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    My new rig! *Pics*

    Alright, after the longest week of my life, I finally spent my money on the 2008 Santa Cruz Bullit. Thanks everyone for your input.

    Fork: 2008 Marzocchi 66ATA
    Shock: 2008 Marzocchi Roco TST-R
    Wheels: Sun Single Track
    Tires: Kenda Nevegal 2.5 Stick-E
    Brakes: Avid code 5 (rotor 203mm)
    Shifter: SRAM X.7
    Rear derailleur: SRAM X.9
    front derailleur: SRAM X.7
    Cassette: SRAM PG-PG970 (11-34)
    Saddle: WTB Power V
    Handle Bar: Raceface Diabolus
    Stem: Raceface D2
    Headset: Raceface Deus
    Seat Post: Raceface Evolve DH
    Crank: Raceface Atlas FR (36-24 & bash)






    I bought her this morning and immediately headed for the LBS and got 'er checked out, all was well and I headed straight up the hill (Mt. Seymour).

    As it's my first FR rig and also my first bike with dual suspension, I loved how plush the bike felt. The Roco in the back is just an amazing feeling shock, very plush and great adjustability with dampening, loved the lock out. The 66 ATA I'm still to figure out, but from I could feel at the previous owner's setting, I loved it! The 2.5" Nevs front and back ripped through the mud, stuck well to the slidey bits and kept me going in the right directions. With both shocks being "air" it has saved the rig some weight, it's definetely noticable. I really feel my new baby and I are gonna get along JUST FINE!

    Anyways, thanks again for all the help!.

    Happy riding this season!

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    Not a big fan of air shocks but that is a very nice rig you picked up, have fun riding her this summer! Nice component mix too.

    How much?

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    I dont have the knowledge or experience to compare oil - air, but so far Im loving the air. I ended up paying $2175

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    Dont sweat it, air works fine Id swap the shock to a roco wc air when you can but SICK ride and a big congrats.

    BTW I race/huck/freeride a (08) roco wc air shock have two boxxer wc (08, 09) air forks and a (09) 888 atawc fork. I love air! 235lbs and ride aggressive.
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    Congrats,very nice bike. I have a 2003 Bullit with a new Fox 36 Float, I do everything with that bike, I love it.

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    I also race DH with an Air shock both Fr and Rr...Air will eventually be THE thing to use...in time.

    Nice bike and have fun with it...treat it like it needs to be spanked, because it DOES. So spank the crap out of it over those sweet trails and try to get some nice actions shots - although invariably theye are harder to get if it is amano-amano.

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    Hopefully this weekend my girl and I can get up to the mountain for the afternoon and get some action pics! Thanks for the info regarding air, It seems like a lot less to deal with too (oil changes, spring weights etc) I won't be doing any racing so I think I'll be happy riding air.

    Ive got some idea's for the bike, Im gonna upgrade everything I can to Straitline components. White grips, white brake levers, white braided lines, white seat. white pedals, I think is gonna look pimp!

    I'm way to stoked right now, i cant wait to get back up there!

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    Thats a hot bike dude! I love the colors that Santa Cruz offers, that green is badass.
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    It's all about green.

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    fricken sweet !!!!!! CONGRATS
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    Nice man. I've been reading all your threads... You made the right decision.
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    Sweet ride and digging the green - enjoy

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    Great choice! That is a sick bike! Congrats!
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    Sick color

    Here is my new rig too. Rips.


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    Why not the Uzzi?

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    Why not the Uzzi?
    An uzzi with that component spec would have cost a bit more.

    That's one of the nicest looking bullits I've seen. Props.

    When that shock needs servicing, look around for a company that does special tuning on Marzocchi stuff. Right now Push does rebuilds and tunes on Marz coil shocks but not air, at least according to their website. I'm sure there are other companies that do tune the air shocks and it'd be worth it to look into these since it'll improve the shock's performance and probably won't cost THAT much more than the manufacturer servicing.

    In the meantime enjoy that thing. Looks awesome.

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    Now all we need is some action shots of you and your missus out on your lovely new bikes.

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    hella tight
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    Nice bike man!

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    As Hesh said, the Uzzi just was a bit to sketchy for me. I needed to get things done it to before I even took it up the hill ($60 seal kit, upgrade the brakes, put new tires on it) plus the drive up to Kelowna to pick up a bike I had never even seen before just didn't sit well with me. Not when this baby was only 10 minutes from my place.

    Im definetely more than happy with my Bullit!

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    Watch those Single Tracks...they seem hard, but taco fairly easy if you hit 'em right. I just replaced mine...keeping the good one for a spare.
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    Super clean...legit Bullit. I like it. THRASH IT.
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    One of my mod's is gonna be getting those single tracks off the bike. I'm gonna move up to mavic 927 with 150mm Hubs ( I THINK it fits)

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    Well its always good to have a separate set of wheels for more burly riding as such...saves cash in the long run.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDude
    Sick color

    Here is my new rig too. Rips.

    Damn skippy, what happened to the Norco? Bullit looks good though, what year is that, an '07?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bubz
    One of my mod's is gonna be getting those single tracks off the bike. I'm gonna move up to mavic 927 with 150mm Hubs ( I THINK it fits)
    I might be wrong, but being that you have a QR on the back, I don't think you have 150mm dropouts. 150's are generally a 12mm TA. Fahn
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    Why swap?

    Quote Originally Posted by bullcrew
    Dont sweat it, air works fine Id swap the shock to a roco wc air when you can but SICK ride and a big congrats.

    BTW I race/huck/freeride a (08) roco wc air shock have two boxxer wc (08, 09) air forks and a (09) 888 atawc fork. I love air! 235lbs and ride aggressive.
    Why the wc air?

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    Quote Originally Posted by axolotl
    Why the wc air?
    .I wouldn't if I were him. I think the TST is a better adjustment for a 7" single pivot freeride bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bubz
    Alright, after the longest week of my life, I finally spent my money on the 2008 Santa Cruz Bullit. Thanks everyone for your input.

    Fork: 2008 Marzocchi 66ATA
    Shock: 2008 Marzocchi Roco TST-R
    Wheels: Sun Single Track
    Tires: Kenda Nevegal 2.5 Stick-E
    Brakes: Avid code 5 (rotor 203mm)
    Shifter: SRAM X.7
    Rear derailleur: SRAM X.9
    front derailleur: SRAM X.7
    Cassette: SRAM PG-PG970 (11-34)
    Saddle: WTB Power V
    Handle Bar: Raceface Diabolus
    Stem: Raceface D2
    Headset: Raceface Deus
    Seat Post: Raceface Evolve DH
    Crank: Raceface Atlas FR (36-24 & bash)






    I bought her this morning and immediately headed for the LBS and got 'er checked out, all was well and I headed straight up the hill (Mt. Seymour).

    As it's my first FR rig and also my first bike with dual suspension, I loved how plush the bike felt. The Roco in the back is just an amazing feeling shock, very plush and great adjustability with dampening, loved the lock out. The 66 ATA I'm still to figure out, but from I could feel at the previous owner's setting, I loved it! The 2.5" Nevs front and back ripped through the mud, stuck well to the slidey bits and kept me going in the right directions. With both shocks being "air" it has saved the rig some weight, it's definetely noticable. I really feel my new baby and I are gonna get along JUST FINE!

    Anyways, thanks again for all the help!.

    Happy riding this season!
    That bike is motivational-masturbation-poster material fo-sho!

    Sickest bike SC has ever even come close to making. Soooooooo sick!

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    sick, whats the weight of the green bullit? id love to have that exact build, i bet it rips

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