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    Wanna share my Flite build




    Put this baby together with a Light DH attitude, since I bought the whole bike last year and took it to NorthStar a few times with no problems. I thought a few upgrades would suit the park and the bike better. Actually, the only thing left from the original bike is the frame, headset, seatpost and fork!

    What do you guys think? The spring rate can be changed to a higher one if ever I want to take it to a trail that has some climbing.

    Here are the specs:
    Syncros 29" handlebars
    Syncros 50mm DH Stem
    Avid Juicy 7
    Front Saint 203 Rotors/ Rear Avid G3 203 Rotors
    SLX Drivetrain (Front & rear derailleur, Crank, Shifters)
    SRAM 970 DH Casette
    SRAM PC-991 Chain
    Sette Strike DH saddle
    BBG Bash guard
    Truvative Team Shift guide
    Sun Ringle Equalizer 31 Rims w/ front 20mm thru axle and 12mm rear hub
    Intense 2.5 tires on front
    WTB Dissent 2.5 tires on rear
    Fox Van R rear shock
    Rock Shox Domain 318 Fork

    I havent taken it up to the any lift accessed trails yet since its snow season. Snow has been pretty awesome here at Tahoe BTW!

    But it handles the local DH trails alot better than expected.

    I bought the whole bike cause I had some extra cash and wanted to see how Sette's heaviest duty bike (at the time) would work out. I thought taking it to the park would be a good start.

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    nice job!

    ...rear set to 4"??
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Very nice.
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    He!! Yah!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    nice job!

    ...rear set to 4"??
    Jack that thing up to highdellls travel!
    Wait,who did he tell you that?....

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMac47
    Jack that thing up to highdellls travel!
    LOL!

    Yeah, I just got back from a training ride up some fire roads in my area. I didnt get a chance to change the travel before taking the pictures.

    The bike is now back to 6in in the rear. Thanks for the heads up!

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    I have mine set at 5". Exactly what would change or what difference does it make if I switch to 6"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dictatorsaurus
    I have mine set at 5". Exactly what would change or what difference does it make if I switch to 6"?
    ummmm, you travel ability goes to 6"?!?!
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    really tho, everything has a bigger 'impact'

    your spring will feel softer, your SPV will ramp up faster (kinda)
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    So it will feel more plush?

    No geometry change, correct?

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    no geo change while static...while seated, it'll sag more; resulting in a slightly slacker geometry
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    So at 6" setting it will sag more while seated?

    What do you keep yours at?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dictatorsaurus
    So at 6" setting it will sag more while seated?

    What do you keep yours at?
    everything else being equal, yes.

    I have mine @ 6"
    I like to match the front, but it's all preference.
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    I had mine at 6" when I first got it and then changed it to 5" just to play around. It did feel different. Seemed stiffer, climbed better and pedaled on the flats easier. Not a huge change but something you can feel. I think I'll leave it at 5 until it's time to take on the bigger stuff.
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    can I fit a 7" rear shock and boxxer on the front of this bike?

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    Quote Originally Posted by freeridermtb4
    can I fit a 7" rear shock and boxxer on the front of this bike?
    A) what's a 7" shock?

    and

    B) only if it was 178mm
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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