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    Air 9 pics






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    Very nice. I like the white fork with the frame's white graphics. Nice wheels, too!

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    great pics, i have the same frame/fork combo

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    great pics & beautiful ride.

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    hey thinking about a similar build just curiouse to know about how much that thing weighs in at?

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    Hey. saw the great pics of your air 9 and thought I'd reply with some pics of my recently completed air 9.

    here they are...enjoy
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    8Shadow8, what size fork are you running? Can't tell form the picture; but it looks large!

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_eleven
    8Shadow8, what size fork are you running? Can't tell form the picture; but it looks large!
    It's 110mm but the axle to crown is 510mm so it's the same as running a reba at 100mm only you get 10mm more travel. It's a very nice fork and that extra 10mm really helps in the rough stuff.

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    Thanks.

    I can't see in the photos if it is an "F" or "IMV"???

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    It's the fluid model. I don't much care for the complicated platform systems. They add weight and increase the chance of failure.

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    My Air9 in it's current build.

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    Niner Air 9 - medium frame
    Manitou Minute 29 - 100mm
    American Classic disc 29 wheels
    Truvativ Stylo Team single-speed crankset
    Magura Marta SL brakes
    Shimano XTR derailleur
    Shimano XT shifters
    Thompson seatpost
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    Raceface Next carbon riser bar
    WTB Rocket Team saddle
    Crank Bros Eggbeater SL pedals
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    Hi guys

    What weights are we talking for these builds, sub 23???

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    My Air + One

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    And here is mine, set up rigid 1x9


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    Love the chainstay protector... what and how? thanks

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    And mine...
    <a href="http://s135.photobucket.com/albums/q140/fleanutz/?action=view&current=TangAir9_0129.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q140/fleanutz/TangAir9_0129.jpg" border="0" alt="Tang Air9"></a>

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    My Air9

    Wish a full season of dirt, mud and muck from a combination of XC, 24 Hour and 100 mile races I finally had a chance to add a photo or two.
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    I ride this more than my 5" squishy here in so cal lol

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    ^^^ damn, nice ride. I'll have to take some pictures of mine tomorrow. We share alot of the same components/color ways.

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    Well, here's mine:



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    Nice! I dig the red accents and parts.

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    hey bud, thats a sweet looking bike you got there. what crank setup are you using I noticed you removed the other two sprockets and only kept one up front. what do these air 9 go for ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MIArider
    hey bud, thats a sweet looking bike you got there. what crank setup are you using I noticed you removed the other two sprockets and only kept one up front. what do these air 9 go for ?
    Thanks, I'm running a White Industries ENO Crank. I'm contemplating swapping the chainring for a Ti Boone but it has been running great so far.

    As for the price...depends on the build I suppose. Mine was $2,000+ but it could be built up cheaper I'm sure.

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    cockpit

    I like the all silver look. What bar are you running?

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    Quote Originally Posted by velez3000
    I like the all silver look. What bar are you running?
    Thanks. The bar is a Salsa Pro Moto 11*. I cut the bars down to 620mm or so (stock their 660. The only silver flat bars I could find were cheapie Kalloys or Nitto/Surly Torsion Bar. I ended up using the Pro Motos because they were light and I had them lying around. I sprayed them with Oven Cleaner and then sanded/polished them to the silver finish. They were supposed to be a temporary solution until I got some Titanium Luv Bars but so far I'm really liking them with the Cane Creek Ergo Barends I added later.

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    thesergeant, that bike is stunning, nice work!

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    2009 Air9 Large

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    And another...



    These AIR9's really are great riding bikes.

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    I hate this thread, it's making me want an Air9 badly.

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    New question here.

    Quote Originally Posted by schingleschpeed
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    Where did you get those nifty red niner end caps on the bars?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCorky
    Where did you get those nifty red niner end caps on the bars?
    I purchased them from http://purelycustom.com and they were kind to mimic the "9" in a typeset like the Niner 9. Talk to Katie there and she'll know what to do especially if you show her my picture. She'll be proud. I think they came out just perfect and really make the bike special. Thanks for noticing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by schingleschpeed
    I purchased them from http://purelycustom.com and they were kind to mimic the "9" in a typeset like the Niner 9. Talk to Katie there and she'll know what to do especially if you show her my picture. She'll be proud. I think they came out just perfect and really make the bike special. Thanks for noticing.

    Sweet! Thanks man!

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    Whew! Just let the pictures do the talking huh Mitch? Beautiful!
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    2009 Air 9 Large Atomic Blue

    My 2009 Air 9 - to answer the first question - Yes it glows in the dark.



    And in daylight too.






    Some details:

    I hate to have a day spoiled by a "sensitive" derailleur.




    or a weak quick release.



    Some blue trim.







    FYI: weight is 26.1 pounds.

    The drive train is a compromise. It's 1 1/2 by 9. There is a granny ring but to use it requires shifting by hand. My thought is that I can ride anything 1 by 9 except in extreme cases in which case time to shift is insignificant.

    I hope this avoids cable rub.


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    very nice, i regret selling mine because the 09 blue frame is freakin sweet, but i do really like my superfly.......maybe later on down the road i can build up a rigid air9 and get my sweet blue frame color back.
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    Has anyone built an Air9 Raw with a silver Reba fork? I'd like to see a pic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pacman
    My 2009 Air 9 - to answer the first question - Yes it glows in the dark.



    And in daylight too.






    Some details:

    I hate to have a day spoiled by a "sensitive" derailleur.




    or a weak quick release.



    Some blue trim.







    FYI: weight is 26.1 pounds.

    The drive train is a compromise. It's 1 1/2 by 9. There is a granny ring but to use it requires shifting by hand. My thought is that I can ride anything 1 by 9 except in extreme cases in which case time to shift is insignificant.

    I hope this avoids cable rub.

    Lets hear about that King BB your runnin'!
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    new 2009 Air 9 build

    This was just built up in December, mostly silver with some red accents.
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    A buddy of my just built up a atomic blue Air9 with white fork and white rims. Perfect frame for the type of racing he does.

    http://ghisallodailynews.blogspot.co...omic-blue.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldskoolm4
    Lets hear about that King BB your runnin'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacman
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    Doug,

    Are you going to race the AIR 9 in Vision Quest / Counting Coup this year? Also are those Manitous's 100 or 120mm?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RandyBoy
    Doug,

    Are you going to race the AIR 9 in Vision Quest / Counting Coup this year? Also are those Manitous's 100 or 120mm?
    Yes on the VQ (It's a timed event, not a race )

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacman
    Yes on the VQ (It's a timed event, not a race )

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    Ok, it's a timed event, or, a race against the clock or a race against your personal best. It's not a social ride and you train for it, right? And there's awards and podium finishes and schwag?

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    Just built-up

    Just built this beauty up and took it for it's maiden voyage this AM


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    Quote Originally Posted by banksd1983


    I ride this more than my 5" squishy here in so cal lol
    Absolutely LOVE the subtle touches of red you have going on! Some people can overdo a color, but I think what you did is perfect!

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    You blew it with the wheels. I gotta pair that would look great
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    Here is the fleet. The Tang one is my AIR9. There is my Godzilla Green ONE9 in the back and a Limited Edition MCR9 (white) from Big Kahuna Bicycles as well. I'm sure I will have to buils another rigid Niner, so I have a good excuse to use the new Niner carbon fork.
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    that limited MCR is a pretty sweet build. I'd like to see it with the new white ESI Chunky's grips and some red Hope Plugs but other than that, looks hot and well thought out. Congrats.

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    Ski29er...

    Throw this on and your done!
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    Tastes like carbon

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    nice touch with the alternating carbon/ano blue headset spacers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thesergeant
    Well, here's mine:



    Great build...dig the Silver/White combo....a little off topic, but did you have any problems getting your SM8 to seal & hold air?? You are running it Tubeless, yeah?

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    A little help here all you Niner fans...

    I'd like to pull the trigger on a One 9 this Spring.

    I'm 185# and like to ride my HTs in an out-of-the-saddle, stand and mash style (not a sit and spin guy). The frame is superlight and I'm worried it could get a little wiggly.


    How does the BB area hold up against frame flex?


    I've narrowed my choice down to an Air 9 and a Salsa Mamasita.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miker J
    I'd like to pull the trigger on a One 9 this Spring.

    I'm 185# and like to ride my HTs in an out-of-the-saddle, stand and mash style (not a sit and spin guy). The frame is superlight and I'm worried it could get a little wiggly.


    How does the BB area hold up against frame flex?


    I've narrowed my choice down to a One 9 and a Salsa Mamasita.
    I am 200lbs, like to stand and mash too and the Air9 & One9 reward that style w/ instant forward motion....zero frame flex....stiff, fast, & light.

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    Here is mine, just built it up last night. Unfortunately didn't get to ride it today. Will be taking it out tomorrow or Tuesday. For more info on the build look at the thread Tangerine Dream.

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    nice...

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    The kool-aid tastes good

    Nice bikes one and all.

    Here's my new baby. Only one ride on it (pavement and gravel trails only), but race season's a comin'. I'm a happy camper.
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    Beautiful build....like how subtle, but sexy it is....that thing is gonna be F A S T!

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    love this build....can you list your build specs?

    Quote Originally Posted by pughww
    This was just built up in December, mostly silver with some red accents.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 800-lb-gorilla
    Nice bikes one and all.

    Here's my new baby. Only one ride on it (pavement and gravel trails only), but race season's a comin'. I'm a happy camper.
    I have yet to get a pair of bar wraps to look that good. Can you share your technique with us?

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    800-lb-gorilla,

    I'm having my Niner built up soon and I'll be using Stans Flows rims and the same tires you used - Crossmarks. The 29" Crossmarks's aren't available in a UST version. Did you run yours tubeless, and did you have any problems? So far, I told the LBS to just mount the tires with tubes, but maybe I'm making a mistake? Is there much weight to be saved in this case by going tubeless - would the extra rim tape and sealant weigh about the same as a tube?

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    Thanks for the kind comments

    @Chasing Tail: It seems to work best with bar tape that doesn't stretch much. This stuff is Stella Azzurra Eleganza (although it's available from other manufacturers as well). Fizik tape works well, too, although it's not as cushy. I put a little mark with a sharpie at the same distance from the end of the bar on each side to make sure the wrap length is equal on each side. I make a diagonal cut on the tape at the start of the wrap instead of tucking it in between the end of the bar and the bar plug, start at the end of the bar and do 3 layers ending in the middle. The stitching on the eleganza bar tape helps you keep things even. These are Hope bar end plugs. Less risk of getting them pulled out in a trail mishap than the plugs that come with the tape.

    @CoastieTX: I'm running them tubeless with stan's yellow tape and lightweight valve stem. Not sure if that combination also works on the Flows--the notubes website will tell you. Both the crossmax and ignitor aired up pretty easily with just a floor pump. The crossmark leaked a bit more air around the bead than the ignitor, but they both hold air just fine after the sealant got sloshed around well. The tape/rim strip/sealant will be slightly lighter than a tube, but the big advantage is being able to run lower pressures without the risk of pinch flatting. There's a lot more discussion in the 29er and Wheels and Tires forums on the the specific's of the Stan's rims. The Crossmark's a pretty popular and apparently reliable tire with tubeless conversions.

    Hope this helps.

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    gorilla,

    Thanks for the info. If there's not a significant weight difference, I'll probably just go with tubes first and see how that works for my riding here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoastieTX
    gorilla,

    Thanks for the info. If there's not a significant weight difference, I'll probably just go with tubes first and see how that works for my riding here.
    Stans tubeless isn't necessarily about the weight. It's about getting all of the benefits of tubeless without a weight penalty.

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    Do you have a built list...Looks like you have all the good stuff there. I thought it would be closer to 22 pounds....Looks nice!!!
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    Here's mine. Built up more as a trail bike than a light race bike. Rides nice. I think it's a keeper!
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    a couple gratuitous trail shots while I was out:


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    In an attempt to live vicariously through others, does anyone have pics of a raw Air 9 with the white/raw carbon Niner fork on it? That's what I have in mind for myself. Maybe something like that was kicking around at Sea Otter and someone took some photos.

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    Got mine back yesterday after being recovered by the cops and a local scwinn dealer who i owe beer for life to....


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    banksd1983 - What's up with the nasty crosschain, am I missing something?

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    just the way i had the chain at the moment, never ride that way of course

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    Quote Originally Posted by shapelike
    In an attempt to live vicariously through others, does anyone have pics of a raw Air 9 with the white/raw carbon Niner fork on it? That's what I have in mind for myself. Maybe something like that was kicking around at Sea Otter and someone took some photos.
    I'll have some photos of one in about a month! Raw/carbon, most likely white rims and red ano stuff.

    Okay, it's not going to be RAW, but Atomic Blue. Sticking with the white rims and red ano accents though. Carbon fork in nude not until July though.
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    Couple from out on todays ride.
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    That looks like Santos. Yes?
    "No good deed goes unpunished"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coach417
    That looks like Santos. Yes?
    You got it. I am dog tired today. We did the 49th St trail head to vortex area round trip. That put us right at 30 miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by banksd1983
    Got mine back yesterday after being recovered by the cops and a local scwinn dealer who i owe beer for life to....

    Just curious, how tall are you and what's your inseam? Currently my size L Air9 has a similar setup in terms of stem length and seat height. I'm contemplating trading the frame for a Medium due to the excess long top tube length that requires a short 70-75mm stem so I'm not doing the "superman" pose while riding.

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    dyn, what are your measurements as well? I sent banks a similar PM to your post awhile back but never heard from him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shapelike
    dyn, what are your measurements as well? I sent banks a similar PM to your post awhile back but never heard from him.
    I'm 5'11" (bare feet) and 33" inseam. I've contacted Niner with my measurements and they recommended a LG.

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    New Air from middle of Europe

    Hey all there, posting here fresh build from overseas :-) Total weight without pedals 8,7 kgs/19,18 lbs.Fork is to be swapped for new Niner carbon fork when available.
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    More pics required. ASAP.

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    Few more pics

    So, here they are:
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    WOW! Nice Build! Well co-ordinated and thought out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vlad01
    So, here they are:
    Alu stem bolts? Brave man....

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    freshly cleaned.

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    Bun in the Oven!

    Here is my latest creation! Just have to put on the brakes, shifters and run the cables. Should I go with white brake hose and gear housing?

    Medium Atomic Blue Air 9
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    Wheelset: Chris King silver hubs, Silver DT Swiss Competition spokes, Blue nipples, Stans 355 29 rims White




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    My Kermit Air 9

    Here's my new toy. 22.4 pund / 10,17 kg.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotogal...7621992951301/
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    Anyone riding square taper and double on Air 9?

    Hi,
    Went with an Air9 in the Jet recall program, option 1.
    Currently I'm running a TA Axix Ti BB 113mm square taper with Middleburn RS8 cranks with a TA 36 t on middle position and 24 t on the granny.
    To use this set I could add 2 spacers (2.5mm) in the BB (Jet has 68mm, Air 9 73mm).
    I've read that a 36 on the middle position wouldn't work: not enough clearance with the chainstay.
    So if anyone is running a Sq taper set-up, what axis-length are you using?
    I could order a new Ti BB axle in 116mm or 119mm and reuse bearing cups.
    Would be very grateful to get some advice and details...

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    Light weight stuff in the new year to know 3 or 4 lbs off it

    Built up last week, but not ridden it until this heals up a bit.

    30mph sharp rock, calf interface while crashing

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    AIR9 in Brazil

    Here are some shots of our friend Wagner's AIR9 in Brazil.
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    What grips?

    Quote Originally Posted by Vlad01
    So, here they are:
    What grips are those Vlad01?

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    Looks like ESI.

    http://www.esigrips.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichauxYeti
    Looks like ESI.

    http://www.esigrips.com/
    Exactly, that's ESI Racer's Edge silicone grips.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thesergeant
    Well, here's mine:

    Sergeant, I know yours is an old post, but this build is sweet! I love the Hope M4's Approximately how much does this bike weigh?

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    Thanks Mark, it was definitely a fun build. I ended up selling the bike in a similar form to fellow forumite (Starter). As far as the weight go, I'm not really certain. I did this build before I turned into a WW (now a recovering WW) so it wasn't SUPER light. I'd say 22-23 pounds. It was a GREAT bike but I ultimately ended up with a 2x9 Pivot 429 and a Salsa El Mariachi SS.

    The Hope Mono M4s are great AND they're lighter than the, now super popular, Avid Elixir CRs. (I'm actually selling the brakes shown the on bike now. PM if interested)

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    FSR1 is that an 80mm or 100mm on your bike?
    The twenty-nine inch wheel.

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    That silver Air 9? That bike is not mine, but it is a 80mm fork. If he were to do it again he'd go for a 100mm so I'm told.

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    My different Air 9 setups
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