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07-19-16, 08:58 AM
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Posted By s0ul_chicken

Final numbers aren't released as of yet, this...

Final numbers aren't released as of yet, this frame is the third revision in the line up with the final off for production. It is a 27.5, with a measurement of 44.45 cm from bb to rear axle, HTA...
07-15-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zKil3TctMWw/V4l...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zKil3TctMWw/V4lNxrqx4zI/AAAAAAAAEkk/thlZoQOqKE0PbvLdMoUNo-x7utDC5FJygCL0B/w1178-h673-no/IMG_2021.JPG
07-15-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,431
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Airborne Black Plague 27.5 Enduro

I had a complete and total blast building up this bike! The frame was given to me by the cool folks at Airborne to build up and report back on, and generate some buzz. The release date of this is...
06-16-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Like speedy25, I found a KILLER deal on a 160mm...

Like speedy25, I found a KILLER deal on a 160mm travel X-Fusion Sweep 34 for $235 for the new Black Plague build I am doing. You can find really great deals if you are patient enough to wait for...
06-07-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,219
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I love both my Goblin and Griffin, and the third...

I love both my Goblin and Griffin, and the third Airborne frame is being built as we speak (which is scheduled for release later this summer but I know nothing about that... :innocent:)
The Griffin...
05-26-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By s0ul_chicken

One more for the long weekend - rear facing cam

Fun downhill at Seven Sisters, starting at the wall.

https://vimeo.com/168104123
05-25-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Please do! Thanks lubes!

Please do!



Thanks lubes!
05-25-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By s0ul_chicken

The Alien Run / Black Hole Spur

I mounted the camera to the top tube, that way the footage faces forward no matter what the bars are doing. This little tech spur I have yet to fully clear...


https://vimeo.com/165209111
04-28-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Going around the Bear Claw. ...

Going around the Bear Claw.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1588/26668094946_c10f714ca4_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GCyXws)
04-13-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

For normal rides (15 miles or less) I carry about...

For normal rides (15 miles or less) I carry about a liter of water. On the longer rides, I will put 2 liters in the Osprey, and put a bottle on the bike itself for backup - very rare I run out of...
04-13-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

A couple more from the weekend ride at Pinion...

A couple more from the weekend ride at Pinion Mesa

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1517/26303656181_517d483349_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/G5n7zt)
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04-13-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,264
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I ride in the desert southwest, and specifically...

I ride in the desert southwest, and specifically picked up an Airborne Griffin 27.5+ for the sandy conditions out here. Best thing I ever did! The 3.25 up front and the 3.0 out back tubeless...
04-01-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By s0ul_chicken

+1 the eTen! I have had mine close to two years,...

+1 the eTen! I have had mine close to two years, and performs flawlessly. I did run into an issue where there was sand getting up into the lever assembly, so I made a cover that keeps all the...
03-25-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Much appreciated!! :D

Much appreciated!! :D
03-25-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

A couple more ... ...

A couple more ...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8753/16361621453_0d74b0d23e_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qVPA2B)

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/14956567583_14b23dddba_h.jpg...
03-24-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 100,240
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I thought I was the only one that took pics like...

I thought I was the only one that took pics like this - great thread!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7474/15901478826_b0aff983a2_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qeaeE3)
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03-23-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I received a 27.5+ as an Xmas gift, and with the...

I received a 27.5+ as an Xmas gift, and with the 3.25 tire up front and 3.0 tire in the back, riding in the desert southwest is quite enjoyable and fun. Tubeless bliss in desert sand running...
03-23-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,011
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Agreed! The bikes tend to get glances, and...

Agreed! The bikes tend to get glances, and questions from other riders.
03-22-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,219
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Airborne Griffin 27.5+ ...

Airborne Griffin 27.5+

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1600/25166938819_a335546837_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EkV97g)
03-22-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,011
Posted By s0ul_chicken

The Goblin stock weight is just over 28 pounds,...

The Goblin stock weight is just over 28 pounds, and the Griffin stock weight comes in at 32 pounds. I would also recommend going a size up if you aren't sure what size to get, as they seem to run a...
05-19-15, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,989
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Garmin Edge 200 here as well, nice and simple for...

Garmin Edge 200 here as well, nice and simple for MTB. I like tracking my mileage for goal purposes, and having the ability to download trails to explore is a nice feature. No need for a...
05-15-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,684
Posted By s0ul_chicken

That is the only thing I plan on purchasing for...

That is the only thing I plan on purchasing for the bike is a rear brake, but then I might as well go for a double growler holder, too!

Thanks for the comments guys, and the rules of the road :D
05-14-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,684
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I was planning on adding the rear brake, and I...

I was planning on adding the rear brake, and I also plan on going through the whole bike before trying to ride it as I want to be sure it is safe to ride. Thanks for the info!



Yeah, I have...
05-14-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,684
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Goose Island Beer Bicycle

I won this cool looking bike in a drawing from a local watering hole, and know absolutely nothing about single speed bikes. It looks like it has a flip-flop hub, which I will have to research to...
04-30-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Schwinn Jaguar Mark IV - dumpster save.

The next project bike, guessing it is a '61 or '62, but cant be for sure until I look up the serial number.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7695/17298703736_831dd49e78_c.jpg...
04-03-15, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,522
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Airborne Bicycles...

Airborne Bicycles (http://www.airbornebicycles.com) - nuff said.
01-22-15, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Thank you Maybelater!

Thank you Maybelater!
01-22-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Thanks Barrettscv - I used Club Roost Cross Terra...

Thanks Barrettscv - I used Club Roost Cross Terra Tire 27x1-3/8" Black Steel tires. I have only been around the block once, the fit is a bit off, but I really love the way this thing rolls. This...
01-21-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,719
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Introducing Victor von Frankenbike - my gravel grinder.

Born from a 1977 Nishiki, this bike was torn down to the frame and powdercoated satin black. I took off most of the components, and replaced them with more modern MTB upgrades. Cranks, RD, pedals,...
01-21-15, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Thanks John! The tires are 27 x 1-3/8" as well,...

Thanks John! The tires are 27 x 1-3/8" as well, and the tires are Club Roost Cross Terra Tire, Black Steel. I was looking into the Kenda's, but I did not like the gumwall on them. The chainring is...
01-21-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Most of the work complete, just need to clean up...

Most of the work complete, just need to clean up cable ends, strip the paint off the freewheel cogs, paint the pedals, and double check all the connections. Chrome cable housings installed, along...
01-21-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,358
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Go to Kool Stop International - High Performance...

Go to Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/rim_pads.html) for a listing of pads, you will need pads for a smooth post.
01-16-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,802
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I saw the Tourney, but have not checked into an...

I saw the Tourney, but have not checked into an Altus - thanks!



I have a quill to MTB adapter, and running riser bars (Cobalt 3's), and it will have to be index as the freewheel is an index. ...
01-15-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,802
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Best options for 6 speed shifter/derailleur

I am going from friction to index shifting, so I need to find a shifter and rear derailleur for the new 6 speed ramped freewheel. Does anyone have any recommendations?
01-15-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,431
Posted By s0ul_chicken

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7545/16100680777_69...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7545/16100680777_6901e98530_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qwLcsr)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8667/16284748891_63ceddd7b6_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qP2AuB)
01-15-15, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

More pictures starting with the original...

More pictures starting with the original chainstay protector, cleaned up and mounted back onto the bike. Cranks are also complete, Blackspire chainring installed, and now it is onto the brake levers...
01-13-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4,411
Views: 301,306
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Sloppy conditions, but I really didn't care - I...

Sloppy conditions, but I really didn't care - I had a blast!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7492/16072717098_52408dfdab_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/quhSQ3)
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01-13-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Almost there, just waiting on the brake housings...

Almost there, just waiting on the brake housings to cure before I can run new cables.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7543/16259409472_789c824b0f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qLMHY5)
01-12-15, 09:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,431
Posted By s0ul_chicken

+1 on the Suntour alloy! 427999 428000

+1 on the Suntour alloy!

427999

428000
01-08-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,219
Posted By s0ul_chicken

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7581/15901468896_3d...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7581/15901468896_3d8f92b25d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qeabGQ)
01-05-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Thanks John! I have all the take-offs, cleaned...

Thanks John! I have all the take-offs, cleaned and ready for whomever may need them as I posted them up in the ISO thread. If you know of anyone that can use any or all of it, let me know.
01-05-15, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

I sent the frame off for powder coating and got...

I sent the frame off for powder coating and got it back Friday, and it turned out rather nice in Black Satin. Lugs have been detailed, and all the bits polished up and ready to go back on the frame....
12-31-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Loving my 1x10 setup! 30T up front, 42-11 out...

Loving my 1x10 setup! 30T up front, 42-11 out back, all the gearing I need for New Mexico and Colorado.

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12-29-14, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Only two ways to get rid of that much noise, one...

Only two ways to get rid of that much noise, one being ditching the sound altogether for music, or have it turned down in editing. I usually do the music thing, but really only wanted to get another...
12-29-14, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Ankle Biter - Mountain View Trail side mount.

Trying out some mounting options for the VIRB, and wanted something that showed the trail, and gave a better sense of speed to the ride. It stuck out a bit further than I wanted, and in doing so the...
12-29-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,112,812
Posted By s0ul_chicken

ISO: 104 BCD 40 to 44 tooth single chainring,...

ISO:
104 BCD 40 to 44 tooth single chainring, quill to MTB stem adapter, and a ramped/pinned 5 speed freewheel. I am looking to ditch the friction shifting.

What I have:
SunTour bar end...
12-22-14, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By s0ul_chicken

That is a coat hanger that the Mrs. purchased for...

That is a coat hanger that the Mrs. purchased for me, but never hung it up - looks like a series of gear shifters to hang your goods up on.
12-22-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,713
Posted By s0ul_chicken

My cave - complete with an HD projector for those...

My cave - complete with an HD projector for those cold gaming nights when I can't go ride! Built-in entertainment system, covered in flames, speakers mounted into the ceiling, theatre lights, and...
12-16-14, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Hmmm... makes wonder if I can use the BB from...

Hmmm... makes wonder if I can use the BB from another bike I have.
12-16-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By s0ul_chicken

Here are some pictures with the paint issues: ...

Here are some pictures with the paint issues:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7533/16002679006_0285030b70.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qo6UWJ)
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