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    Rockstar Geometry?

    Wondering what the current Rockstar Specs are.

    There is a full chart on the TitusTi website, but it has a picture of the Gen 1 Rockstar so not sure if that is current as I believe changes were made.

    On the "purchase" website, there is another chart, not as detailed...not sure if those are actual or effective TT lengths etc.

    Would love confirmation if the Titusti.com specs are correct, or if a full chart could be produced for the e-store.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Giant View Post
    Wondering what the current Rockstar Specs are.

    There is a full chart on the TitusTi website, but it has a picture of the Gen 1 Rockstar so not sure if that is current as I believe changes were made.

    On the "purchase" website, there is another chart, not as detailed...not sure if those are actual or effective TT lengths etc.

    Would love confirmation if the Titusti.com specs are correct, or if a full chart could be produced for the e-store.
    The v2 geometry chart is here: Titus Rockstar 29er Frame - Version 2
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    Are those actual or effective top tubes?
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    Trying again... I've been given 2 answers to this question, though the answer may be the same. I received an e-mail from Mike at Titus, pointing me to the website which has the older color frame.

    Shiggy, you say the buy-online site.

    They have different top tubes listed, that is unless one is actual and one is effective.

    Utimately, just wondering what the effective top tubes are?
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    Geometry lists effective top tube.

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    Geometry lists effective top tube

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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Giant View Post
    Trying again... I've been given 2 answers to this question, though the answer may be the same. I received an e-mail from Mike at Titus, pointing me to the website which has the older color frame.

    Shiggy, you say the buy-online site.

    They have different top tubes listed, that is unless one is actual and one is effective.

    Utimately, just wondering what the effective top tubes are?
    The geometry chart for the v2 Rockstar is on the shop site I posted. Effective TT lengths.
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    How is the v2 Rockstar? No more rear end flexing issues?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Clean View Post
    How is the v2 Rockstar? No more rear end flexing issues?
    If you are referencing the old MBA test, I believe much of the flex they felt was in the wheels. Twentynineinches.com experienced the same thing: Titus Cycles Rockstar: Mid-Term
    Changing the wheels fixed it.

    I use my own handbuilt (by me) standard 32 spoke wheels in the Rockstar and have no issues with rearend flex. Little difference in lateral flex than my hardtails with the same wheels.
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    Yeah, I'd second Shiggy's report. The Crank Bros wheels are super flexy, enough that I can make them hit the seatstays if I corner hard enough. Not to mention a complete PIA to get a tire on.

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    Shiggy and craigstr, thanks for clearing this up. I'm strongly considering the Rockstar as my "one" bike. Just a little more...

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    I went from a H/L five spot to a v1 rockstar (it was cheeeeeeep!) and not noticed any rear end flex, I'm running hope pro2 evo sp hubs on crest rims and it feels plenty stiff enough...
    Built up with 120 fox forks and 2012 3x10 xt with an rp23 boost valve
    It climbs great and descends faaaaaaasssst!!! I love it to death.....

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    sweeeet!

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    I can't find the Rockstar V1 chart. Does anybody have this?

    Basically, I like the 24" TT of my RX29er, and can't go any shorter. But, the Headtube of the V2 Rockstar is too long to fit my Lefty.

    I like the idea of the shorter chainstays of the V2 Rockstar, but I don't wanna have to buy an XL Lefty. Also, I prefer a low bottom bracket. IIRC, they raised it by half an inch or so on the new one.

    Also, it seems the RS V2 BB height is not published.

    Also, what size shock does this take? I'm thinking of upgrading my RX29er to a Rockstar. If the frame doesn't come with a shock, I'll need to transfer my RP23 over form the RX29er.

    Thanks!

    *edit*

    I found it on this site:

    Wiggle | Titus Rockstar 29er Frame 2010 | Full Suspension MTB Frames

    So, is the chainstay length the same? It's not listed, but on the TItus site they say they just shortened the TT and raised the BB on the new version.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pimpbot View Post
    I can't find the Rockstar V1 chart. Does anybody have this?

    Basically, I like the 24" TT of my RX29er, and can't go any shorter. But, the Headtube of the V2 Rockstar is too long to fit my Lefty.

    I like the idea of the shorter chainstays of the V2 Rockstar, but I don't wanna have to buy an XL Lefty. Also, I prefer a low bottom bracket. IIRC, they raised it by half an inch or so on the new one.

    Also, it seems the RS V2 BB height is not published.

    Also, what size shock does this take? I'm thinking of upgrading my RX29er to a Rockstar. If the frame doesn't come with a shock, I'll need to transfer my RP23 over form the RX29er.

    Thanks!

    *edit*

    I found it on this site:

    Wiggle | Titus Rockstar 29er Frame 2010 | Full Suspension MTB Frames

    So, is the chainstay length the same? It's not listed, but on the TItus site they say they just shortened the TT and raised the BB on the new version.
    The CS and BB changes are less than 0.25"
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    Oh, cool

    Quote Originally Posted by shiggy View Post
    The CS and BB changes are less than 0.25"
    Probably not enough to worry about. Good, because I really wasn't into blowing fat cash on another Lefty, not to mention the cash I can save by buying the older version.

    So, what about the shock size? Will my RX29er (medium) Fox RP23 fit?

    Thanks, Shiggy!

    Heh... I wonder what I could flip an RX29er without a shock for?

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    V2 is 7.875x2, not sure if the V1 is the same.

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    Aw, fooey!

    Quote Originally Posted by craigstr View Post
    V2 is 7.875x2, not sure if the V1 is the same.
    Looks like the RX29er takes a 6.5"x1.5".

    I guess I'll have to buy a shock, too. How is that Rockshox thing? I remember Rockshox rear shocks being kinda crappy back like 8 years ago. Are they better now?

    Fox was the only name in town, pretty much.

    Thanks for the info.
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    I'll revive this thread instead of creating another. I'm contemplating changing my drivetrain over to XX (156 Q factor) and was wondering if any one is already running this set up? If so, what Q factor fits. I assume the 166mm does what about the 156.

    Also will a low mount/ top pull fd work (being sold with the group)? I've currently got a 9spd XTR on there but it's a high clamp.
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