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    Sweet!

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    From yesterday


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    Jealous! ^^^
    Keeps snowing right before the weekend here on the front range and mucking up the trails. Crossing my fingers to ride soon, for now stuck in the bike park.

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    It was hot here yesterday and today! I think it is around 81 outside right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    It was hot here yesterday and today! I think it is around 81 outside right now.
    nice views SP

    Lay that puppy over bro

    loos like u needed to enter wider cut earlier and lay her over, my first ride on the M6 I really struggled getting my lines right with corners like that, really felt the bigger wheel out front, maybe just me, haha nice anyway dude!

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    No place to go wider! I hold the KOM on this segment too;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    No place to go wider! I hold the KOM on this segment too;-)

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    probably sounded a bit arrogant, pictures can be so decieveing too, so here ya, sic work on KOM, love that pic of you getting air on page 1 too btw sic.

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    All good man no worries.

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    Here is Msquared dropping down some admittedly pinche scary drops/stairs on Dakota Ridge Front Range CO. Pic doesn't do it justice but his M6 reportedly ate this $hit up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lpcunity View Post
    Here is Msquared dropping down some admittedly pinche scary drops/stairs on Dakota Ridge Front Range CO. Pic doesn't do it justice but his M6 reportedly ate this $hit up.

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    Nice. I can see the gnar in that photo.
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    That is an awesome pic. I can definitely see the pucker factor there.

    From Sedona today


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    Looking good SP, musta been hauling swinging off the back like that

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    Nice, looks like fun riding!

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    How is the fit on the bike ? Do you feel like you are in the bike or on top of it ? This bike has been on my list for a while now .

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    I feel like I am more in the bike compared to my HD, but it is splitting hairs. I have a lot of shots from Sedona so I am going to be trickling them out for a while.



    Adding in a little HD love, althought 275/130 mode, for Mavs...


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    ^^^ [top photo] - Start of Little Horse soon after leaving Chicken Point?

    I like white bikes. I cannot lie!
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    Yep exactly for the first pic!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    Yep exactly for the first pic!
    Pretty good memory for a guy that lives up in Canada on Vancouver Island.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    I feel like I am more in the bike compared to my HD, but it is splitting hairs. I have a lot of shots from Sedona so I am going to be trickling them out for a while.



    Adding in a little HD love, althought 275/130 mode, for Mavs...

    Liking the sound of in the bike feeling @ M6

    How is the HD in 27.5" 130mm?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    This gives some perspective on how big the first jump line I posted really is. One of my buddies on his M6 is leading the train in most of the shots.
    Wow. Not only is that some really good riding, but that is one of the best vids I've seen posted. The remote heli shots really make it. There's one clip near the end where the lead rider looks like he's about to kiss the nose of the heli.

    Really enjoyed that. Thanks. Makes me wish I could jump like that.

    Your Derby wheeled M6 looks so burly and capable. What does it weigh? Makin' me rethink my decision to keep the Chili.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick005 View Post
    Looking good SP, musta been hauling swinging off the back like that
    Nah, just some style points for the picture!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KRob View Post
    Wow. Not only is that some really good riding, but that is one of the best vids I've seen posted. The remote heli shots really make it. There's one clip near the end where the lead rider looks like he's about to kiss the nose of the heli.

    Really enjoyed that. Thanks. Makes me wish I could jump like that.

    Your Derby wheeled M6 looks so burly and capable. What does it weigh? Makin' me rethink my decision to keep the Chili.
    Come to the darkside... We have cookies!

    27.8 lbs as it sits today with some medium spec parts like XT braks and XO cranks. I am going to finish off the build over the next few weeks with XTR brake upgrade and possibly some NextSL cranks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick005 View Post
    Liking the sound of in the bike feeling @ M6

    How is the HD in 27.5" 130mm?
    Those guys killed it on them. They are setup 130 rear 160 front with the Pike's. What I have noticed is that the travel up front is much more important than travel in the rear. Brain Damage might jump in here or on the Ibis forum. He had just sold off his Bronson because he didn't like the fit and also noticed some flex. The Bronson guys didn't want to hear that their bike wasn't Santa Clause in high heels and got pretty upset on the 275 Forum basically denying that it was the Blur LT replacement and not the Nomad replacement. Watching him last weekend in Sedona was like seeing a different rider. He killed it on the HD in 275 mode hitting all the sketch lines and tech climbs before any of us. Cool to see the change that a bike can make in a rider.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    Those guys killed it on them. They are setup 130 rear 160 front with the Pike's. What I have noticed is that the travel up front is much more important than travel in the rear. Brain Damage might jump in here or on the Ibis forum. He had just sold off his Bronson because he didn't like the fit and also noticed some flex. The Bronson guys didn't want to hear that their bike wasn't Santa Clause in high heels and got pretty upset on the 275 Forum basically denying that it was the Blur LT replacement and not the Nomad replacement. Watching him last weekend in Sedona was like seeing a different rider. He killed it on the HD in 275 mode hitting all the sketch lines and tech climbs before any of us. Cool to see the change that a bike can make in a rider.
    Santa Cruz is coming out with a new Nomad. FYI
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    Specs look killer so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    Nah, just some style points for the picture!
    You teaser, looked you were flying

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    Quote Originally Posted by Salespunk View Post
    Those guys killed it on them. They are setup 130 rear 160 front with the Pike's. What I have noticed is that the travel up front is much more important than travel in the rear. Brain Damage might jump in here or on the Ibis forum. He had just sold off his Bronson because he didn't like the fit and also noticed some flex. The Bronson guys didn't want to hear that their bike wasn't Santa Clause in high heels and got pretty upset on the 275 Forum basically denying that it was the Blur LT replacement and not the Nomad replacement. Watching him last weekend in Sedona was like seeing a different rider. He killed it on the HD in 275 mode hitting all the sketch lines and tech climbs before any of us. Cool to see the change that a bike can make in a rider.
    Must be better with 650b, I see thats how giant differentiate the SX Trance vs std Trance just bigger fork.

    Great to see its working well for them on 650b and the HD
    um interesting they have had flex in the Bronson too, I wouldn't have changed the HD for that rig anyway fwiw but nice stuff.

    I tried a similar setup on the HD @ 26" wheels 140rear flop chips / 160 front bike was terrible in 26" anyway, just out of balance weird in corners, just handled off, not like I haven't done this in the past either on other bikes, but I didn't like it on the HD with 26" wheels, 650b must balance it out better.


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    Mach 6 Action Thread

    Good stuff SP!

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    Moab this weekend..bike was flawless!!!

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    Here's a little hangover I had in Sedona this weekend.
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    Nice pics guys!

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    Some pics from Sea Otter last week. First up one of my teammates not CURRENTLY sponsored by Pivot (hook us up guys!) on his way to 16th overall in Pro DH and also finished 10th in Pro Dual Slalom. Not bad for an attorney that works 50 hours per week...



    Pulling a train with Lopes



    A different perspective showing how big that move really is (non Pivot rider, but better angle). Tricky run in and run out.



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    Me taking a fast run on my favorite local Bend trail on the Mach 6.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zschnepf View Post

    Me taking a fast run on my favorite local Bend trail on the Mach 6.


    I wish that was my local

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    Quote Originally Posted by trickbooter View Post
    I wish that was my local
    We do have excellent trails here in Bend.

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    Great looking new trail. I usually get down to Bend to ride about twice a year. Love the Wanoga side of the trails. I have not ridden this trail yet and will be there next Thursday. I can't find much updated on this trail online. Do you have to access it from DMH, or can you easily get there from Wanoga? We have 2 cars, so will be shuttling as much as we can over 4 days to get in as much riding as possible. Wanoga to Conkin is always in the plans for several descents, so I would like to add this one to it as well.

    Looks a bit similar to the bottom of SK, but with more jumps? If you can give me some ideas on good descents that would tie in this trail, it would be greatly appreciated. Can't wait until next weekend!

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    Nothing too exciting. Just playing around on the rocks in the forest.

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    Nice shots guys!

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    I have been wanting to get some good cornering shots


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    Quote Originally Posted by zschnepf View Post

    Me taking a fast run on my favorite local Bend trail on the Mach 6.
    Heading to bend for the first time this summer any quick tips on what and where to go? I know this isn't the place for it but I have to ask.

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    A little dirt surfing


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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansod View Post
    Heading to bend for the first time this summer any quick tips on what and where to go? I know this isn't the place for it but I have to ask.
    Do a search in the Oregon thread. Tons of threads on trip planning and what trails to hit around Bend. Pretty easy to figure out and just about all the trails are great. Heading out tomorrow to Bend, can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansod View Post
    Heading to bend for the first time this summer any quick tips on what and where to go? I know this isn't the place for it but I have to ask.
    Sure, first thing to do is check in with one of the local bike shops, Bend has lots of good shops, especially on the Century Drive. Grab one of the local area bike maps. I would check out the Phil's trail system, lots of good riding there. Then head up to the Wanoga Snow Park. Tiddlywinks, Funner, and Tyler's are all incredible rides. Enjoy your visit to Bend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zschnepf View Post
    Sure, first thing to do is check in with one of the local bike shops, Bend has lots of good shops, especially on the Century Drive. Grab one of the local area bike maps. I would check out the Phil's trail system, lots of good riding there. Then head up to the Wanoga Snow Park. Tiddlywinks, Funner, and Tyler's are all incredible rides. Enjoy your visit to Bend.
    Thank you! I'm really looking forward to the trip! Recommend any shop in particular that might need a cold six pack?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansod View Post
    Thank you! I'm really looking forward to the trip! Recommend any shop in particular that might need a cold six pack?
    Sagebrush Cycles would be my first choice, then Pine Mountain Sports.

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    nicely done!

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    Thanks..

    We all know the M6 can tear up the DH, but this is the best climbing tech monster I've owned!!!

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    That is a killer move!


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