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Old 05-31-07, 08:30 AM   #1
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07 Mongoose Canaan Elite

Color(s) Silver
Weight 26.5 lbs
Frame FreeDrive XC/Enduro 3.9" (100 mm) travel, butted alloy frame
Fork Fox F100RL, 100 mm travel, air spring, rebound and lock out.
Rear Shock Fox RP2, two position ProPedal, air spring rebound adjust, (6.5x1.5")

Crankset FSA Afterburner, hollow forged 2pc, 22/32/44T alloy
Bottom Bracket FSA MegaExo external bearing
Pedals Crank Brothers Smarty clipless
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano Deore XT Rapidfire

Freewheel SRAM PG-970 11-32 9 speed
Chain Shimano HG-73
Rims WTB LaserDisc XC 28H
Tires Kenda Karma DTC folding bead 26x2.0
Front Hub WTB LaserDisc Lite 28H
Rear Hub WTB LaserDisc Lite 28H, 9 speed cassette
Spokes WTB stainless steel
Nipples Brass UCP
Front Brake Avid Juicy 5, hydraulic disc, 160 mm rotor
Rear Brake Avid Juicy 5, hydraulic disc, 160 mm rotor

Brake Levers Avid Juicy 5
Handlebar Easton EA50 Lo Rise, 25.4 mm
Stem Easton EA50 6 deg angle
Grips Mongoose No-Flange M-logo Lock On grip
Headset FSA IS-2 integrated
Saddle Kore I-Beam Mountain Saddle
Seat Post Kore I-Beam Race, 2014 alloy, 27.2 mm
Seat Clamp CNC Alloy w/bolt

Anybody seen/ridden one? Nothing comes close to this parts spec in price, and the suspension technology is obviously based upon GT's I-Drive.

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Old 05-31-07, 08:44 AM   #2
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I've ridden a Schwinn Rocket with similar suspension, it seemed to do very well, one of the first FS bikes I could stand up and hammer on without feeling like I was on pogo stick.
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