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MRP Bones Lite Anyone?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by ragin-sagin, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. ragin-sagin

    ragin-sagin Monkey

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    The XT's on my v-10 have finally given their guts after a few hard seasons of supporting my overly tubby self.

    Very pleased with the performance of the XT's so I am convinced that another set of lighter cranks will last me a few seasons. The MRP Bones lite look the part and aside from the 175mm length they seem perfect.
    I have done some searches but nada.

    Anyone running these?
    http://www.mrpbike.com/product.php?section=product&item=bones
     

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  2. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    why not get another set of xt's? the new 2 piece ones w/ external BB are pretty jammin'. Lots of people are using them for dh racing too.
     
  3. DHS

    DHS Friendly Neighborhood Pool Boy

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    don't know anyone using them. know way more people using the new style XT cranks.

    as jon said. just stay with XTs. plus they come in 170 and the new 08s come in 165
     
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    ragin-sagin Monkey

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    Tru Dat! I didn't even look at the new XT's!
    My old ones (05's?) were 165s and i loved it, but the fact i had to mill off the bosses for the granny gear to fit in my chainguide was a pain.
    I suppose the best reason to use them would be so i wasn't like every other A-hole with his xt's...that is nearly reason enough for me.
     
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    If you're very pleased with XT why would you leave? That said, the Bones Lite look like great competition (depending on price of course).

    OT: How many E13 knock-off guides can MRP get away with?!
     
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    S.K.C. Turbo Monkey

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    ...hmmm - would the new 08' 165mm XT's come in an 83mm BB width by any chance???
     
  7. ragin-sagin

    ragin-sagin Monkey

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    but back to my original question:
    Does anyone here own a set of these MRP's?

    My xt's were the 2 piece setup. I wish the bosses for the granny ring were a lower profile i would hop right back on the bandwagon with the new 08's. Baaaaastards!
     
  8. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    also interested. i've been considering the deity vendeta, but this looks good too.