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    monocog M-29

    monocog + RST M-29

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    Quote Originally Posted by CupOfJava
    First of all, nice bike... I'm planning a nearly identical build.
    I have a question for you;
    What kind of bashguard is that?
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    Good luck with your build...It is a FSA

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    my flight. too much fun..

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfsnap
    First of all, nice bike... I'm planning a nearly identical build.
    I have a question for you;
    What kind of bashguard is that?
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    I'm using a Spot Brand bashguard that came with the bike when I bought it off ebay. It's to cover the 34t front chain ring I'm using. I found that for a 1x9 I hardly use the lower gears if kept a 32t so I opted for a 34t to get me speed on the flats. I recommend looking at BBG bashguards which is almost identical to the Spot Brand. I have those on my other bikes.

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    cackalacky blue d440

    has changed a bit since pic, but is getting ever more ghetto
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    Sweet! Got fresh ghetto pics?
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    more ghetto-izing da redline

    seatpost brings bike up to 29.7 lbs!!!
    NICE!
    only used for those all day epics through the rocky bits...otherwise I really like the orig. redline seatpost (if only it had some setback...if only ANYONE made a setback 27.0 that wasn't custom and $$$$)
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    Quote Originally Posted by CupOfJava
    Awesome pic! Your Flight is full of win. LBS has an 08 frame just like yours on sale for $185. I'm really tempted to pull the trigger on it. Are you willing to share what your build cost you? Did you buy the frame and build it up or buy a complete bike and upgrade? Keep posting more pics. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bounty Hunter
    Awesome pic! Your Flight is full of win. LBS has an 08 frame just like yours on sale for $185. I'm really tempted to pull the trigger on it. Are you willing to share what your build cost you? Did you buy the frame and build it up or buy a complete bike and upgrade? Keep posting more pics. Thanks.
    Thanks. I'll post more pics when I get a chance. To answer your question I bought the complete bike off eBay and replaced EVERYTHING besides the frame.

    Here's the parts list:
    Fox f29 rlc 100mm
    Stan's flow and WTB laserdisc lite
    SRAM X0 1x9 setup
    SRAM pg990 9 speed cassette
    Blackspire 34t front chainring
    XT 175mm crankset
    Thomson post and stem
    Truvativ Nior carbon low rise bar (low rise make a huge difference over the stock high rise)
    Cane creek S-2 heaset
    Avid juicy 7 brakes
    Specialized Indy saddle
    Kenda small block eights 29er

    I absolutely love this bike. I have a couple bikes including a Titus Motolite and Scott Spark. I just sold my Spark because I would rather race this bike. As for price, let's just say you'll be in boutique bike territory with the parts list. I don't think you can go wrong with the frame. That's a good deal.

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    As a single speed


    As a rigid 1x9er

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    Spent the last few days scavenging around my shed and bike room for all the parts but finally scrounged up enough to put 'er back together last night. She's posted up everywhere in several different guises,from rigid mtn bike-commuter-Fox or Marzocchi fork'd mtn bike,and now a roadie/errand runner. The front rack is from Nashbar,the bar bag is from Wallymart

    From this morning's 31 degree ride to run errands in a t-shirt and shorts (with flannel jacket,LOL!)...



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    Finally I get my own Redline...
    It's a 2010 D660 with a few changes! Now for some decent weather for the maiden voyage! Not sure of the weight yet, but I will post as soon as I find out!
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    Oooooooooooooooooooo.....I LIKEY!!!!!
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    got my redline yesterday. finally took her offroad today. i know i know, its just a boring stock monocog but im loving it. first upgrade will be disc brakes. contemplating a suspension fork but really after riding all day today i dont see a big need for it.

    the seat height has been changing wether im riding jumps or trails


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    Ain't nothing boring about a stock Monocog after throwing a leg over one

    Looks kool
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    Got out for a little ride this morning.
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    mine today

    After getting some snow, havent had any here prior to Christmas before. Lovin it!!!!!!
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    some upgrades ..








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    Here is mine updated with some goodies both old and new! Upgrades include:

    Cane Creek S3 headset
    Avid BB7s w/160mm rotors
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    Avid Flak Jacket cables
    Oury grips
    Race Face Turbine LP 175 crank w/Veloce Monospire 32T SS chainring
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    Heres mine 09 d440 with a buncha upgrades.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Billy B
    Heres mine 09 d440 with a buncha upgrades.
    Ooooo....I really likey!!!
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    Nice bike Billy B, I have an 08 D440 that has the same fork, brakes, and grips as yours. Just put a new wheelset on it too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisnei
    Nice bike Billy B, I have an 08 D440 that has the same fork, brakes, and grips as yours. Just put a new wheelset on it too.
    Thanks! I had put the deore /mavic wheels on it at the shop. Just got some Ritchey WCS bars for Christmas and robbed the Stylo's off my ss. I think that I may end up puttin a double on the front thouugh. Also in the plan is the xt shadow derralier off the 26er. I am a convert!!
    Oh yeah Thanks LHT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CupOfJava
    Java - I love your bike. My build is going slow, but I did order a new Fox FIT RLC 100mm. It should be here sometime this week. I'm just so undecided on what other components to use. I've thought about picking up an 09 Flight 29er as a donor bike if I can find one cheap enough. LBS wants $870 for their last 17", but I'm sure they'll drop the price more. I've seen a few on e-ghey for as low as $725. It might be worth that in parts...then who knows I could build up a 1x9 or something with the donor later.

    However...there are some 4-5 ft drifts of snow around my house right now so I really shouldn't be in any hurry to get my build done.

    Sorry to clutter this thread with OT. I'm just excited about my build and can't wait to post pics once it's done.

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    Thanks again BH,

    We need to hurry up and get your bike built. Can't wait to see it in action. The new Fox with FIT is nice I think you've got the right start. If anything, shell out for some nice wheels everything else can wait.

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    Brand Spankin New

    Maiden Voyage today on my new flight 29er. Not my first singlespeed but my first 29er. Now I know what all the fuss is about, what a blast to ride.
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    i really like that color

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    Updated photos of my '08 Monocog:


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    My D660
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    Quote Originally Posted by A1an
    Updated photos of my '08 Monocog:


    Thanks for reminding me how good my 08 monocog can look.

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    A few action shots of me getting wet and dirty on the Monocog last weekend:



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    Ebay special 08 Monocog Flighter 29er. I just realized I forgot to remove the reflectors and side mirror. The previous owner thought it was a paved trail bike. The back tire is worn down too. Not a trace of dirt/mud on it. Did I mention I had to remove the kickstand?



    That's also the first time I've seen someone put bar ends on the middle of the handlebar. I might have to try it out and see how I like it. Maybe I can be a trendsetter.

    I still have my other 08 Flight 29er frame that I want to eventually build up. I might take a huge pay cut at work so I'm waiting to see if that's going to happen or not before I start spending more money on it. I just got a '10 Fox F29 FIT RLC 100mm before I heard the bad news.

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    On Suntop trail outside Enumclaw, WA


    On way down Suntop trail overlooking valley across to Palisades.

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    Going through some serious ride withdrawls right now. Nice pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    Going through some serious ride withdrawls right now. Nice pics.
    I couldn't agree more. It feels like the longest winter here in the Midwest. I can't wait to ride this Flight for awhile rigid and then decide whether to make the switch to the Fox F29.

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    Love the pics A1an

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    Donated the fork /wheels from a frame I sold. They have made this bike very fun again.







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    Ebay bike all the way....

    2008 Cog29
    Easton Monkeylite lowrise carbon bars
    Easton Vice Grip Stem
    Titec Helbent Nemisis saddle
    Ergon grips
    Under $400 so far
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    I went from this


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    Well worth the upgrade.

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    Beautiful rigs , a Flite is my next 29er

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    Does anyone have a pic of the new Monocog 29er in dark matte blue that isn't the one on the website? I may pull the trigger on this guy soon and it would be nice to know what I'm getting ...

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    Smile

    Today I took my first ride on my new bike. Not too much off-road but some street riding, some paved and gravel bike trails and a little mud here and there. It was certainly an interesting experience for me: 29" tires and single-speeding. I like it !! With 32x20 gearing, it's tough to go fast but it feels like I can climb a wall.
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    Here are a couple updated shots from Sunday's ride. She now has a 17t Tomicog. I'm probably going to throw on the stock rear brake so I can flip-flop on longer rides:


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    This is my '10 Monocog 29er on my its first ride, and my first ride on both a SS or a 29er...Im hooked.

    Since the photos I put on Crank Bros candy pedals, a new stem, and Salsa Pro Moto bars.

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    Very NICE!
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    Here is my 2007 Monocog 29er in it's current state. Now I'm debating a new wheelset 9 XT hubs to Salsa Semi's or XT Hubls to Blunts) or a Reba. I change my mind every 5 minutes!!
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    Good lookin ol Cog,there Bro (loved that turd brown color that year ) I feel ya on the attention span of a rabid rodent on the freeway The wheels OR the Reba both sound good n tasty!
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    Here's mine








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    'New' 2008 D460 with Rock Shox Tora SL

    Still in the box, was never ridden. Rides like a dream. Added RS Tora SL. Wanted a better shock but it works great and the price was right (thank you REI dividend + 20% off).

    Added used Race Face crank to make it a 2x9.

    180mm discs are next for my baby.

    Hooked on 29er's, selling my Santa Cruz Blur XC
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    Monocog 29er

    MMMMMMMonocog 29er 2010 model. Yummy.
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    UBER yummy!
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    New wheels, now need to figure out the next upgrade.

    XT hubs laced to Salsa Delgado Disc 29ers.
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    Man...I gots to get me one of them 29er Cogs to go along with my 26er Cog and d440...I guess I need to get back on the bike first,been off for random and semi-severe issues with an old injury for,well,lets see.....the 19th will make 6 full months to the day
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    My baby

    Just put xt 770 crankset on and loving it. Other upgrades are juicy carbons, thomson post and stem, mary bars, ODIS fork, king headset and cog.


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    Holy giant pics,Batman!

    Lookin killer,Brother
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    A few pics from my 08 Redline Monocog Flight 29er build. Just finished it up and went for a short ride today.

    More details here: https://forums.mtbr.com/redline/my-redline-monocog-flight-ss-29er-build-thread-581552.html










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    I had followed the thread,turned out really SWEET!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by agenzale
    Just put xt 770 crankset on and loving it. Other upgrades are juicy carbons, thomson post and stem, mary bars, ODIS fork, king headset and cog.

    What's up Anthony, it's kennyo fron the TTB site. Looks good!

    Where did you end up getting the cranks from? Now I need to decide on a squishy fork or something lighter??
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    FYI, you can get those XT cranks on ebay for $150. I went with SLX ($100).

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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    FYI, you can get those XT cranks on ebay for $150. I went with SLX ($100).
    Thanks for the heads up! After riding my Flight a couple times now I really want to drop some extra weight. I'm going to sell a few things that I don't need to fund the weight loss program for my bike...and myself.

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    OK, OK...this isn't a mountain bike but I couldn't resist. Old School Redline Fans rejoice at the 1980 Proline replica Side Hack re-build:




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    09 Monocog 29er‏

    I have been riding a Trek hardtail for a while now and I had no real interest in single speed or 29ers, or steel framed bikes...then after a look on craigslist...now I'm in love. I bought it as is with the BB7s and the RaceFace cranks. I can't imagine upgrading it more. It feels great now and for once my legs are getting a real workout.
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    Here is my 2010 Monocog Flight 29er with a few small improvements. i'm going for the black and white/grey color scheme.
    • KMC BMX chain with white plates
    • narrower riser bars
    • ODI lock on grips
    • Avid Juicy 3's in white
    • 160mm rear / 180mm front rotors
    • Jagwire stick on alloy cable guide (stops the annoying hose on the top tube rattle)
    • Shimano XTR pedals
    • Race Face chainring bashguard
    • mount for my Garmin Edge 305


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    Not too keen on the white chain, but I like the new 2010 Flight color scheme.

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    What do you have against the white chain? I had it on my Cannondale 29er for a while and it stayed clean, the plates are white and the links are black, I think it looks hot
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    Quote Originally Posted by jays0n
    I think it looks hot
    This is really all that matters.

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    I think it's just my personal issue with fixie hipsters with pink, neon green, white, etc. chains on their checkered bike frames that sees maybe 5 miles total in a month. My distaste for colored chains stems from that.

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    ahh, my fixie friends actually ride their bikes. One of them has a moncog 29er that he rides fixed on the trails all the time, he's nuts though.
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    Yeah, I ride my fixed road bike quite a bit. Can't seem to get into fixed mtb, though.

    Oh, and definitely wasn't saying your bike looked hipsterish. I just don't like colored chains.

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    After much deliberation I ordered a d660 today. I will post some pics when I get it, hopefully by the weekend. It will replace my trusty and seemingly indestructible (can a bike be too durable?)1995 Trek Antelope 850. I wonder if I will be able to sleep at all until I get it...

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    I rebuilt my Redline so I thought I would share it here.
    I purchased this Redline Mono last year around this time. I am not a fan of red but wanted to ride rather than waste time having the bike painted or powdered. Well over the winter I got busy and never got to it so I knew over the past few weeks I would not have time to ride so I decided to break it down and change things up a bit.

    First thing I did was strip it down to the frame then I stripped the frame using Aircraft Paint remover. I was going to have the frame powder coated but didn't have the funds to do that just yet. I stripped it, sanded it then hit it with high fill primer then basecoat then clear. Came out pretty well and is rather durable.

    While I was at it I upgraded a few components as well. I upgraded the
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    new tires

    I also got some stickers made to put on as well. So that was my little project.

    I have plans for a few more upgrades but have to wait for funds.
    This is what it looked like before I started


    And here is what she looks like now.




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    Re-painted MONO

    Very nice, there was definitely too much red on it before, especially with the red fork. Cool shade of blue.

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    my 2010 'cog, still in winter guise. finally some sun in WA!



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    I just buzzed around some dude's lawn tonight on a bike just like that... but he said it was a custom paint job....

    The picture by the disc golf course is funny, because this guy is really into disc golf also....



    My growler is way too empty!
    You better just go ahead and drop that seatpost down to the reflector... the trail gets pretty rough down there.

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    haha goodtimes man. Look forward to the next ride and a FULL growler this time.


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    I just buzzed around some dude's lawn tonight on a bike just like that... but he said it was a custom paint job....

    The picture by the disc golf course is funny, because this guy is really into disc golf also....



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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbzone
    OK, OK...this isn't a mountain bike but I couldn't resist. Old School Redline Fans rejoice at the 1980 Proline replica Side Hack re-build:




    What thats it, 2 pics. Come on Dude more pics - want to see the other side of the Hack

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    2010 Flight Arch wheels DtSwiss rear hub with Hope front hub XTR ss crank with ISAR chainring Groovy Cycles luv handles Formula RX hydros



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    you keepin' the stock saddle and seatpost after trickin' out the rest? pretty stealth build with nice parts, save for the stem (thomson?). must ride nice!
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    Thanks!
    I already switched out the saddle and post (thomson) and waiting on a black Thomson stem to arrive at the LBS.

    Rides sick!

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    Another update. I am now rocking disc brake up front and installed new Jagwire Ripcord brake cables. Great cables and even better price.

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    Traded my 26er for a 29er Flight. This one has a few upgrades. Avid Juicy fives, and easton monkeylight carbon bars.

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    my 2008 D460 with upgraded wheels, brakes, grips, and larger volume tires. picture taken above tahoe city, ca. last weekend. i had a great time on the swoopy single track but the extended downhills with the loose chunky rocks were brutal. great times!
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    WahooFish,

    I've done similar upgrades to my D460 as well. Though I put a front suspension fork on.

    Was wondering, what kind of rims did you upgrade to? Are they lighter? Stronger?

    Was enjoying Powerline trail while you were in the North Shore.

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    I just picked this up a couple of weeks ago, I've already made a few upgrades (seatpost, collar, headset, stem, cranks, chainring, cog), most likely a wheelset in the future....
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    Quote Originally Posted by dprimero
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    I've done similar upgrades to my D460 as well. Though I put a front suspension fork on.

    Was wondering, what kind of rims did you upgrade to? Are they lighter? Stronger?

    Was enjoying Powerline trail while you were in the North Shore.
    I had a local San Diego shop build me a set of wheels - DT340 hubs which are laced to Sun EQ27 rims. I wanted super strong since I weigh 220 and this bike is fully rigid. I'm pretty sure these new wheels are lighter considering stock components on the D460 are not known for being light. Outstanding wheels.

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    Here is my 07 Monocog 26r. I picked it up off craigslist about a month ago. It was in poor condition. There were a lot of scratches in the paint and some bad rust in a couple areas. I pulled it apart and ground off of paint with a air grinder and some of those fiber sanding discs. I also took the anodizing off the seat post since it was also scratched and badly faded.
    To clean up the look of the bike I had to get rid of those horrid v-brake posts. They are such an eye sore. Why there is an option to run both v-brakes and disc brakes baffles me. I almost added v-brakes just so I would not have to see those ugly posts. Honestly Redline, just put disc brakes on all your new models. It will save you time and money from having to weld those ugly things on there. Sorry about my rant.
    For the paint scheme I went black and silver, and I am happy with how it turned out. I took the air grinder to the center of all the tubes and gave it a cool swirl effect. Hopefully the clear coat I sprayed over these areas holds up. I don't want a bunch of chips and rust.
    For parts I upgraded everything but the wheels. I had extra bar and stem laying around and swapped them for faded factory pieces. The stock headset was worn out and replaced with a FSA Oribit MX. I almost went with the pig but I didn't want the added weight. The brakes were replaced with a BB7 180mm in the front and a older Hayes HMX 160MM off my Jamis Dakar for the rear. The cranks were next. When I got the bike it came with one factory right side crank arm, and a skinny black no name arm on the left. I ditched those for a 180mm Truvativ Racing XR BMX crankset. I picked it up from my lbs with an ISIS bottom bracket and 36tooth sprocket for $50. I am running a 20tooth rear cog and a sram 8speed chain I had laying around. The only other parts I purchased were a WTB speed v seat, Sunline lock on grips, Mosh platform peddals, and a pair of IRC Mythos II front tires. Yes, I am running two front tires. The only other thing I had to fix was the rear hub. The aluminum cone nut stripped out and needed to be replaced. If you rear wheel spins freely before you torque the axle nuts down and does not spin freely after, check the cone nuts. I thought it was the bearings but luckily it wasn't. In the end I spent a little more than I had planned but I am very impressed with how well this bike rides.




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    my Monocog:
    the 2010 Monocog 26 i bought in January is far from "stock" anymore.




    slammed rear axle

    17" Mococog 26 frame
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    BB7's
    Thomson post
    Mavic 517's, double-butted spokes
    Surly stainless 32t ring
    20t cog (or 18, or 16, depending on terrain)
    some old Shimano pedals
    Conti Race Kings or Kenda Kinetics/WTB Exiwolf, depending on terrain
    most of the rest is stock parts that came with the bike.


    handlebar bell!

    I really like this bike, but despite all the upgrades, it still feels like a tank. i think it's the cranks and the frame. I can't justify buying a new frame any time soon, but it feels great.

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    my 'resurrected" d460
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    monocog turns 1

    around this time last year i got my 2010 monocog as an anniversary gift. some of the parts have changed, but the bike is still a blast. here's some pics from a beautiful PNW fall afternoon (10/27).





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    My Monocog Flight 29er

    I love this bike!!
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    Single Speed - It's All About The Pain!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DEmbry
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    Tensioner details?

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    DMR STS Tensioner, Surly spacer kit, and Surly 18t cog...

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    Here is my replacement 2010 monocog flight with a few upgrades:

    Chris King headset
    Chris King single speed hub
    Chris King front hub
    Easton riser bar
    ODI lock on grips
    Thomson seatpost
    Thomson stem
    Origin8 carbon fork
    KMC chain
    Chris king 20t cog
    Fizik Gobi saddle
    Avid Elixer Carbon brakes 185/160
    Race Face bash ring
    Crank Brother skewers
    Shimano XT SPD pedals





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    Ok I will play




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    Just got home from riding!
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    from a recent commute home
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    Yes, awesome!

    My very similar looking bike was looking very similar just the other day. But now it is all mud :^(

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    my stock 1985 redline RL20II

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    Quote Originally Posted by WMBigs
    from a recent commute home

    Ride through nearby Frick Park the other day - good conditions, about 28F

    Most of the doubletrack was pretty well packed from cross-country skiers, but the singletrack had a few inches of fresh powder on it. Was a really nice ride. WTB Stout working well up front, worked really well, may get either another one or an Exiwolf for the rear.

    Guy in the yellow is my buddy on a Monocog, mine is the Mono9.
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    I posted up a newbie thread in another part of the forum, but here is my 2011 21" Monocog 29er on the day I got it (week and a half ago). Very happy!


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    Here is my Monocog in it's final (we'll see about that) phase. New Reba installed this weekend.
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    Pfft...bikes are evolutionary processes, especially if you ride it (until you hit zen, even then stuff eventually breaks)

    I just picked up a new Redline. Drop bars n discs n chromoly n goodness - a Redline Conquest Classic. I was able to snag a 2010 in the sweet root beer color. Wasn't exactly how sure I was going to like drop bars...but after a 20 mile break-in ride, I have to say I'm pretty impressed. It's way different from my 2934, but made the transition pretty easily. I may switch from a 12-25 to 12-28 cassette to gain a bit more range, but other than that it's heaven. I swapped the 700x25 Hutchinsons for some 700x25 Continental Cyclocross Plus tires and hit some singletrack that was (unexpectedly) quite icy. I couldn't believe how stable the bike was given that conditions were definitely geared toward studded tires. I might end up getting some flared/dirt-drops, but I'm really happy with this bike. I got this to be a good, solid commuter and ended up with a great all-rounder bike.

    Edit: the other bike is my buddy's Bridgestone X-03 that he got ridiculously cheap...and then got hit with a Jeep Liberty, tossed the bent fork and got a steel disc cross fork and is as you see it now. No front derraileur.... its by hand.
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    Just joined today....here is my Redline, the frame is a 21" and is a little bigger than I like (bought it used for a good price) so I am now looking for a smaller frame Monocog.




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    2011 Frame Large
    I've replaced the stock cranks with a Truvativ Stylo OCT (not shown), and the fork with a Reba (not shown). I am working on getting a new wheel set too. This is my first 29er and I have to say that I really like it. The geometry on this bike is wonderful.



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    Got a bike! My first time on a bike in 10+ years. Very happy with the purchase thus far.


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    my redddddddline

    this is my redline
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    The 2 brown 2009 models are actually 2 different bikes. I started the year on one of them "sold it" and bought another at the end of the year. The blue one is my current ride.





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    My new to me Redline 29er, I found it on CL yesterday and added the stem, bars & grips today.





    My first 29er, thanks for everyones pics and info, thats what helped me decide on this bike.

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    Nice lookin M'cog,Brother
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    Just picked it up last week. All I've done is put my old lock on grips back on, my good pedals and had to cut 1" off each end of the bars. Will be ordering some BB7's next payday for it, and prob replace the SRAM rear derailleur and shifter. I just don't like push forward for downshift and upshift. Other then that, I might convert it to 1x9 when I do all that.

    Then just replace parts as they break.

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    That's a good lookin ride,my friend!

    Mine will be getting a fairly major makeover this week,with new parts ordered (complete cockpit,replacing the bb5's with bb7's,new 100mm fork,new shoes...),pics when I get it all in and on.
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    spring time

    My first real ride of the year. The bike is looking good if you ask me.
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    I just dont like the pain on the new d440. Once it gets scratched up and all, I will prob strip it down and paint it some drab color. I liked the old Monocog color..

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    Quote Originally Posted by row-z
    Just joined today....here is my Redline, the frame is a 21" and is a little bigger than I like (bought it used for a good price) so I am now looking for a smaller frame Monocog.



    I wish you lived a little closer to Columbus, OH... I've got a 17" that is too small for me that I am dying to trade with someone..

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    Quote Originally Posted by On_Your_Left_CBus
    I wish you lived a little closer to Columbus, OH... I've got a 17" that is too small for me that I am dying to trade with someone..

    Yeah that does stink....I've got it for sale here local in my town and have had next to no bites on it at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EstebanRapido
    My first real ride of the year. The bike is looking good if you ask me.
    I'll second that


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    That thing sucks. Sell it.


























    Then sell me the non-stock parts.

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    Nice Cog!


    My last Redline went to a new home today (shop floor,LBS took it in trade),as did my old Monocog last month (mistakenly sold...long story)...I'm not likely to be buying myself another bike for a long spell (just put together 2 Vassago's and a Origin 8 CX bike...),I kinda miss it already
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    Finally Got Around to Taking a Pic

    My trusty steed taking a break on the trail to pay homage to one of its fallen brethren.
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    Got my new frame back from Redline last week..



    Thats how mine sits now after getting it back. Redline D440, 2010 Reba, Avid 185mm up front, 160mm in rear, Shimano LX crankset, SLX 9sp rear cassette, XT rear D, PC-971 chain, blah blah..

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    Quote Originally Posted by random walk
    I'll second that

    you redline riders sure are a happy bunch. i wish i was able to test ride some but i don't see them in any of my lbs.

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    My Cog in it's natural environment

    Finally got around to posting this pic.... My '08 Cog 29er taking a break on the trail to pay homage to one of its fallen brethren. Hope you like it!
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    Doing some experimenting with mine right now. How she has looked for the last three years:



    How she looks now. Switching things up for Fools Gold in Augus. Trying out the G2 Fox off of my GF Paragon. So far it is a match made in heaven. Handles well and offers enough cush to help on long rides. Think I love the handling enough that I may pick up another Monocog frame to build up as a lightish weight HT SS:


    Trying these out as well...Specialized Purgatory control 2.4:


    Compared to the XDX that is on it now. Think these will give more bite than the XDX. Going to mount them tubeless to the existing wheelset:
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    Here is my 26 inch Monocog I just built up to be a little brother to my 29er.
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    Got the 2011 cog 29er about a month ago. My first mountain bike. Im a tall clyde 6'5 255 lbs. This thing is going to turn me into a beast. This bike is amazing! By the way, if you know the flatwoods area in Tampa, you'll know that the "Misery" trail doesn't really live up to it's name lol


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    Misery is a fun trail. Enjoy the new ride!
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    Hitting some local singletrack on the Conquest Classic....









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    Quote Originally Posted by Nocturnus View Post
    Got my new frame back from Redline last week..

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    Thats how mine sits now after getting it back. Redline D440, 2010 Reba, Avid 185mm up front, 160mm in rear, Shimano LX crankset, SLX 9sp rear cassette, XT rear D, PC-971 chain, blah blah..
    Do you know the weight?

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    My 2 Monocogs

    The one that got me started:
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    My new addition:
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    And this is what happens when I left them alone too long (the discs have not "grown" in yet):
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    This is a great thread. I've loved Redlines since I was a kid!

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    Incredible RL-20II!

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    Pick it up today. Hope to get some trail action this weekend.
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    Going to try to keep this thread alive with some crappy cell phone shots at the end of last night's ride. I decided to switch things up a bit and run it fixed hear for a while (32x17 using a tomicog on my spare rear wheel). Yes the green grips need to go, but I wanted to try out ESI and I traded them for some Ergons I was no longer using.





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    [QUOTE=ZmyDust;8163765]Got the 2011 cog 29er about a month ago. My first mountain bike. Im a tall clyde 6'5 255 lbs. This thing is going to turn me into a beast. This bike is amazing! By the way, if you know the flatwoods area in Tampa, you'll know that the "Misery" trail doesn't really live up to it's name lol

    hey another tampa , redline rider ..howdy

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    redline mono 9 with a fresh powdercoat

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    Quote Originally Posted by murf99 View Post
    redline mono 9 with a fresh powdercoat

    Nice to see another mono 9! The paint is shot from chips and general wear and tear on mine...might be going the powdercoat route later next year, we'll see.

    It doesn't look like you're running a tensioner - what gear ratio are you running?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jcaino View Post
    Nice to see another mono 9! The paint is shot from chips and general wear and tear on mine...might be going the powdercoat route later next year, we'll see.

    It doesn't look like you're running a tensioner - what gear ratio are you running?
    there is an orgin 8 singulator just hard to tell in the pic. i run a 32 up front and a 16t or 18t in the back depending on where im riding. the mono 9 nine is going back to 1x9 duty shortly i have a flight im building up as soon as it gets back from powder coat.

    redline....ftw

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    Fresh from the powdercoaters.

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    Had my 29er for a month now and I love it! A few upgrades already




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    Bam. New grips, different bar, and new gearing (32x16). The blue seat is growing on me. Future wheel build may include blue blunts with blue hope hubs.

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    newly finished monocog flight
    fresh powder coat
    american classic wheels
    fsa carbon stem, bars and post
    juciy ultimate brakes
    ck headset
    23 pounds 4 oz

    just waiting on a homebrew spiderless chainring and cog then i have a set of 2012 sram x9 cranks to throw on

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    Looks good.

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    I figured I should post up my Monocog. Its a 2007 MC 29er.
    The first thing I did was to put on Hayes Sole's. Worst brakes I have ever run.

    Next version of the MC was as a pseudo cross bike.


    Now the MC is back to the all arounder. Easton Havoc's, Oury grips, BB5s and SD7s, stainless bottle cage, Sette Pump, Selle Italia SLR, and Specialized Fast track LKs.



    I love this dang bike. I guess thats why I have had it longer than any other one I have.
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    Very Cool!! How'd it do as a cross bike ?

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    It handled cross duty pretty well. I never was able to get the canti's set up quite right, but thats my own fault. I am a real big guy, so the weight factor wasn't huge. I never did any long rides in cross form, it was mainly for the local Tuesday night races and for that it was pretty good. I am thinking that with some off road drops and and my 2.0 tires it would be a beast monster cross bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A1an View Post
    Bam. New grips, different bar, and new gearing (32x16). The blue seat is growing on me. Future wheel build may include blue blunts with blue hope hubs.

    32/16

    Awesome! Off road with that gearing?

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    My first *Redline* and 29er !!!



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    Sweet! I love it when someone gets two firsts in one! Just remember to ride it hard and have fun
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    awesome!

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    My D440. It's stock, save some old Time pedals I had laying around (which are horridly yellow - I know), ODI grips, some bar ends, and 700x32 tires.

    If anyone knows where I can order a compatible bigger chain ring for the crank, I would appreciate it - I can't seem to find much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Camel Toad View Post
    My D440. It's stock, save some old Time pedals I had laying around (which are horridly yellow - I know), ODI grips, some bar ends, and 700x32 tires.

    If anyone knows where I can order a compatible bigger chain ring for the crank, I would appreciate it - I can't seem to find much.
    That should just be the standard 104 bolt pattern on the ring. There are lots of choices out there just depends on what you want to spend and how long you want to wait. HBC has a longer wait but you get custom colors. Surly, Salsa, Blackspire just to name a few are also regularly available through online vendors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BBXTC View Post
    32/16

    Awesome! Off road with that gearing?
    Yes, but the trail that I'm riding that ratio on is flat for the most part. 32x18 is my normal offroad gearing but I'm looking to go to a 17t in the back.
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    Post/pic whore update. Threw a different fork on here. Parted out my 2009 GF Paragon but saved the fork. Took it apart for service, sprayed it black (white didn't work on the monocog), took out the spacer to increase travel to 100mm, and installed Enduro seals.





    I have a set of Hope Mono Minis that will be going on the bike as soon as I get a chance to bleed them. Next big upgrade will be a new wheelset. Hope hubs with the new WTB i23 hoops.
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    Very Nice...... Thanks for sharing

    Ive been running the 33/18 set up for awhile now and been thinking about tossing a 17T on the rear as well.

    A friend of mine has 33/16 and its not as bad as I thought, but that was just riding it around the block hehe.

    I guess it really depends where you are riding, and your legs too

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    Well, I had a set of road wheels hanging in the garage and nothing to do with them so I decided to build up my 26 inch Monocog Cross style. Put on my 29 inch Monocog fork, now just need to figure out my rear brake solution. Don't want to spend $40+ on the Xtracycle adapter.

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    A couple of my more recent ass sled build. Pretty happy with the bike so far, though the bike is surprisingly turdy.

    It also features my girlfriend's bike.

    I have three monocog flights. I will try and post my SS cruiser shots sooner or later.
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    My other ass sled....
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    What's up with the bottom HS cup on the 26er?

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    Update again. New wheelset...Hope Pro 2 (ss/trials rear), DT comp spokes, WTB Frequency i23 hoops. Just realized there is nothing original on this frame aside from the frame itself and the brake levers.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Elisdad View Post
    What's up with the bottom HS cup on the 26er?
    Until recently it was my main mtn bike and I live in Oregon. Keeps the mud out of the bearings...

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    I sure wish I had the sense to ride a mtn bike when I lived in OR. I didn't start riding until I moved back to IL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elisdad View Post
    I sure wish I had the sense to ride a mtn bike when I lived in OR. I didn't start riding until I moved back to IL.
    You have someone to ride with if you come back...

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth View Post
    You have someone to ride with if you come back...
    Sweet. I'll take you up on that someday.

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    Redline Mono9

    Drunk Bear's custom

    Frame Redline Mono 9 (2007)

    Fork Salsa CroMoto Grande 29

    Wheels WTB Speed Disc rims, Sun Ringle Dirty Flea front hub, Deore XT rear hub

    Tires Shwalbe Rr, 29x2.25"

    Shifters Shimano XT Dual Control

    Rear derailleur Shimano XT

    Crank Shimano LX

    Cassette Sram PG 950

    Pedals Shimano M 520

    Saddle Charge Spoon Ti

    Seatpost Concept sl

    Handlebar Truvativ Stylo World Cup SS

    Stem Truvativ Team

    Brakeset Shimano XT

    Grips Xenium
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    I like it!

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    my flight in full bike packing mode.

    and another pic of my ss flight after adding a new seat and some niner carbon . got the weight down to just under 21 pounds

    and just finished a new conquest build

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    Updated pic of my MC

    Just added new FSA 40mm riser bars, Lately been putting risers on all my bikes
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    2011 Conquest Classic


    Currently upgrading a lot, was mainly stock in this photo w bell lap bars and some brooks flavor bits.

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    2010 Monocog

    Chris King headset, Niner carbon fork, BB7 brakes...
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    Nice bike, wish they still made the mono9

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    Sumluc your pics have sold me on the MC!!

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    Great pics of so many MCs!! Can't wait to hit up my LBS for one!

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    Pictures?

    Can't seem to figure out how to post a picture?
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    My 2007.5 Redline Mono9

    Here's my Mono9. I picked it up last summer locally with very few miles on it. I placed an ad for a used steel 29er and this fell into my lap about 5 hours after placing the ad. It was stock aside from the addition of a 2008 Manitou Minute. I absolutely love the bike! Here's my build.

    Frame: 2007.5 Redline Mono9 (Medium)
    Fork: 2012 RockShox Reba RL 80mm
    Handlebar: Salsa Pro Moto
    Stem: Thomson
    Seatpost: Thomson
    Seat Collar: Salsa LipLock
    Shifters: Shimano XTR
    Front Derailleur: Shimano SLX
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX
    Chain: SRAM PG950
    Cassette: Shimano Deore (11-34)
    Crankset: Shimano SLX
    Wheels: WTB LaserDisc Trail/Redline Hubs
    Brakes: Avid BB7 (185mm front/ 160mm rear)
    Brake Levers: Avid SD7
    Tires: Maxxis Ignitor
    Saddle: WTB Pure V
    Pedals: Shimano SPD




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    what a bunch of nice bikes..........as soon as i get enough posts, and some time to shoot some pics, i will throw some up of my NOS d600 29er

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    09 D440 With bb7's and carbon fork. A quality headset is next!


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    I'm bored and a picture whore...back to rigid mode with the new wheelset. Feels so much better with the rigid fork on it again.

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    Just did this bikes first ever in the history of its life spring overhaul so I figured now would be a good time to take pictures. Not much has changed since last year except I swapped the brakes, chain ring and bash guard from my other less ridden bike that happens to have 26" wheels and also lowered the stem.














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    finally over the 10 post limit.......i cannot stand spamming, sorry it took so long.

    i have made some minor upgrades already, but i dont have pics to reflect it



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    Lets get this thread going again.
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    One more for good measure.
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    Flight 29er


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    ^^^ Love the color on that bike ^^^
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