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    30.5lb Firebird (PICS)

    My mini DH rig/AM trail slayer weighing in at 30.5lbs.


    Size Medium frame with a Fox Float RP23 and Fox Van 180mm up front. (I can loose another pound by changing out the fork.)


    Reynolds Carbon AM Wheels 142mm spacing and 20mm up front. Tubeless set up with Maxxis 2.5 minon front and Larsen TT 2.35 on the rear. (Both DH casing)


    Shimano Saint 1x9 set up with KMC X9SL-Ti chain


    Shimano XT Cranks with e13 bash ring and guide set up


    Formula The One brakes front and rear.

    Im very impressed with the way this bike rides. The rear suspension blows my mind on how bottomless it feels for only having 6.7" of travel. The DW Linked suspension really does work. Super smooth and supple yet very stable in high speed and rocky sections. The rear of the bike eats square edge hits at ease, the Van 180 on the front is pretty killer too. Overall Im very happy with my Mini-DH rig/Do it all machine.

    Future plans: KS Lev dropper post
    I like to ride bikes fast.

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    Sweet sweet ride mate, very impressive steed..........
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    Yeah, yeah, just gotta rub it in huh? At least I have the cool green paint job!
    Desert Sunset Calls/Upward, Pain, Perseverance/Welcome Solitude

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenbentit View Post
    Yeah, yeah, just gotta rub it in huh? At least I have the cool green paint job!
    Green weighs more than Black Ano Cant wait to build up my new race bike... Wanna help?
    I like to ride bikes fast.

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    Oh hell yeah! Got the parts picked out already?
    Desert Sunset Calls/Upward, Pain, Perseverance/Welcome Solitude

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenbentit View Post
    Oh hell yeah! Got the parts picked out already?
    Nope, gotta wait. Budget season ya know?
    I like to ride bikes fast.

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    Oh yeah, soon though
    Desert Sunset Calls/Upward, Pain, Perseverance/Welcome Solitude

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    Nice looking bike. I do like my Float 180 forks. Can't imagine gaining anything by going to coil up front. I do, however, think I gain a lot with an RC4 out back - even more bottomless-er and very sensitive on the small stuff.
    "It looks flexy"

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    I would think running a coil up front would balance nicely with the RC 4. I have the opposite set-up, van coil up front and rp23 .
    I'm sure they're both good since these bikes are so awesome.

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