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    Dave made me do it (again)

    This is the second time Mr Turner has forced me to buy one of his frames. First time was the switch from HL to TNT and now the RFX changing to DW-Link

    Could anybody point me in the right direction with the RP23 setup? Iím 190lbs loaded up, what air pressure should I try running first?

    Anyway here is my RFX, cant wait to ride it tomorrow.

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    WOW! Nice bike!

    I'd set air pressure to give you 30% sag (in gear) and go from there.
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    Very nice! Is that a polished finish?

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    1] the polish looks great!
    2] what kind of beer is behind your rear tire?
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    rockin!

    Love the polished finish- was it a custom upcharge, is it something they offered or did you request a one-off?

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    Yep got a raw frame polished, custom upcharge (i think).

    Beer is Wylam Rocket

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    How much for the polish finish?
    Nice lawn.

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    there you go, August TOTM voting won't be necessary...

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    I'd say 90lbs or so pressure and see how it feels

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    Totm?

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    there you go, August TOTM voting won't be necessary...
    Slow down there airwreck you haven't seen my Sultan yet. CF..

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    That's a sick bike.

    But what I am really envious of is that back yard. You could set aside half of it for a pump track and still have plenty of room to do... whatever else you'd want to use a back yard for.




     

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    I reckon there's only one winner when CF is involved...

    Pump track like this would be great

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    Toons,I'm sorry bro,

    Quote Originally Posted by toons101
    I reckon there's only one winner when CF is involved...
    I was just trying to be funny I didn't mean no disrespect.For what It's worth that's about the best looking RFX I've seen in a looong time If not ever. Aug.TOTM? you got my vote. CF.

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    Thanks v much for the complement.

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    Wow!!! I love that polished frame. I want that polished look on my SPOT!
    August TOTM. . . 1 Vote From Me!

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    lovely bike....

    try 175lbs psi in the rear shock....but like scuba said whatever gives you approx 30% sag

    where do you ride? I have lived in the states 12 years now but grew up in Suffolk (Ipswich) and lived in Bedlington - Northumberland for a few years.

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    What is this lever you are using for the GD??
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    MY GOODNESS... WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BIKE!!! Whew... !!!

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    Dude that is one incredible ... YARD!!! how the heck do you find time to ride?

    The bike is nice too. Actually killer build. and I like the beer bottle wheelstop nice touch!
    Faster is better, even when it's not.

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    Looks awesome, I never get tired of polished....

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    Really Really REALLY nice looking bike.

    I am super impressed with how the DW link is designed to look like TNT.

    Quote Originally Posted by toons101
    This is the second time Mr Turner has forced me to buy one of his frames. First time was the switch from HL to TNT and now the RFX changing to DW-Link

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    Cool! TOTM, for sure.

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    a dbl knockout! beauty bike, lovely yard. many nice detail touches in a excellent spec.

    now fire the guy who routed yer housing.
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    Cheers dudes for all the complements; Iím pretty happy with the bike, Iíll post my initial reaction later, I need to calm down a bit!!

    Wilks; Iím from Wylam on the river Tyne, my wife is from Ipswich.

    S-works; The Lever for the GD is a spinner fork lockout.

    The back garden is amazing and the grand kiddies love it; it belongs to my Mum & Dad. Weíre in the process of moving, so Iím stashing all my gear at theirís. Zilla you're correct about riding time and maintenance, my Dadís (practically NOS) 89 Rockhopper is the evidence of that!

    Your right Cactuscorn about the cabling routing, thatís the only thing Iím not 100% happy with, any suggestions (the brakes are different way round to the US)?

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    Just as I thought I was over that upgradeitis

    Man, what a bike!
    I've been wanting an RFX for a long time, and just as I thought I was over it...
    Love that polished finish !

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    Quote Originally Posted by S-Works
    What is this lever you are using for the GD??

    FWIW, that lever is manufactured by Jagwire and is used on Magura & Spinner forks (& possibly others). Universalcycles used to carry them, however I don't see them on their site anymore. They were very expensive, so I'm not surprised.

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    That lawn is stunning. Could you move the bicycle and take some more shots?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis
    That lawn is stunning. Could you move the bicycle and take some more shots?
    that's what i thought too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haggis
    That lawn is stunning. Could you move the bicycle and take some more shots?
    I was hoping for a shot of a garden gnome . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by toons101
    any suggestions?
    maybe...
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    these may help for cable routing....

    Heres front and side of my 5 Spot - when my American friends borrow my bike they all try to take take a spill over the bars!





    PS - Thetford forest is worth a ride in Suffolk but that is about it!

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    cable routing

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    Thanks for the info

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    What a blast

    Iíve ridden the bike a few times and itís absolutely amazing. It climbs really really well, way better than I expected, I think even better than the 5 spot, which is hard to believe.

    The best thing about the bike is going downhill! On the 5spot\pike youíd have to pick your line (might be different with fox 36 forks?) but on the RFX you can pretty much hang off the back and it just floats over the rocks.

    Its defo taken my riding to the next level; faster, bigger and even more fun.

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