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    Is that domain at 115? And do you think it'd work for a 140lbs rider?

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    yah its adjustable from 115 to 160mm. im sure it be fine for you; im about 205lbs, may be overkill for ya depending what your doing with it, i would assume am/fr itd be perfect, i love it, very adjustable to suit your wieght/preferences

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    Here's my hardtail. It's an IH Quantum II (rebadged warrior) and it was my first mountain bike. I mostly use it as a spare right now or for easier XC rides, it's a really nice alternative to my 6" Sanction. So far here are the upgrades;

    - 45 degree rise stem
    - 27" Easton E50 handlebar
    - Recon 351 85-130mm fork
    - Crank Brothers Smarty pedals



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    2006 Gary Fisher Mullet
    Pike 454, Transition Revolution 32's, X.9 and a bunch of other stuff...
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    ok...so here it is...finally done.

    all bits were bought off ebay many new...some used but in great shape

    frame - dirty jo big cheese

    Fork - 07 Marzocchi All Mountain 4 140mm

    brakes - 09 XT disc brakes with 6 bolt rotors (i've read some reviews on theese breaks...some bad some good.....but i have to tell you....a well made bleed....and 20 minutes of riding .....and the brakes really start kicking in....great stoping power....really better than i was expecting )

    shifters - XT

    F&R mechs - XT 09 and some older f mech

    wheels - XT hubs + mavic ex721 rims and XT cassette /xt chain

    Maxxis high roller 2.5 tyres

    Crank & BB - XT with e-13 guard + dmr chainguide that i need to modify to fit....or might aswell leave the bike like this

    diamondback Orange pedals

    Because i spent alot on the main parts i had to go abit cheaper on handlebars /stem /seatpost /seat/grips. but overall i'm verry satisfied with the resolt


    be honest...what do you guys think?
    here are a couple of pictures of me and a friend of mine(the hooded guy--too bad the battery went flat and i didn't had time to take more pics of MYSELF) just after the final bits and tune....and (same day) the first day on a (slightly wet) dirt jump track

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    some more pics
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    Sinister Ridge

    I finally got my AM hardtail built up. I can't wait to try it out this weekend. Here's the specs:

    08 Sinister Ridge (med) frame
    09 Fox 36 TALAS RC2
    CK headset
    Thomson Elite X4 50mm stem
    Easton EA70 Riser bar
    Hope Mono Mini brakes (7"fr, 7" rear)
    SRAM X9 shifters
    Shimano XT front der
    SRAM XO rear der
    Gravity Light crankset
    Thomson Elite post
    Terry Fly saddle
    Hadley / Mavic 819 wheelset

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    I got excited just looking at it! Have fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by doriann
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    Let us know how that hood protects his head from that pavement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by evan811
    Let us know how that hood protects his head from that pavement.


    in the first place...by not falling he's not gonna be making any big jumps on my bike.....i will....and still not gonna have a helmet ... i'm gonna have one when i'll go down a mountain really fast with trees around me....and when i'm going to atempt jumps or tricks i'm not comfortable with

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    I find it funny how many people feel this way.

    I skateboarded for 10 years w/o a helmet. I just learned how to fall smart. You don't see people rollerskating at the roller rink w/ a helmet. You could just as easily crack your head open on the cement floor there.

    People get on my case b/c I don't wear a helmet when I ride to work. I spend most of my time on the sidewalk. When I am on the street, I'm a defensive rider. You don't see people walking on the street wearing helmets do you? Why is it so much more crucial for a bicyclist to wear a helmet when casually riding on the street? A car is gonna kill ya just as dead, right? Is it b/c you think a person walking can jump out of the way of a car quicker than a bicyclist? Wrong. I can hop up over a curb just as quick on my bike with no notice as I can when walking. In addition, since I'm traveling much faster on the bike...I can probably get farther out of the way, faster than when I'm moseying along on foot.

    I always wear a helmet in the woods b/c the uneaven ground, speed, and trees make for an adventerous combo that could necessitate a helmet. Unexpected "tree-smackings" are common when you push the envelope. I've smacked into some trees that would have knocked a hole in my skull had I not been wearing a helmet. Thus I wear one when I shred.


    I've ridden with people on trails that have so little confidence and skill that they should probably wear a helmet on the road...I totally agree and sympathize. Yet if you are used to semi-extreme "wheeled sports" from growing up in BMX/skateboarding...you are also used to being able to catch yourself or fall smart so you don't injure yourself.

    I know this is a pointless rant b/c closed minded people with less confidence can't fathom that people can have a certain level of control and fleetness of foot. Cars will always be able to kill no matter what you're riding/wearing.

    Next time you bone up and call somebody out for not wearing a helmet...ask yourself if you should be wearing one when you're getting ready to dismount the local Mall escalator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    I find it funny how many people feel this way.

    I skateboarded for 10 years w/o a helmet. I just learned how to fall smart. You don't see people rollerskating at the roller rink w/ a helmet. You could just as easily crack your head open on the cement floor there.

    People get on my case b/c I don't wear a helmet when I ride to work. I spend most of my time on the sidewalk. When I am on the street, I'm a defensive rider. You don't see people walking on the street wearing helmets do you? Why is it so much more crucial for a bicyclist to wear a helmet when casually riding on the street? A car is gonna kill ya just as dead, right? Is it b/c you think a person walking can jump out of the way of a car quicker than a bicyclist? Wrong. I can hop up over a curb just as quick on my bike with no notice as I can when walking. In addition, since I'm traveling much faster on the bike...I can probably get farther out of the way, faster than when I'm moseying along on foot.

    I always wear a helmet in the woods b/c the uneaven ground, speed, and trees make for an adventerous combo that could necessitate a helmet. Unexpected "tree-smackings" are common when you push the envelope. I've smacked into some trees that would have knocked a hole in my skull had I not been wearing a helmet. Thus I wear one when I shred.


    I've ridden with people on trails that have so little confidence and skill that they should probably wear a helmet on the road...I totally agree and sympathize. Yet if you are used to semi-extreme "wheeled sports" from growing up in BMX/skateboarding...you are also used to being able to catch yourself or fall smart so you don't injure yourself.

    I know this is a pointless rant b/c closed minded people with less confidence can't fathom that people can have a certain level of control and fleetness of foot. Cars will always be able to kill no matter what you're riding/wearing.

    Next time you bone up and call somebody out for not wearing a helmet...ask yourself if you should be wearing one when you're getting ready to dismount the local Mall escalator.

    true.....
    this offtopic could go on for pages...... but seriously ...what do you think about the bike...what would you change (except the chain....wich has only bad reviews on the internet and its coming off the bike with the first snap) if you would have this bike....(visual/performance)
    what do you like?


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    i was doing trial /urban / and some downhill-dirt jump ocasionally ... before i quit 3 years ago....
    i never wore a helmet.. and i only crashed 2 times.....1 ....decent speed ...downhill in the woods.....hit a huge stone with my rear wheel in a corner.....(my back wheel froze under shity vbrakes tuned for trial) ,,,so i ended up spining in the air....crashing a couple of feed next to a tree....
    the second one was when i took a trip (10 days trip...with only a bag in my back ....and 5 other friends around the country - sweet) and i was going down the mountain.....on a long straight .... picking up speed... (racing actually) and then i had to go into a winding....and a friend of mine went on the wrong way (wich is totaly unapropriate on a road like that....)so i tryed to make room for him in case a car comes from ahead....... but i ended up on the side of the road because of the gravel on the edge ....at about 40-50 mils /hour.... thats a preatty violent crash.....=> head injury -> scrached nose....
    now you tell me...on a road trip....you wouldn't ware a full face helmet right?
    how would a normal road helmet protect me from a crash like that?i bet if i had a helmet it wouldn't have had any scraches on it...



    anyway ...the bike....what do you think

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    The biks is SICK! I wouldnt change anything, except my undies which I just soiled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doriann
    anyway ...the bike....what do you think
    Well, for starters I hate Marzocchi suspension. It's too smooth.
    XT level stuff is crap...the brakes stop too well, the Shadow is too snappy and shifts too quickly.
    Your frame is too small...there's too much room for me to move around on there and flick it around...too much nad-clearance. I mean it's like I wouldn't even rack myself anymore.


    Seriously, I like it.

    The rear triangle looks oddly a great deal like my Jamis Komodo FRHT...but different.

    The only thing I'd change is I'd remove the FD, granny, and add an inner guide ring or chain guide. I like 1x9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doriann

    anyway ...the bike....what do you think


    Very nice. I'd huck it as is. ;-)
    And you're not alone with the helmet thing. I catch hell from the locals for not protecting too. I don't care, I don't like helmets and pads anymore than I like lycra and spandex.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmscheip
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    07 Felt Q620
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    The first Felt bicycle that I've seen and actually admired. Appropriate stem length, great fork.

    Good job Evan.

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    Thank you!
    I love my ride, and the fork is dope!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    Yet if you are used to semi-extreme "wheeled sports" from growing up in BMX/skateboarding...you are also used to being able to catch yourself or fall smart so you don't injure yourself.
    yeah...let's ask mike aitken how that went. you can be the smoothest rider in the world, but you're still at risk for serious injury. wearing a helmet helps reduce that risk. period.

    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    Cars will always be able to kill no matter what you're riding/wearing.
    a guy i know was going 25 mph on his road bike and smashed right into the back of a parked car. cracked his helmet open when he smashed the rear window, flipped over the car, and walked away. would've died on impact if he didn't have a helmet on.

    i'm sure if you look at the statistics, they will show that in accidents where you're hitting your head, helmets will prevent or lessen injury. you're saying it doesn't matter though?

    oh, and these are all very nice bikes you got here guys. never heard of dirty jo, but it looks nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d_m_b
    a guy i know was going 25 mph on his road bike and smashed right into the back of a parked car. cracked his helmet open when he smashed the rear window, flipped over the car, and walked away. would've died on impact if he didn't have a helmet on.
    well i know a guy who hit a car...parked on the side of the road....at 50 km/h maybe 40 .... open road ....straight line.... 100 km trip...
    he didn't have a hemlet.... the doors of the car didn't open proprely after that...
    you could've seen his teeth with his mouth closed....yuk
    but here's what i think......both your friend and the guy i know....... if they hit a car.....wich is not moving....at that speed.....they need to fkn look where they are going....sleeping and riding is not good
    don't get me wrong....a helmet could save your life ...but i don't get it...... people actualy ripping you off for not wearing one? that is the part that pisses the most of us off...(us who aren't wearing a helmet on a regular basis)
    thats the case... people actualy judge you for not wearing one. and act all ... "parent-ish"


    i got the dirty jo frame off ebay...
    looked preatty strong...hope it will take the load...and won't fail on me...but on the price side...preatty good deal

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    yeah we ripped on him pretty hard because he was riding with his head down.

    i don't feel the need to make a comment every time someone posts up a pic sans helmet...i just think it's pretty silly to argue that wearing a helmet doesn't make a difference. i have friends who are fantastic riders who don't wear helmets, and that's fine with me...they can do what they want and i'm not gonna rag on them. but i don't feel sorry at all for people who seriously hurt themselves because they didn't have a helmet on.
    ridin in bmore

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    my bike is boring, just a stock Trek 3700 stock everything


    but i finally managed to destroy it, took me 3 years and it outlasted many of my friends on their high ends specialized and diamondback(i think) bikes, they would break **** when i wouldt, and id ride it harder,

    its been so good to me im looking to replace it w/ a Trek 6000, and ill build it up from there

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    Quote Originally Posted by d_m_b
    a guy i know was going 25 mph on his road bike and smashed right into the back of a parked car. cracked his helmet open when he smashed the rear window, flipped over the car, and walked away. would've died on impact if he didn't have a helmet on.
    As I said earlier...those of us who are used to the wilder wheeled sports have learned how to fall...prior to that...we learned how to ride with our eyes open and facing the direction we are going.

    This "guy you know" is exactly the type I was describing that NEEDS to wear a helmet on the road. I can totally agree.


    Mind you, I'm not aiming to offend you...just can't believe how many times I've heard of a silly roadie smacking a parked car on a dry, straight, paved road.

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    I just have a low priced stock Ironhorse Warrior 1.3


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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    As I said earlier...those of us who are used to the wilder wheeled sports have learned how to fall...prior to that...we learned how to ride with our eyes open and facing the direction we are going.

    This "guy you know" is exactly the type I was describing that NEEDS to wear a helmet on the road. I can totally agree.


    Mind you, I'm not aiming to offend you...just can't believe how many times I've heard of a silly roadie smacking a parked car on a dry, straight, paved road.
    And your a perfect idiot and have never hit anything, man you must watch allot of videos to stay so safe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rallyjeep
    I just have a low priced stock Ironhorse Warrior 1.3

    Nice bike. Sup with the headlights tho padnuh?

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    My Planet X Armadillo - love this bike.

    Picture taken a couple of years ago so looks a bit tatty now and has had loads of parts changes.

    Will strip it and get it resprayed early next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barkleyfan
    Nice bike. Sup with the headlights tho padnuh?
    That car was in a state of mid repair. it now looks a little better.


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    I love it and its indestructible

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    With a new fork!


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    hey how you like that deity seat? i dont know how much distance riding you do with that setup but wondering how comfortable it'd be- looking for a new seat and like the deity stuff. thats tight with that fork by the way hows it handle? im still waiting for my recalled 09 318

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    I like it a lot, loads better than all of the WTB seats I've had.

    My friends give me sh*t because when I'm just riding TO an urban ride, I jack the seat way up and pedal, as shown in the pics.

    It handles pretty well with the fork. I'm a lot more confident on the bike, especially because whenever I try new stuff, I land nose heavy. Kids on PB have obviously ripped into me for running a DC on a HT... it's designed for a 160mm fork, but I emailed Transition and they say it's fine.

    Anyway, yeah, rides great and weighs about 38 lbs with this fork.

    No front brake.... I only have a 7" adapter for post mount!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rallyjeep
    That car was in a state of mid repair. it now looks a little better.

    Very nice. Breaking traction with all 4's is a blast!! I just cut back on expenses and got rid of my Toy. 360 cubic inches of tire roasting bliss.


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    I think your rear tires are a tiny bid bald!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OuterNational
    I think your rear tires are a tiny bid bald!
    Yes. Tread is over-rated. So I burn it off when the opportunity presents itself.

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    My made in taiwan bike



    Pic taken when she was one day old. Changed alot of components along the way. Started out as a DJ bike, now doing everything with it. A super heavy setup. Good for building leg muscles
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sally Scale
    Here is my Scale 70

    I am an old hardtail rider who remembers rigid forks.

    These new fangled shocks and disc brakes are pretty cool!

    I bought this Scale 70 because the frame is the same aluminum up to the 40 and the same geometry as the carbon version. The bike also looked very familar and feels like an old friend.

    I chucked the Alex 24 wheels in the shed and mounted a set of Mavic Crosstrails with Kenda tubeless tires. Avid BB7 mechanical disks, levers and I moved up to XT components. The front fork was upgraded to a Rock Shox Race Recon Solo Air and I also added a Thompson Elite 0-degree seat post but kept the Scott seat.

    Rides great, very responsive, likes to accelerate. It's a keeper!

    Hung it on the LBS scale - just a hair over 26lbs as pictured.
    Thats one sexy beast . After seeing this bike I went and found a scott dealer nearest to me and ordered one so I could test ride it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottg07
    hey how you like that deity seat? i dont know how much distance riding you do with that setup but wondering how comfortable it'd be- looking for a new seat and like the deity stuff. thats tight with that fork by the way hows it handle? im still waiting for my recalled 09 318
    i have the same seat. it's comfortable for a bit, but after awhile not so much. maybe i have it on the wrong bike?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barkleyfan
    Very nice. Breaking traction with all 4's is a blast!! I just cut back on expenses and got rid of my Toy. 360 cubic inches of tire roasting bliss.


    hehehehe 360 CI 5.9L 245 HP, that thing is AWESOME i actually want one but dont have the money, and yes tread is overrated,

    i got a durango w/ the baby cousin of your engine, the 4.7 287 CI 240 HP

    you should consider joining a DODGEFORUM for it lots of fun over there too

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    Quote Originally Posted by shrpshtr325
    hehehehe 360 CI 5.9L 245 HP, that thing is AWESOME i actually want one but dont have the money, and yes tread is overrated,

    i got a durango w/ the baby cousin of your engine, the 4.7 287 CI 240 HP

    you should consider joining a DODGEFORUM for it lots of fun over there too

    I am on a few Mopar/Dodge forums. Good people, good times.I have an open invite (and have used it a couple times) to almost every state in the union from the Dakota R/T club.

    I had a few things done to that truck. It was pushing a little over 300/300.Just wasn't practical. 18 mpg was the best I could do, the back seats were replaced by a pair of 1500 watt subs years ago, and 10" wide tires, 3.92 gears in a posi with a shiftkit meant that the ass was always trying to pass the front, and in snow, just taking your foot off the brakes would get the tires spinning. Plus I now have 3 toddlers, who were ALWAYS fighting to get the one seat I had left over when I took it somewhere. I'll likely get another one some day, but it just didn't fit our needs right now.

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    damn it man, how much did ya sell it for, i would have loved to get that truck,

    my only issue w/ my durango (not gas mileage i can get like 22 on the highway ) is actually when i get my bike muddy putting it in the back w/o screwing up my interior

    and thats the only problem w/ the R/T is that they dont come w/ 4wd/awd, my 4x4 has save my as in the snow/mud quite a few times

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    awesome imperial!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shrpshtr325
    damn it man, how much did ya sell it for, i would have loved to get that truck,

    my only issue w/ my durango (not gas mileage i can get like 22 on the highway ) is actually when i get my bike muddy putting it in the back w/o screwing up my interior

    and thats the only problem w/ the R/T is that they dont come w/ 4wd/awd, my 4x4 has save my as in the snow/mud quite a few times
    Check this one out if you're interested.

    http://forums.delphiforums.com/dakot...s?msg=50542.27

    Feel free to PM me if you have more questions. Don't wanna jack this thread too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortbus
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    damn. those are rare. i'm not sure if i'd prefer one of those to my non-sl, but i'd certainly like to try one. i have kings and a domain on mine. as well as that same sticker on the headtube.
    RIP Adam Yauch

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    Frame: Kent Eriksen Custom Titanium Hardtail No. 254
    Fork: Rock Shox Reba Race (2008)
    Headset: Chris King
    Stem: Thomson Elite 110 mm
    Handlebars: Custom Kent Eriksen Ti (YETI Speedgrips)
    Saddle: Selle Italia Flite Titanium
    Seat Post: Kent Eriksen Sweetpost, layback
    Brakes: Paul's Love Levers / Motolites, Kool-Stop & Avid Ceramic Pads (F/R)
    Drivetrain: Shimano XT
    Pedals: Shimano M540
    Wheels: Mavic Crossmax ST/XL (cermaic), Salsa Ti Skewers
    Tires: Michelin XC/AT (2.0) or FireXC Pro (2.1)

    Weight: 23.25 lbs. (as seen in "Completed / May 2008" photo)

    Dead components since May: cassette, chain, dropout, rear derailleur, middle chainring, handlebar, front brake pads, three FireXC Pros, several tubes...
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    Thanks for the comments on the Imperial SL.

    The SL has about a half degree steeper head angle over the regular Imperial, and a normal seat tube. Oh yeah, and the sliding drop outs. I used to have a reg. Imperial (1st gen), and the SL rides VERY similarly to the Imperial. What's nice about the Sl is it's much more all mountain oriented, as you can jack up your seat and pedal. It rides a little bit harsher than the regular imperial though, as the regular Imperials do get more seat tube give because of the angle on them. The SL is a super harsh ride. Like a REAL hardtail should be
    Oh, the SLs also typically come with BMX size drop outs. With some magic, I was able to land 10mm ones for mine

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    Very nice Dave. I dig a bike you can ride trails all dayand still pull a moderate stunt or two. Only parts that I would change for AM use is sturdier wheels and a drop-style seat post. That frame is beautiful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortbus
    Thanks for the comments on the Imperial SL.

    The SL has about a half degree steeper head angle over the regular Imperial, and a normal seat tube. Oh yeah, and the sliding drop outs. I used to have a reg. Imperial (1st gen), and the SL rides VERY similarly to the Imperial. What's nice about the Sl is it's much more all mountain oriented, as you can jack up your seat and pedal. It rides a little bit harsher than the regular imperial though, as the regular Imperials do get more seat tube give because of the angle on them. The SL is a super harsh ride. Like a REAL hardtail should be
    Oh, the SLs also typically come with BMX size drop outs. With some magic, I was able to land 10mm ones for mine
    magic, eh? i used my own magic to make a derailleur hanger.
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    Frame: 2001 Schwinn Homegrown Limited
    Fork: 2008 Reba World Cup
    Brakes: Shimano XTR V-Brake
    Cranks: Shimano XTR
    Front Derailleur: Shimano XTR
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano XTR
    Pedals: 2008 Crank Brothers Eggbeater 4-ti
    Stem: Thomson Elite X4
    Handlebar: Easton EC-70
    Seatpost: Thomson Elite
    Saddle: Selle Italia Carbonio (125gr)
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano XTR
    Cassette: Shimano XTR
    Headset: Cane Creek ICBM (Generic Schwinn)
    Grips: Yeti [Lock-On]
    Tires: Michelin Dual Compound XCR
    Wheels: Mavic SLR
    Water Bottle Bolts: Titanium
    Steerer Cap: Schwinn Homegrown
    Seat Clamp: Schwinn Homegrown

    Weight: 19.8 lbs.

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    Wow <20 damn.

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    almost roadbike territory. swap your reba with a manitou r7 carbon or a dt swiss carbon fork and you can lose another 1/2 #
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    The start of my bike. Not pictured, Louise FR brakes and Azonic Strip Bar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    The start of my bike. Not pictured, Louise FR brakes and Azonic Strip Bar.
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    heres one from this past weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdidit
    here is my marin b-17, still a work in progress ... "what is that velvet"?
    how do you like this ride? I am debating between getting this or a Norco - bigfoot......

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    The start of my bike. Not pictured, Louise FR brakes and Azonic Strip Bar.
    Bloody HELL!!!
    I just did a bad thing
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    Um thanks I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by blgrnday
    Frame: 2001 Schwinn Homegrown Limited

    Weight: 19.8 lbs.
    Nice XC race bike, but this is the AM forum...

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    Spent the weekend at the "In-Laws"...no trails, no stairs, no terrain and only gravel roads for miles.


    I got a new Dremmel for Christmas...I got a conical cutter for it so I could make my permanent "full length cable housing for my RD.

    Cone shaped cutter:

    Ball shaped cutter:

    Cable routing:




    Got the new Nevegal's locked and loaded. I figured that they're reasonable enough for me...I went Stick-E on both ends this time:

    I don't know why I was expecting the front 2.5" to "look" so much wider than the 2.35" it replaced, but I was sorta bummed to find out that they were just slightly narrower than I'd expected:
    Front 2.5":

    Rear 2.35":

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    I got creative with the riding this weekend:



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    I got some new Cross Country tires. I got tired of that freakin' Freeride crizzap, so I went with some "skinney-Minnies".


    I don't know why they worked, but the profile of the Nevegal allows me to fit a 2.5" in the rear. (heehee, neener-neener)




    The Excavators must have had a slightly taller casing b/c a 2.35" Excavator rubbed my chainstays. The Nevegal seems to seat a little closer to the axis, so it fits in the bulge of my frame pretty well.

    Round 2 is my "broken seatpost"...for some reason, every time I try to shift my front derailleur...my stupid saddle drops to the floor.





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    That komodo is gorgeous

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed

    Got the new Nevegal's locked and loaded. I figured that they're reasonable enough for me...I went Stick-E on both ends this time:

    I don't know why I was expecting the front 2.5" to "look" so much wider than the 2.35" it replaced, but I was sorta bummed to find out that they were just slightly narrower than I'd expected:
    Front 2.5":

    Rear 2.35":
    If they're like mine after about 8 rides or so they'll be much fatter. Good luck w/that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by okie_calvin
    If they're like mine after about 8 rides or so they'll be much fatter. Good luck w/that.
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    Hahaha...I'm peeing mah'self!

    I went out a few times yesterday on the 2.7/2.5 combo and the 2.5/2.35" combo and I've decided to stick with the smaller. The 1.5lbs of rolling weight is seriously noticeable. If I were in a more gravity oriented area where the DH's were longer...I'd prob stick with the bigger setup and gut it out on the climbs, but it's alot of work just on the flats with that monster up front.

    As far as "growing rubbers"...I have an old 2.35" nevegal that after many miles is still quite a bit narrower than a 2.35" Kenda Excavator. The casing on the inside of the Excavator is molded "2.4"...odd.

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    Hey Chelboed sweet ride first off..Second what brand is that stem?
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    Ill answer for him. Transition Temple lite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    Ill answer for him. Transition Temple lite.
    Thank You
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    Banshee Scirocco

    built from scratch by me in between x-mas and new years....

    It was fun. This Scirocco frame replaced my previous Morphine frame. Now the bike is a little better setup for XC for a heavy 260LBS guy like me. I could have built a FS bike, but I think HT bikes are better for where I ride.

    My Mavic EX 729/Hadley Hubs/Maxxis Advantage tires will be replacing my SunRims Big Mammoth Fat/Shimano 525 Hubs/Michelin tires (in the pics) next month.

    Frame: 2007 Banshee Scirocco 19"
    Crankset: FC-M601-2 2008 Shimano Hone Hollowtech II Crankset Bash Guard 32T - 22T 175mm - 68mm BB
    Front Der: FD-M771 2008 Shimano XT Top/Bottom Dual Pull - Bottom Swing - 31.8mm
    Rear Der: RD-M772-GS 2008 Shimano XT Shadow Medium Cage Top-Normal
    Cassette: CS-M770 2008 Shimano XT 9SP Cassette 11T-34T
    Shifters: SL-M970 2008 Shimano XTR Rapidfire Lever 9SP
    Brakes: BR-M765 2007 Shimano XTR F/R Hydraulics with Metal Pads
    Rotors: 2007 Shimano XT DH 203mm Rotors - F/R
    Saddle: 155mm 2007 Avatar Gel - 155mm (270mm L x 155mm W)
    Handlebar: FL Flat 7075 Syncros Hard Core Fixed OS (31.8mm) 7075 5 Deg, 580mm Flat bar (180g)
    Stem: Thomson X4 90mm/10Deg
    Headset: 140-2005 2008 FSA DH Pig Pro - 1-1/8"
    Fork: 2006 Rock Shox Reba Team 115mm with Remote PopLok
    Pedals: 2007 Azonic A-Frame
    Chain: CN-7701 2007 Shimano XTR Dura Ace HG 114 links
    Computer: CC-MC100W Cateye Micro Wireless
    Mud Flap: Croozer 3 Zefal Front Mudguard
    Grips: 2008 Ergon Leichtbau GX2
    Air Pump: 2009 Dual Blackburn Mammoth

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    Those are the smallest 203 rotors I have ever seen

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDel
    Hey Chelboed sweet ride first off..Second what brand is that stem?
    Thanks JDel...yeah, it's a Temple Lite stem by TBC. I love it. Feels great and surprisingly light for the application.

    Thx Yellowjeep for gettin' my back...I've been away.

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    [QUOTE=chelboed] Round 2 is my "broken seatpost"...for some reason, every time I try to shift my front derailleur...my stupid saddle drops to the floor.
    [QUOTE]

    Are you sure you got your wires right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    Those are the smallest 203 rotors I have ever seen
    Nice find, but like I said, those are my temp wheels. No point in screwing them in just to take a pic when everyone knows what 203mm rotors look like. I will update the pic when I get my Mavic/Hadley wheels in the weeks to come.

    The reason it is taking a little longer than usual is because i asked for 36 POE hubs with a STEEL freehub, so this is a special order so I was told.

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    Almost ready!
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    Justin, awesome bike man I look forward to seeing more pictures. What frame is that by the way? The DJ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    The start of my bike. Not pictured, Louise FR brakes and Azonic Strip Bar.
    Hey man. How you liking that Shadow frame? I'm thinking of using the parts that I took off my current FS bike when I upgraded them and building an inexpensive commuter/mountain hardtail with all the parts. Just wondering what you think of the frame. Seems like a solid, inexpensive frame to throw my old parts on. I just want something reasonable to ride around town, light trails, and maybe occasionally jump it without being heartbroken if it's stolen. Do you think it would be too small for a 6 ft rider?
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    I don't have all the parts to build it up but the frame seems really solid. I have seen prettier welds but they aren't horrible, I used to work in a shop and I built a lot of entry level Treks and Specs and the welds are better than most of those. I am right about 6' and I plan on running with the seat slammed so I don't know if it would be ideal for your uses, but the seat tube is 16.5 I suppose a long seat post would be a pretty simple fix. You might also look in to the Jamis Komodo frame that Jenson has on sale for $185.

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    2008 Rockhopper Disc, my first bike. New to the forum and to the sport. The bike shop told me this was a good beginner bike. At least for what my budget would allow. I must say I didn't anticipate falling in love with the sport they way I have. Now I look forward to upgrading in the next year or two, and just use this as a commuter to and from work.

    Anyway, here it is on the Santa Ana River trail near Big Bear, Ca. and in front of the house after a quick wash.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    I don't have all the parts to build it up but the frame seems really solid. I have seen prettier welds but they aren't horrible, I used to work in a shop and I built a lot of entry level Treks and Specs and the welds are better than most of those. I am right about 6' and I plan on running with the seat slammed so I don't know if it would be ideal for your uses, but the seat tube is 16.5 I suppose a long seat post would be a pretty simple fix. You might also look in to the Jamis Komodo frame that Jenson has on sale for $185.
    Thanks for the info. I might even go with the Reken if I decide I want something a bit more trail/xc oriented. That Jamis frame does look like a pretty good deal, but the largest size they have is in 16.5". I know I'll be using it for different things, but it makes me nervous that it will be too small since I ride a 19" on my MKIII.

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    Oh damn, I think I knew they were out of the 18. Sorry about that man. If you are planning on more of a FRHT then I would def recommend the Shadow.

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    [QUOTE=Luigiugueto][QUOTE=chelboed] Round 2 is my "broken seatpost"...for some reason, every time I try to shift my front derailleur...my stupid saddle drops to the floor.

    Are you sure you got your wires right?
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    [QUOTE=chelboed][QUOTE=Luigiugueto]
    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    Round 2 is my "broken seatpost"...for some reason, every time I try to shift my front derailleur...my stupid saddle drops to the floor.


    It was a joke, loogie
    I seriously got scared, just didn't want to flame right off the bat lol

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    Fork for Stumpjumper HT

    Anybody know what the max travel in a fork a 06 Stumpjumper frame can handle? Looking at the FSRs it should be able to do 120mm or 100mm if it's just XC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by epoch2k
    Anybody know what the max travel in a fork a 06 Stumpjumper frame can handle? Looking at the FSRs it should be able to do 120mm or 100mm if it's just XC?
    It can handle 120, but you may find it uncomfortable on climbs and in the quick cornering. That's why travel adjust is so popular. 100 is kinda a sweetspot compromise, but if you can swing a travel adjust in your budget, you get the benefits of 80mm climbing, and 120mm descending.

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    Chumba HX-1

    One more to toss into the mix...

    Chumba HX-1/Revelation 426, RaceFace/X.0/X.9/XTR drivetrain, BB7, yadda, yadda, yadda...

    Photos were taken the day before I took it for its inaugural beating. Climbs like a mtn goat and holds a line stink on poo! Just like the soup, it's mmm, mmm, good!
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    I just built this for the second time. I made it 10lbs lighter than the last build. It rides good.
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    Finally got most of the upgrades on so I thought I would snap some pics..
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    Have a Truvativ Hussefelt White 60mm stem on the way..Im still trying to decide what fork to upgrade to..Any suggestions are welcome











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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin Fox

    Almost ready!
    Sweet!

    Any updates?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortbus
    my Evil Imperial Sl.
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    Chumba HX-1

    One more to toss into the mix...

    Chumba HX-1/Revelation 426, RaceFace/X.0/X.9/XTR drivetrain, BB7, yadda, yadda, yadda...

    Photos were taken the day before I took it for its inaugural beating. Climbs like a mountain goat and holds a line stink on poo! Just like the soup, it's mmmmm, mmmmm, good!
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    Why'd we get the full-sized repost?

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    My bad... was playing around with the posting settings/options and ended up sending it again.
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    At least it was a repost of a nice bike.

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    Nice build how does it ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barkleyfan
    At least it was a repost of a nice bike.
    No doubt

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    Here is mine.. just finished it (allmost)

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    24s?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Y-rider

    Here is mine.. just finished it (allmost)

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellowjeep
    24s?

    Yes.. been thinking of getting the deemax.. but havnt dicided if i like riding 24" yet, since i havnt been riding the bike, in the forest yet ^^

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    That's a beautiful Cove. What size is the frame? And are those Outlaws?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barkleyfan
    That's a beautiful Cove. What size is the frame? And are those Outlaws?
    Tanks man.
    I think the frame size is 13.5".. but the Website or sales site says it comes in one-size.. some other owner said 13.5"..

    full Set-up on the bike is this:

    Fork:
    Rock Shox Pike 454 Air U-turn 110-140mm
    2008 model


    Brakes:
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    180mm XT rotor



    Tyres: Schwalbe Big Betty 24" / 2.4


    Rims: Halo Combat 24"
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    Gear:
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    Front: Shimano Hone
    rear: Shimnano Saint M810 (medium cage)
    casette: Sram DH 9-speed 11-26
    Crank: Shimano saint M810
    Pedals: Xpédo MX-6
    Chain: SRAM PC991 Cross Step
    Nokon Cables



    Handlebar: Bontrager Big earl 2009
    Stem: Bontrager big earl 2009
    Headset: RaceFace Diabolus DH Headset
    gribs: Raceface Good n' Evil
    seat: Bontrager Big earl 2008
    Seatpost: Bontrager big earl 2009

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    Y-rider - Love the 24" Sanchez. I like the backwards think, everybody is talking about how they love 29ers, I think going in between MTB and BMX standards are pretty cool. I'd love to hear your thoughts on how it rides on real trails.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clutchman83
    Y-rider - Love the 24" Sanchez. I like the backwards think, everybody is talking about how they love 29ers, I think going in between MTB and BMX standards are pretty cool. I'd love to hear your thoughts on how it rides on real trails.

    hehe thanks

    I'll post some review type of stuff when i've abused it abit. Still waiting for some nice weather before I give it a hard ride on the trails. but so far its sweet

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    Nice cove, how are you liking the tires?

    cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Jones
    Nice cove, how are you liking the tires?

    cheers
    Tires are nice so far... really feeling like they are bigger than all other 2.4

    But time will show how grippy they are.. so far, i had no problems.. rolls okay too...

    But have in mind that this is my first more expensive pair of tires, so cant really compare to all other good tires out there yet

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    Finished!

    I've taken it to the local DJ track but I can't DJ for ****. Was still fun though. I've also hit a local XC trail with it and damn it was crap (well.... I was crap?!). I can't keep my feet on the pedals!!!

    I think it's because I've been so spoilt with the Reign. I did have the tyre pressure all wrong though (35psi from the DJ day) as well as the fork pressure which I pumped up a lot for the DJ day.

    Here's some more pics in any case:



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    Here is my 05 Chameleon, love it for everything from xc to downhill and everything in between
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    Hey J Fox where did u pick up that frame from..The build looks great! One of my favorites posted here
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    Quote Originally Posted by Y-rider

    Here is mine.. just finished it (allmost)
    that is so hot

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    first muddin ride of the season! good times.


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    My Bike

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    Komodo 3.0




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    hello, this is my first time in this part of the forum and i would like to share a pics of my trusted steed, here it is:

    frame: kona hardtail
    handle bar: hussefelt white truvativ
    fork: dnm flames 130mm triple clamp
    wheels: dt swiss
    brakes: shimano m545 hydraulic
    rotors: front- 210mm alligator, rear- standard shimano
    crank: truvativ five d
    front derailler: shimano acera
    rear derailler: micro shift
    shifter: revo shift grip shifter 7 speeds
    wheels: toxic-taiwan
    seat: velo plush camo
    post: suspension post by insync

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcurneen



    JensonUSA?

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    No, I snapped the seat tube on me 2.0, so Jamis replaced it with the 3.0

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    kOO!

    I got a repl. FX2 frame for my 2004 (older XC'ish frame) Komodo. Now I'm riding a FRHT and luv'n it!

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    My 2009 Giant Yukon.
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    did anyone else see the hardtail post in the DH/FR section about the huge ass forks they put on some of these bikes...riduclous

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    Here my Bomb.


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    Not as nice as some other peoples bikes but its a forge sawback 5xx with a few editions. XT derailleurs, Rock shox recon air, LX hydraulics, ODI lockons and currently Highroller/crossmark



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    Quote Originally Posted by rccardude909
    Not as nice as some other peoples bikes but its a forge sawback 5xx with a few editions. XT derailleurs, Rock shox recon air, LX hydraulics, ODI lockons and currently Highroller/crossmark

    Lookin good.

    Flip that QR around facing back so it doesnt get yanked open on the trail.
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    update;

    dented/ warped my 5.1s, so 729s are here...

    busted my 55R, so an upgrade for the future...







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    ^^ How did you bust your 55r ?

    BTW.. Love the bike!!

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    My dialled alpine waiting on a chromag seatpost.




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    ^^^^^^^^^^

    those pics don't do your ride justice, pls post when you have everything sorted!





    Quote Originally Posted by AWD_Tiger
    ^^ How did you bust your 55r ?

    BTW.. Love the bike!!

    slammed almost headon into a dipping slope. was rolling happily nice and smooth and fast, being on a new trail, forgot to watch my speed, and BAMM...

    dented and warped my 5.1s in the same incident...
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    Smile rockhopper comp

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    specialized rockhopper comp & ... a dept store bike

    Sorry for the crappy pics but the only cam i have is on my phone, and as well as for the funky formats of the pics, i thought tried to get them all the same size.

    I know its not as nice as a lot of bikes on here, and its got that big goofy saddle w/ the gel covering, but it is sooo comfortable, i'm actually getting ready to replace it w/ a nicer seat possibly a spoon charge saddle, or one called a pivit, that they have at my local bike shop... its $20 and what comes on the Haro Flightlines. If anyone has any recommendations for an inexpensive comfy nice looking saddle lemme know. I will post some pics once i swap it. Until then i know its not the sleekest looking butt cushion but man it is reeealllly comfy and kinda hard to give up.

    I'm also getting ready to replace w/ some disc brakes... I started a post requesting some info on transitioning from vbrake to disc brake....

    Its a specialized rockhopper all deore and lx rear. It may no be much but it is the nicest bike I've ever owned, except maybe my old gt dyno and pro compe from my teen years. As far as the gear on the Rocky comp....pretty much everything is stock, except the uber fancy seat, which i swapped w/ my old dept store schwinn,( and of course the ultra high end european couture custom made bell gel seat cover ) bcuz the stock rockhopper seat felt like i was sitting on rocks. i know it looks napolean dynamite but i just put the reflectors on last nite bcuz i recently broke the mount for my light, bcuz i ride at night too.

    the other bike is.... go ahead and laugh... my wallyworld schwinn aluminum comp 7-8 years old, it was the nicest aluminum bike that they had at the time at my local store, and it still runs great w/ the original rst fork and all. you def get what u pay for and the quality isn't the same as a brand name bike, but honestly its not a bad bike and has served me well. a little heavier by a few pounds , doesn't climb quite as well but considering almost a decade old and got for $170 new, and still runs great, and plus i learned the basics of bike maintenance by tinkering w/ a cheaper one that i wasn't too worried about screwing up......I wrote a post in the "department store sticky post" in the "beginner's corner" about how a decent dept store bike could be a viable option --- as long as you know the realistic boundaries of its capabilities as well as its limitations and dont use it for serious mountain biking, (i used it mainly as a communter/ street bike on paved, bike paths, and some light trail) a dept store bike is an option... though looking back if i could've found a decent used bike for $170 i would've taken it up, but neither do i regret the choice i made... All that matters is that it lit the fire that got me into the sport and then knowingly went at that point, made the educated decision (after researching on sites like this, as well as listening to the advice of those w/ some experience and of course the LBS's) to go a more realistic route and to a bike that could venture w/ more confidence towards the offroad.

    btw, It was repainted black a few years back. Thinking of replacing the stem for a more aggressive looking one, might also help w/ climbs, and repainting it white, just for a change. Other than that this sucker still runs tip top.


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    --cheers!

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    very nice !!!
    please... what frame size/TT is that...the 17/22..?

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    yep 17/22, seatpost has arrived so I'll pick that up tomorrow and get some decent pics of the completed build.

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    looking forward to the pics....thanks..

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    That Alpine is very nice!

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    Handjob XC

    Hi there,

    Some pix of my small Cove Handjob XC


    the full gallery here or some Alps Rides here or here.

    Enjoy !

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    Quote Originally Posted by sly_foxx
    That Alpine is very nice!
    Dialled Bikes frames are a pretty decent value too. And they look good.

    For me, the seat tube angles are a couple of degrees too steep and BB height height a bit higher than I want.

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    Here is mine
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    Quote Originally Posted by k2fly
    Hi there,

    Some pix of my small Cove Handjob XC

    Enjoy !

    Steph
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    Steph, great looking Handjob... I enjoyed looking at your pictures - there's some great photography. Happy trails : )

    There's a bit of a Cove Handjob thread going on elsewhere on this forum - you might be interested in dropping in there.

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    How does that Cinder Cone ride with the pike?

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    With the original 105mm&15deg rise stem, front tire & rotor it felt very light at the front and would lift on climbs unless it was wound down to <120mm. The steering also felt slower. I would have to use quite a bit of body english to keep the front down and straight on climbs so I shortened the stem to 70mm with no rise, went to a HEAVY UST big betty, and added a 203mm rotor for added braking performance & weight to also help keep the front down. Now it climbs just fine, and the downhills are even more fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gkmeador
    With the original 100mm&10deg rise stem, front tire & rotor it felt very light at the front and would lift on climbs unless it was wound down to <120mm. The steering also felt slower. I would have to use quite a bit of body english to keep the front down and straight on climbs so I shortened the stem to 70mm with no rise, went to a HEAVY UST big betty, and added a 203mm rotor for added braking performance & weight to also help keep the front down. Now it climbs just fine, and the downhills are even more fun.

    You switched to a shorter stem to keep the front down? I switched to a longer stem to help me with that. Also went from a 150mm AM2 to a 140mm Pike.
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    my bad, the shorter stem was to help with the sluggish steering.. added the weight to keep the front down. but now it feels just right

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    Ah, ok. I got ya now.
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    20" On One Inbred
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    Sram 990 cassette
    Sram 991 chain
    SLX front mech (double specific)
    SLX Cranks
    Gravity Maximus 40mm rise bars 710mm wide
    Transition Temple Lite stem
    Transition AM Saddle



    Almost done . Waiting for some more parts to show up. DMR V8 pedals in white, Straitline bash guard in white with blue alloy bolts, blue clamps for the grips, white seat clamp, and new seat post will be here tomorrow.
    Need to order the tires. Mountain King 2.4's. All I had laying around were the 2.5 mobsters, the orange stripe kinda throws off the whole thing.
    Also waiting for the fork. Minute 140mm IT. I tossed the 120mm minute on there just so I could build it up and ride tomorrow.


    I can't wait to ride it. Here are a few pics. BTW, props to Fo Shizzle for the frame!!!! If you need an On One, get ahold of him.







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    I see a lot of TBC components, nice!
    You worry way too much about your bike (enough to color code your headset spacers)

    Enjoy dude!

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    Frame: 2007 Santa Cruz Chameleon medium
    Fork: 2007 Marz AM2 135mm
    Brakes: Hayes HFX9
    Cranks: Raceface Deus XC 22/32/44
    Front Derailleur: XT
    Rear Derailleur: XT
    Shifters: XT
    Pedals: Sun Ringle
    Stem: 50mm Raceface Atlas AM
    Handlebar: Raceface Evolve AM
    Seatpost: Raceface Deus XC
    Saddle: Fizik Plateau
    Bottom Bracket: Raceface Deus XC
    Cassette: XT
    Headset: WTB Momentum
    Grips: Oury
    Tires: WTB Weirwolf dna 26x2.5 or Graffiti UK dna 2.3"
    Wheels: Rhynolites + XT hubs
    Weight: 30.03


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    Here is my 2006 Marin Northside Trail that I bought back in October 2008. The bike shop that I bought it from had a few of these 2006 models new on the shelf so I snagged it up. I pretty much tore it down to bare frame and stripped it of all of the components that it came with since they were more or less junk. I just need a rear wheel set to match the front and I will be done. I have a hadley 10mm bolt through axle sitting in my closet just waiting for a hub and rim.

    Specs are below the pictures.



    * 2006 Marin Northside Trail AXC (Agressive Cross Country) frame.
    * Easton EA70 mid-riser bar.
    * Race Face Atlas AM stem.
    * 2009 Shimano XT shifters.
    * Avid Speed Dial levers.
    * Alligator cables.
    * Avid BB7 brakes.
    * Rockshox Pike 426 coil.
    * Hope Front Hub
    * Mavic EX729 front rim with DT comp spokes.
    * Maxxis Holyroller 2.4 tires.
    * Race Face Evolve DH tripple crank.
    * 2007 XTR front derailleur.
    * 2009 XT cassette.
    * 2009 XT shadow rear derailleur.
    * Thomson seatpost.
    * SDG Bel-Air CrMo saddle.
    * XTR chain.
    * Hadley 10mm through axle waiting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by savagemann
    20" On One Inbred
    Elixir R 203f 185r
    Transition Revolution 32 wheelset
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    Sram X9 rear mech
    Sram 990 cassette
    Sram 991 chain
    SLX front mech (double specific)
    SLX Cranks
    Gravity Maximus 40mm rise bars 710mm wide
    Transition Temple Lite stem
    Transition AM Saddle



    Almost done . Waiting for some more parts to show up. DMR V8 pedals in white, Straitline bash guard in white with blue alloy bolts, blue clamps for the grips, white seat clamp, and new seat post will be here tomorrow.
    Need to order the tires. Mountain King 2.4's. All I had laying around were the 2.5 mobsters, the orange stripe kinda throws off the whole thing.
    Also waiting for the fork. Minute 140mm IT. I tossed the 120mm minute on there just so I could build it up and ride tomorrow.


    I can't wait to ride it. Here are a few pics. BTW, props to Fo Shizzle for the frame!!!! If you need an On One, get ahold of him.
    turned out nice! and thanks for the props my friend

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoeneous
    You mean this?

    One of the best purchases Ive ever made to date.


    Maybe he likes mine better...

    $5400.00 CND

    Frame: 2007 Banshee Scirocco 19"
    Crankset: FC-M601-2 2008 Shimano Hone Hollowtech II Crankset Bash Guard 32T - 22T 175mm - 68mm BB
    Front Der: FD-M771 2008 Shimano XT Top/Bottom Dual Pull - Bottom Swing - 31.8mm
    Rear Der: RD-M772-GS 2008 Shimano XT Shadow Medium Cage Top-Normal
    Cassette: CS-M770 2008 Shimano XT 9SP Cassette 11T-34T
    Shifters: SL-M970 2008 Shimano XTR Rapidfire Lever 9SP
    Wheels: 2009 Mavic 729 EX
    Hubs: 2009 Chris King 36H Rear ISO Disc Fun Bolts SS Freehub Brown - 36H Front ISO Disc Brown
    Spokes: DT 2.0mm Champion
    Brakes: BR-M765 2007 Shimano XTR F/R Hydraulics with Metal Pads
    Rotors: 2007 Shimano XT DH 203mm Rotors - F/R
    Saddle: 2007 155mm 2007 Avatar Gel - 155mm (270mm L x 155mm W)
    Handlebar: 2007 FL Flat 7075 Syncros Hard Core Fixed OS (31.8mm) 7075 5 Deg, 580mm Flat bar (180g)
    Stem: 2009 Thomson X4 90mm/10Deg
    Seatpost Clamp: 31.8mm Hope 2008 Quick-Release - Model with Ball - Black
    Headset: 140-2005 2008 FSA DH Pig Pro - 1-1/8"
    Fork: 2006 Rock Shox Reba Team 115mm with Remote PopLok
    Pedals: 2007 Azonic A-Frame
    Chain: CN-7701 2007 Shimano XTR Dura Ace HG 114 links
    Computer: 2007 CC-MC100W Cateye Micro Wireless
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    Here is mine with some upgrades







    Banshee Viento 19"
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    Shimano XTR 160mm Rear Rotor
    Shimabo XT Brake Levers
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    our rides

    My son and his Raleigh and me with my GF Paragon

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    Your son looks just like you. He's like your mini-me (but with hair).

    Nice shot. I look forward to riding with my kids in a few years.

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    Yea.....poor kid has to go thru that akward hairy phase

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    In 3 years my cash is on the kid!
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    If you read the random reviews of the 2008 Marzocchi 55r, there are some good ones and some bad ones. When I bought the fork I was thinking "Who could really screw up an R Cartridge?" Who knew that all of the negative reviews would come together to have a party on my fork all at once? What I'm about to show you may sting a little bit, but I gotta share it, brah!

    I got the fork and noticed it wasn't getting full travel. Mine was the 140mm version and I was getting about 125mm. I called Marz and they had me ship it to them to replace the R cartridge. I told them while they were at it, to stretch it out to 160mm so I could be a KS PIMP.

    Here it is at 140:


    Here it is stretched out to 160 with the new R cartridge:


    Okay, I go out to the Govna's Mansion in topeka for a ride and it was pretty nice. I took it out for a little urban session and it seemed to work well. I took it out for the second ride at the Mansion and the rebound felt way too fast...then there was no rebound at all...then it felt cavitated...then it felt waaaaay over damped.

    Very disturbing and annoying. I called Marz again and they said the R cartridge they put it must be bad and they could just send me a new one if I didn't want to go through all the shipping hassle again. I said "Fine, let's do it." I started watching EBAY for some used Vanilla's, DJ's, 4xWC's, PIKE's, and Domain's.

    I called Marz again and told them I wasn't gonna be happy with another new piece of crap, so they offered to sell me the TST2 cartridge at 1/2 price to upgrade it. Heck man, the TST2 has gotten just as crappy of reviews as the R. I even called a place in NC (The Suspension Experts) and they said there is a bladder in the bottom of the TST2 that blows out and the fluid leaks down in and reduces the travel by 3". I told Marz about it and he said that they have remedied that with the new 2009 TST2 cartridge.

    I said "Okay".

    I recieved my TST2 AND a new R cartridge in the mail and was shocked a little shocked:

    1-The R Cartridge is made by SR Suntour:



    2. Marzocchi isn't offering a 55 TST2 for 2009, so the TST they sold me has to be a crappy 2008 version. The sticker on the package actually says "2008 TST2" on it.

    The TST is visibly better than the R with alot more oil, and it's serviceable:







    I'm to the point now that I have no faith in the 2008 55. The NC boyz said 2009 was gonna be a "rebuilding year for Marzocchi" because of how they eff'd up so bad in '08.

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    I was watching a 2008 Domain 318 Coil U-Turn out of the corner of my eye on ebay and actually won it for $183 and I can already tell a big difference. It only has 100 mi on it according to the orig owner, and it looks like new. It's very smooth, but it ramps up more progressively than the 55r which is going to be very nice for aggressive riding. The Compression control will be awesome to have, and the U-Turn will be nice for the Mansion and urban rides, me thinks:






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    sure itll treat you real good- however just to mention my 2008 domain 318 was recalled due to some steering tube issue though it never was an issue and they replaced it with an '09. by far the best fork ive ever had tho previously used a suntour duro and a rockshox dart tho....

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    Yeah, mine doesn't fall into the recall category. I believe they were sold with Norco's and RM's and they had a steel steerer.

    I need to verify. (that was from my memory)

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    If you read the random reviews of the 2008 Marzocchi 55r, there are some good ones and some bad ones. When I bought the fork I was thinking "Who could really screw up an R Cartridge?" Who knew that all of the negative reviews would come together to have a party on my fork all at once? What I'm about to show you may sting a little bit, but I gotta share it, brah!

    I got the fork and noticed it wasn't getting full travel. Mine was the 140mm version and I was getting about 125mm. I called Marz and they had me ship it to them to replace the R cartridge. I told them while they were at it, to stretch it out to 160mm so I could be a KS PIMP.

    Here it is at 140:


    Here it is stretched out to 160 with the new R cartridge:


    Okay, I go out to the Govna's Mansion in topeka for a ride and it was pretty nice. I took it out for a little urban session and it seemed to work well. I took it out for the second ride at the Mansion and the rebound felt way too fast...then there was no rebound at all...then it felt cavitated...then it felt waaaaay over damped.

    Very disturbing and annoying. I called Marz again and they said the R cartridge they put it must be bad and they could just send me a new one if I didn't want to go through all the shipping hassle again. I said "Fine, let's do it." I started watching EBAY for some used Vanilla's, DJ's, 4xWC's, PIKE's, and Domain's.

    I called Marz again and told them I wasn't gonna be happy with another new piece of crap, so they offered to sell me the TST2 cartridge at 1/2 price to upgrade it. Heck man, the TST2 has gotten just as crappy of reviews as the R. I even called a place in NC (The Suspension Experts) and they said there is a bladder in the bottom of the TST2 that blows out and the fluid leaks down in and reduces the travel by 3". I told Marz about it and he said that they have remedied that with the new 2009 TST2 cartridge.

    I said "Okay".

    I recieved my TST2 AND a new R cartridge in the mail and was shocked a little shocked:

    1-The R Cartridge is made by SR Suntour:



    2. Marzocchi isn't offering a 55 TST2 for 2009, so the TST they sold me has to be a crappy 2008 version. The sticker on the package actually says "2008 TST2" on it.

    The TST is visibly better than the R with alot more oil, and it's serviceable:







    I'm to the point now that I have no faith in the 2008 55. The NC boyz said 2009 was gonna be a "rebuilding year for Marzocchi" because of how they eff'd up so bad in '08.

    i had a similar problem, i blew the damper on my 55r and the local distributer said that becoz it's an OE fork, they would not warranty it, really lost as to what i should do.
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    Well, I was planning on selling my 55r as a 55 TST2 with the story to go with it, but if you want the TST cartridge...I will let you have it for the 1/2 price that I got it for. I haven't yet installed it. It's still inthe pkg.

    Lemme know.

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    I also have a brand new "R Cartridge" that they sent along with it.

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    Just finished up the Inbred with all the new bits.Still waiting for the seatpost, tires and fork. Here are a couple pics.




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    Quote Originally Posted by theMayor
    Ah, the 495 jumps



    SRAM Attack's
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    THE saddle

    I inherited it, so that's all I know since that's what I've put into it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zephyr11
    update;

    Is this a Surge-2 frame??
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    ^^^^^^^


    this is the 1st SURGE frame, 08 ver.
    2nd ver, 09s are without the gussets at the HT, which makes em slightly lighter...
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    Quote Originally Posted by zephyr11
    ^^^^^^^


    this is the 1st SURGE frame, 08 ver.
    2nd ver, 09s are without the gussets at the HT, which makes em slightly lighter...
    Sweet The '09 also has longer chain stays.

    Have you ridden a ***** to compare between the 2??

    Any opinion on the Society frame against the Surge??

    Im kinda looking at them and the Surge seems to fit the bill best as a AM/FR/DH/Pump Track frame to build on. Only draw back is it's BO with BTI seems to be available at CRC but not trusting currency exchange shipping across the pond.
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    Panaracer Fire FR 2.4 RED tires front and rear
    BBG 104-34 teeth RED bashguard
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    18" summer season built up on the On-One site . They had a bunch of the prices wrong, so it was kinda like stealing ( $280 for the RS revelation!) Needed to have the rear brake mount re-faced but all other aspects of the build were spot on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bala
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    Nice looking bike man! Love the color combo

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    Thank you... Still have long ways to go though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bala
    Thank you... Still have long ways to go though.



    Nice build as is bro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dogonfr
    Sweet The '09 also has longer chain stays.

    Have you ridden a ***** to compare between the 2??

    Any opinion on the Society frame against the Surge??

    Im kinda looking at them and the Surge seems to fit the bill best as a AM/FR/DH/Pump Track frame to build on. Only draw back is it's BO with BTI seems to be available at CRC but not trusting currency exchange shipping across the pond.

    nope didn't get to ride a bit ch, or the society, but if am/fr/dh/pump, then this should be quite good for you, with a talas 36 on the front...
    but crc really do have them for good deals coz they are clearing stocks...
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    Quote Originally Posted by zephyr11
    nope didn't get to ride a bit ch, or the society, but if am/fr/dh/pump, then this should be quite good for you, with a talas 36 on the front...
    but crc really do have them for good deals coz they are clearing stocks...
    Thanxz for getting back, I feel the Surge-2 is the way to go it seems to be the more DH friendly yet able to rail Pump Track with ease.The B!tch has the sweet name though but name is not every thing.
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    09 spec p all mountain.
    all stock except for the haro bmx platforms and ergo grips. its only been ridden a few times now but i definately like it. still not sure if ill tear into it with upgrades or just ride the snit out of it as-is.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mbnewb151
    09 spec p all mountain.
    all stock except for the haro bmx platforms and ergo grips. its only been ridden a few times now but i definately like it. still not sure if ill tear into it with upgrades or just ride the snit out of it as-is.
    Beat it. Put money away to upgrade it how you want.Simple.

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    Upgrade 2008 Rincon
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    my old specialized hardrock.

    Have had this bike for a while and upgraded it as things fell apart.

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    My commuter, few upgrades since i bought it few years ago
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    I went ridgid





    WIll become 1x9 and/or eventually SS with a faster urban tire set.


    WIll be getting a FS build going soon

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    also got a new wheelset and a few other lighter weight goodies.


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    mmm, perhaps DWF's bike is AM now that it "only" has a Fox 36 fork...

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=504672

    ... drool ...

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    ...neither one clean, just like I like it.

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    Chromag Stylus
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    Im wanting a lighter/smaller frame, the geometry is decent, but these forks are terrible. Looking for something around 150mm


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    Quote Originally Posted by sly_foxx
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    That is very nice. Please post specs.
    I'm here for the OT

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt1976
    That is very nice. Please post specs.
    Thank you..

    Fork: Lyrik coil u-turn
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    Brakes: Formula K-18 180F 160R
    Cranks: Stylo OCT, Blackspire rings, Straitline 12 Sided bash in bronze
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    Stem: Straitline Split Clamp 50mm 0° rise, in bronze
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    I'm loving the steel hardtails!

    Glad to see I'm not the only retro-grouch out there!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sly_foxx
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    Nice Chromie! Im diggin that bash-guard
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    My latest creation:

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    Santa Cruz Chameleon frame, 18"
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    32.5 lbs

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    Quote Originally Posted by presslab
    My latest creation:

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    Santa Cruz Chameleon frame, 18"
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    32.5 lbs
    Nice bike. But the real question is, WTF is that think it's leaning against?

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    Quote Originally Posted by adam728
    Nice bike. But the real question is, WTF is that think it's leaning against?
    It's a pulley device used for logging.
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