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    Yeap, there must be a problem with the frame or something. My expert carbon was loose from the get go and they replaced the bushing and it started to do it again. Even when they replaced the bushing there was still play in the front end of the shock but it also gets more play the longer you ride it.
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    It appears as though the bushing is not being trapped by the frame when the bolt is tightened. I have it fairly snug, but I'm afraid to over tighten it.

    tsefreeflow, What was the end result?

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    This is scaring me away from this frame

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    My wife has the Enduro Expert Carbon and doesn't have any issue....so of a sample size of 2, it is only happening in 50% of the frames....lol

    I'm sure the problem will get sorted out. Could be a pretty simple fix.

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    Took the shock out of the frame and mounted just the reducer in the frame and it wouldn't snug up. Tonight I'll try the wife's bikes reducer and see if it works. Although hers has the fox and mine the CCDB.

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    Give me a week or so and I will let you know what all happened with mine.
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    Took the bike to my local suspension guy who also happens to deal with Cane Creek stuff. He installed new mounting hardware and problem seems to be gone.....hopefully for good.

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    Sweet bike. What travel is ur fork set at? I it light and how does it perform to a fox 34 or even a lyrics 170mm. Is it for more down hill or is it easily findable every were to include the ups. Last question does it make ur front end a little higher than say the 160 talas. Thank man I am interested in that fork or the lyrik RC2DH.

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    That really is a sweet bike!

    Man, long travel bikes just look so good.
    Probably the kid in me who always wanted to possess a dirt moto?..

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    I'm not a strong climber and I enjoy descending the most, so I wasn't worried about the extra A-C height and really liked the idea of a coil fork with low maintenance. The fork is not broken in yet but it still feels pretty good. Haven't ridden the other forks you mentioned but the 55 does feel better than my old 2010 36 Talas. The bike is only slightly higher than the stock expert enduro with the 34.

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    That is a sick bike man!! I wish I could have found a blue frame!

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    Finally got mine!!

    Second hand but mint condition. Only one ride into it and she is just awesome. Trying to work out the perfect shock settings now (headache). Here she is with the big sister.....
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    Finally got around to taking some pics of mine. 28lb 8 oz.
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    Wonderful build. I especially like the clean cable setup with the cockpit pipe.
    Is that a travel adjustable Lyrik?

    Pretty much my dream build, might need 2x around here though.

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    Thanks! No it's the solo air 170mm. Have not felt the need to have a travel adjust fork on this bike so far. It's really just kind of a place holder till the new PIKE is avaliable though. The 28t chainring has actually been pretty good on the climbs and I have rarely spun it out.

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    It started with an "Evil" thought...

    I have been riding a Knolly Delirium for the past 2 years and a Knolly DT for the 3 prior. It is a phenomenal bike! I absolutely love the fact that I can keep up with my buddies on their sub 30lb. trail bikes and then say good bye on the DH.

    However, it has become apparent to my buddy (also rides a Delirium) and I that our bikes are just too much for the stuff we ride 95% of the time. We ride in Santa Cruz, home of the redwood buffed, loamy, soft, mulchy, smooth trails with the occasional jump here and there. I'm not saying that there isn't big stuff to be had, just don't think I need the FR/DH capable bike that the Delirium is. We both have a Knolly Podium and there is a lot of crossover between the 2.

    Our Deliriums weigh in around 34lbs. and really pedal like less than that, a true testament to Noel Buckley's passion with his brand.

    In comes the Evil Uprising. This bike piqued our interest due to the geometry and the fact that it can be adjusted and ridden with a 160mm up front while having 150mm in the rear. Really was interested in this bike and my buddy is still in wait for his.

    During the wait for the Evil, the question of the S-Works Enduro came up and wallah, once I saw the numbers (my buddy is a scientist and really works the numbers -anti squat, brake squat, leverage ratios, etc) I was sold. I have a DB Air on my bike and I love it, so this was a bonus. Problem was finding one......arrrgh!

    Well, I found one and here it is. Super stoked to have a buddy who owns a shop and understands the customer's needs and is willing to work with them - Andrew @ Cyclesport in Scotts Valley, CA. I figure I'm losing 5 pounds, gaining a gear and I'm losing 2.5 mm of rear travel - up to 20 mm up front. I will miss the comfort that the Delirium provides, but I'm hoping this will be close. Haven't ridden it yet, built it last night with a more sturdy build than most but still weighs in at a respectable 29.5 lbs.

    The Build:

    (L) 2013 S-Works Enduro
    Cane Creek Double Barrel Air
    2012 Fox Float 36 - 160mm
    XX1 Drive Train - HUGE BONUS!
    - XX1 Shifter
    - XX1 RD
    - XX1 Cranks/34t ring
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    - XX1 11/34 11 Speed Cassette
    M988 XTR Trail Brakes - 203/F - 185/R
    Industry 9 AM Wheelset - XX1 adapter
    Schwalbe Rocket Ron 2.4 F/R
    Chromag Fubar OSX - Chrome 30"
    Point 1 Split 2nd 50mm Stem
    KS Lev - 125 SO SWEEEEET!
    Chromag Moon Saddle
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    NIIIIIICE!

    Love the Chromag bar and stem(?).

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    My 2013 S-Works Enduro:

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    A bit more of a gravity setup but suits me perfectly.

    Build:
    S-Works Enduro frameset (medium)
    Fox 36 Float 160mm forks
    Chris King ISO hubs w. ZTR Flow EX rims
    Specialized Butcher Control tyres (tubeless)
    Shimano Saint cranks and rear derailleur, XT cassette, XTR chain/shifter
    E-13 chainguide and guidering
    Enve DH handlebars, Thomson X4 stem (50mm)
    Shimano XTR Trail brakes (203mm front, 180mm rear)
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    has anyone got any images of the clevis end of the shock - Im interested in knowing what shock options are available for the '13 Enduro. I'm assuming the stumpy can and does use the same clevis mounts? Anyone got a breakdown of coil / air shock options to save me repeating the research.....

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    Finally got my Sworks built up

    It's been a while in the making but my bike is finally ready, thankfully sooner rather than later. I wasn't supposed to be able to get a free hub body for XX1 to fit on my Easton hubs until July but Santa came early!

    And thanks goes out to Mr. Lynch for setting me up with the frame!

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    Med Frame w/ CCDB-Air shock
    Fox 34 TALAS, Black
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    Cane Creek headset
    Handlebar: RaceFace SixC Carbon, 785mm
    Stem: Easton Haven, 70mm
    Post: KS LEV, 150mm
    Saddle: WTB Pure V
    Rims: Easton Haven Carbon
    Tires: Schwable Hans Dampf Trailstar-FR, Pacestar-Rear

    Still dialing it in but hope to go out for it's maiden voyage this weekend!
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    Sweet build! Glad to see you got it built up. Now get some dirt on it!
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    Nice, very nice. Is that fork the 160mm TA or the 170RC3? Any updated feedback on the climbing side of things since you have had more riding time on that monster?

    Sick of the poor performance on the 34 Talas so wanna go Zockes!

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    Project Done!!!

    S-Works Enduro frameset (Medium)
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    Question for ya....

    I am having a clicking noise when I compress the suspension. I am reading this and, if I am correct, this might have to do with the RD tension? I thought it was the pedals or the seat or seatpost, but tried them all differently and it still happens. It is a clicking noise that appears to come from the linkage. I oiled the linkage and greased the shock bolt. I will call the LBS today and ask and try the lock-out of the RD method. It really only bothers me when I'm riding around the neighborhood.

    p.s. When I first had the bike I had too little slack under the frame and it was really clicking when I compressed, but I lengthened the loop under the BB and that went away. This is new and I've ridden it about 8 times.

    Thanks for your help.

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    or it might be the clutch style deraileur. Roll the cage forward so there is no tension on the chain and cycle the suspension. I had the same thing going on and it made me nuts thinking it was the bike, but it was just a slight clunk in the movement of the rear der.
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    I had the clicking noise also from just pedaling, it sounded like it was coming from the non-drive side. Not sure what it was, I had to put a new brake line on so also lengthen my deraileur housing and took the crankset off and regreased everything. Thankfully, noise is gone. I'm hoping Spesh come up with a better cable routing system... The loop under the BB hasn't been a problem but certainly it's a eye-sore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dominator13 View Post
    Question for ya....

    I am having a clicking noise when I compress the suspension. I am reading this and, if I am correct, this might have to do with the RD tension? I thought it was the pedals or the seat or seatpost, but tried them all differently and it still happens. It is a clicking noise that appears to come from the linkage. I oiled the linkage and greased the shock bolt. I will call the LBS today and ask and try the lock-out of the RD method. It really only bothers me when I'm riding around the neighborhood.

    p.s. When I first had the bike I had too little slack under the frame and it was really clicking when I compressed, but I lengthened the loop under the BB and that went away. This is new and I've ridden it about 8 times.

    Thanks for your help.

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    I had that same issue on my stumpy. It was a loose upper shock bolt. Make sure you torque it to spec.

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    The easiest way to check is to open open the RD and cage lock it and see if the noise goes away. If it does, its the clutch popping. If it does, its a loose bolt.
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    It's the clutch! Not sure if this is good or bad?
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    Easy fix! I had to adjust my xx1 RD and my x9 type 2. You will need a t55 bit to do it.

    Where the clutch is located there is a small smooth round black cover. Use the edge of a razorblade and pop the cover off. Under the cover is a t55 bolt. Remove that bolt. Underneath is 4mm bolt. put a wrench on that, and on the 3mm bolt on the backside and loosen/tighten the clutch. Dont undo the bolt since it is a pain to retension the spring in there.

    I found if you pull up on the lower part of the chain you can get a good feel for the clutch tension. Adjust it to the point that there is resistance but it doesnt "pop". backing off the tension will cure the noise and your suspension will feel smoother too!
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    Now that's helpful. Thanks a million!
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    Here is a thread with pix.
    XX1 knocking/clunking

    Pretty much ignore the stuff about removing the clutch and greasing it. It doesnt last long. Adjusting the tension is what will fix the issue. The clutch sometimes will tighten up from use, so if it happens you just adjust it again. After you do one you can do it in less than 2 minutes.
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    Got my pike in a couple weeks ago. Great fork, pretty happy with it thus far. Just had to share the updates.
    cheers guys.
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    S Works

    Here she is with her NEW PIKE. 2013 S-Works Enduro Build Thread-img_0003.jpg2013 S-Works Enduro Build Thread-img_0001.jpg I have a ROCK SHOX LYRIK RC2DH SOLO AIR on the way for her aggressive days at parks.

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    Is this the dual air one? Man, looks nice, I am waiting for my one, still haven't arrived in Australia but should have by end of the month hopefully. Was going to go for the black look but went for the white and after seeing yours, nice!! Very happy with my decision.

    now what really matters, how does it ride?? The PIKE I mean.

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    Ya it is the dual air position. I just got it put on so hasn't taken her out on the trails as of yet. BUT around the driveway and on e curbs wow it is so s
    PLUSH. It is a night and day difference from the 34 160 talas. Like I said I have a 170 Lyrik RC2DH for the bike parks on the way so I will us the bike for every type of riding until net season when I add a 29er to my stable

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    Mine when I will receive my 160mm Solo Air Pike (2 Weeks )..photoshop used for the fork (I have already the custom decals )

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    Others ideas for Pikes custom decals (On 2013 S-Works Enduro)

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    Where are you sourcing the decals from? Me wants! Like No 5

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    The only thing that seems strange is it seems to sit lower in the front now with this fork compared to the fox 34. It is defiantly raked out more though. I guess the a/c length is shorter than the fox 34.

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    Post pic of the bike sideways with fork straight FWD

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    So I've been looking into doing my own build of this S-Works carbon enduro frame, but was also taking a peek at the Enduro Expert carbon frame. They look precisely the same expect for the rear shock and the color scheme? Does anyone know off-hand if this is the only difference?

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    Yep, that is the only difference.

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    So I've been looking into doing my own build of this S-Works carbon enduro frame, but was also taking a peek at the Enduro Expert carbon frame. They look precisely the same expect for the rear shock and the color scheme? Does anyone know off-hand if this is the only difference?

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    The Pike looks like a rad fork. Maybe Rock Shox will lead the suspension branche for the next couple of years.
    Like they did with the original Pike xD

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    Selling my S WORKS Enduro

    What do you think I should ask for this? I have it listed for $6900..

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    Quote Originally Posted by ski1970 View Post
    What do you think I should ask for this? I have it listed for $6900..

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    Willing to part out just the frame and rear shock? That's all I need. PM me ASAP!

    EDIT: sorry, sorry. I spoke way too soon. Medium frame is far too small for me. I'm almost a borderline XL. GLWS!

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    Are you selling your ride already? That was quick.

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    Decals available in a small internet shop...in europe
    'Tentense...or Intenseman

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    sharing is caring!!! Have you got a website or email so I can contact them?

    Cheers!

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    What's the official status with reverb NON stealth with the internal routing?

    I've seen some information about this floating around but haven't heard anything definitive.

    Just got my 2013 in blue as a warranty replacement and can't figure out a decent way to route my old reverb. Suggestions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by iguanabartola View Post
    sharing is caring!!! Have you got a website or email so I can contact them?

    Cheers!
    Portugal website...but you can contact them in english

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    Awesome, message sent. Thanks!!!!

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    looks awesome, sweet colour coding.
    Will those tyres hold up - they must have sidewalls like cigarette paper!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikingboy View Post
    looks awesome, sweet colour coding.
    Will those tyres hold up - they must have sidewalls like cigarette paper!?
    Yes I change tyres for mountains : Butcher SX/Purgatory Grid
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    Niiiiice one Intenseman, looks awesome. What is the feedback on the PIKE Solo? also compared to the previous BOS?

    BTW, about to order the Decals, thanks for helping!

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    Hi.
    Can anyone give me a little help/advice.
    I'm covering a bit of old ground here but I'm coming off a large mojo hd and about 5'10-5'11.
    I've just bagged myself a medium s works enduro frame.
    The numbers seem that the med enduro is actually longer than the mojo with a longer reach too? Is this correct? I'm using a 35mm stem on the mojo.
    It should fit me well right?
    I tend to go for larger frames and probably would have gone for large but this is the deal which came up.
    Also what do i need to swap the chainset over? I have a xx1 156q gxp. If it was ht then i would use a Praxis works but i don't think they do a gxp yet?
    Thanks

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    No I am sorry it is not for sale anymore, I decided to keep it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ski1970 View Post
    No I am sorry it is not for sale anymore, I decided to keep it.
    Is that in reference to the eBay auction i won a few hours ago?

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    Well if you won a bid on there, you got hosed, it is a scam. I have had some dude from Europ texting me too about it. I have no ebay account nor do I use them. Yes it is my bike in the picture but I did not put it up on there. They must have got the info from classifieds here when I was selling it months ago. The one on ebay was a whole bike (my bike) I called ebay and reported it.
    Quote Originally Posted by waldo1 View Post
    Is that in reference to the eBay auction i won a few hours ago?

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    Well, this is slightly concerning.
    The auction was for a brand new, medium sworks enduro frame with command post. The listing is a private sale(not a shop) in Germany.
    I haven't sent payment yet, was going to do it in the morning.
    I hope this is legit and we have a mix up here.

    Quote Originally Posted by ski1970 View Post
    Well if you won a bid on there, you got hosed, it is a scam. I have had some dude from Europ texting me too about it. I have no ebay account nor do I use them. Yes it is my bike in the picture but I did not put it up on there. They must have got the info from classifieds here when I was selling it months ago.

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    2013 S-Works Enduro Build Thread-20131020_113818.jpgAlmost there now. Just need cranks and it's ready to go.
    650b s works.

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    it works

    so you can fit a 27.5 wheel on the back. what size tire are u using and what kind

    Quote Originally Posted by waldo1 View Post
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    650b s works.

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    Crossmax Charge Front - Crossmax Roam XL Rear
    Type: UST Tubeless Ready
    Front Tread Single Compound, Rear Tread Dual Compound
    Casing: 2x66TPI
    Dimension 26": 2.40 Front & 2.30 Rear
    Dimension 650b/27.5": 2.40 Front & 2.20 Rear

    Threre is not a huge amount of clearance left over in the upper Bridge, maybe 10mm.
    I doubt a larger tire like the front or a 2.35 hd would fit.

    The 170 deville was fine. I made sure that I let all air out of the fork and shock to ensure clearance on full compression.

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    so it is not a 650 b fork. can u get pictures of rear clearances with tire.
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    so you can fit a 27.5 wheel on the back. what size tire are u using and what kind

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    It's not but clearly fine. For 2014 bos offer a 650b version with slightly more Crown clearance.

    Will post clearance pics in the week. Just went to the shop to test fitment today. I'm considering light bicycle rims on hope instead but not quite sure yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by waldo1 View Post
    Crossmax Charge Front - Crossmax Roam XL Rear
    Type: UST Tubeless Ready
    Front Tread Single Compound, Rear Tread Dual Compound
    Casing: 2x66TPI
    Dimension 26": 2.40 Front & 2.30 Rear
    Dimension 650b/27.5": 2.40 Front & 2.20 Rear

    Threre is not a huge amount of clearance left over in the upper Bridge, maybe 10mm.
    I doubt a larger tire like the front or a 2.35 hd would fit.

    The 170 deville was fine. I made sure that I let all air out of the fork and shock to ensure clearance on full compression.
    Good to hear that 650b fits on the 2013. I read on the 650b forum that they don't fit a 2.2 on the 2010 s-works. How's the ride changed? Sounds like the perfect bike IMO

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    I don't get it. Throwing 650b wheels on a 26" engineered bike makes it the perfect bike? I really think that for its intended use, the sworks enduro 26" is "the perfect" bike as designed and engineered to be.
    Have a nice ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoShirt View Post
    I don't get it. Throwing 650b wheels on a 26" engineered bike makes it the perfect bike? I really think that for its intended use, the sworks enduro 26" is "the perfect" bike as designed and engineered to be.
    For those of us who want a 650b enduro it would be perfect. Rolls a bit faster, etc. Anyway that's the bike I want, you can disagree. Plenty of 26" bikes are convertible to 650b and many prefer them with that size, as you can see on the 650b forum.

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    I dont think by definition it can be 'perfect' as the geometry is designed for 26" wheels and is therefore compromised by fitting the larger wheels - unless Specialized got the calculations off by 1.5"

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    Shouldn't be an issue if he uses 650b front and back which he did.
    So headangle and all stays the same. BB height changes a bit.
    ...love is the absence of fear....

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    surely leverage rates into suspension changes "a bit" too though?

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    2013 S-Works Enduro Build Thread



    Just sharing this beast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikingboy View Post
    surely leverage rates into suspension changes "a bit" too though?
    Not the leverage rates, because the length of the swingarm isn't changing here, frame stays the same. Maybe the force that goes into the suspension changes a bit as the wheels are different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truckee Trash View Post


    Just sharing this beast!
    Nice! Black beauty or the John Player Special Edition.
    ...love is the absence of fear....

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    Nice! Black beauty or the John Player Special Edition.
    Ha! Francois had the same comment - they are also my initials...love this bike!

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    Updated mine with a Marzocchi 55:





    Frame: Specialized Enduro S-Works 2013, size L
    Shock: CaneCreek Double Barrel Air
    Fork: Marzocchi 55 Micro Switch TA, 170mm
    Bar: Easton Havoc Carbon 35, 760mm
    Stem: Easton Havoc 35, 50mm
    Grips: ODI Oury
    Spacer: BBB ultralight
    Aheadcap: Tune Carbon
    Brakes: Avid X.0 Trail Worldcup
    Dics: Formula TO, 203mm
    Disc bolts: Hope Ti
    Shifter: Sram XX1
    Bottom bracket: Specialized PF30
    Crank: Sram XX1
    Chainring: Sram XX1, 32t
    Crankboots: RaceFace
    Pedals: twenty6 Predator ti
    Chain: Sram XX1
    Cassette: Sram XX1
    Derailleur: Sram XX1
    Wheels: Roval Traversé SL Carbon, 20mm/142mm
    Front tire: Specialized Butcher Control
    Rear tire: Specialized Purgatory
    Tubeless milk: Stan's
    Saddle: Selle Italia SLR TT
    Seatpost: Syntace Highflex Carbon
    Seatpost clamp: Tune Würger
    Frameguard: Rockguardz

    Weight: 12,3 kg

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    Quote Originally Posted by iguanabartola View Post
    Second hand but mint condition. Only one ride into it and she is just awesome. Trying to work out the perfect shock settings now (headache). Here she is with the big sister.....
    Hi there,

    You said you got that s-works as second hand. I found one that is in really great condition according to photos. Owner has 2014 s-works and selling the one like yours. What should I be on on the lookout for when I go to inspect it? My main concern is the carbon frame. My one and only worry is that it is hard to know or find out whether the carbon frame has a crack. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by igz View Post
    Hi there,

    You said you got that s-works as second hand. I found one that is in really great condition according to photos. Owner has 2014 s-works and selling the one like yours. What should I be on on the lookout for when I go to inspect it? My main concern is the carbon frame. My one and only worry is that it is hard to know or find out whether the carbon frame has a crack. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

    thank you
    Hi Mate, I took a small torch with me and looked at the frame carefully. I took my time and asked questions about the bike was ridden, etc. I also checked rims carefully as they are also carbon (if your bike is stock).

    The fella I bought the bike from had several other bikes and I could tell the S-Works was ridden but not as much as the others due to the rider's preference. So I guess I was also lucky in that aspect.

    At the end of the day is a hit & miss really as any structural damage on the inside would be impossible to see. Is the guy you are buying from happy to help you with Warranty shall an issue take place? That also helps.

    This frame is burly & super strong, and I tell you, the bike likes to be ridden hard. Frame is very stiff too so, if you are getting a good deal and the frame looks good, go for it.

    Good luck!

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    Mate, thank you very much for that.

    Well, if I bought the bike, I wouldn't be able to get warranty replacement obviously and i'm not sure if he could do it for me if for example frame proves to be cracked because he replaced the original frame under warranty already.
    I'm honestly considering Enduro EVO brand new. They're now $2,500. I know it's heavier but in time I'd make it lighter and it is much cheaper. However, I'm willing to offer this guy (if everything seems good with bike) $3,500 and he is asking for 4,500 (negotiable) so I'm not sure what to do.

    Do you think there should be some sort of visible external damage that caused possible internal damage?

    Do you think Spesh shop could inspect the frame better?

    What would be a deal breaker for you here?

    My sincere apologies for all the questions. I really am not sure what to do but I feel that if I see even the smallest damage to this frame, I'd have to walk away.

    Again, any advice greatly appreciated.
    Cheers mate

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    And Enduro EVO won't do if you are looking to pedal the thing up-hill.

    I did pedally tracks on my 2010 Sx Trail (160mm) back when I had it and the thing was a pig. Got me fit but when I changed into the Endo S-Works WOW! The bike capability on descend was as good as the SX Trail taking into account how stiff the carbon is but when pedalling uphill, what a dream. The new plantform does pedal well.

    In relation to the warranty, the current owner, if the original owner, could help out and pretend the bike is still his if an issue is to take place.

    For visible damage, I would be looking at hairline cracks mostly. You might see some chips on the paint but I wouldn't care to much about those if only small. As mentioned, the frame is thick (11m) + also has a good coat of paint on top.

    Also check headset / BB / anywhere where carbon make contact with screws / Cables. And ask if current owner has used torque wrench as specified.

    About price.... depends on how new the bike is. It's still fairly new I assume if is into a 2014. Did he go 29er?

    Quote Originally Posted by igz View Post
    Mate, thank you very much for that.

    Well, if I bought the bike, I wouldn't be able to get warranty replacement obviously and i'm not sure if he could do it for me if for example frame proves to be cracked because he replaced the original frame under warranty already.
    I'm honestly considering Enduro EVO brand new. They're now $2,500. I know it's heavier but in time I'd make it lighter and it is much cheaper. However, I'm willing to offer this guy (if everything seems good with bike) $3,500 and he is asking for 4,500 (negotiable) so I'm not sure what to do.

    Do you think there should be some sort of visible external damage that caused possible internal damage?

    Do you think Spesh shop could inspect the frame better?

    What would be a deal breaker for you here?

    My sincere apologies for all the questions. I really am not sure what to do but I feel that if I see even the smallest damage to this frame, I'd have to walk away.

    Again, any advice greatly appreciated.
    Cheers mate
    Last edited by iguanabartola; 05-28-2014 at 11:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iguanabartola View Post
    And Enduro EVO won't do if you are looking to pedal the thing up-hill.

    I did pedally tracks on my 2010 Sx Trail (160mm) back when I had it and the thing was a pig. Got me fit but when I changed into the Endo S-Works WOW! The bike capability on descend was as good as the SX Trail taking into account how stiff the carbon is but when pedalling uphill, what a dream. The new plantform does pedal well.

    In relation to the warranty, the current owner, if the original owner, could help out and pretend the bike is still his if an issue is to take place.

    For visible damage, I would be looking at hairline cracks mostly. You might see some chips on the paint but I wouldn't care to much about those if only small. As mentioned, the frame is thick (11m) + also has a good coat of paint on top.

    Also check headset / BB / anywhere where carbon make contact with screws / Cables. And ask if current owner has used torque wrench as specified.

    About price.... depends on how new the bike is. It's still fairly new I assume if is into a 2014. Did he go 29er?
    Thank you for the advice.
    The guy says he signed up with Spesh to race and got 2014 S-WORKS 26 so now he is selling 2013. I'll ask him about pretending for warranty bit, but if he says no for some reason, and I'm not sure about the frame, do you reckon I should leave it?

    I pedalled EVO1 and and it's a better pedaler than I expected, but S-WORKS would be much better of course. I'll see.

    Cheers

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    I still go for it if is in good condition. This is trully and amazing bike.

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    thanks mate. just out of curiosity, how do you know that carbon frame is 11mm thick. I always thought it is thinner.

    PS I'm selling my awesome hard tail if you know anyone:

    Santa Cruz Chameleon mountain bike (large) CRAZY CHEAP!!! | Bicycles | Gumtree Australia Melbourne City - Melbourne CBD | 1044124473

    cheers and thanx

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    Anyone here could point me the guide to fill the Reverb Stealth internally, on a 2013 comp Enduro frame?
    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Intenseman View Post
    I received the bike with a clear protection on all the big S-Works logo on the bottom of the "downtube"


    I will receive my custom carbone protection in 2 weeks...like this




    ...but fort the 2013 Enduro S-Works frame

    Eric - Tentense
    I know it is quite an old post I am resurecting but do they still sell it? How much is it for?

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    Where can I get me one of these please? I'm talking about the above custom Enduro frame guard!

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