I don't know what to truly feel about this thing ... but +1 for originality.
Originally Posted by Aquaholic
does anybody ride a lucid out of park city
My Bad ass singlespeed 29er , just put some mavic crossmax rims, new handlebars and newe tire on her.. Rides as well as it looks.
"He was a wise man who invented beer."
Scott Scale Pro
The best riding bike I've ever owned.
Frame: 2011 Scott Scale Pro (L)
Fork: Rock Shox SID XX
Crank: Race Face Turbine (light, stiff, standard bolt pattern)
Bar: ENVE Sweep @ 700mm
Saddle: Fizik Alliante Carbon
Front Wheel: ENVE AM w/ Industry 9 hub, Sapim CX-Rays
Rear Wheel: ENVE XC w/ DT 350 hub.
Stem: Thomson 90mm
Tires: Depends on Season, shown with mud/ fresh snow tires
Gearing: 32 x 18...magic gear
Brakes: Avid X.0 (not perfect), but the price was right. They've worked well since I bled them.
Love that BBG bashguard! Best bang for the buck. I have on each bike.
Originally Posted by JeffL
Stateline Falls, Watauga
Agreed. The BBG is the best value on that entire bike.
Originally Posted by nelsonccc
It never gets easier, you just go faster. -Greg LeMond
I'm not as fast as I think I am. -JeffL
Budget / high-end build
My On-One Inbred 29er SS
Stan's Flow rims
Hope Pro II EVO hubs | rear is SS-specific
Shimano M596 Deore brakes (cheap and I love them)
Deore crankset (Getting a XTR 960 crankset as soon as I find time to Jeff Jones it)
Racing ralph rear, Nobby Nic front (Tubeless)
Blackspire Monoveloce ring
On-One bar and stem (swapped short RF stem for 80mm On-One stem) | ESI Chunky grips
Spez Phenom 143 saddle
Raceface Ride seatpost
Manitou Tower fork
FSA Orbit MX headset with custom "badass" top cap
Last edited by divernick; 01-11-2013 at 04:24 AM.
Originally Posted by doctrine
Is that at Turnbull canyon in Whittier?
Originally Posted by Igoreha
Kneel before Zod!
Fear the might of its grocery-getting and commuting badassery-ness. Or something like that.
Florence Nightingale's Stormtrooper
A little belt-driven bling. This bike is so much fun.
My First Single Speed
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/2972374653/" title="Rat Ride 011 by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3047/2972374653_ea89419aae_o.jpg" width="927" height="710" alt="Rat Ride 011"></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/2972374827/" title="Rat Ride 013 by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3018/2972374827_0480af164e_o.jpg" width="1024" height="760" alt="Rat Ride 013"></a>
My First 29er Single Speed
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/4098987533/" title="First Lap 11-09 by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2610/4098987533_d583e66918_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="First Lap 11-09"></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/6320816574/" title="At the Beach Closer by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6055/6320816574_ca48fa003f_b.jpg" width="1024" height="574" alt="At the Beach Closer"></a>
What I Rode Today
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/8306578055/" title="Christmas Ride 007 by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8354/8306578055_0fb471a1c8_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Christmas Ride 007"></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/8385304198/" title="Jan 15 007 by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8328/8385304198_dd8c30d5a6_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Jan 15 007"></a>
Something I Saw a Gnome Fest
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/7977137665/" title="Schlick SS by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8461/7977137665_de3bd2f2cf_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Schlick SS"></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/7977137749/" title="Sick Schlick SS by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8181/7977137749_19cd4ac765_b.jpg" width="768" height="1024" alt="Sick Schlick SS"></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33936975@N00/7977119978/" title="Black Sheep by normbilt, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8458/7977119978_6293a12ef1_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Black Sheep"></a>
Last edited by Normbilt; 01-15-2013 at 08:01 PM.
All awesome bikes, nobody mentioned mine, though
Very nice...I wish that Santa Cruz had made SS dropout provisions for the Highball Carbon the way they did for the alloy version, be it would be a great competitor to Niner's carbon HT SS's
Originally Posted by wagon boy
is this thing on?
i might toss mine in here, because mine is better then yours
though the dirty little secret is that it has been build up 1x10 for the last little while,
Not claiming to be the baddest one out there, but it has been built very strong and comfortable at a scant 19lb.
Lynskey Pro29 SL Industrial mill finish
Lynskey 27.2 Ti post
Rockshox Reba XX w/ X-Loc
Roval Control EL 29 wheels, DT240 internals, 36T Upgrade, OS28 endcaps, Ti. skewers.
Maxxis Ignitor EXO 2.1 Front, Maxxis Ikon 2.2 EXO rear (not pictured)
Rotor 3D crankset, 104BCD, Rotor 34T SS Q-Ring (not pictured)
Chris King bottom bracket
Chris King headset
Niner Cogolicius race cog 18T
Ti gold color Cog spacer kit
Crank Bros. Cobalt 11 Carbon low rise bars, 680mm
Bontrager XXXL 90mm Stem -17deg, Ti. bolt kit
Bontrager XXXL carbon spacer kit
Ergon GP1 Biokork grips
Magura MT8 brakes (not pictured), Ti. bolt kit
Magura Storm SL rotors, Ti. bolt kit
Fizik Aliante Twin Flex Saddle, Kium rail (not pictured)
SRAM PC1 chain
Shimano XT SPD pedals
Titanium bottle cage
SC Tallboy C
Intense Spider 29 C
Trek Boone 5 Disc
Spech Tricross Expert
Raleigh RX 1.0
love that pic ernesto! wishi had views like this where i ride!
Baddest or Baddass that is the question.
Think my Surly Karate Monkey has a say in this.
So bad the concept of doing "a bit of xc" naaa no chance, only if drunk, then maybe.
So bad we took on a mountain full of superenduro and downhill race bikes.
Then after bursting the headset and the cold affecting the freewheel grease to render it useless (no drive at all, pawls stuck down in cold grease) after mauling our way down a seeding run.......
We where so bad, we drove up the road, bought the wrong freewheel (1/8 not 8/9speed, only had 8/9speed chains) then beat the stuck freewheel back to life in the Forts carpark(only lost a few ball bearings) and went for a jolly on that Fort William World cup downhill track to check things worked.
Badass was the seized headset the following morning, made some funny noises when i cracked the bars round first thing in the morning.
Really Bad was starting in seeding group A, but with no drive i ended up in group C, strangely my final race time was good enough "not to be last" in the B final race run.
Surly's are a pretty baddestbadass place to look, oh and running V-brakes is damn bad too (in many senses)
Too many pretty static shots (nice they are, but not bad) have shots of my Karate Monkey and Me mixing it up with downhillers.......and i didn't come last.
used and abused
Raised in a Chicken-Coop by Chickens
@Ace...Love the rigid battling those squishy bikes! Thats some straight up rocknroll shiznit right there! I bet you gotta wash and shave that bike!
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