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    Looks great! Really thinking of trading my Fuel 29 for a 3 or 4 star build in green. Having trouble deciding between the two builds. Are the brake rotors the Ice tech type? Any plans of putting on the trail stem or RDO 780 bars?

    So what beer top are you going to use on the YAWD?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rolling In Peace View Post
    You guys should try running wide bars with a short stem. I am running 750mm bars with a 50mm stem on a medium frame and really like the setup. It make the bike very lively and flickable
    I rode it with a borrowed 50mm stem and liked it but have been getting used to climbing on my rip coming from a XC HT. I have 720mm bars now and plan on picking up a 50mm stem after awhile.

    Put in a big 20.4 mile ride with around 3000ft of climbing yesterday and was so much more comfortable on my rip compared to my HT (obviously). Biggest ride on the rip yet, loving it!

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    The RIP9 Setup Thread (all years, forever and ever)-imag0669.jpgHere is mine;

    RDO medium
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    Well the with a 30 mile ride and over 4000 ft of climbing I can say these tires rock

    on this Niner. This baby climbed everything I could motor up. down oh man I had some warp-speed descents and never lost an edge. Bye bye RR. Hello Nevegal


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    I used to run these on my Pivot429 and the new steed RIP9 came with RR. They felt too soft and not enough grip for my taste of trail. So back to my regular tire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by liteandfast View Post
    on this Niner. This baby climbed everything I could motor up. down oh man I had some warp-speed descents and never lost an edge. Bye bye RR. Hello Nevegal
    There are sexier options out there, but the Nevegal is one of the mainstays in the tire kingdom for a reason. The Nev and Rampage are my old school favorites.
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    The RIP9 Setup Thread (all years, forever and ever)

    I just got a RIP 9 RDO and the rubber shifter gasket on the downtube does not stay in the hole, it's not flaired like the one on my JET 9 RDO. Has anyone had this issue?

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    Here she is. All the parts are from my JET 9 RDO that it's replacing. I won't be able to ride it till Monday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quote View Post


    Here she is. All the parts are from my JET 9 RDO that it's replacing. I won't be able to ride it till Monday.
    Nice bike, I can see the rear derailleur cable grommet/gasket loose from the frame. I used a zip tie around the housing at that point to keep mine in place on my Jet9RDO. It has the same routing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by liteandfast View Post
    on this Niner. This baby climbed everything I could motor up. down oh man I had some warp-speed descents and never lost an edge. Bye bye RR. Hello Nevegal
    Have you tried the Nevegal X Pro? I am wondering about this tire when I build up my Rip9RDO (hopefully soon )

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    Quote Originally Posted by oaklandish View Post
    Nice bike, I can see the rear derailleur cable grommet/gasket loose from the frame. I used a zip tie around the housing at that point to keep mine in place on my Jet9RDO. It has the same routing.
    Luckily the shop hasn't sent out my JET 9 yet and was able to grab that piece from the frame. I'll go pick it up over the weekend. Not sure why some of them don't wedge in correctly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quote View Post
    Luckily the shop hasn't sent out my JET 9 yet and was able to grab that piece from the frame. I'll go pick it up over the weekend. Not sure why some of them don't wedge in correctly.
    It looks like, and I am willing to bet, the length of the rear derailleur housing coming back out of the frame is a little on the short side. This makes for a much more acute angle/radius that the housing has to bend before it makes it to the seat stay , and this in turn, puts extra upward force on the grommet and pulls it out of the frame.

    Not saying that lengthening the housing would for sure keep it in place, but I'll bet the old grommet won't fare much better if left alone.

    Does the grommet come out from the bottom side first when it is working its way out?

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    If there was no cable, it would fall out on its own with no effort, the grommet it just not made correctly, like it's too small. My other one has some resistance and pressure when inserting it.

    Right now if I tilt the bike up, as in pull the front wheel up while not even riding it, it will just slide down the cable from its hole. If I set it down and slide it back it slots right in. Kind of like those kid toys in the doctors waiting room with all the different color pipes and beads on them. It's not a big deal. Your fix would work too, but my other grommet seems like it was made to actually hold itself in the downtube and needs effort to remove it.

    It could be fixed easily wrapping the inner part with electrical tape to widen it too, I might try that for the hell of it.

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    Going to get price on Rip 9 tomorrow. Looking at Alloy XT build in green. I am trying to work in a set of Industry Nine wheels, Trail stem, and 780 MM RDO bars.
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    It is very hard to tell in the photo, But to me the gear shift cable looks way to short.

    The cable needs to head down towards the BB & then head back.

    Remember the rear Triangle has to move up quite a bit at full travel.




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    Here she is. All the parts are from my JET 9 RDO that it's replacing. I won't be able to ride it till Monday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    It is very hard to tell in the photo, But to me the gear shift cable looks way to short.

    The cable needs to head down towards the BB & then head back.

    Remember the rear Triangle has to move up quite a bit at full travel.
    Muzz, that is exactly what I was describing above. You're dropper cable on the other hand could use some trimming

    Quote: I'm not saying the grommet isn't too small, but I definitely think the der cable routing needs to be addressed as well. If the shop is taking it off to get the old grommet back on, I would ask them to change the cable and housing to look more like Muzz's.

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    The RIP9 Setup Thread (all years, forever and ever)

    The picture makes it look more straight than it is because the bike is leaning back and the photo is taken from close to the ground. In life its pretty accurate with how Niner had them set up here:



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    Quote Originally Posted by oaklandish View Post
    Muzz, that is exactly what I was describing above. You're dropper cable on the other hand could use some trimming
    That Photo is old, The day I built it I think.

    Many forks, brake sets & wheels have been fitted since then, It was the only photo I had that you could get a good look at the rear cable.
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    Anyone with the Fox 34 Talas on a 2014 Rip can tell me if that fork has some sort of handlebar mounted remote? Does the fork also have the trail adjust? How do you like the fork?
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    Figured as much Muzz. Awesome looking ride as well.

    Im now going back and forth on the color choice for mine. Blue...Black...Licorice....Rally...black...blue... . and so on.

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    Licorice it is. Should be in my hands/under foot by next weekend. I'm gonna go crazy waiting this out. I have a KS lev and a Cane Creek headset on order as well. I already have a new Pike 140mm RCT3 and the rest of the parts will switch over from my Jet9RDO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oaklandish View Post
    Licorice it is. Should be in my hands/under foot by next weekend. I'm gonna go crazy waiting this out. I have a KS lev and a Cane Creek headset on order as well. I already have a new Pike 140mm RCT3 and the rest of the parts will switch over from my Jet9RDO.

    Cane Creek adjustable headset?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stygz1 View Post
    Cane Creek adjustable headset?
    Standard inset type. I wanted to ride it like this for awhile and see how it treats me on my trails. The Jet9 was too steep for my style and terrain so this is 2 degrees shallower with the 140 Pike. I was not ready to spend the extra $100 to move up to the angleset until I was sure I needed a more slack ride. I was thinking the Works Components was the way I would go for this as I have read some rumblings about the Cane Creek version making noise or something.

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    Fresh off the assembly line!

    I am waiting on the dropper post, so it has a loaner from the LBS on it currently. Not been to the dirt yet with this, but today or tomorrow at the latest I'll get a shakedown run in. I am super excited about this bike.

    -Main purpose (XC, AM, etc): AM/XC/
    -Trail location/terrain: Bay Area and Northern California
    -Frame Year/Size/Color: 14/Large/Black
    -Rider Weight: 185lbs geared
    -Rider Height/Inseam: 6' 1.5"/ 36.5" inseam (long ass legs)
    -Stem (length/rise): 3TTT 70mm, +17 rise
    -Grips: Ritchey WCS
    -Seatpost: waiting on the dropper
    -Saddle: Fizik Aliante Versus
    -Handlebar: ENVE 740mm low rise carbon
    -Pedals: Shimano XT clipless
    -Rear Shock: Stock CTD
    -Rear settings (psi, etc.): 155psi (still working this out)
    -Fork: Pike 140mm 46mm offset
    -Fork settings (psi, etc.): 80psi. (still working on this)
    -Brake Setup: XTR Trail 180mm front, 165mm rear
    -Drivetrain Setup: 2x10, XTR 985 cranks, XT r mech, XT f 11-36
    -Cables : XTR
    -Tires: Maxxis Ikon 2.35 front and rear (still working this out)
    -Wheels: LB carbon, Hadley hubs. Through axle front and rear
    -Build Weight: Haven't weighed

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    Nice bike.
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    The RIP9 Setup Thread (all years, forever and ever)

    Let me know how you like that wheelset. I have Mavic Crossmax STs and I pretty much hate them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quote View Post
    Let me know how you like that wheelset. I have Mavic Crossmax STs and I pretty much hate them.
    I have been on the wheels for about a year already. I ordered the rims and built them up last spring. For this Rip9 build, I transferred all my parts from my Jet9RDO that would fit.

    They are awesome wheels. I have beat them to sh!t and they keep going. They are way stiffer and lighter than the Stan's Arches I was running. At this point, I feel that carbon wheels in general are a must have for 29ers to limit the flex of the larger wheel. Buy the ones you can afford, LB or Derby or Enve and you won't be disappointed.

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    CF wheelsets are game changers IMHO... My entire Niner stable now rides on Light Bike wheels/rims.
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    Interesting. My RIP is in need of some new wheels. What's a set of carbon fibers from Light Bikes run?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JasBluBoi View Post
    Interesting. My RIP is in need of some new wheels. What's a set of carbon fibers from Light Bikes run?
    Depends on what you want... Have fun shopping
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    I ordered the all-mountain, 29er type in UD matte with 32 holes. My rims were 165ea. They were both just under 400 grams per. I used Hadley hubs because they are pretty awesome, there are lighter hubs if that is your thing, but I don't think there are better hubs IMHO. Shipping was about 50-70 bucks if I recall. You could try doing a group buy with some riding buddies that are local to you and save on shipping. I bought hubs and spokes in the U.S. and built the wheels myself. If you can't/won't build them yourself, I would definitely recommend getting the rims to a local builder and use your choice of hubs and spokes. Might add another $100 for labor, but if you have a good local builder it would be well worth it. Im pretty sure you could get an awesome, custom complete set of wheels like this for about the price of one ENVE rim.

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    Finished my first Niner Build

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    This is my first try on 29er. I'm really impressed on how well the RIP 9 RDO handles. It climbs great, and descends even better. It seemed just as nimble as my 26 on my local trial. I'm super stoked with this bike.

    -Main purpose: XC/AM
    -Trail location/terrain: Fresno CA, Central Ca
    -Frame Year/Size/Color: 2014 M Black
    -Rider Weight: 167
    -Rider Height/Inseam: 5'7"/30"
    -Stem (length/rise): Thomson elite x4: 70mm 0 rise
    -Grips: sram xx1 grip shift
    -Seatpost: Rockshox reverb, 355mm, 100mm drop
    -Saddle: Fizik
    -Handlebar: Thomson All mtn carbon
    -Rear Shock: Fox ctd, OEM
    -Fork: Cannondale Lefty 29 Supermax 130mm
    -Lefty Adapter: Project 321
    -Brake Setup: XTR Trail 180mm front, 180mm rear, Front changing to 203mm
    -Drivetrain Setup: Sram xx1, 28t front chain ring
    -Cables : sram xx1
    -Tires: Schwalbe Nobie Nicks, 2.25 front and rear
    -Wheels: Enve XC, Project 321 rear hub(new i9 torch internals), Project 321 lefty hub
    -Build Weight: 26 lbs 3 oz w/o pedals

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    Wow. Just...wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Freshfish View Post
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    This is my first try on 29er. I'm really impressed on how well the RIP 9 RDO handles. It climbs great, and descends even better. It seemed just as nimble as my 26 on my local trial. I'm super stoked with this bike.

    -Main purpose: XC/AM
    -Trail location/terrain: Fresno CA, Central Ca
    -Frame Year/Size/Color: 2014 M Black
    -Rider Weight: 167
    -Rider Height/Inseam: 5'7"/30"
    -Stem (length/rise): Thomson elite x4: 70mm 0 rise
    -Grips: sram xx1 grip shift
    -Seatpost: Rockshox reverb, 355mm, 100mm drop
    -Saddle: Fizik
    -Handlebar: Thomson All mtn carbon
    -Rear Shock: Fox ctd, OEM
    -Fork: Cannondale Lefty 29 Supermax 130mm
    -Lefty Adapter: Project 321
    -Brake Setup: XTR Trail 180mm front, 180mm rear, Front changing to 203mm
    -Drivetrain Setup: Sram xx1, 28t front chain ring
    -Cables : sram xx1
    -Tires: Schwalbe Nobie Nicks, 2.25 front and rear
    -Wheels: Enve XC, Project 321 rear hub(new i9 torch internals), Project 321 lefty hub
    -Build Weight: 26 lbs 3 oz w/o pedals
    Very impressive build! I'm not a fan of Cannnondale stuff but for your terrain, that should work well. Enjoy and welcome to the Niner club.
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    Spotted in the wilds of Indiana

    The RIP9 Setup Thread (all years, forever and ever)-dsc_0155.jpgI actually bought the frame last August, but it took me some time to purchase and build her up.

    Main purpose: Trail Riding
    -Trail location/terrain: Midwest singletrack
    -Frame Year/Size/Color: 2013 M Black
    -Rider Weight: 260
    -Rider Height/Inseam: 6'/32"
    -Stem (length/rise): Niner RDO 90mm/??, it's on their website
    -Grips: Chromag Squarewave
    -Seatpost: Niner Carbon
    -Saddle: Chromag Trailmaster LTD
    -Handlebar: Niner RDO, 710mm.
    -Rear Shock: Fox ctd, OEM
    -Fork: Rockshox Revelation Solo at 130mm
    -Brake Setup: Avid XO Trail, 180mm front, 160mm rear
    -Drivetrain Setup: Sram x9, 1x10 with Wolftooth 30t direct mount and a Wolftooth GC 42t cog on an XT 11-36 cassette. KMC chain.
    -Cables : Jagwire
    -Tires: Maxxis Ardent 2.4 front/ Ikon 2.35 rear (tubeless)
    -Wheels: Chris King laced to Stans Flow EX (took off the labels)
    -Pedals: Shimano XT
    -Build Weight: No idea. I'd rather not know, since it rides so well.
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    Nice bike.

    It must have been hard waiting to build it up.

    Go have heaps of fun.

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    Main purpose: Trail Riding
    -Trail location/terrain: Midwest singletrack
    -Frame Year/Size/Color: 2013 M Black
    -Rider Weight: 260
    -Rider Height/Inseam: 6'/32"
    -Stem (length/rise): Niner RDO 90mm/??, it's on their website
    -Grips: Chromag Squarewave
    -Seatpost: Niner Carbon
    -Saddle: Chromag Trailmaster LTD
    -Handlebar: Niner RDO, 710mm.
    -Rear Shock: Fox ctd, OEM
    -Fork: Rockshox Revelation Solo at 130mm
    -Brake Setup: Avid XO Trail, 180mm front, 160mm rear
    -Drivetrain Setup: Sram x9, 1x10 with Wolftooth 30t direct mount and a Wolftooth GC 42t cog on an XT 11-36 cassette. KMC chain.
    -Cables : Jagwire
    -Tires: Maxxis Ardent 2.4 front/ Ikon 2.35 rear (tubeless)
    -Wheels: Chris King laced to Stans Flow EX (took off the labels)
    -Pedals: Shimano XT
    -Build Weight: No idea. I'd rather not know, since it rides so well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    Nice bike.

    It must have been hard waiting to build it up.

    Go have heaps of fun.
    Thanks. Yeah, it was. A bunch of my riding friends bought new bikes last year, which made for a long season but it was the only way I could afford it. I love mtn biking but I refuse to go into debt for anything other than a house or a car. Coming from a hardtail, I've got the shock and fork set pretty firm right now. It's going to take me a while to figure out what all I can do. I've already noticed how much better it corners and descends but I've still been babying it, haven't tried to jump it or take it off anything steep yet.
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    I had a hard enough time waiting a month from the time I had the cash together to the time my RIP 9 frame arrived. Must have driven you crazy looking at it across the room all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackhammer View Post
    Thanks. Yeah, it was. A bunch of my riding friends bought new bikes last year, which made for a long season but it was the only way I could afford it. I love mtn biking but I refuse to go into debt for anything other than a house or a car. Coming from a hardtail, I've got the shock and fork set pretty firm right now. It's going to take me a while to figure out what all I can do. I've already noticed how much better it corners and descends but I've still been babying it, haven't tried to jump it or take it off anything steep yet.
    I have spent a heap of time clear taping my frame with the thick 3M stone guard, You can't see it on there & it keeps my bike looking like new.

    I was 1 of the first to get a Rip9 RDO & in the weekend I had a couple of people ask if it was my 1st ride on a new bike.

    I really like the Rip's they really lift your riding.

    I set my bike's up as soft as I can get away with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    I have spent a heap of time clear taping my frame with the thick 3M stone guard, You can't see it on there & it keeps my bike looking like new.

    I was 1 of the first to get a Rip9 RDO & in the weekend I had a couple of people ask if it was my 1st ride on a new bike.

    I really like the Rip's they really lift your riding.

    I set my bike's up as soft as I can get away with.
    So where did you put all that tape that we can't see!? Just got my RIP RDO frame in and would like to wrap it in tape before building.
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    I taped mine with helicopter tape, you can see it, but it also peels off easier than the 3m tape I used on my Stumpjumper frame, which was the same stuff that they use to protect the front end of cars and stuff. That stuff was a bear to pull off and clean up before selling it.

    I taped:

    underside of the downtube
    bottom of the seatstays
    pretty much all of the chainstays
    a strip on either side of the head tube to protect against cable rub

    Still gotta tape various small places where cables might rub, but I ran out of tape.

    Would be interested in seeing a link for this 3m stone guard stuff.

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    I used the 8mil ISC racer's edge tape on mine. Wouldn't you know it, one of the few spots I didn't put tape on, I managed to scratch already. Oh well, in the end it IS a mountain bike, after all. I neglected to mention, I also put one of Cytoe's linkage guards on it as well. Definitely worth the money, as I've already smacked it on a couple log overs and rocks. Funny, I had a shop mechanic for one of the LBS checking out my frame at the trail head and the first thing he wanted to know was where I got the custom downtube protector.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZmtncycler View Post
    yes, but also pretty expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rufus View Post
    yes, but also pretty expensive.
    Now that's funny..... we spent thousands of dollars on these carbon bikes and you say better frame protection for them is too expensive???? Oh, BTW you don't have to purchase it in this manner. Just google it and you will find other options. I merely wanted to show there is a better way to protect these high dollar frames. Both of my carbon Niners use it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HouseNotes View Post
    So where did you put all that tape that we can't see!? Just got my RIP RDO frame in and would like to wrap it in tape before building.
    Mine is fully covered, took me about 3 nights in front of TV.

    The .5mm thick 3M stone guard is very easy to fit, The .3 thick is a pain in the A$$ so don't use it.

    I cut out templates with printer paper as I go, Then make the 3M panel when I'm happy, much better to waste paper.
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    2014 Rip 9 Medium
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    Pedals - XT trail
    Weight - 28.7lbs w/pedals
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackhammer View Post
    I used the 8mil ISC racer's edge tape on mine. Wouldn't you know it, one of the few spots I didn't put tape on, I managed to scratch already. Oh well, in the end it IS a mountain bike, after all. I neglected to mention, I also put one of Cytoe's linkage guards on it as well. Definitely worth the money, as I've already smacked it on a couple log overs and rocks. Funny, I had a shop mechanic for one of the LBS checking out my frame at the trail head and the first thing he wanted to know was where I got the custom downtube protector.
    Thanks for the plug! Here's a link to my ad in case anyone is interested

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    Quote Originally Posted by cytoe View Post
    Perhaps the first thing I ordered when it looked as if I would actually have the money to buy the new frame.

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    I do like that green.
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    Man, that green looks so nice. Especially compared to the boring Raw new S2012 frameset I'm finishing up a build on. Everything sorted, but I think I might like wide beefy tires. I've gotten used to 2.4's on my xc bike, and I think I will probably want the chunkiest I can find for the RIP. What are the biggest tires people are using on this frame? I have a new pair of Hutchinson 2.3 front/ 2.1 rear Toro tubeless, but I may want a bigger rear tire. I'm using Easton Haven ust rims. I ride in really bumpy, rooty, rocky crap a lot so I need a tire that can hold up to some abuse too. Suggestions appreciated.

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