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  1. #1
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    Join Date
    Sep 2004

    My X-5. Pumpkin.

    I got my X-5 about a year ago. The bike is amazing.

    I got a Rocky Mountain Hammer Steel SS 29er about 2 months ago and have been riding it every weekend since, except for 1 easy X-5 ride. Well, I went to Ringwood, NJ today and rode the X-5 in the rough stuff after riding mostly x-c for the past couple months on the SS 29er... The X-5 can do anything. Incredibly nimble, stiff and able to rail rock gardens all day. Unreal. I don't know if it's from riding the SS 29er or what, but today I felt like I was riding a monster that just destroyed everything in it's path. I love this bike.


    Frame: 2008 15" X-5
    Color: Gloss Black
    Quad Bearings
    Shock: Fox RP-23
    Fork: 2007 Fox Float R at 130mm
    Wheelset: Chris King ISO Mango 32 Hole/DT 4.2/DT Swiss Superbutted Silver spokes, Silver Brass Nipples, built by Darius at Sid's Bikes NYC
    Skewers: Hope - Silver
    Seatpost Clamp: Hope QR - Silver
    Front Der: XT
    Rear Der: XTR Low-Normal
    Shifters: XTR
    Chain: XT
    Cassette: XT 11-34
    Brakes: Formula Bianco's/ 185 mm front/160 mm rear
    Cranks: XTR
    Pedals: Crank Bros. Smarty's
    Headset: Chris King NoThread Mango
    Handlebar: Easton Monkeylite SL
    Seat Post: 27.2 Thomson Elite 410mm Silver
    Stem: 100 mm Thomson Elite Silver
    Saddle: Specialized Phenom SL
    Grips: ODI Lock-on Ruffian with Silver Clamps
    Front Tire: Nevegal 2.1 DTC
    Rear Tire: Nevegal 2.1 DTC

    Weight: 26 pounds

    Future Changes: Better Pedals.
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  2. #2
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    Join Date
    May 2004
    Very nice bike, I dig the Halloween theme!

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