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    New bike.

    After 10 years of riding my rigid Salsa El Mariachi, decided to go for a custom FS bike: Banshee Rune. Have been enjoying it for 2 days.

    Just wanted to share

    New bike.-my-bike-1sm.jpgNew bike.-my-bike-2-sm.jpg

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    Awesome looking bike right there mate! Your dropper post looks a bit too high though, perhaps you can could shift it further into the seat tube?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadow4eva View Post
    Awesome looking bike right there mate! Your dropper post looks a bit too high though, perhaps you can could shift it further into the seat tube?
    And have your legs shortened!

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    Thank you for the bike comment. Are you suggesting raising the seat tube?

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    Do you know a good plastic surgeon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chancellor View Post
    Thank you for the bike comment. Are you suggesting raising the seat tube?
    I meant to lower it, actually. Either that, or you need a dropper post with longer travel.
    Forgive me, but I'm kind of anal about aesthetics, hence, I hate to see dropper posts with the lowers sticking out so much, lol..

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    Thanks, appreciate the suggestion. Let me get a few rides in it, then will start modifying. It may sound thick-headed, but I felt that my maneuverability was slightly off after my Salsa. Wondering if it's the difference between 29" and 27.5" or I'm just off.

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    You must feel like you're cheating when on a techy climb. I couldn't believe how easy the tuff climbs became when I got on my first dual link bike.
    Very nice bike!
    oops I wasn't clipped in

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    Tell me about it! Just came back from a trail and it was like riding on a paved road.

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