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    Wink Endorphin - first ride

    Jst wanted to comment...

    After reading all the comments on this frorum, I have decided to go w/ Endorphin for my next bike.
    Built the bike overnight & had first ride today (race..).

    Super. The bike felt great.
    My previous bike was Transition Covert V2 (sizeS), w/ Fox 36.
    I wanted lighter for all day longer rides, but did not want to kill my pleasuer to bomb down.
    Endo fullfills my needs.

    I now I need to play more & find the sweet spot for the shock setups, but this bike handles/rides great.
    Truely a trail ripper!

    Endorphin Size S ano black
    Fox 34 float
    Easton Haven carbon bar
    Thomson Elite 4x 50mm stem
    Chromag seat
    RS Reverv seat post
    XT drive train, 1x10 setup.
    Straitline flat pedals
    Mavic Crossmax SX
    WTB Weirwolfs

    *Chain guide or Wolf 30t front chain ring comming.

    The bike came in 29.7lb, 13.4kg.
    Very very light for me !

    Now a Knolly family member !!
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    Brgds,
    Last edited by freeryder; 05-10-2013 at 07:35 PM.
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    Wow nice. How much it weigh?

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    I was reading the stats and then saw a pic to view, yep! I blew through the stats and then Vader scared me back!

    Very slick dude. More reports are welcome, :-)

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    Great bike. I like the white fork with white wheels against the black. What kind of race?

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    ... and if we just ...

    I havent weighed it yet, but it sure feels light comming frm Covert w fox 36 & slx cranks.
    Im a one bike guy & do everything w my one bike.
    It was a xc type race & it climbed very well.

    I was thinking to set the 34 w 150mm travel, but looks like I dnt need to.
    It feels balanced w low handlebars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by freeryder View Post
    Jst wanted to comment...

    After reading all the comments on this frorum, I have decided to go w/ Endorphin for my next bike.
    Built the bike overnight & had first ride today (race..).

    Super. The bike felt great.
    My previous bike was Transition Covert V2 (sizeS), w/ Fox 36.
    I wanted lighter for all day longer rides, but did not want to kill my pleasuer to bomb down.
    Endo fullfills my needs.

    I now I need to play more & find the sweet spot for the shock setups, but this bike handles/rides great.
    Truely a trail ripper!

    Endorphin Size S ano black
    Fox 34 float
    Easton Haven carbon bar
    Thomson Elite 4x 50mm stem
    Chromag seat
    RS Reverv seat post
    XT drive train, 1x10 setup.
    Straitline flat pedals
    Mavic Crossmax SX
    WTB Weirwolfs

    *Chain guide or Wolf 30t front chain ring comming.

    Now a Knolly family member !!
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    Brgds,

    Correction : frame size is Medium !
    Brakes: Shimano Sait, the very 1st Saint brake set. Had no issues at all for many years.
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    1st ride and a race and killin it?

    good on you!!!!
    check out great video coverage of anything mtb (well almost).

    http://www.mtbcut.tv

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    Look like the perfect rig for Hinode! Let me know how good it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattf View Post
    Look like the perfect rig for Hinode! Let me know how good it is.
    Mattsan, good to see you on the forum !
    Yeah, I need to take it to Hinod, w climbs & decents !
    Hopefully, with in may.
    V2 COVERT on GTI MK5

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    Quote Originally Posted by freeryder View Post
    Mattsan, good to see you on the forum !
    Yeah, I need to take it to Hinod, w climbs & decents !
    Hopefully, with in may.
    Congrats! Looks like your signature line needs update.
    "sounds like you need to find a better mechanic..." -- Calhoun

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    Quote Originally Posted by TSC View Post
    Congrats! Looks like your signature line needs update.
    TSC

    Yes, I will be changing it later !
    I had difficulty getting Endo on my hitch rack because of the frame shape.
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