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    I'll guess $9k, they seemed to have the old...

    I'll guess $9k, they seemed to have the old sworks left at 10k so they've prob hit a ceiling there.
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    That ex471 is an enduro class rim too! What next...

    That ex471 is an enduro class rim too! What next - enduro frames in DH too!? ;-)
    http://www.dtswiss.com/Components/Rims-MTB/EX-471
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    ill put my bitcoin on Hill - he was close last...

    ill put my bitcoin on Hill - he was close last weekend....
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    I think it is - its definitely a quick bike and...

    I think it is - its definitely a quick bike and in the right hands would be a potent weapon on an enduro race like the megavalanche Im sure. Its definitely possible to carry so much speed into the...
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    not sure on exact weight - Ill chuck it on my...

    not sure on exact weight - Ill chuck it on my park scale this weekend.
    The fork was modified to reduce in travel to 130mm, it was a bit of a one way operation as it required some chopping and...
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    It was specifically built to be a fast playful...

    It was specifically built to be a fast playful bike, I wanted it low & slack. I got sick of 180mm+ of suspension taking the fun out of my local trails. This is the bike in a more mini-DH state, Ive...
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    yes, with 130mm forks, would be around 12" with...

    yes, with 130mm forks, would be around 12" with 100mm forks. I run an offset bush to slacken it out too so sits at 65deg. With a dropper post and xx1 rear cassette its a fun enduro bike. Low bottom...
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    lots :) its also apparently too slack / too...

    lots :)
    its also apparently too slack / too short / too low / too limited suspension....which may all be true but its fun and fast so what do I care what dipshlts think.

    Nice SXT for sale BTW -...
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    mine.... ...

    mine....

    http://vikingboy.smugmug.com/photos/i-sXc7tKd/0/L/i-sXc7tKd-L.jpg
  10. looking at the track walk I wish there wasn't the...

    looking at the track walk I wish there wasn't the line down the outside of the whoops...that could be a really interesting place to see different riders approach to carrying speed through that...
  11. Or explodes when he's pipped by Gwin and troy....

    Or explodes when he's pipped by Gwin and troy. His look when Gwin did him last weekend said it all.
    Should be a good one...
  12. very cool - nice extension on the rebound knob...

    very cool - nice extension on the rebound knob too.
  13. great - looking forward to hearing some unbiased...

    great - looking forward to hearing some unbiased feedback on this shock.
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    I'd be interested to hear from anyone who...

    I'd be interested to hear from anyone who understands how the CCDB rebound circuit works, i.e how does the spring (which to my mind is the only force returning the wheel back to its steady state...
  15. Spec have been issuing takedown requests to a lot...

    Spec have been issuing takedown requests to a lot of sites with that pic hosted (bike rumour etc) indicating it's not last years bike. It's got some small engineering changes too from what I can work...
  16. I suspect thats an boutique job on an off the...

    I suspect thats an boutique job on an off the shelf ttx25 unit as I haven't seen them mentioned anywhere else and certainly being Italian does raise an eyebrow....
    The ttx25 as I understand it has...
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    Ive been on them for at 2 years now, 2 pairs, a...

    Ive been on them for at 2 years now, 2 pairs, a '12 and '13 set.

    Not sure who is cheapest in NA, sorry.

    FCS can help dial in the lever pull and compensates for wearing pads. Given the price of...
  18. Surely other than the status none of their other...

    Surely other than the status none of their other bikes would benefit from a coil spring? I could see them doing a lighter cCDB air type next year or so though which could suit a wider range.
    As for...
  19. no (AFAIK) - it was co-developed between...

    no (AFAIK) - it was co-developed between specialized & ohlins. Its a newer design than what cane Creek licences I recall reading in the marketing blurb.

    Its only available for demo8 and Enduro I...
  20. I've been looking for feedback too, only one guy...

    I've been looking for feedback too, only one guy posted some stuff on MTBR and it was based on an Enduro and very top level, i.e its plush, easy to setup, just works etc.
    I like the idea of a shock...
  21. Great bikes, I'd go with a 30T up front and a...

    Great bikes, I'd go with a 30T up front and a XX1/X01 10-42 cassette out back, probably what Im going to stick on my SX 4x ride.
  22. Review available in ipad app for a few quid if...

    Review available in ipad app for a few quid if you can't get paper mag. Drop me a pm I could help you with a scan too.
  23. Which ones are you thinking about - Im about to...

    Which ones are you thinking about - Im about to start hunting and given my time on Specialized bikes I'm leaning towards another but open to alternatives. Thx in adv
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    you could be right Jon - in my garden shed...

    you could be right Jon - in my garden shed engineering project I expected a longer screw for the limiter high limiter, a different cam for the cable pull ratio perhaps and a shorter cage...and of...
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    I would image the DH group set will utilise a...

    I would image the DH group set will utilise a certain amount of machining and tooling all ready in place for XX1 and X01 so extends their product range and recoups costs from an extended market,...
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