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    Would this be a good enduro bike?

    A week of riding in and it seems nice.

    Going full enduro | Peter Verdone Designs


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    Pete, do you actually use the suspension lockouts? I've never found them to work very well with my pedaling style. I can't seem to adjust to the harshness of the ride…

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    I'm in awe of how well the 3-position remote works the suspension on this bike. I don't know if I'm going to ever be able to go back to riding without it. At full lock, the bike climbs better than a hardtail (although it still weighs 32 pounds). Like I said, I even raced it in a cyclocross race to really push the limits.
    the 110/170 adjustment really does help as 170mm of rear is only usefull on the gnarliest of climbs and on the downhill while traversing with the 110mm and going up singletrack is butter.
    It's really, really good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pvd View Post
    IAt full lock, the bike climbs better than a hardtail (although it still weighs 32 pounds).
    That's pretty solid for a AM bike. Where is the weight?
    Edit. Having said that, the LT710 is pretty much a light DH bike so nevermind!

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    My only concern with that setup is the inability to run a proper rear shock instead of the proprietary Fox CTD setup. There is simply not enough oil in any inline setup to maintain full performance over rough race runs. Other than that looks like a killer setup and it is a beautiful bike.

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    A Fox Float X can be used instead of the stock shock. The remote would still function but only as CTD, not travel adjust.

    Explore FLOAT X Bike Shocks | FOX

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