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    bad pic

    bad pic .... wife dropped the good camera in her drink Halloween night. Tired of waiting for better pics so here is a crappy one.

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    wow...another khs....

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    I'll play.... Lynskey Custom (identical to Pro 29) small. It'll be going to the chopping block soon to make room for something steel.
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    You're selling a Ti custom to buy steel???

    Whats the reasoning there, you just like more give?

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    You like running the red cables eh? Do you have more info on the OX? I am intrigued but can't find anything through google...
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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker
    You're selling a Ti custom to buy steel???

    Whats the reasoning there, you just like more give?
    I know, right? There's just something about a steel bike... I'm not elloquent enough to put it to words. I always do this though. In the early 90's I unloaded a Yo Eddy so I could get an Obed... then in the mid/late 90's got rid of a nice steel Stumpjumper so I could get a King Kahuna Ti.... a couple of years ago I got rid of my SIR 9 for an Optimus.... now I have the Lynskey and have no clue what's next.... maybe full circle and pick up an IF.... who knows.

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    2009 Kona Big Kahuna
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    My new xc race rig, it is somehwere around 21.7lbs right now, lots of things will be swapped out to make it lighter for next season. Havent got to ride it much since I won't take it through snow and the weather turned bad a day before I was going to ride it on the trails. But from riding around the neighborhood as my first 29er, I'm pretty impresses, it flies.
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    Gary Fisher Rig, now upgraded with Avid Elixir 5s:


    full custom Naked, based loosely on the GF geometry but tweaked front end for tighter handling. super gorgeous bike in person. Sam Whittingham is a magician. upgrade plans include maybe SRAM XX and a set of Stans 355 rims on Hope 2 hubs or DT 240s. aiming to get the weight down into the 22lb range:

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    Quote Originally Posted by chumbox
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    Nice, what size is that one?

    Can't wait until I finally get my Kahuna.

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    Sweet bike? What is the TT material, looks like a granite counter top towards the ST!

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    Quote Originally Posted by baycat
    Sweet bike? What is the TT material, looks like a granite counter top towards the ST!
    it's kinda a smokey, jackpine shadow effect. very subtle, very nice.


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    Here is my Tallboy:




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    Wheelset

    what is the wheelset on there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by R+P+K
    Nice, what size is that one?

    Can't wait until I finally get my Kahuna.
    It's an 18" and it rides awesome. Couldn't be happier. Rails corners great. You'll love it.

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    2010 GF Hifi Plus
    2010 GF Rig SS
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    James, that is an AWESOME combo! I did a GF demo day last summer and they are making some really good bikes. (I rode a roscoe and a superfly)

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    hey james! sweet ss ride, especially the whiteness. very euro. quick questions - did you upgrade your Rig to hydraulics? and what gearing are you running in the back?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacques_anquetil
    hey james! sweet ss ride, especially the whiteness. very euro. quick questions - did you upgrade your Rig to hydraulics? and what gearing are you running in the back?
    Thanks! It came with mechanicals but I pulled the hydraulics off my Hifi and put them on my SS and put XT's on my Hifi. Right now I'm running 32-20

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker
    James, that is an AWESOME combo! I did a GF demo day last summer and they are making some really good bikes. (I rode a roscoe and a superfly)
    I demo'd a number of 29er and for my budget it was between the Epic 29er and the Hifi...Iíve been very happy with my decision.

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    Here's mine
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    here my newbie

    Upgrade progessiveing being added on days off.
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    29er you just know when ur ready!!!!

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    1 out of 2 in Italy

    with a few upgrades, FifteenG with 21t, xtr cassette, Syntace handlebar, XO rear derailleur.......
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    My 29er RIP 9... 9 Niner RIP 9 pictures for 2009... Go Niner!!!


















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    My first 29er.
    23.4lbs

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    Quote Originally Posted by chumbox
    It's an 18" and it rides awesome. Couldn't be happier. Rails corners great. You'll love it.
    Any idea how much it weighs stock?

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    My SIR9. Soon to be a 9-spd with a Mintue fork. Just waiting on a new front swheel from Mikesee.
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    Nice!. They used lots of carbons to make that frame )

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    Hi guys!
    an other 29er from Spain
    This is my new XC weapon for next season
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    my new teambike 2010...thanks to www.bikepoint.be


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    Quote Originally Posted by stijnie
    my new teambike 2010...thanks to www.bikepoint.be

    very well executed - looks like it'll be a XC rocket!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenLightGo
    very well executed - looks like it'll be a XC rocket!
    X 2
    If I had a black light this place would look like a Jackson Pollock painting.

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    Sexxxxxyyy

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    Updated photo:
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    Quote Originally Posted by stijnie
    my new teambike 2010...thanks to www.bikepoint.be

    Great looking machine!!! Is it medium? Weight?

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    Alone on northern NJ singletrack

    This was taken during a mid December ride in Kitatinny State Park in northern NJ. An hour later I was riding my 29er in the snow...very cool...Post Pictures of your 29er-giant-12-0f-09.jpg

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    My new 29er to suppliment my full suspension diet.

    Pretty stock 2007 Kona Unit SS rigid (bought on ebay). This is my first experience with 29ers and my first rigid bike in about 13 years. Only been on a couple of rides but I am impressed how well it rolls. I noticed the lack of gears and suspension more than the 29inch wheels though.

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    I like it!

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    My Waltworks SS 29r

    My 29r is a Singlespeed. I've been wanting to build up an FS 29r for a couple years, but I have not managed to ride enough to wear out the perfectly good 26" FS bike I have.

    This one is a Waltworks SS 29r, built just for me. It's extra burly, Walt built it to last 30 years under my big carcass. I built it up with a really nice parts spec and it hasn't let me down yet.
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    His & Hers SS 29ers

    Best Christmas gift EVER. Niner One 9 - My First 29er and First SS.

    His & Hers SS 29ers = **** Hottt!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcmtb
    My 29er

    Very nice. Here's mine:

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    That is a SLICK bike.

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    Where did you get those wheels? I like those Blue Hadleys. I want, I want.

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    I damn near bought one the day I bought my Specialized. The LBS didnt have a Jamis 29er in the size I wanted

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    Titus Fireline Exo

    My first big wheels. Definately not the last









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    WW 29er

    Waltworks FS 29er, 4 inches of travel. Very pleased with it.
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    Here is my Ferrous feeling the cold.


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    Quote Originally Posted by onixbonilla
    Great looking machine!!! Is it medium? Weight?
    my bike on the scale!




    9.88kg

    cockpit...

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    Excellent weight! I can see that you made some minor changes like going to gripshifters with black grips, lighter white saddle, syntace P6,etc..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shafey
    Nice Qball, did you get this from Bicycle Escape or did you have the paint done?

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    Here are my two: SC Dillinger & Qball Monster

    When I got the Dillinger I set up the Qball as a Monster Cross for the Tour de Roxbury and rode 40+ miles that day and am now hooked on Gravel Grinders. D2R2 here I come! The Dillinger is my new race bike. Putting it through it's paces right now but loving every ride on it.

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    My '08 Fuji Tahoe Comp 29er. Not very chi-chi, but a pretty good bike and a great value that convinced me that 29ers are what I want to ride from now on.
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    Magic Carpet Ride 9
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    Salsa El Mariachi

    Here is mine and I should admit, what a sweet ride it is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected]
    You like running the red cables eh? Do you have more info on the OX? I am intrigued but can't find anything through google...
    They were sold as OX Brand Bikes. The mountain cruiser was their only model at the time. If I am not mistaken the company folded taking a few peoples deposits with it. If I were building a frame like this today I would contact James at Blacksheep and see what you could work out.

    http://www.bikepedia.com/QUICKBIKE/B...ame&Type=frame

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    Some of my personal bikes, but not all. Blackbuck, Custom Gun Kote El Mariachi, Custom Pofahl, and a Badger Dorothy.
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    Pivot Mach 429 has opened 29er world to me:
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    2009 VooDoo Canzo



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    My GT Peace9r



    and my Niner RIP9



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    2010 Giant 29-2 (so far stock) w/ Ragley-Carnegie's bars

    I got 3 months of great riding this fall on my new bike. I am liking it. I see a lot of other really nice bikes on this site. Wish I could try them all and ride them in some of the great places in the photos.
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    This is a few days back at a local place in belmont, CA

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    Nice

    Sweet little ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by onixbonilla
    Excellent weight! I can see that you made some minor changes like going to gripshifters with black grips, lighter white saddle, syntace P6,etc..
    indeed...X.0 gripshifters, ritchey grips, slr carbonio saddel, syntace P6, syntace duraflite and making the gear and breaking cables a little bit shorter!

    For the future I want a lighter wheelset...ztr race 29 with al light hub!

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    Lynskey Pro 29 (2009)

    currently set up as a 1x9.
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    I love the lynskey, but thats not the first higher end bike that I've seen running a stylo. (Black sheep has an incredible SS on their site with the same.) I'm curious about it, I run the same crankset on my diSSent because it came with the frame but I don't think its great at all. Little side to side play that won't go away and hard to tighten without introducing drag. Something I'm missing?

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    Rumblefish....

    Quote Originally Posted by NoBrakes!
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    Now is the time to flaunt your beast
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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker
    I love the lynskey, but thats not the first higher end bike that I've seen running a stylo. (Black sheep has an incredible SS on their site with the same.) I'm curious about it, I run the same crankset on my diSSent because it came with the frame but I don't think its great at all. Little side to side play that won't go away and hard to tighten without introducing drag. Something I'm missing?
    If you have side to side play - something's not right with the BB Cups or BB shell facing. If you tighten over 35 ft_lbs (upper end of their torque recommendations), it'll induce drag.
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    2009 Stumpjumper Comp HT 29er
    Stan's Flows on King hubs built by Mikesee
    XTR drivetrain and brakes (XT cassette)
    And a lot of mud today (Annadel State Park).



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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenLightGo
    If you have side to side play - something's not right with the BB Cups or BB shell facing. If you tighten over 35 ft_lbs (upper end of their torque recommendations), it'll induce drag.

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    Razzo 29er



    I haven't been this excited since the birth of my second son! My new baby (bike) weighs in at 24.2 lbs, is 18". I had no intention of becoming a weight weanie since i weigh in at 240 lbs..What's saving a couple of grams of bike weight when I can shed body weight?? But, the parts I used got me there. Can't wait to take her out on her maiden voyage. It'll be in the snow this weekend!
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    Razzo Frame
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    Ritchey WCD Carbon Rizer bars
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    SRAM PG990 Rear Cassette
    Truvativ Carbon Fiber seatpost
    Truvativ Stylo Crank
    Avid BB-7 Brakes, SpeedDial 7 levers
    Velocity Blunt 29ers XT hubs
    Michelin AT XC

    This is my first 29er and I am so excited, I've been riding a 1996 Proflex for 14 years!
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    hey luv, you forgot to include a picture of your third baby

    edit: ok the pic is showing now!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iluv2adjust


    I haven't been this excited since the birth of my second son! My new baby (bike) weighs in at 24.2 lbs, is 18". I had no intention of becoming a weight weanie since i weigh in at 240 lbs..What's saving a couple of grams of bike weight when I can shed body weight?? But, the parts I used got me there. Can't wait to take her out on her maiden voyage. It'll be in the snow this weekend!
    Specs:
    Razzo Frame
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    Cane Creek 110 Headset
    Ritchey WCS Stem
    Ritchey WCD Carbon Rizer bars
    SRAM X-9 Shifters, Front and Rear Derailleur
    SRAM PG990 Rear Cassette
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    This is my first 29er and I am so excited, I've been riding a 1996 Proflex for 14 years!
    Can I ask, How tall are you and your inseam?

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    6'0, 32" inseam, it's an 18" frame. I have a 400mm carbon fiber seatpost on the way, the one pictured here is the one i took off my old Proflex..It felt a little too short since i had to cut it down for my Proflex

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    Very nice. Here's mine:
    Thanks, your bike is nice to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iluv2adjust
    6'0, 32" inseam, it's an 18" frame. I have a 400mm carbon fiber seatpost on the way, the one pictured here is the one i took off my old Proflex..It felt a little too short since i had to cut it down for my Proflex
    I just bought the complete Razzo 18" and at 5'9"ish and 30" inseam the TT in touching my crotch when both feet are on the ground. I'm gonna say that I may need to return it and get a smaller size.

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    Ventana El Comandante

    Just posted in the Ventana forum too, but hey - when you're in love you've got to shout about it!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeezaGeeza
    Just posted in the Ventana forum too, but hey - when you're in love you've got to shout about it!!
    That makes me want to convert to single speed, especially with that setup. What is that called? very intriguing..Love the hubs too..

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    My first 29er!

    In progress... It rides like crap right now with no air in the only tire and no chain, fork, or handlebars, but as you can see, it's got special needs. Give it time. It's a late bloomer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommuterBoy
    My first 29er!

    In progress... It rides like crap right now with no air in the only tire and no chain, fork, or handlebars, but as you can see, it's got special needs. Give it time. It's a late bloomer.

    That is classic. My first experience with a Specialized product..I started mountain biking in 1994 and had a Specialized Helmet. I bailed hard and the "i" and the "z" peeled off my helmet when my head hit a rock...From that point on, we called my helmet Special Ed. And yes as a matter of fact I did ride the short bus as a kid. My parents told me it's because the "big bus" couldn't complete the turn in our cul-de-sac, but I knew better. Window lickers unite!!

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    Here is my ride. That 29er kool aid just keeps tasting better and better... Planning on picking up a 09 or 10 Turner Sultan this year. So sweet!!!
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    Ditched the Lynskey, and while I decide what's next picked up an EM for cheap @ Universal Cycles. Arrived on Tuesday evening, built up late Tues early Wed. @ the trail by noon. Great shake down ride. I have a reba for tough long rocky days, woodchippers for gravel/urban rides, gears for when I need 'em.
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    nice EM, bit hard to see from the distance. From memory when I tested the bike it perform well with rigid fork on all terrain, even on the most technical trails. Also, when I tested with suspension fork it just made comfortable to ride

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    One of the last Merlin Jones

    Homebrew modded chainset
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeezaGeeza
    Just posted in the Ventana forum too, but hey - when you're in love you've got to shout about it!!
    Thats hot. I'm completely ignorant about belt drives, are those rear pivots to do with it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iluv2adjust
    That makes me want to convert to single speed, especially with that setup. What is that called? very intriguing..Love the hubs too..
    It's a Gates Carbon Belt Drive system. Been riding SS for about a year now (still have an FS geared as well). Love the simplicity of it and when I saw Ventana had a frame that took the belt drive system I went for it.

    Low maintenance, silent, and durable (around 10,000 km on one belt apparently). Time will tell........

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_slacker
    Thats hot. I'm completely ignorant about belt drives, are those rear pivots to do with it?
    In a way. They aren't actually pivots in a normal sense, just allow the slider to rotate on a central axis but they also act as a break in the seat stay that allows you to install the belt. As the belt can't be broken (unlike a chain) you cannot get it in the rear triangle unless there is a break in the frame.

    Some builders do it at the slider, others on the seat stays and some designs are better than others. Personally, I think the Ventana slider system is perfect and I can't find any fault with it. The bike can still be run as a normal HT, geared or single speed with a chain. The sliders allow you to tension chain without an EBB if running single speed.

    I'm a bit of a 'bleeding edge' kind of person, will try any new gadget so I thought I'd give the belt a try. It's been a learning curve to set it up as it requires precise alignment, but once you get the hang of it it's fine.

    Saves weight, no need to oil / lube, not affected by mud or rain and does not stretch. Of course there are downsides. If it a belt breaks you can't rejoin it, but all you need to do is carry a spare in your bag, which weighs a lot less than a chain anyway.

    A lot of commuter bikes are now using belts, including Trek, Nicolai etc. Because you can't run gears it's appeal in MTB is limited, however they are compatible with Alfine and Rolhoff hubs so you can get gears in a way. Expect to see it more I think over time.

    For more info, check out http://www.carbondrivesystems.com/ if you're interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeezaGeeza

    Some builders do it at the slider, others on the seat stays and some designs are better than others. Personally, I think the Ventana slider system is perfect and I can't find any fault with it. The bike can still be run as a normal HT, geared or single speed with a chain. The sliders allow you to tension chain without an EBB if running single speed.
    I haven't tried one yet, but I agree that Ventana nailed it with that design. Others look a bit sketchy, but I would completely trust that from the get-go. Considering a belt on my next commuter. That frame is now way up on the list. I'll go with an alfine set-up when I do it. Sweet ride and thanks for sharing
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    Quote Originally Posted by wannabeRacer
    nice EM, bit hard to see from the distance. From memory when I tested the bike it perform well with rigid fork on all terrain, even on the most technical trails. Also, when I tested with suspension fork it just made comfortable to ride
    WR,

    Thanks.... really only the frame/fork/headset/BB7's are stock everything else was upgraded. The picture was to post to my local forum to point out that some douche removed the only obstacle (just recently as it was there on 1/1) in that section... off camber tree that forced you to really umph to get up and over.... I really hate trail sanitation.

    First impressions of the EM... very nice, makes me wonder if I even need to go with the custom build I had planned on... I'll give the EM 6 months while I save up for the custom, if I still feel the same, I'll just put the $ away for a rainy day.

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    some nice bikes there folks...

    here's my voodoo, canzo... snow covered green swamp frog
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeezaGeeza
    Because you can't run gears it's appeal in MTB is limited,
    Except for those of us who have no use for shifting.

    I know the spot longboard also used belt drive, I just hadn't seen the ventana version.

    Kind of interesting because harleys have been doing belt drive for a while and even a few less powerful sportbikes (buell), but dirt bikes not so much. The reason being rocks in between the cog/belt could wreck it quick. I wonder how this might play out long term wise with MTBs.

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    Coconino

    Frame: Coconino custom steel 29er
    Fork: Fox F29 RLC FIT 100mm 15QR
    Wheelset: Stans Flow/Hope Pro II front/Hadley rear
    Headset & BB: Hope
    Handlebar: Ritchey carbon lo-rise
    Brakes: Hope X2 180f/160r
    Seatpost & Stem: Thomson
    Cranks: Shimano XT w/Spot SS 32t chainring/Gamut P20 & N-gear jumpstop
    Shifter & cassette: Shimano XT
    Grips: ESI chunky
    Saddle: WTB
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    The green rims work with that Voodoo! Anyone else tried the matching frame/rims thing?
    Controversial idea for most I'm thinking.
    The twenty-nine inch wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hud
    The green rims work with that Voodoo! Anyone else tried the matching frame/rims thing?
    Controversial idea for most I'm thinking.
    ya, I actually didn't like the green color of the voodoo, my friends said to embrace the color...so I did!! green cables, rims, even got the green ergo grips... going to start adding red "highlights" to it... started with red magura venti disc's!! going to get red seat clamp, and maybe get some fancy bar end plugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hud
    The green rims work with that Voodoo! Anyone else tried the matching frame/rims thing?
    Controversial idea for most I'm thinking.

    Heck yes. Black on Black.
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    9-9-9

    I bought a Haro Mary in February, 2007, and have spent the last two years upgrading it, including the frame, and just recently got it "finished."

    '09 Niner SIR9, Large, Solid Gold, 24.6lbs
    Chris King SS hubs, Flow rims, DT 15/14, ti rotor bolts
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    19t CK steel cog, 17.2" CS length w/EBB @ 5 o'clock, KMC Z610 chain, 959 pedals
    Eriksen 420mm layback scotchbrite ti post + QR, Rocket V Team saddle
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolverine423
    I find that Pivot extremely sexy. Congrats

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    Here is mine in wetter times... not today though, 35C atm
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    very nice. didn;t think of a thylacine for a 29er option. might have to think about adding one to the bike shed. How much did that frame set you back??

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    Here's mine!! Marin alpine trail.


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    Quote Originally Posted by refreshinglygood
    very nice. didn;t think of a thylacine for a 29er option. might have to think about adding one to the bike shed. How much did that frame set you back??
    Highly recommended! It is an awesome ride!!

    I've no idea what the current prices are but this might help.

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    Update for me... Went back to single speed to shake things up a bit, just as i got the 2x6 setup working great...

    Pictures taken with my GoPro HD


    EDIT: This setup weighs 22.88 lbs on the same scale that read 24.86 lbs before, with XT shifters and derailers, running 2x6 using the top 6 gears on the PG990 carrier. I thought two pounds was pretty good... I can drop another 1.5lbs with my carbon fork (on loan to a friend) and another half pound or more with a decent hydro brake system...
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    thats the way. SS it

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    Im really looking forward to some reasonably decent riding weather, as in temps above 40...

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    SS, clean and mean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oliversen
    I find that Pivot extremely sexy. Congrats

    oliversen
    Thank you - This baby rides as good as it looks!

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    Update. A few new parts and some decent weather this week to ride it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 7daysaweek
    Update. A few new parts and some decent weather this week to ride it.

    How do you like the DT Swiss fork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mackgoo
    How do you like the DT Swiss fork?
    I like it a lot so far. Feels nice but I've been on a rigid so I don't really have anything to compare it to.

    Feels pretty smooth. Haven't noticed any loss of rigidity in the front end. I love the lockout. It lowers the front end for climbing and really makes a difference on the longer hills.

    I like it.

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    Built this up a few days back. After a couple of rides and a 2 hour race it seems pretty decent. 21.7lb ready to race, so not super light but it certainly goes well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monolith
    Built this up a few days back. After a couple of rides and a 2 hour race it seems pretty decent. 21.7lb ready to race, so not super light but it certainly goes well.
    Nice! XX out back - 1x10
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    My El Capitan and Aussie Bastard

    The Aussie Bastard is made by Paul Taylor of Taylor Cycles in Gardnerville Nevada. It is being run as a single speed now. The Kelly fork is great. Buy one if you can find one. The El Capitan is cushy and laterally stiff for a full suspension. The Rst M-29 fork works great.
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    I didn't know there was a custom bike shop just down the hill from me. Interesting....

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    My Jabberwocky

    My neighborhood cruiser + casual trail bike.
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    Taylor Aussie Bastard

    I think he builds road bikes mostly but must have had some success with the 29ers because he is offering production model sizes now. It rides great. Everybody who rides it doesn;t want to give it back. Only faults are a low bottom bracket at limited rear (2.2 max) tire clearance.

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    on-one ti

    here's my belated post,...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolverine423
    something tells me I should know this bike... looks good DW
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    my new hifi 29er

    my hifi 29er plus that i purchased for christmas, got it home stripped it down i have upgraded almost everything on the bike just a couple of things left to do like sram red cassette, joplin or gravity dropper, new elixir cr brakes on the way, shes getting there.
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    I have a few kid free moments here, let's see if I can put up my whole 29er history:

    1. Voodoo Dambala: I thought it was just slow, but I realized it was just a medical issue I had at the time.



    2. Redline Monocog, 2nd try at a 29er



    3. Rig, temp bike while I waiting for my custom:



    4. Waltworks custom: I need to realize I never need a custom, and my bikes turn over too fast to make it worthwhile.



    5. Waltworks MKII:



    6. Gary Fisher Sugar 293, a very unimpressive bike (this aside from the fact that it was cracked)



    7. Dos Niner, now we're getting somewhere, this bike felt fast:



    8. The Peregrine can take a real 29er tire, so I'll count it:



    9. Voodoo try 2. Oddly, quite a bit heavier than the earlier model:



    10. Gunnar, loved the ride, but just too small:



    11. Access, great bang for the buck:



    12. Inbred, OK, but a bit overrated IMHO:



    13. Specialized FSR, just to check in and confirm that I really don't like full sus, even in a 29er flavor:



    14. Mamasita, a bit big for me, but a nice ride, until it separated:



    15. Barely any miles on Selma, but it's good so far:



    Next up: a larger Gunnar, or maybe a Niner MCR if I get tired of waiting for a used Gunnar to float past.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe dunnz
    my hifi 29er plus that i purchased for christmas, got it home stripped it down i have upgraded almost everything on the bike just a couple of things left to do like sram red cassette, joplin or gravity dropper, new elixir cr brakes on the way, shes getting there.
    i love fishers ...a karate monkey was just cheaper ...that bike is excellent ...
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    Heres mine. 2010 Vassago Bandersnatch
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy
    My "Pear"

    This is the coolest looking bike I have seen in a long time.

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    now thats a bike I'd like to have a test drive of

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    Quote Originally Posted by laotsu42
    i love fishers ...a karate monkey was just cheaper ...that bike is excellent ...

    this is my first fisher, i sold my turner 5 spot to buy it, nothing wrong with a karate monkey i built one up for my bro and he loves it, personally i love my misfit diSSent 29er ss the best the thing just hauls ass

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    Quote Originally Posted by djsmallfry

    you dont see many of these on the trail, it looks sick

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    Picked it up last week..

    Picked up a new ride last weekend =D

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    [much drooling]

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    Amazing! I'm so jealous. Well done.

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    Justice



    Here is some justice for the paint.

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    my two 29ers, the wheelset on the singular is the same as the eriksen...they live on the eriksen.




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    Quote Originally Posted by singlestoph

    What bike is this?
    A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

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    I used to love to ride there!!! We used to ride Sope Creek, Yellow River, Bear Creek and Newnan. I miss Georgia mountain biking so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike51robo
    Chicopee woods. Gainesville, GA

    I will be riding Chicopee today it's gonna be around 60 degrees oh yeah

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    My mamba after a 2nd round of upgrades:



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    2010 Jamis Dragon 29

    This bike was my Christmas present to myself.
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    ^^^^^^^^ Sweet Jamis

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy
    My "Pear"

    I don't know what a "pear" is. Could someone please give me information on this bike. My monocog is getting tired and I'd love to build a bike like this....cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by opposed
    I don't know what a "pear" is. Could someone please give me information on this bike. My monocog is getting tired and I'd love to build a bike like this....cheers
    I believe that is a McClung. Here is a thread about a McClung build. I am intrigued by the bike.

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=453309

    Interview with Don McClung ... including how to order ...

    http://www.dirtrag.com/print/article...egory=web-only

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    LOL McClung makes 'em too but no, that's Tony Pereira's work there.
    If steel is real then aluminium is supercallafragiliniun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by byknuts
    LOL McClung makes 'em too but no, that's Tony Pereira's work there.
    Ack! I feel so ashamed.

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    Taken in October, only decent pictures I have.




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    Damn Santa! Where's mine?

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    My first 29er

    Picked this up in Nov. and have been enjoying it ever since.
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    Some more pics of my Rip 9

    Some more pics of the build.
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    Vassago Bandersnatch

    My Bandersnatch in its "winterized' version. All the snow melted pretty much right after I put those studded tires on....
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    Niner MCR 9

    Photo taken one day after it has arrived from an overseas trip: from Speedgoat do Madrid - Spain

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    flash 29er carbon

    here my bike. similar to stock , changed wheelset and grips

    pic before correct setup saddle -stem
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    My two

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    I sold the Bianchi
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    that is really nice. the right about of bling without going too far!
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    Here's mine again with dirt on it now and about 30 miles of hard riding (and two wipeouts). Loving it. Changed my stem to 50mm Havoc and got a EA50 handlebar.
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    Diamondback: Overdrive
    Scott: Spark 29

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    2010 Gary Fisher Cobia 19"

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    Avid Elixir R 185/160 brakes
    Thomson Elite seatpost
    WTB Speed V Comp saddle
    Easton MonkeyLite XC low-riser bar
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    Shimano XTR 970 pedals
    Vittoria Randonneur road tires

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    Quote Originally Posted by hanek082
    Picked up a new ride last weekend =D

    The bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected]
    There is no distraction. You only hear the sound of your breath and the crunch of the wheels across the dirt.

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    2010 Specialized Epic Comp 29 & 2008 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp 29 (SS), respectively.
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    This has been posted in other threads, so I might as well bring it in here too.



    Cool bikes all.

    bryan d
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    lol @ post count.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobswire
    but like how it rides....
    LOL, Bike is now for sale on Bay Area craigslist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laotsu42
    i love fishers ...a karate monkey was just cheaper ...that bike is excellent ...
    When you get around to upgrading to a geared 29er.. Check out the GF X-CAL for 2010 The paint job, parts, and bike are spec'd very nicely!

    My XCAL pics will be up soon.\

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    Quote Originally Posted by djsmallfry


    Here is some justice for the paint.
    That paint is awesome! Looks like a custom chopper. You in PA? Here's my EWR in off-white. Shot is looking over Easton.
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    Now with powercoated new No Tubes Crest rims, American Classic hubs and Crow tyres. weighing in at 20.5lbs

    Even on a wet night ride it sure felt like cheating

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    Vicious-vicious.

    My Vicious The Motivator SS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by houndsbourgh
    Retrotec classic 29.
    Woof!

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny the boy



    How did you go about removing the stickers? Also have you weighed it since changing to SS?

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    Pics of my new ride- Niner Air 9 Carbon

    Here's my new ride-
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    Newly built (finally) Bandersnatch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silent713
    What bike is this?
    custommadesinglespeedEBB fromaguy who doesent build frames anymore and who should pay me some money back

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    16" IRO model 19
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jrkimbrough
    How did you go about removing the stickers? Also have you weighed it since changing to SS?
    it's a powdercoat.
    it came singlespeed.
    it's a 2009 rockhopper expert 29ss.
    it weighs 26lb flat as pictured.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lagranevasio
    My Vicious The Motivator SS.
    Sweeeeeet.

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    09 GT peace 9r med

    Here is my 09 gt peace 9r with an 08 reba 80mm. Rides awesome. Don't like the exiwolf in the back but soon to put the ardent 2.25 in the back and a ardent 2.4 in the front.

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    My fraken-niner...



    I need to lower the fork down to 100mm.

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    16" Soma Juice w/ IRD rigid fork
    Velocity blunt rims on XT hubs running tubless 2.55 weirwolf LT and hutchinson python
    truvativ stylo crank
    monkey lite xc bars with ea70 stem
    Sram 9.0SL shifter, x9 rear der., 9.0 front der.

    Bike rides fantastic only met one trail where I wish I had a suspension fork, and thats better handled by my Full Squish 26er anyway.

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    I'll play.....
    Here's mine before today's ride

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    And here's my baby.... new 29er for a new season
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    Mine with the studs and rigid fork on for winter:


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    Vicious The Motivator SS.

    My Vicious SS.
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    Vicious The Motivator SS.

    My Vicious SS.

    Apologies, repeated.
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    Stumpy FSR 29 2009

    Trixsilver!

    Frame-2009 Stumpy FSR 29er, Medium
    Fork: Reba G2 100mm
    Cranks: FSA Afterburner 386
    Wheels: Kings. ZTR 355
    Stem-Thomson x4
    Post-Thomson Masterpiece
    Seat-Specialized 143 Rival
    Bar-31.8 Monkeybar
    Shifters-X0
    Rear Derail-X0
    Front Derail-DMD
    Brakes-Magura Marta SL-IS Mount front, PM rear-Marta Rotors
    Grips-Spec Rocca Lock on
    Tires-Specialized Captain 2.0 F&R
    Skewers/ Sea Post Clamp- Hope
    Cassette-XT 11-34
    Chain-XTR
    Pedals: Crank Bros. Candy Ti

    The G2 Fork seems to be MADE for this ride! The twitchy, falling feeling of the original fork has been replaced by an easy to steer and non twitchy fork that also yields MUCH better toe overlap clearance!

    Upgrades coming soon: FOX F29 G2 100mm with white lowers (may not be an upgrade, but the Reba seems heavy??) We will see! PM Marta disc brakes.
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    Here's mine

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    Here is mine. 2008 Fuji Tahoe 29r. I have changed the seat, seat post and handle bars since this pic was taken. Weighs in a 25lbs 10 oz.


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    Still Upgrading(waiting for clipless)...
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    Here is a pic of my former bike. Now available for sale at the Bicycle Sport Shop eBay store. It was an amazing ride. I miss you. Tear.
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    VoodDoo Canzo 29'er. Sram X-0, Juicy Ultimates, Reba Race front fork. Stylo Crank, Schwalby Racing Ralfs, Vuelta Wheels. I still need to tweak the setup, it's only been ridden a few times. I'm not sure about the Vuelta wheels but they were cheap and I was out of budget.
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