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    Bike of Calibre

    That's right, .243 Racing Hardtail built up for street and DJ.

    I'm still tweaking the gear ratio's to find exactly what I want. The most unforunate thing is, I have had the bike for about 2.5 weeks and right now we are in our longest heat wave on record. We are up to 10 days above 35 degree's celsius in a row

    The bike is amazing to ride, I'm still having a bit of trouble manuling it (I can still go further on my DH bike) But in the air this thing is amazing, it just does whatever you want.

    Main specs on it are:
    MTX rim on A2Z hub at rear
    EX729 rim on Dice Hoodoo at front
    DJ Urban fork
    Shimano XT 4-pot rear disc brake (Deore lever)
    Truvative Holzfeller stem with Specialized demo bars
    Shimano Saint cranks




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    hot

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    That's not hot - it's barely even warm. Now get out there and ride.

    If you're wondering, 60degrees celsius and up is hot. Try exercising in that.
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    Nice. Black is the new.........black.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    Real nice. The 30-06 must be really beefy I'd imagine.

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    Heat wave! Get out and ride!

    Nice bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr View Post
    That's not hot - it's barely even warm. Now get out there and ride.

    If you're wondering, 60degrees celsius and up is hot. Try exercising in that.
    Yeah, I'm gonna go with 35 is plenty hot for me; anything above 25 is pushing it for my comfort zone.
    Oh, and I was referring mostly to the bike.

    PS I don't think it has ever gotten up to 60 degrees, anywhere (at least that was recorded)

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    That is frikken nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFlip View Post
    ...PS I don't think it has ever gotten up to 60 degrees, anywhere (at least that was recorded)
    It has and I ended up running around in it - now that hurt. In the middle east during the middle of july.
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    You Adelaide-ians stealing our heat - it was freakin cold this morning!

    Nice .243, looks good. Action pics............

    NAOW!!!!!!!!

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