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Old 04-23-08, 03:11 PM
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Check Out My New Toy!!!



Got an absolutely KILLER deal on this baby. So excited I still nearly wet myself just looking at it. What do you guys think?

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2003 Specialized S-Works Enduro
XTR Everything (literally)
Fork: Fox RLC Talas
Rear Shock: Fox Float RL
Wheels: Mavic X317 Disc
Hubs: S-Works MTB
Bars: Specialized Enduro Carbon
Seatpost: thomson
Stem: thomson
Pedals: Plastic wellgo's until I get home and put my mallets on


Things to do:
remove dork disc
Cut that ridiculously long seat post
Hit the local trails to see if i can kill myself...
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Old 04-23-08, 03:30 PM
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nice now go get her dirty
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Old 04-23-08, 03:36 PM
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Looks awesome. What's the frameset material for that bike?
What in interesting place for the bottle cage braze-ons, too.. I'd be afraid of getting that bottle caked with mud down there lol
good plans on cutting the seat post, I was about to ask you about that till you mentioned it. I suppose a front fender would keep that bottle safer maybe.. hmm


anyway, more pics!
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Old 04-23-08, 03:52 PM
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yea. that bottle cage placement is a little strange. probably wont use it much anyway, due to my hydration pack.

more pics when I get home, the above pic was taken at my buddy's place. I'm at work right now. Obviously working hard.
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Old 04-23-08, 04:10 PM
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I love it. I have a Trek Y3 with the bottle cage in the same place. What is a dork disc?
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Old 04-23-08, 04:15 PM
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giggidy giggidy!

I've always liked specialized frames
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Looks pretty clean, enjoy the ride.


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Old 04-23-08, 04:49 PM
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aha, ok. yeah a hydro pack solves that problem LOL
WF, a "dork disc" is that plastic or metal plate between the rear cassette (gear cogs) and the wheel spokes. It's designed to protect the spokes if the bike derailleur is out of adjustment and overshifts the chain past the gears, and into the spokes.
when the bike is properly adjusted, it serves no real purpose and just looks dumb, adds weight, etc.
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Old 04-23-08, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by GlassWolf View Post
Looks awesome. What's the frameset material for that bike?
What in interesting place for the bottle cage braze-ons, too.. I'd be afraid of getting that bottle caked with mud down there lol
good plans on cutting the seat post, I was about to ask you about that till you mentioned it. I suppose a front fender would keep that bottle safer maybe.. hmm


anyway, more pics!
I don't have anything quite that nice but mine has the bottle bosses in the same spot, so I went and got a Sigg sport bottle, haven't had any problems with crud in my drinks yet.
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Old 04-23-08, 05:51 PM
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Nice bike...

And wow, that's a long seatpost...
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Old 04-23-08, 08:40 PM
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i feel like the bottle cage will get smashed on something...much dorkier than the "dork disc" esp if you ride with a pack.

the dork disc is only dorky till you throw a chain into a wheel and lose a few spokes, then you look like a dork for not riding with it. (however i acknowledge that the derailleur adjustment should never get that out of whack if adjusted properly)
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Old 04-23-08, 08:44 PM
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I think we have the same couch pillow!
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Nice find. Enjoy it.
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