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    FLY Team 29er Titanium SRAM XX

    Mike - when is this available???!!!???

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    Mike!!! Are These On A Boat Yet!?!!!

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    I would like to know also. How about a preorder?

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    It's available for preorder at BD. They changed to an FSA crank though.

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    I just ordered my Ti XX. Can't wait!!!

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    still too much cabbage for me
    waiting for the XO 2x10 version...c'mon BD...
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    Quote Originally Posted by FirstStateCamber
    I just ordered my Ti XX. Can't wait!!!
    In case anyone cant find it on bikes direct its not actually up there. But here is the link they sent out yesterday. http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...amTI_29_xx.htm
    Big Foot Blue KHS XC704r

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldassracer
    still too much cabbage for me
    waiting for the XO 2x10 version...c'mon BD...

    FLY TEAM 29er Ti with XO 3x10 & 2x10 [two versions] being made as soon as Sram gets us the parts - should be in during August

    Also doing a Fantom DS Team in both XO 30 & 20 speed
    and a 26" AL Fly Team in 2x10
    all due in August

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    Mike- you da man...what about the prices?
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldassracer
    Mike- you da man...what about the prices?

    It is hard to say before invoicing with currency moving daily
    but it looks like $2099 for the XO Fly Ti Team - with either 3x10 or 2x10

    I will be interested to see which sells better
    30-speed or 20-speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikesdirect
    It is hard to say before invoicing with currency moving daily
    but it looks like $2099 for the XO Fly Ti Team - with either 3x10 or 2x10

    I will be interested to see which sells better
    30-speed or 20-speed
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    I've ordered and now waiting...YIPPEE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikesdirect
    It is hard to say before invoicing with currency moving daily
    but it looks like $2099 for the XO Fly Ti Team - with either 3x10 or 2x10

    I will be interested to see which sells better
    30-speed or 20-speed
    I can't wait to see this. Holding off any possible upgrade/bike purchase until then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikesdirect
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    and a 26" AL Fly Team in 2x10
    all due in August

    Hey Mike. Any pricing set on the 26" AL Fly Team in 2 x 10 for 2011 yet? How much more than 2010? Any frame color changes? This will be my 3rd bike from your Jacksonville store. Thanks.

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    $2099 for the XO Fly Ti Team - with either 3x10 or 2x10
    So you're offering options now, eh? As in separate drop down boxes? Is there some place I can see specs on this and other Motobecane bikes soon to come? Since this comes in 2x10, can I assume that this is equipped with the brand spanking new SRAM stuff seen at interbike, the new line up that was supposed to be released this summer?
    Last edited by Varaxis; 06-12-2010 at 06:29 PM.

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    should start shipping tomorrow....can't wait!

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    Ditto!

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    Got mine today, thanks BD and the UPS man! Already assembled and I'll report back tonght with my findings. I will be converting to tubeless thursday for 8hr enduro Saturday.

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    pics please
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    Will do tomorrow when I get to my office.

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    Well i got rained out last night with a giant thunder storm and hail. Tonight is the madien voyage, ran by my LBS and we weighed the bike. I ordered a small which fits like a medium in standover and reach. (frame has two bottle cage mounts as well) The grand total on the bike without pedals was 21.74lbs, with my shimano xt's and a cage it weighed in a 22.86lbs. 350g for the pedal and 43g for the cage.

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    Well so far about 35miles logged on the bike in the last two days. So far so good! The bike climbs like a monster, tracks very well in the single track and is very predictable. I have been riding and racing for about 15yrs and came from a Al Fisher Paragon with Crossmax wheel running 1x9. I am working on remembering that I have 2 chainrings up front but honestly with SRAMS larger cassette and the 39/27 I dont find myself in the 27 at all. There are plenty of gear choices in the cassette to grind up most climbs using the 39. Kudos to SRAM as well on the adjustability of the XX brakes, fork lockout and trigger shifters. The shifter body can be rotated a good bit to better suit hand position and with the single clamp design the bars are free of clutter!

    My only wish on the bike is that the wheels were tubeless ready. I will convert these in a day or so but wish i didnt have to use the ghetto method. I am not sold on the narrow very flat Ritchey handlebar. I prefer more sweep and will swap the bar shortly. But these are all personal preferences so take it for what its worth.

    Overall the bike recieved plenty of and . Several guys I ride with sport Ti bikes from Spot, Moots, and Dean. So far they all agree its a steal and say they'd consider one were they in the market.

    Enjoy the pics, should anyone want any close ups of any areas let me know.





















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    should anyone want any close ups of any areas let me know.
    I'd like a picture of it in my garage!!!


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    greetings....

    just a few questions for you. how tall are you and what is your barefoot inseam and shoe size? do you get much toe buzz from your shoe hitting the front tire? also curious as to the down tube/fork knob clearance. if turned to extreme right or left, do the adjustment knobs on the top of the fork contact the down tube of the bike? finally, how much space between the chainstays and seatstays?

    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by mybrainhurts
    greetings....

    just a few questions for you. how tall are you and what is your barefoot inseam and shoe size? do you get much toe buzz from your shoe hitting the front tire? also curious as to the down tube/fork knob clearance. if turned to extreme right or left, do the adjustment knobs on the top of the fork contact the down tube of the bike? finally, how much space between the chainstays and seatstays?

    thanks
    I have a small frame. I'm 5'9" with a 31" inseam and 9-1/2 shoes. My toes have at least an inch of clearance from the front tire, and I'm running pretty big volume specialized captain 2.2s (which are wider than continental mountain king 2.4s). The crown of my reba isn't even close to the downtube. There is plenty of tire clearance on the rear end, more than you would assume.

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    I can confirm this fitment, as I have a small as well and measure a 30" inseam. with 9.5 shoes. I am running Maxxis Ignitors 2.1 and have zero toe overlap and tons of crown to downtube clearance. The bike fits better then my Fisher G1 Paragon and out handles it as well. My only gripe to date is the FSA carbon crank fitment to the XX sram chain. I experienced cahin suck twice in the big ring when riding thru choppy sections and begining to pedal out. I am going to mic up a XX chainring and compare it to my FSA.

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    @FirstState: the chainsuck may be due to the FSA crank being 2x9. I've talked to customer service at FSA and they're coming out with a 2x10 specific crank in August. Small chain alignment issue, but still - as you've experienced - an issue

    @mybrain: i'm 5'9", 32" inseam, 11 shoe size and choose a Medium size. I've adjusted the reach by going to a shoter stem, 0 setback seatpost (aggressive XC race position).

    pics. coming after Monday when I get my Stan's wheelset to get my bike to 21.45 lbs....that's right, 21.45 lbs.!

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    I'm seeing a small number of people swapping out the Vuelta wheelset for some reason. Is it a matter of trust/reputation? Being tagged super light and being made in Taiwan scares some people I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varaxis
    I'm seeing a small number of people swapping out the Vuelta wheelset for some reason. Is it a matter of trust/reputation? Being tagged super light and being made in Taiwan scares some people I guess.
    Everything is made in taiwan. I think most people just want tubeless ready rims.

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    that's right...tubeless. And lighter!

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    21.14 lbs...

    ...full SRAM XX (including GXP crankset)
    ...Stan's Crest wheelset
    ...Stan's Raven in back
    ...Schwalbe RR in front
    ...Ritchey WCS Carbon seatpost, stem, and bars
    ...ESI Racer's Edge grips
    ...otherwise stock...
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    Well after a few hundred miles I am happy to report that the bike had proven itself and rides like I expected. I was also able to fix the chain suck issues I was having by readjusting the front derailler and cable tension. The shifter cage was just too close in every position to the outside of the chain and constantly wanted to push the chain into the smaller ring and subsequently create some suck in the bumps under power. I still want a bar with more sweep but i can deal with it for now...

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    A question to those who have been riding these frames.

    I am considering buying the ti 29er to convert to a single speed race bike with the use of an eccentricker bottom bracket from trickstuff.

    My main concern is to weather the frame will flex to much for this use, im 90kg and will be using the bike %90 for racing so want a snapy good excelerating ride.

    Any feed back would be great

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    I've been riding this frame for about 2 weeks now, coming off of a steel hardtail that ive been riding for more than 10 years. Comparing with steel, and other ti frames, this frame is definitely on the stiff side of the spectrum, especially in the BB area. This is totally arbitrary but on a 1-10 scale of flexiness, id place a rigor mootis at 3 (flexier) and the moto at a 7. i dont think you can go wrong really...

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    Thanks for the great feedback

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    When's more 17 inchers comming

    I'm ready to pull the trigger..
    I'm 5'11 and will grab a 19

    But a friend really needs a 17

    So seems like ebayn the FSA crank and grabbin a XX crank , will be a great plan..

    When do 2011 bikes launch??

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    After making a front derailleur adjustment my have had not one issue with my FSA K-Force crank.

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