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    Ibis and DW-Link? Am I dreaming???


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    no - DW had hinted about that a while back!

    pretty sweet if you ask me.
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    Wonder why carbon for a bike built to take the abuse 5.5" of travel craves? Aluminum would obviously cost a lot less and withstand much more chipping and chainslap and crashes. And aluminum would probably weigh less, too, in this application. I'd like to see a carbon 3.5"-4" xc version of this Ibis/dw link hybrid, though!

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    Pretty cool! I bet the pricetag on that sucker is ginormous! But really sharp nonetheless.

    I wonder why on this frame the shock runs almost horizontal whereas on the new IHs bikes the shock runs vertical. I wonder if it affects ride quality/feel at all? hmmmm.

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    Wow.

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    I would think pivot location is what is important and not shock placement. 04 hollowpoint shocks were horizontal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG
    Pretty cool! I bet the pricetag on that sucker is ginormous!
    Depends what you consider ginormous, it's going to retail for $1899 frame only. Right in line with any of the boutique full suspension frames, and way less then the I.F. version.

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    BMC too?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Winston

    hahaha I was just going to post the same thing - here is another

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveX
    Depends what you consider ginormous, it's going to retail for $1899 frame only. Right in line with any of the boutique full suspension frames, and way less then the I.F. version.
    Wow that's a very competitive and fair price for a bike like that. Excellent!

    Did anyone see the photos of the thermoplastic composite Ibis?? The orange one? Wild - wonder what that'll run? even less than the CF version?

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    $1899 right?





    Quote Originally Posted by MMcG
    Wow that's a very competitive and fair price for a bike like that. Excellent!

    Did anyone see the photos of the thermoplastic composite Ibis?? The orange one? Wild - wonder what that'll run? even less than the CF version?
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    Though I have nothing new to add, I would like to say that I am very, very happy for Dave Weagle and his team.

    I'm doubly pleased that they've created something subtly, genuinely new in mountain bike suspension, and that the design is being well-executed by a number of respectable manufacturers.

    Speaking personally, I am just sick of all the carbon-copy 4-bar linkage bikes on the market and the empty-headed marketeers, shills, and evangelists that advocate for them.

    I am really looking forward to trying the new Ibis. I sure hope they get it together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danK
    Wonder why carbon for a bike built to take the abuse 5.5" of travel craves? Aluminum would obviously cost a lot less and withstand much more chipping and chainslap and crashes. And aluminum would probably weigh less, too, in this application. I'd like to see a carbon 3.5"-4" xc version of this Ibis/dw link hybrid, though!
    This carbon bike might be different, see my post here.

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...10#post1226110

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bortis Yelltzen
    This carbon bike might be different, see my post here.

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...10#post1226110
    Thanks for the pointer. I didn't understand all of it, but it was interesting nonetheless.

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    they all start with the letter 'i'

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