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    Kona Hei Hei Supreme carbon, flexy?

    Looking hard at one of these bikes but the only review I can finds is from Bike Radar and they call it "flexy" but they can be hit and miss with regards to reviews. Anybody have or ridden one and can give some insight?
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    Had a 2012 Deluxe in Scandium, and now have a 2013 Supreme. The carbon bike is a helluva lot smoother through the chop. If it's flexing, I can't feel it. It's not nearly as ruff riding as the Scandium frame. IMO and amazing XC rig, build for going fast!
    Todd

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    I have a 2013 Hei Hei Supreme in extra large. Only complaints are the crap cassette and the Easton Wheels. Put the XX cassette on to save the free hub and then the bearings in the Easton's started to develop play. So a set of I9 Torch Enduro wheels are being built up. Love the bike. Ended up at 27 pounds with the Ks Lev dropper and bigger 2.35" tires. Also, the stock Ikons go flat when you get anywhere near a rock. The Maxxis 3c/Exo/Tr Ikons are tough. Get one and enjoy it. Stealth dropper seat post routing on the 2015 Supreme.
    Last edited by dnnbrgr; 3 Weeks Ago at 12:24 AM.

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    Buy one. Best damn xc trail bike out there. Super fast and makes short work of the techy.

    I have ridden one.

    rog

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