Avid rotos
    Stock Saddle

    I think thats about it.
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    Just be fore most of the upgrades.
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    Wow, nice its like a whole new bike

    Is the RP2 a 7.25 x 1.75?

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    Yes

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    Nice build. All mountain 100%.

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    nice build. that is plenty of upgrades that you have done in a short amount of time!!!!

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    Yeah got really good prices from probike.

    Also selling everything from stock. I have a classified here.

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    an x4 to a x2. cool

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    Hmm, i think mine has better components than the x1.

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    after a second look you are right

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    why didnt you just buy the X3 or X2 originally?

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    Well, i wanted the x1 but they didn't had it. They had the x3 '11 but i didn't liked the frame color, so.. But I ended up with a really nice bike.

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    X4 gutted!!! Sweet setup!!!!


    Also let me know what you think of the Slant6 as a front tire?

    I have one on the rear and works great!! But hesitant as a front tire.
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    Where did you get your new shock?

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    Will let you know in a couple of days cuz my wife made me go to a hotel for the weekend. I was like you, wasnt really sure if i should use the slant six at all because i ride a lot near the beach and the terrain is from hard packed to patches of extremely loose sand. But a friend of mine has a similar thread tire and he loves it.

    I was also looking at the weirwolfs.

    But will let you know.

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    The fork is from probikesupply.com. But you should call if you want better pricing.

    Rear shock is from ebay. I bought it new, took it to the shop to confirm it was new and in good shape. It went for $278.00 and free shipping. There weren't many options for a shock that will fit my bike so I don't know if it was a good deal or not. To me it seemed so.

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    How do you like the talas terralogic? What size frame is that?

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    I love it. I still need to set it up right. The size is small.

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    Your bike looksso bad ass. I have a 2009 trance x1. Did the talas make you sit up higher? I am wondering because I too have a small and was looking to upgrade the fork to the 140 talas rlc. Did you also get wider handlebars?

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    I love the new fork, the handle is way better. The handlebar is 680mm.

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    Great looking bike. Hearn many many bad things about Crankbrothers products but i have had great luck with their parts. Good stuff !!!!
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    Same here, heard a lot of bad stuff about the wheels but i love them so far. The one thing that i disnt like is the grips, they are really nice but get worn very fast, thinking of using the stock grips or getting some odis.

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    Update picture with kronolog! Working really nice.My 2012 Custom Trance X 4 no more-imageuploadedbytapatalk1335905343.515509.jpg

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    Bro is perfect your bike, i have the same giant and the only upgrade i do was changing the fork to a fox float rl ( 140mm travel) jejejej, nice ride! Enjoy it!

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    That upgrades makes a world of difference from the rockshock

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    This is my bike giant trance x4

    I upgrade the fork to a fox float 140mm travel, the stem, the hanflebar and the tires.

    i will going to buy a rock shox monarch rt3 (7.25x1.75)



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    Nice! I'm actually going to sell this one and get a treck fuel ex 9.8

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    You just upgraded the bike. Is the trek a better bike?

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    It has almost the same components as mine, the difference would be the front fork and the custom crank brothers stuff, but the fuel ex 9.8 is a carbon frame so im willing to sacrifice.

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