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    What is your DREAM BIKE?

    I'm always surfing these forums looking at all these flashy bikes and my dream bike has been slowly evolving in my head. So here it is:

    Frame Size & Color: Yeti SB66 Black
    Fork: FOX 36 150 KASHIMA 20
    Brakes: Shimano XTR
    Cranks: Shimano XTR FC-M980 10 Speed
    Front Derailleur: SRAM XX
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM XX
    Pedals: Crank Brothers Candy 11
    Stem: Thomson X4
    Handlebar: Crank Brothers Cobalt 11
    Seatpost: Crank Brothers Kronolog Dropper post
    Saddle: Fizik Gobi 00
    Bottom Bracket: Chris King Ceramic Bottom Bracket
    Cassette:Shimano XTR CS-M980 Dyna-Sys 10 Speed Cassette
    Headset: Chris King Titanium
    Grips: ODI Lock-on
    Wheelset: Crank Brothers Cobalt 11
    Tires: Michelin Wide Grip'R 2

    Like I said its constantly evolving, who knows what it will be in few months.

    I wish I had a picture of this bike, but if you have a picture of yours feel free to post it.
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    Love Yeti! I have one of my dream bikes - Yeti AS-X and next I would like to get an ASR5 - for light XC duty... Had to settle for a Trek Fuel EX5 which is a great bike. Just love Yeti though.
    I don't use Strava. Don't need an application to tell me I am slow because I already know.

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    At the moment it's a carbon Pivot Firebird with a Pinion gearbox.

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    One made out solid gold with some gemstones. I'm assuming that a sold gold bike would weigh in around 100 lbs. (1500 troy oz at $1600/oz = $2.4M), add in $600,000 in gemstones to make it an even $3M bike.

    Then I would sell it, buy a generic specialized/trek full suspension and use the rest to support me quitting my job and riding every day in cool places.

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    Mine doesn't exist yet... but when it does, it will allow me to come back in 2012 and smoke all you guys with your crappy bikes!

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    one that goes up hills on its own

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidGrinnell View Post
    one that goes up hills on its own
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    When someone figures out that a 6k bike is really worth 1k.

    As there are MX bikes with more tech that cost the same and they also come with a motor
    What goes up must come down

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    I would love to have a Chromag frame built just for me!

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    I just built my dream bike but my next one might be an Intense Carbine 650b

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    I like what I got. Is there a better bike out there? You bet. Is there something wrong with my bike? Not a damn thing . . . .
    Alcohol may lead nowhere, but it sure is the scenic route!

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    Toss up between a Seven Ti hardtail or a S-Works Stumpjumper Carbon hardtail.
    Geologist by trade...bicycle mechanic (former) by the grace of God!

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    My dream bike would be to have 5 or 6 (or more). I built my dream bike last year as well, a mojo HD. I built it up at the 150/140 travel front/rear. I would love to get a second one with 170/160, maybe a new 29'er or two. Since I'm living in a dream world I'm going to assume that I would have time to ride daily...

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    Right now it'd be a Yeti 303 WC, Fox suspension, Saint gears & brakes, with some tasty carbon wheels.
    Not really doing much Ridin' or Diggin'

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    Mine would be a Rip9 carbon with full XX1 group set, Enve wheels, Fox 34 x 150mm travel
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rez View Post
    When someone figures out that a 6k bike is really worth 1k.

    As there are MX bikes with more tech that cost the same and they also come with a motor

    But...the product managers say their R&D and materials cost so much more than the motorycles! They just defended their prices in a recent magazine. And they are crazy! The prices are so high because people pay them. No way in the world does it cost more to make a bicycle of ANY material, aluminum, carbon, etc than it does to build a motorcycle. Period.


    My dream bike will never exist.

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    I don't think a dream bike can ever be attained, because once you get it you want another. It's always changing with experience and technology.

    I'm fortunate enough to own my "dream bike", one of the benefits of working at a shop.

    Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29 with all the goodies. I might switch away from Avids just to be different than what I've always had. Sometime.

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    I would like a 27.5 Titus moto lite. I can dream right.

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    I love my Ellsworth Evolve. The only thing I don't like is that I can't put a waterbottle in the front triangle. I would love to have the handling and suspension of the ellsworth incorporated into a custom TI front triangle that has room for a waterbottle.

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    Niner Jet 9 RDO. Carbon everything, all black.

    Sent from my mountain bike while crashing
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    Quote Originally Posted by SenorSerioso View Post
    I don't think a dream bike can ever be attained, because once you get it you want another. It's always changing with experience and technology.

    I'm fortunate enough to own my "dream bike", one of the benefits of working at a shop.

    Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29 with all the goodies. I might switch away from Avids just to be different than what I've always had. Sometime.

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    Now that frame looks so much like the Hong Fu Fm036 frame out of china...

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    Nothing wrong with what I got, couldn't ask for more.
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    Quote Originally Posted by McBain01 View Post
    Now that frame looks so much like the Hong Fu Fm036 frame out of china...
    Whoa it does! Or more likely, the Hong Fu bike looks like the Specialized.

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    Mine won't ever be built either, because some parts are no longer in production.

    Santa Cruz Nomad, black, XL, with Fox DHX coil shock.
    Manitou Travis fork, 170mm travel, 20mm T/A.
    Cane Creek 110 headset, ano red.
    Azonic Outlaw wheelset, ano red, 20mm T/A front.
    Truvativ AKA stem, black, 100mm
    Gravity Gravity Lite riser bar, black, 710mm
    Avid Juicy Carbon discs, 203/185
    X.0 shifters, Redrum Red, 9-sp.
    XTR shift cables.
    Gravity Dropper post
    Selle SMP TRK saddle.
    Hope seatclamp, ano red.
    XT front derailleur, dual pull.
    Race Face Atlas triple crankset, w/ CK external BB (ano red)
    X.0 rear derailleur, Redrum Red
    SRAM 970 chain.
    Michelin Mountain Dry 2, 2.3"

    Would have come in under $4K.
    A bike is the only drug with no bad side effects....

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    Just got my dream bike today. 2012 Remedy 9. Traded it for my Stumpy FSR Carbon 29er even up with a good friend, and both of us are very happy... 29er was a very cool bike, but just did not handle like this thing does!
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    Give me a 2013 Kona Kahuna or a Scott Scale 29 Comp and I'll be more than satisfied.

    Then again, I'm happy with just my 2011 GT Avalanche entry level
    "Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads." -Back to the Future

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    For me the S-works Epic 29er. I have the carbon epic 29er and absolutely love it but I would like the next level of components and 21# would be nice also.

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    The latest greatest whiz bang whammy bird carbon fiber ant fart bike parts don't interest me a whole lot. I feel that really hauling ass is at least %90 pilot. I'd rather show up on outdated gear and show the trail who is boss instead of having a $10,000 hole in the bank account and riding like a chump.

    That said, I have my dream bike, 2008 Giant Trance X with a dropper post and a Fox TALAS fork. I've demo'd a few other bikes and they are different than mine, but, are they better? There is a very slim chance they are, but its certainly not worth spending $3,000 to find out they aren't.

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    Right now I'm fixated of picking up a '13 Superfly 100 Elite with a few mods.

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    This would be one of my favorites.
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    A Mojo HD with 7 inch travel and 650-b specific geo.

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    What is your DREAM BIKE?-lastherb160rockstar.jpg

    can't seem to scratch this itch..

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    A used all mountain or freeride bike that dosent cost an arm and a leg.
    05 Crf250 - Cheaper than a lot of high end MTB or roadies for some reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rez View Post
    When someone figures out that a 6k bike is really worth 1k.

    As there are MX bikes with more tech that cost the same and they also come with a motor
    Don't be stupid, an off the showroom floor MX bike is the equivalent of a Wally World mountain bike.

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    To the person who mentioned a gold bike, there are many materials that are worth way more then gold by weight. A bike weighing 10 pounds of enzymes and chemicals that are sold in the picograms would be worth more than the entire world's GDP. Even something as simple as a bike made of saffron would cost more than a gold bike for two reasons.

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    I'd have a Moots.
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    For Chris Chance to start up Fat City Cycles again...

    ...and start building 29er Yo Eddys!

    Woo hoo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rez View Post
    When someone figures out that a 6k bike is really worth 1k.

    As there are MX bikes with more tech that cost the same and they also come with a motor
    I gotta admit ... My 2006 MX w/motor was less expensive (new) than many of todays high-end MB's

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    My bike with some new wheels and a hammerschmidt!!

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    I love my Yeti SB95, like it's not just a summer thing.

    BUT, a full-carbon frame, with carbon "AM" rims on Chris King or Stealth hubs would be kind of sweet.

    Anybody got $6k so I can upgrade? :^)

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    I must admit before finding this site I thought my present bike (2012 Trek Mamba) would have been my "dream bike". Reading about these other rides have made drool with anticipation. Having been a recent fan of Sonya Looney I would say her Canyon MTB. That is exactly the type of riding I would like to do. I wouldn't mind doing a slow upgrade on my bike, thus making it "MY" personal build dream bike.

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    I love my bike as well, however i am dreaming of another...

    IBIS mojo HD 160 carbon black with turq
    YETI SB 66 carbon black with turq
    PIVOT 5.7 carbon black with red
    FOX RP23 BOOST kashima
    FOX TALAS 160 kashima
    FOX DOSS POST
    SRAM XX1
    MAGURA MT8 black and red 180mm front and back
    CHRIS KING/ENVE WHEELSET red hubs
    CHRIS KING HEADSET red
    ERGON SEAT carbon black
    ERGON BIOCORKS
    HOPE CLAMP red
    ODI red bar plugs
    THOMSON STEM 70mm
    ENVE DH BARS 740mm
    TIME ATAC PEDALS
    SCHWALBE NOBBY NIC 2.4

    oh yeah double everything!!!!
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    carbon firebird

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikeabuser View Post
    I gotta admit ... My 2006 MX w/motor was less expensive (new) than many of todays high-end MB's
    I almost crapped myself when i realized that my excel wheels with red talon hubs are cheaper or same price as BICYCLE wheelsets!
    05 Crf250 - Cheaper than a lot of high end MTB or roadies for some reason.

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    I drooled over the Trek Madone 7.9 WSD when I first heard about it (retails at $12K stock in the US). But I've learned not to have 'dream bikes' - my stock Madone series 4 has pleased me thus far, in my short ownership. I know it's good to dream an all, but I find so many bikes to be too similar to shell out an extra 10k. Of course, if I had money to throw around, I'd absolutely hop on something more expensive.

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    Yeti SB95
    Enve carbon rims on kappius hubs
    raceface next cranks with chris king bottom bracket and carbon time pedals
    easton monkeylite carbon bars
    loadedusa xlite ti stem
    thomson masterpiece seatpost
    xo type 2 rear derailleur
    xtr front derailleur
    140mm fox float 34
    everything anodized blue




    Right now i'm building a 2012 ellsworth evolution on stans flows/hope hubs/x9 type 2/loaded stuff/carbon noir cranks/fox talas 34mm 29er.... gonna be pretty close to perfect.. with everything anodized blue lol
    2013 Ibis Mojo HD Special Blend with dropper post, hope/stans wheelset and hope x2/m4 brakes

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    2012 S-works Stumpjumper HT 29er

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