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    EMD pics?

    Anyone have any real world pics of the EMD in the two new colors (moondust and Rootbeer)?
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    EMD pics

    Here's my Moondust EMD9 - which will be up for sale very shortly...
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    Thanks for the pics. Color choice is hard...

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    Here's mine in root beer. Love it!
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    Setup as a singlespeed magic gear w/ a 32/20

    It's crazy amounts of fun!
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    Its the only pic but here it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hopper25
    Setup as a singlespeed magic gear w/ a 32/20

    It's crazy amounts of fun!
    How did that work out? I was thinking about do the same thing. I don't like horizontal dropouts, and don't want to deal with an EBB. Since you can't adjust for chain stretch due to wear, does that cause any issues?

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    What fork settings are you guys running 80mm or 100mm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hopper25
    Setup as a singlespeed magic gear w/ a 32/20

    It's crazy amounts of fun!

    How did you get it to work? I tried on mine and the chain was way too tight. Ended up using a tensioner.

    Here's mine. Running 100mm up front and I agree, Ton's of Fun!
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    *2 and, how does that 20mm change the handling??

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    I run my EMD at 100mm as well, and it carves, at least to me.

    Much better than my old Trek did.

    I'm also running a 90mm stem.

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    XL EMD with F29 @ 80mm










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    I'm running 100mm ('09 Reba Race), and the handling rocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsunayoshi
    How did that work out? I was thinking about do the same thing. I don't like horizontal dropouts, and don't want to deal with an EBB. Since you can't adjust for chain stretch due to wear, does that cause any issues?
    It was a little tight at first, the rear axle didn't sit all the way down in the drop out with the bike upsidedown, but after a ride the chain stretched a little and it's been fine. Few rides under it's belt now, and no problems so far. I've got a tensioner just in case it gets too loose, but so far it doesn't seem like i'll have that problem.

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    I started with 80mm and couldn't move it to 100mm fast enough after about 3 weeks. I like my front end a bit higher and need a little more cush for my hands tho..

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    Do any of you guys have a weight for your bike? I'm about to pull the trigger on a medium EMD frame and was wondering what some of the final weights were of some of your builds.
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    A bit over 24lbs in size large with middle of the road components. (e.q., XT 1x9 drivetrain, XT/mavic wheels). You could easily build one in the low 20s if you want to drop the cash..

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    Quote Originally Posted by kersh13
    Do any of you guys have a weight for your bike? I'm about to pull the trigger on a medium EMD frame and was wondering what some of the final weights were of some of your builds.

    The one of mine above was 22.38 as shown. I got new wheels that dropped it to 21.9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hopper25
    Setup as a singlespeed magic gear w/ a 32/20

    It's crazy amounts of fun!
    What size frame is that? I would need a large is there a magic gear for it?

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    I just finished my EMD, size large. It's set up as a 1X9, has mostly XT parts plus a Niner carbon fork. It weighs roughly 22lbs.

    Doug

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    Come on Doug.

    pics or it isn't real!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    I just finished my EMD, size large. It's set up as a 1X9, has mostly XT parts plus a Niner carbon fork. It weighs roughly 22lbs.

    Doug
    Pics!? I don't think I've seen any EMDs with the Niner carbon fork posted up...

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    It's the witching hour here in Michigan, so the light isn't the best.

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    veeeeryyy nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
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    That looks awesome with the fork! Were you able to get the Paul guide to work out? A friend just tried it on an EMD and said it wouldn't fit.. it looks great without the bashguard and jumpstop..

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikeNC
    That looks awesome with the fork! Were you able to get the Paul guide to work out? A friend just tried it on an EMD and said it wouldn't fit.. it looks great without the bashguard and jumpstop..
    So far, so good. The weld on the seat tube doesn't allow the Paul guide to go down as far as I would like, but the chain isn't going to drop off at all. I too like the clean look of it.

    I'm still working on the stem height and length, so the spacers on top will eventually be gone. I'm real happy with everything on it except the MK 2.2's are a bit narrow. I'm running them at 25 psi. and they go pretty well on hardpack snow.

    I'd been getting more discouraged with my FS bike over the past year or so and decided to try something totally different. 29'ers seemed to make a lot of sense to me and I figured that at my height, 6' 2", it would be a no-brainer. I haven't ridden rigid since about 1992. Well, my first fork was a Judy XC and that might as well have been rigid! I plan on using the Niner fork for a year and seeing if it chews up and spits out this 46 year old man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    So far, so good. The weld on the seat tube doesn't allow the Paul guide to go down as far as I would like, but the chain isn't going to drop off at all. I too like the clean look of it.

    I'm still working on the stem height and length, so the spacers on top will eventually be gone. I'm real happy with everything on it except the MK 2.2's are a bit narrow. I'm running them at 25 psi. and they go pretty well on hardpack snow.

    I'd been getting more discouraged with my FS bike over the past year or so and decided to try something totally different. 29'ers seemed to make a lot of sense to me and I figured that at my height, 6' 2", it would be a no-brainer. I haven't ridden rigid since about 1992. Well, my first fork was a Judy XC and that might as well have been rigid! I plan on using the Niner fork for a year and seeing if it chews up and spits out this 46 year old man!
    I was on a little wheeled 5" trail bike prior to the EMD and I couldn't be happier with the change

    Thanks for the info - I read on here somewhere that Paul is going to make more sizes - that that should solve the fit issue. If the fork starts to beat you up I'd try the Ardent 2.25 (same effective size as the Rampage) or the 2.4 which looks beast. It's an awesome front tire and can be run with pretty low pressure without folding in the corners.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikeNC
    I was on a little wheeled 5" trail bike prior to the EMD and I couldn't be happier with the change
    I've got a Cannondale Jekyll and I've been looking into getting a 29er. Why are you so happy with the change? Would you ever consider going back to 26 inch wheels for XC? How does the ride compare? It must be a bit rougher right? any answers would be great. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by PSpuza
    I've got a Cannondale Jekyll and I've been looking into getting a 29er. Why are you so happy with the change? Would you ever consider going back to 26 inch wheels for XC? How does the ride compare? It must be a bit rougher right? any answers would be great. Thanks
    Comparing a 5" bike to any hardtail isn't apples but ..

    I would never consider going back to small wheels for XC/XC endurance. At 6' tall the 29" wheels fit 100% better. The cornering is considerably better and rear wheel traction is crazy awesome. It depends on the terrain you ride, but for me a HT in the 29r format is plenty comfortable.

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    Thanks for the help. Just one more question in north carolina are the trails fairly rooty and rocky? I live in north texas and on a 26in hardtail it really takes a toll on ya. I guess I'm trying to figure out if it would be a wise decision to just go and drop $1500 on a brand new 29er or find a cheep/used one and ride it and see if you like it first then upgrade. I could buy a EMD Frame for $500, and then build it up, or I can buy a complete origin 8 Scout for the same price. What should I do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PSpuza
    Thanks for the help. Just one more question in north carolina are the trails fairly rooty and rocky? I live in north texas and on a 26in hardtail it really takes a toll on ya. I guess I'm trying to figure out if it would be a wise decision to just go and drop $1500 on a brand new 29er or find a cheep/used one and ride it and see if you like it first then upgrade. I could buy a EMD Frame for $500, and then build it up, or I can buy a complete origin 8 Scout for the same price. What should I do?
    Yes, very rooty and rocky. If you're not sure see if you can find one to borrow or try out..demo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikeNC
    That looks awesome with the fork!
    Yeah, I just wish they would put a couple more 12" NINER decals on so that people can tell what kind of bike it is
    Quote Originally Posted by saturnine
    that's the stupidest idea this side of pinkbike.

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    Is TX as rocky as my part of PA?

    EMD pics?

    I love the 29" wheels on the rocks and roots.

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    MY - your PA pic looks a lot like the Gambrill/Watershed area in MD..guessing your within an hr or two from there..
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    New EMD

    My new rootbeer EMD 9

    before

    during

    and after

    --love this thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shorner
    My new rootbeer EMD 9

    before

    during

    and after

    --love this thing.
    Nice ride. There's nothing like getting help from your son on your build!
    Mine helped me with mine also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    Nice ride. There's nothing like getting help from your son on your build!
    Mine helped me with mine also.

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    Best help ever. And the best part is that every time we walk past the basement, he wants to see the bike. The wife just doesn't get it.....

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    Spaceship Smiles....

    My EMD..... at 22 elbows.......(lbs.)
    just tons of fun to ride.....fast.


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    Quote Originally Posted by erock48111
    My EMD..... at 22 elbows.......(lbs.)
    just tons of fun to ride.....fast.


    Nice looking bike for sure! But I'm calling BS on the weight. Everything on my build is lighter than yours and it was 21.9lbs. My pedals alone are nearly half a pound lighter. You build is probably just a bit over 23lbs.

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    Eric if I remember correctly, your build came in at 23 pounds (I may be wrong)... I may be wrong, Hows everything working on the Niner?

    That bike was probably my favorite build of the year!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ADDam
    Eric if I remember correctly, your build came in at 23 pounds (I may be wrong)... I may be wrong, Hows everything working on the Niner?

    That bike was probably my favorite build of the year!

    Hey Adam..! The bike is sweet! Thanks.
    22-23... not really sure, can't remember either, but the other chap knows for sure around 23.........
    either way, it rocks !

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    Yep, that color is HOT. I'm always jealous when I see one like that. Makes me wish I had gotten that instead of the grey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikeNC
    MY - your PA pic looks a lot like the Gambrill/Watershed area in MD..guessing your within an hr or two from there..
    My screen name didn't give it away? I do most of my riding in the Michaux State Forest, just north of the state line from Gambrill and the Watershed. I live in Gettysburg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichauxYeti
    My screen name didn't give it away? I do most of my riding in the Michaux State Forest, just north of the state line from Gambrill and the Watershed. I live in Gettysburg.
    Oh, gotcha. I grew up in the DC area but moved south 4yrs ago and haven't ridden north of the Watershed area. I usually get back up and ride there once a year - the Watershed is awesome.

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    Just resurrecting this thread for my own pleasure. I was out running some errands on my EMD and took a better picture. We've had about a week-long thaw going on here so the sidewalks and bike paths I take are pretty much all footprint encrusted ice. I had the Weirwolf LT's at 20 psi each and they worked great! No slipping, sliding, or spinning. I don't think I could run those that way in the summer, but it works for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5H2O
    So far, so good. The weld on the seat tube doesn't allow the Paul guide to go down as far as I would like, but the chain isn't going to drop off at all. I too like the clean look of it.
    Just to follow-up on this I went through the same issues.

    After a fair bit of grinding, I think I've got it low enough to handle a 34t ring.

    Initially the seat/down tube junction was the issue but after you lower the chain guide enough (through grinding) the drive-side tension bolt on the chain guide ends up butting up against the down tube.
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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.

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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!

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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!

    I found your Pint of Stan's and your computer should be in Monday, If you swing by Tuesday I can hook it up for you.

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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.

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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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