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Old 04-05-06, 05:00 AM   #1
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Tough Short Travel Frame

Hey, I've been thinking about changing the frame on my hard tail to something with some give in the back end. My ideal move would be to swap all the parts of my current bike over, MX Comp 100mm, deore hydros....

Would matching the rear travel with the front be a good idea? Or go for some more travel incase I upgrade the fork, or does this make for an uneven ride?

I'd look for something around 4-5 inches, pedal friendly so I can get up the hills but something tough enough to handle some drops and jumps, nothing huge.

Weights not a big issue, but not a DH bike hehe.

I'm not looking for you to do my shopping but any recomendations if you know of something would be good.
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Old 04-05-06, 08:38 AM   #2
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Transition Preston matches those requirements almost to a teeeeee
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Giant Trance - job done!
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Transition Preston matches those requirements almost to a teeeeee
ding ding ding, we have a winner boys and girls!!
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Transition Preston matches those requirements almost to a teeeeee
+1 here....really awsome frame if I could afford one I'd buy it!
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Old 04-06-06, 11:10 PM   #6
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kona king kikapu. i think its 4.5 inches, built kona tuff.
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I'll have to put in a vote for the Preston as well.
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Woah that transition definantly looks nice. 650 according to one review there which isn't as bad as I feared. Thanks for the ideas, may be a bit yet to collect the appropriate funding but It's always nice to dream
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