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New Blur LT

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by civilian, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. civilian

    civilian Chimp

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    Just happened to come across the new Santa Cruz website tonight and lo-and-behold. Looks like this will be an amazing do-it-all bike that could even be set up for some light DH, especially with the lower standover and new geo.

    Ah-nice!
     
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  2. SuboptimusPrime

    SuboptimusPrime Turbo Monkey

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    With a head angle of 69.5, it better be pretty light DH...I'll keep my 4x.
     
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  3. DirtyMike

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    bdamschen Turbo Monkey

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    The blur LT could be fun, and the 69* head angle is with a 140mm fork. It says it can now take a 160mm as well. Don't get me wrong, the nomad is great for light dh, but I think a blur LT could be pretty fun too.
     
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  5. DirtyMike

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    Yeah dont get me wrong either, The blur LT is a great trail/am bike, but with a 69 degree HTA, Its going to be a bit overly squirly for anything DH, and with a longer fork, your going to have a raised BB height as well. I do really like the blurxc, Its just still to much of an XC bike for anything DH
     
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  6. SuboptimusPrime

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    I'm not knocking it either as I'm sure it would be loads of fun...my tastes are probably unusual as I dont even like riding XC with more than a 67 degree head angle...
     
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