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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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