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Old 06-10-02, 11:27 PM
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My new bike...

Yep just wanting to show off my new purchase. Took it up to squamish last week and its soo much sweeter on the downhills than my old hardtail. Gives me a workout going up but its worth it.
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Old 06-10-02, 11:28 PM
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Oh its a specialized Enduro FSR.
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Old 06-10-02, 11:40 PM
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Allright! Someone else from Vancuver! Heh, I think it's just you and me so far on these forums.

That looks pretty damn sweet by the way.
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I think you're right. Strange considering how many cyclists there are around here.
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Nice bike ianm! Aren't disc brakes wonderful?
Just wondering if you knew about the recall on the Enduro. In the latest Mountain bike mag I read about the seatstay failing on the Enduro. Hopefully the dealer knows about it and already took care of it, but you might check to be sure. Enjoy the new bike!
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Nice bike. I road a friends new Enduro last week and really appreciated how smooth the ride was.

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That bike looks sweet

I wish I lived in Vancouver

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Duuuuuude! Sweeeeet Ride!

Hey all that read this, I am not knocking any shocks at all, but are the front shocks on the pic above as strong as ones that are connected from top and bottom of the neck. So far the only advantage I see is that it stops the front tire from rotating around and kinking the cables when it's at rest. Does anybody think they are stronger than just ending at the bottom of the neck? I'm sending a pic along to explain what I mean, if anybody cares.
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Old 06-11-02, 03:43 AM
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oh and I forgot to add, the only thing your bike needs is this, click on this link, and it ain't very expensive at all., Kinda helps keep the brown from running. http://www.headlandbike.com/backslide.htm
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I think what you posted are triple clamp forks. I don't quite need those just yet. Maybe once I start doing 10 foot drops I'll think about it. As for fenders the enduro came with fenders - I just haven't fitted them yet.
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cool man, so you see no advantage to having triple forks for everyday offroading? My best friends daughter has your kind of shocks on her bike, and I was considering putting the triple forks pictured on her bike, as that is what came with my bike, and I think it makes them look cooler, but now I think the added weight might be too much for her, and she certainly don't go off ten foot drops. Thanks for saving me an hours worth of trouble for nothing.

hey, once you get your fenders on, would you post a pic, I am a big fan of fenders, and would love to see your Specialized again.

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The idea behind triple clamps is that the head tube isn't strong anough to take some of the forces that downhillers and freeriders put on the front fork. So the triple clamp gives much greater support. The forks are also much more expensive and you can't turn the handlebar as far - this can make quite a difference on technical trails.
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