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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 09-07-06, 11:14 AM   #1
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Bwaaaa!!! Bwwaaa! Bwaa! Bwaaaaaaaaa!!!1

my new dirt bike owns.

i FINALLY finished the build last weekend. i hope to ride some trails this weekend.
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Old 09-07-06, 11:14 AM   #2
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bwaaaa. bwaaaaa indeed.
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Old 09-07-06, 11:16 AM   #3
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Old 09-07-06, 11:18 AM   #4
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Nice build, it definitley has some sex appeal
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Old 09-07-06, 11:22 AM   #5
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I <3 sliding dropouts.
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Old 09-07-06, 11:30 AM   #6
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I don't know how I feel about their fork crowns, but I still think they're a sweet ride.
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Old 09-07-06, 11:33 AM   #7
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super hot.

i miss riding my Spot around Palmer and Captain, but mainly miss riding it on the Ft Carson tank trails!
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Old 09-07-06, 11:47 AM   #8
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you have any shots of that seatstay?
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Old 09-07-06, 12:01 PM   #9
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Nice build. I love mine.
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Old 09-07-06, 12:02 PM   #10
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Sexxxxxxxxxay.
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thanks guys! i am super excited about this bike. it's my first 29er... i don't think i'll be riding a 26" ever again.

josh, i hope to ride rampart resevoir this weekend. or sucker someone to drop me off at the top of pipeline! i have a need to bleed from speed. i'll at least ride up the chutes and buckhorn and bearcreek and then down captain jack's if i don't feel like getting a combustible engine involved.

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i love the fork crowns. it's one of my favorite parts of the bike. i love how the design is integrated with the seat stays.

visitordesign,
i don't have any shots of the seatstays... i could take some for you when i get off of work.

i could show off my handy work i had to do with my grinder and wire wheel to the removeable brake bosses. those dummies made the aluminum brackets waaay too clunky and big, so my brakes couldn't open wide enough to get the inflated tires in. another gripe i have is the stupid cable guides... i want cable stops, not hydro guides... so i had to run housing the whole way to my rear brake. there's a touch of drag because of it... ugh. i plan to braze some on before i repaint it. i HATE white bikes. and white people... i mean... um... crap.
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The only thing I would change is adding some Avid BB7's instead of rim brakes. Tight.
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what grips are those?
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The only thing I would change is adding some Avid BB7's instead of rim brakes. Tight.
i considered discs... but i already had the non-disc sun ringlé solo hubs laying around and the brakes off my 26". the brakes i'm running are the avid ultimates. they're just as powerful as a mechanical disc brake, if not more, and way lighter... these brakes are absolutely amazing.
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Old 09-07-06, 01:15 PM   #15
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the grips are esi's. they're awesome.

http://www.extremesteering.com/Silic..._Absorbing.htm
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Old 09-07-06, 01:16 PM   #16
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full housing is the *****...

mountain bikes (and the cables on them) get real dirty if used properly! when you don't have to redo your rearbrake cable after every couple months in sloppy weather i think that design will grow on you.

oh and fianally disks are for wimps if you don't live in the rockies (or some serious mountains) rim brakes will do ya just fine everytime. ESPECIALLY AVID ULTIMATES! nice freakin brakes.
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Old 09-07-06, 01:16 PM   #17
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not with avid flak jackets.

he does live in the rockies too.
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Old 09-07-06, 01:19 PM   #18
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That Bike Is Sick!
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Old 09-07-06, 01:36 PM   #19
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tight.

+1 on the discs...love me some magura marta sl's...

and grips - i have been running yeti hardcores but soon to go back ol' skool w/ the next ones - ritchey wcs foams. man i miss those.

nice ride, bro. you ever get to the atl we'll hit the dirt.
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Have fun getting that thing dirty. Cuz dirt is the only thing really missing.
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