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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 7:40 pm 
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Well, just back in after a 25K test ride. I set off with 10 psi in to gauge the handling, first thing I noticed that on tarmac there was less noticeable drag than I expected and it sounded like a JCB, though first climb showed the Jones to be much slower and I had to work much harder than usual and attack the climbs. First section of roots I found it much bumpier than usual so I dropped some more air out probably to 8-9 psi and found this to be a good compromise.
After a few K's I got used to the extra weight on the front end and really started to enjoy it, purposely nose diving into deep mud and the bike did not flinch. I then started to play some more and found it great fun launching of roots and tree stumps and comfortable landings. I even beat a Starva segment time of mine on a tight twisty piece of single track, think this is going to be a lot of fun……... :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 8:12 pm 
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Nates are awesome uk tires ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:02 pm 
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Action shot 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:40 pm 
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theredchili wrote:
Action shot 8)


Woah!! Like, who's driving that thing!! :shock: :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
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Small update, now fitted some Jones Loop bars instead of the cuts, slightly wider and better for honking on the bars during steep climbs


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
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8) cool bikes missing mine now!


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
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Would fit nicely too between your Fargo and Moonlander :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
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Keep,thinking about a nice 29er SS......


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:42 pm 
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:You know it makes perfect sense :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Jeff Jones
PostPosted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 12:52 pm 
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saltyman wrote:
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Would fit nicely too between your Fargo and Moonlander :wink:



Is that no the Krampus :)

I'm waiting to see if a 29+ clearance version comes out.


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