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    RX 29er frame weight for those interested

    Received my 2008 Small Racer X 29er today.

    6lbs 4.9 oz weighed on a postal scale. That includes the r.der hanger and seat clamp.
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    Backcountry?

    Is that the one you ordered from Backcountry?

    I have one coming next week....small too,
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    6.5 lbs??????

    Excuse me if I am not well informed but are 29r frames typically 1 lb heavier then 26's?
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    Sure is

    Quote Originally Posted by Ottoreni
    Is that the one you ordered from Backcountry?

    I have one coming next week....small too,
    Yup, that would be the one. Now if only my fork and wheels would arrive.
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    I have a long wait...

    Hopefully you get your fork and wheels soon....then pictures

    My frame and RF Deus $29 seatpost arrive Monday, but I will not be building it up until sometime in late winter. I just built up a Jet 9 and the missess would have me castrated if she saw another frame come in the house....this frame is being shipped to mom and pop's place, they can keep a secret. At $850 it was way too good of a deal to pass on. I had an Asylum I sold a few months ago for close to this price that was a little to big for me. Even though it did not fit too well, she rode great. I am hoping the same from this frame.

    Oddly enough, I have most of the parts to build up this frame, a rear wheel is the only $$$ part I need, just can't do it. Two new bikes within a month of each other... ...the joys of matrimony ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ottoreni
    Two new bikes within a month of each other... ...the joys of matrimony ...
    My wife wants to purchse 5 new dining room chairs. She asked me "how many parts do you still need for the new bike". I told her only a couple. I failed to mention the $$$ of new brakes and wheelset .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Giant
    Received my 2008 Small Racer X 29er today.

    6lbs 4.9 oz weighed on a postal scale. That includes the r.der hanger and seat clamp.
    My 2008 SM RX29, Silver ano = 6.06 lbs. with hanger and seat post binder. The paint may add a few ounces, but it sure makes for a good-looking bike.

    Really impressed with this bike. Big plus; the high-volume RP23 adjusts easily for my light weight...75 PSI and getting full travel. Plus, 15mm trimmed off the left-side push rod of the F29 yields full travel on the fork, as well.

    Built up with XO, Deus, Martas, Salsa/DT wheels & ~ 600gr tires, total weight is 25.1 lbs. Could be worse.
    Last edited by zep; 07-03-2009 at 07:00 PM.

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    Unpacked today~!

    The frame and post came in yesterday.

    I unpacked it today.

    WOW .....sure looks sweet.

    I am really happy I got this frame. For the $850 it looks awesome! Heck, for $1250, 1350 or whatever price..it looks awesome. The red looks more like a burnt orange..sweet, unique color.

    It also has horst-link rear end...I loved it on my Turner, loved it on my Asylum, gonna love it on my Titus.

    Well, this willl be a slow build, as I just built a Jet 9, but in a few months I will have pictures!
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