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  1. VMARTINEZ

    VMARTINEZ Monkey

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    #1 -   Oct 1, 2018

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  2. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Dentists rejoice!
     
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  3. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    I figure the next trend in Carbon will be 'tuned' rims at 1/3 of the cost of things like these. We can only hope.
     
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  4. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    behind you, don't wait up.
    more stout rear makes sense on paper.

    then again, crank brothers ...... :panic:
     
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  5. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    I wonder what their 'limited lifetime' warranty means, it seems that everyone has a different interpretation.
     
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    it means once it's broke, it's past it's lifetime...
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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  8. Jm_

    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Yeah, nothing out of the ordinary here, I've been doing this for years. If carbon company offers an "AM" layup and an "XC" layup, put XC on the front, or go 28 spokes up front with 32 rear, or slightly stronger spokes in the rear and lasers/revolutions for compliance and weight in the front. The front sees less abuse and stress so there's no good reason IME to build the front at the same "strength" as the rear. Of course, this can now be turned into the newest latest and greatest thing that everyone can now take advantage of...
     
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  9. sethimus

    sethimus scroll all you want!

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    a rim for the price of a whole deemax set. where do i need to sign?
     
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  10. VMARTINEZ

    VMARTINEZ Monkey

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    Here is the other reason why I posted this. Jason and DW have something coming out together. Poke around and see who is working for them. Kinda of interested to see what they launch.

    https://trustperformance.com/pages/inside-trust

    The new CB stuff has been way better than the old stuff and they know they had to better. That's why they brought Jason on board. It was to make sure the stuff they made did not self destruct once you got it out of the package. I have been running a Highline post for over 2 years without any issues. The old stuff was packaged great it looked great but would explode faster than a Ford Pinto.
     
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    ChrisRobin Turbo Monkey

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    NOBL wheels have been offering to build stronger rear wheels when ordering a full wheelset. Makes perfect sense really.
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    I did the same with my LB rims on my RFX.
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    I TRUST i'm going to need deep pockets for whatever they come out with. Not sure if it's a good sign they have a well built webpage and apparel before any actual products, or a bad one...
     
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    I would never buy another CB product... they should have changed the name.
     
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    roflbox roflborx

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    That company has quite a roster
     
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  16. jstuhlman

    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    indeed. details are pretty tight. who's got some intel? must be something pretty special if dw is jumping into startup mode rather than his standard routine of licensing out design(s). obfuscated chitchat seems to allude to a new suspension platform. a couple guys have moto backgrounds, and he's done lots of moto chassis design; maybe he's jumping on the ebike bandwagon.
     
  18. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    the last suspension project that has his name on it (Orion) was originally intended for moto.

    https://bikerumor.com/2018/08/17/es...pension-on-all-new-150mm-elkat-mountain-bike/
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    I know it's not the Elkat or Orion. It's something new.
     
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    roflbox roflborx

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    ~~~MYSTERIOUS~~~
     
  22. jstuhlman

    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    ohohohoho!...honhonhonhon
     
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  23. KenW449

    KenW449 Thanos did nothing wrong

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    So with regards to the Ad. They look and function like wheels. They go in circles.
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    That could just be an add for tires or some shit, lol...
     
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