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    The Evil OFFERING....

    competitive cyclist posted a sneak peak of the new OFFERING. Official launch is imminent.

    Sounds like a 29er Calling. Should be rad......


    https://www.competitivecyclist.com/e...VB000N-BKOUT-S

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    I love my MB.... but oh shit... that looks perfect!

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    Numbers look good and close to the RIPMO. Probably mistake by CC to post..lol

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    The bike everyone (not everyone, but a lot) wants, including me !

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    big mistake by CC. lol thank god it's not the first day of April !
    Maybe the setup but I felt the ripmo was not supple like my following.

    Im curious about the colors they are going to choose. I don't think it was what they put up. (calling)

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    Somebody figured out stį and reach.
    It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

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    Well that's sure interesting...and by "interesting," I mean: AWESOME!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WHALENARD View Post
    Somebody figured out stį and reach.
    its on there bud. very comparable to the yeti sb130 and Ripmo. Choose your poison. I hope the warranty is better than their 3 years, than they really can be comparable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHMB View Post
    big mistake by CC. lol thank god it's not the first day of April !
    Maybe the setup but I felt the ripmo was not supple like my following.

    Im curious about the colors they are going to choose. I don't think it was what they put up. (calling)
    Yeah, strange. Although, the black isnít a current color as I recall, for any bike let alone the Calling (Angry Dolphin & Muddy Water)


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    Yep. Who wants my Wreck?

    Can it coil though?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truckee Trash View Post
    Yep. Who wants my Wreck?

    Can it coil though?
    im sure it can. All the new ones do now. even the following mb so I don't see why it would not be able to.

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    Ah was not aware about the MB.

    Super stoked on this guy - glad I waited! Rumor has it the first shipment is largely spoken for but there's another one shortly behind it...

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    I can't see the website as says it isn't viewable to those outside the US. Can someone post a screenshot with the details???

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHMB View Post
    im sure it can. All the new ones do now. even the following mb so I don't see why it would not be able to.
    I know PUSH mentioned making a coil for the MB, but still havenít seen any options yet. Who makes coils for the MB at the moment?


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    Great to have so many choices. Now i need to wait. I was going to pull the trigger on the sb130 frame. I'll guess that the yeti will pedal better but the offering will descend and huck better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Energ8t View Post
    I know PUSH mentioned making a coil for the MB, but still havenít seen any options yet. Who makes coils for the MB at the moment?


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    lol no one as i know of, but it can.

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    The Evil OFFERING....-evil-offering-1.jpgThe Evil OFFERING....-evil-offering-140l.jpgThe Evil OFFERING....-evil-offering-150h.jpgThe Evil OFFERING....-evil-offering-150l.jpg

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    Great, thanks NHMB!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Energ8t View Post
    I know PUSH mentioned making a coil for the MB, but still havenít seen any options yet. Who makes coils for the MB at the moment?
    The only one I know of that is currently available is the Ohlins TTX M22 Trunnion 165 x 45

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    Quote Originally Posted by nel View Post
    the only one i know of that is currently available is the ohlins ttx m22 trunnion 165 x 45
    nevermind....

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    Hope the pic 8s wrong and has full internal routing

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    Is this the geo for the offering? How come its not a delta suspension?

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    It's DELTA, per copy on the website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    Is this the geo for the offering? How come its not a delta suspension?

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    It's DELTA, per copy on the website.

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    The Offering is on Evil's website.

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    Ohh damn!

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    XL is sold out already!

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    Lol. Sounds like jcwages will be upgrading his Calling

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truckee Trash View Post
    Ah was not aware about the MB.

    Super stoked on this guy - glad I waited! Rumor has it the first shipment is largely spoken for but there's another one shortly behind it...
    There is a push coil on the picture of the Offering in the Evil website !

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    The combination of threaded BB and push coil frame offering might be enough to give up the pedal efficiency of the sb130. Plus the flip chip will let me go xlow for bike park days.
    Worried about the delta linkage. Heard from ppl that they wear out quickly over time.

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    432mm seat tube length and HA kills it for me unfortunately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    432mm seat tube length and HA kills it for me unfortunately.

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    Why ?

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    He is probably short and wants to run a longer dropper and cant handle a slack HTA.

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    Im short and want a longer dropper and want a slacker ha. Im sure it'll be a fun bike. I loved my Following.

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    77 degree STA? That is some creative geometry they have going on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzz View Post
    77 degree STA? That is some creative geometry they have going on.
    although I love my evil, i wouldn't say creative since other companies have already came out with similar sta

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    Sorry I should have been clearer. I didnt mean 'creative' as in 'this is something new'. I meant I dont believe that 77 degrees is an accurate representation of the actual STA.

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    why is that? just by looking at it? I can see how just by looking at it bc i feel the same way but i don't think thats the case.

    I also think "my boy blue" looks (at least online pics so far) too much like angry dolphin.
    I would have liked to see different offering for colors (no pun intended), like red, purple, etc. I love the brown they have on the wreckoning.

    It would be cool if we could purchase extra paint options like a ghost peal, flakes, candy etc. do something other companies are not... you know?

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    What's anyone thinking on sizing? I'm good on my XL Following V1, having sized up at 6'1", if anything I'd take a shade longer. Hard to compare, the reach on this is way longer but SA means top tube is not. Geo looks very similar to the Ripmo, which I test rode in XL and found it very comfortable. Argh!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tenacious Doug View Post
    What's anyone thinking on sizing? I'm good on my XL Following V1, having sized up at 6'1", if anything I'd take a shade longer. Hard to compare, the reach on this is way longer but SA means top tube is not. Geo looks very similar to the Ripmo, which I test rode in XL and found it very comfortable. Argh!
    I'm 6'3 and thinking L on this one - previously had an XL Following MB and Wreckoning

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    I too thought large initially, but it's the Ripmo demo that is giving me doubts, aside from a lower stack, the numbers are near identical, and the XL Ripmo was great.

    I may wait a couple of months to see what others think of the size once they are out in the wild

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    Quote Originally Posted by nel View Post
    XL is sold out already!
    Or just not available yet.

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    6', long legs. Thinking large with 32mm stem. I demoed a XL rallon and Large Foxy 29, both felt great. Transition Sentinel in Large felt short.

    I'm glad this has been released.
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    At 6'3 you might fit the XL better. The reach is deceiving given the steep seat angle , you might feel cramped in the seated position. Best to demo one

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    Yeah I heard from Evil that the XL isn't available until end of October anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    At 6'3 you might fit the XL better. The reach is deceiving given the steep seat angle , you might feel cramped in the seated position. Best to demo one

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    I don't know - the L Offering is only 8mm shorter effective top tube than my Following MB but the Offering also has 7mm longer reach (with 150mm fork). I think I might stick with the sizing charts for this one as I normally ride steep, tight trails so favour manoeuvrability over stability. Yes a demo would be ideal but I have never been able to demo any Evil bikes before buying.

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    The geo chart shows stack height as lower with the longer 150mm fork than 140. Wouldnít stack height bechigher in that case?

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    Damn, wish it came out a couple weeks ago because I just EP'd a RM Instinct BC.

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    Torn

    Iím torn. One of the sb130 reviewers said it well when comparing it to the sb150. If you can have longer travel without giving up much then why not take it?

    Iíve had the following v1 and am now on a wreckoning. The wreckoning even in low turns the volume up to eleven. Itís an amazing technical climber and it just takes anything you can throw at it on the downs. Even at 6í4 on an xl the seat tube is fine.

    The offering.... I do think this sounds like the sweet spot for travel on 29er and steeper seat tube angle and wider rear tyre clearance are appealing (although steeper headtube angle is not) but I am still wondering if you donít give up with longer travel then why not take it? Will be interested to hear how it rides.

    Ps how good is that launch video though. Makes me want to ride bikes.

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    Done. next bike.

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    Geometry is perfect. Wonder if you can short shock it by swapping linkage pieces? I have a wrecker for bigger stuff, this would be a killer go fast flow platform and is what many people were building their FMBs to mimmick when using - 1* Headsets and 140mm forks.

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    Man. I need to demo. SB130/SB150 is what I was leaning towards, with Rallon following behind.

    I would REALLY like to see some reviews on this thing and how it compares to the SB130.

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    no internal cable routing???

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    Do other Evil bikes have it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lardo5150 View Post
    no internal cable routing???
    Internal routing is vanity over function....external is one of the reasons I have stayed w evil. Specifically the rear brake, has zero justification for being internally routed.

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    ok, so since I suck at math.

    On their website, using a 150m fork, they have the offset at 51mm.

    What happens to the bike/ride if we used a fork with 44mm offset?

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    44mm offset will shorten the wheelbase maybe 1 quarter of an inch. Steering slows a touch

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    Quote Originally Posted by motoguru2007 View Post
    44mm offset will shorten the wheelbase maybe 1 quarter of an inch. Steering slows a touch
    I am sorry man, can you explain that? If the bike gets shorter shouldn't the bike feel more nimble and quicker in the turns?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lardo5150 View Post
    ok, so since I suck at math.

    On their website, using a 150m fork, they have the offset at 51mm.

    What happens to the bike/ride if we used a fork with 44mm offset?
    Turns quicker but could feel twitchy, probably better in X-LOW (just a guess).


    From EVIL site: "140x140 is how we start but if youíre looking for something to handle the bigger stuff then go with a 150mm Lyrik or 160mm Fox 36 up front and the Push 11.6 on the rear."

    Update:
    They do mention offset - " For those of you looking for a more traditional, snappy feel, both 43mm and 44mm offset forks also work well. We could have called this the Variable Offset Option but at Evil we have created drinking games based on over-used bike industry acronyms and terms like optimized which we used in the first sentence above, capable, confidence inspiring, and advanced."


    Fanatikbike: "Designed around 140, 150, and 160mm fork compatibility. 51mm offset recommended for 140/150mm, 44mm offset recommended for 160mm."

    I am also leaning toward the XL (6'4") but taking a good look at the Large.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdc_worm View Post
    Internal routing is vanity over function....external is one of the reasons I have stayed w evil. Specifically the rear brake, has zero justification for being internally routed.
    A. Men.

    Never understand the fascination with internal routing. I'd much rather have Evil's routing any day. Except for where the derailleur goes into the swing arm...that always pulls the grommet out.

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    Its counterintuitive but shorter offset increases mechanical trail. More trail leads to most stability and slightly slower turning. Less trail with a 51 leads to quicker turning. It's not wheelbase it's the trail figures. I have both 51 and 44 and there is a difference but not huge. Google fork offset and trail and the picture will explain it better.

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    Man, at 5í9Ē, I was always between a medium and large on most bikes; now I seem to fall in between medium and a small.

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    Having sold my following due to the slack seat angle and short reach, its as if Evil were reading my mind.

    After 2 years on a primer, I may go to back to Evil....

    Lets hope it is as poppy and fun as the following with a bit more travel...

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    Darn..... I just got a Capra 29. I can vouch for the the steep seat angle. It totally helped for climbs on the Capra.

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    The Evil OFFERING....-offering1.jpg

    Just demo-ed and gotten my hands on a Medium Offering!

    Cant Wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    Im short and want a longer dropper and want a slacker ha. Im sure it'll be a fun bike. I loved my Following.

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    See the geo of the Kona Process 153. Too bad it's a Kona, which means not so lively oversized tubing for small riders. Have to be either a heavy rider or a hucker/freerider to see it as a plus. Their heavy brake squat is definitely something that you need to learn proper braking technique to see as a plus. If you're a type that "exercises hard to get a full body workout" (to better describe a kind of "aggressive rider"), you can get it to work.



    This med Offering is like a large Ripmo, except the Ripmo is a tiny bit longer. If this had more rear tire clearance (than 2.4) and more chainring clearance (than 34t), I might've been interested. The longer reach should've maybe made it so a full size bottle can fit inside comfortably on the smaller sizes too. Hope they worked out the mfg bugs too, like the "soft" seatstays that could easily be compressed with your fingers. This thing has low and centralized weight going for it though. I was excited too, when I saw a 140 29er with 1200 WB with 430 CS and forward seated position (steep STA and long reach). Looks like the testers dialed in the medium, which is nice since it's normally the large that gets optimized geo.

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    Is the blue matte or gloss?

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    Currently ride a Following MB size large and me being a hair under 6ft it feels a tad too small for me.

    Ive just checked the geo on the offering and wow its pretty long. Anyone considering a large offering at similar height to me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by J273 View Post
    Currently ride a Following MB size large and me being a hair under 6ft it feels a tad too small for me.

    Ive just checked the geo on the offering and wow its pretty long. Anyone considering a large offering at similar height to me?
    Keep in mind the steeper seat angle versus the Following will make it feel much shorter when seated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel Fitzgerald View Post
    Is the blue matte or gloss?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninjichor View Post
    See the geo of the Kona Process 153. Too bad it's a Kona, which means not so lively oversized tubing for small riders. Have to be either a heavy rider or a hucker/freerider to see it as a plus. Their heavy brake squat is definitely something that you need to learn proper braking technique to see as a plus. If you're a type that "exercises hard to get a full body workout" (to better describe a kind of "aggressive rider"), you can get it to work.



    This med Offering is like a large Ripmo, except the Ripmo is a tiny bit longer. If this had more rear tire clearance (than 2.4) and more chainring clearance (than 34t), I might've been interested. The longer reach should've maybe made it so a full size bottle can fit inside comfortably on the smaller sizes too. Hope they worked out the mfg bugs too, like the "soft" seatstays that could easily be compressed with your fingers. This thing has low and centralized weight going for it though. I was excited too, when I saw a 140 29er with 1200 WB with 430 CS and forward seated position (steep STA and long reach). Looks like the testers dialed in the medium, which is nice since it's normally the large that gets optimized geo.
    According to their Instagram post it should fit 2.6Ē rubber.



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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonlui View Post
    The combination of threaded BB and push coil frame offering might be enough to give up the pedal efficiency of the sb130. Plus the flip chip will let me go xlow for bike park days.
    Worried about the delta linkage. Heard from ppl that they wear out quickly over time.

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    Thereís not much difference in pedal efficiency between the yeti and evils really. Especially if you use pedal modes. Delta wear out? Thatís humorous. You replace the bearings when they wear out.
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    The Evil OFFERING....

    The top tube lengths are longer than the FMB. Theyíre measured level to top of head tube and if you have long legs effective seat tube length grows. Plus move the seat back on ours rails. The seated cock pit should not feel cramped at all even with your feet underneath you because of the longer reach.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bryan101 View Post
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    How is the frame compared to the Wreckoning? The Following MB frame is less burly. I am hoping the frame on this bike is as burly as the Wreck. Can you compare?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bryan101 View Post
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    Just demo-ed and gotten my hands on a Medium Offering!

    Cant Wait!
    Is the finish super matte like the calling or is there a sheen / satin feel to the finish?


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    Quote Originally Posted by michaeldorian View Post
    Is the finish super matte like the calling or is there a sheen / satin feel to the finish?


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    It is super matte.. like the Angry Dolphin Calling

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    Would love this bike, sold my v1 following and bought Yt jeffsy 2 months ago. Bummer.

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    I thought I had it down to the GG Smash or the Knolly Warden, then Evil has to do this.

    Which shock are you guys planning to go with on your Offerings? The 11-6 would kick ass, but it comes at a premium. Is there a compelling reason to get the Fox DPX2 over the Rockshox Super Deluxe?

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    Well Damn... This is the bike I really wanted when I bought my Following MB a year ago. Friday morning I was convinced my next frame would be the sb130, this changes things...

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolhand80 View Post
    According to their Instagram post it should fit 2.6Ē rubber.



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    I got it from the Evil site. They're pretty liberal with their written interpretations. They're not lying, it can fit 27.5x2.6, but 29x2.5 (and some brands of 2.4) is likely gonna be be causing rub marks on the frame. xD

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    Haha - me three or four....

    Lots of great frames have come out recently, I am been planning to get another bike after my early summer bike trip. I just didn't know which one. I put money down in August and swapped a few times since then. However - all of that changed Friday morning!

    I am all in with the Offering - frame is ordered and going 11-6 right out of the gate based on chatting with Kevin!

    I love the Calling and didn't want to get rid of it. The Offering seems like a great pairing owing to difference in wheel size, geometry, etc. I am very excited to get my hands on this one!!!

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    So stoked. Planning on building this up with a 160 fox 36 with 44mm offset. Mini wreckoning!

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    Quote Originally Posted by roverdoc View Post
    So stoked. Planning on building this up with a 160 fox 36 with 44mm offset. Mini wreckoning!
    Can the Fox 36 be lowered from 160 to 150? Was thinking of going this route as well, but wondering if you can back it down a little if it proves to be a bit much on technical climbs.

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    Yes it can.

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    Or raised to 170 for park!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bart.taylor.sucks View Post
    Can the Fox 36 be lowered from 160 to 150? Was thinking of going this route as well, but wondering if you can back it down a little if it proves to be a bit much on technical climbs.

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    Yes it can.
    Chatting with EVIL a Fox 36 A2C is about 7mm shorter than Rockshox. There numbers are based off Rockshox measurements so a 160 36 is like a ď153Ē Lyrik. Minimal difference they said. Thatís why they suggest the 160 36 in their jargon I believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LowLow View Post
    Man, at 5í9Ē, I was always between a medium and large on most bikes; now I seem to fall in between medium and a small.
    I'm 5'9 and would steer clear of the small. Just got a large Fugitive and the size is great.
    I got some bad ideas in my head.

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    Sizing question. Iím 6í2Ē. Large or XL. Based off previous bikes Iíd definitely go XL. Have a V1 following in large and had a large Insurgent. After having a large Sentinel for almost a year I now realize my following is too small. I was considering an XL wreckoning if this bike had not been released. I also want the DPX 2 option which hasnít arrived at EVIL yet so either way Iím waiting a little bit.

    So do I go L or XL... seems theyíve sized the bikes up??
    Opinions appreciated

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    Is the black a gloss finish? Really trying to avoid matte finishes. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel Fitzgerald View Post
    Is the black a gloss finish? Really trying to avoid matte finishes. Thanks!

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    There both super matte. Almost like primer. Wish it was Satin.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdc_worm View Post
    Geometry is perfect. Wonder if you can short shock it by swapping linkage pieces? I have a wrecker for bigger stuff, this would be a killer go fast flow platform and is what many people were building their FMBs to mimmick when using - 1* Headsets and 140mm forks.
    I think you mean Following v1ís. There are way more slack moded v1ís on trails than FMBís and that where the FMB owners got the idea. Why short shock a 140 mil bike when itís already there. An angle set is much cheaper than a shock plus the FMB is the bike to be the berm smasher.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manitou2200 View Post
    I think you mean Following v1ís. There are way more slack moded v1ís on trails than FMBís and that where the FMB owners got the idea. Why short shock a 140 mil bike when itís already there. An angle set is much cheaper than a shock plus the FMB is the bike to be the berm smasher.
    Well that's because there are more v1s in the first place. But I'm assuming he ment fmb bc it's the new model that people are doing that with, my self included.

    ..... Not I got to think how that blue would look with orange evil decals with all my orange accessories.... Hmmmm....

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    The Evil OFFERING....

    Quote Originally Posted by NHMB View Post
    Well that's because there are more v1s in the first place. But I'm assuming he ment fmb bc it's the new model that people are doing that with, my self included.
    Da! There are way more v1ís out there than FMBís and thatís my point. We started slacking out the v1. Itís a bit misleading to make it seem like the FMB is setting trend. The other point is just slacking the FMB and not short shocking a 140. The FMB is a good bike but the v1 was and is the benchmark at 120.

    The new bike looks great all around. With itís longer FC geo it will satisfy and bring in more riders to the brand. Plus itís filling the holes in the Evil stable. Iíll buy this bike where the Wreck not so much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manitou2200 View Post
    Da! There are way more v1ís out there than FMBís and thatís my point. We started slacking out the v1. Itís a bit misleading to make it seem like the FMB is setting trend. The other point is just slacking the FMB and not short shocking a 140. The FMB is a good bike but the v1 was and is the benchmark at 120.

    The new bike looks great all around. With itís longer FC geo it will satisfy and bring in more riders to the brand. Plus itís filling the holes in the Evil stable. Iíll buy this bike where the Wreck not so much.
    I'm confused......Nobody said it was setting a trend...

    I was simply meaning you didn't need to State the obvious. Like v1 is the benchmark for 120 and not the fmb.

    I completely agree with you. It will fill a HUGE home in it's love up. I didn't need the wreckoning, so I got the fmb. I want the off we offering but I know I don't needed i right now. I need to work on my skills for a while. So I'll probably get the 140 with 44offset to put on my bike and when I feel like the time is right for me, then I'll swap everything over

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    3 year warranty is shit.

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    Evilís been really good since the original Following came out regarding warranty and or workmanship issues and claims. They also have a good crash replacement program. I donít expect any company to cover stuff thatís not their fault.


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    To come back around to tdc_wormís comment about short shocking this Offering, it sunk in my brain that might be a good option for a dual personality bike if the frame weight is similar to the FMB. If you could short short shock it in x-low and run a 120 or 130 fork up front and also had the stock shock and longer spec fork youíd basically have a FMB and Offering in one bike...Hmm...

    Who has a frame that they can weigh with shock, axle and headset cups?


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    Just ordered a L offering! This will be my first evil bike Iím super pumped! do they normally ship pretty quick?

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    Quote Originally Posted by manitou2200 View Post
    To come back around to tdc_wormís comment about short shocking this Offering, it sunk in my brain that might be a good option for a dual personality bike if the frame weight is similar to the FMB. If you could short short shock it in x-low and run a 120 or 130 fork up front and also had the stock shock and longer spec fork youíd basically have a FMB and Offering in one bike...Hmm...

    Who has a frame that they can weigh with shock, axle and headset cups?


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    Fanatik has the weights. It is slightly lighter than the mb

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    Quote Originally Posted by NHMB View Post
    Fanatik has the weights. It is slightly lighter than the mb
    I was wondering if that was the case with the new carbon layups. According to Jadyn he thought it was the best climbing Evil to date which makes sense with the steeper SA and lighter weight frame.

    My v1 Following was 6.3 lbs. with rear axle, headset cups and shock. I did not see the weights listed on Fanatik's site. Does anyone know what the weights are?
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    it's on there.
    sm 6.26
    md 6.31
    lrg 6.38
    xlrg 6.69

    it's under bike buidler. then just click on the offering

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