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    2014 Remedy 8 29 Ongoing REVIEW.


    So, got a Remedy 8 29. Swapping to xtr/xt . Pike in the near future, my Revelation 140 for now.

    Including headset, rearaxle, BB, seatpost collar, and shock
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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    Far from stock.
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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    Xtr, brakes shifters, derraileurs
    Reverb
    Rockshox Pike 150 Dual Position
    Rhythm Pro wheels
    Xt crank with raceface 22x36
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    Thanks for posting your build! Is that 3.68lbs for the frame and shock? I can't quite tell when I zoom on the photo, thanks.

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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    That's awesome. That paint job and setup looks really good!
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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    3.68kg. 8.1 lbs.
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    Next up is a wheelset. I know what hubs i want, the E13 tRs hubs.

    Now what to lace them to. Wtb frequenc, sun ringle inferno, arch ex, dusters, lightbycicle...or heavy flow ex?
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    So Trek is offering these as frame only?

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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    Not as of this moment. If the do, it'll probably just the Carbon 650b. I sold/selling all the stock stuff.
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    Thanks for the reply. I rode one today and fell in love with it. Now I wanna build one up.

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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    I love mine, i use it for just about everything. Longish XC rides, and Lift serve DH stuff. I just flip the chips in the rear suspension.
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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    Installed some huge tires for dH days.
    Maxxis Minion DHF exo 2.5 and DHR II 2.3.
    Tire clearances with Revelation
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    Quote Originally Posted by DukeNeverwinter View Post
    3.68kg. 8.1 lbs.
    Yikes
    Better to have and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    Added another modification at Snow Summit Miracle Mile.
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    For whatever reason I can't view your attachments... I've tried two computers and two browsers.

    Regardless, I picked up a Remedy 8 29er last month and love almost everything about it, but wish I could upgrade the suspension (mine came with 2013 CTD with the old damping). I also wanted to upgrade to a remote lever, but Fox tells me none of their non-OEM rear shocks are compatible with my bike, and none-remote rear shocks cannot convert to remote (save for some DIY solutions I found on Youtube). Did you upgrade your rear shock? Is there something (other than the pics) I'm missing in regards to upgradability?

    Sorry for hijacking your thread... you just seem to know what you're talking about

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    I think the forum is having issues right now. They were there.


    As for the rear shock. I am looking for options. Cane Creek won't help me becasue nothing they have 'fits'. I need to call them instead of e-mail.

    I like the shock in T and C, but when in D it feels like there is not enough air pressure/damping. blows through it's travel really fast. Maybe it's leaking air...
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    My thoughts exactly on the descent setting... it feels like you're bobbing after big hits and the bike totally loses composure. Apparently this has been fixed in the 2014 models, and you can send yours in to be updated. I think it runs like a hundred bucks. I may end up doing that, but I'm still bummed I can't do remote or upgrade to kashima.

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    cant see the pic????

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    You can fit a CCDB if you so like. Here are some instructions that would help: Unclesomebody | Trek Remedy 2010-11 Coil Shock Conversion

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    That's an excellent link, and it looks like you could probably apply the same process to any Fox shock that's roughly the same size.

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    So I am seriously considering getting a Remedy 8 after a recent demo, and was wondering if everyone is still happy with theirs, and if there is anything that you would change. The only thing that I would really want to change would be the crankset to an SLX double, bar/stem, and throw on a set of rims that I already have. Thanks!

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    Anyone else not seeing the pics?

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    I still love mine. I'll repost pictures. not sure why they are broken.

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    [UOTE=DukeNeverwinter;10518132]Far from stock.[/QUOTE]

    Stocks great..just ride it ..or maybe u cant ride ..u just tinker all day..ride it grom..

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    Re: 2014 Remedy 8 29 build up.

    I ride it..so much that the XTR organic trail pads are gone. 1 month of use and I am putting metallic pads on it.
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