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Old 07-25-09, 07:49 PM   #1
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2Blur r B2Blur/ 56k Warning

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Old 07-25-09, 07:58 PM   #2
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Old 07-25-09, 08:03 PM   #3
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Old 07-25-09, 08:17 PM   #4
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Still Have to Decide on stack height:

Slack angles I'm not used to:

Travel adjust does help for climbing, but there is no useable travel after lockout
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Ohhhhhhhhh yea! I'm not familiar with that frame, how much travel does it have? Is it a "VPP"? Looks great man, enjoy...
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Like the red spokes, and yes the rest of the bike as well.
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Nice ride ! Good job on the build.
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Ohhhhhhhhh yea! I'm not familiar with that frame, how much travel does it have? Is it a "VPP"? Looks great man, enjoy...
Yeah VPP, 140 mm rear travel with 150 up front.
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Well...your fork is on backward, your seatpost is bent, and you forgot to install the clip mechanism on the pedals.

Your bike building skills suck!



Are those Supersonics?
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Wow........just wow. Don't you need to make the long trek to Pisgah........so I can ride that thing?
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So, did it come in at about 26.5lbs with cables and incidentals...or was the 25.9 actual?
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How does ride? Compared to the your Epic? (looking at frames similar to this)
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Very nice.
Like the colors and stuff.

Hows it ride?
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Wow........just wow. Don't you need to make the long trek to Pisgah........so I can ride that thing?
I would be honored to have someone with skilz like you ride it!

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So, did it come in at about 26.5lbs with cables and incidentals...or was the 25.9 actual?
Yeah, 26.5 according to my scale after I put the stans sealant in ( I put in twice as much as they recommend) So it's half a pound lighter than the Epic, but way more verstitile.

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Are those Supersonics?
No, There's that half pound we were looking for. Ha, Honestly A guy that runs standard tires tubeless, wants as much sidewall as a decent weight will allow. I should revise my spec sheet to say 580 gr rear 670 fr.

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Hows it ride?
Well it's way more plush, but not quite as efficient. The slacker angle and enormous stack made it hard to climb today, but cornering was better than I anticipated.I lowered the stem tonight and will try climbing again tommorrow. I see the build was just the first step, dialing it in to a all rounder is gonna be the tough part.
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Just for kicks...I have an Easton 90mm and a Thomson 70mm stem you can borrow for a ride to see if you like it shorter. I hated it when I was used to the 110mm Easton I had...but now that I've been running shorter stems...I'm really diggin' 'em. I've got a 50mm on the Komodo.
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Just for kicks...I have an Easton 90mm and a Thomson 70mm stem you can borrow for a ride to see if you like it shorter. I hated it when I was used to the 110mm Easton I had...but now that I've been running shorter stems...I'm really diggin' 'em. I've got a 50mm on the Komodo.
OK, I think it's a 90 on there right now . I have a 120 Duess, but wouldn't mind trying the 70 mm 2B4 I cut it.
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Very nice. I want your spokes, by the way. Jesus, 11,000 some? Wish I had 11k to spend on a bike
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I tried to look at all the pics but my eyes got all blurry. Dazzling, B2B, just dazzling.
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Very nice. I want your spokes, by the way. Jesus, 11,000 some? Wish I had 11k to spend on a bike
That made me chuckle...
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That made me chuckle...
About me not having that much to spend or the comment about not having enough to spend?
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About you tongue-in-cheekedly misinterpreting the data.
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Oh. Wow. I feel silly now. Weight. I'm just gonna go hide in a corner.
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