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    Joining the Yeti club next week..Stoked!

    So I got the bug to do a frame-up build and tonight I finally pulled the trigger. Going to be building up a 2011 ASR 5 Carbon frame (size XL) with a '12 Fox Talas 140 15qr fork, 142mm rear conversion and some other goodies...Next week the parts should start filtering in, and I will take photos and add some posts to the ASR build thread..Pretty excited. Bring on next week!

    -Gabe

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    welcome..good luck..

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    New here myself & loving my super bike.
    Sent from the future to destroy the past.

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    Nice Gabriel J good luck with it can't wait to see the Build !
    My new Quote is "don't let friends ride old bikes on DH Trails "

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    So the frame arrived today, and here's the progress that I made. I am using a mix of new parts along with some from the bike the Yeti is replacing. It will look a bit different once complete.

    Planned setup:
    ASR-5 Carbon sz XL
    '12 Fox Talas 32 140 RLC fork
    '12 Fox RP23 adaptive logic
    Chris King ISO 15qr front and 142x12mm thru axle rear hubs laced to Mavic 819 rims
    Chris King headset
    Thomson Seatpost (the setback is for the mock up, will swap in a straight one)
    Thomson stem 100mm 10deg
    Easton EC70 xc carbon low rise handlebar
    Avid Elixir CR brakes 180mm front 160mm rear
    Ergon GX1 grips
    1x9 Setup, XT M780 crank, Salsa 32t chainring, X0 shifter, derailleur, cassette
    KMC x9sl gold chain

    -Gabe


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    nice...

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    So I "finished" the bike up tonight. I ended up going with an Easton seatpost instead of the Thomson. I'm sure something will change along the way, but this is how it will be for my first test ride.

    -Gabe


    Last edited by Gabriel J; 03-08-2012 at 06:44 PM.

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    nice!

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    Nice Ride !!
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    I've got an SB-66 coming in the beginning of April at some point which will be my first Yeti, can't wait for Moab this summer

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    Very nice set-up dude! Looks like a light bike! Welcome to the tribe

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    Quote Originally Posted by StopMakingSense View Post
    I've got an SB-66 coming in the beginning of April at some point which will be my first Yeti, can't wait for Moab this summer
    Welcome to the tribe as well !!

    Moab ? That is so last year you need to bring it to Fruita,CO and also take it for a few runs AT Winter Park or Keystone where the 66 will shine !! You need to ride it in the MotherLand

    City of Fruita Colorado
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    Lots of camping in Fruita? Only 5hours away from here

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    How are the stock tires on the SB66? Definitely thinking of getting a new set, probably the easiest way to improve handling ... mainly biking here in Utah and Moab ... definitely headed to CO and WY at some point this summer

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    Quote Originally Posted by StopMakingSense View Post
    How are the stock tires on the SB66? Definitely thinking of getting a new set, probably the easiest way to improve handling ... mainly biking here in Utah and Moab ... definitely headed to CO and WY at some point this summer
    If they are the Nobby Nic then they will be ok I love Mine !!
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