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  1. #1
    Farva's #1
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    Nov 2007

    Stinky TL all-mountain bike?

    The frame is slack but the seat tube angle is semi-steep. Any thoughts on this frame with a light build for an every day trail bike?

  2. #2
    lidless ascender
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    Oct 2005
    It can be done, of course, you just need to be aware of the fact the frame is not exactly light which will make it a bit harder to build up a light bike.
    The other thing worth considering: is it worth it?If you have a lot of the parts already at home, then by all means go for it.But if you plan to buy most or all of the components, it might be a good idea to check if you can find a capable complete bike for the same amount of money.

    I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.


  3. #3
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    Jun 2010
    besides, lightening a Stinky defeats it's primary purpose...

    I don't know, but how much an stock Stinky weighs?

    I ride a Coiler as my "every day / every way" bike, and @36 lb, is quite pedalable.

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