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    Has Anyone Have Time on The 27.5 AC

    Hi just seeing if anyone has any ride time in the new 27.5 AC

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    Give me a few weeks,Mine has just arrived,Will let you know

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    Quote Originally Posted by ncig View Post
    Hi just seeing if anyone has any ride time in the new 27.5 AC
    have about 90 miles on mine now..
    Loving the bigger wheels,they do seem to roll and grip well,But its difficult to say about the handling as my new frame has different geometry to my Old AC.

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    I've tried it fior a few hours, and I immediately loved it !
    Not sure if because of the big wheels or the very light tires, but it was pedaling very well. The geometry was perfect in my opinion for all mountain riding.


    Never enough singletracks !

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    Another 24.5miles today.

    getting used to it now.New frame is slightly different to my old AC.New one is slightly longer and has a slacker head angle.
    the results of these changes are amazing.Bike is even more playfull,650b tyres give more gri p and better rolling.

    Had a few dry days here so been doing a few miles.

    I am starting to like the 650b...

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    Thanks for the updates samwell and norcosam what do your bikes weigh in at.

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    My AC is 31.5lbs

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    This sounds great! I am on the case for a new bike to replace my Trek Fuel 9.8 with something more suited to the descending but also not too heavy. The Helius AC 650b is top of my list but it is hard to find one to look at yet alone demo. Any advice about the bike is greatly appreciated.

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    My mate has a 650b AC with 1x11 Sram xx1 on it,weighs 27lbs inc Reverb...

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    That is good to hear!

    I am looking at a build with the following spec:
    Fork: Fox 32 Float 150 CTD
    Shock: Fox CTD boost valve
    XT 2x10
    Hope Race M4 stealth brakes
    Hope hubs Pro 2
    Stans arch ex rims
    Reverb
    and carbon bars etc
    I think it should build up pretty light hopefully!

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