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    Quote Originally Posted by Surly in OZ View Post
    Hi everyone spent too much time here lately looking at all the love thrown at your bikes.

    My old (2007 or 2008? ) FSR XC has served me well over the years and as I am more of a cruiser than a thrasher the frame is still in great condition.

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    I always thought that I would replace it at some stage, but as I'am fairly talent less and mainly just roll around keeping my wheels on the ground I went the up grade route instead. Picked up a new set of wheels awhile back, and the last few months I have replaced the fork, bars, stem, saddle and added a dropper post.

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    New fork and new tyres as well.

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    Dropper post and new fabric saddle.

    I have seen good reviews on the Fabric saddles and came across one in one of my local LBS and at $80 dollars well worth a try. This one is a Scoop Shallow it felt great after a four hour ride first time out. Then yesterday walking past another LBS they had stock of the Fabric's too (local rep must be working overtime ) They had the Scoop Radius which was the one I had really wanted to try, o'well whats another $80

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    Had a quick one and half hour ride on this today and its the pick of the two on this bike. The Shallow is now on my hardtail MB, its a little more stretched out riding position and it seems a good match after a quick spin around the block.

    A 1x11 setup is next on the list, that will leave just the frame and rear shock from the original bike.

    The new Specialised bikes that I like the look of would cost me a fair penny and not really add to much to my type of local riding. I'am lucky enough to have single track like this starting a few hundred meters from home.

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    So the FSR Xc should see a few more years service yet.

    Thanks for the inspiration.
    Looks damn good!!

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    last mod complete- Dropper post installed

    Last mod complete, traded some parts laying around and picked up a KS LEV dropper for almost free
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    Quote Originally Posted by kanobee View Post
    Last mod complete, traded some parts laying around and picked up a KS LEV dropper for almost free
    How about the weight for the complete bike?
    Cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by evo5 View Post
    How about the weight for the complete bike?
    Cheers
    it weighed 27.8 before the dropper post install so a tad more now.

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    Just installed a KS Lev to replace my broken Command Post on my Stumpjumper.



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    Quote Originally Posted by B888S View Post
    Just installed a KS Lev to replace my broken Command Post on my Stumpjumper.



    Make sure you zip tie the hatch cover that houses the cable release. They are notorious for popping out. Did on mine.

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    Sold -15 Epic.... purchased -16 Camber

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    Quote Originally Posted by wenna View Post
    Sold -15 Epic.... purchased -16 Camber
    Pic?

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    Crashed it. Hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colticus View Post
    Pic?
    Haven't received the bike yet...but it's the -16 Camber Expert Carbon withe the hyper yellow lime color.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wenna View Post
    Haven't received the bike yet...but it's the -16 Camber Expert Carbon withe the hyper yellow lime color.

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    That looks amazing.

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    New wheels! Stans Arch MK3 on Industry Nine Torch hubs


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    it got slightly obese...






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    Quote Originally Posted by mitchy View Post
    it got slightly obese...
    Wow I like the stealth look. Did you paint the parts yourself?

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    Pimp my ride:

    2014 Stumpy Evo 29
    1) Pike 150mm with Fast Suspension Cartridge
    2) Monarch Plus with offsetbushing
    3) Carbon Roval SL wheels
    4) Reverb 100mm stealth
    5) Santa Cruz Cabon Bars 800mm
    6) Race Face Stem 50mm 6 deg rise
    7) Xtr Cranks with Race Face Steel Single Speed Ring
    8) XTR Cassette with 42 tooth one up
    9) XTR RD with One Up Rad + cage
    10) Minnion DHF
    11) Minnion DHR 2
    12) WTB Silverado Seat

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    Recently sold my Airborne Seeker and got a 2014 Stumpy FSR Comp that was setup with 2x10 XTR, SLX brakes, and ZTR crests @ 27.05lb.
    Waiting for some parts to arrive but going XT 1x11 11-42, X1 1400 direct mount crankset, custom WTB Freq i23/BHS wheels and a couple other items, should still be low-mid 27lb. This thing is so much fun! Will post pics when completed.

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    New rubber for autumn:
    Spec Butcher grid front, Maxxis beaver 2,25 back
    Here is a little review and why i put almost the same tires to my Camber Evo 29 again.
    First i was very impressed how long the Spec tires least, the front Butcher was the first and it held 3 years Now i gone with the grid tire because it is softer than the control, the testride yesterday on my hometrails was nice and i think i could corner better (maybe the tire was new but the tread feels softer). The beaver was only one year old but it is way better than the Purgatory (which held 2 years) in muddy conditions, i almost never spin the back wheel in soft, muddy conditions, the Purgatory isn't bad but spins more. The best thing is the beaver rolls better too, because of the middle kobs. So i'm not worried if this tire only leasts one year, in the muddy season it ist nice grippy and in dry conditons when it is a litte worn it rolls nice.
    Also put a 200 mm SLX rotor in the front as a replacement for the 180 mm deore.
    For your information: I live in Germany, ride about 1000 km the year and also in the alps for holidays

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    New SDG Bellaire 2 saddle and upgraded to xt/xtr 11 spd.What's The Latest Thing You've Done To Your Specialized Bike?-img_1308.jpg

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    04 expert enduro still slaying the hills

    Think I'm done with upgrades next one might be a new ride. Till then this one slays the hills with the best of them still
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    I only have a Specialized Pitch 2017, a pretty basic bike because I'm kinda new in mountain biking, it came with a Suntour XCM suspension that I didn't really like and this week I changed if for a Suontour Epixon, really great upgrade. Now I want to change those plastic pedals, any sugestions? no clipless...

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    Brand new bike, set it all up, and flicked the stock tyres for lighter Maxxis Forekaster 2.35 and Ardent Race 2.2, then took it out on some loose and rocky singletrack.


    Less isn't MOAR

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    I bought one ..


    https://www.specialized.com/us/en/bi...mp-650b/106990

    And so far , got a set of bennies for it ..

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    Oh yeah , went tubeless

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    I really like the bennies ..

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    Cleaned and greased the pivots for winter.

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    Dumb question here . Guys at the shop told me i could not run grips other than factory on my stump jumper due to the dropper post lever clamping around the factory grip ... I bought ODI double lock grips just so i could 86 the factory grips and add a little extra cushion due to me being old and worn out ..

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    2015 XT Di2

    Hi Everyone first time on the forum, thought I'd share my 2015 Enduro Carbon, I decided to go cables less more wired, so I hope you like it.
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    cut the stock grip the same width as the dropper post lever. Place it next to your new grips. That worked for me.
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    The Eagle has landed.

    Upgraded to a Wolftooth 42 a few months ago but it just didn't shift like I thought it would, sooooooo....... I upgraded to a Sram Eagle 1 x 12. Nice smooth shift to the 50 tooth. Much better.

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    so my upgrades so far to the stumpjumper 650 + are , Bennies , convert to 10 speed with X1 sram , ODI lock on grips , Two blackburn cargo cages , went tubeless , Raceface atlas stem and SixC Carbon bars ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by BUZZNITRO View Post
    Hi Everyone first time on the forum, thought I'd share my 2015 Enduro Carbon, I decided to go cables less more wired, so I hope you like it.
    Hi everyone thought Id share with you my mods and spec change.

    So here we go..
    Stripped back all components everything, I kept the headset, bearings, seat clamp, wheels, rear cassette and seat.
    Had all bearings to the frame re-greased, completely covered the frame with RHINO tape except where the specialized frame protector came on the underside of the frame, forks have also been covered.
    Component upgrade, if you wish to call it an upgrade to Sram

    Shimano XT M8000 Crank including 34T chain ring.
    Shimano XT M8000 Brake set
    Shimano XT M8050 Di2 Rear mech
    Shimano XT M800 Di2 Display
    Shimano XTR M9050 Di2 rear right shifter
    Shimano BT-DN110 battery
    Shimano e-Wire cables various lengths and junction boxes
    Sram XX1 chain
    Hope PF46 bottom bracket
    Shimano PRO Tharsis Flat bars, Di2 version
    Shimano PRO Tharsis, Trail 55mm stem, Di2 version
    Shimano PRO Dual locks Race grips.
    Magura Vyron e-lect Seat post
    Shimano DX pedals, had these off my old bike, love them.
    Tires went tubeless.
    Oh and lots of spare time!




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