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    2012 Turners at Eurobike

    I think I see some rear thru-axle action on the Sultan and 5spot. Don't see an RFX
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    Do those downtubes look kinked???

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    They've been shaped to allow for better clearance for shock reservoirs.

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    I wanna Six Pack/RFX :/
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    That really is a crap booth isn't it?

    Scaffold and chip board???

    The backdrop's fine, but c'mon - that booth isn't going to get us Eurotrash excited.

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    Its industrial looking and its in Germany, its perfect. No?

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    It begins on wedensday so i guess they are not finished at the time the picture is taken.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1 View Post
    I think I see some rear thru-axle action on the Sultan and 5spot. Don't see an RFX
    wasn't 142x12 for 2012 already well known?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Mellie View Post
    Do those downtubes look kinked???
    Curved to fit all current resivoir shocks.
    Nothing to see here.

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    What color is the Sultan? I'm trying to figure out what the new color will be for 2012.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fitnessgeek View Post
    What color is the Sultan? I'm trying to figure out what the new color will be for 2012.
    +1. Need to know what the Sultan colors will be.
    Nothing to see here.

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    Can't wait to see another RFX prototype at interbike.

    Should be siiiiicckkkkkk

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    Those look like resurrected Iron Horses.
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    Looks like nothing new on the frame colors...hopefully they have some better color options this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VegasWind View Post
    Looks like nothing new on the frame colors...hopefully they have some better color options this year.
    I was told by Turner a week or two ago that each model would keep two colors and would get one new color, but that the new color would be one that was offered on a different model in 2011. In other words the Sultan will be raw, black, and an anodized color from 2011. It's hard to tell from the photo above if the blue one is a Sultan, but that would potentially answer the question. I personally think the anodized green from the DHR would be good for my new Sultan

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    I'd love to see an Anno Orange 5.Spot ...

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    i just need a better paying jobs so i can have one of each. I miss having a short travel bike
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    So, what are the news from Eurobike?
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    that green ano of the DHR needs to come on the upcoming RFX.
    so rad!
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    God they look so Awful the DHR looks good but the rest Augggggg
    He should take the train down to Italy and hire some design firm and put some style back into those Turners. The rear stays look like they were an aftertought.

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    Those swoopy down tubes are FUGLY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfoacman View Post
    Those swoopy down tubes are FUGLY.
    I Have no problem with the front tri....
    Its that rear end the way it hangs high and sloped down it just looks out of place
    man as much as I want to try to like them and get a new Turner I just cant get used to that rear end.
    I think I have narrowed down to a Knolly Endo or a Foes XCT 5.5 So far the Knolly is looking good

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    I Have no problem with the front tri....
    Its that rear end the way it hangs high and sloped down it just looks out of place
    man as much as I want to try to like them and get a new Turner I just cant get used to that rear end.
    I think I have narrowed down to a Knolly Endo or a Foes XCT 5.5 So far the Knolly is looking good
    when you ride are you constantly looking at the rear triangle or where you're going? crash much? and knolly's aren't exactly pretty either....but both brands ride great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilks View Post
    when you ride are you constantly looking at the rear triangle or where you're going? crash much? and knolly's aren't exactly pretty either....but both brands ride great.
    What wilks said... I've had a knolly DT, Vtach, and an Endo... none of them make me go "ooooohhh ahhhhh" like a Blacksheep or Engin's rear lines. The Knolly and Turner rears are functional and they work so well their peer set can be counted on one hand.

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    C'mon... Didn't you know MTB is a fashion sport?
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    Everything gets 142x12 rear, Flux gets 44mm HT, Spot and Sultan get bent downtube for piggyback clearance. Considering last years changes it's pretty cool that these upgrades were made to the existing bikes.

    The RFX must be lost somewhere in the Bermuda Triangle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emrs0414 View Post
    I'd love to see an Anno Orange 5.Spot ...
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    True! It does look like an updated Iron Horse MKIII, which was the best frame I've had! Until, of course, my current bike

    If the RFX were to come out, it would be awesome....shame it's been in the prototype stage forever...
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilks View Post
    when you ride are you constantly looking at the rear triangle or where you're going? crash much? and knolly's aren't exactly pretty either....but both brands ride great.
    What a dumb ass comment!!!! yes I look at my rear tri when I ride and crash all over the place. God what kills me is some of you will buy anything Dave Turner Throws at you.

    Knolly does look great here a sample of progression the old and New
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    Quote Originally Posted by cheezwhip View Post
    C'mon... Didn't you know MTB is a fashion sport?
    And here is a DW link with some style ( look at how the rear Tri flows with the front )
    Come on tell me that does not look good.
    Then look at DW 5 spot
    And if any of you guys out there say that you did not sit in your shop and stare at the final result of your build after spending all that cash then you are liars.
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    That paint job is actually pretty awful...

    happy trails...

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    Ahh now this to me is one beautiful rig ( IMO)
    I think it will be my next purchase if anyone is selling a Large PM me
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    ISCG tabs on the Sultan and 5Spot

    Are those ISCG tabs on the Sultan and 5Spot at last??

    Well done DT - all boxes now ticked. Ready to place my order on a 2012 spot

    Oh - and for the wish list....green ano on the spot. Willing to pay $100 extra for this 'team Turner green' colour....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    Ahh now this to me is one beautiful rig ( IMO)
    I think it will be my next purchase if anyone is selling a Large PM me
    That Foes is F.Ugly. But probably rides sweet.

    The Pivot looks like a Trek, 575, old Enduro etc, but would be a sweet ride also.

    Give me the straight tubes and elevated chainstay of the Turner any day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwirider View Post
    Give me the straight tubes and elevated chainstay of the Turner any day.
    +1 for Turner

    It's all about the ride....

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    That foes looks like a monkey humping a football... agree that its probably a sweet bike but reminds me of some of the old FSR and Norco early "AM" offerings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thefriar View Post
    That foes looks like a monkey humping a football... agree that its probably a sweet bike but reminds me of some of the old FSR and Norco early "AM" offerings.
    I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And I would like to behold one of those,
    The Foes Fxr was one of the nicest rides I had ( Mine was an 03) Ugly as Hell , Interrupted seat tube which I hated but They do have a unique Ride to them. It somehow Ignores Small bumps and rides High and over them at moderate speeds But soaks up everything when going fast. It feels bottomless on large bumps and drops. And the rear end was so stiff that you could rail a turn like you were on a DHR.
    The FXR is a great bike and the quality is right on top with the best of them.

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    No the most appealing...

    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    And here is a DW link with some style ( look at how the rear Tri flows with the front )
    Come on tell me that does not look good.
    Then look at DW 5 spot
    And if any of you guys out there say that you did not sit in your shop and stare at the final result of your build after spending all that cash then you are liars.
    But the quietest, best performing frame, least thats what ive heard.!
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    I'm a Pivot Owner. The graphics on the Carbon 5.7 are OVERKILL, very ugly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thefriar View Post
    That foes looks like a monkey humping a football... agree that its probably a sweet bike but reminds me of some of the old FSR and Norco early "AM" offerings.
    Stoked to see my bike getting luv in the Turner forum.

    This was custom made for me, cause I am tall and lanky. Extra large TT - which required a bit more on the front end. That's why it looks so big in the front.

    Also, the front shock mount is not stock and is just plate aluminum. Normally this is more sculpted, but they needed a bigger one to take up the extra space afforded by the longer front end.

    I went with the 1.5" head tube, versus the tapered one they come with stock. It's also got modular ISCG mounts and a floating brake mount.

    I went with a raw finish and then brushed it with steel wool and metal polish to show off the craftsmanship.

    You may not think it looks great, but I'm pretty stoked on it!

    It's just cool to work with a small company where the owner gives a hoot and will go the extra mile to make a bike exactly how you want it.

    Turner fits this description as well!

    Here's a close up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And I would like to behold one of those,
    The Foes Fxr was one of the nicest rides I had ( Mine was an 03) Ugly as Hell , Interrupted seat tube which I hated but They do have a unique Ride to them. It somehow Ignores Small bumps and rides High and over them at moderate speeds But soaks up everything when going fast. It feels bottomless on large bumps and drops. And the rear end was so stiff that you could rail a turn like you were on a DHR.
    The FXR is a great bike and the quality is right on top with the best of them.
    I have an extra front triangle lying around. If you find a small or medium - buy it and I will hook you up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    What a dumb ass comment!!!! yes I look at my rear tri when I ride and crash all over the place. God what kills me is some of you will buy anything Dave Turner Throws at you.

    Knolly does look great here a sample of progression the old and New
    My point was that if the bike rides really nicely and meets your needs I don't give a rats arse how it looks..and those Knolly's are way fuglier than the current Turner's...and if Dave Turner throws a nice bike at me that rides well I may buy it yes..what's wrong with that? isn't it about the ride versus how it looks in the car park? and what in your expert opinion is so wrong with the current crop of Tuerner bikes anyway? (aside form the look of the stays) you are implying the bikes are cr@p or something.....

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    So besides the kinked downtube, anything new this year?
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    My 04' FXR was a sweet ride, hated the 3 month bushing replacement on the Curnutt shock but performance was fine otherwise, always wondered tho how it would of rode with a higher quality shock.

    And I couldn't agree more with Artin Aga about the rear tri's, fugly and could use a cleaner look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles View Post
    I have an extra front triangle lying around. If you find a small or medium - buy it and I will hook you up.
    I found an 09 Black anno that I am working out on a deal Large Very clean lines with an Air shock What do you think ?? is it worth the extra 1500 dollars for a new 2012 model and the extra .5 inch ??
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    Just to get things Clear ((((((((( do not get me wrong I am not Bashing Turner or the fact that the quality of the ride and the manufacturing of his frames. I ride Turner 05 spot with stock rockers Pushed RP3 built up to 25.5 LBS and I have clocked 3 years on this frame. I have even done some light downhill with it back when I was running the Magura Thor on it . All I am saying is that the Tri on the back of that beautiful front triangle just does not look right yes the decals on the pivot are hideous but the frame has a flow to it.
    the DHR looks amazing better then any model to date. I don't know what it is maybe the elevated chain stay or the way the dropouts just point down its just aww. looks like an afterthought

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    And here is a DW link with some style ( look at how the rear Tri flows with the front )
    Come on tell me that does not look good.
    Then look at DW 5 spot
    And if any of you guys out there say that you did not sit in your shop and stare at the final result of your build after spending all that cash then you are liars.
    Turners are some very unique looking bikes. Pivots look nice but to the laymen the bikes are all starting to look the same these days. Pivot, Niner, Specialized, Giant, Trek, GT... It's as if all the bikes are made by the same company... Maybe that's the reason for the extra large graphics on the Pivot.
    Killing it with close inspection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rroeder View Post
    My 04' FXR was a sweet ride, hated the 3 month bushing replacement on the Curnutt shock but performance was fine otherwise, always wondered tho how it would of rode with a higher quality shock.

    And I couldn't agree more with Artin Aga about the rear tri's, fugly and could use a cleaner look.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles View Post
    My buddy Dan is still riding your Old bike and loves it.
    Good to hear!, tell him hello for me. Foes builds some nice bikes, did a few days at Trestles this past season and that got me jonesing for an FXR style rig again, yours would rock that place.

    On the rear tri's, AA nailed it, no flow from the front tri to the back, at Turner's price point aesthetics do matter regardless what is said here. The thread about the price increase on the rebuild program was a good example how the homers "don't care about looks"

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    which is the old?

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    Design Progress timeline

    Here's my observation through the years of waiting...

    2006
    - new tnt model

    2007
    - asymmetrical chainstay, 3 piece design welded.
    - cleaner dropout design
    - new rocker design - best turner rockers design.
    - time to buy!!!!

    2008
    - asymmetrical chainstay, 1 piece design, no weld
    - everything is the same.

    End of TNT era. 2008 was the cleanest design imo. Pure and simple.

    2009
    - new dw-link model - cool!
    - funky elevated chainstay - what the hell?

    2010
    - seat tube bracing - minor flaw
    - funky elevated chainstay - maybe next year will be cleaner.

    2011
    - 44mm headtube - yeah baby!
    - Slacker headtube - come baby come!
    - still funky chainstay - WTF! come on DT!

    2012
    - 142x12 axle - Now we're talking!
    - iscg tab - you reading my mind!
    - bent down tube - minor, i'll let it pass!
    - still funky chainstay - SOB! still messed up. Ride my spot another year!!

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    2015

    Is it fix?

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    Is the RFX coming soon?

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    I personally like the industrial built for business look of the turner. The foes looks like something Giger made for the aliens and the graphics on the pivot make it look like a k-mart bike (although some look pretty sweet). The only thing I don't like about the turners is the seat tube taco wtf is with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    I found an 09 Black anno that I am working out on a deal Large Very clean lines with an Air shock What do you think ?? is it worth the extra 1500 dollars for a new 2012 model and the extra .5 inch ??
    Love your bike dude it is a beauty
    Suspension wise the 09's are good. You probably won't notice the .5" difference in travel. I would get a Saar headset though to slacken it out.

    What shock? The Itd's weren't too good. Make sure it's an xtd.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaster1200 View Post
    Those look like resurrected Iron Horses.
    Iron Horse MKiii. especially the rear tri it's a ripoff from IR. Turners bikes look a little dated imo
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    I've gone back in time....

    and I'm very happy...
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    I dunny like it

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    What I do like is that (((( Made in the USA )))) badge on the back of the seat tube

    Looks are subjective we all Know that. but just for the kicks one thing I do love is the ANNO work on Ellsworth Bikes man that Lava colour they have it looks good

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dibbs_ View Post
    I dunny like it
    +1

    Bet the new rear end is super stiff with 142x12

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    Serious question ?

    Quote Originally Posted by toons101 View Post
    +1

    Bet the new rear end is super stiff with 142x12

    Nice stuff for sure.....however, is a 142x12 type rear going to be noticeably stiffer than say a 135 hub with a 10 mm thru bolt set up ? Anybody ? TIG.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    And And if any of you guys out there say that you did not sit in your shop and stare at the final result of your build after spending all that cash then you are liars.
    What a dumbass comment.

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    Laleffe...thanks for the picture of the new 5 spot. Glad to see a better color option. Anyone know when these will be available?

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    What color is the Spot? Is it a brownish/bronze or is it black ano with well placed lights?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilks View Post
    My point was that if the bike rides really nicely and meets your needs I don't give a rats arse how it looks..and those Knolly's are way fuglier than the current Turner's...and if Dave Turner throws a nice bike at me that rides well I may buy it yes..what's wrong with that? isn't it about the ride versus how it looks in the car park? and what in your expert opinion is so wrong with the current crop of Tuerner bikes anyway? (aside form the look of the stays) you are implying the bikes are cr@p or something.....

    Was I wilkie did I say the bike was crap ? Do I not ride a turner
    What I said was the bikes look odd. Dated. They look ugly . But then again like I said that is subjective and it's my opinion . So don't get your shorts all in a knot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    Was I wilkie did I say the bike was crap ? Do I not ride a turner
    What I said was the bikes look odd. Dated. They look ugly . But then again like I said that is subjective and it's my opinion . So don't get your shorts all in a knot.
    You are another one of those current/former Turner riders that likes to stir the turd in the Homer forum (ala Renegade and MTB123 or whatever his current name is). You bag on Turners and mention other manufacturers in almost every post. My panties are completely knot free, just making an observation that may explain why there are knotted panties as a result of your posts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whodaphuck View Post
    You are another one of those current/former Turner riders that likes to stir the turd in the Homer forum (ala Renegade and MTB123 or whatever his current name is). You bag on Turners and mention other manufacturers in almost every post. My panties are completely knot free, just making an observation that may explain why there are knotted panties as a result of your posts.
    Current dude current. Not a former
    A whole family of turner riders here and I do not rag on turner bikes or homers I just do not like the look of the DW spot that's all
    I never said I would not buy one. I never said they are **** bikes I just do not like the way that rear looks that's all

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    Current dude current. Not a former
    A whole family of turner riders here and I do not rag on turner bikes or homers I just do not like the look of the DW spot that's all
    I never said I would not buy one. I never said they are **** bikes I just do not like the way that rear looks that's all

    I guess I'm not that sensitive about how others think my bike looks....I feel all honest opinions are good to share on the forum to let the company like Turner hear what buyers are wanting ! I , myself , think pretty much all FS bikes look kind of funky but thats my opinion.....I don't think the DW Sultan looks all that bad lying in the back of my truck all dirty but I do agree the rear looks a bit odd if you stare at it long enough ! TIG.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emrs0414 View Post
    I'd love to see an Anno Orange 5.Spot ...
    +1 on the orange
    Killing it with close inspection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireLikeIYA View Post
    +1 on the orange
    I still think those green (candy apple?) colors are awesome. I remember seeing a few pics in this forum a while back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edispilf View Post
    Here's my observation through the years of waiting...

    2006
    - new tnt model

    2007
    - asymmetrical chainstay, 3 piece design welded.
    - cleaner dropout design
    - new rocker design - best turner rockers design.
    - time to buy!!!!

    2008
    - asymmetrical chainstay, 1 piece design, no weld
    - everything is the same.

    End of TNT era. 2008 was the cleanest design imo. Pure and simple.

    2009
    - new dw-link model - cool!
    - funky elevated chainstay - what the hell?

    2010
    - seat tube bracing - minor flaw
    - funky elevated chainstay - maybe next year will be cleaner.

    2011
    - 44mm headtube - yeah baby!
    - Slacker headtube - come baby come!
    - still funky chainstay - WTF! come on DT!

    2012
    - 142x12 axle - Now we're talking!
    - iscg tab - you reading my mind!
    - bent down tube - minor, i'll let it pass!
    - still funky chainstay - SOB! still messed up. Ride my spot another year!!

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    2015

    Is it fix?
    2013
    -different color options and different decal design
    2014
    -Turner S-works series with 2 colors available each year so you can clearly know that your current bike is the "old, last year model"
    BBW. MS, RD

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    Personally I think the chainstay is and awesome design and very functional, chain suck aint gonna happen..

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    Quote Originally Posted by RipRoar View Post
    Personally I think the chainstay is and awesome design and very functional, chain suck aint gonna happen..
    Going on my fourth year with the H L. Spot and not one chain suck as of yet.
    Set up your bike properly and forget it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    Going on my fourth year with the H L. Spot and not one chain suck as of yet.
    Set up your bike properly and forget it.

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    I want to see short travel Sultan: 3" travel 29er I think a thru axle in the rear is a great idea because I get a lot of brake rub in the rear when really cranking hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emrs0414 View Post
    I'd love to see an Anno Orange 5.Spot ...
    Your prayers have been heard I guess.



    I was there on thursday for velozine.nl and talked to Dave for a while. We talked about the RFX and why it's not at the Eurobike (picing bu Sapa was way off, retail would be $3050, so Dave is looking for alternative places to do the fabrication). We talked about a possible short travel 29er (might happen). There was some chit-chat too. Dave is a really lead-back kinda guy. I like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zonoskar View Post
    Your prayers have been heard I guess.



    I was there on thursday for velozine.nl and talked to Dave for a while. We talked about the RFX and why it's not at the Eurobike (picing bu Sapa was way off, retail would be $3050, so Dave is looking for alternative places to do the fabrication). We talked about a possible short travel 29er (might happen). There was some chit-chat too. Dave is a really lead-back kinda guy. I like.
    WOW!!! My gawd that is HOT!!! NOW THIS IS WHAT I WANT!!! Properly set-up a SPOT, you will not need a RFX. This will be my next frame and color!!!

    Big thanks for the pic zonoskar!!!

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    Thanks for posting and it looks 100% better when built up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emrs0414 View Post
    Big thanks for the pic zonoskar!!!
    Don't mention it I would have liked to get a pic without all the other bikes/people in the background, but Rob Akkermans bolted everything down and I forgot to ask if i could take one of the bikes out for better pics. Was too busy talking to Dave I really liked the extra cable stops for the dropper post too. I have a pic of those on my PC at home, I could post that too.

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    Yep, that's my pic too But I also have a pic from the other side that shows the cable stops more clearly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zonoskar View Post
    I have a pic of those on my PC at home, I could post that too.
    Just keep on posting... post post post!!! hehehehe.... many thanks!!!

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    another


    Eurobike 2011 by m.antonini, on Flickr

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    I'm diggin' the orange ano and the curved downtube! How do those new cable "ties" work? How are they attached to the frame?

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    Now when are they available for purchase? Turner just had the sale going on for about 30% off, but glad I waited to see what was coming out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheatgerm View Post
    I'm diggin' the orange ano and the curved downtube! How do those new cable "ties" work? How are they attached to the frame?
    They're plastic "C" clips that clip onto the saddles welded to the frame. Niner and Pivot use the same attachments.

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    With those big, ribbed, black, things under the seats, I'm surprised those guys aren't wearing their sixsixone knee pads, because they'll need 'em.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2TurnersNotEnough View Post
    They're plastic "C" clips that clip onto the saddles welded to the frame. Niner and Pivot use the same attachments.
    no, they're screwed into the frame. and the old hose/cable saddles are gone. not sure if these are plastic or not, but i doubt it. you can see the screw hole on top of the drive side dropout in the close-up pic of the 142x12 rear. kind of a cool change imo. they are replaceable, which would be nice to have on my '09 since i've destroyed the welded-on dropout cable saddle in a crash...

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    Quote Originally Posted by iheartbicycles View Post
    Stoked to see my bike getting luv in the Turner forum.

    This was custom made for me, cause I am tall and lanky. Extra large TT - which required a bit more on the front end. That's why it looks so big in the front.

    Also, the front shock mount is not stock and is just plate aluminum. Normally this is more sculpted, but they needed a bigger one to take up the extra space afforded by the longer front end.

    I went with the 1.5" head tube, versus the tapered one they come with stock. It's also got modular ISCG mounts and a floating brake mount.

    I went with a raw finish and then brushed it with steel wool and metal polish to show off the craftsmanship.

    You may not think it looks great, but I'm pretty stoked on it!

    It's just cool to work with a small company where the owner gives a hoot and will go the extra mile to make a bike exactly how you want it.

    Turner fits this description as well!

    Here's a close up


    That is one sweet looking bike!!! looks like a tank
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artin Aga View Post
    Going on my fourth year with the H L. Spot and not one chain suck as of yet.
    Set up your bike properly and forget it.
    Are you seriously insinuating that every case of chain suck is due to improper setup? That is a bold statement (I am tempted to use stronger words).

    Another advantage of the new chain stays is less chain slap. I think they are great, and fortunately for me I don't mind that they look different. You have informed us about 15 times that you don't like the new look, we have got the message now.

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    So far, the 2012 stuff looks good, but not so good that I'd sell my 2010 to upgrade. It'll be interesting to see if DT adopts the new DW eccentric links if and when a carbon model is released.
    Faster is not always better, but it's always more fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by arne_and View Post
    Are you seriously insinuating that every case of chain suck is due to improper setup? That is a bold statement (I am tempted to use stronger words).

    Another advantage of the new chain stays is less chain slap. I think they are great, and fortunately for me I don't mind that they look different. You have informed us about 15 times that you don't like the new look, we have got the message now.
    Here is the 16th still don't like em
    ok wise man tell me what other reasons are they for chain suck aside from an improper set up ( a million to one chance of a stick knocking your chain off and planting it in your stays ?)

    chain suck is from a bad setup

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    DT looks skinny...
    Sokrates is dead, Galilei is dead, Newton is dead, Einstein is dead, Pantani is dead and i am feeling sick too.

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    Chain suck is caused by many other things as well as poor set up. Improperly lubricated chain, out of spec (too thick) chainring, shifting under load, burrs on the chain ring, worn chain rings, wrong type of chain, mud. Many things can cause chain suck.

    Back to the topic on hand here. That blue Sultan just solved my color dillema for the new bike. Really liking the bolt on cable guides, looks a lot cleaner than a zip tie. Looking forward to November, happy birthday me!

    happy trails...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hball View Post
    DT looks skinny...
    It is all the stress the Homers are putting on him in getting the RFX out. Poor dude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fitnessgeek View Post
    What color is the Sultan? I'm trying to figure out what the new color will be for 2012.
    who cares what color as long as theres a raw avail you can have any color you can think of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorg View Post
    So far, the 2012 stuff looks good, but not so good that I'd sell my 2010 to upgrade.
    Or my 2005.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by zonoskar View Post
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    Man that DHR looks incredible Up until now my favourite ( looking downhill bike was the Sinister R9 ) But that DHR just blew that out of the water It Is Sick....

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