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    Who's riding a Mullet?

    Care to share feedback on performance? Business in the front, party in the rear.....29 front/27.5 rear.

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    I wish I could try a mullet.

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    Technically, I feel it should be a Tellum, since the bigness is in the front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DH40 View Post
    Technically, I feel it should be a Tellum, since the bigness is in the front.
    damn..i was gonna say the same thing. haha.
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    I’m more interested in who’s got a mullet riding around on them, bonus points for a mullet cruising on a mullet.
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    Who's riding a Mullet?

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    I’m more interested in who’s got a mullet riding around on them, bonus points for a mullet cruising on a mullet.
    How many points for a mullet with a stache riding a mullet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    How many points for a mullet with a stache riding a mullet?
    Most certainly a respectable number of points would be rewarded for such a spectacle if it were to exist somewhere out in the wild. Additional points if said stached mullet riding a mullet were eating a fillet of mullet. This would with a doubt be awarded the greatest number of incredibly sought after meaningless points!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shartist View Post
    Most certainly a respectable number of points would be rewarded for such a spectacle if it were to exist somewhere out in the wild. Additional points if said stached mullet riding a mullet were eating a fillet of mullet. This would with a doubt be awarded the greatest number of incredibly sought after meaningless points!
    Points can be redeemed for MTBR socks.....right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DH40 View Post
    Points can be redeemed for MTBR socks.....right?
    Correct, I am told the MTBR sock exchange is now accepting these points. Points can ONLY BE redeemed for socks listed in the “crusty” and “questionable provenance” categories of the mtbr sock exchange.
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    oh yeah! 80s glam rock, lmao.


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    Took me a while to even figure out what you were talking about. Been there, done that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    And.....
    I think he was thinking w/ strictly the business end of his mullet in that post... party side coming soon?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shartist View Post
    I think he was thinking w/ strictly the business end of his mullet in that post... party side coming soon?
    Huh?
    The newly coined term “mullet” in the bike world means 29” front wheel, 27.5 rear. (Disclaimer, I’m not sure if this was a term used in the 26/24” era).

    29” is business because it is fast and smashes through round terrain.
    27.5” is playful and fun.

    To me, I was not a good gauge on this combo because before that day, I have never ridden a Bronson before. So everything felt new. It wasn’t bad, but I thought the front end didn’t hold traction very well and wanted to push wide. My friend rode it the next day (who owned this Bronson) and said it felt really good and he didn’t have any issues with the front end.

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    This idea was so much cooler when they were called 69ers. Trek even actually made a factory one, and it was an oddball: 26er rear, 29er front, singlespeed, with a Maverick DUC 32!
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    And for anyone that doesn’t follow racing, this mullet bike has won every EWS and WC DH this year.

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    I have it on a couple bikes. Love it for heavy bikes since it speeds up the rear, making it a little more agile with a 27.5 rear wheel. 29er front is better for rolling and plowing through rough stuff.

    Cool to have a lot of tire options now. I use a 2.6 tire in the rear or 2.8 27.5.

    I think the bike has be made for it to get the best results. The chainstays are best short, 27.5 optimized and not long. When bikes are converted, it slackens the seat angle so that's often not ideal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    Huh?
    The newly coined term “mullet” in the bike world means 29” front wheel, 27.5 rear. (Disclaimer, I’m not sure if this was a term used in the 26/24” era).

    29” is business because it is fast and smashes through round terrain.
    27.5” is playful and fun.

    To me, I was not a good gauge on this combo because before that day, I have never ridden a Bronson before. So everything felt new. It wasn’t bad, but I thought the front end didn’t hold traction very well and wanted to push wide. My friend rode it the next day (who owned this Bronson) and said it felt really good and he didn’t have any issues with the front end.

    Lol I’m aware, I was drawing upon the imagery of the hair variety of mullet to characterize the nature of your post—all business.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    And.....
    Meh, stupid fad, just like every other time this was done throughout history. Especially if the bike is converted and not designed around that setup.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RBoardman View Post
    Huh?
    The newly coined term “mullet” in the bike world means 29” front wheel, 27.5 rear. (Disclaimer, I’m not sure if this was a term used in the 26/24” era).

    29” is business because it is fast and smashes through round terrain.
    27.5” is playful and fun.

    To me, I was not a good gauge on this combo because before that day, I have never ridden a Bronson before. So everything felt new. It wasn’t bad, but I thought the front end didn’t hold traction very well and wanted to push wide. My friend rode it the next day (who owned this Bronson) and said it felt really good and he didn’t have any issues with the front end.
    I was running a mullet in 2017...27.5” up front, and a 26” rear; the bike handled awesome but, the BB was so low. Way too many pedal strikes, from a bike that started with a low BB. 2015 SC 5010 and I ran a 26” rear for most of that Summer.

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    My buddy's had this for three years. Loves it!!!!! But it's not like he's riding amazing. Moto guy so he likes the concept.

    But it's aluminum, small brand and hasn't been updated.

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    A few years back, 5 years or so , I rode what we called a "69er". It was a full rigid Jamis Dragon frame with a 9er carbon fork up front. For a full rigid, it descended better, but for all the applications, it was a bit 'woogedy'.
    I guess that would qualify as a mullet too, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc View Post
    ”But” it's aluminum.
    Off topic but it wasn’t too long ago that these words would never have been spoken in the mtb world.
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    Just released. It's even called a Mulet.

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