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    TX 29er...how tough is it?

    I can't wait to get out on the trails this year, the NE winter is killin' me! I am eager to work on more technical skills this year and I feel pretty confident in the TX 29ers abilities - I know it can handle far more than what I'm able to handle at this point . I am curious, though, what's the roughest stuff you've done with yours? What do you feel comfortable dishing out? What's the biggest drop you've done on yours (I know nothing crazy, but just trying to get an idea). I should say that I am a 5'4" female, ~ 140# with all my gear, if that helps at all.

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    TX 29er...how tough is it?

    I would also be interested in hearing how much abuse the buke can take

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    I haven't bought one yet, but I took a demo down The Whole Enchilada in Moab. I took drops and jumps that I never thought I would have (maybe up to 4', not really sure), and the bike performed perfectly. I was never worried about breaking it, and I rode it hard that day. I'm sold, and I can't wait to get mine. Come on tax return!

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    Re: TX 29er...how tough is it?

    2 foot downhill drop at speed yesterday and my X1 laughed at it. I wouldn't be too concerned. I'm more concerned with the P-XC2 wheelset holding up, but so far so good.

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    Yup - the weak link in the whole setup will likely be your wheels. Wheels are always the weak link...

    That said - at 140# you shouldn't have to worry about *anything* unless you're a skill-less hack.

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    Yes. Your wheels and self preservation will be your only limiting factors (unless your just stupid).
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    Quote Originally Posted by SkaredShtles View Post
    Yup - the weak link in the whole setup will likely be your wheels. Wheels are always the weak link...

    That said - at 140# you shouldn't have to worry about *anything* unless you're a skill-less hack.
    LOL, good to know! As far as the skillless hack...that may be debatable

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