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    Just thought I'd say Hi!

    I'm a new member from Britain and I thought I'd just say hi and buy a round in the virtual bar - what'll it be?

    For the record, I ride an '05 Id (bought very recently at a good price with a Cane Creek Cloud 9, Marz Marathon SL's, Hope brakes etc.

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    Welcome aboard, nice bike too, I have an ID also. They are now a piece of history, a collectors item.

    Show us some pictures of your scooter.

    Enjoy your ride, it will be a blast

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whafe
    Welcome aboard, nice bike too, I have an ID also. They are now a piece of history, a collectors item.

    Show us some pictures of your scooter.

    Enjoy your ride, it will be a blast

    Cheers
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    I would if I could figure out how to do it!

    I must say that Ellsworth seem to get a lot of flak on here. They are relatively rare on my side of the pond but there have been rumours of warranty issues, which the importer denies.

    Regarding the ride - the high bb was a worry but, although the top tube felt mighty close to my tackle during an icy, rocky descent, I think it is mainly in the mind. It sure gives good ground clearance though. The forks are the limiting factor - I previously had them on a SC Superlight, set at 100mm. Now on full 120mm travel, they seem a bit out of their depth. I think I'll save up for some Pace RC40 or 41s and fly the flag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedtriple
    I'm a new member from Britain and I thought I'd just say hi and buy a round in the virtual bar - what'll it be?
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    How about an Imperial pint of old speckled hen?

    Welcome

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    Good choice - I'll join you wth my pint of Timothy Taylor's Best Bitter.

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    Welcome to the forum!

    How do you like that Cloud 9?

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    It's early days yet, but it seems good. The Fox on my old Superlight was way past its best, so it obviously feels much better than that. I thought the lack of oil damping may limit its performance but the compression and rebound adjustments make a marked difference. Don't really see the point of the "Rapid Compression Adjuster", though. The shock still bobs, but faster!

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    I can see that you would have some geo issues running the fork you are using. I run a Maz AM1, I have to say a truly awesom form, it handles anything. They are a bit of a dark house as far as forks go. Those that have them love them.

    You reakon your Ellsworth is a little rare in the UK, try haviing one in New Zealand, rare as rocking horse shiat.

    I first had an Ellsworth Dare, I thne started seeing all the bad flak, I have to say that I have had no issues what so ever, that was with the Dare and the ID. I had issues with Intense re my Uzzi, and I had problems with Santa Cruz re my VP Free. Only minor probs, but still.

    I am not wanting to open a can of the dam worms here. But I do not take all to heart the Ellsworth slamming, if one did, I would have slit my wrists years ago.

    You will begin to truly love the high BB, I do, it saves the day so often. If I jump onto a buddies 5 Spot, I so miss the Id'd hig BB. The 5 Spot is great, but the low BB, bucks me off. If I owned it I would get used to it. The ID is a great techincal riders scooter. ENJOY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedtriple
    I'm a new member from Britain and I thought I'd just say hi and buy a round in the virtual bar - what'll it be?

    For the record, I ride an '05 Id (bought very recently at a good price with a Cane Creek Cloud 9, Marz Marathon SL's, Hope brakes etc.
    Welcome to the neighborhood. Make mine a diet mountain dew code red.
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    {Martin} And a sloppy speller too. The preferred spelling of 'wiener' is w - i - e - n - e - r, although 'e - i' is an acceptable ethnic variant.

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    That's some great scenery...the mtn behind the body of water. Is that Id your beach cruiser, too?

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    the last pic makes me
    an ID + air shock + solid dude =
    I Ride, I Know

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    thats a nice ID!! I think they look great in Orange/Gold!!

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    LOL......... who you calling solid, me I am 170 pounds, thats why I have grown up with the name Whafe, I am fat these days.

    No beach cruising for the Id, thats the romantic spot to keep my partner happy.

    I agree with the colour,
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