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    Looking to buy either a complete 2012 El Mar 3 19" or frameset 19" in the Jungle Fever Green. PM me if anyone has one they'd like to part with.

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    here's my el mariachi 3 2012
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    Quote Originally Posted by aluz79 View Post
    here's my el mariachi 3 2012
    What size frame is that?

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ndbike View Post
    What size frame is that?

    Thanks!
    Gota be a small. looks exactly like mine (small)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArcticCat500 View Post
    Gota be a small. looks exactly like mine (small)
    I would've guess x-small, as the top tube and seat stay meet at an almost inverted angle. Curious now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldenaustin View Post
    I would've guess x-small, as the top tube and seat stay meet at an almost inverted angle. Curious now!
    check page 12 for mine, it was in the first stages of the build.

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    Mariachi with new hand built wheels

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    the Stans are always a nice addition to any mtbr, what are you running for hubs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArcticCat500 View Post
    the Stans are always a nice addition to any mtbr, what are you running for hubs?
    Hope Pro Evo's
    Much smoother and faster rolling than the stock ones
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    the Hopes are very nice, I have the Easton Havon's on my El Mar, I like em, if the hubs ever crap out I'll do Hopes or CK's.

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    Today was the first ride on them, they engage really nice.
    I think the color scheme came out nice, white rims, gold hubs, white spokes, gold nipples.
    I have some more gold on the way to tie it all in.
    Gold Hope seat clamp, crank bolts, Disc bolts, riser spacers, and cable clamps.
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    green and gold oughta look kikass.

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    This is a updated pics 2012 mariachi 3 size small

    WTB I 23 rims
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    Just picked up a 2013 El Mariachi SS.











    Stock build, with Ergon saddle, Ergon GS grips, Candy 2 platforms and a Thomson Masterpiece seatpost. Details here.

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    Love that color scheme of the limited El Mar SS. Just wish they had a frame/fork option.

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    my el mariachi ... although currently it is relegated to commuter duties, have upgraded some of the running gear and has schwalbe big apples ...

    thinking of turning it into a singlespeed with drop bars ... is this a suitable frame to add drop bars to? have had a bit of a 'google look', but can't see too many drop bar el mariachis ... otherwise i'll have to very reluctantly consider letting this one go and get a singular gryphon frame ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoogie View Post
    my el mariachi ... although currently it is relegated to commuter duties, have upgraded some of the running gear and has schwalbe big apples ...

    thinking of turning it into a singlespeed with drop bars ... is this a suitable frame to add drop bars to? have had a bit of a 'google look', but can't see too many drop bar el mariachis ... otherwise i'll have to very reluctantly consider letting this one go and get a singular gryphon frame ...

    Compare a Fargo and El Mar, in medium.

    Fargo is 12MM shorter in ETT, 40mm shorter in reach, 40mm higher stack. With drop bars, I'm thinking you'd need a pretty short stem...if it was doable.

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    I just turned my El Mar from ss to 1x9 winter bike with On-One midge bars + 40mm stem. A short test ride showed positive results For the moment we have -16C° and that's a bit too much for my a*s so further testing has to wait.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hoogie View Post
    my el mariachi ... although currently it is relegated to commuter duties, have upgraded some of the running gear and has schwalbe big apples ...

    thinking of turning it into a singlespeed with drop bars ... is this a suitable frame to add drop bars to? have had a bit of a 'google look', but can't see too many drop bar el mariachis ... otherwise i'll have to very reluctantly consider letting this one go and get a singular gryphon frame ...



    what size Apples are those? Can we/I get a shot from the front and back, interested in tire clearance, thinking of turning my El into a commuter.

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    i used an older pic when it had most of the components off the gt peace 9r multi, tyres are wtb exiwolf 2.1 ...
    it now has commuting wheels with 29x2.0 big apples on it, plus an xt crank, x.9 shifter and rear deraileur, specialised henge saddle ...
    "old enough to know better. too old to care."

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    Finally got around to completing mine and took it out today to tweak the riding position




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    From my ride the other day
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    Who sells El Mariachi framesets besides Universal? I can't seem to find anyone who sells frames only. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by needajob View Post
    Who sells El Mariachi framesets besides Universal? I can't seem to find anyone who sells frames only. Thanks!
    Check your local bike shops, just because they dont have them on the floor doesnt mean they cant get them....

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    2013 Salsa El Mariachi

    Riding at the Scotia Game Lands in State College, PA. Also a great place to go shooting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Krinkle View Post
    Riding at the Scotia Game Lands in State College, PA. Also a great place to go shooting!
    Yup, me and my ElMariachi frequent Scotia all the time
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    My first 29er, and my first Salsa. 2013 El Mariachi SS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SUPERMOTOXRAY View Post
    My first 29er, and my first Salsa. 2013 El Mariachi SS.
    Great looking bike. The orange paint looks even better in person.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SUPERMOTOXRAY View Post
    My first 29er, and my first Salsa. 2013 El Mariachi SS.
    Great looking bike. The orange paint looks even better in person.

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    My first Salsa and Im loving it! 2013 frame.
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    So Simple, So Clean, So Smooth, So Nice...As pictured 21.35lbs size large...Can't wait for my Whiskey carbon fork and xx1 cranks to come in..it will be down to just over 20...Not bad for a 5.5lb frame....

    From this mornings ride...

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    Pleased with my 2013. (will post a pic when i get upto 10 posts)

    I know the new compatible with everything headtubes are useful but they aint half ugly.

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    I finally found a 2013 large El Mariachi frame. I had to go to the UK but I found one. It was actually less to buy it there and pay shipping than it would of been here with sales tax. Thanks to Charliethebikemonger and his Mrs for helping me out. Great customer service and I got the bike in 4 days. It actually beat my Niner fork to Texas from California. So, I have to wait until Monday to finish the build.
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    A pair of muddy Mariachis in the sun

    A pair of muddy Mariachis in the sun
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    In action!
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    My new Mariachi

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    Just finished my build! Can't wait to get it out on the trails.

    2012 medium frame (lightly used)
    XT cranks, pedals, and brakes
    E13 34 tooth chainring
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    11-36 cassette
    X9 medium cage derailleur
    Ritchey WCS carbon rizer bars
    Stan's Flow rims
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    Salsa fork and stem
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    I've got a 2011 El Mar frame (L) I'll be putting on the classifieds in a few weeks, if you're interested, message me.

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    First night ride on the El Mariachi
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    My El Mariachi finished at last

    I'm really enjoying this set up as a SS. Over 130 miles the first week out.
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    Put the squishy fork on...Oh so nice!


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    2013 El Mariachi

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    2013 El Mariachi with components swapped from another frame. Two rides on this baby so far and I'm loving it. Here it is getting ready for yesterday's XC Race.

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    Just pick this up!!

    Picked up my 1st El Mar.. 2011, Cromoto Grande Fork, SS (34 teeth ring and 18 teeth cog). Man, I am glad I went rigid. This is a fun bike.. Love the ride quality of the steel frame and once again, love the handling of the "Salsa" frame.. Man, can they make a frame.. I had to sell my 2010 GF Rig to get into this, but it was worth it.. I put about 40 miles of fire road and single track thus far. No complaints, this bike is awsome. I bet training on this thing, will make my Sita seem like more of a rocket when I get back on that bike..
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    Picked up my El Mariachi 2 yesterday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomdjx View Post
    Picked up my El Mariachi 2 yesterday.
    Nice looking bike. I think the black and green is the best looking El Mar in years.

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    turned to commuter duties.The El Mariachi photo thread!-img_20130315_135732_942.jpg

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    I just got an XL 2013 El Mariachi 2 after a long time of deliberating and saving. All built up and ready to go, but it'll be another month at least before I can ride it. God damn lingering Vermont winter!
    No pics now, but she's a beauty. Looks way better in person than in pictures (it's the black one with green accents).

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    Racing!
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    Cheers

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    Time for another photo I think...


    IMAG0408 by ScotRoutes, on Flickr

    Loaded up for a short bikepacking trip that finally made me fall in love with the bike...

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    druidh, thats a nice set-up, I dig the color of the Stans decals too, couple quick questions if I may, tires, what & what size? Who makes that seat bag? Please.
    sweet rig.

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    Tyres: Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 28x1.75. They're a tight (but tool-free) fit on the Arch Ex rims and I'm currently running them with tubes. They were fine for the drier sections but of little use in the slushy snow I often encountered. Fun though!

    Seat bag is a Revelate Viscacha. They've been slightly modified for 2013. That's it at more-or-less maximum length. I was a bit worried it would swing about a lot but there's only a 4-season sleeping bag in there and it had no effect on handling.

    The custom decals are from Slik Graphics. They'll match almost any colour you can think of and I chose the lime green to go with the Jagwire hoses and Charge saddle.
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    Thanks for the speedy reply,

    Heres my El Commuter.
    El Commuter.

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    El Mariachi Racing

    Fundraiser event for a local church. Very fun course. This is my first time competing in Master A class. Not too many racers showed up for that category but at least the top 2 of the master A national championship were there. The El Mar felt great.
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    Re: I've searched but cannot find the El Mariachi photo thread?

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    Re: I've searched but cannot find the El Mariachi photo thread?

    Salsa el mariachi 2

    wtb bronson tires 29 x2.1 tubeless
    chris king headset
    Whisky handlebars
    Whisky bottle cage
    Whisky carbon fork
    Wtb team i23 rims / novatec hubs ebay cheapies
    Singlespeed conversion
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    There can be only one....

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    Great looking El Mar SS.

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    Great looking bike! I really like that blue color, and the photos barely do it justice. For the last 2 years, Salsa has really done an outstanding job with their graphics and paint colors.

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    New 2013 Salsa El Mariachi 3 (Small)

    2013 Salsa El Mariachi 3 in Small size with few modifications was delivered yesterday. It was late into the night when I finished putting the bike together, so photos will be coming later (updated with photos attached below).

    I preferred the El Mar2 in black/green, but the shop only had El Mar 3 in the small size that I needed. I wasn't quite sure on the red color as most of my bikes have been either blue or black. But red turned out to be a beautiful bike in person. Only downsize is that it's quite bit heavier than I had anticipated. I don't have the actual weight for the stock small size as few modifications were made before it was shipped out:
    * changed the fork to Reba RL
    * changed brakes from Elixir 1 to Shimano SLX
    * changed shifters from Deore to SLX
    * changed stock seat to WTB Rocket V SLT
    With the above changes, the bike weighed 29.1lbs without pedals. My assumption is that stock would have weighed a bit over 30lbs.

    I also made few additional changes to it:
    * changed stock bar to Easton EC70 carbon riser (weight difference of about 150g)
    * changed stem to Thomson x4 70mm
    * changed grip to ODI Rogue lock-on grips
    * added Time ATAC XS pedals.
    Total weight of the bike is 29.3 lbs.

    Unless I spend some money on the wheels and tires, cassette and crankset, it looks like it's going to be a bit difficult to get to sub 26 lbs bike that I was hoping for.

    For now, going to just enjoy riding.

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    Here is my new bike. Not as agile as the Stumpjumper I had just before but stiff, stable and fast. Love it so far, will set up as 1x9 soon, been riding SS exclusively the last 3yrs
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    Here's my 2011 complete.

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    Everything not listed is stock:
    Wheels - Hope Pro 2 Evo laced to Stans Flow EX (F/R)
    Tires - Schwalbe Hans Dampf 2.35 Trailstar (F); Maxxis Ardent 2.4 (R)
    Brakes - Shimano XT M785 (F/R)
    Crank - SRAM S1400
    Chainring - Wolf Tooth Components 28t dirent mount
    Cassette - Shimano XT M771 11-36
    Derailleur - SRAM X9 Type 2 long cage
    Other - Fork travel increased to 120mm; 142x12 rear Maxle

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    I have built this bike up in so many different ways and brought other bike to replace it, but I always come back to it and wonder why I have tried other bikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GilbyVT View Post
    Here's my 2011 complete.

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    Everything not listed is stock:
    Wheels - Hope Pro 2 Evo laced to Stans Flow EX (F/R)
    Tires - Schwalbe Hans Dampf 2.35 Trailstar (F); Maxxis Ardent 2.4 (R)
    Brakes - Shimano XT M785 (F/R)
    Crank - SRAM S1400
    Chainring - Wolf Tooth Components 28t dirent mount
    Cassette - Shimano XT M771 11-36
    Derailleur - SRAM X9 Type 2 long cage
    Other - Fork travel increased to 120mm; 142x12 rear Maxle
    Hey Gilby, how does it ride with the fork at 120? Do you notice much difference with the Maxle in back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohoen View Post
    Hey Gilby, how does it ride with the fork at 120? Do you notice much difference with the Maxle in back?
    I think it rides great at 120mm. The extra travel and slightly decreased head angle make it handle rough descents noticeably better. At first it felt a little "tall" while cornering, but when I switched to a 1x10 setup I was able to make the chainstays as short as the frame allows. I'm surprised how much better it feels even though they're only about 1/3" shorter. Another benefit of this is a wheelbase closer to where it was with the fork at 100mm. It still climbs really well too. Overall, I have no desire to put it back to 100mm despite voiding my warranty.

    I converted to the Maxle at the time I swapped out the stock wheelset for the Flow EX's. The bike definitely feels more solid, but this probably has a lot more to do with the wheels than anything else. I would say the performance gain, if there is any, is not worth the cost of the upgrade. The Maxle system itself is much better than standard QR, though.

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    Interesting. I might have to try mine at 120 for a bit. Anyway, nice looking bike.

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    Same old bike, same old awesome

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    Will be able to post up soon...just put $ down on a El Mar 3 at LBS...just need to sell one of my current bikes to raise some cash!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2m2hs View Post
    Will be able to post up soon...just put $ down on a El Mar 3 at LBS...just need to sell one of my current bikes to raise some cash!
    The 2013 color is awesome, but the 2014 model has a bent seat tube to create shorter chain stays, which I suspect will be an improvement over prior years' models of the El Mar. That said, I love my 2013 El Mar and have never met anyone who doesn't love his /hers. If you're going to get a 2013, you might want to try to press for a discount given the substantial change in the 2014 frame model.

    Either way, post some pics of your new El Mar when you get it.

    Cheers,

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    50mm shots of the bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by abelfonseca View Post
    50mm shots of the bike

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    Nice photos. Great looking bike. Enjoy.

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    Very "John Deere", abelfonseca – and I mean that as a compliment!
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    Just picked up a complete 2 on clearance last week. Two rides in and it feels great.
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    Quick (and possibly dense) question for the assembled panel: Can you run full length gear cable outers on a El Mar?

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    On the 3, yes. See pictures below:

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    I have an original with cable stops under the downtube, so I cannot. But who needs gears?
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    But who needs gears?
    Me, for I am a fat unfit knacker and live in the Pennines :-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by ratherbeintobago View Post
    Quick (and possibly dense) question for the assembled panel: Can you run full length gear cable outers on a El Mar?
    Yes you can. That's how my '13 complete arrived. It takes about 10 minutes to go from ss to gears or vice versa.

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    Raystown

    Still enjoying my el mar

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    The El Mariachi photo thread!-_mg_0774-900.jpg

    New tan-wall Ardents

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    Wow I really like those. gives it a classic look. Well played! Great tire as well. Here's mine with regular Ardents




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    Yeah, great tires and I'm very pleased with the look. It's almost as if they were made with this bike in mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by helgi View Post
    Yeah, great tires and I'm very pleased with the look. It's almost as if they were made with this bike in mind
    Can you run them tubeless?

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    Quote Originally Posted by helgi View Post
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    New tan-wall Ardents
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    Quote Originally Posted by ratherbeintobago View Post
    Can you run them tubeless?
    I don't think so. There are "tubeless ready" versions of the Ardent but these aren't marked as such

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    Thanks - if I can't have tubeless skinwalls, I think I'll stick with Mountain Kings.

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    Had my El Mar 2 since August and have just over 300 miles on her. Here is a shot of the beginning of Bussey Point in GA, a five mile point that goes out into Lake Thurman, along the GA/SC border.
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    and after 5 miles of gated forest service road. Only way here is boat, hike, horse, or bike.
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    and when I turn around (facing out of the shelter)
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    Was scouting it out with my 11 yr old daughter for a future bikepacking trip.
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    My new build, added XX brakes after this was taken.
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    Time to post up recent changes (this past year) to my Ti El Mariachi. Taken from a ride back in Oct.

    Shorter stem: 90mm to 70mm
    Lighter Wheels: Blunt SLs/XT to Blunt SLs/Hope
    Crankset: Sq Tpr Sugino to Outboard BB/Crank Deore.







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    Quote Originally Posted by ®andyA View Post
    Time to post up recent changes (this past year) to my Ti El Mariachi. Taken from a ride back in Oct.
    Hey ®andyA,
    What fork is that? Considering going rigid and looking for options. The color matches nicely with the frame, great looking bike.

    Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Knobby View Post
    Hey ®andyA,
    What fork is that? Considering going rigid and looking for options. The color matches nicely with the frame, great looking bike.

    Thanks!
    It's a Soul Cycles Dillinger steel fork. Brushed Raw finish, 485 a-c, but with standard 9mm dropouts. New versions with 15mm/Maxle? dropouts are in the works according to Soul Cycles. Unfortunately they're not available yet.

    Thanks for the comment!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ®andyA View Post
    It's a Soul Cycles Dillinger steel fork. Brushed Raw finish, 485 a-c, but with standard 9mm dropouts. New versions with 15mm/Maxle? dropouts are in the works according to Soul Cycles. Unfortunately they're not available yet.

    Thanks for the comment!
    Thanks for the info… maybe they'll have some stock if/when I'm ready to convert
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    My 2013 El Mariachi SS with Niner carbon fork. I love this bike. I have not been on my other bikes since this one arrived. My first ride on the Niner fork will hopefully be this weekend.
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    2014 El Mariachi SS straight out of the box.

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    Nothing here.

    Really. Nothing here.
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    2013 El Mar 3. Going 1x10 this weekend. Also waiting for lock on grips and a Tower Pro to arrive. Giving my wife the tower expert. I cannot wait to break it in.

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    New EM SS

    So prime!The El Mariachi photo thread!-screen-shot-2014-02-04-4.30.06-pm.jpg
    The Boombot REX, ultraportable speaker/speakerphone/siri assistant. With the ability to deny phone calls on the trail Huzzah!

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    Time for an update. went rigid, and upgraded...well...everything.

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    Sweet ride Chris. Is that a 2013?

    Here are a couple of my 2014.












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