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    New Titus model

    Titus sent a spy photo of something new. I can't spill the beans yet, but you will like it.

    But here's another Titus model. I put a new FTM under her and went for a ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    Titus sent a spy photo of something new. I can't spill the beans yet, but you will like it.
    I probably wont like it...unless it combines the dw_link, 4x4 linkage, delta system and maestro for the greatest suspension design ever.

    Oh, and hopefully it will be made of bucky balls.
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    lucky guess

    Quote Originally Posted by geolover
    I probably wont like it...unless it combines the dw_link, 4x4 linkage, delta system and maestro for the greatest suspension design ever.

    Oh, and hopefully it will be made of bucky balls.
    You're close-what are bucky balls?

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    Bob, you can't do this to us! We demand pics (of the girl and the bike )

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    Sign up for Titus on Facebook. Jeff might give you a bone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    You're close-what are bucky balls?
    LINKY
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    US made or imported?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    Sign up for Titus on Facebook. Jeff might give you a bone.
    Ok... I'm on there... Please spill the beanzorz...
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    the girl's worth getting excited about, but unless it's a new SuMo I won't get excited about a new bike
    I like bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasea04
    the girl's worth getting excited about, but unless it's a new SuMo I won't get excited about a new bike
    I bumped in to the demo tour a few weeks back. The rep said a new bike is coming. It didn't sound like a SuMo replacement was it. He said "think materials". That's all I could get out of him.

    5 inches and CF is my guess...

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    Yep - 5 inch + CF would be my guess too.
    Love my orange ano FTM but I am thinking materials .......

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    Its either another 29er (yawn) or a another bike in full carbon (yawn). Sorry but I doubt there will be bigger hit bike as Titus is not after that market. Jeff said on FB that there's some skunkworks going on the EG on the rear.
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    Jeff said on FB that there's some skunkworks going on the EG on the rear.
    Yup... saw that comment. Please not another carbon rocker!!!
    Maybe a Maxle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    Its either another 29er (yawn) or a another bike in full carbon (yawn). Sorry but I doubt there will be bigger hit bike as Titus is not after that market. Jeff said on FB that there's some skunkworks going on the EG on the rear.
    I know!....it's a bucky ball El Guapo....with 29 inch wheels.
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    Bikerbob,

    Info on buckyballs,
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fullerene

    They are the precursor of carbon nanotubes.

    Also check out bucky paper.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckypaper

    Check out this video on Carbon Fiber from felt.

    http://vodpod.com/watch/1803026-felt...pod=bikeboyron

    Sopwithcamel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warp
    Yup... saw that comment. Please not another carbon rocker!!!
    Maybe a Maxle?

    Maybe someone should Email the Snuffalupagus shots of the FB carbon Rockers to Jeff before Interbike time
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    How much do you want to bet it's a carbon FTM? I asked the Titus Rep Mike about it when he was in Edmonton. He didn't say anything. But by the look of his poker face, I could tell I asked the right question. Well have to see if I am right.

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    My bet is on a carbon FTM. The EG is not Titus biggest seller. Their sweet spot is the X and the FTM, so that's where they're most likely to spend their resources designing a new carbon fiber bike.
    Faster is not always better, but it's always more fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Warp
    Yup... saw that comment. Please not another carbon rocker!!!
    that would be so wrong on so many levels...
    i need to develop my crashing skills...

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    Love the speculation

    No one has suggested a papier mache Fireline.
    Or a ceramic Racer X.
    Porcelain El Guapo perhaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    No one has suggested a papier mache Fireline.
    Or a ceramic Racer X.
    Porcelain El Guapo perhaps.
    Since we're speculating...I'd love to see a slightly less XC oriented hardtail...something that could handle a Pike.
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    Well judging from the blowout Motolites and Racer-X's I think its save to say that they are done for 2010. The Steel Exogrid wasn't exactly a homerun, and their pricing on Ti Hardtails is a bit out of whack with Lynskey laying the smackdown on all Ti framemakers right now. Heck Titus's pricing is close to smaller boutique producers in Ti frames right now and unless its full bore custom its a ABG welded frame.

    I'm with the others, we'll be saying hello to a Carbon FTM. That or a Carbon Racer-X in 29inch form.
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Dun think is a carbon frame, I can see some welding mark in the picture.

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    Oh, I got it Bob, every FTM comes with a cute bicycle bunny!

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    Not quite

    Quote Originally Posted by sopwithcamel
    Oh, I got it Bob, every FTM comes with a cute bicycle bunny!
    Only with a Mojo or Santa Cruz.
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    Quote Originally Posted by geolover
    Since we're speculating...I'd love to see a slightly less XC oriented hardtail...something that could handle a Pike.
    Just order a custom Ti HT, you cheapo...

    one_eye... what picture???
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    Hmmmm..

    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    Well judging from the blowout Motolites and Racer-X's I think its save to say that they are done for 2010. The Steel Exogrid wasn't exactly a homerun, and their pricing on Ti Hardtails is a bit out of whack with Lynskey laying the smackdown on all Ti framemakers right now. Heck Titus's pricing is close to smaller boutique producers in Ti frames right now and unless its full bore custom its a ABG welded frame.

    I'm with the others, we'll be saying hello to a Carbon FTM. That or a Carbon Racer-X in 29inch form.
    You certainly have good insight, TE, but leave Brittany (I mean Titus) aLONE!! Your posts are kinda tough on the ol' Mothership.

    I love my steelexo and would recommend it to anyone. Wish there were more awareness of this unique bike. Haven't seen a magazine or online article.

    And I don't like to bet on the smaller boutiques like Lynskey. Lots of closeouts there as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorg
    My bet is on a carbon FTM. The EG is not Titus biggest seller. Their sweet spot is the X and the FTM, so that's where they're most likely to spend their resources designing a new carbon fiber bike.
    What is the benefit of a carbon FTM over an exogrid FTM?

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    Same question

    Quote Originally Posted by Vespasianus
    What is the benefit of a carbon FTM over an exogrid FTM?
    What is the advantange of a carbon Epic or Mojo or Genius over an Exogrid Epic or Mojo or genius?

    Got to wonder. Maybe light and less expensive to manufacture abroad and add all the cool new shapes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    You certainly have good insight, TE, but leave Brittany (I mean Titus) aLONE!! Your posts are kinda tough on the ol' Mothership.

    I love my steelexo and would recommend it to anyone. Wish there were more awareness of this unique bike. Haven't seen a magazine or online article.

    And I don't like to bet on the smaller boutiques like Lynskey. Lots of closeouts there as well.
    I don't think my postings are harsh, I still regard myself as a Titus Fanboy, but in these times they really need to standout amongst a growing number of companies whether by innovation, materials, or pricing.
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    You certainly have good insight, TE, but leave Brittany (I mean Titus) aLONE!! Your posts are kinda tough on the ol' Mothership.

    I love my steelexo and would recommend it to anyone. Wish there were more awareness of this unique bike. Haven't seen a magazine or online article.

    And I don't like to bet on the smaller boutiques like Lynskey. Lots of closeouts there as well.
    Did someone mention the Mothership? LINKY

    Sweet looking bike for sure....650b (26 compatible). Split pivot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    I don't think my postings are harsh, I still regard myself as a Titus Fanboy, but in these times they really need to standout amongst a growing number of companies whether by innovation, materials, or pricing.
    Agreed. You know how hot that Mojo above is? I was actually looking at it, that's how hot it is!

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    Quote Originally Posted by geolover
    Did someone mention the Mothership? LINKY

    Sweet looking bike for sure....650b (26 compatible). Split pivot.
    Aren't you going to buy Fo's On-one when it goes to market next month?????
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Bob, is that Ibis Cycles industrial designer Roxy Lo in the first picture?


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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    Aren't you going to buy Fo's On-one when it goes to market next month?????
    I already have an On One:
    summer season2.jpg

    summer season1.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by geolover
    I already have an On One:
    summer season2.jpg

    summer season1.jpg

    Cool, what happened to the Transition?????
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    Cool, what happened to the Transition?????


    What Transistion? I owned a Blindside last year for a few months, but sold it after I picked up a Sunday (which I still own).

    I have never owned a TransAm if that is what you are inferring.
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    Quote Originally Posted by geolover


    What Transistion? I owned a Blindside last year for a few months, but sold it after I picked up a Sunday (which I still own).

    I have never owned a TransAm if that is what you are inferring.
    My bad, I thought you had a TransAm as well.
    "Can I put a Totem on a FTM?".....Originally Posted by All Mountain

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    Quote Originally Posted by TiEndo
    My bad, I thought you had a TransAm as well.
    TransAm's are for sissies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by geolover
    TransAm's are for sissies.
    That explains why I had in my mind that you had a Trans Am, my bad. Sissy.



    I can see the point for Titus on having a carbon trailbike in the line up, even if I don't like carbon bikes. Everybody and their moms have one. So, they rather go with the flow.

    Maybe it's the way into the future and I' resisting to it, but I prefer an aluminum FS and a Steel or Ti HT. That may be just me.

    Anyway... carbon or not, I wish Titus all the success with this one (and all their line up)!!
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    Hey Bob, any more hints!

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    Since I don't care...

    and I don't have any information regarding anything.

    and I like to kill threads (since I am good at it)

    (650b is the new 29'er)

    other than some chick on an FTM,
    I guess a 650b MotoLite
    made from scandium
    with a carbon fiber rocker
    and cf seatstays
    and wood rims
    and minimal graphics

    Should have posted this DAYS ago.

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    Single-speed specific carbon FTM

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