I think it's been over a YEAR since i have posted here. Anyway, here is my DS 8.4 with new mods.
Iodine Carbon Bar cut to 720mm
Cobalt 3 80mm Stem
CObalt 2 Seat Post
Iodine 2 29" wheels
Eggbeater 3 Pedals
Deore 9spd Shifters/brakes/crank
Slx Front and Rear Derailer, 11-34 Cassette
Knobby Nick Front
I have been on the dirt a lot as you can see. With the SLX front derailer, it allows me to run a 2.2" rear tire with no rubbing. Basically i can run XC tires in the rear all day. Thank goodness!
BTW, good to see giantcfr1 still here! How is Kyoto these days? Cheers! 'Z