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Old 08-25-05, 02:20 PM
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Upgraded a few bits on my bike. (pics)

Have a Giant XtC SE3 in case you guys didnt already know. Thought the Manitou Axel elites were pure dung, so i thought it change them and made another few welcom changes while i was there:

Identiti Trials rigid forks
WTB Trail Comp Disc hub
Easton EA30 bars hi rise
FSA XC40 stem
WTB Velociraptors front and rear
New hard grips
Bontrager seat post.

The ride is now very fast but very harsh, Its now well and truely impossible to do trials moves on it at all as all my weight is on the front wheel. Tyres are nice and grippy, and very controllable if they do let go. Grips need gloves to use them they are that hard . Bars and stem feel a lot stiffer which is nice, anyway heres a few pics.
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That's some serious downward tilt on the saddle there, horse!
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why did you swap the suspension fork?
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Old 08-25-05, 03:49 PM
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why did you swap the suspension fork?
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Old 08-25-05, 04:20 PM
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why did you swap the suspension fork?
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Those are some seriously drilled-out discs.
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Changed the forks as i needed something a bit quicker on the road to and from the trails, plus the Manitou Axel elites were disgustingly bad. The seat is rather tilted forward indeed, didnt notice but yeah its comfortable
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wow dude that thing is really tilted. must do a # on the gonads
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