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    Tracer 275 Flow Green Large

    For anybody Thinking about Building up one of these.

    Came in at 31 Pounds with the Test Ride Pedals.

    Large Tracer 275
    Fox Talus 34mm
    Race Face Turbine Stem
    Race Face Sixc Carbon Bar
    ODI Rogue Lock On Grips
    Cane Creek Headset
    XT Brakes
    XT Crank with MRP Polycarbonate Bash Guard
    XT Shifters with the Housing and Cables
    XT Shadow Plus Rear
    SLX Front
    XT Cassette
    Old Ritchey Seat Post
    WTB Ti Rail saddle - The packaging weighs more then the product!
    Hope Pro II Evo Hubs, Stans Flow EX, DT Champion Spokes, Brass Nipples,
    Racing Ralph Rear, Nobby nic Front
    Stans Yellow Tape, Valve Stems, and 2 Scoops Per tire

    Bike is at Wyckoff Cycle In New Jersey. If your in the area you can come check her out!
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    Best Intense color in some time.

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    The Fluorescent lighting doesn't do it any justice

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    what does she weigh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jgutz71 View Post
    what does she weigh?
    really?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbernard71 View Post
    really?
    Lmao

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    Quote Originally Posted by jgutz71 View Post
    what does she weigh?
    .....and what color is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vice grips View Post
    .....and what color is it?
    lmao
    GOD SPEED # 58 YOU'LL BE MISSED

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    I am really tempted to build one but at 31lbs that is the same as my 2012 Uzzi
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    They do seem to be coming out a bit heavy don't they? My Uzzi VPX was 31lbs, the frames must be very over built...
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    BUT on the other hand that thing ^^^ looks fantastic!
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    the frame and fork are heavy. 8.4 Pounds, Large Frame, Shock, 142 dropouts, and QR Clamp. I'm not sure the weight difference but I have a Talas. Using the Float should drop some minor weight and the Rock Shox is probably lighter as well. sub 30 pound builds are certainly possible even without going too crazy with expensive parts. I plan on a lighter wheel set build in the near future. That should help a lot.

    I just got back from Vacation and Jersey trail conditions are garbage with this snow freeze thaw cycle. Probably won't get on the bike until the conditions improve a bit more. I'm used to riding bikes in the 30 pound range anyway so for me it's not heavy It's right where it should be.

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    Very nice bike! I'm sure your going to love it. 31lbs is fine for a good trail bike. My tracer was close to 34lbs. It still climbed great and went down hill like no other. I liked DHing on my Tracer as much as my M9. The Tracer had big tires and super plush but that's why it eat up any thing. Keep us updated once you ride it.

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    ....oh YOur killing me.... No dropper post?

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    Thanks for sharing this. I have mine on order on route to NZ so in that agonising period of anticipation. Drooling over every pic I can find of T275s especially owner's bikes.
    Hope that snow thaws for you pretty soon. Summer here so will be riding as soon as built.

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    Bike looks great, and that colour is absolutely amazing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vice grips View Post
    ....oh YOur killing me.... No dropper post?
    lol yeah I know. I have one on my other bike and sometimes it was more trouble then it was worth. For me it's not necessary it was more of a luxury that was barley used. If the terrain was steeper I would totally have it on.

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    Just took it out on the maiden voyage today. Holy crap does this bike slay rock gardens. It's like a monster truck. Up and over everything in it's way. climbs Great, Corners predictably, and Jumps very nicely. It rides like a much lighter bike. The power transfer is excellent and the Racing Ralph in the back was hooking up great on the snow and rock.

    This was also my first time on a Kashima Equipped fox system. There is a dramatic improvement over sticktion(?) and hopefully long term durability as well! Not sure why some people are hating on the new CTD Damper system. I kept both in descend mode the entire time and it worked great. I doubt I will ever use the Climb or the Trail mode.

    I only had one issue with it. I tore off the Last Zip tie holding the Rear derailleur cable on with my ankle. Then the next three came off shortly after that. I did a quick trail side fix with some electrical tape and All though it looks like crap I may leave the last tie spot taped on. I think it's always going to be an issue with my fat foot. The other option would be to reroute behind the seat stay.

    Regardless of the cable issue which will be solved one way or the other this bike is worth every penny. I hope to be riding it for a long time and will now be looking for a 650B Downhill bike next year. Looks like Intense is all ready on it.

    650B is not Hype!!!!!!

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