Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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Just got my Redline Monocog - great frame!!!
...especially considering the low, LOW price at which JensonUSA is selling these babies. I dunno why, are they a discontinued production? I see that Redline now makes diskbrake-only versions of these frames.
Anyhow, I needed a 29er frame that supports both V-brakes and diskbrakes. And did I ever get what I wanted - this frame is beautifu. An important consideration in buying this 29er frame was peer recommendation. Basically, I don't know anyone who has it, that would be unsatisfied.
I was a bit surprised with the fork that's part of this frameset. It's a great fork, don't get me wrong - it's just that I expected it to be slightly larger. It's, more or less, as large as the Kona Project 2 26", and much smaller than the Surly Instigator 26" (by the way, I'd love to use that mother****er on one of my 29ers - too bad for the V-brake bosses being in the wrong place).
I plan on moving the components from my noname Aluminum 29er, onto this one. I am enjoying the sweetness of that labor, in advance. Not to speak of the sweetness of the ride!
EDIT: forgot to say that the frame was packed impeccably - a layer of bubblewrap and a layer of ondulated cardboard, in a sturdy box. The fork was also packed in those two layers and put in a separate box. Amazing - again, considering the low price at which I got this frameset. All of a sudden, 29er biking seems cost-effective.
Last edited by wroomwroomoops; 08-28-07 at 08:19 AM.