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New "trail bike" rides for 2015 (No DH bikes allowed!)

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by kickstand, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. kickstand

    kickstand Turbo Monkey

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    Post up what you've put together for the 2015 trail bike season (yes for some of us it's winter and we aren't riding right now)

    No DH bikes, because I hate them.
     

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    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Black mambah.
     
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    Same heavy thing as last year. Really need to get it on a diet.
     
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    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    Threw a new fork on it for 2015. went from 160 to 170. Might go one up 40 toof sometime. Sorry for the crap pic.
     
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    http://www.pinkbike.com/photo/10967937/

    same bike as last season but with upgrades , i have a reverb stealth , a radr cage , 42t oneup cog to complete the 1x10 conversion , also plans for a 55CR fork before the race season starts
     
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    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    If someone starts a "New 2015 Fat Bike" thread, I'm going to burn down an animal shelter.

    As for the bikes so far, a lot of ass kicking. Seriously, some great shred sleds - keep'em coming (even the bottom line inefficient ones).
     
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    kickstand Turbo Monkey

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    great idea, I'll start that one next !!
     
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    Been on it for a few yrs
     
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    My whip this year;
    2015 Lapierre Zesty 527AM
    From new I changed it to 1x11 XTR (mechanical)
    170mm 6C cranks (low BB height plus short legs)
    RaceFace Narrow wide 32T ring
    Mallet 2 pedals
    Southpaw lever for the KS integra post
    Mavic Charge 2.4 tire up front (love this tire!)
    Mavic Roam 2.2 on the rear (great if you like speed and never deal with off camber or mud or rapid braking..... I hate this tire.).

    Totally love this bike (apart from stupid rear tire)
     
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    I'm liking the clear thread titles :)



    Colours not looking vivid - stupid sun ruining the shot. Will get some fancy DSLR Bokeh shit going soon enough
     
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    The same old shit! :)

     
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  15. denjen

    denjen Certified Lift Whore

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    Specialized was blowing the 26" Stumpjumper EVO Carbon frames out for a great price, couldn't say no. Also picked up a new Pike and hoping to put a Monarch Plus on there soon.

     
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    Ignore the DH bike in this picture. Just picked up this '15 Process 153DL about a week ago. I've already ridden it more in the past week than I ever rode my Trance 29er it replaced.
     
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    First 29er I've ever owned. It's fast and turns good.

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    Made a couple updates to the MT over the winter:
     
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    I am currently with out a trail bike because I sold my stumpjumper that I "evo'd". Was such a fun bike to ride.
     
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    denjen Certified Lift Whore

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    I have been on a 2012 EVO for 3 years, and have really liked it. I was looking hard at a few different things to replace it with, but when I saw that I could get a new carbon frame for less than I paid for the aluminum version I went for it. My only complaint with the bike has been the rear shock, but now with the Monarch option hopefully that will fix it.
     
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    My Newmad...
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    26.3 lbs with I9s and 2.2 Ikons--XC


    28.3 lbs with Flow/Stans and 2.4 Highroller IIs--AM/DH
     
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    image.jpg Same Spitfire I built up late last season, with a couple of updates:
     
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    Nearly 2 years on this thing and still love it. Put some Next SL cranques on there but no pics cause she's all apart for winter cleaning, suspension service and fresh bearings.
     
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    One of you guys should trade for my Spitfire. Lets do this. I'll toss in a pack of beers and some hot sauce.
     
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    kickstand Turbo Monkey

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    I would agree, the fox ctd auto sag left something to be desired.


    My complaints on my stumpy would be creaky press fit, proprietary shock set up, and a rear hub and axle that both always worked their way loose. Otherwise I loved the bike
     
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    My main squeeze. My beloved covert 26 converted to 650b and slacked way out. The only peice of the frame that's original is the rocker and seat stays. I made the switch to a pike late last season and recently picked up a dB inline, which I'm loving over the monarch I was running.
    I also have a process 134dl which rocks, and an angleset'd Bikesdirect fatbike.
     

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    Steel is real. Although suspension would be nice at times.

     
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    Canfield Balance, the DH'rs Trail bike
     
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    My inefficient SP



    And yes, *fuck* this weather...
     
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    Megatrail: The offical shred sled of ridemonkey
    Added a few things recently..
    MRP AMg + 42t (yes I turned in my man card)
    XO Trails instead of shimanos
    bumped the renthals up to 20mm rise
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    have a tioga spyder saddle Im going to swap for the wtb
    things dialed
    shes a bit dirty right now because the dirts been good

     
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    my b day is coming up (i know, no one cares), but i think im going to gift myself some new (carbunz) bars and cranks.

    never had plastic stuff on a mtb before, should be cool. ill post a pic when i am done.
     
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    Megatrail is giving me a massive bone.... iv been looking at XC/AM bikes caues i cant pedal a DHR in my local woods
     
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    Megatrail dominance!
    31lbs., no carbon, Manitou fork, totally unrideable.

    edit: But wait, there's more! six-fifty-bi-bdsm wheels! I'm on the kill list...FML
     
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    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    Trust me, the only way to mitigate your mega-chub is to acquire a Megajizz™ yourself (and a GG special edition fleshlight which conveniently fits into a bottle cage)

     
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    DROOL>>>>>

    I'm hoping to get a new Spitty in Black this year. I've been riding one of the original spitfires for about 4 years now and it is starting to show its age. I'll probably start off w/ 26in but then move to 650b as parts get harder and harder to find.
     
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