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    Rigid SS AL:
    2013 Cannondale F29 Alloy 1 frame
    Salsa Grande Maxle Fork
    Stans Flows (I'm a bigger guy 220lbs) on Paul with Eno Trails 18t and Hope front
    Maxxis Ikons 29x2.2
    TeamBEER ebb (this is the BEST piece)
    Shimano XT brakeset w/ 160mm ice tech rotors
    Bontrager Carbon Big Sweep
    Ergon Mag grips with barends

    Looking at a Niner Arctic White RDO fork to shed about 1.3lbs and I already have the 15mm end caps I am also going to go a 34t up front vs the 32t currently being used.

    I have not weight this yet but it by feel alone is considerably lighter then my On-One Inbred with roughly the same bits. I think the frame was almost 5lbs on it's own (maybe more). I just have a crap pic of it now but will get some better ones once I've settled it in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1-bar View Post
    MAde the switch from carbon back to aluminum for the 2013 race year. Here is my Spearfish 1 fully built w pedals, bar ends & bottle cages coming in at 21.7 lbs. This year I won't be blaming my gear...

    Carbon to aluminum for me as well for 2013. I won't have my frame for a month or two still but I am excited to ride and show it off! Plans are underway to make certain it is stupid-light yet reliable... not to mention fast and sexy...

    That Spearfish is really nice. Enjoy riding the crap out of that thing.

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    Here are mine:



    My primary race bike is in ti and the back up/training bike is in steal, both with identical custom geometry. Used for everything from XC to 100 milers
    2014 Yeti Arc XO1
    2012 Seven ti 29er SS
    2012 Seven steel 29er SS rigid

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    What I rode a couple of seasons ago at 23 lbs...



    Now a 650b, let's see how she does,,,


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    Quote Originally Posted by fueledbymetal View Post
    Here are mine:



    My primary race bike is in ti and the back up/training bike is in steal, both with identical custom geometry. Used for everything from XC to 100 milers
    Very nice. I like the new steel Seven. Racing rigid this season or is the Lefty just hibernating?
    Thanks to www.weavercycleworks.com for my awesome bike frames!

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    New Horse 2013

    Rocky Mountain Element 970 RSL 2013. Just received and will start tweeking some parts. Ski season here, so a while until it gets a true test.
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    Replaced the Roval Control EL wheelset with a Stan Race Gold set.
    Dropped six tenths of a pound and now with the Niner fork is
    17.6 pounds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manicmtbr View Post
    Very nice. I like the new steel Seven. Racing rigid this season or is the Lefty just hibernating?
    Thanks! Going all rigid this season
    2014 Yeti Arc XO1
    2012 Seven ti 29er SS
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    So many rigid setups and even SS compared to EU, how does XC look like overseas, is it more suited for such bikes, or you are just more hardcore?
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    Hardcore but I'm not braging - it's definitely rough on some courses!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1-bar View Post
    MAde the switch from carbon back to aluminum for the 2013 race year. Here is my Spearfish 1 fully built w pedals, bar ends & bottle cages coming in at 21.7 lbs. This year I won't be blaming my gear...

    1 bar thats crazy light for a medium spearfish 1. I'm building The same bike but in small. What components did you trick it out with? What gearing on the 2X10?

    So far I have an XO crank, reba 29er fork, enduro Xd-15 BB, and carbon roval control wheels. Shooting for a lightweight build.

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    No compromises....
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    Quote Originally Posted by PainkillerSPE View Post
    1 bar thats crazy light for a medium spearfish 1. I'm building The same bike but in small. What components did you trick it out with? What gearing on the 2X10?

    So far I have an XO crank, reba 29er fork, enduro Xd-15 BB, and carbon roval control wheels. Shooting for a lightweight build.
    Here's a few more pics so you can see all the parts. It's a combo of KCNC, American Classic Race 29's, Schwalbe tires (tubeless), Token saddle/seatpost, XX drivetrain and brakes. I'm actually kind of kicking myself for not going XX1 though. Not only would XX1 be about 3/4lbs lighter but it just makes for more simplicity. I've been testing this out and I'm loving the geometry. It's really a Salsa Mamasita with full suspension.









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    This site kills me in January and February (Winter here in WI). But it also keeps me motivated to train for spring.

    My first 29er and I cant wait to put it to the test. New before my first race (May) will be XO Triggers, tires (Aspen), front XO derailuer and King Headset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pattongb View Post
    This site kills me in January and February (Winter here in WI). But it also keeps me motivated to train for spring.

    My first 29er and I cant wait to put it to the test. New before my first race (May) will be XO Triggers, tires (Aspen), front XO derailuer and King Headset.
    Get some 2.4" tires at 12 PSI on that thing and hit the snowmobile trails! I was back over the holidays, had some great riding on snowmobile trails, frozen lakes in Northern WI. I also rode some clear and frozen mountain bike trails down in the Chicago area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott In MD View Post
    No compromises....
    Are you gonna have that out at McDowell this weekend? What cat?
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    Niner Air 9 RDO

    Here's what I'm building up for this year. Still waiting on the brakes, wheels, and hub body for the XX1 cassette. Can't wait to get it built and on the dirt!

    FRAME: Niner Air 9 RDO
    FORK: Rock Shox SID XX
    RIMS: Stan's No Tubes ZTR Crest 29er
    HUBS: DT Swiss 240s w/ XX1 Hub Body
    TIRES: Maxxis IKON
    SHIFTERS: SRAM XX1
    FRONT DERAILLEUR: N/A
    REAR DERAILLEUR: SRAM XX1
    CRANKS: SRAM XX1
    BOTTOM BRACKET: Truvativ PF30 Ceramic
    CASSETTE: SRAM XX1
    CHAIN: SRAM XX1
    DERAILLUER CABLE: Jagwire Ripcord
    PEDALS: Shimano XTR
    BRAKES: Magura MT-8
    BRAKE ROTORS: Magura Storm SL
    HANDLEBAR: Niner Flat Top 9 RDO
    STEM: Niner RDO
    HEADSET: KSA that came with the frame
    GRIPS: Ergon GA1 EVO
    SADDLE: Ergon SM3 Carbon Pro
    SEAT POST: Niner RDO
    BOTTLE CAGES: Bontrager RL
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    New wheels, stan's arch 29.


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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisgardner73 View Post
    Here's what I'm building up for this year. Still waiting on the brakes, wheels, and hub body for the XX1 cassette. Can't wait to get it built and on the dirt!

    FRAME: Niner Air 9 RDO
    FORK: Rock Shox SID XX
    RIMS: Stan's No Tubes ZTR Crest 29er
    HUBS: DT Swiss 240s w/ XX1 Hub Body
    TIRES: Maxxis IKON
    SHIFTERS: SRAM XX1
    FRONT DERAILLEUR: N/A
    REAR DERAILLEUR: SRAM XX1
    CRANKS: SRAM XX1
    BOTTOM BRACKET: Truvativ PF30 Ceramic
    CASSETTE: SRAM XX1
    CHAIN: SRAM XX1
    DERAILLUER CABLE: Jagwire Ripcord
    PEDALS: Shimano XTR
    BRAKES: Magura MT-8
    BRAKE ROTORS: Magura Storm SL
    HANDLEBAR: Niner Flat Top 9 RDO
    STEM: Niner RDO
    HEADSET: KSA that came with the frame
    GRIPS: Ergon GA1 EVO
    SADDLE: Ergon SM3 Carbon Pro
    SEAT POST: Niner RDO
    BOTTLE CAGES: Bontrager RL
    Impressive build! Can't wait to see it all built up.

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    Bmc te 01 29

    Here is mine. Best bike I have ever owned. BMC makes it awesome in everyway.

    XX1, Magura MT8s, Syntace bar/stem, Roval wheels, SID Brain fork. 20.4 pounds.
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    For you guys riding rigids: don't you feel beat up after a ride? I'm leaning the other way, going from hardtail to full suspension. The rockgardens did me in.

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    Mine will be the same as the last 2 years, no upgrades this year either. 2008 Orbea Alma carbon, Crest wheels, SID XX, XO 1x10, XX brakes. 19.9 lbs last time I weighed it.

    I love my Orbea, and after demo-ing other carbon hardtails I love it all the more. When it breaks I'll replace it with a Carbonal Gaea (Chinese bike) or a Trek Superfly SL if I'm on the team I hope to be on by then. Whenever that happens I'll get a XX1 crank and an XO type II RD and ditch the chainguide.

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    9.25Kg. or 20.39Lbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FueLEX8 View Post


    9.25Kg. or 20.39Lbs.
    Very nice. Is that the rsl or msl?

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    I just love this bike...I also have a Stumpjumper HT 29er, but I like this one better...29er is at the shop...so will post pics later...and BTW, my Fox fork just blew a seal so I'm using this WC Sid for the moment...
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