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  1. #101
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    Thanks for the info. Good to hear that the DR Zeus was an isolated problem.

    So now I'm wondering what happens when one bolts up the Zeus dropouts to a Ciclon. 650b clearance?

  2. #102
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    Second that. I've tried but it just won't rub ;-)

  3. #103
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    a totally honest mistake made by people working for a totally honest company. that's the way i see it.
    breezy shade

  4. #104
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    The swingarm is the same but the brake stay and rockers are different. You would probably have clearance problems at full travel as well as messing with the bb height.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciclistagonzo View Post
    I wanted to wait for my full review before explaining, but simply put. The issue was human error. As seen in the DR picture the 26" Dropouts were installed for checking alignment. And accidently left on. They should have been swapped out for the 27.5 dropouts that are marked by the extra machined divots, round for 135mm and squared off for thru axle.

    All customer bikes go through secondary QC that would have caught this error, The DR bike didn't as it was shipped out right away to them.

    Mechanically the design is just fine. As demonstrated by my 225#ís beating on it without any issues.
    Speaking of my review, here it is with more pics.....
    Demo'd a Zeus, my review with Pics.
    -Aaron G.

    "Before D.W., "anti-squat" was referred to as pedal feedback."

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