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  1. #1
    AKA Mr.Habanero
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    Post your Down Country Bikes!

    Lets see your Down Country, aggressive XC bikes!!

    I ride and love a Fm06. 100mm of rear travel with offset bushings. HA is at 67 degrees. Fork is at 120mm. About 27-28 pounds i think.
    Fork-Fox 36 rc2
    Stem-Profile 50mm (purple)
    Bar- Nukeproof riser carbon, 780
    Shifter-xtr 11sp
    Brakes- Hope Tech3, V4 front x2 rear
    Hubs-Profile (purple)
    Rims- Ebay carbon...Nextie maybe? I forget who makes them
    Tires- F, Dhr2 R, Aggressor 2.5
    Dropper- Fox Transfer 150mm
    Seat- Fabric
    Cranks- sram xo 175mm
    BB-wheels Manufacturing pf92
    Cassette-Garbaruk 11sp 50t
    Chain-ybn 12sp
    Pedals-Catalyst (in red lol), Xt trails
    Headset- Fsa

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    Hey, I've got an M06 too, what's the deal with "offset bushing"? Doesn't the bridge on seatstays limit the travel? I saw this mentioned in the early days when the frame was new.

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    AKA Mr.Habanero
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    Really all the offset bushings do is just slacken things out. I wanted the HA to be around 67 degrees. The biggest negative is the slack seat tube because of the offset bushings. It really makes the front end light on climbs which is a huge bummer. As far as reduced travel that doesn't seem to be the case. Frankly, Im not sure how much travel the M06 should have but its around 100mm, maybe around 110-115 mm. FYI I have a pretty much new Cane Creek Inline IL shock for this frame. If interested PM me

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