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    I'll take that 11-36 XT cassette off your hands....

    I'll take that 11-36 XT cassette off your hands. Will PM for details.
  2. Weird. The photos didn't show up at all when...

    Weird. The photos didn't show up at all when viewing on my phone.
    Anyhow. Yep, I'll take those off your hands. Will PM now.
  3. So long as it's black I'll take the Used XT M785...

    So long as it's black I'll take the Used XT M785 Cranks. Will PM you shortly.
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    It's a 2009 frame BTW —was BagTag's frame, then...

    It's a 2009 frame BTW —was BagTag's frame, then mine.

    Good luck with your sale.
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    Just put a Wolf 40T on my MasonFS. I went 40T...

    Just put a Wolf 40T on my MasonFS.

    I went 40T as I'm running a Zee and Wolf N/W 30T front. Didn't think the 42 would work well with the Zee and didn't want to drop $ on a new RD. Plus 42/30 would...
  6. I upgraded my 13 internals to 14's and it is...

    I upgraded my 13 internals to 14's and it is notably better. Couldn't say how it compares to a Pike however.
    I figured it was worth upgrading first and giving it a go. Even if you decide it's not to...
  7. Yay... everybody's got an Ardent knock-off : )

    Yay... everybody's got an Ardent knock-off : )
  8. There is a for sure an adjustment period and you...

    There is a for sure an adjustment period and you kinda gotta ride a 29er like a man until the added input required becomes natural.

    Have you set yourself up tubeless? I'd do that for sure....
  9. Really it should come down to whatever works best...

    Really it should come down to whatever works best for you. All the wheel sizes are relevant and they each have their advantages and disadvantages too. Some 26, 27.5 and 29inch bikes suck. Some 26,...
  10. How come rider height never comes into the...

    How come rider height never comes into the equation?

    Maybe it's simply because I suck and the big wheels help me, but at 6'3" I found a whole new level of confidence when I got on the wagon...
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    Let's just be honest with ourselves... We would...

    Let's just be honest with ourselves...
    We would have happily and perhaps completely overlooked the marketing hype and the price if it plain ol looked better.

    Smith is failing itself by A. not...
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    Agreed on the fugly front. I love Smith...

    Agreed on the fugly front.

    I love Smith goggles and glasses, the ski helmets are solid, but this venture... not so sure.
  13. http://www.abundantadventures.com/adap0021.jpg[/QU...

    http://www.abundantadventures.com/adap0021.jpg[/QUOTE]

    5x1 is the new XX1 is the new black.
  14. Poll: Well played number two!

    Well played number two!
  15. Yes, I sure wouldn't be putting my 5'2" wife on a...

    Yes, I sure wouldn't be putting my 5'2" wife on a 29er. 27.5 if you want to go latest and greatest but 26 would be just fine for her and WAY more options/deals.

    Wheel sizes have their inherit...
  16. I confess, it was a double rainbow with extra...

    I confess, it was a double rainbow with extra unicorns dream...

    Of course whatever Shimano does will require a complete new drive train and a hub with a new axel standard and shifter that will...
  17. Also 30t Wolf / 11-36 / Zee. Threw the chain...

    Also 30t Wolf / 11-36 / Zee.
    Threw the chain once before tightening the clutch — Zee was bought used from a buddy. No problems since.
    That said I'll probably run a top guide for security at some...
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    I've gotten two rides now on my wolftooth and zee...

    I've gotten two rides now on my wolftooth and zee setup. First was at the bike park (Duthie) with no issues. But hey, it's a bike park, the trails are of the flow and jump variety and thus a mellow...
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    So it's working out fine for all of you? No drops...

    So it's working out fine for all of you? No drops etc...?
    Just mounted my 30T up. Man it looks weird with no guide. Having trust issues based on looks alone.

    Going to put a Zee on the back this...
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    I'd say the 2.3 Butcher is just fine size wise —...

    I'd say the 2.3 Butcher is just fine size wise — comparable to a 2.5 DHF (not the new one), which yes, is small for a 2.5 but seems to work well enough to gain it's legendary status.
  21. You could easily combo Black Rock tomorrow and...

    You could easily combo Black Rock tomorrow and then drive to Ashland in the afternoon/evening and ride there Wednesday morning before wrapping up the drive to SF.

    I have also heard there is some...
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    Butcher F Purgatory R The Specialized tire...

    Butcher F
    Purgatory R

    The Specialized tire program is pretty good IMO. Butcher hooks up well, Purgatory brakes traction in a nice predictable way, or better than the 26" Ardent did for me.
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    Ordered a Wolftooth 30 a couple days back. Can't...

    Ordered a Wolftooth 30 a couple days back. Can't wait to try it out!

    I ran a 36 tooth rear cassette ring on my 9 speed setup and it was trouble free in regard to the freehub body. I'm not one to...
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    I liked running a DHF Exo F / DHF DH Casing R in...

    I liked running a DHF Exo F / DHF DH Casing R in the wetter months and would swap in an Ardent R when it dried out a bit.

    Now wagon sized I am running a Butcher F / Purgatory R and am really...
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    I'm on the Float 34 wagon wheel edition with full...

    I'm on the Float 34 wagon wheel edition with full C Tard D and the three trail adjustments suspension bicycle fork.
    Mine came via Diamondback OEM order, so I'm not sure if it's the updated tuning or...
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    Sweet and simple! Love the idea and execution. ...

    Sweet and simple! Love the idea and execution.

    The video tho... it's like a hipster check list.
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    Formulas are quite good. But current Shimano...

    Formulas are quite good. But current Shimano offerings are perfection.

    I'm well on my way to getting drunk so please discredit my answer... And be sure to clean your thumb before replying so you...
  28. Don't be dissin' my colorway man.

    Don't be dissin' my colorway man.
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    And it's SOLD. Still have the Elka. I'll list...

    And it's SOLD.

    Still have the Elka. I'll list it separate in a bit.
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    Oh, and I'd do $1800 if I don't need to ship it....

    Oh, and I'd do $1800 if I don't need to ship it. : )
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    I'm in Seattle.

    I'm in Seattle.
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    Changed it up to move her along. $2000 shipped to...

    Changed it up to move her along. $2000 shipped to the lower 48.
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    I'm told "It won't be avail to market until 2014"...

    I'm told "It won't be avail to market until 2014"

    I'm not sure if its the bike or the wheelsize, likely some of both, but for my 6'3" Yeti self its absolutely ripping!
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    SPAM: Large Green Nomad Alu. Mk2

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    It didn't take me very long to decide. I'm pretty on board with my 29er, and while I've absolutely loved my Nomad I just don't see her getting enough ride time to warrant keeping her...
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    My buddy rides a Medium Mason now. He's 5'10" 31...

    My buddy rides a Medium Mason now. He's 5'10" 31 inseam, longer torso (we talked about it while building today). It's a fun bike.

    That said he is looking to move it along as he already has a sweet...
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    This is making me happy right now. Really...

    This is making me happy right now.
    Really liking the big wheels and low BB. I'm charging into steeps with confidence.
    Just under 33lbs as pictured.
    129878
  37. It probably cost about as much as an XXI group. ...

    It probably cost about as much as an XXI group.
    Seems like a viable alternative to me... and it's Shimano : )
  38. I'm finding 30Tx11-36 on the new 29er is pretty...

    I'm finding 30Tx11-36 on the new 29er is pretty awesome. I'll decide how badly I want those extra 2 teeth on the 38T ring after the regular big climb ride comes back online in the spring. With some...
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    Most things have a price. Maybe he wanted to get...

    Most things have a price.
    Maybe he wanted to get away from Monkey after his brake fail?... : )
  40. My buddy has a proto Prime and loves it. The...

    My buddy has a proto Prime and loves it. The production version looks the ta-ta's and got the fighting weight down. Covert looks sweet too, but I don't think anybody out there but the Transition boys...
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    Wow, that is a hot deal with rotors! I have...

    Wow, that is a hot deal with rotors!

    I have the older Formula RX. I've been very happy with them and they are quite fuss free. I find them powerful enough for slowing down my big 235# ass with 200...
  42. Blue. Bars.

    Blue. Bars.
  43. Bump because you can vote every day. Kev needs...

    Bump because you can vote every day.

    Kev needs to finish in the top 3 to be considered for the final.

    Thanks guys!
  44. Thanks guys. Keep it going if you can! Still...

    Thanks guys.

    Keep it going if you can! Still got a couple days to vote. You can vote every day (but one is all I ask).
  45. 3sec Favor: Vote for my buddy Kevmo in the Rampage Video Contest

    My buddy Kevin has been hustling getting into the photo/video side of the bike business.
    He put together this edit for the Rampage Video Contest and is doing okay so far but it runs till the 30th....
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    Yes. Woo has a really great review on blister...

    Yes.

    Woo has a really great review on blister about the HR2. Basically any Woo tire review is worth the time. You done get some learnin in them words.
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    DHF front, Ardent rear is a good combo in the...

    DHF front, Ardent rear is a good combo in the dryer months. DHF front and rear in the wetter ones.

    Specialized is doing a solid copy cat job with the Butcher (very DHF like) and Purgatory (very...
  48. Huh, I hadn't seen he was doing 38's. I do recall...

    Huh, I hadn't seen he was doing 38's. I do recall on X11 it goes 36 to 42, so a 6 tooth jump, where this would only be 4. Seems like it could work. Combined with a 30 tooth front...

    Allow me to...
  49. Here is a good and cheep way to get at 9 speed 36...

    Here is a good and cheep way to get at 9 speed 36 cassette that doesn't weigh a ton — myself and fellow bros have been running this for awhile and it absolutely works....
  50. The SC pivots are pretty much perfection but...

    The SC pivots are pretty much perfection but there is a bit of a learning curve.
    Often they are over-tightened. Use anti-seize. Flush with grease often if you ride in the wet a bunch.

    I have a...
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