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    After 4 months of waiting ....

    It has arrived!!!! I took it on it's first run last evening - a night ride. Here she is before the ride:

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    Now, she's a dirty girl!!!

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    After a few more rides, I'll post a review. However, my initial impressions are that this is going to be my dream ride! The Mavic Crossmax SL wheelset combined with the Fox TerraLogic fork and 5th Element Air shock make this bike just jump out from underneath me!

    It was worth the wait!!!!

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    Dude, that's one ugly bike, you should give it away! To help you ease your burden and being such a nice guy, I'll accept it from you.

    Nice bike! Glad to hear you love it!

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    Beautiful bike!! Congratulations.

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    Sweet!!!

    Funny, I was thinking of retooling my Scalpel with very similar components. I'm glad to hear you like them.

    P.S. - Where in Pennsy are you?
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    Originally posted by mightypudge
    P.S. - Where in Pennsy are you?
    FYI, I'm in SW PA - south of Pittsburgh. One more shot:

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    looks like it was worth the wait at least.

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    :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

    WOW! Love it - awesome ride! Great to see so much mud on it so quickly, too

    Enjoy.

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    nice, i rike rit rots.
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    Congratulations on this gorgeous looking superbike...it looks like a wish list
    Where the skid marks stop...the tree begins....:D:D:D:D:D

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    Very nice rig there bac:thumbup:

    It does however look much better with that brown coating.


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    Waiting for reviews...................................

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    Come visit my SEX arena at IRON MAGAZINE.

    Come ride the Monkey.

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    I love the red/gold/white/silver/yellow/black/chrome/blue color combination.

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    Originally posted by KleinMp99
    I love the red/gold/white/silver/yellow/black/chrome/blue color combination.
    I don't think you should care cause not like you'd even see it if you rode with him i'm sure cause all you'd see was his dust!


    Sorry, I had to :smile:
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    What brand is it?

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    Originally posted by troie
    What brand is it?
    It's a Santa Cruz Blur. Read all about it (I've read every piece of it over the past 4 months!) here:

    Santa Cruz Blur

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    Originally posted by KleinMp99
    I love the red/gold/white/silver/yellow/black/chrome/blue color combination.
    Damn, that's harsh, man!

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    Originally posted by KleinMp99
    I love the red/gold/white/silver/yellow/black/chrome/blue color combination.
    this little kid is just jealous.... man thats a sweet ride, we share alot of the same components too.
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    Sweet!
    I wish i had disk brakes!

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    Do they say anything in the warranty paperwork about carrying a battery pack in your water bottle cage?
    So, if you're in the car, waiting impatiently. . . get over it - you're not that special.
    "Its not what you take when you leave, Its what you leave when you go."
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    Out of curiosity, why would they?

    Is there some reason not to?

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    Trek has a warning about not putting a battery pack in the water bottle mount on the Al frames. I was wondering if this one had the same restriction seeing the battery pack in the cage on the top photo.
    So, if you're in the car, waiting impatiently. . . get over it - you're not that special.
    "Its not what you take when you leave, Its what you leave when you go."
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    Originally posted by rockstar
    this little kid is just jealous.... man thats a sweet ride, we share alot of the same components too.
    I might be a little kid at 17, but most would disagree. I can honestly say I am not even .5% jelous of that bike, and I dont like how it looks. Or was I supposed to agree with everybody else and say the bike is beautiful? I dont know why I even wasted my time replying to what you said.

    Originally posted by bac
    Damn, that's harsh, man!

    Been having a really bad week, I had to let some anger out

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