Scandal 29er V1 confusion

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  • 01-03-2013
    trrubicon06
    Scandal 29er V1 confusion
    I just ordered a V1 Scandal from Titus USA earlier this week. After a small confusion with their stock on hand and colors. I settled on a green V1, SS swapouts, seatpost, and seatpost clamp.

    Here's my confusion. I could have swore when I was looking at the specs on the V1, that it had a standard 1-1/8" steering tube. But, checking today, I see that it says it's tapered. So, I called Titus and asked...They said the V1 is 1-1/8" and the V2 is tapered. I was also told this by them before I placed the order.

    So, does this frame have straight or tapered?! Or should I plan on ordering the Smoothie Mixer headset?
  • 01-03-2013
    brant
    Scandal 29 Swapout v1 is tapered and fits a smoothie mixer.
  • 01-04-2013
    trrubicon06
    Damn, OK. Thanks.
  • 01-04-2013
    djembe975
    How does he V1 and V2 differ? I too am confused.
  • 01-04-2013
    trrubicon06
    I believe they change the cable routing for running gears, no rack mounts, and it says something about their slackset headset. Not sure what else.
  • 01-05-2013
    djembe975
    Hopefully Brant can chime in to shed some light on this topic.
  • 01-07-2013
    djembe975
    Can anyone from On One Titus tell me what are the differences between v1 and v2 Scandal 29er frames?
  • 01-07-2013
    brant
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by djembe975 View Post
    Can anyone from On One Titus tell me what are the differences between v1 and v2 Scandal 29er frames?

    Cable guide postioning and rack mounts.
    V2 has no rack mounts and different guides.
  • 01-07-2013
    djembe975
    are the cable guides no longer on the downtube and chain stays? and are they full cable guides?
  • 01-07-2013
    brant
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by djembe975 View Post
    are the cable guides no longer on the downtube and chain stays? and are they full cable guides?

    That's right. No more open guides and only rear brake on downtube
  • 01-08-2013
    djembe975
    can you post some pictures of the revised frame, as both the US and Uk site still show the older version? Many thanks.
  • 01-09-2013
    haager
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by djembe975 View Post
    can you post some pictures of the revised frame, as both the US and Uk site still show the older version? Many thanks.

    You can see the differences on both the US & UK site. Look closely at the down tube and seat tube. Also looks like no bottle mount on the seat tube on the V2.

    From UK Site

    V1
    http://www.on-one.co.uk/imgs/product...9V2-SIL_P1.jpg

    V2
    http://www.on-one.co.uk/imgs/product...CSO29V2_P1.jpg
  • 01-09-2013
    trrubicon06
    Just received my V1 Scandal from Fedex. Color is green. Pictures to come after I build it up tonight.
  • 01-09-2013
    trrubicon06
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    Still needs adjustments...

    Will take better pics tomorrow.
  • 01-10-2013
    haager
    Looking good! Origianlly you posted questioning if the headtube was tapered or straight 1-1/8. Did you end up getting a smoothie headset then? And may I ask what you paid for the frame?
  • 01-10-2013
    trrubicon06
    Yes, I ended up ordering the Smoothie Mixer headset. The confusion they had was that they were looking at the specs from the 26" Scandal and not the 29". They hooked me up with the shipping for the headset, since it was a partial mistake on their end. No biggie.

    Since I ordered the V1 frame, it was $279. I ordered Some other parts from them and can't remember the complete total. Also, as far as I know...they only have the green left in the V1, but the other colors are available for V2.

    Can't wait to ride after work!!!
  • 01-10-2013
    haager
    Thanks for the info.

    Sent from my Motorola Electrify using Tapatalk 2
  • 01-10-2013
    trrubicon06
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    Only picture I got today...trying to beat the sun after work.
  • 01-11-2013
    djembe975
    What size frame is that?
  • 01-11-2013
    trrubicon06
    18"
  • 01-11-2013
    djembe975
    Do you know if the V2 has two sets of bottle mounts like v1?
  • 01-11-2013
    trrubicon06
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by djembe975 View Post
    Do you know if the V2 has two sets of bottle mounts like v1?

    Check out the above photos that haagar posted. Looks like just the downtube has cage mounts.

    I find it strange that the V2 has less braze on mounts and cable routing, but it weighs more.

    By the way...I rode it yesterday after work. One word...AWESOME! The smooth Manitou fork coupled with the snappy frame is superb. I have a feeling I'm gonna get too cocky with this one:D