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    Photos of my Proflex 957





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    what?! no disc brakeS?! how does that ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PanPanX
    what?! no disc brakeS?! how does that ride?
    It rides AWESOME. Super frame...one of the best bikes ever made I say.

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    excuse my ignorance, but is it healthy for the rear derailleur to be stretched out that much?

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    No, its not healthy for the chain too.

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    THat chain is at least 3 links too short, maybe 2

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    A ProFlex with original Rapid Rise... that's not something you see every day. I had an 856 (still do, but it's not built up) with a very similar parts spec. It was a great ride, in its day.

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    Yes, back in the day those where excellent bikes...still are

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    Quote Originally Posted by jinderv
    No, its not healthy for the chain too.
    wait.. if you know its not good for it.. why didnt you fix it when you got it?

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    I could have done it myself but I had plans to take it in to a dealer the next day to get a full tune-up - so I left it for them.

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    Cool, I've got a built up 857. Do yourself a favor and dump those boat anchor noleen coilover shocks.

    I put some Risse racing shocks on mine and it made a world of difference. I also put easton carbon bar on it plus titec carbon seatpost, the re-engineered spinergy spox, profile carbon crank, xtr rear and front derailleur plus rocket shifters. Squadra saddle. Got the bike down to 22.5 lbs
    chris@promocycle.net

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    SWEET! thanks man

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    ive always been fascinated with those forks. how do they ride?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    ive always been fascinated with those forks. how do they ride?
    There's a reason why they're not made anymore.

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    Not very good.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    sweet looking bike. way to resurrect an old beast. i've got a 955 frame sitting around. still thinking about how im going to upgrade those elastomers. not a wide selection of rear shocks, and also i have the older strut. not sure about spending 3 bills on a new risse.
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    theres one in the back of my LBS and it has an elastomer that is not squishy :/
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    Neat looking bike but it's single-pivot... I'd think it would bounce like mad when you pedal out of the saddle.

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    nice bike, and great looking photos. must be a good digital camera.

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    I've had 2 ProFlexes. The rear suspension isn't very active when you're on the brakes. Any of you who have spent time on a Girvin fork probably understand the term "Girvin endo". Slow bumps that put your weight a little forward load the fork funny and the way the fork travels (kind of a on "J" shaped curve) the rebound can launch you over the bars. Laterally the fork is pretty stiff tho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtbike
    ive always been fascinated with those forks. how do they ride?

    For XC they are the best... but don't take my word for it...

    http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Front_Sh...ct_21530.shtml

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    Quote Originally Posted by x_v1p3r_x
    nice bike, and great looking photos. must be a good digital camera.

    Thank you.... I used my Canon 20D mated with my 24-70L lens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cryogenic
    Neat looking bike but it's single-pivot... I'd think it would bounce like mad when you pedal out of the saddle.
    No such problems with this bike... just killer hill climbing powers and super plush ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    There's a reason why they're not made anymore.

    readhttp://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Front_Sh...ct_21530.shtml

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    Quote Originally Posted by tFUnK
    sweet looking bike. way to resurrect an old beast. i've got a 955 frame sitting around. still thinking about how im going to upgrade those elastomers. not a wide selection of rear shocks, and also i have the older strut. not sure about spending 3 bills on a new risse.
    Wow... nice project bike! I say do her up...it'll be fun! Do you photos of your Frame?

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