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    were are all WFO 9s?

    were are all WFO 9s? I don't see anymore threads, pics or anything on this awesome bike...

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    maybe it's Bad Picture Season?
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    I have one on order. 5 weeks out for the black one. Going to be a long 5 weeks.

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    nice!

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    If anyone isn't liking their small WFO, I'd happily trade a med RIP for it!
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    Just finished my build tonight, can't wait to ride tomorrow after work.
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    Nice bikes, We do need to see more of them.
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    Ordered and waiting for medium black WFO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Bald Clyde View Post
    Just finished my build tonight, can't wait to ride tomorrow after work.
    do you live in the springs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by muzzanic View Post
    Nice bikes, We do need to see more of them.
    this... more pics, feelin stoked seeing some new WFO builds...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pulpwoody View Post
    do you live in the springs?
    Yep in CO Springs.
    Got my second ride in today at Palmer Park and I am loving this bike. A little mork work climbing but the downhill is so much more fun it makes it all worth it.

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    Ninerds on WFOs at Little Creek, UT.
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    nice
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    I saw a RDO do that last Saturday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evasive View Post
    I saw a RDO do that last Saturday.
    Yeah, 140mm travel is def. not necessary for that spot, it's nice and smooth. Just more fun on the big rig. Climbing back up would be easier on the RDO though!

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    I wasn't downplaying the Waterfall, although I may have come across that way. The RDO was a pretty capable machine under a solid rider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evasive View Post
    I wasn't downplaying the Waterfall, although I may have come across that way. The RDO was a pretty capable machine under a solid rider.
    Oh I know you weren't!

    It looks intimidating from above but it's not too technically demanding. On facebook there's a vid of one of the Niner employees riding it on her RDO too. I drag my WFO out there for the extra credit, but this last time I wished for my RIP more than once.


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    No, it's pretty smooth. I went too slowly and dabbed in the crack, but the rollout wasn't bad at all. I'd have liked to run back up and do it clean, but there were 13 of us following Quentin around, and my brain was pretty broiled by then anyway. 90+ this early is a bit hot for the Montana crowd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evasive View Post
    No, it's pretty smooth. I went too slowly and dabbed in the crack, but the rollout wasn't bad at all. I'd have liked to run back up and do it clean, but there were 13 of us following Quentin around, and my brain was pretty broiled by then anyway. 90+ this early is a bit hot for the Montana crowd.
    Feel free to give me a shout whenever you're down Utah Way. Be glad to show you around if I know the area, or just cruise some classics.

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    Thanks- I'd like to do that.

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    JMH- is that you in the Niner/Kali ad in the new Bike magazine?

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    I'd love to post photos of my new WFO, but this is only my third post. Love the bike, still have some second thoughts about waiting for the tallboy LT, but I think I can do more with the WFO in the long run. I Have some photos in my profile.

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    deciding between conti's or schwalbe's for AM tires

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    Quote Originally Posted by KJL View Post

    XT components
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    Fizik Tundra(I hate it, Im getting the wtb)
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    maxle kit
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    deciding between conti's or schwalbe's for AM tires
    Sounds like a rad bike! For AM tires there is only one choice...Stan's the crow.

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    slight threadjack here -

    ive been kicking around the idea of getting a WFO, but i was very sad to see the elimination of the rc3 shock and 150 rear end options. any of those still kicking around anywhere? what shocks is everyone running on their 135 and 142s?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KJL View Post
    I'd love to post photos of my new WFO, but this is only my third post. Love the bike, still have some second thoughts about waiting for the tallboy LT, but I think I can do more with the WFO in the long run. I Have some photos in my profile.

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    Fizik Tundra(I hate it, Im getting the wtb)
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    deciding between conti's or schwalbe's for AM tires
    Nice bike! I saw your pics at skyline park. Love that place! I demoed a wfo there and it felt like the perfect bike for that place. So I ordered one. Still waiting for it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lifeis11 View Post
    slight threadjack here -

    ive been kicking around the idea of getting a WFO, but i was very sad to see the elimination of the rc3 shock and 150 rear end options. any of those still kicking around anywhere? what shocks is everyone running on their 135 and 142s?
    I'm happy enough with the stock monarch on mine. If I had lots of money to spend I might consider some other options like an ISX6 or maybe a CCDB or Vivid but the stock shock works well enough that I'm not in any hurry to do that. That said I'm not that heavy and I've set the bike up with a 140mm fork as a solid trailbike (I don't like the phrase "all mountain") that is built to be good fun downhill yet still able to climb reasonably well. Actually the thing that surprised me most about this bike is how well it pedals. No bob at all, which makes it accelerate well out of corners and climb well. I expected it to be pretty good at going downhill, which it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by KJL View Post
    I'd love to post photos of my new WFO, but this is only my third post. Love the bike, still have some second thoughts about waiting for the tallboy LT, but I think I can do more with the WFO in the long run. I Have some photos in my profile.

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    Fizik Tundra(I hate it, Im getting the wtb)
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    deciding between conti's or schwalbe's for AM tires
    Sounds good...which schwalbe tyres are you thinking of? I'm liking the hans dampfs at the moment, lots of cornering grip in a fairly wide range of conditions. I still want to try the minion 2.5's when they are available for 29ers though...

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    tires and other issues

    I've got the Nobby Nic's. havent gotten the chance to use them yet, sent one 2.25 back to change for a 2.35. I Loved the bike but I felt a bit crammed on it and the stand over was really high, so I sent the frame back to check out the new tallboy ltc. But now I'm having second thoughts. It might just be me, but when i tested the regular tallboy, it felt a lot more fluid/smooth through its travel. I felt it climbed really well, but I'm wondering if the the tallboy would climb better. if anyone has experience on both the VPP and CVA please share.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KJL View Post
    I've got the Nobby Nic's. havent gotten the chance to use them yet, sent one 2.25 back to change for a 2.35. I Loved the bike but I felt a bit crammed on it and the stand over was really high, so I sent the frame back to check out the new tallboy ltc. But now I'm having second thoughts. It might just be me, but when i tested the regular tallboy, it felt a lot more fluid/smooth through its travel. I felt it climbed really well, but I'm wondering if the the tallboy would climb better. if anyone has experience on both the VPP and CVA please share.
    I have owned both & don't care if I never ride another VPP bike again.

    ( My VPP bike was a Carbon Tallboy )

    Now ridding a Jet9 RDO, But have had Rip9 & Jet9 as well.
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    nordic mountain downhill 5-12-12 wisconsin - YouTube

    Some fun on a wfo (CCDB, Dorado), unfortunately the camera angle is terrible. I should have tested the gopro chest mount first.

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    muzzanic, thanks for your input, I loved my WFO, if anything i just couldnt like the fridge green. I love going up fast as much as I love coming down fast, so i felt the WFO was a little sluggish, but i was definitely getting a lot faster.

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    Did Little Creek and the standards, JEM and Goulds last week near Hurricane... Only brought one bike, the WFO, set up for trail rides with a 140mm Micro Ti, and mid HV canned RP23. Suffered a little on the climbs, due to the weight, but the payoff is coming down... 140mm just feels right, nice and plush for this old man. It's hot out there right now, really hot, summer came early, or spring is gone, or so it felt. Saw 2 bull snakes out on one ride, by 10 Am in the morning. Fair amount of gnats too near the Virgin River rim. No biting black flys, yet, like locally.

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    Rode Little Creek again this spring. One of my favorite Utah trails. Sure is a scenic area. One of the locals showed us the petroglyphs along the trail this spring that I had never noticed before. Have a WFO on order, hoping to get it next month. Dorado Pro and other components are setting at the bike shop waiting to put on it when it gets here for some great Idaho/Montana trails and downhills. Cant wait!

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    This one, along with several others, resides in the Niner demo trailer.
    Fun bike!


    *142mm only rear spacing as of 2013 models
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    Quote Originally Posted by lubes17319 View Post

    This one, along with several others, resides in the Niner demo trailer.
    Fun bike!


    *142mm only rear spacing as of 2013 models
    How do you like those wheels? I am curious of the charger pros with the straight pull spokes make for a stiffer wheel than say your standard Stans flows?

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    ^ I ain't the one to ask about that.

    Been riding exclusively HT/rigid for 10yrs (except for some time on big park bikes), so the fancy newfangled FS had me perplexed....in a happy way.
    Can't really comment on the feel of the wheels, but they did survive me beating on them on a slightly bumpy trail.
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    Well not really relevant to the thread, but so excited I have to share!

    Carbon wheels are fitted to my WFO with some shiny new rubber.

    Off to test tonight and can't wait.

    Did some street last night on this and the change is HUGE. The only thing I did not like about the WFO is that it was dead in the air. When I put it in the air, that is how it stayed. Last nights playing I was throwing it around and it just danced through the air.

    Can't wait for tonight.....
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    Pics.....PICS.......PICS!!!!

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    I have the same wheels on my RDO and I bet on them on the rocky AZ trails and they have stayed true. I am 225lbs and I dont feel them flex at all

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    nothing too narly, just some pics my daughter took at the lake...




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    nice
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    hey cavegiant no more action pics whats up?

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    Aussie WFO in New Zealand

    Yes - more WFO pics please - it feels as though the 'woofers' have gone quiet lately.
    Here are some pics from a recent trip across "the ditch" to New Zealand. First time over there - completely different to Australia - seems like NZ has mountain biking seared into their collective consciousness...
    1.On the Queenstown Gondola - too much fun.

    2. At the bottom of Sticky forest, Wanaka.

    3. The Millenium Track, NZ

    4. At Cardrona DH (Jono from NZ mtb taxis said it was the first 29er he had seen on the hill. It was a big, scary hill!).

    5. Current configuration with Saar's head angle set - WFO feels just right at 68.5 degrees (measured with iphone inclinometer).
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    lookin good buddy!

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    Finally saved enough for my dream WFO!

    What rear shock would you recommend? Was originally planning on a CCDB, but not sure if that's still the right decision.

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    Sounds like you'll be buying an aftermarket shock? I'm biased b/c I'm impressed with mine, but the X-Fusion Vector DHR Air is pretty much unbeatable at the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evasive View Post
    Sounds like you'll be buying an aftermarket shock? I'm biased b/c I'm impressed with mine, but the X-Fusion Vector DHR Air is pretty much unbeatable at the price.
    I am embarrassed to say I didn't realize the frame came with a shock until I read your comment and double checked.

    Could anyone who has used a Monarch RT3 give me a review? I know nothing about it, and can't seem to find much info on the net. Specifically how it works with the WFO?

    An aftermarket shock is in the budget, and I have been looking at the CCDB Air, Fox RP23, and Manitou ISX6... how do they stack up against the RT3?

    Opinions appreciated!

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    I am under the impression that RT3 is a semi-budget shock just thrown on bikes for a complete build. Like putting an RP2 on a bike when the RP23 is far better.

    The WFO has a rising then falling rate which makes shock selection VERY important.

    You need to be able to tune first part of the travel linear, then very progressive.

    The RP23 was OK once custom tuned and with my air chamber mod, really not recommended.

    The best shock I have ever used is the ISX6, it is like the dorado, racing levels of tunability.
    You can set everything on that shock. It pedals well, it rolls fast, no stic. Basically in my eyes there is nothing I could think to improve on it.

    The CCDB air would probably be a perfect fit too, but I would think the coil to be too linear.

    Have not used the Xfusion, but it has a modifiable air chamber volume (thats what you need to tune to the frame rate) so could be an option.

    I would say try the shock that comes with it, you might like it, but don't be surprised if it sucks arse.
    Then have a look at the 3 above.
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    does the ccbd air fit the wfo9, what tune and size should it be for the wfo9? dam im getting that upgrade bug again!!!
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    I have seen coil ones, just assumed that the air would fit too.
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    apparently it fits I saw some pics online that el beastro has one on his wfo9 not sure if he still using it though?

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    All the WFOs are currently out rallying : )

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    Hay that is 1 very nice WFO, But is it lost ?? Doesn't look like it is in WFO country :-)
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    How are you liking the Dorado Fork? I am still waiting for my WFO frame.

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    next time I'm out riding I'll take some better pics the shadows play tricks, this was at ringwood nj, that pic next to the post is nice rocky climb and after is some really nice rockier sections. the dorado is great, still messing some settings I put on some weight and she starting to dive some, just a touch more air or tpc should fix that, she is very good, almost like a ccbd with very good settings. it's the fork that was ment for the wfo9. I also changed out the answer dh one negative rise stem I had, I didn't like the way I was positioned, it's now forsale, looking for a positive rise direct mount stem now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sidehiller1 View Post
    How are you liking the Dorado Fork? I am still waiting for my WFO frame.
    Been waiting for mine since the begining of April. The ETA keeps moving. Now its end of July. I was originally told 5 weeks.

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    Version 2.0

    After 2 years and 2 broken rear triangles on the milk dud, Niner was gracious enough to send me a new black ano with the beefier rear triangle. Thanks Niner
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    My WFO9 is so light I can't keep it on the dirt!!





    Thinking I probably shouldn't list up that photo when I sell the bike.



    I've made a few changes since that pic....new Fox Fork..CCDBair, new wheels, Schwalbe Hans Dampf tires.......great riding rig.



    I've gotta say...the thing climbs like a billy goat....





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    David8613,

    How do you keep your Hammerschmidt so clean?

    Mine looks more like your chain with the dirt on it...

    I cracked my ribs on an over the handlebars fall...haven't been riding for four weeks...my left ribs still hurt when I breathe deep (supposedly there was no fracture).

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    idk but im very anal about my stuff, i like to keep stuff ebay ready! like right now my cane creek double with ti coil is for sale now cause i just got this new upgrade in the mail today...yippy!!!

    im wondering if i should just get regular shock hardware or get the ones with bearings? anyone with experience...

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Beastro View Post
    My WFO9 is so light I can't keep it on the dirt!!





    Thinking I probably shouldn't list up that photo when I sell the bike.



    I've made a few changes since that pic....new Fox Fork..CCDBair, new wheels, Schwalbe Hans Dampf tires.......great riding rig.



    I've gotta say...the thing climbs like a billy goat....





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    After seeing your pics and then seeing David's pic of the CCDB Air, I'm wondering if you can comment on how you like running in on you WFO? I have a WFO, that I don't have a CCDB Air on, but I also just built up a Knolly Chilcotin that does have a CCDBA on it. On my Chili, the CCDBA is amazing, although not the easiest to dial in. Dude at my LBS seemed to think that the CVA suspension wasn't worth running a CCDBA on. I've been running a DHX Air 5 on my WFO and have been pretty happy with it, but now seeing how good the CCDBA on my Chili is, I've been playing with idea of an upgrade myself. While I've liked the DHX Air thus far for what I'm riding, you can't really compare it at all to the DB air. Just curious to hear what folks thought.

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    el beastro what are the setting you running on your ccdb air? what do you weigh? Im not done setting mine up but man is that ccdb air smooth, and cushy! I always ran air, and never felt an air shock like this... just wow!

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    Just got it. Two good trail rides on it and absolutely lovin it.
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    Just finished putting it together after a 4 month wait for the frame . Going on the first test ride tomorrow.
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    Those look sweet

    I like the red Hope floating rotors

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    Lots of nice bikes here.

    Lots of nice bikes here.
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    What will a WFO feel/ride like with a 120 front?

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    My opinion is that a 120 mm fork would really limit the potential of the bike. Bigger is better. I put a Manitou Dorado Pro 175 mm travel on and am really impressed with the capability of both the bike and the fork with that combination for the rough stuff. Probably depends on what type of trails YOU ride.

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    New addition to the family ... I think she'll workout just fine. Everything is as I would like except the fork ... probably upgrade to 140 ... that will be more than enough for how and what I plan to ride. I am digging the color !!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cigarette1 View Post
    New addition to the family .
    Selling already?

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    No No ... just bought it ... got a real special price

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    Nice looking wfo, nice parts too... not too many fridge green in these parts, welcome to the family!!!

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    Just got my Fridge Green done this week also.



    First real chance to take it out won't be until Saturday.

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    Random question for the WFO experts: Is it possible to run an 8.5 x 2.5 shock with a lot of sag? I would think the extra length plus extra travel, would sort of split the difference vs. just adding a longer travel 7.875 shock (which I know doesn't exist).

    7.875 - 2.25 = 5.625 compressed shock length
    8.5 - 2.5 = 6 compressed shock length

    So I guess the only question would be whether the frame "tops out" just past the stock shock length, or if it has some extra "growth" capacity built in. From the photo above, it looks like it has room. But my Kona does also, and it binds almost immediately past 7.875 eye to eye.

    Thoughts? I know the BB would rise considerably. The thought would be toward a long travel AM build with a Dorado. I'm 6'1, 230# and don't mind a chunky bike.

    Thanks!

    EDIT: Question answered via PM - no. Rear triangle will collide.
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    WFO in its natural habitat.

    Couple of photo's of my WFO in its natural habitat. First is next to the biggest tree I saw along the Willamette River trail near Oakridge, OR. The bike measures 75 inches from end to end. I estimated the Douglas-fir tree to be about 8 feet or more in diameter.

    The second is the bike at the saddle at 9,600' between E. Fork Hayden Creek and Mill Creek overlooking Mill Creek lake in the Lemhi Mtn Range of Idaho. Sure do like this bike.
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    out riding...

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    Nice work there.

    Ever take the WFO to SWK?
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    I have before, but not frequently, palos is a lot closer to me.

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    I have a Cane Creek Double Barrel Air in 7.87x2.25 that has been on 1 ride I am selling because I ordered a RIP RDO. $475.00

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    Ehhh ... nevermind

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    Anyone have any hot tips on where to find good deals on a '12 Wfo frame? I'm looking around but my google-fu is letting me down. While I'm at it, anyone know if niner does a trade-in/up program?
    "That's a niiiiiiiice biiike boy! That a Huffy!?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by kitejumping View Post
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    Hey kitejumping - nice video. You must have missed the memo about it being inpossible to manual 29ers, especially one with such long chainstays...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickbm3 View Post
    Anyone have any hot tips on where to find good deals on a '12 Wfo frame? I'm looking around but my google-fu is letting me down. While I'm at it, anyone know if niner does a trade-in/up program?
    I haven't heard of a trade in/up program at Niner....but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

    The guys at Bike Bling hooked up a friend of mine with her new RDO...you might want to check them out:

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    Well I have my new WFO build up and running.

    As you may have guessed, the trails are a little wet at the moment



    I took it out for a ride with the local road bike club on Wed. Surprisingly got almost no comments!

    Kept up with them fine. The 6" travel was also useful for the pot holes too =-)
    Why would I care about 150g of bike weight, I just ate 400g of cookies while reading this?

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    Im looking at buying a WFO for AM and Enduro riding...... does anybody knows if there will be a 150mm Talas coming out early next year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chamua View Post
    Im looking at buying a WFO for AM and Enduro riding...... does anybody knows if there will be a 150mm Talas coming out early next year
    This years Fox 34 will adjust out to 150mm, I'm not sure if the Talas can be done aswell.
    I have a 6 Berth Motorhome that I rent out . It is based in Tauranga, New Zealand

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    Yes, you can adjust the 34 to 150. But. The damper shaft isn't QUITE long enough so there is a possibility that your fork won't work properly if you perform the surgery. The good thing is that you will likely determine on the first ride if it doesn't work (loss of rebound damping I think?) and instead of doing the whole Roll Pin removal and installation again you can simply put a spacer on top. Even a 5mm spacer would solve the problem which would leave you at 145mm.

    Here is the latest incarnation of the Rig. Float 34 150mm (home job, working great) with Race Face Extravaganza and XTR. Busted rear Carbon Rim from Light Bicycle is holding together for the moment.

    This bike continues to amaze. It's replaced my Transition TR 250 as my favorite park bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noosa2 View Post
    Hey kitejumping - nice video. You must have missed the memo about it being inpossible to manual 29ers, especially one with such long chainstays...
    Hahaha, thanks! It is definitely harder to manual than my killswitch but by no means impossible. Ditto for trials riding. The 34 at 150 is a sweet setup and those Niners are looking good, especially that last one.

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    I wish I had mine. I ordered a black 2013 last week and it's not here yet,.. need to get fuzzy off his duff and get it here in AZ.

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    Nice bike,

    But I want to see more pic's of the track in your yard !!!



    Quote Originally Posted by JMH View Post
    Yes, you can adjust the 34 to 150. But. The damper shaft isn't QUITE long enough so there is a possibility that your fork won't work properly if you perform the surgery. The good thing is that you will likely determine on the first ride if it doesn't work (loss of rebound damping I think?) and instead of doing the whole Roll Pin removal and installation again you can simply put a spacer on top. Even a 5mm spacer would solve the problem which would leave you at 145mm.

    Here is the latest incarnation of the Rig. Float 34 150mm (home job, working great) with Race Face Extravaganza and XTR. Busted rear Carbon Rim from Light Bicycle is holding together for the moment.

    This bike continues to amaze. It's replaced my Transition TR 250 as my favorite park bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMH View Post
    Yes, you can adjust the 34 to 150. But. The damper shaft isn't QUITE long enough so there is a possibility that your fork won't work properly if you perform the surgery. The good thing is that you will likely determine on the first ride if it doesn't work (loss of rebound damping I think?) and instead of doing the whole Roll Pin removal and installation again you can simply put a spacer on top. Even a 5mm spacer would solve the problem which would leave you at 145mm.

    Here is the latest incarnation of the Rig. Float 34 150mm (home job, working great) with Race Face Extravaganza and XTR. Busted rear Carbon Rim from Light Bicycle is holding together for the moment.

    This bike continues to amaze. It's replaced my Transition TR 250 as my favorite park bike.

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    Lookin like a Weapon! Love the new RF kit

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    How is this not posted here yet? Nice job JMH:

    WFO 9 Park Sled - JMHV's Bike Check - Vital MTB

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    Colorado Freeride Festival Enduro

    This was a great race, if you have the chance it's well worth it. WFO was a bit much for the pedally stages but was great in the DH and jump line stages.

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    ^sweet pics JMH

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    Another fun one from a great race!
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    Sweet! I switched from a RIP to a WFO last summer so I could check out some Enduro races. Glad to see it being used for that.
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