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New big boy dirt toy

Old 07-26-20, 04:13 PM
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New big boy dirt toy

Finally got her out and ready for the trails...took a while but it was worth it.

Airborn Goblin frame, sram 1x12, DT wheels, Maxxis tires
Gonna break her in tomorrow hopefully if its below 94degrees....
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Old 07-26-20, 09:18 PM
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Had the wheels built for me, hoping they are strong enough....they seem strong. Guess we will find out this week.
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Old 07-27-20, 05:51 AM
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Nice!! Classic and tasteful color
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Nice!! Classic and tasteful color
thanks, I love hard tails
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Old 07-27-20, 03:58 PM
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Nice!! Classic and tasteful color
surprised no one laughed at my ancient specialized V Saddle
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surprised no one laughed at my ancient specialized V Saddle

A saddle is just as personal a choice as your underwear is if you ride a lot --- no judgements here
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A saddle is just as personal a choice as your underwear is if you ride a lot --- no judgements here
thanks....rode it yesterday, love it
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A saddle is just as personal a choice as your underwear is if you ride a lot --- no judgements here
thanks....rode it yesterday, love it
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Old 08-18-20, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Chad991 View Post
surprised no one laughed at my ancient specialized V Saddle
I use the ISM MTB saddle on my steed. I posted up a pic on a ****** page and copped flack off a few people re how it looked. I built my bike to be ridden, not to look good while sitting on the back of my truck, and I find the saddle comfortable enough to ride around on it all day. If it works, it works. Ride it and love it
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Great looking Bike! I've been intrigued by the 1x and thinking I may need that on my next bike.
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Great looking Bike! I've been intrigued by the 1x and thinking I may need that on my next bike.
This may sound overly dramatic -- but my life is less complicated with a 1x drivetrain now . Im personally using the Eagle system with 11-50 rear and 32 tooth front ---

32x11 is good for 22 mph on flat ground with me giving it all the business I can muster - so I have no complaints about lack of top end -- and 32-50 will climb anything I want to climb
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I wasn't sure until I rode a bike with1x...it is easier and I really liked it, so I added to this new bike when I had it built. I'm no where near the speed demon or racer that some of you guys are her, but on my limited mtb experience, it goes as fast as I want, digs in in the slow gears and climbs well...
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