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Old 03-20-09, 08:04 PM   #1
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Pardon the deraillieur. (Tensioner broke.)





It's mated with a howitzer team bb. Going to try them out if I like them, I'll be getting holzfellers to replace the king earls.
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I do have a feeling that I will be liking it, my ankles didn't feel as beat up on these first run in than what they usually do on the Saint's.
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Dude, is it just me or do you have to have very short legs to ride that thing?
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Where are the Saints?
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What happened to the PIMP Tora logo?
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It isn't a xc bike, it's a slalom/4x/dj frame.
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It isn't a xc bike, it's a slalom/4x/dj frame.
But don't you ride XC?
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Off the bike for a future project.


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I removed them.

I'll trail ride it, but does a 36x14 gearing sound XC friendly?
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I like your style.
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I do like how the cranks feel, and I seem to have struck something with them. The only question that remains for me is durability. With how things work/holdup with me, if they hold up for the first month with me, they'll usually last awhile for me.
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You'll like the holzfellers. Much better than the king earls. Like how your bike looks, reminds me of mine...lol. Have you tried a half link to get the tension right? Tensioners suck IMO, more to break. 36/14 sounds good. I ride XC on my DJ/DS rig with 38/18. Slam seat for gnarly stuff, up a little for more XC stuff.

OT: What did you use to strip your frame? I'm thinking of stripping my panic. I know its silver already, but there is a layer of black paint under the silver, and looks like crap when it gets scratched.

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I'll trail ride it, but does a 36x14 gearing sound XC friendly?
I'll vouch for that. My last trip to Galbraith (Bellingham) with the Blindside was a stand-and-pedal-until-I-was-pooped / get off and push / repeat affair.
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What frame and chain is that?
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It's a custom one-off frame, KMC SS chain. They're awesome, I have a red one on my SS roadie.
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