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Discussion in 'Cross Country, All Mountain & Trail Riding' started by drjon, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. drjon New Member

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    these are the stays, a 150mm hub to an 83mm bb shell....sub 17" length with 29" wheels. plug in 120mm travel up front....and i reckon i have a ripper coming....




    #1 Mar 21, 2010   
  2. MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Keep us updated on progress.
    #2 Mar 24, 2010   
  3. drjon New Member

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    more oofage...













    #3 Mar 31, 2010   
  4. MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Woah! Beateous! What's the ST length on that sucker? ST and HT angles?

    Wicked sick!!!
    #4 Mar 31, 2010   
  5. drjon New Member

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    actual c-c on seat tube will be in range of 14". head angle with 30% sag on the 120mm will be right about 69.7 ... seat about the same....
    im 5'11" but have always run a compact bike. this way, i bury the seat and hit the rough stuff and it should fly. well as much as my skill allows anyway!
    #5 Apr 1, 2010   
  6. MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Is the seatpost at the limit?
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  7. drjon New Member

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    nope. it will have about 1cm extra if my jones is anything to go by :-)~
    #7 Apr 1, 2010   
  8. MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    that's cool.
    #8 Apr 1, 2010   
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    Great looking bike.
    #9 Apr 6, 2010   
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    Sweet. I've got to ask though, why 150/83?
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  11. drjon New Member

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    it helps allow short stays/ring clearance with the wider bb. to run a decent chainline with 83mm bb you need wider than 135 hub...qed. :-)~
    #11 Apr 8, 2010   

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