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Old 10-09-04, 01:04 AM
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New Santa Cruz bikes are out (dj bike, blur-based all-mountain bike.)

Blur 4x
Jackal
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Old 10-09-04, 07:11 AM
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They look good.
However it looks like the Jackal has an odd growth coming from it's headtube.
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Old 10-09-04, 09:14 AM
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YEah santa cruz is doing it to all their bikes. Freaking camel hump haha
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
YEah santa cruz is doing it to all their bikes. Freaking camel hump haha


What's the point in it?
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Old 10-09-04, 03:20 PM
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They will say strength...personally...I don't know why. They can't want to make the bike uglier...can they ?
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Maybee they are theft proofing the bikes.
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Built in ugliness...definately a possibility.
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Yeah right. Strength. Thats what it is...I think.
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I think it looks great.
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The VPP Linkage animation on the SC site is sweet. I love the VP Free.
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Originally Posted by Santa Cruz Site
For the last two seasons, our Syndicate riders have been racing slalom and 4-X on Blurs. Or have they? Those Blur-ry things theyve been riding were actually a lot different than what most of us could expect to find under the Christmas tree. They had beefier down tubes, top tubes and seat tubes. Head tubes were slacker than their less abuse-destined showroom floor brethren (69 degrees with a 4.5 inch travel fork), and gusseted up to handle the loads of six-inch travel forks.They were sort of like what would happen if a Blur and a Heckler got all boozed up on Red Bull and Vodka and then locked themselves in the back of a 73 Chevy Van with shag carpet and bubble windows for a few hours.

Anyway, we decided to start selling them. They kick ass. A little heavier and a lot mo brawny than a Blur, more VPP suave than a Heckler, and probably more able to handle casing a double jump than you or us, the Blur 4x just might be that do-it-all bike we all keep dreaming about.
Blur and a Heckler boozed up on Red Bull and Vodka...hilarious

I hope they keep the Hecklers around for a few like they have with the Superlights.
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