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    In the mean time I found a Rockshox pike 351 u coil 20mm thru axle on the Craigs that I'm going to check out for $200. This a good fork for the 0n one 456? I'm sure anything is better than my Trek 3700 though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VertKurt View Post
    Cool thanks. What stem do you run and what would you like to?
    I have a 90 on my Evo and it's by no means bad, but I feel like it could go a little longer, which could get into 1990's XC territory . I have a 60 on my Inbred 29er and I really like the way that feels. Of course, they're different bikes for different purposes so I'm just being picking. I've used the 456Evo for all day trail rides but I know it's not really an XC machine.

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    I ended up picking the fork up as my first piece to this build. I'm calling On One to place the frame order at the end of this week. Now just got to pick a wheel set. I'm currently looking at WTB i23's but haven't decided on a set yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by col200 View Post
    I have a 90 on my Evo and it's by no means bad, but I feel like it could go a little longer, which could get into 1990's XC territory . I have a 60 on my Inbred 29er and I really like the way that feels. Of course, they're different bikes for different purposes so I'm just being picking. I've used the 456Evo for all day trail rides but I know it's not really an XC machine.
    Doesn't on one recommend 50mm and lower? Although, with long arms such as myself you'd probably have to get a wide handlebar setup to be able to run a shorter stem.

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    Hi all. Been a spectator on here for a long time. Anyway, for those interested, I built a new Evo last week.

    It is absolutely fantastic, and On One were a dream to deal with. As this is my first post on mtbr, I cannot link pictures, but they are on another UK based forum

    Enjoy.

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    Nice! I hope mine ends up being as fantastic as you're making it sound. I'm getting fired up just thinking about riding my first legit mountain bike this summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcitizen1 View Post
    What seat clamp & bar are you using? Builds are so similar, but you ride yours on way better **** then I have access to, ha ha.
    Seat clamp is a salsa quick lock. Easton EA70 Monkey Bars. I'm pretty lucky to have hundreds of miles of sweet trails within 15 minutes of my house.
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    my new bike!
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    Looks good! What wheelset you end up?

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    Just got the frame, cockpit and front wheel ordered up. Final touches include cranks, brakes, rear wheel, and tires. Super stoked!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcitizen1 View Post
    Some pics. Kinda wanna do orange bars too, and maybe even cranks.
    and some orange wheelset to match.
    i am also contemplating on having an orange saddle too.

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    It's been 3 weeks and On one is still out of 456 EVO's in 20" while all the parts sit in my garage waiting to be thrown on a frame and out on the trails. I was going to give them another 2 weeks to hear news on the next shipment, but if no word by then I'm moving on to other brands. I considered springing for the 18" but i'm 6'2" w/ 36" inseam and was just picturing a ridiculously long seatpost length so decided not to.

    Since then I've looked at most of the other AM HT brands. Ragley blue pig, Cotic bfe, Dialled alpine/albert , Stanton slackline, Transition transam, NS surge, Chromag surface etc.. but the price of the EVO made it a no brainer when compared to the others. I guess I've got 2 weeks to think about it, but I'm really itching to get the new parts out on the trails.

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    I think there is going to be an updated 456 evo coming out in a few months, so the supply is thin.

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    If they update it I hope 30.9mm Seatposts will fit and replaceable dropouts. They need new 18" Raw. Looking forward to build one with a Durolux fork.
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    My Evo. Winter edition
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    I couldn't wait any longer so I ordered up an 18" blue 456. I might need a longer seatpost because my legs are 36" long. We'll see. I've heard of other riders my height riding 18" frames, so it gives me hope.

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    Here's my Evo:
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    I've had this frame since last August I think and I have no plans on getting rid of it any time soon. It rips with the 2.4 contis and Lyrik.
    Some specs:
    14" frame
    Azonic outlaw wheelset
    Old X0 rear der (med cage, so can't go to lowest gear without it growling at me)
    Sh*t Raceface Ride XC crankset
    Raceface Atlas bars
    Elixir brakes that stop semi-okay
    Not pictured: new Ice-tech rotors and no more stickers
    Weighs in at about 32ish lbs
    Upgrades coming really soon:
    Zee rear der 10sp/ Zee shifter
    XT cassette
    XX1 cranks
    X fusion Hilo dropper
    Stay tuned...

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    New to me fork (open bath float rl 150mm, MY2011 I think)

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    does somebody know when will be 14" size steel frames available from on-one? (uk store)
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    Just finished my build a few days ago ... (frame swap from my Kona Cinder Cone) ... totally dig it!

    Like many of the folks, I too was looking into the EVO but was having a hard time figuring out sizing, being 5'10"+, with a 31.75" stand-over (actual, not pants inseam). With this I could have could have gone either 16" or 18". I called Titus and they said 18" would be a good size. But even with that I knew that I prefer a effective top tube closer to 23" than 24" and I'm a bit more comfortable with a stand-over below 31". Since I couldn't test out the two sizes prior to purchasing ... I went with my gut and pull the trigger on a 16" ... am very happy I did.

    Since I built the EVO up around a set of Recon 351 U-Turn 130mm forks; I was able to check out how it felt at 100mm, 120mm, and 130mm. When dialed down to 100mm and 120mm ... it immediately felt like the frame was a wee-bit too small ... but when I fully extended the forks ... it felt just right. I guess I should add that I ride more technical, winding, narrow singletrack; so a more compact frame is preferable.

    So in all ... if you are a techical rider, in-between sizes and are looking to have less than 130mm of travel, go with the larger sized frame ... more than 130mm, go with the smaller one.


    Specs:

    Frame: On-One 456 Evo 16"
    Forks: Rock Shox Recon 351 U-turn 130mm (firm spring)
    Crankset: Shimano SLX (2x9)
    Stem: Truvativ Hussefelt 60mm
    Handlebars: Truvativ Hussefelt Comp 675mm
    Brakes: Hayes Stroker Rhyde
    Shifters: Shimano SLX & Deore (front)
    Derailleurs: Shimano XT & Deore (front)
    Seat Post: Titec HellBent Layback
    Clamp: Salsa
    Hoops: Sun Ringle Black Flag
    Hubs: Sun Ringle Dirty Flea
    Weight ... 29lbs

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    ... I'll post up some better pics later.
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    sick looking rides...I have the blue 18" frame sitting under my bed. Still plenty of snow where I am so still focused on the ski season.
    One question though, what size stems-handbar combos do most of you have? I am 6"0 tall and am thinking about either a 50MM with 740mm bars, 70mm with 685mm bars or a 60mm with somehwere in between. Would it make much difference or is it more or less the same? my previous ride was a Zaskar Expert with 600mm bars and 100mm stem. So the 456 will be a drastic change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Factory View Post
    sick looking rides...I have the blue 18" frame sitting under my bed. Still plenty of snow where I am so still focused on the ski season.
    One question though, what size stems-handbar combos do most of you have? I am 6"0 tall and am thinking about either a 50MM with 740mm bars, 70mm with 685mm bars or a 60mm with somehwere in between. Would it make much difference or is it more or less the same? my previous ride was a Zaskar Expert with 600mm bars and 100mm stem. So the 456 will be a drastic change.

    I'm 5'11" with wide shoulders. I run a 50mm stem with 785mm bars. Love it so much I set my other bike up to match.

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    456 evo-2013-04-12-11.17.11.jpg
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    Happy happy happy!

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    Frame: OnOne 456 Evo Medium
    Fork: RS Pike
    Wheelset/hubs: Stans flow w/ Hope pro 2 evo's
    Tires: 2.5 Maxxis Highroller front, 2.35 Maxxis Highroller rear.
    Grips: Esi Chunky
    Brakes: Avid BB7
    Handlebars: Raceface atlas 685mm
    Pedals: VP Vice
    Crank/cog: 32t Race face evolve and 20t cog
    Stem: Chromag hifi
    Saddle: Charge Spoon
    Headset: FSA Pig
    Seatpost/clamp: No name setapost and salsa 30mm QR clamp
    Tensioner: Blackspire

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    Now geared! Waiting for Carpatian mountains...
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    I've been running a 1x9 set up on my 456 Evo but am now trying to put a front derailleur on it. I have an XT FD sitting around but when I tried to install it, it would hit the rear tire (2.35" Rocket Ron). Anyone else having this issue?

    Can I get this SLX derailleur to resolve this issue, since it's supposed to have a more compact design: Shimano SLX M665/7 Front Derailleur > Components > Drivetrain > Front Derailleurs | Jenson USA Online Bike Shop. I have a SLX double crankset.

    Any other advice? Looks like others are not having this issue, based on the pics. The wheel seems true enough.

    Thanks!

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    ^^I've got my frame coming. I'm planning to run it 1x9, but I've got that derailleur and I could check it out on a fr3 (2.35)> frames coming on Wednesday if fed ex tracking can be trusted.

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