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    From the guys at TBC - - something new for chelboed to lust after

    Well, the guys at Transition have a new one and it promises to be a new standard for PNW trail missiles. The Bandit:

    http://www.transitionbikes.com/Bikes_Bandit.cfm

    Maybe the Bottlerocket of trail bikes?

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    The p0rn:


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    I got excited there for a minute. I thought you wrote "TCBY".
    First Class Jerk

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    I'm gonna have to say that on paper...I'm in favor of the Covert or BR. This little thing looks more like something B2B would straddle.

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    Yeah, on second look, the Covert would probably suit you more - - longer travel, cockpit a bit more compact, slacker HA. BR would be overkill until you move farther east or west .

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
    I'm gonna have to say that on paper...I'm in favor of the Covert or BR. This little thing looks more like something B2B would straddle.
    Wait, isn't b2b on a Rune? Because a Rune kicks both Covert and BR asses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryptid01 View Post
    wait, isn't b2b on a rune? Because a rune kicks both covert and br asses.
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    Side note: I'd love to have a Rune too. I keep my eyes open on eBay for Prestons still. There's a little one on there right now...but it's too small for me.

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    2nd gen Prestons are nice - at least the second one they sent us was. The first had QC issues with the shock mount welds.

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    Don't let Ed pull you guys' legs, a cross bike can handle the riding he does!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryptid01 View Post
    2nd gen Prestons are nice - at least the second one they sent us was. The first had QC issues with the shock mount welds.
    That is unfortunately a recurring trend with first-gen TBCs. Blindside upper shock mount had QC issues, to the point that they did a complete redesign.

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    Quote Originally Posted by born2bahick View Post
    Don't let Ed pull you guys' legs, a cross bike can handle the riding he does!
    That was like a kick in the nuts man...just a kick in the nutz.

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    Wouldn't you have been dissapointed by a lesser effort?

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    These little jabs are the only reason I come here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
    These little jabs are the only reason I come here.
    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
    This little thing looks more like something B2B would straddle.
    Ha, me too!

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