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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by ianjenn, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. kidwoo

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    Oh god no.

    I just hope it has engineering decisions that carry over to the real bikes.
     

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    rpet Turbo Monkey

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    29er HAS BEEN CANCELED.
     
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  3. Sandwich

    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    oh god no. 29ers were never cool
     
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    sikocycles Turbo Monkey

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    Yes thats right. That is why you are riding one....................
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    two, actually, and one is a half-fat hardtail.

    not cool, but crazy fun to ride. Then again, I'm not a 14yr old on pinkbike, so I can ride what I want to and not feel bad about it.
     
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    anyone got some time on the following???
     
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    4130biker PM me about Tantrum Cycles!

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    That's one of the good things about getting old!
     
  8. ianjenn

    ianjenn Turbo Monkey

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    Yes.....
    1. Its fast as hell
    2. Very NIMBLE
    3. It pedals decent
    4. Has great traction
     
  9. marshalolson

    marshalolson Turbo Monkey

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    only 2 rides on one... but totally agree.
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    I have one. I really like it. Geometry is great. Suspension is well thought out. Build quality is awesome. I still have a few lingering questions, but I'm hashing those out.
     
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    Hows the seat tube angle? That is what worries me
     
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    27.5 wheelz on a following, with a 160 27.5 fork with a rake of 44 vs. the evils 51 at a 140? Rideable, unrideable, antigravity?

    should get pretty simliar trail numbers give or take a few mm, with some rought maths.
     
  13. ianjenn

    ianjenn Turbo Monkey

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    Never really noticed it. I am 6' 1" no shoes. I think a taller guy may because I am already at the height limit on a Dropper post on the frame. Having one a few inches higher may set you further off the back of the BB area....
     
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    marshalolson Turbo Monkey

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    I am stoked that i switched to a 9point8 seatpost from a thomson, as the 9.8 gives about +1cm more forward than the thomson.

    Anything less than full slammed forward gives me knee pain with the 9point8 post.

    Just one guys feedback with a wrecked back and bad knees.
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    SA sucks. I run a post backwards to get +15mm offset. I will probably buy a Thomson and run it backwards for +5mm offset.
     
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    I am running my seat closer to the front than normal so....
     
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    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    rpet Turbo Monkey

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    Lolvil
     
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    4130biker PM me about Tantrum Cycles!

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    It's a shit show over there at mtbr.com
    No manners
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    guys my audi suffered an engine problem, do you think they'll warranty it?

     
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  21. kidwoo

    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    That first pic of the black one does not look like an impact.
     
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    marshalolson Turbo Monkey

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    i got a similar crack (in the middle of the seat stay) when a stick got stuck in my rear wheel and locked it up, just fwiw.
     
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    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    I live in a rock based world. I guess wood could do that without marring the surface.

    That's three people now with cracks in the same place...........

     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    it's the wood that makes it good
     
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    all built up.

     
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    nice! Did you go with 51 or 46mm offset on the fork?
     
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    Hey all, here's a lightweight carbon trail bike - go do some DH run with it and tell me what happens.

    *crack*
     
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    QFT
     
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    51mm offset

    so far, i like it, i have just a shade over 30% sag right now. i am playing around with the settings. i like that stick to the ground ride right now.
     
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    According to the OP dude, Evil said "crashed, no warranty replacement, go away". Also, spongy feeling when squeezing seatstay between thumb and fingers? WTF?
     
  31. jstuhlman

    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    clearly it got left in the sun too long
     
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  32. kidwoo

    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    Go evil :)
     
  33. dan-o

    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    It's kinda like being a Morpheus test rider, except nobody writes you a check when you break it.
     
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