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    26" SS ready frames

    So I recently converted my 2005 XT equipped hardtail to SS. I had to use a tensioner but it's working fine.

    I've only ridden it a few times but I already know a) I will ride SS more and b) I want a cleaner look. Maybe eventually I'll build up a dedicated SS with 29er or 650b wheels but, for now, I want to re-use all my old components. So I'm looking for a SS specific frame that will work with my 26" wheels and 1 1/8" steerer tube fork. I know of two:

    Voodoo Bokor (my top choice now, since I can convert it to 650b later)
    On One Inbred (great price but no sliders...do I need chaintugs?)

    Any others?
    I live with fear and danger every day. And on the weekends she lets me go mountain biking.

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    You will need chain tugs on the Inbred. Maybe check the classifieds. There's not a lot of choice in new 26" SS frames out there.
    I see hills.

    I want to climb them.

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    Surly 1x1, of course.

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    Soma Analog as well.
    '12 Soma Analog SS
    '10 Transition TransAM
    '07 Felt F1X
    '97 Schwinn Mesa SS
    '89 Fuji Saratoga
    '86 Fuji Club

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glynis27 View Post
    Soma Analog as well.
    I LOVE my 2011 Salsa Ala Carte. The dropout design is brilliant and can accommodate gears or SS with only an allen key and one hand needed to tension the wheel.. Easiest SS setup I have ever tried bar none.
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    Quote Originally Posted by namaSSte View Post
    I LOVE my 2011 Salsa Ala Carte. The dropout design is brilliant and can accommodate gears or SS with only an allen key and one hand needed to tension the wheel.. Easiest SS setup I have ever tried bar none.
    If memory serves correct, I thought 3 allen keys (4, 5 and 6mm)? They are pretty cool frames. Too bad Salsa discontinued them.

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    Ibis Tranny.

    SPP
    Rigid.

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    Ibis don't make the Tranny any more SPP
    I see hills.

    I want to climb them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevob View Post
    Ibis don't make the Tranny any more SPP
    Dang...where the hell have I been?

    SPP
    Rigid.

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