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    Stumpy 29 ss?

    Does anyone have any experience with one. I am kind of concerned about the EBB only rotating up and forward but it looks like it really doesn't matter. Also any experience with a split shell EBB and how well does it work compared to others?
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    Well, not the Stumpy version, but I do have about 25 hours of riding combined on two Rockhopper frames with the same set-up and it has been flawless. At first I had wanted to get the BB in the lower section of the shell for CG issues, but I was told that the frame was designed to hit the advertised BB height with the top section being used.
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    so having the BB up doesn't really matter? I may just have to get one now. So there is no slipping w/ the ebb. it stay's put.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mighty Matt
    so having the BB up doesn't really matter? I may just have to get one now. So there is no slipping w/ the ebb. it stay's put.
    Well, I cannot remember if I measured the BB height to check against the stated drop/height, but I was told that the final positioning was accounted for in the design. It never slipped on the two of us that rode them for many, many rides and it is dead easy to adjust on the trail. Once I had the chain too loose after working on it and had to re-tension it mid-ride. Piece o cake.
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    I had a 2009 sj singlespeed frame - never a problem w/ the EBB. Just re- grease and tighten every few months. Check out the GF Rig too, the geometry was much better for me.

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    close up pics anyone?
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    split-shell EBB is the only EBB style I would consider. I know not everyone has these problems, I've heard of way too many problems with wedge or set-screw EBBs either slipping, creaking or requiring a lot of upkeep. On the other hand I've heard nothing but absolute praise for split-shells and how dead reliable they are.

    I wish there had been more split-shell choices when I bought my SS frame, but now we have the Rockhopper, Stumpjumper and the Raleigh XXIX that have all moved to split-shell

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    you weenie mighty matt get you one of those chines knock offs.. save the $ for wheels
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    what is it that makes me a weight weenie? i know it is special-ed but i am sick and tired of track ends.
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    The OS bikes Blackbuck is on the split shell list as well. It is coming in more sizes this year, so I have heard.
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