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    Is this gonna hurt? MaxBrokeAway's Avatar
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    Motobecane Build

    Heres some shots of my finished Motobecane build...Some key points are:"

    Motobecane Fantom Elite DS with Rockshox Ario 2.R
    Rockshox Revelation 426 U-Turn Dual Air 100-130mm
    XT Crankset and BB
    XT Front and Rear Derailleurs
    Avid BB5 in front and back



    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Nice bike ... is that a still and a severed leg in the background?

    on a serious side do you like the full suspension better than the hardtail you had built?

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    yes I like it alot more because this is a legitment all mountain set up...almost every part of the bike was designed for all mountain and thats what I love...

    no thats my wifes fully attached living leg
    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Looks nice. Congrats.
    First Class Jerk

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    Quote Originally Posted by santiago View Post
    Looks nice. Congrats.
    Bike or wife's leg?
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    Is this gonna hurt? MaxBrokeAway's Avatar
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    I cant tell if my sag is correct though for my fork...when Im sitting and riding it sags about 12 -15mm and when I stand and pedal hard it sags about 30mm...is that alright?
    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxBrokeAway View Post
    yes I like it alot more because this is a legitment all mountain set up...almost every part of the bike was designed for all mountain and thats what I love...
    Where do you ride all mountain in Huntsville??

    I been wanting to check out the monte sano park up there, by the park map looks like there is a ton of tails there. I'm not sure what route to take

    I don't know what I ride, XC I guess as I don't jump anything, mainly just do the oak mountain loop. Is it about like oak mountain or do you know?

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    i dont know anything about oak mountain...monte sano has trails that range from very easy to very hard...and they all criss cross eachother so that you can change difficulty at almost any time...if you come up here I can give you the grand tour. I ride all mountain on one of the trails there which a downhill barrell straight down the mountain...and near my house is some trails and a clearing with loves of hills, drops and small jumps.
    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Looks pretty fancy. Have fun with it.

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    nice! I built up the same frame a while back..I love mine...

    good for both XC and AM IMO.....

    Gave mine a custom paint job b/c I got the frame used and it was a bit scuffed looking...





    A few from the inaugural ride after the paint cured...





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    pretty nice...unfortunately I have some bad news...I may have to send my rear shock back to the seller because its losing about 20-30 PSI everytime I ride. That really sucks.
    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxBrokeAway View Post
    pretty nice...unfortunately I have some bad news...I may have to send my rear shock back to the seller because its losing about 20-30 PSI everytime I ride. That really sucks.
    sucks... defective seals probably?

    did you try contacting rock shox too? b/c that's NOT a cheap rear shock
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    no I havent tried contacting rockshox directly...im still in the process of talking to the guy who sold it to me...Its Jeff from BikeIsland.com...and if any of you have ever dealt with him...then you know he will take care of me. Hes a great guy who cares about his customers.
    Myidolis Says: "clickety flickety? Well i have no idea what your bikes problem is, but your description probably contains the most onomatopoeia i've seen in awhile."

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    Quote Originally Posted by DirtPedalerB View Post
    Where do you ride all mountain in Huntsville??

    I don't know what I ride, XC I guess as I don't jump anything, mainly just do the oak mountain loop. Is it about like oak mountain or do you know?

    I went to college in Birmingham and went out to Oak Mountain with friends and we road often. I miss it.

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