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Old 02-18-08, 09:22 PM
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w00t, hurray for impulsiveness.

Walked into a shop today and threw a payment down on a Commencal Absolut a1. Going to throw a pair of 2.5 Nevagals on it front and back, better headset (most likely King) and a new pair of pedals (Odyssey JC's) and I'll have myself a decent 4X bike for the track we're building, plus a fun bike for some singletrack. People may tell me it's not the right bike for it, but **** it, I've been riding long enough to know what I like.

pics coming on Wednesday.
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Old 02-18-08, 09:26 PM
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Old 02-18-08, 10:46 PM
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Sounds like a good ride, so long as you can get the seat up high enough for how you like to pedal it doesn't matter what the naysayers,...uh, say.
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Old 02-18-08, 10:58 PM
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Pfft, seat hardly ever moves on my bikes.

I just hope my damned tax return gets here soon enough .
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Nice-looking ride.
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Damn, glad to hear that! One nice bike indeed.
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Nice, cant wait for pics/action pics.
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2.5's you can make some singletrack with those.. sounds cool though.
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That's not the right bike for it.
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Oh wait, people have been telling me that about my new trail bike too.
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Originally Posted by wethepeople View Post
Pfft, seat hardly ever moves on my bikes.

I just hope my damned tax return gets here soon enough .
hey, not xc high. i just meant however high you need it.

that's going to be a fun ride.
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All I managed to get were some crappy cell phone pics, but they will suffice till I figure out my camera once again.


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All I managed to get were some crappy cell phone pics, but they will suffice till I figure out my camera once again.
looks like a damn fun ride. nice.
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nice spoke protector n00b
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You're just jealous that I have a piece of plastic protecting my wheel.
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You're just jealous that I have a piece of plastic protecting my wheel.
well, not really, but the bike looks very nice, definitely trailable in the hands of a skilled rider.
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That is frikken sick WTP.
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That's a sweet ride. How's it ride so far?
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Seems pretty nimble, I haven't had it out in the trails yet so it's only been on some small jumps and trialsy stuff so I can't say for sure.
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Very sharp.
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Man, I've been jonesin' for one of those, but they're almost impossible to get in my area. I'm not sure there's even a US distributor.
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Man, I've been jonesin' for one of those, but they're almost impossible to get in my area. I'm not sure there's even a US distributor.
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Man, I've been jonesin' for one of those, but they're almost impossible to get in my area. I'm not sure there's even a US distributor.
I managed to hook up the shop I used to work at as a dealer after interbike, so I got a bit of a deal on this one.
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boo-yah.
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is that an abandoned vehicle it's leaning against?
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