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    I emailed turner

    we talked about the old days of working with H. Leitner and riding Telonics on hardtails.
    Told him my dilemma and as soon as I get it boxed up, they're gonna trade me a new 07 RFX

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    Cool! Keep us posted on everything he says, and/or if you should happen to email anyone else!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    we talked about the old days of working with H. Leitner and riding Telonics on hardtails.
    Told him my dilemma and as soon as I get it boxed up, they're gonna trade me a new 07 RFX
    please refresh my memory; what was your dilema? From what I recall from your other thread, you didn't NEED anything.
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    Thats awesome, I always heard of greatcustomer service from Turner; cant wait for my 07 Spot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    we talked about the old days of working with H. Leitner and riding Telonics on hardtails.
    Told him my dilemma and as soon as I get it boxed up, they're gonna trade me a new 07 RFX
    Let me get this straight.

    You bought a 5 Spot last year and now you've decided that you don't like it. You wrote to DT and he's going to trade your used SPot for a new RFX. Is that correct?

    Are you good friends with DT, or is the man offering an unconditional, satisfaction guaranteed... no questions asked replacement program?

    I could be unhappy with my Spot if I could get a new RFX in exchange

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    I'm lost on this too... what's the dealy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    I'm lost on this too... what's the dealy?
    Zilla, this fella, who started the thread "I don't need anything etc", spewing how it all was perfect, seems to be now unhappy with his spot, tried to sell it in this thread; http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=236739, now apparently DT is just gonna trade him straight out? Oh yea.
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    After owning my '02 RFX for allmost two years, I've just this minute decided I don't like it. I'm gonna call DT direct on his hotline, and insist he trade me straight across for a new frame. Either an RFX, Highline, or a Ducati.
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    Renny, go for the Ducati... DT just emailed me and said they've just got the new Ano finish: tooty-fruity.

    Sorry mtn'98 just funnin' ... maybe you can help us understand w'sup:

    4 days ago:
    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    Imaging that, I am actually now happy with my bike setup, stock 05 Spot with DHX Air and a Pike coil. All I "need" and have ordered, is the firm spring. ...No new rocker plates, no Pushed this or Pushed that, no new rear shock, no 5Pack or 6Spot....
    4 hours ago:
    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    ...for some reason the bike is not allowing me to ride effectively, the way I like to ride....I like to climb up scree and rocks and boulders and I keep hitting pedals and feeling "off balance" like in the front. I also like to fly down stuff with lots of rocks and scree and drops and again feel "off". Not sure why. Geometry? Seat angle? Front triangle geometry?
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    ...I emailed turner...Told him my dilemma and as soon as I get it boxed up, they're gonna trade me a new 07 RFX
    You can understand my confusion.
    Last edited by Bikezilla; 10-16-2006 at 11:50 AM.
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    Last Feb I spoke with Jared, who was gonna trade me out for an RFX but I didn't do it and decided to build up the Spot. This is a one time deal and he won't do it for any of you, only me

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    That's it- I'm taking the GF's Iron Horse HT and trading it for a Spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    This is a one time deal and he won't do it for any of you, only me
    Only you..... because you're such a nice guy?...... because you're married to his daughter? What?

    Really, dewd... If DT is doing this for you, you shouldn't be posting the details. Now everyone is gonna want the same deal.

    btw. Why are you still selling the Spot frame in the MTBR classifieds?

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    There is a difference, my son. First, one must be content with what one has, IF what one has does the job. If it does not, why keep changing out, putting other parts onto it.

    You cannot make a Pacer ride like a Mustang, no matter how hard you try, my son

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    It's a done deal; DT is sending me the Ducati. Don't bother calling him; he's only doing this trade for me, nobody else.

    Does Gonzo have any cousins or brothers that we don't know about?
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    because that way I can sell them what I call a Spot but ship them a Wal Mart bike and make more money!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    There is a difference, my son.
    You cannot make a Pacer ride like a Mustang, no matter how hard you try, my son
    You're Rene's dad? Kewl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    Imaging that, I am actually now happy with my bike setup, stock 05 Spot with DHX Air and a Pike coil. All I "need" and have ordered, is the firm spring.

    No new rocker plates, no Pushed this or Pushed that, no new rear shock, no 5Pack or 6Spot...........OMG will you all be okay!!!!!!!!!!
    Yup; troll. Gonzo's cousin. Enjoy your infamy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    because that way I can sell them what I call a Spot but ship them a Wal Mart bike and make more money!
    I think that what you're trying to sell.... is a bill of goods.

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    isn't that the socalmtb.com way?

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    ...this guy's good...
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    ill be checkin this out. back later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cactuscorn
    ill be checkin this out. back later.
    Dewd!, your gettin hosed again on the RFX

    Accept it, DT doesn't like you

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    [DT] won't do it for any of you, only me. Me. ME!! It's all about MEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Hey Daryl,
    Long time no talk! I enjoyed our days developing the Horst Link, and riding down Telonics back in the day on nothing but HTs with 3 front suspension!

    That day with Hans and Lopes was fun, and even Dave Wonderly showed up!

    Sure, you send us the 5 and we will send you an RFX, but please keep this hush

    Your faithful servant,

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    he never did pal. he never did. hes only in this for the free kiltlifter.

    ps: no answer. must be busy tradin in ill fitting frames by the hundreds.
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    Okay honest Abe

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    Not really trying to show any dis for anybody, just playing a bit. I am a little frustrated cuz I thought the Spot would be the Sht. I thought it would be the best bike I've ever had.
    The craftsmanship sure is. But I'm not riding it well? It chatters all over the place downhill, seems to give me the sentation of being bucked forward downhill, and up hill, isn't giving me the traction I'd like. Also, maybe just up and down isn't good enough anymore - need a VPP or again a Marin Quad link style bike.

    I just don't feel comfortable on the bike on any chatter, only on fast smooth roller type hits. Weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    we talked about the old days of working with H. Leitner and riding Telonics on hardtails.
    Told him my dilemma and as soon as I get it boxed up, they're gonna trade me a new 07 RFX
    I can't believe it. You really are telling the truth!!!

    I just spoke with DT and he said that he is indeed trading out your Spot for an RFX. He said that he's doing that only because Mtnbkr "sure do have a purty mouth"

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    That's disgusting. Your MOM should wash your mouth out w/soap

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    Dear DT:

    I've got this pair of logo shorts... they're too tight and tend to ride up, also I've decided I really don't like lycra that much... they're only 8 months old so please exchange them for a Highline.

    Thanks.

    PS. I understand the need to keep this on the down-low, so I'll only post about it in one thread.
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    Just subscribing to this thread just for the entertainment value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    Hey Daryl,
    Long time no talk! I enjoyed our days developing the Horst Link, and riding down Telonics back in the day on nothing but HTs with 3 front suspension!

    That day with Hans and Lopes was fun, and even Dave Wonderly showed up!

    Sure, you send us the 5 and we will send you an RFX, but please keep this hush

    Your faithful servant,

    -dt
    So which part of "please keep this hush" didn't you understand? If this is true, the deal was made in confidence between you and DT; no need for the world to know about it.
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    My bestest pal in the whole wide world! Zilla-Bear!

    How are you my love? No problem with the trade-in. For you, anything. Understand? Any Thing! Just be sure to send them all duuuuurty and such, otherwise, I wont pre-lube yer your bushings.

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    Yes Flyer- I sure enjoyed our days of tromping around the badlands of Afghanistan. Even General Ahmad Shah Masood showed up once for the Northerrn Alliance DH race- wasn't he a blast!!

    Man, those evil Taliban sure were fun to flush out and thank Allah for sending the US finally- dem were some bad mofos.

    Anyway as we said in the old days, "be as quiet as a sandy ambush" and I'll throw in a RFX if you send me back that other infidel bike. Heck you keep this quiet and I'll even send you a couple of hundred t-shirts for our comrades still hopping around.

    Cheers- DT

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    Scuba.... perhaps you missed the sig: "Your faithful servant, -dt"
    Or is that nitrogen narcosis setting in?

    cc: ROTFLOL! now I gotta wipe off both my monitors.
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    This is the ACTUAL email to them:

    I had a new 5 spot early this year and thought I wanted an RFX/6Pack. Jared was nice enuf to offer me to send it back if not built (if bottom bracket not installed, headset, etc) and would send me the RFX. I should have done it.

    5 Spot is not working for me, not exactly sure why. Any trade in options on a bike this expensive for an 07 RFX/6 Pack?

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    Somebody is running low on their meds.
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    How did you know???? I think all that stuff is what has slowed me down!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikezilla
    Scuba.... perhaps you missed the sig: "Your faithful servant, -dt"
    Or is that nitrogen narcosis setting in?

    cc: ROTFLOL! now I gotta wipe off both my monitors.
    LOL! Good one zilla

    It's more like low blood glucose levels setting in...need to go get lunch...
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    Dear DT,
    I had a zerk fitting fall out of my chainstay. I think that due to your apparant lack of leadership you should sign over Turner suspension to me.


    Now that I am the new owner of Turner, all you need to do for a 07 RFX is collect 100 Coke pull tabs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    This is the ACTUAL email to them:

    I had a new 5 spot early this year and thought I wanted an RFX/6Pack. Jared was nice enuf to offer me to send it back if not built (if bottom bracket not installed, headset, etc) and would send me the RFX. I should have done it.

    5 Spot is not working for me, not exactly sure why. Any trade in options on a bike this expensive for an 07 RFX/6 Pack?
    So they are taking it as a straight up swap? Good for you except one problem, he's stated there are no '07 RFX's available till Jan??? Maybe an '06 perhaps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    This is the ACTUAL email to them:

    I had a new 5 spot early this year and thought I wanted an RFX/6Pack. Jared was nice enuf to offer me to send it back if not built (if bottom bracket not installed, headset, etc) and would send me the RFX. I should have done it.

    5 Spot is not working for me, not exactly sure why. Any trade in options on a bike this expensive for an 07 RFX/6 Pack?
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    On my ride tonight (sunset ride I guess), I'm going to run the DHX Air at 165 even tho my body weight is a hefty 179 right now. More sag, and will see if that makes the bike suck up more trail scree, etc. As far as the hitting pedals thing and lower than I would like BB, I guess not much can be done except pedal timing, stutter pedaling, etc.......

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    (sniff.. sniff..............) i thought i smelled somthin rank from the get go. ive intercepted dt's answer:

    Dear Aesop,

    No problem trading in your almost un-built Spot for the new RFX. I'll be more than happy to give you $600 credit for the entire frame and since we're such old pals, I'll toss in a free Ellsworth sticker I stole off of Fo Shizzles tool box and some used socks Tony used to stuff his chamois with.

    Yours,
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    woh there! woh!!!! yer runnin over 165lbs in a dxha and yer 179lbs rider weight yerself? and it skips over chatter bumps? well ill be damned. what a surprise!
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    what?

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    1-800-hear-aid

    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    what?
    i said,
    "woh there! woh!!!! yer runnin over 165lbs in a dxha and yer 179lbs rider weight yerself? and it skips over chatter bumps? well ill be damned. what a surprise!"
    there ya go pal.
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    Okay so are you saying to run more or less air?

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    Could we please not add anything other than entertainment value to this one?

    It was just getting good

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    Homers, do we have the first living brain doner here??
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    Quote Originally Posted by cactuscorn
    i said,
    "woh there! woh!!!! yer runnin over 165lbs in a dxha and yer 179lbs rider weight yerself? and it skips over chatter bumps? well ill be damned. what a surprise!"
    there ya go pal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whafe
    Homers, do we have the first living brain doner here??
    Whafe, the jury is still out on that decision.

    "Dear DT. I don't have a clue as to how to set up my shock, but I blame the bike. Please take this P.O.S. back, and give me something better, preferably a bike that sets itself up."
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    Okay so are you saying to run more or less air?
    oh, more please. much, much more. start at 185 and see how it goes from there. those chatter bumps should vanish if ya have yer rebound set close to full open. matbe 2 or 3 clicks in for starters.
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    Geez

    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Whafe, the jury is still out on that decision.

    "Dear DT. I don't have a clue as to how to set up my shock, but I blame the bike. Please take this P.O.S. back, and give me something better, preferably a bike that sets itself up."
    I ask Cactuscornhole a simple setup question and he responds with sarcasm.
    I've had the shock at all settings, but not as much time on it with more sag then less.
    My understanding is that one can run the DHX Air with less air

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Whafe, the jury is still out on that decision.
    Blame it on not being breast fed as a baby......
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    no, really. were just havin some fun at yer expence. i mean afterall, yer the one who started this whole sarcastic mess and yer gonna bag on us for tossin a bit back yer way?

    try my set-up. youll love it. its a way of life.
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    It's hard to find the balance between smoothing out the chatter, but having the shock set so it doesn't buck either, over the high speed water bar type "bump" jumps, which we have a lot of here in Boise. But I know how to manual for a short while or just jump them

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    i know man. buckin jumps! they pizz me off to no end. 185 and 2 clicks in from full open.
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    I'll try a few things and report back. I'm sure there's a lot of riders on stock 5 Spots that are trying to dial in their rigs

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    I'll try a few things and report back. I'm sure there's a lot of riders on stock 5 Spots that are trying to dial in their rigs
    Yes there are. Most of them either do a search in this forum for one of the many existing 5 spot set-up threads, or they ask the straightforward question. Untill just now, I don't believe you've taken either approach. The sarcasm you have recieved, you have earned.
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    Any recommendations on which fork I should run on my Spot?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Any recommendations on which fork I should run on my Spot?
    for yer lame ass? a sid wc. itll give ya lower standover so ya dont break yer damn foot again! and that sweet baby poop green.......... mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmm gooooooood!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Any recommendations on which fork I should run on my Spot?
    Cutthroat, the fork-du-jour for the 5 spot is the marzocchi 888.
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    Jeesh! I ask a simple question here and ALL I GET IS SARCASM!!! You guys are mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    I'll try a few things and report back. I'm sure there's a lot of riders on stock 5 Spots that are trying to dial in their rigs
    Dude, you need to read more and take in the information, in case you hadnt noticed, there wouldnt be a brand of bike anywhere on this whole mtbr site that has as helpful people as the Turner Homers..... Ask a sensible question, they will give you sensible answers...Do what you have done and get what have gotten bro.......................
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    Quote Originally Posted by King of all things Flip Flop
    I'll try a few things and report back. I'm sure there's a lot of riders on stock 5 Spots that are trying to dial in their rigs
    So your not getting the RFX now? I'm confused

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    i cant remember havin this much fun on here in a long ass time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    I'll try a few things and report back. I'm sure there's a lot of riders on stock 5 Spots that are trying to dial in their rigs
    Hey '98 -

    I've gotta admit, this thread has been a hoot!

    Serious mode on:

    I haven't met you yet, but I know you ride the same trails I do, and have seen pics of you riding things on Rock Island that scare the crap outta me.

    On one of my first rides on my Spot I was coming down trail 4 above Sidewinder. I hit one of the waterbars at a good clip and ended up riding the longest (and fastest) nose wheelie of my life. I just couldn't keep the back end down. I slowed down the rebound a few clicks and added more air (a little more than body weight). Now the bike is more level when it launches, sticks (instead of bucks) when it lands, and the only place the rear has started to pack up was when I was jammin through the lava field at the end of Sweet Connie's.

    So here's my advice:

    1) more air in the main
    2) fiddle with the rebound
    3) Have Jon at Custom Cycles help you out - he's got the DHX-a figured out

    Dan at Custom had an RFX and a Spot. Got rid of the RFX, said it was overkill for most of the trails around here. To each his own, though.

    Serious mode off -

    Shred away, boys, he's all yours...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    It's hard to find the balance between smoothing out the chatter, but having the shock set so it doesn't buck either, over the high speed water bar type "bump" jumps, which we have a lot of here in Boise. But I know how to manual for a short while or just jump them
    What you need to do is get the Push Rockers, in Turner Pink,with an RP23. The DHX tends to wallow in the middle of the travel and that's if it's properly set up, and as you've discovered, it's not an easy shock to set up.

    And shame on you for jumping on CC. You should have know better.
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    What Am I Wood????????

    Were was this fu@ken deal two months ago? Dear Mr.Turner I hate my 6-pack please send me a 5-spot now.

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    I wonder, if I email Turner and say that I don't like my Huffy, could I swap it for a DHX? I mean, he didn't build my Huffy, but the huffy is a bike, right? (me, going to the nearest K-Mart to buy a Huffy-soon to be traded for a Turner RFX)..

    Edit: got confused, on the original I put a DHX.. I doubt Turner makes shocks, right?

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    Have you tried this?
    If not, it's most likely your problem.

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    Try what Cactus and the other Boise rider said. They speak gilded words. The Spot is known for being a great bike so don't give up on it that easily. Personally, I'd run a RP23 on the Spot if I built it XC-like and a coil if I built it a bit heavy duty. That DHX Air is a PITA to set up right. You can try a RP23 and sell the DHX A. The DHX should sell well since there are a lot of riders who love it and know how to set it up right. Man, you really asked for it here but I'm glad you're still getting some help

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    Was that chatter from a HL bike or TNT?

    Just wondering

    Dave told me if I didn't like my bike he would buy me an Ellsworth Stupid thread.

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    Thanks A Lot!

    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Any recommendations on which fork I should run on my Spot?
    Avery "the Reverend" all over the keyboard And I saw it coming too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cactuscorn
    i cant remember havin this much fun on here in a long ass time!
    Absofrogginlutely!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyer
    Try what Cactus and the other Boise rider said
    Ok, Ok, when I said a little while ago that this was a funny thread? yeah, yeah, that was kinda funny, but NOW we're entering into a whole new level.

    CC, you are a funny man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Jeesh! I ask a simple question here and ALL I GET IS SARCASM!!! You guys are mean.
    I think he was serious about the fork. Just make sure you get some help when you need to lift it.
    Careful man!


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    You're right and Im sorry. The truth is that Jarred really DID offer to swap me early in this year if I did not touch the bike with any parts, but I chose to keep the spot. Remember my thread in here to Tscheezy and you guys - I was having a hard time deciding.

    Okay I'll try it. (CC's air setup reccomendations). I'm just kidding too - too much free time. Nels is gonna kill me, since is his main way of communicating with me. "hey, I saw your post about so and so"........
    no really, he's a good guy with a good heart and I consider a pretty good freind and he built my bike for nothing more than a 12'vr of Alaskan Amber ale!

    Anyhoo, I'll try it Cactuscorn's way, although I thought with that little of rebound and that much air, that it would buck (with the seat at full extend). If I end up not liking the hallowed bike, I'm going to sell and get a Marin Quad Link 6" travel bike. (Wolf Ridge) MTB drooled over that bike and it sounds to do exactly what I want, esp on technical climbing

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    ok, time to let the cat outta the bag. those settings i gave ya suck. they suck bad. i was hopin to let ya roll 1 time and hate it worse but i just cant allow myself the fun at yer expence. not too sure what psi should be on a dhxa but ill bet ya a beer a search and new post with a bit of humble pie will provide the answers ya seek. rebound, again, im not sure im the one to ask but it sure as hell isnt 2 turns in from full open. its all a matter of startin with a base then tune from there for rider preference and terrain. seriously, best of luck. we do want ya to enjoy the bike but we thrive on crap like what ya offered up yesterday. hope that backfire didnt hurt her ears pal.
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    Here are my super-secret tips for tuning the DHX-air:
    1] Remove the shock from the bike.
    2] Throw away the offending P.O.S. shock into a dumpster.
    3] Buy a DHX-coil or an RP3. Bolt onto bike.
    Your suspension has know been upgraded using the Renegade Factory Race System Tuning Procedures. Go rip!
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    Late to the party

    But what a great waste of time at work!!!

    Now does anybody have the right set-up / air pressure for the blow-up doll Locotiki posted? My instructions must have fallen under the bed or something...

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    [QUOTE=mtnbkrdr98]he built my bike for nothing more than a 12'vr of Alaskan Amber ale!
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    Dood! You got steal there. I never touch a build job for less than one of these.
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    mmmmmmmmmmmm.................memories! send me back to fruita baby!
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    you say that like its a bad thing.
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    Moots

    seat post display. Anyone seen one of those lately? Since I was not breast fed as a baby I think I am un-naturally drawn to such images. Renny, the Duc is awaiting pickup on the loading dock. Hope you don't mind the melted rubber all over the swingarm and rear fender, I could not help myself and the road up to Palomar will never be the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    Hey Daryl,
    I enjoyed our days developing the Horst Link

    -dt
    Judging by mtnbkrdr98's level of confusion, I also feel it is best to have moved to TNT.
    My video techniques can be found in this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    or a Ducati.
    He may offer the one that Sete keeps sliding into the infield at 150 plus.
    Whining is not a strategy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Renegade Factory Race System Tuning
    Can I get some stickers?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cutthroat
    Any recommendations on which fork I should run on my Spot?
    Lawill Leader.

    That's the whole list of candidates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Here are my super-secret tips for tuning the DHX-air:
    1] Remove the shock from the bike.
    2] Throw away the offending P.O.S. shock into a dumpster.
    3] Buy a DHX-coil or an RP3. Bolt onto bike.
    Your suspension has know been upgraded using the Renegade Factory Race System Tuning Procedures. Go rip!
    You beat me by 3 hours on this recommendation. I would just add "or CCDB" to #3.

    However, I find that the DHX-Air absolutely ROCKS as a spare on road trips. Light, doesn't take up too much space in the van, looks really cool......
    Whining is not a strategy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    Renny, the Duc is awaiting pickup on the loading dock. Hope you don't mind the melted rubber all over the swingarm and rear fender, I could not help myself and the road up to Palomar will never be the same.

    DT
    Thanks Dave. I'll be down there this afternoon to pick it up! Don't sweat the rubber on the swingarm thing; I'm gonna make a new swingarm for it over the winter, one that will give me less travel with a lower leverage ratio.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Locotiki
    Can I get some stickers?
    Funny you mention the stickers. Last week there was a thread in the dh forum where a guy asked about pushing a dhx. This neanderthal chimes in " don't waste your money. it sucks, and the stickers are butt ugly". He reiterated in another post about how $hitty the stickers looked, and that that was important. Needless to say, he got raped for his posts, and I enjoyed being part of it.
    Locotiki, your stickers are in the mail.
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