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    thats such a great build you've got there. Where is it at weight wise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by parkgesicht
    thats such a great build you've got there. Where is it at weight wise?
    Thanks, at my local shop with the MK 2.2's on, it weighed just over 22lbs. The WW LT's make it about 1/2lb. heavier. The frame is a large.

    I'm coming from a 28-29lb. FS bike, so this thing feels like a feather! I've forgotten how responsive a bike is without any suspension.
    With all of our snow I haven't been able to take it on any trails yet but I'm having fun bombing around on the local bike paths.

    The weather here has been mild the past couple of weeks with temps in the 32-36F range and may hit the 40's by this weekend.
    I'm hoping that will melt enough snow and then it will freeze again to make the trails decent enough for riding.

    Doug

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    I'm new to the 29ers but am hooked every since I built my baby these are a few pics after the build..hope you guys like...
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    That rootbeer is HOT.

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    Nice ride ChuckZilla, how do you like that Ritchey saddle?
    Those SLX cranks are sexy!

    Doug

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    Nice ride ChuckZilla, how do you like that Ritchey saddle?
    Those SLX cranks are sexy!

    Doug
    Thanks for the compliments.

    My first ride with the new saddle was a long one and lets just say, this saddle is very unforgiving. The next day I was sooo sore- I guess I just have to get use to it.... not the best one for long rides..

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    just got mine

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    and I love it...

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    I Can't Wait For Spring!!!

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    Size medium. Right now it weighs 24.5 lbs and that's with tubes. I'm going tubeless Monday so I'm shooting for around 23 lbs after that. I have barely ridden it yet due to this crappy weather we have had in the Southeast so I can't wait for it to warm up!!!
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    Great looking bikes guys. I'll finally add mine to the list. First 29er and I love it. I haven't gotten much ride time because the weather has been pretty crappy but from my hour ride it is a sweet bike. Can't wait till spring!




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    here is mine again with a new setup


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    Nice build Kersh, I love those grips. Are those ESI's. I might have to get some of those when mine start getting nasty!

    ellen m, how do you like those Wierwolf's compared to the Ardent's that you had on?
    I think those are Ardent's in your other picture.

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    Yes they are ESI's. They're good but they are quite a bit more forgiving wrapped around a set of carbon bars like I had on my Epic. I'm ready to try the new tubeless setup on Tuesday. I'm anxious to find out how the Duro tire holds up on the back.
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    Hey Ellen_muenchen how do you like those WeirWolf LT's? I'm thinking about gettin some bigger tires and that's about as big as you can get. (I've got Exiowolfs at the moment).

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    They are good in dry conditions but really bad when it gets muddy. I love the dampening (resulting from the volume) and the weight. And they look cool .

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    As you can see, winter has come back to where I live: Munich, Germany.
    But, no matter what conditions we have, the EMD is good for everything.



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    Nice builds. I'm 5'7-1/2". Basically a racer, and wanting to give 29ers a try. Kinda obsesed with the weight. I have a Full Suser Turner on the 21lbs ballpark. I have 2 concerns.

    Has any body has build a 29er hardtail (whit front suspensuion) below the 22lbs mark?

    Is there any way you can have a racier position, I mean I'm a small guy and I like to have the bars at about 1" below seat (horizontally).

    Thanks for your help

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    This thread is full of win.

    To the guy above, you can hit 22lbs, but will be dishing out the $, of course. I have a very cheap build (x.7), and it dials in at 25lbs.

    At your height (same as me), you're on the fence with small or medium frame. I have a medium, and if I flip my stem (6d), it'd certainly be below my seat. (inseam 29")

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    Thx Shmoo ...light wheels and light tires saves you about 2-3 lbs, and you will be there at the 22--23 lbs. (I mean, for racing, light stuff only for racing)

    I noticed that I'm right there in the fence of a small and a medium and also notice that the small change the geometry over the other sizes, and that makes me wonder. I like running bike a little smaller. I guess I'll try to test one, before buying.

    Thanks again

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    Another build by Tree Fort Bikes. Big Kudos to both Tree Fort and Niner Bikes as I didn't think I would have it until next week. Niner speeded up the shipping and it arrived Friday morning. To my surprise I got a call from Tree Fort that afternoon that it was completed. Great group of guys to work with. .

    It just had it's first voyage ride....39 miles of dirt roads and trails.






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    Woo Hoo! Glad to see that you got to take it out!

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    That sounds great. I will probably stop by on Tuesday to pick those items up. I was using a cycling app today on my iphone to track my time, distance, etc. but realized I do need the computer for training. I might also swap the seat out to try another one.

    Will probably do another ride tomorrow morning....either Island Lake or Poto. I can't believe how comfy and fast this bike is.

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    A "custom" EMD9 frame...
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    Rootbeer is new? I thought that was one of the original colors with Licorice Black?

    Speaking of Black, I gotta represent:
    I hope you have a big trunk... 'cuz I'm puttin' my bike in it.

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    My new ride....










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    Nice ride Cooper!

    Are you running those Bonti's tubeless? They are some of the easiest rims to convert it's unreal. How do you like that Phenom? I have one on my EMD, but just can't seem to find the sweet spot.

    24 lbs. with suspension!!! That's sick! Enjoy.

    Doug

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    Nice ride Cooper!

    How do you like that Phenom? I have one on my EMD, but just can't seem to find the sweet spot.

    24 lbs. with suspension!!! That's sick! Enjoy.

    Doug
    I have Phenom saddles on both mountain bikes and my road bike. It took a few rides to get use to it.

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    EMD Large Moondust - Built today!

    Looks great if I do say so myself!
    Looking forward to its first outing over the weekend. Not weighed it yet but I reckon somewhere around 25lb as it stands.
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    Giant Steps are what you take.....

    Walking on the moon...
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    Sit and spin my ass...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zion Rasta
    Walking on the moon...
    I would run your front hydro line on the inside of the fork. Great looking bike!!!

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    Here is mine:





    There are still a few minor changes to be made (switch the pedals to the CB Candy SL, 44T chainring removed completely or change it with 42T, change seatpost clamp, and some brake hose trimming).

    Very happy with it!

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    Here's mine. EMD 1x9 RootBeer. Love It!
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    New EMD9 Build

    Hi folks...I just completed my EMD9 build this evening. The bike is finally ready to ride. It's an XL frame with XT/X9 drivetrain, XT disc brakes, Reba SL, Stans ARCH 29er wheelset, Truvativ Stylo Team stem and seatpost, and Maxxis tubeless tires. As outfitted, she weighs in at 25.5 lbs with eggbeaters. Shakedown ride is this weekend...Wooohoooo.
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    Here's another one of mine. I've upgraded a few things. SLR Saddle, XT pedals, Noir WC Carbon Bar. Its at 27.2 lbs but with some really heavy wheels. New wheels at christmas should take out another 2 lbs. Of course I've lost 20 lbs off my body this summer, so what's another 2 lbs.

    This bike is awesome. Its my second 29er and I'm hooked. I rode a Superlight the other day and there is NO WAY I'm going back to a 26" bike. Niners are awesome.

    By the way, I'm running 80mm up front and its perfect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ellen_muenchen
    here is mine again with a new setup

    Ellen, Nice setup !!! What kind of carbon fork do you have?

    Thanks

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    it an "EXOTIC" fork:

    http://www.carboncycles.cc/?p=197&

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    Mine in a race...
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    Mine...





    Size: Medium
    Weight: 21.25 Pounds


    Specs:
    Frame: NINER EMD Medium
    Fork: NINER CARBON RAW Color
    Wheelset: Chris King Hubs, CREST Rims, DT Swiss Spokes
    Tires: 29x 2.25 Racing Ralph, Running Tubeless with STAN (2 OZ at Each one)
    Crankset: Shimano XTR 3 Rings
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano XTR
    Headset: Chris King Sette Voce
    Brakes: Avis Juicy Ultimate
    Shifters: Shimano XT
    Front Derrailleur: Shimano XT
    Rear Derrailleur: Shimano XTR
    Cables: Shimano XTR
    Seatpost: KCNC Scandium Ti Pro Lite 8000 , 31.6 x 400 mm
    Seatpost Clamp: KCNC
    Skewers: KCNC
    Handlebar: Ritchey Carbon World Cup
    Stem: FSA 170
    Cassette: SRAM 990
    Chain: SRAM PC971
    Computer: Garmin Edge 500 + Speed Cadence Sensor
    Saddle: Selle Italia San Marco Blaze K
    Grips: ODI Cross Trainier Lock On
    Pedals: Shimano XTR
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    Maiden ride...finally

    Finally got out to ride my EMD for the first time today. Did a little local loop with a mix of technical singletrack and fire road. The EMD is a sweet ride...lots o' smilin' while riding. Here's a pic I took along the trailside...
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    Hot Tamale?

    Not sure if the 2011's are out, yet. Curious to see how the Hot Tamale looks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DirtDiver
    Not sure if the 2011's are out, yet. Curious to see how the Hot Tamale looks.
    I saw one at a shop I help out at. Its AWESOME!!!!

    I raced and used one for a few weeks. Great ride and later built up my Air9.

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    makes me want to have a Root Beer float... and a fat tire.


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    I just pulled all my parts of of my XL rootbeer EMD9 to build my One9.
    If anyone is looking for a frame to build let me know.
    Pedal Dammit!

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    New EMD Build

    Built this today. Its my first 29er. I have only ridden it down the road and back but look forward to more.
    Large frame build comes to 11.51kg.
    Still need to trim the lines and steerer tube to finish it!
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    Nice looking Moondust EMD Shotguns. I too am new to the 29er crowd with my EMD and I really like the bike. Enjoy!!

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    Thanks Mate! Still no ride for me yet torrential rain for a week now!

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    So many nice bikes in this thread! I'll post mine in a few weeks when I'm done building it up.
    Roll Tide!
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    Frame: Niner EMD9
    Fork: RS Reba dual air
    Wheels: Stan's Crest w/ZTR hubs and DT spokes
    Tires: Maxxis Crossmark (rear), Ardent (front)
    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

    Weight is in the low 25 lbs. Will be 24 when i get lighter tires and go tubeless here soon.

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    Just built this up for my wife last week.

    2011 EMD Size Small
    Fox F29RL 100mm G2 offset
    King H.S.
    Thomson Post
    Truvativ Noir Team Bar
    Truvativ Race Stem 70mm
    Avid Juicy Carbon 160mm
    Velocity Blunts
    Dt 240 F/ Dt 340 R
    Truvativ AKA Cranks
    Truvativ GXP BB
    Salsa 32t Ring
    XT 11-34t Cassette
    SRAM X.0 Rear Derailluer
    SRAM PC-971 Chain
    N'Gear Jumpstop
    Shimano 540 Pedals
    Panaracer Rampage F
    WTB Nano R
    Terry Butterfly Saddle
    Blackspire G4 Bashguard
    ESI Chunky Grips
    Singletrack Solutions Barends

    25 lbs.





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    Mu Moondust EMD...




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