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    Orbea thread (with pix)

    My new bike


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    Orbea OIZ marathon

    fork: FOX F100 RL
    rear: MANITOU S-type SRL clickit remote

    cranks: FSA V-drive megaexo
    Shimano XT disc (except cranks and front derailleur LX)

    Mavic Crossmax enduro

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    Do you know the frame weight?

    It seem to be an S size and what is your tall?

    What is your feeling with this bike? Do you prefer your former rigid frame?

    Thanks

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    Nice bike luckyiron! Are those carbon seatstays working well?
    Ciao
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    1,9kg for the frame

    about 12,3kg for the whole bike (with pedals, barends and can-holder)

    The bike feels really great, it's a pleasure to ride this bike, much of comfort for the Belgian Ardens, the carbon flex system works very good, just enough flex.

    and those disk brakes: amazing

    new Fizik Gobi saddle installed.



    my collection

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    2006 Orbea Oiz UFO

    My Oiz pedal so awesome I sold off my 2005 Scape that weighed 20.5 lbs !
    19" Frame weighs 2157 gram / 4,755 lbs built up with stans wheels XTR Reba all the good stuff 21.9 lbs I had it down to 21.5 with lighter tires and a few other goodies it stays under 22 lbs all the time in Race trim bigger tires etc. I'm 44 years old and this is my favorite bike i've had like i said earlier I is so efficent that I sold my hardTAIL AND i AM BUILDING MYSELF A 5" TRAILBIKE , I switched the shock out to the SPV manitou and at 190 # I run the minimum in the SPV chamber,when I stand up to sprint the bike just moves out(forward) no bob the O Ring on the shock shaft moves abouta 1/4 " then I can go off the side of my driveway and drop off 22" inches and it lands like it has 5' inches of travel on bottom out ! this bike really does it all for short travel races bike !! It' a keeper !! goes along with a Yeti ASR-sl but lighter faster ! that saying alot !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by luckyiron
    my collection
    Sure, rub it in a little more, why don't ya?! *Drool*


    I love the Orbeas...

    2006 Kona Leroi


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    well just get your asses some juicy 7s and huck down a mountain. thoose v brakes will snap like my butt

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    Spy pics: Orbea Oiz Carbon





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    If only that came as a 29er!
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    Its a scapel

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    Quote Originally Posted by sikocycles
    Its a scapel
    It looks that way but it's not. I've ridden a Scalpel a little bit and I've ridden the Oiz (aluminum, 06 version) quite a bit. For one it has a Horst link, the Scalpel sure does not. It's way more responsive, active and efficient. And the Oiz just rides way better IMO. I've never been a fan of Cannondale's boingy, twitchy ride anyway but the Oiz rides smooth and tight.

    The new carbon version may be a different thing all together? The one thing that disappoints me is the cable routing - I hate it when Orbea (or others) runs the cables across the top the of top tube. Why not tuck them away under the TT where they're out of sight and out of mind, not to mention not snagging on my shorts! (The aluminum version tucked them underneath.) Orbea makes sweet bikes though, I'm always impressed with their bikes.

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    Hey look its a carbon scapel

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    Quote Originally Posted by k2biker
    If only that came as a 29er!
    Yeah, I'll second that. Actually, I need another way to spend my money like I need another hole in my head, so good thing it isn't.
    "I'll disintegrate over time if I expect my body to try to keep up with my mind" -BM

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    Thats a cool Scalpel

    pretty weak on orbeas' part. Sorta like giants' trance is nothing but an IH hollowpoint.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boon Fly
    I've never been a fan of Cannondale's boingy, twitchy ride anyway but the Oiz rides smooth and tight.
    Not taking anything away from the Orbea but usually, people commenting that Cannondales are twitchy are just not used to the superior tracking, stiffness and precision of Lefty and Headshok forks over bushing relying forks... They are just used to deal with floppy front ends... Especially true if it's a SID.

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    Cool-blue Rhythm New Orbea OIZ PV Wind in Croatia

    Finaly, here it is: my precious

    http://www.orbea.com/ingles/interior...a=15&modelo=52

    Price: 8.639 croatian weasels = 1.540 US$. A small fortune, but worth it. This bike gives the most bang for bucks in its category, and it is the best looking! All who disagree, come to Čakovec, Croatia and challenge me I know, the pics are crapy (phone). The paintjob is sooo hot & vibrant, I call it "Griotta Metallica" Haven't realy tested it in the dirt yet, it's so damn cold and raining. Gotta adjust sag, tire pressure, & stuff. First impression is:

    More info & pics comming soon.
    Greetings from Croatia!
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    double post

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    Hi to everybody...
    Finally found a dedicated place on the net for orbeas...
    So here is mine at 11.2kg



    Sorry about the big pic...

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    No one riding an Alma? I would like some impressions about that hardtail

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    Orbea Scape

    Here is my Orbea Scape.
    full 970 XTR
    All PRO components

    Cheers
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    That is a 1994 Specialized FSR. Even has the Horst-Link!

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    niceeeee

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    Quote Originally Posted by cruso414
    pretty weak on orbeas' part. Sorta like giants' trance is nothing but an IH hollowpoint.
    Your signature is pretty accurate.

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    does anyone know what fork that is on bettle21's bike?
    its neat looking

    thanks

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    yep it's a look fournales..

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    look fournales

    does any one know where ths fork can be purchased new hopefully in the us or even abroad in europe?

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    4 Seasons

    To bump up the thread here's my bike, on the same track all year long, ridden in all kinds of weather Going faster and faster, 2.800 km in 18 months.
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    Orbea Oiz- 06 frame/07 components

    Heres my Orbea (23 lb) which I just sold and will be getting the 08 frame.
    Here are more images:
    http://www.deltavelo.com/orbea_oiz.html

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    Hey Orbea guys and gals, anyone ever heard of an Orbea NeurAL Hot???? There's one for sale here locally that is definitely a one off thing for these parts. Toptube and seatstays are all one long piece so it has a twin toptube like an old Torker only the tubes are together. Then the seat tube is angled so it meets about 6" up from the BB so the front derailleur has a stub like a FS bike.
    This one is setup with a stout wheelset and a Nixon 145mm fork so it's like a HT shore bike.
    Keep thinking about getting it just because I like odd/weird bikes but the asking price is pretty stout also.

    BTW, Google is not your friend on this thing either, couldn't find squat that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cicleto
    No one riding an Alma? I would like some impressions about that hardtail
    I had married Alma frame and Look Fournales Fork. It's lightweight and fast. Can't compare with any other carbon frame. I have TREK8500 with SID. This is far more lighter and faster especially when you ride uphill. And it doesn't shake off your insides even when long riding. I often do 200 km. and more.

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    never have heard of it.

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    Orbea Occam

    Does anyone have an experience with this frame/model?



    I had a Santa Cruz Superlight, but found the Medium too small and the Lg too big. The geometry on the Occam sits right in between both Superlight sizes and it will accomodate a 120mm fork to boot!

    I've scanned the forums, but Orbeas aren't very popular with MTB'ers....
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    I have a occam carbon and love it, There is nothing I can fault with the bike, it is light, 24.5 lbs (nothing but stock parts) for 140 front and back, they climb well, go down well and are sexy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Beater
    I have a occam carbon and love it, There is nothing I can fault with the bike, it is light, 24.5 lbs (nothing but stock parts) for 140 front and back, they climb well, go down well and are sexy.
    Thanks for the reply, but I thought the Occam was a 120mm F/R travel bike......

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    the new version is, The 2008 had a Fox Talas RL and from what I remember the back was the same as the front for travel however I have tried to find the specs on 2008 models and can't find them anywhere. /Shrug all I know is it is more then enough travel.

    I was torn between the OCCAM carbon and the Cannondale Rush Carbon 1 until I found out the Rush used bushing for the back end and the OCCAM used bearings. Both are simular, the Occams back end is a little stiffer and the Rush came with a lefty so the front would be stiffer.

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    I should also add that Orbea's workmanship on the frames is top notch, A guy I have ridden with had a Occam and loved it until it fell off his rack on the highway and got hit by a truck.

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    2008 Frame w/ 2009 parts

    So I sold the 06/07 white frame in the above post and put this together.

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    Is Looks nice with the cobalt wheels.

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    I'm looking for the Orbea Scape geometry sheet, I have lost it and need to compare the values with a Stevens frame I want to buy...
    Anyone has the geometry picture file??

    thanks

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    Excuse me, but Orbea is not a custom builder. I live in Spain, 20 miles far from Orbea's main headquarter. They produce their frames and components in Taiwan/China, just like Specialized, Trek, Scott, Mondraker, Merida, Pinarello, Pivot... just to let you know.
    http://69.175.91.178/~biciscl1/foro/(the reference in Spain)

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    Quote Originally Posted by turko1979
    Excuse me, but Orbea is not a custom builder. I live in Spain, 20 miles far from Orbea's main headquarter. They produce their frames and components in Taiwan/China, just like Specialized, Trek, Scott, Mondraker, Merida, Pinarello, Pivot... just to let you know.
    Custom Builders & Other Manufacturers

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1
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    Ohhh... OK... excuse me.
    http://69.175.91.178/~biciscl1/foro/(the reference in Spain)

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    orbea oiz carbon

    hi guys! i m new of this forum, i registered here to share with us my bike, hope you like it..
    good ride to everyone,
    bye!
    http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/3914/img0033am.jpg

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    Those Oiz carbons are pure sex.

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    My Orbea Carbon Pro Oiz

    Hello fellow Orbea owners!! NEVER forget Orbea Rules!!! I'm a short stocky not as fast as I used to be rider and I just love my OIZ!! Orbea makes a real fine product! Once you ride one you won't want anything else!
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    compliments very cool..please post others pics!! do u have a riser bar?
    bike s weight?
    i love my orbea too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by momi1983
    compliments very cool..please post others pics!! do u have a riser bar?
    bike s weight?
    i love my orbea too!
    http://img683.imageshack.us/img683/2...3853400729.jpg

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    Thanks Momi, mine came with a Zeus carbon riser bar, a Zeus carbon seatpost and an aluminum Zeus stem. Since this pic I put on a Easton EC90 sreatpost and a Fizik red aliante Cofidis team saddle. She is sweet! I'll post more pics soon. I did add Easton bar ends, as I really like/use barends cause they give me more resting places.
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    rider weight limit for the carbon OIZ?

    just wanna ask you guys, is the OIZ carbon frame have its rider weight limit?

    im currently 200lbs...

    tnx guys

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    New Orbea Alma H50

    Here is my new Alma H50.
    +XT Crankset
    +XT Brakes
    +Tubeless
    +1x10 conversion

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