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Old 02-08-11, 11:17 AM   #1301
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'98 SJ FSR

Swapped my HT XTC frame, via Ebay, for this. Lookin' for better climbing traction on the rocky, rooty terrain here on the Cumberland plateau.
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Old 02-08-11, 11:43 AM   #1302
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What's a zoot Capri?
I'm dating myself. Was a term coined by either Rick "Super Hunky" Sieman, then editor of DirtBike magazine or his earstwhile cohort Pete Szilagyi (who went on to become editor of Motocross Action) - - I can't remember which. Means super tricked-out or just the pinnacle of trick and bling. A step above "high-zoot" - - I assume a reference back to zoot suits of old.




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Old 02-08-11, 12:10 PM   #1303
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All forks look best black or white. Although I think the ultimate bling would be a fork that same gold color as modern sportbikes have. Like the Monster:



My bad, that's actually a gixxer fork, Monsters don't come with the bling. Nonetheless, I think it would look good on a matte black or ruby red mountain bike.
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Old 02-08-11, 12:24 PM   #1304
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That gold color would be awesome. One day ill have sexy fork for my mtb but until then the dart 2 will suffice.
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Old 02-08-11, 02:55 PM   #1305
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Here is my 2010 Fuji Tahoe Pro 29er. Gotta say I never thought to would go the 29er route, but one ride and on clearance, I had to have it! Still need to get the dang reflectors off the wheels...

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Old 02-08-11, 04:26 PM   #1306
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Old 02-08-11, 05:28 PM   #1307
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That gold color would be awesome.
Agreed. Inverted. Gold.

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Old 02-08-11, 07:04 PM   #1308
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..and this is my newer MTB. Upgrading to new UST wheels and SRAM XO 2X10 this spring. Also added an AMP last summer.


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I've had this bike for about a year and a half now. I really enjoy it but have had several pretty bad crashes and didn't push it much this past year.
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Agreed. Inverted. Gold.

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You know, the second I saw that you quoted me I remembered that it was when I was googling your build list for that bike that I saw a gold mountain bike fork for the first time, & that's why I knew it would look good. I guess we're all genius in hindsight.
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Old 02-10-11, 11:49 PM   #1315
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^^ Simple. Direct. Weapon.
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I can't wait until I can take it to the DJ's and the pumptrack, but for now street sessions and skateparks will have to do. I'm still blown away that this one is much more responsive than the sidekick was.
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^ but are you getting proper leg extension on that thing?
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Agreed. Inverted. Gold.

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If you didn't get the fork gold plated, it would have been a lot lighter!
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Careful there . . .

Yeah, it's a porker; but I'm still trying to figure out how on earth to shed enough to add up to 5 lbs. Be easier and cheaper to lose 5 from the engine .
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Haha...but seriously, if it doesn't feel heavy, don't even worry about it. You've got good parts on there and I don't recall you saying that it rode heavy. The worst that will happen is you get hassled by jerks like me.
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^ but are you getting proper leg extension on that thing?
Can't, the post is all of 5" long(the price you gotta pay to run a pivotal setup.) I really don't sit and pedal on it anyways, when I'm moving on it and not pedalling, jumping or going off of something or manualing, I'm carving turns and pumping the bike to keep momentum up. I actually tried it with a normal post and had it so there was decent leg extension, and it just felt way too awkward. Believe it or not right there is how it felt the most natural to me.
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Ha, I know...just giving you a hard time!
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I must have done something right because the pinkbike population hates it, not trendy enough it seems.
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Finally got me a new bike!

2011 Stumpjumper Comp. Last bike was a 2003 KHS Team Soft Tail, this bike is a huge step up!
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