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    New El Padrino AM Build

    Been a busy few weeks with 2 new builds going on. Got this frame on Ebay for a steal, along with the fork. Scored some nice king flow wheels in the classifieds.

    Love this bike, one of the funnest i have ever ridden, super short rear stays, front end comes up almost effortlessly. FUN!!!!!!! For Midwest tight singletrack it is perfect.
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    Amazing bike @bogmonster. I love the curved toptube. Could you tell me anything about front suspension travel and if it has custom geometry? Thanks!!

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    Very cool bike.

    Ventana has the CS length listed at 17.90" on their site. Has to be a typo, no??
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    Don't think so, it's in line with their other 29" offerings.
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    Wow, OK.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lactatofilo View Post
    Amazing bike @bogmonster. I love the curved toptube. Could you tell me anything about front suspension travel and if it has custom geometry? Thanks!!
    Not to hijack but this is my old frame. Yes, it has custom geo and the chainstays are adjustable from 16.7" to 17.7"

    Ventana can pretty much make you anything you are looking for and the quality is second to non.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bervin View Post
    Not to hijack but this is my old frame. Yes, it has custom geo and the chainstays are adjustable from 16.7" to 17.7"

    Ventana can pretty much make you anything you are looking for and the quality is second to non.
    Thank you for clarifying that. The rear tire looks absolutely moved forward in the pics, and the ride report of the light front end would confirm that and make it a fun ride. The specs of 17.9" on the website would seem to counter what we see in that frame visually as well as the ride report.

    With a 16.7" CS, that thing has to wheelie like a BMX bike!

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    This frame is on eBay, I saw it last night 3\21\16

    Its pretty sweet for the price

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