Poll: Burley Spot or Beefy RFX????

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  1. #1
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    Burly Spot OR Beefy RFX ( aka The Proto )

    Which one.

    Personally I think the current spot can be built Burly already so......WHY!

    We need a Real Mans Bike. DW-RFX!!!!

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    A DW Spot 29er made overseas so it's affordable and please get rid of the ugly elevated erector set rear end.

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    150mm Spot. At ~68deg with a 150m fork.
    160mm seems too large a step forward for a trail bike. That is going to be using a 150mm 32mm stanction fork for the majority of cases.
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    A tough bike, can take any fork, designed minimum around a Lyrik 170 or Totem. 8-9 Pounds (or more with coil options). 1.5
    Last edited by glitz; 03-24-2010 at 10:26 AM.

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    Just throw a 1.5 headtube on the Spot. If you want slacker, you can have it slacker with the +/- reducers; same if you want it steeper. Slacking out the HT will help lower the BB a tad as well since the fork won't be as vertical, although, truthfully, I can't imagine it would produce significant difference?


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