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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by xy9ine, Aug 23, 2005.

  1. xy9ine

    xy9ine Turbo Monkey

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    just got mine. just under 10.5lbs as pictured (they don't come with ti springs). looks tight. can't wait to start building.




     

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    dam that looks nice
     
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    Im jeolous, that is a sick rig, post complete pics when you get it built :)
     
  4. toothless

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    damn that gold looks nice on there, beautiful dropouts as well :thumb:
     
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    That looks really sweet. Question: In the second pic, the lower raw aluminum link looks like it's off-center compared to the rest of what I'm guessing is a bearing...? Is that just me? :confused:
     
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    nice man
     
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    i like that horseshoe brake on the upper links.

    sweet bike, enjoy. cait wait to see it complete and a review of how you like it.

    joel
     
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    I just made a mess of my underwear.

    That is a seriously tasty frame. Have fun building that beast up. Looking forward to the finished pics.
     
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    that isnt a bearing its a machined surface that the link sits against, so panic not it isnt off.

    ;)
     
  10. xy9ine

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    thanks. it should spec out to about 38lbs when finished (thats about 10lbs lighter than the tmx - crazy). i hope to have it rolling for whistler this sat.
     
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    how do you adjust the shock? looks like those screws would be hard to get to...
     
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    Where can I get one?
     
  13. xy9ine

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    Unless you're in the uk, in which case you go to the lovely gentlemen Dan Cassidy just above you :)

    Seriously sweet Xy. This replacing the Tmx? How light did you get that in the end?
     
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    Wow, beautiful frame. Such a clean design.
     
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    That's a handsome frame. Are those maxle dropouts?
     
  17. xy9ine

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    yeah, the tmx is getting retired (coming soon to a buy & sell near you). kinda sad to see it go, but i really can't justify keeping it (too many bikes in the loft). it was sitting at about 47lbs - until i blew my 5th & had to bolt the avy back on last week. looks like i'll be doing my last ride on the shore tomorrow before it gets harvested for parts *sheds tear*.
     
  18. freakrock

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    damn!!!! i can't wait until i order mine! (in 1 or 2 weeks ):D
     
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    Awh damn :( Well, it certainly was a sweet bike man! Wouldn't mind trying that sort of build on a Racelink.
     
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    xy9ine... I now know who you are. Well put it this way, seen you a few times. That bike is hard to miss.

    Wicked looking machine, is it a bit too much for the shore?
     
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    another one of those "i know you from the internet", huh? hi! apart from the heft, the tmx is a pretty decent shore bike - its actually shorter (~44" wb) and steeper than most current dh frames, so is surprisingly nimble. speaking of which, i'm off to cypress bikepark to see whats new. cheers!
     
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    I have always thought that fram is super sick, what was the price in american dollars? does anyone know...
     
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    just finished building the bike last night. weight is about 38.5 as it sits. a lighter fork is coming. the measurements look great (my preferences, anyways): 16.75" cs / 14"bb (w/. 8" fork @ 23.5") / 45.25" wb. hope to get it out this afternoon...


     
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    That is so pretty.
     
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    How does it fit? WIll a 6'2 guy be ok on it?
     
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    Wow this is light too! Sweet rig man.
     
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    TRADER j/k real nice bike. enjoy.
     
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    wow, super light! that thing looks so nice......I want a new bike now.....
     
  29. Sandwich

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    I must say I was disappointed when Vitox mentioned that his pdc weighed in at 45 lbs...but yours, with the White, at 38.5 is astounding. I'm interested once again...hmmmm...looks so good with the DH2.0 on there.
     
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    nah thats not my bike but it was at 43 lbs with an avy and steel spring, land less with race wheelset.

    just take my word for that its lighter than an m3 by around half a pound.
     
  31. shagwell

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    looks beautiful..

    but could we have a photo with the seatpost at a decent extension? my only concern with those frames is how much the effective top tube will grow with the seat up a little higher. cheers!
     
  32. xy9ine

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    tanx. it looks a bit funny in full-extension xc climbing mode (i've got a long post in there - thankfully, you can slam most of it), but the cockpit length fit's my 6' frame pretty reasonably. how much post exposure (oo la la) you want to see?

    whoa! time to get out & ride! cheers!
     
  33. shagwell

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    the missus says she`d like to see another couple of inches if thats ok :D

    its just i love the look of those frames but i tend to run my seat pretty much level with the bars heightwise and i cant tell if thats gonna make the toptube too long.
     
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    Wow, beautiful frame. Those geometry numbers look perfect! That might be my next frame...
     
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    i wanted to get one of thoes frames, but the small sizes wont be done for a long time.

    so it looks like i'm getting a turner.
     
  36. patineto

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    wow that bike is so pretty..

    great design, were can i get more information

    Yes I did a little Goggle on PDCracing but i did not find much..

    Okay I found it...
    Just take a look of their Downhil bike man this guys are good,,love the details.
     
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    hey patineto where did you use to teach down here?
     
  38. xy9ine

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    i got in a bunch of runs @ cypress bikepark last night. random observations:light bikes rock! flickable & fast. sprints really well; doesn't wallow in its travel, but sucks up the hits nicely. kinda vpp-esque i guess. the head angle is a little steeper than what i'm used to - though i'm running a flush reducer headset & the fork @ 22.5" - i might raise it a bit. carves corners really nicely. love the short rear & low bb. overall a tight package; i'm like, totally happy. side note: i'm impressed with the gamut guide - very quiet, does what its suppopsed to do, and weighs 1/2lb less than an e13; a nice piece.
     
  39. indieboy

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    i'm hoping you just have a few terms mixed up. your effective TT length won't change with your post being extended more. your reach will change, but effective won't.
     
  40. tommy322

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    how much does the frame cost