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    VPP Turners?

    Iíve heard several rumors of Dave Turner working on some sort of VPP design for a Flux. Does anyone have info on this? Sorry if this thread has been tapped before, but I did a search on the Turner forum and couldnít find anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by farmertan
    Iíve heard several rumors of Dave Turner working on some sort of VPP design for a Flux. Does anyone have info on this? Sorry if this thread has been tapped before, but I did a search on the Turner forum and couldnít find anything.

    Any chance of a Turner of a Turner VPP or DW link bike in the Future?
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    Dave is a master of borrowing designs. He borrowed Ellsworth's design for years, and has now "decided" to borrow Kona's design. I'm sure if you ask nicely he'd be happy to slap a Turner sticker on any design you like!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Bottoms
    Dave is a master of borrowing designs. He borrowed Ellsworth's design for years, and has now "decided" to borrow Kona's design. I'm sure if you ask nicely he'd be happy to slap a Turner sticker on any design you like!
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    Please say it isn't so!!!! The only way I would consider another VPP bike is if it used ceramic bearings, or some other super durable pivot solution.

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    Hello?

    There are no plans a foot to change the design of Turner bikes rear suspension. None. It is working very well and all the fancy axle paths in the world won't make a big difference in the dirt. Now, if lots of you guys really want I will make a mini link bike that has an axle path as close as I can to the current bike so you will be happy at the trail head having a State of the Art suspension system and the riders that are happy with the ride of the Turner will continue to get more of the same? Sorry to be flippant, super dark brew kicking innnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn


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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    Now, if lots of you guys really want I will make a mini link bike that has an axle path as close as I can to the current bike so you will be happy at the trail head having a State of the Art suspension system and the riders that are happy with the ride of the Turner will continue to get more of the same?
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    DT, you should make one just for Dusty Butthumper with a special George Michael "bathroom edition" head badge. Put lots of crappy bearings and give it a tight rear end with no tire clearance, that'll be right up his alley.
    The red couch has moved from Alaska to Florida...

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    hey DT, this brew's for you!

    lets not make it a religion, it is recreation

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    Quote Originally Posted by AK Chris
    DT, you should make one just for Dusty Butthumper with a special George Michael "bathroom edition" head badge. Put lots of crappy bearings and give it a tight rear end with no tire clearance, that'll be right up his alley.
    Better throw in some kind of time frame device while you are at it since he seems confused w/his history!

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    Oh you so rude boy.

    Quote Originally Posted by AK Chris
    ... a tight rear end with no clearance, that'll be right up his alley.
    I gotta say that's pretty offensive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    I gotta say that's pretty offensive.
    Still laughing five minutes after reading that.....

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    Seriously...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    I gotta say that's pretty offensive.

    4 reals, there are kids reading this thread!
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    Sorry...

    Quote Originally Posted by rmac
    Still laughing five minutes after reading that.....
    ... I don't know what got into me. I posted that before I had any coffee this morning - after a three day weekend. So for me Tuesday is like a Monday only worse. I was a little irratible this morning. I ripped the dude spamming the ebay RFX for not buying a classified ad too. I must be going Gonzo.
    The red couch has moved from Alaska to Florida...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    I gotta say that's pretty offensive.
    You know I'm a big fan of the clown crap...
    The red couch has moved from Alaska to Florida...

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    Quote Originally Posted by benja55
    4 reals, there are kids reading this thread!
    Your joking right? Ohhh, your talking about us, gotcha

    Dusty- damn dude, thats harsh even for you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AK Chris
    I ripped the dude spamming the ebay RFX for not buying a classified ad too...
    The Turner forum vigilantes have my support.

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    Iím certainly glad the suspension is NOT changing. Iíve gone through many suspension bikes and the Flux is my keeper. I LOVE the simplistic design of Turners, and the fact that the suspension works so well makes it even better

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    Quote Originally Posted by airwreck
    The Turner forum vigilantes have my support.
    Word. So Airwreck, as the board mod do you comb through all the posts?
    The red couch has moved from Alaska to Florida...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AK Chris
    Word. So Airwreck, as the board mod do you comb through all the posts?
    try to, but not consistently.

    sending an alert is good too.

    thanks to everyone who helps keep things in line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    There are no plans a foot to change the design of Turner bikes rear suspension. None. It is working very well and all the fancy axle paths in the world won't make a big difference in the dirt. Now, if lots of you guys really want I will make a mini link bike that has an axle path as close as I can to the current bike so you will be happy at the trail head having a State of the Art suspension system and the riders that are happy with the ride of the Turner will continue to get more of the same? Sorry to be flippant, super dark brew kicking innnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn


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    Wasn't he talking specifically about VPP? Had he even tried a DWL at that point?
    In yesterday's wrench science interview he said he didn't like the chain torque method the VPP used as compared to whatever DWL uses. ("Magic"?)

    So yeah, I think it's pretty silly to take every statement to be all encompassing, in perpetuity, irregardless of development, discoveries or simply previously unknown alternatives.

    Or should we just have stayed on stone wheels?
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