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    Yeoman, Is that a Hope seat clamp on your bike now ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Major Glory
    Yeoman, Is that a Hope seat clamp on your bike now ?
    Yes it is.

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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamgerweck/5498779614/" title="DSC_0098b by Adam Gerweck, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5131/5498779614_c91fff3233_b.jpg" width="1024" height="680" alt="DSC_0098b" /></a>
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    Next try!


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    Frame: Niner AIR9
    Fork: RS Reba dual air
    Headset: Chris King
    Wheels: Stan's Crest w/ZTR hubs and DT spokes
    Tires: Schwalbe Racing Ralph (rear) / Rocket Ron (front)- running tubeless
    Brakes: Avid Elixir CR
    Cranks: XT w/Niner single speedring and MRP 1x chain guide (1X9)
    Rear Der: XT
    Cassette: XT
    Shifter: XT
    Chain: XTR
    Pedals: CB Eggbeater C
    Seatpost: Thomson
    Stem: Thomson
    Grips: Ergon GX1
    Saddle: Fizik Nisene

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    mas fotos

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    My Air 9
    A touch of girlyness
















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    My air 9 with niner fork. Its nice and purdy.


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    very good!!

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    My Freshly built Kermit Air9

    After her maiden voyage


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    Changed the Tune seatpost for a cheap Truvativ one with setback and the bottlecage to a Tune Uni type. Matchmakers are on the way and as soon as the 2012 Sram X.0 is available I'm changing to that with a 36/22 setup.




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    Almost finished. Just have to add my hope race x2 brakes and matchmakers










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    2010 Air 9 set up with 32:20 magic gear:

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    Quote Originally Posted by carabao View Post
    2010 Air 9 set up with 32:20 magic gear:
    I can't post pics yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carabao View Post
    I can't post pics yet.
    I have to exceed 10 posts...

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    Quote Originally Posted by carabao View Post
    I have to exceed 10 posts...
    ...and 10.

    Here it is:

    2010 Air 9 set up with 32:20 magic gear:






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    2011 air9 with lefty

    my 2011 air9 with lefty
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    Air 9 hanging with the Fatty

    Just finished the build and am very pleased so far.
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    Air 9's from Manila.



    Ride safe!

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    My 2011 Air 9 set up SS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edlisjas View Post
    Almost finished. Just have to add my hope race x2 brakes and matchmakers

    I like it very much! Two questions: what is the distance between the saddle and the centrer of BB and How long is thomson stem?
    ops..I was forgetting: size?
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    Ummmm white is by far the best color!!!!
    TREK EX9 27.5

    NINER MCR 9 (Moondust)

    2009 Gary Fisher Rig

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    I don't think mine is up here yet



    Here is my Air 9 built about 2 years ago and for various reasons not ridden nearly often enough.

    Build is;

    Large Niner Air 9 frame in Raw
    Fork is a 100mm Reba Race
    Stans ZTR 29'ers on XTR hubs
    XTR dual control shifters and brakes
    XTR derailleurs and XT cranks
    Tyres and Kenda SB8's tubeless
    Headset is CK in red and stem and bars are Bontrager in silver off a mates Gary Fisher.

    It now has a red seat, grips and chainstay guard.

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    Buying an Air 9 frame this week and havent done a build since i was a kid! STOKED!!!!

    First 29er too!!

    ANY suggestions for the build??? gotcha's to watch out for?

    Debating on making it a single speed or geared ???
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    Just finished this build. New aircraft gray.
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    Velorapide.....what is your height, weight and inseam...?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by HalFliP View Post
    Velorapide.....what is your height, weight and inseam...?

    Thanks
    6' - 155lbs - 34"

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    Quote Originally Posted by velorapide View Post
    Just finished this build. New aircraft gray.
    Your bike looks awesome, I am building mine this coming Saturday almost identical setup.

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    Hey Carabao, how did you set up the single speed? I contacted Niner and i cant use the EBB on the AIR9, what did you use for chain tension? I dont see a chain tensioner on yours, is there another EBB i can use?

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    no tensioner. If you get the right combo you can get your chain on with minimal slack. Also you can use a half link to take up some slack.
    TREK EX9 27.5

    NINER MCR 9 (Moondust)

    2009 Gary Fisher Rig

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    Hi!

    This is my just completed large Air Nine Scandium. It's shown with commuting wheel set. I race on some lighter stuff with more knobs. It is built with mostly 9 speed XTR with a beat up XT rear mech. The crank set is Race Face Turbine ISIS 180 mm with 24/30/40 rings. Fork is a G2 spec. Fox F29 100mm RP24.

    I recently raced Ultrabirken on it. It is Norway's toughest one day marathon, 120 km and 2330 meters climbing. The bike went through with flying colors. My own performance was more average.





    I am still changing around on the cockpit a bit. And I have just bought a Niner fork to try. I also have a Lefty I want to test on it when I have had it converted and served. But is it not a pain to see the new model Niner Air Nine introduced just when I got mine?

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    23 lbs of fun.



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    Anyone have pic's of the new hydroformed alumium Air 9...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zenkem View Post
    Anyone have pic's of the new hydroformed alumium Air 9...
    Niner Air 9 2012 model pics 009 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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    Sweet ride!!! Been thinking 'bout geting one...

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    Here is my Air9 from France...






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    Some day, maybe a new Carbon AIR in XL for me... miss my original version, it was fast!

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    My new ride

    I can't believe I could convince the wife I needed a better race bike! She's a keeper (Both bike and wife that is). I unfortunately couldn't keep it clean long enough for some better pics but when it rides that fast it is hard to get decent pics!

    Large Air9 Raw
    Niner Carbon fork White
    Full XT brakes and drivetrain / XTR RD
    ZTR Flows with Racing Ralphs Red nips
    King nothreadset Red
    Salsa QR's and seatclamp Red
    truvativ WC stem
    Edge flat bar and post
    Specialized Phenom seat
    LS Moab grips

    add all of that together to make an awesome racing machine. around 21ish lbs
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    black hydro

    2012 Black Licorice Air9
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    Quote Originally Posted by tneker View Post
    2012 Black Licorice Air9
    I'm curious why you went with the set-back seat post because I just ordered one too for my new Air 9. Couldn't get the seat to slide back far enough to fit correctly.

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    setback post

    I went with a setback seatpost right out of the gate as when researching frame sizes I found a few folks that shared my height (5'10"), that were running a medium frame, 90mm stem, and needed a setback seatpost for proper positioning. Considering I still needed to push the seat back on the rails to the max back position, I clearly need the setback post.

    Admittedly for me it is all about "cockpit position feel" and my positioning on the bike has not been critiqued by an expert.

    Hope that helps, K

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    Quote Originally Posted by tneker View Post
    I went with a setback seatpost right out of the gate as when researching frame sizes I found a few folks that shared my height (5'10"), that were running a medium frame, 90mm stem, and needed a setback seatpost for proper positioning. Considering I still needed to push the seat back on the rails to the max back position, I clearly need the setback post.

    Admittedly for me it is all about "cockpit position feel" and my positioning on the bike has not been critiqued by an expert.

    Hope that helps, K
    I'm running a small frame and 5' 8". Started with straight seat post and 90mm stem. Switching to set back post and maybe 100mm depending on the feel.

    Thanks,

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    if your 5'8...what about going with a med frame and a zero offset/shorter stem setup. would that not be the same as what your going to do?

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    Chris1911 - awesome build!! I just ordered the same frame and debating the build options. Curious - do you know the weight your bike as built?

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    Just heard from the shop that my 2012 frame has arrived...Hope the rest of the parts come in this week so i can start the build!!
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    Anyone seen/have pics of the new Air-9 (hydroformed) in a size XL? I've got one backordered and it would be nice to at least obsess on a photo of one in my size ;-)... I'm also curious what the head tube area looks ilke (no downtube/seattube overlap?) on a bigger frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mimc66 View Post
    Chris1911 - awesome build!! I just ordered the same frame and debating the build options. Curious - do you know the weight your bike as built?
    It is 23 lb 13 oz as pictured on my Park Tool scale.

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    My 1st Niner

    Heres my 2011 Air 9 Vanna White 1x10 with Carbon Fiber fork. Its a modest build really. Nothing fancy and it still weighs in at 21.09. Im still messing around with the King and the carbon fork. Its a finicky realationship with those two.













    Frame:2011 medium Air 9 White
    Fork:Niner Carbon
    Headset:Chris King
    RD:X-7 Carbon Mid cage
    Shifter:X-7 Trigger
    Brakes:Avid Elixir 5
    Crank:Shimano FC-M552(waiting for THIS
    Guide Ring:E Thirteen 34T
    BB:Chris King
    Bar:Scott Hot Rod Flat
    Stem:Scott Comp / 4 Bolt
    Seatpopst:Easton E50
    Seat Clamp:Salsa
    Chain Guide:Ethirteen XCX
    Wheels: DT Swiss 485d
    Hubs: DT Swiss
    Pedals:Boat anchor SPD's
    Tires:Rocket Ron
    Saddle:Selle Carbon Fiber
    Last edited by Metalhack; 12-04-2011 at 07:47 AM.

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    Just built and test ridden, 23.0 lbs with pedals. Yes, I know the brake cables need to be cut...The bleed kit is on the way.

    2012 Small Air 9
    XO crank 2 x 10, brakes
    X9 shifters, derailleurs, cass
    PP30 BB, 1091 chain
    Bontrager carbon bar 620mm
    Ritchey Pro stem and saddle
    Syncros carbon post, salsa liplock clamp
    Stan Arch wheels W/ racing Ralphs tubeless
    Shimano 540 pedals.
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    Fresh Build.


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    My XL Air 9 arrived this week --- a few weeks ahead of original estimates too! I hadn't seen any pics online of XL's yet -- so here it is frame-only.



    The weld beads (which actually look sorta like old-school fillet-brazing on steel frames) are nice. Not much about it in the Niner info, but I'm told it's a special/different process that produces these (not just filing down traditional weld beads). They stand out visually from the frame tubes because I guess they don't take the anodizing quite the same. I like it.



    More pics when I get it built up next week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halaburt View Post
    My XL Air 9 arrived this week --- a few weeks ahead of original estimates too! I hadn't seen any pics online of XL's yet -- so here it is frame-only.



    The weld beads (which actually look sorta like old-school fillet-brazing on steel frames) are nice. Not much about it in the Niner info, but I'm told it's a special/different process that produces these (not just filing down traditional weld beads). They stand out visually from the frame tubes because I guess they don't take the anodizing quite the same. I like it.



    More pics when I get it built up next week.
    Nice. you'll love it when you finally ride it. Did you decide to go with the PF30?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mopartodd
    Nice. you'll love it when you finally ride it. Did you decide to go with the PF30?
    I wanted to re-use my M970 crankset from the RIP-9 this replaced, so I ordered in one of the C-Bear BB's from Holland rather than going the adapter or shim route. PressFit 30 Shimano|C-BEAR.COM Ceramic Bearings 4 Bicyles

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    My new steed! 1 x 10 Sram XX, ENVE 240hub/aerolite spokes, custom painted SID XXWC forks, WSC cockpit, Eggbeaters 11 pedals and Conti Race Kings... Total weight as pictured with Pedals, rear light and Bidon cage is 8.4kg!

    I guess this is one of the advantages of working in a bike shop!


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    First 29er. I was surprised with how nimble, fast, and smooth the ride was. Still making a few tweaks but the fit felt great right off the bat. I think I want some flatter wider bars and I'm going to shop for some clipless pedals/shoes.

    23.125 lbs. Tempted to get some Niner carbon forks just to get it under 20

    Medium frame
    Reba 100m RLT Ti Tapered/20mm maxle
    Black Flag Pro wheels setup tubeless with RR
    XO BB30 cranks (from a Specialized)
    SRAM PF30 BB
    XO derailleur / shifter
    Salsa 32t
    XT m750 11-34 Cassette
    KMC X9 SL Gold chain
    BB7 brakes (hope to switch to XTR Race sometime in the future)
    Raceface turbine stem 70mm
    Forte carbon bar (thinking about going with Haven Carbon)
    ESI Chunky grips
    Specialized Phenom saddle/Thomson seatpost (have an EC90 I need to install)


    .....

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    Just purchased an 2011 MED Frame from Jenson while they had them on sale.... Trying to plan out my build and had a few questions for those who have built bikes before. Is there a general rule for stem lengths and angle? It seems on this forum the stems are 70mm long with either a 0 degree or 10 degree. I am 5'10 and weigh 160 pounds and was wondering if anyone similar had any suggestions. This is my first 29er and first Hard tail.... point of this bike for me is I just want something fun.

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    Guys, how stiff is the back of the new air9? Any compliance there? I should have mine in like a month. Now I'm dreaming up my complete biuld. Should I look for a softer carbon post? Greetz from Poland, minus 15 deg celsius here
    rower & power

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    Pillare87 I to am 5'10" at 165 lbs normal build. I think a 70mm stem will be to short. I have a 90mm on my EMD and have a 100mm to install on my Air9 build. I have a brand new 80mm that I purchased by mistake a couple weeks ago that I will be selling if insterested. But really think a 100mm is the way to go. I've even got a set of riser bars on that allows me to stretch things out a bit if need be. I also went with a 6deg rise and have it flipped to lower the front end a bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tailwaters View Post
    Pillare87 I to am 5'10" at 165 lbs normal build. I think a 70mm stem will be to short. I have a 90mm on my EMD and have a 100mm to install on my Air9 build. I have a brand new 80mm that I purchased by mistake a couple weeks ago that I will be selling if insterested. But really think a 100mm is the way to go. I've even got a set of riser bars on that allows me to stretch things out a bit if need be. I also went with a 6deg rise and have it flipped to lower the front end a bit.
    Hey tailwaters... Thanks for your advice. 100mm with 6 degree rise it is... I guess I could always experiment in the future. But im more of a get it right the first time around kinda of guy.

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    Very nice Air9's!

    I just finished my new Air9 White-Raw, still i'm not yet able to post some pics because i have not posted enough...

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    Same problem for me.

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    Whats your thoughts on the Hylix carbon seat post? I purchased an off-set model for my new Air9 . I was a bit worried about all the flex? How's the ride v.s a standard aluminum post?


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    Here’s some pics of my newly build Air9. Wheels just arrived today at noontime, so I ran home real quick and installed them. Need to make some adjustments and will be swapping out the front rotor to a 180 as soon as my adapter arrives. Build came in at 24.5lbs, so all in all I’m pretty pleased.
    Air9 medium Frame (raw)
    Pure XCR rims and hubs
    Stan’s rim strips
    Specialized captain control 2.0 tires
    Sram PG-990 rear cassette
    Sram 991 Chain
    Shimano SLX brakes
    Sram X-9 front and rear derailleur’s
    Sram X-9 Shifters
    Hylix carbon seat post
    Race Face Next SL low rise carbon bars
    FSA OS-115. 100mm stem
    Crank Brothers 3 pedals
    Suntour Epicon Fork with 15mm titanium through axle
    Specialized Hedge Titanium railed seat
    Ergon GX1 grips
    Cane Creek S8 headset
    TruVativ Stylo 2x9 crank set
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    2011 air 9

    just completed....still love the round tubing!
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    My Large 2012 Air9

    Just a play bike I built to see how they ride ( I'm not into Hard Tails ) but I can see why people that don't have ruff trails or have the money to build something like the RDO would really like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    My Large 2012 Air9

    Just a play bike I built to see how they ride ( I'm not into Hard Tails ) but I can see why people that don't have ruff trails or have the money to build something like the RDO would really like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdbronco View Post
    Fresh Build.

    Bigdbronco,

    That is pretty much a perfect build in my opinion. Nice work, especially if that fork is at 120mm. Only things I would change if it were my personal buggy would be Sram shifting (preference) and a black XO crank with green Homebrew ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pillar87 View Post
    X2

    Thought that was funny too. I just don't want an FS bike.
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    for those with Salsa seat tube clamps, I was wondering what size I should get. 32mm or 35mm? I dont plan on getting the quick release version, just the clamp. the 2011 Niner air 9 frames have a 31.6mm ID.

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    Our frames have a 34.9mm seat collar size so go for the 35mm
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    Got the XL Air 9

    2012 Air 9 Raw/White XL
    2012 Fox F100 FIT TerraLogic fork
    Niner Flat Carbon Bar
    XT Components
    XTR Pedals
    Thomson Post and Stem
    Prologo Kappa saddle
    ZTR Flow Rims w DT Swiss Hubs
    Ergon GX2 grips
    King Ti Cage
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    Quote Originally Posted by jbigelow View Post
    Our frames have a 34.9mm seat collar size so go for the 35mm
    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by windycitycy View Post
    2012 Air 9 Raw/White XL
    2012 Fox F100 FIT TerraLogic fork
    Niner Flat Carbon Bar
    XT Components
    XTR Pedals
    Thomson Post and Stem
    Prologo Kappa saddle
    ZTR Flow Rims w DT Swiss Hubs
    Ergon GX2 grips
    King Ti Cage
    Windy,

    Any idea how much your bike weighs as it sits? Also, about how much to build it? I am thinking about building an Air 9 and your set up is basically exactly what I want.

    Nice build.

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    I don't have a bike scale. But weighing myself and then adding the bike ... it adds exactly 26 lbs. My scale measures to the tenth of a pound. I tried multiple times and it was 26.0 each time. That was with the pedals and cage. Right now my wheels have tubes so I could reduce whatever the weight of the tubes are without much trouble. I will send you a PM with cost info.

    Quote Originally Posted by scottie mac View Post
    Windy,

    Any idea how much your bike weighs as it sits? Also, about how much to build it? I am thinking about building an Air 9 and your set up is basically exactly what I want.

    Nice build.

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    Quote Originally Posted by windycitycy View Post
    2012 Air 9 Raw/White XL
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    XTR Pedals
    Thomson Post and Stem
    Prologo Kappa saddle
    ZTR Flow Rims w DT Swiss Hubs
    Ergon GX2 grips
    King Ti Cage
    Nice one

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    My entry to the Niner Family



    I can't wait to get it built. Waiting on my Chris King BB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fst aslp View Post
    My entry to the Niner Family



    I can't wait to get it built. Waiting on my Chris King BB.
    Your partner will still find it, Even if you hide it in the back of the car.

    I know these things
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    I already told her there would be a "white" bike when she got back in town. That is all that needs to be said.

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    A few steps closer.

    Tomorrow the Chris King BB should be in and I can finish it up. Not the lightest build (23 with with no bb, crank and chain), but it's mine and I am excited.



    Sorry for the crappy cell pic. Better ones to come tomorrow.

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    Looking good!! From what I come up with on my build to obtain a sub 23lb bike add $1500 (wheels and fork) I ended up at 24.5 on my Air9 running a 2x9. I'll keep the cash

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    I have a white phenom saddle on ( same as the one pictured ) but WHITE.

    I challenge you to get more white-er
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    Only other white will be the AKA stem when it arrives.


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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJ View Post


    I have a white phenom saddle on ( same as the one pictured ) but WHITE.

    I challenge you to get more white-er

    Now you just need some white walled tires! Good looking bike. I like the snow stealth look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildebeast View Post
    Now you just need some white walled tires! Good looking bike. I like the snow stealth look.
    You wouldn't want to drop it on the snow you would never find it
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    Air 9

    nice!
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    More glamor shots, got a great deal on a 2012 Reba RLT, should be here Tuesday and I can finish this build. I've been piecing to together since before Christmas.








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    salsa seat post clamp is looks great.... I just purchased a Reba RL and trying to figure out how many spacers to use... I know its all preference but was wondering if theres a guideline as to how much space I should leave before I cut the excess off the steerer tube. I was thinking 30mms worth of spacers should be sufficient....
    What did you end up doing?

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    That's about what I ended up. I run the smallest spacer on the bottom and the larger one on top of the stem.

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    My Air 9 Build

    I am waiting on my frame to be delivered so that I can finish off my new XC build.
    This is the plan - any feedback/suggestions would be appreciated.

    Air 9 2012 Black (M)
    32 TALAS 29 120 FIT Terralogic (95/120 Travel)
    Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 (Red) wheels
    Raching Ralph - 2.35 Front and 2.2 back
    XT 10 speed group set
    XTR 10 spd Back Derailleur
    XTR Pedals
    Thomson 90mm Stem
    Thomson Seatpost
    Fzik Gobi XM saddle
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJ View Post


    I have a white phenom saddle on ( same as the one pictured ) but WHITE.

    I challenge you to get more white-er
    Is that a white headset? If so what brand did you go with?

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    white good colour

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    Finishing touches, now I am just waiting on the Hygia SLP brakes in white/red/carbon.


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    Just finished the build, very happy. Ignore the platform pedals just put them on for a quick test ride around the block. Also I think I could cut about 3" of the rear brake line, just not sure it's worth the effort.











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    Sorry for the quality. My camera isn´t working for the moment.
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    I finally got to ride her. Location is Brown County State Park in Nashville, IN.


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