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    I still have the DPX2 Performance Elite that it...

    I still have the DPX2 Performance Elite that it came with, and I swap back and forth between the two frequently. I like tinkering and tuning, and when I pass the frame on to my brother in law, he's...
  2. Thread: Ibis Ripmo V2

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    Congrats, I've got an order in for a gray frame...

    Congrats, I've got an order in for a gray frame with X2 also. Shop has no idea when it will ship, probably summer.
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    Fox Flexair are nice also. I wear them up into...

    Fox Flexair are nice also. I wear them up into the 60s, often for poison oak protection. 2 pockets, elastic back, ratchet front (doesn't come undone like snaps). Knees are articulated and slightly...
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    This is true, but it mostly seems to be around...

    This is true, but it mostly seems to be around the pivots and the inside of the chain & seat stays. Go nuts with protective tape and it'll be ok.
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    Its a really great bike for certain riders /...

    Its a really great bike for certain riders / conditions. You just need to be honest in your evaluation. It's ridiculously stable, and will make up for a lot of shortcomings in chunk and steep. ...
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    321762 This has been my steed for a bit over a...

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    This has been my steed for a bit over a year (picked up demo model from Transition). It does an adequate job of compensating for my lack of skills. Dentist shock was obtained at their...
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    Local shop has the "open" sign off and front door...

    Local shop has the "open" sign off and front door locked, but back door open, and are doing service. I ride with a couple of the mechanics, so glad to see that they're still getting some hours. I...
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    Needs reflectors on the spokes and stem.

    Needs reflectors on the spokes and stem.
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    Good recommendations here. I'm running my shock...

    Good recommendations here. I'm running my shock at around 195 psi (weigh 165ish, like 3-4 clicks from closed LSC, and rebound pretty fast (I think 1 click faster than Fox recommends for that PSI). ...
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    Congrats, it's such a stable rig. I really...

    Congrats, it's such a stable rig. I really suggest reaching out to the guys at Transition for help setting up the DPX2, it's a bit tricky to get the right balance of pressure and LSC.
  11. Heavy duty zip ties are a must. I ran across a...

    Heavy duty zip ties are a must. I ran across a guy about 10 miles up a trail in Tahoe who had managed to lose the rear saddle clamp bolt. I put a couple zip ties on for him and he was able to ride...
  12. pads & GE1s gone too.

    pads & GE1s gone too.
  13. Speedtrap sunglasses gone too.

    Speedtrap sunglasses gone too.
  14. That is the right color and size. Damn tempting.

    That is the right color and size. Damn tempting.
  15. GD1s gone to Dunfee

    GD1s gone to Dunfee
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    Time change means we're able to squeeze in the...

    Time change means we're able to squeeze in the first lap of our regular Thursday Night Ride without lights.

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  17. FS: Sam Hill pads, 100% sunglasses, Ergon grips

    I'm having a hard time getting rid of this stuff locally, so trying online now. Prices include shipping.

    Ergon GA2 Fat grips - 1 ride, too big for me. $20
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  18. Can't see exact build on the Facebook one, but...

    Can't see exact build on the Facebook one, but the one big thing I could see was that the 2018 comes with a better shock. The 2016 appears to have a GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain (which is nice) and...
  19. This looks pretty good and is kinda nearby to...

    This looks pretty good and is kinda nearby to you. He says he'll knock off $400 going with DT Swiss wheels instead of the fancy i9 ones.
    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2734102/

    Dentist bike at...
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    I wonder if he's actually riding a secret version...

    I wonder if he's actually riding a secret version of their longer travel bike (sort of like how Ibis did with Ripmo2 last year). I just have a hard time believing he's really going to race a 130mm...
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    Mailed out everyone's stuff at lunch. Tracking...

    Mailed out everyone's stuff at lunch. Tracking numbers sent by PM. Netted just enough to pick up a couple replacement Patagucci synthetic shirts, so mission accomplished.
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    Everything is claimed and paid for. Thanks for...

    Everything is claimed and paid for. Thanks for the interest.
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    NWslider, Falcon3, PlayItLeo - please check your...

    NWslider, Falcon3, PlayItLeo - please check your PMs
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    If I didn't respond to you, it's cause someone...

    If I didn't respond to you, it's cause someone else has dibs. Sorry, guess I priced this all to move. If I did respond, and asked a question to confirm, let me know then I'll send you my PayPal /...
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    Holy crap, that's a lot of PMs fast. Here's...

    Holy crap, that's a lot of PMs fast.

    Here's what I'm seeing for dibs:
    Fleaches - merino air, zip neck, and teal 100 weight LS (paid)
    charlesj - striped LS 200 weight, blue LS 100 weight (paid)...
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    FS: a bunch of merino shirts / baselayers

    Everything claimed and paid for, thanks all!
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    I've never done this before, so I'll challenge...

    I've never done this before, so I'll challenge you for last place.
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    Sold this morning on Pinkbike for asking. Thanks...

    Sold this morning on Pinkbike for asking. Thanks for offer though.
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    Thanks. For what it's worth, my failures (1 on...

    Thanks. For what it's worth, my failures (1 on original Next SL, and one on the replacement Next R's using original spindle) both occurred at the spindle insert, not the pedal insert like you hear a...
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    Dropped the price again. Cheaper than anything...

    Dropped the price again. Cheaper than anything on PB, the right length, and includes chainrings/BB.
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    Haven't ridden the Rock'rs but the Wild Enduro...

    Haven't ridden the Rock'rs but the Wild Enduro 2.35s were pretty squared off on a 30mm rim. I'd imagine the Rock'rs are similar, and will be even more squared off on a 34mm rim. But you'll honestly...
  32. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Swapping rotors isn't too bad if you use a...

    Swapping rotors isn't too bad if you use a cordless drill to do most of the spinning, and just finish the tightening with the torque wrench. Saves a lot of sliced knuckles too.
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    Dropped the price $50 to be in line with other...

    Dropped the price $50 to be in line with other ones on PB (but mine include 2 chainrings & a BB).
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    SOLD: Next R 170mm cranks BNIB

    SOLD $375
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    If anyone was considering "mulleting" the new...

    If anyone was considering "mulleting" the new Scout, I drew it up in CAD with a 140mm Fox 36 / 44mm offset. It slackens STA and HTA by 1.1 degrees, shortens reach by 10mm, and lengthens WB by 8mm. ...
  36. Raising up the rear end while keeping the front...

    Raising up the rear end while keeping the front end static height will increase the head angle. A 360mm BB sounds awful too.
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    This is me, except I have a fork on my current...

    This is me, except I have a fork on my current Sentinel I'd reuse also. I was really close to getting a Megatower, but these updates basically address every single quibble I have with my current...
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    Fanatik and Colorado Cyclist both had good prices...

    Fanatik and Colorado Cyclist both had good prices and options when I last looked. CC usually has a 10% off sale, and Fanatik gives you a discount when you add to cart. Either one will be happy to...
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    I don't get the hype about the Switchblade. OK,...

    I don't get the hype about the Switchblade. OK, so it has DW-link, which I get that some people really like. But a 75.5 STA & 65.5 HTA on a 160 front 29er, in 2020? Not to mention "super boost...
  40. Man, I feel like a failure of a bike-dad seeing...

    Man, I feel like a failure of a bike-dad seeing how many kids are pedaling at 3. My son is a bit over 3 and has very little interest in his Strider, and doesn't "get" it. He just sort of walks it...
  41. I'm curious why these didn't work out for you...

    I'm curious why these didn't work out for you (size or grip) - I'm considering a pair of these to replace my worn out Impact Pros. I wear 9.5 though so yours won't work. You can PM me if you don't...
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    The German sites (bike-discount, bike-components,...

    The German sites (bike-discount, bike-components, etc.) often have good prices for some components, even after currency conversion, and their flat $20 shipping. But they're not allowed to sell us...
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    Yeah, it did feel too big, but should have been...

    Yeah, it did feel too big, but should have been fine. It was a SC medium, but for some reason they made the ETT longer than normal for them (621 vs. usually 590-600), so about 25mm longer than both...
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    I haven't had one of the truly progressive...

    I haven't had one of the truly progressive hardtails, but I did have a current gen alloy Chameleon, and hated it. I got it with 27.5+ initially, and really, really, really disliked the undamped...
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    http://linkagedesign.blogspot.com/2009/06/speciali...

    http://linkagedesign.blogspot.com/2009/06/specialized-enduro-2010.html
    http://linkagedesign.blogspot.com/2010/04/rocky-mountain-slayer-2011.html

    Those are the earliest I can find. The LR for the...
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    Nice. There's so many well thought out details...

    Nice. There's so many well thought out details on that bike. And the raw aluminum color is :chefskiss:. I wonder how it pedals (standing, everything pedals well with a seat angle like that).
  47. Shouldn't have to pay VAT when they ship to the...

    Shouldn't have to pay VAT when they ship to the US. I occasionally buy stuff from Bike-Discount.de & Bike-Components.de, and I never pay VAT, and shipping is usually $26. Their prices are so good,...
  48. Fair point, given the amount of vert and mileage...

    Fair point, given the amount of vert and mileage you're doing for 3.5 days straight, and since you're not riding massively chunky rock gardens or jump lines, 130/150 bikes make a lot of sense.
    ...
  49. I was wondering if this was in the works judging...

    I was wondering if this was in the works judging by your posts on some of the PinkBike review comments sections. What are you offering for your longer travel rigs, still Ripmos? or TBD?

    How are...
  50. About 2 years ago I went from XT 2 piston (M785s)...

    About 2 years ago I went from XT 2 piston (M785s) to Magura MT Trail Sports (4 front, 2 rear), and noticed an improvement, but mostly appreciated a consistent bite point. Early last year I threw on...
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