Been waiting to get "her" for a while

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by ewiccami, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. ewiccami

    ewiccami Chimp

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    Been Waiting For this for a while. I haven't raced DH in about 7 years... Things have changed since then. Hopefully this'll help me out. I'm sure gonna need it.

    Immediately upon arrival

    Start with the big items first or course, or well that which comes in the biggest box first

    Drivetrain next... Arrgghh... need wheels

    What the front end looks like with out a wheel : S

    Just give me a few hours... Get some sleep then finish wheels : )
     

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  2. Mlody

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    It's gonna be super sweet bike!

    what cranks are those?
     
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    shimano something lol
     
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    Race Face Atlas FR.
     
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    YEAH sweet Eric!!! The fork looks good on there. Get some pics of the bike whith the wheels installed ASAP.
     
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    super nice !
     
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    nice ride! you'll enjoy it.
     
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    Arkayne I come bearing GIFs

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  9. ultraNoob

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    Oh man! Eric's gonna be at woodward. I can see it now.... a ZCbikes jersey on the podium. Ozzer let me ride his 303 when he had it. I cursed him for it cuz my mPire felt like poop afterwards.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    just a word of advice... next time wait until AFTER you lace up your rear wheel to put the cassette on... they can be a real b!tch to get off just a hub.


    other than that......... I'm jealous.
     
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    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    for a second after reading the title I thought this thread was going to be about mail order brides,


    pimpin yeti!
     
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    I won't let you near my M6 then.
    Nice ride eric. Hope to see you out in Serpent one of these days.
    Long stemmed q-tips help for the vertical rail. :p

    I kinda miss my 303....kinda
     
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    I'm not sure how gracious you are feeling today, but can I have it?...

    I will trade you my new iPhone.
     
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    i'm jealous to say the least.
     
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    When my yeti 303 frame arrived it took me hours without sleep to finish putting the bike together. Funnily enough, I aslo was waiting for the custom wheels.

    This is how it looked before the UK Yeti Tribemeet :banana:


    And this how it looked during:



    Make sure you post hundreds of pictures once built :)
     
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    Good advice, because he wouldn't want the cassette to stick onto the hub and be un-removable. :rofl:
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    Ever try it? Not as easy as you'd think.
     
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    Fonzie18 Turbo Monkey

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    No, I don't know anything about bikes...

    Haha, I'm just messin'. Thought it was funny is all.
     
  19. RMboy

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    going to be sweet! wish i the one i went one had been serviced properly..!! The guy who had it had no idea. But when u see them ride they look fast..
     
  20. ewiccami

    ewiccami Chimp

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    haha... ya, i know about the cassette advice. I just opted to tune the drivetrain before building my wheels. Yes yes, I know, completely backwards. You should have seen how many times it took to get the tires facing the right direction (don't ask). So I left the shop late last night, without complete wheels. Instead of going home and sleeping I laced up the wheels while my wife waited for me to get in bed. First time EVER she went to bed before me. Wheels are all laced up though, and trued, dished, etc....

    Here are some more pics for you guys:



    A "Funn" seat for my new fun bike. I actually like the cover on it, doesn't look like it'll get too torn up, plus it looks cool with the snow camo. Got to rock the Thomson, they last forever (well for most people).



    Shop logos applied. Tires and Wheels put on....



    All "spinished!" Took her for a test spin around the Rite-Aid parking lot and nailed the planters/curbs at full speed. No slow down at all... Pretty cool! She's got me all nervous and gitty. I'm sure she'll lay the smack-down on me, though. Or at least make me do something really really stupid. It'll be great!

    Oh ya, those cranks are Raceface Atlas'. I liked the machine look, but more importantly they were available now. It was actually tough locating a crank for an 83mm bottom bracket shell. I'm not planning on going to be hucking it anyway. Just making an "attempt" at the racing scene. Anyone who knows me knows I shouldn't be on a bike anyway (yes, I said bike, not downhill bike). So things should be interesting. Well, I ramble too much... Just wanted to share
     
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    ewiccami Chimp

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    Ya, Orv', I'll catch you on Serpent sometime. That's where I'm planning to break her in anyway, sometime very soon... Hopefully she won't break me in instead, though :D
     
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    Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick
     
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    ewiccami Chimp

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    fo'sho... she sure is sexy. you got to take me out sometime and show me how to use all that travel.
     
  24. RMboy

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    Mate thats sweet... Please rack up a Ti spring for it... Will look amazing then!!
     
  25. PatBranch

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    Awesome bike! Matching lowers always look so good. Some black decals on the fork (like yeti in black over white on the downtube) might make it look even better, though it looks sick sticklerless right now.
     
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    Bearclaw and Klassen were hucking on the AM versions of that crank, and Peat was racing on them. I'm sure they'll be the right choice
     
  27. mrpercussive

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    Yeti with a Boxxer... rare indeed... Nice rig dude...