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Old 02-16-07, 08:39 AM   #1
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Oh crap!

darn it, has been searching for a bike (for fun) that would categorize it self as a All-Mountain, I only end up with Epiphany, well went to competitive cyclist and I end up making the bike around RM15k.

So I went searching again, and sadly I ended up at Trek's Fuel EX line and im stucked there. I got addicted to the FUEL EX line. Oh my gawsh, Im totally addicted to the Fuel EX 8, check this out http://www.treknology3.com/2007/trek...n/pages/f8.htm

I believe they are clearing the past XTR models and decided to package it with the Fuel EX8, what you need to do is just change the shifters to the new XTR and you get ur self, one hella of a bike , and its weight is around 12kg. Not bad for a Marathon XC bike. (Actually after thinking and decided my self, I decided that I want to ride longer and further instead of faster, which means I am supposed to look for a comfortable XC all terrain bike instead of a XC race bike and its weight should be around 11-12kg) The irony.....

Oh well, when I work, maybe I get that instead of Epiphany damn 07 Trek rocks
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Here we go again. Please make this process shorter this time.
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Old 02-16-07, 05:21 PM   #3
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... why must you follow my posts
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Moving to mountain bike forum.
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So you're falling down too much on the current bike that you spent months dithering about.

Now you want to by a burlier bike to do more "all mountain" stuff.

This will be entertaining/comical to watch.

Yeah, be sure to upgrade those shifters, 'cause, you know, all previous incarnations of XTR blow @ss.
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I will say it again...Jamis Dakar XLT! Very tough frame, nice'n'plush.

Just build one, dude.

Sure, you could buy a SC Nomad, but for less than the price of a Nomad frame, I built:

Dakar XLT-Fox Van R coil shock (shock on the way)
Fox Vanilla R 130 fork
XT derailleurs
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Hone crankset
Hope Pro 2 / DT EX5.1d / DT Comp wheelset (OTW)
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Thomson Elite Layback seatpost
WTB Rocket V Team Ti saddle
Easton EA 50 stem
Easton EA 70 HiRise handlebars
Lizard Skins Logo Lock On grips
FSA Orbit Z headset (OTW)
Shimano m505 pedals
Kenda Nevegal 2.35" DTC tires (OTW)

(all said and done...I'll only have $1409 in it)

Once I get the new stuff installed, it should weigh around 31lbs. (maybe less) Still tough as nails for all around riding. I won't do full-on freeride or full-on XC with it, but that's my style. A stairgap here, some singletrack there...a little bit of everything. Just as long as I can get some air
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... why must you follow my posts
Not following per say, I just don't want to go through that episode where you were being pickey with every single aspect of the bike.
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So where was this originally posted?
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Send this thread back to foo..

That bike sucks btw.
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It sounds like wheelhot is trying to avoid us...
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oh you want to know why am I avoiding you guys, its because some of you comments is ....this bike sucks. End of story. So I ask you, what makes this bike suck, is it cause you have a bad experience with it or what, and the reason why I didnt post this in Mountain Bike forum because Im not planning to buy it yet.....
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the reason why I didnt post this in Mountain Bike forum because Im not planning to buy it yet.....
Sorry but that makes no difference. Mountain bike related topics belong in the mountain bike forum. Off topic posts belong in foo. Rules are rules.
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Sorry but that makes no difference. Mountain bike related topics belong in the mountain bike forum. Off topic posts belong in foo. Rules are rules.
Go grab that thread where Siu and Phred went mountain bike riding together and drag it over here then...we can probably stay amused with that for a little while.
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oh you want to know why am I avoiding you guys, its because some of you comments is ....this bike sucks. End of story. So I ask you, what makes this bike suck, is it cause you have a bad experience with it or what, and the reason why I didnt post this in Mountain Bike forum because Im not planning to buy it yet.....
ermm, i try to give good advice.
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im not referring to you MX so dont feel offended
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Go grab that thread where Siu and Phred went mountain bike riding together and drag it over here then...we can probably stay amused with that for a little while.
oh okay, thanks wheelhot.

are there photos of siu and pheard on this outing?? i want to see pics!
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Go grab that thread where Siu and Phred went mountain bike riding together and drag it over here then...we can probably stay amused with that for a little while.
I saw that thread, personally I don't consider anything in that thread "mountain bike riding".
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Maybe it's just me, but what the heck is WH talking about anyway?
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Not sure, but I think it has something to do with pandora's box.
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I was thinking something like that when I saw his post in Foo, and decided not to enter the fray.... besides, Mr. Smashy summed it up perfectly!
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I understood it as how to preheat your wok...
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OMG you guys are sooooooooo bad!!! Gastro you weren't supposed to say anything....(shame on you).
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Wait, wheelhot is obsessing over another bike he is in no position to buy yet?

Whats wrong with the giant? Have you tried perhaps, oh i dunno, riding the damn thing more than once or twice?!
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