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    Canfield Jedi Questions

    I was at the Canfield website and was looking at the Jedi geometry specs and noticed that the production bikes have a slightly different geometry than the prototypes. Does anyone have the Geometry specs for the Medium with the 22.5 top tube including bottom bracket height, wheelbase length and head tube angle with a Boxxer? Also are there any other Jedi ride reports? I rode with Allen from Dropnzone the other day and he was freaking on his new Can Diggle. I took a spin on it too and feels amazing but looking for more of a pure DH. The Can Diggle's build quality, poppy lightweight feel, low pedal feedback but still 8" of travel is an impressive combination.

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    Medium Geometry Sheet

    Here it is.
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    Thanks Flymybike. Looks like a lot of fun. Does the rearward Travel in effect lengthen the wheel base when riding?

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    Rearward travel

    Related question.

    Maybe this has been covered already but I haven't seen it. How does the axle path of the Jedi suspension differ from that of the CanDiggle? Does the CanDiggle have any "rearward travel"?

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    Comparison

    The rearward path of the Jedi only minimally effects wheelbase length. If you take the forks wheel path into consideration, it moves rearward too, both moving in the same direction. The Jedi wheelbase is fairly static though travel where most other bikes wheelbase shrinks, sometimes, very dramatic.

    The CanDiggle is rearward to about 80mm travel and then starts back forward ending at 13mm forward. This keeps the Diggle smooth on smaller bumps and keeps the chainstay length tight for a sharp turning, nimble feel.

    The Jedi is almost comletely rearward, the holy grail for riding fast. Super smooth and safer when your pushing it.

    The CanDiggle is a more conventional wheel path. It's been fine tuned for wonderful balance of bump performance, smooth braking and unequaled pedaling peformance.

    It may seem odd to have two DH bikes in our line with equal travel but they are totally different. The Jedi is strictly DH race and the Diggle is a stout, do everything bike.

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    Thanks for the comparison. When I rode Allen's Can Diggle it felt quicker in the rear and easier to manual than the 17.5 inch chainstays it had but maintained stability. Really a well thought out complete design. I cannot wait to see the Jedi.

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    if you stiffen the rear shock on a jedi, with the 16.25 chainstays can you manual it fairly easy?

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    EMS i can deal with....

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    Stiffening the shock would help on any bike really. The Jedi CS starts short so that it can grow under compression and stay short through travel. The key is the chainstay length stays about 1/4" shorter than other DH bikes at sag and never gets long, even at bottom out. So yes, a manual on the Jedi isn't hard, unlike the rearward wheel path bikes that we are used too.

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    What's the largest rear DH tire that fits the Jedi?
    live, love, learn, & balance gravitational alteration along the excursion!

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    A Maxxis 2.5 is what we designed to. I'm running a Maxxis DHF 2.5 but it's tight. They are a bit smaller than most brands so fitting a 2.5 is tough, generally speaking. I'll be running the dual ply 2.3 Maxxis DHF for racing.

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    thanks lance
    love my jedi!
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    I have a question , i will buy a jedi or a can diggle and i have question from de jedi
    is it 83mm bottom bracket spacing ?
    the rear thru axle is 12mm x 150mm ?
    thanks!

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    ... and if we just ... bb space for jedi

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucson
    I have a question , i will buy a jedi or a can diggle and i have question from de jedi
    is it 83mm bottom bracket spacing ?
    the rear thru axle is 12mm x 150mm ?
    thanks!

    Aloha Lucson
    I have a large Jedi and she is outrageous at
    "BB 123mm-128mm spindle, 83 mm shell
    Seat post 27.2 with a inner shim 35 mm seat clamp
    shock 8.75" eyelet , 2.75" stroke
    rear hub 150 mm wide 12 mm thru axle ...
    mrp g2 chain guide "
    from my owners manual

    I put the Cane creek double barrel on this baby and road it today opening at Brian Head



    WOW
    WOW
    WOW
    WOW
    WOW


    HAHA HAHa HA
    IS ALL I COULD DO
    AS THIS JEDI ATE UP THE TIGHT SPRING SINGLE TRACK
    DROPPED THE RAMPS LIKE THEY WERE TRANSITIONS
    GOBBLED UP THE ROCK GARDENS LIKE IT WAS BEING STARVED,
    AND NAILED ANY LINE PUT IN FRONT OF HER,
    THANKS CHRIS AND LANCE CANFIELD MY JEDI IS PHENOMENAL!
    live, love, learn, & balance gravitational alteration along the excursion!

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    VERY THANKS Vandizzy!
    I have an SAINT in 83mm BB
    and hub in 150x12 thru axle
    i see your canfiel and is PHENOMENAL! i hope will have the jedi with cane creek!

    but i have an other question and i worry about it
    - the rear suspension is progresive??
    you can to compare with other frame bike , like specialized , ventana el cuervo , ktm....

    because i have a transition gran mal and isnīt progressive , i donīt like
    i ride an ONE, canfield with fox dhx5 coil (in 203 position) and that is great !
    but i will use the Jedi for DOWNHILL and I like the progresive suspensions!

    VERY VERY THANKS

    i see the specs in the grafic of flymybikes

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