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    Soooo.... DH bike at 32 lbs. Ligher than my AM bike

    WOW. My local LBS built a seriously light DH bike. This would be so much fun at Whistler, especially the last 5 runs where you are running out of time and $$$.

    Custom Build Report - Santa Cruz V10 Carbon - Fanatik Bike Co. - Bellingham Wa

    "It looks flexy"

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    wow. that is so nice. i need a tissue
    here we go again

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    Very nice bike. I like the fact that there are no stupid light parts on it. He even has real DH tires.

    I've been drooling over the V10c bikes in Fanatik for a while but I couldn't possibly use it like it was meant to be used so the cost was out of reach.

    I picked up a D8 frame a last month and have it built up with a decently nice parts kit and it sits under 39 lbs with a Boxxer R2C2, Vivid coil, Deemax Wheels and Saint parts. Very nice build but it would be cool to try out a 32lb DH bike.
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    Damn, that's lighter than my Firebird. I'm sure its affordable too!

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    not so wow, on the dutch forum there's a guy that got his V10 down to 13.45 kg/29.6 lbs

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmx1 View Post
    not so wow, on the dutch forum there's a guy that got his V10 down to 13.45 kg/29.6 lbs

    Santa Cruz V10 Carbon (2011) van Christiaan :: Bikes :: Dirty Pages
    Yep, I saw that one posted here before too.
    "It looks flexy"

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    So, is there anything on that spec list that would indicate this bike build was tailored specifically to a particular rider's attribute...mainly weight?
    I'm not bashing. But things like the Vivid Air and "AM" class rims tend to suggest a lighter rider, no?
    Rephrasing the question: would my fully kitted up 200lbs be able to take this bike out at a relatively aggressively level as an "daily" ride, w/o having to address maintenance issues prior to every outing?

    Again, this isn't a bash...merely a reality check for those of us who do not have a professional level pit crew...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    So, is there anything on that spec list that would indicate this bike build was tailored specifically to a particular rider's attribute...mainly weight?
    I'm not bashing. But things like the Vivid Air and "AM" class rims tend to suggest a lighter rider, no?
    Rephrasing the question: would my fully kitted up 200lbs be able to take this bike out at a relatively aggressively level as an "daily" ride, w/o having to address maintenance issues prior to every outing?

    Again, this isn't a bash...merely a reality check for those of us who do not have a professional level pit crew...
    Well, it's a large so I would guess the person they built it for is at least somewhat tall. The only things I might want to change is the 180 rear rotor for a 203? Haven't the Enve AM rims proven to be DH worthy by now? I really don't think the Vivid Air is just for lighter riders.
    "It looks flexy"

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    Quote Originally Posted by gticlay View Post
    Well, it's a large so I would guess the person they built it for is at least somewhat tall. The only things I might want to change is the 180 rear rotor for a 203? Haven't the Enve AM rims proven to be DH worthy by now? I really don't think the Vivid Air is just for lighter riders.
    Yeah, those were just a couple of examples off the top of my head...BTW, are all the DH bikes I've been seeing w/ Enves using those AM level rims, and not some "Works" DH grade stuff?
    The 180 in the back actually works petty well w/ Avid 2011 Codes...have a 203 frt, 180 rr combo on my Jedi and it's plenty powerful. But how are the X0s? Are they from the new SRAM DH group?

    BTW, was there a sticker price listed anywhere...I didn't see one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Yeah, those were just a couple of examples off the top of my head...BTW, are all the DH bikes I've been seeing w/ Enves using those AM level rims, and not some "Works" DH grade stuff?
    The 180 in the back actually works petty well w/ Avid 2011 Codes...have a 203 frt, 180 rr combo on my Jedi and it's plenty powerful. But how are the X0s? Are they from the new SRAM DH group?

    BTW, was there a sticker price listed anywhere...I didn't see one.
    Man, I don't know. I just posted it because I wish that were my bike for 2012.
    "It looks flexy"

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    Quote Originally Posted by gticlay View Post
    Man, I don't know. I just posted it because I wish that were my bike for 2012.
    Dude, there's 12" of snow on the ground in Denver, and still coming down. Searching for videos on PinkBike and YouTube of riding stoke can only get you so far. And, if I can't ride or gawk at ride stoke, I look at bike porn. You posting stuff like this and have no beta on it is like not even offering that reach-around you prick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Dude, there's 12" of snow on the ground in Denver, and still coming down. Searching for videos on PinkBike and YouTube of riding stoke can only get you so far. And, if I can't ride or gawk at ride stoke, I look at bike porn. You posting stuff like this and have no beta on it is like not even offering that reach-around you prick!

    "It looks flexy"

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    I love the Enve wheels but find it amusing that on the website they say not for FR or DH use.
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