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    Ibex Atlas Sport

    Hey guys, I've realized that my budget is tighter than I thought and I'm looking at a Used Ibex Atlas Sport. I know its a silly question but how upgradeable are they? Also how is the frame on the sport?

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    The sport, expert and pro all have the same frame, but different components. I have a sport and love it. Though I am starting to upgrade a few things. If you want to see what can be done with a sport do a seach for JakePay's Sport. He really tricked that thing out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Mailloux
    The sport, expert and pro all have the same frame, but different components. I have a sport and love it. Though I am starting to upgrade a few things. If you want to see what can be done with a sport do a seach for JakePay's Sport. He really tricked that thing out.
    just found some... geez these are some tricked out rides.

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    Frame: Single-Pivot 6061 Aluminum - 5" Travel
    Fork: Manitou Minute Elite TPC 140mm Travel
    Rear Shock: Manitou Evolver ISX-6
    Shifters: SRAM XO Grippers
    Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM XO m/c
    Crankset: RaceFace Deus (36/22T)
    Basher: Blackspire Lite God Bash Guard
    Cassette: SRAM PG-990 (11-32T)
    Chain: KMC X9-SL
    Brakes: Hayes Stroker Trail Hydraulic Disc Brakes
    Levers: Hayes Stroker Trail
    Rotors: Avid Cleansweep G2 (160mm)
    Rims: Sun SOS P1 Mid-Width Rims
    Hubs: Novatec 4/2 Sealed Bearing Hubs
    Spokes: Richmond 14G Black Stainless
    Tires: WTB MutanoRaptor Race 2.4
    Headset: Cane Creek S-3 (upper) Solo (lower)
    Seatpost: Ritchey WCS Wayback Carbon
    Stem: Syntace F-99
    Handlebar: RaceFace Deus LowRise
    Grips: OURY
    Saddle: WTB Rocket V Team
    Pedals: DMR V12 Mag w/ titanium spindles
    Cables/Housing: SRAM/Avid and Jagwire

    Weight: 28.38 pounds


    Worth every

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jake Pay
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    You know what sucks worse than training? Losing.
    You know what sucks worse than losing? Nothing.

    Ride on

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    anyone have any vids of someone riding a sport?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    anyone have any vids of someone riding a sport?
    dunno... someone out there has gotta have something... Here's a vid of horseofiron on dogonfr's budget framebuild of the Atlas Pro


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    I remember that vid

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    Here's an action shot of me on that same Atlas...


    And here's a video of Bucky on the same Atlas. It's his 2nd day on a bicycle... Kid is rocking... XD

    Bucky's 2nd day riding...

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    thats cool, i hope to find some fun stuff like that around here.

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    quick question... what helmets do you guys recommend, So fasr I think Im going to try and find a Giro Xen on the cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    quick question... what helmets do you guys recommend, So fasr I think Im going to try and find a Giro Xen on the cheap.
    Here you go on the Giro Xen
    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...ts&PID=2117609

    Another one i'd recommend would be the Fox Flux... More protection than a normal XC helmet...

    http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?id=50419

    If you wanna get a fullface helmet, Fox Rampage is very nice. The one i'm on which is the THE One is also very nice... 661 Evolution which was just released is another one to look for. Very impressed with the carbon one i saw at RideSFO...

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    kick ass price on the Xen, Thanks!

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    awe damn, just black/pink

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    kick ass price on the Xen, Thanks!
    np

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    awe damn, just black/pink
    rock the pink... i know i would... XD If pink bothers you, just put stickers on it... Or some sharpie and marker pens...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrpercussive
    rock the pink... i know i would... XD If pink bothers you, just put stickers on it... Or some sharpie and marker pens...
    I probably will, in the end a helmet is a helmet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jake Pay
    Frame: Single-Pivot 6061 Aluminum - 5" Travel
    Fork: Manitou Minute Elite TPC 140mm Travel
    Rear Shock: Manitou Evolver ISX-6
    Shifters: SRAM XO Grippers
    Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM XO m/c
    Crankset: RaceFace Deus (36/22T)
    Basher: Blackspire Lite God Bash Guard
    Cassette: SRAM PG-990 (11-32T)
    Chain: KMC X9-SL
    Brakes: Hayes Stroker Trail Hydraulic Disc Brakes
    Levers: Hayes Stroker Trail
    Rotors: Avid Cleansweep G2 (160mm)
    Rims: Sun SOS P1 Mid-Width Rims
    Hubs: Novatec 4/2 Sealed Bearing Hubs
    Spokes: Richmond 14G Black Stainless
    Tires: WTB MutanoRaptor Race 2.4
    Headset: Cane Creek S-3 (upper) Solo (lower)
    Seatpost: Ritchey WCS Wayback Carbon
    Stem: Syntace F-99
    Handlebar: RaceFace Deus LowRise
    Grips: OURY
    Saddle: WTB Rocket V Team
    Pedals: DMR V12 Mag w/ titanium spindles
    Cables/Housing: SRAM/Avid and Jagwire

    Weight: 28.38 pounds


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    ok... like I said before I'm a bit new to the high grade bike parts... are the pedals you have clipless?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    ok... like I said before I'm a bit new to the high grade bike parts... are the pedals you have clipless?
    I tihnk this is what Jake has...

    http://www.dmrbikes.com/?Section=pro...&itemid=PEDV12

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    my post disapeared...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrpercussive
    are they clipless? and how does the whole clipless thing work when dealing with shoes and shoe purchasing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    are they clipless? and how does the whole clipless thing work when dealing with shoes and shoe purchasing.
    No, my pedals are platforms..........

    Clipless Pedals: by Sheldon Brown
    Up until the late '80s, the choice was between plain pedals or pedals with toe
    clips and straps. Since "clipless" pedals provided a way to have a secure attachment to the pedal without the use of toe clips, the name stuck, even though it is sometimes
    confusing to newcomers.

    "Clipless" or "Step-in" pedals use a mechanism similar to a ski binding. In fact the first
    successful system was made by a ski binding manufacturer, Look. Clipless pedals use a cleat which is bolted to the bottom of the shoe. When the rider steps on the pedal with the cleat, the cleat locks into the pedals mechanism, and is held firmly in place. Some systems hold the foot at a fixed angle, others allow various amounts of "float", or angular rotation of the foot on the pedal.

    With most clipless pedal systems, the foot is disengaged by twisting the heel outward.
    Some of the earlier systems, such as the pioneering Cinelli model, required the rider to
    reach down and operate a release mechanism by hand. This style is sometimes jocularly referred to as "death cleats
    ."





    Get yourself some platforms

    Jake

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    Quote Originally Posted by jirotrom
    are they clipless? and how does the whole clipless thing work when dealing with shoes and shoe purchasing.
    those are platforms. I ride clipless... Depending on which pedals you're using, you want to make sure the shoes you have or compatible with the cleats...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jake Pay
    No, my pedals are platforms..........

    Clipless Pedals: by Sheldon Brown
    Up until the late '80s, the choice was between plain pedals or pedals with toe
    clips and straps. Since "clipless" pedals provided a way to have a secure attachment to the pedal without the use of toe clips, the name stuck, even though it is sometimes
    confusing to newcomers.

    "Clipless" or "Step-in" pedals use a mechanism similar to a ski binding. In fact the first
    successful system was made by a ski binding manufacturer, Look. Clipless pedals use a cleat which is bolted to the bottom of the shoe. When the rider steps on the pedal with the cleat, the cleat locks into the pedals mechanism, and is held firmly in place. Some systems hold the foot at a fixed angle, others allow various amounts of "float", or angular rotation of the foot on the pedal.

    With most clipless pedal systems, the foot is disengaged by twisting the heel outward.
    Some of the earlier systems, such as the pioneering Cinelli model, required the rider to
    reach down and operate a release mechanism by hand. This style is sometimes jocularly referred to as "death cleats
    ."





    Get yourself some platforms

    Jake
    Will do... I'm not down with the whole shoe locked into the pedals.

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