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4 years 9 months ago #40450 by boogenman

I dont really care for anything from Hope so out of the two I would go with King.

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4 years 9 months ago #40449 by kb voodoo

boogenman wrote:

kb voodoo wrote:
boogenman wrote:
I have always liked a nice single pivot FS bike, the 29'er superlite is nice.

The 650B Superlight is even nicer :-P

I agree

Eric is working on a quote for my wheels right now.

What do you recommend for hubs: Chris King ISO or Hope Pro II?


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4 years 9 months ago #40448 by boogenman

kb voodoo wrote:

boogenman wrote:
I have always liked a nice single pivot FS bike, the 29'er superlite is nice.

The 650B Superlight is even nicer :-P

I agree

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4 years 9 months ago - 4 years 9 months ago #40447 by kb voodoo

boogenman wrote:

I have always liked a nice single pivot FS bike, the 29'er superlite is nice.

The 650B Superlight is even nicer :-P


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4 years 9 months ago #40446 by boogenman

I have always liked a nice single pivot FS bike, the 29'er superlite is nice.

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4 years 9 months ago #40444 by Scotto

I think I'm going to try the cheap chinese rims first.
www.light-bicycle.com/wider-carbon-mount...less-compatible.html
As light as Crests and slighter wider than Flows (23mm internal).
Plus there is a lot of good feedback from actually test rides, stiffer than alloy. Here is the link to the MTBR thread, beware it is long but it does give alot of info, cross sections, pics and so on: forums.mtbr.com/29er-bikes/cheap-chinese...bon-rims-673410.html

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4 years 9 months ago #40443 by bennymack

Can use coupon code UK25BITS to get $102.99 ($376.57 shipped) off a scandal, and others.


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4 years 9 months ago #40441 by Scotto

Yep, I looked at those too. I don't like the geo numbers. The Highball has the exact numbers I'm looking for.

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4 years 9 months ago #40440 by bennymack

Could get a carbon on-one lurcher for the same price or a scandal for $250 less.


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4 years 9 months ago #40439 by TJ_Zydel

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I like it! Except I have to build up a SS, but from the looks of THIS: www.bikerumor.com/2012/02/21/first-look-...29er-mountain-bikes/
I may be building up a new SS soon. I like the design of those interchangeable dropouts.

that does look pretty cool. simple. easy to switch between geared and ss...


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4 years 9 months ago #40438 by Scotto

I like it! Except I have to build up a SS, but from the looks of THIS: www.bikerumor.com/2012/02/21/first-look-...29er-mountain-bikes/
I may be building up a new SS soon. I like the design of those interchangeable dropouts.

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4 years 9 months ago #40305 by bennymack

Dang! I bet it will be frozen even solider all weekend with the forecasted temperature drop. Hmmm...


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