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    Anyone attend one of the 2007 Titus demo's yet?

    I'm just curious about the selection of bikes. I'd like to throw a leg over a Supermoto like I did last year (or maybe that's not a good idea ) and would even like to take a spin on an El Guapo. I'm assuming they'll have multiple sizes in most models, but last year my wife got stuck on a too-small extra small motolite and she didn't get the best feel for the bike. Any input is appreciated.

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    doesn't Speedgoat have Titus Demo this weekend ?~?

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    Quote Originally Posted by All Mountain
    doesn't Speedgoat have Titus Demo this weekend ?~?
    Yup, that's why I was asking...to get some info beforehand. It doesn't appear that they're taking reservations this year so I was curious about the quantity of bikes they would have available.

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    Try the ti racer x 29er....sweet. I think they limited the ELG in Houston..but plenty of motolites and racerx (including full carbon).

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    I dunno if that's an option, but Competitive Cyclist can send you a demo bike for you to try for a week at home for a few dollars.
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    Demo truck in the house

    Mike and the Titus truck showed up at Huseton Woods State Park yesterday. We cruised the campus of Miami University on $15k of road bikes (equipped with platform pedals and wearing jeans and sandals).
    There's a full size run of green Motolite 2's, carbon and white racer X's, blue and black El Guapos, Racer X 29'ers, and 7 tasty road bikes in all sizes.
    No Elevens or Super Motos.
    We'll be putting then though their paces all day today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    Mike and the Titus truck showed up at Huseton Woods State Park yesterday. We cruised the campus of Miami University on $15k of road bikes (equipped with platform pedals and wearing jeans and sandals).
    There's a full size run of green Motolite 2's, carbon and white racer X's, blue and black El Guapos, Racer X 29'ers, and 7 tasty road bikes in all sizes.
    No Elevens or Super Motos.
    We'll be putting then though their paces all day today.
    Thanks for the heads up, Bob.

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    Can't wait for them to come to MA in JULY!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikerChk
    Can't wait for them to come to MA in JULY!
    going to order a carbon RX ?~?

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    Quote Originally Posted by All Mountain
    going to order a carbon RX ?~?

    actually, I'm thinking exogrid roadie

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikerChk
    actually, I'm thinking exogrid roadie
    Wacha waiting for ??!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikerChk
    actually, I'm thinking exogrid roadie
    very sexy

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    To hijack my own thread: Anyone else seen Competitive Cyclist's MTBR.com banner ad for the El Guapo?

    Are Gringos falling from the sky? No...they're flying.

    Anyone offended? Discuss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PCinSC
    To hijack my own thread: Anyone else seen Competitive Cyclist's MTBR.com banner ad for the El Guapo?

    Are Gringos falling from the sky? No...they're flying.

    Anyone offended? Discuss.
    I swear to God I didn't write it, neither had anything to deal with it...
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    Patrick, you too can be a Flying Gringo when you buy one.

    El Guapo has what you want. Stiffer than borscht and ready for a big strong bloke like yourself to rumble in the bronx with. With 10% off at CC for a few more days, you can get one for $1795. Or, SuMo warrior for $1435. Choose your beast and go and hang some Zoke Stoke on the front of it !~!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PCinSC
    To hijack my own thread: Anyone else seen Competitive Cyclist's MTBR.com banner ad for the El Guapo?

    Are Gringos falling from the sky? No...they're flying.

    Anyone offended? Discuss.
    I'm a little offended that a no-good Turner lover would come over here and attack our sponsor.

    Besides, what do you have against flying?

    And please, leave the thread hijacking to the experts...(Cough)AM and Warp(Cough)...
    Extreme stationary biker.

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    Worth the trip

    If you can catch up with the Titus Demo somewhere, it's worthwhile. You get to meet Mike Wirth who has a wealth of knowledge about the product and a young man of infinite patience and cool. Had a laid back dog named Kula along for the cross country trip.

    I watched him set up the whole show, put nearly 50 eager people on multiple bikes, swapping endless pedals, adjusting shocks and seatposts, pumping tires, answer every question, all without a wimper in 90 degree, humid weather from 10AM til nearly 8 at night. No breaks. And I know he could have used a few beers at some point. Luckily his college roommate came up from Cincinnati to take him out on the town and help quench his thirst.
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    Quote Originally Posted by All Mountain
    When do you get to go home ?~?
    7-10 days is my guess....not really sure though. Should have close to a week off then back up for a few more weeks of chasin' caributts.
    Extreme stationary biker.

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    we had the demo at my work this past saturday and then at our local race the next day. Was able to take out both 29ers they had (M&L). Got to say i think im parting out my Rush really soon.

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    Great Demo Day!

    Great selection of bikes at our last demo. EG, 29, Carbon etc.

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    1. look at all the 5-6 inch bikes! sizes small - large.

    2. loved the ride on th ML, but where are all the RX? ....out on the trail being ridden.

    3. The bike shop employees laughing cause we're all going to buy a titus or two.

    4. A possible new RX29 owner.
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    2 days!! I'm so excited!!

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    Pedro's, then Mount Snow

    I caught up with "them" at the Pedro's Fest. First day and Titus was the only ones sending out bikes. They're supposed to be coming to The Nationals this week.
    Get there early!

    p.s. if anyone needs ride suggestions "off-campus" give me a shout

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    Quote Originally Posted by wildskycomet
    I caught up with "them" at the Pedro's Fest. First day and Titus was the only ones sending out bikes. They're supposed to be coming to The Nationals this week.
    Get there early!

    p.s. if anyone needs ride suggestions "off-campus" give me a shout

    I was there I rode an EG, my husband rode an EG and a RX 29er and my friend rode an RX. They were all My husband REALLY loved the EG. I liked it a lot but I think that I'll stick with my Moto Lite It's tough to find a big travel bike that isn't too heavy for a 5'2" woman to pedal uphill - while it wasn't impossible, it wasn't as easy as my baby.

    Mike was awesome to boot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by All Mountain
    Did you get on an Exo Roadie ?~?

    Will there be an El G in da house for the husband ?~?

    We had to leave Saturday night so I missed the Sunday ride my friends did on the roadies (very sad )

    If there will be, it won't be until fall

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikerChk

    If there will be, it won't be until fall

    He needs to step up.

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    Int'l bike in Newton is having the Titus Demo truck next weds, just another small fyi. I can't wait to pound the guapo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by golfduke
    Int'l bike in Newton is having the Titus Demo truck next weds, just another small fyi. I can't wait to pound the guapo.
    I gotta waite until Aug 18.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackagness
    I gotta waite until Aug 18.

    I''m kind of stoked. I don't think there is gonna be many people at the demo at all, so I'm hoping to jump on a few bikes there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackagness
    He needs to step up.
    He has a Quasi Moto - does that count?

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    Demos @ The Nationals

    Saw Mike Wirth, the demo guy, here at the mountain this weekend. Everyone seemed focused on their racing, so the demo program was pretty wide open. El G, w/Fox prototype on Thurs, MotoliteII on friday, and RX29er on Sunday. Outstanding group of rigs! After every ride I thought, "but I still love my RX100" and then I'd hop on it and go, "boy isn't this alot different from what I was just on!".
    If you're an RX'er I think you should consider that 29er! What a rolling machine. Big wheels and a longer wheelbase made quite a difference.
    The new Shimano XT stuff seemd to perform a lot nicer in my opinion than the Sram equipped bikes.
    The MotoII and the El G could each be shifted (no pun intended) in one direction or the other. The Moto could be built with a lite/race orient or more trail oriented version The EL G(s) that the demo truck has is set up with a free ride orientation, but some 2.3's could move it to a more well rounded trail category. The 32 in the rear allowed for getting the El G up the hills/mountains, but you really have to have the juice for long sustained. The short cockpit came in pretty handy for moving the bike around. Contrast that with what seemed to be a longer cockpit on the Moto II. Both rigs were confidence builders, but still resist the temptation to head onto those wet roots banked on the turn. Mud, roots, rocks, tall grass, deep ferns, water crossings, all handled with ease and confidence. The Moto part of a light cavalry assault and the El G a smooth more heavy main battle tank kind of attack. And yet... when you threw in the RX29er with those bigger wheels and longer wheel base, you didn't feel like you might bounce off the trail at speed when you ran into something you didn't see or hole you weren't to sure if it might eat your wheel.
    You're not going to lose with any of them. Well...I don't think anyone would really consider or recommend the El G for an XC race. If anyone can get to the MAss one in a couple of days, they really should. Ride rain or shine!

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    Schedule

    Does anyone know what the schedule is for future demo events? I"m in So. California and would like to go to one.

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    demo tour

    check the Titus site for tour dates. I was curious and found out they were going to be right in the neighborhood (Pedro's and then Mount Snow). Mike said something about Boston next and then down south east. The site sould "say".

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