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    New Azonic Urban SS

    I finally got my new urban ss built up. It is an Azonic Steelhead ($129 Ebay Frame) and some extra parts I had lying around the garage. It rides great and is a true street machine.
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    What kind of rims are those? You ride urban and you're going to bust those wheels I tells ya.


    Quote Originally Posted by 1strongone1
    I finally got my new urban ss built up. It is an Azonic Steelhead ($129 Ebay Frame) and some extra parts I had lying around the garage. I rides great and is a true street machine.
    I didn't just drink the koolaid, I stuck my head in the punchbowl.

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    I have already ran these rims off 7foot drops to flat, no problem. The rear is a Mavic F219 and the front 223 is going to die sometime, but if you land right, you don't have to worry.
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    I can barely make out the 223 in the pic so that's what I thought they both were. Nice ride. Now you got me thinking about a 7ft drop to flat on that bike - makes me a little woozy. Guess you have to drop trials style.


    Quote Originally Posted by 1strongone1
    I have already ran these rims off 7foot drops to flat, no problem. The rear is a Mavic F219 and the front 223 is going to die sometime, but if you land right, you don't have to worry.
    I didn't just drink the koolaid, I stuck my head in the punchbowl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sirbikesalot
    Now you got me thinking about a 7ft drop to flat on that bike - makes me a little woozy. Guess you have to drop trials style.
    just ride fast, that'll smooth anything out.

    and that is a damn fine looking steed, i've seen a few of these frames built up that have made me yearn for one, this is the final straw though i'm gonna have to pick one up.

    what size is yours?

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    That looks very clean. My buddy just ordered the steelhead on ebay, should get here this week. While were talking urban ss here's a pic of mine that I built up this spring. WI dos eno on the back end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Weaver
    just ride fast, that'll smooth anything out.

    and that is a damn fine looking steed, i've seen a few of these frames built up that have made me yearn for one, this is the final straw though i'm gonna have to pick one up.

    what size is yours?
    Mine is the Pro Model which is the shorter of the two. I think the TT is 21.5 and the Pro XL is 22.5. It is really easy to get the front end of this bike off the ground. I actually have to be carefull jumping, because I am used to pulling harder on the lauch. I have almost done a backflip motion twice now.
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    Why the big fat KNOBBY tires for street use?

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    yeah get some $15 K-rads and pump 'em to 80psi. that's pretty nice for street. You can pretend you're a roadie or pretend you're a BMXer. Either way you'll be going faster with way better traction.

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    Here's a ghetto camera phone pic of my urban / park / trail Steelhead. I'm running Highroller Semi-slicks that I got for $15 apiece from Jenson and love them. I have done a considerable amount of trail riding on the bike lately and the only condition I've found in which the tires do not excel is dry, rocky conditions (they wash out more easily), they even do well on masonite and concrete. I really like the feel of the Steelhead XL, I have owned both a P2 and a PX Pitbull before this, and both bikes felt too compact to ride trails with comfortably.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpinWheelz
    Why the big fat KNOBBY tires for street use?
    My lbs had them lying around and I got them for $10 total. Also we do ride a lot of grass approaches to drops and my friends with street tires have problems when it is a little wet out. I have never had any problems on the street with them.
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