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    niiiice build!!! are these greens rebas?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainozeros View Post
    niiiice build!!! are these greens rebas?
    Yeah. I just stumbled across this fork and thought it would be a good idea..

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    Finished up this build for my wife over the weekend.



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    Quote Originally Posted by thecrackerasscracker View Post
    2.2 captain mounted on 35mm rim
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    This intrigues me. Seems the tire clearance gets wider as you move back... which would make the Parkwood a nice B+ option?

    On-One did say the WTB 2.8/WTB Asym i35 fits fine
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    Correct HeadSet

    Is this the Correct HeadSet for the Parkwood Frame ? FSA Orbit C-40-ACB 1.5 Headset (No.42-ACB) | Chain Reaction Cycles 9mm Cone Spacer, 1.1/8" - 1.5" Tapered. I don't think on-one.uk have any HeadSet for the Parkwood. Is there any cheaper option? or someone can Link me one from JensonUSA ?

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    Yea. That's the one. Don't think there is a cheaper one. I looked for a while but bought that one in the end. Fits like a glove and spins good with the fork installed.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NEET View Post
    Is this the Correct HeadSet for the Parkwood Frame ? FSA Orbit C-40-ACB 1.5 Headset (No.42-ACB) | Chain Reaction Cycles 9mm Cone Spacer, 1.1/8" - 1.5" Tapered. I don't think on-one.uk have any HeadSet for the Parkwood. Is there any cheaper option? or someone can Link me one from JensonUSA ?
    This took me exactly 37s to find on Jenson's site. $50ish

    Cane Creek 40 Series IS41/42 Headset Top > Components > Handlebars, Headsets and Saddles > Headsets | Jenson USA
    Cane Creek 40 Series IS52 Headset Lower > Components > Handlebars, Headsets and Saddles > Headsets | Jenson USA
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    Just FYI, DHL just billed me for an additional $27.50 customs fee. So anyone in the US, heads up to add that to the total frame price.
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    Still a few things to sort, but for the most part done.


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    Another angle


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    Looks good!
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    My large parkwood at the Bodmin Beast trail last week. Killer bike going up and down.






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    Parkwood-p1090180.jpg

    Inspired by a previous post. Found green rebas very cheap. This is going to be my only bike for the next 12 - 18 months. Love it.

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    Where did you get the green reba? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hczeke View Post
    Where did you get the green reba? Thanks.
    Ooh bikediscount.de 50% off and delivered to me in the u.k within 48hrs..nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rainozeros View Post
    Parkwood rides great. I use it for winter training. efficient going up, fast going down.

    One thing I have to get used to though is that it is a hardtail: as the fork compresses, the head angle steepens. Something that one is not accostumed to riding full sus. I run it with 140mm Revs. I run it pretty hard, so the front stays as high as possible.

    Another thing: I am 5-8 on a medium frame. with the long tt wheelies are kind of pita (pain in the a..). But the long wheelbase is very stable at high speeds.

    All in all it is a good bike with great value for the price. When you love going fast down the hill, you can't go wrong with this rig.

    The only thing I would wish if I had the choice: getting the same bike made of steel. Might be more comfy...
    Quote Originally Posted by rainozeros View Post
    I am 5'8" and riding the medium. As 5'9" I would most definetly go for the medium!
    Quote Originally Posted by rainozeros View Post
    I am justv slightly taller - 172 - and I ride a Medium. Fits perfectly.
    5'8" medium frame riders: How's the standover? I posted on another Parkwood thread, it seems the published geo may be off? (853mm/33.6").

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    Too bad I can't take measurements any more, since I sold the frame and got myself a Kona Taro 2015 model.

    But since I spec'd it with a 140mm Rev it for sure is off the measurements on the website, since they measure with 120mm.

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    Bottomless tokens finally arrived for my reba gonna try it with 2 and see how she rides. Hopefully owit bottom out like before but remain plush. I am a little concerned how this fork flexes under braking. I am heavy though at 240lbs so not total surprise .

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    Hello there,

    I 'm from Germany and my English is not really good . Therefore, I have used the Google translator . Hope you understand what I mean . I'm going to build me a bike with a frame Parkwood . The wheels , gearshift and brakes I have already bought . My question relates to the suspension fork . The frame is optimized for 120mm . What experience have you with more than 120mm . The choices are 120mm , 130mm , 140mm or a Fox Talas 120-140 . Unfortunately, the frame is not widely used in Germany , and therefore I have no experience .

    To the other components :
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    - Wheels : Spank Oozy Trail 295 AL , Aivee MT3 hubs , Sapim Laser spokes and Sapim D - Light

    Many thanks
    Greeting Michael

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    The frame is optimised for 120mm but quite a lot of people run it at 140mm and are very happy with it.


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    Downhill I 've thought of me . Is it uphill enjoyable to drive ? Or you have too much lean forward ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06HokieMTB View Post
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    This intrigues me. Seems the tire clearance gets wider as you move back... which would make the Parkwood a nice B+ option?

    On-One did say the WTB 2.8/WTB Asym i35 fits fine
    I am wondering the same. I emailed a couple of questions to planet x including one about the measurement between the stays b/c of the 650b+ idea. They responded with some answers and said they would try to get measurements.

    They didn't come back with a NO so that might be a good sign.

    -G

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    Hello
    I introduce are new to the forum , unfortunately I do not write in English , ed I used google translator !
    I wanted to ask a few tips as I would buy the Onone Parkwood 29 to be attached to my current full Cube Stereo 160 .
    I would like an MTB Trail pure, I'd use it for Enduro trails for which I would use anyway the Cube Stereo full suspension , but I'd use it for their own paths and Xc few times AM , then would take the current model X9 with Marzocchi 120 mm .
    How's it going uphill ?
    I'm undecided on the size L or M ,
    My measurements are :
    height 184 cm
    Height legs 90.5
    Seat height from the bottom bracket 78cm

    On the site Onone recommend a size L by 183 cm up

    I ask advice to those who have about the same my measurements

    Thank you and sorry again if I was wrong to write ;-)

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    ^^the L fits me well, with a 40mm stem. i'm 6 feet. I like how it climbs.

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    I'm 6'3 45mm stem and I'm on a large. Climbs well. Descends even better.


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    thanks for the fast reply !
    Terrible question that I have now, I also saw the Commencal Meta HT trail COMMENCAL 2015 | META HT TRAIL RACE 29 BLACK 2015
    that same geometry, weight 11.2kg, but fork 100mm, compared to what you think parkwood29
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    Quote Originally Posted by ildani1979 View Post
    thanks for the fast reply !
    Terrible question that I have now, I also saw the Commencal Meta HT trail COMMENCAL 2015 | META HT TRAIL RACE 29 BLACK 2015
    that same geometry, weight 11.2kg, but fork 100mm, compared to what you think parkwood29

    mmmm..not quite the same geometry...Parkwood has better standover compared to the same size..also shorter stays..I guess that building the Meta from scratch with the frame alone could be a better choice, also because the frame itself can take a 120mm fork ( see the complete Meta 2014 ) but the 2015 has a 100mm one,
    I have had a Parkwood and sold..regretted this decision..and actually Im on the same boat like you..building a new Meta or taking a Parkwood frame again? The ride on the Parkwood is very nice , quite forgiving, more comfortabe than some steel frames I have had before. Can't speak about the Meta frame, but those square boxed stays look quite unforgiving..Meta does look better to be honest , tough..IMHO

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    Ardent 2.4 and Pacenti TL28

    Hello I just received the wheels for my new brand nerw Parkwood frame. they are SuperstarComponents wheels built with Pacenti TL28 rims ( 28 mm wide ), I also ordered a pair of Ardent 2.4 TR Dual tires. Here you can see how the T28 -Ardent combo looks like: I have something like 4mm clearance on drive side and 5mm on disce side. Do you think is enough?..
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    Going to build a bike over the winter, looking for a 29er that handles well, climbs well, but down hills are fun. Was looking at the yelli screamy but I sometimes need to use a granny on long climbs. The Parkwood appears to be what I'm looking for. With 100-120 travel. Am I correct?

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    Yes. It's a great frame. Good at 120mm but some run it at 140. Super fun on the way down but can still climb. Direct mount front shifter. You won't be sorry with this. I promise.


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    Get it. Rips downhill, great handling on slow climbs. Had my fork at 100 mm, like it better at 120.

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    Thanks guys, brianb you like it @120, does it still handle the twistes and switchbacks? I'm comparing what I've heard about the yelli that it turns better shorter. 120 would be better over all if it turns great.

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    Thanks guys, appreciate the input.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jingleman View Post
    Hello I just received the wheels for my new brand nerw Parkwood frame. they are SuperstarComponents wheels built with Pacenti TL28 rims ( 28 mm wide ), I also ordered a pair of Ardent 2.4 TR Dual tires. Here you can see how the T28 -Ardent combo looks like: I have something like 4mm clearance on drive side and 5mm on disce side. Do you think is enough?..
    I had an ardent on mine...we don;t get a lot a mud so that wasn;t a problem. I would get buzz on out of the saddle pedaling when the bike was leaning one way. not a problem but annoying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElwoodT View Post
    I had an ardent on mine...we don;t get a lot a mud so that wasn;t a problem. I would get buzz on out of the saddle pedaling when the bike was leaning one way. not a problem but annoying.
    I have ended to take it off off..Here is very muddy in autumn so I guess I would have gone mad to pedal it on rainy days. I will sell the rear one and will keep the one on the front wheel. I have then ordered a WTB Trail Boss 2,25 and it looks the perfect tire , at least regarding size and volume, for the Parkwood frame. The volume is a little bit smaller than the Ardent but the knobs protrude less on the sides. Weight is 895 grams for the TCS Light version, on my kitchen scale.
    Here you can some pics how it looks like on the Pacenti TL28 rim.
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    So I'm looking for a new set of wheels. Probably around the 200-300£ mark. What are you using on your Parkwood?

    I'm thinking around 25mm internal, I'm a heavier chap so tough over super light. Currently running spesh 2.3 butcher/purgatory.


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    Check for the sale on TL28 Pacenti wheels on Superstar Components. Very good price, wide rim and a weight of 1870 grams

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jingleman View Post
    Check for the sale on TL28 Pacenti wheels on Superstar Components. Very good price, wide rim and a weight of 1870 grams
    Thanks man. I've actually gone for a set of these but not the TL28. They were out of stock so I chose the DS31 instead. 26mm internal. They look great. Can't wait to get out on them.


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    Parkwood

    hello
    here is my Parkwood (16") .Yesterday first ride, felt great and very happy about the 1x10 transmission, using a xt m8000 11v derailleur, xt 10v gear lever and a Sunrace 10v 11-42 rear cassette..single ring ring is Sram 28t. So far the 320 Marzocchi (120mm) feels good. I will post the total weight tonight.
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    My Parkwood has had a few changes. Still running the 150 fork.
    Love this bike.






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    Quote Originally Posted by r1Gel View Post
    Awesome. Thanks for showing the stand over height.

    Makes you wonder how On-One measures the SO height.
    From their geo chart, it looks like they measure further forward along the top tube. I've been wondering what the "real" standover is on these frames. I know when I'm off a bike, with my butt against the saddle tip, I'm standing over the top tube much closer to the bars than where the bend is on the Parkwood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SgtFitz View Post
    Small frame. 2.3 Ground Control with FULCRUM RED POWER 29 XL WHEEL.
    What's the standover like on the small frame? What's your inseam, if you don't mind sharing?

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    She's got new shoes!! (And feet??)

    Hans Dampf 2.35 trail and pacestar on Pacenti DL31 (26mm internal) rims.

    Love the smell of fresh rubber in the evening. All ready for Friday's ride.














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    Having issues with the rebba in that it flexes quite a lot under braking. I am 248lbs so does not surprise me at all. Switched back to my tower pro for the time being as its a little more burly. I really liked the light weight and supple ride of the rebba but the flex is unnerving.

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    Thinking about picking one of these up for a 5'8" female, pretty standard proportions, but slightly longer legs. I was thinking a small, what do you guys think?

    I'm also slightly concerned about bar height with a 120 fork. Shes used to riding road/cyclocross bikes, not MTB's. Think it will still handle ok at 100mm to start atleast?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scurry4 View Post
    5'8" female I was thinking a small, what do you guys think?

    I'm also slightly concerned about bar height with a 120 fork.
    My wife is 5'6" and I was hesitant to put her on a small bike that has fitment similar to most Mediums. To answer your question, no, I wouldn't put her on a small. If she's accustom to riding road bike, the dropped top tube of the Parkwood should offer more than enough stand over in the Medium size. She just might need a shorter stem.

    Similarly, my wife finds her road bike pretty comfortable, and part of the reason I'm putting her on a 29er for Christmas is that she rode a few 29ers and actually preferred the higher bars.
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    Hello. New in Parkwood Forum.
    I would like to ask if you know the head angle with 140mm fork... Is it 66.5 like canfield yelli with 140mm?
    Thanks

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    I think its more like 67 but I could be wrong. I think the rule of thumb is .5 of a degree for every 10mm.

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    Just ordered my frame, can't wait to get the build started

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