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    My new Pitch

    2008 Pitch Comp










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    congrats! Looks great!

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    my twin.....i did the same thing as soon as i bought mine. got rid of those ugly ass grips and bought some while lock ons. just so you know, the decals easily come off the shock and fork, makes a killer look overall. i found mine needed a chain tensioner as well. and lastly the brakes take a little time to break in. you are gonna love her. i love mine and ill be lovin the crap out of her in about an hour. congrats!!

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    That looks good!


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    The Pitch is nice, I test rode one, against a Enduro SL Expert. Actually, apart from the weight I liked the Pitch suspension a lot more.
    Even the OEM-Pike feels a lot better than the E150 and the AFR shock.

    The Eskar tires on light hoops were really nice though.

    Greetings Znarf

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    Test rode a pitch and was impressed. Awesome bike. I'm more of an XC rider, but I could see the Pitch as an awesome trailbike for rough trails. Rode some steps, curbs and over some drainage ruts and the bike just soaked em up (parking lot test ride). The bike should rail at speed and would be great for sketchier areas up in the Mountains. The Pike was impressive too - like laterally stiff butter.

    Pick one up and swap out the wheels for a lighter trail wheel like a Mavic ST or SX wheelset and that bike would fly. Was suprised that it seems like it would be a decent climber for the weight. Not sure about the weight - heavy by XC trail bike standards, but you could probably swap out a few parts to lighten up without compromising durability.
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    We just got a pitch in last night as part of our Demo Fleet, one large and one Medium. Both are Pitch Pros and are gloss black with green stripes, they look awesome. I cant wait to try one on a demo day. The blue looks sick, enjoy it and give us a ride report!
    Sponsors: Specialized, Honey Stinger, The Hive, Twenty6, 661, Elka Suspension, www.Chainsmokeracing.net

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    Jut8: Are you one of the Demo guys working for Specialized?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NashvilleBlur
    Jut8: Are you one of the Demo guys working for Specialized?
    No, i wish i was.....how great would that be to have that as a job!
    Sponsors: Specialized, Honey Stinger, The Hive, Twenty6, 661, Elka Suspension, www.Chainsmokeracing.net

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    2 qustions -

    how does the Pitch compare to the yeti 575 in technical riding and frame stiffness?

    does the prodepal on the pro model essential, or will it climb pretty well with the xfusion on the comp model?

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    I have had a week off work and been out riding my Pitch every day,
    the the x-fusion shock performed perfectly, climbing in the saddle i didn't notice any pedal bob.
    The pike is a great fork as well, when climbing with the u turn wound down to 95mm there was hardly any bounce.
    But on full travel the pike just eats rocks, and it gives me so much more confidence

    All I have changed is:
    the peddles for Azonic Accelerators,
    the bars for Truvativ Holzfeller DH Riser and
    the grips for Outland Enduro 12 LTD lock on in white,

    Just yesterday I fitted a C4 Blackspire Big Ring Protector, as I have already lost a few teeth off the big chain ring

    and I might swap over my conti tyres off my hardtail

    I give this bike 10 out of 10

    Fishcake

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    Fishcakes...

    Nice pics...if you get bored please post up more.....closeups and all !

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