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    SSmurf-tastic

    Got my frame today. Will be taking my Jabber apart to complete the build and compare the two bikes. Build and ride will commence this weekend. Screw Big Ben and his biblical beard.


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    Have 3 friends wth these... all fingers point to you're gonna like it.

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    I've been drooling over this frame for a bit. So pretty

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    Mines been built for a month, and I can't ride it, because the weather sucks!

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    really dude? a pic of the top tube sticking out of the box? biggest cock tease ever.

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    I've had a running spreadsheet of how I'd build this frame for a bit. After so more research I could buy the complete bike and get a reba and shifty bits for less money that could sit in a box and collect dust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ISuckAtRiding
    really dude? a pic of the top tube sticking out of the box? biggest cock tease ever.

    Haha...Nice!

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    I want a ride photo.

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    Are you going rigid? Careful if you aren't...umarth will call you a *****.
    Nobody will hurt you more than yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by blsuedeshu
    Are you going rigid? Careful if you aren't...umarth will call you a *****.
    My first cross reference.

    Don't be a *****, p nut.

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    Who is still awake and why?
    Nobody will hurt you more than yourself

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    I occasionally meet up with a rider in my area who built one of those Smurfmobiles. I recall he had a white Float up front... looks quite nice covered in mud.

    Enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ISuckAtRiding
    really dude? a pic of the top tube sticking out of the box? biggest cock tease ever.
    Oh Yea, I will have to agree with you on that.

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    Sweet bike. I am still waiting on Salsa to get my frame to me. I need a large and from what I have heard I wont see the frame until late February. I have all of the parts other than the frame. It is killing me. Make sure to post up pics of the final build.

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    Who is Big Ben?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 120
    Who is Big Ben?
    It is a clock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth
    It is a clock.

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    Who is Beg Ben, not what is Big Ben.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 120
    Who is Beg Ben, not what is Big Ben.
    Him.

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    Same set up as my Jabber - Reba up front.

    Guess that makes me a ****-teasin *****.

    's about right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    Guess that makes me a ****-teasin *****.

    's about right.
    At least you're honest

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    Rode it this morning, but only on road. Trails were still covered with snow (really want a Pug). Still need to move saddle back a bit and raise post. May also swap out the stem for a 100mm.

    EDIT: Swapped to 100mm stem. Much better.



    ISAR's purple cr/cog made it onto the wife's bike. She said it'd look better on her bike. (She was right). I'll be ordering some new ones soon:

    Last edited by p nut; 02-05-2011 at 03:03 PM.

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    Nice! I hope to get an el mar someday... What size is yours?

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    That purple does look great on that bike!

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    My frame's an 18". Don't mind the chain sag on both bikes...

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    I just found my next ss frame. I saw one at a ride event this weekend and it is very nice up close. The pivoting drops are too cool. Dig the blue. A thing of beauty.

    Nice build, btw.
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    both bikes look pretty sweet! nice job!

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    Thanks. You'll see another order from me soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    Thanks. You'll see another order from me soon.
    i know it'd be a lot of blue, but my blue would go good with the darker blue in the decals.

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    Nice! I just built one up too though i went geared (for now) and rigid (Cro-Moto Grande; for now). It is a damn nice frame that builds up to an equally nice bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malibu412
    I just found my next ss frame. I saw one at a ride event this weekend and it is very nice up close. The pivoting drops are too cool. Dig the blue. A thing of beauty.

    Nice build, btw.
    Did you ride the Golden Spike Trail with Joel's group @ HarmCon? He (Joel) has a blue El Mar under him. A bunch of us partied at his place Saturday night and then he, Ken, Brad, Bob and I rode sections of Growler's Gulch and the Spike trail today... we got up to the clearcut from the GG side... heads in the fog.

    Dang... guess I missed the Stupor Bowel today.

    I need to replace my rusting On-One Inbred frame... thinking about an El Mar... nice looking frames.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparticus
    Did you ride the Golden Spike Trail with Joel's group @ HarmCon? He (Joel) has a blue El Mar under him.... nice looking frames.

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    I wasn't with Joel but my brother-in-law and I rode a section of the Golden Spike on our own as well as a couple other loops around 10 Trails. We both had obligations early in the afternoon so we weren't able to stay for near enough riding.

    I don't think it was Joel's El Mar I saw at the parking lot...seems like it was one of the lady's rigs. Andrea's, I think. Anyway, very nice frame, cool engineering and build quality.

    Sorry I didn't get down to ACM. Couple things came up (like the effect of a couple of inches of rain Although from the pics, spirits weren't dampened much) Hope I live to try again next year. Plus, I am planning on a couple other GG events this year. Maybe a race or 2 and the Tour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    ISAR's purple cr/cog made it onto the wife's bike. She said it'd look better on her bike. (She was right). I'll be ordering some new ones soon:
    Wow, a significant other that rides SS....

    Both bikes look really nice. Enjoy!

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    Thanks. Sold her Stumpjumper a couple years ago and this is her main ride.

    Did you work out a deal on that 456?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malibu412
    ... I am planning on a couple other GG events this year. Maybe a race or 2 and the Tour.
    Maybe meet you there. I plan to do the GG5K and the TdG.

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    Quote Originally Posted by p nut
    Thanks. Sold her Stumpjumper a couple years ago and this is her main ride.

    Did you work out a deal on that 456?
    Pretty awesome. My girlfriend has been riding about a year now. Slowly getting better....

    Nothing doing on the 456.... sad...

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    So what did the build weigh in the end?

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    She's definitely no light-weight. No official weight, but I'm guessing 26-27? I don't care though. My old Monocog was a tank and I didn't mind. I'd like to get a set of stiffer wheels (Arch or Crest) and call it good.

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