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    my new ride

    Finally finishing up on this project after 8 months in the making. After some XT cranks and a new XO drivethain I will be finished. (front brake was installed after picture) Got the Havoc wheels and 66sl as a "self gift" for Christmas. I can rip some AM rides one day and hit the 6 footers the next. Rides like a dream and weights in at 33.6 lbs. Once I get the XT cranks it should be under 33 Now all I need are some action pics
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    Ha, you should have waited for the 6.6 Slopestyle.

    Nice nonetheless.

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    gorgeous!
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    ....sweet
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    sick... more pics

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    F insane that's just plain gorgeus, congrats on the frame and parts look like you take your
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    Beautiful ...
    Is that the new cane creek double barrell or what?
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    Didn't you read the sticker on that shock? It said not to do whatever you did.

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    Arent you having trouble with the 66 SL? Too many problems with those..

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    No I don't need the slopestyle, I'm very happy with the plain old 6.6 b/c I still do alot of peddling.

    I am having some problems with the 66. When I opened the box, the plastic bag that the fork was in had oil all over it. When I pop the top off the ATA leg, I can see and hear a leak around the base of the stantion top bolt (correct wording?) Anybody have an idea of whats going on before I send it back?

    That's the CC double barrel with a Ti spring. It is INSANELY adjustable. Highly recommended upgrade to a DHX.

    I plan on getting the new Straitline WHITE replacement leavers Gotta love the bling

    I also want to throw in a pic of my hardtail. Almost as fun as the 6.6 (but don't tell him that)
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    that is a sweet ride, I wish my bike weighed less than 33 pounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PALMEJ1
    No I don't need the slopestyle, I'm very happy with the plain old 6.6 b/c I still do alot of peddling.

    I am having some problems with the 66. When I opened the box, the plastic bag that the fork was in had oil all over it. When I pop the top off the ATA leg, I can see and hear a leak around the base of the stantion top bolt (correct wording?) Anybody have an idea of whats going on before I send it back?

    That's the CC double barrel with a Ti spring. It is INSANELY adjustable. Highly recommended upgrade to a DHX.

    I plan on getting the new Straitline WHITE replacement leavers Gotta love the bling

    I also want to throw in a pic of my hardtail. Almost as fun as the 6.6 (but don't tell him that)
    No one asked for pictures of your BlkMrkt ! White straitline levers would look sweeeet


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    man that looks very clean...congrats to you
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    mtb biker: what you don't realize is that you NEEDED a picture of the black market!

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    Nice. I think most fullys are hideous. But, that thing is easy on the eyes. And light for what it is.

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    wait theres a 6.6 slopestyle coming out? where was I for that one? heh.
    anyways, totally insane bike dude. wow thats like the other bike id kill for heh
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    Quote Originally Posted by PALMEJ1
    I also want to throw in a pic of my hardtail. Almost as fun as the 6.6 (but don't tell him that)
    Haha... it looks like your charging your mob
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    I wish I had...
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    Sweet!
    I wish I had...

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    all the houses look exactly the same... creepy.

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    You Still Suck

    Now that you've promised the people action shots does that mean I have to build something easy enough for you to ride. I'm gonna feel stupid taking pictures of you. jk Seriously though DW-LINK RULES.

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    Hi-Jack Alert

    I'm sick of lurking forever. (because I could never remember my password (and I'm lazy)) But I'm spreading my wings on the forums cause there are big things happening in South Alabama. Everyone lookout for that bike cause Palmer is a sucker for stunts when cornered.

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    ...........................
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    I Ride a 7Point7 and we have argued endlessly over (finish quality aside) which is the better floating pivot.

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    Sweet looker, awesome build, very nice. Go for the Fox 36 Van
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    Quote Originally Posted by PALMEJ1
    mtb biker: what you don't realize is that you NEEDED a picture of the black market!
    yea, it is quite awesome looking...

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    6.6s constantly amaze me... It's the same 170mm of travel that my IH 7point7 has but it's ten pounds lighter!

    Yes, I know they are built for different tasks... and my bike is built up like a whale with "bring it on" parts... but I still long for a 33lb trail bike.

    Sweet rig you got there.

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    So where's the rest of those pics!

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    There coming! I'm planning on a nice ride this Sunday, should have some action shots to post.

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    Nice ride homie, both of em', that Intense is the shiz though. I have recently heard more and more complaints and problems about the 66sl. I was considering one for a while, but changed my mind. I know Marz makes great products and has great customer serivce and would take care of me if any problems arose, but I don't like to wait around.

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    tru dat, tru dat..... but, JC this fork feels great when it's working. And @ 5.6lbs for 175mm of travel it is the perfect fork for me. Oh, did I mention it's white

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    Here are the action pics I promised. I have also added a few parts here and there. The final weight is 33.45 LBS. This thing feels so damn great. It makes me excited to ride, I have logged more hours in the saddle within the last 6 weeks than I have in the past year. Getting a new bike rates right up there with the best lay of my life It simply changes the way you think.

    Pics #1 and #4 are sequence shots. In the last pic, I know my eyes are closed, I know I look like a dumbass, I just wanted to show a pic of the bike with the new cranks
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    Quote Originally Posted by PALMEJ1
    Here are the action pics I promised. I have also added a few parts here and there. The final weight is 33.45 LBS. This thing feels so damn great. It makes me excited to ride, I have logged more hours in the saddle within the last 6 weeks than I have in the past year. Getting a new bike rates right up there with the best lay of my life It simply changes the way you think.

    Pics #1 and #4 are sequence shots. In the last pic, I know my eyes are closed, I know I look like a dumbass, I just wanted to show a pic of the bike with the new cranks

    Nice pics! How big is that largest drop?
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    It can be anywhere from 6-10' depending on how fast you go. I probably average 7-8'. However, it flows so well it is easier to hit than the wooden drop in the first and fourth pic. The wooden drop is around 4-5' for comparison.

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    very very nice
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    Quote Originally Posted by dogonfr
    Sweet looker, awesome build, very nice. Go for the Fox 36 Van
    Get yours yet?

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    you got to throw some Flips on that white intense! to fancy spec for shittyi drops that I could hit on my grandma wheelchair
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mongiafer
    you got to throw some Flips on that white intense! to fancy spec for shittyi drops that I could hit on my grandma wheelchair
    Youre an as$hole...
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    Good job!

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    Youre an as$hole...
    Absolutely.



    too much thousand dollars shock ti spings and hi tech component to drop lot less than any average trials rider on a full rigid bike.....Oh i forgot.......money can't buy balls and skill!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mongiafer
    Absolutely.



    too much thousand dollars shock ti spings and hi tech component to drop lot less than any average trials rider on a full rigid bike.....Oh i forgot.......money can't buy balls and skill!!!
    So you're only aloud to have nice things if you have a lot of skill?
    That's like saying you can't have that nice car because you don't race.
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    Didn't you read the sticker on that shock? It said not to do whatever you did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [email protected]
    So you're only aloud to have nice things if you have a lot of skill?
    That's like saying you can't have that nice car because you don't race.
    Yes you can, but you are gonna be poser.

    posers don`t get respect from real riders.

    If something is designed to do something and you are not using it for that something, you are wasting money. because you could do the same easily with something that cost less than the half and have the same fun, and also you wouldn't beeing a poser, and learning riding skillz because is not your bike makin thing easier and plusher.


    do not listen to me im writing a lot of Krap today!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mongiafer
    Yes you can, but you are gonna be poser.

    posers don`t get respect from real riders.

    If something is designed to do something and you are not using it for that something, you are wasting money. because you could do the same easily with something that cost less than the half and have the same fun, and also you wouldn't beeing a poser, and learning riding skillz because is not your bike makin thing easier and plusher.


    do not listen to me im writing a lot of Krap today!
    well if that's your opinion, fine.
    Note: you sig says: shutup and ride.... hmmm
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    Didn't you read the sticker on that shock? It said not to do whatever you did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mongiafer
    Yes you can, but you are gonna be poser.

    posers don`t get respect from real riders.

    If something is designed to do something and you are not using it for that something, you are wasting money. because you could do the same easily with something that cost less than the half and have the same fun, and also you wouldn't beeing a poser, and learning riding skillz because is not your bike makin thing easier and plusher.


    do not listen to me im writing a lot of Krap today!
    Sooooo, why do you have a problem with this guy riding a nice bike??? Its not your money he is quote "wasting"... Maybe HE has more fun riding that bike that something cheeper. I know I would really enjoy riding it... Im not gonna give him any slag for it... Its an awsome looking bike, and will more than likely encourage him to go bigger. An 8-10 ft drop is respectable in my book. Common, give the guy a break! Oh wait, why am I listeing the crap you told me to ignore in the first place?
    If I want your opinion, I will give give it to you...

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    It is all fine i re-readed what i posted and i regret. yeah i think is better to encourage him to keep progresing.
    But i still tired of see guys hiting 5 fotters on intense M3's in example.

    I better go riding, i need a bit of fresh air.
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    Sweet Ride! Congrats!

    You got me so stoked cuz just ordered the same thing. Large 6.6 in white with a 66SL. Now I kinda know how it's gonna look.

    Hey, what pedals are those?

    How's the 66SL doing?

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    I challenge you to out-ride Palmer before you talk **** about him. He can almost certainly out-ride you, as you are the real poser. We are in south AL and still have plenty of MUCH more technical stuff. I'm sorry we decided to take pictures on the stunts we were working on that day. Palme isn't exactly short on money. Should he ride some peace of s++t? Crawl back in your hole you roadie poser. Oh you do remember it's a new bike right?
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    Check yourself loser

    It's sad that you really have nothing better to do than whine on the internet you must not be out every free minute building and riding BAD-A free public trails like PalmeJ. It's a shame more people can't make meaningful contributions to the sports that they love. YOU MY FRIEND ARE THE KING OF POSERS. You're welcome to ride with us any day.
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