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Old 05-14-08, 12:58 PM
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Banshee bling



More to come.
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Old 05-14-08, 02:51 PM
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Something that needs a bigger fork?
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More to come.
Bring it already!

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Old 05-14-08, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
Something that needs a bigger fork?
ya really
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Old 05-14-08, 04:07 PM
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this is something you should carefully pack it back in the box and send it to my address - Immediately, without any question......oh, and you are also suppose to send a XTR build Kit, Marz 55 ATA fork, Magura Louise brake set, and a Chris King wheelset. pm me for the address.
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Old 05-14-08, 04:52 PM
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Something that needs a bigger fork?
Oh you mean the one I dont have?
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Old 05-14-08, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by troie View Post
Oh you mean the one I dont have?
sheesh, don't take it the wrong way. it's going to be a sweetly riding rig in the end, no matter the fork.
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Old 05-14-08, 08:52 PM
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Resembles a washer and dryer.
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looks bomb proof!

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Old 05-18-08, 10:55 AM
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More...

So far so good. The only problem I ran into was the e13 guide. The scirocco has ISCG'05 tabs welded on but the e13 is bb/iscg type so it wont fit. Ive asked e13 if they will let me trade in the old stuff for new so we will see what happens. Hopefully next weekend she will be ready.









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Nice welds.
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nice bike but...

for the amount of abuse those components are up for, the frame is incredibly over built.

still, have fun with it
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nice bike but...

for the amount of abuse those components are up for, the frame is incredibly over built.

still, have fun with it

Agreed 100% which is why I got it. I need something thats going to last me the next 5-8 years.
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Real men don't buy frames becuase they are too busy drinking beer to build them up.
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Real men don't buy frames becuase they are too busy drinking beer to build them up.

What you FAIL to recognize is the fact that there are people out there that would sooner build a bike from the frame up rather than buy a prebuilt bike. Doing a custom build, allows the owner of the bike to have a parts spec of their choosing, where with a prebuilt bike you get to ride what the bike manufacturer decides to spec the bike with.

Looks good troie, post pictures when complete.
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Real men don't buy frames becuase they are too busy drinking beer to build them up.
i do both
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Originally Posted by Mr. Smashy View Post
What you FAIL to recognize is the fact that there are people out there that would sooner build a bike from the frame up rather than buy a prebuilt bike. Doing a custom build, allows the owner of the bike to have a parts spec of their choosing, where with a prebuilt bike you get to ride what the bike manufacturer decides to spec the bike with.
That would be a valid defense if I wasn't planning on custom building my next bike.

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Originally Posted by Mr. Smashy View Post
What you FAIL to recognize is the fact that there are people out there that would sooner build a bike from the frame up rather than buy a prebuilt bike. Doing a custom build, allows the owner of the bike to have a parts spec of their choosing, where with a prebuilt bike you get to ride what the bike manufacturer decides to spec the bike with.

Looks good troie, post pictures when complete.
TRUE. I built my Salsa up, best decision I made. Light, but can take some abuse.
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Looks good troie, post pictures when complete.
Gotta make do with what you have right? It's all good, it will all fit nicely in the next 12-18 months. I cant take not being on the trail much longer so Im going to ride it until the wheels fall off.

Dont forget, Im also buying a new house as we speak so I need to prioritize. Yeah, I think thats the word my wife used
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Gotta make do with what you have right? It's all good, it will all fit nicely in the next 12-18 months. I cant take not being on the trail much longer so Im going to ride it until the wheels fall off.

Dont forget, Im also buying a new house as we speak so I need to prioritize. Yeah, I think thats the word my wife used
I can wait.
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e13 doesnt know how to answer emails or phone calls so it looks like Im buying a new guide.

I found this for $80. Also thinking about going 115mm on the Reba thx to scrub.

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You could try just using a Stinger guide. Bashring of your choice + Stinger works very well, is lighter, and far less hassle to set up.

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...s.php?id=16794

(tough part is finding it in stock...)

Looking good though! That frame ought to last you just fine, and the rest isn't bad by any stretch. Replace the bits that don't out last the frame. Looks like a decent mix of strong/light/durable without breaking the bank.
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Real men don't buy frames becuase they are too busy drinking beer to build them up.
Right. As if you'd know.
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Right. As if you'd know.
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Exactly! You have absolutely no idea how true that is.
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