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    New Edge on its way ***Updated w/Pics***

    I just pulled the trigger on the Sette Edge frame in large (20"). I'm so excited . . . I've had my eye on this frame for several months now and finally have the funds to pick it up.

    I have all of the rest of the parts I'm going to use currently on my very old Gary Fisher Marlin frame.

    It's going to be built as a fully rigid XC Mtn./Road bike with two wheel sets. A 26" with large tires for off road and 29er with skinny slicks for the road. Carbon Fork, Stem/Flatbar, and seatpost and BB7 brakes and some older XT components.

    Looking forward to building it up next week.

    UPDATE: Frame and Build pics posted below!
    Last edited by lostboy77; 04-28-2010 at 09:06 AM.

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    make sure to weigh the frame!
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    Quote Originally Posted by facelessfools
    make sure to weigh the frame!
    I don't have anything to weigh it with . . . other than my bathroom scale, which I don't think counts. Quite frankly, I don't care than much. I'm not much of a weight weenie. I chose carbon parts for comfort . . . the weight savings is just a side bonus for me.

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    I see a problem.

    You say you hav 26 inch tires for XC and 29 inch for the road. Well the bike cant handle 29inch tires, its simply not a 29er frame. You need 26 inch slicks, not 29er.

    Good luck with it though, it should be a good build otherwise.
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    Many 26" frames will take 700c wheels with skinny tires .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dremer03
    I see a problem.

    You say you hav 26 inch tires for XC and 29 inch for the road. Well the bike cant handle 29inch tires, its simply not a 29er frame. You need 26 inch slicks, not 29er.

    Good luck with it though, it should be a good build otherwise.
    A 700c (29") wheel with a 25mm tire is almost the exact same diameter as a 26" wheel with a 2.3" tire. The Edge is rated for a 2.3" tire so I don't see this as being much of a problem. I would use a 29er wheelset for the disc brakes and 135mm rear spacing. You are right in that there is no way the frame would support a 29er wheelset with an off road tire.

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    The frame arrived yesterday

    I started building it up last night . . . It looks like the 29" wheels for road use won't be a problem. With my 26" RhinoLites and Specialized Fat Boys 1.25" tire (big for a road tire) there is still a 1.75" gap between the top of the tire and both stay braces.

    Update: below are pics of the frame just after it came out of the box.
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    agreed . . . updating with pics now!

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    Here she is after two evenings of working on her . . . finally starting to look like a bike. Pretty much just the cabling and tuning left. I'll throw up one more set once she's complete . . . oh yeah . . . the bike is officially a she now.
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    Last edited by lostboy77; 04-28-2010 at 01:50 AM.

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